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PC Gaming Week of May 5, 2019

7 Total Games Curated Out of 97 Games Releasing

Percentage of All PC Games Considered: 7.22%

The following titles are what we feel are the most noteworthy games releasing this week of March 6th - 12th, 2019. The description for each title is either authored by the studio or its publisher.

Most Anticipated

Yakuza Kiwami 2

STRAIGHT FROM THE DEVS: Kazuma Kiryu, the Dragon of Dojima, must face the ambitious Ryuji Goda, the Dragon of Kansai, in an all-out war between two rival yakuza clans. An extreme recreation of one of Yakuza’s most beloved entries, now in stunning 4K and unlocked framerates. There can be only one dragon.

RELEASE DATE: May 9, 2019
DEVELOPER: SEGA
PUBLISHER: SEGA

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Life is Strange 2 - Episode 3

STRAIGHT FROM THE DEVS: Life is Strange 2 Episode 3 is part three of an all-new five-part story from DONTNOD Entertainment, the next stage of the award-winning Life is Strange series. Episode 3, ‘Wastelands’, continues Sean and Daniel Diaz’s journey to Mexico, as they reach the towering redwood forests of California. Falling in with a community of drifters on the fringes of society, the brothers are exposed to new experiences, encounter new friends and challenges, and must confront much about themselves in the process. New relationships cause friction between the brothers and raise doubts about their unity. Can they stay together, or will their journey together end here?

RELEASE DATE: May 9, 2019
DEVELOPER: DONTNOD Entertainment
PUBLISHER: Square Enix

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Curated Indies

Shakedown Hawaii

STRAIGHT FROM THE DEVS: Manage your own fantasy village, create and equip your heroes and send them to collect swag in Swag and Sorcery - a new streamlined RPG from the creators of Punch Club and Graveyard Keeper.

RELEASE DATE: May 9 2019
DEVELOPER: Lazy Bear Games, Uroboros Games
PUBLISHER: tinyBuild

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Swag and Sorcery

STRAIGHT FROM THE DEVS: Build a "legitimate" corporation via open world missions, shakedowns, sabotage and property acquisition. Shakedown: Hawaii parodies big business and the white collar crimes that go alongside.

RELEASE DATE: May 7, 2019
DEVELOPER: Vblank Entertainment, Inc.
PUBLISHER: Vblank Entertainment, Inc.

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AVARIAvs

Experience Ultrafast Turnbased Combat in AVARIAvs! Command 16 unique heroes, wield mind-bending Real Life Debuffs and unleash epic Focusburns to claim victory. Build YOUR party, destroy the enemy, WIN!

RELEASE DATE: May 9, 2019
DEVELOPER: Juncture Media
PUBLISHER: Juncture Media

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Releasing in Early Access

Infected Shelter

STRAIGHT FROM THE DEVS: Infected Shelter is a randomly generated rogue-lite post-apocalyptic action RPG shooter / dungeon brawler. By beating enemies players can loot more than 150 different blueprints of permanent improvements. Singleplayer and co-op for up to four players.

RELEASE DATE: May 8, 2019
DEVELOPER: Dark Blue Games Ltd.
PUBLISHER: Dark Blue Games Ltd.

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Pax Nova

STRAIGHT FROM THE DEVS: A sci-fi turn-based 4X strategy game where you lead the fate of one of several factions divided between three races. Explore new worlds and new star systems filled with exciting secrets as well as new dangers. Build new cities, expand your influence and fight great battles on land and in space.

RELEASE DATE: May 9, 2019
DEVELOPER: Grey Wolf Entertainment
PUBLISHER: Iceberg Interactive

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Straight from the Devs
Monday, 06 May 2019 07:00
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AAA or indie, big or small, OPNoobs is looking for quality games made by talented people. It’s not about marketing budget or Twitch numbers, we bring you updates straight from the developers of the games you’re playing. We provide an unfiltered voice from inside the gaming industry. Anything published in OPN’s Straight From The Devs series is just that, and we hope our readers feel that this narrows the gap between them and the industry they follow so closely.

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