The Video Game Librarian Pick of the Week is Halo 5: Guardians (Xbox One), the latest chapter in Microsoft’s long-running space saga. The Master Chief is now a fugitive and players will take control of both the pursuer and the pursued to find out the truth.
Also available this week is WWE 2K16 (PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One), the latest wrestling simulation from developer Visual Concepts and publisher 2K Games. Starring “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, the latest WWE game includes the franchise’s biggest roster of wrestlers ever, as well as a redesigned Create-A-Wrestler mode.
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New Release Round-Up
- Retail Releases: Halo 5: Guardians, WWE 2K16, Minecraft: Story Mode, more
- Nintendo Download: Human Resource Machine, Octodad: Dadliest Catch, PictoParty, more
- PlayStation Store: DriveClub Bikes, WWE 2K16, Divinity: Original Sin – Enhanced Edition, more
- Xbox Games Store (Wednesday): Halo 5: Guardians, WWE 2K16, Divinity: Original Sin – Enhanced Edition, more
- Xbox Games Store (Friday): Darksiders II: Deathinitive Edition
New Game Announcements
- Gran Turismo Sport will race onto the PS4 in 2016.
- Nintendo’s first mobile “game” is a communication app known as Miitomo.
- Tekken 7 is officially coming to “home consoles” including the PS4.
- Quantic Dream’s “Kara” tech demo is officially in development for the PS4 as Detroit.
- Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst was pushed back to May 24, 2016.
- No Man’s Sky will be released in June 2016.
- Street Fighter V will be released on February 16 as Dhalsim officially joins the competition.
- Rock Band 4‘s latest DLC Update includes INXS, Depeche Mode, and Naked Eyes.
- Participants playing as Darth Vader Forced Choked 1.4 million Rebels… and other fun facts from the Star Wars: Battlefront beta.
- The PC version of Batman: Arkham Knight was re-released on Steam on October 28.
- Call of Duty: Black Ops III – “Launch Trailer”
Rumor Has It
- The Legend of Zelda Wii U will feature a “twist” on traditional open world gameplay.