News Mash-Up - Week #23


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Top News Items

    • Summer Game Fest stole the show this week, highlighting the top trailers and interviews. Reactions to the show were somewhat controversial where by some criticized it for CGI trailers dominating the show, and others pointing out that the crop of games shown this year looked better than those advertised the previous year.
    •  The Xbox Games Showcase was a hour video with the first hour covering 26 games of which 9 were first-party. The second hour was dedicated to showing of the Star-field game-play. 
    • A new Xbox series S SKU with a 1Tb harddrive was announced to be released on September 1st 2023 at a retail price of $349.
    • Following years of speculations, Apple has finally unveiled its long-in-the-works augmented reality headset, Vision Pro, which is said to be released early next year at a retail price of $3,499 USD. It is fully created around the concept of being present and connected to others wherever you are. With so many new features such as a front-screen that can showcase a user's eyes from a perspective-accurate perspective as someone else approaches, Apple has taken a lead in the world of augmented reality.

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New games

Week commencing Monday 12 June 2023

Date Title Platform(s) Genre(s) Developer(s) Publisher(s)
June 12 Front Misison 2 Remake  NS Tactical Role Playing  MegaPixel Studio  Forever Entertainment 
 June 13 Dordogne  Win, NS,  PS4, PS5, XBO, XSX Adventure  Un Je Ne Sais Quoi Focus Entertainment 
 June 14 Blue Protocol  Win, PS5, XSX Action Role-playing  Bandai Namco Online  Amazon Games 
  Daydream: Forgotten Sorrow  Win Action-Adventure  Frozen Line  Ravenage 
 June 15 Birdie Wing : Golf Girls' Story  NS Sports WOWWOW Technology  WOWWOW Technology 
  Crile Boss: Rockay City  PS5, XSX First-person shooter  Ingame Studios  505 Games
  Jack Jeanne  NS Visual Novel  Broccoli  Broccoli 
  Layers of Fear  Win, PS5, XSX Psychological Horror  Bloober Team  Bloober Team 
  Steel Assault  PS4, PS5? XBO, XSX Platform Zenovia  Tribute Games
June 16 F1 23 Win,  PS4, PS5, XBO, XSX Racing Codemasters Electronic Arts 
  Park Beyond  Win, PS5, XSX Construction and management simulation Limbic Entertainment  Bandai Namco Entertainment