Nippon Ichi Software and Acquire have teamed up for an adventure game titled Jinrui no Minasama e (To All of Mankind) about a group of girls surviving in the ruins of Akihabara. The game is slated for the PS4 and Nintendo Switch.
The classic role-playing games Baldur’s Gate,Baldur’s Gate II, Baldur’s Gate: Siege of Dragonspear, Icewind Dale, Planescape Torment, and Neverwinter Nights are coming to consoles for the first time later this year. That’ll be the enhanced edition of each game courtesy developer Beamdog, although they won’t tell me which consoles. Yep, I’m also hoping for Switch.
The remastered version of Assassin’s Creed III will be out on 29 March for Xbox One, PS4 and PC on its own or as part of the season pass for Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. It includes all the DLC and the very good Vita spin-off, AC III: Liberation. Plus: still undefined “gameplay mechanics and ergonomics” (we’ve asked for details).
Last autumn’s Shadow of the Tomb Raider will join Xbox Game Pass starting 7 February.Pumped BMX Pro and the first season of The Walking Dead will also get added that day. Crackdown 3, de Blob, and the Batman: Return to Arkham collection will follow later in the month.
New Plants vs. Zombies and Need for Speed games are coming later this year, EA said today ahead of its quarterly earnings call. No other details just yet, but boy, it sure was a rough year for the publisher. “Q3 was a difficult quarter for Electronic Arts and we did not perform to our expectations,” said CEO Andrew Wilson.