This Week in Games: May 13 – 18


Start your week with SCUMM inspired Spy Adventure games, be the last Ranger and free the wastelands, learn the importance of vaccinations during the Black Plague all before defeating Dracula and slaying a Dragon. You know, just a usual week for you. But before we get to the full list, here are your highlights:

First up we have the big title of the week with Rage 2 on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Steam. The latest open world FPS from the makers of Just Cause and the awesome Mad Max open world titles play as the last Ranger in a wasteland where the asteroid hit and 80% of the population were annihilated. Upgrade weapons, fight factions, vehicle combat, defeat a shadowy overlord like organisation.. you know everything you love to do in an open world game.

Sick of being told the importance of Vaccinations by your friends, coworkers and trained medical experts? Return to the happier time of the Plague in the 16th century Europe as you play as a young girl with her little brother as they step across bodies and avoid plague rats in a diseased France during the deaths of millions. A Plague Tale: Innocence is out on Tuesday for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Steam.

On Thursday rekindle your point and click adventure love with the Steam title – Irony Curtain: From Matryoshka with Love. Inspired by the works of Lucasarts we do get a Sam and Max/Monkey Island vibe from this hand-drawn cartoonish spy adventure in a communist country.

End your week with some retro gaming goodness with not one but two Collected editions coming to Xbox. On Friday grab your whip to defeat Dracula in the Castlevania Anniversary Collection (also check out the Netflix Castlevania series, it’s pretty good and in season 2). Then on Saturday, the original rage quit arcade title also comes to Xbox with the Dragon’s Lair Trilogy. Timing and knowing where to step is the difference between defeating the dragon and an Xbox controller through your TV.

Honourable Mention: And our honourable mention this week goes out to a game we have mentioned before – Feudal Alloy. This week the hand-drawn epic adventure platformer comes to Xbox One but why do we mention it? Because you play as a fish controlling a robot suit! Pick it up for Xbox on Thursday.

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

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Wizardas (Steam)
Flavortown:VR (Steam)
后遗症/Sequela (Steam)
猎魔者战纪 (Steam)
Rainbow Hunter (Steam)

Darkwood (PS4)
Rage 2 (PS4/XB1/Steam)
Sniper Elite V2 Remastered (PS4)
A Plague Tale: Innocence (PS4/XB1/Steam)
The Tower (Steam VR)
Bone Voyage (Steam)
Deadly Path (Steam)
Magic Encyclopedia: Moon Light (Steam)
Escape until Friday (Steam)
ReThink | Evolved 3 (Steam)
Player Goes Jump (Steam)
Battle for the Galaxy (Steam)
Hardcore Bunny Jumper (Steam)
Giant Slayers (Steam)
Sarah, you are way too heavy (Steam)
Risk System (Steam)
Star Impact (Steam)
Night of the Shrub Part 3 (Steam)
Speedrun Squad (Steam)
DomiDo (Steam)
The Grandmaster (Steam)
RifleRange (Steam)
Sniper Elite V2 Remastered (Steam)

Sniper Elite V2 Remastered (XB1)
Lost Orbit (XB1)
Mace and Grace (Steam VR)
Peanut (Steam)
Fakespearean: Overdramatic (Steam)
Martians Vs Robots (Steam)
Jump with Friends (Steam)
Under Water : Abyss Survival VR (Steam VR)
ZELENSKY vs POROSHENKO: The Destiny of Ukraine (Steam)
Sumatra: Fate of Yandi (Steam)
Space Warfare (Steam)
Board Quizz Adventure (Steam)
Little Savior / リトルセイバー (Steam)
御龙在天-平衡国战版 (Steam)
Tuition (Steam VR)
Sometimes to Deal with the Difficulty of Being Alive, I Need to Believe There Is a Possibility That Life Is Not Real. (Steam)
Dream Flash (Steam)
Depths of Madness (Steam)

Devious Dungeon 2 (XB1)
Feudal Alloy (XB1)
Undead Horde (XB1)
Bubsy: Paws on Fire! (PS4)
The Defender: Farm and Castle (Steam)
Incarna: Broken (Steam VR)
Rescue bomber (Steam)
★Fallalypse ★ Disconnect ❄ (Steam)
Fat Dude Simulator (Steam)
Elemental Girls (Steam)
This Side (Steam)
Druidstone: The Secret of the Menhir Forest (Steam)
时间旅者(TimeWalker) (Steam)
Fortress of Hell (Steam)
Beraltors (Steam)
Gear City Against Chaos (Steam)
Vinios (Steam)
BeiJing Courier Simulator (Steam)
Iron Marines (Steam)
Deathbloom: Chapter 1 (Steam)
EscapeeZ (Steam)
Duskless: The Clockwork Army (Steam)
Batteries Included (Steam VR)
Necrolance (Steam)
Settlers of Orion (Steam)
Tiny Mortals VR (Steam VR)
Flux (Steam)
The Fifth Horseman (Steam)
Irony Curtain: From Matryoshka with Love (Steam)
Dark Future: Blood Red States (Steam)

Castlevania Anniversary Collection (XB1)
Wasteland 2 Directors Cut (Switch)
Tubetastic World Splashfest (Steam)
Talisman: Origins (Steam)
Deuterium Wars (Steam)
Alt-Frequencies (Steam)
DanCop – Daniela on Duty (Steam)
Bubsy: Paws on Fire! (Steam)
Hedon (Steam)
Ruine (Steam)
The Astrolarix (Steam)
Instinct: Survival (Steam)
Adventure Cop (Steam)
Dark burial (Steam)
Fox and Bunny (Steam)
Death end re;Quest / デス エンド リクエスト / 死亡終局 輪廻試練 (Steam)
Epic Food Fight VR (Steam VR)
Spark the Electric Jester 2 (Steam)
Dráscula: The Vampire Strikes Back (Steam)
Extreme flight (Steam)
Narazumono (Steam)
LOGistICAL 2: Vampires (Steam)
Siberian Run VR (Steam VR)
ClassiCube (Steam)
Tales of a Spymaster (Steam)
Platonic Paranoia (Steam)
Arkady Survive (Steam)
Power Gunner (Steam)
Arcade Simulator (Steam)

Dragon’s Lair Trilogy (XB1)
Darkwood (XB1)
Steel Rats (XB1)
Molecats (XB1)
Blades of Worlds (Steam)
Simple Dot (Steam)
There’s a Butcher Around (Steam)
Mission XAM (Steam)
Gravitura (Steam)
Game Of Puzzles: Animals (Steam)
Plunger Knight – Washers of Truth (Steam)
Russian Life Simulator (Steam)
Crazy space pirate (Steam)
OldWar (Steam)
Chupacabra (Steam)
Mushroom Cats (Steam)
The Legion: FringeBound (Steam)
Miss Cat (Steam)
Monster X Monster (Steam)
赛博司机 Cyber Driver (Steam)
梦涯 (Steam)
KreisReise (Steam)
Magician of Fire (Steam)
Dark Fantasy 2: Jigsaw Puzzle (Steam)
DeathMatch (Steam)
Generals & Rulers (Steam)