On this week’s, WTF Week In Video Games, we’ve got a number of release dates announced, Battle Chasers announcement, a new Mortal Kombat X trailer, and WTFGamersOnly reviews. Here’s your WTF Week In Video Games for 02/28/15.
Darksiders Creator Announces Battle Chasers!
After a number of Twitter teases, ex-Vigil co-founders Joe Madureira and Ryan Stefanelli have unveiled their first project with their new studio, Battleship Syndicate. Battle Chasers, a comic series developed by Madureira, will be developed as a game and comic series to release side by side, in the same universe. Development on Battle Chasers only just began, but Stefanelli has stated the game will be “classic and old school but presented with some new modern twists.”
Shovel Knight On PlayStation Release Date Revealed!
Shovel Knight, the popular retro-style platformer will be making its way onto PS4, PS3, and PS Vita on April 21. The game, previously only available on Wii U, 3DS and PC, will be coming to the platforms with a cameo appearance from God of War’s Kratos. Shovel Knight will also be discounted on PSN for 10% during it’s launch week (April 21 – April 27).
Mortal Kombat X Story Trailer!
The trailer confirms a number of characters coming to the Mortal Kombat X roster and leaves some speculation for others. You can read the entire synopsis of the trailer here.
Grand Theft Auto Heists Coming In March!
The long awaited four-player co-op mode heists, will finally be making its way to Grand Theft Auto V on March 10. The mode, which will allow four players to team up and organize a heist for a big payout, was first announced with the game back in 2013, but constant delays prevented the mode from being released. The mode will be available on Xbox One, PS4, Xbox 360 and PS3, and later on PC when the version of the game releases on April 14.
Far Cry 4 Valley of the Yetis DLC Incoming!
Ubisoft has announced the release date for Far Cry 4’s first DLC. The “Valley of the Yetis” DLC will be releasing on March 10 for all platforms. You can read up more on the DLC here, courtesy of Eryc James.
Forza 6 Release Window Revealed!
Microsoft has confirmed that Forza 6 will be releasing late this year. Director of marketing for Microsoft stated the game will be launching this “holiday season”, confirming the idea of many that the exclusive racer would be releasing sometime in 2015. Forza 6 had been announced earlier this year along with its partnership with Ford and the new Ford GT supercar. Forza 6 gets added to a number of other Xbox One exclusive games launching this holiday including Rise of the Tomb Raider, Halo 5: Guardians and Fable Legends.
As a quick update, here’s the latest news on the most popular MMO’s this week.
- Final Fantasy XIV has released patch 2.51 bringing tons of mini-games and fun with the Manderville Gold Saucer events! Review Patch Notes HERE and check out our coverage HERE
- World of Warcraft has released patch 6.1, new Legendary Followers, updates and visitors to the Garrison and Twitter Integration, Updated Blood Elf models, New Heirloom System, New Colorblind support, plus much more! Check out the patch notes HERE.
- Guild Wars 2 has introduced new camera changes, including a first person viewpoint, worked with Overview again for a new App challenge, and announced live streaming of their latest tournament over at Twitch on March 7th. Check out more information HERE.