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, Crackdown, Dead Island, Halo, Heroes of Might and Magic, Homefront, Mario Party, Mario vs. Donkey Kong, Metal Gear, Mortal Kombat, Persona, Ratchet & Clank, Resident Evil, RollerCoaster Tycoon, Star Wars: Battlefront, Star Fox, Tearaway, The Legend of Zelda, Tomb Raider, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six, The Witcher, Total War, Toy Soldiers, Uncharted, Xenoblade Chronicles and Yoshi.

Events[edit]

Month Day(s) Event
March 2 – 6 Game Developers Conference 2015 held in San Francisco, California.
6 – 8 PAX East 2015 held at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.
June 16 – 18 E3 2015 held at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
August 5 - 9 Gamescom 2015 held in Cologne, Germany.
September 17 - 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)
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27 Dying Light Win, PS3, PS4, X360, XBO
Grand Theft Auto V Win
Saints Row IV: Re-Elected PS4, XBO
Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell Win, PS3, PS4, X360, XBO
30 The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 Win, Mac, Lin
TBA H-Hour: World's Elite Win, PS4
F
E
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R
U
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R
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6 Bloodborne PS4
10 Evolve Win, PS4, XBO
20 American Truck Simulator Win
The Order: 1886 PS4
24 The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Win, Lin, PS4, XBO
TBA Total War: Attila Win
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A
R
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17 Final Fantasy Type-0 HD PS4, XBO
TBA Armello Win, Mac, Lin, iOS, Droid, Windows Tablet

April–June[edit]

Month Day Title Platform(s)
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14 Mighty No. 9 Win, Mac, Lin, PS3, PS4, PSVita, WiiU, 3DS, X360, XBO
Mortal Kombat X Win, PS3, PS4, X360, XBO
M
A
Y
TBA Chaos Reborn Win, Mac, Lin
J
U
N
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2 Batman: Arkham Knight PS4, XBO, Win
TBA Superhot Win, XBO, Mac, Lin

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 Sources
Amplitude HD Reboot PS4, PS3 Rhythm [1]
Axiom Verge PS4, PSVita, Win Action-adventure [2]
Battleborn Win, PS4, XBO First-person shooter, MOBA [3]
BattleCry Win Action, MMOG [4]
Battlefield Hardline Early Win, PS3, PS4, X360, XBO First-person shooter [5]
BLADESTORM: Nightmare Q1 PS3, PS4, XBO Action, Strategy [6]
Blast ‘Em Bunnies Q1 3DS Action
Broforce Win, PS4, PSVita, OS X Run and gun
Cities: Skylines Q1-2 Win, OS X, Lin City Builder/Simulation [7]
Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. 3DS Turn-based strategy [8]
Crackdown (working title) Early 2015 XBO Action-adventure [9]
Criminal Girls: Invite Only Spring PSVita Role-playing [10]
Cross of the Dutchman Win, PS3, X360 Action role-playing, action-adventure [11]
Cube Creator 3D Q1 3DS
Darkest Dungeon Win, Mac, Lin Role-playing, dungeon crawl, turn-based strategy [12]
Dead Island 2 Win, PS4, XBO Action role-playing, survival horror [13]
Dead or Alive 5: Last Round Spring PS4, XBO, PS3, X360 Fighting [14]
Dragon Ball Xenoverse PS3, PS4, X360, XBO, Win Fighting [15]
Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires Q1 PS4, XBO, PS3 Hack and Slash, Action
Earthlock: Festival of Magic Win, Mac, Lin, WiiU, PS4, XBO Role-playing
EA Sports PGA Tour Q1/Q2 PS4, XBO Sports [16]
Elysian Shadows DC, Win, Mac, Lin, iOS, Droid, Ouya Action-adventure, Role-playing [17]
Everybody's Gone to the Rapture PS4 Adventure [18]
Factorio Win, Mac, Lin Action, Real-time strategy, Survival horror
Final Fantasy XIII-2 Spring Win Action role-playing
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Spring Win Action role-playing
Fortnite Early 2015 Win Survival horror, sandbox [19]
Fossil Fighters: Frontier 3DS Action role playing [20]
Get Even Win, PS4, XBO First-person shooter [21]
Grand Ages: Medieval Win Strategy [22]
Hearts of Iron IV Q1/Q2 Win, Mac, Lin Strategy [23]
Habitat: A Thousand Generations in Orbit Early 2015 Win, Mac, Lin, PS4, XBO Strategy [24]
Halo 5: Guardians Q3/Q4 XBO First-person shooter [25]
Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai Remix 3DS Rhythm [26]
Hellblade PS4 Hack and Slash [27]
Hellraid Win, PS4, XBO Action [28]
Homefront: The Revolution Win, PS4, XBO First-person shooter [29]
Hyperdimension NeptuniaTM Re;Birth2: Sisters Generation Early 2015 PSVita Role-playing [30]
King's Quest TBA Adventure [31]
Kingdom Come: Deliverance Q4 Win, Mac, Lin, PS4, XBO Action role-playing, open world [32]
Kirby and the Rainbow Curse WiiU Platforming [33]
Let It Die PS4 Hack and slash [34]
Lionel Trains 3D Q1 3DS
Mad Max Win, PS3, PS4, X360, XBO Third-person shooter, vehicular combat, open world [35]
Mario Maker Q1/Q2 WiiU Platforming [36]
Mario Party 10 WiiU Party [37]
Mario vs. Donkey Kong for Wii U WiiU Puzzle [38]
Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Win Action-adventure, stealth [39]
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Q1 PS3, PS4, X360, XBO, Win Action-adventure, stealth [40]
Might & Magic Heroes VII Win Turn-based strategy [41]
Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Early 2015 3DS Action role playing [42]
No Man's Sky PS4, Win Space flight simulator, Adventure [43]
Obduction Fall Win, Mac Adventure, Puzzle
OlliOlli 2: Welcome to Olliwood PS4, PSVita Sports [44]
One Way Trip PSVita, PS4 Action role-playing [45]
Ori and the Blind Forest Early 2015 X360 Platform, adventure [46]
Persona 5 PS3, PS4 Role-playing [47]
Prodigy Win Tactical role-playing
Project CARS WiiU Sim racing [48]
Project Phoenix mid-2015 Win, Mac, Lin, iOS, PSN, Droid Real-time strategy, role-playing
Ratchet & Clank PS4 Platform [49]
Resident Evil HD Remastered Early 2015 Win, PS3, PS4, X360, XBO Survival horror [50]
Resident Evil: Revelations 2 Early 2015 Win, PS3, PS4, X360, XBO Survival horror, Episodic game [51]
Rise of the Tomb Raider Q4 XBO, X360 Action-adventure [52]
RollerCoaster Tycoon World Early 2015 Win Construction and management simulation [53]
Quantum Break XBO Action, Third-person shooter [54]
Roundabout Early 2015 PS4, XBO Puzzle, Driving game [55]
Screamride Spring XBO, X360 Construction and management simulation [56]
Shadow Realms Late 2015 Win Action role-playing [57]
Shroud of the Avatar: Forsaken Virtues Win, Mac, Lin Role-playing
Soma PS4 Survival horror [58]
Space Hulk: Deathwing Win, PS4, XBO First-person shooter [59]
Splatoon Q1/Q2 WiiU Third-person shooter [60]
Star Citizen Win, Lin Space flight simulator [61]
Star Fox WiiU Scrolling shooter [62]
Star Wars: Battlefront Q2/Q3 Win, PS4, XBO Action [63]
Starwhal: Just the Tip Q1 WiiU, PS4, PSVita, Win Action
State of Decay: Year-One Survival Edition Q1/Q2 XBO Survival horror, stealth, action-adventure [64]
Syberia III Win, OS X, PS4, XBO, iOS Adventure [65]
Tales of Zestiria Summer PS3 Role-playing
Tearaway Unfolded PS4 Platforming [66]
The Awakened Fate Ultimatum PS3 Role-playing [10]
The Legend of Zelda (working title) WiiU Action-adventure [67]
Tokyo Twilight Ghosthunters PS3, PSVita Role-playing [68]
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege Win, PS4, XBO Tactical shooter, First-person shooter [69]
Tom Clancy's The Division Win, PS4, XBO MMO, third-person shooter, action role-playing [70]
Torment: Tides of Numenera Q4 Win, Mac, Lin Role-playing [71]
Toukiden: Kiwami PSVita Action role-playing [72]
Toy Soldiers: War Chest Early 2015 Win, PS4, XBO Shooter [73]
Triad Wars Early 2015 Win Action-adventure [74]
Uncharted 4: A Thief's End PS4 Action-adventure, third-person shooter, platform [75]
Under Night In-Birth Exe: Late PS3 Fighting game [76]
Until Dawn PS4 Adventure, horror [77]
Volume PS4, PSVita, Win, OS X Stealth [78]
War for the Overworld Win, Mac, Lin Real-time strategy, Construction and management simulation, God game
Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade Win, PS4, XBO MMORPG [79]
Whore of the Orient Win, PS4, XBO Action-adventure [80]
Xenoblade Chronicles X WiiU Action role-playing, open world [81]
Yoshi's Woolly World Q1/Q2 WiiU Platform [82]

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