Re-Spawn: This Week’s Video Game News

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It has been a relatively quiet week in the video gaming world. Here are few highlights in this week’s “Re-Spawn” article:

  • Nintendo is offering 30% off on Fire Emblem games. Just log into your account and use some of your reward points to score the discount on Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright (Nintendo 3DS), Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones (Wii U), and Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon (Wii U). Find more details on the Nintendo website.
  • Playstation has announced several new future releases for the PS4 including MLB The Show 17 (available for pre-order), Persona 5 (04/04/2017), Gran Turismo Sport (available for pre-order), and Injustice 2 (available for pre-order).
  • Playstation keeps an updated listing of their weekly releases in their blog section. The week of April 11, 2017 brings you A Rose in the Twilight (PS Vita), Aaero (PS4), Cosmic Star Heroine (PS4), Crawl (PS4), Euro Fishing (PS4), Fairune (PS Vita), Kero Blaster (PS4), Lichtspeer (PS Vita), Rolling Bob (PS4), The Sexy Brutale (PS4), Snow Moto Racing Freedom (PS4), StarBlood Arena (PS VR), Stardew Valley: Collector’s Edition (PS4), and Yooka-Laylee (PS4).
  • In addition to their usual weekend and one-day sales, STEAM is currently having a VR Anniversary Sale. Check out the deals you can get during this sale on their store page.
  • GeekMom and GeekDad often write about video games.  Here are the full-length articles on our site from the last week:

Below are the video games some of the GeekMom and GeekDad crew have been playing lately:

  • Karen Walsh: LEGO City Undercover (PS4)
  • Michael Harrison: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Switch)
  • Anthony Karcz: Hearthstone, Transformers: Forged to Fight, and Marvel Puzzle Quest (iOS)
  • Will James: Star Wars: Force Arena, Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes, Transformers: Forged to Fight, Fallout Shelter (iOS)
  • Sophie Brown:
    • Lemmings (PC)
    • Ghostbusters (Commodore 64)
    • Space Invaders, Tetris, Pacman, Donkey Kong, Time Crisis (arcade machines)
    • Firefox 7
    • Super Mario Bros (NES)
  • Mike LeSauvage:
    • Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition, Streets of Rogue, Ultimate Chicken Horse, Audioshield, Superhot VR, Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes (PC)
    • Final Fantasy XV (PS4)
  • Dr. Gerry Tolbert:
    • Hearthstone, Typeshift, Marvel Tsum Tsum, Super Mario Run (iOS)
    • Heroes of the Storm (PC)
  • Samantha Fisher:
    • Overwatch and World of Warcraft (PC)
    • Ticket to Ride (Android)
    • Transformers: Forged to Fight (iOS)
    • Minecraft (Xbox One)

What have you been playing or which games are you most excited to play this week?

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