LTG Weekly News Roundup – 5/1/15

By Marshall Garvey

Sheesh, it’s May already? Maybe it’s just me, but 2015 seems to be going by exceptionally fast. That feeling is certainly aided by the year in gaming so far, with so many huge titles drawing ever nearer and plenty of huge occurrences thus far. This past week alone has had quite a few major developments, so here’s a few to catch you up:

 

  1. After much speculation, matchmaking is finally coming to Team Fortress 2.
  1. A critical patch for GTA V has been released.
  1. Playtonic Games, the new company comprised of former Rareware figures, unveiled their spiritual successor to Banjo-Kazooie.
  1. Dead Island 2 has been delayed until 2016, if you haven’t had your zombie game fix fulfilled somehow.
  1. Call of Duty: Black Ops III might be coming to Wii U.
  1. Well, looks like we here at Last Token Gaming aren’t the only ones inducting great games into a Hall of Fame.

 

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About

Marshall Garvey is a graduate of UC Davis in history, and a gamer since third grade. He has many favorite games, among them “Batman: Arkham City,” “Zelda: Majora’s Mask,” “Resident Evil 4,” “All-Star Baseball 2001,” “Banjo Kazooie,” “Silent Hill 2,” “The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion,” and “Fallout: New Vegas,” among many others. His other interests include baseball, football, boxing, politics, music, movies, jogging, playing trombone, and writing, and he is a devoted fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Sacramento Kings, Minnesota Twins, and Oakland Athletics. He recently finished two tenures at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library in Yorba Linda, CA, the first being as an intern at the National Archives wing and the second as a staff writer for the Nixon Foundation. Right now, he’s working on two books for the Sacramento Historical Society, one about the history of baseball in the city and the other about the Governor’s Mansion. He is also the creator of his own trading cards franchise, the United States Presidents Baseball Club, which can be visited at: www.presidentsbaseball.com. You can also see his writing about baseball at: www.brushbackpitch.com

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