The Games of May

Week of 5/1

104805aBattleborn (PS4/XB1): A tremendous band of badass heroes fight to protect the universe’s very last star from a mysterious evil in this next-gen shooter by the creators of Borderlands. To defend it, you’ll need to utilize every type of character and weapon you’ve ever imagined — from cyborg hawkmen to samurai vampires to mini-gun wielding man-mountains. Choose your hero and fight alone or co-operatively alongside friends in story missions, or battle against them in fast-paced competitive multiplayer matches.

Week of 5/8

103729aUncharted 4 – A Thief’s End (PS4): Several years after his last adventure, retired fortune hunter, Nathan Drake, is forced back into the world of thieves. With the stakes much more personal, Drake embarks on a globe-trotting journey in pursuit of a historical conspiracy behind a fabled pirate treasure. His greatest adventure will test his physical limits, his resolve, and ultimately what he’s willing to sacrifice to save the ones he loves.

113924aDoom (PS4/XB1): Developed by id Software, the studio that pioneered the first-person shooter genre and created multiplayer Deathmatch, DOOM returns as a brutally fun and challenging modern-day shooter experience. Relentless demons, impossibly destructive guns, and fast, fluid movement provide the foundation for intense, first-person combat – whether you’re obliterating demon hordes through the depths of Hell in the single-player campaign, or competing against your friends in numerous multiplayer modes.

123773aDisney Art Academy (3DS): In the Disney Art Academy game, discover your inner artist to capture the stunning visuals of over 80 Disney and Pixar characters. With advice and lessons inspired by Disney art and Pixar animations, learn to use a bundle of different drawing tools to create Elsa and Olaf from Disney Frozen, characters from Disney Inside Out, Mickey Mouse, and more! Even share your creations with your friends!

Week of 5/15

123679arpHomefront – The Revolution (PS4/XB1): Homefront: The Revolution drops you into a world where the United States has been occupied for four years. Immerse yourself in highstakes gameplay where you must lead the resistance movement in tactical guerrilla warfare against a superior North Korean military force. A living, breathing, and visually striking open world responds to your actions – you and your resistance cell can inspire a rebellion on the streets and be the force that makes the critical difference in the war, turning occupation into revolution as oppressed civilians take up the fight.

122090aValkyria Chronicles Remastered (PS4): Valkyria Chronicles Remastered brings the World War II-inspired story, the beloved characters, and the mythology of the Valkyrur to life. The stunning, painterly graphics return, but this time in 1080p/60fps high definition quality! Battles and cut scenes are conveyed like a vibrant tapestry in motion.

Week of 5/22

122007arpTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – Mutants in Manhattan (PS4/PS3/XB1/360): Battle alongside your brothers through the sewers, subways, and streets of NYC to take down Shredder and Krang’s evil organization, Foot by Foot. Unleash custom combat skills and powerful team combos to save Manhattan from the overwhelming dark forces growing in the shadows. Packed with visually stunning, fast-paced combat true to PlatinumGames’ signature style, and featuring an original story penned by IDW Comic’s TMNT author, Tom Waltz.

119732aOverwatch (PS4/XB1): Clash on the battlefields of tomorrow and choose your hero from a diverse cast of soldiers, scientists, adventurers, and oddities. Bend time, defy physics, and unleash an array of extraordinary powers and weapons. Engage your enemies in iconic locations from around the globe in the ultimate team-based shooter. Take your place in Overwatch. The world needs heroes.

122235aDungeons 2 (PS4): The Dungeon Lord is back – and this time he’s serious! In Dungeons 2, fulfil the Dark Lord’s insatiable quest for vengeance by recruiting fearsome new monsters from all corners of the underworld in order to undertake his evil bidding. Taking over the underworld isn’t enough though – this time The Dungeon Lord will extend his dominion over the puny humans and attempt to conquer the overworld too!

Week of 5/29

112326aMighty No. 9 (PS4/XB1/WiiU): From the acclaimed creator of the beloved Mega Man Series comes, Mighty No. 9. A Japanese 2D Side-scrolling Action game that takes the best elements from the 8 and 16-bit classics that you know and love and transforms them with modern tech, fresh mechanics, and fan input into something amazing! Led by a veteran team with decades of experience, Mighty No. 9 promises to be an evolution in the well-known genre.

123726arpDead Island Definitive Collection (PS4/XB1): Welcome to the Zombie Apocalypse experience of a lifetime – and now more beautiful than ever. Caught in the midst of an epic zombie outbreak on the tropical island of Banoi, your only thought is: Survival! Featuring fully remastered versions of Dead Island & Dead Island Riptide including all released DLC and patches, and Dead Island Retro Revenge, a brand new stand-alone 16-bit game set in the style of a classic side-scrolling action/endless runner within the Dead Island universe.

119162aOne Piece – Burning Blood (PS4/XB1): Set sail with the Straw Hat Crew and collect your bounty in the most epic anime fi ghter this side of the Grand Line! Use Devil Fruit abilities, Haki techniques, and punishing combos to turn the tide in the ultimate One Piece battle royale! Step into the New World with over the top head to head combat featuring all the action, drama and comedy of the world’s favorite pirate saga!