Kaser Focus: Who stole Grand Theft Auto VI?


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One other weird week of 2022 within the bag. I’m not saying this has been a foul yr, however oof, it’s been the most. What occurred this week? Goodness gracious. A hacker acquired maintain of footage of Rockstar’s in-development recreation and printed it on-line. Logitech is making a Steam Deck competitor. And apparently it’s time to revisit Cyberpunk 2077? Like I stated, weird week.

The GTA VI leak was a doozy by itself, however I used to be a bit disheartened to see how important everybody was of it. In case you wanted to listen to it from me: There’s (in all probability) nothing incorrect with Grand Theft Auto VI, primarily based on the footage. Video games don’t appear like video games till just about launch time. That’s why recreation publishers pay third-party filmmakers to make cinematic trailers for video games in growth. I’d be a hypocrite if I dissed pre-launch speculative criticism, however I don’t need anybody to write down GTA VI off as a result of they noticed a model of it they had been by no means supposed to see.

The opposite stuff that occurred this week feels nearly fluffy and lightweight by comparability. Logitech’s handheld looks like it might need some good guts, and it’ll run Sport Cross and GeForce Now proper out of the field. Additionally, it appears the Cyberpunk Netflix promoting blitz labored, as 1000’s of gamers are both returning to the sport or attempting it for the primary time. I hold listening to that it’s good now, however since my points with the sport weren’t solely with the bugs and glitches, I’m not keen to speculate any extra time in it.

In private information, I’m going to spend the complete weekend taking part in the early entry model of Slime Rancher 2. I’ve been ready for this jiggly, candy-bright sim recreation because it was introduced final yr. I say with no disgrace that I put a whole lot of hours into the unique, and I need to escape to its less complicated world once more. If anybody wants me, I can be vacuuming up comfortable, smiling jelly creatures and harvesting their droppings for money.

What to play this week

What’s new:

  • Return to Monkey Island
  • Slime Rancher 2 (Early Entry)
  • Soulstice
  • Session: Skate Sim
  • Beacon Pines
  • SpiderHeck
  • Serial Cleaners
  • Potion Allow
  • Gundam Evolution
  • The Diofield Chronicle
  • Building Simulator
  • Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythm Pageant

New on subscription companies:

  • Deathloop (Xbox Sport Cross)
  • Hardspace Shipbreaker (Xbox Sport Cross)
  • Deathloop (PlayStation Plus Further/Premium)
  • Murderer’s Creed Origins (PlayStation Plus Further/Premium)
  • Watch Canines 2 (PlayStation Plus Further/Premium)
  • Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 (PlayStation Plus Further/Premium)
  • Spiritfarer: Farewell Version (PlayStation Plus Further/Premium)
  • Chicory: A Colourful Story (PlayStation Plus Further/Premium)
  • Monster Vitality Supercross – The Official Videogame 5 (PlayStation Plus Further/Premium)
  • Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX (PlayStation Plus Further/Premium)
  • Rabbids Invasion: The Interactive TV Present (PlayStation Plus Further/Premium)
  • Rayman Legends (PlayStation Plus Further/Premium)
  • Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Sport (PlayStation Plus Further/Premium)
  • Syphon Filter 2 (PlayStation Premium Classics)
  • The Sly Assortment (PlayStation Premium Classics)
  • Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time (PlayStation Premium Classics)
  • Bentley’s Hackpack (PlayStation Premium Classics)
  • Toy Story 3 (PlayStation Premium Classics)
  • Kingdom of Paradise (PlayStation Premium Classics)
  • Blind Destiny: Edo no Yami (GeForce Now)
  • Stones Keeper (GeForce Now)
  • Complete Battle: Warhammer (GeForce Now)
  • Complete Battle: Warhammer II (GeForce Now)
  • Complete Battle: Warhammer III (GeForce Now)
  • Shovel Knight Dig (Apple Arcade)

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