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This Week’s Most Exciting Video Game Releases

Here's what's arriving very shortly!

It’s a big week for games this week, with numerous hugely-anticipated titles set to launch including the PS5-exclusive Rise of the Ronin, the long-awaited sequel Dragon’s Dogma 2 and the incredibly adorable-looking Princess Peach: Showtime!

Games Releasing This Week (March 18 Edition)

Rise of the Ronin

Release Date: March 22nd

Platforms: PS5

Pre-order physical copies here.

Japan, 1863. After three centuries of the Tokugawa Shogunate’s reign, the Black Ships of the West descend upon the nation’s borders and the country falls into a state of turmoil. Amidst the chaos of war, disease and political unrest, a nameless warrior forges their own path, holding the very fate of Japan in their hands.

Embark on an epic journey across war-torn 19th-century Japan in this combat-focused open-world action RPG from Team NINJA, the veteran studio behind Nioh and NINJA GAIDEN.

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Dragon’s Dogma 2

Release Date: March 22nd

Platforms: PS5, Xbox Series X|S, PC

Pre-order physical copies here.

Dragon’s Dogma is a single player, narrative driven action-RPG that challenges the players to choose their own experience – from the appearance of their Arisen, their vocation, their party, how to approach different situations and more.

On your journey, you’ll be joined by pawns, mysterious otherworldly beings, in an adventure so unique you will feel as if accompanied by other players while on your own adventure.

All of these elements are elevated further by the latest in graphics, artificial intelligence and physics technology to create a truly immersive fantasy world in Dragon’s Dogma 2.

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Princess Peach: Showtime!

Release Date: March 22nd

Platforms: Switch

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The wicked Grape and the Sour Bunch have stolen the spotlight! Now it’s up to Peach to save the plays AND the day with her showstopping transformations! Each one matches the play and gives Peach the abilities needed to save each show. Spin and jump with dancers in a dazzling performance as Figure Skater Peach, utilize an array of gadgets to infiltrate a lair as Dashing Thief Peach, and more!

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Alone in the Dark

Release Date: March 20th

Platforms: PS5, Xbox Series X|S, PC

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Step inside Derceto Manor, an asylum shrouded in intrigue, guarding a terrible secret. Client Emily Hartwood and private investigator Edward Carnby embark on a harrowing quest for answers; Emily to the mystery of her missing uncle, Edward to the toughest case he will ever face, and both to questions they dare not ask themselves. This re-envisioned classic invites you to explore an unforgettable single player adventure rich with suspense, frights, and revelations that will test the limits of your imagination.

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Lightyear Frontier

Release Date: March 19th

Platforms: Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC

Lightyear Frontier is a peaceful open-world farming adventure on a planet at the far edge of the galaxy. Climb into your versatile mech and start your new home on a distant planet with up to 3 friends as you farm alien crops, build your own homestead, and explore the untamed wilderness of the world.

MLB The Show 24

Release Date: March 19th

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Platforms: PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Switch

Swing for the fences, experience game-deciding moments, become a legend and live out your baseball dreams. Set out on the road to baseball greatness – whatever it is you want to achieve, MLB The Show 24 has got you covered.

Earn your call up from the minors to the big leagues and prove you’ve got what it takes at the top. Learn about known and unsung legends of the sport and take inspiration from their heroics. Hold your nerve when it matters and earn the right to be called World Series champions.

Hi-Fi RUSH (PS5 Release)

Release Date: March 19th

Platforms: PS5

Experience the toe-tapping, drone-smashing, music-amplified hit featured in 50+ “Best of 2023” lists by critics! PlayStation players can look forward to battling to the beat and will have access to all the gameplay content available in the game, including the Arcade Challenge! Update! which includes two additional gameplay modes: BPM Rush! and Power Up! Tower Up!

Call of Duty: Warzone (Android/iOS Launch)

Release Date: March 21st

Platforms: Mobile

Explore iconic Battle Royale maps, Verdansk and Rebirth Island. Enter Shipment, Shoot House, and Scrapyard, the most exhilarating Multiplayer maps in Call of Duty®, built to handle the most intense firefights. Powered by Call of Duty technology, fight your way through Call of Duty®: Warzone™ Mobile to level up your weapons, earn shared XP, and bring them to Modern Warfare III and Call of Duty: Warzone for the ultimate connected Call of Duty experience.

Ikonei Island: An Earthlock Adventure (Console Release)

Release Date: March 21st

Platforms: PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Ikonei Island is yours to discover! Explore and gather resources. Farm the land, craft tools and gear, and build your base or a cozy home. Befriend magical creatures and fight monsters with your friends or solo!

Final Fantasy XIV (Xbox Launch)

Release Date: March 21st

Platforms: Xbox Series X|S

Join over 30 million adventurers worldwide in the critically acclaimed online RPG. Experience all the hallmarks of the best-selling FINAL FANTASY franchise – an unforgettable story, exhilarating battles and a myriad of diverse and captivating environments to explore.

Horizon Forbidden West: Complete Edition (PC Release)

Release Date: March 21st

Platforms: PC

Experience the epic Horizon Forbidden West™ in its entirety with bonus content and the Burning Shores expansion included. The Burning Shores add-on contains additional content for Aloy’s adventure, including new storylines, characters, and experiences in a stunning yet hazardous new area.

The Legend of Legacy HD Remastered

Release Date: March 22nd

Platforms: PS5, PS4, Switch, PC

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The unique stories of 7 heroes springs to life as you explore the mystical land of Avalon and face unknown dangers along the way. Classic RPG gameplay has never felt more engaging with features such as battle formations, combat roles, and forging contracts to channel the power of elementals. An adventure unlike any other awaits you!

Bears In Space

Release Date: March 22nd

Platforms: PC

Unleash your inner bear in this over-the-top bullet-hell FPS! Embark on a zany retro-futuristic adventure and destroy oil-thirsty robots with an outrageous arsenal. Transform into a bear, wield unique powers, and embrace the absurd fast-paced action of Bears in Space!