This is the GameSentral Rewind, a daily recap of the top gaming headlines.
PlayStation Plus free games for December revealed
Sony has revealed December’s lineup of free games for PlayStation 4 subscribers, including two cross buy titles for PS4 and PS Vita members.
PS Plus members on PS4 can download Spearhead Games’ action-RPG Stories: The Path of Destinies and Klei Entertainment’s turn-based strategy game Invisible Inc. In Stories, players make decisions as Reynardo, the last defense against a threat destined to take over his home realm. The game’s designed to be played over and over, allowing you to discover new wrinkles in the hero’s story as they level up and improve Reynardo’s arsenal.
PS Plus members on PS3 can download 3D space shoot ‘em up Hyper Void, which features 29 levels, and Tiny Troopers Joint Ops, which combines the shooter campaigns of the first and second Tiny Troopers games with a zombie survival mode, with cross-buy support for PS4 and PS Vita.
Vita subscribers can get platformer Color Guardians (which also has PS4 cross-buy support), and puzzle platformer VVVVVVV.
Nintendo Switch private hands-on event scheduled for Jan. 13
Nintendo has issued invitations to a private hands-on event on Jan. 13 in New York for its upcoming Switch console.
According to Nintendo, the event will “further emphasize some of the details that Nintendo plans to announce the prior evening during its Nintendo Switch presentation in Tokyo.”
The console is set to launch sometime in March.
The Last Guardian director promises unmissable ending in letter to fans
In a letter to fans, The Last Guardian director Fumito Ueda promises an ending you “won’t want to miss.”
“Just as Ico and Shadow of the Colossus are truly unique games, so too is The Last Guardian an experience unlike any other.
“As you play, take the time to stop and enjoy the scenery as you follow these unlikely companions on their journey. And you definitely won’t want to miss the ending.”
-Fumito Ueda, The Last Guardian director
There will be a special edition of the GameSentral Rewind out tomorrow covering the 2016 Game Awards, and on Saturday covering PlayStation Experience 2016.