It’s another Bank Holiday weekend, and the weather is good, and it’s also the Monaco Grand Prix this weekend. What more could you ask for?
In the News This Week
- Codemasters announce a new GRID racer, coming out this September
- Sony’s new PlayStation Productions arm will create TV shows and films based on gaming IPs
- THQ Nordic say the Epic Games Store is the “leading digital platform” for sales of Metro Exodus
- THQ Nordic now has 48 games in development, buys another studio
- Modern Warfare 4 will actually be called… Call of Duty: Modern Warfare!
- Codemasters show just how much better the Monaco Grand Prix looks in F1 2019
- Xbox Game Pass update includes Metal Gear Survive, Void Bastards, and Superhot
- A rather niche handheld console called Playdate has been announced
- The Just Cause movie bags the writer of the John Wick films
- The Sonic The Hedgehog movie has been delayed
- UK Charts 18/05/19 – Rage 2 tops the charts, but sales are significantly down on the original
Games in Review
If the number 8 is your favourite number, then you’re in for a treat with our reviews this week:
- For The King – PS4, XBO, PC, Switch – 8/10
- Observation – PS4, PC – 8/10
- Everybody’s Golf VR – PSVR – 8/10
- Plantronics RIG 500 Pro Esports – Headset – 8/10
- American Fugitive – PS4, XBO, PC, Switch – 6/10
- Falcon Age – PS4, PSVR – 4/10
Reviewed platform in bold.
This Week’s Features
Looking at the features, Tef had a look at what the Mormo’s Curse update brings to The Swords of Ditto, whether on PS4, PC or on the freshly released Switch version, and also checked out Catherine: Full Body, which goes beyond the usual remaster standards and brings with it new story lines and puzzles.
Last up, What We Played made its 400th appearance, and featured Dauntless, Destiny 2 & A Plague Tale: Innocence.
It looked like a quiet week for the Community, perhaps you’re all taking a break before a big bank holiday gaming session?
- MrYd’s usually busy week included Dauntless, Firewall and Dragon Age XI.
- Crazy_Del nabbed the platinums for Red Dead Redemption 2 and Fallout Shelter, and sets his sights on Rage 2 this weekend.
- And last up, Andrewww began Life is Strange, which has been in his backlog for ages.
The Week Ahead
And here’s the release schedule as we see out the end of May:
- Rescue HQ – The Tycoon – PC – 27/05
- Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons – Switch – 28/05
- Cricket 19 – PS4, XBO, Switch – 28/05
- Layers of Fear 2 – PS4, XBO, PC – 28/05
- Golem Gates – PS4 – 28/05, XBO, Switch – 31/05
Enjoy the long weekend, and I’ll see you again soon!