There are many exciting game releases coming up, and with the month of August now upon us, it’s time we discussed the best one for now. Here are the seven best videogames that will be released during the month of August. Choose wisely what to spend your money one. These are all amazing games, but they are very varied and they can suit a variety of gaming tastes, so take your pick.
- Sonic Mania
The Sonic game series is certainly one of the most longstanding ones in the world, alongside Mario and other classics. Sonic Mania is a return to origins for the franchise, with remixed levels from previous games mixed in with brand new ones. Sonic Mania will be released on the 15th of August for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4, and it will retail for just 20 dollars.
Echoing Ubisoft’s For Honor and Capcom’s God Hand, Absolver is a fast-paced combat game that will leave you wanting more after each fight. It’s developed in multiplayer format, so you can go against either AI enemies, as well as other actual players. Absolver will come out towards the end of August, on the 29th to be more exact, and it will cost you 30 dollars. It is only for PC and PlayStation 4, so Xbox One fans won’t be able to get it.
- Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle
The Mario game series is a classic one, so you’re most likely already of fan of it. This is why it might be worth it to pay 60 dollars for this Nintendo Switch exclusive Mario game that comes out on August 29, 2017.
- Uncharted: The Lost Legacy
You might already know of Uncharted: The Lost Legacy as being a DLC for Uncharted 4, but now it’s a standalone game that focuses on the character of Chloe Frazer. It will be released on the 22nd of August in North America, and then the following day in Europe as well. Uncharted: The Lost Legacy will be a PlayStation 4 exclusive game, and it will retail for 40 dollars.
- Life is Strange: Before the Storm, Episode 1
You might already be familiar with the Life is Strange miniseries of games. Well, now its prequel is coming out. Before the Storm tells the story of Chloe, as well as that of Chloe and Rachel Amber’s relationship. But now Chloe no longer has time changing powers, which is an interesting change in the original game’s dynamic. Life is Strange: Before the Storm, Episode 1 comes out on August 31, 2017 for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4, and it will retail for 17 dollars.
- Yakuza Kiwami
Who here doesn’t love Yakuza, the classic PlayStation 2 title that took you deep into the heart of the infamous Japanese mafia? Now you can play as Kazuma Kiryu, who has been in jail for ten years wrongfully accused of murdering his boss. But Kiryu now returns to find his clan in shambles, and he must figure out how to proceed next. The game is a PlayStation 4 exclusive, it retails for 30 dollars and it will be out on August 29.
- Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
Ninja Theory’s action-adventure game Hellbade is getting a new sequel in the form of Senua’s Sacrifice. The game is heavily inspired by Norse and Celtic mythology, following closely the narrative of a warrior woman named Senua. So if you’re into that, the game already was released on August 8th for PC and PlayStation 4. Go grab it now for just 30 dollars a pop.