The Games Of May

Week of 5/1

Donkey Kong – Tropical Freeze (Switch): Donkey Kong, Diddy Kong, Dixie Kong and Cranky Kong return for the franchise’s debut on the Nintendo Switch system! this title Includes all the fun and challenge of the original game, plus a brand-new mode that lets new and novice players enjoy this critically acclaimed adventure as groovy surfing simian funky Kong. Funky Kong can double jump, Hover, perform Infinite rolls and even perform Infinite underwater corkscrews. Thanks to his sturdy surfboard, even spikes can’t slow him down.

Week of 5/6

Conan Exiles (PS4/XB1): Start with nothing but your bare hands and forge the legacy of your clan, building anything from a small home to gigantic fortresses and entire cities. Wage war using swords, bows and siege weapons, and even take control of giant avatars of the gods, laying waste to enemy cities. Explore a vast, seamless world full of challenge and opportunity. Hunt animals for resources, slay monsters for treasure, and delve deep underground to discover the secrets of ancient civilizations. Conan Exiles can be experienced in both local single-player and in persistent online multiplayer.

Megadimension Neptunia VIIR (PSVR): Megadimension Neptunia VIIR (pronounced “V-two-R”) is coming to the PlayStation4 system and PlayStation®VR. This enhanced version of 2016’s Megadimension Neptunia VII features smoother graphics courtesy of a new engine, a revamped battle system, and a whole new VR experience. Now, their dimensions and yours are connected. Hang out one-on-one with each of the Gamindustri Goddesses, listen to their conversations, and watch as the Goddesses react to you.

Shantae Half-Genie Hero Ultimate Edition (Switch): Shantae and her friends are coming to Nintendo Switch in full HD with tons of new content in the form of the Ultimate Edition,’ containing all the DLC! In addition to the bevy of vivid, detailed high-definition graphics that made this newest entry in the Shantae series resemble a playable TV show as Shantae danced and transformed her way through 2.5D platforming action, the Pirate Queen’s Quest’ DLC allows players to take on the role of Shantae’s arch-nemesis, Risky Boots, in a whole new storyline! The Friends to the End’ DLC features ethereal new levels and a special boss encounter as Shantae’s pals Sky, Bolo, and Rottytops enter her nightmare to try to save her from certain doom, while the Costume Mode’ DLC provides three new arcade-style adventures for her to sashay her way through in style.

Week of 5/13

Battle Chasers Nightwar (Switch): Nightwar is an classic turn-based combat inspired by the console RPG greats, with a unique overcharge mana system and incredible Battle Bursts. Beautiful, randomly-generated dungeons loaded with traps, puzzles, secrets and loot. Explore an overworld peppered with hidden dungeons, rare bosses and randomly appearing friends and foes. Build your adventuring party by choosing three of six available heroes from the classic Battle Chasers comic series, each with unique abilities, perks, items and dungeon skills
Dive into the deep crafting system, using the unique ingredient-overloading system to create epic items!

Hello Kitty Kruisers (Switch): Race with Hello Kitty and her Sanrio friends over land, sea, and air! For the first time on the Nintendo Switch, the world famous and incredibly popular Hello Kitty is starring in an enthralling racing game. Join Hello Kitty and her Sanrio friends as they race on land, through air, and over water! Race by yourself or with up to 3 of your friends. Unlock new outfits and vehicles for Hello Kitty and her Sanrio friends. Challenge your racing skills in the all new Adventure Mode!

Dragon’s Crown Pro (PS4): Dragon’s Crown Pro, the remaster of 2013’s acclaimed 2-D hack and slash game from Vanillaware and ATLUS is returning to the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 4 Pro! With updated visuals and presentation for the current-gen, hunting for treasure in the Kingdom of Hydeland has never been more rewarding. The original Dragon’s Crown features groups of heroes that face dreadful challenges in the labyrinthine dungeons surrounding the medieval fantasy kingdom of Hydeland. As they explore deeper into the dungeons, non-player characters come in to play with quests and tasks to complete. Use six adventurers (Fighter, Dwarf, Amazon, Wizard, Elf, and Sorceress) and their unique abilities to unravel the story behind the ultimate treasure, the Dragon’s Crown.

Hitman Definitive Edition (PS4/XB1): There is a world beyond ours. Beyond nations, justice, ethics. It never sleeps. It exists everywhere. And once you enter… there is no going back. Welcome to the World of Assassination. You are Agent 47, the world’s ultimate assassin. As Agent 47, you will perform contract hits on powerful, high-profile targets in an intense spy-thriller story across a world of assassination. HITMAN: Definitive Edition brings together all of the episodes and locations from HITMAN Season One, plus the Patient Zero bonus campaign and Game of the Year content. All of the Escalation Contracts, Featured Contracts and Challenge Packs are also included in the Definitive Edition!

Shin Megami Tensei – Strange Journey Redux (3DS): A spatial distortion full of demons appeared in Antarctica, threatening to engulf the Earth in Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey . The United Nations responded by tasking a team of highly advanced specialists with piercing the anomaly and figuring out how to stop it from the source. Well, get ready to don your Demonica once again in this new expanded port: Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux . Expect new story content, additional endings, a new dungeon to explore, and more in the return of this sci-fi tinged SMT adventure.

Hyrule Warriors Definitive Edition (Switch): A new, ultimate version of the exhilarating action game set in the Zelda universe will include every map and mission, plus all 29 playable characters from both the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS versions of the game, along with all of the previous paid downloadable content. Play as Link, Zelda, Midna, Skull Kid and dozens more in action-packed battles at home or on the go. Additionally, the game includes new outfits for Link and Zelda based on the Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild game.

State Of Decay 2 (XB1): How Will You Survive? The dead have risen and civilization has fallen. Not even the military could stop the zombies, and now it’s up to you to gather survivors and build a community with your friends in a post-apocalyptic world – a world where every decision matters, and where you define what it means to survive. An XBOX One Exclusive!

Week of 5/20

Mega Man Legacy Collection 1+2 (Switch): Jump into 10 classic Mega Man games, coming to Nintendo Switch! Play the Blue Bomber’s six original 8-bit quests in Mega Man Legacy Collection, which includes Mega Man 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, & 6. Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 continues the adventures with the series’ evolution and retro revolution across Mega Man 7, 8, 9, & 10. These collections are bursting with additional content, from time trials and remix challenges to a music player and an extensive gallery of rare illustrations. A new “Rewind” feature makes the 6 challenging 8-bit titles in Mega Man Legacy Collection more accessible for newcomers, with the option to rewind time and enjoy a swift recovery from blunders. Unlock additional challenges with the Mega Man amiibo figure!

Tennis World Tour (PS4/XB1/Switch): Developed by veterans of tennis simulations, Tennis World Tour sets the new standard: play as one of 30 pros, learn all the shots, and experience a realistic Career mode. Define your style of play and master tactics to become #1 in the world online rankings! THE BIGGEST STARS IN TENNIS – Play as one of the 30 best tennis players in the world: Roger Federer, Angelique Kerber, Stan Wawrinka and many more of the sport’s legends.

Runner 3 (Switch): Runner3 completes the rhythm-based platforming trilogy begun by BIT.TRIP.RUNNER and Runner2! The stoic and unflappable CommanderVideo leaves a multicolored trail in his wake, punctuating the beat of the game’s infectious soundtrack with every step! The Timbletot is determined as ever to rid the multiverse of all its love and happiness. CommanderVideo – a lover if ever there were one – refuses to let this happen. He’s ready to jump, double-jump, wall-jump, slide-jump, underwear-jump, slide, kick, float, fly and dance his way to victory, all across a medley of thrilling, challenging and joyous levels!

Detroit Become Human (PS4):  Detroit: Become Human is the latest title in development by Quantic Dream and expands on the studio’s legacy of gripping narrative driven experiences (Fahrenheit/Heavy Rain/ Beyond: Two Souls). Throughout the game, players will co-write the story through the actions of several protagonists in an ambitiously bending and thrilling narrative. As the player, you will embody several characters, amongst which KARA, CONNOR, and MARKUS. As Kara, you will witness your brave new world turn to chaos as you take on the role of a female service android trying to find her own place in a turbulent social landscape. Whilst you shape the branching narrative as Connor, an Android Cop employed by the human police force to seek out deviant Android such as Markus, a leader of the android group seeking freedom for his people, you will be making choices that will not only determine your own fate, but that of the entire city and possibly beyond. Discover what it really means to be human in a powerfully emotional journey made of choice and consequences.

Dark Souls Remastered (PS4/XB1): Then, there was fire. Re-experience the critically acclaimed, genre-defining game that started it all. Beautifully remastered, return to Lordran in stunning high-definition detail running at 60fps. Dark Souls Remastered includes the main game plus the Artorias of the Abyss DLC. Delve into an epic dark fantasy universe stricken by decline and the Curse. Explore its intricate world design – full of hidden passages, dungeons and secrets – and uncover its deeply rooted lore. From your first steps to mastery, build your character while refining your playing skills. Learn to strategize freely and experience the rewarding taste of overcoming daunting foes. Whatever your motivations are to play online – collaboration or confrontation, support or betrayal – you’ll find your true home among the nine covenants. Which allegiance will you choose?

7’scarlet (Vita): Aksys Games is proud to announce the moonlit wonder of 7’scarlet coming to mystify North America on May25th, 2018. Developed by Idea Factory and Toy box Inc,7’scarlet is a beautifully interwoven story of suspense, romance, and mystery. Take on the role of a brave young woman journeying into the unknown to uncover dangerous truths and locate her missing brother. The remote town of Okune-zato is shaped like crescent moon and shrouded in dark myths and legends. Following the disappearance of her brother, the protagonist ventures to Okune-zato with her childhood friend. They find the area rife with mystery and populated by intriguing characters, each harboring their own hidden motivations. Encounter heart-racing twists and turns as you dig deeper into the story.

Week of 5/27

Sudden Strike 4 European Battlefield (XB1): The World War II Real-Time Strategy heavyweight finally arrives on Xbox One! Sudden Strike 4: European Battlefields Edition offers fans the ultimate collection, containing the main game Sudden Strike 4, plus add-ons Battle of Kursk, Sudden Strike 4: Road to Dunkirk and Finland – Winter Storm, as well as three exclusive maps for Xbox One. With a total of 31 missions across 5 demanding campaigns and more than 120 authentic military units, Sudden Strike 4: European Battlefields Edition provides hundreds of hours’ worth of strategic challenges. Exploit the weak spots of enemy tanks, set up the perfect ambush, occupy buildings with infantry, outmaneuver the enemy or unleash devastating air strikes – how you approach each mission is up to you!

Owlboy (PS4/Switch): Owlboy is a story-driven platform adventure game, where you can fly and explore a brand new world in the clouds! Pick up your friends, and bring them with you as you explore the open skies. Overcome obstacles and greater enemies, in one of the most detailed adventures of this era. Being a mute, Otus struggles living up to the expectations of owl-hood. Things spiral from bad to worse with the sudden appearance of sky pirates. What follows is a journey through monster infested ruins, with unexpected encounters, well kept secrets, and burdens no one should have to bear.

Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Edition (PS4/XB1/Switch): Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the iconic Street Fighter franchise with the ultimate tribute to its arcade legacy in the Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection. This content-rich all-in-one package highlights the series’ past in an anthology of 12 classic titles with arcade-perfect balancing including the original Street Fighter, Street Fighter II, Street Fighter II: Champion Edition, Street Fighter II: Hyper Fighting, Super Street Fighter II, Super Street Fighter II: Turbo, Street Fighter Alpha, Street Fighter Alpha 2, Street Fighter Alpha 3, Street Fighter III, Street Fighter III: 2nd Impact and Street Fighter III: Third Strike.

Everspace – Glactic Edition (PS4): EVERSPACE is an action-focused single-player space shooter, combining roguelike elements with top-notch visuals and a captivating non-linear story. It takes you on a challenging journey through an ever-changing, yet beautifully crafted universe full of surprises. Your skills, experience and talent for improvisation will be tested continuously while learning about your own existence through encounters with interesting characters, each having their own part of the puzzle to tell. Each run will be exciting as you will have to face completely new situations keeping each part of the game long-lasting and generating lots of individual, meaningful moments to experience.

Sega Genesis Classics (PS4/XB1): SEGA’s collection of Genesis classics comes to a new generation of consoles – and players. Over 50 titles across all genres from all-time classics like Sonic and Streets of Rage 2 to deep RPGs like the Phantasy Star series; arcade action, shooters, beat’m ups, puzzlers, old favorites and hidden gems. New features bring modern convenience to the classics. Save your game at any time, rewind those slip-ups, or customise your controls. Earn bragging rights with online multiplayer and achievements. The largest collection of retro classics on console in one great package!

Harvest Moon – Light of Hope (PS4/Switch): Looking for a fresh start and some new surroundings, you set off on a voyage to begin your new life! Unfortunately, the weather has different plans, as your ship is hit by a storm, and goes down! You drift into a small harbor town, now in shambles from the storm, where a young doctor named Jeanne saves your life. The town has been deserted, but you’re never one to back down from a challenge! It will be up to you to help rebuild the town and save the lighthouse…but it won’t be easy! Nevertheless, with some hard work growing crops, tending livestock, and gathering materials for repairs, you will be able to make new friends, start a family, revive the lighthouse, and save the town, your new home!

Fallen Legion – Rise To Glory (Switch): Fallen Legion: Rise to Glory chronicles the story of Legatus Laendur and Princess Cecille. What side will you choose to decide the fate of Fenumia? Fallen Legion: Sins of an Empire – Join Princess Cecille (and a saucy, talking grimoire) on her journey home as she fights hordes of monsters and a coup led by Legatus Laendur. A crumbling empire is in your hands. Will you restore glory to Fenumia? Fallen Legion: Flames of Rebellion – Legatus Laendur, a brilliant tactician beloved by the people, fought on the frontlines the Fenumian Empire, but when he discovers why it is rotting from within, he vows to overthrow the royal family. Fenumia devoured his homeland – will you fight to reclaim it?

 

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