New Releases for the Week of May 15, 2017- Injustice 2

A relatively varied week for gamers. Injustice 2 arrives, once again pitting the heroes and villains of the DC universe against each other. Farpoint allows players to explore a distant planet in VR. The Surge puts a sci-fi twist on the Dark Souls formula. And a new Fire Emblem game comes out for the 3DS. Home video sees the wrap up of the adventures of zombie slayer Alice in Resident Evil: The Final Chapter. Also out is the sci-fi drama The Space Between Us and the action sequel XXX: Return of Xander Cage. For those visiting their local cineplex it’s time to scream in space again as a new group of travelers encounters xenomorphs in Alien: Covenant. Also landing in theaters this week is the romantic drama Everything, Everything and the family friendly comedy Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul. time now for this week’s list and, as always, release dates are subject to change.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

GAMES

Injustice 2- Android, iOS, PS4, Xbox One

Farpoint- PSVR

The Surge- PC, PS4, Xbox One

Akiba’s Beat- PS4, Playstation Vita

Rokh (early access)- PC

Cooking Mama: Sweet Shop- Nintendo 3DS

Seasons After Fall- PS4, Xbox One

Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds- Playstation Vita

Operation Babel: New Tokyo Legacy- Playstation Vita

DVD/BLU-RAY

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

The Space Between Us

XXX: Return of Xander Cage

Joe’s War

Another You

12 Pound Balls

Danger Close

Divine Gate: Complete Series

Ajin: Demi-Human

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

GAME

Bokida: Heartfelt Reunion- Linux, Macintosh, PC

Thursday, May 18, 2017

GAMES

Reservoir Dogs: Bloody Days- PC

Thumper- Nintendo Switch

Friday, May 19, 2017

GAMES

Endless Space 2- PC

Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia- Nintendo 3DS

Skylar & Plux: Adventure on Clover Island- PC, PS4, Xbox One

Mayan Death Robots- Xbox One

THEATRICAL RELEASES

Alien: Covenant

Everything, Everything

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul

And that’s all for this week. Next week, gamers can indulge their inner Jason in Friday the 13th. The excellent comic book movie Logan arrives on home video, and Jack Sparrow embarks on his final big screen adventure in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. Til next time…

Thomas Juretus

Born in 1963. Enjoy videogames, movies, comics- anything that tells a story. Have written three novels (The Zarchler Chronicles Book One: The Cassandra Crisis, Shalgroth The Zarchler Chronicles: Book Two, Madman's War The Zarchler Chronicles: Book Three) all published and available through PublishAmerica. Currently working on my fourth book, a sci-fi/murder mystery.

Thomas Juretus

Born in 1963. Enjoy videogames, movies, comics- anything that tells a story. Have written three novels (The Zarchler Chronicles Book One: The Cassandra Crisis, Shalgroth The Zarchler Chronicles: Book Two, Madman's War The Zarchler Chronicles: Book Three) all published and available through PublishAmerica. Currently working on my fourth book, a sci-fi/murder mystery.

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