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WrestleQuest joins this week’s upcoming games

Atlas Fallen, WrestleQuest and more!

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 hit the ropes in WrestleQuest or blast into Atlas Fallen, there’s something new for you. So, let’s not waste anymore time as we look at this week’s upcoming games.

WrestleQuest (Aug. 8)


Starting things off this week, we have WrestleQuest. Developed by Mega Cat Studios and published by Skybound Games, this unique title takes RPGs where they’ve never gone before—to the wrestling ring. Throughout the game, you’ll powerbomb and piledrive your way to the top through a breathtaking pixel art wrestling world.

Wrestling fans will jump for joy as they interact with such legends of the business like Jake “The Snake” Roberts, the Road Warriors, “Macho Man” Randy Savage and more. Combining the wrestling nostalgia with classic JRPG elements will make this game a must play for fans of either genre. WrestleQuest hits the mat tomorrow for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC.

Gord (Aug. 8)

Slashing into your home next is Gord. Developed by Covenant.dev and published by Team17, this strategy game sees you lead the people of the Tribe of the Dawn as they journey into the forbidden lands. As you play, you’ll complete quests that shape your tribe’s personalities, impact their wellbeing and decide the fate of their community.

To survive, you’ll need to erect palisades, develop structures and grow your gord into a formidable fortress. However, your tribe will always face the risk of attack from enemy tribes, gruesome monsters and strange powers that lurk in the woods. You can venture into Gord tomorrow when it comes to PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S and PC.

Tower of Fantasy (Aug. 8)

Then, Hotta Studio and Level Infinite bring their MMORPG Tower of Fantasy to PlayStation 5. Originally released last year for PC and mobile devices, this game sees you and your friends embark on an epic fantasy adventure. The title places you hundreds of years in the future on the distant planet of Aida as you journey through the open-world anime-infused sci-fi adventure.

Throughout the game, you’ll explore a vast alien world full of breathtaking open vistas and imposing futuristic structures. As you journey onward, you’ll also meet a cast of unique characters, each with their own compelling backstory. You can start your quest in Tower of Fantasy when it comes to PlayStation 5 tomorrow.

30XX (Aug. 9)

If you love classic shmups like Mega Man, you won’t want to miss 30XX. Developed and published by Batterystaple games, this action-packed shoot ’em up draws heavy inspiration from the Capcom classic. Throughout the game, you’ll jump, shoot and slash your way through intense roguelike action-platforming sequences.

In addition, the game offers two-player co-op, so you can play with a friend. As you progress, you’ll battle fearsome guardians and master unique powers as you travel through lush, ever-changing worlds. You can blast into 30XX on Wednesday when it comes to Nintendo Switch and PC.

Atlas Fallen (Aug. 10)

Atlas Fallen

Atlas Fallen is an action game developed by Deck13 Interactive and published by Focus Entertainment. The game sees you hunt mythical creatures in heroic, super-powered combat, both alone or with a friend. Throughout the game, you’ll also be able to unleashe the power of your gauntlet to create deadly shape-shifting weapons.

The game also offers a lot of freedom for gameplay, with the ability to create your own custom playstyle. As you uncover the mysteries of this land, you’ll glide the sands of a timeless world, filled with ancient dangers to unearth. You can smash into Atlas Fallen when it comes to PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S and PC this Thursday.

Stray (Aug. 10)

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Stray is an adventure game that places you into the paws of an adorable, backpack-wearing, cat. Developed by BlueTwelve and published by Annapurna Interactive, this game’s story follows our feline friend as it untangles an ancient mystery to escape a long-forgotten futuristic city filled with robots. Lost and alone, with only the aid of a small drone, you’ll need to overcome a series of dangerous obstacles in a cyberpunk-themed world to find your way home.

Throughout the game, you can use your drone B-12 to communicate with the locals, pick up objects and even fight enemies. In addition, this unique title offers some interesting puzzles. Though it first launched last year for PlayStation and PC, Xbox Series X/S and Xbox One players can enjoy the award-winning video game this Thursday.

Stray Gods: The Role-Playing Musical (Aug. 10)

Stray Gods: The Role-Playing Musical

Stray Gods: The Role-Playing Musical is an RPG centered around music. Developed by Summerfall Studios and published by Humble Games, you’ll decide lines in songs, similar to picking dialogue choices in other RPGs. Throughout the game, you’ll take Grace, a college dropout in the game’s modern fantasy world, across a journey to find the truth behind her predecessor’s death.

For the music, the game features a celebrated score by Grammy-nominated composer Austin Wintory. In addition, the game also offers a star-studded cast with performances by Troy Baker, Shley Johnson, Rahul Kohli and more. You can take the stage in Stray Gods: The Role-Playing Musical when it launches for PC this Thursday.

House Flipper (Aug. 11)

Closing out this week is House Flipper. Developed by PlayWay S.A. and published b Empyrean, this simulation game lets you become a true real estate mogul. Throughout the game, you’ll get to turn the homeliest of homes into someone’s dream house to sell for profit.

If you ever wanted to be a house flipper, this is the game for you! Best of all, the experience is fully immersive in virtual reality. You can play House Flipper this Friday on PlayStation VR2 and PlayStation VR.

What upcoming games will you be playing this week?

Overall, this is yet another loaded week of new games. From the wrestling RPG action in WrestleQuest to the action-packed adventure of Atlas Fallen, there’s a new game for every type of player. But which new release are you most excited to get your hands on? As always, let us know what you think down in the comments!

Sam Fronsman

A writer with a love for video games, both new and old. A collector of games, CDs and DVDs. Can sometimes be found behind a camera or playing guitar. The X-Men games for SEGA Genesis will always hold great memories.
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