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Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive Edition 1.

Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive Edition

Platform: PlayStation 4
December 4, 2020
The Definitive Edition includes all the content from the original release of the acclaimed DRAGON QUEST XI, and adds extra character-specific scenarios, the choice of playing with the original soundtrack or a grand orchestral version of the music, the ability to switch between 2D and 3D graphic modes, a Japanese voice-acting option, and much more.
Metascore:
91
User Score:
8.1
Hitman 3 2.

Hitman 3

Platform: PlayStation 4
January 20, 2021
Death Awaits HITMAN 3 is the dramatic conclusion to the World of Assassination trilogy and takes players around the world on a globetrotting adventure to sprawling sandbox locations. Agent 47 returns as a ruthless professional for the most important contracts of his entire career. Supported by his Agency handler, Diana Burnwood, 47 joins forces with his long-lost friend Lucas Grey. Their ultimate mission is to eliminate the partners of Providence, but they are forced to adapt as their hunt intensifies. When the dust settles, 47 and the world he inhabits will never be the same again. Top of the World Every mission location in HITMAN 3 is meticulously detailed and packed full of creative opportunities. Players will have unrivalled freedom to complete their objectives and the game world will react to everything they do. A Platform of Assassination The World of Assassination trilogy is fully realised with HITMAN 3 as the ultimate place to play all three games. Players of previous HITMAN games will be pleased to know that it will be possible to 'import' locations that they own from the previous two HITMAN games into HITMAN 3, essentially putting all 20+ locations from the entire trilogy in one place. Playing the entire trilogy from beginning to end, from within HITMAN 3, also means that the progression systems in HITMAN 3 work across all locations. You can unlock an item in Dubai and take it with you to Paris, for example. HITMAN 2 players will have the option to carry over their hard-earned unlocks and progression into HITMAN 3.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
7.6
Persona 5 Strikers 3.

Persona 5 Strikers

Platform: PlayStation 4
February 19, 2021
The sequel to the international smash-hit Persona 5 (3.2 million copies world-wide) is now available as the series' first action RPG! Featuring an all-new story set up half a year after the events of P5! Travel Japan! Following the events of P5, the Phantom Thieves of Hearts gather once more during their summer break to solve the mystery behind new change of heart cases that are occurring all over Japan! Persona 5 is now an action RPG! The new action battle system makes hitting enemy weak points to activate a 1 More or All-Out Attack, which fans have come to love, even easier! You can even use Baton Pass to play as other characters! In the newly introduced Jails, you can switch controls between characters at any time! Clear the game with style by using different characters in unique situations! New character! Who is this new mysterious girl you meet in the Shibuya of the other world? Find out as she fights alongside you as the newest member of the Phantom Thieves of Hearts!
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.8
Little Nightmares II 4.

Little Nightmares II

Platform: PlayStation 4
February 11, 2021
Little Nightmares II is a suspense-adventure game in which you play as Mono, a young boy trapped in a world that has been distorted by a mysterious transmission from a distant signal tower. With Six, the girl in a yellow raincoat, Mono sets out to discover the dark secrets of The Signal Tower and save Six from her terrible fate; but their journey will not be easy as Mono and Six will face an array of new threats from the terrible residents of this world. Will you dare face this collection of new, little nightmares? PLAY A DARK, THRILLING, SUSPENSE ADVENTURE: A host of brand-new residents lie in wait to haunt your steps and disturb your sleep. Outsmart the sadistic teacher, survive the bloodthirsty hunter and flee from many more terrifying characters, as Mono and Six journey through this world together. DISCOVER A FANTASTICAL WORLD CORRUPTED BY THE SIGNAL TOWER: Escape a world that’s rotten from the inside. Your journey will take you from creepy woodlands to sinister schools on your way to the dreadful Signal Tower. Find the source of the evil that spreads through the TV screens of the world. AWAKEN YOUR INNER CHILD TO SAVE SIX FROM THE DARKNESS: Six is fading from this world, and her only hope is to journey with Mono to find what has afflicted her from the Signal Tower. In this world of unknown terrors, you are her only beacon of hope. Can you gather up the courage to fend off your tormenters, and work with Six to make sense of The Signal Tower?
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.6
Curse of the Dead Gods 5.

Curse of the Dead Gods

Platform: PlayStation 4
February 23, 2021
You seek untold riches, eternal life, divine powers -- it leads to this accursed temple, a seemingly-infinite labyrinth of bottomless pits, deadly traps, and monsters. Your greed will lead you to death, but that is not an escape. Rise to fight again. Delve deeper again. Defy the malignant deities that linger in this place. Battle through hordes of enemies in dark, cavernous passages filled with traps and secrets of all sorts -- fire-spewing statues, explosives, hidden spikes, and worse. Collect mystical Relics and an arsenal of weapons to make yourself unstoppable. Corruption builds in you with every step -- encourage or ignore it, but each powerful curse can be a double-edged sword.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.4
Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 6.

Puyo Puyo Tetris 2

Platform: PlayStation 4
December 8, 2020
Japan's beloved puzzle game series Puyo Puyo and the world renowned Tetris game franchise have teamed up again to deliver even more Puyo popping and Tetrimino clearing fun in Puyo Puyo Tetris 2. Playing is easy: match 4 or more same coloured Puyos or complete a line of blocks to clear them from your board and dump Garbage into your opponent's game. But keep an eye on what's coming your way too. Play traditional Puyo Puyo and Tetris or mix them together to level up your game. Offline or online, you'll have loads of modes that let you play the way you want from single player Adventure to couch competition Versus to ranked Online matches, and more.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
6.2
Ys IX: Monstrum Nox 7.

Ys IX: Monstrum Nox

Platform: PlayStation 4
February 2, 2021
Renowned adventurer Adol “the Red” Christin and his companion Dogi arrive at Balduq, a city annexed by the Romun Empire, only for Adol to be detained before setting foot inside. While imprisoned, he meets a mysterious woman named Aprilis who turns him into a Monstrum, a being with supernatural Gifts and the power to exorcise monsters. Now, Adol must ally with his fellow Monstrums to fend off the fearsome threats emerging from a shadowy dimension called the Grimwald Nox, as well as unravel the mysteries of the Monstrum curse, and the truth behind the unrest within Balduq.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.3
Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy 8.

Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy

Platform: PlayStation 4
January 26, 2021
Ryza returns in the lead role, making her the first character in the history of the long-running Atelier franchise to take on the hero role in two successive entries. This all-new adventure, set three years after her heroic efforts in Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout. This dynamic sequel revolves around Ryza’s journey to the Royal Capital of Ashra-am Baird as she explores ancient ruins while seeking the truth behind the mystery of the lost legends.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.8
Unto The End 9.

Unto The End

Platform: PlayStation 4
December 9, 2020
Unto The End is a challenging combat adventure game in the style of a cinematic platformer. The story is simple: get home to your family. Master read-react combat in intense sword fights. Spot opportunities to trade and use items. An adventure told through your actions, how will you make it home?
Metascore:
79
User Score:
4.6
Cyber Shadow 10.

Cyber Shadow

Platform: PlayStation 4
January 26, 2021
The world has been taken over by synthetic lifeforms. A desperate plea for help sets Shadow on a journey to uncover what started the path to perpetual ruin. Slash through the techno hordes, leap past traps, and nimbly navigate the ruins of Mekacity.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.0
Olija 11.

Olija

Platform: PlayStation 4
January 28, 2021
Your PS4, a powerful gate to other worlds, will take you to Terraphage, a wild land filled with new challenges and ancient tales.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
tbd
Natsuki Chronicles 12.

Natsuki Chronicles

Platform: PlayStation 4
February 18, 2021
New dramatic horizontal shoot ’em up that takes place in the same setting as Ginga Force. An immersive story that follows protagonist Natsuki. Discover the story of her past as a rookie pilot up to present day with events that are parallel to those in Ginga Force.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
tbd
Shady Part of Me 13.

Shady Part of Me

Platform: PlayStation 4
December 10, 2020
Overcome emotional struggles across a touching narrative filled with twists and surprises. Embark on a dream-like journey, with breathtaking artistic direction and the enthralling voice of Hannah Murray (Game of Thrones, Skins).
Metascore:
78
User Score:
6.0
Bonkies 14.

Bonkies

Platform: PlayStation 4
January 29, 2021
Bonkies is a jolly, couch co-op party game with a pinch of construction building! Gather your prime mates, equip your banana-fuelled jetpack and robo-arm, and raise wacky buildings all over the cosmos for the glory of apekind! Become the CHIMPion of space construction.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
tbd
Pumpkin Jack 15.

Pumpkin Jack

Platform: PlayStation 4
February 24, 2021
Pumpkin Jack is a Spooky Scary 3D platformer in which you embody Jack, the Mythical Pumpkin Lord! Dive into an Epic Adventure through otherworldly landscapes and help the Evil annihilate the Good!
Metascore:
76
User Score:
7.2
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game - Complete Edition 16.

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game - Complete Edition

Platform: PlayStation 4
January 14, 2021
Play as Scott Pilgrim, Ramona Flowers, Stephen Stills, Knives Chau, and more. Level up your characters and unique abilities as you fight your way through waves tough enemies. Team up with 3 of your friends locally or online, combine your skills in battle or compete with them in awesome mini-games to see who ends up on top! Can you defeat Ramona's League of Evil Exes as you try to win her heart? Epic battles with Lucas Lee, Gideon Graves, and more await Scott Pilgrim and his friends. Zombie hordes? Dodgeball? Battle Royale? Just a few of the things you'll find playing through this Complete Edition. Compete in sub-space mini-games, experience a killer soundtrack, and much more as you re-live the beloved story of Scott Pilgrim vs. the World.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
6.2
Nioh 2: The First Samurai 17.

Nioh 2: The First Samurai

Platform: PlayStation 4
December 17, 2020
The thrilling conclusion to the Nioh 2 story and the third and final DLC expansionThe First Samurai. Brace yourselves to take on some of the most challenging missions and formidable foes in the entire series, along with an added difficulty level that will give even the most seasoned veterans a run for their money. A flash of light from Sohayamaru whisks the protagonist back to the past as a Visitor for the third and final time. They are brought back to the place their mother spoke of when they were very young, the land of the fabled youth that defeated an oni. Otakemaru's past, the secret of Sohayamaru, and the truth behind the first samurai. All of these mysteries will be revealed, and the protagonist's long journey will finally come to a climactic end.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
7.2
Space Invaders Forever 18.

Space Invaders Forever

Platform: PlayStation 4
December 11, 2020
Space Invaders Extreme has arrived to invade consoles with greatly improved graphics and interactive sound to deliver a new immersive experience. Packed with vibrant visuals and a pulsing soundtrack. Space Invaders Extreme comes with 16 stages, packed with devious invaders and fiendish boss fights. Practice individual stages in Free Play, then boost your high score to new heights in Arcade Mode! Can you find all the countless, hidden bonuses? Welcome to the new invasion!.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
tbd
Turrican Flashback 19.

Turrican Flashback

Platform: PlayStation 4
January 19, 2021
The legendary Turrican series is back! Experience 4 classic action games in this trailblazing collection with huge levels, outstanding music and modernized controls. This is the ultimate retro game experience! Discover all the secrets, rise against the machines and take part in the 30th Anniversary for one of video gaming’s finest moments. Developed by Factor 5, Turrican became one of the greatest action video game series of all time, heralded around the world for its mix of gigantic boss battles, huge explorative level design and of course, the unforgettable music score from Chris Huelsbeck! For the first time ever, the greatest games of the series have been painstakingly remastered for a new generation, bringing the authentic Turrican action adventure back once again for fans to relive their memories and capture the imagination of a new audience.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
tbd
Disjunction 20.

Disjunction

Platform: PlayStation 4
January 28, 2021
Disjunction features unique stealth-action mechanics and abilities for each of its three playable characters, giving players the freedom and flexibility to choose the playstyle that suits them. Tackle encounters in lethal, high-octane combat, or use your wits to stick to the shadows, utilizing distraction techniques and non-lethal attacks to reach your objective.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
tbd
Re:ZERO - Starting Life in Another World: The Prophecy of the Throne 21.

Re:ZERO - Starting Life in Another World: The Prophecy of the Throne

Platform: PlayStation 4
January 29, 2021
One month after subaru's new life in another world began, an emissary sent by the Royal castle suddenly appears with news that the Royal selection has been postponed, but offers no reason as to why. The postponement of this grand event that decides the next ruler of the kingdom of lugunica stirs Subaru and his friends into action. They return to the Royal Capital only to find that a sixth candidate has claimed their stake for the throne. But the Dragon Stone prophesizes that only five Candidates would be chosen. With one candidate being an imposter, suspicions are immediately cast toward One woman in particular: emilia. What answers lie beyond the mysterious web of assassination, betrayal, and conspiracies...?
Metascore:
65
User Score:
6.6
Neptunia Virtual Stars 22.

Neptunia Virtual Stars

Platform: PlayStation 4
March 2, 2021
The Goddesses and virtual stars team up to take down the Anti in the music-based hack 'n' slash game, Neptunia Virtual Stars! In a dimension called Virtualand, the virtual planets that exist within it contain an extraordinary ability to produce a commodity known as content. Of these celestial bodies is a tranquil planet known as EMO. This was the largest target of a nefarious group whose sole purpose is to destroy content created by virtual planets... Anti. Their decimation of EMO has left its citizens hopeless. Just then, VTubers, popular live-streamers from Earth, were suddenly transported to Virtualand. Because VTubers possess an affinity for creating good content, they were obvious targets for Anti, who quickly captured them and turned them into data pockets known as V Cubes. Fair, the Virtual Goddess and leader of Planet EMO, sent out a distress signal to multiple dimensions in the hopes of a miracle. Two groups received the signal - the rising VTuber stars, Mi and Yu, members of MEWTRAL, as well as the Goddesses of Gamindustri: Neptune, Noire, Blanc, and Vert. Both parties, now entering unfamiliar terrain, decide to team up to duke it out against Anti! Can they band together and save planet EMO from complete destruction?
Metascore:
63
User Score:
tbd
Gods Will Fall 23.

Gods Will Fall

Platform: PlayStation 4
January 28, 2021
The gods’ torturous rule over humanity has lasted for millennia. Bent on cruelty and suffering, they demand to be served with blind worship through an oath of fealty pledged from every man, woman and child. To those who don't submit to the gods’ will; a slow and merciless death awaits.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
3.5
Fallen Legion: Revenants 24.

Fallen Legion: Revenants

Platform: PlayStation 4
February 16, 2021
In a world covered in miasma, a floating castle is the last refuge for mankind. The earth is scarred with creatures altered by the plague while Welkin Castle is isolated in the sky from the horrors below. Lucien, a charismatic politician protected within the castle’s walls, discovers an ancient book where he learns of the Exemplars, weapons that can turn into sentient soldiers. He joins forces with Rowena, a revenant determined to find a way to come back to life to raise her living son, and the two reluctantly make a pact to overthrow the mad tyrant controlling Welkin.
Metascore:
57
User Score:
tbd
Cyberpunk 2077 25.

Cyberpunk 2077

Platform: PlayStation 4
December 10, 2020
Cyberpunk 2077 is an open-world, action-adventure story set in Night City, a megalopolis obsessed with power, glamour and body modification. Assume the role of V, a mercenary outlaw going after a one-of-a-kind implant that is the key to immortality. You can customize your character’s cyberware, skillset and playstyle, and explore a vast city where the choices you make shape the story and the world around you. Become a cyberpunk, an urban mercenary equipped with cybernetic enhancements and build your legend on the streets of Night City. Take the riskiest job of your life and go after a prototype implant that is the key to immortality.
Metascore:
57
User Score:
3.6
Redout: Space Assault 26.

Redout: Space Assault

Platform: PlayStation 4
January 22, 2021
Redout: Space Assault is arcade space battle, coupling the trademark Redout adrenaline with the thrill of combat. Outsmart, outmanoeuvre, overpower, outclass your opponents in lightning-fast, adrenaline-inducing single-player space combat.
Metascore:
51
User Score:
tbd
Taxi Chaos 27.

Taxi Chaos

Platform: PlayStation 4
February 23, 2021
Taxi Chaos is a casual arcade racing game where you select one of a wide range of unlockable cabs, each of whom has different attributes: the strong muscle car, the superfast exotic supercar, the corner-drifting Japanese tuner, an American classic from the ‘60s and more: Taxi Mayhem has them all. Your goal is to try and earn big cab fares, by picking up any customers and dropping them off at their destination spots as fast as possible before you run out of time! However, beware: most customers are a little crazy.
Metascore:
40
User Score:
6.8

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