New Video Games This Week – Donkey Kong Country Returns, Resident Evil

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Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D for the Nintendo 3DS

This week’s new video games include Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D (3DS), Resident Evil: Revelations (PS3, Xbox, Wii U), Fast and Furious Showdown (PS3, Xbox, 3DS, Wii U, PC), Call of Juarez: Gunslinger (PC), Worms Collection (PS3, Xbox), and Enchanted Cavern (Mac). Donkey Kong Country Returns and Resident Evil (I’m a big fan of the movie series) look the most interesting. See below for more information about the new video game titles for this week.

Video Games for Week of May 20, 2013

  • Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D
    Platform: Nintendo 3DS
    Rated: Everyone 10+
    Release Date: May 24, 2013
    Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D brings back all of the ground-pounding, barrel-rolling action of the original, but this time it comes to life with stunning 3D visuals, including local wireless multiplayer and 8 new levels. Join Donkey Kong on his adventure to reclaim his stolen banana hoard as you explore over 70 levels filled with richly detailed environments. Guide Donkey Kong and his pint-sized friend Diddy Kong by running, jumping, swinging, rail-riding, and barrel blasting to scour 8 original worlds plus 8 new challenging levels in an unlockable 9th world. All while searching for lost bananas, hidden secrets, and puzzles pieces.
  • Resident Evil: Revelations
    Platform: Playstation 3, Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii U
    Rated: Mature
    Release Date: May 21, 2013
    The critically acclaimed survival horror title takes players back to the events that took place between Resident Evil 4 and Resident Evil 5, revealing the truth about the T-Abyss virus. Resident Evil Revelations features series favorites Jill Valentine and Chris Redfield, plus their respective BSAA partners — Parker Luciani and Jessica Sherawat. The action begins on board a supposedly abandoned cruise ship, the ‘Queen Zenobia’, where horrors lurk around every corner before players head for the mainland and the devastated city of Terragrigia. With limited ammo and weapons available, the race is on to survive the horror of Resident Evil Revelations.
  • Fast and Furious Showdown
    Platform: Playstation 3, Xbox 360, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PC
    Rated: Teen
    Release Date: May 21, 2013
    Become a part of the Crew. Strap in and get ready for an intense ride as you team up to take down a dangerous international gang that can only be stopped by you and the rest of the Fast & Furious crew. Get behind the wheel of some of the world’s most intense rides and take on high-stakes driving missions cooperatively with a friend or computer A.I. Put skills to the test in Challenge Mode, an over-the-top game mode offering addictive objectives and high re-playability. Build your dream car and modify it with more than 50 awesome upgrades and performance perks. Heists, hijacks and mayhem combine across 8 epic global locations, from Rio to LA to Moscow, in an original storyline that spans the entire Fast & Furious film franchise.
  • Call of Juarez: Gunslinger
    Platform: Windows Vista / 7 / XP
    Rated: Mature
    Release Date: May 22, 2013
    From the dust of a gold mine to the dirt of a saloon, Call of Juarez: Gunslinger is a real homage to the Wild West tales. Live the epic and violent journey of a ruthless bounty hunter on the trail of the West’s most notorious outlaws. Blurring the lines between man and myth, this adventure made of memorable encounters unveils the untold truth behind some of the greatest legends of the Old West.
  • Worms Collection
    Platform: Playstation 3, Xbox 360
    Rated: Everyone 10+
    Release Date: May 21, 2013
    Worms Collection is jam-packed with three hugely popular Worms Games not previously available in a boxed version. It includes three best-selling titles: Worms – Where the Worms saga begins!; Worms 2: Armageddon – New weapons, landscapes and even more Worms wackiness; Worms Ultimate Mayhem – Worms in 3D.
  • Enchanted Cavern
    Platform: Mac OS X
    Rated: n/a
    Release Date: May 22, 2013
    A stunning match-three journey beyond the edge of wonder, Enchanted Cavern is a game the entire family will enjoy! Features exhilarating gameplay, stunning visuals and special logic challenges that will test your mental mettle.

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6 thoughts on “New Video Games This Week – Donkey Kong Country Returns, Resident Evil

  1. My grandson will love to hear this. He will want the Donkey Kong Country Returns for his DS

  2. I am not very big into video games, but remember this one from when I was a kid! Bet this newest version is a lot of fun

  3. I bet my grand daughter would love this. She’s big into video games and she’s just nine years old.

  4. The Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D contains some action packed adventures, with dynamic 3D graphics combined. Still have to roll those barrels and gather banana’s while swinging through the jungle so not much changes there. I saw one review that said the game was challenging but not challenging enough to frustrate you. Interesting!
    The biggest addition to the game is the easier difficulty level called “New Mode”. http://donkeykongcountryreturns.net/ is still great to play With the 3D version you can buy a handful of special items that take the edge off the more unforgiving elements.

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