No, that’s not a typo. Welcome to the Weekly Warp-Up, your weekly wrap-up of the biggest and the best articles posted at Warp Zoned this week…
The end of the year is near and that means its time for Geoff Keighley’s Game Awards to crown another “Game of the Year.” The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt walked away with the big prize this year, while also being surrounded by a number of huge announcements:
- Mortal Kombat X’s Kombat Pack 2 will include Leatherface, Xenomorph, Tri-Borg (a combo of Cyrax, Sektor, and Robo-Smoke), and Bo Rai Cho.
- The Walking Dead: Michonne will launch in February.
- Psychonauts 2 is in development and a crowdfunding campaign is now open.
- Batman: A Telltale Game Series is in the works and will be released next year.
- Rock Band VR will launch sometime after the Oculus Rift’s 2016 debut.
If you’re on the lookout for more game recommendations, you’re more than welcome to read up on What We Played in November 2015 and our picks for The Games of December 2015. And maybe you might also want to check out this cool sorting tool to help you determine Your Favorite Game of All Time.
And we didn’t even talk about the 2015 PlayStation Experience yet. You can find news from that show (and the rest of the week) after the break.
New Game Announcements
- No Goblin’s 100 Ft Robot Golf is exactly what you’d expect it to be and in development for the PS4.
- MLB The Show 16 will be released for the PS4 and PS3 on March 29, 2016.
- Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom is exclusively in development for the PS4.
- Yakuza Zero will officially get a North American release on the PS4.
- Yakuza 5 will be released for the PS3 on December 8.
- The first Call of Duty: Black Ops III DLC Pack will be known as Awakening.
- F.A.N.G. is Street Fighter V‘s final character.
- PS4 owners can now download PS2 games from the PlayStation Store.
- Dark Souls III will be released on April 12.
- FAST Racing Neo will be available for the Wii U on December 10.
- Harmonix will release Amplitude for the PS4 on January 5.
- Rive was pushed back to 2016 by Two Tribes.
- SteamWorld Heist will be released for the 3DS on December 10.
- Beck, Cold War Kids, X Ambassadors, and others are part of the latest Rock Band 4 DLC Update.
- Final Fantasy VII Remake – “PlayStation Experience 2015 Trailer”
- Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End – “The Game Awards 2015 Trailer”
- Xenoblade Chronicles X – “Launch Trailer”
- Mighty No. 9 – “Features Trailer”
- Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege – “Launch Trailer”
Rumor Has It
- WB Games Montreal is working on multiple games set in the DC Comics Universe.
New Release Round-Up
- Retail Releases: Just Cause 3, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege, Xenoblade Chronicles X, more
- Nintendo Download: Xenoblade Chronicles X, Pokemon Picross, Dementium Remastered, more
- PlayStation Store (Tuesday): Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege, Just Cause 3, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, more
- PlayStation Store (Saturday): Final Fantasy VII, Nuclear Throne, Bastion Vita, more
- Xbox Games Store (Wednesday): Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege, Just Cause 3, The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing, more
- Xbox Games Store (Friday): Rock Zombie, Super Party Sports Football
- Next Week’s Retail Releases: Devil’s Third, Earth Defense Force 4.1, Earth Defense Force 2, more