New Video Game Releases Week 1, 2015

28 December 2014
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Here’s the list of this week’s new video game releases. Popular video games released this week are: Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker on Wii U worldwide and the Xbox One freebies D4 & Worms Battlegrounds.

The first new releases of the year are here! A few anyway… ๐Ÿ™‚

New retail releases are:

  • Avanquest World of Animals: Pets ‘n Pals Collection (PC)
  • Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker (Wii U) — Note: Late European/Australian Friday release.
  • Death of Rill 3 (PC)
  • HORI Amiibo Trio Case for Nintendo Wii U (Wii U Hardware)
  • HORI Full HD Monitor for PlayStation 4 (PS4 Hardware)
  • Moai: Build Your Dream (PC)
  • Pineview Drive (PC)
  • World of Farming: Gold Edition (PC)

New downloadable games include:

  • Newly available on the PlayStation Store: [updates Tuesday]
    PlayStation Deals: Find all PlayStation games on sale here.
    PS4: Nothing new.
    PS3: Nothing new.
    PS Vita: Nothingnew .
  • What’s added on Xbox Live Marketplace: [updates Wednesday]
    Xbox Deals: Find all Xbox games on sale here.
    Xbox One Games with Gold: Worms Battlegrounds and Volgarr the Viking (again). Note: Free for all Xbox Live Gold subscribers throughout December. – The January games are: D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die and Worms Battlegrounds (again).
    Xbox One: Nothing new.
    Xbox 360 Games with Gold: SSX. Note: Free for Xbox Live Gold subscribers until the 31st. – The January games are: MX vs. ATV Alive (1-15th) and The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings (16-31st).
    Xbox Live Arcade: Nothing new.
  • New games on the 3DS & Wii U eShop: [updates Thursday]
    3DS eShop: Treasurenauts (rumor).
    3DS Virtual Console: Unknown.
    Wii U eShop: Gone Home (rumor), Gem Break (rumor).
    Wii U Virtual Console: F-Zero: GP Legend (GBA), Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones (GBA).
  • New game additions on the Apple App Store: [updates Thursday]
    Android: Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic.
    iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch: No new iTunes releases this week. All Halfbrick games like Fruit Ninja are still free during this Holiday week! Look out for lots of popular paid games temporary appearing on the Free Games list of the iTunes App Store.
  • New game additions on Steam: [updates all week]
    PC/Mac/Linux: SilverQuest: Gaiden, Xsyon – Prelude, Nekopara Vol. 1, Reverse Side, Fake Colours, Heroes of Issachar.
    Deals Note: Up to 90% Discounted Steam deals on Store.steampowered.com, which will be on-going until January 2nd, 2015.

Take a look at the Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker launch trailer:

Here’s the D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die launch trailer:

Watch the Worms Battlegrounds trailer:

Here’s a bit of trivia for ya. Did you know that the numbering of the very first week of the year falls on the week containing January 4th or that has the first Tuesday of the new year in it? Well, that’s how it works! So even though almost half the week falls in 2014, it’s not week 53. ๐Ÿ™‚

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

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Ferry Groenendijk By Ferry Groenendijk: He is the founder and editor of Video Games Blogger. He loved gaming from the moment he got a Nintendo with Super Mario Bros. on his 8th birthday. Learn more about him here and connect with him on Twitter, Facebook and at Google+.


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