Lemonbomb Entertainment looks to add their own colorful spin to the world of farming and exploration with the charming world of Stranded Sails: Explorers of the Cursed Islands. With the likes of Yonder, Stardew Valley, and My Time at Portia reinvigorating the genre with fresh ideas and new, creative directions, does Stranded Sails offer than same level of innovation, or is this better left out at sea?
Raising over $2,000,000 on Indiegogo, Lab Zero Games and 505 Games’ Indivisible combines a passion for artistic quality with an innovative take on the sidescrolling platform genre. Blending turn-based RPG combat, thrilling platforming, and an intriguing tale of self discovery and growth, does Indivisible live up to its high expectations?
Bandai Namco returns with another title heavily influenced by the hugely successful Dark Souls formula: the dark and gritty Code Vein. Offering a more direct narrative, a post-apocalyptic dystopian world, and a story heavily influenced by vampiric lore, does it stand up to the high expectations of the genre?
Shoot, loot, repeat. The tried and tested formula of Borderlands returns alongside the wacky comedy, larger-than-life characters, and iconic cel-shaded graphics. Borderlands 3 looks to build on the successful formula of its predecessors but times have changed. Does it stack up to the more modern take on the looter shooter genre? Let’s find out
Promising to deliver the franchise’s famous, visceral combat alongside the new additions of open-world exploration, co-op campaign, and a flurry of multiplayer modes, Gears 5 hopes to bring the franchise to new heights. Does it meet the mark?
One of the most successful independently developed movies of its era, and for some, the birthplace of found-footage horror. There’s rarely a better premise for a horror experience and with the critically acclaimed Layers of Fear behind them, developers Bloober Team have everything they need to make another huge horror hit
505 Games and Remedy Entertainment promise a deep and mysterious dive into a world of Parapsychology and objects that defy the very laws of our universe with the release of the third-person action adventure Control. Alan Wake, Max Payne 2, and Quantum Break are just some of Remedy Entertainment’s most beloved games, combining deep narratives with reality-bending combat and rewarding progression
Players take on the role of the last few remaining survivors following an invasions of ancient evils from other dimensions. Do you have what it takes to survive, progress, and rebuild in a world where even the plant-life is looking to tear you apart?
Fire Emblem: Three Houses follows the journey of Byleth, a former mercenary who reluctantly takes the position of a professor at the prestigious Officers Academy. The peaceful world of Fodlan is home to three nations, the Golden Deer, Blue Lions, and Black Eagles – all overseen by the Church of Seiros, who control the academy at the Garegg Mach Monastery
The Godfather of the MetroidVania genre returns, as Koji Igarashi, DICO, Art Play, and WayForward Technologies come together to deliver a spiritual successor four years in the making: Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night. A hugely successful Kickstarter campaign, followed by some turbulent years of missed deadlines and miscommunication put the future of the game in question. Does the long-awaited Bloodstained deliver on the hype and expectations?
You’d be hard pressed to find a studio more qualified to tackle a fresh and innovative take on the RTS genre, as Petroglyph hopes to combine the depth and success of the Command & Conquer franchise with a new survival spin on the tried and tested strategy formula. Does Conan Unconquered thrive as a survival RTS, or are we facing yet another disappointing release in 2019?
Sonic and co. return in a brand new addition to the long-running racing franchise with the release of Team Sonic Racing. Mixing the fast and chaotic nature of karting games with an exciting new take on team-based gameplay and strategy, this title hopes to redefine the depth of the genre. Is this title worth lacing up those red and white Power Sneakers, or should this be one watched from the sidelines?