May 2012 Video Game Release Dates
Hard to put a finger on what this months big release is, Minecraft on the 360? The return of Ghost Recon, DiRT Showdown, the long awaited Diablo III or Rockstars Max Payne 3? It doesn’t really matter though, its safe to say that whatever your gaming tastes May has got you covered.
2rd May 2012
Xbox 360 – XBLA
Fable Heroes is a fresh spin on the beloved Fable franchise in which up to four players play both cooperatively and competitively in this hack-and-slash adventure. Work together as heroes of Albion to defeat familiar foes and new enemies while collecting as many gold coins as possible to unlock upgrades, characters, and items in both this game and Fable: The Journey for Xbox 360.
Download on XBLA
9th May 2012
Xbox 360 – XBLA
Imagine it, build it! Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition lets you create worlds from the comfort of your sofa. Play alone or play with your friends. Explore, build and conquer! At night monsters come out, so make sure to build a shelter before that happens. After that, your world is your imagination. Turn your hours into minutes with Minecraft!
Available on XBLA
11th May 2012
Battle a band of merciless enemies on the ground, in vehicles and in the air in Starhawk’s epic single player mode as gunslinger, Emmett Graves. Experience action-packed 32 player online multiplayer modes, team up with a friend in two player offline split screen play or join forces with up to three other players via PlayStation Network in co-operative mode.
15th May 2012
Players will create a male or female hero from one of five distinct classes – barbarian, witch doctor, wizard, monk, or demon hunter – each equipped with an array of spells and abilities. As these heroes adventure through rich and varied settings, unraveling an epic storyline and engaging in combat with hordes of monsters and challenging bosses, they’ll grow in experience and ability and acquire items of incredible power.
18th May 2012
Max Payne 3
Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC
For Max Payne, the tragedies that took his loved ones years ago are wounds that refuse to heal. No longer a cop, close to washed up and addicted to pain killers, Max takes a job in São Paulo, Brazil, protecting the family of wealthy real estate mogul Rodrigo Branco, in an effort to finally escape his troubled past. But as events spiral out of his control, Max Payne finds himself alone on the streets of an unfamiliar city, desperately searching for the truth and fighting for a way out.
24th May 2012
Xbox 360, Playstation 3, PC
DiRT Showdown is a brand new dive in and drive adrenaline rush of speed, style and destruction from the creators of the multi-award winning DiRT series. Players jump into a new world of arcade racing with pick up and play controls, speeding, tricking and smashing their way to ‘Showdown’ finals to compete against rivals in front of thousands of fans in a vibrant festival atmosphere.
Ghost Recon: Future Soldier
Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
Armed with the most advanced combat technology, the Ghosts are an untraceable unit of soldiers who track down the highest-value targets in the highest-risk conflict areas around the world. In the near future, 4 of these elite soldiers serve as the tip of the spear in a hidden war raging across the globe. As the Ghosts accomplish their objectives, they discover a far greater threat – one that could alter the international balance of power forever.