Here in the second full week of February it’s a busy one for zombie slaying, assassins, ninjas, and a cute little guy made of yarn that goes on a journey. And one crazy red suited ninja assassin type guy who loves chimichangas. Last year’s surprise hit zombie/parkour game Dying Light gets both a huge expansion this week and a special edition on disc containing all the DLC. The Following expansion contains a map that’s bigger than the original game, with plenty of open space to traverse in your souped up dune buggy modified to mow down the walking dead. The expansion can be purchased separately, as part of the season pass, or as part of the nifty Enhanced Edition of the game...Read More
A new month begins, and with it comes a slew of all new gaming experiences. It’s time to gather your forces to stave off those nasty extraterrestrials in XCOM 2. The dizzying action game Gravity Rush makes the jump from the Vita to the PS4 in a remastered version. Cute monsters and detective collide in Digimon Story Cybersleuth. And 4 new maps to wage mayhem on plus a new ground for zombie slaying arrives with The Awakening, the first DLC pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops III. On the home video front we get the espionage thriller Bridge of Spies from director Steven Spielberg and star Tom Hanks along with Vin Diesel’s fantasy action flick The Last Witch Hunter...Read More
Some major releases are hitting consoles, handhelds, and PC in this last week of January. Marvel’s Avengers get the LEGO treatment, so expect plenty of collectibles and bricks to smash and reassemble. Rise of the Tomb Raider debuts on PC this week along with getting its first story driven DLC called Baba Yaga: The Temple of the Witch. This War of Mine: The Little Ones brings a different perspective to human conflict to the PS4 and Xbox One. The puzzle exploration game The Witness arrives on PS4 and PC, and Final Fantasy characters from across the franchise come together in Final Fantasy Explorers on the 3DS. The Jack Black family friendly horror comedy Goosebumps arrives on home video this week along with the critically acclaimed thriller The Assassin and the cooking drama Burnt...Read More
While no new major releases are heading for your game consoles yet, this week still has a nice selection on tap. Resident Evil and Resident Evil 0 get the HD treatment for the PS4 and Xbox One in the Resident Evil Origins Collection. The PC game Homeworld gets an expansion with Deserts of Kharak, and A Boy and His Blob get the HD treatment for the PC, PS4, Vita, and Xbox One. On the home video front we get a couple of ‘inspired by true events” tales, one in the form of the survival adventure movie Everest and the rap biopic Straight Outta Compton. Hitting theaters this week is the alien invasion flick The 5th Wave, the raunchy comedy Dirty Grandpa, and the horror movie The Boy. Time to get to this week’s list and, as always, release dates are subject to change.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
A few offerings on tap this week for gamers, though all are digital releases. The next installment of the 2.5D sidescroller Assassin’s Creed Chronicles, this one set in India, arrives this week for the PS4, PC, and Xbox One. The Banner Saga makes its way from PC to consoles, as does the critically acclaimed tale Gone Home. There’s even an offering for the Ouya (remember that platform?) with the game That Dragon, Cancer. Ridley Scott’s The Martian arrives on home video this week as does the animated monster mash comedy Hotel Transylvania 2 and the horror sequels Sinister 2 and Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension. On the big screen this week is Michael Bay’s look at the Benghazi attack in 13 Hours along with the animated Norm of the North and the action comedy Ride Along 2...Read More
Daredevil returns for its second season on Netflix on March 18. Check out the teaser trailer below.
Joining Matt Murdock this season will be Frank Castle, aka The Punisher, as played by Jon Bernthal (The Walking Dead), along with the assassin Elektra, who will be played by Elodie Yung (G.I. Joe: Retaliation). A poster for the new season has also been released.Read More
Not much in the way of new game releases on this first full week of 2016. The rhythm game Amplitude HD hits the PS4 along with Hardware Rivals and its vehicular combat, and the indie Lovely Planet comes to the Xbox One. Some big movies hit home video this week: the drug war thriller Sicario, the M. Night Shyamalan horror flick The Visit, the drama The Walk, and the comedy horror Scout’s Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse. The big screen sees the wide release of the Leonardo DiCaprio western The Revenant and the spooky looking horror thriller The Forest. Off we go to the list and, as always, release dates are subject to change.
Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Amplitude HD- PS4
Hardware Rivals- PS4
True Detective: The Complete Second Season
Scout’s G...Read More
2015 wraps things up this week with nothing really of note on the gaming side. Tarantino’s western The Hateful Eight gets its wide release into theaters and the video game inspired flick Hitman: Agent 47 hits home video. So as we fade from the old year into the new, time to work on that backlog, kiddies (We know you have one). So time now for this week’s (short) list and, as always, release dates are subject to change.
Monday, December 28, 2015
Brunswick Pro Bowling- Wii U
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Hitman: Agent 47
A Walk in the Woods
The Perfect Guy
Shameless: The Complete Fifth Season
Ray Donovan: Season Three
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Beatsplosion for Kinect- Xbox One
Friday, January 1, 2016
Kill the Plumber- PC
The Hateful Eigh...Read More
Not a lot on tap as we head into the final month of the year, but there are some titles of note. Just Cause 3 arrives so players can indulge themselves in causing mayhem. Those who enjoy trying to coordinate with others can take down terrorists in Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege, and the sci-fi RPG Xenoblade Chronicles X arrives on the Wii U. Season 1 of Fear the Walking Dead arrives on DVD/ Blu-ray along with Halo: The Fall of Reach, and in theaters we get a darker Christmas story with the horror flick Krampus. Time for the list and, as always, release dates are subject to change.
Monday, November 30, 2015
Darius Burst: Chronicle Saviours- PS4, Playstation Vita
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Just Cause 3- PS4, PC, Xbox One
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege- PS4, PC, Xbox One
The Incr...Read More
Sparse week for releases as here in the US we approach the Thanksgiving holiday and everywhere heads towards that all important shopping day for retailers Black Friday. Quantic Dream’s ghost story Beyond: Two Souls makes the leap onto PS4, Bloodborne gets an expansion with The Old Hunters, and Monster High has a new ghoul on Nintendo’s platforms along with the PS3 and Xbox 360. The stoner spy action comedy American Ultra hits home video, along with the thriller No Escape, the animated Shaun the Sheep Movie. and the drama Ricki and the Flash...Read More