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All the awesome games releasing in May 2018

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From a glance, May might not look like the biggest month for video game releases but that is actually the complete opposite. May brings with it some big games and some big exclusives for all the gaming platforms. We have Detroit: Become Human on PS4, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze on Switch and State of Decay 2 on Xbox One and PC. We also have the Dark Souls: Remastered release as well as the Destiny 2 Warmind expansion and not to forget Agony. Here are all your games releasing this May. 

Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia 

  • Releasing: 3 May 2018
  • Platforms: PC 
  • Developer: Creative Assembly

The year is 878 AD, the embattled English king Alfred the Great has mounted a heroic defence at the battle of Edington, and blunted the Viking invasion. Chastened – but not yet broken – the Norse warlords have settled across Britain. For the first time in nearly 80 years, the land is in a fragile state of peace.

Throughout this sceptred isle, the kings of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales sense a time of change approaching; a time of opportunity. There will be treaties. There will be war. There will be turns of fortune that become the stuff of legend, in a saga that charts the ascent of one of history’s greatest nations.

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

  • Releasing: 4 May 2018
  • Platforms: Switch
  • Developer: Nintendo

Become a daring thief in City of Brass, a first-person action adventure from senior BioShock developers. Armed with scimitar and a versatile whip, you’ll lash and slash, bait and trap your way to the heart of an opulent, Arabian Nights-themed metropolis – or face certain death as time runs out.

Players will have to leap across pits, slide under blades, avoid spears or arrows, evade or employ sprung paving slabs, and skirt round poison gas traps – all the while manipulating these dangers to their advantage against enemies.

Conan Exiles

  • Releasing: 8 May 2018
  • Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC
  • Developer: Funcom

You are an exile, outcast and downtrodden, sentenced to walk in a barbaric wasteland where the weak are crushed and only the strong can live. Here you must fight to survive, build, and dominate the world alone on your own server, or with enemies and allies in online multiplayer. Journey through a vast, seamless world filled with the ruins of ancient civilizations and uncover its dark history and buried secrets as you seek to conquer and dominate the exiled lands yourself.

Start with nothing but your bare hands and forge the legacy of your clan, from simple tools and weapons to gigantic fortresses and entire cities. Enslave the bandits of the exiled lands to do your bidding by breaking them on the grueling Wheel of Pain. Sacrifice the beating hearts of your enemies on the blood-soiled altars of your god to seize true power and glory. Summon the colossal avatar of your god and see them lay waste to your enemies and their homes.

Destiny 2: Warmind

  • Releasing: 8 May 2018
  • Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC
  • Developer: Bungie

Destiny 2 Expansion II: Warmind continues your Guardian’s journey with an all-new story. Ana Bray, a Guardian long thought lost, searches for a connection to her past…one that could be lost forever on the polar ice caps of Mars. As Golden Age warsats begin slamming into the ice, the glaciers begin to thaw, revealing the core of the Warmind Rasputin - and an ancient Hive army bent on its destruction.

Now free, the Hive swarm in service to their god Xol. Help Ana discover her past and destroy the Hive’s gargantuan worm-god before it is too late. A new raid, new themed weapons, new ritual activity new relic weapon and of course a new Strikes.

Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - Martyr

  • Releasing: 11 May 2018
  • Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC
  • Developer: NeocoreGames

Enter the Chaos-infested Caligari Sector and purge the unclean with the most powerful agents of the Imperium of Man. Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr is a grim Action-RPG featuring multiple classes of the Inquisition who will carry out the will of the Emperor even in the darkest reaches of the Imperium!

The first Action-RPG set in the grim future of the 41st Millennium takes the genre to its next level: an open-world sandbox game with a persistent universe with a huge variety of missions, tactical, brutal combat encounters in destructible environments and a storyline influenced by the community of players. Use the cover system for tactical advantage, shoot off limbs and perform executions in epic boss battles and become a Protector of any solar systems with your glorious actions!

Dragon's Crown Pro

  • Releasing: 15 May 2018
  • Platforms: PS4
  • Developer: Vanillaware Atlas

Journey to the kingdom of Hydeland, and seek the Dragon’s Crown! The most beautiful 2D action RPG in history, which enchanted over a million adventurers on the PlayStation3 and PlayStationVita, is journeying to the PlayStation4! Regardless if magic or steel is your fancy, Dragon’s Crown Pro offers a variety of ranged and close combat options for this classic, side scrolling, beat ‘em up. Band together, or journey solo, as one of six playable classes and explore a winding dungeon with new adventures at every turn.

With refined, painted artwork and 4K compatibility, exploring dungeons and battling dragons has never looked so spellbinding. The soundtrack of swords and sorcery has also been revamped and re-recorded by a live orchestra. These improvements and more are conjuring a new era of high-fantasy adventure!

Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition

  • Releasing: 18 May 2018
  • Platforms: Switch
  • Developer: Nintendo

Cut down enemy hordes as Legend of Zelda characters—in full 1080p TV mode—or in two-player on one system! Link and Zelda can battle in costumes from the Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild game, while Tetra and King Daphnes appear in scenes based on the Legend of Zelda™: The Wind Waker game. Find and care for fairies who will aid you in battle! All features and downloadable content from past versions of the game, including My Fairy mode and elements from The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, can now be enjoyed in crisp HD on the Nintendo Switch system.

This time, you won't face the dark sorceress, Cia, alone. Command legendary heroes and villains in battle to achieve objectives as you unleash special attacks. Advance the story to unlock characters, each with their own moves and weapon types. Collect rupees and other items to upgrade weapons and craft badges, which bolster your warriors' abilities. The fate of Hyrule rests in your hands!

State of Decay 2

  • Releasing: 18 May 2018
  • Platforms: Xbox One, PC
  • Developer: Microsoft Games

The dead have risen and civilization has fallen. Not even the military could stop the zombies, and now it's up to you to gather survivors and build a community in a post-apocalyptic world – a world where every decision matters, and where you define what it means to survive.

State of Decay 2 is the ultimate zombie survival game in an open world where you and up to three friends build a community of survivors. It’s up to you to establish a base, develop your characters’ abilities, and manage resources to survive as a group in a world where choices matter and every decision has lasting consequences.

Dark Souls Remastered 

  • Releasing: 25 May 2018
  • Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC
  • Developer: From Software

Re-experience the critically acclaimed, genre-defining game that started it all. Beautifully remastered, return to Lordran in stunning high-definition detail running at 60fps. Dark Souls Remastered includes the main game plus the Artorias of the Abyss DLC.

Dark Souls Remastered features a deep and dark universe filled with richness and possibilities all while delivering a sense of leaning and mastering accomplishment. Best of all, the new game features a 6-play multiplayer experience.

Detroit: Become Human

  • Releasing: 25 May 2018
  • Platforms: PS4
  • Developer: Quantic Dreams

Detroit, 2038. Lifelike androids have replaced the human workforce. They never tire, never disobey and never say “no”… until something changes. Some of them have started to behave irrationally as if they were feeling emotions…  Now you take control of three androids in their quest to discover who they really are.

Tell your own story and confront moral dilemmas and thought-provoking situations in a branching narrative where every choice you make has consequences. Your actions and decisions shape the fate of the androids – and maybe even the future of the entire city. From the makers of Heavy Rain and BEYOND: Two Souls, this is a spectacular and epic experience, unlike anything you have played before.

Agony

  • Releasing: 29 May 2018
  • Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC 
  • Developer: Madmind Studios

You will begin your journey as a tormented soul within the depths of hell, without any memories of your past. The special ability to control people on your path, and even possess simple-minded demons, gives you the necessary measures to survive in the extreme conditions you are in.

By exploring the hostile environment and interacting with other weary souls of the hellscape, the hero will soon understand that there is only one way to escape from Hell, and it will require meeting the mystical Red Goddess.

More releases

  • City of Brass - PS4, Xbox One PC (8 May)
  • Tennis World Tour - PS4, Xbox One, PC, Switch (22 May)
  • Persona 4: Dancing Moon Night - PS4 (24 May)
  • H1Z1 PS4 Beta - PS4 (22 May)
  • Persona 5: Dancing Star Night - PS4 (24 May)
  • Everspace - PS4 (29 May)
  • SEGA Genesis Collection - PS4, Xbox One (29 May)

What are you picking up this May? Let us know in the comments below. 

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