Hottest Gaming News – Week Ending 10/20/2013
The next-generation draws near and before we all boldly go where no man has gone before we’ve got another awesome week of the Hottest Gaming News!
|Pokemon X/Y||Impressive First Week Sales|
|Kingdom Hearts III||Brand New Trailer Released|
|Watch_Dogs||Launch Delay Announced|
|Assassins Creed IV: Black Flag||Global Launch Dates Confirmed|
Pokemon X & Pokemon Y Break 4 Million Sales In First Week
The latest additions to the record-breaking Pokemon series featured a number of firsts for the franchise and that appears to have paid off. The first 3D handheld Pokemon games, also the first global launch in the history of the franchise, has scooped an impressive 4 million sales in the first week of launch. It’s currently the fastest selling 3DS game in history and is outselling its predecessor, Pokemon Black/White, by 70% at this point.
With almost 250 million global sales the Pokemon franchise is one of the most successful in gaming history and Pokemon X & Y are looking to continue that trend in the build up the to the Christmas holidays. If you’re playing the latest Pokemon titles why not check out our massive list of Pokemon guides?
New Kingdom Hearts III Trailer
Sora and his awesome collection of Disney buddies are back and looking better than ever in this latest trailer for Kingdom Hearts III. The video showcases some of the new in-game battle mechanics, some awesome shiny things, and an epic boss fight against what appears to be a titan from Hercules. Kingdom Hearts has become one of the most beloved RPG franchises in today’s industry and the next installment is looking to set the bar even higher.
Ubisoft Confirm Launch Delay For Watch_Dogs
It’s with a heavy heart that I relay this information from Ubisoft. One of the most highly anticipated titles of the year has suffered a lengthy delay following comments on the official Watch_Dogs website. The game will now be delayed until Spring 2014. The developers said that they wanted Watch_Dogs to be the definition of the leap in next-generation gaming but they felt they couldn’t achieve that without a delay to polish some of the in-game features and mechanics. It’s sure to disappoint the games legions of fans but not as much as a poor product at an earlier launch date.
Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag Global Launch Dates Revealed
While Ubisoft may have disappointed with their announcement regarding the delay of Watch_Dogs, they’re offering something a bit more positive with the announcement of the global launch dates for Assassin’s Creed IV: Blag Flag. The highly anticipated addition to the award-winning franchise will become available on both the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 platforms on October 29th. The next-generation release dates remain unchanged available on all 3 major platforms on November 22nd (assuming the console is released in your region at that time.