As January draws to a close, things are starting to look up. The days are getting longer, and the vaccine roll-out is progressing at a steady pace. Hopefully we won’t be locked up in our homes for too much longer!
In the meantime, let’s take a gander at what happened on TSA this week…
In the News This Week
- Hitman 3 sales have already recouped development costs
- PlayStation 5 exclusive Returnal has been delayed to April
- The Lord of the Rings: Gollum slips to 2022
- Netflix announce an animated Tomb Raider series
- EA start a new studio to create Skate 4
- Sea of Thieves: Season One is now live
- Biomutant release set for this May across PS4, Xbox One and PC
- Knights of the Old Republic remake reportedly in development, but not by EA
- Xbox Game Pass passes 18 million subscribers, as Microsoft enjoys biggest console launch yet
- The February PlayStation Plus games have been announced, details here!
Games in Review
It was another bumper week for the reviews, although not all of them were stunners!
- Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy – PS5, PS4, PC, NSW – 9/10
- Omori – PC, Mac – 9/10
- The Medium – XSX|S, PC – 8/10
- Bonkies – PS4, XBO, NSW, PC – 8/10
- Olija – PS4, XBO, NSW, PC – 8/10
- When the Past was Around – PS4, XBO, NSW, PC – 8/10
- Carto – PS4, XBO, NSW, PC – 7/10
- Bezier: Second Edition – NSW – 7/10
- Redout: Space Assault – PS4, XBO, NSW, PC, iOS – 7/10
- Encodya – PC – 5/10
- Body of Evidence – PC, NSW – 5/10
- Brawl Chess – XBO, PC, NSW – 3/10
- Drunken Fist – PS4, XBO, NSW, PC – 2/10
And we had one more hardware review too:
From the previews, Nic kicked off the week with a look at King Arthur: Knight’s Tale, an isometric turn-based-tactics game that he instantly fell in love with, as Reuben went hands on with the demo for Balan Wonderworld.
Jason called the original Super Mario 3D World “one of the best Mario games of all-time”, so obviously he was excited to see how the Switch version is shaping up.
Lastly, Balan Wonderworld, Super Mario 3D World & The Medium featured in What We Played.
Here’s what our community has been up to this week:
- Crazy_Del got the platinum for the Mafia remaster, but at the cost of getting in trouble with his wife over the naughty magazine collectables!
- MrYd was impressed by Hitman 3 in VR, and also had the time to finish off Doom Eternal and dived into Auto Chess.
- In between enjoying the Phoenix Wright trilogy, willbuchanan has been dabbling in Everybody’s Golf on Vita.
- TSBonyman has been enjoying more and more of Cyberpunk since the latest patch game out.
- And Andrewww has been working his way through Resident Evil 2 as Claire, as well as playing Untitled Goose Game with his kids.
Well there you have it. Have a good weekend and I’ll be back before you know it!