European Releases: Week Beginning 5th July 2015

  
I hope everyone had a fun filled weekend on the first Splatfest and doing other Nintendo-y things. Let’s find out what’s coming out this week.

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Never Alone (£12.99/€14.99) – This is a very interesting platform puzzle game set in a beautiful snowy land in which you play as a young girl and her companion; an Arctic Fox as they try to navigate environmental puzzles and survive in this cruel but very pretty world. The game also features 2 player co-op and loads of history and back story to discover. Check out the trailer below.

Funk of Titans (£8.09/€8.99) – This looks like a completely bonkers platformer. You play as Perseus – Son of Zeus, who is a funk dude that slices and jives his way through 40 levels split between different genres of music. This actually looks really fun and the complete opposite to Never Alone.

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Mega Man Battle Network 4: Red Sun & Blue Moon (£6.29/€6.99) – Seriously how many of these things did they make? This looks like more of the same in all honesty which is great if like this type of thing but I don’t think it’s going to sway anyone over to the Mega Man RPG genre.

Notable Discounts (All games on offer until 23rd July 2015)

Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition – Was £11.99/€13.99 Now £4.79/€5.59

Mighty Switch Force! 2 – Was £5.00/€5.00 Now £2.00/€2.00

Mighty Switch Force! Hyper Drive Edition – Was £8.99/€9.99 Now £3.59/€3.99

Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse – Was £15.99/€16.99 Now  £6.39/€6.79

Swords and Soldiers – Was £2.69/€2.99 Now £0.99/€1.19

Trine 2: Director’s Cut – Was £13.99/€16.99 Now £5.39/€6.79

Trine Enchanted Edition – Was £10.99/€12.99 Now £4.39/€5.19

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Bike Rider DX2: Galaxy (£2.69/€2.99) – Originally released in America and Japan over 12 months ago, Biker Rider DX2 is a platforming runner where you ride a bike through various wacky environments avoiding obstacles using your reflexes and various power ups. This looks like it’ll be great fun for a low price. This is also launching with 3 DLC packs. One of which is free and the other two are priced at £0.89/€0.99 each.

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Myles’ Pick
It’s a quiet week this week with no retail releases but having said that there are still a few decent games coming out. I already own Never Alone on PS4 but it’s a great platformer worth giving a go if you enjoy those emotive style idie games. Funk of the Titans also looks like a blast but for me Bike Rider DX2: Galaxy is what I’ll be looking out for. I love runners and I love platformers, and that price is great too!

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