Top 10 Video Games Coming In August on PS4, Xbox One and PC.
(AfroGamers.com) With a whole bunch of new games coming in August 2018, we’ve gathered the top 10 releases for the month you can check out anytime. Here are all the games releasing in August for PS4, Xbox One, and PC with their confirmed release date and little information on what players can expect. Some of these games can also be unlocked before the official release date, thanks to early access and pre-order offers.
- Madden NFL 19
August brings a new Madden game iteration. This year, Madden NFL 19 is releasing on August 10 for Xbox One, PS4, and PC. This is the first time since 2007 that a Madden game will be playable on PC. Game developer EA Tiburon typically adds new features and makes improvements in Madden games every year, Madden NFL fans expect a more polished game in 2018. EA has promised that it has added more realism to the character movement and AI improvements are also in the works.
- F1 2018
Codemasters’ “most authentic F1 car simulation” drops on August 24 on all the traditional platforms. The new F1 2018 gameplay comes with new features and additional content for the career mode and garage. New racing tracks, classic cars, and R&D improvements make it the most promising racing simulation of 2018. The biggest attraction is the Career Mode Codemasters have been working on for a long time.
- Pro Evolution Soccer 2019
Pro Evolution Soccer 2019 is the latest installment in the popular football simulation franchise. In the last few years, Konami has made no mistake in improving the quality of gameplay. The franchise is also looking to add more licensed content for domestic leagues. This year, Philippe Coutinho will grace the cover for PES 2019. The game will be released on Xbox One, PS4, and PC on August 28.
- Overcooked 2
It may not look like a highly-anticipated entry in the list of games coming in August, but Overcooked 2 is fun to play. The game is full of chaotic action but it’s fun to play if you are looking for light entertainment. The sequel to Overcooked, the new game takes players back to the “Onion Kingdom” where they can build their team of chefs and play in co-op or join other players online. Overcooked 2 launches on August 7.
- We Happy Few
It’s time to meet We Happy Few characters as the game is all set for August 10 release. The game focuses on the story of a British man Arthur Hastings, a woman called Sally and a former soldier Ollie. The curious citizens of Wellington Wells are mostly on a conformity drug called Joy and players will have to survive among them.
- Dead Cells
In the Dead Cells game, players take control of cells that control a deceased prisoner’s body. Developer Motion Twin describes the game as “roguevania,” focused on procedurally generated content. Players will collect weapons, fight with different creatures, receive new abilities, armor, power-ups and reward money. The game features challenging 2D platformer action and is coming out on August 7.
- The Walking Dead: The Final Season
Episode One of The Walking Dead: The Final Season comes to PS4, Xbox One, and PC on August 14. Telltale has also confirmed that a Switch version is due for release later this year. The developer has released a free-to-play demo that you can try before buying the game. Pre-ordering the first episode of The Final Season means players will get a copy of The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series Collection. This collection contains 19 episodes of The Walking Dead.
- Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker
Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker certainly deserves a place in our list of best games coming in August 2018. Up to four players can form a team and join online battles. Shinobi Striker is built from the ground up making it the most graphically rich game in the Naruto franchise. The third-person gameplay offers arena environment and the game is set to hit current-generation consoles and PC platform on August 31.
- Strange Brigade
Players will choose one of the four playable characters, each having their own customization options, weapons, and special abilities. The game focuses more on exploration and combines third-person shooting elements and Egyptian mythology together. If you have hundreds of hours to spend on a game, Strange Brigade is releasing on August 28 with a promise for future updates. Even without the side quests, Strange Brigade offers over 30 hours of gameplay.
- Shenmue I & II (re-release)
Ports of the first two Shenmue games are coming as Shenmue 1 & 2 bundle on August 21. This re-release will feature modern controls, updated UI, high definition resolution rendering and the ability to save the game anywhere. The two games were a part of SEGA’s E3 announcements this year. If you’re on PC, you can also consider playing Yakuza 0 as the game is available since August 1.
Staff Writer; Jay Baker
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