New Video Game Releases Week 14, 2016

Here is the list of this week’s new video game releases. Popular video games released this week are: Quantum Break, DiRT Rally, and the HTC Vive VR launch games including The Gallery: Call of the Starseed.

The new releases are here! 😀

New retail releases are:

  • Assassin’s Creed Chronicles (PS Vita)
  • DiRT Rally (PS4, Xbox One) — Note: Late American release.
  • Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition Apple TV Starter Pack (Apple TV Hardware)
  • Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition: Star Wars The Force Awakens Kylo Ren Light FX Figure (Multiplatform Accessory)
  • Ether One (PS4)
  • Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (3DS) — Note: Late European & Australian release.
  • Quantum Break (Xbox One, PC)
  • Quantum Break Bundle: Special Edition with Xbox One 500GB White Console (Xbox One Hardware)
  • RBI Baseball 2016 (Xbox One, PS4)
  • Valve’s HTC Vive ($800 PC Virtual Reality Headset Hardware) — Note: Sold Out; Pre-order for the May 2016 shipment.
  • Valve’s HTC Vive Launch VR Digital Games: Valve’s The Lab (free), Elite: Dangerous, The Gallery – Episode 1: Call of the Starseed, Fantastic Contraption, Google’s Tilt Brush, Descent: Underground, Adventure Time: Magic Man’s Head Games, Job Simulator: The 2050 Archives, Final Approach, Hover Junkers, Skeet: VR Target Shooting, Gumball Drift, and The Cubicle.

New downloadable games include:

  • Newly available on the PlayStation Store: [updates Tuesday]
    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: Battleborn Open Beta, Bounce Rescue!, Enter the Gungeon, Lovely Planet, Stikbold!: A Dodgeball Adventure, Dead Star (Free with PS Plus).
    PS4 Retail Downloads: DiRT Rally.
    PS3: Amplitude (PS4 Cross-Buy).
    PSone Classics on PS3, PS Vita & PSP: Mega Man Legends 2.
    PS Vita: Green Game: Timeswapper, A Virus Named Tom (Free with PS Plus), Skullgirls 2nd Encore (Cross-Buy with PS4).
    PS Vita Retail Downloads: Assassin’s Creed Chronicles Trilogy.
  • What’s added on Xbox Live Marketplace: [updates Wednesday]
    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: Enigmatis: The Ghosts of Maple Creek, Letter Quest: Grimm’s Journey Remastered, Stikbold!: A Dodgeball Adventure.
    Xbox One Retail Downloads: Quantum Break, DiRT Rally.
    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: Unannounced as of yet.
  • New games on the 3DS & Wii U eShop: [updates Thursday]
    3DS Retail Downloads: Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
    3DS eShop: Witch & Hero 2.
    3DS Virtual Console: Unannounced as of yet.
    New 3DS Virtual Console: Earthbound (SNES; USA?).
    Wii U eShop: Lovely Planet, Chronicles of Teddy: Harmony of Exidus, Asdivine Hearts, SUPER ROBO MOUSE, Epic Dumpster Bear.
    Wii U Virtual Console: Unannounced as of yet.
    Wii Classics on Wii U: Wario Land: The Shake Dimension (EU).
  • New game additions on the Apple App Store: [updates Thursday]
    iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch: Kingdom Hearts Unchained Chi’ Hits (on Android too), No Thing.
  • New game additions on Steam: [updates all week]
    PC/Mac/Linux: Valve’s The Lab (VR; free), Elite: Dangerous (VR), The Gallery – Episode 1: Call of the Starseed (VR), Fantastic Contraption (VR), Descent: Underground (VR), Adventure Time: Magic Man’s Head Games (VR), Google’s Tilt Brush (VR), Job Simulator: The 2050 Archives (VR), Final Approach (VR), Hover Junkers (VR), Skeet: VR Target Shooting (VR; free), Gumball Drift (VR), The Cubicle (VR; free), and more small game/movie VR experiments can be found at Steam.
    DiRT Rally (USA), Enter the Gungeon, Dead Star, Europa Universalis IV: Mare Nostrum DLC, Kill to Collect, Green Game: Timeswapper, Void 21, MXGP 2: The Official Motocross Videogame, Super Arcade Football.

Take a look at the Quantum Break “The Cemetery” launch trailer:

There’s also a Quantum Break TV ad featuring Nirvana’s “Come As You Are” music:

Here’s the DiRT Rally launch trailer:

See the HTC Vive introduction launch trailer here:

Watch The Gallery: Call of the Starseed – HTC Vive Launch Trailer:

Check out the Battleborn story trailer:

Lastly, here’s an Enter the Gungeon trailer:

Another great VR hardware launch this week! Personally, I’m most looking forward to Quantum Break’s bullet time extraordinaire! 😀

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