- The Last of Us Part 2 is getting a PS5 remaster with new features, and owners of the original on PS4 can upgrade for only $10.
- Monolith’s Wonder Woman game will be a single-player experience, alleviating concerns about the inclusion of live-service elements.
- Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League’s first insider episode reveals story and gameplay details, with more episodes airing before the game’s launch in February.
Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League finally enters into its definitive pre-release marketing phase, Indie World shares a bunch of exciting Switch games to play right now or in the foreseeable future, and The Last of Us receives its latest remaster. Today, Game Rant’s weekly recap takes a look at some of the most notable headlines from the past week.
The Game Awards 2023 shares nominees for each category ahead of the big event in December, Persona 5 Tactica releases, and Monolith’s Wonder Woman shares good news for fans of single-player games. All that and more in this week’s roundup of games industry news.
The Last of Us Part 2 Remaster Officially Announced
As the latest in a long line of Last of Us endeavors that was leaked early, The Last of Us Part 2 is getting a PS5 remaster early next year that includes cut levels, a roguelike survival mode, and will only be a $10 upgrade for anyone who already owns the original on PS4.
Wonder Woman Game Confirmed Single-Player, No Live-Service
In what was received as a big relief for fans, Monolith’s Wonder Woman is reportedly not indulging in live-service practices following WB Games’ note of wanting to concentrate on live-service games in the future.
Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League Reveals Story and Gameplay Details
Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League’s first Suicide Squad Insider episode details early story details with quite a few cutscenes and dives a little deeper into gameplay. More episodes will air between now and launch in early February.
The Game Awards 2023 Nominees Announced
In what commonly comes out as a gaming popularity contest, The Game Awards’ Game of the Year nominees for 2023 cherry-pick from all the games fans seem to have enjoyed most this year, and news about other category nominees, event presenters, and more is sure to follow.
Indie World Helps Pack December and 2024 with Last-Minute Ports and Announcements
Indie World announced games being ported to the Switch such as The Outer Wilds in a complete Archaeologist Edition, while many games were announced and shadow-dropped onto the Switch that same day.
Alan Wake 2 leaves off on as much of a cliffhanger as its predecessor, and there are multiple loose threads for primary and secondary characters that can be pursued in future games.
Movies & TV
Dune 2 was previously pushed back due to the strikes. Thankfully, production seems to have gone well enough for the sequel to be pushed back up a bit, meaning fans will be able to see it a little sooner.
Not many games are spared from contributing to widespread memes, and nor is Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 as its Zombies mode features quite a clever and macabre take on the ‘Can You Pet the Dog?’ meme.
Game Rant Exclusives
Persona’s latest spin-off endeavor branches off of Persona 5 once again and this time takes a unique approach to its art direction in a tactical RPG.
- Suicide Squad
- PC, PS5, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S
- February 2, 2024
- Rocksteady Studios
- Warner Bros. Interactive
- Action, Adventure