Something for the Weekend – 31/07/21

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It’s a good job that there’s Formula 1, the second British & Irish Lions test, and the Olympics this weekend as I’m having to self isolate! On the bright side, the weather has been so rubbish this week that I haven’t missed being able to go outside.

Anyway, I hope you’ve all had a more exciting week than I have, and so let’s get started with this week’s round up.

In the News This Week

And we’ve had the reveals of August’s free bundled in games:

Games in Review

It was a strong week for the reviews, with three titles being awarded 9/10’s:

From the hardware reviews, we had a joystick & pedal set, VR headset, and mouse & keyboard adapter for consoles:

Featured Articles

Elsewhere, it was a pretty quiet week. Stefan had a look at Weird West, a top-down action RPG that adds a supernatural twist to the wild west. Nic meanwhile, played a bunch of games from Steam’s Dreamhack Beyond and shared his favourites.

Lastly, What We Played featured Microsoft Flight Simulator, The Ascent & Halo Infinite.

Trailer Park

Skin Deep gameplay trailer reveals an immersive sim in all the weirdest ways

The Falconeer: Warrior Edition launches next week, check out the new trailers

Your Achievements

Here’s what you in our community has been up to this week:

  • It was platinum number 700 for Crazy_Del thanks to Doom Eternal, who’s celebrating his wife’s birthday this weekend!
  • The cooler weather means MrYd can get back to some VR gaming with Operencia, and also picked up Layers of Fear 2 on sale.
  • tactical20 nears 100hrs in AC Valhalla but might switch to Watch Dogs Legion.
  • Another one to enjoy VR gaming with the lower temperatures was TSBonyman

I hope you have a good week and I’ll see you again soon!