New Video Game Releases Week 13, 2016

27 March 2016
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Here is the list of this week’s new video game releases. Popular video games released this week are: MLB The Show 16, RollerCoaster Tycoon World, Minecraft: Story Mode Episode 5, The Walking Dead: Michonne Episode 2, StarCraft II: Nova Covert Ops – Betrayal, Miitomo, and NightCry. As well as the VR launch games for Oculus Rift (like Adrift) and HoloLens (like Young Conker).

Lots of new releases incoming! 😀

New retail releases are:

  • HoloLens Development Edition ($3,000 PC Reality Head-Mounted Smartglasses Hardware)
  • HoloLens Development Edition Launch Digital Games: Young Conker, Fragments, RoboRaid.
  • MLB The Show 16 (PS4, PS3)
  • Nights of Azure (PS4)
  • Oculus Rift ($600 PC Virtual Reality Headset Hardware) — Note: Sold Out; Oculus.com Pre-order for the July 2016 shipment.
  • Oculus Rift Launch VR Digital Games: Adrift, Lucky’s Tale, Chronos, Edge of Nowhere, EVE: Valkyrie, AirMech: Command, Bullet Train, Surgeon Simulator: Experience Reality, EVE Gunjack, Pinball FX2 VR, VR Tennis Online, Shufflepuck Cantina Deluxe VR.
  • Resident Evil 6 (PS4, Xbox One)
  • RollerCoaster Tycoon World – Online Game Code gives Early Access (PC)
  • Trillion: God of Destruction (PS Vita)

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).
    PS+ Free Games in April: Zombi (PS4), Dead Star (PS4), I Am Alive (PS3), Savage Moon (PS3), A Virus Named Tom (PS Vita), Shutshimi (PS Vita).
    PS4: Arcade Archives: Life Force, R.B.I. Baseball 16, Adam’s Venture: Origins, Chronicles of Teddy: Harmony of Exidus, Fenix Furia, Gryphon Knight Epic, No Time to Explain, Organic Panic, PieceFall, UnEpic (Cross-Buy).
    PS4 Retail Downloads: MLB The Show 16, Resident Evil 6, Nights of Azure.
    PS3 Retail Downloads: MLB The Show 16, Resident Evil 6.
    PS Vita: Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution 2 Plus, Knight Solitaire, Maliya, Tachyon Project, UnEpic (Cross-Buy).
    PS Vita Retail Downloads: Trillion: God of Destruction.
  • New game additions on Blizzard Battle.net: [updates Tuesday]
    PC/Mac: StarCraft II: Nova Covert Ops.
  • 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 Free Games with Gold in April: The Wolf Among Us all month and from the 16th you also get Sunset Overdrive.
    Xbox One: R.B.I. Baseball 16, Active Soccer 2 DX, Adam’s Venture: Origins, Organic Panic, Steredenn.
    Xbox One Retail Downloads: Resident Evil 6, Tropico 5.
    Xbox One Add-Ons: Rise of the Tomb Raider: Cold Darkness Awakened DLC.
    Xbox 360 Free Games with Gold in March: Supreme Commander 2 until the 15th and from the 16th you also get Borderlands.
    Xbox 360 Free Games with Gold in April: Dead Space until the 15th and from the 16th you also get Saints Row IV.
    Xbox Live Arcade: Gryphon Knight Epic.
    Xbox 360 Marketplace: Rise of the Tomb Raider: Cold Darkness Awakened DLC.
  • New games on the 3DS & Wii U eShop: [updates Thursday]
    3DS eShop: Justice Chronicles.
    3DS Add-Ons: Fire Emblem Fates: Vanguard Dawn Map DLC.
    Wii U eShop: Chronicles of Teddy: Harmony of Exidus (USA), Lovely Planet (USA), PixlCross (USA), 6-Hand Video Poker (USA), Now I Know My ABCs (USA), Tachyon Project (EU), FreezeME (EU), Chompy Chomp Chomp Party (EU), The Beggar’s Ride (EU), Pokken Tournament Demo.
    Wii U Virtual Console: Unannounced as of yet.
    Wii U Add-Ons: Lego Marvel Avengers: The Masters of Evil Pack, Lego Marvel Avengers: Classic Captain Marvel Pack.
    Wii Classics on Wii U: Metroid: Other M (EU), Mario Super Sluggers (USA).
  • New game additions on the Apple App Store: [updates Thursday]
    iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch: Nintendo’s Miitomo (also on Android; launches in 15 countries outside Japan).
  • New game additions on Steam: [updates all week]
    PC/Mac/Linux: Adrift, RollerCoaster Tycoon World – Early Access, NightCry, Angry Video Game Nerd II: ASSimilation, Hyper Light Drifter, CDF Starfighter VR, Vernon’s Legacy – Early Access, Spheria.

Take a look at the MLB The Show 16 TV commercial:

Here’s the RollerCoaster Tycoon World trailer:

Watch all Minecraft: Story Mode Episode 4 endings leading to Episode 5:

Watch the The Walking Dead Michonne Episode 2 launch trailer:

The StarCraft II: Nova Covert Ops – Betrayal debut trailer:

Watch the Oculus Rift VR headset trailer:

See the HoloLens holograms trailer here:

Check out the interesting Miitomo sim launch trailer:

Super Nintendo Virtual Console coming to New 3DS XL eShop video:

Lastly, here’s the NightCry launch trailer:

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

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