Game Releases by User Score

AI: The Somnium Files - nirvanA Initiative 1.

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 2.

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
Moss: Book II 3.

Moss: Book II

Platform: PlayStation 4
March 31, 2022
As the next game in the franchise, Book II builds on the story you started with Quill in the original Moss. In this continuation of the journey, the stakes are higher than ever as Quill works to save the world of Moss and end the merciless rule of the Arcane. New allies, old friends, and the very world around you will offer help along the way, but in the end, it is you alone who can lift Quill up to save this world, and together, rise to legend. [Polyarc]
Metascore:
83
User Score:
7.7
Infernax 4.

Infernax

Platform: PlayStation 4
February 14, 2022
Infernax is the adventures of a great knight who returns to his homeland only to find it plagued with unholy magic. Uncover the mysteries of the curse and face the consequences of your actions.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
7.6
Atelier Sophie 2: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Dream 5.

Atelier Sophie 2: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Dream

Platform: PlayStation 4
February 25, 2022
A mysterious story of a mysterious dream... One of the stories experienced throughout the Alchemist Sophie’s many adventures, as she continued her travels after leaving her hometown of Kirchen Bell. This is Sophie’s adventure as she searches for her friend Plachta in the dream world Erde Wiege, where they become separated, and shows the bonds she forms with the people she meets and passing of hearts. ■Evolved turn-based battles & seamless transitions! In the 6 member party turn-based battles, the 3 members in the front and 3 in the back form 2 teams cooperating “multi-linked turn battles”, and transitions from exploration to battles without loading times in “seamless battles”, the entire game can be enjoyed at a great pace. ■2 types of panels for everyone to enjoy synthesis! This game uses panel synthesis, the synthesis system of the Mysterious series, where materials are placed in the panel slots to create new items in this puzzle-like feature. By placing the certain materials in the slots, various effects can be produced. There are 2 types of panels in this game that players can select from : a regular panel and a restricted panel that has a higher synthesis difficulty level. The board of the restricted panel is fairly complex, but when materials are placed just right, items with high effects can be synthesized, which can't be generated from the regular panel.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
9.0
The King of Fighters XV 6.

The King of Fighters XV

Platform: PlayStation 4
February 17, 2022
Since its debut in 1994, the KOF fighting game series has been driving the world to excitement with its appealing characters and unique game system. Six years have passed since the last title in the series, and now KOF XV surpasses all of its predecessors in terms of graphics, systems, and online experience! '- A total of 39 characters are participating! Classic popular characters, revived characters, new characters, and more! The most epic dream match in KOF history is about to begin! - KOF's story reaches its climax! The latest KOF Saga continues from the previous title in Story Mode. This time, the story is coming to an explosive climax! - The culmination of the series' battle system Inheriting the series' traditional 3-on-3 team battle, KOF XV also features a new system. Enjoy an unprecedented sense of speed and freshness! - Easy and versatile online play Rollback netcode has been adopted to reduce lag in online matches. There are also a variety of battle options that allow you to choose how you want to play! - KOF is fully packed with content to enjoy Includes a Gallery with movies and voices, and a new DJ STATION with over 300 popular songs from the KOF series and more.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
6.8
Persona 4 Arena Ultimax 7.

Persona 4 Arena Ultimax

Platform: PlayStation 4
March 17, 2022
In P4AU, the characters from Persona 4 and Persona 3 once again find themselves teaming up to face off in the P-1 Climax, a series of battles which must be won before the world ends. The original cast of characters from Persona 3 and 4 are back to discover the mastermind behind the whole tournament, while a few new faces join the fight, including Junpei Iori, Yukari Takeba, Rise Kujikawa, and more. But standing in their way is the dual katana-wielding Sho Minazuki, a huge threat to everyone involved in the P-1 Climax. Worse yet, there's a Sho lookalike who can wield a Persona...
Metascore:
80
User Score:
6.6
Cotton Fantasy 8.

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
Capcom Fighting Collection 9.

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
Pocky & Rocky Reshrined 10.

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
Metal Max Xeno Reborn 11.

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
Voice of Cards: The Forsaken Maiden 12.

Voice of Cards: The Forsaken Maiden

Platform: PlayStation 4
February 17, 2022
Set sail on a voyage to change destiny itself. Voice of Cards: The Forsaken Maiden is set on a remote chain of islands that have been protected by the maidens for generations, but which now face destruction. The hero of the story vows to save the islanders and sets sail for the high seas, together with Laty, a girl who failed to become a maiden. The second game in the unique Voice of Cards series, where all elements are presented entirely through the medium of cards, in the tradition of tabletop RPGs and gamebooks. A touching tale set in a world of melancholic beauty, brought to you by YOKO TARO (Creative Director), Keiichi Okabe (Music Director) and Kimihiko Fujisaka (Character Designer). *This game is not a direct sequel to Voice of Cards: The Isle Dragon Roars. Both stories can be enjoyed as standalone game experiences. *This product is also included in other bundles sold separately. Please take care not to re-purchase the same content. * Please be aware that parts of the game which require an internet connection may cease to be supported at any point.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
4.5
Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition 13.

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
Slipstream 14.

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
WindJammers 2 15.

WindJammers 2

Platform: PlayStation 4
January 20, 2022
The best flying disc game of all time is back! With amazing hand-drawn graphics, crazy new moves, gameplay mechanics and awesome new characters and stages, Windjammers 2 is the sequel you've been dreaming of.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
6.2
Weird West 16.

Weird West

Platform: PlayStation 4
March 31, 2022
Survive and unveil the mysteries of the Weird West through the intertwined destinies of its unusual heroes in an immersive sim from the co-creators of Dishonored and Prey. Discover a dark fantasy reimagining of the Wild West where lawmen and gunslingers share the frontier with fantastical creatures. Journey through the origin stories of a group of atypical heroes, written into legend by the decisions you make in an unforgiving land. Each journey is unique and tailored to the actions taken - a series of high stakes stories where everything counts and the world reacts to the choices you make. Form a posse or venture forth alone into an otherworldly confines of the Weird West and make each legend your own.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
7.8
Pac-Man Museum+ 17.

Pac-Man Museum+

Platform: PlayStation 4
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:
72
User Score:
tbd
Wonder Boy Collection 18.

Wonder Boy Collection

Platform: PlayStation 4
June 3, 2022
Bringing together four of the very best Wonder Boy games - from the original 1986 arcade version to 1994's Monster World IV - this remarkable collection gives you a chance to experience one of the most influential series from gaming's past. Through the 1980s and 1990s the Wonder Boy games built up a huge following with their dazzling blend of energetic platforming and action-RPG gameplay. Unlike other titans from the platform genre, however, the Wonder Boy games have seen very limited release in the West on modern gaming hardware. Until now! The Wonder Boy games are designed to be simple to pick-up and play for gamers of every ability - but contain enough depth and challenge to keep even the most skilled players busy. And now they're updated with modern features such as the ability to rewind your game at any moment. So whether you're looking to try this iconic gaming series for the first time, revisit a youth spent playing Wonder Boy, or add a refreshingly distinct platformer to your collection, Wonder Boy Collection is the perfect package for you!
Metascore:
71
User Score:
tbd
Ganryu 2: Hakuma Kojiro 19.

Ganryu 2: Hakuma Kojiro

Platform: PlayStation 4
March 9, 2022
A hack'n'slash inspired by Takezo Musashi's story from Eiji Yoshikawa's 1930s novel "The Stone and the Saber". This is one of the most famous stories in Japanese culture.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
tbd
Phantom Breaker: Omnia 20.

Phantom Breaker: Omnia

Platform: PlayStation 4
March 15, 2022
Phantom Breaker: Omnia, a massive update to Phantom Breaker: Extra, a 1-vs-1 2D anime fighter originally released by Mages in 2013. The game features 2 guest characters, Kurisu Makise from Steins;Gate and Rimi Sakihata from Chaos;Head, as well as two brand new characters created specifically for Phantom Breaker Omnia. A mysterious man, known only as 'Phantom' appeared in Tokyothe capital city of Japanand manipulated vulnerable adolescents into fighting each other, bestowing upon them mystical weapons of great strength known as 'Fu-mension Artifacts.' In exchange, he promised to grant their wish if they survive. Unbeknownst to the combatants, the fierce clashes between Fu-mension Artifacts caused distortions in space-time, which compromised the boundaries between parallel universes. The collapse of these parallel universes would ultimately break the seal, unleashing Phantom's destructive powers.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
tbd
Reverie Knights Tactics 21.

Reverie Knights Tactics

Platform: PlayStation 4
January 25, 2022
Reverie Knights Tactics is a turn-based tactical RPG with strategic battles in isometric grids where every decision can alter the story. Travel through a hand-drawn fantasy world and lead your heroes in a story-rich adventure, visual novel style.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
tbd
The Cruel King and the Great Hero 22.

The Cruel King and the Great Hero

Platform: PlayStation 4
March 15, 2022
The Wicked King and the Noble Hero is an RPG with a human child named Yuu and the dragon that acts as her foster parent. In the game, the world was ruled by the dragon overlord, and it was defeated by the hero. But instead of killing the dragon, the hero decided just to cut off its horns where his power came from, and the two became friends. One day, the hero returns to the dragon with his daughter named Yuu asking to look after her. The dragon telling to Yuu about her father's feat and then she decided to become a hero like her father.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
7.3
Shadow Warrior 3 23.

Shadow Warrior 3

Platform: PlayStation 4
March 1, 2022
Shadow Warrior 3 launches the offbeat first-person shooter series to the next level with a seamless blend of fast-paced gunplay, razor-sharp melee combat, and a spectacular free-running movement system. Fallen corporate shogun Lo Wang and his former employer turned nemesis turned sidekick Orochi Zilla embark on an improbable mission to recapture an ancient dragon they unwillingly unleashed from its eternal prison. Armed with a punishing mix of blades and bullets, Lo Wang must traverse uncharted parts of the world to track down the dark beast and push the apocalypse back yet again. All it will take is the mask of a dead god, a dragon's egg, a touch of magic, and enough firepower to hold off the impending cataclysm. Bring a Katana to a Gunfight. Conduct a symphony of death with each encounter by mixing overwhelming firepower with devastatingly precise katana strikes as you dash in and around the demonic hordes. Fancy Footwork Flow between nimble movement techniques including air dashes, wall running, double jumps, and the fancy new grappling hook busts your combat and movement options wide open in every battle. Execute Then Annihilate Execute spectacular finishing moves to claim a piece of your conquered foe and unleash its powers back on the horde in a burst of unstoppable fury and powerful magic. Dynamic Combat Arenas Each environment is lined with hazardous structures and devices that can be activated to add another layer of creative choice to the offensive strategy. Neo Feudal Japan Trek across a mythic Asian land infused with the magic and technology of ancient samurai, now overrun by the demonic yokai from Japanese folklore. Funny Business Brace for expertly delivered one-liners from Lo Wang, pointed banter with Zilla, and an intense thrill ride of absurd predicaments on the way to turning doomsday into a new day.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
5.7
THE HOUSE OF THE DEAD: Remake 24.

THE HOUSE OF THE DEAD: Remake

Platform: PlayStation 4
April 28, 2022
Nobody leaves here alive! The House of the Dead: Remake is a remade version of the game introduced in 1997 in arcade platform. A classic arcade rail-shooter receives a whole new entourage and gameplay changes to suit modern gaming standards. * Hordes of the undead monstrosities in a fast-paced rail-shooter. * True to the original gameplay. * Well known arcade classic with modern graphics and controls. * Multiple endings.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
tbd

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Highs and Lows
Highest of the Month
  1. 82

    F1 22

    • Release Date: Jul 1, 2022
    • Rating: E
    • User Score: 2.5
    • Platform: PC
  2. 74

    Arcadegeddon

  3. 74

    Yurukill: The Calumniation Games

    • Release Date: Jul 5, 2022
    • Rating: T
    • Platform: Switch
  4. 73

    Yurukill: The Calumniation Games

    • Release Date: Jul 5, 2022
    • Rating: T
    • Platform: PS5
Lowest of the Month
  1. 73

    Yurukill: The Calumniation Games

    • Release Date: Jul 5, 2022
    • Rating: T
    • Platform: PS5
  2. 74

    Yurukill: The Calumniation Games

    • Release Date: Jul 5, 2022
    • Rating: T
    • Platform: Switch
  3. 74

    Arcadegeddon

  4. 82

    F1 22

    • Release Date: Jul 1, 2022
    • Rating: E
    • User Score: 2.5
    • Platform: PC