Two big releases this week allow players to indulge themselves with plenty of chaos and bloodthirsty action. Mortal Kombat returns with all new fatalities and a hefty roster of fighters to do bloody battle with for the PC, PS4, and Xbox One (those PS3 and Xbox 360 owners sadly have to wait awhile, as the version for those systems has been delayed). PC owners get to jump into a life of crime and many leisure activities with the release of GTA V. Coming to home video are an array of choices, from horror (The Babadook, Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death), drama (Big Eyes, Map to the Stars), animated (Batman vs. Robin), and action (The Man with the Iron Fists 2, Kidnapping Mr. Heineken)...Read More
The first full week of April isn’t loaded with new releases, but it has a couple of big ones. First off, players can return to Drangleic and die all over again with Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin, which moves the series proper to current gen consoles, complete with all DLC and new enemy placement. Friendlier dungeons might be found on the 3DS in Etrian Mystery Dungeon, and the New Nintendo 3DS gets its first big title Xenoblade Chronicles, the epic RPG from the Wii. The crime drama A Most Violent Year debuts on home video this week, along with the Ryan Reynolds dark comedy Voices and the horror film Rec 4. The big screen is loaded with drama this week, featuring The Longest Ride, Broken Horses, and The Sisterhood of Night...Read More
Well folks, a quarter of the year is gone and so far it’s been a pretty good one for gaming. Releases are a bit on the lighter side this week, and for gamers not looking to make death their friend they’re a bit less lethal as well. The big game of the week is this year’s installment of the Sony baseball exclusive MLB: The Show. There have been several tweaks added to MLB 15: The Show to make hitting, fielding, and pitching more dynamic, and those with last year’s entry can carry their saves forward. Xbox fans aren’t left completely out of the stadium and can enjoy their own baseball action with R.B.I. Baseball 15...Read More
As we head into this last full week of March we get all new ways to die from developer From Software. Yharnam promises to be just as diabolical as Boletaria, Lordran, or Drangleic, giving us all kinds of nasty beasties to face in Bloodborne. Those who enjoy looting and shooting can do it all again on Pandora on the PS4 and Xbox One with Borderlands: The Handsome Collection. Those still on last gen get a new DLC for the franchise with Claptastic Voyage, featuring a favorite wise cracking robot. Grand Theft Auto gets online for the PC, and episode 2 of Life is Strange continues the story this week. The finale to Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy hits home video this week with The Battle of the Five Armies...Read More
A busy time for gamers during this week of St. Patrick’s Day, with a wide variety of titles coming to the platform of your choice. The Battlefield franchise moves to a different battleground, with cops and robbers instead of soldiers and terrorists in Battlefield Hardline. Resident Evil fans can wrap things up digitally with the final episode for Revelations 2, or get the whole thing on a nice new retail disc. Those who have been waiting to return to Pandora can do so in Telltale Games Tales of the Borderlands, as Episode 2 finally arrives. Final Fantasy fans can wreak havoc on waves of enemies in Type-0, and JRPG fans on the PS3 get to play The Awakened Fate Ultimatum...Read More
We’re getting quite a varied week for gamers in the second week of March. DmC: Devil may Cry gets its Definitive Edition on the PS4 and Xbox One, while Assassin’s Creed Rogue comes to PC. The Nintendo 3DS gets the strategy RPG Code Name S.T.E.A.M., and we have fresh DLC for The Evil Within, where we get play Sebastian’s partner Julie Kidman, and Far Cry 4, where we get to deal with Yetis. Resident Evil Revelations 2 gets its next episode, called “Judgement”, and fans of the Atelier JRPG series get a new entry on the PS3 in Atelier Shallie: Alchemist of the Dusk Sea. Two anticipated indies make their debut this week: the Microsoft exclusive Ori and the Blind Forest and on Sony’s platforms and PC we get Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number...Read More
Well, kiddies, it’s a new month, and that as usual means new releases to look forward to. Not a lot of major releases this week, but some of note. The amusement park sim Screamride bows on Microsoft’s consoles, while the Sony platforms get the challenging top down shooter Helldivers. The second episode of Resident Evil Revelations 2 also debuts. On the home video front we get the Oscar nominated Foxcatcher as well as the next installment of The Hunger Games with Mockingjay Part 1. On the big screen this week we get what looks to be another intelligent sci-fi from Neill Blomkamp in Chappie, the Vince Vaughn comedy Unfinished Business, and another go round with British seniors in India in the sequel The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel...Read More
Xenoblade Chronicles 3D will be released April 10, 2015 for North America and Europe and will be exclusive to the New Nintendo 3DS and New 3DS XL. The eShop version of this game will be 3.6GB in size (digital copy), so if you bought the New Nintendo 3DS XL and haven’t upgrade the stock 4GB MicroSD card, a physical copy is the best choice. Many RPG fans already have an eye on this game, including myself. It might bring back the glory of the great Final Fantasy era, but on portable.
Enjoy the 7 minutes of the gameplay from IGN.Read More
Not a big week for releases, but there are some notable titles hitting store shelves. The PS4 exclusive The Order: 1886 drops for a rare Friday release for Sony’s platform, and joining it on the shelves is Kirby and the Rainbow Curse for the Wii U. Some Oscar nominated films lead the home video line-up for the week, including Birdman with Michael Keaton and The Theory of Everything featuring an award nominated performance by Eddie Redmayne. Studio Ghibli’s final theatrical release The Tale of Princess Kaguya is available, along with the comedy Dumb and Dumber To. Also available is the movie that caused all kinds of fuss with North Korea...Read More
One of the high points in gaming from the Nintendo 64 era, The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask game now has been remastered and released for the Nintendo 3DS. It is now available in local gaming stores and also in the 3DS eShop.
With the New 3DS XL going to be released soon for North America and Canada, this game will be supporting the new C-Stick exclusive feature in the New 3DS XL. Nintendo also going to release the limited edition theme of the New 3DS XL for this game, called the Majora’s Mask Edition. There’s another package of the limited edition that also include a Link figure and a copy of the game (which Nintendo give it to Lamarr Wilson in the video below).
However, due to the heavy demand of the New 3DS XL, good luck in being able to preorder this beautiful console...Read More