The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
CD Projekt RED has confirmed that in its first two weeks of release, the long-awaited video game title “The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt” has sold over 4 million copies. Co-founder Marcin Iwinski says with such demand, the studio now has a fresh wave of commitment to making the upcoming expansions the best they can be. [Source: IGN]
LEGO Marvel’s Avengers
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and TT Games have released the trailer for the upcoming “LEGO Marvel’s Avengers” which sports a recreation of the Battle of New York from the first film along with moments from the recent “Avengers: Age of Ultron”. The game will be available this winter on all platforms.
The Blue Bomber is finally making a return to consoles and PC this summer as Capcom and Digital Eclipse have announced “Mega Man Legacy Collection,” a HD remastering (plus several other upgrades) of six old school NES “Mega Man” games. The compilation will hit Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo 3DS and PC this Summer for just $14.99. [Source: CB]
Filmmaker Spike Lee has been hired by 2K Games to write and direct the single player story for their upcoming “NBA2K16”. The story follows a player named Frequency Vibrations and according to Lee: “It’s about the trials and tribulations of life on a big stage with the money, fame, temptations, family members, the press, fans, all that stuff.”. The game itself arrives September 25th. [Source: AP]
Rise of the Tomb Raider
An apparent listing leak suggests that Microsoft’s big Fall exclusives for the Xbox One – “Forza Motorsport 6” and “Rise of the Tomb Raider” – will score releases on September 18th and November 13th respectively. Microsoft will likely officially announce the dates at their E3 press conference next week. [Source: IGN]