Digital Store Weekly Round-Up (Feb. 15, 2018)
Welcome to RPGamer’s weekly digital round-up. In this column we look to provide our readers with updates on recent releases and sales for RPGs across the digital marketplace.
- Ambition of the Slimes (PC)
- Joe Dever’s Lone Wolf (Switch)
- Johnny Turbo’s Arcade: Gate of Doom (Switch)
- Kingdom Come: Deliverance (PC, PS4, One)
- Machine Knight (3DS)
- Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology (3DS)
- Secret of Mana (PC, PS4, Vita)
- South Park: The Stick of Truth (PS4, One)
- The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II (PC)
- The Longest 5 Minutes (PC, Vita, Switch)
* Unless otherwise specified listed releases above are available in both North America and Europe.
This week features plenty of new releases for North America and Europe. Kingdom Come: Deliverance and The Longest 5 Minutes make their debuts, joined by Secret of Mana and Radiant Historia‘s remakes. Ambition of the Slimes and Trails of Cold Steel II both receive PC ports, while South Park: The Stick of Truth‘s standalone release arrives on PS4 and Xbox One. Meanwhile, the Nintendo Switch gets a port of 1990s arcade RPG Gate of Doom and a new adaptation of Joe Dever’s Lone Wolf gamebooks series, while the 3DS store gets another Kemco RPG in Machine Knight.
Sales and Discounts
In North America, the PlayStation store receives a 2K sale featuring XCOM and the Borderlands‘ Handsome Collection, with Warhammer 40K: Deathwatch also discounted. PlayStation owners in Europe get another week of the EA sale (including Mass Effect and Dragon Age titles) and Games Under €5/£4 sale.
On the Xbox Store there is also a 2K publisher sale that provides discounts on Borderlands and XCOM. Some other games join in on the sales including Destiny 2, Stranger of Sword City, The Metronomicon, Blue Dragon, and Divinity II.
Nintendo of America has a lighter sales week, with roguelite NeuroVoider being the only RPG of note. Nintendo of Europe provides a slightly larger set of sales, including 7th Dragon III, Etrian Odyssey V, Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse, and Battle Chef Brigade.
The current Steam sales include reductions on various Might & Magic titles as well as The Elder Scrolls Online. GOG.com’s has a good selection sales on series including The Witcher, Divinity, Dragon’s Dogma, Shadowrun, Dungeon & Dragons Enhanced Editions and many more. Finally, The Humble Store also has sales for multiple Borderlands games plus Trails of Cold Steel.