The Cube-Daily News Update: 4/3/17
In today’s headlines, an indie game receives a motion picture adaptation, a 2004 classic arrives on the Nintendo Switch, and more Project Scorpio/PS4 Pro support is revealed. Here are your essential stories for Monday, April 3rd 2017.
Batman Arkham VR will no longer be a Playstation exclusive:
Following a release tied with Playstation VR’s launch, Batman Arkham VR will now release on HTC Vive and the Oculus Rift on the 25th of this month. On top of these platform moves, the game will also support Oculus Touch, Vive, gamepad, Steam, Xbox One, and Dualshock 4 controllers on these respective platforms. No price point was shared, but there is a new trailer which you can watch below.
Indie survival game We Happy Few will be adapted into a movie:
Variety is reporting that indie survival title We Happy Few is receiving a motion picture adaption, developed by Gold Circle Entertainment and dj2 Entertainment along with Compulsion Games. The aforementioned companies (besides Compulsion) are known for their work on My Big Fat Greek Wedding and Pitch Perfect franchises, as well as the upcoming Sleeping Dogs and Sonic the Hedgehog adaptations. Because the film is so early in production, no release date was given.
Dishonored 2 is receiving a free trial:
Bethesda is giving Dishonored 2 a free trial six months after release, which will come to PC, Xbox One, and Playstation 4. It will feature the first three missions of the game, and players can play as Emily or Corvo. All progress will carry over to the full game if you choose to purchase after playing the trial.
Cave Story is coming to the Nintendo Switch:
Nicalis is bringing it’s classic title Cave Story to Nintendo Switch in the form of Cave Story+, which will release on June 20th for $30. This isn’t the first time Nicalis has announced Nintendo Switch support, they will be bringing Redout, The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, and 1001 Spikes to the platform.
Upcoming Action RPG The Surge will support Playstation 4 Pro, Project Scorpio:
In a new interview with Dualshockers, Managing Director of Deck 13 Interactive (developer of The Surge) have confirmed their action RPG title will support Playstation 4 Pro and Project Scorpio. While he couldn’t go into too much detail, he did reveal that this commitment makes it unlikely for a Switch version to release anytime soon.