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 the years most divisive title to the most iconic names in gaming heading to Tokyo.
So let’s jump in and have a look at what’s coming out this week.
Just Dance 2020 | 05/11/2019
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Wii, Xbox One, Google Stadia
“Just Dance® 2020 is the ultimate dance game with 40 hot tracks from chart-topping hits like “Old Town Road (Remix)” by Lil Nas X Ft. Billy Ray Cyrus and “God Is A Woman” by Ariana Grande. Keep the party going for hours with songs for the whole family to enjoy!” – [source]
Planet Zoo | 05/11/2019
“Build a world for wildlife in Planet Zoo. From the developers of Planet Coaster and Zoo Tycoon comes the ultimate zoo sim. Construct detailed habitats, manage your zoo, and meet authentic living animals who think, feel and explore the world you create around them.” – [source]
Red Dead Redemption 2 | 05/11/2019
Genre: Action Adventure
“Red Dead Redemption 2, the critically acclaimed open world epic from Rockstar Games and the highest rated game of the console generation, now enhanced for PC with new Story Mode content, visual upgrades and more.” – [source]
You can read our original review of Red Dead Redemption 2 when it released on console last year.
Death Stranding | 08/11/2019
Genre: Action (maybe?)
Platforms: PlayStation 4 (PC releasing next year)
“In the near future, mysterious explosions have rocked the globe, setting off a series of supernatural events known as the Death Stranding. With otherworldly creatures plaguing the landscape, and mass extinction imminent, it’s up to Sam Porter Bridges to travel across the ravaged wasteland and save humanity from impending annihilation.” – [source]
Need for Speed Heat | 08/11/2019
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC
“Work hard by day and risk it all at night in Need for Speed Heat, a white-knuckle racer that pits you against rogue police officers as you fight to earn your place in the world of underground street racing.” – [source]
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 | 08/11/2019
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
“Celebrate the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 with your favorite characters, loads of events, and so many ways to enjoy the party on your Nintendo Switch™! Have a blast competing with your friends in 30+ action-packed 3D and classic 2D sports games—including new events for Tokyo 2020!” – [source]
Look, I know you want me to say Death Stranding, but lets be honest it has been a decisive with reviewers already. While it might be an unknown quality I can almost certainly guarantee that the masters of simulation behind such hits as Planet Coaster and Zoo Tycoon are about to deliver another amazing entry in their simulation repertoire!
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.