New games this week include: Legend of Grimrock, Skullgirls, The Splatters, Tribes: Ascend, and Fez.


Legend of Grimrock
Developer: Almost Human Ltd
Publisher: Almost Human Ltd
Release Date: April 11, 2012
Platform(s): Windows
Genre: Classic RPG

Legend of Grimrock is an old school dungeon crawl with highly tactical real-time combat, grid-based movement, hidden switches, deadly traps and horrible monsters. So create your party, customize your races, classes, skills and traits and get ready to be challenged by the puzzles and exploration. For in this game, wits and perception are more important tools than the sharpest of swords.


Skullgirls
Developer: Reverge Labs
Publisher: Autumn Games
Release Date: April 11, 2012
Platform(s): Xbox
Genre: Fighting

Eight female warriors in the Canopy Kingdom fight to reclaim a wish-granting artifact known as the “Skull Heart” from the monstrous Skullgirl. According to legend, the Skull Heart grants a wish to a young woman every seven years. However, if her heart is impure, her wish will be twisted and she herself will be transformed into a Skullgirl. Available in single and multi-player, Skullgirls is a fast-paced 2D fighting game.


The Splatters
Developer: SpikySnail
Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios
Release Date: April 11, 2012
Platform(s): Xbox
Genre: Puzzle Action

The Splatters is a physics-based action game with over 60 puzzles and stunning HD visuals. Slam them against walls, crash into spikes, ride the slides and chain spectacular stunt-combos to rack up massive scores. Because these semi-suicidal acrobatic masters are on a mission to blow themselves up in dazzling fashion.


Tribes: Ascend
Developer: Hi-Rez Studios
Publisher: Hi-Rez Studios
Release Date: April 12, 2012
Platform(s): Windows
Genre: First-Person Shooter

Featuring a class-based loadout system, players receive three free loadouts when they first start playing – the Pathfinder, Soldier and Juggernaut. Armor and weapon upgrades can be purchased with XP and other landouts and upgrades will be available through upfront payment. Tribes: Ascend is part of the sci-fi, online, multi-player shooter franchise, Tribes and is free-to-play.


Fez
Developer: Polytron
Publisher: Trapdoor
Release Date: April 13, 2012
Platform(s): Windows, Xbox
Genre: Platformer

In Fez, you can manipulate 2D platforming worlds in three dimensions. A quick tap flattens the world to give you a different perspective and new gameplay area. A spin of the world brings the previously far away platform beneath your feet.


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New games this week include: Legend of Grimrock, Skullgirls, The Splatters, Tribes: Ascend, and Fez. Legend of Grimrock Developer: Almost Human Ltd Publisher: Almost Human Ltd Release Date: April 11, 2012 Platform(s): Windows Genre: Classic RPG Legend of Grimrock is an old school dungeon crawl with highly tactical real-time combat, grid-based movement, hidden switches, deadly traps...