In the video games section, this month of May marks the arrival of some new features that were long overdue. To begin with Sniper Elite 5, which could satisfy lovers of long distance shooting and penetration. Five years after the fourth project, this shooting game tries to rekindle the hearts of the players with a more classic formula. We also sign the return to the game of the cinematic epic: Evil Dead: The Game, a 3D action game focused on collaboration and multiplayer. A real gift for cinephiles, the play will also mark the arrival of Bruce Campbell personally, the main actor of the three films. bad dead, lending his voice to his character. Overview of the new products of the month.
“Wildcat Gun Machine”, a beast of war
Daedalic Entertainment decided to celebrate its 15th anniversary in an explosive way with its release Wildcat firearm. An isometric view of vitamins that combines science fiction settings, nice kittens and Monsters inspired by “Lovecraftian”.
The German studio promises a challenge for those addicted to labyrinthine dungeons who like to clean while digging at all costs. You will have at your disposal a complete arsenal with 40 types of weapons as well as substantial improvements to become a real beast of war. Be careful, hordes of enemies do not arrive by chance and you will need a minimal strategy to avoid deadly ambushes.
Wildcat firearm machine / Publisher: Chunkybox Games Daedalic Entertainment / available on PS4 – Xbox One – Switch and PC from May 4
“Sniper Elite 5”, the Nazi hunt
France is in the line of fire in the 5th project of the shooting simulation Sniper Elite. Penetrating behind the lines in 1944, he must show audacity and discretion to thwart Nazi plans and change the course of the war. You play Karl Fairburne, an American soldier who is responsible for weakening the defenses of the Atlantic Wall and who, thanks to resistance, discovers a secret German project to prevent the landing: Operation Kraken.
The Rebellion studio series has been in constant development for years and if we are still far from the technical standards of an AAA whose budgets are much higher, the title no longer needs to be ashamed and now shooting fans are looking forward to it. long distances and filtration. The famous “Kill-cams” that offer a slow motion of the ball passing through the body of your opponents are still there and will allow you to review your applied anatomy lessons. Finally, keep in mind that the one-player campaign can be played in full for two in an online partnership, and that of course multi-player mode will be available in the release.
Sniper Elite 5 / author: Rebellion / available at PS5 and PS4, Xbox One and Series and PC from May 26.
“Evil Dead: The Game”: the blood bath
Evil Dead, Sam Raimi’s famous horror epic that began in 1981, impressed with his black humor and the hectoliters of hemoglobin he threw at the unfortunate characters in his films. Evil Dead: The Game offers you to take their place and face demonic entities determined to drown you in your own blood. Chainsaws, axes, improvised weapons, you will have enough to defend yourself against these hordes that can arise from anywhere and at any time. The action takes place in the middle of gloomy forests and creepy scenery in an atmosphere of the very 80’s, you can also play Bruce Campbell, the cult actor of the movie series.
The game is clearly multi-player, coop or in versus and promises genuine places of fun amidst outbursts of terror and incredible miscarriages. Be careful, demonic spirits can take over your avatar and start hitting your teammates, which could make them slightly less cooperative. That said, it may not be so bad, as it will obviously be possible to play a demonic character with tempting powers for the person who embodies him but less for those around him. The title seems full of surprises, good or bad and should pique the unhealthy curiosity of all those who like to play scare.
Evil Dead: The Game /author: Boss Team Games and Saber Interactive / available on PS5 and PS4 – Xbox One and Series – Switch and PC from May 13
“Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong”: wood without thirst
Sharpen your canines! In Vampire: The Masquerade you will play as a bloodthirsty with mystical powers. From the eponymous role-playing card game, the title from Bordeaux studio Big Bad Wolf plunges you into the meanders of a dark and mysterious Boston where the secret vampire community is about to be discovered and possibly destroyed. You should research to find out what is going on and try to save the face from Masquerade: the vampire law that hides the existence of night creatures from humans.
The role play is intended to be very close to the printed version that has been reported in the small world of role players. Focused on storytelling and choices, the title remains linear but offers many possibilities for distinct finishes. The three vampires you play alternately have very different character sheets and therefore varying powers, but they are all subject to the same bloodshed. This visceral thirst and its management are key components of the game and greatly influence the story and the course of events. Feeding people with blood sucking costs money, but it allows you to have the extremely powerful forces that will be needed to solve the quests, it is up to you to see how far you are ready to go to save your community.
Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong /author: Big Bad Wolφά the Big Ben / available on PS5 and PS4 – Xbox One and Series – Switch and PC from May 19
“Souldiers”: 2D is popular
After the undoubted success of the latter Metroid2D games have taken on new colors and are no longer afraid to show off. souls develops its platforms in a medieval fantasy universe in pixel art and allows itself to offer a seemingly gigantic open world. Warrior, magician or archer, the choice of character is quite short, but the differences in gameplay are drastic and encourage you to try everything to discover aspects of the game.
Intense battles and puzzles follow one another in this title that gives pride to exploration. Passages hidden or accessible only thanks to the talents acquired during the game, you have to look in every corner and know how to return to hope to find legendary rewards. Be careful, 2D does not rhyme easily. The pitfalls are many, often deadly and challenging soulson arrival, a rather demanding game that could be one of the nice surprises of this spring.
souls /author: RetroForge / available on Switch and PC from May 19
“Dolmen”: fear in the mine
Dolmen is a newcomer to the long list of “Souls like”, ie games that, inspired by the series of souls, force you to master your character well by stopping at enemy attacks and performing destructive counterattacks and counterattacks. In this science fiction universe, you land on a mining planet in total chaos. Excavators have apparently dug deep and awakened entities that have no inclination to speak.
We should therefore do a little cleansing and investigate the origin of evil. Despite the rather poor artistic direction, the title still has some advantages, such as a fairly advanced Craft system, actions that must be used wisely and a varied livestock. Apprentice cleaners will have to wait about fifteen hours to reach the end of the tunnel.
Dolmen /author: Massive Work Studio / available on PS5 – PS4 – Xbox One and Series and PC from May 20
“MX vs ATV Legends”: open the way for cyclists
After an episode Everything out unconvincing, off-road vehicle simulation MX vs. ATV go over the accelerator with Legends. The engine has changed and the THQ Nordic studio promises a brand new career feature that would take pride in adaptation and allow it to find the pedestals in the hearts of cyclists.
For now, we know above all that we can do laps in super cross, in Motocross and Trial and that there will be multiplayer mode with 16 participants. The first images that were revealed are rather pleasant and suggest that we can also take beautiful walks by the sea.
MX vs. ATV Legends / publisher: Rainbow Studios THQ Nordic / available on PS5 – PS4 – Xbox One and Series and PC from May 24
“Pac-Man Museum +”: from the arcade to a pac
Pac-Man + Museum is an improved version of the collection already released in 2014 which includes fourteen games of the famous hungry ball. In addition to playing Pac-Man, Bandai Namco invites you to become the manager of your own arcade letting your most unbridled creativity speak to decorate this place that is so iconic to license fans in a unique way.
If you do not know where to start, here are some original titles you can find in the gallery: Pac-Man, Super Pac-Man, Pac & Pal, Pac-Land, Pac-Mania, Pac-Attack, Pac-In-Time, Pac-Man Arrangement Arcade version, Pac-Man Arrangement CS version, Pac-Man Championship Edition , Pac Motos, Pac’N Roll Remix, Pac-Man Battle Royale, Pac-Man 256.
Pac-Man + Museum /author: bandai namco / available on PS4 – One – Switch and PC from May 27