The Best Video Game Releases this Month
As we roll around into Spring the games start to take off again after the winter slump. Then again, this winter hasn’t really slumped at all, has it? In last month’s top games list, we saw a number of amazing releases such as Sniper Elite 4, NioH, Torment: Tides of Numenera, Halo Wars 2, For Honor, and Horizon Zero Dawn. For the season that’s supposed to let us recover from the holiday push, it’s doing a pretty crappy job!
Well, if you’re done with last month’s games (we doubt it, but anyway…) then March is ready to eat up your time and your wallet. It’s here ladies and gentlemen, the brand new Nintendo Switch. It’s not alone either bringing with it a number of new games alongside what you can look forward to for Xbox One, PS4, and PC. Let’s get into this months best of the best for games on the way…
LEGO Worlds – WB Interactive – PC, PS4, X1 (Mar 7)
Ok, look Minecraft… we were nice and didn’t sue you for basically using our ‘building block’ idea and turning it into a video game. We were even nice enough to partner with you and make millions off selling Minecraft branded LEGO. Here’s the thing… we want more of that video game money so we’re releasing our own world builder style game and it’s going to be great. It’s going to be really fantastic. You’ll see. LEGO Worlds hits on March 7th.
MLB The Show 17 – Sony Interactive Entertainment – PS4 (Mar 28)
The yearly entry into the best (read: only) franchise in baseball video games arrives on March 28th with MLB The Show 17. Trying to reinvigorate and freshen up the series it gets a bit of a presentation overhaul with the introduction of new personalities from the MLB Network for play by play and announcing duties. Matt Vasgersian, the play-by-play announcer for every MLB The Show game since the series’ debut in 2006, will be joined in the broadcast booth by two other MLB Network analysts, Harold Reynolds and Dan Plesac, both of whom had long MLB careers as players before they entered the TV world. Batter up!
Styx: Shards of Darkness – Focus Home Interactive – PC, PS4, X1 (Mar 14)
We know this isn’t the biggest game out there but we always like to throw a little bit of love to the indie games of the month. The original game in this franchise, Styx: Master of Shadows had a lot of potential but fell a bit short, especially when compared to other games of the stealth genre. It still managed to develop a bit of a cult following. This time around, developer Cyanide Studios aims to learn from their mistakes with a deeper, prettier and much stealthier game with Styx: Shards of Darkness. The sneaky goblin sees his return on March 14th.
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