Monday, February 18, 2013

Gaming Grab Bag For The Week of February 17, 2013

 

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This week seems to be a better week as far as releases goes. Let’s see what is in the grab bag this week.

 

Gaming Grab Bag for Feb. 17th 2013

 

 

Crysis 3Crysis 3

Xbox360/ PS3/ PC

* Release Date: Feb 19, 2013

* Genre: First-Person Shooters

Crysis 3 is a sandbox shooter set in 2047 where players take on the role of Prophet who is on a revenge mission after uncovering the truth behind Cell Corporation's motives for building the quarantined Nanodomes. One of a few games that can make an impact this week.

 

 

Assassin's Creed III: The Tyranny of King Washington - The InfamyAssassin’s Creed III: The Tyranny of King Washington- The Infamy

Xbox360/ PS3/ PC

* Release Date: Feb 19, 2013

* Genre: Action Adventure

The Tyranny of King Washington is a DLC for Assassin's Creed III in which you will explore an alternate reality where George Washington has become a dictator that you must overthrown. A cool “What-If” take to Assassin’s Creed.

 

 

Metal Gear Rising: RevengeanceMetal Gear Rising: Revengeance

Xbox360/ PS3

* Release Date: Feb 19, 2013

* Genre: Action Adventure

Metal Gear Solid Rising Revengeance is set in the near future where cyborg technology has become commonplace throughout society. As the world plunges further into asymmetric warfare, the only path that leads Raiden forward is rooted in resolving his past, and carving through anything that stands in his way.

 

 

March of the EaglesMarch of the Eagles

PC

* Release Date: Feb 18, 2013

* Genre: Other Strategy Games

March of the Eagles is a war game dedicated to the era 1805-1815 focused on the dramatic conflicts of Europe. Interesting look to this strategy game.

 

 

Capcom Arcade CabinetCapcom Arcade Cabinet

Xbox360

* Release Date: Feb 19, 2013

* Genre: Compilations

The Capcom Arcade Cabinet contains all 17 of the classic Capcom 8-bit titles from 1984-1988. Which of course will be released separately or in game packs as well as the entire collection in May.

 

 

Generation of Chaos: Pandora's ReflectionGeneration of Chaos: Pandora’s Reflection

PSP

* Release Date: Feb 19, 2013

* Genre: Turn-Based Strategy

Generation of Chaos: Pandora’s Reflection is the sixth entry in a long running RPG series from Idea Factory. Only three of these made it across to the U.S. This latest role-playing game comes by way of a collaboration with Sting Entertainment , of Knights in the Nightmare and Gungnir fame. The player controls a small number of characters, which move in real time on a battlefield to occupy strategic locations. When they encounter an enemy character en route, a battle will occur.

 

 

Serious Sam Double D XXLSerious Sam Double D XXL

Xbox360

* Release Date: Feb 20, 2013

* Genre: Other Shooters

Serious Sam: Double D is a part of the Serious Sam Indie Series. Is Serious Sam still relevant? I was one who never jumped on this franchise and still wonder if it appeals to all those that did or do follow this game.

 

 

The BridgeThe Bridge

PC

* Release Date: Feb 22, 2013

* Genre: Puzzle

The Bridge is a three-way collaboration between designer/programmer Ty Taylor, artist Mario Castaneda, and musician Kevin MacLeod. The Bridge takes gravity manipulation and weaves it into meticulously hand-drawn environments full of impossible eye-bending architecture.

 

 

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Hearthfire BoxshotThe Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim- Hearthfire

PS3

* Release Date: Feb 19, 2013

* Genre: Role-Playing

This week finally releases another Skyrim expansion for PlayStation 3 owners. I am glad these are finally on their way to gamers who have probably given up on the game but hopefully will give this a shot. So PS3 owners time to build your homes in Skyrim.

 

 

A Valley Without Wind 2A Valley Without Wind 2

PC

* Release Date: Feb 18, 2013

* Genre: Platformers

A Valley Without Wind 2 brings a vast platforming adventure together with a compelling turn-based strategy game -- all within a living, breathing world full of danger and surprises.

 

 

Hakuoki: Warriors of the ShinsengumiHakuoki: Warriors of the Shinsengumi

PSP

* Release Date: Feb 19, 2013

* Genre: Adventure Games

Hakuoki: Warriors of the Shinsengumi, the newest installment and first action-adventure game in the hit Hakuoki series. Hakuoki: Warriors of the Shinsengumi blends the beautifully-told visual novel, Hakuoki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom, into an action-packed adventure game that’s fun for those new to the series or fans from the beginning! Become stronger and more deadly as one of six legendary samurai, while you battle imperial soldiers, other samurai, and blood-thirsty furies.

 

 

Product DetailsDmC: Devil May Cry - Bloody Palace
Xbox360/ PS3

* Release Date: Feb 20, 2013

* Genre: Action Adventure

Bloody Palace, a mainstay of the Devil May Cry series, is a survival gauntlet that throws waves of increasingly difficult enemy combinations at you. While it's free to download, you will need to complete the game before it can be accessed.

 

 

LEGO The Lord of the RingsLEGO The Lord of the Rings

MAC

* Release Date: Feb 21, 2013

* Genre: Action Adventure

Lego The Lord of the Rings retells the story of the Lord of the Rings Trilogy through the visuals of the Lego universe. Now all Mac users can enjoy the game as it launches for them this week.

 

That is all for this week so as I said a pretty hefty week for gamers.

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