That was … calendar week 39/2021

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This week, of course, the Tokyo Game Show 2021 was the predominant theme. Otherwise, there were still some rumors to talk about. In particular, we also have two new reviews, a test report, the new releases and the Sunday question for you. Don’t miss out – read the weekly review!

the Tokyo Game Show 2021 mainly offered numerous live streams due to pandemic reasons. Nevertheless, a detailed program could be seen on four days. But there was also exciting information about various games outside the fair. Below is the list of the most exciting content, which we have arranged alphabetically.

  • The Story of a Juggler (PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series, PC) (Launch trailer)
  • Alan Wake Remastered (PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series, PC) (Game Play)
  • Astria Ascending (PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series, PC) (Launch trailer)
  • Atelier Sophie 2: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Dream (PS4, Switch, PC) (Announcement)
  • Blue Reflection: Second Light (PS4, Switch, PC) (Trailer)
  • Chocobo GP (Switch) (Game Play)
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Hinokami Chronicles (PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series, PC) (Trailer, Play Report #4)
  • Dungeon Encounters (PS4, Switch, PC) (Announcement)
  • Earth Defense Force 6 (PS4, PS5) (Trailer, game)
  • Echoes of Mana (mobile) (Trailer)
  • Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising (PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series, PC) (Trailer and Gameplay)
  • Final Fantasy VII: The First Soldier (Mobile) (Trailer)
  • Final Fantasy XVI (PS5) (Character development and state of play)
  • In Sound Mind (PS5, Xbox Series, PC) (Launch trailer)
  • Itora (PC) (Trailer)
  • Layers of fear (teaser)
  • Life is Strange: True Colors (PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series, PC) (“Wavelengths” DLC available)
  • Little Witch Nobeta (PS4, Switch, PC) (Trailer)
  • Magicians Dead: Power of the Soul (PS4) (Trailer)
  • Melty Blood: Type Lumina (PS4, Switch, Xbox One, PC) (Sabre, game)
  • Metal Dogs (PS4, Switch, PC) (Console announcement)
  • Metroid Dread (switch) (Gameplay on the OLED switch)
  • Monster Hunter Rise (Switch, PC) (Sunbreak, Steam release and collaborations)
  • Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin (Switch, PC) (fourth update, fifth update)
  • Ninja Issen (switch, PC) (Trailer)
  • No more heroes 1.5 (now in English)
  • Pokémon Legends: Arceus (switch) (Trailer)
  • Pokémon Shining Diamond and Shining Pearl (switch) (Trailer)
  • Premium Gaming (PC) (October Games)
  • Project Zero: Priestess of Black Water (PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series, PC) (Trailer)
  • Record of Lodoss War: Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth (PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series, PC) (Console announcement)
  • Relay (PS4, PS5) (Overview trailer, gameplay video)
  • River City Girls 2 (PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series, PC) (Trailer)
  • River City Saga: Three Kingdoms (PS4, Switch, PC) (Opening film)
  • Scarlet Nexus (PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox One, PC) (Update and DLC)
  • Shikabanegurai no Boukenmeshi (PS4, Switch) (Announcement)
  • Shin Megami Tensei V (switch) (English speech output, demon 117-120, 121-124, 125-128)
  • Sin Chronicle (mobile) (Announcement)
  • Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin (PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series, PC) (Date, demo, trailer and gameplay)
  • The Caligula Effect 2 (PS4, Switch) (Trailer)
  • The King of Fighters XV (PS4, PS5, Xbox Series, PC) (Isla and K’)
  • Touken Ranbu Warriors (switch) (Announcement to the West)
  • Triangle strategy (switch) (Trailer)
  • Xbox Showcase (Resume)
  • Yurukill: The Slander Games (PS4, PS5, Switch, PC) (Announcement to the West)

There was also a lot of cooking in the rumor mill. There is a certain amount of this in data mining Final Fantasy IX Remake popped up. The list also includes speculative titles, but some games have actually been announced since then. So who knows, maybe there’s something in it?

There are also other rumors on Konami. It’s about the revival of the Metal Gear, Castlevania and Silent Hill brands. That would be ambitious and, given the recent past, also daring. In addition to the growing Silent Hill project at Bloober Team, Kojima Productions is also planning a corresponding development, funded by Sony. That would certainly make fans prick up their ears after the Silent Hills story.

Which brings us to the new reviews of JPGAMES. First the Otome Olympia Soirée (Switch) (according to the test report) an elaborate game world and a mature approach. Of course you can also choose a partner. On the other hand, we have a light workout KNOCKOUT HOME Fitness (switch) (to the test report). The entry threshold appears to be low, but you should not expect intensive training.

Before Blue Reflection: Second Light (PS4, Switch, PC) At the beginning of November we were able to play both the prologue and the first chapter. In any case, we’re looking forward to the further story and the dynamic combat system was a lot of fun.

In the New releases in October 2021 shows that the month could be a good (perhaps more expensive) month for collectors. In any case, the list is quite extensive this time.

For today sunday question let’s solve a recurring problem. What do you call your character in a video game?

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