news\ Aug 18, 2014 at 12:15 pm

Diablo 3: Ultimate Evil Edition and Tales of Xillia 2 highlight new releases for 8/19

Diablo 3 Ultimate Evil Edition

You have only one more day until you can challenge Diablo on your PS4 and Xbox One, sneak past enemies in CounterSpy, explore the world of Aincrad in Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment, and continue the grand RPG story in Tales of Xillia 2. That's right, tomorrow marks the release of all those games, as well as a few more. So if you're a gaming connoisseur, ready up those wallets.

Diablo 3 Ultimate Evil Edition - Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, PS4

Completely reworked for consoles, and now including the expansion, Reaper of Souls, this is the definitive edition of Diablo 3. The game now boasts some incredible social features, that allow you to play with friends either online or locally, as well as the all new Nemesis System, which allows you to invade your friends' games in an attempt to take them down.

CounterSpy - PS Vita, PS3, PS4

Become a spy during the Cold War and join up with C.O.U.N.T.E.R., an agency that will stop an nothing to keep the world's super powers at bay. CounterSpy looks to utilize mainly 2D gameplay, though with some 3D sequences such as aiming and taking down enemies silently. CounterSpy will be available for as a cross-buy game for PS Vita, PS3 and PS4.

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare - PS3, PS4

The greens and the undead are at war once again, but this time from a new perspective. Well, new to the PS3 and PS4 anyway. Join the ranks of Plants or Zombies, and go head to head in fierce multiplayer matches. You can also unlock a myriad of customization options for both the Plants and the Zombies such as new clothing options or accessories.

Crimsonland - PS Vita

The intense twin stick shooter that released on the PS4 not too long ago will now be available wherever you go on the PS Vita. Fight aliens, giant spiders, mutant lizards and more, through over 60 quests.

Gravity Badgers - PS Vita

What's cooler than a badger? A badger in space! Join badger Captain T Bayback in his quest to save his badger friends and family from the Hellsett Honey Badgers. 

Hotline Miami - PS4

The violently over the top action indie title is finally coming to the PS4. Get to the answering machine and go on a murderous rampage while wearing a myriad of animal masks as you taken on the shady underworld set in an alternative 1989 Miami.

Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment - PS Vita

Step into the world of SAO, but now in an alternative storyline that's set right after the events of Heathcliff's defeat. Hollow Fragment actually contains the entirety of the PSP game, Infinity Moment, now completely redone for the PS Vita, but also contains a completely new area, which will task Kirito and the gang with taking down extremely powerful monsters.

Tales of Xillia 2 - PS3

Continue the adventures from the first game, now as Ludger Kresnik and Elle Marta. Return to Elympios and Rieze Maxia after their unification, however be prepared for turmoil as the two nations still struggle to accept one another. Tales of Xillia 2 focuses a lot on choice and consequence, so be prepared to shape the world based on your actions.

Kung Fu Rabbit - PS3

Remember Usagi Yojimbo? This is sort of like that! As Kung Fu Rabbit, save your disciples from the Universal Evil through mastering your agility and combat skills.

The Last Tinker: City of Colors - PS4

We immensely enjoyed The Last Tinker: City of Colors on the PC, so we're pretty ecstatic that it's coming to the PS4. As Koru, you'll explore the wonderful setting of Colortown. If you somehow manage to tear yourself away from its striking aesthetic, you’ll still be doomed to fall for the charm of its crafted world, its superb score and its undying whimsy.

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