May’s biggest game releases

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May is here and it’s probably one of the biggest months in gaming so far in 2016. DOOM, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, Battleborn, Overwatch, Fallout 4’s Far Harbor DLC and much more are all on the horizon.

If you are complaining that you have nothing to play, May is here to help you with that.

Here are the biggest gaming releases of May 2016.

Battleborn – PS4, Xbox One, PC

Releasing: 3 May 2016

A tremendous band of bad-ass heroes fight to protect the universe’s very last star from a mysterious evil in this next-gen shooter by the creators of Borderlands.

To defend it, you’ll need to utilize every type of character and weapon you’ve ever imagined — from cyborg hawk-men and samurai vampires to mini-gun wielding man-mountains.

Slash and parry, run-and-gun, cast and dash, or simply obliterate foes while building and growing your personal team of heroes.

Fight alone or cooperatively alongside friends in story missions, or battle against them in fast-paced competitive multiplayer matches.

Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End – PS4

Releasing: 10 May 2016

Thrown back into the dangerous underworld he’d tried to leave behind, Nathan Drake must decide what he’s willing to sacrifice to save the ones he loves.

Join Drake, Sam, Elena, and Sully on an epic adventure around the globe, through jungle isles, bustling cities, and snow-capped peaks in search of a lost fortune.

DOOM – PS4, Xbox One, PC

Releasing: 13 May 2016

Developed by id Software, the studio that pioneered the first-person shooter genre and created multiplayer Deathmatch, DOOM returns as a brutally fun and challenging modern-day shooter experience.

Homefront: The Revolution – PS4, Xbox One, PC

Releasing: 20 May 2016

Homefront: The Revolution is an open-world first-person shooter where you must lead the Resistance movement in guerrilla warfare against a superior military force.

A living, breathing, open world responds to your actions – you and your Resistance Cell can inspire a rebellion on the streets and turn Occupation into Revolution, as oppressed civilians take up the fight.

But your enemy has the advantage – superior technology, firepower, heavy armour and air support.

You must learn the art of guerrilla warfare – ambush, sabotage, infiltration, deception – and fight a running battle through the war-ravaged suburbs of Philadelphia.

Shadow of the Beast – PS4

Releasing: 17 May 2016

The story of Aarbron is told once more.

Embark on a ferocious, action-packed journey in your quest to take revenge on the evil lord Maletoth, the tyrant responsible for creating the monstrous ‘beast’.

In this brutal, rage-fueled platformer, can you battle across Karamoon, unearth the truth and free yourself from the shadow of the beast?

Published by Psygnosis and released in 1989, the original Shadow of the Beast captivated a generation of gamers and is one of the most iconic games from the Amiga/16-Bit gaming era.

Fondly remembered for its graphics, music, and unique art style, its success quickly spawned a trilogy of memorable games.

Total War: Warhammer – PC

Releasing: 24 May 2016

A fantasy strategy game of legendary proportions, Total War: WARHAMMER combines an addictive turn-based campaign of epic empire-building with explosive, colossal, real-time battles, all set in the vivid and incredible world of Warhammer Fantasy Battles.

Overwatch – PS4, Xbox One, PC

Releasing: 24 May 2016

Clash on the battlefields of tomorrow and choose your hero from a diverse cast of soldiers, scientists, adventurers, and oddities.

Bend time, defy physics, and unleash a dizzying array of extraordinary powers and weapons. Engage your enemies in iconic locations from around the globe in the ultimate team-based shooter.

Take your place in Overwatch, the world needs heroes.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan – PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360

Releasing: 24 May 2016

Battle alongside your brothers through the sewers, subways, and streets of NYC to take down Shredder and Krang’s evil organization, Foot by Foot.

Unleash custom combat skills and powerful team combos to save Manhattan from the overwhelming dark forces growing in the shadows.

Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter – PS4, Xbox One, PC

Releasing: 27 May 2016

Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter is a detective crime thriller that blends taut action and investigative work into a one-of-a-kind interactive experience.

In a vast and detailed Victorian London, discover a fantastic, sweeping adventure and solve confounding cases which will test the extraordinary abilities of the master sleuth.

One Piece: Burning Blood – PS4, Xbox One, PC

Releasing: 27 May 2016

One Piece: Burning Blood is a dynamic and colourful new fighting game featuring the world’s most famous pirate, Monkey D. Luffy.

Engage in massive brawls with Sabo, Ace, Bartolomeo, Ener, Crocodile, Bartolomeo and more.

Dead Island: Definitive Collection – PS4, Xbox One, PC

Releasing: 31 May 2016

Smash heads, crack skulls, and slice ‘em up with visceral astounding melee combat and true story-based 4 player co-op in a sprawling open world just waiting for exploration.

The Dead Island Definitive Collection contains the genre-defining Dead Island and its undead successor, Dead Island: Riptide.

The games come bundled with all previously released DLC.


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