Weekly News Roundup – Week of August 24th

Weekly News Roundup – Week of August 24th

Good day fellow gamers, and welcome back to the final Weekly News Roundup of August! There’s been quite a bit of super exciting news this week, including Gamescom: Opening Night Live! Pour yourself a hot cup of Joe, bundle up and lets dive right into the Weekly News Roundup to get caught up!

Weekly Content

This week’s Game Recommendation is Halo 3: ODST, in preparation for its debut on PC and addition of Firefight very soon! Prepare to drop as we go over all of the game’s unique qualities that differentiate it from other Halo games! Drop feet first into the recommendation here!

The Highlight of the Week is of course the Gamescom: Opening Night Live event that occurred on August 27th! From Ratchet & Clank to World of Warcraft, come check out some of our highlights of the show here!

Pixelated News

The critically acclaimed Touhou Luna Nights is releasing on Xbox One and the Microsoft Store in September. Having the ability to stop time and armed with her knife-throwing skills, you must explore and fight your way out of this bizarre world of Luna Nights! Learn more about the game here!

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The Touhou Project spin-off game Gensokyo Night Festival has received its first major content update! This new update adds a new stage, bosses, mini-bosses and some fan requests as well. Lets jump into this portal and learn more!

Kandagawa Jet Girls is crossing the ocean for a Western release. The game involves racing jet-skis in Jet Races with each vehicle loaded with 2 people– one for the control, one to spray others with a water gun (Jetter/Shooter). Learn more about its western release here!

The Japanese arcade classic Taiko No Tatsujin is coming to the Nintendo Switch and is finally making its western debut. This was a Japanese exclusive arcade game similar to games like Dance Dance Revolution and Guitar Hero, where you bang a Taiko drum in sync with the music and beats on screen. So come and bang to the beat as we learn more about the game here!

More Pixels, More News

New details for Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy has been released, taking a deeper dive into the evolved synthesis system & more! Learn more about the heartwarming JRPG and its details here!

This has been a week of gold for DC Comics fans; from a bunch of film news to a brand new Suicide Squad game! Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League is an upcoming game set in the Batman: Arkham universe and is releasing in 2021! Squad up and learn more about the recent announcement here!

Warning! Incoming silliness! In the newest instalment of the Yakuza series, a new(ish) protagonist will be taking over with a ridiculous new trailer! Check out all the new info for Yakuza: Like a Dragon here!

Certain Affinity has announced their involvement with Co-Developing Halo Infinite alongside 343 Industries! This is exciting as the company has a long history with working on Halo ever since Halo 2; so they know what they’re doing here. Learn more about this collaboration on the sacred ring!

Pixel Roundup

Thank you for tuning into this week’s Weekly News Roundup, we hope you enjoyed your hot cup of Joe while catching up! As always, for more reviews and gaming news you can keep up to date at Informed Pixel. Want to speak to the team and interact with other gamers? You can do so over on the Informed Pixel Facebook page or on the Informed Pixel Twitter account.

Listen to my personal project, The Noble Core Podcast on Spotify and Apple. Our weekly Podcast primarily focuses on Halo news and content! Follow us on Twitter @TheNobleCore, you can also find me @TheNobleGrunt and my co-host @JonTheChief117 as well. Join us as we get absolutely hyped about Halo Infinite, despite the delay!