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Xbox Store Today: The Walking Dead: A New Frontier Episode 3, Has-Been Heroes, RBI Baseball 2017, more
The dead walk once again as part of today’s Xbox Games Store update. Above the Law, the third episode in Telltale’s The Walking Dead: A New Fronter is now available to download for the Xbox One. Players will take control of Javier and attept to find a role for the character in his newly reunited family.
Also available to download today is Has-Been Heroes, the latest release from GameStop’s GameTrust label. The strategy game will give Xbox One owners the chance to flex their tactical muscles as they help a group of hapless protect two princesses on their way to the Academy.
Finally this week, baseball fans can step up to the plate with RBI Baseball 2017, the latest retro-styled simulation from MLB Advanced Media. Featuring all 30 MLB teams, and over 1,000 players, RBI Baseball 2017 is the only MLB-licensed game on the Xbox One.
You can learn more about all of these games after the break. (more…)
The Walking Dead: A New Frontier Episode 3, Kingdom Hearts 1.5 + 2.5, MLB The Show 17, more added to PS Store
It’s another big update for the PlayStation Store this week, so let’s get right to it…
Kingdom Hearts III is still no closer to release, but Square Enix wants to prepare PS4 players with the downloadable release of Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMix. The compilation includes four full Kingdom Hearts games (Kingdom Hearts, Kingdom Herts: ReChain of Memories, Kingdom Hearts II, and Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep), and it offers the most complete look back at the franchise’s beginnings.
Telltale continues the story in The Walking Dead: A New Fronter this week with Episode 3: Above the Law. Now available to download for the PS4, players will need to help Javier find a role in his newly reunited family in the middle episode of this season.
Sports fans will have several new choices to choose from this week on the PlayStation Store, including dueling baseball games (MLB The Show 17 and RBI Baseball 2017), an old school hockey game (Old Time Hockey), and a boxing management simulation (Punch Club).
Elsewhere on the PlayStation Store, the “Play Collective” promotion rolls on with the PS4 release of Videocult’s side-scrolling survival game, Rain World.
Finally this week, Ska Studios will bring Salt and Sanctuary, their side-scrolling action RPG, to the Vita.
You can learn more about this week’s additions to the PlayStation Store after the break. (more…)
Opening Day is just a few days away, and game publishers are getting ready to trot their annual baseball sims onto the retail field. So step up to the plate with Sony and check out the Ken Griffey Jr-fronted MLB The Show 17 for the PS4, or have a catch with MLB Advanced Media and their Corey Seager-fronted RBI Baseball 2017 for the PS4 and Xbox One.
Also set to be released on store shelves this week is Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMix, a repackaging of both Kingdom Hearts compilations from the PS3, now for the PS4. So if you’re itching to replay Kingdom Hearts, Kingdom Herts: ReChain of Memories, Kingdom Hearts II, and Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep… here’s your chance.
Further down this week’s retail list, we’ve got the GameStop-exclusive Has-Been Heroes, which will be released for the PC, PS4, Switch, and Xbox One. The roguelike action/strategy game was developed by Frozenbyte and features a bumbling band of knights protecting a pair of princesses.
That’s it for this week’s New Retail Releases report, but we’ll be back later this week with the latest additions to the PlayStation Store, Xbox Games Store, and Nintendo eShop.