December has arrived and things are starting to get a bit Christmassy! Aside from this incredibly chilly weather we’re having right now, it’s nice to see Christmas trees and lights going up as you’re out an about. Have you picked up your own Christmas tree yet? I’m planning to get one this weekend!
Anyway, let’s crack on and see what happened in this week’s gaming round-up!
In the News This Week
- Battlefield 2042 DLC leak reveals Santa skin and festive camos, but they now won’t release it
- Report: Sony plans new PlayStation Plus subscriptions to take on Xbox Game Pass
- The Matrix Awakens listed for PlayStation 5
- GRID Legends release date set for February 2022
- Deep Rock Galactic is finally coming to PS4 and PS5
- Halo Infinite SWAT, Fiesta & Free-For-All playlists are expected this month
- Smash Bros Ultimate receives last ever balance update
- Xbox Game Pass Ultimate will have Halo Infinite perks and cosmetics every month
- Take-Two issue trademark objections for words including Rockstar, 2K, Mafia, and more
- BBC iPlayer is now available on PS5
- £3000 Gaming Chaise Lounge revealed, perfect for gamers who like a bit of luxury
And as if last week’s leak wasn’t confirmation enough:
- The December 2021 PS Plus games have been revealed! but Godfall on PS Plus won’t include the campaign
Games in Review and Featured Articles
Things are starting to wind down now that we’ve entered December:
- Fights in Tight Spaces – XSX|S, XBO, PC – 9/10
- Halo Infinite Multiplayer – XSX|S, XBO, PC – 8/10
- Farming Simulator 22 – PS5, XSS|X, PS4, XBO, PC, Mac, Stadia – 8/10
- Dauntless – PS5, XSX|S, PS4, XBO, PC – 8/10
- Big Brain Academy: Brain vs. Brain – NSW – 6/10
Meanwhile Dom brought us a look at the latest hardware:
And ending off the week, What We Played featured Fights in Tight Spaces, Back 4 Blood & Halo Infinite.
Here’s what you in our community has been up to this week:
- Andrewww encountered his first herd in Days Gone, and is enjoying the game aside from the overwhelming amount of content.
- willbuchanan added the platinum for Need for Speed Heat to his collection, played the ‘adorable’ Pikmin Bloom and checked out Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter.
- Aside from the new Dreams game, TSBonyman has been plugging away at Dark Souls 2.
- MrYd went to his first gig last week since Covid, but also spent time for RE Village, First Class Trouble, Cat Quest 2, Yooka-Laylee and had some fun with Aliens: Fireteam Elite.
That’s it for this week’s edition. Have a great week and I’ll see you soon!