August is looking pretty chill so far despite being a month where big games rarely come out. Enjoy the Summer heat with 19 upcoming titles for this month! Stay up-to-date with what's coming in the succeeding months with our list of all upcoming games.
1. Relicta on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Stadia
Stranded on a derelict station on the Moon, use the power of science to manipulate the environment around you and escape. Relicta propels physics-based puzzlers even further with more complexity. Packed with an immersive soundtrack and an eye for detail, the developers from Ravenscourt know what their target audience is. Fans of The Talos Principle and The Witness would surely love this as it comes out this August 4th for the PC, PS4, X1, and the Stadia.
2. Skully on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Switch
Much like Relicta’s premise, you are marooned on a mysterious new area. However, instead of the deafening void of Space, you’re on a remote island. As a Skull brought back to life, make your way across numerous challenges in this strange paradise. Rock that platformer skills and lead Skully to freedom. It comes out this August 4 for the PC, PS4, X1, and the Switch.
3. Train Sim World 2 on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One
Anyone with an obsession with Trains would definitely purchase this on day one. Train Sim World 2 is a sequel where you can take your bustling metro station to even greater depths. Get creative with your railroad journey with authentic routes and locomotives fit for high-speeds. This simulator will push the limits of its visuals even further. It comes out this 6th of August for the PC, PS4, and X1.
Straight out of a popular anime, play from the perspectives of protagonists Bell Cranel and Ais Wallenstein as they explore the city of Orario, meet new friends and find secrets in its dungeon-crawling goodness. Both characters have their own screentime and together they unravel the mysteries of their grand escapades. Coming this 7th of August on the PC.
A game that was somehow developed to appease a niche audience. Fans of the acclaimed blockbuster series will relish its high-octane action with Vin Diesel and Michelle Rodriguez taking center stage. However, with a baffling technical presentation and questionable dated mechanics, Crossroads is on its way to becoming a massive flop. Let’s hope that’s not the case. Coming this August 7th for the PC, PS4, and X1.
CREATIVE ASSEMBLY’s award-winning strategy series takes the Epic of Iliad to a whole new medium. Experience the pivotal moments in the Trojan War and take control of both warring parties. Engage in tactical turn-based empire management and spectacular real-time battles. Build your own empire with your own strategies and resources and relive this legendary moment in history. It’s coming this August 13 for the PC.
Return to the lands of Amalur in this refined current-gen RPG adventure. A remaster of the 2012 classic, explore the lands like never before with improved visuals, gameplay and now complete with all the DLCs ever released. This is the definitive Kingdoms of Amalur experience for new and old players who want to experience this role-playing game. Coming this 18th of August for the PC, X1, and PS4.
Created by a small team of passionate developers, Lucid Dreams Studio, Legends of Ethernal is an adorable indie adventure where you take control of a young boy in his search for answers. Its lush 2D journey is handcrafted with care. Make your way into this dangerous world of Arkanys full of mystery and danger. Find powerful weapons and forge powerful new tools along the way! Coming this 20th of August on the PC.
9. PGA TOUR 2K21 on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and Stadia
2Ks annual Professional Golf series goes even further with new features and more realistic courses. In 2K21, you make your own rules this time. Create your own Clubhouse with Online Societies and invite your friends OR prove you’ve got what it takes to become FedExCup Champion in its improved Career Mode. Coming this 21st of August for the PC, PS4, and X1.
10. New World
This ambitious MMORPG from Amazon takes players into the magical world of Aeternum. Discover a wide variety of interesting events in this land torn apart by The Corrupted. Seek beauty, danger, and challenge as you carve your own path or seek help from various other warriors chosen by Fate. It’s a promising new IP coming from Bezos’ Amazon. It’s opening its doors for brazen heroes this 25th of August as a PC exclusive.
A cult classic makes a return with a slew of new changes including storytelling and gameplay. This survival horror game takes players once again into the harrowing Ashmann Inn, now with real-time cutscenes and expanded lore. Armed with only your sanity and a few weapons at your disposal, find the answers that have been haunting this place for years. It’s coming this 25th of August for the PC, PS4, X1, and Switch.
Return to the hopeful spirits of the Crystal Caravan in this remastered version of the 2003 GameCube title. Crystal Chronicles enhances the experience of their epic journey to cleanse their world from a mysterious miasma. As an enhanced title, expect improved visuals, sound and a fun new online mode with cross-platform capabilities! It’s coming out this 27th of August for the PlayStation 4, Switch, iOS, and Android mobiles.
Trapped in a suspicious biotech company, make your way out of this demented structure as you overcome an army of monsters and deranged cultists. This survival horror game from Mandragora is played in an isometric perspective with non-linear exploration. You make your own path. It was released on the PC just recently, but it received negative reviews due to technical issues. Hopefully, the consoles versions can enjoy it as it comes out this 27th of August for the Switch, PS4, and X1.
14. Wasteland 3 on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One
The icy hell of post-apocalyptic Colorado isn’t as friendly as it was before in this much-awaited installment to the Wasteland series. Coming a long way since 1998, this fan-funded project wasn’t an easy task. The party-based RPG is stepping up their game with asynchronous multiplayer, solid single-player experience and strategic turn-based gameplay. Delayed to oblivion, let’s hope this game is really coming out this August 28 for the PC, PS4, and X1.
Fulfilling your vampire fantasies is this upcoming turn-based strategy card game from Palindrome Interactive. Set in a world where blood is more important than water, take control of various Vampire courts and wage epic wars. With a combination of card-game combat and empire management, Immortal Realms Vampire Wars is a promising project for fans of both genres… and vampires. Coming this 28th of August for the PC, PS4, X1, and the Switch.
A decade in waiting, the popular football anime from Japan makes its debut to the PC, PlayStation 4, and the Switch. Rise Of New Champions uses Bandai Namco’s signature cel-shaded visuals and it will take players into an energetic arcade football experience. Score goals and perform over the top anime action by simply kicking a ball. It’s set to release this August 28.
17. Windbound on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Stadia, and Switch
Shipwrecked in a mysterious island, find the tools you need to survive and unlock the secrets hidden in this strange place. Windbound takes you to the personal journey of Kara as she scavenges untamed lands and braves the dangers of the diverse wildlife all around the island. Craft your little boat and make little voyages into uncharted territories and be careful with what lies ahead. Coming this 28th of August for the PC, PS4, X1, and Switch.
18. Madden NFL 21 on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One
It wouldn’t be life without a new Madden game. The annual celebration of America’s greatest pastime continues with this next chapter of the Madden NFL series from EA. This is the first Madden game to come out on next-generation consoles. EA promises even bigger features that put Football fans at the edge of their seats. It’s coming out this 28th of August for the PC, PS4, and X1.
Get back to the Mob in this full-fledged Remake of the first chapter of the acclaimed Mafia series. Return to the recreated 1930's cityscape and rise through the ranks of the Mafia during the Prohibition era of organized crime. This Definitive Edition is rebuilt from the ground up with an expanded story, gameplay, and original score. This is the Mafia you remembered and much more. It’s coming out this 28th of August for the PC, PS4, and X1.
September looks even more interesting with big titles coming out. See you in 30 days for next month’s upcoming games!