No, that’s not a typo. Welcome to the Weekly Warp-Up, your weekly wrap-up of the biggest and the best articles posted at Warp Zoned this week…
In an announcement that’s been in the works for more than eight years, Ubisoft has confirmed that pre-production on Beyond Good & Evil 2 has officially begun. No one knows when we’ll hear more about it, but some people are speculating that it could be in development for Ninetndo’s NX console, which we consider in the “October 2016 Update” to our Big List of Nintendo NX Games.
Finally this week, Andrew Rainnie filed entry Kickstart This! column, focusing on Sulphur Nimbus: Hel’s Elixir.
More news from the previous seven days can be found after the break.
New Game Announcements
- Turn-based strategy game Dungeon of Zaar is now on Kickstarter for the PC and Nintendo NX.
- Sony delayed the release of Gravity Rush 2 until January 20, 2017.
- NIS America will bring Danganronpa 1-2 Reload to the PS4 in Early 2017.
Pre-Launch Updates and Release Date Announcements
- Sony unveiled the full launch lineup and an unboxing video for PlayStation VR.
- Koji Igarashi teamed up with 505 Games to publish Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night.
- A Pokemon Sun and Moon demo will be available on October 18.
- Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes will be available for PlayStation VR on October 13.
Other Game News
- The Oculus Touch motion controller will be available on December 6 for $199.
- The Salvation DLC Pack is now available for Call of Duty: Black Ops III on PC and Xbox One.
- The competition over the Super Mario Bros. “Any Percentage” speedrun record is fierce. First it was beaten by a single frame and then later by less than a third of a second.
- Final Fantasy XV – “Death Magic”
- Gears of War movie adaptation announced.
- Jonathan Nolan looked to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim for inspiration for Westworld.
Rumor Has It
- Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night’s Wii U release may move to the Nintendo NX.
- Rain Games might release World to the West on the Nintendo NX.
New Release Round-Up
- Retail Releases: Gears of War 4: Ultimate Edition, Mafia III, Paper Mario: Color Splash, more
- Nintendo Download: Paper Mario: Color Splash, Mario Vs Donkey Kong 2, Mega Man X2, more
- PlayStation Store: Mafia III, Space Hulk: Ascension, Rogue Stormers, more
- Xbox Games Store (Wednesday): Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide, Happy Dungeons, Necropolis, more
- Xbox Games Store (Friday): Gears of War 4: Ultimate Edition, Mafia III, Rogue Stormers, more
- Next Week’s Retail Releases: PlayStation VR, Gears of War 4, Dragon Quest Builders, more