Coming Out — February 25

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This week, starting February 25, there might not be many blockbuster games releasing but boy are there lots. Get down and dirty on the race course or, unfortunately, in the fighting ring. Take a viking berserker across the wastes of Jötunheim or lead a rather violent ape to freedom, there is an array of experiences on offer this week.

So let’s jump in and have a look at what’s coming out this week.

DiRT Rally 2.0  |  26/02/2019

Genre: Rally Driving
Platforms: Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC
Developer: Codemasters
Publisher: Codemasters

“DiRT Rally 2.0 dares you to carve your way through a selection of iconic rally locations from across the globe, in the most powerful off-road vehicles ever made, knowing that the smallest mistake could end your stage.” – [source]

Trials Rising  |  26/02/2019

Genre: Stunt Racer
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PC
Developer: Ubisoft
Publisher: Ubisoft

“Explore over-the-top action and physics-bending motorcycle racing in the latest opus of the Trials franchise. With new tracks in exotic places all over the world and more ways to compete, Trials® Rising is the best one yet.” – [source]

The LEGO Movie 2 Videogame  |  27/02/2019

Genre: Adventure
Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Developer: TT Games
Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

“Bricksburg is in ruins and Emmet’s friends have been taken! Team up with Emmet and a host of heroic characters to save their friends from the strange inhabitants of the Systar System. Journey into outer space, discover new worlds, and test your Master Building skills.” – [source]

Battlloon  |  28/02/2019

Genre: Party Game
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC
Developer: noname studio
Publisher: Unties

“BATTLLOON is a cute and casual PvP action game which pits you against your friends in a battle of bouncing balloons! Plays up to 4 players! The rules are simple! All you have to do is to bump other players into the spikes! May the best balloon win! With its simple controls, anyone can play this bouncy game of battling balloons!” – [source]

ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove!  |  01/03/2019

Genre: Adventure
Platforms: Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4
Developer: HumaNature Studios
Publisher: HumaNature Studios

“ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove! is a mash-up of the very best features of the classic console games with a ton of funky fresh improvements!” – [source]

Fimbul  |  01/03/2019

Genre: Action-Adventure
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch
Developer: Zaxis
Publisher: Wild River Games

“Fimbul is a single-player comic-book, action adventure set in the final winter before Ragnarök, The Fimbul Winter. You play as an old berserk, travelling to Jötunheim to fulfill his destiny, battling Trolls and Jotuns to reclaim an ancient artifact that might, just might save Midgard.” – [source]

Dead or Alive 6  |  01/03/2019

Genre: Fighting
Platforms: PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4
Developer: KOEI TECMO GAMES CO., LTD.
Publisher: KOEI TECMO GAMES CO., LTD.

“DEAD OR ALIVE 6 is fast-paced 3D fighting game, produced by Koei Tecmo Games, featuring stunning graphics and multi-tiered stages that create a truly entertaining competitive experience.” – [source]

Ape Out  |  01/03/2019

Genre: Action
Platforms: PC, Nintendo Switch
Developer: Gabe Cuzzillo
Publisher: Devolver Digital

“Ape Out is a wildly intense and colorfully stylized smash ‘em up about primal escape, rhythmic violence, and frenetic jazz.” – [source]

Our top pick of the week?

Trials Rising
26/02/2019

With no game quite like it Trials approach to a 2D racer was novel idea when it first appeared on the scene, we couldn’t have predicted just how popular it would become. Now with updated graphics and new competitive options Trials Rising has us certainly excited.

The Trials franchise has been going from strength to strength. With each iteration perfecting its mix of tricky stunts and hilarious rag doll physics we can’t wait to see what is in store for us.

What new titles are you most excited for this week? Be sure to let us know!