Game Releases by User Score

Elden Ring 1.

Elden Ring

Platform: PC
February 25, 2022
A New World Created By Hidetaka Miyazaki And George R. R. Martin. ELDEN RING, developed by FromSoftware, Inc. and BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc., is a fantasy action-RPG adventure set within a world created by Hidetaka Miyazaki creator of the influential DARK SOULS video game series; and George R.R. Martin author of The New York Times best-selling fantasy series, A Song of Ice and Fire. Danger and discovery lurk around every corner in FromSoftware's largest game to-date. Hidetaka Miyazaki, President and Game Director of FromSoftware Inc. Known for directing critically-acclaimed games in beloved franchises including Armored Core, Dark Souls, and Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. George R.R. Martin is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of many novels, including the acclaimed series A Song of Ice and Fire - A Game of Thrones, A Clash of Kings, A Storm of Swords, A Feast For Crows, and A Dance with Dragons. As a writer-producer, he has worked on The Twilight Zone, Beauty and the Beast, and various feature films and pilots that were never made.
Metascore:
94
User Score:
6.9
God of War 2.

God of War

Platform: PC
January 14, 2022
The God of War has changed... and this is not the Kratos you know. A difficult and unfamiliar road awaits as you explore a stunning retelling of a classic story. Join Kratos as he adventures through a deep and reflective journey of growth, violence and the desire to become a better man for the sake of his son. In a world of monsters, dragons and gods, the weight of responsibility rests heavy on your shoulders -- and when your life is filled with blood and chaos, how can you prevent the mistakes of the past in order to protect your future?
Metascore:
93
User Score:
8.5
The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe 3.

The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe

Platform: PC
April 27, 2022
The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe is an expanded re-imagining of 2013's The Stanley Parable. You will play as Stanley, and you will not play as Stanley. You will make a choice, and you will become powerless. You are not here to win. The Stanley Parable is a game that plays you.
Metascore:
90
User Score:
8.1
Neon White 4.

Neon White

Platform: PC
June 16, 2022
Neon White is a lightning fast first-person action game about exterminating demons in Heaven. You are White, an assassin handpicked from Hell to compete with other demon slayers for a chance to live permanently in Heaven. The other assassins seem familiar, though… did you know them in a past life? Features: • You play as Neon White, an assassin plucked from Hell to compete with other demon slayers for a shot at redemption. • Collect “Soul Cards” to attack your foes or discard them to use unique movement abilities. • Compete for the best times by cleverly combining cards to discover massive shortcuts. • Uncover Heaven’s mysteries by getting to know the other assassins… did you know them in a past life?
Metascore:
90
User Score:
8.8
Cuphead in the Delicious Last Course 5.

Cuphead in the Delicious Last Course

Platform: PC
June 30, 2022
Another helping of classic Cuphead action awaits you in Cuphead - The Delicious Last Course! Brothers Cuphead and Mugman are joined by the clever, adventurous Ms. Chalice for a rollicking adventure on a previously undiscovered Inkwell Isle! With the aid of new weapons, magical charms, and Ms. Chalice’s unique abilities, players will take on a new cast of fearsome, larger than life bosses to assist the jolly Chef Saltbaker in Cuphead’s final challenging quest!
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.4
I Was a Teenage Exocolonist 6.

I Was a Teenage Exocolonist

Platform: PC
August 25, 2022
Spend your teenage years on an alien planet in this narrative RPG with card-based battles. Explore, grow up, and fall in love. The choices you make and skills you master over ten years will determine the course of your life and the survival of your colony.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.1
NORCO 7.

NORCO

Platform: PC
March 24, 2022
NORCO is a Southern Gothic point & click narrative adventure that immerses the player in the sinking suburbs and verdant industrial swamps of a distorted South Louisiana. Your brother Blake has gone missing in the aftermath of your mother's death. In the hopes of finding him, you must follow a fugitive security android through the refineries, strip malls, and drainage ditches of suburban New Orleans.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
7.2
Immortality 8.

Immortality

Platform: PC
August 30, 2022
Marissa Marcel was a film star. She made three movies. But none of the movies was ever released. And Marissa Marcel disappeared. An interactive trilogy from Sam Barlow, creator of Her Story.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
6.3
AI: The Somnium Files - nirvanA Initiative 9.

AI: The Somnium Files - nirvanA Initiative

Platform: PC
June 24, 2022
Six years ago, the right half of a corpse was discovered under mysterious circumstances. The left half was never found...until six years later, when it was discovered completely fresh with no signs of decay, as though the victim was alive until just recently. Now, newly-appointed Special Agent Mizuki and her AI partner Aiba are tasked to solve the bizarre Half Body serial killings...
Metascore:
88
User Score:
8.4
Rogue Legacy 2 10.

Rogue Legacy 2

Platform: PC
April 28, 2022
Rogue Legacy 2 is what you'd get if you mashed Rogue Legacy and a sequel together. Every time you die, your children will succeed you, and each child is unique. Your daughter might be a Colourblind Archer, and your son could be a Pacifistic Chef. Either way, one of them is getting conscripted.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
7.7
Final Fantasy VI Pixel Remaster 11.

Final Fantasy VI Pixel Remaster

Platform: PC
February 23, 2022
FINAL FANTASY VI is a game that's beloved by fans and critics alike. That's partly thanks to its incredible setting and story. It's set in a land where magic has disappeared, and humanity has instead turned to iron, gunpowder, steam and other technology. Actually, it would be more accurate to say that magic is mostly gone - a young woman enslaved by the evil Empire still has the power. When she encounters a powerful ancient being called an Esper, she sets off a chain of events that will have epic and terrible consequences.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
7.8
OlliOlli World 12.

OlliOlli World

Platform: PC
February 8, 2022
OlliOlli World is a bold new skateboarding action-platformer that’s bursting with personality. Flip and flow through the vivid and vibrant world of Radlandia, meeting colorful characters as you grind, trick, and air your way to discover the mystical skate gods on your quest for Gnarvana. Traverse a delightful and weird world as you take on missions, challenges, and make new friends along the way. Customize your character’s looks, tricks, and style while you experience explorable levels with multiple paths that provide an array of opportunities for player expression. Challenge the world in Leagues or dare a friend to beat your best tricks on one of millions of sharable levels. Experience the accessibility, depth, and player freedom as you dive into the signature flow state gameplay of OlliOlli World. OlliOlli World marks the third entry in the critically-acclaimed OlliOlli series from Roll7, the BAFTA and multi-award-winning independent studio. Key Features: • Welcome to Radlandia!: Take a trip across a lush skateboarding utopia that is filled to the brim with eccentric characters and vibrant locations that are begging to be explored. Find your grind in Inflatable Alley or blaze down Los Vulgas to discover new paths, fresh side quests, rad rewards, and epic trick opportunities. All perfectly complemented by a hand-picked compilation of IDM and Electronica tracks. • Play at your level: Super tight controls combine with highly refined gameplay to ensure a silky smooth ride. Not a Pro? Don’t worry – OlliOlli World welcomes you with open arms, allowing new players to tear down streets and pull off sick method grabs without fear of faceplanting the curb. Think you’ve got what it takes? Achieve mastery through millions of unique levels in sandbox mode or compete against rivals around the globe in leagues with a hugely deep combo system with over 100 moves to master and combine in your battle for the highest score. • Freedom of expression: Cruise through Radlandia's epic skate-haven and prove your skills to unlock special rewards that let you customize your character’s looks, tricks and style. Want to skate in your flip flops… go for it. Want to wear a bumble bee onesie …ok then… no judgement. In OlliOlli World as long as you’re on board anything goes!
Metascore:
87
User Score:
6.8
Return to Monkey Island 13.

Return to Monkey Island

Platform: PC
September 19, 2022
Announcing Return to Monkey Island, the long-awaited follow-up to the legendary Secret of Monkey Island and Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge by Ron Gilbert's Terrible Toybox in collaboration with Devolver Digital and Lucasfilm Games, coming 2022.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
7.4
Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered 14.

Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered

Platform: PC
August 12, 2022
Developed by my Insomniac Games teammates in collaboration with Marvel, Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered introduces you to an experienced Peter Parker who's fighting big crime and iconic villains in Marvel's New York. At the same time, he's struggling to balance his chaotic personal life and career while the fate of Marvel's New York rests upon his shoulders. Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered on PC will include the full main story and its continued narrative in Marvel's Spider-Man: The City That Never Sleeps DLC, which features three accompanying story chapters in Peter Parker's journey along with additional missions and challenges for players to discover.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.2
Monster Hunter Rise 15.

Monster Hunter Rise

Platform: PC
January 12, 2022
Rise to the challenge and join the hunt! In Monster Hunter Rise on PC, the latest installment in the award-winning and top-selling Monster Hunter series, you’ll become a hunter, explore brand new maps and use a variety of weapons to take down fearsome monsters as part of an all-new storyline.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
6.4
The Legend of Heroes: Trails from Zero 16.

The Legend of Heroes: Trails from Zero

Platform: PC
September 27, 2022
The Crossbell State, located in western Zemlya-- Once the site of fierce territorial battles, it has since developed into one of the continent's leading trade and financial centers. However, pressure from the Erebonian Empire and the Calvard Republic is steadily increasing. While corrupt officials from both sides remain locked in political disputes, the mafia and underground criminal organizations are preparing to start a war. In the midst of all this chaos, the Crossbell Police Department has lost the trust of its people. Among them are Lloyd Bannings, a rookie agent, Elie MacDowell, granddaughter of Crossbell's mayor, Tio Plato, a young sorcereress who wields an orbal staff, and Randy Orlando, a former security guard. The foursome are assigned to a new department, the Special Support Section, where they are left with no choice but to join forces in the face of adversity. This is a story about four unlikely heroes fighting to overcome the walls defining their way of life.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
tbd
Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak 17.

Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak

Platform: PC
June 30, 2022
Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak is an expansion to the original Monster Hunter Rise. Featuring improved gameplay and nimble-feeling additions to combat mechanics, unique new monsters and hunting locales, and a new difficulty level in the form of Master Rank quests. As the hunter who saved Kamura from calamity, you must now journey to the far-off reaches of Elgado, an outpost near a Kingdom beset by a sinister new nemesis—the elder dragon Malzeno! Kamura Village is finally at peace, having fought off an onslaught of monsters attacks known as the Rampage. That hard-earned peace is disrupted by the unexpected appearance of the wolf-like monster Lunagaron in the Shrine Ruins. In the Shrine Ruins, the hunter meets Fiorayne, a knight of the Royal Order. Fiorayne asks for the hunter's help in investigating why monsters from the Kingdom are becoming violently aggressive and invading other territories, including Kamura. United in mission, they set off for the far-off outpost of Elgado.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
3.9
Total War: WARHAMMER III 18.

Total War: WARHAMMER III

Platform: PC
February 17, 2022
Far beyond the world and its petty wars there exists a dimension of pure, malevolent magic: The Realm of Chaos. It is a terrible place, incomprehensible to the mortal mind. It whispers promises of power, but to behold it is to be seduced by it. To relinquish your soul to it. To become it. The four Ruinous Powers rule over this place, ever seeking to slip their bonds and engulf the world in a tide of daemonic corruption. Nurgle, the plague god; Slaanesh, the lord of excess; Tzeentch, the changer of ways; and Khorne, the god of blood and slaughter. On the border between the worlds, two mighty kingdoms stand sentinel: the stern warriors of Kislev and the vast empire of Grand Cathay. But each is beset by its own trials, and now both have cause to cross the threshold and send their armies into the Realm of Chaos. The world stands on a precipice. A single push will plunge it into cataclysm. And there is one who schemes to achieve just that, an ancient figure who desires nothing less than to wield supreme power. But to succeed, he will need a champion...
Metascore:
86
User Score:
5.4
Tunic 19.

Tunic

Platform: PC
March 16, 2022
Tunic is an isometric action adventure about a tiny fox in a big world. Embark on an adventuresome questabout set in that place just beyond the farthest you’ve ever been. Explore ancient ruins, fight monsters and uncover mysterious secrets. The world is big and scary — so be brave, little one.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
7.7
Destiny 2: The Witch Queen 20.

Destiny 2: The Witch Queen

Platform: PC
February 22, 2022
The Definitive Destiny Campaign. Delve into Savathûn’s Throne World to uncover the mystery of how she and her Lucent Hive stole the Light. Learn the secrets to crafting new weapons, the new Glaive, and survive the truth within her web of lies. New Destination. A twisted wonderland of corruption and splendor, Savathûn’s Throne World plays host to a fragile balance of power. From her palace to the swamp, all that she hides can be found here. Weapon Crafting. Create custom weaponry with unique mod, shader, and stat combinations. Master the new Glaive weapon type and unleash powerful melee combos, projectile attacks, and a deployable energy shield.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.0
Wylde Flowers 21.

Wylde Flowers

Platform: PC
September 20, 2022
Wylde Flowers is a cozy life and farming sim with a witchy twist! Escape to a cute world of diverse folks, and magical spells, as you and the coven unravel a mystery! Play as Tara, as she arrives at a cozy rural island to help out her grandma and the family farm. Explore a wholesome world of magical realms, beautiful beaches, secretive forests and the friendly town of Fairhaven. Meet a charming cast of fully voice acted characters, with intriguing back stories to reveal. Find friendship or maybe even romance? Transform the Wylde family farm into a productive haven bursting with fresh vegetables, fruit trees and cute baby animals! Reveal the hidden darkness which is affecting the town and discover how to bring everyone together.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
tbd
Death Stranding: Director's Cut 22.

Death Stranding: Director's Cut

Platform: PC
March 30, 2022
From legendary game creator Hideo Kojima comes a genre-defying experience, now expanded and remastered for the PS5 console in this definitive Director's Cut. Can you reunite the shattered world, one step at a time?
Metascore:
85
User Score:
7.5
OlliOlli World: VOID Riders 23.

OlliOlli World: VOID Riders

Platform: PC
June 15, 2022
With its DLC expansion, Void Riders, the side-scrolling skateboarding platformer is taking things a step further with a cosmic theme and the addition of a whole bunch of aliens.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
tbd
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge 24.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge

Platform: PC
June 16, 2022
With Bebop and Rocksteady assaulting Channel 6 and stealing super gnarly devices to support Krang and Shredder's latest twisted plan, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge sees the Turtles battling across a righteous range of timeless TMNT locations. From Manhattan and Coney Island, to city rooftops and dank sewers, help the fearsome foursome trounce Foot Soldiers, Triceraton Warriors, and Rock Troops all the way to Dimension X! Enjoy stunning full-color pixel art graphics and a vintage TMNT vibe that will rock you straight back to the awesome 80s. Every character, vehicle, weapon, item, and background is directly inspired by the 1987 TV show, making you feel like you hopped into the television -- with a dope mix of killer humor and action-packed adventures!
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.8
Red Matter 2 25.

Red Matter 2

Platform: PC
August 18, 2022
Red Matter 2 is an adventure that takes place during a dystopian Cold War whose events unfold after Red Matter. It is the story of how people trapped in a reality created by their rulers, rebel against their destiny and fight to do the right thing. Being subjected to a mental simulation in an enemy base, you are awakened by an infiltrated agent who has been sent to rescue you. Just as you are about to escape you intercept a distress signal belonging to an old friend. Determined to come to his rescue, you embark on the journey of a lifetime to the far reaches of the solar system to find him. That adventure will make you question your entire reality, not only because you will once again encounter the Red Matter more unleashed than ever, but also because Volgravia holds more secrets than you could have ever imagined.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.0
Infernax 26.

Infernax

Platform: PC
February 14, 2022
Infernax is the adventures of a great knight who returns to his homeland only to find it plagued with unholy magic. Uncover the mysteries of the curse and face the consequences of your actions.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.2
Gordian Quest 27.

Gordian Quest

Platform: PC
June 23, 2022
A sinister curse corrupts the land. Darkness reigns. Monsters roam. Scoundrels loot. Cowards flee. Heroes emerge. Lead heroes on an adventure to save what's left of this fallen world and destroy the root of evil abound. Will you fall at the claws of your enemies or the consequences of your poor decisions? Your Gordian Quest is about to begin. Gordian Quest is an epic roguelike / lite adventure that combines the best elements of deckbuilding, tactical combat and strategic decision-making. You will form parties of heroes whom you will have to lead and manage on grueling missions. Help them forge bonds and discover new skills among them. Be fearless and unwavering as you work to unravel the curses laid upon the lands and defeat the ultimate evil at the heart of it all.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.2
Patrick's Parabox 28.

Patrick's Parabox

Platform: PC
March 29, 2022
A mind-bending recursive puzzle game about boxes within boxes within boxes within boxes. Learn to use infinity to your advantage as you explore a deep and elegant system.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.7
Strange Horticulture 29.

Strange Horticulture

Platform: PC
January 21, 2022
Welcome to Undermere, a quaint town surrounded by hag-infested forests and rugged mountains. You are the Horticulturist, owner of local plant store Strange Horticulture. As a cast of colorful customers come by your shop, you are quickly thrust into an occult mystery stretching back hundreds of years. Strange Horticulture is an occult puzzle game in which you play as the proprietor of a local plant store. Find and identify new plants, pet your cat, speak to a coven, or join a cult. Use your collection of powerful plants to influence the story and unravel Undermere's dark mysteries.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
5.8
Grounded 30.

Grounded

Platform: PC
September 27, 2022
The world is a vast, beautiful and dangerous place especially when you have been shrunk to the size of an ant. Explore, build and survive together in this first person, multiplayer, survival-adventure. Can you thrive alongside the hordes of giant insects, fighting to survive the perils of the backyard?
Metascore:
83
User Score:
tbd
Two Point Campus 31.

Two Point Campus

Platform: PC
August 9, 2022
Build the university of your dreams with Two Point Campus, the sim with a twist from the makers of Two Point Hospital. Build, hire staff and run an academic institution packed with wild courses. Rather than typical academic fare, students in Two Point County enjoy a range of wild and wonderful courses: from Knight School (hey, we all have to learn jousting at some point in our lives), to the salivatory Gastronomy, where your students will build mouth-watering concoctions like giant pizzas and enormous pies. Get to know your students, explore their individual personalities, wants and needs. Keep them happy with clubs, societies, gigs. Surround them with friends, help them develop relationships, furnish them with pastoral care and ensure they have the right amount of joie de vivre to develop into incredible individuals who will do the legacy of your university proud.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
7.1
Betrayal At Club Low 32.

Betrayal At Club Low

Platform: PC
September 9, 2022
Tonight you're on a surprise mission at the inimitable Club Low. This former coffin factory-turned-nightclub has, for years, been a beacon of nocturnal energy, a haven for wild-limbed dancing, mind-altering music and shady characters aplenty. It's also a place to prove your skills as an undercover agent. An old colleague is trapped in the club, caught up in an intel-gathering mission with a notorious business captain. Your mission is to sneak into the club incognito and get him out before he blows his cover. Can you do it?
Metascore:
83
User Score:
tbd
Beacon Pines 33.

Beacon Pines

Platform: PC
September 22, 2022
Beacon Pines is a cute and creepy adventure set within a mysterious book. You play as both the reader of the book and its main character, Luka. Something strange is happening at the old warehouse, and Luka and his friends seem to be the only ones taking notice. Sneak out late, make new friends, uncover hidden truths, and collect words that will change the course of fate! As the book's reader, you'll navigate the story's turning points using The Chronicle: an interactive story tree that branches and grows along with your choices. Exploring one set of events can unlock new charms to use on another branch, leading you to jump back and forth between entirely different versions of the story in order to unravel the mysteries at the heart of Beacon Pines.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
tbd
Atelier Sophie 2: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Dream 34.

Atelier Sophie 2: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Dream

Platform: PC
February 25, 2022
A mysterious story of a mysterious dream... One of the stories experienced throughout the Alchemist Sophie’s many adventures, as she continued her travels after leaving her hometown of Kirchen Bell. This is Sophie’s adventure as she searches for her friend Plachta in the dream world Erde Wiege, where they become separated, and shows the bonds she forms with the people she meets and passing of hearts. ■Evolved turn-based battles & seamless transitions! In the 6 member party turn-based battles, the 3 members in the front and 3 in the back form 2 teams cooperating “multi-linked turn battles”, and transitions from exploration to battles without loading times in “seamless battles”, the entire game can be enjoyed at a great pace. ■2 types of panels for everyone to enjoy synthesis! This game uses panel synthesis, the synthesis system of the Mysterious series, where materials are placed in the panel slots to create new items in this puzzle-like feature. By placing the certain materials in the slots, various effects can be produced. There are 2 types of panels in this game that players can select from : a regular panel and a restricted panel that has a higher synthesis difficulty level. The board of the restricted panel is fairly complex, but when materials are placed just right, items with high effects can be synthesized, which can't be generated from the regular panel.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
9.0
Stray 35.

Stray

Platform: PC
July 19, 2022
Lost, alone and separated from family, a stray cat must untangle an ancient mystery to escape a long-forgotten cybercity and find the way home. Stray is a third-person cat adventure game set amidst the detailed neon-lit alleys of a decaying cybercity and the murky environments of its seedy underbelly. See the world through the eyes of a stray and interact with the environment in playful ways. Stray is developed by BlueTwelve Studio, a small team from south of France mostly made of cats and a handful of humans.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.5
Crusader Kings III: The Royal Court 36.

Crusader Kings III: The Royal Court

Platform: PC
February 8, 2022
There is but one true center for power and prestige: a ruler's court. Step into your own fully immersive throne room with Crusader Kings: Royal Court, and get ready to impress vassals and courtiers with your splendor and treasure on display. Watch visitors pay respect or family members squabble as you pass judgment in royal audiences, establishing the vital link between your people and your realm. In Crusader Kings: Royal Court, you can commission great works of art from inspired craftspeople. Impress your rivals with the grandeur of your court, or awe them with your noble house's heirlooms and relics. An enhanced Culture system lets you guide your people to novel cultural understandings as they merge or splinter off, embrace their heritage, learn languages, or acquire new traditions.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
6.3
Hatsune Miku: Project Diva MegaMix+ 37.

Hatsune Miku: Project Diva MegaMix+

Platform: PC
May 26, 2022
Take the stage! The hit rhythm game series returns with exciting new features: - Mix it up and choose from two playable modes: traditional button control-based Arcade Mode or the new motion control-based Mix Mode. Featuring fan-favorite classics and new hits, choose from over 100 songs for endless rhythm fun! - Take advantage of new customization features! Choose from over 300 costumes, and design custom T-shirts in the new T-shirt editor. - Create playlists for your favorite music videos! No matter where or when, her music will be sure to reach your heart!
Metascore:
82
User Score:
tbd
Not For Broadcast 38.

Not For Broadcast

Platform: PC
January 25, 2022
Take control of the National Nightly News as a radical government comes to power. In this immersive, high-pressure, propaganda sim, you control what the people see and determine what’s Not For Broadcast.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.3
Lost in Play 39.

Lost in Play

Platform: PC
August 10, 2022
Go on a feel-good adventure with a brother and sister as they explore dreamscapes and befriend magical creatures. Lost in their imagination, Toto and Gal must stick together and solve puzzles to journey back home. This whimsical puzzle adventure game will make you feel like you're playing a cartoon!
Metascore:
82
User Score:
7.7
Cult of the Lamb 40.

Cult of the Lamb

Platform: PC
August 11, 2022
Start your own cult in a land of false prophets, venturing out into diverse and mysterious regions to build a loyal community of woodland worshippers and spread your Word to become the one true cult. BUILD YOUR FLOCK. Collect and use resources to build new structures, perform dark rituals to appease the gods, and give sermons to reinforce the faith of your flock. DESTROY THE NON-BELIEVERS. Explore a sprawling, randomly generated world, fight off hordes of enemies and defeat rival cult leaders in order to absorb their power and assert your cult's dominance. SPREAD YOUR WORD. Train your flock and embark on a quest to explore and discover the secrets of five mysterious regions. Cleanse the non-believers, spread enlightenment and perform mystical rituals on the journey to become the mighty lamb god.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
7.9
Shovel Knight Dig 41.

Shovel Knight Dig

Platform: PC
September 23, 2022
When Drill Knight and his dastardly digging crew blast apart Shovel Knight's peaceful campsite and steal his loot, he grabs his trusty Shovel Blade and starts tunnelling after them. Meet new friends and foes, visit strange lands, and outfit yourself in your quest to keep the entire land from collapsing underfoot! Jump, slash, and dig your way down an ever-changing chasm of mystery in Shovel Knight Dig, an all-new Shovel Knight adventure!
Metascore:
82
User Score:
6.7
Gerda: A Flame in Winter 42.

Gerda: A Flame in Winter

Platform: PC
September 1, 2022
When the snow stops falling, the small Danish village of Tinglev will no longer be the same. Walk the path of Gerda as her quiet life is turned upside down during the World War 2 occupation of her home. Choose where to go, how to act, and who to trust in this intimate narrative RPG-lite experience inspired by real life events. How far would you go to protect your loved ones? In this poignant story-driven game, you play as Gerda, a nurse whose life is turned upside down overnight. A tale told not on the front line, but in the intimate setting of the small Danish village she has lived her whole life. Armed only with her wits and knowledge of her people, Gerda must try to save her loved ones while staying true to herself.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.0
Citizen Sleeper 43.

Citizen Sleeper

Platform: PC
May 5, 2022
Live the life of an escaped worker, washed-up on a lawless station at the edge of an interstellar society. Inspired by the flexibility and freedom of Tabletop RPGs, explore the station, choose your friends, escape your past and change your future. LIFE ON ERLIN'S EYE An abandoned station on the edge of a system in crisis. Run down, chaotic, unruly, and alive—it was founded by idealists in the shadow of a corporate collapse. Now it is held together by anarchic alliances, ramshackle factions and a shared desire to be free from the gravity of corporate control. DO THE WORK. GET PAID. SURVIVE. Every cycle you get up and choose what to do with your time. Toil in the yards, or take a bar shift. Search the markets for rare components or grab some street food. Make or break alliances, uncover truths and escape those that hunt you. Learn to survive and ultimately thrive, one cycle at a time. TURN UP FOR YOUR FRIENDS The station plays host to characters from all walks of life, trying to eke out an existence among the stars. Salvagers, engineers, hackers, bartenders, street-food vendors, each has a history which brought them here. You choose which of them you wish to help, and together you will shape your future. ACCESS THEIR SECRETS Hack into the station’s cloud to access decades of digital data, uncover new areas and unlock secrets. This is your unique power, and with it you can change your future. Corporate secrets, rogue AIs and troves of lost data await those willing to dive into the depths of the station’s networks. YOU WERE MADE TO DIE Essen-Arp: to them you are just property, one more asset in a portfolio that stretches across the stars. You are the product of an abusive system, in a universe where humanity’s expansion is marked by exploitation and extraction. Escape the makers of your decaying body, and chart your own path in a richly imagined, deeply relevant sci-fi world which explores ideas of precarity, personhood and freedom.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
6.8
Nightmare Reaper 44.

Nightmare Reaper

Platform: PC
March 28, 2022
Explore the cursed depths of a nightmare while finding powerful weapons and improving your abilities in this retro first person shooter that breaches the wall between the classics and modern sensibilities.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
7.2
Hardspace: Shipbreaker 45.

Hardspace: Shipbreaker

Platform: PC
May 24, 2022
Equipped with cutting-edge salvaging tech, carve & slice spaceships to recover valuable materials. Upgrade your gear to take on more lucrative contracts and pay your billion credits debt to LYNX Corp!
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.1
Guild Wars 2: End of Dragons 46.

Guild Wars 2: End of Dragons

Platform: PC
February 28, 2022
Guild Wars 2: End of Dragons is the third expansion for the award-winning and critically acclaimed MMORPG Guild Wars 2. The dragon cycle that has sustained and blighted Tyria for ages is collapsing. Mortal hearts and choices will define this moment in history—and echo in the future forever.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
7.7
Symphony of War: The Nephilim Saga 47.

Symphony of War: The Nephilim Saga

Platform: PC
June 10, 2022
Enter Tahnra, a land savaged by war. You, a fresh academy graduate with humble beginnings, will grow to lead a grand army against a corrupt adversary. Gather heroes, form bonds, and lead your force in turn-based battles. Make use of tactics, terrain, morale and more to bring peace to the land!
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.1
Cursed to Golf 48.

Cursed to Golf

Platform: PC
August 18, 2022
Cursed to Golf is a golf-like adventure where every shot counts. Players are tasked with making it out of Golf Purgatory to become a Golfing Legend. With insane hazards, otherworldly power-ups and tons of replayability, will you make it back alive or will you forever be... Cursed to Golf!?
Metascore:
81
User Score:
tbd
F1 22 49.

F1 22

Platform: PC
July 1, 2022
Enter the new era of Formula 1® in EA SPORTS™ F1® 22, the official videogame of the 2022 FIA Formula One World Championship™. Take your seat for a new season as redesigned cars and overhauled rules redefine race day, test your skills around the new Miami International Autodrome, and get a taste of the glitz and glamour in F1® Life. Race the stunning new cars of the Formula 1® 2022 season with the authentic lineup of all 20 drivers and 10 teams, and take control of your race experience with new immersive or broadcast race sequences. Create a team and take them to the front of the grid with new depth in the acclaimed My Team career mode, race head-to-head in split-screen or multiplayer, or change the pace by taking supercars from some of the sport’s biggest names to the track in our all new Pirelli Hot Laps feature.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
3.0
Rollerdrome 50.

Rollerdrome

Platform: PC
August 16, 2022
The year is 2030, and you are a competitor in a brutal new bloodsport – Rollerdrome. Combine stylish skate tricks with devastating slow-mo kills, picking your weapons with care to land the killing blow and make it to the end of the round… and maybe, with enough skill and hard work, to the end of the Championship. [Roll7]
Metascore:
81
User Score:
7.7
Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate - Daemonhunters 51.

Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate - Daemonhunters

Platform: PC
May 5, 2022
Lead humanity's greatest weapon, the Grey Knights, in this fast-paced turn-based tactical RPG. Root out and purge a galaxy-spanning plague in a cinematic, story-driven campaign, using the tactics and talents of your own personalised squad of Daemonhunters. Forge Your Champions - Grey Knights are humanity's greatest weapon. A secretive yet supremely powerful chapter of Space Marines sworn to eradicate corruption, these legendary Daemonhunters are dedicated to combating the minions of Chaos. Lead your own personalised squad against a galaxy-wide plot to infect worlds with a cosmic plague, The Bloom. Plan Your Strategy Master a turn-based tactical game full of satisfyingly strategic action. Choose powerful classes, wield incredible weapons, use environments to your advantage, and target specific enemy weak points to hinder the advance of an ever-evolving and mutating threat. Enter the 41st Millennium Penned by acclaimed Black Library author Aaron Dembski-Bowden, immerse yourself in a compelling story set in the grimdark universe of Warhammer 40,000. Meet famous faces, engage iconic foes, and discover what it takes to lead a squad of elite warriors battling to prevent galaxy-wide destruction in the 41st millennium.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
7.1
Tentacular 52.

Tentacular

Platform: PC
March 24, 2022
Ever felt like a squid out of water? Tentacular plunges you into the ocean-dwelling hulk of a gigantic, kind-hearted tentacled beast trying to figure out its place in the world. Raised among humans on the bustling and eccentric island of La Kalma, the time has finally come to unravel the secrets of your mysterious origin while working as the world's strongest handyman. Help your human friends to research a strange and an incredibly powerful energy source through a colossal collection of action-based activities and constructions puzzles, using your titanic tentacles to aid your quest for answers and unlock elements for your very own playground in the creative sandbox mode.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
tbd
Syberia: The World Before 53.

Syberia: The World Before

Platform: PC
March 18, 2022
Embark on a journey across continents and through time, as you piece together the puzzle of a life.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.4
Lost Ark 54.

Lost Ark

Platform: PC
February 11, 2022
Embark on an odyssey for the Lost Ark in a vast, vibrant world: explore new lands, seek out lost treasures, and test yourself in thrilling action combat in this action-packed free-to-play RPG.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
5.2
Eyes in the Dark: The Curious Case of One Victoria Bloom 55.

Eyes in the Dark: The Curious Case of One Victoria Bloom

Platform: PC
July 14, 2022
Fight with light against the dark in this "roguelight" platformer starring Victoria Bloom. Drive back the darkness that's overrun Bloom Manor and conquer swarms of creatures as you discover powerful new items to upgrade your arsenal. Are you ready to enter the ever-changing manor?
Metascore:
81
User Score:
tbd
Young Souls 56.

Young Souls

Platform: PC
March 10, 2022
As orphans, Jenn and Tristan's life path brought them to a mysterious scientist, who took them in and cared for them as his own children. But one day, he disappeared under very odd circumstances. While searching desperately for him, the duo found a hidden cellar and the Moon Gate portal, transporting them to a dangerous parallel world where goblins thrive. Your adventure begins as you fight to bridge these two very different worlds. Young Souls is a gorgeous 2D brawler meets story-rich action RPG. Fight hordes of belligerent goblins, level up with hundreds of weapons and accessories, explore, and journey between worlds, as rebellious twins battle their way to save their foster father.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
5.7
Dorfromantik 57.

Dorfromantik

Platform: PC
April 28, 2022
Dorfromantik is a peaceful building strategy and puzzle game where you create a beautiful and ever-growing village landscape by placing tiles. Explore a variety of colorful biomes, discover and unlock new tiles and complete quests to fill your world with life!
Metascore:
80
User Score:
5.4
Card Shark 58.

Card Shark

Platform: PC
June 2, 2022
Card Shark is an adventure game full of cunning, intrigue, and delectable deceit. "Our adversaries tonight? An unscrupulous group of scoundrels and rogues, rumoured to possess an unlimited fund between them. If we stick to the strategies you’ve learnt, this will be a walkover." - Comte de Saint-Germain LEARN AND MASTER NEW TRICKS Cheat your way to the top of 18th-century French society. Master deceptions using card marking, false shuffles, deck switching, false deals, and more! Use your ill-gotten gains to buy your way into the closed world of high-stakes tables. UNCOVER A CONSPIRACY ... as you climb from local card parlors to the King's table. A word of advice: Don't get caught. Your fellow gamblers do not take kindly to cheats… TRAVEL THROUGH 18TH CENTURY FRANCE Discover small towns, remote mansions, and luxurious lounges imagined by Nerial team (Reigns), game creator Arnaud De Bock (Pikuniku). Immerse yourself in the ornate visual artwork of Nicolai Troshinsky. Have your every move accompanied by an original score from Andrea Boccadoro as interpreted by an orchestra.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.7
Teardown 59.

Teardown

Platform: PC
April 21, 2022
Prepare the perfect heist in this simulated and fully destructible voxel world. Tear down walls with vehicles or explosives to create shortcuts. Stack objects to reach higher. Use the environment to your advantage in the most creative way you can think of.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.3
Sniper Elite 5 60.

Sniper Elite 5

Platform: PC
May 26, 2022
As part of a covert US Rangers operation to weaken the Atlantikwall fortifications along the coast of Brittany, Karl makes contact with the French Resistance. Soon they uncover a secret Nazi project that threatens to end the war before the Allies can even invade Europe: Operation Kraken. It's Karl's mission to take out the high-ranking Nazi officers and end Operation Kraken once and for all. Based upon real world locations from France in 1944, the new game maps are the largest and most immersive in the franchise's history with the new traversal system offering players an even greater sandbox of options when it comes to taking out their targets. You can even invite a friend to help you on your mission with enhanced cooperative gameplay options.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
6.3
Tinykin 61.

Tinykin

Platform: PC
August 30, 2022
Milo arrives on Earth to find that he's way too small, everybody's gone and a day hasn't passed since 1991! Catch hundreds of mysterious tinykin and use their unique powers to create ladders, bridges, explosions and a lot more! Find a way home through a sprawling ant-sized metropolis, and unravel Earth's biggest mystery!
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.5
Expeditions: Rome 62.

Expeditions: Rome

Platform: PC
January 20, 2022
Determine the destiny of Rome as you conquer foreign lands and navigate political intrigue in this turn-based RPG. Directly fight with your party of Praetorians, guide your legion to victory, and choose your own path in a story where every decision matters. How will you shape the future of Rome?
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.7
Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel 63.

Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel

Platform: PC
January 19, 2022
The definitive digital edition of the competitive card game that has been evolving for over 20 years! Duel at the highest level against Duelists all over the world.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
5.9
Escape Academy 64.

Escape Academy

Platform: PC
July 13, 2022
You've just arrived at Escape Academy, a school where promising students train to become the ultimate Escape Room Master. Play over a dozen masterfully hand crafted rooms, designed by experienced experts in the field of REAL LIFE escape rooms. Experience the entirety of Escape Academy alone in single player OR through two player co-operative play. Available in local or online splitscreen. Explore the campus of Escape Academy and get to know the faculty, a colorful cast of characters, each an expert in the art of Escape. And some with secrets yet to be uncovered...
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.4
The Sims 4: Werewolves 65.

The Sims 4: Werewolves

Platform: PC
June 16, 2022
What big teeth you’ll have! Transform into a werewolf and embrace (or fight) your animalistic nature. Beyond rocking a fearsome form werewolf Sims will have unique temperaments and abilities, be affected by the phase of the moon, and experience wolf-specific life events. Craft your werewolf identity. Were you bitten, or were you born into a werewolf family? However it happened, now you’ve got to decide what kind of wolf you want to be. Find a pack to prowl the night with, meet your fated mate atop Howling Point, or shun all that and try to make it as a lone wolf. There’s a lot to learn about werewolves and their origins. Unravel werewolf, vampire, and spellcaster lore as you read books, discover secret tunnels, grow your collection, and interact with denizens of Moonwood Mill.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
tbd
As Dusk Falls 66.

As Dusk Falls

Platform: PC
July 19, 2022
Every Family has Secrets. Every Secret has a Price. As Dusk Falls is an original interactive drama from INTERIOR/NIGHT that explores the entangled lives of two families across thirty years. Starting in 1998 with a robbery-gone-wrong in small town Arizona, the choices you make have a powerful impact on the characters’ lives in this uncompromising story of betrayal, sacrifice and resilience. Drive the lives and relationships of multiple characters in a decades-spanning story told across two intense books.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
6.9
SIFU 67.

SIFU

Platform: PC
February 8, 2022
Sifu is the new game of Sloclap, the independent studio behind Absolver. A third person action game featuring intense hand-to-hand combat, it puts you in control of a young Kung-Fu student on a path of revenge.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.1
WindJammers 2 68.

WindJammers 2

Platform: PC
January 20, 2022
The best flying disc game of all time is back! With amazing hand-drawn graphics, crazy new moves, gameplay mechanics and awesome new characters and stages, Windjammers 2 is the sequel you've been dreaming of.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.0
The Quarry 69.

The Quarry

Platform: PC
June 10, 2022
As the sun sets on the last day of summer camp, the teenage counselors of Hackett's Quarry throw a party to celebrate. No kids. No adults. No rules. Things quickly take a turn for the worse. Hunted by blood-drenched locals and something far more sinister, the teens' party plans unravel into an unpredictable night of horror. Friendly banter and flirtations give way to life-or-death decisions, as relationships build or break under the strain of unimaginable choices. Play as each of the nine camp counselors in a thrilling cinematic tale, where every decision shapes your unique story from a tangled web of possibilities. Any character can be the star of the showor die before daylight comes. How will your story unfold? YOUR STORY, THEIR FATE Will you dare to check what's behind that trap door? Will you investigate the screams echoing from within the forest? Will you save your friends or desperately run for your life? Every choice, big or small, shapes your story and determines who lives to tell the tale. A STUNNING CINEMATIC EXPERIENCE Cutting edge facial capture and filmic lighting techniques, combined with incredible performances from an iconic ensemble cast of Hollywood talent, bring the horrors of Hackett's Quarry to life in a pulse-pounding, cinematic thrill ride. ENJOY THE FRIGHT WITH FRIENDS Place your faith in up to 7 friends in online play, where invited players watch along and vote on key decisions, creating a story shaped by the whole group! Or, play together in a party horror couch co-op experience where each player picks a counselor and controls their actions. CUSTOMIZE YOUR EXPERIENCE Adjustable difficulty for all gameplay elements let players of any skill level enjoy the horror. And if you prefer to watch rather than play, Movie Mode lets you enjoy The Quarry as a binge-worthy cinematic thriller. Select how you want the story to unfold, kick back, and munch on some popcorn in between all the screams! STARRING: David Arquette as Chris Ariel Winter as Abigail Brenda Song as Kaitlyn Evan Evagora as Nick Halston Sage as Emma Justice Smith as Ryan Miles Robbins as Dylan Siobhan Williams as Laura Skyler Gisondo as Max Zach Tinker as Jacob Ethan Suplee as Bobby Grace Zabriskie as Eliza Lance Henriksen as Jedediah Lin Shaye as Constance Ted Raimi as Travis
Metascore:
79
User Score:
5.5
DNF Duel 70.

DNF Duel

Platform: PC
June 28, 2022
Action fighting to the extreme. Enter the new beat ’em up world of Arad as your favorite character from the esteemed Dungeon and Fighter franchise. One of the most popular and widely played RPGs in the world, Dungeon and Fighter is now back as a 2.5D action fighting game. Choose from 10 charming characters, each with their own distinct skills and personalities. Outsmart, outplay, or downright beat up your opponents and become the master of the Ultimate Will.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
6.9
Metal: Hellsinger 71.

Metal: Hellsinger

Platform: PC
September 15, 2022
Strike terror into the hearts of demons and devils as you fight your way through eight Hells. Metal: Hellsinger is a rhythm FPS, brimming with diabolical enemies, powerful weapons, and metal music. Set out on an infernal journey in order to achieve the purest of goals: Vengeance.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.3
The Elder Scrolls Online: High Isle 72.

The Elder Scrolls Online: High Isle

Platform: PC
June 6, 2022
Set out on ESO's year-long adventure, the Legacy of the Bretons, and uncover an epic storytelling experience told across three DLCs and the High Isle Chapter. A tale of chivalric honor and political upheaval set within the stunning Systres Archipelago awaits. Create your ultimate RPG character, play solo or adventure with friends, and determine your fate in an ever-expanding world. With no level restrictions, go anywhere at any time in a truly open world. In The Elder Scrolls Online, the choice is yours. Begin your adventure where you like: emerge from Coldharbour in the Base Game, battle Dragons in the Elsweyr Chapter, or face the Prince of Destruction, Mehrunes Dagon, in Blackwood. All content is accessible for new players, and you can switch adventures whenever you like.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.4
Nobody Saves the World 73.

Nobody Saves the World

Platform: PC
January 18, 2022
From the developers of Guacamelee! 1 + 2 comes Nobody Saves the World, a new twist on Action RPGs, in which you play many different character Forms, each with their own unique gameplay mechanics.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.3
F1 Manager 2022 74.

F1 Manager 2022

Platform: PC
August 25, 2022
Make your mark on Formula 1 in the officially licensed F1 Manager 2022. Be the boss of your chosen constructor and pick from a roster of 2022 drivers and staff.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
6.0
Capcom Fighting Collection 75.

Capcom Fighting Collection

Platform: PC
June 24, 2022
Features 10 classic titles, including two Darkstalkers games never before released in North America! Take on all challengers in online play with rollback netcode for all ten games, and enjoy additional features including a gallery of official art, a music player with hundreds of tracks, and more: Darkstalkers: The Night Warriors Night Warriors: Darkstalkers’ Revenge Vampire Savior: The Lord of Vampire Vampire Hunter 2: Darkstalkers’ Revenge (Japanese version, first official release in North America) Vampire Savior 2: The Lord of Vampire (Japanese version, first official release in North America) Red Earth (First release outside of arcades) Cyberbots: Fullmetal Madness Super Gem Fighter Mini Mix Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo Hyper Street Fighter II
Metascore:
79
User Score:
tbd
Tiny Tina's Wonderlands 76.

Tiny Tina's Wonderlands

Platform: PC
March 25, 2022
Embark on an epic adventure full of whimsy, wonder, and high-powered weaponry! Bullets, magic, and broadswords collide across this chaotic fantasy world brought to life by the unpredictable Tiny Tina, who makes the rules, changes the world on the fly, and guides players on their journey. Customize your own multiclass hero and loot, shoot, slash, and cast your way through outlandish monsters and treasure-filled dungeons on a quest to stop the tyrannical Dragon Lord. Everyone's welcome, so join the party, throw on your adventuring boots, and be Chaotic Great!
Metascore:
79
User Score:
5.4
LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga 77.

LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga

Platform: PC
April 5, 2022
LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga will feature hundreds of playable characters - the most ever for a LEGO Star Wars game - and ships, LEGO's signature sense of humour and fun, and new innovations, options, and gameplay features. Players can start the game at any point in the Star Wars timeline; fans can jump in with Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, begin the original trilogy with Star Wars: A New Hope, or launch right into Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga marks the return to the franchise that kicked off the LEGO video game series. The game will give fans an all-new LEGO Star Wars experience with complete freedom to explore the LEGO Star Wars galaxy. With the Skywalker saga coming to an end, LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga will bring to life all those Star Wars adventures remembered and undiscovered in an epic culmination of all nine saga films as fans celebrate the closing of this chapter in Star Wars.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.4
Crowns and Pawns: Kingdom of Deceit 78.

Crowns and Pawns: Kingdom of Deceit

Platform: PC
May 6, 2022
Crowns and Pawns, a modern-day point and click adventure, inspired by classics such as Broken Sword, Monkey Island, Still Life, Syberia and others. Experience the legendary stories of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, bring to light the villainous branch of the KGB, solve puzzles and follow hints to reveal the secrets of the King who was never crowned. The story follows a girl from Chicago, Milda, who unexpectedly receives an inheritance from her grandfather - a house in Lithuania. She sets off to Europe, but upon arrival she is threatened by an unknown man, demanding that she gives up her inheritance. Determined and intrigued, she explores the run-down house, discovering old documents and clues dating back to the 15th century. Before long, Milda gets dragged into a dangerous search for a long-lost mysterious relic...
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.3
MultiVersus 79.

MultiVersus

Platform: PC
July 26, 2022
In MultiVersus, the Multiverse is at your fingertips as you battle it out in intense 2v2 matches. Up against Batman & Shaggy? Try using Bugs Bunny & Arya Stark! This platform fighter lets you play out your fantasy matchups in a fun co-op or head-to-head fight for supremacy.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
5.7
Redout 2 80.

Redout 2

Platform: PC
June 16, 2022
The fastest racing game in the universe. Redout 2 is a tribute to classic arcade racing games and the sequel to the critically acclaimed Redout. Reach impossible speeds in exhilarating futuristic races across an extensive single-player campaign and competitive multiplayer.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.3
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowabunga Collection 81.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowabunga Collection

Platform: PC
August 30, 2022
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowabunga Collection assembles thirteen classic TMNT games by KONAMI in one incredible package. This collection provides a unique opportunity for gamers to experience these immensely popular and very influential games on modern consoles and includes a fantastic set of new quality of life features: * Added Online Play for certain games and Local Couch Play * Save Anytime and Rewind * Eleven Japanese Regional Versions * Button Mapping * Unique Development Art & Sketches * Historic TMNT Media Content The games are based on the characters and themes based on the 80's children's cartoon and comic book series, The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The game often takes place in a fictionalized New York City, in the sewers, inside futuristic enemy bases and even across time itself!
Metascore:
78
User Score:
5.3
Hard West 2 82.

Hard West 2

Platform: PC
August 4, 2022
Hard West 2 is a journey to the heart of darkness in the American West. Take control of a supernatural posse and catch the mysterious Ghost Train. Outsmart, outcheat and outgun your enemies in this turn-based tactics game set in a Wild West world where nothing is as it seems.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.6
Distant Worlds 2 83.

Distant Worlds 2

Platform: PC
March 10, 2022
Distant Worlds, the critically acclaimed 4X space strategy game is back with a brand new 64-bit engine, 3D graphics and a polished interface to begin an epic new Distant Worlds series with Distant Worlds 2. Distant Worlds 2 is a vast, pausable real-time 4X space strategy game. Experience the full depth and detail of turn-based strategy, but with the simplicity and ease of real-time, and on the scale of a massively-multiplayer online game. Huge Galaxies with up to 2,000 star systems and tens of thousands of planets, moons and asteroids are yours to explore and exploit, whether peacefully through mining and diplomacy or by conquest! The complex process of generating a galaxy ensures that every new game will be different and the many galaxy setup options ensure incredible replayability as well as the ability to have your game be just the way you like it.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
7.4
Persona 4 Arena Ultimax 84.

Persona 4 Arena Ultimax

Platform: PC
March 17, 2022
In P4AU, the characters from Persona 4 and Persona 3 once again find themselves teaming up to face off in the P-1 Climax, a series of battles which must be won before the world ends. The original cast of characters from Persona 3 and 4 are back to discover the mastermind behind the whole tournament, while a few new faces join the fight, including Junpei Iori, Yukari Takeba, Rise Kujikawa, and more. But standing in their way is the dual katana-wielding Sho Minazuki, a huge threat to everyone involved in the P-1 Climax. Worse yet, there's a Sho lookalike who can wield a Persona...
Metascore:
77
User Score:
5.1
Dying Light 2 Stay Human 85.

Dying Light 2 Stay Human

Platform: PC
February 4, 2022
THE FATE OF THE CITY IS IN YOUR HANDS It's been 15 years since humanity lost to the virus. The last great human settlement exists within an unforgiving, infected world, plunged into a modern dark age. During the day, bandits, factions and starving survivors roam the streets scavenging for scraps - or someone to take them from, by violence if necessary. At night the infected roam free, evacuating their dark hideouts to prey on the living. You are Aiden Caldwell, an infected survivor. Your exceptional agility and brutal combat skills make you a powerful ally and a valuable commodity in this dangerous world. You can achieve things no one else can. Enter places no one else dares. With your unique abilities you have the power to be an agent of change within this decaying metropolis. YOUR CHOICES, YOUR WORLD You must make tough decisions and hard sacrifices as you decide the fate of a society on the brink of collapse. The effect of the choices you make will have a huge impact on entire regions of the city, uncovering new land masses and areas to explore. Play the entire campaign in up to four-player co-op. Host your own games or join other players' and see how their choices have played out differently to your own. EXCEPTIONAL AGILITY AND BRUTAL COMBAT On your journey from humble beginnings to a person of great power, you have unprecedented freedom of movement across the city, seamlessly integrated with brutal first person combat. A MODERN DARK AGE In a desperate city, where resources and power are scarce, unstable, and trust in ruling bodies is all but eroded; humankind has reverted to a dark age. Civilization is gone but the relics are still there. This is a violent, primal & unforgiving world - and so are its inhabitants. THE INFECTION HAS EVOLVED The infection has evolved and become more sensitive to UV light. Society exists in the relative safety of sunlight, while the infected hide in the shadows of buildings. At night the infected roam the streets freely searching for prey, presenting opportunities for you to explore areas of the city inaccessible by day.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
4.3
Sucker for Love: First Date 86.

Sucker for Love: First Date

Platform: PC
January 20, 2022
Obsessed with occult rituals, you have finally obtained the last thing you need to summon the eldritch horror that has been haunting your dreams; a strange, bright-pink Necronomicon. You perform the only ritual that doesn't appear to be insane ramblings, and inadvertently summon Ln'eta, a cute cthulhu-like girl. She agrees to a kiss, on the condition that you perform a few rituals from the book for her first. Looking back at the Necronomicon... all of the other pages suddenly make sense? Put the 'love' in 'Lovecraftian horror'! Perform terrifying rituals to win the affections of eldritch horrors and smooch 'em... at any cost!
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.4
Islets 87.

Islets

Platform: PC
August 24, 2022
Iko is an aspiring yet hopeful warrior exploring the land and sky to reunite a series of floating islands. With his rickety airship, he must travel from island to island in order to reignite each one's magnetic core while fighting off the many adversaries standing in his way. Islets is a surprisingly wholesome metroidvania about making connections with the people around you. By reuniting the islands and befriending a cast of charming characters, the world expands and reveals new parts of each area for Iko to explore. Scour every nook and cranny in order to collect the many upgrades hidden around this world and face its numerous hidden challenges! There's also a tour guide to show you around, but you should be careful. The guy's got some really weird vibes...
Metascore:
77
User Score:
tbd
We Are OFK 88.

We Are OFK

Platform: PC
August 18, 2022
Itsumi Saito just moved Downtown and broke up with her long-term girlfriend, leaning into her dream of making it in music. But juggling practice, friends, a brutal commute to the west side, and a full-time job... Itsu is struggling to establish herself in the cutthroat music scene of LA. When she talks her way into a shmoozy Hollywood party and makes friends with a rising music producer, she sees a chance to bring her dreams a little closer. We Are OFK is an interactive narrative series of arguing over lyrics, sending sad texts, and playing Interactive Music Videos, including OFK's debut single "Follow/Unfollow" and more!
Metascore:
77
User Score:
2.0
Hero's Hour 89.

Hero's Hour

Platform: PC
March 1, 2022
A fast turn-based strategy RPG with real-time combat. Develop your cities and armies, level up your heroes to gain new, powerful spells and skills, and explore the wonders and dangers of the procedurally generated maps as you aim to conquer your enemies before they do the same to you.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
5.4
GhostWire: Tokyo 90.

GhostWire: Tokyo

Platform: PC
March 25, 2022
Save a Tokyo under siege by spirits in a new adventure from mastermind Shinji Mikami and the team at Tango Gameworks. Explore the streets of a city filled with spirits and mysterious otherworldly threats, with an arsenal of powerful abilities at your command. Tokyo has become a city under siege; overwhelmed by paranormal threats beyond our understanding. After a devastating occult event leads to the disappearance of 99% of the city's population, only you stand between the loss of this great city and its salvation. After the vanishing, a strange encounter causes your own supernatural abilities to take shape. Explore a beautiful city that blends ultra-modern cityscapes and stunning ancient shrines as you purge the darkness from your home. Armed with a bevy of formidable, upgradeable powers, you will face off against evil spirits (referred to as The Visitors) haunting the city of Tokyo. Spirits like: * Amewarashi: This entity manifests as a young child in a yellow raincoat. Derived from the powerful emotions of sadness caused by being separated from his parents, as well as his innocent yet mischievous spirit, this Visitor will call for help and bring forth fellow spirit when it feels threatened. * Shiromuku: Shiromuku is a traditional type of pure white wedding kimono, and though she may appear to be a bride, this Visitor is actually a physical manifestation of powerful emotions. This Visitor represents regret and strong feelings for a partner she was never able to marry. * Kuchisake: Inspired by an actual urban legend, the Kuchisake-onna is a strong and agile opponent, capable of closing distances quickly to get at you with her large scissor blades. Be careful if she asks you if you find her attractive; there are no right answers there. Each spirit will have its own attack styles and weaknesses, so you'll need to combine your abilities in different ways to suit each unique combat encounter. But the spirits roaming the streets aren't the only threat. At the heart of everything the disappearance of the population, the appearance of the Visitors, and even your own supernatural abilities sits a shadowy group wearing "Hannya" masks. Who are they, what they want and how they will interact with you remains a mystery, and it will be up to you to determine their motives and unveil the mystery.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
9.2
We Were Here Forever 91.

We Were Here Forever

Platform: PC
May 10, 2022
You both awaken imprisoned inside the sinister Castle Rock - were you betrayed, or simply not that clever? Find out in the newest co-op puzzle adventure in the We Were Here Series! Do you and your partner have what it takes to face the dark forces of this realm or will you be trapped… forever?
Metascore:
77
User Score:
7.1
Freud's Bones-the game 92.

Freud's Bones-the game

Platform: PC
May 25, 2022
Freud's Bones is an adventure that wants to pay homage to the birth of psychoanalysis and its founder Sigmund Freud. Dig deep into Freud's bones to solve the mystery behind disturbing Egyptian artifacts, philosophical puzzles, and perverse sexual disorders in this unprecedented indie adventure game.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.0
Souldiers 93.

Souldiers

Platform: PC
June 2, 2022
Fight for your freedom in a sprawling fantasy world caught between the living and the fallen. Hone your skills in a retro epic featuring puzzle platforming, metroidvania exploration and crunchy soulslike combat.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
6.1
King Arthur: Knight's Tale 94.

King Arthur: Knight's Tale

Platform: PC
April 26, 2022
A unique hybrid between turn-based tactical games and traditional, character-centric RPGs. Knight's Tale is a modern retelling of a classic Arthurian mythology story filtered through the dark fantasy tropes, a twist on the traditional tales of chivalry.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
7.9
Kaiju Wars 95.

Kaiju Wars

Platform: PC
April 28, 2022
Play out a Kaiju movie as the (hopelessly) outclassed military in this stylish 2D turn-based strategy game. Construct buildings and defend your city with cannon-fodder tanks, jets and more as the devastating kaiju grow in power with every attack.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
tbd
Ghostrunner: Project_Hel 96.

Ghostrunner: Project_Hel

Platform: PC
March 3, 2022
Take control of Hel, one of the original games’ bosses, as she descends Dharma Tower on a bloody quest of her own. Designed to appeal to new players and veterans, she’s more combat-oriented and can survive an additional attack compared to the Ghostrunner. Run on walls, soar through neon cityscapes, and slice through six levels while mastering Hel’s powers through her own ability progression system. Battle new enemies and bosses to the beat of six fresh tracks courtesy of electronic musician Daniel Deluxe.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
6.8
PowerWash Simulator 97.

PowerWash Simulator

Platform: PC
July 14, 2022
Release the Pressure with PowerWash Simulator! Wash away your worries with the soothing sounds of high-pressure water. Fire up your power washer and blast away every speck of dirt and grime you can find, all with the simple satisfaction of power-washing to a sparkling finish.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
7.6
Trolley Problem, Inc. 98.

Trolley Problem, Inc.

Platform: PC
April 21, 2022
There is a runaway trolley careering down the railway tracks. On the tracks are five people unable to move. You are next to a lever. If you pull this lever the trolley will switch to a different set of tracks. However, you notice that there is a person on the other track. Watch the situation play out and five people die. Choose to pull the lever and only one person gets killed - but by you. What will you do? Trolley Problem, Inc. is a darkly comedic narrative game based on real world philosophical papers, in which you are asked to make a series of impossible choices from two awful answers. Wrestle with your moral compass, decide the fate of millions - and compare your choices with the rest of the world.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
tbd
Weird West 99.

Weird West

Platform: PC
March 31, 2022
Survive and unveil the mysteries of the Weird West through the intertwined destinies of its unusual heroes in an immersive sim from the co-creators of Dishonored and Prey. Discover a dark fantasy reimagining of the Wild West where lawmen and gunslingers share the frontier with fantastical creatures. Journey through the origin stories of a group of atypical heroes, written into legend by the decisions you make in an unforgiving land. Each journey is unique and tailored to the actions taken - a series of high stakes stories where everything counts and the world reacts to the choices you make. Form a posse or venture forth alone into an otherworldly confines of the Weird West and make each legend your own.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
7.2
Evil Dead: The Game 100.

Evil Dead: The Game

Platform: PC
May 13, 2022
Step into the shoes of Ash Williams or his friends from the iconic Evil Dead franchise and work together in a game loaded with over-the-top co-op and PVP multiplayer action! Play as a team of four survivors, exploring, looting, crafting, managing your fear, and finding key items to seal the breach between worlds in a game inspired by all three original Evil Dead films as well as the Starz original Ash vs Evil Dead television series. ICONIC CHARACTERS Play as characters from throughout the Evil Dead universe, including Ash, Scotty, Lord Arthur, Kelly Maxwell, Pablo Simon Bolivar, and more, with new dialogue performed by Bruce Campbell and others! PLAY AS GOOD OR EVIL... Fight for the forces of good or take control of the powerful Kandarian Demon to hunt Ash and other players while possessing Deadites, the environment, and even the survivors themselves as you seek to swallow their souls! OVER THE TOP VISUALS Whether you're tearing a Deadite in two with Ash's famous chainsaw hand or flying through the map as the Kandarian Demon in spirit form, the game captures the look and feel of the Evil Dead franchise in all its glory, with realistic visuals and a physics-based gore system that brings the horror to life! THIS...IS MY BROOMSTICK! Brandish your short barrel shotgun, chainsaw, cleavers and more to do some delightfully gruesome violence against the armies of darkness. Evil Dead: The Game features multiplayer co-op and PvP for PC, Xbox One, Xbox X|S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and Nintendo Switch.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
5.3

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Highs and Lows
Highest of the Month
  1. 89

    The Last of Us Part I

    • Release Date: Sep 2, 2022
    • Rating: M
    • User Score: 5.9
    • Platform: PS5
  2. 88

    Deathloop

    • Release Date: Sep 20, 2022
    • Rating: M
    • User Score: 6.6
    • Platform: XBSX
  3. 87

    Return to Monkey Island

    • Release Date: Sep 19, 2022
    • User Score: 7.4
    • Platform: PC
  4. 86

    The Legend of Heroes: Trails from Zero

  5. 86

    The Legend of Heroes: Trails from Zero

Lowest of the Month
  1. 46

    LEGO Brawls

    • Release Date: Sep 2, 2022
    • Rating: E10+
    • User Score: 4.8
    • Platform: PS5
  2. 53

    Blind Fate: Edo no Yami

    • Release Date: Sep 15, 2022
    • User Score: tbd
    • Platform: PC
  3. 55

    Made in Abyss: Binary Star Falling into Darkness

    • Release Date: Sep 2, 2022
    • Rating: M
    • User Score: 3.0
    • Platform: PS4
  4. 61

    Hokko Life

    • Release Date: Sep 27, 2022
    • Rating: E
    • Platform: Switch
  5. 64

    Little Orpheus

    • Release Date: Sep 13, 2022
    • Platform: PS4