45 New PC Games of May 2018 | Playscore

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45 PC games released this May 2018 have just received their Playscores Let’s check them out right now!

The Playscore is a standard rating that averages gamer and critic reviews. When a game only reaches the minimum requirement of critic OR gamer reviews, it receives a provisional playscore.

Wild West Online

An emergent open world Western game. Too bad it’s a cash grab disguised as a free game. For an early game in development, it’s understandable. But overusing microtransactions? No. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 4.5

Agony

This first-person survival horror sends you to the depths of Hell with no memory of anything, even your name. It comes to no surprise that the visuals of this game are completely nightmarish - unfortunately, it gets boring after a while. It has a Playscore of 5.00

A Walk In The Woods

A co-op multiplayer game from Something Dark Studios. You and four other players explore a creepy Slavic forest with nothing but performance issues and repetitive game design. It has potential, if they improve it more. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 5.25

Little Witch Academia: Chamber Of Time

Bandai Namco’s little RPG adventure from the hit anime comes with a few surprises and fan service. This original story takes you to the world of Little Witch Academia with a familiar and heartwarming feeling. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 6.43

MONMUSU

If you’re into Japanese girls and nudity, then this probably is for you. Play as a monster lover and earn up money to gather these adorable (and forced) anime waifus. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 6.44

Raging Justice

Who says you can’t be a superhero without powers? A homage to the classic beat ‘em up style, this co-op indie game has all the street-level posse to take justice in their own hands. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 6.5

Next Day: Survival

SOFF Games’ multiplayer survival with role-playing elements. Set in Eastern Europe, fulfill an array of tasks to develop your character. Craft, explore, and interact with the game’s robust RPG system. It has a Provisional PlayScore 6.62

Total War Saga: Thrones Of Britannia

War continues in Creative Assembly’s latest addition to its multi-award-winning strategy series. Go back in time to the critical moment in history between the battle of the Anglo-Saxons, Gaelic, and Vikings. It has a PlayScore of 6.68

Destiny 2 - Expansion II: Warmind

Oof, looks like Bungie’s latest Destiny 2 DLC suffers from technical limitations and underwhelming new content. A new journey awaits, it’s not always bad when you’re with friends in co-op mode. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 6.73

Trailblazers

Blaze your way to victory in this co-op racing game from Supergonk. Powered with the same intensity as the acclaimed WipeOut series, this arcade racer paints the track with colorful and dynamic lights. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 6.84

Space Hulk: Deathwing - Enhanced Edition

This game expands from the original FPS game set in the Warhammer 40,000 universe with more content, new features and richer multiplayer mde. It’s good enough for long time fans, but maybe not so for the rest. It has a Provisional Playscore of 6.87

The Council - Episode 2: Hide And Seek

The second chapter of Cyanide Entertainment’s choice-driven episodic game. Without spoiling anything, this 18th Century mystery puts you deep into the conspiracy with even more difficult decisions. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 6.91

MachiaVillain

They say every villain is lemons. Wild Factors despicable strategy slash simulation game wows you with this Dungeon Keeper inspired indie experience. Build a manor, raise your own breed of monsters and gain an evil reputation. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 7.11

Milanoir

If you love Quentin Taratino’s crime flicks from the 70’s, you just might get a kick out of this game. It has a brutal story to go with the great artstyle and music. The mouse and keyboard controls need a bit more work, but for now, it has a Provisional Playscore of 7.14

Lake Ridden

Your sister has gone missing after venturing into the woods. In order to find her, you must solve puzzles with strange and creative solutions. If you’re someone who likes their puzzle games with a bit of intrigue, then this game is worth the try. It has a Provisional Playscore of 7.17

FOX n FORESTS

Go retro in this 16-bit indie-adventure tells the story of a Fox in… a forest. Wield your magic melee crossbow and survive the game’s ever changing 5 seasons. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 7.19

FAST BEAT LOOP RACER GT

This is straight out of coin-op, arcade racer… with up to 4 players and race tracks set in the cityscapes of Beijing, Shanghai, Osaka and Tokyo. You don’t see these type of games on the PC so it might be worth checking for the novelty alone…especially if you’re a racing game fan. Other than that, it’s still riddled with bugs. A provisional playscore of 7.20.

Dark Souls: Remastered

The original had its fair share of ups and downs. FromSoftware’s remastered of the genre-defining Souls game takes you once again to a brutal and gothic world with smoother performance and experience. It has a PlayScore of 7.22

Juicy Realm

A roguelike indie adventure from SpaceCan. Square off against hostile fruits from across its world and survive a mysterious phenomenon where the food chain is no longer in order. It’s a food eat food world out there, with a Provisional PlayScore of 7.24

Stellaris: Distant Stars Story Pack

This downloadable content from Paradox Interactive’s space simulation game adds new discoveries including anomalies, storylines, and the deeper unknown. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 7.31

STAY

Every second counts in this indie-adventure game from Appnormals. Enjoy a pixel-art journey with multiple routes and endings. Uncover a mystery between an abducted man and his trusty computer. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 7.3

Infectonator 3: Apocalypse

Toge Productions’ pixelart indie-strategy game puts you in the shoes of a bad guy. Control a horde of undead as you spread your infection around the world and start an apocalyptic pandemic that could end life as we know it. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 7.35

Smoke and Sacrifice

Sachi sacrificed her firstborn to keep her farming community safe. Then she discovers something sinister underneath and is now on a quest to uncover the truth. Good crafting system, interesting characters and one gothic open world filled with traps and challenges. It receives a provisional playscore of 7.41.

Together

An indie game with a strong emphasis on love and relationships. It’s all about being with someone, despite all the doom and gloom of the real world. It’s a resource management game, sure, but its intricate puzzler with strong emotions. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 7.62

Moonlighter

This action-rpg has been compared to Stardew Valley and The Binding of Isaac. Fair or not, Moonlighter stands out with its visuals, rpg elements, and roguelite implementation. It did receive some complaints including bugs and the total length of the game. It receives a playscore of 7.62.

Runner3

The rhythm-platformer gameplay of the iconic BIT.TRIP RUNNER and Runner2 is back and better than ever. Once again, get ready to do all kinds of jump as you dance your way to victory with a dizzying medley of challenges. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 7.65

House Flipper

Be a part of a one-man renovation crew in this realistic building simulation game from Empyrean. Buy, repair, and remodel devastated houses. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 7.7

State Of Decay 2

Once again, Microsoft isn’t really keen on their exclusives. The sequel to Undead Labs’ zombie game opens new doors with co-op and tons of new content, but it doesn’t generate enough fun in the long run. It has a PlayScore of 7.72

Omensight

A murder-mystery game with a dose of post-apocalyptic action. The End Of World just happened, and it’s up to you to save it by repeating its final day again and again… until you do it right. Find clues, fight enemies, and solve a looming murder-case. It has a PlayScore of 7.73

Ancestors Legacy

From Destructive Creations, this medieval strategy game puts you in the gritty period of European History. Form a squad as you raid towns and taking down enemies. Powered by the Unreal 4, experience cinematic-like battles with deep tactical combat. It has a PlayScore of 7.79

Yoku’s Island Express

It’s a intelligent mix of platformer, pinball physics and adorable main character. It’s one of those games that everyone can enjoy. The mechanics are simple and the progression is enough to keep players interested. So far, most critics and gamers have labeled it ‘fresh’ with a provisional playscore of 7.82

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Forgotton Anne

A well crafted hand-drawn animated indie game from ThroughLine oozes nothing but wonder. Dive deep into a realm where everyday objects have a life of their own. Solve a mystery that determines the fate of their world. It’s a cinematic video game adventure with a Provisional PlayScore of 7.84

Laser League

A futuristic sports game from Roll7. Vaporize your enemies with the power of high intensity lasers grids. Play with your friends and demolish your opposition together with strategic maneuvers. It has a PlayScore of 8.01

Fantasy Versus

A four versus four multiplayer RPG from Animu Game. Choose from its 13 unique fantasy characters depending on your playstyle. Ravage the battlefield as you fight towards victory. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 8.09

Horizon Chase Turbo

Another arcade-racing game inspired by the simplistic 90’s. Drift your way through a myriad of racetracks and outrun your opponents with your mad driving skills. Call your friends and enjoy its split screen support. It has a PlayScore of 8.28

The Mercury Man

A neo-noir indie game from Mehsoft. This isometric adventure is set in a dark future with unique sci-fi elements. Uncover a government conspiracy in a world where diseases are no longer a threat. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 8.31

Judgment: Apocalypse Survival Simulation

Obviously the apocalypse has already happened. The world is under chaos, and demons are roaming the streets. Fight back with these pesky buggers and use your management skills to create your own survival colony. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 8.34

Pillars Of Eternity II: Deadfire

The future of CRPG continues in Obsidian Entertainment’s most awaited installment. Control your ship and voyage to the dangerous seas of the Deadfire with your hearty crew of powerful individuals. It has a PlayScore of 8.36

Bloodstained: Curse Of The Moon

INTI CREATES’ 2D-Metroidvania adventure oozes with Castlevania elements. Play as a demon-slayer who travels through perilous lands to defeat a powerful demon. It has a PlayScore of 8.45

FAR: Lone Sails

An indie adventure game from Okomotive. Traverse a decaying civilization and keep your powerful vessel from dying. Encounter numerous obstacles and survive the hazardous climate of this long-forgotten place. It has a PlayScore of 8.53

Slipstream

It’s 2018, and Outrun is becoming a trend. This arcade-style racing game from Andsor is inspired by the spirit of the 90’s. Enjoy beautiful purple colored lights, and drift across multiple racetracks. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 8.8

Zup! X

A minimal physical puzzle game with explosions. There’s not much need to explain it, so you might want to check it out for yourself. It’s cheap, and perfect to kill little of your time. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 9.01

Fox Hime Zero

This visual novel adventure centers around Yan, a university student on a bizarre adventure in a fantasy world. While the story is very much anime cliche, the character design and accompanying artworks are top notch. For the price, you get about a couple of hours worth of gameplay with a really nice ending. Provisional Playscore of 9.18

Overload

If you’re familiar with the 90s FPS title Descent, then consider this its modern revival. Developed by the same team and with the VR twist, Overload captures the high-octane shooter made complete with the immersion afforded by virtual reality. If it isn’t obvious enough, ready your Rift or Vive for the better shooting experience. It has a provisional playscore of 9.19.

STEINS;GATE 0

This Visual Novel adventure from Spike Chunsoft continues the events of the cult classic. Coming from the Anime with the same name, explore a whole new world where time is of the essence. Meet old and new characters and get drawn into its amazing story and beautiful art. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 9.47