Patapon Remastered: 1 August
You’ll be playing what many think is one of the PSP’s best games on your PlayStation 4 starting August 1, 2017
Tacoma (Fullbright): 2 August
The game named after Washington State’s most famous urban port is going to be a “story exploration video game set 200,000 miles from Earth”. It’s by the creators of Gone Home so maybe expect the denizens of the Tacoma space station to be into really trendy music.
Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 (Capcom): 8 August
Mega Man 7, 8, 9 and 10 bundled together in one place.
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice (Ninja Theory): 8 August
Third-person action game that draws on Celtic and Norse mythology in its trip through the underworld (and also maybe through mental illess).
Lawbreakers (Boss Key): 8 August
This gravity-defying team shooter from CliffyB’s new Boss Key Productions studio will be trying to take the multiplayer shooter crown in 2017.
Sudden Strike 4 (Kite Games): 11 August
The classic strategy series returns with 3 WWII campaigns, 100 units and over 20 missions. Commanders have also been added in this new game.
StarCraft:Remastered (Blizzard): 14 August
The return of the classic RTS, now in 4K with fancier graphics and modern online functionality.
Sonic Mania (SEGA): 15 August
A 2D collaboration between SEGA, Christian Whitehead, Headcannon, and PagodaWest Games. Play as Sonic, Tails or Knuckles on remixed and brand new levels.
Nidhogg 2 (Messhof): 15 August
The competitive sword-play title returns with new moves, new arenas, and a new art style.
The Escapists 2 (Team17): 22 August
Mouldy Toof return with the sequlel to their prison escape game and this time it comes with drop in/dro pout play for up to four players.
F1 2017 (Codemasters): 25 August
The ever-present racing series will be on the grid in August this year.
Life is Strange: Before the Storm (Deck Nine): 31 August
Three episode prequel that is not being made by original developers Dontnod (though they ARE doing another Life is Strange game – it’s confusing, yes). Episode one is out in August.
Agents of Mayhem (Volition): August 2017
Seoul-based open world title from the makers of Saint’s Row. May also tie-in with Saint’s Row in some minor ways. Mostly, though, it’s about MAYHEM (Multinational Agency for Hunting Evil Masterminds) battling LEGION (League of Evil Gentlemen Intent on Obliterating Nations) for the soul/Seoul of the Earth.
Battlestar Galactica Deadlock: August 31
The Viper bay doors are slowly opening as Black Lab Games’ Battlestar Galactica Deadlock heads towards a 31 August launch. Slitherine have announced that release date today, and issued a new battle-themed trailer to go with it.