New Game Releases: Week of February 9, 2016
Welcome back, everyone, to another jam-packed week of New Game Releases! We are moving further into 2016, and it definitely shows, as more hotly-anticipated games are coming our way! From stealth action games, to exciting first-person experiences, to fan favorite anime fighting games, there is something available for any type of gamer! Check out the new releases below:
Alekhine's Gun (Xbox One, PS4, PC) - February 9
Featuring high-stakes and choice-based stealth gameplay, Alekhine’s Gun puts players in the shoes of KGB colonel turned CIA spy, Agent Alekhine as he finds himself tangled in a conspiracy that could have global consequences.
Alekhine’s Gun takes you deep into the tense, complex heart of the mid-20th century Eastern Bloc conflict, where you’ll encounter double-crossing, treachery, and looming nuclear threats. Unravel the conspiracy. Uncover the truth. Save the world.
Arslan: The Warriors of Legend (Xbox One, PS4, PS3, PC) – February 9
This exciting collaboration brings together The Heroic Legend of Arslan anime series, based on Hiromu Arakawa's manga adaptation, and the thrilling action of the Warriors series! The exhilaration of plowing through large armies has been fused together with the charm and style of the world crafted in the anime. You can experience it all on the PlayStation®4 / PlayStation®3 and Xbox One.
Assassin's Creed Chronicles: Russia, Trilogy Pack (Xbox One, PS4, PC) - February 9
Assassin's Creed Chronicles: Russia occurs in Russia, 1918. Nikolai Orelov wants to leave with his family, but is required to perform one last mission for the Assassin Order: infiltrate the house where the tsar's family is being held by the Bolsheviks and steal an artifact that has been fought over by Assassins and Templars for centuries. Along the way, he witnesses the massacre of the tsar's children, but manages to save the princess, Anastasia. He must escape the Templars while protecting the artifact and Anastasia.
Dying Light: The Following Expansion and Enhanced Edition (Xbox One, PS4, PC) - February 9
Dying Light: The Following is a massive expansion to Dying Light and the untold chapter of Kyle Crane’s story. Take to a vast new area that will transform your Dying Light experience through new game mechanics, environments and challenges on top of the established core of what made Dying Light a break away success for millions of players around the globe.
Firewatch (PS4, PC, Mac, Linux) – February 9
The year is 1989. You are a man named Henry who has retreated from your messy life to work as a fire lookout in the Wyoming wilderness. Perched atop a mountain, it's your job to find smoke and keep the wilderness safe.
An especially hot, dry summer has everyone on edge. Your supervisor, a woman named Delilah, is available to you at all times over a small, handheld radio—and is your only contact with the world you've left behind.
But when something strange draws you out of your lookout tower and into the world below, you'll explore a wild and unknown environment, facing questions and making interpersonal choices that can build or destroy the only meaningful relationship you have.
Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime (PS4) - February 9
Explore a neon galaxy in your very own battleship in LOVERS IN A DANGEROUS SPACETIME, a thrilling 1- or 2-player couch co-op adventure. Only through teamwork can you triumph over the evil forces of Anti-Love, rescue kidnapped space-bunnies, and avoid a vacuumy demise. Deep space is a dangerous place, but you don’t have to face it alone!
Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 (Xbox One, PS4, PC) – February 9
The story of NARUTO SHIPPUDEN is coming on new-gen! The latest opus in the acclaimed STORM series is taking you on a colourful and breathtaking ride. Take advantage of the totally revamped battle system and prepare to dive into the most epic fights you’ve ever seen in the NARUTO SHIPPUDEN Ultimate Ninja STORM series!
In NARUTO SHIPPUDEN Ultimate Ninja STORM 4, a broad set of Ninja Skills will be yours to use against the fiercest foes you’ll ever encounter. Massive attacks in the form of “Ultimate Jutsus”, energetic evolutions with the “Awakening”, the inimitable shurikens & kunais and a unique playstyle for each ninja! In versus mode, rebuild legendary or create dream teams, and take advantage of all your characters’ skills by switching during the fight, thanks to the Change Leader System. Stuck against the wall during a tense battle? Use it to your advantage, run on it and try to overcome your opponent! NARUTO SHIPPUDEN Ultimate Ninja STORM 4 will also feature an online mode where gamers from all-around the world will be able to duke it out, show their extensive Ninja toolkit and stand on top of the realm! Those are only ones of numerous exciting features that will come out in the most awaited STORM game ever created!
Neverwinter: Underdark (Xbox One) - February 9
Neverwinter is a free-to-play, action MMORPG based on the acclaimed Dungeons & Dragons fantasy roleplaying game. Epic stories, action combat and classic roleplaying await those heroes courageous enough to enter the fantastic world of Neverwinter!
Explore and defend one of the most beloved cities from the Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting as it rises from the ashes of destruction. This immersive MMORPG will take you from the besieged walls of the city to subterranean passageways in search of forgotten secrets and lost treasure.
Unravel (Xbox One, PS4, PC) - February 9
Unlock a heartfelt story reconnecting the memories of a long lost family. The tale is told completely without words, and Yarny is the bond that ties everything together.
The Ship: Remasted (PC) - February 15
The Ship: Remasted is a remake of the 2006 classic, The Ship: Murder Party. Explore all of the original maps that have been recreated for The Ship: Remasted and then remember how The Ship caused you to lose all of your friends in the first place!