Happy Wednesday gamers! After a few hectic weeks, things start to slow down a bit, but that doesn’t mean your collection isn’t filled with fun and interesting stories. For example, the CEO of Embracer – the company that owns Saints Row – isn’t thrilled with the reception of the most recent game and wishes it had gone better.
Other stories in today’s round-up include an industry insider breaking the hearts of Bloodborne fans and we’re in a bit of a round-up concept as developers release early builds of some of the biggest games out there. have shared in response to the recent GTA 6 leaks. If you want to know more, just read on.
Embracer CEO “hoped for a better reception” at Saints Row
Lars Wingefors, CEO of Embracer, isn’t too happy about the Saints Row launch, hoping for “greater reception” from the much-maligned reboot. Speaking to investors, Wingefors states that he is disappointed with the “polarized view” of the game, but assures them that there will be a profit on the title. He also notes that Saints Row will receive even more bug fixes in the future, as well as additional content for those who actually stuck.
Developers Share Early Builds of Their Games After GTA 6 Leak
The massive GTA 6 leaks from a few days ago have sparked a wide discussion about video game development on social media. Developers are very keen to remind people who spread misinformation that graphics aren’t the first things a studio works on, as several high-profile developers behind titles like Control, Cult of the Lamb, Sea of Thieves, Immortality, the Dead Space remake, and many more have shared early versions of their titles to prove their point.
Bloodborne PC Port Reportedly “Taking Some Time” As FromSoft Is Working On Elden Ring
It’s bad news for Bloodborne fans, because while many would like FromSoftware to finally release a PC port for Bloodborne, it’s going to be a while, even if one is planned. According to GamesBeat reporter and industry insider Jeff Grubb, a PC port for Bloodborne would “take some time,” as he believes FromSoftware is currently focused on Elden Ring.
Atlus has “no plans” to announce a new persona at its upcoming anniversary concert
It’s bad news for Persona fans, too, because despite many hoping a new game would be announced next month at the game’s 25th anniversary concert, Atlus has put a stop to the excitement. The company recently posted a new message on its official website detailing the concert itself, but also stated that it has “no plans” to announce new games during the event.
House Of The Dragon attracts an average of almost 30 million viewers per episode
We’ve got some TV news to top it off, because people can’t get enough of HBO’s new hit House of the Dragon, as the show manages to pull in nearly 30 million viewers per episode. That number includes everyone watching while each episode airs, as well as those watching later on HBO Max. This follows news that the show’s debut episode was actually HBO’s most-watched premiere ever, as the Game of Thrones prequel will restore the franchise to its former glory.
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