This Week in Games: Jul 5 – 10

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Hyperkinetic First Person Ninja Stars, VR Snipers, Monster Hunters and making Zombies fun again is just some of the gaming you have to look forward to this week. But before we get to the full list, here are your highlights:

Starting your gaming week with the Nintendo Switch is hyperkinetic FPS of Boomerang X. Not quite a boomerang more of a 4 Ninja Star thing that you throw and you go with it but that definitely would make for a longer title… basically you have this weapon you throw, the laws of physics do not apply as it can be used for both attack and movement. Take out enemies and look cool doing it. It is coming to the Switch first but you can also grab it via Steam on Friday.

Moving to Thursday is some VR love this week with Sniper Elite VR coming to both the PSVR and Steam supported VR platforms. Part of the Sniper Elite franchise this really shouldn’t need to be spelt out to you but it is that – in VR!

And Friday is our big title for the week with Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin coming to both the Switch and via Steam on Friday. We saw this as part of the E3 line ups this year with Capcom – the short of it being more adventures in the Monster Hunter World where verticality is the name of the game with new winged creatures.

Honourable Mention: And our honourable mention this week goes to a little more VR but what if we told you shooting Zombies could be fun? Zombieland VR – Headshot Fever is not a dirty walking dead style Zombie shooter but more of a time trial sort in bright locations where you play as one of the characters from the movies to get the best time in. No course takes longer than a minute with the ability to slow time as you chain headshots. This one is for your weekend coming out on Friday for HTC Vive, the Rift, Windows Mixed Reality

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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5th
My Little Fruit Juice Booth (Switch
Rubix Roller (Switch)
My name is human (Steam)
World War 2 Operation Husky (Steam)

6th
Oddworld: Soulstorm Day One Oddition (PS/XB)
Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny (Switch)
Myriavora (Steam)
FEAR (Steam)
Meteor Genocide (Steam)
Magic Summoning Adventure (Steam)
Base Jump (Steam)
1001 Jigsaw: Earth Chronicles 4 (Steam)
Furious Revenge of Bolo (Steam)
My Downtown (Steam)

7th
Out of Line (Switch)
Blitz Breaker (Switch)
Treachery in Beatdown City (Switch)
Fire Opal (Steam)
Game For Anna (Steam)
Ys IX: Monstrum Nox (Steam)
江湖行 (Steam)
VR Balloon Flying over Tokyo and Hokkaido (Steam VR)
SUPERゆきおんなちゃん (Steam)
Rain Island: Orange (Steam)
Jaunt (Steam)
Horror Royale (Steam)
Kellogg’s Gut Bacteria Reef (Steam VR)
Path of Vidya (Steam)
CYBERUSH (Steam VR)

8th
Blue Fire (Switch)
Sniper Elite VR (PSVR/Steam VR)
Blitz Breaker (XB)
Monument (Switch)
Aria Chronicle (Switch)
Ruvato: Original Complex (Switch)
Crash Drive 3 (Switch/Steam)
Indigo 7 Quest for Love (Switch)
Boomerang X (Switch)
Beauty Bounce (Switch)
My Maite (Switch)
Masagoro (Switch)
Infinite Golf 2 (Switch)
Woodcutter (Switch)
Heart of the Woods (Switch)
THE BRONX (Steam)
I’m Strongest Legend (Steam)
Coastline Flight Simulator (Steam)
Fantasy Mahjong connect (Steam)
ZLO (Steam)
Brick BiuBiu (Steam)
1001 Jigsaw: Earth Chronicles 5 (Steam)
A.D. 2047 (Steam VR)
Nemezis: Mysterious Journey III (Steam)
Friend ReQuest – A Playable Teaser (Steam)
Iselin Saga (Steam)
Logo Quiz Festival: Guess the Brands (Steam)

9th
Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny (Switch)
Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin (Switch/Steam)
Indigo 7 Quest for Love (XB)
Connect Bricks (Switch)
The Silvercase of 2425 (Switch)
Shopping Mall Parking Lot (Switch)
Bai Qu: Hundreds of Melodies (Switch)
Fantasy Cards (Switch)
Pizza Bar Tycoon Complete Edition (Switch)
ArtPuzzle VR (Steam VR)
Forgotten Journey (Steam)
Boomerang X (Steam)
明教风云之九阴九阳 (Steam)
The Evolving World: Catalyst Wake Demo (Steam)
Combots (Steam)
SHAKESPEARE? More like THIRSTspeare, amirite? (Steam)
Guardians: Royal Journey (Steam)
Touhou 3D Dungeon (Steam)
武林悍刀行 (Steam)
Helix (Steam)
Homebound (Steam)
The Absolutely Hilarious Cat Game (Steam)
Cyberflight (Steam)
More. The Eternal Utopia (Steam)
Star Apprentice: Magical Murder Mystery (Steam)
Lona: Realm Of Colors (Steam)
Slime Story (Steam)
Infinity Valley (Steam)
Adventures of Human Being (Steam)

10th
Swords of Legend Online (Epic Store)
Blue Fire (XB)
Beasts of Maravilla Island (XB)
Imagine Earth (XB)
Bai Qu: Hundreds of Melodies (XB)
Egg Up (Switch)
Zombieland VR: Headshot Fever (Steam VR)
Soulpath: the final journey (Steam VR)
Alone (Steam)
BloodType (Steam)
War Stained (Steam)
Turbo Tempest (Steam)
StarPicker (Steam)
Panic Mode (Steam)
Genetic Fluff (Steam)
King Hajwala (Steam)
FIREFIGHTER (Steam)
Twig & Flipper (Steam)
Spiral to Despair (Steam)
Color Breakers (Steam)
Plokoth (Steam)
Entity Researchers (Steam)
*NEW* SCUFFED EPIC VISUAL NOVEL (Steam)
Nina Aquila: Legal Eagle, Season One (Steam)
Player City (Steam)
Brick Breaker Heart Collector (Steam)
Submarine War (Steam)
苍之录 (Steam)
VR Skirmish on Solar System Planets: Shooting Battle (Steam VR)
ヘブンズブレイザーオンライン (Steam)
Red Crucible: Able Archer (Steam)
A story of vaccines & zombie (Steam)
Home Creator (Steam)
Space Drone: Rescue Mission (Steam)
Dark Home (Steam)