With the summer quickly coming to an end and the colder temps just around the corner, not to mention lots of people still social distancing, people will need some new entertainment to keep them busy and the August lineup for PS4 games looks promising, let’s take a look at what’s coming out in August 2020 for PlayStation 4 gamers.
Fall Guys (August 4th)
Releasing tomorrow is the Action Party platformer Fall Guys, an online party game with up to 60 players that pits you against not only other players but against what can best be described as obstacle courses. The game features both competitive and co-op modes and a slew of challenges to complete. with physics based game-play and a ton of customization options it looks to be a pretty fun game.
Skully (August 4th)
Control Skully who is back from the dead thanks to a powerful deity but now that deity’s siblings are out to get you, solve puzzles and avoid obstacles in a multitude of different environments all on your journey back to life. With a compelling story about a journey back to life and to stop quarreling destructive deities.
The Mean Greens: Plastic Warfare (August 5th)
A third person online multiplayer shooter that puts you in control of the classic little plastic army men from so many people’s childhoods. Fast objective based game-play in 10 different environments and a large variety of weapons from the M-16 to a Flamethrower ensures there’ll be hours of fun with this one.
Fast & Furious Crossroads (August 7th)
A driving game based on the hugely popular franchise Fast & Furious Crossroads features multiplayer modes as well as a wide assortment of gadgets you can add to your car to mess with other racers, think Mario Kart type power-ups but more based in reality. The game features many different locations from New Orleans to Barcelona and looks to have some promise.
Hyper Scape (August 11th)
Advertised as a futuristic urban battle royal game this new entry to the genre looks to be hacker themed with just enough uniqueness to peak one’s interest. Taking place in a virtual city the game gives you a choice of what looks to be 10 different champions at release and adds hacks to the game-play, which are special abilities you can loot to gain the advantage in combat and it’s also free to play so can’t hurt to give it a try at least.
UFC 4 (August 14th)
EA’s newest installment into the franchise brings back all your favorite features plus adds new venues and Blitz mode, which pits you against other players online in a fast paced tournament. your fighter is shaped by your fighting style and achievements and if you Pre-Order you get access to bonus fighters such as Tyson fury and Anthony Joshua.
New Super Lucky’s Tale (August 21st)
Another entry into the 3D Platformer genre New Super Lucky’s Tale features a plethora of different things to do from 2D side-scrolling challenges to mini-games and puzzles of all kinds as well as challenging boss battles. With a cast of zany characters, a ton of collectibles and secrets galore this one will keep you busy for quite awhile.
PGA Tour 2K21 (August 21st)
Play against your favorite golfers and dominate the sport with all new career mode earning rewards along the way. Featuring 12 top pros and an assortment of world famous courses to play on and even the ability to design your own course with 1000’s of customization options.
Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time (August 21st)
Take on the role of your favorite cartoon samurai in an adventure that ties in to the series finale of the TV series. Featuring the classic worlds from the TV show as well as some of the greatest moments from the series. With over a dozen weapons and a progression system through training you can play the game in a bunch of different play styles while you stroll down memory lane.
Descenders (August 25th)
An extreme downhill mountain bike game with procedurally generated worlds and consequences to your mistakes. Join 1 of 3 teams and represent them with a ton of customization options, show off your style and your skills.
No Straight Roads (August 25th)
A unique single player game with a couch co-op feature and rhythm based 3rd person combat. Master the music based game-play and adventure through Vinyl City while you battle your way through a flurry of different master musicians as you start a musical revolution.
Street Power Soccer (August 25th)
It may not be FIFA but Street Power Soccer is a unique soccer game that doesn’t try to be FIFA. Featuring 6 game modes including Freestyle and elimination modes plus dozens of characters to choose from all of who you can customize with countless items. So far this one looks like it’ll be a lot of fun.
Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Remastered Edition (August 27th)
A remaster of a great game that brings some great new features along with it such as updated graphics and more end game content for after you’ve finished the game plus multiplayer mode and crossplay. sure to be just as fun as the original if not more so.
Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions (August 28th)
A followup to the original which was released 10 years ago, the beloved manga finally has a new game for fans in the form of a soccer game. with updated graphics this one should be a blast for fans of the series.
Madden NFL 21 (August 28th)
Featuring Lamar Jackson on the cover this years release of the sports gaming giant Madden franchise promises some new features such as Face of the Franchise, Superstar Feels as well as new game-play mechanics such as advanced controls and Skill Stick allowing for more precision. Expect all the usual from this release plus a little more and order the MVP edition to play 3 days early.
Project CARS 3 (August 28th)
The third installment in the franchise looks to be just as good if not better than the past couple. With a in depth career mode, multiplayer modes and special community modes it’s sure to give you something to do for awhile. with over 200 Elite-brand cars to choose from and over 120 course layouts spanning the globe you may never run out of things to do.
Wasteland 3 (August 28th)
A post apocalyptic role-playing game set in Colorado Wasteland 3 features turn based combat with an isometric view as well as multiplayer and cooperative modes. Play as the last surviving ranger of an elite squad and avenge your fallen teammates.
Windbound (August 28th)
A unique exploration and survival game Windbound will have you exploring ,crafting and struggling for survival on a variety of islands and your trusty boat. I really love the artistic style in this game and am looking forward to trying it out.
There are a ton of options for games to play this month in all different genres.
What will you be playing in August?
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