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Top Upcoming Games Of The Month – May 2017

Top Upcoming Games Of The Month – May 2017

Another month, another list of cool games we can’t wait to check out. As E3 sneaks upon us, the month leading up to is filled with exciting games for all platforms. So here are our top upcoming games of the month of May 2017.

Prey

  • Platforms: Windows PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4
  • Release Date: 5th May

As a subject of an experiment gone horribly wrong, you awaken across the Talos I space station and find yourself surrounded by aliens who can mimic everyday objects. But guess what? So can you. Fight your way through in this first person horror game and get to the bottom of the mystery.

Dreamfall Chapters: The Final Cut

  • Platforms: Xbox One and PlayStation 4
  • Release Date: 5th May

The last episode of Dreamfall Chapters came out almost a year ago, but that doesn’t mean the devs are done with it. The Final Cut will tweak the chapters, making them prettier and adjusting some of the mechanics. There are changes to character art and animations, music, sound-effects, shaders, lighting — and gameplay.

Birthdays The Beginning

  • Platforms: Windows PC, PlayStation 4
  • Release Date: 9th May

From the legendary creator, Mr. Yasuhiro Wada (TOYBOX Inc.), comes Birthdays the Beginning: a new sandbox game in which players create cube-shaped worlds that give rise to diverse and unique lifeforms. With careful experimentation, players can shape the geography and alter the temperature of each world to create the conditions for life and witness the birth of an entire ecosystem!

Strafe

  • Platforms: Windows PC, PlayStation 4, MacOS 
  • Release Date: 9th May

A blood filled fast-paced FPS that looks like something straight out of the 90s. I heard someone say this will be the game that redeems all FPS games. Will it be? I guess we’ll find out soon enough.

Injustice 2

  • Platforms: Xbox One, PlayStation 4
  • Release Date: 16th May

Superhero-powered sequel to Injustice: Gods Among Us, the second title introduces a lot of new characters while old ones are back to prove themselves once again.

The Surge

  • Platforms: Windows PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4
  • Release Date: 16th May

Coming from the makers of Lords of the Fallen, The Surge is an action RPG set in a sci-fi environment. Mankind has depleted the planet’s resources, and the world is riddled with environmental diseases and social issues. The future looks pretty grim, kids.

Farpoint

  • Platforms: PlayStation 4 (PS VR)
  • Release Date: 16th May

A space adventure game that takes you to a hostile alien planet when a mission to Jupiter goes astray. Separated from the crew, you need to explore and unearth the planet’s secrets, fighting through alien flora and fauna in order to survive.

Portal Knights

  • Platforms: Xbox One, PlayStation 4
  • Release Date: 19th May

Play with your friends in this action-packed crafting adventure across dozens of sandbox islands connected by ancient portals. Currently available on the PC through Early Access on Steam, you can get your hands on it for consoles soon.

Impact Winter

  • Platforms: Windows PC
  • Release Date: 23rd May

Originally set to release on 12th April, the post-apocalyptic survival title got delayed to this month. You play as Jacob Solomon: leader of a makeshift team trying to survive the aftermath of a devastating asteroid collision. There’s a call that tells you that help is on the way, but it will take 30 days. And it’s your job to make sure that your companions survive till the help gets there.

Steel Division Normandy 44

  • Platforms: Windows PC
  • Release Date: 23rd May

Steel Division: Normandy 44 is a Tactical Real-Time Strategy (RTS) game, developed by Eugen Systems, the creators of titles like Wargame and R.U.S.E. This new game puts players in command of detailed, historically accurate tanks, troops, and vehicles at the height of World War II.

Friday The 13th

  • Platforms: Windows PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4
  • Release Date: 26th May

Friday the 13th: The Game is a third-person horror, survival game where players take on the role of a teen counselor, or for the first time ever, Jason Voorhees. You and six other unlucky souls will do everything possible to escape and survive while the most well-known killer in the world tracks you down and brutally slaughters you.

Rime

  • Platforms: Windows PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch
  • Release Date: 26th May

A land of discovery stretches out before you. Explore the beautiful yet rugged world of RiME, a single-player puzzle adventure. In RiME, you play as a young boy who has awakened on a mysterious island after a torrential storm.

Star Trek: Bridge Crew

  • Platforms: Windows PC, PlayStation 4
  • Release Date: 30th May

Star Trek: Bridge Crew will immerse you in the Star Trek universe thanks to VR. The game puts you and your friends in the heart of the U.S.S. Aegis where every action and decision you make together will determine the fate of your ship and crew.

NBA Playgrounds

  • Platforms: Windows PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch
  • Release Date: 9th May

Classic NBA arcade action is back! Take your “A” game to the playground and beat the best in high-flying 2-on-2 basketball action. Practice your skills offline, play with up to three others, or take your talents online to posterize your opponents with acrobatic jams and ridiculous displays of skill.

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3 Comments

  1. Profile photo of Keith Roy

    Really looking forward to Prey, Surge, Injustice 2 and NBA Playgrounds. This will be a good month if you have enough money that is.

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    • Profile photo of TotalDimwitTheCynicalTwit

      Prey and Surge are on my radar too. I hope Surge doesn’t end up like Lords Of The Fallen

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      • Profile photo of Gyaandalf

        THE SURGE OF THE FALLEN. Calling it right now

        Reply

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