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In case you missed it, God of War Ragnarök has finally launched. Early sales figures are promising – as they should be. I enjoyed the game, and I’m crazy to see how everyone plays it. Though I find it ironic that what are arguably Sony’s most significant console-exclusive game releases is just as arguing against Microsoft taking Call of Duty away from PlayStation.

Earlier this week we had another N7 day – when BioWare traditionally reveals more details about Mass Effect. It teased a new game in the series in 2020, but the project hasn’t shown any sign of life since. This year, however, the developer decided to tease us again – it released a small sound bite of Liara T’Soni talking about “human resistance.” Considering BioWare is also working on a new Dragon Age title (which hopefully a little closer to release), we’ll probably hear more news next N7 day.

We are in the final stretch of the year for game releases. I’m already starting to think about my personal ranking of the games of 2022. There are still a few games to be released this year, including the new Pokémon titles, The Callisto Protocol and Marvel’s Midnight Suns. However, it never hurts to prepare. I’m most looking forward to Obsidian’s Pentiment, as a historical murder mystery is just my thing.

One last thing: I just heard a few hours ago about the death of old Batman actor Kevin Conroy. I had been thinking about him recently after my Gotham Knights review – I considered doing a rerun of Arkham Asylum to get the figurative taste out of my mouth. Now that seems necessary, knowing he won’t be playing the Dark Knight again. Rest in peace for a legend – Batman games just won’t feel the same without him.

What to play this week?

What’s new:

New on subscription services:

  • Return to Monkey Island (Xbox Game Pass)
  • Vampire Survivors (Xbox Game Pass)
  • The Non-living (GeForce Now)
  • Alba: An Adventure into the Wild (GeForce Now)
  • Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun (GeForce Now)
  • Yum Yum Cookstar (GeForce Now)
  • Guns, Gore and Cannoli 2 (GeForce Now)
  • Heads Will Roll: Downfall (GeForce Now)
  • Hidden through time (GeForce Now)
  • The Legend of Tianding (GeForce Now)
  • The Legend of Tianding (GeForce Now)

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