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 gorgeous living art to the most dangerous assassin in the world.
So let’s jump in and have a look at what’s coming out this week.
John Wick Hex | 09/10/2019
Platforms: PC (Consoles in the future)
“John Wick Hex is a fast-paced, action-oriented strategy game that makes you think and strike like John Wick, the professional hitman of the critically acclaimed film franchise. Created in close cooperation with the creative teams behind the films, John Wick Hex is fight-choreographed chess brought to life as a video game, capturing the series’ signature gun fu style while expanding its story universe.” – [source]
Trine 4: The Nightmate Prince | 09/10/2019
Genre: 2D Puzzler
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
“The best-selling Trine series returns to the magic of 2.5D! Join three iconic heroes as they set off on a quest through fantastical fairytale landscapes to save the world from the Nightmare Prince’s shadows.” – [source]
Concrete Genie | 09/10/2019
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One
“Pick up your magic paintbrush and start painting the abandoned town of Denska back to life as Ash, the imaginative teenager at the centre of this touching action-adventure, exclusive to PS4.” – [source]
Indivisible | 09/10/2019
Genre: Role Playing Game
Platforms: Xbox One, PC, PlayStation 4
“Indivisible is a hand drawn action RPG platformer from Lab Zero, creators of the critically acclaimed Skullgirls! Set in a huge fantasy world, Indivisible tells the story of Ajna, a fearless girl with a rebellious streak who sets out on a quest to save everything she knows from being destroyed.” – [source]
Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair | 09/10/2019
Platforms: Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
“Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair is a brand-new platform adventure from some of the key creative talent behind ‘Donkey Kong Country’. As the colourful buddy duo you must tackle a series of stunning, 2.5D levels and explore a puzzling 3D Overworld rich with secrets and surprises!” – [source]
GRID | 11/10/2019
Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
“GRID is a racing experience like no other. Offering unrivalled wheel-to-wheel racing for everyone, where every race is unpredictable as you create rivals and nemeses on your road to conquering the world of motorsport. Buy now and get your heart racing.” – [source]
We’ve had our eyes on this exclusive for some time. With a mix of beautiful art direction, vibrant colours and an intriguing concept peaked our interest before we even know that the game would having a touching narrative. The fact that it can then be paired with a VR component as well means that you get to experience the beautiful art direction in a more intimate setting.
What new titles are you most excited for this week? Be sure to let us know!