In the fourth issue of Gaming Weekly, we features news about Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater, Mojang, PSN, Nintendo, Epic Games, Megabyte Punch, Amazon, The Resident Evil, Ubisoft and Animal Crossing.
Animal Crossing: New Horizons player recreates Danny DeVito's likeness on their island
The majority of Animal Crossing; New Horizons players spend their time making their island the best it can be. They form important relationships with islanders, decorate their island to be a reflection of their personality, and enjoy the easy life.
Ubisoft sues Apple and Google for selling a "near carbon copy" of Rainbow Six Siege
Ubisoft has filed a lawsuit against Apple and Google for what it says is a "near carbon copy" of Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege currently being sold for iOS and Android smart devices.
Kojima Productions Co-Founder Ken Imaizumi Reportedly Left the Studio for Tencent
Back in November 2019, an article published by Video Games Chronicle claimed that Kojima Productions producer and founding member Kenichiro Imaizumi left the studio following a disagreement with other executives. While reports of internal conflict couldn’t be verified, it appears that Imaizumi did indeed leave the company and has now joined Chinese giant, Tencent.
The Resident Evil series has now sold 100 million units worldwide
The Resident Evil series has now collectively shipped over 100 million copies worldwide.
Amazon lists physical Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath Kollection with 18th June release date
Amazon has revealed that Mortal Kombat 11 with the recently released Aftermath DLC will be getting a physical edition on the Nintendo Switch platform. The Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath Kollection has been listed on the Amazon website with a release date of 18th June 2020.
Megabyte Punch removed from the Switch eShop in Europe and Australia
It’s been just over a week since Megabyte Punch, Team Reptile’s beat ’em up game, was added to the Switch eShop. Everything with its release seemed to have gone well, but a new issue has cropped up. The developer has gotten in touch to inform us that Megabyte Punch is currently unavailable in certain regions.
As expected Unreal Engine 5 supports Nintendo Switch
Epic Games unveiled the impressive Unreal Engine 5 earlier this week and it had tech enthusiasts foaming at the mouth. The company did state in the unveiling that the new engine would support a range of devices from next gen consoles to iOS and Android.
Nintendo believes Switch has room for growth "unlike the life cycle of any other hardware"
Nintendo has already seen major success with the Switch, but they're not done yet. The Big N is ready to keep cranking out hits for Switch, and they see potential for major growth in the future. Check out what Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa had to say below.
Nintendo warns once again of repair delays in Japan
Nintendo is facing quite a surge of repair requests in Japan during the pandemic, and they're finding it hard to keep up with the slate of work ahead. Nintendo already apologized to the public once for this backup, and now they've made a second statement on the matter.
If You’re Experiencing PSN Licensing Issues (CE-42738-4, CE-42739-5), It’s Not Just You
If you’re attempting to download a game on your PlayStation 4 and/or have found that your games are missing from your library, fret not because you’re not the only one.
Minecraft developer Mojang now called Mojang Studios, new logo shared
Mojang is ringing in Minecraft’s 11th birthday with an update for the company. Going forward, the developer will now be known as Mojang Studios.
Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2 Remastered
Vicarious Visions has confirmed that Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2 Remastered won’t feature microtransactions at launch. However, if players demand additional content, the studio may consider its options.