Minecraft: Dungeons – PC, PS4, Switch, X1 – May 26
One of the most well-known games of all time, Minecraft is once again spreading its reach with Minecraft: Dungeons. The game moves away from its primary building and crafting mechanics, opting for a focus on dungeon crawling within randomly-generated dungeons. Think Diablo or Path of Exiles, but with Minecraft! Dungeon crawling combined with a light-hearted aesthetic, Minecraft: Dungeons could be Mojang’s next big hit that resonates with kids and adults alike.
Maneater – PC, PS4, X1 – May 22
If you have ever wanted to see if the grass is indeed greener on the other side and take the role of a bull shark, look no further. Maneaster is an open-world action RPG that places you in the role of a bull shark looking to enact revenge on a fisherman. Yes, you read that correctly. Players will navigate across seven regions within an open world, fighting predators including giant squids, killer whales, other sharks, and bounty hunters. This is definitely a unique game that players should look forward to experiencing.
Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition – Switch – May 29
Originally released on the Nintendo Wii, Xenoblade Chronicles is perhaps the best game of a robust JRPG franchise that is relatively synonymous with quality. Featuring iconic characters such as Shulk, who also appears in the Super Smash Bros. franchise, the game is still less played than it should have been. As one of the best games of its generation, Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition is a must play for JRPG fans, as well as anyone remotely interested in checking it out.
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