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Halo Wars 2 releases this week. From 343 and Creative Assembly, this console-built RTS has players assume the role of a human general in the UNSC, or a Brute general leading a group of Covenant outcasts known as the Banished.
For a broader look at what's coming out this month, make sure to check out the February 2017 Game Release Schedule. For an overview of the year, check out the 2017 Game Release Schedule, which we'll periodically be updating.
Note: While this list is intended to be as comprehensive as possible, it is difficult to cover everything, especially with the growing prominence of downloadable and indie games. The dates of some releases can also shift around. If you notice anything that's missing, please let us know in the comments, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Xbox One, PC
Halo Wars 2 delivers real-time strategy at the speed of Halo combat. Get ready to lead Spartans, Warthogs and other classic Halo fighting forces in a brutal war against a terrifying new enemy on the biggest Halo battlefield ever. Online multiplayer features require Xbox Live Gold membership (sold separately).
Night In The Woods is an adventure/platformer with a heavy focus on story, character and place. Explore Possum Springs as a cat named Mae who returns home after dropping out of college. Run, jump, participate in town activities, play bass, smash things, and hang out with your friends. Oh, and uncover horrible mysteries too.
In this work, the action of cutting through hundreds of enemies, fundamental to the Warriors series, is fused together with the dark and gruesome atmosphere of the world of "Berserk", making various heretofore unseen acts possible, such as using a giant man-sized sword to cut enemies in half, as well as smash or send them flying with the "Slash" and "Smash" actions.
PS4, Xbox One, PC
In a galaxy of procedural worlds made entirely from LEGO bricks, will you... EXPLORE environments filled with adventure, then alter them? DISCOVER secrets and treasures, then play with them? CREATE your own models, then make a world your own? In LEGO® Worlds, it’s up to you...