Completely satisfied online game information this week: Somebody’s making a miniaturized Commodore 64, Hole Knight‘s getting its third free enlargement, Avernum three was remastered, and Rainbow Six Siege teased…aliens?

Dangerous information: EA’s placing real-money microtransactions again into Battlefront II within the close to future. Additionally, Paragon and Gigantic are each shutting down.

That is gaming information for January 29 to February 2.

Most Max Payne

Pink Lifeless Redemption 2 was delayed this week to October, which is huge information in all places however right here as a result of Rockstar nonetheless hasn’t confirmed a PC model. These trying to have fun the classics although ought to leap on the Humble Rockstar Bundle. The Grand Theft Auto video games are certain to attract essentially the most consideration— III and Vice Metropolis within the $1 tier, San Andreas in beat-the-average, and $15 for GTAIV.

However the true aficionados know Max Payne, Max Payne 2, and Bully are one of the best video games on this bunch.

Ship me

Kingdom Come: Deliverance is out in a scant two weeks, that means we’ll quickly know whether or not it lives as much as people’s mammoth expectations or not. The newest trailer is by far essentially the most polished the sport’s ever obtained although, which is making me hopeful. Seems CryEngine nonetheless appears unbelievable, when individuals truly use it.

No Ultima IV although

Everybody’s hopping on the “Miniaturized Retro Console” development after the success of the NES and SNES Traditional, however that is in all probability the weirdest one I’ve seen. As seen on PC Gamer this week, Retro Video games Ltd is making THEC64 Mini, a half-size model of the Commodore 64 house PC. The mini-machine comes with 64 video games put in, plus a half-size (non-functioning) keyboard, two USB ports (so you should utilize an actual keyboard), HDMI-out, and a joystick. I…form of need one?

Knightly pursuits

One free enlargement was a nice shock, two free expansions was exceedingly beneficiant, however this week Hollow Knight introduced its third free enlargement since final yr’s launch. Titled Gods & Glory, it’ll add a brand new character (The Godseeker), a brand new quest, new boss fights, and a “lengthy requested” recreation mode. Gods & Glory can be labeled as “the ultimate chapter of the Knight’s journey,” although the door continues to be open for paid DLC sooner or later. An awesome run, in any case.

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