August 2019

    Lightstep Chronicles (Eipix Entertainment): August 1

    A text-based sci-fi adventure where you need to save a captain and his doomed crew.

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    Madden NFL 20 (EA): August 2

    Get set and get ready to return to the gridiron gauntlet that is Madden.

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    Age of Wonders: Planetfall (Triumph Studios) – August 6

    The next step in the Age of Wonders franchise will bring new additions to 4X strategy and empire-building.

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    Metal Wolf Chaos XD (General Arcade, FromSoftware): August 6

    The elusive Japanese mech combat game finally gets a release.

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    Silver Chains (Cracked Heads Games): August 6

    A spooky first-person horror game inspired by Layers of Fear, Outlast, Resident Evil, and Silent Hill.

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    Gibbous: A Cthulhu Adventure (Stuck in the Attic): August 7

    An artistic point-and-click story where you try to cure your cursed talking cat whilst exploring Transylvania.

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    Necrobarista (Route 59): August 8

    A visual novel where the living meet the restless dead, all while people mingle at a coffee shop.

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    The Lord of the Rings: Adventure Card Game (Fantasy Flight Interactive): August 8

    A card game set in The Lord of the Rings universe. The game has been available in early access for some time but it will officially release this August.

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    Subdivision Infinity DX (Mistfly Games): August 8

    A space shooter originally released for mobile devices has been fuly recreated for PCs.

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    Ion Fury (Voidpoint): August 15

    Previously known as Ion Maiden, the game has been renamed to Ion Fury to avoid legal disputes with the legendary rock band Iron Maiden. It’s a retro-inspired FPS.

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    Remnant: From the Ashes (Gunfire Games) – August 20

    Team up with other survivors as you face off against deadly monsters in a post-apocalyptic world.

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    Oninaki (Tokyo RPG Factory): August 22

    An action-RPG where you can bind yourself to demons and use their abilities.

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    Life is Strange 2: Episode 4 (DONTNOD): August 22

    Continues the adventure of two brothers, this is Life is Strange 2’s penultimate episode. The fifth and final one releases in December.

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    Hunt: Showdown (Crytek): August 27

    A first-person shooting game with bounty hunters. Made by Crytek, the studio behind Far Cry, Crysis, and the CryEngine. Hunt: Showdown leaves early access this August.

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    Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey (Panache Digital Games) – August 27

    Take control of humanity’s primate ancestors who slowly but surely pass on their traits as you get closer to the evolution of homo sapiens.

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    Control (Remedy): August 27

    Control is Jesse Fadens’s story. The main plot focuses on her personal search for answers as she grows into the role of the Director. The world of Control has its own story, as do the allies Jesse meets along the way. Side-quests and Secrets are everywhere. Jesse works with other Bureau agents, decodes cryptic ciphers and discovers strange Bureau experiments.

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    MXGP 2019 (Milestone S.r.l.): August 27

    Take on all comers in so you can claim your motocross championship.

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    Crystar (Furyu Corporation): August 27

    An anime-style roleplaying game where your character might end up crying… a lot. But, that’s because you’d end up using your tears to empower your attacks and weapons.

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    The Dark Pictures: Man of Medan (Supermassive Games): August 30

    The makers of Until Dawn bring their craft to multiple systems, including PC, in this tale of darkness and dread on the Ourang Medan.

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    Blair Witch (Bloober Team) – August 30

    Fear and horror hound you in the forest in this game based on the Blair Witch Project’s themes.

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    Warhammer: Vermintide 2 – Winds of Magic (Fatshark): August 2019

    Get ready to battle the brayherds! The newest expansion will add the Beastmen as enemies, a level cap increase, and new weapons for the Ubersreik five, or four.. doesn’t matter!

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    Pine (Twirlbound): August 2019

    An open-world adventure game set in the fictional world of Albamare. You’ll have to craft, trade, and survive against giant beasts. The rumored PC release date is around August 2019 since this is also when Pine releases for the Nintendo Switch.

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    Jason Rodriguez
    I'm a small business owner who's also writing on the side, contributing in various websites under the Enthusiast Gaming umbrella -- Destructoid, Flixist, Daily Esports, PlayStation Enthusiast, and PC Invasion. My Steam library has 1,131 games at the moment so we definitely have a lot of things to talk about.

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