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New Video Game Releases for the Week of 6-4-17

Those on the lookout for couch co-op games have their pick of the litter this week. GoNNER will treat Switch owners to what looks like a fusion of Super Meat Boy and Contra (accompanied by some great sound design), while Rogue Stormers seems like it’ll scratch the more traditional Contra-itch with a rogue-like spin. Jump Stars presents itself with a jovial brutality akin to Castle Crashers, but with less slashing and more jumping, and Victor Vran: Overkill Edition should appease those looking for more of a Diablo-esque experience.

Morrowind opens its gates to all in The Elder Scrolls Online this week, breathing a new, nostalgic life into the online world. Speaking of nostalgia, PS4 owners may very well be pleased to see Wipeout: Omega Collection appear in the PlayStation Store on Tuesday. And barring any future “administrative snafus,” Perception will finally arrive on consoles this Tuesday alongside The Town of Light, a psychological horror game revolving entirely around mental health issues.

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

Monday, June 5th

  • Across the Moment: vol. one
  • World of DASM: DASM Spell Quest (Early Access)
  • The Existence Abstract
  • Redneck Rampage Rides Again
  • Rescue Quest Gold
  • The Hunt

Tuesday, June 6th

  • Victor Vran: Overkill Edition – PS4
  • Randall – PS4
  • Neighborhorde – PC/PS4/X1
  • BATTLESLOTHS
  • Conarium
  • Dark Rose Valkyrie
  • ClaDun Returns: This is Sengoku! – PC/PS4/Vita
  • Wipeout: Omega Collection – PS4
  • Farming Simulator 18 – 3DS/Vita
  • Perception – PS4/X1
  • DiRT 4 – PS4/X1
  • SUPERBEAT: XONiC – PS4
  • The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind
  • The Town of Light – PS4/X1
  • Hell Warders (Early Access)
  • WILL: A Wonderful World
  • Jump Stars – PS4
  • Plague Road – Vita
  • Star Fleet Armada Rogue Adventures
  • Special Delivery – PS4

Wednesday, June 7th

  • SUPERBEAT: XONiC – X1
  • Monolith
  • Zazen – X1
  • Refunct – X1
  • Stoire (Early Access)
  • Lux Alliance
  • New Frontier Days: Founding Pioneers

Thursday, June 8th

  • Amber’s Magic Shop
  • Galactic Missile Defense
  • Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap
  • Breaking Fast
  • Medieval Kingdom Wars (Early Access)
  • Lines (Gaminous)
  • GoNNER – Switch
  • Virush
  • Dragon Essence: Color My World
  • Lethis: Daring Discoverers
  • Scarlett Mysteries: Cursed Child
  • Anime Workshop – 3DS
  • Terra Mystica
  • Kholat

Friday, June 9th

  • Subject A-119
  • Rogue Stormers – PS4/X1
  • Adjacency
  • The Vagrant (Early Access)
  • Deemo: The Last Recital – Vita
  • Jump Stars – PC
  • Broken Age – PS4/Vita
  • Gray Skies, Dark Waters
  • Lander 8009 VR
  • Hotel 19-95
  • Kholat – X1
  • SQUIDS FROM SPACE (Early Access)

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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.