Bayonetta spices up a quiet March week | Kaser Focus

Bayonetta spices up a quiet March week | Kaser Focus

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In case you missed it, GamesBeat’s Resident Evil 4 Remake Review come down now The reason I’m bringing that up today is because it consumed most of my week. It’s a sacrifice I’m willing to make, because I’m looking forward to that game. However, I had my head in the sand for part of the week. I don’t think I missed too much, but if nothing else, I have a new Bayonetta game to play.

Maybe it’s the aforementioned myopia, but I feel like I’ve heard a lot this week about the Microsoft-Activision deal. I’ll be honest, I’m getting a little bored. They’ve entered the haggling phase, and it’s just not fun to watch. I don’t care which Microsoft is doing their song-and-dance for this week — the steps and lyrics are the same. In better news, we have a release date on the long-awaited System Shock remake. Hopefully we can finally play with that.

I don’t even need to tell you what I’ll be playing this weekend — I think the title gives it away. That said, I might as well try the Diablo IV beta (assuming, of course, that it doesn’t crash and that I can wait the queues). Coral Island, which is fast becoming a comfort game, also received a new update which I will probably check out as well, if I have time. There may not be a huge number of games this week, but Bayonetta is more than enough for me.

One last thing: As I was writing this, I heard of the death of actor Lance Reddick. It’s a sad day to lose such a man, who lent his voice (and sometimes likeness) to the likes of Sylens, Commander Zavala and Martin Hatch from Quantum Break. Heck, I hated Quantum Break, but I enjoyed his presence here. He also played a live-action variation of Albert Wesker in the recent Resident Evil Netflix show. His presence was unmatched, and I will miss him.


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What to play this week

What’s new:

  • Bayonetta Origins: Cereza and the Lost Demon
  • WWE 2K23
  • The Dark Pictures: Switchback VR
  • The Wreck

New to subscription services:

  • Valheim (Xbox Game Pass)
  • Sid Meier’s Civilization VI (Xbox Game Pass)
  • Lamentum (Xbox Games with Gold)
  • Disney Dreamlight Valley (GeForce Now)
  • The Legend of Heroes: Trails to Azure (GeForce Now)
  • Faraway 3: Arctic Escape (Prime Gaming)
  • Osmos+ (Apple Arcade)

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