New Video Game Releases Week 1, 2014

We’re mere days away from the first week of 2014, time sure flies when you’re having fun! Here’s the list of the upcoming cross-over week’s new video game releases.

The new releases are here…

New retail releases are:

  • Skylanders SWAP Force – Hyper Beam Prism Break Character
  • Skylanders SWAP Force – Horn Blast Whirlwind Character
  • Skylanders SWAP Force – Phantom Cynder Character
  • Skullcandy PLYR1 7.1 Surround Sound Wireless Gaming Headset

New downloadable games include:

  • Newly available on the PlayStation Store: [updates Tuesday]
    PlayStation Plus Free January 2014 Games: Don’t Starve (PS4), BioShock Infinite (PS3), DMC Devil May Cry (PS3), Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons (PS3), Worms: Battle Island (PS Vita), Smart As… (PS Vita).
    PS3: Dustforce — Note: May be delayed to later in January.
    PS Vita: Dustforce — Note: May be delayed to later in January.
  • What’s added on Xbox Live Marketplace: [updates Wednesday]
    Xbox Live Arcade: The Wolf Among Us: Episode 1 — Note: Free download until the end of 2013.
    Xbox Marketplace: Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition – Marvel Avengers Skin Pack.
    Games On Demand: Zoo Tycoon, Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, Rocksmith 2014 Edition, Deadfall Adventures.
    Games for Gold: Shoot Many Robots is free for Xbox Live Gold subscribers until December 31st; From the 1st to 15th of January 2014 you get Sleeping Dogs.
  • New games on the 3DS, DSi & Wii U eShop: [updates Thursday]
    Wii U eShop: Dr. Luigi [USA-only; Global release is 2 weeks later].
    3DS Virtual Console: Mario Tennis [Game Boy Color].
  • New game additions on the Apple App Store: [updates Thursday]
    iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch & Android: Final Fantasy VI Mobile — Note: Rumored.
  • New game additions on Steam: [updates all week]
    PC/Mac/Linux: CONSORTIUM, Estranged: Act I — Note: Rumored.

Take a look at the Dr. Luigi debut trailer:

Here’s the Final Fantasy VI Mobile trailer:

Watch the Estranged: Act I trailer for the Half-Life 2 mod:

Lastly, here’s a January PlayStation Plus preview trailer:

What video games will you be playing this week? Any of these?