This week has a lot of follow up to the entire situation with Activision/Blizzard, and also a lot of news items that weren’t a part of the official news feed. In addition, this week’s Gaming Flashback is recognized as the first computer game, Spacewar! The news feed includes:

  • Microsoft is watching Activision/Blizzard to ensure ‘the right people’ are in charge when it takes over
  • Witcher 3 director and Cyberpunk 2077 veterans announce new studio and ‘AAA dark fantasy‘ RPG
  • Nintendo Switch Sports online playtest registration now open
  • 3DS and Wii U eShop purchases end in March 2023
  • Focus Home Interactive to acquire Metal Slug Tactics dev Leikir Studio

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