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Despite developers having to work around quarantine restrictions, World of Warcraft’s Shadowlands expansion is still planned for release this autumn. During today’s game update stream Blizzard announced the eighth expansion to the long-running MMO moves from alpha to beta next week.
Ryosuke Yoshida, who most recently did game design for Devil May Cry 5 and lead combat design for Monster Hunter XX, has announced he is leaving Capcom for China’s NetEase Games Sakura Studio, where he’ll work as a Senior Game Designer on next-gen games. Yoshida joined Capcom in 2009.
Originally scheduled for release August 28, the completely rebuilt Mafia: Definitive Edition will now arrive on September 25 in order to further polish the yadda yadda whatever. A gameplay reveal is scheduled for July 22, to show everyone what they’re waiting a month longer for.
The bad news is the release of THQ Nordic’s revitalisation of bad baseball man’s RPG Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning has slipped from August 18 to September 8. The good news? There’s an expansion called Fatesworn coming out for the game in 2021. Click 'Read more' for a trailer.