August gaming rush: 10 PC and console game you must check out

From Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice, Uncharted: The Lost Legacy to the orignal StarCraft Remastered, we list 10 games you should check out for PC and consoles that are releasing in August.

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09 - Aug - 2017
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09 - Aug - 2017
August gaming rush: 10 PC and console game you must check out

If you thought all the blockbuster games for consoles and PC are set to launch towards the end of 2017, we'd say think again! August has a pretty good lineup of games and we list 10 of them that you can definitely consider purchasing.

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice

Platforms: PS4 and PC
Price: PS4: Rs 2497, PC: 729
Release date: 8 August

From the makers of Heavenly Sword, Enslaved: Odyssey to the West, and DmC: Devil May Cry, comes a warrior’s brutal journey into myth and madness. Set in the Viking age, a broken Celtic warrior embarks on a haunting vision quest into Viking Hell to fight for the soul of her dead lover. The game is short, under 10 hours but the journey is one that will truly be cherished. If you are looking for an action adventure game to give you a thrilling ride, then this is the one for you.


Platforms: PS4 and PC
Price: PS4: Rs 2,497 PC: Rs 1,000
Release date: 8 August

Cliff Bleszinski, the man who fathered the gears of War franchise is responsible for LawBreakers. The game has been in beta for a while and is finally here. If you enjoy FPS multiplayer games like Overwatch, then this is one you should definitely check out.

Mega Man Legacy Collection 2

Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC
Price: PS4: Rs 1,248, Xbox One: Rs 1,246 PC: Rs 1,245
Release date: 10 August

The Blue Bomber is back in this second collection of classic Capcom titles! Featuring reproductions of Mega Man 7, 8, 9, & 10, this collection is bursting with additional content, from time trials and remix challenges to a music player and an extensive gallery of rare illustrations. A must-have if you are an old school gamer looking for some nostalgic moments.

Sonic Mania

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One, PC
Price: PS4 & Xbox One: Rs 1,999 PC: Rs 665
Release date: 15 August

If there is another old school game worth looking forward to, it is Sonic Mania. The game features your favourite characters including Sonic, Tails, and Knuckles. The game features unique bosses, rolling 2D landscapes, and gameplay that will bring tears to aging gamers eyes.

Batman: The Enemy Within

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Android, Xbox One, PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, iOS
Price: PS4: Epsiode 1: Rs 540. Season pass: Rs 2,497. Xbox One: Episode 1: Rs 380. Season Pass: Rs 1,264 PC: Rs 619
Release date: 8 August

In Telltales unique take on the adventures of the caped crusader, Batman must take on the Riddler who has returned to terrorize Gotham City. But his gruesome puzzles merely foreshadow an even greater crisis. With the arrival of a ruthless federal agent and the return of a still nascent Joker, Batman must navigate uneasy alliances while Bruce Wayne undertakes a perilous series of deceptions. If you enjoyed season 1, then the Enemy Within is definitely worth your time.

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

Platforms: PS4 Exclusive
Price: Rs 2750
Release date: 23 August

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy was meant to be a DLC adventure for Uncharted 4 but ended up being a full game in itself. The developers of the game have said that Uncharted the Lost Legacy will be as long in terms of number of hours to finish as the first Uncharted game. Considering the fact that this game has been in development for only a year, it’s quite impressive. The lead protagonist this time around isn’t Nathan Drake and the game boasts of one vast open area. As with any Uncharted game, there is a lot of treasure hunting, parkour and some crazy set piece moments. 

Life is Strange: Before the Storm

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC
Price: PC: Rs 479. Consoles: Rs. 1,415
Release date: 31 August

Life is Strange: Before the Storm is a new three parts; standalone adventure set three years before the first game. You don the role of sixteen-year old Chloe Price who forms an unlikely friendship with Rachel Amber, a beautiful and popular girl destined for success. When Rachel learns a secret about her family that threatens to destroy her world, it is her newfound friendship with Chloe that gives her the strength to carry on. No longer alone the girls must confront each other's demons and together, find a way to overcome them. If you enjoyed the first game in the franchise, then you will feel right at home with this instalment of the game.

The Escapists 2

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, Linux
Price: PC: Rs 565, Consoles: Rs 2,089
Release date: 22 August

Craft, Steal, Brawl and Escape! It’s time to bust out of the toughest prisons in the world as you return to the life of an inmate in The Escapists 2.  now with multiplayer! Have you got what it takes to escape?

All Walls Must Fall

Platforms: PC
Price: Rs 519
Release date: 8 August

All Walls Must Fall is an isometric tactics game where actions happen to the pulsing beat of the music. You control time travelling secret agents as they jump and loop through a single night in the city of Berlin. Using a pausable real-time system, carefully plan your decisions and use powerful time manipulation abilities to your advantage, as you carry out your mission in the shadows or in plain sight. Levels are procedurally recombined, giving All Walls Must Fall a highly replayable campaign structure, while still offering individually crafted components and set-pieces.

StarCraft Remastered

Platforms: PC
Price: Rs 1000
Release date: 14 August

Blizzard's original sci-fi strategy game gets a 21st century makeover! The remastered game boasts of features such as widescreen with 4K UHD graphics. The game has both the classic campaign and the Brood War expansion. Refresh old memories in 4K with this remastered game.

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