New video games out this week:
“Minecraft Story Mode: Season Two.” Telltale’s narrative game based on the popular blocky franchise launches a new season of episodes with “Hero in Residence.” The five-part season will carry over player choices from the first and will focus on what happens to Jesse and friends now that they are world-famous heroes. Rated E-10+ for 10 and Older. A retail version that bundles all five episodes should be out in the fall. $5 per episode or $25 for the season, for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows PC, Mac, iOS and Android devices.
“Lode Runner Legacy.” (Available Thursday) This reboot of the 1983 classic includes the original 150 levels as well as new Adventure and Puzzle modes, editors to make your own items, characters and levels, as well as online rankings and a first-person-shooter view. Not Rated. Price not yet announced at press time, for PC.
Also out this week: “Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age” (PS4), “Fable Fortune” (PC, Xbox One), “Ariel” (PC), “Hyperun” (PC), “Wild Guns Reloaded” (PC), “Hunting Simulator” (PS4, Xbox One), “Black The Fall” (PS4, Xbox One), “Mind Reflection: Inside the Black Mirror Puzzle” (PC), “Iron Crypticle” (Xbox One), “Cursed Castilla EX” (Nintendo 3DS), “Death Squared” (Nintendo Switch), “Asdivine Cross” (3DS), “BOX UP” (Nintendo Wii U), “Bit Dungeon+” 3DS, “Tron Hockey” (PC), “Behind These Eyes” (PC), “World to the West” (PS4, Xbox One), “Rogue Stormers” (PS4, Xbox One), “Horse Racing 2016” (PC), “Canvas Quest” (PC), “Lili: Child of Geos” (PS4), “Serial Cleaner” (Xbox One), “Castles” (PC), “Bullet VR” (PC), “Tunnel Runner VR” (PC).
Here’s a video trailer for “Minecraft Story Mode: Season Two”:
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