Insomniac’s Spider-Man game will feature a whole host of DLC post-launch with some fans outraged at the quick turnaround. Bethesda Studio’s Pete Hines believes that (some) games are best off played solo despite Fallout 76 pushing multiplayer content. Microsoft do not think a subscription based system will rule the industry. And From Software will team up with Activision to publish Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice.
Links and Sources
Spider-Man DLC https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2018-08-28-insomniac-details-spider-mans-post-launch-story-dlc-the-city-that-never-sleeps
Pete Hines’ Fallout 76 comments http://uk.ign.com/articles/2018/08/29/bethesdas-pete-hines-on-playing-fallout-76-solo-and-why-replayable-is-a-dirty-word-gamescom-2018
Microsoft Subscription service https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-08-28-we-dont-see-a-future-where-subscriptions-are-dominant-microsoft
Activision and From Software team up https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-08-24-when-from-software-knocks-on-your-door-and-says-hey-we-wanna-make-a-game-you-have-only-one-answer-right
Xbox Games with Gold September Announcement https://www.vg247.com/2018/08/28/games-gold-september-prison-architect-lego-star-wars-3/
Nintendo’s Nindies Showcase - Bastion and Transistor http://www.vgchartz.com/article/278095/bastion-and-transistor-headed-to-switch/
Nindies Showcase - Untitled Goose Games https://www.polygon.com/2018/8/28/17791562/untitled-goose-game-switch-mac-pc-2019-nindies
Nindies Showcase - Into the Breach https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2018-08-28-ftl-devs-masterful-mech-strategy-into-the-breach-is-out-now-on-switch
Nintendo’s Nindies Showcase round-up http://uk.ign.com/articles/2018/08/28/22-games-and-release-dates-announced-for-switch-in-the-nintendo-switch-nindies-showcase-summer-2018
K.K. Slider “Africa” ‘cover’ http://www.kotaku.co.uk/2018/08/28/africa-only-its-sung-by-k-k-slider
Matt (creator of K.K. Slider’s Africa cover) https://twitter.com/MontaWorldPeace/status/1033411298581782529
Shovel Knight Showdown http://yachtclubgames.com/2018/08/shovel-knight-showdown/
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