Hello everyone! I hope everybody had a great holiday. The Walkthrough is back, but to be honest the news cycle may still be on Christmas break. We don’t have a ton to share today, so we’re just going to smack a few headlines together on one section for you. Good luck on surviving your Monday!
Remember those lawsuits we told you about last week? Well one of those is officially happening. Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces it has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of the securities of CD Projekt S.A. The lawsuit seeks to recover damages for CD Projekt investors under the federal securities laws. More details regarding the lawsuit can be found on Business Wire.
World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) has revealed the “WWE Superstar Gaming Series,” a competition show which will debut on Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET on the free version of the company’s pay TV service, WWE Network, and across WWE social platforms. WWE stars will take part in all-star competitions in Among Us and WWE 2K Battlegrounds against popular streamers including FaZe Adapt , Nicholas “Nick Eh 30” Amyoony, Lele Pons, and rapper Wale. WWE talent taking part in the competitions include Ronda Rousey, The Miz, Liv Morgan, Adam Cole, Tyler Breeze, Shayna Baszler, and Jessamyn Duke. Kinda Funny Games host Greg Miller will serve as a co-host of the competitions, alongside Xavier Woods. James Fudge at The Esports Observer has more.
Sony Pictures Chairman and CEO Tony Vinciquerra has revealed that his studio is currently developing seven TV shows and three movies based on PlayStation games. “We have no specific plan yet,” Vinciquerra said. “But we have a program within the company called One Sony… You’ll be seeing a lot more integration of Sony companies together.” We don’t even know if the currently in development Uncharted movie or The Last of Us TV show are among that count. It’s safe to say we’ll be seeing a lot of gaming/TV/movie crossover in the coming years. Adam Bankhurst at IGN has the full story.
Bloodborne producer Teruyuki Toriyama is leaving Sony International Entertainment (SIE) Japan. In a tweet, he said that he would leave SIE in order to make his own studio. There, he will develop new IP and continue to create new games. Toriyama also helped make the Demon’s Souls remake and Souls Sacrifice.
Imagine a world where Kanye West works with Nintendo to create a game. Now stop imagining, because it came pretty close to happening. Former Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime has revealed that an opportunity once came about to work with rapper, record producer, fashion designer, and entrepreneur Kanye West on a video game. However, it was something that never came to be in the end. You’ll want to read the crazy story of the game that almost was. Brian at NintendoEverything.com has the full story.