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On The Shelf: Top 5 Games out this Week!

Completed Zelda, finished Horizon, passed up on Mass Effect: Andromeda? I know what you’re thinking, What new games are coming out? I have the answers below.

Here are my TOP 5 picks for games out next week.

Yooka-Laylee
Release Date: A
pril 11, 2017
Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One

Yooka-Laylee is a 3D platformer developed by Platonic Games, the creative minds behind classic Banjo & Kazooie. From looking at the trailer you can see they have attempted to stick with the winning formula that brought Banjo & Kazooie much success. The game has received mixed or average reviews on review aggregator Metacritic.

 

Cosmic Star Heroine
Release Date: April 11, 2017
Platforms: PC, PS4,
Mac

Play as Alyssa L’Salle in this 2D turn-based JRPG developed by Zeboyd Games. Alyssa uncovers a galactic conspiracy which leads to her own government outing her as a spy, now with everyone knowing her identity every evil organization she’s ever crossed is out for her.

 

Stardew Valley Collecters Edition
Release Date: April 11, 2017
Platforms: PS4, Xbox One

Ever wanted to try your hand at farming? Now is your chance. Raise animals, grow crops and much more in Stardew Valley collectors edition which includes, Pelican Town Map, Mini Guide-Book and the Stardew Valley soundtrack. Grow from a novice farmer to a master of the craft in this game which is published by 505 games.

 

A Rose in the Twilight
Release Date: April 11, 2017
Platforms: PC, PS VITA

Developed by Nippon Ichi Software America comes A Rose In the Twilight, You’ll play as Rose, a girl who’s trapped in a castle with the ability to absorb blood and transfer it to objects granting them the essence of time. Joined by a companion giant. All she wants is to escape from the dangerous castle and return home. However, there is a connection between Rose and the castle, and their past will lead her to a cruel fate.

 

The Jackbox Party Pack 3
Release Date: April 1
3, 2017
Platforms:
Switch

Releasing on the Nintendo Switch this week is The Jackbox Party Pack 3, the game first appeared on consoles in October of 2016. You can play several different game modes including, Guesspionage, Tee KO, Faking It, Trivia Murder Party, and the say anything sequel Quiplash 2.

My Recommendation: Yooka-Laylee takes it this week, despite the mixed reviews, the game offers players a fun-enjoyable nostalgia driven experience.

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