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The Games Of August

The Games Of August

Posted by Aaron on 29th Jul 2019

Week of 8/1

Madden NFL 20 (PS4/XB1): Are You Ready For Some Football? Be the Face of an NFL franchise where the decisions you make matter in your journey to become an NFL Superstar in FACE OF THE FRANCHISE: QB1'. Feel the emotion, personality, and power of NFL Superstars with SUPERSTAR XFACTOR', an all-new abilities progression system that reveals special abilities for today's most exciting NFL Superstars heightening the level strategy and excitement in every game.

Week of 8/4

Psyvariar Delta (PS4/Switch): First released in arcades in 2000, this enhanced version of the classic shooter retains the classic Buzz system that lets players enjoy the thrill of leveling up by avoiding direct hits and evading enemy attacks just enough to graze their planes. Dispatch Games has announced today that Psyvariar Delta, a vertical scrolling shooter that aims to give players an intense experience with each playthrough, will be releasing for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch in North America and Europe this summer. Previously, the game had only been announced for a Japan release, but it looks like fans all over the world will be able to experience the challenge. 

Enter The Gungeon (Switch): Arriving at retail for the first time, the critically acclaimed roguelike shooter is here, exclusively for the Nintendo Switch. This physical edition of Enter the Gungeon includes ALL DLC, AN EXCLUSIVE "SHOTGUN KIN" PLAYABLE SKIN, EXCLUSIVE STICKERS, AN EXCLUSIVE BULLET KIN PAPERCRAFT, REVERSIBLE JACKET ARTWORK & A DOWNLOAD CODE FOR THE ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK. Enter the Gungeon is a bullet hell dungeon crawler following a band of misfits seeking to shoot, loot, dodge roll and table-flip their way to personal absolution by reaching the legendary Gungeon's ultimate treasure: the gun that can kill the past. Select a hero, or team up in co-op, and battle your way to the bottom of the Gungeon by surviving a challenging and evolving series of floors filled with the dangerously adorable Gundead and fearsome Gungeon bosses armed to the teeth. Gather precious loot, discover hidden secrets, and chat with opportunistic merchants and shopkeepers to purchase powerful items to gain an edge.

Age Of Wonders - Planetfall (PS4/XB1): Emerge from the cosmic dark age of a fallen galactic empire to build a new future for your people. Age of Wonders: Planetfall is the new strategy game from Triumph Studios. Build your empire with one of six unique factions, ranging from the militant Vanguard to the dinosaur-riding Amazons and the cyborg-zombies of the Assembly. Progress through each faction's missions using your wits, military strength and diplomacy, exploring planetary ruins and encountering other survivors as you unravel the history of a shattered civilization. Fight, build, negotiate and technologically advance your way to utopia in a deep single player campaign, on random skirmish maps, and against friends in multiplayer.

Week of 8/11

Friday The 13th - The Game Ultimate Slasher Edition (Switch): Friday the 13th: The Game Ultimate Slasher Edition arrives on the Nintendo Switch! The Switch offers a unique experience, in both social settings and on the go! Friday the 13th: The Game Ultimate Slasher Edition comes equipped with the game, a limited-edition poster, and all DLC released for the game. This definitive collection includes Single Player Challenges, Virtual Cabin 2.0, all kills for Jason, New Maps, New Counselors, New playable Jason's, Matches with AI Bots, all Clothing Packs & More. The game is a faithful tribute to the franchise, all the way down to the tiniest detail. Whether it's one of the many iconic film locations that have been chosen for the game, or the various Jason Voorhees models themselves, fans can rest assured that everything in Friday the 13th: The Game has been painstakingly recreated with accuracy in mind. This is truly the love letter Friday the 13th fans have waited more than 30 years for.

Sairento (PSVR): Sairento VR is a visually stunning, mission-driven, multiplayer, VR action sword fighting and gun play game built for non-stop slash and shoot action. Famed for its unique and daring locomotion. Play alone or 2 player PVE COOP. You not only wield a mean katana, but are also skilful with guns and projectile weapons. Leap 15 feet into the air, perform triple jumps, run across walls, power slide across the floor and perform back flips. Engage enemies using the innovative combat system, allowing you to fight in slow motion and parry incoming projectiles. Keep upgrading your abilities and weapons as you accumulate experience from completing missions. Fight enemies ranging from mutated samurais and disappearing ninjas to creepy robot ninjas and towering sumo wrestlers.

The Wizards (PSVR): The Wizards is an award-winning action-adventure VR game with an unique system of casting spells with hand gestures. Powered by Unreal Engine 4, the player fights epic battles in beautiful, mysterious locations and defend a land from oncoming hordes of enemies.The game's unique casting mechanic puts magic directly in the player's hands allowing you to cast powerful spells with hand gestures. Each of the spells requires a distinct gesture to be performed and each spell can be as the player gains access to increasingly powerful spells that require cunning and skills to master.

Week of 8/18

Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy Of The Duelist Link Evolution (Switch): t's Time to Duel! Experience over 20 years of Yu-Gi-Oh! history with Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution on Nintendo Switch! Build your Deck from over 9,000 cards and take on the most iconic Duelists from the Yu-Gi-Oh! universe. Relive the stories from the original animated Yu-Gi-Oh! series through Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V, and challenge the newest generation of Duelists from the virtual world of Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS! New Link Monster cards, not only changing the way how seasoned Duelists play their cards, but where they play them! Take on the roles of the animated series villains with Reverse Duels! Compete in Battle Pack Sealed Pack and Draft play! Includes all previously released Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist content! Exclusive content for the Physical Version: 3 Official Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG cards!

Truck Racing Championship (PS4/XB1/Switch): The Truck Racing Championship is one of the most spectacular and challenging motor racing competitions. The driving difficulty and many unique race features have been faithfully reproduced with the KT Engine (WRC). In TRC, like on real-life race tracks, you need to control the temperature of your brakes so they don't overheat. You must also consider the weight of the truck when cornering, monitor tyre wear and find the best tactics for overtaking. The official TRC game is a completely new option for all fans of racing sims. With over 45 trucks with their official livery, including top manufacturers like Volvo, Man, Freightliner and Western Star, 20 teams and the championship's best drivers, 14 circuits including official ETRC ones, as well as Laguna Seca, Circuit of The Americas and Fuji Speedway, and 5 single-player modes and 5 multiplayer modes.

Metal Wolf Chaos XD (PS4): The country is in peril as President Michael Wilson defends the nation against a full-scale rebellion lead by Vice-President Richard Hawk and the mechanized legions he commands. As the 47th President of the United States, it is your sworn duty to take your country back by any means necessary and end this unjust coup d'etat! Battle in your advanced mech - armed to the teeth - across iconic American landscapes including the Brooklyn Bridge, the Grand Canyon, and the front steps of the White House. FromSoftware originally released Metal Wolf Chaos in December 2004, appearing exclusively on the original Xbox and only in Japan. The game went on to become somewhat of a legend as it was hard to acquire and even harder to play outside of Japan. Devolver Digital and FromSoftware have partnered together with developer General Arcade to modernize Metal Wolf Chaos with updates to the game including upgraded visual fidelity, refined controls and gameplay, a new save system, and 4K + 16:9 support for modern displays.

Penguin Wars (PS4/Switch): Story Mode: Join Riley and his friends on their journey to Gira Gira land. Collect items and earn candy to evolve your favorite character. You can also buy "Gira Skills" that let you learn special moves for each character. You can play one on one, two on two, or even play with different rules such as using bombs and other items against your opponents. Each character has a different skill set so make sure to use and master appropriate characters to help you on your journey. VS Mode (Local): Pick your characters and a set of rules to play with a max of 4 people. Table Top Mode allows players to play while standing in front of each other like the good ole arcade days. VS Mode (Online): Play against people in Gira Gira land or you can match up directly with friends. Use characters that you've evolved in the story mode and see who comes out on top.

Reel Fishing - Road Trip Adventure (PS4/Switch): Grab your rod, reel, and adventurous spirit as you join three friends on a summer road trip to remember! Visit a variety of fishing spots, from deep-sea fishing to freshwater stream fishing as you and the gang track down and try to catch the elusive Legendary Fish. Upgrade skills and abilities, craft rod, reels, and lures as you try to catch the big one! Action-style fishing places the emphasis on exciting battles! Craft over 50 types of rods, reel, and bait! Catch over 20 kinds of fish from over 10 fishing locations!

Week of 8/25

MXGP 2019 (PS4/XB1): The official MXGP videogame is back and, for the very first time, you will be able to live the excitement of the current MXGP World Championship. And, as in the real life, face different weather conditions while playing. After all, after the rain there is always the sun! Become the main actor of gameplay and shape your own best gaming experience thanks to brand-new game modes never seen in the whole MXGP series! Bring to life the track of your dreams and share it with your friends and the motocross community! Choose between 4 different landscapes and terrains and create your ultimate track! Pick the bike of your dreams and tailor your experience as you want, thanks to the endless personalization possibilities and over 10,000 customization options for your rider and your bike. Compete with up to 12 other players from around the world to become the ultimate MXGP 2019 competitor.

Wreckfest (PS4/XB1): Break the rules and take full-contact racing to the limit with Wreckfest! Expect epic crashes, neck-to-neck fights over the finish line and brand-new ways for metal to bend - These are the once-in-a-lifetime moments that can only be achieved in Wreckfest, with its true-to-life physics simulation crafted by legendary developer Bugbear, who also brought you FlatOut 1 & 2! Burn rubber and shred metal in the ultimate driving Wreckfest is jam-packed with upgrade and customization options. Whether you are preparing for your next demolition derby with reinforced bumpers, roll cages, side protectors and much more, or setting your car up for a banger race with engine performance parts like air filters, camshafts, fuel systems, etc., Wreckfest is shaping up to be the best combative motorsport game out there.

Control (PS4/XB1): From the creators of Max Payne and Alan Wake comes Control, a third-person action-adventure game combining Remedy's trademark gunplay with supernatural abilities, giving the player the ability to approach each situation in their own way. Control is set in a unique ever-changing world, juxtaposing the strange and unpredictable with the mundane. A supernatural enemy has taken possession and you must use your unique abilities to take back Control. Welcome to the Federal Bureau of Control! Control is Jesse Faden's story. The main plot focuses on her personal search for answers as she grows into the role of the Director. The world of Control has its own story, as do the allies Jesse meets along the way. Side-quests and Secrets are everywhere. Jesse works with other Bureau agents, decodes cryptic ciphers and discovers strange Bureau experiments.

Collection Of Mana (Switch): Collection of Mana brings the first three titles in the seminal Mana series to the Nintendo Switch in an all-in-one package. The collection is an essential bundle for new fans who want to play the classics for the first time and nostalgia-seekers who want to relive fond memories and high fantasy adventures on the go. Experience Trials of Mana (Originally released as Seiken Densetsu 3 in Japan), localized for the first time in the West. All 3 games now include a convenient quick save feature. Adventure with friends utilizing a local multiplayer mode.



Bubsy - Paws On Fire (Switch): Featuring four playable characters with their own unique playstyles, new moves never before seen in a Bubsy title, and over 100 levels & variations, Paws on Fire is a game for Bubsy lovers everywhere. Four playable characters, each with their own unique mechanics! Fly and shoot your way through the air as The Woolie, take it underground with Arnold's bonus levels, or run your way to victory with Bubsy and Virgil Reality! An all-new story featuring the unlikely alliance between Bubsy and his archrivals, The Woolies! Over 100 levels and variations set across three different worlds!



Dark Pictures - Man Of Medan (PS4/XB1): From the developers of Until Dawn...Enter the world of The Dark Pictures - A series of standalone cinematic horror games. Players will be challenged to explore and uncover each story with the knowledge that all their choices have consequences and all playable characters can live, any and all can die. Man of Medan is the first game in The Dark Pictures anthology, bringing supernatural horror to the South Pacific. Five friends set sail on a holiday diving trip with a rumored WWII wreck to find. As the day unfolds and a storm rolls in, their trip soon changes into something much more sinister. Who will live? Who will die? It's down to you. Can you save them all?

Astral Chain (Switch): ASTRAL CHAIN is a new action game from PlatinumGames, directed by Takahisa Taura, known for his work as the game designer on NieR:Automata, and supervised by Hideki Kamiya, creator of the Bayonetta series. As part of a police special task force, it's up to you to fight against mysterious, alien-like creatures who have invaded the world. In order to resist the creatures, humanity developed a special weapon: the Legion. The Legion acts are your partner, and helps with your investigations. Work together with the Legion and use all sorts of combat styles to fight your enemies. Use this synergetic action system to battle and explore together!