7 Most Anticipated Game Releases for August 2016
July has passed once again, and as the summer winds down, a whole new slew of video games will be releasing in August to ease the sorrow of summer ending. In order to help you decide which video games are worth buying, here is a list of our 7 most anticipated video game releases for August 2016.
Release date: August 3rd, 2016
Overcooked is a cooperative multiplayer cooking video game where you can either play solo, or join up to three of your friends in intense cooking missions. Cook your way through time and through levels such as a busy street, a pirate ship, and even the fiery underworld as you attempt to save the Onion Kingdom through food. Will you take the chaotic challenge and make sure the food isn’t overcooked?
No Man’s Sky
Release date: August 9th, 2016
Buy No Man’s Sky
No Man’s Sky is a highly anticipated action-adventure survival game set in a procedurally generated open universe with over 1.8 quintillion (1.8 with 18 zeroes after it) planets available to explore and discover. Aside from exploring planets, you can gain materials, equipment, and even new ships to upgrade your capabilities and proceed deeper into the center of the universe. Interact with factions, trade supplies, and explore the universe your way when No Man’s Sky releases on August 9th.
Release date: August 16th, 2016
Ubisoft’s acclaimed Grow Home is getting a sequel this August; join BUD as he leaves the safety of MOM and explores a whole new platforming landscape. It seems that the overall goal is for BUD to reach the moon, but with BUD’s new abilities (such as becoming a plane and a ball) there will likely be much more to do and enjoy. Fans of Grow Home are sure to enjoy Grow Up, BUD’s next adventure.
Release date: August 19th, 2016
Buy F1 2016
In F1 2016, you will be able to enjoy an all new racing game based on the current 2016 Formula One season. Unlike previous games, you will be able to play through ten full seasons in the new revised career mode rather than the previous five season career mode. With new adjustments and additions to the popular F1 series, F1 2016 is better than ever before.
Metroid Prime: Federation Force
Release date: August 19th, 2016
Buy Metroid Prime: Federation Force
Metroid Prime: Federation Force is a cooperative spinoff of the Metroid Prime series, in which you play a Galactic Federation Marine. You and up to three other players can join forces and complete missions for the Federation, encountering franchise favorites along the way including Samus Aran. While you can play with friends, Metroid Prime: Federation Force can also be played alone, and offers a new perspective on the Metroid universe.
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
Release date: August 23rd, 2016
Buy Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
Join Adam Jensen in an adventure that takes place after Deus Ex: Human Revolution, and showcases a world after the Aug Incident in which augmented people were hacked and began lethally attacking people. Adam Jensen is working with an organization called the Juggernaut Collective, to sniff out the elusive Illuminati and get to the bottom of what is truly going on. With more ways to take out the enemy than ever before, Mankind Divided is the next evolution of the Deus Ex franchise.
World of Warcraft: Legion
Release date: August 30th, 2016
Buy World of Warcraft: Legion
World of Warcraft: Legion is the sixth and latest expansion to World of Warcraft, which raises the level cap from 100 to 110, and provides an all new questing environment in Azeroth. The Demon Hunter hero class will also be released with World of Warcraft: Legion, and the Transmogrify option will be enhance and reworked as well. This new expansion has plenty to offer World of Warcraft fans, and provides new adventures in the world of Azeroth.
These 6 video games (and an expansion pack) should end your summer with a bang! From racing games, to indie titles and known franchises, there will be plenty to sink your teeth into when July comes to an end.