Aegis Defenders - PS4 — Digital (Out 2/8) - "Explore, build, and defend in this unique mashup of action platformer and tower defense."
Bleed 2 - PS4 — Digital - "A furiously fun and fast-paced arcade action game"
Dandara - PS4 — Digital - "In a bizarre universe where the oppressed are on the brink of oblivion, Dandara has awoken to reshape the world."
Dragon Sinker - PS4, PS Vita — Digital - "Employing 8-bit graphics and sound that hark back to the golden era of RPGs, Dragon Sinker brings a visual and audio feast to the table of hungry gamers starving for the nostalgia of the great classics of yesteryear."
Heroine Anthem Zero Episode 1 - PS4 — Digital (Out 2/8) - "the first episode in an epic fantasy adventure game from WindThunder Studio."
Marooners - PS4 — Digital - "experience switcheroo chaos as the action jumps between multiple intense minigames when you least expect it, or take the challenge of completing a full play through of each minigame once."
Mercenary Kings Reloaded Edition - PS4, PS Vita — Digital - "you are part of the Mercenary Kings, the most skilled team of warriors-for-hire on Earth"
The Seven Deadly Sins: Knights of Britannia - PS4 — Digital, Retail (Out 2/9) - "Assemble the Seven Deadly Sins and fight to save the Kingdom of Liones."
Shadow of the Colossus - PS4 — Digital, Retail - "Shadow of the Colossus on PS4 introduces the awe of its unforgettable world and towering creatures to a new generation of gamers."
Under Night In-Birth Exe: Late [st] - "expands upon the original fighting game including new characters, a robust story mode, tutorial mode, enhanced online battles, and more!"
Crossing Souls - PS4 — Digital - "A group of friends discover a mysterious pink stone that allows them to travel between two realms."
CubeWorks - PS VR — Digital - "designed to challenge the player’s spatial manipulation and problem solving abilities as they advance through various stages in a top-secret laboratory."
Drunkn Bar Fight - PS VR — Digital - "Take turns throwing bottles, darts, chairs, tip jars or anything else you can get your hands on at opponents."
Dynasty Warriors 9 - PS4 — Digital, Retail - "Experience the thrill of one versus thousands in an all new open world setting."
The Fall Part 2: Unbound - PS4 — Digital - "You are an AI that has broken free of your shackles. Now, a human “User” from across the global network has attacked and infected you with an [ERROR: REDACTED]."
Fe - PS4 — Digital (Out 2/16) - "a new type of platform adventure where the story is up to you to discover, without handholding, told wordlessly through the discoveries you make during gameplay."
Guilt Battle Arena - PS4 — Digital (Out 2/14) - "In this frantic 2D couch combat game, you have one bullet to fire at your opponents. After firing your gun, you must “rebound” your bullet before firing again."
Kingdom Come: Deliverance - PS4 — Digital, Retail - "Avenge the death of your parents and help repel the invading forces!"
Knockout League - PS VR — Digital - "an arcade style boxing game built from the ground up for VR."
The Longest Five Minutes - PS Vita — Digital - "play as the Hero Flash Back as he and his friends battle the evil Demon King."
Mahjong Carnival - PS4 — Digital - "Complete 120 unbelievably entertaining levels and spend more than 8 hours traveling around the most amazing places of our world."
Monster Energy Supercross: The Official Videogame - PS4 — Digital, Retail - "Race on the official tracks, Daytona included, with the official riders from 250SX and 450SX to experience one of the most spectacular and entertaining racing competition ever!"
Pinstripe - PS4 — Digital - "Explore six hauntingly beautiful levels of Hell, using your slingshot to fight your way through bizarre beasts and interesting puzzles."
Pop-Up Pilgrims - PS VR — Digital - "guide the pilgrims around each beautifully drawn stage."
Schacht - PS4 — Digital - "a fast-paced 3D platformer set in a Sci-Fi interstellar battle zone."
Secret of Mana - PS4 — Digital, Retail (Out 2/15) - "a long-awaited, full 3D remake." - reviews not so good
Slice, Dice & Rice - PS4 — Digital (Out 2/14) - "Slice, Dice & Rice is a fighting game with no health bars. It revolves around the idea of finding an opening in your opponent’s defense and ending the round with a single, clean hit."
Sprint Vector - PS VR — Digital - "a multiplayer adrenaline platformer that merges the physical thrill of athletic competition with the unhinged energy of a crazy game show."
True Fear: Forsaken Souls – Part 1 - PS4 — Digital - "combines the best of the psychological thriller with intuitive gameplay mechanics for a mind-bending mystery escape game."
Abo Khashem - PS4 — Digital (Out 2/23) - "With your trusty lizard companion, the two of you must uncover a massive conspiracy involving a powerful monolith."
Apex Construct - PS VR — Digital - "the fate of mankind rests on you — the last human alive."
Armored Warfare - PS4 — Digital - "dynamic, modern vehicle combat"
Deadbolt - PS4, PS Vita — Digital - "an extremely challenging stealth-action hybrid"
Defender’s Quest: Valley of the Forgotten DX Edition - PS4 — Digital - "a tower-defense RPG hybrid that focuses on tactical depth, customization, and story."
Konrad the Kitten - PS VR — Digital (Out 2/23) - "experience the first virtual cat that feels like a real one."
Little Adventure on the Prairie - PS4, PS Vita — Digital (Out 2/22) - "Venture through 12 levels and destroy all the monsters standing between you and the end."
Metal Gear Survive - PS4 — Digital, Retail - "builds upon Metal Gear V’s enduring stealth action gameplay while introducing the new elements of exploration and survival to create a bold new experience."
Past Cure - PS4 — Digital, Retail (Out 2/23) - "An intense, cinematic, story-driven experience that challenges the player to use mind-bending mental abilities to survive."
Premium Pool Arena - PS4 — Digital - "(Re)discover the joy and tension of traditional pool through the different game modes and ultra-intuitive gameplay."
Rad Rodgers - PS4 — Digital, Retail (Out 2/21) - "After dozing off at the tail end of a long night of gaming, Rad awakens to find his dusty old console has turned itself back on…"
Restless Spirit - PS VR — Digital (Out 2/23) - "The Spirit of a girl appears in front of a father whose daughter is lost."
Run Dorothy Run - PS VR — Digital - "an immersive endless runner with a cheeky take on the literary classic."
The Station - PS4 — Digital - "How would you react if a sentient alien civilization was discovered that challenged everything you knew about biology, chemistry, physics, and religion?"
Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet - PS4 — Digital, Retail (2/23) - "Experience an original story where you are the protagonist in the world of Gun Gale Online."
Symmetry - PS4 — Digital - "a survival management game set in a retro-futuristic, sci-fi universe."
Tiles - PS4 — Digital - "get from the green tile to the red while clearing the blue tiles in between. Consider your moves carefully, though, as you might regret them later. Oh, and do it fast because the very ground beneath you is falling!"
Xenon Valkyrie + - PS4 — Digital - "a rogue-lite platformer game with RPG elements in which you must fight to the deepest part of a moon and halt the plans of a wicked witch."
Joystiq apparently took Labour Day off, so this week's post represents my best guesses. Apologies for whatever's wrong. VC/WW Japan (last Tuesday) - Taikou Risshiden (Super Famicom, 800 points) - Earthworm Jim 2 (Mega Drive, 600 points)