New Retail Releases
There aren’t any new retail releases to talk about this week, but several publishers brought big announcement to this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, and you can read all about them below.
New Release Round-Up For Downloadable Games
- Nintendo Download: Mario Tennis, more
- PlayStation Store: Rocket League, Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions, Skullgirls 2nd Encore, more
- Xbox Games Store (Friday): Spectra
Feature Articles From Warp Zoned
- Interview: Craig Howard, Creative Director of Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions
Release Date Updates
- Do you find it hard to keep up with all the latest release dates? Warp Zoned regularly publishes a digest of newly-announced and newly-changed release dates. The latest Video Game Release Calendar Changelog covers as many E3 2015 announcements as they could find including Gears of War: Ultimate Edition, Just Cause 3, Xenoblade Chronicles X, and many more.
New Game Announcements
- Activision revealed Call of Duty: Black Ops III will receive three different Special Editions including one with a working mini-fridge.
- Activision also unveiled the first trailer for Call of Duty: Black Ops III‘s Zombies Mode, which stars Jeff Goldblum, Heather Graham, Neal McDonough, Ron Perlman, and Robert Picardo.
- The Escapists: The Walking Dead will mash together the overhead antics of The Escapists with the walking dead of The Walking Dead.
- Beamdog officially announced the Baldur’s Gate: Siege of Dragonspear expansion.
- Microsoft will release a Gears of War: Ultimate Edition + Xbox One Bundle this August.
- Activision will release The Peanuts Movie: Snoopy’s Grand Adventure, a retro-styled side-scroller, this November.
- Super Impossible Road will bring an enhanced version of the popular mobile game to the PS4.
- Activision has unveiled the Dark Edition of Skylanders SuperChargers.
- Gauntlet: Slayer Edition will be released on the PS4 in August.
- Lab Zero Games announced Indivisible, an action RPG.
- Zero Escape Volume 3 will be released next Summer for the 3DS and Vita.
- Ken and Blanka have been added to Street Fighter V. Though we won’t get our first glimpse at Blanka until the Brasil Game Show in October.
- Splatoon’s second Splatfest (Roller Coasters vs Water Slides) will be held next week.
- Electronic Arts has unveiled a Collector’s Edition for Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst.
- Disney Infinity: Star Wars will be released on August 30.
- A Producer on Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain responded to criticisms of a graphical downgrade.
- The Behemoth’s “Game 4” finally has an official name and its Pit People.
- The Game Critics Awards panel awarded Fallout 4 with “Best of Show” at E3 2015.
- The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth will be released on the 3DS, Wii U, and Xbox One on July 23.
- Bandai Namco announced a Collector’s Edition for Tales of Zestiria.
- Stone Cold Steve Austin will appear on the cover of WWE 2K16 and help with the game’s development.
- Lego Dimensions – “San Diego Comic-Con 2015 Trailer”
- Transformers: Devastation – “San Diego Comic-Con 2015 Trailer”
- Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 – “San Diego Comic-Con 2015 Trailer”
- Batman: Arkham Knight – “Batgirl: A Matter of Family”
- Mortal Kombat X – “Predator”
- The live-action adaptation of Mighty No. 9 will be a feature-length film.
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