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…
Hope you had a great Halloween on Monday, we celebrated the holiday with Part Five of It’s In Your Blood: A History of Horror Games.
And in Nintendo Switch news this week, Nintendo said the new console won’t be a replacement for the 3DS. And Capcom said they want their Switch games to be unique and not ports of existing PS4 or Xbox One titles.
More news from the rest of the week can be found after the break.
New Game Announcements
- Supergiant will release Bastion for Xbox One on December 12.
- “That Next Game” from thatgamecompany teased on Twitter.
- Aksys will release Zero Escape: The Nonary Games, a collection featuring 999 and Virtue’s Last Reward, on the PS4 and Vita in Spring 2017.
- Koei Tecmo announced plans to bring the Nobunaga’s Ambition franchise to the Nintendo Switch.
Pre-Launch Updates and Release Date Announcements
- Activision executives reconfirmed that Destiny 2 will launch in 2017.
- Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King will be released for the 3DS on January 20.
- EA executives reiterated that Star Wars: Battlefront 2 will be released in Fall 2017.
- A new teaser for Mass Effect: Andromeda hints at an “Orientation” trailer is coming on November 7.
Other Game News
- Blizzard introduced Overwatch‘s latest Hero, Sombra, in a new animated short at BlizzCon.
- The PS4 Pro will launch next week, and 39 games will receive “Enhancement” patches on Day One.
- The “Run the Jewels Air Drop” is now available to download for Gears of War 4.
- Google’s playable Halloween Doodle asked players to cast spells to bust ghosts.
Rumor Has It
- A list of “non-struck” titles from the SAG-AFTRA strike hints at a Guardians of the Galaxy game from Telltale and an official title for Call of Duty 2017.
New Release Round-Up
- Retail Releases: Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, Mario Party: Star Rush, SteamWorld Collection, more
- Nintendo Download: Mario Party: Star Rush, Mario Hoops 3-On-3, Donkey Kong: Jungle Beat, more
- PlayStation Store: Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, BlazBlue: Central Fiction, Destroy All Humans, more
- Xbox Games Store (Wednesday): Super Dungeon Bros, Earth’s Dawn, Bullet Soul: Infinite Burst
- Xbox Games Store (Friday): Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, Atari Flashback Classics Volume 1, Atari Flashback Classics Volume 2, Gas Guzzlers Extreme
- Next Week’s Retail Releases: PlayStation 4 Pro, NES Classic Edition, Dishonored 2, more