This Week in Games: May 9 – 14


Action RPGs, surviving war-torn cities, trying to remember some magic words that the wise man gave you before you take the magic book to transport you back to the future and end the deadite plague, and finding the perfect spot for your stuffed teddy bear is some of the gaming ahead of you this week But before we get to the full list, here are your highlights:

Starting your week by scratching that classic Action RPG itch is Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising. A prequel set against the same world as Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes this one is coming for PC via Steam and the Epic Store on Tuesday with PlayStation, Xbox and Nintendo Switch on Wednesday.

Also on Wednesday but only for Xbox is This War of Mine: Final Cut. Playing not as some gun toting mercenary but as a group of civilians this side scroller has you trying to survive in a besieged city looking for food, medicine and in constant danger from snipers and hostile scavengers.

Listen up S-Mart shoppers the OG Rami horror series tie-in is happening this week with Evil Dead: The Game dropping for all major platforms this week. Based on all the Evil Dead movies + Ash vs The Evil Dead series, the game has you playing in a PVE or Co-Op against (or as) the legions of Deadites in some iconic Evil Dead series locations. Hail to the King on Friday for PlayStation and Xbox with the Epic Games store carrying it for PC on Saturday.

Honourable Mention: And our honourable mention this week comes from a multi-award winning game including a BAFTA award with the Brisbane developers made Unpacking. Unpacking follows the story of a character that you never see and just instead unpack their room or apartment or house at different points in their life. Already out for other Platforms including Steam and the Switch, this is the is a short game but provides so much zen and worth picking up for the PlayStation when it releases this Tuesday.

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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The Slovak Run (PS)
Happy Hops (Steam)
Rowfall (Steam)
The Inn Between: Prologue (Steam)
Tim-Tim 2: “The Almighty Gnome” (Steam)
Impossible Challenge (Steam)
8/8/88 Needle AL (Steam)
StressTest (Steam)
BoingBoingOuch (Steam)
10 Minutes Till Dawn (Steam)
Symbiotic (Steam)
Project Anomaly: Urban Supernatural Investigator (Steam)
Fearless Rider (Steam)
25°N 71°W (Steam)
Red Valley (Steam)
Swords & Bones 2 (Steam)
Shadow Life (Steam)
Ergo (Steam VR)

Unpacking (PS)
Paladin Dream (Epic Store)
The Slovak Run (Epic Store)
Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising (Epic Store/Steam)
Wolfstride (Switch)
Rage Among the Stars (Switch)
Egg Bunny 2 (Steam)
Roll Player (Steam)
OctoMaze (Steam)
Musical Range (Steam VR)
Ellisar (Steam)
Scripted Souls (Steam)
Deadly Broadcast (Steam)
SPLIT (Steam)
Creature Hunter (Steam)
星之传说 (Steam)
Amshay (Steam)
Catch the Yeti! (Steam)
Curro (Steam)
Kronos: Time Titan (Steam)
The Hunsa Magic (Steam)
卧龙觉醒 (Steam)
Fantasy Fishing Town (Steam)
Would you like to run an idol café? 3 (Steam)
最后的仙门 The last Practice Sect (Steam)
Manglepaw (Steam)
We Were Here Forever (Steam)
Put Your Brain On (Steam)
Meth Master (Steam)
Songs of Conquest (Steam)

Salt and Sacrifice (Epic Store)
Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair Anniversary Edition (XB)
Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising (PS/XB/Switch)
This War of Mine: Final Cut (XB)
Break It (Steam)
Monster Fighter (Steam)
Retro Karting 22 (Steam)
Aletta – Visual Novel (Steam)
Super Space Serpent SE (Steam)
The Pest (Steam)
Makai Kingdom: Reclaimed and Rebound (Steam)
ZHP: Unlosing Ranger vs. Darkdeath Evilman (Steam)
刀剑演武 (Steam)
Valera The Drunken Lobster (Steam)
IAI (Steam)
World of Mines Creator’s Edition (Steam)
GoRogue (Steam)
School Sweets Discovery ~granulated sugar edition~ (Steam)
Swarm the City: Full Release Prologue (Steam)
纵横 (Steam)
Social Moth (Steam)
Late photographer 4 (Steam)
Lost Nova (Steam)
Brigandine The Legend of Runersia (Steam)
New Yankee: Battle for the Bride (Steam)
Squarely Blue (Steam)
MYRNEscapes (Steam)
Retro Commander (Steam)
Neptunia x SENRAN KAGURA: Ninja Wars (Steam)
Slashers (Steam)

The Centennial Case : A Shijima Story (PS/Switch)
Infinite Links (PS/Switch/Steam)
Dog’s Donuts (PS/Switch)
Flippin Kaktus (PS/XB/Switch)
Source of Madness (XB)
Vesper: Zero Light Edition (Switch)
AERY: A New Frontier (Switch)
Get-a-Grip Chip and the Body Bugs (Switch)
Seven Pirates H (Switch)
Attentat 1942 (Switch)
Dungeon of Dreadrock (Switch)
Japanese NEKOSAMA Escape (Switch)
Summer Days (Switch)
Top Speed 2: Drag Rivals & Nitro Racing (Switch)
Red White Yellow Stingray (Switch)
Rogue Lands (Switch)
Ninja JaJaMaru: The Great Yokai Battle + Hell (Steam)
Jumping Jack (Steam)
ALAN-13 Reformation (Steam)
Hellfire 1988: An Oregon Story (Steam)
Past Particles (Steam)
Routine Feat (Steam)
Island of Aito (Steam)
Save the Reactor (Steam)
Traffic Safety (Steam)
Joker Poker – Video Poker (Steam)
FreeCell Solitaire Collection (Steam)
Paranormal Simulator (Steam)
Soda Sabotage (Steam)
Toy Tanks (Steam)
Riftbound (Steam)
Cantata (Steam)
Miner Ultra Adventures 2 (Steam)
Ultimate Epic Battle Simulator 2 (Steam)
Achilles: Legends Untold (Steam)

Evil Dead: The Game (PS/XB)
Let’s Get Fit Bundle (Switch)
Tangle Tower (Epic Store)
Lamentum (Epic Store)
HellGunner (PS/Switch)
Prinny Presets NIS Classics Volume 2 (Switch)
Kiddy Memory (Switch)
Hyper Echelon (Switch)
Behind Closed Doors: A Developer Tale (Switch)
Aery – A New Frontier (XB)
Dog’s Donuts (XB)
Get-a-Grip Chip (XB)
Get-a-Grip Chip and the Body Bugs (XB/Steam)
Infinite Links (XB)
Paratopic (XB)
Tourist Bus Simulator (XB)
Desolate Shores (Steam)
Spiritus (Steam)
The FED (Steam)
Harvest Days: My Dream Farm (Steam)
戦乙女 ikusaotome (Steam VR)
风墓战记 (Steam)
Pirate fishing (Steam)
JumpBeard (Steam)
Flippin Kaktus (Steam)
The Centennial Case : A Shijima Story (Steam)
Shotgun King: The Final Checkmate (Steam)
Birb Café (Steam)
Void Prison (Steam)
Omega Pilot (Steam VR)
Dwarfenstein (Steam)
Doorman (Steam)
Exorcist (Steam)
Purrate Adventure: Volcano Isle (Steam)
Godless tower (Steam)
A100 (Steam)
Skirt Sliding (Steam)
GUNNER (Steam)
Cartographer (Steam)
Virtual Hunting Experience (Steam VR)
Anna VS the A.I.maze (Steam)
Mayonnaise Simulator (Steam)
Riemann’s Lens (Steam)
NOTE2 (Steam)
Airport Administrator Simulator (Steam)
Swordbreaker: Origins (Steam)
Gold Hunter (Steam)
Zombie Death Quota (Steam)
Birds with Feelings (Steam)
Cepheus Protocol Anthology Season 1 (Steam)
Hatchwell (Steam)

Evil Dead: The Game (Epic Store)
Radon Break (XB)
SønderDø (Steam)
Escape Dark Tunnels (Steam)
LuPR: Lunar Post Recruit (Steam)
Lunaela (Steam)
Trash Patrol – Academic Version (Steam)
Arrival of Beasts (Steam)
Before The Last Hour (Steam)
Scholar (Steam)
Hero King Quest: Peacemaker Prologue (Steam)
World of Music Interactive Simulator (Steam)
PuckOFF (Steam)
I’m on Observation Duty 5 (Steam)
Aery – A New Frontier (Steam)
Platonic (Steam)
Drift Type C (Steam)
烛光迷局 Candlelight (Steam)
Palmas (Steam)
Kaiju (Steam)
Planet-A (Steam)