2015 in video gaming

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The year 2015 will see release of numerous games, including new installments for some well-received franchises, such as Batman: Arkham, Battlefield, Dead Island, Halo, Heroes of Might and Magic, Homefront, Mario Party, Mario vs. Donkey Kong, Metal Gear, Mortal Kombat, Need For Speed, Persona, Pokémon, Paper Mario, Ratchet & Clank, Resident Evil, Star Wars: Battlefront, Star Fox, Super Mario, Tearaway, The Legend of Zelda, Tomb Raider, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six, The Witcher, Toy Soldiers, Uncharted and Xenoblade Chronicles

Events[edit]

Day(s) Event
March 2 – March 6 Game Developers Conference 2015 held in San Francisco, California.
March 6 – March 8 PAX East 2015 held at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.
June 16 – June 18 E3 2015 held at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
September 17 - September 20 Tokyo Game Show 2015 at the Makuhari Messe in Tokyo.

Game releases[edit]

The list of games released, or due for release, in 2015 in North America.

Video game platforms
3DS Nintendo 3DS
Droid Android OS
iOS iOS
Lin Linux
Mac Mac OS / OS X
Ouya Ouya
PS3 PlayStation 3
PS4 PlayStation 4
PSN PlayStation Network (PS3)
PSVita PlayStation Vita
WiiU Wii U
Win Microsoft Windows
X360 Xbox 360
XBLA Xbox Live Arcade (X360)
XBO Xbox One

January–March[edit]

Month Day Title Platform(s)
J
A
N
U
A
R
Y
30 The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 Win, Mac, Lin
F
E
B
R
U
A
R
Y
10 Evolve Win, PS4, XBO
20 The Order: 1886 PS4
24 The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Win, Lin, PS4, XBO
TBA Dying Light Win, PS3, PS4, X360, XBO
M
A
R
C
H
TBA Battlefield Hardline Win, PS3, PS4, X360, XBO

April–June[edit]

Month Day Title Platform(s)
A
P
R
I
L
14 Mighty No. 9 Win, Mac, Lin, PS3, PS4, PSVita, WiiU, 3DS, X360, XBO

Unscheduled releases[edit]

Below is a list of games which have been announced to be released in 2015 in North America, but have no exact release date or month yet.

Title Approximate Date Platforms Genre References
Amplitude HD Reboot PS4, PS3 Rhythm [1]
Axiom Verge PS4, PSVita, Win Action-adventure [2]
Batman: Arkham Knight PS4, XBO, Win Action-adventure [3]
Battleborn Win, PS4, XBO action, shooter [4]
BattleCry Win MMO, action [5]
Bloodborne Early 2015 PS4 Action role-playing [6]
Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. 3DS Turn-based strategy [7]
Criminal Girls: Invite Only Spring PSVita Role-playing [8]
Cross of the Dutchman Win, PS3, X360 Action role-playing, action-adventure [9]
Darkest Dungeon Win, Mac, Lin Role-playing, Dungeon crawl, Turn based strategy [10]
Dead Island 2 Q1/Q2 Win, PS4, XBO Action role-playing, survival horror [11]
Dragon Ball Xenoverse PS3, PS4, X360, XBO Fighting [12]
EA Sports PGA Tour Q1/Q2 PS4, XBO Sports [13]
Everybody's Gone to the Rapture PS4 Adventure [14]
Fossil Fighters: Frontier Early 2015 3DS Action role playing [15]
Get Even Win, PS4, XBO First-person shooter [16]
Grand Ages: Medieval Win Strategy [17]
Hearts of Iron IV Q1/Q2 Win, Mac, Lin Strategy [18]
H-Hour: World's Elite Win, PS4 Tactical shooter [19]
Habitat: A Thousand Generations in Orbit Early 2015 PS4, XBO, Win Strategy [20]
Halo 5: Guardians Q3/Q4 XBO First-person shooter [21]
Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai Remix 3DS Rhythm [22]
Hellblade PS4 Action, Hack and slash [23]
Hellraid Win, PS4, XBO Action [24]
Homefront: The Revolution Win, PS4, XBO First-person shooter [25]
Kingdom Come: Deliverance Q4 Win, Mac, Lin, PS4, XBO Action role-playing, open world [26]
Kirby and the Rainbow Curse WiiU Platforming [27]
Let It Die PS4 Hack and slash [28]
Mad Max Win, PS3, PS4, X360, XBO Third-person shooter, vehicular combat, open world [29]
Mario Maker Q1/Q2 WiiU Platforming [30]
Mario Party 10 WiiU Party [31]
Mario vs. Donkey Kong for Wii U WiiU Puzzle [32]
Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Win Action-adventure, stealth [33]
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Q1 PS3, PS4, X360, XBO, Win Action-adventure, stealth [34]
Might & Magic Heroes VII Win Turn-based strategy [35]
Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Early 2015 3DS Action role playing [36]
Mortal Kombat X Win, PS3, PS4, X360, XBO Fighting [37]
No Man's Sky PS4, Win Space flight simulator, Adventure [38]
One Way Trip PSVita, PS4 Action role-playing [39]
Persona 5 PS3 Action role-playing [40]
Project CARS WiiU Sim racing [41]
Untitled Paper Mario game WiiU Role-playing game [42]
Pokémon Z Early 2015 Role-playing game [43]
Ratchet & Clank PS4 Platform [44]
Resident Evil HD Remastered Early 2015 Win, PS3, PS4, X360, XBO Survival horror [45]
Rise of the Tomb Raider Q4 XBO, X360 Action-adventure [46]
RollerCoaster Tycoon World Early 2015 Win Construction and management simulation [47]
Resident Evil 7 Fall PS4, XBO Survival horror
Quantum Break XBO Action [48]
Roundabout Early 2015 PS4, XBO Puzzle, Driving game [49]
Screamride Spring XBO Construction and management simulation [50]
Shadow Realms Late 2015 Win Action role-playing [51]
Soma PS4 Survival horror [52]
Space Hulk: Deathwing Win, PS4, XBO First-person shooter [53]
Splatoon Q1/Q2 WiiU Third-person shooter [54]
Star Citizen Win, Lin Space flight simulator [55]
Star Fox WiiU Scrolling shooter [56]
Star Wars: Battlefront Q2/Q3 Win, PS4, XBO Action [57]
Syberia III Win, OS X, PS4, XBO, iOS Adventure [58]
Tearaway Unfolded PS4 Platforming [59]
The Awakened Fate Ultimatum PS3 Role-playing game [8]
The Legend of Zelda (working title) WiiU Action-adventure [60]
Tokyo Twilight Ghosthunters PS3, PSVita Role-playing [61]
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege Win, PS4, XBO Tactical shooter, First-person shooter [62]
Tom Clancy's The Division Win, PS4, XBO MMO, third-person shooter, action role-playing [63]
Torment: Tides of Numenera Q4 Win, Mac, Lin Role-playing [64]
Toy Soldiers: War Chest Early 2015 Win, PS4, XBO Shooter [65]
Uncharted 4: A Thief's End PS4 Action-adventure, third-person shooter, platform [66]
Under Night In-Birth Exe: Late PS3 Fighting game [67]
Until Dawn PS4 Adventure, horror [68]
Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade Win, PS4, XBO MMORPG [69]
Whore of the Orient Win, PS4, XBO Action-adventure [70]
Xenoblade Chronicles X WiiU Action role-playing, open world [71]
Yoshi's Woolly World Q1/Q2 WiiU Platform [72]

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