New Releases: Week of June 9, 2014

In this week’s new releases we have a variety of games that will satisfy all platforms and gamers alike. From Dragons to shooters and even a little retro 8-bit action, if these new games don’t pique your interests, you’re in the wrong part of the web.


1001 Spikes
Release Date: June 10, 2014
Platforms: Xbox One

Described as “Hardest Extremest Craziest Platform Action Puzzle Adventure," the 8-bit retro style 1001 Spikes puts players in control of Aban Hawkins, who is in search of his lost and world-famous archaeologist father, Jim Hawkins. Making your way through over 100 levels you have 1001 lives to get as far and discover as much as you can. Up to four players can play at once and co-op multiplayer will also be supported.

Enemy Front
Release Date: June 10, 2014
Platforms: PC, PS3, Xbox 360

Focusing on the more obscure European fronts of World War II, Enemy Front puts you on the frontlines as American war correspondent, Robert Hawkins. Covering and fighting missions, such as anti-Nazi Resistance Operations in France, Nazi Germany, Norway and Warsaw, throughout WWII. Enemy Front gives you the freedom to play in any style you see fit: run and gun, stealth and subterfuge.  For now, it seems, there is no multiplayer for this game, but keep your eyes open for further updates.

How To Train Your Dragon 2
Release Date: June 10, 2014
Platforms: PS3, WiiU, 3DS, Xbox 360

Inspired by the new animated 3D feature film of the same name, take flight and train your dragon alongside characters from the film. Enjoy high-flying, fire-breathing action and epic adventures as you become a formidable Dragon Rider.

Release Date:
June 11, 2014
Platforms: PC, Mac

Looking for nonstop shooting and trying for that high score? Pulstar is the game for you. Taking the shooting genre back to the basics, this game boasts an easy to play, hard to master concept. With a local co-op multi-player, you can challenge your friend a la arcade style to see who can get the highest score. Pulstar also supports dual analog control.

Space Run
Release Date: June 13, 2014
Platforms: PC

The year is 2525. You are Captain Buck Mann: the most fearless, most daredevil and most broke of all space captains in the galaxy. Your job, as a Space Runner, is to transport valuable cargo from one end of the galaxy to the other. The player must  dodge asteroid belts and fierce space pirates, ready to make quick work of their transport, not to mention the other competing “drivers.”  Your rewards for completing your contracts, among building up your reputation and opening doors for new clients, will also include new modules for your ship or upgrades for the ones already installed. With new upgrades such a laser turrets, missile launchers, shield generators, thrusters, power plants and other modules will allow players to adapt to new combat situations in mid-flight that arise on their travels. Build, recycle, repair and reposition the modules, and improvise as best you can to deal with the multiple threats you will face.

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