This Week’s New Releases + Game News: July 27, 2015

New Retail Releases
vgl-pickThe Video Game Librarian Pick of the Week is Wolfenstein: The Old Blood (PS4 and Xbox One). Originally released as a download-only game back in May, The Old Blood is a budget-priced prequel to last year’s excellent Wolfenstein: The New Order. The game brings protagonist B.J. Blazkowicz back to the frontlines of World War II where he’ll have to do battle with a horde of Nazi Zombies and other mutated monsters.

Other New Retail Releases

New Release Round-Up For Downloadable Games

New Game Announcements

  • Odin Sphere is set to receive a high definition remaster next year.

More News

  • You can listen to the NBA 2K16 soundtrack, which was hand-picked by DJ Khaled, DJ Premier, and DJ Mustard, right now.
  • The PS Vita version of Resident Evil Revelations 2 will launch on August 18.
  • Rise of the Tomb Raider will be released on November 10 for Xbox One/Xbox 360 and in 2016 for PC/PS4.
  • Life Is Strange: Dark Room will be available next week.
  • Alex Morgan, Christine Sinclair, Stephanie Catley, and others join Messi on FIFA 16’s cover.
  • The Wii U version of Project CARS has been officially canceled.
  • Hideo Kojima might have hidden a message about his departure from Konami in Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes.
  • Nintendo confirmed that they will indeed be publishing Devil’s Third.
  • All Street Fighter V updates will be available by using in-game currency known as “Fight Money.”
  • Capcom unveiled the first original character coming to Street Fighter V: Nacalli.
  • Tremor is now available to download in Mortal Kombat X.
  • Tomonobu Itagaki is not happy with the previews for Devil’s Third and blames the poor reception on the terrible skills of journalists.
  • WB Games is working on an “interim” patch for the PC version of Batman: Arkham Knight.
  • Did you Naughty Dog originally planned to include an animated opening in Crash Bandicoot? They did, and someone found it.

New Videos


  • Double Fine’s documentary series chronicling the development of Broken Age has reached its last episode.

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