The Game Cupboard gaming podcast: news and releases

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A former employee of Virtuos, the company now working on a Metal Gear Solid 3 remake, claims in a Reddit post that there are also A remaster of the Elder Scrolls 4: Oblivion is in the works He is. Whether it’s a remake or a complete remake is still up for debate. But the graphics will be rendered in Unreal Engine 5.

In addition, the company will have plenty of projects in the works, including a New World expansion, a “narrative climbing game” and a new AAA game that will be a mix between Monster Hunter and Shadow of the Colossus.

And what’s the post on reddit? It has since been removed…

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Baldur’s Gate 3 breaks records.

Congratulations, Larian Studios! Belgian game developers had a successful release of Baldur’s Gate 3. CEO Swen Vincke expected a maximum of 100,000 simultaneous players, but it turned out to be much more than that. to 814,666 concurrent players The game broke into the top ten on Steam as One of the most played games ever. This turn-based RPG is already eligible for the Game of the Year award.

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Did we find a new one?

Kena: Bridge of Spirits is an action-adventure game developed by Ember Lab and released in September 2021. Almost a month later, the game has already passed the break-even point. A great success, but at Ember Lab they don’t immediately think of a sequel. In an interview, the founders said that they Want to expand the universe around Kena to other media?, beyond play. The opportunity for a movie adaptation is small, but the ambition to tackle their next project in a big way is certainly there. We are waiting in suspense…

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PS5 has already been sold over 40 million times.

the Playstation 5 Since 2020 more than 40 million times He flew over the counter. It’s an impressive number. And Sony has seen sales increase again due to the discount they gave recently.

the Nintendo Switch It has been available for quite some time and has now also sold a huge number of copies. to 129.53 million units The Switch is the third best selling console. The first and second places remain unchanged for PS2 (155 million) and Nintendo DS (154.02 million). The Xbox Series X/S still lags behind with around 21 million units sold.

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Star Wars Jedi: Survivor coming soon to PS4 and Xbox One.

After a buggy release of Star Wars Jedi: Survivor on current-gen consoles, EA has announced that the game Also on previous generation consoles Come. The second Star Wars Jedi game will also be a major reason for EA’s record profits in the past quarter. Now they want to reach more players through the game PS4 and Xbox One To bring. However, they announced at Respawn earlier this year that there would be no last-gen releases, because they wanted to create a true next-gen experience…

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