New Video Game Releases Week 9, 2016

29 February 2016
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Here is the list of this week’s new video game releases. Popular video games released this week are mostly re-releases: The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD, Mortal Kombat XL, Black Desert Online, The Witch and the Hundred Knight: Revival Edition, and the Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls Collection.

The new releases are here! ๐Ÿ˜€

New retail releases are:

  • Alekhine’s Gun (PS4, Xbox One)
  • Bus Simulator 16 (PC/Mac)
  • Darksiders 2 Latex Death Mask (Accessory)
  • Darksiders Replica Chaoseater Sword (Accessory)
  • Deponia Doomsday (PC/Mac) — Note: European-only retail release.
  • Giana Sisters Twisted Dreams: Directors Cut (PS4)
  • Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls Collection (PS4) — Note: European-only retail release.
  • Mega Man Legacy Collection: Special Edition including Mega Man Statue & E-Tank (PS4, Xbox One)
  • Mortal Kombat XL (PS4, Xbox One)
  • Return to PopoloCrois: A STORY OF SEASONS Fairytale (3DS)
  • The Last Tinker City of Colors (PS4)
  • The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD bundle including Wolf Link / Midna amiibo (Wii U) — Note: Friday release.
  • The Witch and the Hundred Knight: Revival Edition (PS4)

New downloadable games include:

  • Newly available on the PlayStation Store: [updates Tuesday]
    PS+ Free Games in March: Broforce (PS4), Galak-Z (PS4), Super Stardust HD (PS3), The Last Guy (PS3), Flame Over (PS Vita), Reality Fighters (PS Vita).
    PS4: Broforce, Screencheat, Square Heroes, Gunscape, Ironcast, McDroid.
    PS4 Retail Downloads: Mortal Kombat XL, Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls Collection, The Witch and the Hundred Knight: Revival Edition, Alekhine’s Gun, Giana Sisters Twisted Dreams: Directors Cut, The Last Tinker City of Colors.
    PS4 Add-Ons: Mortal Kombat X – Characters Pack 2 DLC.
    PS Vita: Croixleur Sigma (Cross-Buy), Pirate Solitaire, Royal Defense: Invisible Threat.
  • What’s added on Xbox Live Marketplace: [updates Wednesday]
    Xbox One Free Games with Gold in March: Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishment all month and from the 16th you also get Lords of the Fallen.
    Xbox One: Screencheat, TRON: RUN/r, Gunscape, Ironcast.
    Xbox One Retail Downloads: Mortal Kombat XL, Alekhine’s Gun.
    Xbox One Add-Ons: Mortal Kombat X – Characters Pack 2 DLC.
    Xbox 360 Free Games with Gold in March: Supreme Commander 2 until the 15th and from the 16th you also get Borderlands.
    Xbox Live Arcade: Unannounced as of yet.
  • New games on the 3DS & Wii U eShop: [updates Thursday]
    3DS Retail Downloads: Return to PopoloCrois: A STORY OF SEASONS Fairytale.
    3DS eShop: Musicverse: Electronic Keyboard, Parascientific Escape Cruise in the Distant Seas.
    3DS Add-Ons: LEGO Marvel’s Avengers Season Pass, Lego Marvel Avengers: Avengers Adventurer, Lego Marvel Avengers: The Thunderbolts, Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir Knight: Treasures Untold, Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir Knight: The Original Sin.
    3DS Virtual Console: Unannounced as of yet.
    Wii U Retail Downloads: The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD.
    Wii U eShop: Chasing Dead, Grumpy Reaper, U Host.
    Wii U Virtual Console: Advance Wars: Dual Strike.
  • New game additions on the Apple App Store: [updates Thursday]
    iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch: Bandai Namco’s Slashy Souls, Adult Swim’s Peter Panic, The Light Inside Us, I Love My Circle.
  • New Korean MMORPG game additions online: [updates Thursday]
    PC: Black Desert Online.
  • New game additions on Steam: [updates all week]
    PC/Mac/Linux: Far Cry Primal, Bus Simulator 16, XBlaze Code: Embryo, BlazBlue: Chronophantasma Extend, Dungeons & Robots, The Sentient, And So It Was, Ultimate Arena, Cat on a Diet, Fairies vs. Darklings: Arcane Edition, Fragmental, Feelings Adrift, Frontier, UnderDread, Deponia Doomsday, Overfall, Worlds, Tank Battle: 1944, Trulon: The Shadow Engine, Blacksea Odyssey, Trinium Wars, Overpower, Acorn Assault: Rodent Revolution, Crazy Pixel Streaker (Early Access), Party Jousting – Character Pack DLC, Awesomenauts: Overdrive Expansion, Blood Alloy: Reborn, Party Jousting (Free to Play), Party Jousting – Bling Pack DLC, Star Sky 2, Split, Bezier, Forgotten Ball, bit Dungeon+, Hard West: Scars of Freedom DLC, Last Days of Old Earth, Space Overlords, E.T. Armies, Blue Rider, Super Kitty Boing Boing, Rhino’s Rage, Ultimate Chicken Horse, S.O.R.S, Switchcars, CUPID – A free to play Visual Novel, Spellbind, Sunrider: Liberation Day.

Take a look at The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD TV commercial:

Here’s the Mortal Kombat XL (that includes all Characters & Skins) launch trailer:

Followed by the Mortal Kombat X – Characters Pack 2 DLC trailer:

Watch the Heavy Rain PS4 trailer:

Followed by the Beyond: Two Souls PS4 trailer:

See the new Return to PopoloCrois: A STORY OF SEASONS Fairytale trailer here:

Check out The Witch and the Hundred Knight: Revival Edition trailer:

Lastly, here’s a Black Desert Online trailer:

… Check out Black Desert Online character creator:

Didn’t think we’d ever see an English version of this Korean MMORPG that is most famous for its detailed character creator.

Otherwise, I’m super excited for The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD! Might be one of the last handful of games I play on my Wii U before the Nintendo NX comes out at the end of this year.

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

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