It’s the story that won’t go away, and while Nintendo are never going to comment on speculation, there’s a little more to this “reveal” of the next Nintendo Switch than the usual rumours, as this time it’s bordering on an official confirmation that it exists.
A few times a year the industry gets together to drop a deluge of gaming news upon fans, but the two biggest events are E3 and Gamescom, but often these days the biggest publishers host their own events. The likes of Sony and EA do their own thing these days, and the latter of those two has announced when they will be hosting their conference this year.
After the departure of the lead designer of ‘Overwatch’ Jeff Kaplan, who was also the Vice President of the developer Blizzard, people may have been rightly concerned about the sequel to the game. With no release date and very little shown outside of the pre-rendered scenes revealed so far, concerns would be understandable, but that’s about to change as Blizzard are going to showcase gameplay next week.
The relationship between Valve and games consoles has always been a bit of a strange one, but after a comment at a recent Q&A with the co-founder of Valve, Gabe Newell, it seems that something is happening, and it’s happening this year.
Launching to critical acclaim and as one of the biggest games of the year so far, it should come as no surprise that ‘Resident Evil Village’ has sold well, but it seems the game has done ever better than people thought.
Announced four years ago during E3 2017, the pirate simulator ‘Skull & Bones’ has been delayed again, less than a year after it was last pushed back due to needing a lot more work done on it. Now, it appears it’s coming in 2022.
Fans excited to experience the end of the second trilogy in the ‘Gears of War’ series might have to hold their expectations, because according to the developer itself, The Coalition won’t be announcing any new games in the near future.
It’s fair to say that this isn’t going to be a good news story for anyone apart from Sony, but if you’re one of the lucky few that managed to grab a #PS5 at launch or beat a scalper when it came to a restock, clutch that console tightly, because the rest of us may be looking at PS5 shortages lasting into next year.
The latest installment in the ‘Battlefield’ series is fast becoming the worst kept secret in the games industry, with multiple leaks even now apparently including the full audio of an unreleased trailer for ‘Battlefield 6’. But finally it seems EA DICE is breaking cover and have given some indication that the game is going to be announced soon, narrowing it down to a month.