Something for the Weekend – 22/06/24

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Nintendo kept the Not-E3 vibes going this week with their latest Nintendo Direct stream, bringing with it some great surprise announcements. They’re still holding off on announcing the Nintendo Switch 2, but there’s plenty for Switch 1 owners to look forward to through the rest of this year.

Oh, also Shadow of the Erdtree has happened, but we didn’t get review code early, so we’ll talk about that next week.

In the News This Week

You can catch up on all the big Nintendo Direct June 2024 announcements and trailers here, but (alongside the rest of the week’s news), here’s the main headlines:

Games in Review & Featured Articles

The biggest highlight of the week was The Chinese Room’s excellent horror game Still Wakes the Deep:

And Dom checked out OneOdio’s latest headphones:

Turning to games of the future, I checking in on the piratical twist of Cat Quest 3, before stepping back into the past for Dragon Quest 3 HD-2D Remake, which is shaping up to be a fantastic way to revisit the classic RPG.

Rounding things out as always, What We Played featured Dragon Quest 3 and Still Wakes the Deep.

Trailer Park

Metroid Prime 4: Beyond gameplay has been revealed! It’s coming out in 2025!

A Quiet Place: The Road Ahead revealed by Saber Interactive

Dune: Awakening Direct delves into character creation and servers

See the new Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine 2 gameplay trailer

Your Gaming & Achievements

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

  • TSBonyman has hopefully made it past a PS Store bug to take his first steps into the Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree DLC this weekend.

That’s the round up for this week. We’ll be back next week for more gaming news and more. See you then!

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1 Comment

  1. All good – transaction completed on my PS5 ( i think the issue was the web store /PS app not being able to detect that i had the physical game. Starting the DLC feels as intimidating as the main game did, small tentative steps for now..

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