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.
The Elder Scrolls Online: High Isle
Genre: Action / RPG / MMO
Platforms: PC, (Console releases 21/06/2022 – PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
“Welcome to High Isle, a part of Tamriel never-before-seen in the Elder Scrolls. Explore the Bretons’ idyllic ocean enclave and seat of chivalric culture as you confront the ruinous forces of the Ascendant Lord.”
MythBusters: The Game – Crazy Experiments Simulator
Genre: Action / Adventure / Simulation
“MythBusters: The Game is an official video game adaptation of the legendary Discovery show. Become a Mythbuster yourself, both in front of and behind the camera! Utilize the full MythBusters Workshop, and explore other locations like the warehouse, MythBusters Hall, and the testing ground. There’s always a new myth to unlock, so level up to try the next experiment. Be careful and be prepared, because each experiment carries a huge risk. And remember: don’t try it at home!”
Pro Cycling Manager 2022
Genre: Racing / Sports
“Pro Cycling Manager 2022 makes you a sport director. Make all the decisions necessary to take your team to the top: your responsibilities include recruitment, planning objectives and race programmes, sponsor management, scouting future talent, training, race strategy and much more.
You can also create your own rider in Pro Cyclist mode. Join a team and prove you can be the leader, then do what it takes to shine in the peloton. Can you rise to become one of the best?
Pro Cycling Manager 2022 lets you compete against players from around the world in online mode.”
POSTAL: Brain Damaged
“POSTAL: Brain Damaged is a new, action-oriented take on the Running With Scissors’ cult game series with throwback graphics, and fast-paced, modern gameplay. Take a wild roller coaster ride through the twisted wonderland encased in the POSTAL DUDE’S messed-up mind.”
Spacelines from the Far Out
Genre: Adventure / Simulation / Indie
“Spacelines from the Far Out is a ‘roguelike-like’ co-op management game about airlines in space, featuring unlockable spaceships, upgrades, characters and customizations, randomly-generated challenges, trips and itineraries, with a generous serving of 60s space-age flair and jazz!”
METAL MAX Xeno Reborn
Genre: Action / Adventure / RPG
Platforms: PC, PS4 Switch
“Humanity is on the brink of extinction and the last remaining survivors look to push back against the machines. Half a century ago of war against the mother computer NOA has reduced even Asia’s largest metropolis, TOKIO, to rubble. Explore this desolate wasteland and battle your way through onslaughts of enemies. Salvage, modify and hit back using tanks, weaponry and faithful battle dog, Pochi, to reclaim a future for the human race!”
Meteor World Actor: Badge & Dagger
“The Seventh Republic—the city despised by the sun.
Sunlight hasn’t reached here since the last great war, and the shadows teem with vicious criminals.
With evil threatening on every side, the National Police Agency is a stronghold of justice.
Detective Ruka Hiryu belongs to the 13th Division—nicknamed the Sideliners, and treated like shit by the rest of the force. Absent any major incidents to keep him distracted, Ruka has been investigating the sealed Cult Massacre case in secret. Things change when the 13th picks up two new members. The agency is shaken with unreliable rumors about the semi-mythical Shining Union, and as suspicions and conjecture fly like bullets, will Ruka, the 13th, and the NPA go unscathed?”
Mario Strikers: Battle League
“Introducing Strike, a 5-on-5, soccer-like sport with no rules—do whatever it takes to win! Get gritty and try to score the most goals by tackling enemies, using items, and pulling off score-boosting special shots. Super Mario series mainstays like Peach, Toad, and Yoshi put their cleats (and stats) to the pitch and will stop at nothing to score. Customize your characters with gear that can augment their stats and appearance. Take the carnage online or pass the ball to players locally—just look out for the electric fence.”
Genre: Adventure / Horror
Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
“As the sun sets on the last day of summer camp, the teenage counsellors of Hackett’s Quarry throw a party to celebrate. No kids. No adults. No rules. Things quickly take a turn for the worse.
Hunted by blood-drenched locals and something far more sinister, the teens’ party plans unravel into an unpredictable night of horror. Friendly banter and flirtations give way to life-or-death decisions, as relationships build or break under the strain of unimaginable choices. Play as each of the nine camp counsellors in a thrilling cinematic tale, where every decision shapes your unique story from a tangled web of possibilities. Any character can be the star of the show – or die before daylight comes.
How will your story unfold?”
Please Fix The Road
Genre: Simulation / Indie
“Please Fix The Road is a colorful, minimalistic, laid-back and casual puzzle game in which it’s probably not hard to guess… you’re fixing roads! In each level you have a specific limited set of tools that will help you get all the cars, boats, trains or animals from their point A to point B. The mentioned animals include, of course, kittens, dogs and… pink llamas!”
Mario Strikers: Battle League
You can never have one too many Mario games! They always make great party games for those big gatherings and keep all ages entertained and competitive. There’s much to look forward to in this almost sci-fi themed Strikers League.
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!