The biggest gaming news for June 18, 2022
The Boys are facing a community issue, Bungie is making Destiny 2 cheaters pay big, and Lewis Hamilton is launching a collection of retro game consoles.
Saturdays are for sleeping, so you’ve probably fallen behind with all that’s going on in the gaming world, but don’t worry because we’ve got this roundup for you right at your fingertips. Today we heard about how the community following The Boys has collapsed, Bungie has settled down with a Destiny 2 cheat for a huge amount of money, and racing legend Lewis Hamilton is became a collector of retro game consoles. These are just our top stories and read on for the rest.
Crisis Core: Final Fantasy 7 – Reunion is “bigger than just an HD remaster”
Fans of the franchise were thrilled to learn that Crisis Core: Final Fantasy 7 – Reunion is currently in the works. While some of them started wondering if this would be just another remaster, the developer behind the game, Square Enix, revealed that gamers will have something new to get excited about. “Incorporating the latest HD graphics, all characters in the game will get an all-new 3D model,” the official description reads. “Amidst a story full of turmoil, the game will also be fully voiced and contain newly arranged songs that have been vividly redesigned. Gameplay will be optimized to be as seamless as possible and incorporate various combat systems. in other words, we’ll know when the game comes out.
Destiny 2 Cheat Maker and Bungie Agree on $13.5 Million Settlement
Elite Boss Tech has been selling cheats in Destiny 2 for a while now. The group unsurprisingly caught the eye of its developer, Bungie. The result was naturally a huge lawsuit. The latest development is that Elite Boss Tech and Bungie have agreed to a staggering $13.5 million settlement. What remains to be seen, of course, is whether Elite Boss Tech will ever pay up. For my part, I suppose not.
Sonic Fans Think Boundaries Will Be Set In Sonic’s Memories
Sonic fans have speculated that Sonic Frontiers will be set in Sonic’s memories. This line of thinking is mostly based on recent trailers which themselves have been the subject of controversy. “Given that Sonic has amnesia in Frontiers and we saw Sky Sanctuary and a Green Hill-like level, what if Sonic literally relived his memories through cyberspace levels and you gained context and pieced together the ‘story with each level,’ one user wondered. It seems exaggerated, but who knows?
Racing legend Lewis Hamilton hits the track on a Sega Genesis
Famous Formula 1 driver with Mercedes Lewis Hamilton was recently seen playing an old Sega Genesis game, Ayrton Senna’s Super Monaco GP2. Hamilton is currently in Montreal for the Canadian Grand Prix and the first thing he did after getting off the plane was to walk over to a store selling retro game consoles. “I landed in Montreal and went straight to a retro games store,” the Formula 1 driver said on Instagram. “I got myself a Sega Genesis and of course, Ayrton Senna’s Super Monaco GP 2. I loved this game when I was a kid and I still love it today. Still holds! Naturally, I became super competitive with myself. My personal best right now is a 49 second lap. I’m sure I can beat that, though. That was only after a few tries. I’ll let you know when I get it The post currently has over a million likes.
The community that has grown up around The Boys has apparently descended into chaos because of “politics”. In the words of journalist Ryan Broderick, “The Boys subreddit is chaos right now. Chats lock, users rage deleting entire accounts. It’s incredible. Right-wingers complain about “no politics,” but it’s impossible to talk about the show without them now. Fans who thought Homelander was cool are in crisis. Looks like some people just realized that what they were seeing was actually satire.
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