Latest Gaming News: August 2022

The gaming industry is a multi-billion dollar industry, earning more than $150 billion in 2020, and set to cross $250 billion by 2025. We plan to bring you the latest, most important news of this multi-billion dollar industry every month so that you can stay updated and enthusiastic.

This month’s article discusses:

  • GTA 6 Leaks and Reports
  • August Game Releases
  • Steam Deck’s expansion to more countries

GTA 6 Leaks and Reports

Grand Theft Auto 6, which is the 8th entry in Rockstar Games’ Grand Theft Auto series, will apparently include a female playable character in story mode. Female protagonists have never appeared in the game’s single-player campaigns except the first game; they have only ever been accessible as custom characters in GTA Online.
Dan Houser, a co-founder of Rockstar who has since left the firm, previously said the studio had considered a female lead as early as 2013.

According to a new report, some canceled plans included three cities, but Rockstar has decided to start the game with just one city and gradually add more places through updates.

All the notable game releases in August 2022:

  • South of the Circle (August 3)
  • Two Point Campus (August 9)
  • Arcade Paradise (August 11)
  • Cult of the Lamb (August 11)
  • Rumbleverse (August 11)
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered (August 12)
  • Rollerdrome (August 16)
  • Tribes of Midgard
  • Cursed to Golf (August 18)
  • Madden NFL 23 (August 19)
  • Midnight Fight Express (August 23)
  • Saints Row (August 23)
  • Pac-Man World Re-Pac (August 26)
  • Soul Hackers 2 (August 26)
  • Destroy All Humans! 2: Reprobed (August 30)
  • Immortality (August 30)
  • Inscryption (August 30)
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowabunga Collection (August 30)
  • Phantasy Star Online 2

Valve’s Steam Deck expands to more countries

With the expansion of Steam Deck shipments to some locations, the handheld PC/console hybrid may become even more popular. The company has just announced that bookings are now available through Komodo, a website that also offers Valve’s Index VR gear for PC along with other games and gaming-related products, in Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. Soon, if you access steamdeck.com from one of those areas, you ought to be sent to Komodo’s website. The first batches of the product will ship later this year.

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  • Asgar, co-founder and editor at The Interlude, is currently a med school student and constantly testing the limits of the human spirit.

Asgar Azwad

Asgar, co-founder and editor at The Interlude, is currently a med school student and constantly testing the limits of the human spirit.

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