With days starting to get shorter and summer coming to an end, the summer drought of gaming has started to lift, and this week a plethora of games will be released. Here’s what you can buy with your money this week:
F1 2017 – PC /PS4 /Xbox One – 25/08/17
Madden NFL 18- PC/PS4/Xbox One – 25/08/17
Minecraft Story Mode: The Complete Adventure – Switch – 25/08/17
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Legacy- PS4/Xbox One – 25/08/17
Velocity 2X: Critical Mass Edition – PS4 – 25/08/17
White Day: A Labyrinth Named School- PS4 – 25/08/17
Absolver – PC/PS4- 29/08/17
Ark: Survival Evolved – PC /PS4 /Xbox – 29/08/17
Dead Alliance – PS4 /Xbox One – 29/08/17
Killing Floor 2 – Xbox One – 29/08/17
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle – Switch – 29/08/17
Pillars of Eternity – PS4/Xbox One – 29/08/27
Resident Evil: Revelations -PS4 /Switch – 29/08/17
Yakuza Kiwami -PS4 – 29/08/17
Everybody’s Golf – PS4 – 30/08/17
Gravel – PC/PS4/Xbox One – 31/08/17
Life Is Strange: Before the Storm – Episode 1 (DIGITAL) – PC /PS4 /Xbox One – 31/08/17
Race some of the most iconic F1 cars of the last 30 years with an even deeper ten-year Career, more varied gameplay in the new ‘Championships’ mode, and a host of other new features. Check out our review here.
Madden NFL 18
For the first time in the series’ 29-year-old history, Madden NFL 18 has added a story mode called Longsot, similar to FIFA 17’s The Journey.
Minecraft Story Mode: The Complete Adventure (Switch edition)
For Switch owners looking for some more games to add to their growing library of games, Telltale releases Minecraft Story mode, an episodic point-and-click graphic adventure game based on the original sandbox title.
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Legacy
This collection includes HD Remasters of Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm, Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2, Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3- Full Burst, and Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4- Road to Boruto.
Velocity 2X: Critical Mass Edition
Swapping back and forth between top-down vertical shoot ‘em up and side-scrolling action platformer, Velocity 2X blends two unique styles of fast-paced, frenetic gameplay into one incredible experience.
White Day: A Labyrinth Named School
Can you keep your nerve and mastermind your way out of the nightmare? Or will your name be scratched off the next morning’s roll call sheet and added to the growing list of victims the building has claimed? A first-person Korean survival horror considered by many to be the scariest game in history returns by popular demand. Completely rebuilt for modern gamers and finally available for a Western audience.
Made by a Parisian indie game developer composed of former Ubisoft Paris employees, Absolver is an online martial arts-focused action role-playing game.
Ark: Survival Evolved
Stranded on a mysterious prehistoric island, you must explore its vast biomes as you begin to hunt, harvest, craft tools, grow crops and build shelters to survive. Use cunning and skill to kill, tame, breed, and even ride dinosaurs and other primitive beasts living on ‘The ARK’.
Dead Alliance is a multiplayer first-person zombie shooter set in a post-apocalyptic world where former military bases stand intact and are the only remaining city-states. Players will shape teams to strategically take control of bases across maps infected with the undead using varied loadouts from guns to pheromone grenades.
Killing Floor 2
In Killing Floor 2, players descend into continental Europe where the outbreak caused by Horzine Biotech’s failed experiment has quickly spread and gained unstoppable momentum. Just one month after the events in the original Killing Floor, the specimen clones are everywhere, and civilisation is in disarray.
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle
Mario + Rabbids is the first time a Mario game has been developed by someone other than Nintendo. This Ubisoft crossover is a turn-based tactical role-playing game made exclusively for Nintendo Switch.
Pillars of Eternity
Released back in 2015 for PC, this fantasy role-playing game was created by and for role-playing fans. Pillars started as a Kickstarter project, where it shattered all funding goals and pulled in more than 75,000 backers.
Resident Evil: Revelations
Revelations first came out in January 2012 on the Nintendo 3DS before an HD version was released on PC, PS3, Wii U and Xbox 360 in 2013. It takes place between the events of Resident Evil 4 and Resident Evil 5, telling the story of Jill Valentine and Chris Redfield.
Yakuza Kiwami is a 2016 remake of Yakuza, the first video game in the Yakuza series. The game follows staple main character, Kazuma Kiryu.
Everybody’s Golf, formerly known as Hot Shots Golf, is a series of golf games published by Sony throughout the history of the PlayStation series of video game consoles. The series is well known for its humorous take on the game of golf, which includes cartoon-like characters and modes such as miniature golf paired with a realistic engine and precise ball physics.
Gravel claims to be the only title in the market that includes the most extreme mix of off-road competitions ever seen in a game with several different game modes for never-ending fun, as well as outdoor open tracks with different layouts to explore or to conquer until the last checkpoint.
Life Is Strange: Before the Storm – Episode 1
Life Is Strange: Before the Storm is a prequel to Life Is Strange and will focus on a sixteen-year-old Chloe Price. The game is to be released in 3 episodes.