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Crackdown 3 Delayed

Crackdown 3 has once again been delayed, this time to early 2018. For those who don’t know, Crackdown is an open world, third-person shooter, published by Microsoft that boasts having a completely destructible environment.

Planet of the Apes Game Announced

Produced in part by Andy Serkis’s (motion actor for Caesar, Gollum, King Kong) Imaginarium Studios, Planet of the Apes: The Last Frontier takes place after War for the Planet of the Apes. The game will let players take the perspective of both humans and apes in a cinematic-focused journey that is meant to focus on immersion. What gameplay will look like is unclear, but more will be announced as we near the game’s release.

Gamescom is Next Week

Next week Gamescom kicks off and runs from the 22nd to the 26th. I’ll be sending out info dumps similar to how I covered E3, let me know if you don’t want to receive these, otherwise get ready for some lengthy e-mails! Big announcements are expected industry-wide.

Blizzard Reverses Battlenet Name Change

About a month after changing the name of its online service from Battle.net to the Blizzard app, Blizzard has reversed this decision and decided to go with Blizzard Battle Net. They cited that it was a misstep to move away from a name with so much history. In other news, Destiny 2 officially has a slot on the Blizzard Battle Net app, and it appears that non Blizzard games will  have their own row in the app’s UI.