The Games Of June

Week of 6/3

Elder Scrolls Online – Summerset (PS4/XB1/PC): The Elder Scrolls Online: Summerset is the next Chapter of ZeniMax Online Studios’ award-winning online RPG, The Elder Scrolls Online (ESO). This new adventure in the ESO saga will send adventurers and their friends to the Summerset Isle, to visit and explore the ancestral home of the high elves for the first time since 1994’s The Elder Scrolls: Arena. Players will also be able to explore the island of Artaeum, home to the mysterious Psijic Order, a group of sages that predate the Mages Guild. Tamriel’s fate hangs in the balance and the heroes of ESO are called upon to save the world once more.

BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle (PS4/Switch): An unrivaled clash of explosive proportions! The beloved BlazBlue franchise Crosses universes, Tags in fan favorites, and Battles it out in BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle! Created through an all-star collaboration between BlazBlue, Atlus’ Persona, French Bread’s Under Night In-Birth, and Rooster Teeth’s hugely popular RWBY web series, Cross Tag Battle celebrates the fighting genre for pros and newcomers alike! Engage in fast paced 2v2 team battles filled with the craziness you’ve come to love from BlazBlue, with all the tight mechanics, smooth gameplay, and gorgeous 2D graphics you expect from Arc System Works.

Vampyr (PS4/XB1): London, 1918. You are newly-turned Vampyr Dr. Jonathan Reid. As a doctor, you must find a cure to save the city’s flu-ravaged citizens. As a Vampyr, you are cursed to feed on those you vowed to heal. Will you embrace the monster within? Survive and fight against Vampyr hunters, undead skals, and other supernatural creatures. Use your unholy powers to manipulate and delve into the lives of those around you, to decide who will be your next victim. Struggle to live with your decisions… your actions will save or doom London.

Onrush (PS4/XB1): Race, smash and takedown your opponents in Onrush, a refreshing break from the norm action/arcade racing. Dare to be reckless and win at all costs as you enter into Onrush, the world’s most celebrated and globally streamed, extreme sport. Onrush catapults you into the heart of the action, as you chase down vehicles in vibrant, multi-layered, landscapes that will thrill, excite and encourage players to perform the most extravagant takedowns! Win as a team and defeat all to show the world you have what it takes to become the Onrush Champion’.

Nobunaga’s Ambition – Taishi (PS4): Marking the series’ 35th anniversary, Nobunaga’s Ambition: Taishi remains true to the long-running franchise’s historical simulation gameplay; allowing players to relive some of the most epic battles and notable events of the Sengoku Era in Japan. The Sengoku Era was a period where regional lords fiercely fought for supremacy, to claim dominance and unite the lands. Players will have to exploit a wide breadth of tactical options to create fresh strategies that allow new ways to gain an advantage over the opponent. Strategies do not only focus on the Military Campaigns, but also on managing the Production Facilities and Trade Routes to continuously expand territory and increase the strength of the army.

Shaq Fu – A Legend Reborn (PS4/XB1/Switch): The world is on the brink of disaster. Demonic celebrities have taken over the planet. Only one man can save us: a poor Chinese orphan named Shaq Fei Hung. In Shaq Fu, players take control of the unstoppable Shaquille O’Neal as he fights his way through the hordes of Hell and Hollywood. Defeat dozens of enemies, as Shaq learns new moves, travels to unique locations and battles the legions of the damned. At the end of each journey, Shaq must face down a powerful boss ripped straight from tabloid headlines and bent on our destruction. Will he triumph? Of course, he will… It’s Shaq.

Happy Birthday (Switch): From the creator of Harvest Moon comes Happy Birthday! Create a whole world in your hands! Happy Birthdays, a sandbox game in which players create cube-shaped worlds that give rise to diverse and unique lifeforms, arrives on Nintendo Switch. With careful experimentation, players can shape the geography and alter the temperature of their world to create the conditions for life and witness the birth of an entire ecosystem!

Sushi Striker – The Way Of The Sushido (3DS/Switch): Help Musashi end the Empire’s tyrannical monopoly of the world’s sushi supply by becoming a Sushi Striker! Devour conveyor-belt sushi, matching plates and sushi types to defeat any enemy or boss who stands between you and victory. Befriend Sushi Sprites and use their powerful skills in battle. Deliciously strategic action-RPG-puzzle battles await!

Week of 6/10

Super Bomberman R (PS4/XB1): Bomberman is back and stronger than ever as the eight Bomberman heroes journey to space to face the Evil Emperor Buggler! Tons of new characters are joining the fight. Play locally or online with friends and players from around the world! Play alone or with a friend in a Story Mode jam-packed with different levels. Re-experience classic Battle Mode, or discover the brand new Grand Prix Mode in which team play is just as important as individual skills! Classic Battle Mode is back! Challenge players around the world in online battles!

Moss (PSVR): Moss is a single-player action-adventure puzzle game and new IP tailor-made for the VR platform. It takes the classic components of a great game – such as compelling characters, gripping combat, and captivating world exploration – and combines them with the exciting opportunities of virtual reality. The result is a fully interactive and immersive player experience set in an engaging fantasy world.

 

Yonder Cloud Catcher Chronicles (Switch): Yonder is set on the massive island of Gemea, a lush frontier with eight distinct environments ranging from sunny tropical beaches to frigid snowcapped summits. Each location has its own flora and fauna, along with changing seasons and a day-night cycle. The hero of Yonder will explore the island, uncovering its secrets and the mysteries within them self as they embarks on a journey of self-discovery, while saving Gemea and its people. On the quest to become the island’s champion, he or she will join forces with natives and Sprites, ethereal creatures whom are the only thing capable of dispersing the murk. The towns of Gemea are filled with kind-hearted residents who have faced many difficulties since the arrival of the murk. By contributing to the island through talents like farming, crafting, cooking, fishing and brewing, relationships can be built with the locals, who offer everything from resources to a new farm as rewards.

LEGO The Incredibles (PS4/XB1/Switch): LEGO The Incredibles takes players on an extraordinary fun-filled adventure where they’ll control their favorite Incredibles characters and team up as a family to conquer crime and family life. Reimagined in LEGO form and featuring TT Games’ signature LEGO humor, the game recreates unforgettable scenes and breathtaking action sequences from both Incredibles movies. Players can experience the thrilling adventures of the super hero Parr family in new ways as they delve into favorite moments from The Incredibles and Incredibles 2 movies in a LEGO world full of fun and surprises.

Week of 6/17

Yoku’s Island Express (PS4/XB1/Switch): Yoku’s Island Express is a platform adventure with pinball mechanics, offering non-linear gameplay that gives you the freedom to choose your own path. Villa Gorilla was founded by AAA-industry veterans Jens Andersson and Mattias Snygg, working in their own proprietary engine with the goal of exploring game ideas that would never get made in big-studio environments. Previous credits include senior positions working on The Darkness, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2, Wolfenstein: The New Order and The Chronicles of Riddick series.

MUSYNX (Switch): With more than 50 songs to choose from, MUSYNX is the next destination of choice for rhythm game fans to rock out and stretch their rhythmic fingers! The simple, organic game mechanics will put players to the test with rhythms and beats like no other. With multiple difficulty levels and a huge range of genres to choose from (pop, classical, trance, vocaloid, R&B, and more), players will be glued to their Nintendo Switch for hours and hours, whether at home or on the go.

 

The Lost Child (PS4/Switch): From the makers of the critically acclaimed El Shaddai, comes The Lost Child! Occult journalist Hayato Ibuki encounters a strange girl during his investigations into a series of mysterious suicides in Tokyo. She implores that Hayato must live, before bestowing upon him a mystical device that allows him to capture celestial and arcane creatures. He is now thrust into a world beyond our own, home to horrific monsters and celestial beings. In it, he must delve into dungeons called Layers and solve the mystery of the device. Where his journey leads him could decide the fate of the our world.

Steamworld Dig 2 (PS4/Switch): SteamWorld Dig 2 takes you on a platform mining adventure forged in Metroidvania flames. When an old trading town is struck by mysterious earthquakes, it’s up to a lone steambot and her unlikely companion to uncover what trembling terrors lie beneath. Dig your way underground and explore vivid worlds riddled with treasure, secrets and traps. Combat dangerous enemies at every turn of the underworld’s twisted paths, including shadowy creatures and the haunted remains of an ancient electrical threat. Upgrade your gear to forge deeper into the earth and take on bigger challenges. Swing across large chasms with your Hookshot and fly through caves with the Jet Engine! And finally, learn the truth about your long lost friend…

Mario Tennis Ace (Switch): It’s A Me, Mario! Unleash an arsenal of shots and strategies in all-out tennis battles with friends and family, as you play as your favorite Mushroom Kingdom characters. Whether you play locally, online, or using simple motion controls, intense rallies await!

 

 

New Gundam Breaker (PS4): Break, build and battle with the Gunpla you’ve always wanted in NEW GUNDAM BREAKER! Blast through enemy Gunplas and collect their fallen weapons and armor to customize your Gunpla in real time and now you can team up with your friends in a 3v3 co-op mode! Don’t miss out on the action in the newest installment of this fan-favorite series.

 

Week of 6/24

Sudden Strike 4 European Battlefields (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!

Muv Luv Alternative (Vita): Experience the definitive version of a masterpiece in the Muv-Luv trilogy’s thrilling conclusion. The best visual novel of all time is finally coming to the West, revamped and for the first time in English! What begins as a tongue-in-cheek romantic comedy ultimately transforms into an action-packed thrill ride in a war-torn alternate reality.

 

Ys VIII Lacrimosa of Dana (Switch): Ys returns with a brand new adventure for the first time in 8 years! Adol awakens shipwrecked and stranded on a cursed island. There, he and the other shipwrecked passengers he rescues form a village to challenge fearsome beasts and mysterious ruins on the isolated island. Amidst this, Adol begins to dream of a mysterious blue-haired maiden living in a unknown world. Join Adol as he unravels the riddle of the cursed isle and the bluehaired maiden Dana in Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA .

 

Muv Luv (Vita): The most highly-acclaimed visual novel series of all time is finally coming to the West, newly revamped and officially in English for the first time! An interdimensional love story that takes high school romance on a roller-coaster ride through the depths of despair, culminating in a sci-fi grand finale of epic proportions.

 

 

Tempest 4000 (PS4/XB1): Tempest 4000 is a visually stunning, action-packed tube shooter based on the classic hit arcade game Tempest. Developed by legendary game designer, Jeff Minter, Tempest 4000 remains faithful to the original fast-paced gameplay by putting you in control of the Claw, a powerful spacecraft equipped to destroy deadly creatures and other obstructions with rapid-fire shots on vibrant geometric prisms. Featuring fantastical graphical environments, 100 levels, three game modes, and more, you must eliminate all enemies as fast as possible to survive and compete for the highest score on the leaderboards.

Brawlout (Switch): Brawlout is the party fighting game, designed for couch play, online matches and competitive tournaments. Rather than slow-paced defensive battles, Brawlout goes all-out with the lightning-fast aerobatics which platform fighters are famous for. By focusing on aggressive mechanics, new players will be able to easily nail impressive combos while not feeling overwhelmed by friends who’ve had a bit more practice. Ideal for beginners as well as pro gamers looking to dedicate the time to participate in the many tournaments we have planned throughout the year. Advanced techniques like air dodging, wavedashes, directional influence, teching, ledge grabs or Rage Bursts. Each character in Brawlout has their own unique playstyle, catering to specific character archetypes seen in other fighters. Whether you’re a die-hard grappler or a rushdown fiend, there is a fighter for you in Brawlout.

Wolfenstein II The New Colossus (Switch): An exhilarating adventure brought to life by the industry-leading id Tech® 6, Wolfenstein® II sends players to Nazi-controlled America on a mission to recruit the boldest resistance leaders left. Fight the Nazis in iconic locations such as small-town Roswell, New Mexico, the bayous and boulevards of New Orleans, and a post-nuclear Manhattan. Equip an arsenal of badass guns, and unleash new abilities to blast your way through legions of advanced Nazi soldiers and über soldiers in this definitive first-person shooter.

Crash Bandicoot N Sane Trilogy (XB1/Switch): Your favorite marsupial, Crash Bandicoot, is back! He’s enhanced, entranced & ready-to-dance with the N. Sane Trilogy game collection. Now you can experience Crash Bandicoot like never before in Fur-K. Spin, jump, wump and repeat as you take on the epic challenges and adventures through the three games that started it all, Crash Bandicoot, Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back and Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped. Relive all your favorite Crash moments in their fully-remastered HD graphical glory and get ready to put some UMPH in your WUMP!

The Crew 2 (PS4/XB1): Take on the American motorsports scene as you explore and dominate the land, air, and sea of the United States in one of the most exhilarating open worlds ever created. With a wide variety of exotic cars, bikes, boats, and planes to choose from, experience the unbridled thrill and adrenaline-pumping excitement of competing across the entire US as you test your skills in a wide range of driving disciplines. Record every heart-pounding moment and share them with the simple push of a button. Fame is yours to take! Play with up to seven friends online.