*These releases are accounted for North America only. This is also not the complete list of every release.
The Legend of Korra (PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One)
One of the more popular anime of recent day makes its way to gaming consoles.Developed as a third-person action game, you take on the role as Korra as you bend the elements to your will to fight your enemies. The game is set to take place shortly before the second and third seasons.
Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved (Xbox 360, Xbox One)
Stunning visuals, great music sequences and the ability to customize your experience along the way is everything that Harmonix envisioned when creating this new IP. Utilizing the amazing talents from Disney and the Fantasia franchise, you use rythym, timing and agility in order to manipulate the songs as if you were Mickey Mouse making the song come to life. After personally trying the demo in the Xbox One library, I will admit to being pleased at how well the Kinect 2.0 responded to my movement.
Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved is iDizzy81’s pick of the week stating that this was the first time he felt the Kinect 2.0’s power had a responsive usefulness.
Just Dance 2015 (PC, PS3, PS4, Wii, Wii U, Xbox 360, XboxOne)
Another movement based game that is returning for another sequel. Just Dance 2015 is attempting to show off new features, many of which are community inspired as well as bringing back the online multiplayer mode. Ubisoft looks to amp the excitement with the new music track listing as well as traditional and fresh moves.
Fantasy Life (3DS)
This 3DS title takes the sim-style life, similar to that of Animal Crossings and Tomodachi life and puts it into your fantasy escape. With Fantasy Life you choose the life you want to live whether it be an adventurer, reaping rewards of the wild and beyond, or that of a simple townsfolk who chooses to spend their day leisurely fishing.The choice is ultimately yours.
Bayonetta 2 (Wii U)
The second title being released by Platinum Games is the much anticipated Bayonetta 2 that is exclusive to the Wii U. The well regarded franchise looks to turn up the customization with providing unique Nintendo skins as well as the standard Bayonetta swag.
Bayonetta 2 is Biggie’s Pick of the week stating that this is a great month to be a Wii U console owner.
Pokemon Art Academy (3DS)
Learn how to draw your favorite Pokemon with the latest installment to the franchise. Utilizing the touch pad of the 3DS, Pokemon Art Academy will show you how to draw, create and share your Poke-pictures in no time.
Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth (Linux, Mac, PC)
Fans of the series really have a lot to look forward to with Civilization: Beyond Earth. Utilizing the turn based gameplay, hexagonal grid and civilization progression from the classic, it looks to take a new turn by breaking away from the use of historical figures. The technology tree is also more intricate with web branching rather than the standard tree branching format. Do you have what it takes to lead your civilization into the future?
Also, don’t forget that you have an array of free games available to you for Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PlayStation platforms: