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The Week In Games: Back For Blood

May 08,2017 06:23

I actually don't really remember how they used to make video games. Firing laser beams at motherboards? The 90s are almost two decades old, so who knows what they were really like, but the uber-violent shooter-throwback Strafe seems like as good an ...and more »



They just don’t make first-person shooters like they used to. Except for Strafe.
I actually don’t really remember how they used to make video games. Firing laser beams at motherboards? The 90s are almost two decades old, so who knows what they were really like, but the uber-violent shooter-throwback Strafe seems like as good an approximation as any of what we all thought they were like: bloody, twitchy, and not full of low-res textures and clipping.
Unfortunately, I don’t have anyone to play it while I watch over their shoulder ready to gasp and turn away every time my squeamish capacity for guts and glory gets overwhelmed. No, I think I’ll stick with the bloodless space decapitations in Destiny, thank you very much.
Tuesday, May 9
BUTCHER — PS4
Strafe — Xbox One, PS4, PC
NBA Playgrounds — PS4, Switch
Birthdays The Beginning — PS4
Blade & Bones — PS4
Bloons TD 5 — PS4
Elliot Quest — PS4
Harvest Moon: Save the Homeland — PS4
Human: Fall Flat — PS4
Last Stitch Goodnight — PS4
Lethal League — PS4
LocoRoco Remastered — PS4
Moonshot Galaxy — PSVR
Polybius — PSVR
Resident Evil Code: Veronica X — PS4
Revenant Saga — PS4, PS3, Vita
Narcosis — Xbox One
Wednesday, May 10
BUTCHER — Xbox One
Lethal League — Xbox One
Dead Cells — PC
Thursday, May 11
Minecraft — Nintendo Switch
Elliot Quest — 3DS
ACA NeoGeo The King of Fighters ’95 — PS4
Friday, May 12
Human: Fall Flat — Xbox One
Elliot Quest — Xbox One
Demon’s Crystals — Xbox One, PS4
Coming Soon
Tuesday, May 16
Injustice 2 — Xbox One, PS4
The Surge — Xbox One, PS4, PC
Farpoint — PSVR
Wednesday, May 17
Bokida: Heartfelt Reunion — PC
Thursday, May 18
Cooking Mama: Sweet Shop — 3DS
Thumper— Switch
Friday, May 19
Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia — 3DS
Skylar & Plux: Adventure on Clover Island — Xbox One, PS4, PC
What else is coming out soon? Planning to play something on Steam or mobile? Tell us about it in the comments.

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