The big topic of the web was how sexist and misogynistic the whole world is against the upcoming Ghostbusters reboot. The real story was that the Ghostbusters reboot doesn’t hold a candle to the amount of hate and dislikes that Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare received, making it one of the most hated videos on all of YouTube with more than 2 million dislikes. But yeah… let’s just keep believing a bunch of misogynists run the internet… because reasons.
On a separate note, it turns out that Facebook censors various topics and trends in order to control what users see in their feeds. Star Trek Online will be making its way ot home consoles this fall, and Blizzard has something very special in store for hackers and cheaters in Overwatch when it launches at the end of May. These stories and more in this May 14th, 2016 edition of the Weekly Recap here at One Angry Gamer.
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Gets Lots Of Hate
Forced to pay for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare in order to get their hands on Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, the newest game in the series has picked up a lot of ire from core fans, even more-so than the trailer for the Ghostbusters flick. The latest Cemu build is out, allowing gamers to play Wii U titles on the emulator with higher resolutions and cleaner textures. Nvidia announced that the GTX 1080 is coming May 27th at the end of the month and it’s a powerful beast with some amazing tech under the hood. And The Witcher 3’s upcoming Blood & Wine DLC expansion is set to go live on May 30th.
Facebook Censors Topics They Don’t Like
Former employees of Facebook have claimed that the managers over the content management would censor or force topics into the trending segments in order to make people care about certain kinds of content. They use what’s call an “injection tool” to control what you see on Facebook. A new game called The Last Leviathan has managed to get Greenlit for Steam, it’s being described as Space Engineers in water. Capcom has taken up the mantle of being pro-diversity. They want to put more women in roles of management while leveraging their sales in China… oh yeah and Street Fighter V only sold 1.4 million copies. Paradox Interactive’s highly anticipated Stellaris has launched and gamers are really into the diplomatic strategy game.
Star Trek Online Is Trekking To Home Consoles
Cryptic Studios has announced that they will be bringing their space frontier MMO, Star Trek Online, to the Xbox One and the PS4 this fall. The first official trailer for Ubisoft and 20th Century Fox’s Assassin’s Creed movie has gone live, and it features the odd musical choice of Kanye West. The official release date for The Banner Saga 2 on home consoles has been revealed as July 26th. Civilization VI has been unveiled by Firaxis and 2K Games, along with the announcement that Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Spirit of Justice is coming to the Nintendo 3DS this September.
Overwatch Cheaters Will Get Permabanned
If you think that you can try to cheat your way to victory in Overwatch, keep in mind that Blizzard will be watching. They will have a zero-tolerance policy for cheaters, resulting in permanent bans. A new 16-bit style RPG called Ruin of the Reckless has landed on Greenlight, you can vote for the game right now if you think it’s your cup of tea. A demo for King of Fighters XIV will be present at this year’s CES 2016. Monster Hunter Generations‘ release date has been set, along with receiving a brand New Nintendo 3DS XL to accompany it. Fear Effect Sedna has also managed to finish up its Kickstarter, and now it’s set to arrive next spring for home consoles and PC. And there are some naughty new mods that have become available for Street Fighter V that are worth checking out, along with a cool homage to Full Metal Alchemist.