What games are coming out this week? Let TechnoBuffalo help you keep track with all of the new releases for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Nintendo Wii.
The highly-anticipated sequel to Valve’s hit puzzle game Portal has finally arrived offering the hilariously mind-bending gameplay mechanics and story that have come to be associated with the franchise. Using an experimental dimension-shifting portal device, you’ll once again face off against a lethally inventive, power-mad artificial intelligent named GLaDOS. There’s now an expanded cast of characters as well as new areas within Aperture Laboratories that have never been seen before to explore.
Building on the success of one of the most critically-acclaimed first-person shooters on the Nintendo Wii, Conduit 2 takes players to the far reaches of the galaxy to stop an alien invasion that can be fought in a single-player campaign, online multiplayer battles, and offline co-op. Armed with advanced and powerful weapons, players can expect large-scale and multi-tiered levels that feature dynamic environments, cinematic battles, and giant boss battles complemented by a plethora of customization features.
After centuries, Emperor Shao Kahn has finally defeated Raiden and his allies. Faced with the possibility of extinction, Raiden has one final chance to undo the Emperor’s victory, striking him where he is most vulnerable – the past. Driven by a completely new graphics engine, the fan-favorite series is back with more gory detail than ever before. Mortal Kombat introduces a number of game modes as well as a deep online experience where up to four players can team up or compete against one another.
In South East Asia, a revolutionary army has seized control of one of the world’s most vital waterways, threatening to disrupt the global economy. In the next entry in the SOCOM series, players are put in the shoes of the Ops Com, a NATO Operations commander of an elite, five-man squad. Venturing deep into the inhospitable jungles, city streets, and crumbling urban ruins to engage an army of rebel fighters and discover their plans. A totally overhauled single-player mission structure backs a 32-player online experience that will test ever gamer’s skill in battle.