Something for the Weekend – 20/11/21

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While last week was super busy, this week has felt a bit more slow paced in the gaming world, despite there being lots of big news stories and big game releases. Some of that came from the 20th anniversary Xbox event where Microsoft released the Halo Infinite multiplayer a few weeks ahead of schedule. A great surprise!

Elsewhere, Formula 1 is in Qatar this weekend for the final race of the triple header we’ve been enjoying. It really looks like the championship is going to go down to the wire, even though Verstappen still has a bit of a points cushion. Have you tried out the new circuit in F1 2021 yet?

In the News This Week

And both brands have kicked off their respective Black Friday sales:

Giveaway

The lovely folk at Frontier Developments have visited TSA towers to drop off a Frontier merch bundle featuring loads of goodies from their games. You have until 6pm tomorrow UK time to enter, and I wish you all good luck!

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Games in Review

It’s no surprise that we’ve had a good few big game reviews this week.

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From the previews, Stefan dived into Halo Infinite’s multiplayer to see how the Free-to-Play “beta” fairs, and came away impressed. His only gripe was the progression system which could do with some tweaks.

On the other side of the multiplayer shooter fence, Jim has cooked up 10 handy tips for new players in Battlefield 2042.

Meanwhile, Jim revisited World War Z on Nintendo Switch to see how it holds up and Nick asked; which Call of Duty is better? Vanguard of Cold War, taking into account their respective campaigns, multiplayer and co-op.

Last up, Halo Infinite, Forza Horizon 5 & Battlefield 2042 made an appearance in What We Played.

Trailer Park

F1 2021’s Jeddah circuit update is out now

WWE 2K22 teaser lists features and innovations

Rogue Company new character Umbra revealed in trailer

Your Achievements

Just one person popped in to let us know what they’ve been up to this week. I guess the rest of you didn’t manage to put down your gamepads long enough to type something out!

  • willbuchanan survived the flu, and celebrated by grabbing the platinum in Takorita Meets Fries. He also played Monster Hunter World, Need for Speed Heat and Pikmin Bloom.

That’s it for this week’s gaming round-up. Have a fun weekend, and we’ll catch you again soon.

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