New Games Coming Out This Week: July 24, 2023

New Games

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!

Super Catboy

Release Date: July 24 | Developer: Pixelpogo | Publisher: Assemble Entertainment

Super Catboy is an action-packed platformer in a high-bit pixel art style which combines the best elements of the golden 16-bit platformer era of the 90s – enhanced with new ideas! But most importantly: cat content!

Space Cats Tactics

Release Date: July 24 | Developer: Mitzi Games | Publisher: Mitzi Games
Platform: PC

Fight nerve-wracking spaceship battles in this turn-based tactical space opera RPG! Manage your crew of feline warriors to adapt to every strategic situation and dive into a thrilling space opera story where your choices will determine your path.

Mr. Run and Jump

Release Date: July 25 | Developer: Graphite Lab | Publisher: Atari
Platform: Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series X|S

Mr. Run and Jump draws you in with precise level design, free-flowing gameplay, and formidable challenge. Silky controls encourage players to run, jump, dash, double jump, and roll to clear levels with style, making it a speedrunner’s dream. Collectibles hidden in tough-to-reach spots demand players use their wits as well as their dexterity. Dynamic Assistance options allow players to set the level of difficulty they want. No matter how you play, Mr. Run and Jump offers engaging gameplay options to players of varying skill levels and approaches.

Remnant II

Release Date: July 25 | Developer: Gunfire Games | Publisher: Gearbox Publishing
Platform: PC, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S

Remnant II is the sequel to the best-selling game Remnant: From the Ashes that pits survivors of humanity against new deadly creatures and god-like bosses across terrifying worlds. Play solo or co-op with two other friends to explore the depths of the unknown to stop an evil from destroying reality itself. To succeed, players will need to rely on their own skills and those of their team to overcome the toughest challenges and to stave off humanity’s extinction.

Xuan-Yuan Sword: Mists Beyond the Mountains

Release Date: July 26 | Developer: Softstar Entertainment | Publisher: Softstar Entertainment
Platform: PC, Nintendo Switch (already available on iOS)

Xuan-Yuan Sword: Mists Beyond the Mountains is a classic turn-based RPG. Under the orders of Pepin III, the Frankish Knight Septem has embarked on a long journey to seek the Invincible Arts of War. Starting from the canals of beautiful Venice, the great knight’s path has spanned the Middle East, Western Regions on his way to the mystical orient. In his adventures, Septem has drawn into the intricate power disputes between local powers, along with the decade-spanning ambitions of the dark lord, Satan.

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart (PC)

Release Date: July 26 | Developer: Insomniac Games | Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment
Platform: PC (already available on PlayStation 5)

Go dimension-hopping with Ratchet and Clank as they take on an evil emperor from another reality. Jump between action-packed worlds and beyond at mind-blowing speeds, complete with dazzling visuals and an insane arsenal.

Double Dragon Gaiden: Rise of the Dragons

Release Date: July 27 | Developer: Secret Base | Publisher: Modus Games
Platform: Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series X|S

Explore the early beginnings of the young Double Dragon brothers as they take on both new and familiar enemies in this alternate story. In this fresh roguelite take, every playthrough is brand new chance at new action. Featuring a unique and dynamic level structure, the difficulty of the missions you take on will change depending on the order you have selected them.

Koa and the Five Pirates of Mara

Release Date: July 27 | Developer: Chibig | Publisher: Chibig
Platform: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, PC, Nintendo Switch

Join Koa and her best friend Napopo on an action-packed adventure through the islands of Mara! Outwit traps, manoeuvre dangerous environments, and explore a series of dazzlingly different landscapes on their quest to recover stolen pirate loot.

PixelJunk: Scrappers Deluxe

Release Date: July 27 | Developer: Q-Games Ltd. | Publisher: Q-Games Ltd.
Platform: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, PC, Nintendo Switch

Clean up the streets of Junktown as a team of robot garbage collectors. Trash your opponents with up to 4 players or go it alone in this beat ‘em up that’s also a clean ‘em up!

The Expanse: A Telltale Series

Release Date: July 27 | Developer: Telltale Games | Publisher: Telltale Games
Platform: Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, PC, Xbox Series X|S

In the near future on the outskirts of the asteroid belt, a bloody mutiny breaks loose on the Artemis. You take the role of XO Camina Drummer, where your choices determine the fate of the ship. What will you do with the truth, Bosmang?


Release Date: July 28 | Developer: Madison Karrh | Publisher: Wings
Platform: Xbox One (already available on PC and Mac)

Birth is a pleasantly creepy point-and-click puzzle game about living alone in a large city and constructing a creature to keep you company out of spare bones and organs you find lying around. Explore libraries, post offices, museums, cafes, and apartments that don’t belong to you, solving observational puzzles hidden in personal belongings and scenery.

Disney Illusion Island

Release Date: July 28 | Developer: Dlala Studios | Publisher: Disney
Platform: Nintendo Switch

Join Mickey & Friends on a quest to explore the mysterious island of Monoth and recover three mystical books to save the world from disaster! Choose your favorite character and unlock special abilities as you perform high-flying platforming feats, solve fun puzzles, and take on epic boss battles. Run, swim, swing, and jump your way through a beautiful yet mysterious island and discover rich biomes, intriguing characters, and hidden secrets!

13: Origin – Chapter One

Release Date: July 28 | Developer: Corvus Studio | Publisher: Corvus Studio
Platform: PC

Unknowingly revealing a great secret about human history, will Edmond be able to live with this secret? 13:ORIGIN is a story-based adventure and puzzle game full of suspense and excitement, where you can progress by solving puzzles. Here is the first chapter of the journey.

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