Game news PS4: Games to watch in May 2021
After a month of April punctuated by the releases of Outriders, Oddworld: Soulstorm, or by the launch of NieR Replicant ver.1.22, the PlayStation 4 is doing it again to offer us a particularly busy month of April. On the program, therefore, the return of the flagship saga of survival-horror, a major expansion for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, the arrival of a Warhammer digital board game, or the launch of a Legendary Edition for one of the best. science fiction video game trilogies.
Resident Evil Village
Resident Evil, the master of survival horror will make his comeback on May 7 with an eighth episode entitled Resident Evil Village. This new adventure putting the player once again in the shoes of Ethan Winters (hero of Resident Evil VII) will invite you to explore a dark village in FPS view and face a horde of new monsters. Vampires, mermaids, werewolves, ghosts … all these strange entities will not hesitate to put a spade in your wheels when you cross this new playground. Also note that the title will be delivered with The Mercenaries, a arcade mode, and with Resident Evil Re: Verse, a multiplayer mode that will be available this summer.
Hood : Outlaws & Legends
On May 10, it will be Hood’s turn: Outlaws & Legends to debut on PlayStation 4. The title of Focus Home Interactive and Sumo Digital will offer you the opportunity to carry out finely conducted robberies in a medieval universe, notably by storming enemy fortresses in the company of other players. However, you and your friends are not alone in the field! Another team of players will try to steal the show from you while patrols controlled by the AI (Artificial Intelligence) will keep watch. Before starting a game, players will of course have the choice between several character classes (Ranger, Hunter, Brawler, Mystic) with unique skills. To achieve your ends, therefore, it will be necessary to cooperate.
- Release Date: May 10, 2021
- Also available on: PC PS5 PS4 Xbox Series ONE
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: Wrath Of The Druids
We expected it in April, but in the end, the first major expansion freshly postponed for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla will land on May 13th. Obviously, the program of this extension does not change, La Anger Des Druides will allow players to visit new lands, namely Ireland, in the company of Eivor, your favorite Viking. On these new lands, the player will aim to “unravel the mysteries of an ancient and mysterious druidic cult” by going to explore haunted forests. As a reminder, this DLC is obviously included in the game’s Season Pass, but it can also be purchased individually when it is officially launched.
Mass Effect : Legendary Edition
In just a few days, on May 14, the inescapable Commander Shepard will make his comeback! Yes, the Mass Effect trilogy will be brought together in a Legendary Edition that does not cut corners. In addition to bringing together all the DLCs of these three excellent games, this playable edition in 4K offers players the opportunity to discover the galaxy in a new light: the textures as well as the different models have been reworked, the interface has been modernized and the gameplay, in particular that of the first opus, has been reviewed and corrected. Now aiming is more responsive, melee attacks are no longer automated, abilities have been balanced and a touch allows you to sprint.
Subnautica : Below Zero
After Subnautica’s success with gamers, it made a lot of sense that Unknown Worlds, the creators of the license, would tackle a sequel or more broadly new content. This is where Below Zero comes in, a stand-alone, already available in early access on PC, which allows you to extend your survival game experience by setting out again to explore the planet 4546B. Of course, this new underwater adventure will offer you the opportunity to discover new biomes where freezing cold prevails, but also to meet new species that will not hesitate to attack you or worse, to swallow you up in just a small bite.
- Release Date: May 14, 2021
- Buy Subnautica Below Zero from Amazon for € 29.98
- Also available on: PC PS5 PS4 ONE Switch
Let’s continue on the theme of survival for a few more lines! Yes, Subnautica: Below Zero is not the only production to want to offer a new lease of life on consoles, since Rust, the title of Facepunch, will also be entitled to its Console Edition on May 21. The latter obviously brings together everything that made the success of the game on PC! It therefore offers you once again to survive, alone, or with friends, by building shelters, strengthening your arsenal, concocting magnificent dishes, participating in raids and looting or even encrusted in clashes. opponents two teams of players.
It’s time to pull out your favorite sportswear, as the next title to watch out of the corner of your eye in May on PlayStation 4 is Knockout City. Indeed, the multiplayer creation of Electronic Arts presented for the first time at the beginning of the year during a Nintendo Direct, managed to charm us during our first preview. It must be said that the game of Dodgeball offers players colorful levels and pleasing to the eye as well as clashes for all audiences and accessible offering good game sensations. Obviously, several modes will be available, starting with the Chaos mode of the game. KO, which is similar to Everyone for Self, or to the different game modes playable as a team (3 against 3 KO, 4 against 4 and Rush to the Diamonds).
First announced years ago, in 2017, Biomutant, the title of Experiment 101 published by THQ Nordic, will have made us wait a long time … but this wait is finally coming to an end! The open-world Action-RPG will be available on May 25 on PlayStation 4. He will tell us the story of a certain Rocket Raccoon who will not hesitate to change shape to reach areas that were once inaccessible, to eliminate enemies in close combat or to carry out ranged attacks. Obviously, these mutations are not the only weapons of our hero, since the latter can also build his own arsenal. Moreover, the game of Experiment 101 already promises many possibilities of customization.
Gamers who love retro-gaming will be happy to learn that the Capcom Arcade Stadium compilation, which is already available on Nintendo Switch, will land on May 25 on PlayStation 4. Yes, to you Street Fighter II or even Bionic Commando, since the production intends to make you (re) live the highlights of the arcade by offering you old-school titles that marked the history of video games between 1984 and 2001 like Ghouls’n Ghosts, Vulgus, Final Fight or Strider. The application offering you a magnificent coating imitating arcades, a system of saves and many parameters (unlimited lives) will be delivered for free with a certain 1943: The Battle of Midway. Players who then wish to extend the experience will be able to purchase three more packs each containing ten games. Each pack is sold at € 15.
Warhammer Age of Sigmar : Storm Ground
To conclude this list, we suggest you dwell on the next Warhammer iteration. Indeed, the timeless miniatures will once again invade the gaming world with Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Storm Ground. The title, using the codes of the board game, will offer you to choose from three different factions (Stormcast, Nighthaunt and Maggotkin) to go onto the battlefield and thus participate in turn-based strategic confrontations. In order to provide strong replayability, note that the Games Workshop title will feature a procedurally generated single player campaign.
- Release Date: May 27, 2021
- Also available on: PC PS4 ONE Switch
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