In Case You Missed it #6

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Yes it was the Game awards last night, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have anything else to talk about this week. Resident Evil Remakes, Forza Battle Royale and more Epic lawsuits this week, check out all the news below.

The Elder Scrolls: Legends development halted

Over the weekend, Bethesda announced on Reddit that it is ceasing development on The Elder Scrolls: Legends, with future updates put on hold, with this marking the end of expansions that Bethesda has been developing and releasing. Full Article

Epic sues Dancing Pumpkin Man over cease-and-desist

Following a cease-and-desist order, Epic Games have countered with a lawsuit that aims to seek a pre-emptive ruling that the company did not infringe upon Geiler’s copyright or trademark. The suit refutes Geiler’s claims, stating that characters with pumpkin heads are a common theme in Halloween-related works, that he only made the suit from a pre-existing decoration, and that the outfit he wore in his video isn’t ‘substantially similar’ to the one used in Fortnite. Full Article

Resident Evil 3 Remake heading to PC in April 2020

We knew it was coming, but it’s nice to have confirmation. Resident Evil 3 is getting a remake, and it’s scheduled for an April the 3rd, 2020 release. Capcom announced yesterday that the third main game in the series is being remade with a new camera, new controls, and updated visuals. Full Article

Forza Horizon 4 is next to get a battle royale mode

The Eliminator will see up to 72 players join a game to battle it out to be the last car standing, or rolling. Players start off in low-level cars, such as Mini Coopers, before earning upgrades to get better and faster cars via eliminating opponents in head-to-head races. As is the custom in battle royales, the arena walls will shrink over the course of the game, making the action tenser and pushing players together as they fight for supremacy. Or drive for supremacy, anyway. Full Article

The Game Awards 2019 winners roundup

The Game Awards 2019 took place in the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, USA. Presented by Geoff Keighley, The Game Awards celebrates gaming every year, with trailers, awards, and sometimes even walking shaving devices. We saw the nominations announced a couple of weeks ago in November, but now we have the full list of winners. Full Article