It’s a great time to be a fan of platformers, thanks to Super Mario 3D All-Stars and Spelunky 2 both launching this week. It’s also a really action-packed week, with Crysis Remastered and WWE 2K Battlegrounds on the horizon, too. If you prefer to play something at a slower pace, you can also check out narrative adventure game Welcome to Elk. Here are some of the hottest games launching this week.
Spelunky 2 — September 15
The long-anticipated roguelike sequel has arrived. Spelunky 2 has you take control of new characters exploring randomly generated levels on the moon, which is full of new enemies to beat, traps to dodge, and treasures to collect. There’s a base camp where the explorers can hang out between runs, too. This week’s launch is for PS4 players only: PC gamers will have to wait until the 29th for the Steam version.
More Spelunky 2:
- Spelunky 2 – Official Release Date Gameplay Trailer
- The Hard Costs Of Making A Game Alone
Welcome to Elk — September 17
Frigg is a carpenter living on the island of Elk, and they spend their time talking to the island residents and listening to their stories. You’ll complete minigames to match what each islander is talking bout, and what’s more, all of their tales are based on true stories told to developer Triple Topping…Read more>>