Coming Out — August 19

Posted August 19, 2019

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 cooperative, hardcore action to funky, rogue-like goodness.

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

Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution |  20/08/2019

Genre: Card Game
Platforms: Nintendo Switch

“Experience over 20 years of Yu-Gi-Oh! history with Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution on Nintendo Switch! Build your Deck from over 9,000 cards and take on the most iconic Duelists from the Yu-Gi-Oh! universe. Relive the stories from the original animated Yu-Gi-Oh! series through Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V, and challenge the newest generation of Duelists from the virtual world of Yu-Gi-Oh! .” – [source]


RAD |  20/08/2019

Genre: Rogue-like
Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch

“RAD is a 3D action rogue-like set in a post-post-apocalyptic world, where humanity has faced armageddon not once, but twice. Playing as a teenage protagonist, you must venture into the Fallow — an ever-changing, radioactive wasteland filled with unknown and unspeakable creatures.” – [source]


Remnant: From the Ashes |  21/08/2019

Genre: Action RPG
Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One

“The world has been thrown into chaos by an ancient evil from another dimension. As one of the last remnants of humanity, you must set out alone or alongside up to two other survivors to face down hordes of deadly enemies to try to carve a foothold, rebuild, and retake what was lost.” – [source]


Life is Strange 2: Episode 4 |  22/08/2019

Genre: Narrative Adventure
Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One

“After a tragic incident, brothers Sean and Daniel Diaz run away from home. Fearing the police, and dealing with Daniel’s new telekinetic power, the boys flee to Mexico for safety. Suddenly, sixteen year-old Sean is responsible for Daniel’s safety, shelter, and teaching him right from wrong. As Sean, your choices shape the fates of the Diaz brothers, and the lives of everyone they meet. The road to Mexico is long and filled with danger. This is the trip that could bond Sean and Daniel forever… or tear their brotherhood apart.” – [source]


ONINAKI  |  22/08/2019

Genre: JRPG
Platforms: PC, PS4, Switch

“[The Watcher’s] task is to guide the wandering souls known as the Lost, and serve as keepers of the Living World and the Beyond. The Watchers sever the bonds that tie the Lost to this world, and send them on to the next. They navigate the emotions of the living and the dead. They prize life above all else. This is the story of one Watcher.” – [source]


Our top pick coming out this week!

Remnant: From the Ashes
21/08/2019

Being developed by the studio that most recently released Darksiders III, Remnant: From the Ashes certainly has a solid development team behind it. Whether you’ve heard of the game yet or not, Remnant: From the Ashes brings high production values and punchy gameplay into a cooperative RPG experience.

Whether it’s the dark monstrosities around you, the loot-based gameplay, or the ability to play a hardcore action RPG alongside 2 friends,  Remnant: From the Ashes looks like it may bring the goods.

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.



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Playing video games, reading comics and expressing himself via reaction photos of D-Grade celebrities and drag queens is the easiest way to keep Cameron busy so that he'll stop bothering his cats for selfies.