Here is your round-up of the biggest video gaming news stories from the past seven days, including the anticipated launch of Destiny 2, Bungies online co-operative and competitive sci-fi shooter which is sure to be one of the biggest hits of 2017.
Chicago Tribune publisher Tronc has bought the New York Daily News, ending an era of independent ownership for the tabloid. It marks a shift from the papers previous owner, Mortimer B. Zuckerman, a real estate magnate and influential figure in the city who used the papers combative front pages to pass comment on political figures.
Nintendo and amp;#39;s Mario is giving up plumbing for the cooler things in life. Mario and amp;#39;s profile updated on Nintendo and amp;#39;s Japanese website says his various interests are things like tennis and soccer and that he was a plumber a long time ago. Video gaming site Kotaku rendered this translation of the profile: All around sporty, whether its tennis or baseball, soccer or car racing, he [Mario] does everything cool. As a matter of fact, he also seems to have worked as a plumber a long time ago.
The live action launch trailer for Destiny 2 ahead of the games release on 6 September for PS4 and Xbox One, and on PC on 24 October. The trailer was directed by Kong: Skull Islands Jordan Vogt-Roberts.