Coming Out — August 12

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Each week there are plenty of new games coming out, with so much going on it can hard to keep track of them all. Thankfully Checkpoint is here to sift through them all and bring you our highlights of the week. From space exploration to crazy multiplayer shooting.

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

Rebel Galaxy Outlaw  |  13/08/2019

Genre: Space Flight Simulator
Platforms: PC

“Strap into a variety of spacecraft, settle a score in a filthy space-bar over a game of 8-ball, rock out to over 24 hours of music, and engage in white-knuckle dogfights. In the Dodge Sector it’s hard to get by – and even harder to get even.” – [source]

Never Give Up  |  14/08/2019

Genre: Platformer
Platforms: PC, Nintendo Switch

“Never Give Up is a death-defying platformer packed full of vicious traps and hazards specifically designed to turn you into bloody chunks, and where the only way out— is through. It may break your keyboard, don’t let it break your will.” – [source]

Vicious Circle  |  14/08/2019

Genre: Multiplayer Shooter
Platforms: PC

“Vicious Circle is an uncooperative multiplayer shooter in which mercenaries compete for loot against a terrifying monster. Dirty tricks are the key to victory, and only one player can come out on top..” – [source]

DARQ  |  15/08/2019

Genre: Horror Puzzler
Platforms: PC

“DARQ tells the story of Lloyd, a boy who becomes aware of the fact that he is dreaming. The dream quickly turns into a nightmare and all attempts to wake up end in failure. Lloyd learns how to survive the nightmare by bending the laws of physics and manipulating the fluid fabric of the dream world.” – [source]

Ion Fury  |  15/08/2019

Genre: First-Person Shooter
Platforms: PC

“3D Realms, creators of Duke Nukem 3D, Prey, and Max Payne, are excited to team up with Voidpoint to bring back the legendary Build Engine, famously known for classic first-person shooters like Duke Nukem 3D, Shadow Warrior, and Blood. Ion Fury is the real deal!.” – [source]

Rogue Singularity  |  15/08/2019

Genre: Runner
Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch

Rogue Singularity is a high-speed infinite obstacle course. Navigate the perils at the edge of a rogue singularity as it tears worlds apart. Customise your robot and face infinite challenges, fighting to survive. Traverse universes to discover what lies beyond the void. – [source]

Aritana and the Twin Masks  |  16/08/2019

Genre: Action Adventure
Platforms: Xbox One

“Prove your value and unmask all the mysteries inside YpY’s Temple. Using an enchanted bow and arrow, take Aritana on this journey to save the Tree of Life while discovering some ghosts from his past.” – [source]

Coming Out Top Pick

DARQ
15/08/2019

It’s hard to ignore a game that has this much style and character. Made by a very small development team, DARQ looks to be one of those success stories that you just can’t help but celebrate.

Using perspective to create unique and fascinating puzzles, all whilst maintaining a very creepy aesthetic, DARQ looks like a game you won’t want to miss. Can you escape from a recurring lucid dream?

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

Don’t forget last week’s Coming Out to make sure you didn’t miss anything.