Keengamer weekly news is a series of articles designed to bring you the hottest gaming and pop culture related news. Each news is presented in a bite-sized format and will lead you to the original source of the news if you want to find out more details. This time we bring a whole bunch of news that are all definitely worthy of your attention.
Get ready to die in Nioh 2 open beta
Nioh is Team Ninja‘s spin on the “souls” formula of super-difficult games. The release date of the highly anticipated sequel, Nioh 2 still being held under wraps but luckily, fans of the franchise will have the opportunity to try out the game on the PlayStation 4 during its open beta. It will have a 10-day run, starting on November 1st & ending on November 10th and will be available on the PlayStation store. For more details on the beta as well as the game itself – check out our original coverage.
Auto-save feature in Pokemon Sword and Shield?
New mainline Pokemon games are soon upon us! Pokemon Sword and Shield promise to be the biggest games in the franchise yet and we are continuously being teased with new and exciting features. The latest batch was showcased in the latest teaser trailer where a curious “Saving now” message could be seen – prompting the fans to speculate if the games will have an autosave feature. This raised some concern among the fan base as to the state of the game world and reappearance of shiny Pokemon upon reloading a save. Be sure to check out the teaser trailer in our original coverage and be the judge yourself.
Rockstar has a game launcher now
Rockstar Games has joined the industry heavyweights with the reveal of their very own game launcher. The launcher is available right now & you’ll receive a free copy of GTA: San Andreas (for a limited time) just for installing. Many fans speculate that the launcher could signal the soon release of Red Dead Redemption 2 on the PC which would be a great additional motivator to make the jump. For more details on the launcher and the available games – be sure to check out our original coverage.
Total War franchise taking us to Troy
Creative Assembly is taking us to Greece with the announcement of the newest entry in the Total War series. Total War: Troy will let the player loose on the complicated geopolitical landscape that was ancient Greece. We expect to see all the famous kings and heroes of the period as well as an epic siege of Troy itself. For more details on the game, check out our very detailed analysis of the reveal.
Sony’s State of Play to reveal The Last of Us Part 2 release date?
Today is the day that Sony will give us more from The Last of Us Part 2 during its State of Play update. For those who don’t know, State of Play is Sony’s new platform which aims to enlighten followers with in relation to PlayStation-centric news via a short live broadcast. We hope for some gameplay and possibly a release date reveal which will hopefully be sooner than later. Be sure to tune in here.