This Week in Games: Aug 17 – 22

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Wonder if the world really is a simulation with the next generation Microsoft Flight Simulator, Rage Quit inspiring new edition of Battletoads for 2020 and battle the evil shape shifting Master of Darkness are just some of the things in store for your gaming this week. But before we get to the full list, here are your highlights:

Wednesday brings you a world so realistic you might not actually know you haven’t left the house in months the next generation of Microsoft Flight Simulator. A very VERY far cry from the XT days with genuine PC Speaker sound and a turbo button this gives you the entire world to fly over. Get it on Windows 10 using your Xbox Game Pass (or Tuesday on Steam)

Rage Quit Fall Guys after someone grabs you at the finish line no more, this Saturday on Xbox One you will have a completely new reason to Rage Quit with the return of Battletoads. Out for Xbox and Windows PC the new title takes on a hand-animated style with the same team up experience you love to loathe.

Honourable Mention: And our honourable mention this week goes to a time long ago in a distant land where Aku, the shape-shifting Master of Darkness, unleashed an unspeakable evil! Oh yes, Samurai Jack’s back and boy does this look good. The action platformer that lets you wield the magic sword is out this Friday for Steam and Saturday for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and the Switch.

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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17th
Cecconoid (Switch)
Our Way (Steam)
Clowns (Steam)
Fancy Skiing Ⅲ Pro (Steam VR)
客栈江湖-Vagabond Inn (Steam)
Rachael Savage (Steam)
Gangster Empire: Vendetta (Steam)
Zodiakalik (Steam)

18th
Pathfinder: Kingmaker Definitive Edition (XB1/PS4)
Helheim Hassle (Switch)
Microsoft Flight Simulator (Steam)
100 vacas (Steam)
Hospitality VR (Steam VR)
Caravan Trade Tycoon (Steam)
Zero Tolerance (Steam)
Obsolete (Steam)
Out of Oblivion (Steam)
Epic Battles of History (Steam)
Flying Sofa Simulator (Steam)
Heroes of Dungeon (Steam)
Bricks Frenzy (Steam)
群星战纪: 最终防卫线 – STARS ERA: THE FINAL DEFENCE (Steam)
Captain Frogger (Steam)
Starshot (Steam)
UNKNOWN REGION (Steam)
INSIDE LIGHT (Steam)
Paper Shakespeare: The Legend of Rainbow Hollow (Steam)
Space Battle Arena (Steam)
Jelly Brawl: Classic (Steam)
SuperTanks (Steam)
Rogue Legacy 2 (Steam)

19th
Helheim Hassle (XB1/Steam)
Manifold Garden (XB1)
Microsoft Flight Simulator (Windows PC/XB1)
Mortal Shell (XB1)
Norma’s Great Illusion (Switch)
Fishhead: Blueprint (Steam)
CRASH: Autodrive – Prologue (Steam)
ProjectTeo (Steam)
Easy puzzle: Animals 2 (Steam)
Dental Madness: Cavity Mania (Steam)
Death end re;Quest 2 (Steam)
Apastron (Steam)
VR Travelling in the Roman Empire (Time machine travel in history) (Steam VR)
奥古斯特的八月/August of August (Steam)
Armored Company of Hero (Steam)
Lovingly Evil (Steam)
First Snow (Steam)

20th
Beyond Enemy Lines (XB1)
Even the Ocean (XB1)
FuzzBall (XB1)
Norma’s Great Illusion (XB1)
She Sees Red (XB1)
Chinese Parents (Switch)
Gleamlight (Switch)
Kids: Colouring Farm (Switch)
Ellipsis (Switch)
Kwaidan Azuma manor story (Switch)
Retro Tanks (Switch)
Peaky Blinders : Mastermind (Switch)
Bunny Adventure (Switch)
Digerati Presents: The Dungeon Crawl Vol 1 (Switch)
Destropolis (Steam)
人偶馆绮幻夜 Dreaming on the last light(DOLL) (Steam)
Pendelum (Steam)
Missing Time (Steam)
Mushroom Picker Simulator (Steam)
经天纪 (Steam)
Flying Slime (Steam)
Fox’s Holiday / 狐の假期 (Steam)
Glitch Escape (Steam)
Pandora: Chains of Chaos (Steam)
Griefhelm (Steam)
Jumpala: Tryouts Edition (Steam)
Eternal Hope (Steam)
Gleamlight (Steam)

21st
PGA Tour 2K21 (XB1/PS4/Switch/Steam)
Stones of the Revenant (XB1)
The Eternal Castle [REMASTERED] (Switch)
Aokana – Four Rhythms Across the Blue (Switch)
4×4 Dirt Track (Switch)
Even the Ocean (Switch)
One Line Colouring (Switch)
Paratopic (Switch)
Half-Fly3 (Steam)
Mystic Midway: Rest in Pieces (Steam)
Discovery Yard Investigation (Steam)
DEDstress (Steam)
Scheming Through The Zombie Apocalypse Ep2: Caged (Steam)
Dream Stone 2 (Steam)
Escaping Hell (Steam)
Anomaly Hunter – Prologue (Steam)
Unit 404 (Steam)
SuperNatural Duels (Steam)
Ogre Tale (Steam)
Battletoads (Steam)
Meet girls (Steam)
Train Sim World® 2 (Steam)
Kidnapped! A Royal Birthday (Steam)
Endless Escape (Steam)
Big Farm Story (Steam)
Dark Cards (Steam)
五五午时书 (Steam)
Pixel Force 像素特攻队 (Steam)
Absolutely Goode Championship (Steam)
Swordian Hero (Steam)
Touhou MONEY STOCKS SHOPS (Steam)
The Seeker (Steam)
Pastel: Blind Karma (Steam)
Crypt of the Gods (Steam VR)
梦乡 The Dreamcatcher (Steam)
Othello Let’s Go | 一起翻转棋 (Steam)
Dread X Collection 2 (Steam)
Orlando Theme Park VR – Roller Coaster and Rides (Steam VR)
Alien Cat 7 (Steam)
ABC: Audioreactive Beat Circle (Steam)
Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time (Steam)

22nd
Battletoads (XB1)
Gleanlight (XB1)
Gryphon Knight Epic: Definitive Edition (XB1)
Peaky Blinders : Mastermind (XB1)
Remnant: From the Ashese – Subject 2923
Dungeon Scavenger (XB1)
Harvest Moon: Mad Dash (XB1)
Party Panic (XB1)
New Super Lucky’s Tale (XB1)
Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time (XB1/PS4/Switch)
The Blobs Fight! (XB1)
Puzzle Bundle – 3 in 1 (Switch)
Casus (Steam)
Exo One: Prologue (Steam)
Citadale – The Awakened Spirit (Steam)
Parabolus Two (Steam)
Road Z : The Last Drive (Steam)
Sword Game (Steam)
eyeDASH (Steam)
Kwarn Armada Tactics (Steam)
Shell Corp (Steam)
100 RUB: Operation Global Denomination (Steam)
Sweet Story Wet-Bottom Pie (Steam)
Streamer Life Simulator (Steam)
Robowork (Steam)
Dispersion (Steam)
One Line Coloring (Steam)
DevLife (Steam)
Space Bar at the End of the Galaxy (Steam)
Shoot Covid-19 (Steam)
Lareissa Everbright (Steam)
Pixel Kunoichi (Steam)
MagicalGirl Mimi (Steam)
Mr Jorries (Steam)