New video games out this week:
“Dirt 4.” The off-road racing sim is back with 50 cars, locations that include Australia, Spain, Michigan, Sweden and Wales, and lots of career and online competitive modes. It’s also promising more faithfully rendered damage and repair if that’s your thing. Rated T for Teen. $60, for PS4, Xbox One and Windows PC.
“Battlesloths 2025: The Great Pizza Wars.” A funny and frantic four-player competitive battle game featuring 700 different sloth heads and a huge variety of weapons. It’s made by Austin studio Invisible Collective and published by Rooster Teeth Games. Rated T for Teen. $15, for PC, Mac and Linux via Steam.
“The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind.” The fantasy franchise continues its push online with this major expansion involving a crashing meteor, War Bear battle companions and a demi-god looking to regain his powers. Rating pending. $60-$100 in Standard and Collector’s Editions for Xbox One, PS4 and PC.
Also out this week: “Neighborhorde” (PC, Xbox One), “Conarium” (PC), “Dark Rose Valkyrie” (PS4), “ClaDun returns: This is Sengoku!” (PS4, PC), “Wipeout: Omega Collection” (PS4), “Farming Simulator 18” (Nintendo 3DS, Sony PlayStation Vita), “Superbeat: Xonic” (PS4, Xbox One), “The Town of Light” (PS4, Xbox One, PC), “Will: A Wonderful World” (PC), “Star Fleet Armada Rogue Adventures” (PC), “Monolith” (PC), “Mini Rollers” (PC), “Zazen” (Xbox One), “Refunct” (Xbox One), “Amber’s Magic Shop” (PC), “Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap” (PC), “Breaking Fast” (PC), “Gonner” (Nintendo Switch), “Rogue Stormers” (PS4, Xbox One), “Deemo: The Last Recital” (PS Vita), “Pixel Worlds” (PC), “Jump Stars” (PC).
Here’s a trailer for “Battlesloths 2025”:
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