Weekly News Roundup Issue #71

Welcome to your latest Weekly News Roundup. Every week we gather together last week's most prominent news from right here at KeenGamer for the busier folks out there looking for more bitesize news. This week we have news on legal action against Gearbox Software, a terrible blunder in the world of e-sports, the expos of Africa and much more.

Weekly News Roundup Issue #71

Borderlands 3 Dev In Hot Water Over Legal Dispute

Duke Nukem 3D may be an old game but it still has rights to certain assets. Gearbox appears to have forgotten that!

Duke Nukem 3D may be an old game but it still has rights to certain assets. Gearbox appears to have forgotten that!

Gearbox Software seems to be a controversy magnet in the games industry. In keeping with this, the latest drama for the dev to magnetise involves a court case. According to one Bobby Prince, Gearbox Software have been using assets that don’t belong to them! We took a look at the who, what, where and why of the case brought forward by the ex Duke Nukem 3D composer. 

PlayStation Now Undergoes Some Changes For The Better

PlayStation Now brings its A game in the never ending console wars

PlayStation Now brings its A game in the never ending console wars

For those who may not be aware, PlayStation Now is Sony’s game streaming service. With Microsoft having upped its game in the department of subscription services, this is one area PlayStation Now has been shrinking in. Although, Sony has now made the decision to lower subscription fees as well as add a host of brand new titles. 

Hearthstone Pro Makes A Huge Whoopsie

Even the pros make mistakes from time to time!

Even the pros make mistakes from time to time!

Those who follow the world of e-sports are likely no strangers to public displays of “professional whoopsies”. In case you missed it, Grandmaster Linh “Seiko” Nguyen, made one such whoopsie in a big Hearthstone battle. The stakes were high and he lost them from the get-go. The event was equal measures amusing and a crying shame.

RAge 2019 and other African Things

rAge 2019 runs a yearly gaming expo in South Africa

rAge 2019 runs a yearly gaming expo in South Africa

Our very own Luan Erasmus once again attended rAge Expo for another year of coverage. Although, unlike his previous attendances, things seemed a little different this time around. Regardless, he spent his weekend covering the event to his heart’s content. rAge wasn’t all that was coming out of Africa last week. Luan also went for a nosy down at Africa Comic Con the weekend prior.

Bloodstained Is Officially A Smash Hit

Bloodstained is one of the best indie titles to arrive this year so far

Bloodstained is one of the best indie titles to arrive this year so far

Our top review this week comes in the form of a love letter to the Metroidvania genre. Bloostained: Ritual of The Night offers a masterclass in sidescrolling adventuring. To top it off, the game is beautifully animated in anime stylings. The art style and fluid combat are sure to make you fall in love with this blockbuster indie title. It certainly did with our readers who have rated it a straight 10/10. Now that’s saying something! We covered the game in depth with our exhaustive review

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