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This week’s new video game releases may or may not tickle your fancy. Most of the new releases are of the re-release, or collection variety, but there are a few brand new games. These include Bound by Flame (PC/PS3/PS3/Xbox 360, Full Bore (PC), Sweezy Gunner (PC), Sportsfriends (PS3/PS4), Spark Rising (PC), Swipecart (PC), Raven’s Cry (PC/PS3/Xbox 360), Tesla Effect: A Tex Murphy Adventure (PC), and You Have to Win the Game (PC).

The re-releases and collections include the Borderlands 2 Vita bundle, the God of War Collection for Vita, MLB 14: The Show for PS4, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 for the Xbox One, Stick it to the Man! for PS4, and Peggle 2 for the Xbox 360. These aren’t technically new, but most of them are releasing for new platforms, so if you’ve been wanting to get them for a system you own, this is the week to do so.

 

Our Recommendation

This week is tough since most of the releases are indie titles, re-releases, or collections, so you may just want to hold off on picking up a new game unless you’ve been wanting to play one of the re-releases or collections for a system you own. Peggle 2 and MLB 14: The Show are viable candidates for purchase on new systems. Grabbing the Vita bundle with Borderlands 2 would be a great move if you don’t already own Sony’s latest portable gaming unit. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 has its issues, but for some reason it’s still quite fun, so if you held out for the Xbox One edition you should consider risking an investment for a bit of glitchy fun. If you want to go for a new game you should look into Full Bore, or Bound by Flame, which has shown potential as a solid action-RPG.

May 5, 2014 New Releases

  • Sweezy Gunner

May 6, 2014 New Releases

  • Sportsfriends
  • Full Bore
  • Borderlands 2 Vita bundle
  • God of War Collection for Vita
  • MLB 14: The Show
  • Stick it to the Man!
  • You Have to Win the Game

May 7, 2014 New Releases

  • Peggle 2
  • Raven’s Cry
  • Tesla Effect: A Tex Murphy Adventure

May 8, 2014 New Releases

  • The Amazing Spider-Man 2
  • Spark Rising
  • Swipecart

May 9, 2014 New Releases

  • Bound by Flame

 

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Matt Heywood is the founder and EIC of EntertainmentBuddha.com where he strives to make you a better geek, one post at a time! When he’s not scouring the Internet for interesting nuggets of awesomeness he can be found in his secret lair enjoying the latest and greatest video games, taking pictures of toys, or talking Star Wars on EB’s Star Wars Time podcast show.