In the News This Week
- Sony reveal the PS5 logo, which went on to become the most liked video game image on Instagram
- PlayStation VR passes 5 million sales, PS4 hits 106 million
- Sony tease PlayStation 5’s “unique” features
- Royal Mail reveals retro video game inspired special edition stamps
- Microsoft will not release any Xbox Series X exclusive games for at least a year
- Assassin’s Creed Ragnarok listings allegedly appear briefly on Amazon and GameStop sites
- Sea of Thieves has had over 10 million players take up the pirate life
- The January PlayStation Plus games are now available to download, links here
- PlayStation Blog lists the top 20 games of the decade, as chosen by you
Games in Review
The first reviews of 2020 are starting to trickle in, check them out below:
- Monster Hunter World Iceborne – PC, PS4, XBO – 10/10
- Cuisine Royale – PS4, XBO, PC – 8/10
- Story of a Gladiator – PS4, XBO, PC, Switch- 8/10
- Tools Up! – PS4, XBO, PC, Switch – 7/10
And from the hardware reviews:
- ROG Strix Go 2.4 Headset – 9/10
With the Royal news dominating the headlines, Tuff had a tongue in cheek look at the kinds of video games that Harry and Meghan could play to prepare for life in Canada.
Meanwhile, the previews this week saw Aran have a look at Unbread, a metroidvania styled speed runner still in very early development, while Stefan went hands on with Zombie Army 4. The sequel includes more of what you’d expect, but there are a few key changes as you can see in his video below:
He also spoke to the developers about how they are turning it up to 11, before getting covered in mud for Monster Energy Supercross – The Official Videogame 3.
Here’s what the community have been up to this week.
- MrYd has been as busy as ever, with gaming sessions including Borderlands 3, Days Gone, Uncharted, The FMV Bundle, and finally Overcooked 2.
- Crazy_Del revisited the PS3 game Sonic Generations, grabbing the platinum for that before switching his focus to Shadow of the Tomb Raider.
- TSBonyman has been enjoying No Man’s Sky, Trine 2, and Death Stranding on his new 4K TV (he clearly wasn’t on Santa’s naughty list!)
- And finally, Andrewww played Untiltled Goose Game and Need for Speed.
That’s it for this week, I’ll see you again soon!