Releases this week are: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor for PS4, Xbox One, Super Smash Bros. for 3DS, Forza Horizon 2 for X360, Xbox One, Falling Skies: The Game for PS3, X360, WIIU, Gone Girl for Theatres, Transformers: Age of Extinction for DVD/Blu-Ray.
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
Release Date: September 30, 2014 | Warner Bros. | ESRB: M for Mature | PS4, Xbox One
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor is an action-packed adventure-RPG inspired by J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. Exploring an original story of vengeance and redemption, the game puts players in the role of Talion, a valiant ranger whose family is slain in front of him the night Sauron and his army return to Mordor — moments before his own life is taken. Resurrected by a Spirit of vengeance and empowered with Wraith abilities, Talion ventures into Mordor and vows to destroy those who have wronged him. Through the course of his personal vendetta, Talion uncovers the truth of the Spirit that compels him, learns the origins of the Rings of Power and ultimately confronts his true nemesis.
Super Smash Bros.
Release Date: October 3, 2014 | Nintendo | ESRB: E10+ for Everyone 10+| 3DS
Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS is the first portable entry in the renowned series, in which game worlds collide. Up to four players battle each other locally or online using some of Nintendo’s most well-known and iconic characters across beautifully designed stages inspired by classic portable Nintendo games. It’s a genuine, massive Super Smash Bros. experience that’s available to play on the go, anytime, anywhere.
Forza Horizon 2
Release Date: September 30, 2014 | Microsoft | ESRB: E10+ for Everyone 10+ | X360, Xbox One
Race through a massive wide-open world featuring dramatic weather and day-to-night cycle in Forza Horizon 2. Instantly connect with friends in the ultimate celebration of speed, style, and action-packed driving. Explore beautiful and exotic locations in more than 200 of the world’s greatest cars, all created with precise detail in stunning 1080p.
Falling Skies: The Game
Release Date: September 30, 2014 | Little Orbit | ESRB: T for Teen | PS3, X360, WIIU
When aliens invade the Earth, who will rise up to save humankind?Lead the revolution in this tactical strategy RPG set in the tense, gritty world of the critically acclaimed sci-fi TV series. Players will dive into a world gone wrong and command a squad of recently-rescued survivors who have been recruited into the human resistance fighting to save the planet. The team will engage in covert tactical operations against the Espheni fighting to survive against alien invaders while also rescuing and recruiting survivors to the join the 2nd Mass. With addictive strategy-based gameplay, players will be immersed into the unique story line with all their favorite heroes from the show.
Release Date: October 3, 2014 | 20th Century Fox | Rating: R | Theatres
Directed by David Fincher and based upon the global bestseller by Gillian Flynn – unearths the secrets at the heart of a modern marriage. On the occasion of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) reports that his beautiful wife, Amy (Rosamund Pike), has gone missing. Under pressure from the police and a growing media frenzy, Nick’s portrait of a blissful union begins to crumble. Soon his lies, deceits and strange behavior have everyone asking the same dark question: Did Nick Dunne kill his wife?
Transformers: Age of Extinction
Release Date: September 30, 2014 | Paramount Pictures | Rating: PG-13 | DVD/Blu-Ray
The film begins after an epic battle that left a great city torn, but with the world saved. As humanity picks up the pieces, a shadowy group reveals itself in an attempt to control the direction of history… while an ancient, powerful new menace sets Earth in its crosshairs. With help from a new cast of humans, Optimus Prime (voiced by Peter Cullen) and the Autobots rise to meet their most fearsome challenge yet. In an incredible adventure, they are swept up in a war of good and evil, ultimately leading to a climactic battle across the world.
Note: The information compiled above is accurate at the time we published this story, but is subject to change.