Weekly News Roundup Issue #6

It's the end of another week, so it is time for you to read your concise weekly summary of the news in the gaming industry this week. Once again, it has been an eventful week for gamers, from developments in the upcoming Solo: A Star Wars Story, to the announcement of a Sonic The Hedgehog Movie.

Weekly News Roundup Issue #6

Neil Druckmann Talks Story Inspiration For The Last Of Us 2

Weekly News Roundup Issue #6 - The Last of Us 2

With an official release date yet to announced, fans of the highly anticipated sequel, The Last of Us 2, eagerly await more concrete details regarding the game, after we saw a cutscene at the Paris Games Week last year. However, during the recent DICE Awards, the director of the upcoming title, Neil Druckmann, spoke about the story inspiration for the The Last of Us 2, as well as previous titles such as the Uncharted franchise. So, if you're interested in hearing what Druckmann said, please be sure to check out our article.

Donald Glover Hypes Up Solo: A Star Wars Story

Weekly News Roundup Issue #6 - Solo: A Star Wars Story

I'll be the first one to confess that I did not have high hopes for Solo: A Star Wars Story after it was first announced. But, with a prestigious cast, and an epic trailer, I was instantly converted. Ron Howard's project is set to be released in May this year, and the actor of Lando Calrissian, Donald Glover, claims that the upcoming movie is 'more fun' than previous Star Wars titles. But, whether it is, only time will tell. To see what Glover said, spend some time looking at our article

A Sonic The Hedgehog Movie Announced

Weekly News Roundup Issue #6 - Sonic: The Movie
Fans of the popular franchise Sonic The Hedgehog will be delighted to hear that SEGA have recently struck a deal with Paramount to produce a movie for November next year. The movie is set to be a live action CGI film, but previous movie adaptations of games, haven't faired so well. Therefore, Sonic will hopefully fair a bit better when it hits theatres in 2019. If you would like to learn more details about the movies announcement, check out Joshua's article on the subject.

PUBG's Next Map In The Works

Weekly News Roundup Issue #6 - PUBG
Despite a recent stumble in the rate of concurrent players for the 2017 sensation PUBG, a new map is in the works, which will come out before you can say 'chicken dinner'. The announcement was made in a blog post on the official PUBG website. If you're a keen PUBG fan, you do not want to miss the details showcased in our recent article.  

Nintendo Dominate This Years DICE Awards

Weekly News Roundup Issue #6 - DICE Awards
Since they began in 1997, the DICE Awards are seen as one of the most prestigious accolades in the gaming industry. Therefore, Nintendo will be pleased to see that they dominated the awards this year, that took place in Las Vegas, Nevada. To see the full list of winners, check out Zach's article.

A New Pokémon GO 'Community Day'

Weekly News Roundup Issue #6 - Pokémon GO Community Day
Following the Valentines Day celebrations, Pokémon GO has an upcoming 'Community Day' where players can catch legendary Pokémon and collect extra stardust. If you're a Pokémon fan, and would like to know how to take part, Zach's article may be well worth your time. 

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