It is August and that means that the winter drought is over, well sort of. After two months of fairly poor video game releases, August has some great titles lined up for us. Here are your games of August

Gears of War: Ultimate Edition – 28 August 2015

Platforms: Xbox One

RARE Replay – 4 August 2015

Platforms: Xbox One

Until Dawn – 25 August 2015

Platforms: PS4

Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture – 11 August 2015

Platforms: PS4

Submerged – 4 August 2015

Platforms: Xbox One, PS4

Call of Duty: Black Ops III beta

The Call of Duty: Black Ops III Beta starts in August. PS4 owners who have pre-ordered the game and have signed up for beta access can start downloading the beta on 19 August, and it will end on 23 August. Xbox One and PC owners can grab the beta from 26 August and it will end on 30 August. You need to pre-order the game and receive a beta code to take part in the beta.

Platforms: Xbox One, PS4, PC