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The Biggest Gaming News For August 30, 2022 – TheGamer

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Sep 18, 2022

The next Assassin’s Creed might be called “Mirage” and Pokemon is teasing a new Smeargle evolution.
It's been another big day of news today, especially for Assassin's Creed fans as new reports from several industry insiders have claimed that the next the game in the series will be titled Mirage and will take players back to the Middle East.
It's been a fun day for Pokemon fans as well, as the official Pokemon Twitter account has been teasing either a new variant or evolution for Smeargle, while Cyberpunk 2077 fans were treated to a surprise release date announcement for Cyberpunk: Edgerunners. For more details, simply read on.
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It's been a while since we've had a new Assassin's Creed game (a while for Assassin's Creed standards anyway), but that may come to an end soon. New reports suggest that the next game in the series will be called Assassin's Creed Mirage and will launch in Spring 2023. The game will allegedly scale back some of the RPG elements from Valhalla and Origins and follows a young thief called Basim living in Baghdad before he meets The Hidden Ones.
Now that we're quickly approaching the release of Pokemon Scarlet & Violet, the game's official Twitter account has been introducing fans to several new 'mons from the game. Today, the account is now teasing the reveal of either a regional variant or evolution of Smeargle, posting images of colorful trees and rocks and claiming they were painted by a mysterious new Pokemon called Grafaifai.
Netflix has announced the premiere date for its high-octane anime Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, a show based on a story by developers CD Projekt Red. Edgerunners will feature ten episodes, all of which will drop next month on September 13. To celebrate, Netflix also released a new trailer full of blood, gore, explosions, and pretty much everything else that makes Edgerunners a show you definitely shouldn't watch with your mother.
The Callisto Protocol has been garnering attention due to a couple of incredibly brutal death scenes shown off in its gameplay trailers. Well, the developers seem to enjoy rewarding players with horrific violence, as it was revealed by developer Mark James that the game will feature an achievement/trophy for watching every way protagonist Jacob Lee can be pulverized. Hope all you achievement hunters out there aren't squeamish.
Finally, we have a bit of positive news from Fortnite as the superhero Dreamer from TV series Supergirl is coming to the game as its first transgender character. Dreamer will be added to the game as part of a larger set, but it''s currently unknown as to when she'll drop. Seeing as the game's first trans character is a pretty big deal for inclusivity, it's likely she'll be available to purchase during Fortnite's annual LGBTQ+ event.
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Joshua Robertson is a News Writer for TheGamer, based in Barnsley, England. When not playing or writing about Pokemon, Yakuza, or Fallout, he can usually be found spending too much time on Twitter @JoshRobertson97.

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