The biggest gaming news for August 28, 2022
Sundays are unquestionably all about gaming so I’m going to assume that you’ve been working hard playing MultiVersus for the past ten hours, which means you’ve fallen far behind everything in the gaming world. Well, don’t worry. We have what you need. Today we heard about how Destiny 2 scared gamers, Tencent might have something in store for System Shock 3, and former pro player Xcells sadly passed away. There’s more where that came from, so read on for the rest.
System Shock Owner Says Third Game’s Future Depends On Tencent
The rights to System Shock were sold to Tencent some time ago, much to the disappointment of gamers who wanted a sequel. Rumor has it that System Shock 3 is in development. Last I heard, everything is entirely in Tencent’s hands at this point. According to Nightdive Managing Director Stephen Kick, “When we originally acquired the rights to the franchise, we licensed the rights to the third game to Warren and Paul at Otherside. They then sold their rights to Tencent.” The exec went on to say that “Tencent currently has the rights to the third game and we have the rights to do the remake of the first game and potentially a remake of the second game. That’s pretty much where it is right now. .” It seems to me that there might well be a remake in the works.
Destiny 2’s Golgoroth Scares Players With Extremely Loud Roar
Destiny 2 players have apparently been scared of a very bad bug in the latest version of the game. game developer, Bungie, on Twitter. “It is recommended that you lower your audio output when fighting Golgoroth until a fix can be implemented.”
High On Life Dev Says DLC Already Planned
High on Life isn’t slated for release until December 13, but the developer has apparently already planned some downloadable content. The news comes from Squanch Games Executive Producer Maddy Studivan, who spoke a bit about the upcoming title during Gamescom held recently. “The most important thing for us is that we want to make sure that we support the game after launch for a long time with bug fixes and content that we couldn’t get,” Studivan remarked. The company is “currently thinking about DLC, as always. With Trover we supported it for a long time and it really paid off as a studio and so I think we want to do the same with High on Life.”
Denuvo DRM is coming to the Nintendo Switch
The massively unpopular digital rights management software known as Denuvo could be coming to the Nintendo Switch at some point in the near future. The company behind this program, Irdeto, has always denied these claims, but many gamers have complained that Denuvo causes poor performance, at least on PC. According to Irdeto, “Nintendo consoles have long suffered from piracy issues and the Switch is no different. Even if a game is protected from piracy on its PC version, the version released on the Switch can be emulated from day one and played on PC, bypassing the strong protections offered on the PC version.This can happen with any of the many games available on Switch.
Gears Of War, Fortnite Pro Player Xcells Killed In Shooting Incident
The professional gamer known as Xcells recently died after a shooting at a private home in Boones Hill, Virginia. What exactly happened remains unclear, but the community came together with their condolences. Former Epic Games caster called xSundown confirmed the news, noting that “my soul hurts. I know you were battling so many demons from your past and trying to be a better person. I will cherish the times we got to talk and watch you compete. Regardless of anything and everything, you didn’t deserve this. The professional player’s many fans and followers expressed similar sentiments.
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