This Week in Gaming Gears, The Normandy and Rambo

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Jordan Smith

Publish Date:

16 May 2021

It has been another fantastic week of gaming news here at 3Bit, and a lot has happened, from more indie highlights right through to some highly anticipated releases for console and PC! Have you managed to catch up with all the latest from the last 7Days? If not, be sure to check out our highlights from the last 7 days below in our weekly gaming news catch up, This Week In Gaming.

· Gears of War developers, The Coalition, have announced they will be moving onto the next-gen engine Unreal 5.

· Itch.IO celebrates indies with its creator’s day, giving 100% of all takings to developers, musicians, and artists.

· Ghost Runner 2 is announced, and whilst we don’t have many details yet. But we can confirm that it will be coming to next-gen consoles and will receive double the original’s budget.

· Our review for Pokémon Snap went live! Have you checked out how well the Lental Region fared ?yet?

· In Indie news, we check out what it’s like to run an alchemy shop with friends in Potion Party, Fuzz Force: Spook Squad announces its full release date, M.A.R.S.S takes us out of this world as students create a Pikmin style game, and we go tabletop with Live By The Sword, which brings classic boardgame elements to a tactical RPG.

· This week at 3Bit, we also began to explore hardware as we check out 2 must-have accessories to your PC, the Rival 650 mouse and the ASUS ProArt portable monitor.

· Minecraft Dungeons newest DLC, Hidden Depths, will release on May 26th.

· Thanks to a post from the Battlefield Twitter page, we can now confirm that we will be getting our first bit of official news for the upcoming shooter in June.

· The next EA Play event will be live on July 22nd!

· Sony has announced 2 new Dual Sense Controller colours, and you will be able to pick them up next month!

· During a Q ‘n’ A with a school, Gabe Newell mentioned that we may be seeing Steam games coming to console with more news to come later this year.

· Scarlet Nexus will be getting a Demo with a week of exclusivity on Xbox consoles on May 21st.

· Crossfire X and Crossfire HD are both on track to release this year, according to remedy.

· Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: Wrath of the Druids is available now as DLC for £19.99 or as part of the season pass for £32.99.

· Mass Effect Legendary Edition is out now! Have you boarded the Normandy yet?

· Knockout City is launching on May 21stand will be free to play for the first 10 days!

· Subnautica releases on Nintendo Switch and the Sequel, Subnautica Below Zero releases on PlayStation, Xbox and Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam and Epic Games Store.

· Hood Outlaws and Legends releases on PlayStation and Xbox Consoles along with PC, Will you and your squad be able to pull off these medieval heists in PVPVE gameplay?

· Hades is rated in South Korea for PS4. Does this mean we could be seeing the game come to the platform very soon?

· Rambo joins the squad in Call of Duty Warzone on May 20th, as Activision reveals its 80’s action heroes poster (below). Based on this poster, we could also be seeing the legendary John McClain (Nakatomi plaza), but personally, I don’t think this collection will be complete without Dutch (Arnold Schwarzenegger’s character in predator).

And with that, you are caught up for another week of gaming news. Did we miss anything? Let us know in this article’s comments on our social media channels below, or hit us up in our discord, which you can find your invite for here. Be sure to stay with us here at 3Bit however, as we have even more gaming news, reviews, streams and much more coming your way over the next 7 days and beyond!

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