Check out the games being release this week down below and let us know in the comments what games your interested in.
#WarGames (X1) Digital
You shape the story as Kelly and her band of misfit hackers transform from pranksters to leaders of an international movement. As they take on the media, the military and the powers that be, where you focus as you watch will shape the direction of the story and the actions the characters take. Whether it be trolling international pop stars or breaking into high-security hotel rooms, the choice is in your hands.
1979 Revolution: Black Friday (PS4, X1) Digital
Based on true stories and historical events, 1979 Revolution: Black Friday is an interactive drama about choice and consequence, chaos and order.
8 to Glory – The Official Game of the PBR (PS4, X1) Digital
8 To Glory – Bull Riding, the official game of the PBR, gives you the full experience of being a professional bull rider. Show your skills as one of the world’s top bull riders against the toughest bulls in the sport today.
Anamorphine (PC, PS4) Digital
Tyler, a young man in post-traumatic denial, revisits a succession of milestones that define his relationship with his wife Elena. Told with no dialogue or action button, Anamorphine’s narrative comes together in Tyler’s dream-like memories.
Armored Warfare (X1) Digital
Armored Warfare, the future of modern tank shooters, is coming to Xbox! Take control of cutting-edge tanks and join your friends in completing co-op missions, compete with rival teams in PvP mode, or experience the real tank action in the Global Operations – an explosive mix of competitive and cooperative play empowered by large maps with respawn zones, surveillance drones, AI support, airstrikes, and much more.
Castaway Paradise (PS4, X1) Digital
Your adventure starts when you get stranded on a tropical island. This is your island, your adventure! Do whatever you like! It’s the ultimate sandbox sim!
Chasm (PC, PS4, PS Vita, PS Cross Buy) Digital
Welcome to Chasm, an action-adventure game in which you play a new recruit undertaking your first mission for the Guildean Kingdom. Thrilled to prove your worth as a knight, you track strange rumors that a mine vital to the Kingdom has been shut down. But what you discover in the mining town is worse than you imagined: The townspeople have disappeared, kidnapped by supernatural creatures emerging from the depths.
Forsaken Remastered (PC, X1) Digital
Based on the classic science fiction game first released in 1998, Forsaken Remastered is an updated version of the cyber-punk classic featuring 360 combat. The game can be played in single-player mode, but is best enjoyed through one of its multiplayer modes.
Gene Rain (X1) Digital
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Gene Rain is a 3D third-person shooter game that follows the story of New Humans. Employing a linear storytelling narrative and next-gen metal art style, it offers a visually stunning adventure into a never-before-seen world. There are three in-game factions, each with its own beliefs and vision.
The story begins at the start of tri-lateral conflict and players progress by completing missions through four different characters. Out of nine firearms in the game, four main ones are upgradable.
Gene Rain’s scene design can be divided into four categories: devastated cities, sleepy towns, deep valleys and city nightscape. The game’s AI, with a wealth of perception and behavior data, make each enemy highly unique and, indeed, humanlike. There are more than a dozen enemies, each of them with their own character designs and behavior quirks. The game uses some 500 full-motion-capture movements to fully flesh out its characters, making for a truly exciting and immersive experience.
IRO HERO (PC)
In a world where humans are used as power supplies, only one man has the will to change it all!
Iro Hero is a vertical shoot ’em up with beautiful pixel art graphics inspired by many old-school classics. Staged across 9 action-packed levels, Iro Hero features a unique and fresh four-color polarity system, with interactive elements, puzzles, color zones, weapon upgrades and special skills to unlock.
The action takes place in 2306, a century after the Nyagu taught mankind how to obtain electricity from their inner energy. Enterprises started to exploit humans in farms to produce energy. What had started as a gift became a curse, reducing people to nothing more than simple power supplies… Only when his mother dies in one of these farms, Iro realizes he has the power to change the order of things.
La-Mulana 2 (PC)
La-Mulana 2 features sprawling ancient ruins, mind-boggling mysteries, untold numbers of items, and terrible enemies combining to form what is possibly the perfect Metroidvania-style “archaeological ruin exploration action game”.
In La-Mulana 2, you take on the role of Lumisa Kosugi – daughter of the previous title’s hero – as she explores the ancient ruins of La-Mulana, said to be the cradle of human civilization. Desperate to find the cause of the numerous recent appearances of monsters from the ruins, Lumisa heads to the “other” La-Mulana: the ruins known as Eg-Lana.
Explore the vast ruins comprising multiple field maps, solve mysteries and riddles using the stone tablets and messages you discover along the way, and take out huge monsters known as “Guardians” as you make your way to the deepest depths of the ruins.
You won’t believe the awesome mystery of Eg-Lana awaiting you at the end of your journey…
Lightfield HYPER Edition (PC)
The new HYPER Edition features solo play, online multiplayer and a couch split-screen mode. Moreover, it features a host of new content, from new a new campaign to an all-new trick system, a photo mode and stunning enhanced visuals.
Maximum Football 2018 (PS4, X1) Digital
This is North American football with your teams and your rules. Maximum Football 2018 allows you to play with Canadian or American football rules, customizable teams and players.
Pixel Ripped 1989 (HTC VIVE, Oculus Rift, PS VR) Digital
Pixel Ripped 1989 is a wacky multi-dimensional homage to the early days of gaming. The player embarks on a journey into the screen of a classic videogame and beyond.
Road to Ballhalla (PS4, X1) Digital (Out 8/1)
Move with the music to overcome even the most difficult hazards, like laser beams or insane camera angles. The dynamic music by Emmy-nominated composer Nicholas Singer is tailored to the rhythm and style of each level.
State of Anarchy: Master of Mayhem (PS4, X1) Digital (Out 8/1)
State of Anarchy: Master of Mayhem is a hilarious shooter that will put a smile on your face. You were an ordinary citizen in a small town… Now it’s on fire! Rioters are storming the houses, aliens rampage in the sky!
The Wardrobe (PS4) Digital
The Wardrobe is a 2D point & click adventure game in which you play as Skinny, a teen-skeleton with an impertinent attitude and a sparkling wit, willing to do anything to save his best friend’s soul from eternal damnation!
Touhou Sky Arena: Matsuri Climax (PS4) Digital
Based on Japan’s popular game series Touhou Project, Touhou Sky Arena is a fired-up 3D battle action game on PS4! Enjoy dramatic battles in the sky!
Vigor (X1) Digital
Xbox Game Preview / Console Launch Exclusive – 1991. The nuclear war is over. Central Europe is devastated, Norway has become the last stand. You start as a nameless outlander, but who will you become? No time for uncertainty. Turn a shelter into your home. Fight, run or hide. Take risks, claim rewards, and survive this cut-throat experience.
Yakuza 0 (PC)
The glitz, glamour, and unbridled decadence of the 80s are back in Yakuza 0.
Fight like hell through Tokyo and Osaka with protagonist Kazuma Kiryu and series regular Goro Majima. Play as Kazuma Kiryu and discover how he finds himself in a world of trouble when a simple debt collection goes wrong and his mark winds up murdered. Then, step into the silver-toed shoes of Goro Majima and explore his “normal” life as the proprietor of a cabaret club.
Switch between three different fighting styles instantaneously and beat up all manner of goons, thugs, hoodlums, and lowlifes. Take combat up a notch by using environmental objects such as bicycles, sign posts, and car doors for bone-crunching combos and savage take-downs.
Fighting is not the only way to kill time in 1988’s Japan: from discos and hostess clubs to classic SEGA arcades, there are tons of distractions to pursue in the richly detailed, neon-lit world.
Interact with the colourful denizens the red light district: help a budding S&M dominatrix learn her profession, or ensure a street performer can make it to the bathroom in time – there are 100 incredible stories to discover.
*Releases are subject to change without notice.*