DUNE TALK: ‘Flight Simulator’ and ‘Dune: Awakening’ Video Game News

Last weekend’s video game shows have brought some exciting updates for fans, with announcement of the Microsoft Flight Simulator – Dune Expansion and a development update for Dune: Awakening. We break down this news on Dune Talk, and also address a frequent question regarding the lack of IMAX aspect ratio in the first movie’s Blu-ray releases. Plus, can Garin, Johnny, Marcus, and Simon resist that adorable Muad’dib plush?

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Dune Talk: Episode 48 – Ornithopter Simulator

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Show Notes

Key Dune news stories covered on this show:

  1. Dune: Part One is expected to get a new 4K UHD steelbook release “soon”, as reported by TheDiscFather on Twitter. There’s no indication that this version will have additional content.
  1. At last week’s Xbox Games Showcase, the Microsoft Flight Simulator – Dune Expansion was announced. Players will be climb into the cockpit of the House Atreides ornithopter and fly over Arrakis.
  1. During the PC Gaming Show, the Funcom team shared a development update on Dune: Awakening, their upcoming open-world survival MMO game, with more gameplay footage and concept art.
  1. Youtooz announces new Dune movie collectibles, including a 9″ Dune Desert Mouse Plush.

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Special thanks goes out to Ashton GIeckman for music and Sheldon Lee for voice overs.