An exciting week as Oscar Isaac gave an update on Metal Gear Solid's movie, Bayonetta 3 leaks early, Age of Empires shows of console ports, and The Witcher to get a next-gen remaster!
🕹️ The Console War Rages On
- Bayonetta 3 Leaks online - Following the past few weeks of accusations, Bayonetta 3 has leaked online, the game appears to have already been dumped, and reviews and plot points are being revealed and discussed. (Source)
- Metal Gear Solid movie gets an update from Oscar Isaac - Oscar Isaac, who has been attached to the film since 2020 as Solid Snake, gave the movie to ComicBook.com, where he stated that they want the film to happen and are iterating over the story. Issac also said he is a big fan of the game series. Kong: Skull Island director Jordan Vogt-Roberts is currently attached to direct the film. (Source)
- Age of Empires 2 and Age of Empires IV gets an Xbox release - During the Age of Empires 25th Anniversary showcase, Microsoft will be bringing the legendary Age of Empires 2 to Xbox Game Pass, xCloud, and Xbox consoles. The showcase also announced a remake of Age of Mythology. (Source)
- Wo Long Fallen Dynasty gets a release date - The game is set for release 3rd of March, 2023. It is set to release for Xbox X|S, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 & 5, and on PC via Steam. It will also be available on day one with Xbox Game Pass. (Source)
- The Witcher will get a next-gen remake - CD Projekt Red has announced that their project, code-named "Canis Majoris", is set to be a remake of the first Witcher game using the Unreal Engine 5. The development will be spearheaded by the polish studio "Fool's Theory". Legacy developers from the original will be involved with the remake's development. (Source)
- Rocksteady, developers of the legendary Batman Arkham series, loses their co-founders and studio heads. A post went up on the official Rocksteady website, announcing that co-founders of the studio, Sefton Hill and Jamie Walker, have decided to leave the studio. It was stated that with the release of Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League nearing, they felt it was time for them to go for new adventures in gaming. (Source)
- Call of Duty Modern Warfare II Disc has 70 MB of Data - Reports are coming that the physical disc for Call of Duty MW2 has only 70 MB of data. Once you pop the disc into the machine, it will proceed to download over 100GB of data. (Source)
✨ Going to Events Spiritually
- Mario Party 1 and 2 make their way into Nintendo Switch Online. (Source)
🎮 Where's My Controller?
- I've completed Mega Man 11. I am still undecided if to move on to Yakuza Kiwami 1, Monster Hunter: Rise, or Bayonetta 3. I will let you all know what I decide on next week.
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