The Cube-Daily News Update: 1/28/17
Today we have some game announcements, big and small, as well as some console competition. Here are your essential stories for Saturday, January 28th 2017.
Netherrealm has shared plenty of fresh hints surrounding Injustice 2’s roster:
NetherRealm hasn’t been shy in regards to sharing information about Injustice 2, and recently they did so with the game’s roster. The biggest piece so far is that it’s NetherRealm’s largest roster, but it’s also been shared that returning characters will have new special moves, and that the first game’s roster will be dutifully represented. Injustice 2 launches on May 16th 2017.
Steins; Gate 0 is coming to Xbox One:
One of the more intriguing visual novels to come out during the past year, Steins;Gate 0 will no longer be a Playstation/PC exclusive. Developer 5pb & Nitroplus have announced through Twitter that the game is coming to Xbox One, although no release date has been provided. Surprisingly, they admitted they have less than modest sales expectations.
Leslie Benzies first post-Rockstar game is titled Everywhere, but light on other details:
Leslie Benzies has officially shared details of his next venture, which include an unnamed studio, a game with a working title (and not much in terms of announced gameplay mechanics) and a confirmed engine (Amazon Lumberyard) This is the same engine that was dropped during the development of Star Citizen, if it rings a bell.
A special Nier: Automata branded Playstation 4 is coming to Japan:
Square Enix has shared in a livestream that they will showcase a Nier: Automata themed Playstation 4 next week. It will only be released in Japan, but will presumably be available to import. There has been one image shown already however, and it shows Emil’s face on the front of the console.
Milestone’s next game is an Official Motocross title:
Milestone has announced via a press release that they are developing MXGP 3, for Playstation 4, Xbox One, and Steam. It will release in Spring of this year, and is based off of the 2016 Season of the sport. The graphics will also be produced by Unreal Engine 4.