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The AAA Harry Potter RPG will be released in 2021, and the announcement will be in this
Jason Schreyer of Bloomberg has shared information about RPGs in the Harry Potter universe from Warner Bros. in his new article. Interactive Entertainment, which leaked its gameplay last year.
The project really exists and the merged frames are not fake. The existence of the game was confirmed by two sources of Schreier. Avalanche Software studio is working on it, and its release is scheduled for 2021 on PC and next generation consoles. True, Schreyer says that most of the current rumors about the game are not true. It will not be announced on DC Fandom, but later in August.
This is an AAA level project where we can play as different wizards. We have Hogwarts and its surroundings to explore. J.K. Rowling's contribution to the game is minimal. According to the journalist, after Rowling's transphobic remarks, which she made in early June, many employees of Avalanche Software were negatively disposed towards her and therefore want to distance themselves from the writer.
Fable and Perfect Dark tweeted, but ambiguous
Fable and Perfect Dark were recently discovered on Twitter. Fans thought that there would be new announcements, but Microsoft managed to disappoint them. According to Xbox Marketing Director Aaron Greenberg, these two accounts are needed to protect intellectual property and nothing more. He calls it standard social media practice. networks, but there is a catch in his words.
An account dedicated to Fable was created in March, and dedicated to Perfect Dark in June. Moreover, this account was created by an ordinary fan who made it after seeing the Fable account. Despite the fact that this account is not official, Ken Lobb, Producer and Creative Director of Xbox Game Studios, signed up for it.
The person who registered the Perfect Dark account suggested that he subscribed to his page because he thought that the account was official, plus he would not have done so if the game was not in development.
In general, there is almost no information about the development of Perfect Dark, but there is plenty of speculation about the new Fable. Perhaps more light on this situation will be shed at Microsoft's summer event.
Technodemo SYN - Chinese Cyberpunk Open World Shooter
SYN is a cyberpunk shooter from the Chinese studio Lightspeed & Quantum Studios. The developers wanted to brag about how advanced in terms of technology their game will be, that they released a technodemo. There is no gameplay in it, but we were shown character customization.
The developers note that in their game they want to strike a balance between realism and style. Separately, they highlight the "extremely believable" hair effects.
In addition to deep customization of the character itself, the game makes it possible to equip the heroine's tame cyber bear. So, you can even make it look like a panda.
The game appears to be powered by Unreal Engine 4 and will allow players to change the environment by interacting with it in real time, whatever that means.
No release date yet. The game will be released worldwide on PC and console.
Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time Gameplay
IGN revealed new gameplay for Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time, where they paid attention to crates. So, we were presented with several new ones, such as a golden box with wampa fruits, a box with a shark, the purpose of which is still unknown, and a box spewing fire in different directions. Also new is a combo system, when Kresh can hit one enemy and he will fly and knock down another.
According to the classics, familiar boxes await us, and the total score of all collected boxes at the end of the level. At the beginning of each new level, you can start a challenge for replayability.
The video also showed a new feature - rope sliding. Moreover, they are not an obligatory subject of use, since there are many collectible items left below. Rather, they are needed to quickly overcome obstacles.
As a reminder, the game will be released on October 2 on PS4 and Xone.
Crysis Remastered Gameplay
This summer will see the light of the first Crysis remaster, which will be released not only on PC and consoles, but also on Switch. The gameplay trailer itself was going to be shown on July 1, but it was leaked the day before through the Xbox store.
The video was uploaded, as the players did not see a significant difference between the remaster and the 13-year-old version. Crytek reacted to this, and postponed the official gameplay show for several weeks [release, most likely, too]. The developer promised to fix the situation.
Recall that the development is carried out by Saber Interactive, responsible for the transfer of The Witcher 3 to Switch. The game will feature classic remaster improvements like widescreen support, improved textures and more.
Bethesda canceled Commander Keen for smartphones
At the last E3, Bethesda presented us with the return of the classic platformer Commander Keen, only on phones. However, public resentment made itself felt, and the publisher quietly and peacefully canceled the game.
The trailers of the game have been completely removed from YouTube, the project's twitter is considered private and it has nothing that would remind of any activity. And the official domain of the game redirects to the gazebo site.
The only thing that reminds of the existence of Commander Keen is a page on Google Play. The game had a limited beta test, which showed that there are many bugs in it. Users gave the game 1.9 out of 5.
Overall, the cancellation was not a surprise. The publisher planned to release the game last summer, but negative reviews forced to postpone this decision and users were able to touch the game only in October last year.
"The Storm Is Coming" New Ghost of Tsushima Trailer
A new trailer for the latest major Sony exclusive, Ghost of Tsushima, has been posted online.
Recall that the events take place during the Mongol conquests in the XIII century. You play as a samurai Dzin, who must defend his native island from the Mongol bulk of killing enemies in the open, or by stealth.
The game will be released on July 17 on PS4. Reviews will appear on the 14th.
These were all the important news from the beginning of the week, stay tuned.
The Topic of Article: AAA Harry Potter game coming out next year, controversial hints at new Fable and Perfect Dark - game news digest # 1.07. Part One.