Formula 1 heads to Abu Dhabi for the season finale, and although both the drivers and constructors championships have been wrapped up by Mercedes, there’s still lots to play for with Racing Point, Mclaren, (and to a lesser extent) Renault vying for third place.
Elsewhere, it’s been a big week in the games industry, not just with the Game Awards, but also with the launch of Cyberpunk 2077. Have you picked up the long-awaited game, and if so, what are your first thoughts?
In the News This Week
- BioWare tease the next Mass Effect game with a new trailer
- Season revealed, exclusively for PlayStation 5
- Dragon Age 4 is coming, and it’s simply called Dragon Age
- The team behind Dead Space announces The Callisto Protocol for PC and consoles
- Oddworld: Soulstorm will be out Spring 2021 for PS5, PS4, and PC via Epic Games Store
- New Among Us map revealed at The Game Awards – The Airship coming in early 2021
- Elite Dangerous: Odyssey launch set for early 2021, new gameplay shown
- Sea of Solitude: The Directors Cut announced as a Nintendo Switch exclusive
- Halo Infinite’s new launch window set for Fall 2021
- Microsoft Flight Simulator is coming to Xbox Series X|S in Summer 2021, but what about Xbox One?
- Cyberpunk 2077 has serious frame rate issues on PS4 and Xbox One
- Xbox Game Pass cloud game streaming is coming to iOS & PC in Spring 2021
Games in Review
If you glance at the reviews below, you may wonder why Cyberpunk 2077 is missing – and that’s because we’re still putting together our console review. In the meantime, you can check out our review roundup.
- Unto The End – PS4, XBO, NSW, PC, Stadia – 9/10
- Chronos: Before The Ashes – PS4, XBO, PC, Stadia, NSW – 9/10
- Call of the Sea – XSX|S, XBO, PC – 9/10
- Alba: A Wildlife Adventure – PC, iOS – 9/10
- Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 – PS5, XBX|S, PS4, XBO, NSW, PC – 8/10
- Submerged: Hidden Depths – Stadia – 8/10
- The Wild Eight – PS4, XBO, PC – 7/10
- Worms Rumble – PS4, PS5, PC – 8/10
- Fitness Boxing 2: Rhythm & Exercise – NSW – 6/10
- The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV – PS4, NSW, PC – 5/10
- Liftoff: Drone Racing – PS4, XBO – 4/10
- Battle Hunters – NSW, PC – 4/10
And there was a lone hardware review for the impressive sounding JBL headet:
JBL Quantam 800 Gaming Headset – 10/10
From the features, Dom pointed out that Cyberpunk’s release has made a great argument for the future that Stadia envisions, as Jim takes a first look at Year 4 Season 4 in For Honor.
Finishing off the week, What We Played featured Cyberpunk 2077, Haven & Worms Rumble.
Here’s what you in our community has been up to this week:
- In a shocking twist, Crazy_Del announces he’s grabbed no platinum’s this week! Instead, he’s been stumped by a lengthy Cold War trophy, but has been making progress with Worms Rumble and Valhalla.
- willbuchanan has been progressing with Far Cry 5, and is now onto the DLC.
- Aside from “too much” Rocket League, MrYd has been playing Vigor, and has also been watching Raised by Wolves.
I hope you have a great weekend and I’ll see you again soon!