Video Games – New Releases – Week of February 3rd, 2015

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Another week, another list of new games coming out. The list features a couple of games coming with PlayStation Plus and a second installment to a well received series from Telltale Games. Here are the releases for the week of February 3rd, 2015:

Telltale’s Game of Thrones, Episode 2 “The Lost Lords”(PS4/PS3/XBOX ONE/XBOX 360/PC)

“Episode two of a six part episodic game series set in the world of HBO’s groundbreaking TV show. Dive into a realm of deadly politics, searing hot romances, loyalty, betrayal, and a healthy dose of magic.”

Apotheon(PS4/PC)

“The Gods of Olympus have abandoned humanity, leaving you to perish without their benevolence. Take up arms against the Gods, climb Mount Olympus, and take their divine powers for yourself to ensure mankind’s survival! Apotheon is a fast and brutal 2D action game with a striking art style and heroic narrative based on Ancient Greek Mythology.”

Kick and Fennick(PS VITA)

“Kick & Fennick is a smooth and easygoing platform adventure about Kick, a little boy with a very big gun, and a small, flying robot named Fennick. Dare great heights, and time your jumps just right to accomplish incredible feats.”

King Oddball(PS3)

“End the world with boulders! The King swings a boulder back and forth with his tongue and you get to release it by pressing a button. Time the release accurately and crush as many targets as possible with each boulder. Simple but addictive! Extra boulders are awarded for crushing three or more targets with a single throw.”

Reel Fishing: Master’s Challenge(PS VITA)

“Natsume’s best-selling Reel Fishing series comes ashore in the biggest Reel Fishing game yet, Reel Fishing: Master’s Challenge! For a reason you can’t quite explain, you’ve been drawn back to the fishing lodge you used to visit as a kid with your dad. Once the novice watching your father fish, can you now take on the challenges put forth by your father, and become the Fishing Master yourself?”

Risk(PS4/XBOX ONE)

“Modern combat meets Risk — the classic game of global domination. Risk steps into the near future with modern armies. Using the 2010 rules as standard, Risk offers an exciting strategic experience. Direct the war from your high-tech control room, fighting on the classic map layout on 3D Deploy tanks, planes, and infantry.”

World Hunter(PS3)

“Experience the realism of international hunting with World Hunter. Pursue Bighorn Sheep, Whitetail Deer, doves and coyotes. Hunt Winter or Fall seasons in the rugged rocky mountains of New Mexico, the Canadian Rockies, and the exquisite Cordoba region of Argentina.”

SpongeBob HeroPants(XBOX 360/3DS/PS VITA)

“Only a hero would dare to enter the world of SpongeBob’s cotton candy and rainbow filled mind! Play as fan-favorite characters in regular form or as heroes from the movie! You can even play as Plankton! Weave your way through obstacles and puzzles in popular settings from the movie, including Bikini Bottom!”

Moon Chronicles, Episode 2 to 4(3DS)

Episode 2: Unknown Source. Will Major Kane find his lost team members beyond the second hatch? What is the peculiar “terrestrial” liquid the Kane is using to survive? What other mysteries lie beneath the surface of the moon?

Episode 3: Surprise Visit. Will Major Kane shut down the facility before he is overrun by alien troops? Is “Unknown Source” to be trusted, or is he leading Kane into a trap? The fate of the human race lies in Major Kane’s hands – is he up for the task?

Episode 4: Home Sweet Home? The thrilling conclusion of Major Kane’s lunar investigation takes him across the cosmos in search of answers to a place no human has ventured before. Will Major Kane end the alien conflict or will he fail, leaving the human race to perish? “

Criminal Girls: Invite Only(PS VITA)

“Welcome to Hell! As a Program Instructor, it’s your job to rehabilitate a special group of criminal girls so they can atone for their sins and return to the mortal world. Motivate the girls, defeat Convicts, and reach the top of the Hell Spire! Can you coach these girls to work together and make it to the very top?”

A tone of games this week that will surely have something for almost everybody. Game of Thrones had a wonderful first episode that hopefully will be able to keep the ball rolling with episode 2 “The Lost Lords”. Apotheon does seem like an interesting game and if you have PS Plus, do pick it up and try it out. What’s your take on this list, is there anything that caught your eye? Tell us in the comments below!

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