Upcoming games for PS4 - August 2014

Infamous First Light cover

There’s a sizeable influx of new games for PS4 in August, amongst them them Diablo III and the first DLC for the platform defining InFamous: Second Son.

The Swapper – August 5th North America, August 6th Europe

Coming up on PSN the highly praised puzzle platformer The Swapper takes you deep into space with some impressive looking atmospheric levels. Gameplay revolves around a mechanic that lets you make clones of yourself which you can switch between.

Road Not Taken - August 5th North America, August 6th Europe

A title for fans of recent Roguelike puzzlers the likes of Don’t Starve, Road Not Taken takes its inspiration from Robert Frost’s poem of the same name. Explore a forest gripped by snowfall, encountering animals, lost children and impassable barriers. If this isn’t grabbing your attention perhaps this trailer will.

Hohokum - August 12th North America, August 13th Europe

A celebration of free roaming exploration Hohokum has you flying through colourful worlds as a technicolour snake, triggering sounds that interweave with the soundtrack as you interact with the world. Vivid, expressive, original artwork and ambient electronica musings make Hohokum a charmingly enchanting experience.

Diablo III: Reaper of Souls – Ultimate Evil Edition – August 19th

Blizzard’s hack and slash loot-fest makes its way to PS4 with the Gothic inspired Reaper of Souls expansion added along with a new Apprentice mode for newbs to use to get into high level groups. If you’ve got a character on PS3 already you can move it across to PS4 if you buy the new edition.

Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare – August 19th North America , August 21st Europe

Popcap’s hugely popular, fun and colourful third person multiplayer shooter also joins the PS4 games catalogue in August coming with second screen support for the Vita

InFamous: First Light – August 26th North America, August 27th Europe

The first standalone DLC for Sucker Punch’s PS4 hit InFamous: Second Son has you following the story of neon powered Conduit Abigail "Fetch" Walker. You don’t have to own Infamous: Second Son to play this so its a good taster if you’re new. If you do own the main game you’ll be treated to additional bonuses if you get First Light.

Madden NFL 15 – August 26th North America, August 29th Europe

The long-running premier American football sim hits PS4 making the best of EA’s Ignite Engine (see EA UFC) to give a shiny polish to the game.

Metro Redux – August 26th North America, August 29th Europe

PS4 FPS fans get some new action in the shape of Metro Redux, a remastered bundle of the two existing Metro 2033 and Metro: Last Light games. Both titles come with all the up to date DLC added and hit the magic 1080p/60fps benchmarks. The two titles will be available to buy seperately on PSN or as a bundle for a discount.

Minecraft PS4 Edition - August 2014 TBA

Mojang’s world-storming, blocktastic sandbox creator game hits PS4 with a world 36 times larger, greater draw distances, touch pad support for the DualShock 4 controller and social sharing functions . If you’re moving up from PS3 you can bring you saved worlds with you.

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