Welcome to another instalment of the Weekly News Roundup, where you can find all the most recent news in one place! It’s been quite busy for us at Informed Pixel, and you know what that meant — tons of content to go over! Let’s get started!
The new Nintendo Switch OLED Model has been announced and has some great features! For starters, the new model comes with a 7-inch OLED screen, giving players a bigger screen to play on when in Handheld Mode. Click here to learn more!
In addition, another portable console has been announced to rival the Nintendo Switch OLED this Holiday! The Valve Steam Deck aims to take your favourite PC games integrated with the Steam Library on the go. Pre-orders are for the device are now available and will start shipping later this year! Learn more here!
Developer and Publisher Spokko have announced a release date in a trailer. The mobile game is an addition to the popular fantasy franchise by CD Projekt Red. The Witcher: Monster Slayer marks a new direction as the franchise moves to the mobile platform. Learn more about the newly announced game here!
Live. Die. Repeat. It’s a basic formula that nearly every video game implements in one form or another. However, Bethesda & Arkane Studios‘ is taking that formula to a whole new level with their upcoming first-person shooter Deathloop. Take a look at the new gameplay and info here!
GameMill recently dropped a trailer revealing their new game, Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl! This exciting trailer revealed the smashing gameplay and a plethora of Nickelodeon-owned characters. Let’s dive into the epic announcement trailer and information here!
The Farm 51 has dropped the latest trailer for its final patch for the indie post-apocalyptic RPG Chernobylite. The trailer provides details on the games’ extensive lore and main story and gives us a look at the exclusion zone’s wasteland. Check out the game here!
Fatshark released a statement announcing that their upcoming Warhammer 40,000 Darktide has unfortunately been delayed until spring 2022. Read about the delay here.
Lizard Cube, Guard Crush Games, and Dotemu revealed an update for their game Streets of Rage 4! This thrilling update brings a plethora of new content for their game. So get ready for an absolute smackdown with this news here!
Chromatic Games‘ tower defence/action role-playing game, Dungeon Defenders, has had its share of success and sequels in the past years. After a successful Kickstarter, Dungeon Defenders: Awakened is the latest entry in the series. Learn more about the game and the big update to it here!
Developer and publisher miHoYo’s smash hit open-world RPG Genshin Impact is receiving its first major expansion! The new 2.0 update is titled “The Immovable God and the Eternal Euthymia” and allows players to explore a whole new city. Learn more about the massive update here!
New VR Games
Rebellion’s Iconic Sniper Elite Franchise enters a new dimension with the launch of Sniper Elite VR! Players can jump into the boots of an Italian resistance veteran using their wits, stealth and precision aim to repel the invading Axis forces. Look at the unique VR game here!
Based on the famous Netflix anime, Little Witch Academia: VR Broom Racing, developed by UNIVRS Inc., is now available on a virtual reality headset closest to you. Learn how to ride a broom right here!
A new VSingeris joining the Hololive EN group. The new singer’s name is IRyS, and she is half-demon and half-angel (a Nephilim). She is part of what is being called Project: HOPE, which she hopes to bring to people through her songs. Learn more about her here!
ANYCOLOR Inc. has announced the release of a new album named PALLETTE: 004 “Trial and Error” World Edition, as part of NIJISANJI‘s 3rd-anniversary commemoration project. Check out the project here!
These new VTubers are the second wave of the popular NIJISANJI EN branch and will be acting under the group name of OBSYDIA. Be sure to check our coverage to get the first look at these new members.
4V Inc has announced the debut of their first wave of VTubers, aptly named 4V Origins. They commenced their YouTube activities over the three consecutive days of July 16th -18th. Learn more about their debut here!
If you are a fan of anime, you will know that there are plenty of great video games that you can enjoy. The anime games on the market today are incredibly varied, just as varied as the Japanese manga, television, and film from which they have been inspired. Take a look at what Informed Pixel‘s CEO would recommend here!
The Weekly Pixel
That covers everything in this instalment of the Weekly News Roundup! I hope you enjoyed it as much as we loved writing about it all! This, of course, covered the last two weeks of news, seeing as I was absent for a bit!
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