Weekly News Roundup – Week of September 21st

Weekly News Roundup – Week of September 21st

Hello and welcome to the latest entry of the Weekly News Roundup. where we take all the news from the previous week and organize it in one place for you! This week in particular has been quite the mind boggle for many gamers with some huge news and announcements. So get yourself an ice cold refreshment and lets recap all the insane news this week!

BIG News!

In an incredibly surprising move, Microsoft has purchased ZeniMax Media for 7.5 BILLION dollars. Essentially, that means that Xbox now owns Bethesda Softworks, and its game properties such as The Elder Scrolls, DOOM, Wolfenstein, Dishonored, Fallout and more! Lets take a look at this massive acquisition and what it means going forward!

It has been revealed that Bright Memory: Infinite will be coming to the Xbox Series X|S at launch. Bright Memory is a lightning-fast fusion of the FPS and action genres, created by one-man development studio FYQD using Unreal Engine. Come check out more about the game and why it’s worth being excited about!

You can now stream Xbox games to Apple devices with Xbox remote play. As part of Microsoft’s newly updated Xbox app for iOS, simply stream games from your console to your iPhone or iPad. Learn more about how it all works and what to expect here!

Xbox Remote Play

New Game Releases!

SEGA’s 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim‘s Worldwide just had a trailer with a surprise release alongside it! So prime those blast cannons and get ready to battle towering monstrosities! Take a look at the new trailer and learn more about the game before jumping in!

Both Amnesia: The Dark Descent and Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs have been opened up by Frictional Games to be open source! This means that players can fool around both the game code and editor code, so get ready to put your creative pants on! Get all the details you need to start here!

Its been a long wait, but Halo 3: ODST has finally landed on PC. Make no mistake, being an ODST isn’t for the faint of heart, because you will be dropping feet first into hell. So what came with the latest update to Halo: The Master Chief Collection on PC? Prepare to drop to find out!


After 8 long years, Left 4 Dead 2 has finally received a new content update called “The Last Stand”! Lets take a good look on what this update comes with and how it came about, which can be analysed here!

Pixel It Up!

Thanks again for tuning into this week’s Weekly News Roundup to help you stay up to date with gaming news! We hope you enjoyed your ice cold refreshment as you caught up with the news. This week has been chalk full of exciting news, so be sure you tune in next week for more of it!

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