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Weekly Wrapup – Jesus Simulator 2020 Edition

Michael Kenney December 9, 2019 3

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Here are some of the week’s highlights in gaming, movies, and other nerd-related news:

  • The L.A Times has reported that League of Legends developer/publisher will pay “at least $10 million” in unpaid wages, damages, and other penalties to women who’ve worked at the company (via Polygon)
    • The payment comes after a gender discrimination lawsuit several former employees filed that said the company violated the California Equal Pay Act
  • A new RTS game based on the film adaptation of Starship Troopers is in development from Belgian developer The Artistocrats, titled Starship Troopers: Terran Command
  • Artwork for a potential Resident Evil 3 remake appeared on Sony’s PlayStation Store in an accidental leak (via Polygon)
  • Persona 5 Royal, a new version of the hit 2017 JRPG, will release in the West on PS4 March 31, 2020
  • The next new role for Red Dead Online‘s Frontier Pursuit will be that of the Moonshiner
  • Bungie released a new trailer for Destiny 2‘s Season of Dawn, showcasing new activities and weapons
    • Bungie also oultined their content roadmap for the upcoming season (via Bungie)
    • The season begins on Dec. 10, and runs through March 9
  • Campo Santo (Firewatch) co-founder Jake Rodkin has calrified that their team has put In The Valley of Gods, first revealed at the Game Awards in 2017, will be put on hold as the team works on Half-Life: Alyx and other projects at Valve (via PC Gamer)
  • Red Barrels, developer behind the Outlast series, have announced The Outlast Trials, an new survival-horror multiplayer game set in the Outlast world (via Polygon)
  • New NES and SNES games will be added for Nintendo Switch Switch Online subscribers, including previous SNES Classic exclusive StarFox 2
  • 4K console remasters of Platinum Games’ Bayonetta and Vanquish were revealed via the Microsoft Store (via Polygon)
    • The listing reveals that both games may release on Feb. 18, 2020
  • Nintendo Switch Online members can purchase wireless NES controllers for half off their regular price from now until Jan. 10, 2020
  • Sony’s final State of Play livestream for 2019 will be on Dec. 10
  • Tekken 7‘s Season 3 of DLC was revealed during the Tekken World Tour Finals 2019, which will interlude new fighter Leeroy Smith, the returning veteran Ganryu, and new fighter Fahkumram
  • Bethesda has ended development on The Elder Scrolls: Legends, the card-battler spinoff released in 2017 (via Reddit)
  • In movie/Marvel news, the first trailer for Black Widow was released
    • The spy-thriller hits theaters on May 1, 2020
  • The first trailer for No Time to Die, Daniel Craig’s final Bond movie, was released
    • Also starring Rami Malek, Craig’s final Bond outing releases on April 8, 2020
  • Disney’s Mulan live action adaptation received a new trailer ahead of its March 27, 2020 release
  • The first trailer for the Ryan Reynolds-led video game satire comedy Free Man was released
    • The action-comedy opens on July 3, 2020
  • The first trailer for DC’s Wonder Woman 1984 was released
    • The sequel hits theaters on June 5, 2020

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


12/2: One Finger Death Punch 2 (Switch) – Silver Dollar Games
12/3: Arise: A Simple Story (PC, PS4, XONE) – Piccolo Studio
12/3: Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition (PS4, XONE, Switch) – Beamdog
12/3: Heroland (PC, PS4, Switch) – FuRyu/XSEED Games
12/3: EarthNight (PC, PS4, XONE, Switch) – Cleaversoft
12/3: Blair Witch (PS4) – BlooberTeam
12/3: Phoenix Point (PC) – Snapshot Games
12/3: Halo Reach: The Master Chief Collection (PC, XONE) – 343 Industries
12/3: SaGa Scarlet Grace: Ambitions (PS4, Switch) – Square Enix
12/5: Alien Isolation (Switch) – Creative Assembly/Sega
12/5: Darksiders Genesis (PC, Stadia) – Airship Syndicate
12/6: Assassin’s Creed: The Rebel Collection (Switch) – Ubisoft
12/6: Immortal Planet (PS4, XONE, Switch) – Teedoubleu/Monster Couch
12/6: Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey (PS4, XONE) – Panache Digital Games


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