This Week in Games: Aug 3 – 8

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Rolling Skulls, 4 player 8-bit style beat’em ups and the absolute chaos of 60 player platforming is some of the gaming ahead for you this week. But before we get to the full list, here are your highlights:

On Wednesday if you have an Xbox or Switch and have ever wanted to play as a rolling decapitated skull, then boy are you in luck. Skull is a platformer that has you playing as a magic skull on a mysterious island where you must intervene in the war between the three sibling deities who are at war. Rolling around as a skull isn’t your only trick either as you can take mud baths to form a more might golem form.

And Friday is the Golden Axe/Final Fight top down multiplayer coop – Clan N. Playing with up to 4 players, this is a 80s arcade inspired modern pixel beat em up that lets you play in the same room or across the internet. You can get this one on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One at the end of the week (or Switch and Steam on Thursday).

Honourable Mention: And our honourable mention this week goes to the ABSOLUTE CHAOS that is The Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout. This is a 60 player battle royale party platformer which you might have seen your favourite streamer playing last weekend but you will be able to pickup on Steam on Tuesday. But that isn’t hte only reason to get an honourable mention as this one is also a PS+ game for PlayStation when it comes out for that on Tuesday as well.

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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Star Puzzle (Steam)
Apple Hopper (Steam)
Clash Memory Game (Steam)
The Scam (Steam)
Dragon Blaze (Steam)
The Maze Escaper (Steam)
Fantasy Gladiators (Steam)
Zero Wrath Vendetta (Steam)
Time Gap Puppies (Steam)
BlackJack Math (Steam)
Shape Arena (Steam)

4th
BlueBete (Steam)
SORRY FOR WHAT? (Steam)
Cursed Gem (Steam)
Frog Fractions: Game of the Decade Edition (Steam)
東方催狐譚 ~ Servants of Harvest Wish (Steam)
Her Lie I Tried To Believe – Extended Edition (Steam)
Naturalist Stories (Steam)
Brain Test (Steam)
Monster Killer (Steam)
Corridors of their memories (Steam)
Motor Mash (Steam)
Automaton (Steam)
Obreno: Chapter One (Steam)
Ice Star (Steam)
Doomtrooper CCG (Steam)
Wick (Steam)
羊教授:归来 (Steam)
告死天使的审判-Death Angel Trial (Steam)
罗马之链 (Steam)
Child of Abyss (Steam)
Try to Survive! (Steam)
Havoc Runner (Steam)
Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout (Steam/PS4)
Flappy Bee (Steam)
Skully (Steam)
Hellbound (Steam)
Relicta (Steam)

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Skully (Switch/XB1)
Relicta (XB1)
Wizards: Wand of Epicosity (XB1)
Mystery Mine (Switch)
Steam Tactics (Switch)
SPITLINGS (Steam)
The Line (Steam)
OUBEY VR – Samurai (Steam VR)
MotoRun (Steam)
The Battle of Polytopia (Steam)
Verdant Village (Steam)
VR Time Travelling in Medieval Towns and Islands: Magellan’s Life in ancient Europe, the Great Exploration Age, and A.D.1500 Time Machine (Steam VR)
Reforged TD (Steam)
The Citadel (Steam)
Jigsaw Puzzles: Master Artists of Old (Steam)
Assembly Planter (Steam)
Sword Rogue (Steam)
Tesla Force (Steam)
UNITED COMMAND ® (Steam)
VR King of Battle Cards (Steam VR)
Canvas Hockey (Steam)
Phantasy Star Online 2 (Steam)
Starship Intruder (Steam)

6th
Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2
The Mean Greens: Plastic Warfare (XB1)
Mystery Mine (XB1)
RogueCube (XB1)
Steam Tactics (XB1)
KukkoroDays (Switch)
Ultra Foodness (Switch)
Drink More Glurp (Switch)
Cruel Bands Career (Switch)
Alphadia Genesis (Switch)
Clan N (Steam/Switch)
Titan Glory (Switch)
Memory Lane (Switch)
Crowdy Farm Rush (Switch)
Aery – Broken Memories (Switch)
The Neon Mate (Steam)
New Era (Steam)
PlayZ (Steam)
Approaching Infinity (Steam)
Beach Volleyball Competition 2020 (Steam)
1001 Jigsaw: Earth Chronicles 2 (Steam)
Planet Zeta (Steam)
Olympus Griddlers (Steam)
北漂老女孩 (Steam)
Dragonlord Chronicles MMO (Steam)
Robin Hood: Winds of Freedom (Steam)
CHV: VR Trunk Escape (Steam VR)
Sunday Rivals (Steam)
Pandora: Chains of Chaos (Steam)
Gronions (Steam)
Drink More Glurp (Steam)
There Is No Game : Wrong Dimension (Steam)

7th
Fast & Furious Crossroads (XB1/PS4)
Railway Empire – Complete Collection (XB1/PS4)
INSTANT Sports: Summer Games (Switch)
Aery – Broken Memories (XB1)
Clan N (XB1/PS4)
It Lurks Below (XB1)
UnderMine (XB1)
Wordify (Switch)
City Bus Driving Simulator (Switch)
RogueCube (Switch)
Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? (Switch)
Whizz Ball (Steam)
Making it Home (Steam)
Club Soccer Director 2021 (Steam)
Aery – Broken Memories (Steam)
Anime Feet (Steam)
Rocking Hero (Steam VR)
The Nightmare (Steam)
Gripper: Prologue (Steam)
Wait! Life is Beautiful! Prologue (Steam)
Santa’s Toy Factory Nonograms (Steam)
Christmas Patchwork Frozen (Steam)
Don’t move the block-别动这个方块 (Steam)
Fox Simulator (Steam)
Explore Girl · Rope Sprite (Steam)
Pixel Ninja (Steam)
Cruel Bands Career 残酷乐队生涯 (Steam)
Hide and Shoot (Steam)
Mahjong Nagomi (Steam)
Swimsanity! (Steam/Switch)
Cupcake: an Apartment Adventure (Steam)
War War (Steam)
Opus Ludum (Steam)
Horizon Zero Dawn™ Complete Edition (Steam)
Scooty Shooty (Steam)
Warriors of the Nile / 尼罗河勇士 (Steam)
Hope (Steam)
AHH!!! MazeZing (Steam)
Keepers of the Trees (Steam)
The Machine’s Garden (Steam)
Dragon and Weed: Origins – Prologue (Steam)
Jewel of Kuru (Steam)
牛顿与苹果树 (Steam)
Rise and Fall (Steam)
Ant Force (Steam)
PULSAR (Steam)
Eternal Darkness (Steam)

8th
HardCube (XB1)
Swimsanity! (XB1)
WarriOrb (XB1)
DYB (Steam)
Emergence (Steam VR)
GAG (Steam)
Rap simulator (Steam)
Mystika 4 : Dark Omens (Steam)
Pixboy (Steam)
The Battle of Visby (Steam)
The Henry Stickmin Collection (Steam)
ARCHiTECTUS (Steam)
RB: Axolotl (Steam)
Eyes of The Mirror (Steam)
Smelted Kin (Steam)
Don’t Look (Steam)
Zeko (Steam)
Trenchlore (Steam)
True Detective Solitaire (Steam)
RUBICON (Steam)
灰烬行星与填鸭少女 (Steam)
SnowFighters (Steam)
Shooty Skies Overdrive (Steam VR)
Manipulate: Sacrifice (Steam)
This Game Might Improve Your Memory (Steam)
Masked Vale (Steam)