What Geeks Want for the Week of 8-19-13
Well gamers this is an action packed week full of new video game releases, so hopefully you’ve been pinching your pennies these last couple of months in anticipation of spending them in one fell swoop.
The triple-A releases this week feature The Bureau: XCOM Declassified, Splinter Cell: Blacklist, Saints Row IV, and Disney Infinity. Infinity dropped yesterday on the 18th for all of the consoles, PCs, and the 3DS. The Bureau and Saints Row IV come out on 8/20 for PC, Xbox 360, and PS3, while Blacklist is coming out for those platforms and the Wii U on the same date.
Exclusives coming out this week belong to Sony devices and PCs, as well as one XBLA title. The PS3, Vita, and PC version of Divekick releases on 8/20, this is the fighting game that utilizes only two buttons. The Vita is also getting Telltale’s excellent The Walking Dead series collection.
PC exclusives consist of Ravaged: Zombie Apocalypse, Sir, You Are Being Hunted, Neverwinter: Fury of the Feywild, and Hate Plus ~Mutes Golden Days~. All of the PC only titles release today, 8/19, except for Neverwinter, which releases on 8/22. Finally, the XBLA only title is Flashback, and it releases on 8/21.
Feel free to use the Amazon links below to pre-order any of the above recommendations if they’re available from the online retailer.
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