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All 43 February 2016 Video Game Releases

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All 43 February 2016 Video Game Releases

Lots of games to play on Valentine’s.

January had started off 2016 a bit slowly, but it still managed to squeeze in a few worthwhile titles. February definitely kicks things up a notch, though, in terms of game releases over the next few weeks. Huge blockbuster titles, fun little indies, and everything in between await gamers in the shortest month of the year.

Week One (Feb. 1 – Feb. 6)

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Februrary starts things off with a nice crowd of indies, an amazing murder mystery, the resurgence of Digimon on consoles, and a highly anticipated sequel. Every platform gets a bit of love this week, but the biggest game is easily the PC exclusive XCOM 2. The sequel to the critically acclaimed reboot is finally being made available so you can see just how good at keeping your troops alive you really are.

If you’re not into the whole strategic side of things, Gravity Rush Remastered brings an amazing handheld game to the big screen, and Agatha Christie: The A.B.C. Murders leaves you solving a string of murders. And, if all else fails, you can just give up and drive across some states in American Truck Simulator.

This week’s full lineup:

  • Aveyond 4 (PC) – Feb. 1
  • Spellweaver (PC) Feb. 1
  • Tales of Symphonia (PC) – Feb. 1
  • Albedo: Eyes From Outer Space (PS4) – Feb. 2
  • Calendula (PC) – Feb. 2
  • Cobalt (Xbox One, 360, PC) – Feb. 2
  • Crypt of the Necrodancer (PS4, Vita) – Feb. 2
  • Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth (PS4, Vita) – Feb. 2
  • Dreii (PC, Mobile) 0 Feb. 2
  • Gravity Rush Remastered (PS4) – Feb. 2
  • Megadimension Neputnia VII (PS4) – Feb. 2
  • Nitroplus Blasterz: Heroines Infinite Duel (PS4, PS3) – Feb. 2
  • Not a Hero (PS4) – Feb. 2
  • Steve Jackson’s Sorcery (PC) – Feb. 2
  • American Truck Simulator (PC) – Feb. 3
  • Fortified (Xbox One, PC) – Feb. 3
  • Agatha Christie: The A.B.C. Murders (PC) – Feb. 4
  • The Political Machine (PC) – Feb. 4
  • Shutshimi ( Wii U) – Feb. 4
  • Dungelot: Shattered Lands (PC) – Feb. 5
  • XCOM 2 (PC) – Feb. 5

Week 2 (Feb. 7 – Feb. 13)

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The second week may not be as chock-full of game releases as the first, but it definitely has no shortage of excitement. Dying Light returns to the limelight with the open world expansion: The Following. Naruto once again goes to battle against the strongest enemies he’s ever faced in Ultimate Ninja Storm 4. If you like your fighting to be a bit more linear, then you’ll be excited to hear that the final chapter in Assassin’s Creed Chronicles, Russia, is releasing, as is the collection of all three games.

There is also the arrival of an insanely cute (yet slightly devilish in appearance) Unravel. If all else fails, love may just conquer in the week before Valentine’s Day.

This week’s full lineup:

  • Alekhine’s Gun (PS4, Xbox One, PC) Feb. 9
  • Arslan: The Warriors of Legend (PS4, Xbox One, PS3, PC) – Feb. 9
  • Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: Russia/ Pack (PS4, Xbox One, PC) – Feb. 9
  • Dying Light: The Following (PS4, Xbox One, PC) – Feb. 9
  • Firewatch (PS4, PC) – Feb. 9
  • Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime (PS4) – Feb. 9
  • Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 (PS4, Xbox One, PC) – Feb. 9
  • Neverwinter; Underdark (Xbox One) – Feb. 9
  • Unravel (PS4, Xbox One, PC) – Feb. 9

Week 3 (Feb. 14 – Feb. 20)

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Some exciting new games hit store shelves and digital market places this week. After you’re done with the Valentine’s festivities there are some kingdoms to save in Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright and Conquest. But, if you’re not down to save anyone, you can always kick some ass in the brand new Street Fighter V. It’s been a while since the series has received a new numbered sequel, and it looks to mix things up with some classic fighters and fresh faces.

This week’s full lineup:

  • The Ship: Remastered (PC) – Feb. 15
  • The Escapists: The Walking Dead (PS4) – Feb. 16
  • Layers of Fear (PS4) – February 16
  • Project X-Zone 2 (3DS) – Feb. 16
  • Street Fighter V (PS4, PC) – Feb. 16
  • Tron Run/r (PS4, Xbox One, PC) – Feb. 16
  • Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright/Conquest (3DS) – Feb. 19

Week 4 (Feb. 21 – Feb. 27)

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February keeps up the momentum with a solid closing week. Far Cry Primal takes players to a time where you couldn’t rely on technology to get you out of a pinch. Make friends of some of the most dangerous creatures in history as you fight to survive. Then there’s Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2. The original surprised everyone with how fun it was, and the sequel looks to add a lot more crazy surprises to mix.

Finishing off a splendid month is a group of some of the greatest classics in video game history. Pokemon Red, Blue, and Yellow are being released onto the 3DS eShop. It’s time to catch ’em all, starting with the originals.

This week’s full lineup:

  • Far Cry Primal (PS4, Xbox One) – Feb. 23
  • Mega Man Legacy Collection (3DS) – Feb. 23
  • Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2 (PS4, Xbox ONe, PC) – Feb. 23
  • Toki Tori 2+ (PS4)- Feb. 23
  • Spacejacked (PC) – Feb. 26
  • Pokemon Red, Blue, and Yellow (3DS Download) – Feb. 27
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