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 more remastered classics and a brand new take on pinball action, now with swords!
So let’s jump in and have a look at what’s coming out this week.
Catherine: Full Body | 03/09/2019
Genre: Platform Puzzler
Platforms: PlayStation 4
“The captivating tale of 2011’s award-winning Catherine returns in Catherine: Full Body – bigger and better than before. Improved visuals and gameplay, brand-new music, enhanced multiplayer options, and much more await in this enticing new package.” – [source]
Final Fantasy VIII Remastered | 03/09/2019
Genre: Role Playing Game
Platforms: PlayStation 4. Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch
“It is a time of war. The Republic of Galbadia, under the influence of the sorceress Edea, mobilises its great armies against the other nations of the world. Squall and other members of SeeD, an elite mercenary force, join hands with Rinoa, a resistance fighter, to fight against Galbadia’s tyrannical rule and to prevent Edea from fulfilling her ultimate goal.” – [source]
Spyro Reignited Trilogy | 03/09/2019
Platforms: PC, Nintendo Switch
“Same sick burns, same smoldering attitude, now all scaled up in stunning HD, Spyro is back in the Spyro™ Reignited Trilogy! Rekindle the fire with remastered versions of the original three games, Spyro™ the Dragon, Spyro™ 2: Ripto’s Rage! and Spyro™: Year of the Dragon. “ – [source]
NBA 2K20 | 06/09/2019
Platforms: Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
“2K continues to redefine what’s possible in sports gaming with NBA 2K20, featuring best in class graphics & gameplay, ground breaking game modes, and unparalleled player control and customization. “ – [source]
Creature in the Well | 06/09/2019
Genre: Pinball Hack & Slash
Platforms: PC, Nintendo Switch
“Creature in the Well is a top-down, pinball-inspired, hack-and-slash dungeon crawler. As the last remaining BOT-C unit, venture deep into a desert mountain to restore power to an ancient facility, haunted by a desperate Creature. Uncover and upgrade powerful gear in order to free the city of Mirage from a deadly sandstorm.” – [source]
Monster Hunter World: Iceborne | 06/09/2019
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
“A diverse locale, rich with endemic life. Numerous monsters that prey on each other and get into turf wars. A new hunting experience, making use of the densely packed environment. Monster Hunter: World, the game that brought you a new style of hunting action, is about to get even bigger with the massive Monster Hunter World: Iceborne expansion!” – [source]
Creature in the Well
There are plenty of known quantities coming out this week but if there is something that always deserves attention it’s brand new ideas, and we’ve never seen pinball mix with action like this before.
Beyond the fun new game play you’ve also got a stunning art style that has a great use of colour and an intriguing world that we can’t wait to delve into the depths of.
What new titles are you most excited for this week? Be sure to let us know!