In a statement released from controversial game developer CD Projekt Red — the company announced today that Cyberpunk and the Witcher 3 next-generation updates will be postponed until next year.
The colossal gaming failure in Cyberpunk will be released in the first quarter of 2022, while the latter will be released in the second quarter of 2022. A huge disappointment for not only gamers, but a company that seems hell bent on trying to make amends for releasing an admitted “unfinished product” in the form of the mess that was Cyberpunk.
The Polish video game developer stampeded its way to global fame with the success of the Witcher 3. The critically acclaimed title has sold over 30 million copies of the game worldwide. The games which are based upon the book series by Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski, and are not only critically acclaimed but also spawned a successful series which airs on Netflix starring current Superman actor Henry Cavill.
This led to major hype for their next project, the highly anticipated and highly problematic ‘Cyberpunk.’ A game that was not only unfinished and unpolished, but such a mess that it even offered refunds. Whatever the true issue of the problematic game was, the biggest issue was not only the loss of revenue due to its failure, but the company’s sterling name which had become one of the most respected in gaming.
The company promised major fixes to the title for next-gen consoles, although this was met with much doubt, many gamers still trusted the company could right their wrongs with the title. With the latest setback, it seems many gamers will get off the bandwagon here, and the company announcing such troubling news after a very critical 2021 year — it would seem the company is taking another huge loss in form of monetary value and reputation.
We will update here at Coastal House Media with any new news on this topic.
New Hogwarts Legacy Trailer; Pre-Orders Announced, and Deluxe and Collector’s Editions Detailed
Warner Bros. Games today revealed an all-new trailer for Hogwarts Legacy, the upcoming open-world, action role-playing game in development by Avalanche Software, scheduled to launch on Feb. 10, 2023. The “Sebastian Sallow’s Dark Legacy” gameplay trailer showcases some of the darker elements players will encounter, including a closer look at the game’s more dangerous locales, sinister foes and fearsome magical creatures lurking in the shadows. Focusing on one of Hogwarts Legacy’s optional companion questlines with Sebastian Sallow, the trailer also provides a glimpse at the Unforgivable Curses and difficult dilemmas players will face as they learn more about the Sallow family’s mystery and decide whether to engage with or even embrace, the Dark Arts.
Check out the trailer below that was released during Gamescom Opening Night Live!
Published by Warner Bros. Games under the Portkey Games label, Hogwarts Legacy is an immersive, action, open-world role-playing-game set in the 1800’s wizarding world. Beginning as a fifth year, players will embark on a journey through new and familiar locations, explore and discover magical beasts, craft potions, master spell casting, upgrade talents and customize their character to become the witch or wizard they want to be.
Starting August 25 at 4pm BST, Hogwarts Legacy will be available for pre-order on PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One consoles and PC via the PlayStation Store, Microsoft Store, Steam and Epic Games Store. The Nintendo Switch pre-order date will be revealed soon. All players that pre-order will be able to obtain the exclusive Onyx Hippogriff Mount upon completing the relevant quest.
The Hogwarts Legacy Standard Edition will be available for Nintendo Switch™ and PC for £49.99 (SRP), PlayStation®4 and Xbox One for £59.99 (SRP) and for PlayStation®5 and Xbox Series X for £64.99 (SRP).
The Hogwarts Legacy Deluxe Edition will be available for Nintendo Switch™ and PC for £59.99 (SRP), PlayStation®4 and Xbox One for £69.99 (SRP) and for PlayStation®5 and Xbox Series X for £74.99 (SRP). It includes 72 hours Early Access to the game starting on February 7, 2023, as well as the Dark Arts Pack. The Dark Arts Pack provides access to an exclusive wardrobe via the Dark Arts Cosmetic Set, a flying Thestral Mount players can ride, and access to the Dark Arts Battle Arena where players can test their mastery of the Dark Arts against waves of challenging enemies.
The Hogwarts Legacy Digital Deluxe Edition will be available for £74.99 (SRP) across all platforms and includes the Deluxe Edition content as well as the Dark Arts Garrison Hat and cross-gen digital upgrade for PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One consoles.
The Hogwarts Legacy Collector’s Edition will be available for PC for £269.99 (SRP), PlayStation®4 and Xbox One for £274.99 (SRP) and for PlayStation®5 and Xbox Series X for £279.99 (SRP) and includes the Deluxe Edition content, Dark Arts Garrison Hat, as well as a physical Life-Size Floating Ancient Magic Wand with Book Base, Steel Case, and in-game Kelpie Robe.
For fans wanting a first look at the contents of the Hogwarts Legacy Collector’s Edition, Avalanche will be unboxing it on YouTube Below.
For more information on how to pre-order Hogwarts Legacy, visit: www.hogwartslegacy.com
Hogwarts Legacy is scheduled to launch worldwide for PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and PC on Feb. 10, 2023. The Nintendo Switch release date will be confirmed at a later time.
God of War Ragnarök “Father and Son” Cinematic Trailer | Sony
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“Remember this, you are not alone.”
New Elden Ring Gameplay Footage Has Arrived!
The newest title from acclaimed developer FromSoftware has debuted 20 minutes of gameplay for fans!
Gaming as of right now has left me empty. Growing up, I was always looking forward to the biggest titles that will be coming out but now I have lost that energy and have mainly prioritized playing games I missed out on for when I was too young to play them or games I have missed throughout the last decade. The few titles that stood out to me from 2020 were The Last of Us Part II, Hades, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, and Demon Souls. However, if there is one studio I will consistently buy a new release on day one, it is FromSoftware. In the last decade, this Japanese studio has been on a hot streak with games such as Dark Souls III, Bloodborne, and Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice proving to fans that they want to experiment with new worlds and gameplay mechanics while also having that difficult gameplay curve fans of theirs have been accustomed to. My only advice to newcomers is to give their PS4 exclusive, Bloodborne a try and do not give up, however, I digress. Their newest title, Elden Ring, combines both elements of Dark Souls while also being written by Game of Thrones creator George R.R. Martin. Since its announcement trailer in 2019, followed by its second trailer this year, I was gaining more and more excitement from the title while also having some worries/doubts.
Today, the studio has officially revealed its gameplay mechanics and world-building with over 20 minutes worth of new information for fans to sink their teeth into as well as announcements of collectors editions of the game. Judging from the trailer, the game looks like a compilement of everything the studio has built up to: from the world reminiscent of the Dark Souls trilogy to the boss design of Bloodborne and the gameplay ideas taken from Sekiro. Elden Ring not only looks sensational but feels like the first time an open-world game will live up to its potential, making 2017’s Breath of the Wild have some competition. Elden Ring prioritizes freedom and the vast open land of the Lands Between with its very large map alongside its main quest and side missions but also adding in dungeons for players to explore through filled with bosses and treasures to be found within. Elden Ring also displays how summoning will work alongside how PVP and cooperative multiplayer will be used, it cannot be a FromSoftware title without invasions of players ruining your playthrough. Sure, we have only been given 20 minutes worth of gameplay footage but I have a safe chance that Elden Ring will be a homerun from FromSoftware. Personally, I believe it will be the most accessible title from the studio for newcomers of their games while also having that difficulty curve. This is undoubtedly my most anticipated game release of 2022, and I believe that the recent delay from January to late February is perfectly understandable. My fuel for gaming has been rekindled and February 25th, 2022 cannot come soon enough.
Check out the gameplay footage below!
Elden Ring will be released February 25th, 2022 on PS4/5, Xbox Series X/S and PC
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