August is off to a great start with Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice which has received praise from all over the gaming community. Our opinion on the game will follow on a later date; but what the month of august have other great games to offer. Read on to find the games we think are worth your time & hard earned cash.
1. Life Is Strange : Before The Storm
The much awaited second part to the episodic masterpiece gets released this month. The first game had given players ability to rewind time, with a unpredictable story & gameplay no one will forget. The sequel which actually is a prequel which takes place three years before the events of the first game & will find out how Chloe & Rachel’s unlikely friendship is born and both has to overcome a dark secret that turns Rachel’s life topsy-turvy. We for one can’t wait to get our hands on it. Game releases on August 31st on PC XB1 & PS4.
2. Last Day Of June
The brilliant minds behind the touching adventure “Brothers : A Tale Of Two Sons” are back with another tale of love & loss which will show Carl doing everything to save his one true love “June”. With the critically acclaimed director Massimo Guarini (Murasaki Baby, Shadows of the Damned) in the team & music by award-winning musician Steven Wilson, and featuring a collaboration with animator Jess Cope (Frankenweenie), this promises to be one game that aims to be close to your heart. The game releases at the end of August.
3. StarCraft – Remastered
The classic game that defined the genre is coming back with updated graphics & audio with new features to be enjoyed with the latest hardware & gets it to the modern crowd. The game now fully supports widescreen displays & 4K as well as features new social features like improved match making, cloud saving etc. The remastered edition will also feature the “Brood War” expansion while keeping the old but sharp & balanced gameplay. If you want to experience the beginning give this a whirl. Releases August 14th.
4. Naruto Shippuden : Ultimate Ninja Storm Legacy
In one package we are getting the remasters of not one but four Naruto games from Storm 1, Storm 2, and Storm 3 : Full Burst and Storm 4 with Road to Boruto DLC. If you never tried a naruto game & wanna catch the whole affair from start to finish you’re in luck as this pack gives just that. Its been a journey for the franchise in the videogame front but recent games were well received & Bandai Namco promises to have taken player feedback to enrich the experience.