Each week, NextPlay brings you the newest games hitting digital stores and storefronts. While we can’t include every game released, we strive to highlight the ones that have caught our interest. So without further ado, let’s have a look at a selection of new games coming out this week!
Release Date: August 22 | Developer: loonyware | Publisher: loonyware
Play as an adorable chicken in this relaxing platformer. Jump, climb and solve puzzles to find the answer to the ultimate question chicken can ask.
Release Date: August 22 | Developer: Fallen Leaf | Publisher: Dear Villagers
Platform: PlayStation 5, PC, Mac
Fort Solis is a single player third person thriller set on the far side of Mars. Engineer Jack Leary responds to a routine alarm. Upon arriving at a dormant Fort Solis he becomes unnerved by the lack of any staff at the base. As the night grows longer events begin to unravel and spiral out of control. The mystery of what Fort Solis was created for starts to appear along with its crew. Can Jack escape with what he has discovered and more importantly, his life?
Release Date: August 22 | Developer: Ascendant Studios | Publisher: Electronic Arts
Platform: PlayStation 5, PC
From the creative director of Dead Space and multiple Call of Duty campaigns comes Immortals of Aveum, a single-player first-person magic shooter set in an original fantasy universe engulfed in magic, rife with conflict, and on the verge of oblivion.
Release Date: August 22 | Developer: Eden Games | Publisher: Microids
Platform: Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S (already available on Nintendo Switch)
That is the question you will need to answer in this dynamic kart racing game in the world of Smurfs! The whole family can choose one Smurf, its kart and special power, then you’re ready to go on wild races!
Release Date: August 22 | Developer: Mega Cat Studios | Publisher: Skybound Games
Platform: Android, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, iOS, PlayStation 5, PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series X|S
In WrestleQuest, players assume the role of a young wrestling hopeful, on his quest to become one of the all-time greats while he powerbombs, slams, and suplexes his way to the top. Inspired by icons like the legendary “Macho Man” Randy Savage, our hero must immerse himself in the world of professional wrestling, which will not only test his athleticism but his will and conscience too.
Release Date: August 23 | Developer: Moonana | Publisher: Serenity Forge
Platform: Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series X|S (already available on PC)
Dethrone the Zodiacs, revive the Golden Age and purge the Heretics that swarm the galaxy as Virgo, the queen of Purity, in this unforgiving timed actions turn-based JRPG.
Release Date: August 24 | Developer: The Game Kitchen | Publisher: Team17
Platform: PlayStation 5, PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series X|S
The Penitent One awakens as Blasphemous 2 joins him once again in an endless struggle against The Miracle. Dive into a perilous new world filled with mysteries and secrets to discover, and tear your way through monstrous foes that stand between you and your quest to end the cycle one and for all.
Release Date: August 24 | Developer: PolarityFlow, Adrian Zingg | Publisher: PolarityFlow, Adrian Zingg
Platform: Nintendo Switch, PC
Ginsha is a unique atmospheric pixelart Action Adventure Platformer with special Gravity Shield and Dash Mechanics. It combines a versatile Platformer core with RPG, Souls and Crafting Elements to an Anomaly among Metroidvania games.
Release Date: August 24 | Developer: Ocean Drive Studio | Publisher: Ocean Drive Studio
Platform: PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S (already available on PC)
Lost Eidolons is a turn-based tactical RPG set in a land of forgotten gods and feudal war. Join small-town mercenary Eden as he’s thrust into an escalating revolution. Recruit allies, build a rebellion, and test your wits in challenging story-driven scenarios.
Release Date: August 24 | Developer: Milestone | Publisher: Milestone
Platform: PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, PC
Rev up your engine and get ready to hit the track with RIDE 5. An adrenaline-filled gaming experience that is so authentic it will make you feel like you’re truly racing at break-neck speed. Find your favorite bikes and check out new ones in the ultimate motorcycle game! Race on over 35 tracks and collect more than 200 motorcycles from world-renowned manufacturers, each element is designed to feel like you’re riding a real bike.
Release Date: August 25 | Developer: FromSoftware | Publisher: BandaiNamco
Platform: Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, PC, Xbox Series X|S
By combining FromSoftware’s longstanding expertise in mech games and their signature robust gameplay, Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon will be a new action experience.