Category Nintendo


New releases for the week of Monday, October 12, 2015

Well, we’re hitting the halfway point in October, but this week’s releases aren’t all spooky stuff to get ready for Halloween. That’s not to say horror themed games and movies aren’t being offered this week. R.L. Stine’s long running Goosebumps series gets its own videogame and a theatrical release starring Jack Black this week. Guillermo del Toro also seeks to frighten us in theaters with his epic ghost story Crimson Peak. The Gallows hits home theater this week, as do seasons for Bates Motel and the Following, and a new Corpse Party game comes to the Vita...

Read More
transformers dev

New releases for the week of Monday, October 5, 2015

A wide variety of choices awaits us in this first full week of October. Budding musicians can rock out with Rock Band 4. Explorers can take off for the stars in Elite Dangerous. The robots in disguise throw down in the brawler Transformers Devastation. And those liking a bit of strategy with their RPGs can dive into Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance. Magic Mike XXL dances its way onto home video, along with the indie Me and Earl and the Dying Girl. Fans of animation get When Marnie Was There from Studio Ghibli, and in getting in the spirit of the Halloween holiday at the end of the month two horror themed TV shows, American Horror Story and Penny Dreadful, release their last seasons this week...

Read More
lego dimensions

New releases for the week of Sunday, September 27, 2015

You may notice that this week’s entry begins on Sunday. That’s because the latest in the “toys brought to life” genre is releasing on Sunday. LEGO Dimensions is following the lead provided by Skylanders and Disney Infinity, so you can jump right in with a whole new set of toys to collect and then play digitally. Basketball fans get their choice of two games this week, with NBA2K16 getting its general release along with NBA Live 16. Skateboarders can pull off their tricks in Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5, and motorcycle enthusiasts can race in Ride. The cast of Persona 4 goes Dancing All Night on the Vita, and PC users can collect all of the Fallout games to date in an anthology in preparation for Fallout 4 in November...

Read More

New releases for the week of Monday, September 21, 2015

Sports titles (two reality based and one pure fantasy) dominate as we go into this final full week of September. FIFA 16 hits Sony’s and Microsoft’s consoles as well as PC, and for those who preordered the game NBA2K16 is available Friday (general release for the game follows on Tuesday, September 29). For those who real sports can get too boring, there’s Blood Bowl II. The 3DS gets something for Animal Crossing fans with Happy Home Designer, and the horror game SOMA chills the PS4 and PC. On the home video front, the girls are back for more competitive singing in Pitch Perfect 2, and CW’s DC shows, Arrow and The Flash, have full seasons available to join your home collection...

Read More
destiny taken king

New releases for the week of Monday, September 14, 2015

Another big release week coming your way, even including an odd Sunday release with Skylanders SuperChargers. Bungie brings their biggest expansion yet to Destiny with The Taken King, Metal Gear Solid V comes to PC, and race fans can get their speed fix with the Xbox One exclusive Forza Motorsport 6. Hockey fans on both current and last gen consoles can indulge themselves on the digital ice, with current gen consoles getting NHL 16 and last gen getting NHL: Legacy Edition. And if hockey isn’t your sport of choice, you could always play Pro Evolution Soccer 2016. The acclaimed platformer Shovel Knight gets free DLC this week in the form of Plague of Shadows, which adds a new character and all new challenges...

Read More

New releases for the week of Monday, September 7, 2015

Nintendo hasn’t put much out lately for the Wii U, but they make up for it this week in one of their biggest releases for the year, Super Mario Maker, which lets players crate their own levels for the platforming plumber. Tearaway makes its move from the Playstation Vita to the PS4 in the expanded title Tearaway Unfolded, and Dragon Age: Inquisition gets its final story DLC in Trespasser. On the home video front we get the romance fantasy The Age of Adeline, the horror film The Town That Dreaded Sundown, and full seasons for Homeland, Supernatural, and Gotham. On the big screen Sanaa Latham deals with The Perfect Guy and M. Night Shyamalan returns to horror with his take on going to see the grandparents in The Visit...

Read More

New releases for the week of Monday, August 24, 2015

The last full week of August is a busy one, chock full of all kinds of goodies for all kinds of gamers. American football takes the center stage with Madden NFL 16 as the storied sports franchise delivers its latest version to Sony and Microsoft’s consoles. Gears of War is brought forward to current gen in an Ultimate Edition, as is the stealth game Dishonored, which has its Definitive Edition. Mega Man also comes to current gen and PC in the Mega Man Legacy Collection. Fans of 80s horror flicks such as Friday the 13th may find much to love in the new horror game Until Dawn. Tomb Raider gets mobile with Lara Croft Go for the Android and iPhone, and plenty of indie titles also make their way to consoles and PC this week...

Read More

New releases for the week of Monday, August 17, 2015

A bunch of downloadable titles heading your way this week along with a previously digital only offering appearing on retail disc. Available on disc this week is Helldivers, making the jump from digital to disc on the PS4 with all of the DLC released so far. Resident Evil Revelations 2 makes its way to the Vita for some mobile horror, Final Fantasy Type 0 HD makes its debut on PC, and the former Wii U zombie game Zombi gets retooled for the PS4, PC, and Xbox One. Telltale Games Tales from the Borderlands gets its fourth episode entitled “Escape Plan Bravo”. Home video gives us a collection of short films made by Walt Disney Animation Studios along with some TV seasons (Once Upon A Time, The Blacklist, and Atlantis) along with some smaller movie titles (Vendetta, Nomads, The Unbelievers)...

Read More

New releases for the week of Monday, August 10, 2015

Moving into the second week of August not a lot in big game releases but still some stuff of note. The anticipated mystery exploration game Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture arrives on the PS4. Kids of all ages can jump into battle with Toy Soldiers: War Chest. Dragon Age: Inquisition gets some DLC to take players into the Deep Roads against a familiar enemy, and Nintendo’s handheld lets you guide Paddington the bear through London or race with Garfield. On the home video front we get the Reese Witherspoon/Sofia Vergara action comedy Hot Pursuit, the horror film with an online twist Unfriended, a documentary exploring a comedian’s life in I Am Chris Farley, and Jackie Chan returning to action in Police Story: Lockdown. On the big screen the 60s spy show The Man From U.N.C.L.E...

Read More
rare replay

New releases for the week of August 3, 2015

Not a lot on the gaming front as we head into the first week of August. Xbox One users get the collection of classic games from developer Rare in Rare Replay, which gives you 30 games for 30 dollars. The Nintendo 3DS gets another entry in the Etrian Odyssey series with Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir Knight. On the home video front the second movie from the Divergent series, Insurgent, comes to store shelves, along with the action comedy Barely Lethal, the drama Far From the Madding Crowd, and the J.K. Rowling miniseries The Casual Vacancy. Coming to the big screen this week is director Josh Trank’s (Chronicle) reboot of Fantastic Four, the thriller The Gift, and the Meryl Streep led comedy drama Ricki and the Flash...

Read More