With Cyberpunk 2077 making a grand appearance at Gamescom 2019, it’s about time that we ran an update to our neural sensors as to what has been happening with the game. The game had a rather eventful E3, with not only the Cyberpunk 2077 release date being announced, but also that “John Wick” himself Keanu Reeves has now been confirmed as having a large part in the game. It’s likely that we’ll hear more stuff at Gamescom. Cyberpunk 2077 – everything you need to know What is Cyberpunk 2077?: Cyberpunk 2077 is a first-person RPG from CD Projekt Red, makers of The Witcher trilogy. What is the Cyberpunk 2077 release date?: The important date to keep in your calendars is April 16th, 2020. Where can I buy Cyberpunk 2077?: You can pre order Cyberpunk 2077 from Steam, Epic Games Store, or directly from the CD Projekt owned GOG. It’s also available in retail stores. Cyberpunk 2077 roundup contents Cyberpunk 2077 … [Read more...] about Cyberpunk 2077 release date, trailer, news and gameplay
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The E3 bulletin runs each day of E3 week. Here are 2019's entries: Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday | FridayThe sun has risen on the final day of E3, ready for all the exhibitors to nip round everybody else's booth quick before getting an early flight and "working from home" on Friday. We're all out of announcements now so the focus has moved to scandals, which this year are Sword and Shield not having every Pokemon in it - the not-unreasonable justfication being "we can't support every Pokemon indefinitely", which is being received as well as you might expect - and trans representation in Cyberpunk 2077. Yes, again.There is some clear thinking behind the decision this time, so it can be claimed as juxtaposition of content and contemporary issue rather than accidental optimisation for the things that people always get cross about, although the inclusion remains controversial and the Discourse will continue until society improves. Unfortunately we have also received the first … [Read more...] about The E3 Bulletin
I wouldn’t blame you for having missed Spiritfarer’s trailer at E3 this week, which came right after Keanu Reeves’ surprise appearance at the Microsoft press conference. But still, now that it’s the weekend and things are calming down a bit, it’s the perfect time to take a look at its pleasant management-y-ness and beautiful skybox. According to its trailer, which you can see below, its key verbs are “build, care, explore,” which are all lovely. And you can hug a deer, a long term ambition of mine. Look at it all! It’s gorgeous, and you can build up your boat village, make friends with all kinds of talking animals, bake cakes, pull weeds, find strange monuments, get caught up in some kind of lightning storm, and— Excuse me? “Learn how to say goodbye?” Yes, death is an ever-present spectre in Spiritfarer. But it’s still a “cozy” game, developers Thunder Lotus Games insist. Though you’ll be carrying … [Read more...] about Spiritfarer looks like utterly magical heartbreak
CD Projekt RED reveals more information about the character that Keanu Reeves will be playing in Cyberpunk 2077. The confirmation that The Matrix and John Wick star would be in the sci-fi RPG was one of the biggest surprise announcements from the Xbox press conference at E3 2019. In a press release, CD Projekt RED confirms that Reeves will be playing a character named Johnny Silverhand, providing his voice, appearance, and doing motion capture for the character. Silverhand is a legendary rockstar in Night City, where Cyberpunk 2077 is set, and as a Rockerboy he uses his music to entertain and to fight authority. Silverhand really has it in for Arasaka, a corporation who Silverhand blames for the loss of his arm and the death of some of his loved ones. Cyberpunk 2077 will look closely at the districts and factions of Night City, as well as at the corporations’ shady dealings and Silverhand could potentially be part of that. However, some fans aren’t so sure that the … [Read more...] about Cyberpunk 2077: Who is Keanu Reeves’ Character?
The first time I met James Mielke, there was a whale involved. A space whale, more precisely, a galaxy in length from head to tail, swimming through the glittering firmament and basking in the rays from a billion distant suns. Sure, this whale had seen better days: it was covered with bright, glossy shards of cosmic infection, and as I scoured the infection away the whale began to sing to me. Each of those shards on its flesh triggered a single individual sound file - the whole thing was a sequencer of sorts. But it was also never less than a whale, a space whale, alive and playful in the deep. Once I had cleaned its back, it even rolled over so I could get to its noble belly.This was in Tokyo, somewhere around 2010, and Mielke was a producer at Q Entertainment and working on Child of Eden, the studio's glorious and strangely timeless Kinect game. Eight years later, I met Mielke again - in Camden this time. And this time there were dolphins involved. Two of them.It was hot that day, … [Read more...] about Jupiter & Mars is a VR treat with a vital message