Monday, March 4, 2013

Gaming Grab Bag for the Week of March 3rd, 2013

 

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Let’s see if March comes in like a lion when it comes to our gaming needs shall we?

 

 

Gaming Grab Bag for March 3, 2013 

 

Tomb RaiderTomb Raider

Xbox360, PS3, PC

* Release Date: Mar 5, 2013

* Genre: Action Adventure

Tomb Raider lets players experience an intense and gritty story of the origins of Lara Croft and her ascent from frightened young woman to hardened survivor.

 

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3

Xbox360, PS3

* Release Date: Mar 5, 2013

* Genre: Fighting Games

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 lets players fight as their favorite characters from the Naruto series and features the return of massive scale boss battles, including a fearsome confrontation with the gargantuan Nine-Tails.

 

SimCitySimCity

PC

* Release Date: Mar 5, 2013

* Genre: Other Strategy Games

SimCity is a city-building simulation game that lets players create the city they desire to make the choices that shape your city and power the citizens within it.

 

 

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of FateCastlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate

3DS


* Release Date: Mar 5, 2013

* Genre: Action Adventure

 

Initially set 25 years after the events of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, Mirror of Fate will reveal the story of Gabriel's descendants, as they battle their own destiny in each era only to discover their true, shocking fate.

 

Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of DuskAtelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk

PS3

* Release Date: Mar 5, 2013

* Genre: Role-Playing


Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk follows the story of Ayesha Altugle, a girl who has been living alone in a secluded workshop ever since her grandfather died and her younger sister went missing a few years ago. Once she finds out that her sister is alive somewhere in the world, she begins her journey to find her younger sister.

 

Naruto Powerful ShippudenNaruto Powerful Shippuden

3DS

* Release Date: Mar 5, 2013

* Genre: Platformers

Naruto Powerful Shippuden is a game based off the anime series Naruto Spin-Off: Rock Lee & His Ninja Pals that allows players to take the role of either Naruto or Rock Lee and enjoy lively ninja missions directly based off their animated storylines.

 

Mass Effect 3: CitadelMass Effect 3: Citadel

X360, PC. PS3

* Release Date: Mar 5, 2013

* Genre: Role-Playing

Citadel is the final batch of single-player DLC for Mass Effect 3 where you and your team must uncover the truth behind a sinister conspiracy that targets Commander Shepard.

 

MLB 13: The ShowMLB 13: The Show

PS3, VITA

* Release Date: Mar 5, 2013

* Genre: Baseball

MLB 13 The Show is a realistic baseball game that allows players to feel the MLB experience with moments such as when you're called up to the majors, a sacrifice fly to left field, or crushing a walk-off homer to win it all.

 

MLB 2K13MLB 2K13

Xbox360, PS3

* Release Date: Mar 5, 2013

* Genre: Baseball

MLB 2K13 brings hours of baseball action for sports fans or gamers where players can master the signature right analog pitching controls to achieve perfection on the mound, enjoy the authentic baseball environment of MLB Today, and develop winning players and teams in My Player, Franchise & Postseason modes.

 

The Showdown EffectThe Showdown Effect

PC, MAC

* Release Date: Mar 5, 2013

* Genre: Action

The Showdown Effect is a 2.5D multiplayer action game from Arrowhead Game Studios in which players will be participating in death-matches to gain glory and fame.

 

The Sims 3: University LifeThe Sims 3: University Life

PC, MAC

* Release Date: Mar 5, 2013

* Genre: Virtual Life Games

The Sims 3: University Life opens a new chapter for young-adult sims to elder sims and anyone in between. Once a Sim is enrolled in university, they will pick from one of six majors and work towards earning a degree.

 

Total War: Shogun 2 Gold EditionTotal War: Shogun 2 Gold Edition

PC

* Release Date: Mar 5, 2013

* Genre: Turn-Based Strategy

Total War: Shogun 2 Gold Edition is a collection that includes Shogun 2 and its expansions Rise of the Samurai and Fall of the Samurai.

 

 

Forza Horizon: March Meguiar's Car PackForza Horizon: March Meguiar's Car Pack

Xbox360

* Release Date: Mar 5, 2013

* Genre: Racing

The March Meguiar's Car Pack adds six new cars for Forza Horizon players to collect, drive, and customize with a 7th bonus car for Horizon Season Pass owners. It also brings a mix of rare exotics, modern street machines, and some racing collectibles.

 

So from the looks of things March has a pretty good head start to warming our cockles for the big releases.

Good mixture of some great titles with some great DLC heading our ways. Does this list put a little spring in your step or are you waiting on bigger name games to sweep you off your feet?

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