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Weekly News Round Up Nov 25 — Dec 1, 2018

Most interesting news, features and guides published November 25 — December 1

Another exciting week in the gaming world is over. That means it is time to reflect upon what happened. Since we publish a lot of content on Ostrog each week, we are putting together a helpful weekly news round up to make sure you don’t miss the most interesting news stories, best features, and our beloved walkthroughs.

Here are the top news stories this week:

  • More details on the upcoming adaptation of Blake J. Harris’ Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo and the Battle that Defined a Generation book have surfaced. Headed by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, the book will be adapted into a limited series, although no network is currently attached.

  • Konami has registered several new trademarks in Europe, and they both regard Hideo Kojima’s beloved Metal Gear Solid series.

  • In light of the recent controversies, Nintendo Russia General Manager Yasha Haddaji will not be attending Level Up Days.

  • A new mod for Fallout: New Vegas features two Bethesda big wigs, Todd Howard and Pete Hines, being crucified.

  • More cut content for Dark Souls 3 has been revealed, as sacrifice ceremonies and cult bonfires were originally going to be included.

  • BioWare fans will be glad to know that a closed alpha test for Anthem will be coming up next weekend. Check out the specs to see if your computer is ready.

  • It’s been a busy week for mobile games. Level-5 announced that Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box will be coming to iOS and Android. Meanwhile, the studio behind Plague Inc. announced a new title called Rebel Inc., which will be releasing this December for iOS. Finally, the Android version of Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition now supports crossplay with PC players.

Beyond news, we also published several great features this week that go in-depth on several important subjects. Make sure to check them out:

  • The Half-Life remake Black Mesa is bringing a lot of new material with it. Check out our feature to find out what you might not know about the upcoming PC title.
  • Are you having issues getting through the highly difficult Darksiders 3? Check out our Darksiders 3 walkthrough to make sure you can finish the game!

  • Here is everything we know about Alien: Blackout so far.

  • A lot of rumors have been going around about Rocksteady’s next game, so we dug into the rumor that it will be announced at The Game Awards next week.

In case you missed last week’s digest, make sure to check that out so you can stay up to date with all of the great content we provide. Also, be sure to subscribe to our Twitter account to keep up with the latest publications on Ostrog.


Tyler Treese December 1, 2018