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.
Untitled Goose Game Steals the show on Nintendo Switch
If we were going on the name alone, we wouldn’t pay much attention to the Untitled Goose Game. However, the game’s been picked up by numerous famous YouTubers that helped it gain traction and step into the limelight of the wider gaming audience. This made it overtake much more established franchises and juggernaut games to become the best-selling Switch E-shop game. This is especially impressive considering the game was pitted against Legend of Zelda: The Links Awakening. For more info on the game itself and why it reached the number one position in E-shop sales, be sure to check out our original coverage.
Cuphead sales are through the roof (of a Tesla car)
The highly nostalgic, super-difficult platformer – Cuphead just finished celebrating its second birthday. In lieu of that, the developer had several announcements to make. First one was that Cuphead sold a whopping 5 million units since release. The second was that the fact that the game’s soundtrack managed to chart on the Billboard’s Jazz charts – a first for any video game ever. And lastly, a special version of the game’s first level will become playable in several models of Tesla cars – luckily, only when the car is parked. For more details on that and Cuphead in general, be sure to check out our original coverage.
Hitman celebrates Halloween with its October content
Halloween is upon us and Hitman 2 is taking us to some new places to kill some new targets. The October roadmap has been revealed with new escalations, new elusive target, new, thematic goodies and gadgets and much more. This, along with the past and future content, has made Hitman into an awesome example of a worthwhile season pass content that made the game feel alive long after its release. For more details on what exactly you’ll be getting in the October update, check out our original coverage.
Developer AlphaDream declares bankruptcy
People are only interested in two games when it comes to Super Mario – the mainline Mario platformer and the Mario Kart series. It seems that way because the Japanese video game developer AlphaDream best known for Mario & Luigi series of RPG’s has declared bankruptcy on October 1st. The reports state that they are around 400 million yen in debt, which is just shy of 4 million US dollars. News like this is always sad and hopefully, the developer pushes through its financial woes and keeps on producing more quality content. For more details, check out our original coverage.
Red Dead Redemption 2 PC release imminent
Rockstar has decided to grace us with the news of an imminent release of Red Dead Redemption 2 on the PC. So mark the date, because come November 5th, you’ll be needing an extended vacation to go through the insanely detailed and realistic rendition of the Wild West. The PC version comes with all sorts of improvements and additional goodies for those that pre-order. For more details on the additional content and the PC port of Red Dead Redemption 2 in general, check out our original news.