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New Video Game Releases for the Week of 8-13-17

Well, at least Monday and Tuesday are looking halfway decent for new video games this week. The other days? Not so much.

Starcraft Remastered comes out on Monday, bringing the nostalgic RTS back into the limelight. Given the accessibility, it’ll be interesting to see how popular such an old iteration of the series holds up in streams and general coverage. If you’re not interested in RTS at all, however, Tuesday might have something worth your while.

PS4 owners will finally be able to get their hands on Undertale, so that’s essentially an automatic recommendation for those who’ve missed out on it. To go further down the nostalgic rabbit hole, Sonic Mania drops on PS4, X1, and the Switch on Tuesday, as well.

If you’re in the mood for something other than a re-release, check out Matterfall and Agents of Mayhem. The former is a PS4 exclusive from the creators of Resogun, and the latter comes from the hands of those who brought you Saints Row, but with a superhero twist.

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

Monday, August 14th

  • Starcraft Remastered
  • Singularity Roller
  • Space Scumbags
  • Pain Train PainPocalypse
  • The Exorcist
  • ArkanoidSmoking
  • FlatFatCat
  • Magic Pixel Picross
  • Mini Hockey VR
  • Tale of Wuxia: The Pre-Sequel

Tuesday, August 15th

  • Matterfall – PS4
  • Agents of Mayhem – PC/PS4/X1
  • Observer – PC/PS4/X1
  • Eliosi’s Hunt
  • Sonic Mania – PS4/Switch/X1
  • Nidhogg 2
  • Sudden Strike 4 – PC/PS4
  • The SoulKeeper VR
  • Troll and I – Switch
  • Ken Follett’s The Pillars of the Earth
  • Undertale – PS4
  • Cities: Skylines – PlayStation 4 Edition – PS4 [clearly]
  • ChainMan
  • Dark Mystery
  • Daath Origins
  • Dark and Bright
  • Outracer
  • dontbegrey
  • Insanity VR: Last Score
  • Night Trap: 25th Anniversary Edition
  • Defenders of Ekron
  • Klondike Solitaire Kings
  • 80.08
  • Call Me Skyfish
  • Avoid The Monsters
  • Twisted S
  • Youtubers Clicker
  • Tower And Guardian
  • Miniature TD

Wednesday, August 16th

  • Wednesday War Tech Fighters (Early Access)
  • Moero Chronicle
  • Original Journey
  • Pinball Wicked
  • The Chronicles of Dragon Wing: Reborn
  • Interstellar Transport Company (Early Access)
  • SOULS
  • Voxelaxy (Early Access)
  • Fairy Lands: Rinka and the Fairy Gems
  • Forgotten Land
  • Trivia Vault: Science & History Trivia
  • Hard Time
  • Bombshell
  • Ruin City Gasolina
  • Behind The Door
  • Great eSports Manager
  • Radical Spectrum: Volume 2
  • Blue Angels Aerobatic Flight Simulator

Thursday, August 17th

  • Lupinball
  • Darkwood
  • Treasure Hunt VR
  • CrownFall
  • BootyBuns & 21
  • CastleMiner Warfare
  • ZomDay
  • 2D Mahjong Temple
  • Katharsis
  • Kitchen Simulator 2
  • Strangers of the Power
  • StellarHub
  • Questr (Early Access)
  • aMAZE Dark Times
  • Dark Eden Origin

Friday, August 18th

  • World to the West – PS4/X1
  • Rogue Stormers – PS4/X1
  • ARENA an Age of Barbarians Story
  • Zero Escape: Zero Time Dilemma – PS4
  • Promethium
  • FormulaVR
  • Crash Test Billy (Early Access)
  • Raid On Coasts
  • Helium Rain
  • Formula E: Grand Prix
  • Lobster Empire
  • Dungeons of Betrayal (Early Access)
  • Trivia Vault: Super Heroes Trivia
  • Battlefleet Engineer (Early Access)
  • MonsterS in haha Island
  • Head Goal
  • Connected Hearts
  • Direct
  • Hold the Line: The American Revolution
  • Crafting Dead (Early Access)
  • UKR
  • Brave
  • Achievement Hunter: Pharaoh
  • Achievement Hunter: Darkness
  • Fortune’s Tavern: Remastered
  • Adventures of the Worm
  • Brain Crush

Saturday, August 19th

  • Pirate Jump 2
  • Ungrounded: Ripple Unleashed VR

 

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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.