This Week in Games: Sep 2 – 7

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Juice up your chainsaw and return to the Gears Universe, Hunt Dragons in Monster Hunter: Icebourne or play as one in Spyro Remastered, Dungeon Crawlers, Puzzles in the Dark and brawl across the city to save your Boyfriend. Yeah, there is a lot out this week in gaming. But before we get to the full list, here are your highlights:

Nintendo Switch owners get first this week with one of your favourite titles coming to the Switch in a collected edition. Play as the purple Dragon Spyro through the remastered Trilogy with updated controls for silky smooth play for the Switch out on Tuesday (and Steam on Wednesday).

This Thursday Steam gets the unique and emotive puzzler, FRACTER. Play through a world of Shadows with the only tool that matters, light. This one reminds us a little of Monument Valley but with an atmosphere that might see you sleeping with a night light.

Skipping ahead to Saturday is a unique title that is Pinball meets Dungeon Crawler in Creature in the Well. Charge up energy orbs to bounce them off ancient machinery to unlock your path. It also looks pretty cool too.

Have you hunted down every monster, crafted every outfit and made every kitten sidekick? If you know what we are talking about you are probably hyped for the latest Monster Hunter: World expansion out on Saturday with Icebourne. The expansion also opens up a new Master Rank giving you plenty of reason to return to the hunt.

And finally for Saturday is your big title for the week with Gears 5 out in Ultimate Edition exclusive to the Xbox One. You know what this one is about – endless hordes, crumbling world, machine guns with chainsaws in them. You know, the usual.

Honourable Mention: Our honourable mention this week goes to the Pixel Art side-scrolling beat ’em up, River City Girls. This coop action title sees you take the role of Kyoko and Misako as they brawl their way across town streets of rage style to save their boyfriends. We can’t help but have the urge to dust of Scott Pilgrim vs the World checking this one out and you can get it on Friday for Xbox One.

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


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2nd
Redeemer Enhanced Edition (Switch)
Crazy Critters – Combat Cats (Steam)
A World With No Colour (Steam)
Alien Jelly: Food For Thought! (Steam)
Only One Burn (Steam)
Adventure Slime (Steam)
Fables of Talumos (Steam)
Sacred Siren (Steam VR)
Life ed (Steam)
R42 (Steam VR)

3rd
Catherine Full Body (PS4)
Torchlight II (PS4)
WRC 8 FIA World Rally Championship (PS4)
FINAL FANTASY VIII Remastered (PS4)
Spyro: Reignited Trilogy (Switch)
Pension Day (Steam)
Gem Collector (Steam)
Pixel Monsters Survival (Steam)
Quantum Multiverse (Steam)
AI Vendetta (Steam)
UltraGoodness 2 (Steam)
Jigsaw Puzzle – Pro Edition (Steam)
Solitaire Jack Frost Winter Adventures (Steam)
Mostly Intense Monster Defense (Steam)
Standball (Steam)
Devader (Steam)
Fiery catacombs (Steam)
Slaveblade (Steam)
Dark Running (Steam)
CYNOROID -GENTAGELSE- (Steam)
GodOrEvil.Beta (Steam)
Vectrix (Steam)
Mosh Pit (Steam)
Wally and the FANTASTIC PREDATORS (Steam)
GameDevVR (Steam VR)
Aleesha’s Tower (Steam)
Foodie Bear (Steam)
Children of Morta (Steam)
Root Letter Last Answer (Steam)

4th
Torchlight II (XB1)
FINAL FANTASY VIII Remastered (XB1)
I LIKE THE FLOWERS (Steam)
VQD (Steam)
Funny Road Chase Simulator (Steam)
Drift Of The Hill (Steam)
FINAL FANTASY VIII – REMASTERED (Steam)
GHOST PUNISHMENT (Steam)
DriftWay (Steam)
Spyro™ Reignited Trilogy (Steam)
Laservasion (Steam)
RealFlight 9 (Steam VR)
守护传说 Guardian Legend (Steam)
DanceGirl-Swimwear (Steam)
Lady and Blade (Steam)
Super Sketch Bob (Steam)
DunkRatz (Steam)
Departure Dash (Steam)
Dark Data (Steam)
Infinite Skyline: Superflight (Steam)
DragonClash (Steam)

5th
Gaijin Charenji 1: Kiss or Kill (XB1)
Post War Dreams (XB1)
Himmo (XB1)
Monochrome Order (XB1)
Ancient Battle: Successors (Steam)
Singled Out (Steam)
Sensible Bood Rugby Sevens (Steam)
Wizhood: The Epic of Freedom (Steam)
Deep Race: Battle (Steam)
Nubla (Steam)
RemiLore: Lost Girl in the Lands of Lore (Steam)
Wolves Team (Steam VR)
From The Earth (프롬 더 어스) (Steam VR)
Follow the White Rabbit VR (화이트래빗) (Steam VR)
Shepherd of Light (Steam)
御剑 Yu Jian (Steam)
Born of Fire (Steam)
Square Weapons Dungeon (Steam)
Dominos! (Steam)
Astaria (Steam)
The Dreadful Whispers (Steam)
Summer Knights (Steam)
FRACTER (Steam)
Kabitis 2: Fire Sword (Steam)
ROD (Steam)
Fit For a King (Steam)
Rubber Toys (Steam)

6th
NBA 2K20 (PS4)
Throne Quest Deluxe (XB1)
River City Girls (XB1)
The Bard’s Tale IV: Director’s Cut (XB1/PS4)
Oninaki (Switch)
Starpoint Gemini 3 (Steam)
Fantasy General II (Steam)
Rugby Champions (Steam)
Ortharion project (Steam)
Pixel Sentry (Steam)
War Battle Royale Battlegrounds (Steam)
Celtic Kings: Rage of War (Steam)
Banana Invaders (Steam VR)
Widower’s Sky (Steam)
Sin Slayers (Steam)
Blade Warrior (Steam)
Demolition (Steam)
Mortadelo y Filemón: Operación Moscú (Steam)
Alien Monopoly (Steam)
A Street Cat’s Tale : support edition (Steam)
macdows 95 (Steam)
Project SolarBot (Steam)
TNT! (Steam)
Crowd Control (Steam)
Come on Baby! (Steam)
Rock n’ Rush: Battle Racing (Steam)
There Will Be Ink (Steam)
FOREST OF ELF (Steam)
Differently Fast (Steam VR)

7th
Gears 5 Ultimate Edition (XB1)
Monster Hunter: World – Iceborne (XB1)
Creature in the Well (XB1)
NBA 2K20 (XB1)
Restless Hero (XB1)
Ecchi MEETING! (Steam)
B.i.t.Lock (Steam)
Altorius (Steam)
Fantasy Little Jobs (Steam VR)
Pew-Pew Rocket (Steam)
NO-GO (Steam)
Paladin Slayer (Steam)
Creature in the Well (Steam)
MMX (Steam)
RRRR3 (Steam)
Everybody Loves Skeletons (Steam)
The Lost (Steam VR)
Mental House (Steam)
OMON Simulator (Steam)
Rec Center Tycoon (Steam)
Maze Crusher (Steam)
Angry Troll (Steam)
SnL (Steam)
Planet Automata (Steam)
Shoot ‘m Up (Steam)
GORSD (Steam)
Hoodo (Steam)
Pizza Game (Steam)
Where Are We Now (Steam)