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There are quite a few different genres being released this month from Platformers to Racing games. If you are interested in having a game for a specific system, or simply want a game remade such as “Donkey Kong Returns 3D” or “Resident Evil: Revelations,” then this is a great month for you.
(5/7 Tuesday) “Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director’s Cut” (Wii U)
(5/22 Wednesday) “The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing” (PC)
“Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director’s Cut” is the extended cut of the cyberpunk role-playing game exclusively for the Wii U. The game will feature a new augmentation, the Neural Hub, using the Wii U’s Gamepad. This expansion also includes two new levels.
“The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing” is a game based on the tribunals of young Van Helsing, son of the monster hunter Abraham Van Helsing from the novel Dracula. The setting of the game is in gothic-noir 19th-century Eastern Europe with monsters, magic, and strange technology.
(5/9 Thursday) “Mario and Donkey Kong: Minis on the Move” (Nintendo 3DS)
(5/24 Thursday) “Donkey Kong Returns 3D” (Nintendo 3DS)
“Mario and Donkey Kong: Minis on the Move” is a puzzle game and the fifth game in the Mario vs. Donkey Kong series. The game will have the player placing blocks on a board to make a path for the Minis (small Mario-like robots) so they can reach the goal in every level. There will be at least 180 levels in all.
“Donkey Kong Returns 3D” is the remake of the Wii game “Donkey Kong Returns.” The game has been optimized for portability on the Nintendo 3DS and features layered side-scrolling levels that come to life with the 3D capabilities. Eight new levels have been added in the Golden Temple as well as a new mode for an easy on-the-go play.
(5/14 Tuesday) “Dust 514″ (PlayStation 3)
(5/14 Tuesday) “Metro: Last Light” (PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PC)
(5/21 Tuesday) “Resident Evil: Revelations” (PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U, PC)
(5/28 Tuesday) “Fuse” (PlayStation 3, Xbox 360)
“Dust 514” is a game that takes place in New Eden and is directly connected to the MMORPG “Eve Online.” In fact, actions in one game will affect the political and economic status in the player’s other game. The player will be able to customize various aspects such as skills and specialize their roles and tactics on the battlefield. Though the game doesn’t have a single-player campaign, there will be a survival game mode which will pit players against A.I. controlled drones.
“Metro: Last Light” is a first-person shooter set in the post-apocalyptic world and is the sequel to “Metro 2033.” The game is meant to be a story-driven experience and will have the player fight with exotic man-made weapons. The player will fight against both human and mutant enemies. The game is designed to be an immersing atmosphere.
“Resident Evil: Revelations” is a port of the game of the same name that had been previously been exclusive to the Nintendo 3DS. The game returns to the survival horror gameplay such as a limited supply of ammunition and more emphasis on puzzle solving and exploration that has been missing from the newest installments. The game will be ported to the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U, and PC.
“Fuse” is a four-player cooperative game set in the near future, where a team of four misfit agents must team-up to stop an evil corporation from getting an alien substance called Fuse. Each character will have their own Fuse-powered weapon that will serve different purposes throughout the gameplay. Each character will also have their own skill tree, which will allow the player to upgrade each level.
(5/21 Tuesday) “Fast & Furious: Showdown” (PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, PC)
(5/28 Tuesday) “Grid 2″ (PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PC)
“Fast & Furious: Showdown” is a cooperative racing game and will tie into the events of the sixth movie. The game will also bridge the events between each film in the franchise.
“Grid 2” an upcoming racing game and the sequel to “Race Driver: Grid.” The game will feature various real world locations such as Paris and the U.S., as well as vehicles from four different decades.
Image credit: The Incredible Adventure of Van Helsing via Facebook