Spongebob Squarepants: The Cosmic Shake and Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition are the highlights of the week’s releases, with the newest adventure of SpongeBob and friends and an Xbox console version of the classic strategy game. In addition, the satisfying Powerwash Simulator, the thrilling adventure of Season: A Letter to the Future, the co-op multiplayer of Were Here Forever and more are also coming to the platforms. See below for everything about the games debuting this week, including dates, prices, and devices they’re available on.
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Spongebob Squarepants: The Cosmic Shake brings SpongeBob’s newest adventure to the world of wishes — Photo: Playback/Steam
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Spongebob Squarepants: The Cosmic Shake – January 31 – PS4, XB, SW, PC
SpongeBob and Patrick tangled with powerful forces, the Mermaid’s Tears, capable of making all kinds of dreams come true, and accidentally filled Bikini Bottom with portals to the wish world. Now, the duo will have to visit medieval lord worlds, the wild west with seahorses, a pirate world with the Flying Dutchman and a prehistoric world dominated by slugs.
The game features platforming and action challenges in which SpongeBob can use different skills, such as karate moves, to defend himself. There will also be a Brazilian Portuguese (PT-BR) dub with the original voice of the character in the drawings, done by Wendel Bezerra.
Spongebob Squarepants: The Cosmic Shake is available for PlayStation 4 (PS4) for R$199.50, for Xbox One for R$222.45, for Nintendo Switch for R$221.95 and for PC (via Steam, Epic Games Store and GOG) for BRL 109. .
Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition – January 31 – XBSX/S, XB
Microsoft’s classic real-time strategy game now comes in a definitive version for Xbox consoles, with gameplay tailored specifically for joysticks. Players will be able to choose from 35 historical civilizations and collect resources, build their empire and fight opponents in battles. The game, which features 4K graphics, also features a new co-op mode and the ability to connect a keyboard and mouse for PC-like play.
Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition is available for Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, and Xbox One for $99. The game is also available for Xbox Game Pass subscribers at no additional cost, with support for cloud play via Xbox Cloud Gaming at the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate level.
Classic Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition comes to Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S and Xbox One with updated graphics and more.
Powerwash Simulator – January 31 – PS5, PS4, SW
The simulator challenges users to clear different scenarios with a water gun, an idea that came from satisfying videos that are successful on YouTube. In this new version, the game will also receive a special content pack in collaboration with the Tomb Raider franchise, in which it will be possible to clean Lara Croft’s mansion, which is really in need. Already available on Xbox consoles, Powewash Simulator will also be available for PlayStation 5 (PS5), PlayStation 4 (PS4) and Nintendo Switch.
Powerwash Simulator comes to PlayStation 5, PS4 and Nintendo Switch with Tomb Raider content — Photo: Playback/Steam
Season: A Letter to the Future – January 31 – PS5, PS4, PC
In this third-person adventure game, players will experience a strange world that is constantly refreshed through “eras,” which, when they arrive, sweep away everything in existence. Young Estelle is a resident of a village high in the mountains, immune to the change of these “times”, but decides to leave it to record and capture the memories, culture and sounds of this world before it fades away.
On her journey she will meet many people and record sounds of nature and music, to leave them for future generations. Season: A Letter to the Future is available for PlayStation 5 (PS5) and PlayStation 4 (PS4) for R$133.90.
Season: A Letter to the Future brings a strange adventure to preserve the culture of a world that is about to cease to exist — Photo: Playback/Steam
We Were Here Forever – January 31 – PS5, XBSX/S, PS4, XB
The fourth game in the We Were Here co-op game series is now available for consoles, following its PC release in May 2022. In the online multiplayer game, two players take on the role of prisoners in Castle Rock and must try to escape from there while solving puzzles.
Most of the time, the two participants will be separated and have only a walkie-talkie to communicate and explain what they are seeing. It is worth mentioning that the game is mandatory cooperative and requires a microphone so that users can solve the puzzles together.
Co-op game We Were Here Forever comes to consoles with multiplayer adventure — Photo: Playback/Microsoft Store
Deliver Us Mars – February 2nd – PS5, XBSX/S, PS4, XB, PC
In the sequel to the famous Deliver Us The Moon, users will control Kathy Johanson, the youngest astronaut of the WSA space agency, who will take part in a mission on the Zephyr spacecraft. 10 years after the events of the previous game, humanity is even closer to extinction, and therefore the protagonist is tasked with saving three ARCA colony ships on Mars, which can help human survival. However, they were stolen by members of Outward, who wish to colonize the red planet themselves.
The game’s gameplay will expand on the traversal options of the original with a climbing system reminiscent of Rise of the Tomb Raider and Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End. On next-gen consoles and PCs, the graphics will support ray-tracing lighting and reflections.
Deliver Us Mars is available for PlayStation 5 (PS5) and PlayStation 4 (PS4) for R$159.90, for Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S and Xbox One for R$177.45 and for PC via the Steam digital stores and Epic Games Store for BRL 57.99.
Deliver Us Mars is the sequel to Deliver Us The Moon in which an astronaut tries to save the human race, ever closer to extinction – Photo: Playback/Steam
Tails: The Backbone Preludes – February 2nd – PC
For fans of the post-noir detective game Backbone, this prequel will explore the lives of four characters before the events of the original game: Howard Lotor, who is in photography college; Clarissa Bloodworth, an heiress fighting for her father’s approval. Renee Wilson, who struggles with a lack of control in her life. and Eli Abbas, a scientist who questions his work.
Accompanying each of the characters, it will be possible to interact with other people, make decisions and create branches in a story that is designed to be played multiple times, as it has a different ending.
Tails: The Backbone Prelude tells the story of the events before the detective game Backbone — Photo: Playback/Steam
With information from MetacriticalPlayStation Store (1, two, 3 and 4), Microsoft Store (1, two, 3 and 4), nintendo game storesteam (1, two, 3, 4 and 5), Epic Games Store, GOGPlayStation Blog (1 and two), THQ Nordic