The Week In Games: Wake Up Samurai, Cyberpunk 2077 Is Almost Here

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After countless delays, literal years of hype and trailers, and a ton of controversy, Cyberpunk 2077 is here. Easily the most anticipated game of the year for a lot of folks, Cyberpunk 2077 featuring Keanu Reeves drops later this week on PS4, Xbox One, PC and Stadia.

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I’ll be sitting out Cyberpunk 2077 for now. I feel like I’ve played way too many open-world games recently and need to finish what I have before jumping into another one. And I’m also going to wait for the next-gen ports of Cyberpunk 2077, because I’m not super hyped and I can wait a few months or more to play a better version.

Beyond Cyberpunk 2077, other stuff is coming out this week too. Not much though. Almost like a bunch of developers and publishers bailed out of this week to avoid something...

Check out the full list below:

Monday, December 7

  • Drawn to Life: Two Realms | Switch, PC
  • Slapshot: Rebound | PC

Tuesday, December 8

  • Monster Sanctuary | PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC, Mac
  • Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 | PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, Switch
  • Destiny 2 | PS5, Xbox Series X
  • Doom Eternal | Switch
  • Swords of Gargantua | PS4
  • Call of the Sea | Xbox Series X, Xbox One, PC
  • Temtem | PS5
  • Lofi Ping Pong | Switch
  • Heroes of Loot | Switch

Wednesday, December 9

  • Do Not Feed The Monkeys | Xbox One
  • I, AI | Xbox One
  • Unto the End | PS4, Xbox One, PC
  • Ghostrunner | Switch

Thursday, December 10

  • Brigandine: The Legend of Runersia | PS4
  • Cyberpunk 2077 | PS4, Xbox One, PC, Stadia
  • PixelJunk Eden 2 | Switch
  • Orwell’s Animal Farm | PC
  • Accidental Queens Collection | Switch
  • Evolution Board Game | Switch
  • Tanuki Justice | Switch
  • OctaFight | Switch
  • Alt-Frequencies | Switch

Friday, December 11

  • Panzer Dragoon Remake | Xbox One
  • Alba: A Wildlife Adventure | PC
  • Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond | VR
  • My Hidden Things | Xbox One
  • SiNKR 2 | Xbox One
  • Cybercrush 2069 | PC
    Warplanes: WW1 Sky Aces | Switch
  • Autumn’s Journey | Switch
  • Splashy Cube | Switch
  • Persian Nights 2: The Moonlight Veil | Switch

Note: Nearly all PS4 and Xbox One games will work on the next-gen counterparts, so unless a game has an enhanced or separate next-gen release I won’t be listing PS5 and Xbox Series X/S.

Kotaku Weekend Editor | Zack Zwiezen is a writer living in Kansas. He has written for GameCritics, USgamer, Kill Screen & Entertainment Fuse.

DISCUSSION

weaselsareus
WeaselsareUs

Cyberpunk is my saving grace this week. I’m sitting here with a copy of Demon Souls (PS5) and nothing to spin it in. It’s my birthday and I would love to play the game but it looks like I’ll be dusting off the PS4 and playing Cyberpunk for the next few months. Sony can suck it with their new fangled console, it sounds like it’s not worth the money anyway.