Hot August: 5 Games Coming Out

Tania Dzibuk


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This year is rich in new games, and even on the canicular days of hot August, there are releases which stir the pot. Some of them are already played cheerfully across consoles, PCs, and mobile devices, while others are still upcoming.

In this article, we invite you to participate in the discussion and consider only five of those titles which should be launched by the end of this summer, and we believe, are worth noticing. We have chosen the products with the best value for their money, taking into account both price and other virtues.


RAD game screenshot

This is a release of widely known Double Fine Productions which is famous for its unique approach to game development. Rad carries on traditions and promises to be special. The environment in this game is a post-post-apocalyptic world. You will navigate a character who should restore life here, overcoming obstacles and performing various tasks during the game.

The difficulty is that the polluted air in this world is full of radiation which can cause mutation of your body. At the same time, mutating gets you some unique abilities. The game suggests a stunning cartoonish design that looks really great. For more details, buy the title for $19.99 on Steam. It is available for the following platforms: PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC too.


Control game screenshot

This is a cool third-person action game made by Remedy Entertainment which will provide a large amount of environmental destruction and plenty of control over a character with diverse abilities and powers. You will occur in a unique world full of supernatural phenomena and navigate the head of a secretive agency in New York invaded by some unexpected and unpredictable danger. We’ll say no more. Just be ready to face unique abilities. You will be suggested to apply well-designed weapons to fight and complete challenges. We’ll play it on PS4, Xbox One, or PC. Mind that you will meet the strong language, blood, and violence here.

Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey

Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey game screenshot

Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey is an open-world survival game where you play as an ape. The story starts 10 million years ago in the jungle with stunning sceneries. You will explore the land and expand with every new generation. So, be ready to start your new journey in the Neogene period Africa with its golden grasslands and various dangers. You will grow your clan occupying new unknown locations. You will find tons of new game ideas with this title and observe intellectual and physical evolution. Play on  PC, PS4, and Xbox One for the price of $40.

Astral Chain

Astral Chain game screenshot

Astral Chain is a new anime-styled game in action genre full of wild battles. You will navigate a couple of characters which serve as policemen. The story takes place in the future on a huge floating city called The Ark, where alien creatures known as Chimera make inhabitants feel terrified.

Their red substance “Corruption” spread around makes people leaving for the beasts’ world without hope for deliverance and return. You are going to eliminate that evil. Do it with the assistance of robots with various abilities being able to beat down, perform accurate attacks, and more. But when you combat, do not forget about your police duties. The game is exclusive for Switch, and its price is $51.95.

Blair Witch

Blair Witch game screenshot

Blair Witch is full of details being a survival horror game with psychological elements. It was announced at E3, and since that time the title has been widely discussed. Everybody waits for it being impressed by the first information. The story is made upon the blood-chilling legend from a popular movie franchise.

Design of the game is so cool that you will feel anxiety about the madness of the events happening in response to your actions. From the very beginning, you will find yourself in a dark forest with a camera in your hand looking at the shadows around. Be ready to cope with stressful situations, real scares caused by occult things. It is developed for Xbox One and PC.

What's Your August Top?

Well, we believe that our brief descriptions of coming titles have aroused your curiosities and will keep you in suspense until the day of release.

If you have anything to add to our article, please, do it in the comments to it. Share the information with your friends to make them aware of these marvelous games coming this August.