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Biggest video game news of the week (December 18)


You might think that a week ending Christmas Eve wouldn’t really be filled with video game news, well, you’d be a little right. Along with all of those gearing up for Christmas Day and all the big launches already in the market, the focus has been on Spider-Man: No Way Home and The Matrix: Resurrections. However, there was still some big news on the game as we head into the final week of the year. Modders come to save Final Fantasy 7 Remake from car chases in Cyberpunk 2077 – here are all of the biggest stories from the past seven days.

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Cloud Strife at the Honeybee Inn in the Final Fantasy 7 remake

Fixed Final Fantasy 7 remake and free upgrade

FF7 Remake got its long-awaited PC port earlier this month. After giving it a whirl, many of those waiting for it probably wished it had been in the works a bit longer. The wearing is less than polished, and that’s where modders come in. The modding community has already fixed the FF7 Remake issues, but also added a mod that puts Cloud in his Honeybee Inn robe for the entire game. for good measure. As for those of you who play on PS4, if you downloaded the game for free through PS Plus, you can now upgrade to the PS5 version for free.


A new Ghostbusters game is coming

ghost hunters

Ghostbusters has had a lot of reboots on the big screen in recent years, but not so many in the gaming world. While the series is perhaps more associated with the movies, Ghostbusters also has a rich gaming history – one that has been dormant for a decade at this point. According to Ghostbusters actor Ernie Hudson, that will change soon. Hudson says a brand new Ghostbusters game is in the works right now. He’s just been asked to record vocal lines for this, so it might be some time before the game is officially confirmed.

Uncharted movie gets new trailer

It’s amazing the difference a trailer can make. The first Uncharted movie trailer met a collective “meh” when it launched earlier this year. Fast forward to this week and the second seems to have people excited about the film’s arrival in 2022. This will happen when you show people fighting on pirate ships, hanging from helicopters, and giving them a kick. eye to Mark Wahlberg with a soft mustache. The jury will be out until Uncharted fans see it all, of course, but this week is seen as a victory for everyone involved.

Cyberpunk, Sonic and Elden Ring should all have car chases

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via Sega / Tesla

Cyberpunk has been on the market for over a year now and is understandably in much better shape than last Christmas. However, his players are still not entirely satisfied, wondering why Night City is entirely devoid of car chases. Cyberpunk’s quest director defended the game’s lack of high-speed chases by comparing it to Sonic and Elden Ring. Well, Sonic doesn’t have any cars outside of Team Sonic Racing, which technically has car chases. As for the Elden Ring, while it’s probably safe to assume it doesn’t have any cars, we can’t really be sure until it launches next year. If you can ride The Lands Between in a Bugatti, then Cyberpunk’s quest director will look pretty silly.

Twelve minutes without playing

The most retired and the most accomplished

It’s almost the end of the year, which means everyone has shared their Spotify Wrappeds and the most played Nintendo games of 2021. In addition to that, HowLongToBeat has shared a few other stats on your gaming habits for the year. Resident Evil Village was the most completed game of 2021. It’s not surprising because not only is it pretty awesome, it’s also pretty short. As for the most retired, or in other words, the game that none of us could stick to long enough to reach the end, that unwanted reward goes to 12 minutes. Not great for a game that takes around four hours to play from start to finish.

Nintendo asks you to please, think of the servers

Nintendo Switch Bowser Jr playing on console with Bowser

2021 may have been the first full year for the PS5 and Xbox Series X | S, but it was also another dominant year for the Nintendo Switch. By the same time next year, the console will almost certainly have surpassed 100 million units shipped, a number that will have been built in a major way this holiday season. In anticipation of a wave of new Switch owners, Nintendo has issued a warning advising players to settle in before Christmas Day. The servers will be busy on December 25, which could result in a very slow or unusable switch right out of the box. The only problem is, if you are learning this for the first time right now, it is already too late.

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