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.
Play as adorable Kiwis Jeff and Debra in KeyWe. KeyWe is an indie co-op puzzle game that takes place entirely within a postal office. With no humans around to help them, it’s up to our little kiwi friends to make sure the postal office remains functional and the residents of Bungalow Basin receive their post, seems like an awful lot for just two kiwis. Developed by Stonewheat & Sons and published by Sold-Out Software, KeyWe will be available on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and Microsoft Windows this summer.
Go from typing out telegrams and packaging shipping crates to teaming up with an octopus to help sort out mail all in this cutely chaotic postal office.
Grab a friend and jump online or onto couch co-op, customize your kiwi, and work together manning the post office through wintery weather, autumnal thunderstorms and the occasional mosquito attack.
Aliens Fireteam Elite is a three-player co-op third-person shooter developed and published by Cold Iron Studios. Based in the same universe as James Cameron’s Aliens (1986), you play as one of the members of an elite alien extermination crew. Aliens Fireteam Elite will be available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and Microsoft Windows this summer.
A distress call from the planet LV-895 forces you and your crew to investigate. It doesn’t take long to realize that the planet is infested with Xenomorphs and in serious need of a clean-up.
Shoot your way through waves of Xenomorphs as one of five character types: Gunner, Demolisher, Technician, Doc, and Recon. Use each of their strengths and weaknesses to your advantage to create well-rounded teams and fend off the alien hordes.
Experience tense close quarter firefights as enemy hordes grow larger and magazines run out. Enemy types, from Bursters- explode, leaving behind a pool of acid- to the seemingly impossible to kill Praetorians, with bulletproof armored plating are but a few of the Xenomorphs you will encounter during the story.
Madden NFL 22 is the latest entry in EA Sports’ 33-year-old football franchise. This year’s installment promises improvements to overall gameplay and some shiny new graphics and animations all under the competent Frostbite engine. This year’s cover features some familiar faces, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tom Brady and Kansas City Chiefs quarterback, Patrick Mahomes.
Madden NFL 22 will be playable on Playstation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox X|S and PC and will be released this Summer.
Game-day is here on Madden NFL 22. Madden 22 brings major improvements and tweaks to gameplay, Franchise Mode features, Face of the Franchise story, The Yard crossovers, Superstar KO game mode, and additional content to Madden Ultimate Team 22.
Exclusive to next-gen consoles is Dynamic Game-Day. This feature aims to enhance the atmosphere of each matchday by adding new on-field reactions, player personas and animations providing you with an extra level of immersion.
This enhancement also features Gameday Momentum. A momentum meter that gives more weight to the highest highs and the lowest lows of each matchday, causing an overall effect on the feel of the game allowing for more intense moments.
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.
Developed and published by Supergiant games. Hades is a unique roguelike action dungeon crawler released in 2020 on PC, coming to PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox One this summer. Drop into the depths of Tartarus as the prince of the underworld, Zagreus. With your mythical powers and arsenal of ungodly weapons, fight your way through the toughest foes hell has to offer. All to escape the clutches of your father, Hades.
Hell has never looked this good. Beautiful splashes of color cover the map throughout exploration and during combat. For what the game lacks in cut-scenes, it makes up for with witty dialogue and a cast bursting with character and charm.
Build relationships and interact with the other gods of Olympus. Encounters feel memorable as characters respond to your experiences and challenges in different ways each time you die.
Be prepared to die and resurrect back home repeatedly as the forces of Hades are not to be taken lightly. Stronger enemies remember your tactics and adapt and so should you.
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.
The Colombian developers at Dreams Uncorporated and SYCK call Cris Tales a “love letter to classic JRPGs”. Players take on the role of a newly awakened Time Mage Crisbell, who must prevent the Empress from bringing about a cataclysm that would destroy the four Kingdoms of the region. Crisbell embarks on a journey across the Kingdoms, recruiting allies and mastering their abilities as well as hers.
Crisbell’s unique Time Magic allows her to peer into the past and future of those she meets, and even utilize her power in Cris Tales‘ classic turn-based combat. For instance, she may send a poisoned enemy into the future and thus deal all the tick damage in one go.
Back 4 Blood is a first-person co-op shooter developed by Turtle Rock and published by WB Games. As a spiritual successor to Left 4 Dead, it shares many similarities with the acclaimed series. Up to four players join forces to eradicate the Ridden, once-human hosts of a deadly parasite eager to devour what’s left of humanity.
The game implements a roguelike card system that modifies the experience and enhances replayability. In addition to the narrative campaign, Back 4 Blood offers competitive multiplayer where the player can take on the role of a Cleaner, one of the immune survivors, or the Ridden, each with their unique abilities and weapons.
LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga is a third-person action-adventure game set in the LEGO Star Wars universe. Like the previous installments in the series, it is developed by British studio TT Games.
The game adapts all nine Star Wars episodic films into a whimsical playable story. The players have access to an open-world hub from which they may freely select and play any Skywalker saga episodes, with each episode featuring five story missions.
Far Cry 6 is an open-world first-person shooter from Ubisoft. The game is set in a fictional Caribbean island of Yara and follows Dani Rojas, a guerrilla fighter trying to liberate the nation from the oppression of the dictator Antón Castillo (played by Giancarlo Esposito). To burn the tyrannical regime to the ground, players will employ makeshift weapons and vehicles, build a network of allies, and hire new animal companions.
Far Cry 6 will be available on current and next-gen consoles, with both Xbox One and PlayStation 4 receiving free digital upgrades to their next-gen counterparts.
Resident Evil Village is a first-person survival horror game and a direct sequel to Resident Evil 7: Biohazard. The story begins with the returning protagonist, Ethan Winters, living peacefully with his wife Mia a few years after escaping the Baker plantation. Then BSAA captain Chris Redfield attacks their home, and Ethan’s daughter is kidnapped. Seeking answers, he chases Chris to a remote snowy village in Romania.
RE: Village introduces a crafting system, through which Ethan can craft first-aid kits and ammunition. The game also features a merchant that will sell and upgrade weapons – for a price. Resource management remains an important aspect of gameplay, since Ethan’s inventory capacity is limited to the size of a briefcase.
MLB The Show 21 is the next installment in the long-running baseball game series from Sony’s San Diego Studio. The cover athlete this time is no other than the San Diego Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr., who is the youngest player to be selected for the game’s cover.
Depending on what edition you pre-order, MLB The Show 21 pre-order bonuses include “The Show” packs, 5,000 – 25,0000 stubs, 4 days early access, diamond choice packs, gold choice packs, a ballplayer equipment pack, double dailies, a steelbook case, a new era cap & a Jackie Robinson bat skin.
Outriders is a third-person RPG shooter from People Can Fly and Square Enix. The game takes place in a hostile planet of Enoch where the titular Outriders – hardened mercenaries and explorers – search for a mysterious signal that might hold the key to humanity’s survival.
Outriders is said to combine brutal gunplay with an extensive RPG system. Players create their Outrider from scratch and pick one of the four classes that come with unique supernatural abilities such as manipulation of fire or time. The weapons too can be crafted and customized with mods. Up to three players can join in a drop-in co-op, and the entire story campaign can also be tackled solo.
Halo Infinite is a first-person shooter developed by 343 Industries and published by Xbox Game Studios. As the sixth main entry in the Halo series, it continues the story of Master Chef after the events in the previous installment Halo 5: Guardians and has him face a ruthless alien mercenary faction, the Banished.
Halo Infinite is claimed to be the biggest game of the series yet, featuring a map twice the size of that in the previous two entries combined. The game’s multiplayer is expected to be free-to-play and supports up to 120 FPS on Xbox Series X consoles.
Riders Republic is an open-world extreme sports game in which players ski, snowboard, bike, and wingsuit their way across national parks including Bryce Canyon, Yosemite Valley, and Mammoth Mountain. The game offers competitive races, trick challenges, 6v6 PvP matches, online cups, and mass starts. Current-gen platforms support up to 20 players racing together, while on next-gen consoles and the PC, that number increases to 50.
As the player progresses through Career mode, they are invited to join prestigious competitions, sign with real-world sponsors, and unlock new gear and cosmetics. Certain cosmetic items are also offered as a pre-order bonus as detailed below.
Balan Wonderworld is a whimsical 3D platformer centered around the mysterious Balan theater. Led by the titular maestro Balan, the stars of the show Emma and Leo utilize special abilities from over 80 different costumes as they adventure in the bizarre land of Wonderworld filled with colorful inhabitants, tricks, and traps.
The game supports two-player couch co-op, allowing players to cooperate as Leo and Emma and combine the abilities of different costumes to open new paths through Wonderworld.
Monster Energy Supercross – The Official Videogame 4 is the latest incarnation of Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship videogames that allows the player to relive the 2020 season. Like its predecessors, it is developed by Italian racing game experts at Milestone.
The revised Career Mode takes the player on a path from Futures to Pro and allows them to grow their talent via the new skill tree. The Track Editor has been upgraded with new customization options, and a new Compound inspired by the Maine Islands has been added, in which the player can race or free roam alone or in co-op.
Little Nightmares II follows the macabre adventure of Mono, a young boy trapped in a world distorted by the humming transmission of a distant Signal Tower. Guided by Six, the yellow-raincoated girl from the previous installment, he sets out to discover the secrets of the Signal Tower and save Six from her terrible fate. They will solve intricate puzzles, discover the mysteries of the Pale City, and fight to escape its fearsome residents.
The game comes in three different editions and also has an exclusive pre-order bonus, all detailed after the jump.
Hitman 3 is the final installment in IO Interactive’s reboot trilogy. Agent 47 returns for the most important contracts of his career and joins forces with his long-lost friend Lucas Grey to eliminate The Partners.
On top of the six locations Hitman 3 will offer at launch, owners of the previous two games may import locations from them for a total of twenty. Since Hitman 3 will launch with PlayStation VR support, this way players can experience the entire World of Assassination trilogy in VR.