The Games of March

Week of 3/1

WRC 6 (PS4/XB1): The Extreme Motorsports Challenge. Feel the danger! WRC 6 pits man and machine against the toughest, most intense rally conditions on the planet. The official video game of FIA World Rally Championship, WRC 6 features authentic drivers, cars, and real race locations. Compete online against the best drivers in the world in weekly multiplayer challenges and the official WRC eSports season.

The Legend of Zelda – Breath of the Wild (WiiU): Forget everything you know about The Legend of Zelda games. Step into a world of discovery, exploration and adventure in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, a boundary-breaking new game in the acclaimed series. Travel across fields, through forests and to mountain peaks as you discover what has become of the ruined kingdom of Hyrule in this stunning open-air adventure.

Week of 3/5

LEGO Worlds (PS4/XB1): Explore. Discover. Create. Together. LEGO Worlds is an open environment of procedurally-generated Worlds made entirely of LEGO bricks which you can freely manipulate and dynamically populate with LEGO models. Create anything you can imagine one brick at a time, or use large-scale landscaping tools to create vast mountain ranges and dot your world with tropical islands. Drop in prefabricated structures to build and customize any world to your liking. Explore using helicopters, dragons, motorbikes or even gorillas and unlock treasures that enhance your gameplay. Watch your creations come to life through characters and creatures that interact with you and each other in unexpected ways. In LEGO Worlds, anything is possible!

Atelier Firis – The Alchemist and the Mysterious Journey (PS4): A Great Journey Begins! Travel a vast world 10 times bigger than previous games in the series! The 2nd entry in the Mysterious’ saga that follows the adventures of the enthusiastic Firis Mistludand her loving sister as they leave the safety of their town to discover the mysteries of life. Choose your path! Over 600 available Quests, and 12 different endings depending on how your relationships develop.

Ghost Recon Wildlands (PS4/XB1): Experience total freedom of choice in Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands, the ultimate military shooter set in a massive open world setting. The Santa Blanca drug cartel has transformed the beautiful South American country of Bolivia into a perilous narco-state, leading to lawlessness, fear, and rampant violence. With their corrosive influence growing, the cartel plagues the citizens of Bolivia but all hope is not lost. The Ghosts, an elite US Special Forces team, are tasked to combat the cartel and save the country from collapse. You decide how to play, and every decision affects the world around you.

NeiR – Automata (PS4): Humanity has been driven from the Earth by mechanical beings from another world. In a final effort to take back the planet, the human resistance sends a force of android soldiers to destroy the invaders. Now, a war between machines and androids rages on… A war that could soon unveil a long-forgotten truth of the world. Developed by an all-star team consisting of producer Yosuke Saito, character designer Akihiko Yoshida from CyDesignation, Inc., game designer Takahisa Taura from PlatinumGames Inc.  and composer Keiichi Okabe from MONACA, Inc.

Week of 3/12

Dangaranronpa 1&2 Reload (PS4): Get two of the best murder-mystery adventures in one! Whether trapped in school in Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc, or stranded on an island in Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair, there’s bound to be thrills, chills, and kills! In Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc, enter Hope’s Peak Academy, a prestigious high school reserved for the nation’s “ultimate” students. Things get a bit twisted when the academy’s students find themselves trapped inside with Monokuma, a maniacal bear who has taken them all prisoner to play his game of despair. Continue the adventure in Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair with a brand new cast of Ultimates. Mysteriously trapped on Jabberwock Island in their own life-or-death game, having fun in the sun with this twisted teddy requires more than a bit of wit to survive.

Styx – Shard of Darkness (PS4/XB1):  The centuries-old goblin assassin, Styx, returns in Styx: Shards of Darkness, the multi-layered stealth game with a bigger budget, bigger ideas, and a new engine: Unreal 4. Master of Shadows was a valiant exploration into the world of the green goblin thief, but Shards of Darkness will delve deeper into a complex narrative and fully realized world. Embark upon a stealthy adventure with new enemies, new environments, and a plethora of new mechanics refining the abilities of Styx — grappling around corners, climbing ropes, and using his trusty knife to zip line!

Week of 3/19

Toukiden 2 (PS4/Vita):  Fight to save the world from demons through real time battles in a huge open world environment. Experience deep new story lines, arm for battle with new weapons, and defeat newly designed demons. From the start, freely explore a world full of Oni and villages and uncover numerous quests with a fully customizable character. Up to 4-players can join forces to form a hunting party. Cross-play between PS4 & Vita.

Mass Effect Andromeda (PS4/XB1): Welcome to the Andromeda galaxy, far beyond the Milky Way. There, players will lead our fight for a new home in hostile territory where WE are the aliens. Play as the Pathfinder – a leader of a squad of military-trained explorers – with deep progression and customization systems. This is the story of humanity’s next chapter, and player choices throughout the game will ultimately determine our survival in the Andromeda Galaxy. As you unfold the mysteries of the Andromeda Galaxy and the hope for humanity lies on your shoulders – You must ask yourself… How far will you go?

Touhou Genso Wanderer (PS4): In this roguelike RPG, you will take control of Reimu, the Hakurei Shrine Maiden, to investigate the latest incident to take place in the world of Gensokyo. Along the way, you’ll encounter a variety of characters from the Touhou Project universe, discover mountains of loot – each piece of which is valuable thanks to the game’s item fusion system – and test your mettle with your favorite Touhou girl in tow as your adventuring partner!

Air Conflicts – Secret Wars (PS4): Air Conflicts: Secret Wars is an arcade flight simulation game that takes you right into the heart of the action, with air combat at historical locations set in World War I and II. Take to the skies in seven exciting campaigns with a total of 49 missions. Embark on escorting flights and patrols as well as defense, rescue and stealth missions. Fly more than 20 aircraft types from World War I and II. Test your mettle on your path from rookie to pro, picking between two difficulty levels as well as two game modes (arcade and simulation). In arcade mode, flight controls are simplified, while the simulation mode provides a more realistic experience. Show off your flying skills in the multiplayer mode, with up to eight players in five different modes. This Ultimate Edition offers much improved graphics, enhanced controls based on player feedback, and PS4 exclusive content.

Anima – Gates of Memories (PS4): Anima: Gate of Memories is a third person action RPG that tells the story of two beings bound by an unwilling pact, a legendary monster and a girl who lost her past. Forced to stay together, their existences will take an unexpected turn they discover that both have been involved in something sinister, a war in the shadows in which they will have an involuntary leading role. The unique Dual System allows you to control two different characters and interchange them dynamically in the middle of any action to create countless combinations.

Troll and I (PS4/XB1): Deep in the Nordic wilderness, a teenage boy named Otto is forced to flee his home after a band of brutal hunters rip through his village in search of a mythical creature rumored to inhabit the forest. Now on the run for his life, Otto inadvertently finds and befriends the elusive creature being sought by the hunters. Thus begins the perilous adventure of Troll and Otto. Together, the unlikely friends embark on a journey through treacherous territory plagued with rivals. Natives to the forest, Troll and Otto must use their inherent skills to sneak, strategize, and battle their way back home. The forest is filled with unknowns, and teamwork is pivotal to staying alive.

Mario Sports Superstars (3DS): Five full-on sports-Soccer, Tennis, Golf, Baseball, and Horse Racing-bring the challenge and depth you demand to Nintendo 3DS systems. Take on friends and rivals in local or online multiplayer, hone skills in training, or tackle single-player tournaments. Whether you pick Mario, Waluigi, or one of sixteen others, you’re on the road to superstardom! Before long, you’ll have mastered the ins and outs of each sport: learn when to use an infield shift in Baseball, change your team’s formation in Soccer, and more. Even Horse Racing is surprisingly deep! Build a stable of horses and train them well to win the day in the first-ever horse races in series history. But remember: these aren’t normal sports-they’re Mario Sports. Expect unexpected thrills and power up to stomp the competition. Includes 1 card from the Mario Sports Superstars amiibo card series.

Zero Escape The Nonary Games (PS4/Vita): Both Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors (999) and its sequel, Virtue’s Last Reward (VLR), are together in the same collection for the first time ever! Hi-res graphics bring the savage world of Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors to life with stunning clarity! Experience full immersion with English and Japanese dual voice audio! Your choices dictate the fate of you and your “teammates” and offer multiple paths to unique endings. Over 80 hours of gameplay, dual voice implementation, brain shredding puzzles, jaw-dropping story and unforgettable characters combine to create one of the most gripping narrative threads in gaming history!

Week of 3/26

RBI Baseball 2017 (XB1): Your breakout MLB season is here! R.B.I. Baseball 17 returns in the fourth edition of the classic franchise, developed by MLB.com, with fun, high-octane baseball action bringing back R.B.I’s pick-up-and-play roots. Take control of your game with reactive pitching and batting systems that allow for in-the-moment decisions. R.B.I. 17 is packed with 30 authentic ballparks, advanced stat tracking, season game sims and roster updates throughout the season. Dominate against the CPU, or take on your friends on the couch and online. R.B.I. Baseball is back, you gotta come ready to play!

MLB The Show 17 (PS4/Vita): MLB The Show 17 delivers the most realistic and personal baseball gaming experience on consoles. This year The Show offers exciting gameplay improvements and a greater ability to personalize your baseball experience. Now with new managerial and gameplay options that provide different levels of acceleration to progress your franchise while maintaining the control you want to. No need to start over your Road to The Show career or Franchise from ’16 when you can bring them into The Show 17 with Year-To-Year Saves. Your saves in ’17 will carry over to 18, so play without worry of losing your progress.

Vikings – Wolves of Midgard (PS4/XB1): Enter the Shores of Midgard, a world based upon the mythology and history of the Vikings, but with a fantasy twist. Battle fearsome giants, terrifying barrow wights, and the dark creatures that lurk in the shadows, as you strive to survive the growing cold that threatens to end all life, forever. Master mighty weapons, including the sword and shield, two-handed hammers, dual-wielded axes and swift bows to unlock fearsome Battle Powers. Earn blood in battle to offer in tribute to the Gods in order to acquire and enhance devastating Spell Powers as well as unlocking intriguing Gifts.

Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix (PS4): Celebrate 15 years of Kingdom Hearst with this essential collection. Remember and relive 6 adventures from Kingdom Hearts Dark Seeker Saga before the release of highly anticipated Kingdom Hearts III. Get immersed in the compelling and action-packed Kingdom Hearts stories with 4 games and 2 HD remastered cinematics! Help Light overcome darkness by teaming up with your beloved Disney and Final Fantasy characters! Includes: KINGDOM HEARTS HD 1.5 +2.5 ReMIX includes: KINGDOM HEARTS Final Mix, KINGDOM HEARTS Re:Chain of Memories, KINGDOM HEARTS 358/2 Days, KINGDOM HEARTS II Final Mix, KINGDOM HEARTS Birth by Sleep Final Mix, KINGDOM HEARTS Re:coded.

Has Been Heroes (PS4/XB1): Has-Been Heroes is a roguelike action game featuring a band of heroes on a quest to escort the King’s twin princesses to magic Academy. The game combines strategy and action into a mix where you control three characters and focus on combining spells and items for devastating combo effects! New characters are unlocked during the course of the game. The new heroes are each unique with custom attributes and a set of different starting items/spells that give the player an edge in combat – or a vulnerability.

God Wars Future Past (PS4/Vita): GOD WARS Future Past is a tactical RPG that explores the untold history of Japan through folklore and tactical combat. Experience the traditional stories of Japan’s origin from the points of view of three warring nations through gameplay and beautiful anime cinematics. Engage in deep tactical combat with a myriad of character classes. Explore the lives of heroes who made their mark by fighting against the fate set out before them.