January Releases

January Game Releases

Outbreak: The New Nightmare Xbox One 01/03/18
ACA NeoGeo King of Monsters Switch 01/04/18
Stikbold! A Dodgeball Adventure Switch 01/04/18
Pic-a-Pix Deluxe Switch 01/04/18
Grand Prix Rock ‘N Racing Switch 01/04/18
Albert and Otto Xbox One 01/10/18
Moorhuhn Knights & Castles Switch 01/11/18
Of Mice and Sand: Revised Switch 01/11/18
Energy Invasion Switch 01/11/18
Draw a Stickman: EPIC 2 Switch 01/11/18
Super Meat Boy Switch 01/11/18
The Escapists 2 Switch 01/11/18
ACA NeoGeo Art of Fighting 2 Switch 01/11/18
Jolt: Super Robot Racer Switch 01/11/18
Furi Switch 01/11/18
Arcade Archives: Crazy Climber Switch 01/11/18
Flying Tigers: Shadows Over China Xbox One 01/12/18
Azkend 2: The World Beneath Switch 01/12/18
Brawl Switch 01/12/18
Gunhouse Switch 01/15/18
Light Tracer PC 01/15/18
Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition PS4/PC 01/16/18
InnerSpace PC/Switch 01/16/18
Energy Balance Switch 01/16/18
Beholder PS4/Xbox One 01/16/18
Anamorphine PS4/PC 01/16/18
Albert and Otto PS4 01/16/18
Nightmare Boy Switch 01/16/18
Full Metal Furies Xbox One/PC 01/18/18
World to the West Switch 01/18/18
Nantucket PC 01/18/18
Vesta PC/Xbox One 01/19/18
Digimon Story: Cybersleuth Hacker’s Memory PS4/PS Vita 01/19/18
Mutant Football League Xbox One/PS4 01/19/18
The Aquatic Adventure of the Last Human Xbox One 01/19/18
Kirby: Battle Royale 3DS 01/19/18
The Vanishing of Ethan Carter Xbox One 01/19/18
Hidden Dragon: Legend PC 01/22/18
ChromaGun Switch 01/22/18
OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes PS4/PC 01/23/18
Lost Sphear Switch/PS4 01/23/18
Total Warhammer II – Rise of the Tomb Kings PC 01/23/18
Shu Switch 01/23/18
Iconoclasts PC/PS4 01/23/18
The Impatient PSVR 01/23/18
ACA NeoGeo World Heroes 2 Switch 01/25/18
Pokemon Crystal 3DS 01/26/18
Railway Empire PC/Linux 01/26/18
Dragon Ball FighterZ PS4/PC 01/26/18
Monster Hunter: World PS4/Xbox One 01/26/18
Railway Empire PS4/Xbox One 01/30/18
Dissidia Final Fantasy NT PS4 01/30/18
Cold Iron PS4/PC 01/30/18
Call of Duty: WWII – The Resistance PS4 01/30/18

Ninja Theory Announces Release Date for Hellblade Senua’s Sacrifice

On Monday, developer Ninja Theory teased us with news that an announcement would be coming today. As it turns out, that announcement was a definitive release date for their upcoming game, Hellblade Senua’s Sacrifice.

Announced back in 2014, Hellblade is an action game that focuses on the journey and mental state of its protagonist, Senua. Senua is a Celtic warrior who suffers from psychosis. Alone, she must embark on a very personal journey through a hellish landscape created by her own psychotic manifestations.

According to Ninja Theory, their goal with Hellblade was to bring the mid-sized game back by creating an independently developed game with AAA polish. Hellblade Senua’s Sacrifice is scheduled for release on August 8th, 2017. You can get the game for $29.99/€29.99/£24.99 on Steam, GOG, and PlayStation 4.

Leaked Screenshots Reveal Plans for Life is Strange Prequel

According to some leaked screenshots, it seems like we could be in store for a Life is Strange prequel in the near future.

The original Life is Strange, developed by Dontnod Entertainment and published by Square Enix, was widely considered a surprise hit in 2015. The game followed the adventures of Max Caulfield, a high school senior who discovers that she has the ability to rewind time. While the original game focused mainly on Max and her relationship with Chloe, it appears that this prequel will instead focus on Chloe and her relationship with Rachel.

The screenshots were found in this gallery that was anonymously uploaded to Imgur. There are nine images altogether, eight screenshots and one piece of branded concept art. You’ll also notice in the screenshots that this is a Chloe who has yet to dye her hair fully blue.

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If you remember, Dontnod took to Twitter no too long ago to celebrate Life is Strange selling over 3 million copies and to announce that they would be working on a second Life is Strange game. However, this prequel is not the game they were talking about. This prequel will actually be in the hands of the Denver studio, Deck Nine Games.

Previously known as Idol Minds, this development studio is best known for making games like Cool Boarders 3, Rally Cross 2, and Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal. Two days ago, the team announced that they will be rebranding as Deck Nine to signify their shift toward more narrative-focused games.

Dontnod Entertainment Announces A New Life is Strange Game

If you liked the 2015 surprise hit, Life is Strange, then I have some good news for you.

Today, the developers at Dontnod Entertainment took some time off from working on their upcoming game Vampyr to acknowledge and celebrate Life is Strange selling over 3 million copies. In the tweet below, the devs express their appreciation for their many fans. However, it’s the end of the video that’s interesting.

Near the end of the video, the devs mention that there will be a Life is Strange 2. They also revealed that the new game has been in development since the original game received a boxed version – which happened last year. Unfortunately, they never mentioned a release date for Life is Strange 2.

It’s hard to believe that the next game in the series would be a continuation of the first game since the ending seemed to be pretty conclusive. In fact, it wouldn’t be surprising at all if Life is Strange 2 featured an entirely new cast of characters.

What do you think? Would you be down for a brand new adventure in the Life is Strange Universe, but with different characters?

May Releases

Game Releases

The Caligula Effect PS Vita 05/02/17
TumbleSeed Switch/PS4 05/02/17
Portal Knights PS4/Xbox One 05/02/17
Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series PS4/Xbox One 05/02/17
Gnog PS4 05/02/17
Nier: Automata 3C3C1D119440927 DLC PS4/PC 05/02/17
Super Rude Bear Resurrection PS4 05/02/17
ACA NeoGeo Last Resort PS4 05/02/17
Nioh – Dragon of the North DLC PS4 05/02/17
The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky PC 05/03/17
Planetbase Xbox One 05/03/17
Triple Breakout Wii U/3DS 05/04/17
Galactic Civilizations III: Crusade PC 05/04/17
Blackwood Crossing Xbox One/PC 04/04/17
Dawn of Andromeda PC 05/04/17
FlatOut 4: Total Insanity PS4/Xbox One 05/05/17
World to the West PS4/Xbox One 05/05/17
Super Rude Bear: Resurrection PC/Linux 05/05/17
AFL Evolution PS4 05/05/17
Prey PS4/PC 05/05/17
Dreamfall Chapters PS4/Xbox One 05/05/17
Save the Ninja Clan Xbox One 05/05/17
Last Stitch Goodnight PS4/PC 05/09/17
Revenant Saga PS4/PS3 05/09/17
Harvest Moon: Save the Homeland PS4 05/09/17
Resident Evil Code: Veronica X PS4 05/09/17
Blade & Bones PS4 05/09/17
Birthdays the Beginning PS4/PC 05/09/17
NBA Playgrounds Switch/PS4 05/09/17
Strafe PS4/PC 05/09/17
Elliot Quest PS4 05/09/17
Forza Horizon 3 – Hot Wheels PC/Xbox One 05/09/17
Lethal League PS4 05/09/17
LocoRoco Remastered PS4 05/09/17
Moonshot Galaxy PS4 05/09/17
Polybius PS4 05/09/17
Balloons TD 5 PS4 05/09/17
Butcher PS4 05/09/17
Human: Fall Flat PS4 05/09/17
Lethal League Xbox One 05/10/17
Butcher Xbox One 05/10/17
Narcosis Xbox One 05/10/17
ACA NeoGeo Garou: Mark of the Wolves Switch 05/11/17
Minecraft Switch 05/11/17
ACA NeoGeo King of Fighters ’95 PS4 05/11/17
Demon Crystals Xbox One/PS4 05/12/17
Human: Fall Flat Xbox One 05/12/17
Elliot Quest Xbox One 05/12/17
MXGP3 – The Official Motorcross Videogame PC 05/12/17
Baila Latino PS4 05/16/17
Akiba’s Beat PS4/PS Vita 05/16/17
Don’t Starve Together Xbox One 05/16/17
Injustice 2 Xbox One/PS4 05/16/17
Farpoint PS4 05/16/17
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 – Zombie Chronicles PS4 05/16/17
The Surge PS4/PC 05/16/17
Seasons After Fall PS4/Xbox One 05/16/17
Operation Babel: New Tokyo Legacy PS4/PS Vita 05/16/17
Cooking Mama: Sweet Shop 3DS 05/16/17
Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds PS Vita 05/16/17
Black & White Bushido PS4/Xbox One 05/17/17
Bokida – Heartfelt Reunion PC 05/17/17
Empathy: Path of Whispers PC 05/17/17
Watch Dogs 2 – No Compromise DLC PC/Xbox One 05/18/17
City: Skylines – Mass Transit PC/Mac 05/18/17
Reservoir Dogs: Bloody Days PC 05/18/17
Inner Chains PC 05/18/17
Thumper Switch 05/18/17
Skyler & Plux: Adventure on Clover Island PS4/Xbox One 05/19/17
Endless Space 2 PC 05/19/17
Mayan Death Robots Xbox One 05/19/17
Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valencia 3DS 05/19/17
Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception PS4/PS Vita 05/23/17
Samurai Warriors: Spirit of Sanada PS4/PC 05/23/17
MXGP3 – The Official Motorcross Videogame PS4/Xbox One 05/23/17
Starpoint Gemini Warlords PC 05/23/17
Summer Night 6: Lost Borders PS4/PS Vita 05/23/17
Pox Nora PS4 05/23/17
Impact Winter PC 05/23/17
Steel Division: Normandy 44 PC 05/23/17
Disgaea 5 Complete Switch 05/23/17
Vanquish PC 05/25/17
Two Worlds II: Call of Tenebrae PC/Mac 05/25/17
Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2 PS4/PS3 05/26/17
Rime PS4/PC 05/26/17
Friday the 13th: The Game PS4/Xbox One 05/26/17
Spellspire Xbox One 05/26/17
Ultra Street Fighter 2: The Final Challenge Switch 05/26/17
Get Even PS4/PC 05/26/17
Perception PS4/Switch 05/30/17
Locks Quest PS4/Xbox One 05/30/17
Mafia III – Stones Unturned PS4/PC 05/30/17
Star Trek: Bridge Crew PS4/PC 05/30/17
Redout Switch/PS4 05/30/17
Toukiden 2: Free Alliance Version PS4/PS Vita 05/30/17
Ys Origin PS Vita 05/30/17
Don’t Knock Twice PC 05/30/17
Dark Rose Valkyrie PS4 05/31/17
Tokyo 42 PC/Xbox One 05/31/17

Martial Arts RPG Absolver Gets Release Date and New Details

A new trailer for the martial arts focused online role-playing game, Absolver, has released new details and a release date.

As you’ll see in the video, the trailer dives headfirst into the details of the game’s complex combat system. There are three main styles that players can choose from. The Forsaken style focuses on parrying, Khalt style is good for absorbing hits and Windfall style is for nimble fighters who can dodge attacks.

In addition to the combat styles, there are also different stances that your fighter will be able to use. Each stance will open up new move sets which will, in turn, change the flow of how you fight. If you want to know more, check out the video below.

Absolver has a release date of August 29, for PlayStation 4 and PC.

Early Mass Effect: Andromeda Concept Art Shows What Could’ve Been

A new collection of early concept art for Mass Effect: Andromeda has popped up online. The gallery comes to us from former Bioware Montreal Lead UI Artist, Eric Bellefeuille. The images Bellefeuille has shared with us shows what the game looked like in the early stages of its five-year development.

The images not only provide interesting insight into what the game could’ve looked like, but it also reveals a few of the team’s earliest ideas that were nixed in the final release.

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Some of these ideas included earning gameplay-enhancing bonuses for scanning Remnant glyphs, an omni glove that shows the mission description and your location on the map, and a much different looking Pathfinder quarters with SAM contained in a Zordon-like tube a la Power Rangers.

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You’ll also notice that many of the characters have different looks and descriptions. Most notably Peebee’s appearance, Vetra Nyx’s name change, and Cora Harper sporting a different haircut. It’s also interesting to note that in the screenshot below, Cora is listed as an Asari when she is clearly a human.

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You can find the rest of Bellefeuille’s Mass Effect: Andromeda artwork on ArtStation.

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