A canceled Sonic and Harry Potter game, an update for fans of The World Ends With You, an offline Mayhem Dealer server, and Japan’s first e-sports school.
New Year’s Eve is here, and as an early gift, we have some news stories to share. Two of the top stories right now are about canceled games: a Harry Potter MMORPG and a Sonic the Hedgehog mobile game. We also have good news for The World Ends With You Fans and bad news for Agents of Mayhem fans – if there’s any news. Finally, we learned about Japan’s first real-life e-sports high school. Here are all the biggest stories from Thursday, December 23, 2021.
NEO: The World Ends For You A Sequel Could Happen If Fans Say Their “Passion”
We may not have seen the end of the popular RPG series The World Ends With You. Producer Tomohiko Hirano told Nintendo Life that the future of the series has yet to be decided. “Honestly, nothing has been decided about the sequel,” Hirano said. “However, as a game based on an actual city, there are still a lot of areas that we still haven’t been able to include in the game, so part of me wanted to realize that in a way. passion. We’re in love with the game, our company might decide to let us make a sequel!” According to Square Enix President Yosuke Matsuda, Neo: The World Ends With You underperformed, but what if Given enough passion from the fanbase, it might get a second chance.
Agents of Mayhem’s server went offline “a while ago” and no one noticed
The Saints Row 2017 spinoff is officially offline, and it looks like it happened a little while ago. A ResetEra user spotted a reply on a tweet from the official Saints Row account from late October has revealed – officially and for the first time – that Mayhem’s Agent servers will go offline forever. Fortunately, this doesn’t affect co-op, but the contracts are gone, which also means some titles are no longer earnable. Sorry Mayhem player agent!
Canceled Harry Potter MMO will have prizes in the mail for players
New details have surfaced about a canceled Harry Potter MMO once in development at EA Games. IIn an interview with Twitch streamer The Real Brandalorian, EA’s former director of product marketing Kim Slazer revealed that the recommended Harry Potter game will mail the actual prize to the player. EA eventually ended development after deciding that Harry Potter didn’t have much long-term potential. Professor.
In other canceled game news, UK mobile developer Nitrome recently revealed the pitch for the Sonic the Hedgehog game. that was ultimately denied by Sega. Nitrome shared a clip of the demo on Twitter today, showing off vertical platforming gameplay inspired by classy 2D Sonic games. The mechanics seen here were later used in Super Leap Day, another Nitrome mobile title.
Japan is about to open its first e-sports high school
Esports Koutou Gakuin, or Esports High School, is Japan’s first real-life video game high school. The facility, staffed by professional eSports players and managers, will teach the standard high school curriculum as well as courses in gaming, commentary, streaming, and content creation. Tours of the open campus begin in January and the school is expected to begin courses in April.
With Hailee Steinfeld starring, it was inevitable
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