What's Out This Week?

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by KSubzero1000 » August 5th, 2019, 7:27 pm





I'm getting pretty hyped for this.

I've always been really disappointed that the original somehow never made it out of Japan and remained stranded on the region-locked OG Xbox. But the game itself seems like a lot of fun. The dope 6th gen gameplay I live for, hilarious political satire and even a soupçon of Solidus Swag sprinkled on top of it. Really glad Devolver decided to localize this one out of all possible games to pick from.

I'm in. Anyone else? :)

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by ratsoalbion » August 5th, 2019, 7:42 pm

Yip

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by Chopper » August 6th, 2019, 8:23 am

dezm0nd wrote:
August 3rd, 2019, 2:34 pm
Age of Wonders: Planetfall (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – August 6
This is reviewing very well and is also out for console(!), so I'm conflicted. It combines a tactical (think XCOM) and strategic (Civ, Endless Legend) layer and may be the only 4X on console which does so, so I'd like to 'support' it.

At the same time, the console version may have issues like lag in menus and difficulty distinguishing units without sitting right in front of the TV (as per the Sixth Axis review, the only console review I've found so far).

Added to that, I've more than halved my gaming spend this year by playing more on PC, and I'm conflicted. I could just go and play loads of other games and wait for this to come down in price.

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by dezm0nd » August 10th, 2019, 6:00 pm

Emberlight (PC) – August 13
Dicey Dungeons (PC) – August 13
Friday the 13th: The Game (Switch) – August 13
Exception (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch) – August 13
Rebel Galaxy Outlaw (PC) – August 13
Never Give Up (PC, Switch) – August 13
Warhammer: Vermintide 2 – Winds of Magic (PC) – 13
The Great Perhaps (PC) – August 14
Fell Seal: Arbiter’s Mark (Switch) – August 14
Exploding Babies – Steam Early Access (PC) – August 15
Ion Fury – official launch (PC) – August 15
Witcheye (Android, iOS) – August 15
Darq (PC) – August 15
Shortest Trip to Earth – official launch (PC) – August 15
Vasara Collection (Switch) – August 15
Hot Shot Burn – Steam Early Access (PC) – August 15
Train Sim World 2020 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – August 15
Zeus Begins (PC) – August 16
Grandia HD Collection (Switch) – August 16
Emma: Lost in Memories (PC, iOS, Android) – August 16

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by duskvstweak » August 12th, 2019, 2:40 pm

I'm sure if you have a Switch and you like that type of game, you're playing Fire Emblem, but Fell Seal: Arbiter’s Mark is totally worth a look.

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by ColinAlonso » August 12th, 2019, 6:49 pm

I've been waiting since the Sound of Play episode for the Switch release, not having heard of it before then. Definitely sounds up my alley.

Might pick up Dicey Dungeons later in the year. It's the new one from Terry Cavanagh and looks interesting.

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by Alex79uk » August 12th, 2019, 6:51 pm

I'd love to replay the whole Walking Dead saga on Switch (having only played seasons one and two, previously) but it doesn't seem like the versions available are the updated ones, and it would cost over £50 for the whole lot!

I don't want to replay it that much.

EDIT: Sorry, that post seems really out of place. It's because seasons two and three are coming to Switch this week, having only had one and four available up to now.

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by Flabyo » August 13th, 2019, 10:37 am

Seems it’s mostly updates for me this week.

Stellaris on console gets the Utopia add on today as it slowly inches it’s way towards parity with the pc build.

Nightwolf joins Mk11 for kombat pass players.

And best of all, Role Queue finally comes to Overwatch ranked games (in beta form anyway). No more games where I’m the only person playing a non-dps hero! Woo!

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by dezm0nd » August 14th, 2019, 4:52 am

Dicey Dungeons seems to be doing well, critically.

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by clippa » August 14th, 2019, 1:56 pm

I remember playing the alpha of that, scratched the same itch as slay the spire but I wasn't feeling it enough to put it on my wishlist.

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by Flabyo » August 14th, 2019, 6:08 pm

Speaking of Slay the Spire, out on XBO today, and it’s on gamepass as well.

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by KSubzero1000 » August 15th, 2019, 5:01 pm

I showed my mate the two Metal Wolf Chaos trailers earlier today and this turned into the biggest laugh I've had in weeks. That game's humor and presentation style seems like it's completely up my alley and I can't wait to dive headfirst into it as soon as I'm done dodging pink detritus. :P

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by dezm0nd » August 17th, 2019, 4:13 am

Remnant: From the Ashes (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – August 20
Hunt: Showdown – official launch (PC, Xbox One) – August 20
Rad (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch) – August 20
Songs of Skydale – Steam Early Access (PC) – August 21
Oninaki (PC, PS4, Switch) – August 22
Black Desert (PS4) – August 22
Whipseey and the Lost Atlas (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch) – August 22
Super Dodgeball Beats (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch) – August 22
Life is Strange 2 – Episode 4 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – August 22

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by Scrustle » August 18th, 2019, 3:40 pm

Hah, Remnant and Hunt releasing on the same day? What a funny coincidence. Those games are not only quite similar, they have an intertwined history too.

Hunt started as a project being made by Crytek USA, AKA Vigil Games, the Darksiders devs after they got bought up by Crytek. It was their project, but it wasn't long until the studio fell apart through mismanagement and issues over pay and such, putting development on ice. So after a while Crytek decided to reboot the project in to what it is now by themselves. I don't think much of the original game is still there, but it still carries over some of the original concept. Meanwhile, one of the two studios that was formed in the wake of Crytek USA falling to pieces, Gunfire Games, went on to create Remnant. It's almost as if they wanted to have their own jab at reviving that project, taking it in a different direction too, while still being a spooky/horror themed co-op shooter.

Remnant is actually set in the same universe as one of their previous games though, Chronos. A VR dungeon crawler thing. I was always a bit disappointed that never came out with a non-VR version. It looked kind of interesting, and like it would be possible to do that.

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by duskvstweak » August 18th, 2019, 3:58 pm

Super Dodgeball Beats looks...interesting. Will have to see some reviews about that, or watch someone play it.

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by stvnorman » August 20th, 2019, 6:44 am

Sega Ages Puyo Puyo and Sega Ages Space Harrier are insta-buys for me on Thursday this week. Never played the original Puyo Puyo so excited about that. Seeing a trailer for Space Harrier was enough to suck me right back in again... still haven't learnt my lesson after all these years and all these versions!

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by Chopper » August 20th, 2019, 10:07 am

Black Desert a.k.a. the game that slew my graphics card.

It's a good entry point for an MMO Novice, if you were so inclined - good tutorials and some interesting systems.

It has a great job/profession system, where you can hire people to mine raw resources, farm crops, create gunpowder/jewellry/weapons etc. I had a great supply chain going where I mined iron and tin in one area, farmed crops in another area to turn into beer to pay my workers, transported both to a third area where I smelted and had people producing bronze axes that I sold on the marketplace to (I assume) real players. They could chop down trees far quicker than iron axes. I was making maybe 20 thousand gold on each production cycle, surviving, a small but rewarding return on investment, it was great!

I came back to it after a month's break, and the game had given me twenty six million gold as a loyalty bonus. :x

I expect anybody who was interested might have already played it on PC/Xbox, where it is pretty cheap now.

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by clippa » August 20th, 2019, 2:08 pm

Undermine might be fun, keeping an eye on it - https://store.steampowered.com/app/656350/UnderMine/

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by clippa » August 21st, 2019, 6:32 pm

It's not fun.

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Re: What's Out This Week?

Post by Chopper » August 22nd, 2019, 10:09 am

:lol:

Remnant: From the Ashes sounds really intriguing from the reviews - a souls-like with guns, some proc gen, 3-player co-op, the ability to 're-roll' a level if it's not to your liking/becomes repetitive.

I've kinda sworn off boss-battle games as I'm pretty fed up of them now, and basically view bosses as an impediment to seeing the rest of the game. I was able to resist Hollow Knight due to the platforming aspect (don't much like platformers either :) ) but this looks decent.

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