So many games, so little time.... We have rounded up a few lesser known game releases coming soon to save you precious gaming time.
The Surge on PS4 and Xbox One
Release Date: 16/05/2017
The Surge is an action RPG set in a world ravaged by war and global warming. The game offers a hardcore experience, with a focus on challenging, visceral melee combat. It features fresh fighting, looting and crafting mechanics, alongside a unique character progression system. Fitted with your exo-suit and cybernetic implants, harness super-human strength to survive the CREO complex, a mega-corporation that set out to save the world. Enhance your exo-suit with near-endless combinations of armor and weapons, each with their own move sets as you slice your way through steel and flesh to loot, craft, and improve your rig.
Salvage weapons and modular armour, by using the dynamic targeting system to attack and dismember limbs individually. From lighting rigs to heavy lifters, security armor to advanced, secretive technology – mix and match equipment to suit your playstyle and overcome the adversarial and environmental challenges that plague the malfunctioning complex. Take on huge, industrial bosses in a complex gone mad and discover the truth about CREO.
Portal Knights on PS4 and Xbox One.
Release Date: 19/05/17
Leave the familiar world behind and step into the fantastic unknown with Portal Knights! Play with your friends in this action-packed crafting adventure across dozens of sandbox islands connected by ancient portals. No one can remember how long it’s been since the peaceful world was torn apart by The Fracture, plummeting it into darkness. Is there any soul brave enough to reunite the shattered realm?
Craft your adventure. Forge your hero. Become the ultimate Portal Knight!
RPG character classes to choose from and master. Tactical action combat with an assortment of weapons and spells. Join your friends in 4-person cooperative multiplayer or 2 player split screen
Birthday the Beginnings on PS4.
Release Date: 12/05/2017
From 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!
Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia on Nintendo 3DS
Release Date: 19/05/2017
Kingdoms clash over warring gods… In a continent that was divided by warring gods, guide legions of soldiers through tactical battles—as this reimagined RPG epic invades the West! Uncover the intertwining tales of heroes Alm and Celica, engage foes, fend off monsters, and explore 3D dungeons. Your prowess will grow as you master this melding of modern and legacy Fire Emblem™ gameplay.
In Valentia, battle is waged in the traditions of elder Fire Emblem™ games, when the rules of battle were simpler, yet the challenge formidable as ever. To stop the war and unify the continent, you’ll have to balance the needs of an army of soldiers with unique stats. Play as iconic Fire Emblem character classes, such as Mage, Paladin, and Archer as you bring strategic skills to bear in the challenging grid-based battle system. When you encounter a dungeon on the world map, explore every corner in action-adventure style. You never know what secrets you may unearth.
DreamFall Chapters on PS4 and Xbox One
Release Date: 05/05/2017
Dreamfall Chapters is a game about choice and consequence, about dreams and reality, magic and science, chaos and order, and about the people whose actions may change the course of history in all worlds. With this latest game in the saga, Red Thread Games seeks to recapture the heart and soul of The Longest Journey and improve on the immersion and game mechanics of Dreamfall, in order to bring you a fitting, satisfying, exciting and emotional conclusion to the Dreamer Cycle. If your looking for a good story and a good price, this might be the one for you!