The Week Ahead: 5/19-5/25

When it comes to being a gamer there are some good weeks and there are some bad weeks. This week should have a lot of you excited! Here is the week ahead!

This week we get The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and Destiny: House of Wolves so get those wallets out and take the day off work cause it’s time to game! Now don’t fret, for you hand held junkies we have  Hyperdimension Neptunia U: Action Unleashed  and Puzzle & Dragons Z + Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Edition.

Oh, if you ever wanted to farm like the real guys we have Farming Simulator 15; so sit back and get ready for this Week Ahead!!!


Life is Strange — Episode 3

Square Enix

the week ahead
PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PC, : May 19, 2015

Life Is Strange is an episodic interactive drama graphic adventure video game developed by Dontnod Entertainment and published by Square Enix. The game’s plot focuses on Maxine Caulfield, a photography student who discovers that she has the ability to rewind time at any moment, leading her every choice to enact the butterfly effect.
In the game, story and character arc serve as the central point rather than traditional graphic adventure tropes like point-and-click puzzles. The player’s actions will be able to adjust the narrative as it unfolds, and reshape it once allowed to travel back in time.

Destiny: House of Wolves

the week ahead
PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, : May 19, 2015


Expand your Destiny adventure with a wealth of weapons, armor, and gear to earn in new story missions, three new competitive multiplayer maps, and a new cooperative Strike. Expansion II introduces a new competitive elimination mode in the Crucible and an all-new arena activity – The Prison of Elders. The Reef is open. Join the Awoken and hunt down the Fallen rising against us.

Nancy Drew: Sea of Darkness
Her Interactive

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PC, Mac, : May 19, 2015

Set a Course for Danger and Discovery!
The celebrated ship “Heerlijkheid,” is usually the centerpiece of an Icelandic town’s local festival. Now that its captain has disappeared, the renovated vessel has become an eerie distraction. Did Captain Magnus sail away with a legendary treasure, or was he carried off into the night? Take the helm as detective Nancy Drew and set a course for the Sea of Darkness!

Hyperdimension Neptunia U: Action Unleashed
Idea Factory

the week ahead
PlayStation Vita: May 19, 2015

A world known as Gamindustri protected by the divine aegis of the four CPUs (Console Patron Units, the goddesses) and their sisters, the CPU candidates. Even in this world the seeds of evil don’t die out, and since brutal enemies along with ferocious monsters that appeared were quickly defeated by the collaboration between the CPUs and the CPU candidates, not only the goddesses themselves but also the inhabitants of Gamindustri ended up very bored. Due to that, the goddesses discussed an interesting proposal.

Farming Simulator 15
GIANTS Software.

the week ahead
Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, : May 19, 2015

Farming Simulator 15 invites you into the challenging world of a modern day farmer. Take on all the challenges of farming life, including working with animals (cows, chicken and sheep), cultivating your land and harvesting crops.
Manage and grow your own farm within a huge open world, including an all-new Nordic environment.
Over 100 vehicles and tools
Over 40 licensed brands including New Holland, Case IH, Deutz-Fahr, Ponsse and many more
Discover the freedom of woodcutting,with all new tools and equipment
Play with your friends on the Internet in multiplayer mode

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
CD Projekt

the week ahead
Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC : May 19, 2015

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt concludes the story of the witcher Geralt of Rivia, the series’ protagonist, whose story to date has been covered in the previous versions. Continuing from The Witcher 2, the ones who sought to use Geralt are now gone. Geralt seeks to move on with his own life, embarking on a new and personal mission whilst the world order itself is coming to a change. Geralt’s new mission comes in dark times as the mysterious and otherworldly army known as the Wild Hunt invades the Northern Kingdoms, leaving only blood soaked earth and fiery ruin in its wake; and it seems the Witcher is the key to stopping their cataclysmic rampage.

Arcade Archives — Terra Cresta

the week ahead
PlayStation 4: May 19, 2015
Terra Cresta is a vertically scrolling shoot ’em up. The player controls a ship, initially with limited firepower. Numbered pods appear containing further parts of the ship that will increase firepower. These additional parts combine with the player’s ship to increase its firepower, and the final module transforms it into a fiery phoenix which is invulnerable for a certain period of time. Once the ship has multiple sections, the player may also split it, allowing it to fire in multiple directions.

Wadjet Eye Games

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PC: May 21, 2015

City of Newton, 2087. Genetic engineering is the norm, the addictive Trance has replaced almost any need for human interaction, and an omnipresent AI named Central powers the city.
CEL agents Charlie Regis and Max Lao are investigating a serial Mindjacker who is tapping into the neural wiring of seemingly ordinary citizens, stealing their knowledge and leaving them dead. An agoraphobic net addict named Latha Sesame might be the next target. But when Charlie’s past comes back to haunt him, he and his partner find themselves on opposite sides of the law, with Latha’s fate in the crossfire.

DM Racing

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PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PC: May 22, 2015
Featuring all of the top drivers, cars, tracks and schedule from the 2015 season, it’s your turn to get race against the superstars of America’s top motorsport with NASCAR ’15. Take the wheel from your favorite driver and drop into a 200 MPH traffic jam, with the complete race weekend experience. Or, start as a rookie and create your own NASCAR career. With all of your favorite personalities and tracks, NASCAR ’15 is the only authentic NASCAR experience for fans. All at an unprecedented bargain price!
NASCAR ’15 has it all:
Single Race: Do you think you can go door to door with the superstars of NASCAR and do better than your favorite driver? Here is your chance to take the wheel of any of the 43+ licensed drivers in NASCAR ’15, head to your favorite track and race through the entire weekend experience – practice, qualifying and race day!
Career Mode: Start as a rookie and become your own NASCAR legend across multiple seasons. Do you have what it takes to make it to the Chase and win it all?
Official Teams & Tracks: All of the top drivers, teams & tracks. From the high banks of Daytona and Talladega, to the twists & turns of Watkins Glen, and the history of Darlington. NASCAR ’15 is the only game that has it all!
Online Multiplayer: Up to 16-player online multiplayer. Challenge your friends online!

Puzzle & Dragons Z + Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Edition
Gung Ho Online Entertainment

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Nintendo 3DS: May 22, 2015

Two puzzling RPG adventures await you! Rescue Princess Peach™ from Bowser™ or defeat the evil group Paradox by battling enemies with the awesome power of orbs. Drag and match orbs, or chain together combos to deal massive blows to your enemies. Then bolster your forces with hundreds of unique monsters in this two-in-one game pack.
In Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition, you get to travel to different worlds as you assemble a team of Mushroom Kingdom baddies, like Goombas or Koopa Troopas, and recruit much-loved Mario™ characters, including Toad™ and Yoshi™! Or in Puzzle & Dragons Z, battle the 5 powerful sky dragons to rebuild the world and customize your team with a plethora of different monsters. Allies gained in both games have the chance to evolve into more advanced forms and learn powerful new skills.
Play two great puzzle RPGs in this two-in-one game pack!
Use unique drag and match gameplay to take down enemies
As Mario™, use the power of the orbs to rescue Princess Peach™
Team-up with different Mario™ baddies
Battle the 5 sky dragons and rebuild the world
Evolve your allies to unlock powerful skills


Well, there you have it, another week of fun games to keep us lost in our living rooms! I hope you enjoyed reading and please, don’t forget to pop into the forums and see whats going down.

As always, you can find me on twitter @riddle43 but now it’s time for me to hit the farm… see you all again soon.

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