Greetings, Shacknews! It's been a fun-filled week here and now we're rounding it out with a fresh round of news, memes, and entertainment. It's the Friday edition of Evening Reading.
In case you missed it at Shacknews:
- Immortals of Aveum developer Ascendant Studios lays off nearly half of staff
- Star Wars Jedi director Stig Asmussen is leaving Respawn & EA
- Unity closes two offices after receiving death threats [UPDATED]
- GitHub cofounder Chris Wanstrath teases new game development engine
- Digital Eclipse announces remaster of the first Wizardry game
- Shack Chat: Who is your Day One Mortal Kombat 1 main/Kameo kombo?
And, because it's the weekend, go find yourself something to play!
- Weekend Console Download Deals for Sept. 15: Get the full FF7 Remake saga
- Weekend PC Download Deals for Sept. 15: Steam's 20th Anniversary
Around the gaming horn
Here's the latest look at Hot Wheels Unleashed 2: Turbocharged. Don't sleep on this one in the vast sea of October releases.
Pre-order is now available on iOS!— Warcraft Rumble (@WarcraftRumble) September 15, 2023
Pre-register for #WarcraftRumble to unlock these rewards at launch:
? Mecha Kobold
? Mecha Tower
Claim yours: https://t.co/VmreG4JQj9 pic.twitter.com/UB4KcgwWJL
Blizzard's upcoming Warcraft Rumble is now open for pre-orders across mobile devices.
Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Realms of Ruin has a fresh new trailer for anybody who wants to give it a look before its November release.
And finally, take a look at what Genshin Impact has lined up for the 4.1 update.
And now... Other Stuff From The Internet!!!
Starfield: Week 1
Once again, pot proves to be the solution.
Beware of cutscenes. Again.
Starfield just glitched out so badly it split the screen in half lmfao— Synth Potato (Ameer) ? (@SynthPotato) September 15, 2023
Pausing/unpausing quickly fixed it but I wonder what caused this pic.twitter.com/UTN7YZoklw
This isn't what anybody had in mind when they asked for split screen.
Always watch your 9 and your 3.
In fairness, she looked kinda sus.
Clouds on Segways
??? ?? ?? ? pic.twitter.com/RuWxEaSllj— ???????? (@DDB_000) September 15, 2023
Man, forget the Chocobos. Can we get a racing mini-game with Segways?
Nothing but the Hotfix
The Games Done Quick crew, specifically First Step hosts JHhobz and Keizaron, pick up Moving Day 2 and learns how to F.A.R.T.
GDQ's Hotfix shows air every week and you can catch them all at the Games Done Quick Twitch account.
Under the learning tree with Masahiro Sakurai
Masahiro Sakurai started a YouTube channel! Let's learn from his decades of experience together by looking at one of his latest videos. This week, Sakurai discusses the importance of larger UI elements.
This week in Shaqnews
Big thanks to @SHAQ for his continued support for law enforcement and spending time with his old police department. It was great to see him back in our uniform!— LA Port Police (@LAPortPolice) September 14, 2023
More clips to come… pic.twitter.com/fHpAmavKki
There's still time before the season, so here's Shaq taking time to cosplay as a cop.
IT'S STILL REAL TO ME, DAMMIT!
Can't say I expected this tonight.
Tonight in video game music
We're ringing in this Friday night with the Super Soul Bros. and the 7th Street Big Band.
That's it for the third Friday Evening Reading for the month of September! Be sure to keep the spirit of the classic Evening Reading alive by jumping into the comments about whatever you see here or whatever randomness you'd like to discuss. Join the conversation and dive into the Shacknews Chatty comment thread below. If you want to go new school and find different ways to leave your feedback or talk about whatever, join us in the Official Shacknews Community Discord. I'll see you all next week!