May is here, which means that the gaming drought is looming on the horizon. After a few months of the best of the crop, May’s releases are far and few between, but that does not mean there will not be.

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Dreamfall Chapters – PS4, Xbox One

Dreamfall Chapters is a story about choices and consequences, dreams and reality, magic and science, chaos and order, and the broken heroes whose actions will shape the course of history in all worlds.

Releasing: 5 May 2017

Strafe – PS4, PC

Strafe is a roguelike first-person shooter pushing the limits of computer-generated photorealism and hardcore sci-fi action into unimaginable territory.

Releasing: 9 May 2017

Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition – Switch

Minecraft is a game about placing blocks and going on adventures. Explore randomly-generated worlds and build amazing things from the simplest of homes to the grandest of castles. Play in Creative Mode with unlimited resources or mine deep into the world in survival mode, crafting weapons and armour to fend off dangerous mobs. You don’t have to explore or build alone though – up to eight ‘crafters can play together online*, while four can join each other in local multiplayer on the TV or in tabletop mode, supporting both split-screen and the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller. Nintendo and Minecraft fans alike will also be happy to learn that the Super Mario Mash-Up Pack is included too. Play and explore a world full of classic characters and places from the Mario universe!

Releasing: 11 May 2017

Injustice 2 – PS4, Xbox One

Power up and build the ultimate version of your favourite DC legends in Injustice 2. With every match you’ll earn gear to equip, customise and evolve your roster. Picking up where Injustice left off, Batman struggles against Superman’s regime, as a new threat appears that will put Earth’s very existence at risk. Choose from the biggest DC Universe roster ever and battle across iconic locations in epic-scale battles. Developers of the best-selling and critically acclaimed Mortal Kombat franchise.

Releasing: 16 May 2017

The Surge – PC, PS4, Xbox One

A catastrophic event has knocked you out during the first day on the job… you wake up equipped with a heavy-grade exoskeleton, in a destroyed section of the complex. Robots gone haywire, insane augmented co-workers and rogue AI – everything wants you dead.

Defy deadly enemies and huge bosses in tight, visceral melee combat. Target and slice specific limbs off your foes, with a next-gen loot system where you loot what you dismember! Equip, upgrade and craft new weapons and armors sliced from enemies, and make yourself stronger through a fresh take on leveling-up.

Releasing: 16 May 2017

Farpoint – PS VR

It was meant to be a routine mission. Escort two scientists to The Pilgrim – a space station studying some anomaly at the edge of the universe. You remember seeing it now. A blinding flash. Alarms. Darkness. And then… the crash. Marooned on a hostile alien world, armed with the standard issue from the escape pod, you set off towards where The Pilgrim came down. Your only hope of getting home is to locate any survivors from the station while keeping yourself alive with precision accuracy.

Releasing: 16 May 2017

Reservoir Dogs: Bloody Days – PC

Don’t try again, rewind. Control characters for overlapping bursts of time, in a single-player co-op mode and discover endless possibilities.  Take advantage of this highly addictive and strategic mechanic in tension-filled robberies and shootouts.

Releasing: 18 May 2017

Skylar and Plux: Adventure on Clover Island – PC, PS4, Xbox One

It’s up to Skylar Lynxe, our nimble and courageous heroine, and Plux Owlsley, the trusty sidekick, to prevent the villainous CRT from conquering their newfound home and turning it into a wasteland.

Traverse the tropical beaches, volcanic caverns, snowy mountain tops, and merciless desert of Clover Island. Fight an army of CRT’s minions, and find powerful upgrades expanding your abilities. Explore the island with the freedom-boosting Jetpack, and uncover its mysterious past with the puzzling Time Orb.

Releasing: 19 May 2017

Disgaea 5 Complete – Switch

Disgaea 5 Complete is a strategy RPG that offers hundreds of hours of over-the-top, award-winning gameplay, and marks the first time the core game is available on-the-go. The game includes all 8 bonus scenarios, 4 fan-favorite characters, and 3 character classes that were originally DLC in the PlayStation 4 release of Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance.

Releasing: 25 May 2017

Friday the 13th: The Game – PS4, Xbox One, PC

Friday the 13th: The Game is a third-person horror, survival game where players take on the role of a teen counselor, or for the first time ever, Jason Voorhees. You and six other unlucky souls will do everything possible to escape and survive while the most well-known killer in the world tracks you down and brutally slaughters you. Friday the 13th: The Game will strive to give every single player the tools to survive, escape or even try to take down the man who cannot be killed. Each and every gameplay session will give you an entirely new chance to prove if you have what it takes not only to survive, but to best the most prolific killer in cinema history, a slasher with more kills than any of his rivals!

Releasing: 26 May 2017

Ultra Street Fighter 2: The Final Challengers – Switch

The newest iteration of SFII in nearly 10 years, Ultra Street Fighter II features all of the classic characters, a host of new single player and multiplayer features, as well as two new fighters: Evil Ryu and Violent Ken! Nintendo Switch TV, Tabletop and Handheld modes allow you to play Ultra Street Fighter II at home or on-the-go! Features a stellar line-up of characters, including all of the original fighters and bosses, the characters added in Super Street Fighter II, plus the first new roster additions in nearly 20 years: Evil Ryu and Violent Ken. Choose between classic pixel-art graphics for a retro nostalgia trip, or enjoy a refined new modern look.

Releasing: 26 May 2017

Rime – PC, PS4, Xbox One

A land of discovery stretches out before you. Explore the beautiful yet rugged world of Rime, a single-player puzzle adventure. In Rime, you play as a young boy who has awakened on a mysterious island after a torrential storm. You see wild animals, long-forgotten ruins and a massive tower that beckons you to come closer. Armed with your wits and a will to overcome—and the guidance of a helpful fox—you must explore the enigmatic island, reach the tower’s peak, and unlock its closely guarded secrets.

Releasing: 26 May 2017

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