A new weekly insert we want to do on the site is this roundup of gaming news every Monday morning. The roundup will cover everything major you might have missed in the week before by highlighting some of the biggest news and content we posted. This roundup will catch you up on some reviews that went live on the site, featured articles we shared and the biggest breaking news from the industry.
The roundup has been put together in partnership with Comic Con Cape Town and will also appear in the weekly newsletter for the show. You can sign-up for the newsletter to stay up-to-date with the happenings here. Comic Con Cape Town is taking place between 27 – 30 April.
Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League Delay Inbound
Last week we heard that Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League might get quite a substantial delay. So much so that the game may be pushed into 2024. This is after the massive backlash the game received after its recent State of Play showcase where the developers at Rocksteady confirmed all the GaaS (Games as a Service) features.
However, even if Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League does get delayed, it will reportedly still keep its GaaS features. We are not sure what the delay will be used for but reports say it is too late to change the game’s main systems which include the live-service elements. Read the full news here.
We Blasted Dinosaurs in Exoprimal and Loved it
Capcom hosted its open beta for its over-the-top dinosaur PvPvE shooter, Exorprimal last weekend and after spending a few hours with the game, Sam declared it good. Of course, Exoprimal might not be for everyone. You jump into powerful mech suits and mow down thousands of dinosaurs on a map while fighting against other players at the same time.
Each mech is equipped with a unique class and a range of cool abilities. You get your typical support class healers, tank mechs which are high defence and have buff shields and your damage classes which are fragile but can deal some heavy damage as the trade-off. If this sounds like your game, read our full preview for Exoprimal here.
Lords of The Fallen Looks Fantastic on Unreal Engine 5
During the State of Unreal showcase event at GDC 2023, Epic showed off some in-engine footage of the highly-anticipated Lords of the Fallen action RPG and it looks wow. The footage showcased some impressive character creation, how the developers at HexWorks used the advanced lighting systems in UE 5 to craft the atmosphere and much more.
Lords of the Fallen is one of the first big triple-A games to adopt the best tech available in Unreal Engine 5 and it might set the bar for games to come. Check out the full tech showcase here.
We Reviewed The Resident Evil 4 Remake
The highly-anticipated Resident Evil 4 Remake was released last week and I personally recommend you grab it. The game is a faithful remake of the classic 2015 game and follows Leon through a village of crazed mutated people as he tries to save the president’s daughter. In true Resident Evil fashion, the game packs intense horror action as you blast zombies away with shotguns, fight off massive creatures and try fit way too many items in a tiny briefcase.
If you have or haven’t played the original game, Resident Evil 4 Remake is a true masterpiece and something you don’t want to miss out on. You can read my full review here.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin Game Inbound.
Likely the greatest graphic novel to come out of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series is the recent Last Ronin series. It follows one turtle in an alternate timeline where all the other turtles have seemingly been killed off. This lone soldier is able to wield all the iconic weapons of his brothers as he tracks down the evil that killed his family.
The Last Ronin is a dark and mature comic series which is now getting its own triple-A video game. Best of all, the team behind the game say they are using God of War Ragnarok gameplay as inspiration for this project. So we have “dark, mature, gory, action, deep story and God of War-like gameplay” all in one. The Last Ronin is a few years away but we can’t wait. Read the full report here.
LEGO has a Racing Gaming Coming Our Way in May
2K Games has announced LEGO 2K Drive. Developed by the team that brought you the WWE 2K and NBA 2K series, LEGO 2K Drive is described as an open-world racer where players can craft their own vehicles using the “1000s” of bricks in the LEGO universe. Players can explore the world alone or in co-op with a friend online or in split screen.
The game will also feature not only road racing but off-road tracks and even water races. There are also loads of things to do in the world such as collecting new cars, completing challenges, playing mini-games, mastering tracks and much more. Read the full announcement here.
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