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New Video Game Releases for the Week of 5-21-17

As far as variety is concerned, the new games coming out this week are killing it. Embers of Mirrim drops this Tuesday and looks as wonderful as it does curious. Portal Knights, what looks like a revamped Minecraft on RPG steroids, releases the same day on PS4 and Xbox One. As with the tactics-heavy Pox Nora coming to PS4 (also on Tuesday), however, most of the more remarkable games this week are older games ported to various consoles.

Speaking of tactics and ports, this week brings Disgaea 5 Complete to the Switch, which is terrible news for my bank account. Alongside Star Ocean: Till The End of Time, FromSoftware’s PS2 debut, Eternal Ring, comes to the PS4 this week, as well. Overwatch finally gets its GotY Edition out, Black Desert Online attempts to revitalize the MMO scene with Steam support, and a bit more (including the puzzling adventure game, RiME). And Friday the 13th: The Game, which is drenched in survival horror. It’s madness. A lukewarm madness, it seems, but chaotic nonetheless!

Oh, and players with early access will finally be able to explore Morrowind within the Elder Scrolls Online world for the first time this week. Pretty cool.

As always, everything is for PC unless stated otherwise, and the bold titles are the games that have piqued my interest.

Monday, May 22nd

  • Impact Winter
  • Walkerman
  • The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind (Early Access)
  • Global Soccer Manager 2017
  • Delila’s Gift
  • Mech League Boxing (Early Access)
  • Battle Summoners (Early Access)
  • GREYMEN: A Post-Apocalyptic Band Reunion (Early Access)

Tuesday, May 23rd

  • SmuggleCraft – PC/PS4
  • Pox Nora – PS4
  • Darksiders: Warmastered Edition – Wii U
  • Samurai Warriors: Spirit of Sanada – PC/PS4
  • Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception
  • Disgaea 5 Complete – Switch
  • Geneshift
  • Dynasty Feud
  • Embers of Mirrim – PC/PS4/X1
  • Portal Knights – PS4/X1
  • Spellspire – PC/PS4/Vita
  • Eternal Ring – PS4
  • Planet Coaster
  • Flight to Eternity
  • Star Ocean: Till the End of Time – PS4
  • Puzzle Showdown 4K – PC/PS4
  • Deliriant – PS4
  • Plantera – Vita
  • Overwatch (Game of the Year Edition) – PC/PS4/X1

Wednesday, May 24th

  • Balthazar’s Dream
  • Empyrean Frontier (Early Access)
  • Medusa’s Labyrinth VR
  • Black Desert Online
  • Unit 4 – PC/X1
  • Ricky Raccoon
  • Masked Shooters

Thursday, May 25th

  • Planet Nomads
  • MidBoss
  • Three Kingdoms: The Last Warlord (Early Access)
  • TRANCE VR
  • Tanks vs Aliens
  • Vanquish
  • Soul Harvest (Early Access)
  • Ophidia
  • The Girl and the Robot – Wii U
  • Two Worlds II: Call of the Tenebrae
  • Block Zombies! – Wii U
  • Heart’s Medicine – Hospital Heat
  • Aztec Venture
  • ACA NeoGeo: The Last Blade – PS4
  • ACA NeoGeo: World Heroes 2
  • BugsBox – PS4
  • Kung Fury: Street Rage – Vita

Friday, May 26th

  • RiME – PC/PS4/X1
  • Get Even – PC/PS4/X1
  • Friday the 13th: The Game – PC/PS4/X1
  • Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers – Switch
  • Constructor – PC/PS4/X1
  • Guilty Gear Xrd: Rev 2 – PS4
  • Emily is Away Too
  • Unlasting Horror (Early Access)
  • Solaroids: Prologue (Early Access)
  • StarSmashers
  • Icarus Starship Command Simulator
  • OMEGA PATTERN
  • Spellspire – X1
  • Poker Show VR
  • Trail of Destruction
  • CrossCells
  • Detective Butler: Maiden Voyage Murder
  • Aeon

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Zach’s eternal preoccupation with video games became cemented at an early age. His first memorable journey away from reality began with a text-based Football game on a dirty Apple II; he’s chased fantasy ever since. Having took English classes as electives in college, Zach decided to pull the trigger on a merger between the two obsessions.