Our Most Anticipated Games Of June

Dangerous-GolfRelease Date: Friday June 3rd
Platforms: PC/PS4/Xbox One

Dangerous Golf features around one hundred different mini golf holes with hugely destructible objects across a variety of locations including a china shop, bathroom, gas station and much more.

Josh said: “It’s basically Burnout’s Crash mode but with mini-golf! The inclusion of a party mode with online and offline multiplayer will mean it gets tons of use with the family and friends. The developers are ex-Criterion so quality expectations are high.”

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MIRROR'S-EDGE-CATALYSTRelease Date: Thursday June 9th
Platforms: PC/PS4/Xbox One

Mirror’s Edge Catalyst is an open-world action-adventure game being developed by EA DICE. It is a Reboot of 2008’s Mirror’s Edge that will focus on Faith’s origin.

Ewan said: “I’ve waited a long time for this. The original Mirror’s Edge was one of the most memorable games I played last generation; it combined innovative gameplay mechanics with an intriguing setting and cast of characters. It really nailed fast, fluid, free-running gameplay in a 3D space and I think the game has a lot to gain from the upgraded hardware the current generation. Hopefully the plot’s a little more coherent, the mecahnics refined and the wait worthwhile.”

Mehdi said: “The first Mirror’s Edge has always been the type of game where I see a lot of potential, but there are still a lot of rough edges to be taken care of. Mirror’s Edge Catalyst from what I’ve played so far is exactly the game I wanted a few years ago, and DICE has done a great job at making a game that caters to both new and existing fans.”

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KIRBY-PLANET-ROBOBOTRelease Date: Saturday June 11th
 Nintendo 3DS

Kirby: Planet Robobot is the latest entry into the Kirby franchise by HAL Laboratory. It allows Kirby to play within a set of two 2D planes. Kirby’s obviously able to absorb enemies including three new copy abilities. The newest addition of this game sees Kirby able to equip himself with large robotic bodies. The game also features a multiplayer mode called Team Kirby Clash which allows players to work together to defeat bosses.

Shannon said: I’ve always been a massive fan of Kirby games. They remind of me why I grew up loving video games and are simple fun. With the addition of Amiibos (which i’m obsessed with), it makes Kirby: Planet Robobot an absolute must-buy. 

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Release Date: Friday June 24th
Platforms: PC, PS3, PS4, Wii U, 360, Xbox One

Mighty No 9. is an action-platform game in development by Comcept. It was originally funded on Kickstarter and is inspired by the legendary series, Mega Man in both gameplay and character design. The game is highly anticipated and obtained over 400% of its original goal.

In Mighty No 9, you control a robot named Beck who can run, jump and shoot enemies. Similar to Kirby, Beck is able to gain weapons and abilities from enemies that he defeats. There will be 8 main stages which can be played in any order.

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UMBRELLA-CORPSRelease Date: Tuesday June 21
Platforms: PC/PS4

Umbrella Corps is a military-based survival horror shooter being developed by Capcom. It is a spin-off of traditional Resident Evil games. It’s set two years after the events of Residential Evil 6 and 12 years after the collapse of the Umbrella Corporation. The game will not feature a campaign at all.

The main aim of the game is to play as a mercenary from one of two corporations and eliminate all the hostile players. Where things get interesting is the inclusion of zombies which must also be eliminated.

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Release Date: Tuesday June 28
Platforms: PC, PS3, PS4, Wii U, 360, Xbox One

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens is obviously a Lego-themed action-adventure game based on Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Whilst the game will quite similar to previous games in the Lego gaming series, there will be new systems introduced such as multi-builds. The game will also introduce cover mechanics and ranged battles called “Blaster Battles”. In addition to telling the story of the film, it will also bridge the gap between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens which is definitely the most exciting thing about the game.

Sarah said: “LEGO games have a pretty good track record when it comes to delivering a nostalgic and fun experience. With the promise of unique storylines, such as finding out how Han and Chewie captured the Rathtar, I’m excited to see how LEGO tackles The Force Awakens.”

Kevin said: “Lego Star Wars: while I’ve never been a huge fan of the Lego games, the charming humour and writing always elicits laughs from me and I’m very keen to revisit the wonderful worlds that The Force Awakens built.”

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