The Week That Was: Games (11/01/19)

11th January 2019


Epic Games partners with Ubisoft in the store’s first major partnership

Epic continues to disrupt the games industry by bagging exclusive PC distribution with Ubisoft for The Division 2, releasing March 15th this year! The Division 2 will not be available on Steam and is set to be the first of many Ubisoft titles to be distributed via Epic’s third-party digital store on PC.

Berlin’s Rainbow Arcade is a journey through queer videogame history

Take a journey across all the colours of the gaming rainbow in a celebration of queer gaming history spanning the past 33 years!  Taking place at Berlin’s Schwules Museum, Co-Curator, Jan Schnorrenberg calls the exhibition ‘a love letter to games’. The Rainbow Arcade showcases a culture that is rarely portrayed in this context, revealing a depth of content through fan art, memorabilia, video interviews and playable titles such as: Queers in Love at the End of the World!

Welcome to Stormwind, true believer!

Stan the man’s cameos live on, as his legacy transcends past his death last year in incredible ways. Now, you can find ‘Stanley’ roaming the halls of World of Warcraft’s Stormwind Keep – occasionally exclaiming ‘Excelsior!’ as he goes on his merry way! Apparently there are two more versions of Stan Lee to be found in WoW’s latest patch – get to work, true believers!

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