-by Dylan DiBona
343 Says Goodbye to Halo Director
Dan Ayoub from 343 Industries has officially left the company. Ayoub has been working on Halo games since 2009’s Halo Reach and has stated that he would be leaving 343 “to pursue a passion for education through technology”. The company has already said it’s sweet farewells to Dan Ayoub. How this effects Halo Wars 2 DLC, or the future of Halo, nobody knows.
Rime on Nintendo Switch Gets Pre-Release Price Cut
The upcoming action-adventure game Rime on the Nintendo Switch was originally going to cost more than the standard $29.99, the same as the other console releases would be. The company stated that this bigger price was due to the extra development needed for the Switch.
Thanks to the outcry of anger from gamers, Tequila Works’ will release Rime on Switch for $29.99.
Overwatch 1 Year Anniversary Event
The internet is spinning with rumors of a new Overwatch event themed after the games one year anniversary. A Game of the Year edition is also thought to be happening soon. Overwatch being Blizzard’s new IP, these events will surely go noticed.
Hitman Dev Being Sold by Square Enix
Square Enix has officially put up IO Interactive for sale after a $42 million loss this past fiscal year. IO had intentions of releasing new seasons for its current Hitman game, but now that seems all but possible.
I know it’s not too much this week but this is the calm before the E3 storm! Get excited guys! Let me know what you think about this news down below and I’ll try m best to reply. As always, thanks for reading.