Written By: Steve Vegvari
This is your daily video game news recap for Monday, January 15th.
Every Monday-Friday we give you a rundown of all the noteworthy industry news.
Before the animated film arrives, Nintendo will release Detective Pikachu to 3DS systems on March 23rd, 2018 in North America and Europe. Detective Pikachu will also receive Amiibo support and a brand new Pikachu figure.
Nintendo’s Full Announcement
The team behind the beloved indie; Super Meat Boy announced on Twitter that the debut numbers on Switch were staggeringly close to those of the Xbox 360 eight years ago.
Team Meat Twitter Statement
Bungie released an update on their content rolling out in 2018. In an attempt to be transparent with their fans, Bungie broke down the post-launch categories. Players can expect to see changes in the game beginning on January 30th. Game Director – Christopher Barrett also promises that Bungie will be scaling back the Eververse.
Bungie’s Full Update
After a week long speedrunning event, the yearly charity broke its own record by $40’000. On Sunday, January 14th AGDQ announced they hit a total of $2’268’462.96. It was all made possible by thousands of donors from across the world. The proceeds will go to the Prevent Cancer Foundation.
AGDQ Donation Tracker
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