Interesting Video Game News Roundup (3/27-3/31)

 

-by Dylan DiBona

Rocket League Coming to Nintendo Switch?

Image result for rocket leagueIt seems like the beloved online soccer game Rocket League may have a chance to take over yet another console.

Some quotes by Psyonix VP Jeremy Dunham reveal that the company is looking to see if their game could run well on the Nintendo Switch. He also said that they’re scanning for “true community demand”.

If you’re an early Switch adopter, send and email or tweet towards Psyonix’s way.

 

 

Breath of the Wild 1.1.1 Patch Fixes Frame Rate

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is the most critically acclaimed game to come from Nintendo in years, but it wasn’t free from issues. Most reviewers noted the games frequent frame rate drops during specifically demanding moments. Areas with tall grass, fire spreading or battles with multiple monsters would make the game slug.

But in a rare move from Nintendo, they’ve released an after release patch to help fix those issues. Even better is the patch isn’t just for the Nintendo Switch version. The Wii U version is also improved; this confirms Nintendo’s previous dedication to keeping both versions the same.

Destiny 2 Reveal Trailer

Bungie has revealed the sequel to it’s MMO/FPS, Destiny 2. Bungie stated the game will have a fall 2017 release date. No other specific information has been given out about the game.

 

Harmonix Lays Off Seventeen Employees

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Developers of the acclaimed series Dance Central and Rock Band, Harmonix have laid off seventeen employees. Harmonix has had numerous layoffs in the past handful of years, this being the second most severe after thirty-seven were laid off in 2014.

Harmonix has stated:

“We are working to ensure that they are taken care of as we make this change.”

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