15 Upcoming Games of July 2019
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This is the latest expansion to the massively multiplayer online role-playing game from Squeenix. After surpassing 16 million players, XIV features a whole new story concerning a certain Warrior of Light who embraces the darkness. In this update, key features include new jobs, new playable race, an increase in level cap, new areas, 8-player raids, a fancy new trust system and so much more. Its ever growing community is a sign that the devs did something right for their players. Much like Warframe, XIV shares the same amount of passion as it continues to improve over the years. It’s coming out this 2nd of July on the PC and PlayStation 4.
If last season's Stranger Things had a free to play Android and iOS adventure, Stranger Things 3 looks to be getting one of its own. From last time's 8bit adventures, the change of era is also applying to this new title, coming back to the gang's supernatural adventures with a little bit more dimension to them. Carrying a few more pixels Stranger Things 3: The Game definitely looks more like a game than ever before, and luckily for everyone, they'll get to keep it on whatever PC or console they want to play in. With the outstanding success of last season's tie-in, we have no doubt this will deliver. It's set to release on the PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Switch on July 4th, 2019.
Koei Tecmo has been religiously covering the events of the anime's first and second season in their sequel, Attack on Titan 2. However, with the release of the anime's third season, they were very quick on announcing an update to the game too. Experience the story through the eyes of their iconic cast and relive the events of the anime at your own style and pace.
A franchise known for their humongous titans and acrobatic characters, take up new items with the Thunder Spear and anti-personnel omni directional mobility gear. Adding to the action-packed excitement is the Wall Reclamation Mode that revolves around recovering territories. A huge expansion for fans, it's coming out to the PC, PS4, Xbox One and Switch on July 5th.
Introduced at last year's E3, EA's gorgeous adventure game comes out of TBA status and into coming soon with the recent announcement of their July release. If it isn't obvious from their title, Sea of Solitude tackles the complex feeling of loneliness. Take on the story of the young Kay as she explores the mysterious cityscape she finds herself in.
Set in a unique, dreamlike world, Seaod Solitude's dark characters and creatures play the perfect contrast. A journey of self-discovery, it's gonna be one emotional ride once it comes out on the PC, PS4, and Xbox One on July 5th,
A noir point and click adventure from Exordium Games. This is an all new prequel chapter that features Amber’s brother Flint and his anthropomorphic teddy bear sidekick Ted E. Bear. Explore the black and white landscapes of Paper City as you talk to people, uncover secrets and trying to understand the rich lore that leads to the first 3 episodes of the original Bear With Me. This indie series was praised for its unique mix of injecting comedy, horror, and mystery that creates a satisfying narrative for casual players. Its set of memorable characters also adds great flavor to its gritty atmosphere. It’s coming out this July 9 on the PC.
Exordium brings us the definitive Bear With Me experience as both the prequel and this complete edition come out on the same day. This noir point and click adventure takes us to the lives of Amber and Ted as they solve puzzles, uncover mysteries and find her missing brother. Without spoiling too much of its story, follow through its 3 episode sequence and ready yourself for a rollercoaster of emotions. Just like its prequel, it’s coming out on the PC on the same day as The Lost Robots.
First released in Japan last December 2018, this second installment to Square Enix's voxel-based Dragon Quest series is finally arriving in the West this July. Based on the gameplay of Mojang's ubiquitous game, Dragon Quest Builders 2 promises even more gathering, building, crafting, and roleplaying in this brand new entry. Explore their massive islands with their retro fast traveling and collect as many resources as you can to piece together their broken lands anew. An unexpected hit in its first outing, this sequel is a more mobile, multiplayer experience, letting you see in first-person perspective, explore the underseas, and glide around with friends. Coming to PS4s and Switches on July 12th.
If you enjoy games like 11bit Studios' This War of Mine that makes you want to question your own moral fiber, then Lesser Evil Games' indie adventure might just be right up your alley. Not as morally ambiguous as War of Mine's struggle to survive though, this game lets you play a hesitant executioner, tasked to study victims and break them in the most efficient way possible.
Go through 20 hours of text-based story, released episodically and in tradtional RPG fashion, and feel the gravity of each tough decision as you choose between justice and duty, sanity and survival. It's a dark and unsettling world, marked by a dark economy and dive into mysticism. It's coming out on the PC on July 17.
Frozen District’s indie RPG has potential. Team up with up to 4 of your friends in online or local co-op and challenge the vile gods and dethrone them. Mixing modern gameplay and retro aesthetics, choose from 5 powerful Warlocks with unique abilities. It fresh hack and slash combat is welcome as you scour its rich and interesting world. Complete quests and power up your ideal Warlock. Team up with your friends as you take down giant monsters and collect epic loot. Compared to its previous title, the world is bigger than ever. Exploration is encouraged and each universe offers its own vibe. We can’t wait for this one as it comes out this 18th of July on the PC.
Be one with nature in this fascinating new third person exploration adventure from Mooneye Studios. Transform into different animals and unveil the hidden truths of an ancient world. Dive to the blue waters, soar the skies, dig underground or climb steep cliffs with a mountain goat. There are multiple ways to experience this game, and it doesn’t punish players that veer away from the beaten path. This rewards exploration, and exploration it should be. Uncover a story of loyalty, despair, and betrayal in a world that used to be a part of the old Inrahsi Culture. It’s coming out this 19th of July on the PC, X1, PS4, and Switch.
It’s been 10 years since the last Ultimate Alliance title and so much has already happened in the video game industry. This third major installment, in partnership with Koei Tecmo and developed by Team Ninja brings the big guns of the MARVEL universe. For the first time in the series, it’s a Nintendo Switch exclusive and will serve as a series reboot. Meet your favorite MARVEL characters such as Wolverine, Deadpool, Magneto and more in this superpowered team to defeat the Black Order and save the universe from the clutches of Thanos. It comes out this 19th of July on the Nintendo Switch.
Now for something a little on the quainter side. An indie title from JoySteak studios, this upcoming adventure game has the markings of a modern retro masterpiece. Crafted in a subtler kind of pixel graphics, Songbird Symphony feels like a children's storybook come to life. Following the life of an orphaned chick named "Birb," go on his unique platform adventures that come with a musical twist.
Search high and low for the musical notes scattered around the levels, and simultaneously bring new life to the soundtrack and atmosphere. A musical adventure packed with charming visuals and rhythm-based activities, it's set to release on the PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Switch on July 25th.
Following a long series of character introductions, Nintendo and Intelligent Systems will finally be opening up the latest Fire Emblem installment to the rest of the world this July. Just in time for the end of Game of Throne, the 16th entry to the iconic series brings a threefold adventure as we roam around the world of Fodlan along with the Black Eagles, Blue Lions, and The Golden Deer.
The first main Fire Emblem game for the Switch, it's bigger than ever with special family Crests, Battalions to hire and lead soldiers, and brand new weapon types. Pre-ordering the game at Gamestop even comes with an exclusive pin set for each of the three houses. It's set to release on the Switch on Jul 26
A year or two after their recent Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus, this standalone spinoff will see protagonist BJ Blazkowiz relinquishing the center stage to his two twin daughters. Set in the alternate 1980s, play as either Jessica or Sophia, and help them navigate the Nazi-infested dystopia. Taking a break from the main campaign, this brand new co-op adventure is Machinegame's best answer to the Wolfenstein 3 void.
Choose between the fighting styles of the two youngbloods and work together with a friend in infiltrating the narrow streets of Paris. Partnered up with Nvidia, anyone who buys GeForce products between May 28th to August 6 will get a free copy of this upcoming title. Coming this Jul 26th on the PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Switch.
Not your usual Wolfenstein game. For the first time in the series, kill Nazis in Virtual Reality. This first-person shooter is set 20 years after the events of The New Colossus and players assume the role of a Hacker working for the French. But instead of the good ol’ Nazi shooting, you spend most of your time hacking Nazi robots and turning them against their creators. The most promising thing about this VR shooter is the removal of the rail-free experience. Players are not bound by camera restrictions and superscripted scenarios like the Rambo videogame. It allows the player to enjoy the freedom of a first-person shooter, while at the same time killing more of Hitler’s goons. It comes out this 26th of July on the PS4 and PC.
Arc System Works’ different approach to their usual formula. Kill la Kill: IF is an exhilarating action-fighting game experience that lets the players relive the heat and adrenaline rush from the hit anime. Maneuver around the 3D battlefield with ease and select your favorite character from the series to pulverize all who stand in your way. With Arc System’s signature art, the game visuals are as stunning as ever and packed with so much detail. Replay your favorite scene from the show and enjoy this stellar new addition to Arc System’s list. It comes out this 26th of July on the PC, PS4, and Switch.