August is here and with it comes some pretty awesome games that we can look forward to playing. Nintendo Switch owners get a brand new Mario game that sees him and the Rabbids team up to save the Mushroom Kingdom. Lawbreakers finally makes its debut in August which is said to be the spiritual successor to Overwatch, and let us not forget to highlight the anticipated Uncharted: The Lost Legacy which is a standalone experience where you take on the role of Nadine and Chloe as they set off into India to uncover a rare treasure.

Tacoma – Xbox One, PC

Tacoma is a narrative adventure set aboard a high-tech space station in the year 2088. As you go about your mission, you’ll explore every detail of how the station’s crew lived and worked, finding the clues that add up to a gripping story of trust, fear, and resolve in the face of disaster.

At the heart of Tacoma is the facility’s digital surveillance system, which has captured 3D recordings of pivotal moments in the crew’s life on the station. As you explore, echoes of these captured moments surround you. You’ll use your ability to rewind, fast-forward, and move through the physical space of these complex, interwoven scenes to examine events from every angle, reconstructing the multi-layered narrative as you explore.

Releasing: 2 August 2017

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice – PS4, PC

From the makers of Heavenly Sword, Enslaved: Odyssey to the West, and DmC: Devil May Cry, comes a warrior’s brutal journey into myth and madness.

Set in the Viking age, a broken Celtic warrior embarks on a haunting vision quest into Viking Hell to fight for the soul of her dead lover. Created in collaboration with neuroscientists and people who experience psychosis, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice will pull you deep into Senua’s mind.

Releasing: 8 August 2017

Lawbreakers – PS4, PC

Revel in unparalleled vertical violence by mastering the skills of an array of diverse antiheroes. Whether you kill to uphold the “Law,” or are out for blood as a “Breaker,” these asymmetrical roles satisfy any appetite in an arena where the most skilled player and the team will rise. Fight to the death in intense game modes that elevate the competitive shooter genre to all new levels.

LawBreakers’ signature brand of gravity-induced chaos, combined with innovative takes on multiplayer game modes, offers a truly unique and exhilarating experience

Releasing: 8 August 2017

Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 – PS4, Xbox One, PC

The Blue Bomber is back in this second collection of classic Capcom titles! Featuring faithful reproductions of Mega Man 7, 8, 9, & 10, this collection spans the iconic series’ evolution and retro revolution. Take on the nefarious Dr. Wily and his diverse Robot Masters in these timeless 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit adventures!

Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 is bursting with additional content, from time trials and remix challenges with online leaderboards, to a music player and an extensive gallery of rare illustrations. Also included are the additional modes originally released as DLC for Mega Man 9 and 10, featuring extra stages and playable characters. For anyone who wants a little extra help with these challenging classic platformers, you now have the option to reduce the amount of damage received.

Releasing: 8 August 2017

Agents of Mayhem – PS4, Xbox One, PC

Following the global attacks on Devil’s Night, cities of the world are held by the Legion’s Ministries, bands of powerful villains named for the Seven Deadly Sins. Seoul is the personal domain of Legions’ mad scientists, the Ministry of Pride – Doctor Babylon and his rogue’s gallery of supporting villains.

You play as a variety of Super Agents – each with their own distinct look, personality, weapons, and skills. Explore the city of Seoul to rout out Legion operatives and their vile plans to take over the world.   Mayhem’s Agents have a license to do what the hell they want, so long as they do whatever it takes to grow the agency and ultimately defeat Legion.

Releasing: 15 August 2017

Matterfall – PS4

Transport yourself to the vertical cities of a distant future and fight for control of a mysterious “smart matter” that is overrunning your world – and giving rise to hordes of matter infected enemies.

Harness your aerial agility with extreme leaps and slides as you blast through relentless waves of foes. Use an arsenal of matter infused weapons to take down your enemies and manipulate the smart matter that surrounds you to use every environment to your advantage in epic locations including the Fortuna City, Hydroponics and Matter Mines.

Releasing: 15 August 2017

Sonic Mania – PS4, Xbox One, PC, Switch

Sonic Mania brings fans back into the 2D world of platform games with nostalgic pixel-style art and core “classic” gameplay by re-imagining iconic Zones and Acts from Sonic The Hedgehog, Sonic The Hedgehog 2, Sonic CD and Sonic The Hedgehog 3 and Knuckles, and adding in completely new Zones with all-new Acts and boss fights into the mix.

Releasing: 15 August 2017

The Escapists 2 – PS4, Xbox One, PC

Risk it all to breakout from the toughest prisons in the world. Explore the biggest prisons yet, with multiple floors, roofs, vents and underground tunnels.

You’ll have to live by the prison rules, attending roll call, doing prison jobs and following strict routines; all the while secretly engineering your bid for freedom! Your prison escape antics will take you from the frosty Fort Tundra, a train hurtling through the desert, and even to the final frontier!

Releasing: 22 August 2017

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy – PS4

From award-winning developer Naughty Dog comes a brand new Uncharted game, starring Chloe Frazer.

In order to recover an ancient artefact and keep it out of the hands of a ruthless warmonger, Chloe must enlist the aid of renowned mercenary Nadine Ross and venture to India’s Western Ghats to locate the Golden Tusk of Ganesh. In Chloe’s greatest journey yet, she must confront her past and decide what she’s willing to sacrifice to forge her own legacy.

Releasing: 22 August 2017

Madden NFL 18 – PS4, Xbox One, PC

Madden NFL 18 takes a significant visual leap with the power of the Frostbite engine. See stunning new stadium exteriors surrounded by vast cityscapes and watch the spectacle of NFL gameday come to life in the most photorealistic game to date.

Play each matchup to your specifications by selecting from three new Play Styles or play the best real world match ups each week in Play Now Live! With the introduction of even more ways to play, coupled with your favorite modes, Madden Ultimate Team and Franchise, this is Madden like you’ve never seen before.

Releasing: 25 August 2017

Absolver – PS4, PC

In the ruins of the fallen Adal Empire, you awaken with a mysterious mask on your face, and faint recollections of an esoteric ceremony. Freeing you from hunger, thirst, and even death, the mask is the creation of the Guides, the rulers of these lands, who have placed you here to determine whether you are worthy of becoming part of the elite corps of Absolvers.

As you wander these forsaken lands, encountering other Prospects like you, you will learn new combat styles, acquire weapons, gear and armour, and build a team of warriors with whom to fight side by side in Arenas of combat.

Releasing: 29 August 2017

Everybody’s Golf – PS4

Ready for a round of everybody’s favourite golf series? Step on to the fairway for a unique blend of deep golf mechanics and quirky visual style that the beloved franchise is known for. Entering the clubhouse is a variety of new features, including the chance to create and customise your own golfer, with an assortment of tasks to play and level up their skills with.

Fancy a stroll around the green? Hop into a golf kart and explore the free-roaming courses, interacting with other online players, jumping into mini-games and unlocking new tasks, tournaments and rewards.

Releasing: 29 August 2017

Hello Neighbor – Xbox One, PC

Hello Neighbor is a stealth horror game about sneaking into your neighbour’s house to figure out what horrible secrets he’s hiding in the basement. You play against an advanced AI that learns from your every move.

Really enjoying climbing through that backyard window? Expect a bear trap there. Sneaking through the front door? There’ll be cameras there soon. Trying to escape? The Neighbor will find a shortcut and catch you.

Releasing: 29 August 2017

Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle – Switch

The Mushroom Kingdom has been torn apart by a mysterious vortex, transporting the Rabbids into the once-peaceful area, splintering this beloved land. To bring order back to the Kingdom, Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, and Yoshi team up with Rabbids heroes on a journey through four different worlds.

Join these eight heroes to explore a new world twisted by the mischievous Rabbids, filled with secrets and nods to classic Mario games! Outwit unpredictable enemies in dynamic turn-based combat and co-op challenges, and solve puzzles along the way. Discover a feel-good and modern combat adventure designed exclusively for the Nintendo Switch system, playable anywhere, anytime, with anyone.

Releasing: 29 August 2017

Life is Strange: Before the Storm – PS4, Xbox One, PC

Life is Strange: Before the Storm is a new three part; standalone adventure set three years before the first game in the BAFTA award-winning franchise.

You play as sixteen-year old Chloe Price who forms an unlikely friendship with Rachel Amber, a beautiful and popular girl destined for success. When Rachel learns a secret about her family that threatens to destroy her world, it is her newfound friendship with Chloe that gives her the strength to carry on. No longer alone the girls must confront each other’s demons and together, find a way to overcome them.

Releasing: 31 August 2017