Here’s the list of this week’s new video game releases. Popular video games released this week are: Halo: Spartan Assault & the classic Super Mario Bros. 3.
No retail games this last week of the year, luckily there’s a lot to catch up on from the past few months. Time sure flies when you’re having fun gaming.
New downloadable games include:
- Newly available on the PlayStation Store: [updates Tuesday]
- PS4: Zen Pinball 2 — Note: It’s free if you already have the PS3 or PS Vita version.
- PS3: Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition.
- What’s added on Xbox Live Marketplace: [updates Wednesday]
- Xbox One Downloads: Halo: Spartan Assault.
- Games for Gold: Shoot Many Robots. Note: Free for Xbox Live Gold subscribers until the 31st.
- New games on the 3DS & Wii U eShop: [updates Thursday]
- 3DS Virtual Console: Super Mario Bros. 3.
- 3DS eShop: Bird Mania Christmas, EDGE, Pokemon Transporter.
- 3DS Retail Downloads: Pokemon Bank: 30-day free trial & Pokemon Bank: 1-year pass.
- Wii U Virtual Console: Super Mario Bros. 3.
- Wii U eShop: CastleStorm.
- Wii U Retail Downloads: Cocoto Magic Circus 2.
- New game additions on Steam: [updates all week]
- PC/Mac/Linux: Crusader Kings II: Songs of Yuletide, Europa Universalis IV: Songs of Yuletide.
Take a look at the Halo: Spartan Assault launch trailer:
Here’s the original Super Mario Bros. 3 TV commercial:
Lastly, here’s the Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition trailer:
A bit of a quiet week, so time to catch up on that backlog and play your favorites. If you celebrate it, I hope you have a nice Christmas. May Santa bring lots of video game gifts to your house.