One section I want also to add on gaming.boutique is dedicated to the latest games launched on PlayStation 4. And there are not as many video games launched during a week as you might think. For example, last week (13-19 of May 2019) only 14 games had been published on PlayStation 4, from different game genres. It doesn’t seem a big number for me.
The most discussed one was definitely Rage 2 (the sequel to the 2011 game Rage), a first-person shooter video game developed by Avalanche Studios in conjunction with id Software and published by Bethesda Softworks. PlayStation US even has a photo contest, that is following the Days Gone one. You still got 2 days to register to the RAGE 2 – Share of the Week contest.
Let’s start with the games, day by day.
Released 13 May 2019
Shakedown: Hawaii | Vblank Entertainment (19€)
Shakedown: Hawaii follows three protagonists through a 16-bit open world. Build your own ‘legitimate’ corporation by completing missions, acquiring businesses, sabotaging competitors, ‘re-zoning’ land, and shaking down shops for protection money.
Explore the island by foot, by car, or by boat. It’s filled with arcade challenges, sidequests, stores to shop at, houses to burgle, civilians to interact with, and secrets to discover.
Crashbots | Sometimes You (10€)
Take control of the latest line of robots and test their fighting capabilities, agility, and endurance in various arenas filled with dangerous obstacles, booby traps and enemies.
There are two games modes.
World Mode – you have to reach the finish line of each level before your battery runs out, and Endless Mode – you have to run as far as you can before your energy runs out.
Released 14 May 2019
Sniper Elite V2 Remastered | REBELLION DEVELOPMENTS LTD (33€)
Remastered from the 2012 favorite, Sniper Elite V2 will see you parachuted into World War 2 Berlin amidst the Germans’ final stand. You must prevent Nazi V2 rocket technology from falling into the wrong hands. Take advantage of authentic weapons, stalk your targets, set up the shot, and use your skill, patience, and cunning to achieve your mission. Stealth is key as you find yourself trapped between two desperate armies in a race against time.
RAGE 2 | Bethesda (65€)
An asteroid has annihilated 80% of the earth’s population, and humanity’s numbers are dwindling. Ruthless and bloodthirsty gangs roam the open roads and the tyrannical Authority seeks to rule with an iron fist. Playing Walker, the last Ranger of the wasteland and a threat to their power, you have been robbed of your home and left for dead. Now you’ll have to rage for justice and freedom.
Figment | Bedtime Digital Games Aps (19€)
A musical action-adventure set in the recesses of the human mind… Welcome to the world of Figment. A strange and surreal world a place filled with our deepest thoughts, urges, and memories, populated by the many voices we hear in our heads.
Darkwood | Crunchng Koalas Sp. z o.o. Sp. K. (14€)
Darkwood is a challenging survival horror that does not rely on jump scares. Craft weapons, prepare traps, fortify hideouts – you will explore and scavenge the eerie forests of the Soviet Bloc by day, then hunker down in your hideout at night. With nightmarish forces corrupting the woods, wait and pray for the sun to come up the next morning.
A Plague Tale: Innocence | FOCUS HOME INTERACTIVE (48€)
Follow the grim tale of young Amicia and her little brother Hugo, in a heartrending journey through the darkest hours of history. Hunted by Inquisition soldiers and surrounded by unstoppable swarms of rats, Amicia and Hugo will come to know and trust each other. As they struggle to survive against overwhelming odds, they will fight to find purpose in this brutal, unforgiving world.
Released 15 May 2019
Undead Horde – 10Tons Ltd. (16€)
You’re a necromancer – a re-animator of the dead. Undead Horde is a necromantic action game with elements from action RPG, strategy and hack’n’slash. Re-animate almost any enemy and build an army of dozens of undead minions. Take command and send your undead war machine against the living and their leader King Paladin Benevictor. Equip your necromancer with endless amounts of loot and lead your army to ultimate victory!
Nelke & the Legendary Alchemists ~Ateliers of the New World~ | Koei Tecmo Europe Ltd (57€)
Atelier 20th Anniversary Title – An Atelier town built together with legendary alchemists. This title aims to combine the “slice-of-life” atmosphere of living in a town and collaborating with various characters and the exaltation that comes from successfully governing a town and expanding your world.
Released 16 May 2019
INFERNO CLIMBER: REBORN | Arc System Works Co (11€)
Long ago, there were 5 purgatory stones that brought order to the world.
However, the power of the stones was spread too thin and weak minded individuals rose to dominate the world. Long story short, the doors to Hell opened, and the world began to decay. Now, 100 years later, an innocent soul made a pact with Death and set forth in search for the Purgatory Stones.
This is a legend about a world called ‘Hell’, in which you need to defeat powerful bosses to collect all 5 Purgatory Stones by slashing, magic casting, arrow shooting, bombs throwing, exploring, eating, cooking, blacksmithing and many other actions.
Feudal Alloy – Attu Games s.r.o. (24€)
Feudal Alloy is an epic action adventure with fish-controlled medieval robots! Explore an unusual medieval world with a fish-controlled robot, Attu. Improve your combat techniques and skills by smashing many kinds of mechanical creatures in a beautiful hand-drawn world.
Attu is an ordinary farmer robot who lives in a small cottage in sunflower fields. He had been living a simple but pleasant life until a bunch of outlaws attacked the village, stole their oil supplies and burnt his house.
Castlevania Anniversary Collection | Konami (19€)
Konami’s Castlevania Anniversary Collection traces the origins of the historic vampire franchise. Included is a unique eBook with details provided by developers, artists, and others inspired by the Castlevania legacy which sheds a fresh light into the world of Castlevania.
Bubsy: Paws on Fire! | UFO Interactive (24€)
Oinker P. Hamm is determined to capture every animal in the universe for his “Amazootorium.” Bubsy, fearing mostly for himself, is just as determined to stop him. Two archrivals stitched together by the cruel knitting needles of fate. No matter who emerges victorious, there is one thing we know for certain: There’s going to be a whole lot of yarn along the way.
Released 17 May 2019
S.O.N | REDG STUDIOS, LLC (13€)
S.O.N is an epic psychological horror game set in the modern day. You play as Robert Alderson in search of his missing son Jay who went missing deep in the Pennsylvania forest, better known as South Of Nowhere. In a world where fear takes control over everyone and your past is never erased. What fears and demons will you face getting back your loved ones?
And that’s all, folks! See you next week!
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