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The Best Games of 2015: February Releases

A month filled with action, suspense, and drama

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After a decent month of game releases, February promises to up the ante in just about every way imaginable. Major titles like Evolve, The Order: 1886, and The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D are just a few examples of what we can look forward to playing all month long. Below is a full list of 11 titles you definitely should keep your eyes on in the days and weeks ahead.

Full Title: Game of Thrones: Episode 2 – The Lost Lords
Developer: Telltale Games
Publisher: Telltale Games
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, iOS, OS X, and Android
Release Date: Out Now

Game of Thrones: Episode 2- The Lost Lords is the next chapter in Telltale’s version of the popular fantasy series. If you’re a fan of the HBO series and you enjoyed all that the last episode had to offer, then picking this game up right now is your only option.

For more, check out our full review of Game of Thrones: Episode 2 – The Lost Lords.

Full Title: Evolve
Developer: Turtle Rock Studios
Publisher: 2K Games
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC
Release Date: February 10th

Evolve is the highly anticipated asymmetrical multiplayer first-person shooter created by the talented team over at Turtle Rock Studios. The game pits four player-controlled hunters against a player-controlled alien monster. If you’re looking for a competitive multiplayer shooter where teamwork is the key to survival, then Evolve may be your best bet for this month.

For early impressions, check out our full preview of Evolve.

Full Title: Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate
Developer: Capcom
Publisher: Capcom
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
Release Date: February 13th

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate is the latest sequel from the critically-acclaimed action role-playing series developed by Capcom. This 3D enhanced version of the game offers fully integrated online multiplayer and allows players to utilize their saves from the original Monster Hunter 4 game. If you’re planning on picking up the new 3DS, then this title may also be worth checking out too.

For early impressions, check out our full preview of Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate.

Full Title: The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D
Developer: Nintendo EAD Tokyo and Grezzo
Publisher: Nintendo
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
Release Date: February 13th

The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D is a remake of the original Majora’s Mask game with 3D graphics, touchscreen controls, and several other features. Much like Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate, this is another game that will be launching around the same time as the new 3DS. If you’re a diehard Zelda fan, do yourself a favor a pick this up on day one.

Full Title: Dead or Alive 5 Last Round
Developer: Team Ninja
Publisher: Koei Tecmo
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360
Release Date: February 17th

Dead or Alive 5 Last Round is the third updated version of Dead or Alive 5. Fans can expect two new characters, two stages, and new costumes. If you still haven’t played Dead or Alive 5, this is yet another opportunity for you to do so.

Full Title: Total War: Attila
Developer: The Creative Assembly
Publisher: Sega
Platforms: PC
Release Date: February 17th

Total War: Attila is the ninth standalone game in the Total War series. This game focuses on Attila the Hun and his rise to dominance as the leader of the Hunnic Empire. If you love Total War games, then you’ll find yourself right at home with this title.

Full Title: Kirby and the Rainbow Curse
Developer: HAL Laboratory
Publisher: Nintendo
Platforms: Wii U
Release Date: February 20th

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse is a follow-up to Kirby: Canvas Curse and features full Amiibo support. This platformer is ideal for Wii U owners and Kirby fans everywhere. If you enjoyed Canvas Curse, then you’ll most likely enjoy this game too.

Full Title: The Order: 1886
Developer: Ready At Dawn and SCE Santa Monica Studio
Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment
Platforms: PlayStation 4
Release Date: February 20th

The Order: 1886 is arguably the most important game out this month. This Ready at Dawn developed third-person shooter is set in an alternate history London and revolves around an order of knights trying to rid the world of half breed monsters. If you own a PS4 and you’re looking for a brand new exclusive to sink your teeth into, then this title is an absolute must buy.

For early impressions, check out our full preview of The Order: 1886.

Full Title: Dragon Ball XenoVerse
Developer: Dimps
Publisher: Bandai Namco Games
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC
Release Date: February 24th

Dragon Ball XenoVerse is easily the best looking Dragon Ball Z game in recent memory. This title features 3D destructive environments and detailed character creation options across various races. If you’re a Dragon Ball Z fan, then this game should definitely be on your radar.

Full Title: Resident Evil: Revelations 2 – Episode 1
Developer: Capcom
Publisher: Capcom
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation Vita, and PC
Release Date: February 24th

Resident Evil: Revelations 2 – Episode 1 is the start of a brand new episodic format to the Resident Evil series. Revelations 2 takes place between Resident Evil 5 and Resident Evil 6 and features Claire Redfield as the lead protagonist. If you enjoyed the first Revelations game, then you may get a kick out of this one too.

For early impressions, check out our full preview Resident Evil: Revelations 2.

Full Title: Homeworld Remastered Collection
Developer: Relic Entertainment
Publisher: Sierra Entertainment
Platforms: PC
Release Date: February 25th

Homeworld Remastered Collection is a remastered package of Homeworld HD and Homeworld 2 HD brought to us by the fine folks over at Gearbox Software. If you’re into real-time strategy games, then you definitely should keep an eye out for this collection.

Honorable Mentions:

February 3rd:

Apotheon (PlayStation 4, Mac, Linux, and PC)

Criminal Girls: Invite Only (PlayStation Vita)

Risk (PlayStation 4 and Xbox One)

February 4th:

Grow Home (PC)

February 5th:

Cities XXL (PC)

Moon Chronicles – Episodes 2 – 4 (iOS and Android)

The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot (iOS and Android)

February 10th:

Super Stardust Ultra (PlayStation 4)

Unmechanical: Extended (PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3)

February 13th:

The Escapists (Xbox One)

February 17th:

The Sims 4 (Mac)

February 20th:

Blackhole (PC, Mac, and Linux)

February 24th:

Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and PlayStation 3)

Hotaru no Nikki (PlayStation Vita)

Hyperdevotion Noire: Goddess Black Heart (PlayStation Vita and PC)

There Came an Echo (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Mac, and Linux)

February 25th:

Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty (PC, Mac, and Linux)

TBA:

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Pokemon Shuffle (Nintendo 3DS)

This concludes my list of the best games worth picking up during the month of February. Please note that some of these release dates are subject to change at any given time. Do any of you plan on buying any of the titles listed above? If so, please feel free to let us know what your choices are in the comments section below.

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