Saturday May 23rd, 2015 – 2pm EST
Sunday May 24th, 2015 – 2pm EST
Hey everybody! With about a week and a half left until the stream, we’ll now announce the full details for the raffle. For every $5 you donate you will gain one entry into the raffle, all you have to do is include an email/twitter handle and name in the comment of your donation so we know how to get in touch with you. The winners of the raffle will be decided shortly after the stream, after we count up all the entries. You’re only viable to win one item, so if you win you will be taken out of the raffle. The following items are all the ones that you are able to win:
One of Three $20 store credit for the Nintendo eShop, PSN, or Xbox Live Arcade
Earthbound for Wii U VC
Paper Mario Wii VC
Wonderful 101 Game Code
Donkey Kong: Tropical Freeze Game Code
XCOM Enemy Unknown Steam Game Code
Walmart Exclusive Golden Mario Amiibo Unopened
And our grand prize item, donated graciously by a friend at NetherRealm Studios:
A Mortal Kombat X poster signed by the developers!
Any donations taken before the stream starts or after it ends will not be viable for the raffle. Please keep your donations in increments of $5 if you’re going to make multiple donations for multiple entries. Any donations made in non $5 increments may miss out on an entry.
If you win a game code that doesn’t work, we will refund your prize if you are able to prove the code doesn’t work. To do so you must send us a video that, in one take, shows your download/redemption list up to the date of recording, you clearly putting in the code, and the invalid error that follows. We know it’s a bit to ask, but it’s the only way we can prove that you’re not trying to pull the wool over our eyes. If we agree that you have proven properly that the code doesn’t work, we will refund to you in store credit either equal to the cost of the game, or the smallest amount of credit we can over the price of the game. For physical prizes shipping will be free for any US entrants, for entrants out side of the United States we may ask you to pay us a shipping fee.
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With 2014 behind us, it’s time to look towards the future. While there are numerous titles already scheduled to be released in 2015, and even more that are not, let’s look at the 15 titles I’m looking forward to the most.
- Evolve – While originally slipping under my radar, watching people play the beta has gotten me pretty hyped for this team based first person shooter, especially with the ability to play as the giant monster being hunted.
- Final Fantasy Type-0 HD – I’ve been wanting to play Final Fantasy Type-0 since it was coming to the PSP and title Final Fantasy Agito. After a name change and years of silence about a western release, we’re finally getting an HD remake of the game for next gen systems, and I couldn’t be happier.
- Bloodborne – Bloodborne is just about the game that I’m most anticipated for in 2015, an easy but close second. With a more aggressive stance on the Dark Souls combat, and being made by the quintessential “A” team responsible for Dark Souls and Demons Souls, there’s no reason a Souls fan shouldn’t be excited (unless they don’t own a PS4, sorry Xbone owners).
- Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin – It’s no secret that I love the Dark Souls series, heck, Dark Souls 2 made it to my GOTY list. But it’s also no secret that the original release of Dark Souls 2 was lacking in comparison to the first and even the prerelease footage we saw of the game. Promising enhanced visuals, better balance, tweaked enemy placement, and more story elements to bring some of the more confusing parts to light, I’m excited to dive into Drangleic again in this definitive edition.
- Mighty No. 9 – One of the few Kickstarter projects I’ve backed, Keiji Inafune’s love child Mighty No. 9 finally makes it to release this year. Hopefully after this he’ll finish up that Animal Pirate Dynasty Warriors 3DS game he announced oh so long ago.
- Batman: Arkham Knight – I’ve always been a fan of the Batman: Arkham games, even Origins was a decent entry despite not being developed by the original team. Boasting a bigger city and the ability to drive the Batmobile around, I’m looking forward to dawning the cape and cowl once again.
- J-Stars Victory VS+ – Probably the only time you’ll see a fighting game on a list of games I’m hyped for (with the exception of portable Smash bros, but we’ve already got that). I’m a big fan of the Jump All Stars game series, and seeing this PS3 entry being ported to the west makes me one happy gamer.
- Kings Quest – Only recently have I acquired respect and interest for the old school point and click adventure games, from Monkey Island to Sam and Max, from Day of the Tentacle to Kings Quest. Seeing how wonderful the game looks at the VGA a few months back has got me all aboard the Kings Quest Hype Train.
- No Man’s Sky – This game holds a lot of promise, with it’s procedurally generated worlds and boasts about how it will never run out of content. In all honesty it may not even be a game I play for long, but just based on what it’s promising I can’t help but be excited.
- Soul Saga: Episode 1 – Another Kickstarter game I backed, Soul Saga is shaping up to be a mighty fine turn based RPG. With the promise of Airship Combat, numerous playable characters, and voice acting from known voice actors Todd Haberkorn and Kira Buckland, Soul Saga is shaping up to be one fantastic product of Kickstarter.
- Star Fox – I’ve been wanting a new Star Fox game for years now, something more in the vein of 64 instead of Adventures or Assault. While no substantial information is known so far, the fact that one is in development has got me excited.
- The Legend of Zelda Wii U – I’m just going to say this: Skyrim Sized, Open World, HD, Non-Linear Zelda. Who wouldn’t be excited?
- The Legend of Zelda Majora’s Mask 3D – Ocarina of Time 3D was the reason I got a 3DS, and since I’ve been waiting for them to announce Majora’s Mask 3D. Now that they have, and the possibility that it could be bundled with the New 3DS, I’m actually going to have a reason to pick up the new handheld.
- Yakuza 5 – I picked up Yakuza 4 around November of 2013, and while it still sits uncompleted on my shelf (as do most games), I absolutely love it. The characters were great and the combat brutally fun, and if Yakuza 5 is even just more of the same I’ll be happy to pick it up. Maybe I’ll even beat 4 before it comes out…
And my most anticipated title of 2015…
- Rumored Virtue’s Last Reward Sequel – While nothing official has been said, rumors of the final installment in the Virtue’s Last Reward series coming to 2015 have been buzzing around. In an article that interviewed a bunch of Japanese developers about what is coming in 2015, series director Kotaro Uchikoshi stated “It’s looking like 2015 will be the year where everything I’ve built up over the years will come together and be let out into the world in one fell swoop”. It’s been stated in the past that the Virtue’s Last Reward series will be a trilogy, taking place between 9 Persons 9 Hours 9 Doors and Zero’s Escape, so with a statement like that I’m highly anticipating news of this final installment coming to our doorsteps soon.
That’s my list, how about you? What are you looking forward to in 2015?
If you haven’t already checked out Steve and My 2014 GOTY Lists, go ahead and click the respective names to check them out.