Each week there are plenty of new games coming out. Although with so much going on it can be hard to keep track of them all. Thankfully Checkpoint is here to sift through them all and bring you our highlights of the week.
So let’s jump in and have a look at what’s coming out in gaming this week.
Reverie Knights Tactics
Genre: Adventure / RPG
Platforms: PC, PS4, XB1, Switch
“Reverie Knights Tactics is a turn-based tactical RPG with strategic battles in isometric grids where every decision can alter the story. Travel through a hand-drawn fantasy world and lead your heroes in a story-rich adventure, visual novel style!”
Serious Sam: Siberian Mayhem
Genre: Action / Adventure
“Welcome back to the world of Serious Sam in ‘Siberian Mayhem’ – a new standalone chapter in the adventures of ‘Serious’ Sam Stone. Make your way through the vast Russian landscapes on a quest to catch up with the traitorous General Brand, who remains one step ahead of Sam at every turn. The road is long, and there is oh so much to see.
Co-developed by Timelock Studio and Croteam, ‘Serious Sam: Siberian Mayhem’ presents an expanded look at a familiar journey full of forgotten stories, unexplored places, and Sam’s trademark guns-blazing battles against Mental’s Horde. Join the fight, comrade!”
Not for Broadcast
Genre: Adventure / Simulation
“Not For Broadcast is a darkly comedic game of televised chaos that lets you pick what you want to see on TV, no matter what anybody else wants. Egotistical celebrities, dishonest politicians, and strange sponsors clash on the airwaves. You’re here to ensure that the show goes on uninterrupted.
Cut between multiple camera feeds, tweak the headlines, bleep the foul language, all with just moments to spare on a live broadcast! Whether you toe the party line or stir up a scandal is your choice, so long as you can hold the audience’s fickle attention.”
Genre: Action / Arcade
“PopSlinger is a vibrant, narrative-focused musical shooter inspired by ‘80s and ‘90s New Retro culture. Join Ria Carbon, a funky heroine on a stylish quest to save the world from sinister invaders from another dimension using soda-powered guns. Backing Ria up is former PopSlinger heroine, Gin!
Experience the whimsical story of Ria and Gin as they fight against the “Corazones”, people whose hearts have been corrupted by the dark forces from the other dimension, all while grooving to a fully dynamic soundtrack that reacts to your in-game performance in real-time.”
Genre: Action / Adventure
Platforms: PCVR, PSVR
“A world in ruin. Can you prevent it?
You are Asher Neumann, an unwitting hero thrust into a time-bending journey to change the course of history. The search begins for your grandfather’s lost apartment and the mysterious artefacts that are hidden within. With the discovery of an unusual wrist watch, you forge a friendship and unlock the power to traverse time and space. Will you have what it takes to navigate the secrets of the past and prevent the collapse of civilization?”
Genre: Sports / Simulation
Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, XB1, XBX
“Take control of the biggest clubs and top rugby nations, and enter the most prestigious competitions in single-player and multiplayer modes, local and online.
Rugby 22 offers total rugby, combining tactics and intensity through gameplay that stays true to the sport.”
COGEN: Sword of Rewind
Platforms: PC, PS4, XB1, XBX, Switch
“Rewind, rethink, redo. COGEN is a brand-new kind of 2D action game where there’s no time for death.
Awakening to find herself sprawled on a floor of hard steel, the first thing that greets Kohaku’s eyes is a strange talking sword named ExeBreaker. Unsure of where she is or what’s going on, she agrees to this sardonic sword’s proposal to join forces, and together they journey deep into the heart of a transformed Cogen City—once Kohaku’s home, now a collapsing ruin. Both mystery and mayhem await her, but with the power of ExeBreaker’s Ouroboros System on her side, nothing will stop her from discovering the truth of what happened to her beloved home.”
Zenith: The Last City
Genre: Action / Adventure / RPG / MMO
Platforms: PCVR, PSVR, Quest
“Fight, craft, explore, and lose yourself in a massively multiplayer world built for VR. Forge alliances and friendships in guilds and parties. Join epic raids and world events, and blaze your own path. How will you use your power?”
Gunvolt Chronicles: Luminous Avenger iX 2
Genre: Action / Platformer
Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, XB1, XBX, Switch
“Break into the new apeX of 2D action!
Luminous Avenger iX 2 takes the series’ original speedy and stylish 2D action gameplay to the next level as Copen rips through enemies with his new “Break-Shift” form. His new destructive capabilities makes the high-speed action more satisfying than ever!
INTI CREATES is proud to present new apeX of cutting-edge 2D action with Luminous Avenger iX 2!”
Genre: Action / Indie
“The year is 2250. The city of NeoTerminus is an urban monstrosity, In this dark and lonely city you accept jobs to clear the gangs that inhabit NeoTerminus and pray on the public, you do this all the while being hunted by the Bounty Hunters as you too have a pretty little number on your head courtesy of the boss.
Clear the gangs, find the boss and kill him.”
Pokémon Legends: Arceus
Genre: Action / Adventure / RPG
“Get ready for a new kind of grand, Pokémon adventure in Pokémon™ Legends: Arceus, a brand-new game from Game Freak that blends action and exploration with the RPG roots of the Pokémon series. Embark on survey missions in the ancient Hisui region. Explore natural expanses to catch wild Pokémon by learning their behavior, sneaking up, and throwing a well-aimed Poké Ball™. You can also toss the Poké Ball containing your ally Pokémon near a wild Pokémon to seamlessly enter battle.”
Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection
Genre: Action / Adventure / Shooter
“Seek your legacy and leave your mark on the map in UNCHARTED: Legacy of Thieves Collection. Experience Naughty Dog’s thrilling, cinematic storytelling and the iconic franchise’s largest blockbuster action set pieces.
Discover lost history with the charismatic yet complex thieves, Nathan Drake and Chloe Frazer, as they travel the world with a sense of wonder, pursuing extraordinary adventures and lost lore.
UNCHARTED: Legacy of Thieves Collection includes critically acclaimed, globe-trotting single player exploits from UNCHARTED™ 4: A Thief’s End and UNCHARTED™: The Lost Legacy, remastered in stunning detail for the PS5™ console with improved visuals and framerate.”
Pokémon Legends: Arceus
It’s time for another Pokémon adventure! Recent leaks of the game online have fans worried this latest release will be one for the bad books, but in the end, we’re all too curious to let this one slide. Hopefully once we have it in our hands ready to play, the worry will be forgotten and the enjoyment can begin!
Be sure to check out last week’s Coming Out to see what you may have missed!
What new titles coming out are you most excited for this week? Let us know!