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New trailer confirms an April 25 launch date for The Walking Dead: A New Frontier – Episode 4

Fresh off the release of Guardians of the Galaxy: Episode 1 – Tangled Up In Blue, Telltale Games is back with a new entry in their other ongoing episodic series.

Thanks to a new trailer that dropped this morning, we now know that The Walking Dead: A New Frontier – Episode 4: Thicker Than Water will be available to download for the PC, PS4, Xbox One, and mobile devices on April 25. The episode continues to ramp up the pressure on Javier, who will “”decide the shape and nature of [his] chosen family”:

Upon discovering the true nature of the New Frontier’s leadership, relationships within the Garcia family have come to a head. As Javier, you will decide the shape and nature of your chosen family. All the while, a herd of walkers moves ever closer to Richmond, putting pressure on allies and enemies alike. With distrust running rampant, you’ll have to determine if blood is thicker than water…

The conclusion to The Walking Dead: A New Frontier, Episode 5: From the Gallows, is expected to be available sometime in May or June.

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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…)

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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…)

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Telltale unveils Launch Trailer for The Walking Dead: A New Frontier’s third episode

The Walking Dead: A New Frontier – Episode 3: Above the Law will make its downloadable debut for the PC, PS4, Xbox One, and mobile devices on March 28. Naturally, this is the perfect time for Telltale Games to unveil the Launch Trailer for the third chapter in their episodic series:

Javier struggles to find a role in his newly reunited family. Meanwhile, tension within the walls of Richmond grow. Will Clementine and the rest of the group turn against Javier? It may be time to choose between the family you’re born into and the family you’ve made…

In case you missed it, Telltale also released a short clip from “Above the Law” during this year’s PAX East convention.

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The Walking Dead: A New Frontier’s third episode will be released on March 28

In addition to discussing their upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy game, Telltale Games used this year’s PAX East convention to confirm The Walking Dead: A New Frontier‘s third episode will be released on March 28.

The episode will be known as “Above the Law,” and it’ll be available to download on the PC, PS4, Xbox One, and mobile devices. Telltale also premiered a new trailer for “Above the Law,” and it’s embedded above.

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New Retail Releases: Nintendo Switch, Zelda Breath of the Wild, Horizon Zero Dawn, More

It seems like it really snuck up on us, but “Day One” for Nintendo Switch is less than five days away. Nintendo won’t have a ton of games available alongside the launch of their latest console, but The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (which is also coming to the Wii U this week) will surely keep most early adopters busy for quite a while.

However, a handful of other Switch titles will be available for those looking for a different kind of experience. Ubisoft and Activision will bring ports of Just Dance 2017 and Skylanders Imaginators to the Switch. Meanwhile, Nintendo themselves will also launch 1-2-Switch, a quirky multiplayer party game, and Konami will resurrect the Bomberman series with the SNES-inspired Super Bomberman R.

It’s rare to find new games for rival platforms during a new console’s launch period, but the Nintendo Switch will actually face some stiff competition on store shelves this week. Leading the way is Horizon: Zero Dawn, a visually-striking post-apocalyptic adventure from Guerrilla that’ll be released exclusively for the PS4.

Also available this week will be Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns (3DS), the latest farming sim from Marvelous; Torment: Tides of Numenera (PS4, Xbox One), a spiritual successor to Planescape: Torment; The Walking Dead: A New Frontier (PS4, Xbox One), a Season Pass Disc that’ll grant access to every episode of the zombie-themed adventure; and Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 + Arcade Game Series, a retail re-release of the retro reboot.

You can find a complete list of this week’s new retail releases after the break. (more…)

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Episode 3 from The Walking Dead: A New Frontier will be released in March; Season Pass Disc coming February 28

Telltale Games has announced that The Walking Dead: A New Frontier‘s third episode, Above the Law, will be available to download for the PC, PS4, Xbox One, and mobile devices beginning next month. According to the developer, they’ll unveil more details about the upcoming expansion to the story “in the coming weeks.”

In other Walking Dead: A New Frontier news, Telltale also confirmed that the Season Pass Disc will be available in stores on February 28. The Season Pass Disc will contain the season’s first two episodes, Ties That Bind Part I and Ties That Bind Part II, and include access to all subsequent episodes as they’re released.

A new trailer advertising The Walking Dead: A New Frontier’s Season Pass Disc has been embedded above.

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Xbox Store Today: Walking Dead New Frontier, Shantae Half-Genie Hero, Wick, more

The dead still walk! Telltale Games has launched the opening chapters of their latest Walking Dead adaptation, The Walking Dead: A New Frontier. Available to download now for the Xbox One, the two-part premiere, Ties That Bind, reintroduces fans to a teenage Clementine.

Also available to download today on the Xbox One is Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, the latest game in WayForward’s retro-styled series. Shantae may have made the move to high definition, but players will still get to whip out her “devastating Hair-Whip Attack” as they take on the minions of “bodacious buccaneer” Risky Boots.

Finally, Wick brings ghost stories to life on the Xbox One. Players will explore a local legend about “the long lost children in the woods who can still be seen,” but be careful, they’re only visible by candlelight.

More information on all of these games (and a few other new releases) can be found after the break. (more…)

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