Something for the Weekend – 03/12/22

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It’s funny how suddenly the temperatures have dropped in the UK as soon as we entered December, almost as if the weather knows that it’s got to be more wintry now people are putting up twinkly lights and other gaudy decorations.

With the last really big week of game releases of the year now behind us, let’s dive into our round up of gaming news and features from the past seven days.

In the News This Week

And as we step into December, there’s the free games with PS Plus, Xbox Live Gold, and the first batch of games for Xbox Game Pass:

Games in Review & Featured Articles

Things were pretty light this week in terms of features, but we did have a handful of reviews:

The Callisto Protocol is another big game out this week, and while we’re not pinning a score on it just yet, Jim did ask if it’s a true successor to Dead Space in our review in progress.

Alongside that, I went hands on with the WWI strategy of The Great War: Western Front, and we rounded the week out with What We Played, featuring Midnight Suns, The Callisto Protocol and Gungrave GORE.

Trailer Park

See the second Super Mario Bros. Movie trailer here

Like A Dragon: Ishin combat trailer shows a mix of fighting options

The Settlers: New Allies is releasing in February, console versions in development

Your Achievements

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

  • Andrewww treated himself to an early Christmas present as he replaced his trusty old projector with much newer and brighter one. After giving it a quick run with some PS5 games, he then raced through watching Stranger Things.
  • And willbuchanan snagged yet another Lego platinum with Lego Ninjago Shadow of Ronin, and got to work on Lego Marvel’s Avengers. Then there was some Doom multiplayer for more multiplayer trophy hunting.

Enjoy your weekend and I’ll see you again soon!

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