games releases may 27

This Week’s Most Exciting Video Game Releases

Platforms, princes and Picross.

It’s the final week of May, and after last week saw the unlikely duo of Hellblade II: Senua’s Saga and Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door go head-to-head, this week is a little more chill with some pretty vibey indies due to launch along with the much-anticipated return of the Warner Brothers-themed platform fighter, MultiVersus.

It might seem otherwise quiet, but make sure you take a good look at everything we’ve listed below (as usual, not an exhaustive list but the ones that most caught our eye) to see if there’s anything you may not have had on your radar:

GAMES RELEASING THIS WEEK (MAY 27 EDITION)

MultiVersus

Release Date: May 28th

Platforms: PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC

Ready your pies, grab a sandwich, and sharpen your skills, cause it’s almost time to jump back into the mayhem. Welcome back to MultiVersus, MVPs! MultiVersus is a free-to-play platform fighter with an ever-expanding cast of iconic characters and legendary universes, various online modes, in-game events, on-going content-filled seasons, and more.

The Rogue Prince of Persia (Early Access Release)

Release Date: May 27th (28th AEST)

Platforms: PC

From breathtaking wall runs to daring flips, outmaneuver enemies and free the people from the Huns’ grasp. Master a lot of weapons and explore a big variety of biomes. Prove your worth in procedurally generated levels that make each run unique!

F1 24

Release Date: May 31st

Platforms: PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC

Be One of the 20 with EA SPORTS™ F1® 24, the official video game of the 2024 FIA Formula One World Championship™. Unleash Your Champion in pursuit of a legacy-defining F1® Career, the mode’s first major update since 2016. Drive like the greatest and feel at one with the car through the all-new EA SPORTS Dynamic Handling, and Ignite your Passion by connecting to your favorite teams and drivers while proving that you have what it takes across new modes and experiences.

Picross S Namco Legendary Edition

Release Date: May 30th

Platforms: Switch

A collaboration between Picross S and the Namco LEGENDARY Series! A second character editor has been added to the Nintendo Switch™ version of Picross S! Namco LEGENDARY Series characters are now available as Picross puzzles.

Nightmare Kart (FKA Bloodborne Kart)

Release Date: May 31st (June 1st AEST)

Platforms: PC

Race through blood-soaked gothic streets atop one of 12 unique vehicles as you seek answers behind the origin of this nightmare. Wield powerful weapons to reduce your opponents to scrap, slaughter beasts to raise your top speed, perform tricks and drifts to generate Æther to boost, and overcome challenging boss encounters to unlock the secrets behind this terrible dream.

Ripout (1.0 Release)

Release Date: May 28th (29th AEST)

Platforms: PC

Ripout is an online Co-Op horror FPS that will have players fight their way through procedurally generated derelict ships filled with mutants capable of reconfiguring their alien bodies. Survive with your trusty Pet Gun companion, collect loot, and customize your character to fit your playstyle.

Hypercharge: Unboxed (Xbox Release)

Release Date: May 31st

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Platforms: Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Team up with family and friends for epic toy battles! Launching May 31, Hypercharge is a first and third-person shooter action figure game you’ve always dreamed of! Grab your friends, complete objectives, defend the Hypercore against waves of weaponized toys, and defeat Major Evil together in the story campaign!

Humanity (Xbox Release)

Release Date: May 30th

Platforms: Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

A unique blend of puzzle-solving and action-platforming, HUMANITY puts the fate of all mankind in your hands. Er, paws. Did we mention you’re a dog?

Capes

Release Date: May 29th

Platforms: PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Switch, PC

Twenty years ago, the supervillains won. Since then, they’ve created a dystopian city where developing super powers is a crime. Nobody has managed to slow them down, until now. Capes is a turn based superhero strategy game where you build a team of heroes and fight to take back the city.

Horizon Chase 2 (PlayStation/Xbox Release)

Release Date: May 30th

Platforms: PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Horizon Chase 2 is the evolution of the award-winning racing franchise. Born under the arcade sign, this game fulfills your senses through immersive and high-speed gameplay. This is the golden era of arcade racing brought to life over a modern and completely evolved experience.

Nine Sols

Release Date: May 29th (30th AEST)

Platforms: PC

Nine Sols is a lore rich, hand-drawn 2D action-platformer featuring Sekiro-inspired deflection focused combat, immersive storytelling, and unique Taopunk setting.

TEVI (PlayStation/Xbox Release)

Release Date: May 28th

Platforms: PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

TEVI is a 2D side-scrolling Metroidvania. Focusing on fast-paced bullet hell gameplay and a flashy combo system, the game also features intricate melee and ranged combat, dodge systems, a boss-staggering BREAK mechanic and more. Customize your playstyle with a vast array of equippables that can be crafted or discovered through exploration!

Astor: Blade of the Monolith

Release Date: May 30th

Platforms: PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Switch, PC

Play as Astor and rip through hordes of enemies with fury and style in this fast-paced action RPG! Wield an arsenal of runic weapons to hunt down the evil haunting the planet Gliese, and save it from impending doom.

Reus 2

Release Date: May 28th (29th AEST)

Platforms: PC

Shape worlds with your godly titans. Make symbiotic ecosystems and inspire humanity with your creations. Their achievements unlock new possibilities. Make different planets for different human spirits, and fill the universe with life!

Tiny Terry’s Turbo Trip

Release Date: May 30th (31st AEST)

Platforms: PC

Terry wants to launch himself into space using his new car. Doing something this cool and reckless will surely make him the talk of the town. Run, drive and glide through this small journey of big discoveries as Terry works towards achieving this goal.

FLATHEAD

Release Date: May 30th (31st AEST)

Platforms: PC

A simple game of over or under taken to the darkest extreme. Strapped to a machine with a plethora of gadgets, the footsteps of a nightmarish terror approach from behind. Your only hope is to save enough points to pay for your escape before the inevitable.