PS5: the 8 games to watch in August 2022

Game news PS5: the 8 games to watch in August 2022

Are you lucky enough to have a PlayStation 5? Well, the month of August has some potential nuggets that might interest you. Here’s our pick of the next games and you’ll find there’s a little bit of everything.

Summary

  • Thymesia
  • Two Point Campus
  • Cult of the Lamb
  • RollerDrome
  • Saints Row
  • F1 Manager 2022
  • Soul Hackers 2
  • Destroy All Humans! 2 – Reprimanded

Thymesia

The likes of souls are definitely popular and so it makes sense that the formula has been picked up by many studios, all over the world. Once, Thymesia is a game developed by OverBorder, a studio in Taiwan, under the edition of the company Team17. So we have a decidedly dark adventure where we can follow the journey of Corvus, a masked hero released in a world where a kind of black plague has spread terribly. The slight difference is that it is possible to use it against its environment, for example by printing its weapons with the aim of contaminating its opponents. A title that is heavily inspired by Bloodborne with the difficulty of rendezvous, and therefore can be a good surprise.

Pre-order Thymesia on PS5 for €29.99


Two Point Campus

PS5: the 8 games to watch in August 2022

The Two Point saga started with a nice background in the middle of management games and its final episode, Two Point Hospital, is a good display of it. So fans of the genre will be happy to know the return of the saga of Two Point Campus which, as its name suggests, asks us this time to manage a university by developing it to the maximum, by making our students the best… and by generating income. Beyond its excellent mechanics, the title published by SEGA is based on a wacky, funny universe full of dark or absurd humor that always hits the mark. We are sure that this will be a strong bet, so keep an eye on the app you are looking for an experience in this style.

Pre-order Two Point Campus on PS5 for €29.99 instead of €39.99


Cult of the Lamb

PS5: the 8 games to watch in August 2022

When Devolver Digital announces a new title, it is always necessary to keep an eye on it and Cult of the Lamb is certainly no exception to this tradition: even it is one of the most exciting games at the moment. This production designed by Massive Monster puts us in the shoes of a sheep, rescued from the slaughterhouse by a mysterious individual: enlightened, you will then form your sect and attract as many followers as possible, while facing the false prophets who block your way. A particular WTF pitch, yes, but a nice atmosphere and a charming artistic direction for this roguelite and dungeon-crawler that makes a lot of noise. It’s also been compared a lot to the Binding of Isaac, which obviously doesn’t upset us, let’s face it.


RollerDrome

PS5: the 8 games to watch in August 2022

Announced just a few months ago, RollerDrome is the new project from the talented Roll7 studio, based in England and known behind the excellent OlliOlli skate games. This time, the Brits went up a gear by opting for 3D, with wrinkles… but also with guns and slow-motion shootouts. The principle is that, on paper, it is quite sexy because we are talking about dealing with enemies in arenas by chaining tricks and headshots, all with a lot of bullet time and in a very colorful direction of art. An unlikely mix between Max Payne and Jet Set Radio should arouse our curiosity and that we will not fail to try when it is released, exclusively on PlayStation and PC.


Saints Row

PS5: the 8 games to watch in August 2022

After four episodes with the most incredible concepts, it became difficult for the Saints Row saga to continue on the same paths and therefore Vollition had to choose (reasonably, more) for a change aka a reboot method. So here comes Saints Row, the renewal of the saga that is still like GTA, but this time in a new setting inspired by Las Vegas called Santo Ileso. For others, we’re on familiar ground: we have to create our “Boss” thanks to an ultra-permissive character editor and grow our gang of Saints while crushing the competition. Many times, the adventure promises to be less polite, often burlesque, but there is one word: fun for a completely crazy sandbox.

Pre-order Saints Row for €49.99 instead of €69.99 on PS5 on Amazon


F1 Manager 2022

PS5: the 8 games to watch in August 2022

“Management” simulations are very popular and if, for many, the famous Football Manager remains a reference, we must not forget F1 Manager 2022 that comes to pay tribute to motor sports. So we find ourselves at the forefront of a Formula 1 team with this advanced software developed by Frontier with the FIA: the player must take care of all parts of the company, from the development of a seat to the factories, without forgetting the contract with the pilots or the different budgets. The races are also important, with the right strategy to approach to win the famous championship. In short, something to enjoy if you are a fan of discipline, great support life.

Pre-order F1 Manager 2022 for €54.99 on PS5 at Amazon


Soul Hackers 2

PS5: the 8 games to watch in August 2022

Soul Hackers 2 is an unlikely sequel because it continues the story of the predecessor Devil Summoner, released twenty-five years ago on the Saturn, then on the first PlayStation. Suffice it to say that Atlus has a real legacy here: this typical Japanese RPG and planted in the Megami Tensei series should therefore please fans of the series (and as much to say that there are some), allowing them to find a “Cyberpunk and dangerous Japan”. In particular, we will go to the side of the agents of Aion, whose goal is to “decipher fate” in an attempt to save the world from the apocalypse. A program is loaded and instead, we will do it well to determine it.

Pre-order Soul Hackers 2 for €59.99 on PS5 at Amazon


Destroy All Humans! 2 – Reprimanded

PS5: the 8 games to watch in August 2022

After remaking the first episode a few years ago, THQ Nordic is back with a redesign of its sequel, which was originally released in 2006. Rest assured, the goal remains the same: we embody Crypto, a particularly angry alien who must exterminate the people of the four corners of the world. So with the help of an important and particularly wacky arsenal that our alien goes and does his grub, with even large-scale destruction and a local two-player co-op mode. A rather funny experience and a real stress reliever, which also chose to ignore the PS4 and the Xbox One to take advantage of the power of the new consoles.

Pre-order Destroy All Humans 2 Remake for €39.99 on PS5 at Amazon


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