The Week in Video Games: Stay Awhile And Listen Edition

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The Week in Video Games: Stay Awhile And Listen Edition

Still a better week than teasers trailers for trailers of movies.

| April 11, 2018

Final Fantasy XV getting four more episodes of DLC

Read more at VG247

 Even though Final Fantasy XV came out way back in late 2016, the game continues to generate sales and sustained interest, thanks to an aggressive series of updates and downloadable content that’s extended its cultural longevity. That’s going to continue into 2019, as Square Enix has announced that four more episodes of story content will be coming, as well as a multiplayer expansion this summer.

 

Divinity: Original Sin 2 comes to consoles

 

The critically acclaimed crowdfunding success makes the journey from PCs to consoles . Featuring a fully voiced campaign that can be played alone or with a friend, a robust game master adventure management mode and gorgeous audio and visuals, Divinity: Original Sin 2 will be the console RPG experience to beat when it arrives in August.

 

Valve responds to reports that Steam Machines are dead

Read more at Ars Technica

 Last month, Valve removed all mention of Steam Machines from their online digital storefront, Steam. This signaled to the press that development on consumer-friendly gaming PCs as set top boxes, was dead. Sales were anemic, and support has been on the wane as of late. Valve said the removal was “based on user traffic”, but insists they continue to “strive towards a competitive and open gaming platform.”

 

Spider-Man swings his way down the calendar to September

Read more at Game Informer

 Venerable magazine Game Informer has the big splashy insider look at Spider-Man, the first big Marvel video game since 2014’s The Amazing Spider-Man 2. In addition to a week long reveal of gameplay, features, voice cast, etc., there was of course, a release date: The game arrives September 21st on PlayStation 4, with zero word on a release for Xbox One and Windows PCs.

 

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