Game Releases by User Score


The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe 1.

The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe

Platform: Xbox Series X
April 27, 2022
The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe is an expanded re-imagining of 2013's The Stanley Parable. You will play as Stanley, and you will not play as Stanley. You will make a choice, and you will become powerless. You are not here to win. The Stanley Parable is a game that plays you.
Metascore:
93
User Score:
8.3
Rogue Legacy 2 2.

Rogue Legacy 2

Platform: Xbox Series X
April 28, 2022
Rogue Legacy 2 is what you'd get if you mashed Rogue Legacy and a sequel together. Every time you die, your children will succeed you, and each child is unique. Your daughter might be a Colourblind Archer, and your son could be a Pacifistic Chef. Either way, one of them is getting conscripted.
Metascore:
90
User Score:
8.3
The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe 3.

The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe

Platform: PC
April 27, 2022
The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe is an expanded re-imagining of 2013's The Stanley Parable. You will play as Stanley, and you will not play as Stanley. You will make a choice, and you will become powerless. You are not here to win. The Stanley Parable is a game that plays you.
Metascore:
90
User Score:
8.2
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge 4.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge

Platform: Switch
June 16, 2022
With Bebop and Rocksteady assaulting Channel 6 and stealing super gnarly devices to support Krang and Shredder's latest twisted plan, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge sees the Turtles battling across a righteous range of timeless TMNT locations. From Manhattan and Coney Island, to city rooftops and dank sewers, help the fearsome foursome trounce Foot Soldiers, Triceraton Warriors, and Rock Troops all the way to Dimension X! Enjoy stunning full-color pixel art graphics and a vintage TMNT vibe that will rock you straight back to the awesome 80s. Every character, vehicle, weapon, item, and background is directly inspired by the 1987 TV show, making you feel like you hopped into the television -- with a dope mix of killer humor and action-packed adventures!
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.5
The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe 5.

The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe

Platform: PlayStation 5
April 27, 2022
The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe is an expanded re-imagining of 2013's The Stanley Parable. You will play as Stanley, and you will not play as Stanley. You will make a choice, and you will become powerless. You are not here to win. The Stanley Parable is a game that plays you.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.0
Cuphead in the Delicious Last Course 6.

Cuphead in the Delicious Last Course

Platform: PC
June 30, 2022
Another helping of classic Cuphead action awaits you in Cuphead - The Delicious Last Course! Brothers Cuphead and Mugman are joined by the clever, adventurous Ms. Chalice for a rollicking adventure on a previously undiscovered Inkwell Isle! With the aid of new weapons, magical charms, and Ms. Chalice’s unique abilities, players will take on a new cast of fearsome, larger than life bosses to assist the jolly Chef Saltbaker in Cuphead’s final challenging quest!
Metascore:
88
User Score:
8.8
Neon White 7.

Neon White

Platform: PC
June 16, 2022
Neon White is a lightning fast first-person action game about exterminating demons in Heaven. You are White, an assassin handpicked from Hell to compete with other demon slayers for a chance to live permanently in Heaven. The other assassins seem familiar, though… did you know them in a past life? Features: • You play as Neon White, an assassin plucked from Hell to compete with other demon slayers for a shot at redemption. • Collect “Soul Cards” to attack your foes or discard them to use unique movement abilities. • Compete for the best times by cleverly combining cards to discover massive shortcuts. • Uncover Heaven’s mysteries by getting to know the other assassins… did you know them in a past life?
Metascore:
88
User Score:
8.6
AI: The Somnium Files - nirvanA Initiative 8.

AI: The Somnium Files - nirvanA Initiative

Platform: PC
June 24, 2022
Six years ago, the right half of a corpse was discovered under mysterious circumstances. The left half was never found...until six years later, when it was discovered completely fresh with no signs of decay, as though the victim was alive until just recently. Now, newly-appointed Special Agent Mizuki and her AI partner Aiba are tasked to solve the bizarre Half Body serial killings...
Metascore:
88
User Score:
8.6
13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim 9.

13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim

Platform: Switch
April 12, 2022
Vanillaware, the storytellers behind Odin Sphere and Dragon's Crown, craft a sci-fi mystery epic spanning thirteen intertwining stories. Uncover the truth and delve into a 2D sidescrolling adventure featuring gorgeous art and environments. Then, battle the kaiju in fast-paced, top-down combat. Customize the Sentinels with an arsenal of mechsuit weaponry, and fight to defend humanity! A departure from the studio's traditional fantasy style, the game takes place in a modern setting punctuated with giant mechs. Although the world may be bleak, Vanillaware's signature artistic shine and gorgeous aesthetics will bring the characters and story of 13 Sentinels to life. CHARACTERS: JURO KURABE A mild-mannered young high school student trying to live a normal life in the 80s. Rarely excited, he is fond of campy old Sci-Fi movies, with their giant robots and space invasions. But it seems like everyone in his life is trying to manipulate him for their own ominous ends... IORI FUYUSAKA She believes she's an ordinary high school girl, with dreams and crushes and a sweet tooth. However, she finds herself at the center of a massive conspiracy, called on to stop an apocalypse before the world is doomed. What she's not sure about is: can she really answer the call? EI SEKIGAHARA A stoic young man with amnesia, Ei finds himself next to a dead body without any memories of his past. Declared a boy "from another dimension", he's constantly pursued by armed gunmen in black suits, and often finds himself in intense life-or-death situations. Through investing the clues and people in 1985, he chases the truth beyond his lost memories... KEITARO MIURA A dutiful young soldier from 1945, fiercely dedicated to defending his country. He'd lay down his life if it meant saving even a single soul. Chosen as part of a secret military program to pilot a new weapon called a "Sentinel", Miura soon discovers that his true enemies lie beyond World War II... MEGUMI YAKUSHIJI A shy, composed girl of few words, with a nurturing domestic side. While she's devoted to her beloved, Juro, he himself has lost all memory of their past relationship. Goaded on by a mysterious talking cat, she agrees to a "contract" -- willing to go to any length to restore the boy she loves. NATSUNO MINAMI A perky, friendly girl on her high school's track team who loves a good Sci-Fi story. When she discovers a small robot hiding in the school, it seems like a story out of one of her favorite movies. However, she finds herself drawn into a massive, apocalyptic conspiracy in which the dangers of her favorite shows becomes disturbingly real. NENJI OGATA A high school punk with a heart of gold. He prefers to punch first and ask questions later, so when he gets involved in a convoluted conspiracy, most of the geek-talk goes over his head. Still, he's determined to bust through and save the girl -- even if he's resigned to her thinking he's just another thug. RENYA GOUTO A cold, brilliant young man who will use any means necessary to find the truth. Gouto processes information and startling revelations with a calm, ready intelligence that baffles (or outpaces) the adults around him. He's no villain, but he knows what's at stake, and what must be done. RYOKO SHININOME An aloof agent desperate to prove her worth to her unrequited love (and mentor) Tetsuya Ida. A mission gone wrong left Ryoko with traumatic brain damage, and dependent on a medicine of unclear origins. Still, she fights through the mental fog and pain to untangle the conspiracies... SHU AMIGUCHI An easygoing late-80s high school playboy, quick to make friends and quick to flirt. Tries not to take life too seriously, whether it's on his side or not. But when his TV turns on by itself, and an idol starts talking to him through it, begging for his help unraveling a mystery...he rolls with it as best he can. TAKATOSHI HIJIYAMA A confident young Japanese soldier in the 1940s, displaced from his home and dropped into a city both foreign and familiar. Adrift, old-fashioned, and out of place, he struggles to make sense of all the changes in his world...and then, after months of living as a solitary vagrant, he finds the young man responsible for uprooting his life. TOMI KISARAGI A flippant, shy teenager. She often hangs out with her gal pals after school, getting snacks and chatting like any other, but she seems to know more than she lets on. Determined to investigate the mysteries of her fate, she surreptitiously follows whatever lead she can, only to discover even greater peril awaiting her... YUKI TAKAMIYA A surly delinquent who (reluctantly) infiltrates the school as a spy to save her best friend. Despite her disdain for her underhanded allies, she stubbornly seeks the truth when everyone else has something to hide. Tough and caustic, but she's got a protective streak and a sharp mind.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
8.6
Rogue Legacy 2 10.

Rogue Legacy 2

Platform: PC
April 28, 2022
Rogue Legacy 2 is what you'd get if you mashed Rogue Legacy and a sequel together. Every time you die, your children will succeed you, and each child is unique. Your daughter might be a Colourblind Archer, and your son could be a Pacifistic Chef. Either way, one of them is getting conscripted.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
8.0
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge 11.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge

Platform: Xbox One
June 16, 2022
With Bebop and Rocksteady assaulting Channel 6 and stealing super gnarly devices to support Krang and Shredder's latest twisted plan, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge sees the Turtles battling across a righteous range of timeless TMNT locations. From Manhattan and Coney Island, to city rooftops and dank sewers, help the fearsome foursome trounce Foot Soldiers, Triceraton Warriors, and Rock Troops all the way to Dimension X! Enjoy stunning full-color pixel art graphics and a vintage TMNT vibe that will rock you straight back to the awesome 80s. Every character, vehicle, weapon, item, and background is directly inspired by the 1987 TV show, making you feel like you hopped into the television -- with a dope mix of killer humor and action-packed adventures!
Metascore:
88
User Score:
8.5
The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe 12.

The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe

Platform: Switch
April 27, 2022
The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe is an expanded re-imagining of 2013's The Stanley Parable. You will play as Stanley, and you will not play as Stanley. You will make a choice, and you will become powerless. You are not here to win. The Stanley Parable is a game that plays you.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.0
Neon White 13.

Neon White

Platform: Switch
June 16, 2022
Neon White is a lightning fast first-person action game about exterminating demons in Heaven. You are White, an assassin handpicked from Hell to compete with other demon slayers for a chance to live permanently in Heaven. The other assassins seem familiar, though… did you know them in a past life? Features: • You play as Neon White, an assassin plucked from Hell to compete with other demon slayers for a shot at redemption. • Collect “Soul Cards” to attack your foes or discard them to use unique movement abilities. • Compete for the best times by cleverly combining cards to discover massive shortcuts. • Uncover Heaven’s mysteries by getting to know the other assassins… did you know them in a past life?
Metascore:
87
User Score:
7.9
Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak 14.

Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak

Platform: Switch
June 30, 2022
Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak is an expansion to the original Monster Hunter Rise. Featuring improved gameplay and nimble-feeling additions to combat mechanics, unique new monsters and hunting locales, and a new difficulty level in the form of Master Rank quests. As the hunter who saved Kamura from calamity, you must now journey to the far-off reaches of Elgado, an outpost near a Kingdom beset by a sinister new nemesis—the elder dragon Malzeno! Kamura Village is finally at peace, having fought off an onslaught of monsters attacks known as the Rampage. That hard-earned peace is disrupted by the unexpected appearance of the wolf-like monster Lunagaron in the Shrine Ruins. In the Shrine Ruins, the hunter meets Fiorayne, a knight of the Royal Order. Fiorayne asks for the hunter's help in investigating why monsters from the Kingdom are becoming violently aggressive and invading other territories, including Kamura. United in mission, they set off for the far-off outpost of Elgado.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
6.0
Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak 15.

Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak

Platform: PC
June 30, 2022
Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak is an expansion to the original Monster Hunter Rise. Featuring improved gameplay and nimble-feeling additions to combat mechanics, unique new monsters and hunting locales, and a new difficulty level in the form of Master Rank quests. As the hunter who saved Kamura from calamity, you must now journey to the far-off reaches of Elgado, an outpost near a Kingdom beset by a sinister new nemesis—the elder dragon Malzeno! Kamura Village is finally at peace, having fought off an onslaught of monsters attacks known as the Rampage. That hard-earned peace is disrupted by the unexpected appearance of the wolf-like monster Lunagaron in the Shrine Ruins. In the Shrine Ruins, the hunter meets Fiorayne, a knight of the Royal Order. Fiorayne asks for the hunter's help in investigating why monsters from the Kingdom are becoming violently aggressive and invading other territories, including Kamura. United in mission, they set off for the far-off outpost of Elgado.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
5.8
AI: The Somnium Files - nirvanA Initiative 16.

AI: The Somnium Files - nirvanA Initiative

Platform: Switch
June 24, 2022
Six years ago, the right half of a corpse was discovered under mysterious circumstances. The left half was never found...until six years later, when it was discovered completely fresh with no signs of decay, as though the victim was alive until just recently. Now, newly-appointed Special Agent Mizuki and her AI partner Aiba are tasked to solve the bizarre Half Body serial killings...
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.6
AI: The Somnium Files - nirvanA Initiative 17.

AI: The Somnium Files - nirvanA Initiative

Platform: PlayStation 4
June 24, 2022
Six years ago, the right half of a corpse was discovered under mysterious circumstances. The left half was never found...until six years later, when it was discovered completely fresh with no signs of decay, as though the victim was alive until just recently. Now, newly-appointed Special Agent Mizuki and her AI partner Aiba are tasked to solve the bizarre Half Body serial killings...
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.4
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge 18.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge

Platform: PlayStation 4
June 16, 2022
With Bebop and Rocksteady assaulting Channel 6 and stealing super gnarly devices to support Krang and Shredder's latest twisted plan, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge sees the Turtles battling across a righteous range of timeless TMNT locations. From Manhattan and Coney Island, to city rooftops and dank sewers, help the fearsome foursome trounce Foot Soldiers, Triceraton Warriors, and Rock Troops all the way to Dimension X! Enjoy stunning full-color pixel art graphics and a vintage TMNT vibe that will rock you straight back to the awesome 80s. Every character, vehicle, weapon, item, and background is directly inspired by the 1987 TV show, making you feel like you hopped into the television -- with a dope mix of killer humor and action-packed adventures!
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.5
Citizen Sleeper 19.

Citizen Sleeper

Platform: Xbox Series X
May 5, 2022
Live the life of an escaped worker, washed-up on a lawless station at the edge of an interstellar society. Inspired by the flexibility and freedom of Tabletop RPGs, explore the station, choose your friends, escape your past and change your future. LIFE ON ERLIN'S EYE An abandoned station on the edge of a system in crisis. Run down, chaotic, unruly, and alive—it was founded by idealists in the shadow of a corporate collapse. Now it is held together by anarchic alliances, ramshackle factions and a shared desire to be free from the gravity of corporate control. DO THE WORK. GET PAID. SURVIVE. Every cycle you get up and choose what to do with your time. Toil in the yards, or take a bar shift. Search the markets for rare components or grab some street food. Make or break alliances, uncover truths and escape those that hunt you. Learn to survive and ultimately thrive, one cycle at a time. TURN UP FOR YOUR FRIENDS The station plays host to characters from all walks of life, trying to eke out an existence among the stars. Salvagers, engineers, hackers, bartenders, street-food vendors, each has a history which brought them here. You choose which of them you wish to help, and together you will shape your future. ACCESS THEIR SECRETS Hack into the station’s cloud to access decades of digital data, uncover new areas and unlock secrets. This is your unique power, and with it you can change your future. Corporate secrets, rogue AIs and troves of lost data await those willing to dive into the depths of the station’s networks. YOU WERE MADE TO DIE Essen-Arp: to them you are just property, one more asset in a portfolio that stretches across the stars. You are the product of an abusive system, in a universe where humanity’s expansion is marked by exploitation and extraction. Escape the makers of your decaying body, and chart your own path in a richly imagined, deeply relevant sci-fi world which explores ideas of precarity, personhood and freedom.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
7.8
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge 20.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge

Platform: PC
June 16, 2022
With Bebop and Rocksteady assaulting Channel 6 and stealing super gnarly devices to support Krang and Shredder's latest twisted plan, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge sees the Turtles battling across a righteous range of timeless TMNT locations. From Manhattan and Coney Island, to city rooftops and dank sewers, help the fearsome foursome trounce Foot Soldiers, Triceraton Warriors, and Rock Troops all the way to Dimension X! Enjoy stunning full-color pixel art graphics and a vintage TMNT vibe that will rock you straight back to the awesome 80s. Every character, vehicle, weapon, item, and background is directly inspired by the 1987 TV show, making you feel like you hopped into the television -- with a dope mix of killer humor and action-packed adventures!
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.9
Nobody Saves the World 21.

Nobody Saves the World

Platform: Switch
April 14, 2022
When the ancient Calamity re-awakens, who can save the world? Nobody! (That's you, you're Nobody.) Master the art of transformation to become a Slug, Ghost, Dragon, and more in this new take on Action RPGs from the creators of Guacamelee! Complete quests to discover and swap between 15+ varied and distinct Forms. Mix and match abilities in unexpected ways to unlock and complete even MORE challenging quests. Explore a vast overworld - on your own or with a friend online - while clearing shape-shifting dungeons in an effort to stop The Calamity and save the world!
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.9
Citizen Sleeper 22.

Citizen Sleeper

Platform: Switch
May 5, 2022
Live the life of an escaped worker, washed-up on a lawless station at the edge of an interstellar society. Inspired by the flexibility and freedom of Tabletop RPGs, explore the station, choose your friends, escape your past and change your future. LIFE ON ERLIN'S EYE An abandoned station on the edge of a system in crisis. Run down, chaotic, unruly, and alive—it was founded by idealists in the shadow of a corporate collapse. Now it is held together by anarchic alliances, ramshackle factions and a shared desire to be free from the gravity of corporate control. DO THE WORK. GET PAID. SURVIVE. Every cycle you get up and choose what to do with your time. Toil in the yards, or take a bar shift. Search the markets for rare components or grab some street food. Make or break alliances, uncover truths and escape those that hunt you. Learn to survive and ultimately thrive, one cycle at a time. TURN UP FOR YOUR FRIENDS The station plays host to characters from all walks of life, trying to eke out an existence among the stars. Salvagers, engineers, hackers, bartenders, street-food vendors, each has a history which brought them here. You choose which of them you wish to help, and together you will shape your future. ACCESS THEIR SECRETS Hack into the station’s cloud to access decades of digital data, uncover new areas and unlock secrets. This is your unique power, and with it you can change your future. Corporate secrets, rogue AIs and troves of lost data await those willing to dive into the depths of the station’s networks. YOU WERE MADE TO DIE Essen-Arp: to them you are just property, one more asset in a portfolio that stretches across the stars. You are the product of an abusive system, in a universe where humanity’s expansion is marked by exploitation and extraction. Escape the makers of your decaying body, and chart your own path in a richly imagined, deeply relevant sci-fi world which explores ideas of precarity, personhood and freedom.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
tbd
Mini Motorways 23.

Mini Motorways

Platform: Switch
May 11, 2022
Have you ever been stuck in traffic and wished you could do something to fix it? In Mini Motorways, the city's traffic problems are in your hands. From the makers of Mini Metro, Mini Motorways is a game about drawing the roads that drive a growing city. Build a road network, one road at a time, to create a bustling metropolis. Redesign your city to keep the traffic flowing, and carefully manage upgrades to meet the changing demands. How long can you keep the cities of the world moving?
Metascore:
82
User Score:
tbd
Hatsune Miku: Project Diva MegaMix+ 24.

Hatsune Miku: Project Diva MegaMix+

Platform: PC
May 26, 2022
Take the stage! The hit rhythm game series returns with exciting new features: - Mix it up and choose from two playable modes: traditional button control-based Arcade Mode or the new motion control-based Mix Mode. Featuring fan-favorite classics and new hits, choose from over 100 songs for endless rhythm fun! - Take advantage of new customization features! Choose from over 300 costumes, and design custom T-shirts in the new T-shirt editor. - Create playlists for your favorite music videos! No matter where or when, her music will be sure to reach your heart!
Metascore:
82
User Score:
tbd
Hardspace: Shipbreaker 25.

Hardspace: Shipbreaker

Platform: PC
May 24, 2022
Equipped with cutting-edge salvaging tech, carve & slice spaceships to recover valuable materials. Upgrade your gear to take on more lucrative contracts and pay your billion credits debt to LYNX Corp!
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.1
F1 22 26.

F1 22

Platform: PC
July 1, 2022
Enter the new era of Formula 1® in EA SPORTS™ F1® 22, the official videogame of the 2022 FIA Formula One World Championship™. Take your seat for a new season as redesigned cars and overhauled rules redefine race day, test your skills around the new Miami International Autodrome, and get a taste of the glitz and glamour in F1® Life. Race the stunning new cars of the Formula 1® 2022 season with the authentic lineup of all 20 drivers and 10 teams, and take control of your race experience with new immersive or broadcast race sequences. Create a team and take them to the front of the grid with new depth in the acclaimed My Team career mode, race head-to-head in split-screen or multiplayer, or change the pace by taking supercars from some of the sport’s biggest names to the track in our all new Pirelli Hot Laps feature.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
2.5
Citizen Sleeper 27.

Citizen Sleeper

Platform: PC
May 5, 2022
Live the life of an escaped worker, washed-up on a lawless station at the edge of an interstellar society. Inspired by the flexibility and freedom of Tabletop RPGs, explore the station, choose your friends, escape your past and change your future. LIFE ON ERLIN'S EYE An abandoned station on the edge of a system in crisis. Run down, chaotic, unruly, and alive—it was founded by idealists in the shadow of a corporate collapse. Now it is held together by anarchic alliances, ramshackle factions and a shared desire to be free from the gravity of corporate control. DO THE WORK. GET PAID. SURVIVE. Every cycle you get up and choose what to do with your time. Toil in the yards, or take a bar shift. Search the markets for rare components or grab some street food. Make or break alliances, uncover truths and escape those that hunt you. Learn to survive and ultimately thrive, one cycle at a time. TURN UP FOR YOUR FRIENDS The station plays host to characters from all walks of life, trying to eke out an existence among the stars. Salvagers, engineers, hackers, bartenders, street-food vendors, each has a history which brought them here. You choose which of them you wish to help, and together you will shape your future. ACCESS THEIR SECRETS Hack into the station’s cloud to access decades of digital data, uncover new areas and unlock secrets. This is your unique power, and with it you can change your future. Corporate secrets, rogue AIs and troves of lost data await those willing to dive into the depths of the station’s networks. YOU WERE MADE TO DIE Essen-Arp: to them you are just property, one more asset in a portfolio that stretches across the stars. You are the product of an abusive system, in a universe where humanity’s expansion is marked by exploitation and extraction. Escape the makers of your decaying body, and chart your own path in a richly imagined, deeply relevant sci-fi world which explores ideas of precarity, personhood and freedom.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
6.3
This War of Mine: Final Cut 28.

This War of Mine: Final Cut

Platform: PlayStation 5
May 10, 2022
The Remastered Final Cut version for PS5 is finally here! In This War Of Mine, you do not play as an elite soldier, rather as a group of civilians trying to survive in a besieged city; struggling with a lack of food, medicine and constant danger from snipers and hostile scavengers. During the day you need to focus on maintaining your hideout: crafting, trading and taking care of your survivors. At night, take one of your civilians on a mission to scavenge for items that will help you stay alive. Make life-and-death decisions driven by your conscience. Try to protect everybody from your shelter or sacrifice some of them for longer-term survival. During war, there are no good or bad decisions; there is only survival. The sooner you realize that, the better. This War of Mine: Final Cut main features: - Inspired by real-life events - Control your survivors and manage your shelter - Craft weapons, alcohol, beds or stoves―anything that helps you survive - Make decisions―an often unforgiving and emotionally difficult experience - Randomized world and characters every time you start a new game - Charcoal-stylized aesthetics to complement the game's theme - All updates and free expansions added along the way to create the Final Cut
Metascore:
82
User Score:
tbd
F1 22 29.

F1 22

Platform: Xbox Series X
June 28, 2022
Enter the new era of Formula 1® in EA SPORTS™ F1® 22, the official videogame of the 2022 FIA Formula One World Championship™. Take your seat for a new season as redesigned cars and overhauled rules redefine race day, test your skills around the new Miami International Autodrome, and get a taste of the glitz and glamour in F1® Life. Race the stunning new cars of the Formula 1® 2022 season with the authentic lineup of all 20 drivers and 10 teams, and take control of your race experience with new immersive or broadcast race sequences. Create a team and take them to the front of the grid with new depth in the acclaimed My Team career mode, race head-to-head in split-screen or multiplayer, or change the pace by taking supercars from some of the sport’s biggest names to the track in our all new Pirelli Hot Laps feature.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
4.2
MotoGP 22 30.

MotoGP 22

Platform: Xbox Series X
April 21, 2022
Explore all the contents of the 2022 season in the MotoGP™ classes and in all the other categories. More than 120 riders, over 20 official circuits and all the excitement of the official championship are waiting for you. And if you want to take a leap into the past, over 70 historic champions will let you relive the best of MotoGP™ history.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
tbd
Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate - Daemonhunters 31.

Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate - Daemonhunters

Platform: PC
May 5, 2022
Lead humanity's greatest weapon, the Grey Knights, in this fast-paced turn-based tactical RPG. Root out and purge a galaxy-spanning plague in a cinematic, story-driven campaign, using the tactics and talents of your own personalised squad of Daemonhunters. Forge Your Champions - Grey Knights are humanity's greatest weapon. A secretive yet supremely powerful chapter of Space Marines sworn to eradicate corruption, these legendary Daemonhunters are dedicated to combating the minions of Chaos. Lead your own personalised squad against a galaxy-wide plot to infect worlds with a cosmic plague, The Bloom. Plan Your Strategy Master a turn-based tactical game full of satisfyingly strategic action. Choose powerful classes, wield incredible weapons, use environments to your advantage, and target specific enemy weak points to hinder the advance of an ever-evolving and mutating threat. Enter the 41st Millennium Penned by acclaimed Black Library author Aaron Dembski-Bowden, immerse yourself in a compelling story set in the grimdark universe of Warhammer 40,000. Meet famous faces, engage iconic foes, and discover what it takes to lead a squad of elite warriors battling to prevent galaxy-wide destruction in the 41st millennium.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
7.3
The Elder Scrolls Online: High Isle 32.

The Elder Scrolls Online: High Isle

Platform: PC
June 6, 2022
Set out on ESO's year-long adventure, the Legacy of the Bretons, and uncover an epic storytelling experience told across three DLCs and the High Isle Chapter. A tale of chivalric honor and political upheaval set within the stunning Systres Archipelago awaits. Create your ultimate RPG character, play solo or adventure with friends, and determine your fate in an ever-expanding world. With no level restrictions, go anywhere at any time in a truly open world. In The Elder Scrolls Online, the choice is yours. Begin your adventure where you like: emerge from Coldharbour in the Base Game, battle Dragons in the Elsweyr Chapter, or face the Prince of Destruction, Mehrunes Dagon, in Blackwood. All content is accessible for new players, and you can switch adventures whenever you like.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
7.4
Pocky & Rocky Reshrined 33.

Pocky & Rocky Reshrined

Platform: Switch
June 24, 2022
Pocky the shrine maiden and Rocky the raccoon are back together in the latest game in the long-running classic shooter series! As the evil Black Mantle attacks, Pocky and Rocky need to team up once again, this time with some new friends to take on the upcoming challenges! With 8 stages of high-paced shooting action, you'll have your hands full with creepy enemies, big bosses, and lots of twists and turns!
Metascore:
81
User Score:
tbd
Arise: A Simple Story - Definitive Edition 34.

Arise: A Simple Story - Definitive Edition

Platform: Switch
April 28, 2022
Arise: A Simple Story is a critically acclaimed 3D time manipulation narrative adventure. Embark on a journey about happiness and hardship, joy and sorrow. A story that all of us will one day experience – the loss of our closest loved ones and how we remember them. Manipulate time, solve puzzles, and reshape surroundings as you push forward into the bittersweet recollections of a past life and see how one’s life can be shaped by the presence of a soulmate. Each level is a metaphorical representation of the stages of life and how our memories shape these recollections. The game also supports an easy to pick up couch co-op feature allowing you to play together with a loved one.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.0
Card Shark 35.

Card Shark

Platform: PC
June 2, 2022
Card Shark is an adventure game full of cunning, intrigue, and delectable deceit. "Our adversaries tonight? An unscrupulous group of scoundrels and rogues, rumoured to possess an unlimited fund between them. If we stick to the strategies you’ve learnt, this will be a walkover." - Comte de Saint-Germain LEARN AND MASTER NEW TRICKS Cheat your way to the top of 18th-century French society. Master deceptions using card marking, false shuffles, deck switching, false deals, and more! Use your ill-gotten gains to buy your way into the closed world of high-stakes tables. UNCOVER A CONSPIRACY ... as you climb from local card parlors to the King's table. A word of advice: Don't get caught. Your fellow gamblers do not take kindly to cheats… TRAVEL THROUGH 18TH CENTURY FRANCE Discover small towns, remote mansions, and luxurious lounges imagined by Nerial team (Reigns), game creator Arnaud De Bock (Pikuniku). Immerse yourself in the ornate visual artwork of Nicolai Troshinsky. Have your every move accompanied by an original score from Andrea Boccadoro as interpreted by an orchestra.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
7.8
Card Shark 36.

Card Shark

Platform: Switch
June 2, 2022
Card Shark is an adventure game full of cunning, intrigue, and delectable deceit. "Our adversaries tonight? An unscrupulous group of scoundrels and rogues, rumoured to possess an unlimited fund between them. If we stick to the strategies you’ve learnt, this will be a walkover." - Comte de Saint-Germain LEARN AND MASTER NEW TRICKS Cheat your way to the top of 18th-century French society. Master deceptions using card marking, false shuffles, deck switching, false deals, and more! Use your ill-gotten gains to buy your way into the closed world of high-stakes tables. UNCOVER A CONSPIRACY ... as you climb from local card parlors to the King's table. A word of advice: Don't get caught. Your fellow gamblers do not take kindly to cheats… TRAVEL THROUGH 18TH CENTURY FRANCE Discover small towns, remote mansions, and luxurious lounges imagined by Nerial team (Reigns), game creator Arnaud De Bock (Pikuniku). Immerse yourself in the ornate visual artwork of Nicolai Troshinsky. Have your every move accompanied by an original score from Andrea Boccadoro as interpreted by an orchestra.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.3
Dungeons of Dreadrock 37.

Dungeons of Dreadrock

Platform: Switch
May 12, 2022
"Every year, a young boy is chosen to defeat the King of the Mountain." - only this time, it's your brother. After accompanying him to the Dead King's Gate and letting him enter on his own as advised... Well let's just say things go different from there than the Village Elders expected. In order to reach the Dead King's crypt to save your brother from being sacrificed you'll need to solve puzzles, evade traps and fight a bunch of enemies. There are scrolls to decipher, levers to pull, floor plates to step on, fireballs to evade, doors to smash or to unlock, and a whole lot of enemies to kill. But while Zombies or Dread Beetles are easy prey, a lot of other creatures from Ogres to Dark Elves, Minotaurs and Dragons will require more than just brute force to be overcome.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
tbd
Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes 38.

Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes

Platform: Switch
June 24, 2022
Join Fire Emblem: Three Houses characters as you engage in massive battles across Fódlan Edelgard, Dimitri, Claude, and other Fire Emblem: Three Houses characters return to put their combat expertise on display as you revisit a war-torn Fódlan. Unleash devastating combos and striking special moves in action-packed, real-time combat. Cut through hordes of enemies as characters from the Fire Emblem: Three Houses game. Take down dozens of foes with Edelgard’s axe or Dimitri’s lance, or blast enemies from a distance with Claude’s bow. Slash, swing, and spear your way to a brighter future for Fódlan.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.7
DNF Duel 39.

DNF Duel

Platform: PlayStation 5
June 28, 2022
Action fighting to the extreme. Enter the new beat ’em up world of Arad as your favorite character from the esteemed Dungeon and Fighter franchise. One of the most popular and widely played RPGs in the world, Dungeon and Fighter is now back as a 2.5D action fighting game. Choose from 10 charming characters, each with their own distinct skills and personalities. Outsmart, outplay, or downright beat up your opponents and become the master of the Ultimate Will.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
tbd
Crowns and Pawns: Kingdom of Deceit 40.

Crowns and Pawns: Kingdom of Deceit

Platform: PC
May 6, 2022
Crowns and Pawns, a modern-day point and click adventure, inspired by classics such as Broken Sword, Monkey Island, Still Life, Syberia and others. Experience the legendary stories of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, bring to light the villainous branch of the KGB, solve puzzles and follow hints to reveal the secrets of the King who was never crowned. The story follows a girl from Chicago, Milda, who unexpectedly receives an inheritance from her grandfather - a house in Lithuania. She sets off to Europe, but upon arrival she is threatened by an unknown man, demanding that she gives up her inheritance. Determined and intrigued, she explores the run-down house, discovering old documents and clues dating back to the 15th century. Before long, Milda gets dragged into a dangerous search for a long-lost mysterious relic...
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.2
Teardown 41.

Teardown

Platform: PC
April 21, 2022
Prepare the perfect heist in this simulated and fully destructible voxel world. Tear down walls with vehicles or explosives to create shortcuts. Stack objects to reach higher. Use the environment to your advantage in the most creative way you can think of.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.0
Sniper Elite 5 42.

Sniper Elite 5

Platform: PC
May 26, 2022
As part of a covert US Rangers operation to weaken the Atlantikwall fortifications along the coast of Brittany, Karl makes contact with the French Resistance. Soon they uncover a secret Nazi project that threatens to end the war before the Allies can even invade Europe: Operation Kraken. It's Karl's mission to take out the high-ranking Nazi officers and end Operation Kraken once and for all. Based upon real world locations from France in 1944, the new game maps are the largest and most immersive in the franchise's history with the new traversal system offering players an even greater sandbox of options when it comes to taking out their targets. You can even invite a friend to help you on your mission with enhanced cooperative gameplay options.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
6.2
Road 96 43.

Road 96

Platform: PlayStation 5
April 14, 2022
Summer 1996. Today is the day! You hit the road. Adventure. Freedom. Escape. Run. Flee the Regime. Try to survive. On this risky road trip to the border, you'll meet incredible characters, and discover their intertwined stories and secrets in an ever-evolving adventure. But every mile opens up a choice to make. Your decisions will change your adventure, change the people you meet, maybe even change the world. There are thousands of roads across the authoritarian nation of Petria. Which one will you take?
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.8
Zombie Army 4: Dead War 44.

Zombie Army 4: Dead War

Platform: Switch
April 26, 2022
The resistance have defeated Zombie Hitler and cast him into Hell but the dead rise once again with greater hunger than before. Continue the alternate history of Zombie Army Trilogy in huge new levels, and uncover a sinister plan that takes the Survivor Brigade across Italy and beyond! Fight the forces of darkness in corpse-riddled canals, survive a Zombie Zoo, and journey to dark, inexplicable places no person has been before and lived to tell the tale!
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.0
F1 22 45.

F1 22

Platform: PlayStation 5
June 28, 2022
Enter the new era of Formula 1® in EA SPORTS™ F1® 22, the official videogame of the 2022 FIA Formula One World Championship™. Take your seat for a new season as redesigned cars and overhauled rules redefine race day, test your skills around the new Miami International Autodrome, and get a taste of the glitz and glamour in F1® Life. Race the stunning new cars of the Formula 1® 2022 season with the authentic lineup of all 20 drivers and 10 teams, and take control of your race experience with new immersive or broadcast race sequences. Create a team and take them to the front of the grid with new depth in the acclaimed My Team career mode, race head-to-head in split-screen or multiplayer, or change the pace by taking supercars from some of the sport’s biggest names to the track in our all new Pirelli Hot Laps feature.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
3.9
Dorfromantik 46.

Dorfromantik

Platform: PC
April 28, 2022
Dorfromantik is a peaceful building strategy and puzzle game where you create a beautiful and ever-growing village landscape by placing tiles. Explore a variety of colorful biomes, discover and unlock new tiles and complete quests to fill your world with life!
Metascore:
80
User Score:
5.3
The Sims 4: Werewolves 47.

The Sims 4: Werewolves

Platform: PC
June 16, 2022
What big teeth you’ll have! Transform into a werewolf and embrace (or fight) your animalistic nature. Beyond rocking a fearsome form werewolf Sims will have unique temperaments and abilities, be affected by the phase of the moon, and experience wolf-specific life events. Craft your werewolf identity. Were you bitten, or were you born into a werewolf family? However it happened, now you’ve got to decide what kind of wolf you want to be. Find a pack to prowl the night with, meet your fated mate atop Howling Point, or shun all that and try to make it as a lone wolf. There’s a lot to learn about werewolves and their origins. Unravel werewolf, vampire, and spellcaster lore as you read books, discover secret tunnels, grow your collection, and interact with denizens of Moonwood Mill.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
tbd
Cotton Fantasy 48.

Cotton Fantasy

Platform: PlayStation 4
May 20, 2022
Cotton Fantasy is a brand-new entry in the Cotton series that sees Cotton and Silk embark on another adventure, this time in HD graphics and with modernised gameplay, but true to its roots!
Metascore:
80
User Score:
tbd
The Quarry 49.

The Quarry

Platform: PC
June 10, 2022
As the sun sets on the last day of summer camp, the teenage counselors of Hackett's Quarry throw a party to celebrate. No kids. No adults. No rules. Things quickly take a turn for the worse. Hunted by blood-drenched locals and something far more sinister, the teens' party plans unravel into an unpredictable night of horror. Friendly banter and flirtations give way to life-or-death decisions, as relationships build or break under the strain of unimaginable choices. Play as each of the nine camp counselors in a thrilling cinematic tale, where every decision shapes your unique story from a tangled web of possibilities. Any character can be the star of the showor die before daylight comes. How will your story unfold? YOUR STORY, THEIR FATE Will you dare to check what's behind that trap door? Will you investigate the screams echoing from within the forest? Will you save your friends or desperately run for your life? Every choice, big or small, shapes your story and determines who lives to tell the tale. A STUNNING CINEMATIC EXPERIENCE Cutting edge facial capture and filmic lighting techniques, combined with incredible performances from an iconic ensemble cast of Hollywood talent, bring the horrors of Hackett's Quarry to life in a pulse-pounding, cinematic thrill ride. ENJOY THE FRIGHT WITH FRIENDS Place your faith in up to 7 friends in online play, where invited players watch along and vote on key decisions, creating a story shaped by the whole group! Or, play together in a party horror couch co-op experience where each player picks a counselor and controls their actions. CUSTOMIZE YOUR EXPERIENCE Adjustable difficulty for all gameplay elements let players of any skill level enjoy the horror. And if you prefer to watch rather than play, Movie Mode lets you enjoy The Quarry as a binge-worthy cinematic thriller. Select how you want the story to unfold, kick back, and munch on some popcorn in between all the screams! STARRING: David Arquette as Chris Ariel Winter as Abigail Brenda Song as Kaitlyn Evan Evagora as Nick Halston Sage as Emma Justice Smith as Ryan Miles Robbins as Dylan Siobhan Williams as Laura Skyler Gisondo as Max Zach Tinker as Jacob Ethan Suplee as Bobby Grace Zabriskie as Eliza Lance Henriksen as Jedediah Lin Shaye as Constance Ted Raimi as Travis
Metascore:
80
User Score:
5.5
Tormented Souls 50.

Tormented Souls

Platform: Switch
April 14, 2022
While investigating the disappearance of twin girls at Winterlake - something terrible happens to Caroline Walker. Waking in the dead of night, naked in a bathtub - and hooked up to some decrepit medical equipment, Caroline must fight for her life as she explores the halls of an abandoned Mansion turned hospital. Tormented Souls deliberately sets out to draw inspiration from classic survival horror. From Resident Evil and Silent Hill, to Alone in the Dark - Tormented Souls is a modern take on the fixed-perspective adventure, offering a modernised control scheme and a more dynamic camera, while retaining everything that made those games so beloved by fans.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.5
DNF Duel 51.

DNF Duel

Platform: PC
June 28, 2022
Action fighting to the extreme. Enter the new beat ’em up world of Arad as your favorite character from the esteemed Dungeon and Fighter franchise. One of the most popular and widely played RPGs in the world, Dungeon and Fighter is now back as a 2.5D action fighting game. Choose from 10 charming characters, each with their own distinct skills and personalities. Outsmart, outplay, or downright beat up your opponents and become the master of the Ultimate Will.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
tbd
Capcom Fighting Collection 52.

Capcom Fighting Collection

Platform: PlayStation 4
June 24, 2022
Features 10 classic titles, including two Darkstalkers games never before released in North America! Take on all challengers in online play with rollback netcode for all ten games, and enjoy additional features including a gallery of official art, a music player with hundreds of tracks, and more: Darkstalkers: The Night Warriors Night Warriors: Darkstalkers’ Revenge Vampire Savior: The Lord of Vampire Vampire Hunter 2: Darkstalkers’ Revenge (Japanese version, first official release in North America) Vampire Savior 2: The Lord of Vampire (Japanese version, first official release in North America) Red Earth (First release outside of arcades) Cyberbots: Fullmetal Madness Super Gem Fighter Mini Mix Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo Hyper Street Fighter II
Metascore:
79
User Score:
tbd
Sonic Origins 53.

Sonic Origins

Platform: PlayStation 5
June 23, 2022
Relive the classic collected adventures of Sonic The Hedgehog, Sonic The Hedgehog 2, Sonic 3 & Knuckles, and Sonic CD in the newly remastered Sonic Origins! From the iconic Green Hill Zone to the treacherous Death Egg Robot, you'll speed down memory lane to thwart the sinister plans of Doctor Robotnik in polished high definition! This latest version includes new areas to explore, additional animations, and a brand new Anniversary mode! Explore the classic Sonic titles in high-resolution, with all-new opening and ending animations for each title! New Unlockables: Complete various missions to collect coins to unlock new content, challenges, and Special Stages through the Museum. Classic and Anniversary Mode. Choose to Spin Dash your way through the numerous zones in Classic mode with the game's original resolution and limited lives, or the new Anniversary mode with unlimited lives and revamped fullscreen resolution.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.5
Pocky & Rocky Reshrined 54.

Pocky & Rocky Reshrined

Platform: PlayStation 4
June 24, 2022
Pocky the shrine maiden and Rocky the raccoon are back together in the latest game in the long-running classic shooter series! As the evil Black Mantle attacks, Pocky and Rocky need to team up once again, this time with some new friends to take on the upcoming challenges! With 8 stages of high-paced shooting action, you'll have your hands full with creepy enemies, big bosses, and lots of twists and turns!
Metascore:
79
User Score:
tbd
Cotton Fantasy 55.

Cotton Fantasy

Platform: Switch
May 20, 2022
Something sinister is in the making – the willows are vanishing from Fairyland and the Fairy Queen entrusts Silk with solving the case. Who could be behind this devious ploy? For a promised lifetime all-you-can-eat supply of tasty willows, the little witch Nata de Cotton is willing to help her old friend out and embark on yet another adventure together, to save the Fairyland. Experience the most precise gameplay in the Cotton series, mixing up the iconic Cotton playstyle with a few new shoot ‘em up mechanics, 6 iconic playable characters and 16 colourful and varied stages to unlock, with vertical, horizontal and 3D movement. Each character has their own mechanics and attacks, creating a lot of variation and replayability on your hunt for the high score. Packaged with a light-hearted story full of charming, fun cutscenes, fully-voiced in Japanese, and an exhilarating soundtrack with iconic remastered tracks from the past, this is a great and accessible new shoot ’em up game for fans of the Cotton series and newcomers alike.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
tbd
Road 96 56.

Road 96

Platform: Xbox Series X
April 14, 2022
Summer 1996. Today is the day! You hit the road. Adventure. Freedom. Escape. Run. Flee the Regime. Try to survive. On this risky road trip to the border, you'll meet incredible characters, and discover their intertwined stories and secrets in an ever-evolving adventure. But every mile opens up a choice to make. Your decisions will change your adventure, change the people you meet, maybe even change the world. There are thousands of roads across the authoritarian nation of Petria. Which one will you take?
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.9
Metal Max Xeno Reborn 57.

Metal Max Xeno Reborn

Platform: PlayStation 4
June 10, 2022
Humanity is on the brink of extinction and the last remaining survivors look to push back against the machines. Half a century ago of war against the mother computer NOA has reduced even Asia's largest metropolis, TOKIO, to rubble. Explore this desolate wasteland and battle your way through onslaughts of enemies. Salvage, modify and hit back using tanks, weaponry and faithful battle dog, Pochi, to reclaim a future for the human race! Set in a devastated world called Dystokio, Metal Max Xeno: Reborn is a nonlinear, open world, JRPG with real-time battle and vehicle combat elements. Take control of Talis and search for other survivors who wish to fight back against the machines of NOA. There are no limits to where you can go, no matter your progression in the game.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
tbd
Revita 58.

Revita

Platform: Switch
April 21, 2022
A nameless child with no memories awakens in the metro with only a vague sense of purpose and desire to reach the distant clocktower, hoping to find answers at the top. On the way they will discover a melancholic world filled with masked characters, monsters and perhaps the answers that the child seeks. A fast paced twin-stick roguelite platformer. Climb an ominous clock tower in a series of procedural encounter rooms and past challenging boss fights on your way to reclaiming your lost memory.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
tbd
Souldiers 59.

Souldiers

Platform: PlayStation 5
June 2, 2022
Fight for your freedom in a sprawling fantasy world caught between the living and the fallen. Hone your skills in a retro epic featuring puzzle platforming, metroidvania exploration and crunchy soulslike combat.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
5.6
OPUS: Echo of Starsong - Full Bloom Edition 60.

OPUS: Echo of Starsong - Full Bloom Edition

Platform: Switch
May 11, 2022
"I will claim the starsongs, and bring honor to the clan." Exiled by his people, Jun ventures out in search of starsongs to redeem himself. But progress is slow, until he saves Eda, a witch who can pick up on the sound of asteroids. However, what appears to be a blessed encounter, will end up becoming a lifelong burden... Echo of Starsong is a narrative puzzle adventure game. Asteroids emitting a sound known as "Starsongs" have become the center of conflict for the immense power they hold. Determined to claim asteroids of his own, a young man ventures out with a girl who can imitate starsongs, lending her voice to unravel an ancient myth deep in the heart of space.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.4
Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition 61.

Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition

Platform: Switch
April 7, 2022
CHRONO CROSS: THE RADICAL DREAMERS EDITION is a remaster of "CHRONO CROSS". The 3D models have been upgraded to HD, new illustrations have added, and all kinds of new features are now included. Additionally, the game that formed the bedrock of the story, "RADICAL DREAMERS - Le Trésor Interdit -", is included in this edition. CHRONO CROSS is an RPG that transcends time and space, unfolding across two interlinked parallel worlds. With over 40 party members to meet, people and dimensions will intertwine in this epic drama about the planet itself. New Features in the Remastered Edition ・3D models converted to HD ・Refined character illustrations ・Higher-quality background music ・Switch enemy encounters on or off ・Background filter feature ・Battle enhancement features to make combat easier ・Auto-battle function ・Switch between imitation pixel font and HD font ・Change screen resolution
Metascore:
78
User Score:
4.4
Birushana: Rising Flower of Genpei 62.

Birushana: Rising Flower of Genpei

Platform: Switch
June 28, 2022
Fifteen years after the Heiji Rebellion, the Heike clan has reached the height of its power, while the Genji clan remains devastated by defeat. Hidden deep within the mountains of Kurama lives Shanao, the youngest surviving male heir to the Genji name. However, Shanao harbors a deep secret known by very few. The youngest heir to the Genji name is no man. Torn between her duty to live up to the Genji family name and her desire to live a peaceful life, Shanao sets off in hopes to take down the Heike stronghold and finally bring peace in the country. Her adventure leads her to find new cherished relationships, as well as something deeper than the feud between the rivaling clans.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
tbd
Redout 2 63.

Redout 2

Platform: PC
June 16, 2022
The fastest racing game in the universe. Redout 2 is a tribute to classic arcade racing games and the sequel to the critically acclaimed Redout. Reach impossible speeds in exhilarating futuristic races across an extensive single-player campaign and competitive multiplayer.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.2
The Quarry 64.

The Quarry

Platform: Xbox Series X
June 10, 2022
As the sun sets on the last day of summer camp, the teenage counselors of Hackett's Quarry throw a party to celebrate. No kids. No adults. No rules. Things quickly take a turn for the worse. Hunted by blood-drenched locals and something far more sinister, the teens' party plans unravel into an unpredictable night of horror. Friendly banter and flirtations give way to life-or-death decisions, as relationships build or break under the strain of unimaginable choices. Play as each of the nine camp counselors in a thrilling cinematic tale, where every decision shapes your unique story from a tangled web of possibilities. Any character can be the star of the showor die before daylight comes. How will your story unfold? YOUR STORY, THEIR FATE Will you dare to check what's behind that trap door? Will you investigate the screams echoing from within the forest? Will you save your friends or desperately run for your life? Every choice, big or small, shapes your story and determines who lives to tell the tale. A STUNNING CINEMATIC EXPERIENCE Cutting edge facial capture and filmic lighting techniques, combined with incredible performances from an iconic ensemble cast of Hollywood talent, bring the horrors of Hackett's Quarry to life in a pulse-pounding, cinematic thrill ride. ENJOY THE FRIGHT WITH FRIENDS Place your faith in up to 7 friends in online play, where invited players watch along and vote on key decisions, creating a story shaped by the whole group! Or, play together in a party horror couch co-op experience where each player picks a counselor and controls their actions. CUSTOMIZE YOUR EXPERIENCE Adjustable difficulty for all gameplay elements let players of any skill level enjoy the horror. And if you prefer to watch rather than play, Movie Mode lets you enjoy The Quarry as a binge-worthy cinematic thriller. Select how you want the story to unfold, kick back, and munch on some popcorn in between all the screams! STARRING: David Arquette as Chris Ariel Winter as Abigail Brenda Song as Kaitlyn Evan Evagora as Nick Halston Sage as Emma Justice Smith as Ryan Miles Robbins as Dylan Siobhan Williams as Laura Skyler Gisondo as Max Zach Tinker as Jacob Ethan Suplee as Bobby Grace Zabriskie as Eliza Lance Henriksen as Jedediah Lin Shaye as Constance Ted Raimi as Travis
Metascore:
78
User Score:
6.7
Chernobylite 65.

Chernobylite

Platform: PlayStation 5
April 21, 2022
Chernobylite is a new game from the creators of the critically-acclaimed Get Even. It's a science-fiction survival horror experience, mixing the free exploration of its disturbing world with challenging combat, unique crafting, and non-linear storytelling. Play as a physicist, one of the Chernobyl Power Plant's ex-employees, and investigate the mysterious disappearance of your beloved. Try to survive and reveal the contamination zone's twisted secrets. Remember, the military presence is not your only concern. Get ready for a thrilling adventure of survival, conspiracy, horror, love, and obsession. One that will prove to you that it's not about how you face your fears, it's about how you survive them. SURVIVE Ally or compete with other stalkers of the Chernobyl zone to survive. Remember that life is fragile, and it's your decisions that determine the fate of your companions. You can spend as long as you need preparing, however, be aware that your story is still being written. Every passing moment, your chances of success are dwindling: comrades are dying, supplies are running out, or an unexpected patrol could discover you. And on top of all this, supernatural dangers are arising around you in mysterious patterns. Each day brings new challenges with the ever-increasing severity of your current situation. Plan your strategy carefully if you want to survive. PLAY BY YOUR OWN RULES Craft your gear and weapons to protect yourself from the hostile military personnel and supernatural threats lurking in the zone. Make use of the sophisticated tools at your disposal to aid you in your struggle while navigating the rough and contaminated environment. Stay undetected and gather all the evidence you can to piece together events from the past. Decide what happens in the world around you by making choices and finding, or avoiding, the truth. EXPERIENCE Maintain your resolve and keep your wits about you the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant is not what it once was. No one can foresee the horrors that may have befallen your beloved. CHERNOBYLITE MAIN FEATURES: * Explore the beautiful and horrifyingly accurate 3D-scanned recreation of the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. * Collaborate or compete with other stalkers of the Zone, but whatever you do, never fully trust them. Remember everybody has a hidden agenda. Always. * Face and survive the natural and supernatural threats. * Immerse yourself in the thrilling non-linear science-fiction horror story. * Make good use of your character's physics and chemistry knowledge to craft your equipment and manage your supplies. * Fight against the savage creatures pouring from the alternate reality. * Investigate and collect data with a set of sophisticated environment and substance analyzing tools.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.0
Capcom Fighting Collection 66.

Capcom Fighting Collection

Platform: Switch
June 24, 2022
Features 10 classic titles, including two Darkstalkers games never before released in North America! Take on all challengers in online play with rollback netcode for all ten games, and enjoy additional features including a gallery of official art, a music player with hundreds of tracks, and more: Darkstalkers: The Night Warriors Night Warriors: Darkstalkers’ Revenge Vampire Savior: The Lord of Vampire Vampire Hunter 2: Darkstalkers’ Revenge (Japanese version, first official release in North America) Vampire Savior 2: The Lord of Vampire (Japanese version, first official release in North America) Red Earth (First release outside of arcades) Cyberbots: Fullmetal Madness Super Gem Fighter Mini Mix Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo Hyper Street Fighter II
Metascore:
77
User Score:
tbd
Capcom Fighting Collection 67.

Capcom Fighting Collection

Platform: PC
June 24, 2022
Features 10 classic titles, including two Darkstalkers games never before released in North America! Take on all challengers in online play with rollback netcode for all ten games, and enjoy additional features including a gallery of official art, a music player with hundreds of tracks, and more: Darkstalkers: The Night Warriors Night Warriors: Darkstalkers’ Revenge Vampire Savior: The Lord of Vampire Vampire Hunter 2: Darkstalkers’ Revenge (Japanese version, first official release in North America) Vampire Savior 2: The Lord of Vampire (Japanese version, first official release in North America) Red Earth (First release outside of arcades) Cyberbots: Fullmetal Madness Super Gem Fighter Mini Mix Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo Hyper Street Fighter II
Metascore:
77
User Score:
tbd
Kombinera 68.

Kombinera

Platform: Switch
April 7, 2022
Control multiple colored balls simultaneously in this brain-bending puzzle platformer. It's up to you to combine every ball and complete each perilous level. Can you solve them all? Can you save King Kombine from the Kave of Kaos? Core Features: -Progress through 300 increasingly complex puzzles. -Encounter new hazards and abilities. -Replay levels to achieve best times. -Grab collectibles to unlock new levels -Vibrant neon visual style accompanied by ambient electronic audio tracks. -In-depth, complex, heart-tugging emotional storyline. -Accessible controls.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
tbd
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II - The Sith Lords 69.

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II - The Sith Lords

Platform: Switch
June 8, 2022
The next chapter of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic begins with a new storyline, force powers, characters, classes, and locations. Approximately five years after the events of the original Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, the Jedi, nearly brought to an end by the Sith, are on the brink of extinction. As the last of the Jedi, you must master more than 30 new Force powers while battling your way through seven different worlds. This time, you can split your party to use several characters from your team for concurrent side quests.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
6.7
Bugsnax 70.

Bugsnax

Platform: Switch
April 28, 2022
Explore whimsical Snaktooth Island in search of answers and a snack, maybe. In this first-person adventure, you play as a journalist who receives a mysterious film from the disgraced explorer, Elizabert Megafig. She's invited you to Snaktooth Island to witness her latest and greatest discovery: Bugsnax! Lured by the promise of a great story, you travel to the island to interview Elizabert and her group of misfit grumpuses. In the pursuit of your big scoop, you get caught up in hunting Bugsnax, feeding grumpuses, and solving the mysteries of the island * What are these half-bug half-snack creatures, really? * How do they affect the bodies of those who eat them? * And most importantly, why do they taste SO GOOD!? We are what we eat Bugsnax takes you on a whimsical adventure to Snaktooth Island, home of the legendary half-bug half-snack creatures, Bugsnax. Invited by intrepid explorer Elizabert Megafig, you arrive to discover your host nowhere to be found, her camp in shambles, and her followers scattered across the island alone... and hungry! It's up to you to solve the mysteries of Snaktooth Island: What happened to Lizbert? What are Bugsnax and where do they come from? But most of all, why do they taste SO GOOD? Key features: * Discover, hunt, and capture all 100 different species of Bugsnax using a variety of contraptions and bait! * Explore the diverse biomes of Snaktooth Island to track down and reunite the inhabitants of Snaxburg. * Stuff your new friends with Bugsnax to customize them with countless new looks. * Follow every lead to learn more about Lizbert's band of misfits and the mysteries of Snaktooth Island.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
5.4
Souldiers 71.

Souldiers

Platform: PC
June 2, 2022
Fight for your freedom in a sprawling fantasy world caught between the living and the fallen. Hone your skills in a retro epic featuring puzzle platforming, metroidvania exploration and crunchy soulslike combat.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
6.3
The Centennial Case: A Shijima Story 72.

The Centennial Case: A Shijima Story

Platform: Switch
May 12, 2022
The complex and interwoven mysteries you’ll unravel in this investigative adventure are centered around the ill-fated Shijima family, which has suffered a series of inexplicable deaths over the last century. As Haruka Kagami, it’s up to you to use your powers of deduction to uncover the truth behind these mysterious events and the ‘Fruit of Youth’ that allegedly lies somewhere in the Shijima Mansion. You’ll explore both the past and the present in four murder cases, set across different eras of Japan. Of course, unravelling this intricate web of secrets won’t be straightforward. You’ll have to have your wits about you as you uncover clues, speak to suspects, and put all the pieces of the puzzle together to form a hypothesis. Not everyone you speak to will be cooperative, so be ready to counter their arguments when you present your case. And don’t worry if your detective skills are a little rusty - the game is designed in such a way that you’ll be able to reach the correct answer if you don’t give up. [Square Enix]
Metascore:
77
User Score:
tbd
We Were Here Forever 73.

We Were Here Forever

Platform: PC
May 10, 2022
You both awaken imprisoned inside the sinister Castle Rock - were you betrayed, or simply not that clever? Find out in the newest co-op puzzle adventure in the We Were Here Series! Do you and your partner have what it takes to face the dark forces of this realm or will you be trapped… forever?
Metascore:
77
User Score:
7.1
Freud's Bones-the game 74.

Freud's Bones-the game

Platform: PC
May 25, 2022
Freud's Bones is an adventure that wants to pay homage to the birth of psychoanalysis and its founder Sigmund Freud. Dig deep into Freud's bones to solve the mystery behind disturbing Egyptian artifacts, philosophical puzzles, and perverse sexual disorders in this unprecedented indie adventure game.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.1
Sniper Elite 5 75.

Sniper Elite 5

Platform: PlayStation 5
May 26, 2022
As part of a covert US Rangers operation to weaken the Atlantikwall fortifications along the coast of Brittany, Karl makes contact with the French Resistance. Soon they uncover a secret Nazi project that threatens to end the war before the Allies can even invade Europe: Operation Kraken. It's Karl's mission to take out the high-ranking Nazi officers and end Operation Kraken once and for all. Based upon real world locations from France in 1944, the new game maps are the largest and most immersive in the franchise's history with the new traversal system offering players an even greater sandbox of options when it comes to taking out their targets. You can even invite a friend to help you on your mission with enhanced cooperative gameplay options.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
5.2
Sniper Elite 5 76.

Sniper Elite 5

Platform: Xbox Series X
May 26, 2022
As part of a covert US Rangers operation to weaken the Atlantikwall fortifications along the coast of Brittany, Karl makes contact with the French Resistance. Soon they uncover a secret Nazi project that threatens to end the war before the Allies can even invade Europe: Operation Kraken. It's Karl's mission to take out the high-ranking Nazi officers and end Operation Kraken once and for all. Based upon real world locations from France in 1944, the new game maps are the largest and most immersive in the franchise's history with the new traversal system offering players an even greater sandbox of options when it comes to taking out their targets. You can even invite a friend to help you on your mission with enhanced cooperative gameplay options.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
5.6
Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodhunt 77.

Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodhunt

Platform: PlayStation 5
April 27, 2022
A treacherous betrayal has stirred a war amongst vampires, who are also targeted for annihilation by the secret society known as the Entity. Use your supernatural powers, weapons, and wit in this third-person battle royale game to dominate the night and restore the masquerade. Feed on potent blood to grow in power then hunt using your supernatural abilities and senses. With Prague in lockdown, defy gravity and strike from anywhere in your quest to dominate the night. Choose your Clan allegiance to define your playstyle and let your personality shine through as you create your most unique looks for rivals to remember. Form unholy alliances or fight alone away from human eyesight. As the hunters become the hunted, fight to the last drop to become the ultimate vampire and restore order.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
5.9
MotoGP 22 78.

MotoGP 22

Platform: PlayStation 5
April 21, 2022
All the heroes of the 2022 season and more than 70 historical riders to enjoy the most complete racing experience!
Metascore:
76
User Score:
6.0
King Arthur: Knight's Tale 79.

King Arthur: Knight's Tale

Platform: PC
April 26, 2022
A unique hybrid between turn-based tactical games and traditional, character-centric RPGs. Knight's Tale is a modern retelling of a classic Arthurian mythology story filtered through the dark fantasy tropes, a twist on the traditional tales of chivalry.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.0
Evil Dead: The Game 80.

Evil Dead: The Game

Platform: PC
May 13, 2022
Step into the shoes of Ash Williams or his friends from the iconic Evil Dead franchise and work together in a game loaded with over-the-top co-op and PVP multiplayer action! Play as a team of four survivors, exploring, looting, crafting, managing your fear, and finding key items to seal the breach between worlds in a game inspired by all three original Evil Dead films as well as the Starz original Ash vs Evil Dead television series. ICONIC CHARACTERS Play as characters from throughout the Evil Dead universe, including Ash, Scotty, Lord Arthur, Kelly Maxwell, Pablo Simon Bolivar, and more, with new dialogue performed by Bruce Campbell and others! PLAY AS GOOD OR EVIL... Fight for the forces of good or take control of the powerful Kandarian Demon to hunt Ash and other players while possessing Deadites, the environment, and even the survivors themselves as you seek to swallow their souls! OVER THE TOP VISUALS Whether you're tearing a Deadite in two with Ash's famous chainsaw hand or flying through the map as the Kandarian Demon in spirit form, the game captures the look and feel of the Evil Dead franchise in all its glory, with realistic visuals and a physics-based gore system that brings the horror to life! THIS...IS MY BROOMSTICK! Brandish your short barrel shotgun, chainsaw, cleavers and more to do some delightfully gruesome violence against the armies of darkness. Evil Dead: The Game features multiplayer co-op and PvP for PC, Xbox One, Xbox X|S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and Nintendo Switch.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
5.6
Sonic Origins 81.

Sonic Origins

Platform: Switch
June 23, 2022
Relive the classic collected adventures of Sonic The Hedgehog, Sonic The Hedgehog 2, Sonic 3 & Knuckles, and Sonic CD in the newly remastered Sonic Origins! From the iconic Green Hill Zone to the treacherous Death Egg Robot, you'll speed down memory lane to thwart the sinister plans of Doctor Robotnik in polished high definition! This latest version includes new areas to explore, additional animations, and a brand new Anniversary mode! Explore the classic Sonic titles in high-resolution, with all-new opening and ending animations for each title! New Unlockables: Complete various missions to collect coins to unlock new content, challenges, and Special Stages through the Museum. Classic and Anniversary Mode. Choose to Spin Dash your way through the numerous zones in Classic mode with the game's original resolution and limited lives, or the new Anniversary mode with unlimited lives and revamped fullscreen resolution.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
6.7
Trolley Problem, Inc. 82.

Trolley Problem, Inc.

Platform: PC
April 21, 2022
There is a runaway trolley careering down the railway tracks. On the tracks are five people unable to move. You are next to a lever. If you pull this lever the trolley will switch to a different set of tracks. However, you notice that there is a person on the other track. Watch the situation play out and five people die. Choose to pull the lever and only one person gets killed - but by you. What will you do? Trolley Problem, Inc. is a darkly comedic narrative game based on real world philosophical papers, in which you are asked to make a series of impossible choices from two awful answers. Wrestle with your moral compass, decide the fate of millions - and compare your choices with the rest of the world.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
tbd
Kaiju Wars 83.

Kaiju Wars

Platform: PC
April 28, 2022
Play out a Kaiju movie as the (hopelessly) outclassed military in this stylish 2D turn-based strategy game. Construct buildings and defend your city with cannon-fodder tanks, jets and more as the devastating kaiju grow in power with every attack.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
tbd
Sonic Origins 84.

Sonic Origins

Platform: Xbox Series X
June 23, 2022
Relive the classic collected adventures of Sonic The Hedgehog, Sonic The Hedgehog 2, Sonic 3 & Knuckles, and Sonic CD in the newly remastered Sonic Origins! From the iconic Green Hill Zone to the treacherous Death Egg Robot, you'll speed down memory lane to thwart the sinister plans of Doctor Robotnik in polished high definition! This latest version includes new areas to explore, additional animations, and a brand new Anniversary mode! Explore the classic Sonic titles in high-resolution, with all-new opening and ending animations for each title! New Unlockables: Complete various missions to collect coins to unlock new content, challenges, and Special Stages through the Museum. Classic and Anniversary Mode. Choose to Spin Dash your way through the numerous zones in Classic mode with the game's original resolution and limited lives, or the new Anniversary mode with unlimited lives and revamped fullscreen resolution.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
4.8
Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition 85.

Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition

Platform: PlayStation 4
April 7, 2022
CHRONO CROSS: THE RADICAL DREAMERS EDITION is a remaster of "CHRONO CROSS". The 3D models have been upgraded to HD, new illustrations have added, and all kinds of new features are now included. Additionally, the game that formed the bedrock of the story, "RADICAL DREAMERS - Le Trésor Interdit -", is included in this edition. CHRONO CROSS is an RPG that transcends time and space, unfolding across two interlinked parallel worlds. With over 40 party members to meet, people and dimensions will intertwine in this epic drama about the planet itself. New Features in the Remastered Edition ・3D models converted to HD ・Refined character illustrations ・Higher-quality background music ・Switch enemy encounters on or off ・Background filter feature ・Battle enhancement features to make combat easier ・Auto-battle function ・Switch between imitation pixel font and HD font ・Change screen resolution
Metascore:
74
User Score:
3.6
Outriders Worldslayer 86.

Outriders Worldslayer

Platform: PC
June 30, 2022
OUTRIDERS is a story driven RPG-Shooter that will put the player in the shoes of an Outrider, the last hope of the human race trapped on Enoch, a dangerous and untamed planet. The campaign can be played entirely in single player, or in co-op with up to three players. Outriders Worldslayer is a new expansion that takes place directly after the events of the main campaign. In it, you and up to 2 other players must travel to the far reaches of Enoch to battle a new threat known as Ereshkigal, a dark overlord, and the main villain of the expansion.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
1.8
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba - The Hinokami Chronicles 87.

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba - The Hinokami Chronicles

Platform: Switch
June 10, 2022
It is the Taisho Period in Japan. Tanjiro, a kindhearted boy who sells charcoal for a living, finds his family slaughtered by a demon. To make matters worse, his younger sister Nezuko, the sole survivor, has been transformed into a demon herself. Though devastated by this grim reality, Tanjiro resolves to become a "demon slayer" so that he can turn his sister back into a human and kill the demon that massacred his family. A sorrowful tale of siblings in which the fates of humans and demons intertwine... begins now! Features: * Exhilarating Arena Battles Master the multitude of spectacular skills of a wide roster of characters from the anime, including Tanjiro and Nezuko , to overcome challengers in headto head battle, locally and online. * Moving Drama Take up the sword of Tanjiro Kamado and guide his journey to become a Demon Slayer and turn his sister Nezuko back into a human. * Thrilling Boss Battles Action and drama reach their peak in specially designed battles against powerful demons that will test Tanjiro's mettle. * Original Anime Voice Cast The original English and Japanese casts of the anime return to bring their authentic portrayals to the game.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
tbd
The Quarry 88.

The Quarry

Platform: PlayStation 5
June 10, 2022
As the sun sets on the last day of summer camp, the counselors of Hackett’s Quarry throw a party to celebrate. Things quickly take a turn for the worse. Hunted by blood-drenched locals and something far more sinister, the teens' party plans unravel into an unpredictable night of horror. Play as each of the nine counselors in a thrilling cinematic tale, where every decision shapes your story.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
6.8
Mario Strikers: Battle League 89.

Mario Strikers: Battle League

Platform: Switch
June 10, 2022
[Also known as "Mario Strikers: Battle League Football"] Tackle, pass, and score in battle soccer with the Mushroom Kingdom gang. Introducing Strike, a 5-on-5, soccer-like sport with no rules—do whatever it takes to win! Get gritty and try to score the most goals by tackling enemies, using items, and pulling off score-boosting special shots. Super Mario series mainstays like Peach, Toad, and Yoshi put their cleats (and stats) to the pitch and will stop at nothing to score. Customize your characters with gear that can augment their stats and appearance. Take the carnage online* or pass the ball to players locally**—just look out for the electric fence. Join an online club to push and shove your way up the ranks Band together with up to 20 strikers online* and compete against other clubs for points. Find the right club for you, team up with friends, and bring your own striker style to the table. Strive to become the world’s top club each season! Pummel the pitch with up to 8 players 8 players can go for the goal on one Nintendo Switch system, with local wireless**, or online*. Bring along a secondary striker on the same system in online battles, too. Locally, 4 players on each team can go cleat-to-cleat in individual matches.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
4.1
Prinny Presents NIS Classics Vol. 2 90.

Prinny Presents NIS Classics Vol. 2

Platform: Switch
May 10, 2022
NIS Classics strikes again with Vol. 2, dude. After over 10 years, two action-packed RPGs‒Makai Kingdom: Reclaimed and Rebound, and Z.H.P.: Unlosing Ranger vs. Darkdeath Evilman‒will be making their appearance on Nintendo Switch. Makai Kingdom: Reclaimed and Rebound centers around Lord Zetta, a master of tactical warfare, and his pursuit to invade and reclaim the Netherworld‒as a book. Using cunning strategies, ultra-powerful magic, and a vast range of crazy deadly weapons, Lord Zetta aims to take control of his enemies' lands. Using a feature unique to this battle system, you can summon your army via the INVITE system to do your bidding on the battlefield and dominate your foes! When your thirst for new lands is quenched, ZHP: Unlosing Ranger vs. Darkdeath Evilman will have you coming back for more with the ultimate character customization system allowing you to make your character your own from the toes to the nose, dood! Custom-made to kick enemies to the curb, your character will also establish a base and work their way through a myriad of maps, each randomly generated and all part of your own unique story!
Metascore:
74
User Score:
tbd
Salt and Sacrifice 91.

Salt and Sacrifice

Platform: PlayStation 5
May 10, 2022
Salt and Sacrifice is the follow-up to Souls-like dark fantasy RPG, Salt and Sanctuary. In a land plagued by powerful and twisted Mages, the condemned Marked Inquisitors take up the hunt. A once-peaceful kingdom is plunged into chaos by encroaching tides of Mages: merciless embodiments of elemental chaos. The Marked Inquisitors, a doomed force of the condemned, once again mobilizes to stand against the existential threat of Magic. A buried secret threatens to bring an ancient empire to utter ruin. As a Marked Inquisitor, you’ll journey through the western frontier: pursuing, hunting, and obliterating the Mages that roam the realm. You may be bound to the Inquisition, but your choices are yours.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
5.5
Slipstream 92.

Slipstream

Platform: PlayStation 4
April 7, 2022
It's 199X, you're in the driver seat. As you turn the key and hear the engine starting, a cassette plays on the stereo. The clear blue sky invites you to escape, to explore a world of exotic landscapes and thrilling races. Step on the gas, choose your path, drive across cities, mountains, deserts, forests, beaches — places from all over the world and beyond. Slipstream is a racing game influenced and inspired by the OutRun series, SEGA games in general, Initial D, Vaporwave & Synthwave aesthetics and the spirit of 90s arcades. It uses a real pseudo3D engine to provide an authentic retro experience in a modern shell. After being funded via kickstarter in 2016 and delayed more times than the developer would like to admit, it was released independently for PC in 2018.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
tbd
Pac-Man Museum+ 93.

Pac-Man Museum+

Platform: Switch
May 27, 2022
PAC-MAN MUSEUM+ presents a unique curated collection of classic and modern PAC-MAN games from the over 40-year history of the storied iconic videogame character’s library. Fans and enthusiasts will be able to enjoy the iconic original arcade classic alongside more modern frenetic titles, including PAC-MAN BATTLE ROYALE, PAC-MAN 256, and more! *Featured Games in PAC-MAN MUSEUM+, include: PAC-MAN SUPER PAC-MAN PAC & PAL PAC-LAND PAC-MANIA PAC-ATTACK PAC-IN-TIME PAC-MAN ARRANGEMENT Arcade ver. PAC-MAN ARRANGEMENT CS ver. PAC-MAN CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION PAC Motos PAC’N ROLL REMIX PAC-MAN BATTLE ROYALE PAC-MAN 256
Metascore:
74
User Score:
tbd
Sonic Origins 94.

Sonic Origins

Platform: PC
June 23, 2022
Relive the classic collected adventures of Sonic The Hedgehog, Sonic The Hedgehog 2, Sonic 3 & Knuckles, and Sonic CD in the newly remastered Sonic Origins! From the iconic Green Hill Zone to the treacherous Death Egg Robot, you'll speed down memory lane to thwart the sinister plans of Doctor Robotnik in polished high definition! This latest version includes new areas to explore, additional animations, and a brand new Anniversary mode! Explore the classic Sonic titles in high-resolution, with all-new opening and ending animations for each title! New Unlockables: Complete various missions to collect coins to unlock new content, challenges, and Special Stages through the Museum. Classic and Anniversary Mode. Choose to Spin Dash your way through the numerous zones in Classic mode with the game's original resolution and limited lives, or the new Anniversary mode with unlimited lives and revamped fullscreen resolution.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
4.0
Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising 95.

Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising

Platform: PlayStation 5
May 10, 2022
Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising combines a thrilling adventure through ancient ruins with the tale of one town’s rise from the ashes. Drawn by lenses and other treasure in the nearby Runebarrows, our heroes learn that the town is struggling to rebuild after an earthquake and decide to help. Along the way, they’ll resolve disputes between eager adventurers and wary locals who don’t think the Barrows should be disturbed. And they’ll learn more about each other’s reasons for seeking treasure, deepening their bonds in the process. As you will learn, these Runebarrows hide a great secret that has fateful implications for one of the characters. What begins as a simple treasure hunt turns into a dark conspiracy that will shake the world and plant seeds that carry over into the main story of Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes. The game will introduce a portion of Eiyuden Chronicle’s cast of characters in an original story with thrilling action and engaging town-upgrading elements.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
6.9
Eternal Threads 96.

Eternal Threads

Platform: PC
May 19, 2022
Eternal Threads is a single-player, first-person story-driven puzzle game of time manipulation, choice and consequence.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
5.0
Yurukill: The Calumniation Games 97.

Yurukill: The Calumniation Games

Platform: Switch
July 5, 2022
Renowned author Homura Kawamoto delivers a twisted, multifaceted story in Yurukill. Accused of arson and the murders of 21 people, protagonist Sengoku Shunju is forced to fight for his freedom and prove his innocence. As one of six Prisoners, he must pair up with one of five victims, referred to as Executioners, within the confines of the strange and secluded amusement park known as Yurukill Land. Together each of the five teams—Mass Murderers, Death Dealing Duo, Crafty Killers, Sly Stalkers, and Peeping Toms—must face and overcome the entertainment venue's so-called "attractions" in order to attain what they desire. Should the Prisoners succeed, their crimes shall be pardoned. But if the Executioners win, they will be granted revenge for their loved ones. The in-depth story offers unique gameplay experiences including collating evidence, gathering testimonies, and solving puzzles.Yurukill’s shoot-‘em-up gameplay developed by veteran developer G.rev features action packed and fast-paced combat. In addition, online leaderboards give players the opportunity to see how they stack up against the competition.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
tbd
Yurukill: The Calumniation Games 98.

Yurukill: The Calumniation Games

Platform: PlayStation 5
July 5, 2022
Renowned author Homura Kawamoto delivers a twisted, multifaceted story in Yurukill. Accused of arson and the murders of 21 people, protagonist Sengoku Shunju is forced to fight for his freedom and prove his innocence. As one of six Prisoners, he must pair up with one of five victims, referred to as Executioners, within the confines of the strange and secluded amusement park known as Yurukill Land. Together each of the five teams—Mass Murderers, Death Dealing Duo, Crafty Killers, Sly Stalkers, and Peeping Toms—must face and overcome the entertainment venue's so-called "attractions" in order to attain what they desire. Should the Prisoners succeed, their crimes shall be pardoned. But if the Executioners win, they will be granted revenge for their loved ones. The in-depth story offers unique gameplay experiences including collating evidence, gathering testimonies, and solving puzzles.Yurukill’s shoot-‘em-up gameplay developed by veteran developer G.rev features action packed and fast-paced combat. In addition, online leaderboards give players the opportunity to see how they stack up against the competition.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
tbd
Evil Dead: The Game 99.

Evil Dead: The Game

Platform: PlayStation 5
May 13, 2022
Step into the shoes of Ash Williams or his friends from the iconic Evil Dead franchise and work together in a game loaded with over-the-top co-op and PVP multiplayer action! Play as a team of four survivors, exploring, looting, crafting, managing your fear, and finding key items to seal the breach between worlds in a game inspired by all three original Evil Dead films as well as the Starz original Ash vs Evil Dead television series. ICONIC CHARACTERS Play as characters from throughout the Evil Dead universe, including Ash, Scotty, Lord Arthur, Kelly Maxwell, Pablo Simon Bolivar, and more, with new dialogue performed by Bruce Campbell and others! PLAY AS GOOD OR EVIL... Fight for the forces of good or take control of the powerful Kandarian Demon to hunt Ash and other players while possessing Deadites, the environment, and even the survivors themselves as you seek to swallow their souls! OVER THE TOP VISUALS Whether you're tearing a Deadite in two with Ash's famous chainsaw hand or flying through the map as the Kandarian Demon in spirit form, the game captures the look and feel of the Evil Dead franchise in all its glory, with realistic visuals and a physics-based gore system that brings the horror to life! THIS...IS MY BROOMSTICK! Brandish your short barrel shotgun, chainsaw, cleavers and more to do some delightfully gruesome violence against the armies of darkness. Evil Dead: The Game features multiplayer co-op and PvP for PC, Xbox One, Xbox X|S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and Nintendo Switch.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
7.6
Trek to Yomi 100.

Trek to Yomi

Platform: Xbox Series X
May 5, 2022
Trek to Yomi is an ultra-stylised cinematic action-adventure that follows an enthralling story of Hiroki during his fall against the forces of evil. Experience his heroic return to make good on his failed promise to save the people he swore to protect. As a vow to his dying Master, the young swordsman Hiroki is sworn to protect his town and the people he loves against all threats. Faced with tragedy and bound to duty, the lone samurai must voyage beyond life and death to confront himself and decide his path forward.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
6.4

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