Coming Out — February 4

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This week, starting February 4, there aren’t many titles after some unfortunate delays pushed a couple back but that doesn’t lower their quality. Whether it’s  exploring the darkest corners of space or dealing with the exuberant characters of Japanese folk lore,  two very different directions.

So let’s jump in and have a look at what’s coming out this week.

Away: Journey of the Unexpected  |  05/02/2019 (Multiple Dates)

Genre: Rogue-lite
Platforms: PlayStation 4 (05/02), Nintendo Switch (07/02), Xbox One (08/02), PC (13/02)
Developer: Aurelien Regard Games
Publisher: Playdius

“Welcome to a feel-good FPS! A colorful adventure combining action, negotiation and rogue-lite elements. You play as a kid that is neither a hero nor a warrior. Yet with the power of friendship, you will overcome every obstacle in your way!” – [source]

Astroneer  |  06/02/2019

Genre: Exploration
Platforms: PC, Xbox One
Developer: System Era Softworks
Publisher: System Era Softworks

“Explore and reshape distant worlds! Astroneer is set during the 25th century’s Intergalactic Age of Discovery, where Astroneers explore the frontiers of outer space, risking their lives in harsh environments to unearth rare discoveries and unlock the mysteries of the universe.” – [source]

God Eater 3  |  08/02/2019

Genre: Action
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PC
Developer: BANDAI NAMCO Studios Inc.
Publisher: BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment

“Set in a post-apocalyptic setting, it’s up to your special team of God Eaters to take down god-like monsters devastating the world. With an epic story, unique characters, and all new God Arcs and Aragami, the latest evolution in ACTION is here!” – [source]

Yo-Kai Watch 3  |  08/02/2019

Genre: Role-Playing
Platforms: 3DS
Developer: LEVEL-5
Publisher: Nintendo

“Mischievous beings known as Yo-kai are everywhere, and it’s up to Nate and Hailey Anne to befriend, battle, and solve problems with them. Follow two parallel stories and unravel the mysteries behind strange sightings while meeting over 600 Yo-kai and using the new 3×3 grid battle system to strategically dish out or dodge attacks. “ – [source]

Our top pick of the week?

Astroneer
06/02/2019

After a few years in early access we are excited to see the final product of this colourful journey into the unknown. Delving into the darkest depths and reshaping mysterious worlds looks unbelievable.

But let’s be honest, space is scary. Like, no atmosphere, and the idea of spiralling off into the darkest void. Thankfully Astroneer brings the colour and the magic that make space so enticing, even with all the fear.

What new titles are you most excited for this week? Be sure to let us know!