This Week in Games: Jul 17 – Jul 22

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Nintendo Switch and PSVR owners have a good week this week with some long awaited titles finally making their way to release! But before we get to the full list, here are your highlights:

On Wednesday SUPERHOT finally makes it’s way to the PS4. This previously Steam only title has to be on your must buy list this week not only being out for the PS4 but for PSVR as well. Why is this game so good? Imagine someone made a John Woo action sequence simulator where you play the hero… that is what SUPERHOT is.

Nintendo Switch Owners and lovers of Splatoon are rewarded on Friday with Splatoon 2 hitting stores. You might have played the original, or even spent some time on the new game through one of the weekend trials Nintendo have had for the lead-up, either way if you have a Nintendo Switch you really need to own this Paintball/FPS title when it comes out this week.

Saturday, a Xbox One and a Fortnite pre-order will get you this 4 player base building online co-op FPS. What is Fortnite? The best way we could describe it is if someone took the engineer parts of Team Fortress and crossed it with Minecraft. We caught the trailer a few weeks ago and thought it looked pretty funky, so if you pre-ordered and have an Xbox One you can get your hands on it on Saturday.

Honourable Mention: On Tuesday the gorgeous Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles hits the PlayStation store. It’s hard to explain what we like so much about this game made by Australian Developer Prideful Sloth but it definitely brings some Zelda vibes to the PS4 and Steam when it hits this week.

If you bought any of these on the release day, tell us how it went! Also, as always did we miss anything? Something you are looking forward to more than anything else? Tell us in the comments


Full List

17th
SoundLites (Steam VR)
Simulator Gas Station (Steam)
The Overdreamer (Steam)
Fantasy Mosaics 17: New Palette (Steam)
OldMaidGirl (Steam VR)
Grav Blazer (Steam)
Bounced (Steam)
Nurbits (Steam)

18th
Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles (PS4/Steam)
Xenoslaive Overdrive (Steam)
Celestial Creator (Steam)
SQUARE BOX (Steam)
Flight Unlimited 2K18 (Steam)
The Tritan Initiative (Steam)
Mr Rabbit’s Alphabet Forest Adventure (Steam)
Hack Time (Steam)
Prisoner (Steam)
Break the Food Chain (Steam)
Far Space (Steam)
Elf-World (Three Kingdoms) (Steam)
THE AWKWARD STEVE DOULOGY (Steam)
Space Conquest (Steam VR)
Bullet VR (Steam VR)
Hoop Shot VR (Steam VR)
Disco Destruction (Steam VR)
Colorful Life (Steam)
The Initial (Steam)
Sojourner (Steam)
Space Hero Line (Steam)
Flix and Chill 2: Millennials (Steam)

19th
Superhot (PS4)
Superhot VR (PSVR)
AFTERGRINDER (Steam)
Children of Zodiarcs (Steam)
StopTime Drive (Steam)
Project MALLOW (Steam)
Aeternum (Steam)
Park Bound (Steam)
Ragnarok RE:START (Steam)
Super Flipside (Steam)
Lunaform (Steam)
Fire Fighter (Steam)
EREFIA (Steam)
Hand Simulator (Steam)
Mad Muzzles (Steam)
ElectricScribe (Steam)
Obscure – Challenge Your Mind (Steam)
Marble Masters: The Pit (Steam)
Professor Watts Word Search: Into the Ocean (Steam)
Rescue Team 7 (Steam)
RXE (Steam)
Aporia: Beyond the Valley (Steam)
Endless ATC (Steam)
Wizhood (Steam)

20th
What Remains of Edith Finch (XB1)
Moon Hunters (XB1)
This Strange Realm of Mine (Steam)
Solar Settlers (Steam)
Unlimited (Steam)
Space Tyrant (Steam)
Hooligan Vasja: Christmas (Steam)
Wild Goo Chase (Steam)
Megacity Builder (Steam)
Ninja Gaiyk 2 (Steam)
Formless Adventure (Steam)
GooCubelets: Color Blocking (Steam)
Light Biker Hockey (Steam)
Clash of Robots (Steam)
Achievement Hunter: Begins (Steam)
Cutlass (Steam VR)
Starship Constructor (Steam)
YouTubers Galaxy (Steam)
Dream Daddy: A Dad Dating Simulator (Steam)
Space Shock 3 (Steam)
Blind Men (Steam)
Business Tour – Online Multiplayer Board Game (Steam)
Geneticognito (Steam)
Codename: Agent Cat (Steam)
Gigantic (Steam)

21st
Splatoon 2 (Switch)
Gigantic 1.0 (XB1)
Conga Master (PS4)
Nintendo Switch Pro Controller Splatoon 2 Edition (Switch)
Super Smash Bros – Corrin Amiibo
Super Smash Bros – Corrin Player 2
Super Smash Bros – Cloud Amiibo
Super Smash Bros – Cloud Player 2 Amiibo
Super Smash Bros – Bayonetta Amiibo
Splatoon 2 – Inkling Squid Amiibo
Splatoon 2 – Inkling Boy Amiibo
Splatoon 2 – Inkling Girl Amiibo
Tiny Tales: Heart of the Forest (Steam)
Slime-san: Blackbird’s Kraken (Steam)
The Elmian Warrior (Steam)
inVokeR (Steam VR)
Wrestling Revolution 3D (Steam)
Ballway (Steam)
Lawnmower Game (Steam)
Forgotten Faces (Steam)
Just Cause 3: Multiplayer Mod (Steam)
Laseronium: Over the Line (Steam)
AironBall: The Floating Lands (Steam)
Circle Ball (Steam)
Intrusion Protocol (Steam)
The Theodore Adventures (Steam)
Exatron Quest 2 (Steam)
Racket Fury: Table Tennis VR (Steam)
HOCKEY SPACE (Steam)
Amazing Thailand VR Experience (Steam VR)
Fateholders of Tetsoidea (Steam)
The Dungeon Power (Steam)
Symbiotic Overload (Steam)
AHTS Ship Simulator (Steam)
Pixel Shopkeeper (Steam)
Dirty Fighter 1 (Steam)

22nd
Fortnite (XB1)
Conga Master (XB1)
Car Mechanic Simulator 2018 (Steam)
Alter Ego (Steam)
Eskimo Bob: Starring Alfonzo (Steam)
Glasswinged Ascension (Steam)
Mysterious Adventure of Michael (Steam)
Double Play: 2-Player VR Baseball (Steam)
MicroSpy (Steam)
Shadow Bug (Steam)
Mint (Steam)
MIND BLOX (Steam)
The Return of Bantara (Steam)
Pastry Lovers (Steam)
Conquest the New World (Steam)
Ambers BOOM (Steam)
Crazy Ball Adventures (Steam)
ROAD OF DANGER (Steam)