And it features a bold and sleek design that looks part-PC part-console. After many months of calling it Xbox Scareltt the next-generation console from Microsoft has officially been unveiled - and is called the Xbox Series X.
And as far as we've come with the Battle Royale genre, this is one that we're pretty excited about - because Forza Horizon 4 is pure fun. Called The Eliminator it arrives tomorrow as a free update. So then, how does a racing game become a Battle Royale?
Which is the sort of headline that piques our interest and gets our click fingers clicking to find out more. As a new MMO due to hit beta late 2020 Corepunk implements a top down isometric viewpoint ala Diablo - but the early gameplay footage leaves a somewhat bad taste.
Which will run over the weekend giving people the chance to play and test out upcoming titles on Steam as part of tomorrow's The Game Awards broadcast. Some of the games that will be playable for the limited-time 48-hour window include System Shock (Nightdive Studios), Spiritfarer (Thunder Lotus), and CARRION (Phobia/Devolver).
Which is almost a redundant statement these days where content is concerned: "available now" just means your game will likely have updated itself overnight. But, as we've mentioned on here many times in the past, who doesn't like free shit, eh?
In the evergreen sim/tycoon space, Two Point Hospital -- the hospital management title that has earned high praise industry-wide -- is now console-bound, coming to all three platforms in PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch in early 2020.
In case you missed it, Predator: Hunting Grounds featured as part of Sony's PlayStation State of PlayNintendo Direct-borrowed format, and appears to essentially be an Evolve formula game. Hopefully they can avoid the over-the-top buy-in and pay-to-win models that plagued that release, which honestly should still be a fully-functioning and churning franchise for both 2K and Turtle Rock, but the powers that be dropped all of us in da meat grinder... as expendable assets. And then asked us to grow up.
With the latest Hearthstone expansion closing out the Year of the Dragon in style - with a big sky battle involving, yeah, dragons. With the big League of Explorers and League of E.V.I.L. showdown coming to an epic conclusion the new set introduces legendary Galakrond Hero Cards - to add some winged fury to battles.
With the Australian-made sensation set to honk its way onto consoles on December 17. The announcement came overnight as part of Sony's State of Play stream, followed by Microsoft confirming that Untitled Goose Game is coming to Xbox One via Xbox Game Pass.
On Valentine's Day to be exact - February 14, 2020. The ambitious Dreams from Media Molecule has been available in Early Access for a little while, offering players the chance to create their own interactive experiences with seemingly limitless options. So much so that the release date trailer highlights a diverse range of player creations.
With the latest game from the studio behind the Bayonetta series and NieR:Automata displaying the sort fast-paced fluid action that PlatinumGames is known for. Called Babylon's Fall the art style looks great with a dark and minimal painterly look.
With the debut trailer for the Resident Evil 3 remake arriving overnight as part of Sony's State of Play stream, showcasing updated visuals ala Capcom's impressive Resident Evile 2 remake from earlier this year. Originally released for the PlayStation in 1999, players will once again take on the roles of Jill Valentine and Carlos Oliveira.
Out tomorrow via the Epic Games Store we're hours away from the long-awaited release of MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries. The new launch trailer is suitably action-packed, and highlights the excellent art direction and look of what is the first single-player game in the MechWarrior franchise since 2002.
The release of the Capcom Home Arcade is one that differs from the rest of all-in-one retro devices we've seen lately - and not only when it comes to its asking price. The competition-grade and durable arcade sticks and a library of games that you'd need to travel back to 1994 to be able to play make this something of a love-letter to the arcade era.
Which is in reference to Shenmue III playing exactly like a potential Shenmue III might have played if what released in the early 2000s. Designer Yu Suzuki's long-awaited sequel all but ignores every little bit of open-world or 3D game design we've seen in the past decade or so to do things The Shenmue Way.
With the console's version of Minecraft all set to be updated to the Bedrock edition tomorrow, enabling cross-platform play. Which means Minecraft players across Xbox One, Windows 10, Nintendo Switch, iOS, Android, Gear VR, and now PlayStation 4 will be able to build together.
With a new internal studio located across Novato California and Montréal, Québec called Cloud Chamber working on the next game in the BioShock franchise. According to the announcement we'll be waiting a while to hear more as it states the game "will be in development for the next several years".