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Why does it really feel prefer it’s been at the very least a month since I final wrote one in all these columns? Oh proper, as a result of a lot stuff occurred! One of many downsides of writing on a Friday is that I wasn’t in a position to cowl the weekend’s information in final week’s column. Let me inform you, it went down this weekend. It went down this week. My head continues to be spinning.
Right here’s a fast recap of the largest bulletins on the varied reveals (besides the Summer season Recreation Fest, which I lined final week):
I believe that about covers the massive stuff, however for sure there are many different tales in there. In non-show information, Activision Blizzard has apparently closed its personal inside investigation into its personal issues with harassment. One alternative a part of their report says: “Whereas the board and administration have applied the above steps to proceed to enhance the office, it should be stated that the corporate has been topic to an unrelenting barrage of media criticism that makes an attempt to color the whole firm (and plenty of harmless staff) with the stain of a really small portion of our worker inhabitants who engaged in unhealthy conduct and had been disciplined for it”
By the way in which, on a very associated word, the corporate has a shareholders assembly developing, the place it’s encouraging shareholders to vote towards compiling a report about its efforts to forestall simply such abuse from occurring. It’s additionally encouraging them to vote in favor of its govt compensation package deal, that might elevate CEO Bobby Kotick’s wage.
Because it’s been such a giant week, I confess I haven’t had as a lot time for video games (besides extra of the Three Hopes demo, which I’m nonetheless enthusiastic about). However now that I’ve a three-day weekend forward of me, I’d give Neon White a attempt. However after Xbox revealed a brand new gameplay trailer for Slime Rancher 2, the sequel to the wiggly sim title that I really like with my whole coronary heart, I made a decision to reinstall that and performed loads of it the previous few days. If something can hold me from burning out, it’s my lovable, jiggly youngsters.
What to play this week
- Neon White
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge
- Redout 2
- Zorro: The Chronicles
- Starship Troopers: Terran Command
New on subscription companies:
- Undertaking Highrise: Architect’s Version (Xbox Video games with Gold)
- Raskulls (Xbox Video games with Gold)
- Kirby Tremendous Star (Nintendo Change On-line*)
- Kirby’s Dream Land 3 (Nintendo Change On-line*)
- Kirby’s Dream Course (Nintendo Change On-line*)
- Chivalry 2 (GeForce Now)
- Builder Simulator (GeForce Now)
- Supraland (GeForce Now)
- The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Chilly Metal II (GeForce Now)
- Postal: Mind Broken (GeForce Now)
*These video games really launched on NSO final week, however I forgot to notice it in final week’s column.
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