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Catch up on the gaming news with SIFTER's weekly news show. All the biggest news, new releases, and explainers of the biggest video game stories every Sunday. Hosted by Kyle Pauletto. 

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Catch up on the gaming news with SIFTER's weekly news show. All the biggest news, new releases, and explainers of the biggest video game stories every Sunday. Hosted by Kyle Pauletto. 

    From Software's next game almost finished, BLADE RUNNER ENHANCED EDITION refused classification in Australia

    From Software's next game almost finished, BLADE RUNNER ENHANCED EDITION refused classification in Australia

    NEWS THIS WEEK
    ELDEN RING director says next From Software game is nearing completion
    BLADE RUNNER ENHANCED EDITION refused classification in Australia and New Zealand
    BLADE RUNNER ENHANCED EDITION on Steam now includes the better ScummVM release
    STARDEW VALLEY developers says new game will have links to the old fan favourite
    Everything announced during Tuesday’s Nintendo Direct ‘Mini’
    PERSONA 5 Fanzine In Disarray After Lead Organizer Allegedly Embezzles $20,000
    Ron Gilbert won’t share any more about RETURN TO MONKEY ISLAND after art style complaints
    Itch.io website and name UI imitated by crypto scammers
    HALO INFINITE’s campaign co-op beta begins July 11, finally adds mission replay
    Battle royale SPELLBREAK shutting down after Blizzard buys studio

    RELEASE RADAR
    MATCHPOINT: TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP - 7 July 2022 - PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Switch, PC
    MADISON - 8 July 2022 - PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, PC
    KLONOA PHANTASY REVERIE SERIES - 8 July 2022 - PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, PC

    SIFTER is produced by Nicholas Kennedy, Kyle Pauletto, Fiona Bartholomaeus, Daniel Ang & Adam Christou. Mitch Loh is Senior Producer and Gianni Di Giovanni is our Executive Producer.

    Thanks to Omny Studio for their support of SIFTER.

    Join the SIFTER Discord to be part of the conversation

    Support SIFTER's independent gaming journalism by buying us a coffee on KoFi or some merch on the SIFTER STORE

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    • 11 min
    FALL GUYS servers face ultimate knockout on F2P launch, KOTOR 2 Switch remaster can't be finished due to bug

    FALL GUYS servers face ultimate knockout on F2P launch, KOTOR 2 Switch remaster can't be finished due to bug

    NEWS THIS WEEK
    FALL GUYS servers crash for 24 hours on free-to-play launch
    Here’s How To Cheat Your Way Around KOTOR II’s Game-Breaking Crash On Switch
    DIABLO IMMORTAL’s China Release Delayed Following Social Media Silencing
    TONY HAWK'S PRO SKATER 3 + 4 Remakes Were Planned Before Vicarious Visions Was Absorbed Into Blizzard
    Former Sonic Team lead Yuji Naka confirms that Michael Jackson worked on SONIC 3
    Valve update TEAM FORTRESS 2 in reaction to grassroots #saveTF2 campaign 
    Indie cult-favourites Zachtronics closing its doors following the release of LAST CALL BBS
    Nintendo shares XENOBLADE CHRONICLES 3 details in dedicated livestream Direct 
    Youtuber hit with $7.5 million lawsuit from Bungie over copyright controversy
    NO MAN'S SKY out in October on Switch, will be single-player-only "at launch" 

    RELEASE RADAR
    MX VS ATV LEGENDS - June 28 2022- PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
    FOBIA - ST. DINFNA HOTEL - June 28 2022- PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
    THE AMERICAN DREAM - June 30 2022- Meta Quest
    F1 2022 - July 1 2022- PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

    SIFTER is produced by Nicholas Kennedy, Kyle Pauletto, Fiona Bartholomaeus, Daniel Ang & Adam Christou. Mitch Loh is Senior Producer and Gianni Di Giovanni is our Executive Producer.

    Thanks to Omny Studio for their support of SIFTER.

    Join the SIFTER Discord to be part of the conversation

    Support SIFTER's independent gaming journalism by heading to the SIFTER STORE

    Support the show: https://sifter.store

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    • 14 min
    STARFIELD details finally revealed, FINAL FANTASY VII REBIRTH is the next remake game, DRAGON'S DOGMA 2 is in development

    STARFIELD details finally revealed, FINAL FANTASY VII REBIRTH is the next remake game, DRAGON'S DOGMA 2 is in development

    NEWS THIS WEEK
    STARFIELD trailer teases over 1,000 explorable planets, flyable ships, and more
    HOLLOW KNIGHT: SILKSONG Gets New Gameplay, On Game Pass Day One
    ‘OVERWATCH 2’ to go free to play, with three to four new heroes per year
    All Of The Xbox + Bethesda Showcase 2022 Announcements
    Capcom has officially announced DRAGON’S DOGMA 2
    FINAL FANTASY VII Remake part 2, Rebirth, coming ‘next winter’
    Wholesome Direct 2022 highlights: Moomin, paper puzzles, shadow jumping

    RELEASE RADAR
    FALL GUYS: ULTIMATE KNOCKOUT - 21 June 2022 - Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch
    SONIC ORIGINS - 23 June 2022 - PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC, Nintendo Switch
    CAPCOM FIGHTING COLLECTION - 24 June 2022 - Xbox One, Playstation 4, Nintendo Switch
    FIRE EMBLEM WARRIORS: THREE HOPES - 24 June 2022 - Nintendo Switch

    SIFTER is produced by Nicholas Kennedy, Kyle Pauletto, Fiona Bartholomaeus, Daniel Ang & Adam Christou. Mitch Loh is Senior Producer and Gianni Di Giovanni is our Executive Producer.

    Thanks to Omny Studio for their support of SIFTER.

    Join the SIFTER Discord to be part of the conversation

    Support SIFTER's independent gaming journalism by heading to the SIFTER STORE

    Support the show: https://sifter.store

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 16 min
    Summer Games Fest & Day of the Devs announcements, Square Enix abandons blockchain investment

    Summer Games Fest & Day of the Devs announcements, Square Enix abandons blockchain investment

    NEWS THIS WEEK
    The biggest announcements from Summer Game Fest Live
    Once Again, A Quiet Indie Games Show Upstages A Bombastic ‘AAA’ Event
    Netflix Geeked Week 2022: Everything Announced
    The Human Toll Of Fallout 76’s Disastrous Launch
    Minecraft Java and Bedrock together in one package for PC gamers
    Everyone Uses The Steam Deck To Play Games That Are Perfect For The Switch
    Tim Sweeney says Fortnite Token cryptocurrency is 'a scam'
    Square Enix president says property sales will be used to “foster solid IP” – not NFTs
    Saudi Arabia invests $1B in Embracer, expanding position in games and media
    Video Game Score category added to the Grammy Awards
    ‘Diablo Immortal’ Ignores Anger, Celebrates 10 Million Downloads
    Five years later, Call of Duty returns to Steam with Modern Warfare 2

    RELEASE RADAR
    NEON WHITE - 16 June 2022 - PC, Nintendo Switch
    REDOUT 2 - 16 June 2022 - PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, PC
    TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: SHREDDERS REVENGE - 16 June 2022 - PC, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch
    STARSHIP TROOPERS: TERRAN COMMAND - 16 June 2022 - PC

    SIFTER is produced by Nicholas Kennedy, Kyle Pauletto, Fiona Bartholomaeus, Daniel Ang & Adam Christou. Mitch Loh is Senior Producer and Gianni Di Giovanni is our Executive Producer.

    Thanks to Omny Studio for their support of SIFTER.

    Join the SIFTER Discord to be part of the conversation

    Support SIFTER's independent gaming journalism by heading to the SIFTER STORE

    Support the show: https://sifter.store

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 21 min
    The biggest Playstation State of Play reveals, Pokémon Scarlet & Violet get a release date, hot professors

    The biggest Playstation State of Play reveals, Pokémon Scarlet & Violet get a release date, hot professors

    NEWS THIS WEEK
    Sony State of Play gives fans a glimpse into the future of Playstation titles
    POKÉMON SCARLET and VIOLET’s hot new professors pose the ultimate decision
    PC Game collectors shocked to discover forgery in the community
    Embracer Group has opened archive to preserve every physical game ever made
    French government set to ban English gaming phrases to preserve language purity
    DRAGON AGE 4 details released
    ANOTHER Guy Has Leaked Classified Military Documents On The SAME TANK GAME'S forums

    RELEASE RADAR
    STAR WARS: KNIGHTS OF THE OLD REPUBLIC II - 8 June 2022 - Nintendo Switch
    MARIO STRIKERS: BATTLE LEAGUE - 10 June 2022 - Nintendo Switch
    THE QUARRY - 10 June 2022 - Playstation 4, Playstation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC

    SIFTER is produced by Nicholas Kennedy, Kyle Pauletto, Fiona Bartholomaeus, Daniel Ang & Adam Christou. Mitch Loh is Senior Producer and Gianni Di Giovanni is our Executive Producer.

    Thanks to Omny Studio for their support of SIFTER.

    Join the SIFTER Discord to be part of the conversation

    Support the show: https://sifter.store

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 12 min
    Raven Software employees vote to unionise, indie game V RISING sells 1 million copies in a week

    Raven Software employees vote to unionise, indie game V RISING sells 1 million copies in a week

    NEWS THIS WEEK
    QA workers at CALL OF DUTY developer Raven Software win historic union vote
    Vampire survival indie game V RISING sells 1 million copies in it's first week of early access
    Ukrainian developers GCS Game World resume development on STALKER 2: HEART OF CHORNOBYL
    Bungie Will Help Sony Make 12 Live Service Games By 2025
    Playstation Has Blamed A Technical Error For Overcharging Upgraded Discounted Playstation Plus Subscribers
    Inclusive pronoun options have been added to THE SIMS 4
    NO MAN'S SKY Leviathan update will trap you in a roguelike time loop
    CALL OF DUTY WARZONE Players Are Farming Kong's Testicles For Easy XP

     

    RELEASE RADAR
    SILT - 1 June 2022 - Playstation 4, Playstation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Switch, PC  
    SOULDIERS - 2 June 2022 - Playstation 4, Playstation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Switch, PC
    CARD SHARK - 2 June 2022 - PC, Nintendo Switch
    DIABLO IMMORTAL- 2 June 2022 - PC, iOS, Android

    SIFTER is produced by Nicholas Kennedy, Kyle Pauletto, Fiona Bartholomaeus, Daniel Ang & Adam Christou. Mitch Loh is Senior Producer and Gianni Di Giovanni is our Executive Producer.

    Thanks to Omny Studio for their support of SIFTER.

    Join the SIFTER Discord to be part of the conversation

    Support the show: https://sifter.store

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 12 min

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