Video games out this week
“Homefront: The Revolution.” This ambitious open-world game takes place four years after the Korean People’s Army has occupied the United States; players help build a resistance cell with or without the help of a co-op buddy. No multiplayer in this game, but expectations are high for the single-player campaign. Rated M for Mature. $60-$160 in Standard, Bundle and Collector’s Editions for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows PC.
“Valkyria Chronicles Remastered.” This World War II-set tactical battle game includes downloadable content from the original game as well as a demo of the upcoming “Valkyria: Azure Revolution.” Rated T for Teen. $30 for PlayStation 4.
Also out this week: “Shadow of the Beast” (PS4), “Space Codex” (PC), “Soft Body” (PC, PS4), “Bizarre Earthquake” (PC), “The Temporal Invasion” (PC), “Shadwen” (PC, PS4), “The Song of Seven: Chapter One” (PC), “Mimic Arena” (PC, Xbox One), “LightWalk” (PC), “Youtubers Life” (PC), “Space Pirates and Zombies 2” (PC), “Sengoku Jidai: Shadow of the Shogun” (PC), “Retool” (PC), “Doodle Kingdom” (PC), “Koihime Enbu” (PC), “Last Fight” (PC), “The Way” (PC), “Linkrealms” (PC), “Digger Dan DX” (Nintendo 3DS), “City Play” (PC), “The Dweller” (PC), “Postal Redux” (PC), “Systematic Immunity” (PC).
— Omar L. Gallaga
“De la Complicidad con la Agresión: Miguel A. Aragón.” A native of the Mexican border city Juárez, New York-based artist (and former Austinite) Miguel A. Aragón uses news photographs depicting crude and raw forensic evidence of drug cartel-related violence as the source material for his beguiling prints. Erasing details and manipulating the paper, Aragón transforms the violent images into something more metaphoric. Artist reception: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays through June 4. Flatbed Press, 2832 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Free. flatbedpress.com.
Treaty Oak Distilling’s Tiki Throwdown. Spring is a perfect time for tiki cocktails with fresh juices and just the right spices, so Treaty Oak Distilling is hosting a special Tiki Throwdown. Join the Dripping Springs ranch for delicious tiki cocktails, Polynesian-inspired food, live music and a live demonstration of tiki carvings by Doug Moreland. Wear your favorite South Pacific outfit and be prepared for lots of fun. Plus, if you want to bring tiki to your own home, there’s a tiki cocktail class at 1 p.m. Sunday. 3 to 9 p.m. Friday, 12 to 9 p.m. Saturday and 12 to 6 p.m. Sunday. Free (class is $35). 16604 Fitzhugh Road, Dripping Springs. treatyoakdistilling.com/products/cocktail-class.
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