More movers and shakers from the great Xbox games-tobe list. Just come out already will ya?
Publisher Bluehole developer Bluehole due Winter 2017 Hey, guess what? A popular Early Access game isn’t going to hit its initial release date! Battlegrounds won’t be leaving Early Access on PC until late 2017 now, missing its planned September launch. Originally penned as an Xbox One X launch title, it’s now unlikely that you’ll be killing strangers in Yasnaya Polyana on November 7.
Lego Marvel Superheroes 2
Publisher TT Games developer Warner Bros due 14 November If you’re not already feeling hyped to the point of involuntary and embarrassing convulsions for LMS2, we have three words to send you over the edge: Howard. The. Duck. Howie is among a host of newly revealed characters, along with Vulture and Gwenpool, a hybrid of Spider-Man’s Gwen Stacy and that Ryan Reynolds chap.
Kingdom Hearts 3
Publisher square Enix developer Square Enix Busines Division 3 due 2018 It says something for the talents of a game developer when they can out-Pixar Pixar. And yet here we are, looking at
Kingdom Hearts 3’ s Toy Story world, asking ourselves if Woody & co ever looked this good. Due in 2018, this’ll be Kingdom
Hearts’ first foray into Pixar and boy howdy, it’s doing so in style.
Publisher Microsoft Studios developer Sumo Digital/Reagent due 7 November Terry Crews has become the unlikely it-girl of gaming in the last 12 months. His public audition tape for Overwatch’s Doomfist signalled the gargantuan actor’s passion for videogame voice acting, and now he’s getting his big break: Jaxxon in Crackdown
3. We’re hoping his big strong arms lifts it out of the doldrums it looks destined for.
Publisher Double Fine Productions developer Glumberland Due 2018
Ooblets is the Zooey Deschanel of the games industry: stratospherically cheerful and quirky, and almost annoying. Here’s some stuff that’ll keep it between the lines though: a spooky newly revealed region called Nullwhere, populated by the terrifying,not at all adorable, um... Glanter and Snurfler. Run!
Far Cry 5
Publisher Ubisoft developer Ubisoft Montreal due 27 February 2018 How long does it take to overthrow a cult of murderous fundamentalists? Far
Cry 5’ s lead writer Drew Holmes recently confirmed that it won’t be a quick job: 20-30 hours for the main missions is his estimate. Revamped weapons are promised too, so every combat encounter should be something to savour.