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Weekly Wrapup – Enough With the Eggs Edition

Michael Kenney April 6, 2020 1


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Here are some of last week’s highlights in gaming, movies, and more:

  • A remaster of the original NieR, titled Nier Replicant ver. 1.22474487139, will release on PC, PS4, and Xbox One later this year
    • A mobile game, titled Nier Reincarnation will also release in the future
  • Remasters of older 3D Super Mario titles are reportedly heading to Nintendo Switch, including Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine, Super Mario Galaxy, and more (via Video Games Chronicle)
    • A new Paper Mario title is also reportedly in the works
  • The Nintendo Switch version of The Outer Worlds will release on June 5th (via Obsidian)
  • The release of Wasteland 3 has been delayed to August 28th, due to complications regarding development during the COVID-19 crisis
  • After its existence had been leaked the previous day, Call of Duty: Modern Ware 2 Campaign Remastered was released on March 31st
  • Due to concerns surrounding the global COVID-19 epidemic, the 2020 Play! Pokémon competitive leagues have been cancelled (via Polygon)
  • Bethesda’s Pete Hines announced on Twitter that it will not host any sort of digital showcase in June, but the publisher will have more to announce in the future
  • April’s PlayStation Plus free games were revealed to be Uncharted 4 and Dirt Rally 2.0 
  • Microsoft and Rare’s Sea of Thieves will launch on Steam PC, along with crossplay with Windows PC and Xbox One (via Steam)
  • SIE has made the decision to delay the release of The Last of Us Part II and Iron Man VR indefinitely, due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis
  • After weeks of standoffs, Massachusetts authorities have shut down GameStop locations from operating during the COVID-19 quarantine (via Polygon)
  • In TV news, a new trailer for TNT’s Snowpiercer series released
    • The season begins on on May 17th
  • The first trailer for Train to Busan Presents: Peninsula was released
    • A sequel to the critically acclaimed Korean 2016 zombie film, the film currently has no U.S reease date

And now a list of some of last week’s notable releases in games and movies

Games

3/31: Persona 5 Royal (PS4) – Atlus
3/31: Ty the Tasmanian Tiger HD (Switch) – Krome Studios
3/31: Treachery in Beatdown City (PC, Switch) – Nuchallenger
4/3: Resident Evil 3 (PC, PS4, XONE) – Capcom

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