Our editor takes over The Skirmisher column this week for his annual holiday gaming celebration article. The only problem is that, probably like most of you, he doesn’t feel much like celebrating the year 2020. Let’s see if we can lift our collective spirits anyway.
Cyberpunk 2077 is clearly a masterpiece, but also a heavily flawed one. We reviewed it on a high-end PC, which let the game put its best foot forward. But your mileage will vary. It’s almost unplayable on the PlayStation 4, but starts to shine when given enough hardware to drive Night City’s massive world.
Cavemen, aliens and jetpacks – after a successful launch on the Nintendo Switch, it’s time for PC players and Xbox owners to face the prehistoric threat as well. Jet Kave Adventure will release on January 15th 2021 for 14.99 EUR or 14.99 USD on PC and next-gen consoles Xbox X and Xbox One. The game by producer and publisher 7Levels, so far available only on Nintendo Switch, will be their first original title to appear on other platforms. Publishers: 7Levels Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
Today, Ubisoft announced that For Honor Year 4 Season 4 Mayhem is now available for all players on PlayStation 4, Xbox One consoles, Windows PC and Ubisoft’s subscription service, Ubisoft+. In addition, 60 FPS gameplay is now available for current-gen For Honor owners on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X | S for free through next-gen backward compatibility. In a pivotal moment in Heathmoor’s history, rebels from all factions needed guidance to become a full-blown army, and the mercenary Gryphon answered their call to form the Chimera Alliance. Beginning today, the Knight Errant Gryphon invites players to join the resistance … Continue reading For Honor Year 4 Season 4 Mayhem Launches
CD PROJEKT RED has released the official Launch Trailer for Cyberpunk 2077 in anticipation of the game’s premiere. The trailer dives deep into the world and story of Cyberpunk 2077, and explores the bonds players will forge, the dangers they will face, and the lengths they will go to in order to build their legend as V, the game’s protagonist. Setting the stage for players to take control and begin their adventure in the megalopolis of Night City, the Launch Trailer is available to watch right now on Cyberpunk 2077’s YouTube channel. Cyberpunk 2077 releases December 10th, 2020, for PC, … Continue reading Cyberpunk 2077 Gets Launch Trailer
NACON and KT Racing are pleased to announce that a second free update is now available for WRC 9, the official video game of the FIA World Rally Championship. Available from today on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and the Epic Games Store for PC, this update will also be available on new-generation consoles at a later date. With WRC 9, the passionate developers of the French studio KT Racing have pulled out all the stops to once again meet the high expectations of rally fans looking for tougher challenges and heightened realism. With an enhanced career mode and many technical … Continue reading WRC 9 Racing Game Gets Free Content Update, New Cars
Those who love tennis know that the last great tennis simulation was Top Spin 4, which released way back in 2011. Unfortunately, Tennis World Tour 2 doesn’t change this sad fact, though it does add a few interesting elements to the genre.
Hood: Outlaws & Legends, the new multiplayer PvPvE heist game from Sumo Digital and Focus Home Interactive, is coming next year to PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and PC. But today you can delve into the dark backstories behind the outlaws and legends you’ll be playing with four new narrative trailers! Faced with a merciless, unchecked state, rebels and rogues now battle to claim their place among legends. In Hood: Outlaws & Legends, you’ll gather your team and attempt to steal treasure from an oppressive government in a dark, violent, medieval world. By extracting riches and … Continue reading Hood: Outlaws and Legends Gets New Story Trailers
Following the success of GreedFall, which sold more than a million copies in less than a year, and considering the enthusiasm of all those who travelled the rich lands of Teer Fradee, NACON and Focus Home Interactive are happy to announce a new partnership aiming to expand the game with new content, as well as a release on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series S/X. The two companies have thus reached an agreement, in which Focus Home Interactive will be in charge of the publishing of the upcoming additional content and expansion, as well as the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series … Continue reading Greedfall RPG Extends to NextGen with New Expansion
Back in the swing of things, the Game Over podcast gang decides to review the new Mandalorian themed Xbox controller put out by Microsoft. If they can just keep their hands on one, they might be okay.