In The News
Wonder what games have sold the best on Steam so far this year? Platinum sellers include PUBG, Rocket League and Jurassic World Evolution.
Bethesda’s Todd Howard had this to say about Fallout 76 when speaking with GI.biz’s Haydn Taylor: “‘Anyone who has ever said ‘this is the future and this part of gaming is dead’ has been proven wrong every single time. We like to try it all. For a long time…’”
Additionally, the “Country Roads” cover is being released today and all proceeds go toward charity.
We Happy Few will be released in Australia after Compulsion Games’ appeal to the Review Board was accepted, Game Informer’s Brian Shea reports.
F-Bomb Josef Fares “has confirmed he will continue his partnership with Electronic Arts,” GI.biz’s James Batchelor reports. “During the discussion, Fares praised how good EA has been to collaborate with in the past.”
Pokemon Quest “has amassed $3 million in revenue during its first week on mobile,” Chris Kerr at Gamasutra writes. “An estimated 56 percent of that revenue was pulled in through the iOS App Store.”
Congratulations to Funcom on Conan Exiles selling over 1.4 million units.
Nintendo President Shuntaro Furukawa “has won approval across the board” at the company, CNET’s Sean Keane reports. “Furukawa, who assumed office that day, won 96.51 percent approval from shareholders.”
Miscellaneous Esports News:
ESL and SNIPES are coming together for an esports apparel line, TEO’s Graham Ashton reports. “SNIPES will receive presenting rights to the Players Lounges, and on-the-ground proprietary shop presence at gamescom. A co-branded collection will be unveiled at gamescom, to be made available at SNIPES stores.”
GameStop is sponsoring OP Live Dallas, TEO’s Trent Murray writes. “The gaming festival is produced by eGency Global in partnership with SMU Guildhall, a graduate program for video game design.”
Hearthstone is up with a new article on “Upcoming Minion Type Adjustments.”
Happy Wednesday birthday Timothy John “Tims” Randrup and Gabriel “HeRoMaRinE” Segat and Thursday birthday Philip “paschy90” Paschmeyer!