Video Games Coming Out in August 2022

Protecting observe of all the newest video video games popping out is an more and more advanced job, what with a number of PC storefronts, Xbox One, PS4, Change, cell, and extra to maintain observe of, however don’t fear, I’m right here to assist. Each month I will be operating down the video games it’s worthwhile to be maintaining a tally of, from the massive triple-A headliners, to the intriguing indies you may in any other case overlook.

August could appear a bit gradual at first look, however there’s a lot to look ahead to in the event you simply scratch the floor. Headliners embrace the rebooted Saints Row, Atlus’ newest demon-training journey Soul Hackers 2, and the newest Genshin-style anime-infused F2P RPG, Tower of Fantasy. On the indie entrance, gamers can look ahead to the darkish ‘n’ cuddly Cult of the Lamb, curler skating shoot ‘em up Rollerdrome, Bloodborne-esque action-RPG Thymesia, and extra.

Word: Whereas I could have performed demos or obtained early entry to a few of the video games really useful on this article, typically I’m merely selecting video games that look promising, and might’t vouch for the top product. Do look forward to evaluations earlier than shopping for!

That mentioned, listed here are the video games you need to be looking for in August…

The Headliners

Two Level Campus (PC, Xbox One, Xbox Sequence X/S, PS4, PS5 & Change, Aug. 9)

From the makers of Two Level Hospital comes one other try to make institutional paperwork enjoyable. Very like its predecessor, Two Level Campus is a administration sim that gives a mixture of comparatively deep mechanics and goofy British humor. Campus might present much more alternatives for the latter, with an array of foolish majors like clown school and “Knight College.” Typically you must settle for just a few groans along with your enjoyable. You possibly can pre-order the sport right here.

Tower of Fantasy (PC & cell, Aug. 10)

Tower of Fantasy has been pegged by many as the subsequent potential Genshin Affect, given its free-to-play standing, slick anime-style presentation and indie Chinese language developer. That mentioned, it additionally has just a few issues to set it aside, like a sci-fi setting and extra MMO-style options. Whereas some of us could also be constructing expectations for Tower of Fantasy too excessive, it does seem to be it has a strong shot of discovering an viewers. You possibly can pre-register for the sport right here.

Madden NFL 23 (PC, Xbox One, Xbox Sequence X/S, PS4 & PS5, Aug. 19)

As at all times, August is Madden month. With Madden NFL 23, the massive new bullet-point is the “FieldSense” system that guarantees to ship extra life like, adaptive animations and gameplay. EA can be promising some new options for the sport’s Franchise and Profession modes. After all, in the event you’re a Madden fan, you don’t really want me to inform you to purchase it. You possibly can pre-order the sport right here.

Saints Row (PC, Xbox One, Xbox Sequence X/S, PS4 & PS5, Aug. 23)

The Saints Row sequence finally took issues to such loopy heights that there wasn’t actually anyplace else to push the bar. And thus we’ve got the Saints Row reboot, which is developer Volition’s try at a (considerably) extra grounded, life like open-world journey. That mentioned, the sport’s character creator will permit for all method of wackiness and there’s nonetheless some extra delicate humor to be discovered, notably in the event you sort out the sport’s distinctive facet hustles. This isn’t the Saints Row of outdated, however hopefully, it may possibly discover its personal groove. You possibly can pre-order the sport right here.

Soul Hackers 2 (PC, Xbox One, Xbox Sequence X/S, PS4 & PS5, Aug. 26)

For individuals who can’t preserve observe of Atlus’ sprawling Shin Megami Tensei franchise, Soul Hackers 2 is the sequel to the spinoff of a derivative. Shin Megami Tensei spawned Shin Megami Tensei: Satan Summoner, which led to Satan Summoner: Soul Hackers, which lastly led to Soul Hackers 2. However don’t get too hung up on the lineage – that is basic Shin Megami Tensei, which is to say, difficult dungeon hacking and demon recruiting. This time round, some Persona-style social parts have additionally been included. This one should hack into Atlus followers’ completely happy locations. You possibly can pre-order the sport right here.

Promising Indies

Cult of the Lamb (PC, Xbox One, Xbox Sequence X/S, PS4, PS5 & Change, Aug. 11)

Haven’t all of us puzzled what it is perhaps like to guide our personal cult now and again? Come on, I do know it’s not simply me. Nicely, Cult of the Lamb allows you to do exactly that – construct your flock of loyal followers, construct up your cult’s dwelling base, after which delve right into a difficult procedurally-generated world to defeat the unbelievers. This one appears to be like adorably darkish. Right here’s the Steam web page for Cult of the Lamb.

Rollerdrome (PC, PS4 & PS5, Aug. 16)

From the creators of the acclaimed OlliOlli world comes one thing a little bit extra aggressive. In Rollerdrome, methods are nonetheless vital with gamers flipping and grinding on curler skates, however this time round, you’re additionally outfitted with a pair of weapons and have enemies to fret about. Check your abilities in additional methods than one! Right here’s the Steam web page for Rollerdrome.

Thymesia (PC, Xbox Sequence X/S & PS5, Aug. 18)

Nonetheless pining for that Bloodborne remake or sequel that’s most likely by no means going to come back? Nicely then, you may wish to give Thymesia a glance. The sport is clearly impressed by FromSoftware’s works, to the purpose of maybe being a bit spinoff, however its motion appears to be like strong, and it must be each bit as punishing as you Souls freaks prefer it. Right here’s the Steam web page for Cult of the Lamb.

I Was a Teenage Exocolonist (PC, Aug. 25)

Being a teen is tough. Being a teen rising up on a distant area colony is tougher. I Was a Teenage Exocolonist largely focuses in your social life as you develop up amongst the celebrities, however there’s additionally a card-based fight system, along with your deck being decided by your experiences and selections. And there are lot of various instructions your teen drama can go, with the sport promising over 30 “wildly totally different” endings. Right here’s the Steam Web page for I used to be a Teenage Exocolonist.

Tinykin (PC, Xbox One, Xbox Sequence X/S, PS4, PS5 & Change, Aug. 30)

One half Mario 64, one half Pikmin, with a classy 2D-3D hybrid artwork fashion, Tinykin appears to be like to ship no small quantity of attraction. The bug-sized Milo should make his manner round varied family environments with the assistance of dozens of tinykin with distinctive powers — can he discover his manner dwelling? It should be an entertaining (and cute) journey. Right here’s the Steam web page for Tinykin.

Full Record of Video games Price Watching in August:

  • Frogun (PC, Xbox One, Xbox Sequence X/S, PS4, PS5 & Change, Aug. 2)
  • Laborious West II (PC, Aug. 4)
  • Hindsight (PC & Change, Aug. 4)
  • Sword and Fairy: Collectively Eternally (PS4 & PS5, Aug. 4)
  • GigaBash (PC, PS4 & PS5, Aug. 5)
  • Two Level Campus (PC, Xbox One, Xbox Sequence X/S, PS4, PS5 & Change, Aug. 9)
  • Misplaced in Play (PC & Change, Aug. 10)
  • Tower of Fantasy (PC & cell, Aug. 10)
  • Arcade Paradise (PC, Xbox One, Xbox Sequence X/S, PS4, PS5 & Change, Aug. 11)
  • Cult of the Lamb (PC, Xbox One, Xbox Sequence X/S, PS4, PS5 & Change, Aug. 11)
  • Rumbleverse (PC, Xbox One, Xbox Sequence X/S, PS4 & PS5, Aug. 11)
  • Rollerdrome (PC, PS4 & PS5, Aug. 16)
  • Approach of the Hunter (PC, Xbox Sequence X/S & PS5, Aug. 16)
  • Cursed to Golf (PC, Xbox One, Xbox Sequence X/S, PS4, PS5 & Change, Aug. 18)
  • Thymesia (PC, Xbox Sequence X/S & PS5, Aug. 18)
  • A Story of Paper: Refolded (PC, Xbox One & Xbox Sequence X/S, Aug. 19)
  • Madden NFL 23 (PC, Xbox One, Xbox Sequence X/S, PS4 & PS5, Aug. 19)
  • Deadwater Saloon (PC, Aug. 22)
  • Midnight Struggle Categorical (PC, Xbox One, PS4 & Change, Aug. 23)
  • Saints Row (PC, Xbox One, Xbox Sequence X/S, PS4 & PS5, Aug. 23)
  • Yars: Recharted (PC, Xbox One, Xbox Sequence X/S, PS4, PS5, Change, Stadia & Atari VCS, Aug. 23)
  • I Was a Teenage Exocolonist (PC, Aug. 25)
  • SD Gundam Battle Alliance (PC, Xbox One, Xbox Sequence X/S, PS4, PS5 & Change, Aug. 25)
  • Soul Hackers 2 (PC, Xbox One, Xbox Sequence X/S, PS4 & PS5, Aug. 26)
  • Pac-Man World Re-Pac (PC, Xbox One, Xbox Sequence X/S, PS4, PS5 & Change, Aug. 26)
  • Destroy All People! 2: Reprobed (PC, Xbox Sequence X/S & PS5, Aug. 30)
  • F1 Supervisor 2022 (PC, Xbox One, Xbox Sequence X/S, PS4 & PS5, Aug. 30)
  • Immortality (PC, Xbox Sequence X/S & cell, Aug. 30)
  • Prinny Presents NIS Classics Quantity 3 (PC & Change, Aug. 30)
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowabunga Assortment (PC, Xbox One, Xbox Sequence X/S, PS4, PS5 & Change, Aug. 30)
  • Tinykin (PC, Xbox One, Xbox Sequence X/S, PS4, PS5 & Change, Aug. 30)
  • Scathe (PC, Aug. 31)
  • Mondealy (PC, Aug. 31)

And people are the video games you need to be maintaining a tally of this coming month. What video games are you planning to choose up in August? Did I miss something you’re wanting ahead to?

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