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5 Best Games of August 2020

As gamers wait patiently for the new generation of consoles, there are still a number of current-gen games to check out in the coming months. See what’s to come with the 5 best games of August 2020. Oh, and we won’t make you click through five pages to look at the entire list.

5 Best Games of August 2020

Kandagawa Jet Girls

Created by the same team behind the Senran Kagura series, XSEED Games’ Kandagawa Jet Girls combines the tight cornering and aerial stunts of jet racing with rapid-fire shootouts. In its Story Mode, players will choose from each of the seven two-girl teams and take part in a multi-episode arc made up of 64 lighthearted episodes. Customization options will also be available, including such options as the girls’ swimsuits and hairstyles, along with the jet machines’ decals, skins, and special effects.

Kandagawa Jet Girls will come out for the PlayStation 4 and PC on August 25, 2020.

Project CARS 3

Described as “your ultimate driver journey,” Slightly Mad Studios and Bandai Namco are once again hitting the pavement with their new racer Project CARS 3. Featuring more than 140 global circuits, the title will also pay host to 24-hour cycles, various seasons, and a number of different weather effects. The AI has also been enhanced, and there is support for 12K and best-in-class VR support on the PC.

Project CARS 3 will come out for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on August 28, 2020.

Wasteland 3

A squad-based RPG from inXile entertainment, Wasteland 3 has players creating a squad of up to six Desert Rangers, with players customizing them with abilities and perks geared to their own playstyle. Taking place in a post-nuclear world, Wasteland 3 will task players with building a new base, training new recruits, finding a snow-worthy vehicle, and fighting through hostile frozen wastes.

Wasteland 3 will come out for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on August 28, 2020.

PGA Tour 2K21

Golfers the world over will be able to forge their own legend with the upcoming release of HB Studios and 2K Games’ PGA Tour 2K21. This entry brings with it an all-new Career Mode that features top pros and real courses on a journey to claim the FedExCup. For those looking for a personal touch, the ability to create and personalize your MyPLAYER with apparel and equipment has been included. Players will also be able to design their ultimate course with thousands of custom options to choose from.

PGA Tour 2K21 will come out for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC on August 21, 2020.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Remastered Edition

A remake of the Nintendo GameCube original, Square Enix’s Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Remastered Edition has been rebuilt for a new generation. Included in this title are HD graphics, English voiceovers, an updated soundtrack with new recordings and additional tracks, new user interface improvements, and post-game, high difficulty dungeons. Cross-platform online multiplayer has also been included.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Remastered Edition will come out for the PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and iOS and Android devices on August 27, 2020.

Casey Scheld

Casey Scheld has more than 15 years of experience in the gaming industry as a community manager, social media director, event specialist, and (of course) gaming editor. He has previously worked with gaming start-ups like Raptr, publishers like Konami, and roller derby girls at PAX West (check out Jam City Rollergirls)! Gamers Heroes is a passion project for him, giving him a chance to tap into the underground side of gaming. He is all too eager to give these lesser-known heroes of the indie space the attention they so rightly deserve, seeking out the next gem and sharing it with the world. Previously making appearances at events like CES, GDC, and (the late) E3, he is all too happy to seek out the next big thing. For those that want to talk shop, send over a tip, or get an easy win in a fighting game of their choosing, be sure to check out his social media channels below.

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