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PC Gaming Week of May 27, 2019

16 Total Games Curated Out of 152 Games Releasing

Percentage of All PC Games Considered: 10.53%

The following titles are what we feel are the most noteworthy games releasing this week of May 27 - June 2, 2019. The description for each title is either authored by the studio or its publisher.

Most Anticipated

Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - Prophecy

STRAIGHT FROM THE DEVS: Foul Tyranids rampaging on barren worlds; the mysterious Aeldari waging war on the Imperium; a prophecy that could change the fate of an entire Sector. Purge the unclean with the new Tech-Adept Inquisitor and carry out the Emperor’s will in the grim Action-RPG “WH40k: Inquisitor - Prophecy”.

RELEASE DATE: May 28, 2019
DEVELOPER: NeocoreGames
PUBLISHER: NeocoreGames

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Conan Unconquered

Build your stronghold and assemble an unconquerable army to survive the savage hordes in this real-time survival strategy game set in the world of Conan the Barbarian. Developed by the Command & Conquer veterans at Petroglyph.

RELEASE DATE: May 30, 2019
DEVELOPER: Petroglyph
PUBLISHER: Funcom

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Curated Indies

Layers of Fear 2

STRAIGHT FROM THE DEVS: Layers of Fear 2 is a first-person psychological horror game with an emphasis on exploration and story. Players control a Hollywood actor who heeds the call of an enigmatic director to take on the lead role in a film shot aboard an ocean liner. Beware, for all may not truly be what it seems.

RELEASE DATE: May 28, 2019
DEVELOPER: Bloober Team
PUBLISHER: Gun Media

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Warhammer: Chaosbane

In a world ravaged by war and dominated by magic, you must rise up to face the Chaos hordes. Playing solo or with up to four players in local or online co-op, choose a hero from four character classes and prepare for epic battles wielding some of the most powerful artefacts of the Old World.

RELEASE DATE: Jun 4, 2019
DEVELOPER: Eko Software
PUBLISHER: Bigben Interactive

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Vambrace: Cold Soul

STRAIGHT FROM THE DEVS: Vambrace: Cold Soul is a roguelike fantasy-adventure set amidst a frozen landscape. Plan your expeditions underground, then journey to the cursed city surface with your team of heroes. Wield unique powers, avoid dangerous traps, brave strange encounters, and survive deadly combat!

RELEASE DATE: May 28, 2019
DEVELOPER: Devespresso Games
PUBLISHER: Headup

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SpellForce 3: Soul Harvest

STRAIGHT FROM THE DEVS: Three years after the Purity Wars, Nortander is on the cusp of a new era.

RELEASE DATE: May 28, 2019
DEVELOPER: Grimlore Games
PUBLISHER: THQ Nordic

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Draugen

STRAIGHT FROM THE DEVS: Draugen is a single-player, first-person Fjord Noir mystery set in 1920s Norway. Explore a picturesque coastal community in your search for your missing sister, accompanied by your gregarious and enigmatic young ward.

RELEASE DATE: May 29, 2019
DEVELOPER: Red Thread Games
PUBLISHER: Red Thread Games

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Void Bastards

STRAIGHT FROM THE DEVS: Inspired by BioShock and System Shock 2, Void Bastards is a revolutionary new strategy-shooter that will test your wits as well as exercise your aim. Can you lead the misfit prisoners of the Void Ark through the derelict spaceships and myriad dangers of the Sargasso Nebula?

RELEASE DATE: May 29, 2019
DEVELOPER: Blue Manchu
PUBLISHER: Humble Bundle

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ShockRods

STRAIGHT FROM THE DEVS: Stainless Games are back! It's kill or be killed in this vehicle based, arena shooter, with all the in your face attitude you would expect and more from this world class dev studio.

RELEASE DATE: May 30, 2019
DEVELOPER: Stainless Games
PUBLISHER: Green Man Gaming Publishing

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Rescue HQ - The Tycoon

STRAIGHT FROM THE DEVS: Ensure the safety of the people living in your city. In Rescue HQ you have to build, organize and manage a station with three different emergency departments.

RELEASE DATE: May 28, 2019
DEVELOPER: stillalive studios
PUBLISHER: Aerosoft GmbH

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SteamWorld Quest: Hand of Gilgamech

STRAIGHT FROM THE DEVS: Lead a party of aspiring heroes through a beautifully hand-drawn world and intense battles using only your wits and a handful of cards. Take on whatever threat comes your way by crafting your own deck choosing from over 100 unique punch-cards!

RELEASE DATE: May 31, 2019
DEVELOPER: Image & Form Games
PUBLISHER: Thunderful

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Constructor Plus

STRAIGHT FROM THE DEVS: Constructor Plus is the definitive building simulation for the modern day tycoon. Build your dream town full of crackpot undesirables, businesses, and quirky tenants whilst fending off your rivals in the eagerly awaited sequel to Constructor HD. With almost 3 times more content, building just got bigger!

RELEASE DATE: May 27, 2019
DEVELOPER: System 3
PUBLISHER: System 3

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Wizardry: Labyrinth of Lost Souls

STRAIGHT FROM THE DEVS: The magic torches are lit, the monsters are ravenous, and the kingdom is waiting for a new hero. Experience the legendary Wizardry series’ modern rebirth as you traverse perilous dungeons and take on hordes of fantastic enemies. Are you up to the challenge?

RELEASE DATE: May 29, 2019
DEVELOPER: ACQUIRE Corp.
PUBLISHER: XSEED Games, Marvelous USA, Inc.

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Releasing in Early Access

Second Hand: Frankie's Revenge

STRAIGHT FROM THE DEVS: Frankie's Revenge is a 1-4 player co-op action game with badass robots built from household appliances. Players use chainsaws, disco balls, tennis ball launchers and even a time-bending clock to save their world of machines and kick alien robot ass.

RELEASE DATE: 28 May, 2019
DEVELOPER: Rikodu
PUBLISHER: Rikodu

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Between the Stars

STRAIGHT FROM THE DEVS: Become the captain of a interstellar cruiser and cross the galaxy to save the Republic. During your journey you will have to make important decisions, improve the weaponry of your ship and fight against numerous enemies.

RELEASE DATE: May 28th
DEVELOPER: Isolated Games
PUBLISHER: Isolated Games

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9Dragons: Kung Fu Arena

STRAIGHT FROM THE DEVS: “Nine Dragons : Kung Fu Arena” is a Martial-Art battle royal project based on the history of “Nine Dragons Online”, loved by 7 million users globally. Through the bloody battleground in Gado island, defeat all other mercenaries and find “The Dragon’s Jade” to reveal the legend of Nine Dragon’s Legacy.

RELEASE DATE: May 27, 2019
DEVELOPER: Joongwon Entertainment
PUBLISHER: Joongwon Games

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Straight from the Devs
Monday, 27 May 2019 10:30
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