Good morning, and happy Monday, everyone! It’s the start of a new week, which means we have lots of exciting new releases to look at. Whether you want to jump into the action-packed Scars Above or experience ancient China in Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty, there’s something new for you.
Destiny 2: Lightfall (Feb. 28)
Starting things off this week, we have Destiny 2: Lightfall. Developed and published by Bungie, the next expansion for Destiny 2 represents the penultimate chapter in the Light and Darkness Saga. The expansion adds the vibrant city Neomuna on Neptune.
Along with the new city, players will encounter the Cloud Striders, who defend the city and serve as rough analogues to the Guardians. Though the Cloud Striders successfully defended the presence of the Vex for many years, the new threat of Calus’ Shadow Legion threatens the lives of all in the shining city. Lightfall comes to Destiny 2 on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, PC and Stadia tomorrow.
Dungeons of Aether (Feb. 28)
Journeying into your home next is Dungeons of Aether. Developed and published by Dan Fornace, this turn-based dungeon crawlers sits in the realm of the Rivals of Aether universe. Throughout the game, you’ll control four new heroes as they search for the mysteires within the Julesvale Caverns.
In addition, the game also features a grueling challenge mode for hardcore dungeon crawling players. One cool feature is the utilization of a dice draft system in combat that makes each battle unique while challenging players to adapt to the pool of dice for each turn. You can delve into Dungeons of Aether tomorrow on PC.
Scars Above (Feb. 28)
Then, developer Mad Head Games and publisher Prime Matter bring us an exciting sci-fi adventure in Scars Above. The third-person shooter combines rewarding difficulty with a deep story set in a mysterious alien world. The story kicks off when an alien structure, known as The Metahedron, enters Earth’s orbit, prompting the Sentient Contact Assessment and Response team to investigate.
You play as Kate, a resourceful scientist forced to adapt to the brutal encounters with the aliens. Throughout the game, you’ll need to manage your stamina, exploit enemy weak points and combine different elemental attacks to blast through the extraterrestrial threat. Scars Above invades your PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One and PC tomorrow.
Leap (Mar. 1)
If you ever wanted to blast other players away while riding a hoverboard, you won’t want to miss LEAP. Developed and published by Blue Isle, this high octane multiplayer shooter lets 60 players at once compete for glory.
Featuring massive arenas, distinct weapons and high-speed action, this shooter promises a non-stop thrill ride of chaos. However, its distinctive feature is the ability to zip across the map on vehicles ranging from a standard hoverboard to a mechanical moose. LEAP blasts onto PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4 and PC this Wednesday.
Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty (Mar. 3)
Closing out this week, we have Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty. Developed by Team Ninja and published by Koei Tecmo, this action game combines historical Chinese events with epic fantasy. Set during the Three Kingdoms period in China, this game puts an action-packed spin on the classic period of warriors and politics.
Apart from the armies battling during the conflict, the player will also take up the sword against demons and other beasts that plague the land. In addition to standard melee weapons, players can also use magic spells and elemental attacks to gain an edge in combat. Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty marches onto PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One and PC this Friday.
What Upcoming games will you be playing this week?
Overall, this is yet another loaded week of new games. From the fantasy action in Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty to the sci-fi action of Scars Above, there’s something for everyone. But which new release are you most excited for? As always, let us know what you think in the comments!