Once again we are all here staring Monday square in the face, where do the weekends go and why do they go by so quickly? But as we always say here, a new week brings new beginnings and a whole new line up of ‘Games Out This Week’ – not a bad way to kick off the week even if I say so myself. So without further ado, get your coffee and your favourite seat – the weekly hype train is ready to rock.
Cartoon Network: Battle Crashers
When Uncle Grandpa accidentally drives the UG-RV through multiple dimensions, he picks up some surprise passengers in the form of Gumball, Steven Universe, Finn, Mordecai and Clarence! Now they’ll have to band together to defeat the evil shard creatures and set things right. Use each character’s unique attacks and special moves to conquer the elements, fight your way through all the levels and beat some brutal boss battles. Replay maps with special modifiers to switch up the fun, and unlock bonus rooms along the way. Take on the single-player challenge or grab up to 3 friends for multiplayer action in this crazy interdimensional adventure.
Xenoraid is an exciting shooter game with classic action and modern features. Intercept the alien threat in missions that play out differently every time. Pilot skillfully to line up devastating bursts of fire. Switch between four fighters during combat to bring in the best weapons for each situation. Upgrade, repair and enhance your squadron between missions. Bring down huge alien capital ships in hectic bossfights. Put your skills to the ultimate test in three endless survival missions with online leaderboards!
Reprise your role as a supernatural assassin in Dishonored 2 – the follow up to Arkane Studio’s first-person action blockbuster and winner of more than 100 ‘Game of the Year’ awards, Dishonored. Play your way in a world where mysticism and industry collide. Will you choose to play as Empress Emily Kaldwin or the royal protector, Corvo Attano? Will you make your way through the game unseen, make full use of its brutal combat system, or use a blend of both? How will you combine your character’s unique set of powers, weapons and gadgets to eliminate your enemies? The story responds to your choices, leading to intriguing outcomes, as you play through each of the game’s hand-crafted missions.
Use all the real handball moves and tactics in Handball 17, the best handball simulation ever. Find the 82 official teams from the most prestigious European leagues: the LIDL STARLIGUE and PROLIGUE in France, the DKB Handball Bundesliga & 2. Handball-Bundesliga in Germany and the Liga ASOBAL in Spain. Handball 17 features entirely redesigned controls, dynamic artificial intelligence, single player Season and Career modes, local and online multiplayer modes, and several levels of difficulty for an experience that is as close as it gets to the real thing.
Well there you go, not quite as extravagant as recent weeks but still not so bad. The real question is this, how will you play it this week? Go all guns blazing and get them all, be conservative and only get some or give this week a big old pass – let us know in the comments.