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Out This Week: Blu-ray and Video Game Releases

Posted on April 16, 2013 at 4:00 am by Justin Cavender

Looking to spend your hard earned cash on something fun and festive? Well, why not treat yourself to a new video game or Blu-ray? If you’re anything like the geeks writing for this whacky website, then I’m sure you will find something of value on the list below. If not, well there’s always next week. Coming out this week on April 16th…

Django Unchained

(Two disc combo-pack: Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Copy + Ultra-Violet copy)

Django Unchained

Synopsis
A German bounty hunter helps a freed slave rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.

Directed by
Quentin Tarantino

Starring
Jamie Fox, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Samuel L. Jackson, and Kerry Washington

Repo Man

(Criterion Collection) 1984

Repo Man

Synopsis
Otto becomes a repo man after helping to steal a car, and falls into a world he didn’t expect.

Directed by
Alex Cross

Starring
Harry Dean Stanton, Emilio Estevez, and Tracey Walter

WWE: For All Mankind- The Life and Career of Mick Foley (Mr. Socko Sock Puppet)

Mankind

Featuring
Mick Foley, Terry Funk, Dominic Denucci, Paul Heyman, and Sheamus

Dragon (Wu xia) 2011

Dragon

Synopsis
A martial arts expert wants to start a new life, only to be tracked down by a detective and his former master.

Directed by
Peter Chan

Starring
Kara Hui, Wu Jiang, Takeshi Kaneshiro, and Tang Wei

A Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia

A Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia

Synopsis
A family moves into a home in Georgia, only to learn they are not alone in the house.

Directed by
Tom Elkins

Starring
Abigail Spencer, Emily Alyn Lind, and Chad Michael Murray

Hiiro No Kakera: Season 1

Hiiro No Kakera

Synopsis

When an inter-clan conflict threatens the stability within their organization, Rikuo, an average middle-school student, must decide whether he will live his life as a human or accept his yokai heritage.

Injustice: Gods Among Us

(PS3/Xbox 360/Wii U) 4/16

Injustice- Gods Among Us

NetherRealm Studios, creators of Mortal Kombat have brought our favorite DC Comic heroes and villains together for an epic fighting game. Injustice: Gods Among Us features several playable characters including Batman, Cyborg, The Flash, Harley Quinn, Nightwing, Solomon Grundy, Superman, Wonder Woman, Joker, and Doomsday. 

Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers

(3DS) 4/16

Shin Megami Tensei- Devil Summoner

A first-person sci-fi RPG epic, Soul Hackers tells of a city held up as a beacon of humanity’s triumph of technology, but with an infernal secret. In this would-be utopia, a group of hackers takes on a centuries-old mystic society, and a battle for control over humanity’s fate is about to begin.

Dishonored: Knife of Dunwall DLC

(PS3, Xbox 360, PC) 4/16

Dishonored: The Knife of Dunwall

This time players get to take on the role of Daud, the assassin who murders the Empress in the opening moments of the game. I’m already sold on the idea and it was pretty cool watching the Gazebo scene from a different point-of-view.

Kirby’s Advenure

(Wii U eShop) 4/17

Kirby's Adventure

Celebrate the 30th anniversary of Nintendo’s Famicom by purchasing Kirby’s Adventure for only $0.30. Help Kirby collect all the pieces of the Star Rod and restore power to the Fountain of Dreams.

LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins

(3DS) 4/21

Shin Megami Tensei- Devil Summoner

A prequel to the Wii U game, Chase McCain is on his first assignment and it’s up to you to help him clean up LEGO City.

Well there you have it geeks. Be sure to check back each week as we highlight new releases for your movie and video game needs.

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