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5 Games to Look Forward to in August

Until Dawn - Gamers Heroes
Until Dawn – Gamers Heroes
The summer drought of games is almost at an end. While we wait for all of the AAA titles hitting this fall, here are five titles you should be excited for in August. Oh, and we won’t make you click through five pages to look at the entire list.

Until Dawn

Supermassive Games and Sony Computer Entertainment America are coming together for Until Dawn, an adventure survival horror game. This title is one that encourages multiple playthroughs, offering up difficult decisions that play off the “Butterfly Effect.” Until Dawn will come out for the PlayStation 4 on August 25.

Madden NFL 16

Football fans are in for a treat as EA’s annual Madden franchise comes back in Madden NFL 16. New to this entry is the “Madden Ultimate Team” mode, as well as updated receiver/defender controls. Get ready to play some football when Madden NFL 16 comes out on August 25 for all major platforms.

Rare Replay

Relive 30 years of Rare’s games with Rare Replay for the Xbox One. 30 games are included in this pack, from older titles like Banjo Kazooie to later titles like Viva Pinata. Get ready for waves of nostalgia when Rare Replay comes out on August 4.

Disney Infinity 3.0 - Gamers Heroes
Disney Infinity 3.0 – Gamers Heroes

Disney Infinity 3.0

Part video game, part toy line, Disney Infinity 3.0 lets gamers relive their favorite moments from the Star Wars, Avengers, and Tron franchises (among many more). Get ready to explore this open-world sandbox when Disney Infinity 3.0 comes out for all major platforms on August 28 in the UK and August 30 in the US.

Dishonored: Definitive Edition

A remake of the 2012 hit by Arkane Studios and Bethesda Softworks, Dishonored: Definitive Edition brings all of the action and DLC to the next generation of consoles in a graphically updated package. The game combines stealth aspects with role-playing elements to create a title that is unique as it is fun. Dishonored: Definitive Edition will come out for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on August 25.

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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