A sequel to Hot Wheels Unleashed will be getting released on October 19th 2023 for PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S/X, Nintendo Switch and PC. Publisher Milestone made the announcement, possibly because of the recent leak which outed the games existence.
Microsoft teases Fable announcement for their Showcase event
Oh Microsoft, you little minx, teasing us like this. Their big Xbox Games Showcase is scheduled to take play on June 11th and they’ll be looking to deliver something strong after the slightly lacklustre Playstation Showcase just a short while ago. To that end, a recent Tweet from Microsoft seems to be hinting at Fable appearing at the show.
The Witcher 3 breaks 50 million copies sold
Some games just keep selling. Grand Theft Auto V is nearly a decade old at this point but it somehow continues to appear in the charts and has sold over 180 million copies, a truly mind-boggling number. It’s only surpassed by Minecraft.
Well, it seems like The Witcher 3 is also one of those rare games that just keeps going and going and going. CD Projekt RED Tweeted out that their game has now sold over 50 million copies.
The Lord of the Rings: Gollum is the worst reviewed game of 2023 so far
Much like the titular character himself, The Lord of the Rings: Gollum’s life has been long and tortured. Originally announced back in 2019 by, it has been delayed several times from its initially planned 2021 release. Early trailers didn’t exactly illicit an excited response from gamers which might explain why it has released today to deafening silence. Seriously, did anyone remember this was coming out? I didn’t.
Microsoft helpfully highlights how many Playstation Showcase games are coming to Xbox
Microsoft has helpfully highlight how many games shown at the Playstation Showcase will be coming to Xbox
Alan Wake 2 Launching in October
Fans of the 2010 cult-hit Alan Wake have been waiting a long time for a proper sequel. The strong remaster in 2021 helped remind people about the original game, as did Alan Wake themed DLC for Remedy’s incredible Control which officially tied the two game universes together. The existence of a true sequel was confirmed at the Game Awards in 2021 with a planned release in 2023.
Redfall is a Draining Experience – Review
There is no getting away from the immense pressure that Redfall has been under leading up to its launch. It’s the first drop of blood extracted from the purchase of Zenimax in 2021, the first game that has been mostly developed under the purview of new owner Microsoft. Xbox has been struggling with a lack of strong exclusives to compete with Sony’s high-quality outings and Nintendo’s established names. And surely with Arkane Austin on development duties, Redfall should be a home run? No. Despite being about vampires, Redfall has no fangs of its own. The only thing it shares with the undead blood-suckers is that it’s lifeless.
It Looks Like Stray is Coming to Xbox
It looks like Stray will be making its way to Xbox, at least according to the ESRB ratings board.
European Commission Approves Microsoft’s Purchase of Activision-Blizzard
The European Commission has given Microsoft the greenlight for its planned acquisition of Activision-Blizzard, acting as a ray of sunshine for the tech giant after the UK’s CMA blocked the purchase on the grounds that Microsoft would become too dominant in the video game streaming space.
Zelda Dominates the UK Boxed Charts
The UK chart for boxed game sales has arrived, bringing with it lots of fun little statistical factoids that I love to geek out over. It’s possible that I need to seriously examine my life choices, but for now I’m going to enjoy the numbers and hope that you do to.