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Monthly Release Dates: August 2021

VN1X

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Psychonauts 2 is a platform-adventure game with cinematic style and tons of customizable psychic powers.
For me August has too many games to choose from! I'm more than likely to pick up Aliens: Fireteam Elite myself, maybe even going so far as being dumb and getting the special edition for all those stupid cosmetic bonuses ('cause I'm stupid). It's a bit of a shame there's no proper cross-play for it but it looks really decent otherwise. Perhaps, if the prices are right, I'll get Grime and Falconeer as well. Other than those I'm eager to see the impressions for Psychonauts 2 and whether or not the first one is mandatory if you haven't already played it (or if it even holds up?) so it's not a day one for me. Also I wasn't even aware that Kena is releasing this month so I'm curious to see more as I've not heard much about it. Anyway what are you getting, Gaf?

As always let me know if any dates are missing or are incorrect. Oh and get Hades on console if you haven't already played it. It's simply fantastic.

August 3rd
Grime (PC)
Hunter's Arena: Legends (PS4, PS5)
Lemnis Gate (PC, PS4, PS5, XBO, XSX)

August 5th
Ever Forward (PS4 PS5, Xbox, Switch)
The Falconeer: Warrior Edition (PS4 PS5, Switch)

August 9th
Glyph (PC)

August 10th
Godfall (PS4)
Lawn Mowing Simulator (PC, XSX)
Shadowverse: Champion’s Battle (Switch)

August 12th
Foreclosed (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox, Switch)
Hades (PS4, PS5, XBO, XSX)
Naraka: Bladepoint (PC)
OCO (PC)
Skatebird (PC, Xbox, Switch)

August 17th
Greak: Memories of Azur (PC, PS5, XSX, Switch)
Humankind (PC)

August 19th
12 Minutes (PC, XBO)
Monster Harvest (PC, PS4, XBO, Switch)
RiMS Racing (PC, PS4, PS5, XBO, XSX, Switch)
Yuoni (PC, PS4, PS5, XBO, XSX)

August 20th
Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut (PS4, PS5)
Madden NFL 22 (PC, PS4, PS5, XBO, XSX)

August 24th
Aliens: Fireteam Elite (PC, PS4, PS5, XBO, XSX)
Kena: Bridge of Spirits (PC, PS4, PS5)
King’s Bounty II (PC, PS4, Xbox, Switch)
Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 (PS5)

August 25th
Psychonauts 2 (PC, PS4, XBO)

August 26th
Hotel Life: A Resort Simulator (PC, PS4, PS5. XBO, XSX, Switch)
The Legend of Heroes: Hajimari no Kiseki (PC, Switch)

August 27th
No More Heroes III (Switch)

August 30th
Book Of Travels [PC]

August 31st
The Big Con (PC, XBO, XSX)
Crown Trick (PS4, XBO)
New World (PC)

*dates based on NA & EU regions - Early Access releases not included























(Had more highlights but silly Gaf only allows for 10 pieces of media per post)
 
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Javthusiast

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I need to play through Psychonauts 1 before 2 comes out.

Excited to finally play Hades and 12 minutes as well.
 
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kingfey

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October is gonna be huge. Battlefield 2022, Far cry 6, Back 4 Blood, Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy. Wish august had some of these games.
 
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engstra

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Strong month! Will probably pick up Psychonauts and Kena and Ghost of Tsushima at a later date. Interested to see how Fracked and I Expect You to Die 2 come out
 
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Strong month! Will probably pick up Psychonauts and Kena and Ghost of Tsushima at a later date. Interested to see how Fracked and I Expect You to Die 2 come out
There's a demo out now for Fracked now. I'll be picking it up at launch.
 

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Just found out that Mortal Shell + DLC will finally be released on Steam this month as well. I wasn't too hot on it before but apparantly they're adding a roguelike mode which I'm all about so I'm kind of hyped now.


 

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Tsushima Expansion, Kena (depending on GAF impressions and reviews), and Hades coming to GamePass will be nice. Wonder if it will have Steam Cross-save? Guessing not
 
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Danjin44

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I will be only getting Kena and No More Heroes III.
 

Con-Z-epT

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Awesome thread as always!

I'm gonna play Hades that is for sure.

Maybe Kena if i find the time.
 
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Just gonna pick up GoT DC. Nothing else on the list really interests me and I've been trying to work on my backlog recently.
 

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I'll be getting Kena, Contracts 2, and Fracked for sure.

Others I will get later: Greak, GoT Expansion, 12 Minutes, and I Expect You To Die 2.
 

Con-Z-epT

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Here is more!

Rerelease me if old.

August 3rd
In Sound Mind (PC, PS5, XSX, Switch)



August 9th
City Of Gangsters (PC)



August 12th
Faraday Protocol (PC, PS4, XBO, Switch)
Tetragon (PC, PS4, Switch)



August 16th
Road 96 (PC, Switch)



August 24th

Hoa (PC, PS5, PS4, XSX, XBO, Switch)



August 31th

Song Of Iron (PC, PS4, XBO)

 
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Havoc2049

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Psyconauts 2 is a definite. Keeping an eye on the FPS, Lemnis Gate and may try it out, as I feel it could be a sleeper hit.

 

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Haven't played Ghost of Tsushima yet, so I'll be checking that out.

Same for Hades and since it's on Gamepass I'll give it a go for sure.

Psychonauts 2 and 12 minutes are also interesting.
 

VN1X

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Hah in my gut it felt too soon for Kena anyway what with its zero marketing push or other sort of mainstream coverage. Off the list it goes then!