Soccer fans can spend even more time on the virtual pitch with the second great soccer game released on the PlayStation Store in as many weeks. FIFA 16 is here to kick balls and take penalties...or something to that effect. Also out this week, underwater sci-fi survival horror game, Soma, "fantasy" football game Blood Bowl 2, and Pumped BMX +. Take your penalty kicks, then proceed further to see more of this week's new releases.
Nearly a decade after the the last entry in the series was released, Ty the Tasmanian Tiger 4 has come to the Steam Store. In case you aren't familiar with it, Ty The Tasmanian Tiger was originally an EA-published, console-only series that appeared on the GameCube, PlayStation 2, and original Xbox. It was yet another in a fairly long line of competent, three-dimensional, anthropomorphic animal platformers, and was most often compared to Spyro the Dragon and Crash Bandicoot.
While the new entry does share many of the same elements as previous titles, Krome Studios (still the same developer, by the way) did opt to switch things up a bit by making Ty 4 into a two-dimensional side-scrolling game. You may agree or disagree with this decision, depending on your own tastes, but in my opinion, the gameplay is just as much fun (if not more so) in two dimensions. Also, if you're like me, you may be pleased to note that this series is no longer associated with EA (which can only be to its distinct advantage).
Also out this week, a previously Xbox 360, Japan-only, vertically scrolling shooter, yet another in an alarmingly growing list of Konami fups (this time, with the release of the shoddy PC version of a fantastic console game), and a BMX trick game that looks to be an interesting mix of OlliOlli and Trials (which sounds fun to me). Much like the boomerangs that he wields, Ty the Tiger has returned once again. Proceed further to see more of this week's new releases.
Once again, I had to take a week off from the New PlayStation Store releases. This time it was due to familial obligations. But that's done now, so let's get back to it.
The big release this week has got to be Pro Evolution Soccer 2016. Word on the street is that the FIFA series may finally have been dethroned with this excellent entry. But I guess we won't know for certain until FIFA 16 releases next week.
Other noteworthy releases from the past 14 days include Tearaway Unfolded, Flame Over, and Leo's Fortune. Win with your eleven, then proceed further to see more new releases.