June 2016 Game Releases

May is behind us, so what does June have in store?

June 2016 Game Releases

June 2016 Game Releases

May is behind us, so what does June have in store?

Starbreeze Locks down...
Starbreeze Locks down Payday IP, Confirms Payday 3

Developer Overkill Software announced today that their parent company has fully acquired the rights to the Payday franchise.
Tuesday 31 May 1:26pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | PC | 2

Take a Look at Mighty...
Take a Look at Mighty No. 9’s Combat Techniques

The crowdfunded and long-in production side-scroller received a new trailer today, showcasing the types of movement options available.
Thursday 26 May 8:53am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | 1

Lego Star Wars 7: Finn...
Lego Star Wars 7: Finn Spotlight Trailer

The trailer showcases Finn’s Lego character replete with movie audio-lines, and is topped with that Lego-game humour we’ve all come to know.
Thursday 26 May 8:05am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 1

VIP Bounty: Bonus...
VIP Bounty: Bonus Points for Blogs!

Until Monday 6 of June, you'll get double points for any blogs you post on NZGamer.com, with a bonus for the best-rated blogs!
Friday 20 May 12:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | iOS | Android | 3

Kojima's New Game to...
Kojima's New Game to use Third-Party Engine

The developer's recent world-tour has actually been a hunt for a third-party engine to use during game development.
Friday 20 May 10:00am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | 3

King's Quest: Chapter...
King's Quest: Chapter 1 Free on All Platforms

The comedic adventure game featuring the voice talent of Christopher Lloyd has made the first chunk of its adventure free.
Thursday 19 May 3:30pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | PC | 8

Bulletstorm Developer...
Bulletstorm Developer Making New Game

The studio behind the over-the-top first person shooter, as well as Gears of War: Judgement is working on a new AAA shooter.
Tuesday 17 May 1:57pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | PC | 2

Assassin's Creed Movie...
Assassin's Creed Movie is Mostly Set in the Present

In an interview with IGN, the game-to-movie's producer stated that 65% of the content will be set in the present date.
Tuesday 17 May 9:30am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | PC | 6

Madden NFL 17 Cover...
Madden NFL 17 Cover Athlete Is Rob Gronkowski

Electronic Arts unveiled the cover art for their next American football game, starring the New England Patriots star.
Friday 13 May 3:25pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | 4

Assassin’s Creed...
Assassin’s Creed Movie Gets First Trailer

In it we get a glimpse of the re-imagined Animus, 15th Century Spain during the Inquisition, and several action scenes.
Friday 13 May 10:00am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | PC | 14

Dark Souls III Ships...
Dark Souls III Ships Three Million, Series Tops 13 Million

Publisher Bandai Namco announced today that their punishingly-hard action RPG series has shipped a sizeable chunk of copies.
Thursday 12 May 12:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | PC | 4

Disney Infinity...
Disney Infinity Cancelled, Studio Shut Down

The Utah-based studio Avalanche Software has been shuttered, with 300 people losing their jobs as a result.
Wednesday 11 May 10:19am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | 18

The Weekend Chat: How...
The Weekend Chat: How Much Value Do You Place in Review Scores?

Review scores are always contentious, especially for the big blockbuster games. How much value do you place in them?
Friday 6 May 7:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | 29

Persona 5 Gets New...
Persona 5 Gets New Trailer, Japanese Launch Date

The popular JRPG has gotten an Eastern release date of September 15, alongside a new trailer showcasing some gameplay.
Friday 6 May 8:18am | PS4 | PS3 | 5

The Weekend Chat: NX...
The Weekend Chat: NX and Zelda Release Dates - Good or Bad?

Nintendo's next console, codenamed NX, is due out in March next year, and the Wii U Zelda game has been delayed to the same window. Good idea?
Friday 29 Apr 4:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | 10

PlayStation Plus Free...
PlayStation Plus Free Games for May 2016

PlayStation Plus subscribers will get access to a bevy of free games in May, including the dictator-simulator Tropico 5.
Thursday 28 Apr 10:30am | PS4 | PS3 | Vita | 17

From Software Has...
From Software Has Begun Development on a New IP

The Dark Souls III director states that they have begun development on a new project, but also talks about the studio's future.
Wednesday 27 Apr 12:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | PC | 5

Tekken X Street...
Tekken X Street Fighter No Longer in Active Development

According to Bandai Namco, the fighting-game crossover is no longer being developed due to concerns that it would split their fanbases.
Tuesday 26 Apr 3:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | PC | 9

NIS Will No Longer...
NIS Will No Longer Publish Atlus Games in Oceania or Europe

The developer behind the Persona and Shin Megami Tensei games has cut ties with its publisher NIS America.
Tuesday 26 Apr 2:00pm | PS4 | PS3 | 7

May 2016 Game Release...
May 2016 Game Release Schedule

May sees the launch of long-awaited games including Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, Overwatch, Doom, Battleborn, and Fire Emblem Fates.
Friday 22 Apr 9:30pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | PC | Vita | 3DS | 23

The Weekend Chat:...
The Weekend Chat: Should Console Upgrades Happen More Often?

Rumours about the so called PlayStation 4.5 (or PlayStation 4K) are mounting, so we want to know: should consoles be upgraded more often?
Friday 22 Apr 4:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | 20

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