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PC Gaming Week of May 20, 2019

16 Total Games Curated Out of 143 Games Releasing

Percentage of All PC Games Considered: 11.19%

The following titles are what we feel are the most noteworthy games releasing this week of May 20 - 26, 2019. The description for each title is either authored by the studio or its publisher.

Most Anticipated

Total War: THREE KINGDOMS

STRAIGHT FROM THE DEVS: Total War: THREE KINGDOMS is the first in the award-winning series to recreate epic conflict across ancient China. Combining a gripping turn-based campaign of empire-building & conquest with stunning real-time battles, THREE KINGDOMS redefines the series in an age of heroes & legends.

RELEASE DATE: May 23, 2019
DEVELOPER: CREATIVE ASSEMBLY
PUBLISHER: SEGA

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Team Sonic Racing

STRAIGHT FROM THE DEVS: Team Sonic Racing combines the best elements of arcade and fast-paced competitive style racing as you face-off with friends in intense multiplayer racing.

RELEASE DATE: May 21, 2019
DEVELOPER: Sumo Digital
PUBLISHER: SEGA

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Atelier Lulua ~The Scion of Arland~

STRAIGHT FROM THE DEVS: The long awaited 4th installment of the popular "Arland" series that had begun with the "Atelier Rorona"! In this new story, players will revisit the nostalgic world of Arland and embark on exciting journey of alchemy together with Rorona's daughter, Lulua.

RELEASE DATE: May 21, 2019
DEVELOPER: KOEI TECMO GAMES CO., LTD.
PUBLISHER: KOEI TECMO GAMES CO., LTD.

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Curated Indies

Splitgate: Arena Warfare

STRAIGHT FROM THE DEVS: Splitgate: Arena Warfare is a multiplayer first-person-shooter that uses player-controlled portals to create a new dimension of arena combat.

RELEASE DATE: May 22, 2019
DEVELOPER: 1047 Games
PUBLISHER: 1047 Games

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Pathologic 2

STRAIGHT FROM THE DEVS: Pathologic 2 is a narrative-driven dramatic thriller about fighting a deadly outbreak in a secluded rural town. You are a healer, and to save anyone, you'll have to survive in this bleak and strange world, where even food and medicine are scarce.

RELEASE DATE: May 23 2019
DEVELOPER: Ice-Pick Lodge
PUBLISHER: tinyBuild

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American Fugitive

STRAIGHT FROM THE DEVS: "GTA: Chinatown Wars + Dukes of Hazzard + ex-TimeSplitters developers = American Fugitive" - IGN UK. Framed for your father’s murder, you’ll need to do whatever it takes to unveil the real culprit. Tackle thrilling missions for the criminal underworld - just don’t let the cops track you down!

RELEASE DATE: 21 May, 2019
DEVELOPER: Fallen Tree Games Ltd
PUBLISHER: Curve Digital

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Fission Superstar X

STRAIGHT FROM THE DEVS: Blast off in Dr. Leopold's bomber in this relentless rogue-lite shooter. Tour the solar system on a desperate randomly generated bomb run. Face impossible odds trying to achieve the demented dream of an insane scientist.

RELEASE DATE: May 21, 2019
DEVELOPER: Turbo Pelvis 3000 inc.
PUBLISHER: Turbo Pelvis 3000 inc.

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Worse Than Death

STRAIGHT FROM THE DEVS: Worse Than Death is a scary, emotional thriller about a high school reunion that goes horribly wrong! Run for your life, hide in the shadows, and use your wits to solve the ever-deepening mystery of your once-peaceful home.

DEVELOPER: Benjamin Rivers Inc.
PUBLISHER: Benjamin Rivers Inc.

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Plasticity

STRAIGHT FROM THE DEVS: Plasticity is a hauntingly beautiful puzzle-platformer where you explore a plastic-ridden world. Traverse flooded cities and ravaged lands as you make choices that profoundly change both gameplay and your future.

RELEASE DATE: May 20, 2019
DEVELOPER: Plasticity Games
PUBLISHER: Plasticity Games

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Overlanders

STRAIGHT FROM THE DEVS: Overlanders is an aggressive hover-racer, where YOU chase the monster. Experience fast-paced multiplayer racing, with weapons, power-ups and more.

RELEASE DATE: May 23, 2019
DEVELOPER: Run-Down Games
PUBLISHER: Run-Down Games

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Project Katharsis

STRAIGHT FROM THE DEVS: The love child of an RTS, a Survival game and an Adventure game, Project Katharsis places the player in the role of A.R.K.A, an emergency AI tasked with the mission of protecting a group of survivors on a mysterious alien planet.

RELEASE DATE: May 20, 2019
DEVELOPER: WIP studios
PUBLISHER: WIP studios

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Nelly Cootalot: Spoonbeaks Ahoy! HD

STRAIGHT FROM THE DEVS: Nelly Cootalot is the stupidly named pirate adventurer with a heart of gold. Uncover corruption and wanton punning in this HD revival of a classic freeware adventure game.

RELEASE DATE: May 23, 2019
DEVELOPER: Alasdair Beckett-King, Application Systems Heidelberg
PUBLISHER: Application Systems Heidelberg

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Blood will be Spilled

STRAIGHT FROM THE DEVS: A story focused spaghetti western platformer with tactical turn-based combat, taking place in a completely hand drawn harsh world inhabited by insects. Follow the story of Jack - mosquito bounty hunter, on his path of revenge.

RELEASE DATE: May 23, 2019
DEVELOPER: Doublequote Studio
PUBLISHER: Doublequote Studio

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S.W.I.N.E. HD Remaster

STRAIGHT FROM THE DEVS: S.W.I.N.E. HD Remaster is the new edition of the challenging classic strategy game S.W.I.N.E! The filthiest of all wars between the Rabbit and the Pig armies is a sophisticated real-time strategy with completely revised textures, detailed unit models, a 16:9 adapted interface.

RELEASE DATE: May 23, 2019
DEVELOPER: Kite Games
PUBLISHER: Assemble Entertainment

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Releasing in Early Access

Conglomerate 451

STRAIGHT FROM THE DEVS: Conglomerate 451 is a grid-based, dungeon crawling first-person RPG with roguelike elements set in a cyberpunk world.

RELEASE DATE: May 23, 2019
DEVELOPER: RuneHeads
PUBLISHER: 1C Entertainment

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DLCs

Cities: Skylines - Campus

STRAIGHT FROM THE DEVS: Back to school! In Cities: Skylines - Campus, university life abounds with new area types for any sort of student - Trade School, Liberal Arts and University. Increase the reputation of your campus by attracting students and creating Academic Works to unlock new buildings. Build five types of varsity sports arenas and nine unique faculties, employ seven new policies, earn seven new achievements and take on five new maps! Campus takes higher education to new heights with everything you need to graduate magna cum laude.

RELEASE DATE: May 21, 2019
DEVELOPER: Colossal Order Ltd.
PUBLISHER: Paradox Interactive

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Straight from the Devs
Monday, 20 May 2019 10:30
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