New video games out this week:
“Perception.” A crowdfunded horror game made by some former Irrational Games developers about a blind woman who perceives the world through echolocation and who must deal with a monster in a haunted house. Rated M for Mature. Price not yet announced, for PS4, Xbox One and Windows PC.
“Astro Duel Deluxe.” The first Austin-made game for the Nintendo Switch, from studio Panic Button, is a six-player party game that will remind you of a multiplayer “Asteroids.” It includes a variety of play modes, instant replays and lots of powerups. Rated E-10+ for Everyone 10 and Older. $15 for Nintendo Switch.
“Tekken 7.” (Out Friday) The long-running fighting game series makes the jump to the next-gen consoles, which should make its graphics with the Unreal Engine 4 look even better. It includes Akuma from the “Street Fighter” series. Expect lots and lots of combos. Rated T for Teen. $60-$150 in Standard, Digital Deluxe and Collector’s Editions for Xbox One and PlayStation 4.
Also out this week: “Star Trek: Bridge Crew” (PS4 VR, PC VR), “The Long Journey Home” (PC), “Ys Origin” (Sony PlayStation Vita), “Lock’s Quest” (PS4, Xbox One, PC), “Victor Vran” (Xbox One, PS4), “MXGP3: The Official Motocross Videogame” (PS4, Xbox One, PC), “Harvest Moon: Skytree VIllage” (Nintendo 3DS), “Microcosm” (PC), “Tropico 5: Complete Collection” (Xbox One),”The Sims 4: Parenthood” (PC), “Puzzle Showdown 4K” (PC), “Star Trek Timelines” (PC), “Randall” (PC), “Tokyo 42” (Xbox One, PC), “Thea: The Awakening” (Xbox One), “Dragon Bros” (Xbox One), “Blaster Master Zero: EX Character Ekoro” (3DS, Switch), “Sphere Slice” (Nintendo Wii U), “Lydia” (PC), “Tormentor X Punisher” (PC), “Lotia” (PC), “Hover: Revolt of Gamers” (PC).
Here’s the trailer for “Astro Duel Deluxe”:
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