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FIFA 22

The premier football sim is back in FIFA 22. Developed and published by Electronic Arts Sports, FIFA 22 is the latest entry in the long-running football franchise and is arguably the most technically impressive version so far. FIFA 22 has taken significant steps in making the game feel even closer to the real thing with major improvements to the core gameplay and game mechanics.

FIFA 22 will be available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and Windows PC this autumn.

Get a feel of the all-new HyperMotion Gameplay Technology. Experience Authentic Player Motion, Tactical AI, Fluid Ball Control, and Ambient Player Behavior which brings players to life making them perform actions similar to those of real-life players when off the ball.

New additions to gameplay such as an Intelligent Goalkeeping System and new attacking tactics, as well as a fully fleshed-out Career mode that lets you create and have complete control over your team make this one of the most comprehensive football sims around.

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WRC 10

WRC 10 is the latest release in the long-running rally franchise and is the official game of the 2021 World Rally Championship. Take part in the world of snow and gravel as you race across the world’s most challenging tracks in what is hailed as the standard for off-road racing simulation. Developed by Kylotonn and published by Nacon, WRC 10 will be playable on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and Microsoft Windows this autumn.

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of WRC an all new retrospective mode has been added that lets you experience some of the most iconic moments in WRC’s rich history such as the Acropolis Rally and Rallye Sanremo. Get to race in the era-defining cars of the WRC such as the Alpine Renault A110 among others.

The game features improvements to the already stellar career mode with the addition of a livery editor which allows you to design your own team as well as add colors to your cars.

Vehicle physics are more precise than ever with tighter controls and ultra-realistic handling. Authentic sounding cars, enhanced visuals and improved aerodynamics makes this one of the most refined rally simulations around.

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RiMS Racing

RiMS Racing is an upcoming motorcycle racing simulator developed by RaceWard Studios and published by Nacon. RiMS Racing’s stand out feature is its unique blend of realistic race simulation and mechanical engineering. The game emphasizes on getting deep into the guts of your motorcycle letting you customize a vast number of mechanical components. RiMS racing will be playable on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and Microsoft Windows.

Ditch your hoarder mentality as RiMS racing sets you out with only 8 of the fastest motrocycles in the world with racing them being only half of what the game has to offer. The game chooses to focus more on the relationship between the rider and the motorcycle.

With over 500 modifications across 45 different component types, keep your motorcycle up to date with the latest upgrades to stay at par with your opponents.

Experience authentic motorcycle physics sure to satisfy even the most demanding of track racers. In-game assists also make the game accessible to casual racers seeking the thrill without the grind.

Race across the world’s most iconic circuits such as Silverstone, Laguna Seca, Suzuka and the Nürburgring all replicated with amazing detail.

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  • Genre
    Simulation
  • Platform
    Xbox Series X
  • Release date
    Jul 27, 2021

Microsoft Flight Simulator

With its rich history spanning four decades, Microsoft Flight Simulator is one of the most ambitious and beloved home flight simulations around.

Developed by Asobo Studio and published by Microsoft. Microsoft Flight simulator offers an authentic yet enjoyable look into what it takes to get a plane off the ground and soaring above the clouds. Microsoft Flight Simulator will be available on Xbox Series X/S this summer.

With the power of Azure AI and satellite data, Microsoft was able to create a world that looks both visually stunning and accurate to real life. Featuring over 37,000 airports, 2 million cities, 1.5 billion buildings, numerous mountain ranges, roads, trees, rivers, animals as well as realistic traffic.

In Microsoft Flight Simulator, get to fly planes of all shapes and sizes – commercial to military, as you pilot your way over iconic cities such as Los Angeles and Paris. The world is at your fingertips.

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New Pokémon Snap

Inspired by the Nintendo 64 classic from 1999, New Pokemon Snap takes place in the Lental archipelago and involves photographing wild Pokémon in their natural habitats. Some of the Pokémon and vegetation in the region appear to glow, and the player will have to investigate this Illumina phenomenon alongside Professor Mirror.

New Pokemon Snap plays like an on-rail shooter, except instead of a gun, the player wields a camera. The islands in the Lental region have diverse environments such as jungles, deserts, and beaches, and its Pokémon are just as varied, with over 200 in total to discover and snap photos of.

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Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town

Pioneers of Olive Town is the next entry in the fantasy farming game series Story of Seasons. The game’s protagonist leaves the big city for a quiet Olive Town and takes over their grandfather’s old farm, which has been reclaimed by nature. Land needs to be cleared, the old facilities repaired, and new ones built. Meanwhile, the nearby Olive Town has hundreds of unique festivities and events to offer.

The standard edition of Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town can be pre-ordered for $49.99 and includes just the game and the pre-order bonus, if applicable. There is also a retail Premium Edition and a digital Expansion Pass Set detailed after the jump.

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Harvest Moon: One World

Harvest Moon: One World is the latest installment in the long-running Harvest Moon franchise that brings new engine and graphics as well as a new way to explore the game’s world. Players will travel to five colorful locations – from deserts to snowy mountains – while taking their Expando-Farm with them. The overarching goal is to collect seeds for produce like cabbages and tomatoes, which were lost when the Harvest Goddess disappeared from the world. There also are five bachelors and five bachelorettes, each with their unique personality and backstory, that the player will be able to pursue.

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Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin

Developed by the two-man team of Edelweiss, Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin is a cross-genre title that combines side-scrolling combat with a crafting and farming simulation. It follows a young harvest goddess Sakuna, who is banished from the celestial capital, where she lived in lazy luxury, to an untamed island teeming with demonic beasts. There, she finds her calling farming rice and bettering the lives of the mortals in the local mountain village. The game is inspired by Japanese mythology, albeit with some original twists, and features a charming cel-shaded art style.

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Planet Coaster

In Frontier Developments’ title Planet Coaster, players build and manage an amusement park. The game offers over 700 pre-made objects across categories such as coasters, facilities, and scenery, and additional player-created objects can be downloaded from the Frontier Workshop.

Planet Coaster has been out on Steam since 2016 and is just now launching on current and next-gen Xbox and PlayStation consoles. The pre-order bonuses detailed below apply specifically to this upcoming Console Edition of the game.

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Monster Truck Championship

Like the name suggests, Monster Truck Championship is a monster truck simulator developed by Teyon. The game includes 25 circuits across different cities in the US and game modes such as freestyle, race, destruction, time attack, and a competitive online mode for up to eight players.

The 18 vehicles in the game can be fine-tuned to the player’s liking, and over 50 customization elements can be used to improve performance and style.

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Port Royale 4

Port Royale 4 is a trading and city-building sim set in 17th-century Caribbean. The player takes control of a small colony and grows it into a bustling city by developing production chains, creating trade routes across the sea, battling fleets of rival nations, and fending off pirates.

In a departure from the previous installments, PR4 features turn-based naval battles. The player may choose to represent England, France, Spain, or the Netherlands, each providing different benefits and gameplay styles. The game includes over 60 cities, 50 different buildings, and 18 historically authentic ship types.

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Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2

The first two Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater titles are being remastered by Vicarious Visions and published by Activision as a bundle. The games are rebuilt from the ground up and contain familiar pro skaters, levels and tricks. On top of that, the Create-A-Park and Create-A-Skater features have been upgraded, and online multiplayer modes with leaderboards have been added.

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 is available for pre-order in Standard, Digital Deluxe, and Collector’s editions as detailed below.

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Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town

Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town is a 3D remake of the 2003 GameBoy Advance title Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town. In addition to the overhauled visuals and modernized controls, it also brings new events and more romanceable characters.

The player steps into the shoes of a young city-slicker who returns to the farm of their late grandfather to find that it has fallen into disrepair. It is up to them to restore the farm, befriend the townsfolk, and perhaps even find love.

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Hunting Simulator 2

Neopica’s niche Hunting Simulator returns for a second installment that promises bigger and more varied natural environments in Texas, Colorado, and Europe, over 33 animal species to track, 75 official weapons and gear from manufacturers like Browning, Winchester, Verney Carron, and more.

Perhaps the most interesting addition is the hunting dog that will accompany the player and sniff out animals and trails. Dogs can be trained to get better at tracking, and different breeds are better at different tasks.

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Moving Out

Moving Out is a frenetic couch co-op game developed by SMG Studio and Devm Games, and published by Team17. Each player takes on the role of a Furniture Arrangement and Relocation Technician (F.A.R.T) and cooperates with up to three others to tackle increasingly dangerous and bizarre moving jobs.

Moving Out features physics-based gameplay, with the ability to toss and catch furniture, smash through doors and windows, and more. The game is family-friendly and rated E.

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SnowRunner

SnowRunner is an off-road truck simulator developed by Saber Interactive and published by Focus Home Interactive. In comparison to its predecessor MudRunner from the same developer, it boasts improved visuals and physics, larger maps, more vehicles, and like the name suggests, hazardous snowy terrain across America and Siberia.

SnowRunner puts you behind the wheel of over 40 heavy-duty vehicles from manufacturers like Pacific, Freightliner, and Navistar, and tasks you to deliver cargo safely and on time across snowdrifts, rivers, and mud. The game can be tackled solo or with up to four players in online co-op.

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Animal Crossing: New Horizons is a life simulation game from Nintendo that takes place on a deserted island. It offers a robust crafting system and a variety of activities like gardening, fishing and decorating. There also are many unique villagers to interact with, both new ones and those familiar from the previous installments.

New Horizons‘s multiplayer mode allows up to eight players to reside on a single island via online multiplayer or local wireless. Furthermore, four players can play together on a single system. The game supports all Nintendo Switch modes.

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Football Manager 2020

Football Manager 2020 puts the player in charge of a soccer club of their choice and tasks them with signing athletes, training, managing finances, and more, with the ultimate goal of growing the team into champions. New features in FM20 include a Development Center for unearthing talent, a Club Vision board that lists the club’s short- and long-term objectives, and improvements to backroom staff.

Much like its predecessors, the game will be available in several versions: the core Football Manager 2020 for Windows PCs and Mac with all the bells and whistles ($49.99), the streamlined FM20 Touch for Nintendo Switch ($29.99), and the similarly simplified FM20 Mobile for iOS and Android.

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Farming Simulator 19 Platinum Edition

Farming Simulator 19 Platinum Edition is the latest iteration in the farming simulation game series from GIANTS Software. It adds 35 new vehicles and tools from CLAAS, one of the biggest farming brands in the world, for a total of 380 vehicles and tools from 100 manufacturers.

The game can be purchased standalone at a launch price of $49.99. Existing owners of FS19 should instead opt for the Platinum Expansion ($19.99) available digitally on all three platforms. Both options come with the same bonus pre-order content as detailed after the jump.

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The Fisherman: Fishing Planet

The Fisherman – Fishing Planet is a fishing simulator developed by Fishing Planet LLC and published by Bigben Interactive. The game boasts 140 species of fish with specific behaviors, 19 lake and river locations around the world with photogrammetric backgrounds, dynamic weather and seasons, thousands of tackle combinations, authentic gear, and online competitions with trophies and rankings.

Notably, Fishing Planet has been available as a free-to-play title with paid DLC for several years. The upcoming installment combines all 35 DLC into a single package and adds exclusive content on top: a new map of Creuse in France, the trolling technique, four new fish species, and two motorboats.

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