Games to Watch Out For This May

A Plague Tale Innocence

Just what is happening this year? Another month is upon us, and yet another cavalcade of quality games are vying for our hard-earned money.

This month there’s nearly something for everyone. A bit of horror, a bit of competitive puzzling, some adventure, a touch of racing. Needless to say, most gamers will be lucky if they make it through the month without parting with some cash.

So, what are the games we’ve all got to look forward to this May? Read on and find out.

1 Close to the Sun

Close to the Sun

Those who like games dripping with atmosphere should keep an eye on Storm in a Teacup’s Close to the Sun. We’ll have a review for it tomorrow.

Release date: 2nd May
Formats: PC

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Puyo Puyo Champions

How happy we are that we’re being graced with another Puyo Puyo game. Puyo Puyo Champions will appeal to those who are rather competitive thanks to its online modes, but it has single player too. Watch out for our review soon.

Release date: 7th May
Formats: PS4, Xbox One, Switch and PC

3 Saints Row The Third (1)

Saints Row The Third – The Full Package

One of the best open world games ever made is making its way to Switch. Saints Row The Third – The Full Package is sure to consume tens of hours of your time thanks to all of its additional content. We’ll have a review up for its launch, so keep your eyes peeled.

Release date: 10th May
Formats: Switch

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RAGE 2

RAGE 2 looks mental, and we like mental. This open world shooter has us very excited, if only for its Diamond Geezer cheat code that lets us listen to Danny Dyer shout obscenities while we play.

Release date: 14th May
Formats: PS4, Xbox One and PC

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A Plague Tale: Innocence

We previewed A Plague Tale: Innocence a short while ago and it blew us away. Needless to say, we’re very keen to go hands-on with the finished product. This could be very special indeed.

Release date: 14th May
Formats: PS4, Xbox One and PC

Preorder on Amazon

6 sniper elite v2 remastered

Sniper Elite V2 Remastered

The classic Sniper Elite V2 has been on the receiving end of the remaster treatment, so now you can shoot more enemies in the knackers in grizzly detail. If you’re a fan of the Sniper Elite series, you’re going to want this.

Release date: 14th May
Formats: PS4, Xbox One and PC

Preorder on Amazon

7 Castlevania Bloodlines (1)

Castlevania Anniversary Collection

We love Castlevania, so we’re very happy that this collection of eight classic Castlevania games releases this month. Let’s just hope it’s better than the Arcade Classics collection as a package.

Release date: 16th May
Formats: PS4, Xbox One, Switch and PC

8 Resident Evil

Multiple Resident Evil Games

The remastered version of the original Resident Evil lands on Switch this month along with Resident Evil 0 and Resident Evil 4. They’re all quite expensive, but they’re all bloody good.

Release date: 21st May
Formats:  Switch

Preorder on Amazon

9 team sonic racing

Team Sonic Racing

While we still haven’t fully recovered from the Sonic movie trailer, Team Sonic Racing should hopefully reunite us with the Sonic we know and love later this month. After Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing and Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed, we’re pretty excited for this.

Release date: 21st May
Formats: PS4, Xbox One, Switch and PC

Preorder on Amazon

10 Everybody's Golf Header

Everybody’s Golf VR

It’s Everybody’s Golf but in VR. What’s not to love? Dust off that PSVR headset and chase some birdies.

Release date: 21st May
Formats: PS4

Preorder on Amazon

11 Atelier Lulua (1)

Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland

The Atelier series return to Arland. It probably won’t throw up too many surprises, but Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland should definitely entertain those looking for some RPG action.

Release date: 21st May
Formats: PS4, Switch and PC

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American Fugitive

Remember the original Grand Theft Auto with its top-down viewpoint? Yeah, us too. American Fugitive is the same, only with fancier graphics. So of course we want to play it.

Release date: 21st May
Formats: PS4, Xbox One and Switch

13 Little Friends Cats & Dogs (1)

Little Friends: Dogs & Cats

Want the joys of looking after a pet without having to pick up their poo or getting your arms scratched by their razor-sharp claws? Look out for Little Friends: Dogs & Cats releasing towards the end of the month.

Release date: 27th May
Formats: Switch

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14 Blood and Truth (1)

Blood & Truth VR

Everybody’s Golf VR isn’t the only VR game to watch out for this month – Blood & Truth VR is being released as well. Inspired by The London Heist experience in PlayStation VR Worlds, Blood & Truth VR could be the game to make us dust off out PSVR headset.

Release date: 28th May
Formats: PS4

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15 layers of fear 2

Layers of Fear 2

The original Layers of Fear was horrifying. Hopefully its sequel will be even more so. This is a game to play with the lights off and headphones on. Well, as long as you’ve got the courage to do so.

Release date: 28th May
Formats: PS4, Xbox One and PC

16 Trover (1)

Trover Saves the Universe

Yet another great-looking VR game! Trover Saves the Universe is brought to you by the co-creator of Rick and Morty. So, strap your PSVR headset on and settle down for a comedic adventure full of bad language. It’s also making its way to PC a few days into June.

Release date: 31st May
Formats: PS4

Preorder on Amazon