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Kevin Hart Joins Borderlands Movie, Animal Crossing Festival And More

It’s been quite a busy day for video game news, so let’s not waste our time. Today it was revealed that Kevin Hart has been cast in the next Borderlands movie, a new update for Animal Crossing: New Horizons, a new update featuring Festivale, and much more. These are the video game news that you may have missed on January 26, 2021.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Gets a Festivale Update This Week

The latest update for Animal Crossing: New Horizons will be released on January 28 and focuses on Festivale (aka Mardi Gras). Festivale doesn’t start until February 15, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get started with the new update activities this week. This news comes through a Nintendo trailer, which you can see below.

Fall Guys Season 3.5 Will Include 40 New Level Variations And More

Speaking of updates, Fall Guys will be entering season 3.5 soon. The mid-season update will include a new scenario, more than 40 level variations, the Godzilla, Sonic and Game of the Goose costumes (among others), and much more. Developer Mediatonic has done a fantastic job supporting Fall Guys since its release in 2020, and judging from the size of Season 3.5, that support seems to continue.

More than 19 million players have downloaded Star Wars Battlefront II for free from the Epic Games store

Recently, the Epic Games Store gave away Star Wars Battlefront II to all players for free. The EA Star Wars Twitter account has since announced that more than 19 million players downloaded Battlefront II as part of the promotion. So many players downloaded it through EGS that the game suffered server problems due to the capacity of users trying to enter. The promo has now ended, so if you missed it, you’re out of luck.

Here’s a look at the modes and features of Ghosts’ n Goblins Resurrection

Today, Nintendo and Capcom have released a new trailer for Ghosts’ n Goblins Resurrection, focusing on the weapons, modes and features of the game. The game will include various difficulty levels, new missile and magic weapons, and a trial mode. Ghosts’ n Goblins Resurrection is a reboot of the Capcom series, with a healthy mix of old and new features. Check out the trailer below.

Kevin Hart in the Borderlands movie cast

Actor and comedian Kevin Hart has been hired to star in the upcoming Eli Roth-directed film Borderlands. Hart will play Roland in the film, an « ex-soldier turned mercenary. » As part of a press release (relayed by IGN), Roth said: « I am delighted to be working with Kevin. Borderlands is a different role for him, and we are delighted to thrill audiences with a side of Kevin they have never seen before. It’s going to be an amazing Roland. « 

The film is still in development and has no release date at this time.