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Coming Up: The games of August 2021

A decent amount of notables highlight what’s a kind of surprising August, as we work our way out of summertime and into the upcoming big release season.

Early window

So, are we starting early this year? It kind of feels like that, since there are a bunch of pretty big names landing on consoles and the PC here in August 2021. Not that August is ever a complete dearth, but this year has more going for it than usual.

Need proof of that? Well, how about No More Heroes 3, Psychonauts 2, Aiens: Fireteam Elite, and the yearly Madden? Getting the point? Yep, the industry is picking up steam a tad early. That might be due to this Holiday being a packed one, but it’s nice to see in any event.

Scroll on down for the highlights of what’s coming up:

8/03

  • Rocket Rumble – PC
  • In Sound Mind – PS5, Xbox Series X|S, Switch, PC

8/05

  • Starmancer – PC
  • The Falconeer: Warrior Edition – PS4, PS5, Switch

8/06

  • Zengeon – Switch

8/10

  • Godfall – PS4
  • Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid Super Edition – PS4, Xbox One, Switch

8/13

  • Hades – Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

8/20

  • Ghost of Tsushima: Director’s Cut – PS4, PS5
  • Madden ’22 – PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S
  • Monster Harvest – PS4, Switch

8/24

  • Aliens: Fireteam Elite – PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC
  • King’s Bounty II – PS4, Xbox One
  • Sniper Ghost Warrior: Contracts 2 – PS5

8/25

  • Psychonauts 2 – Xbox One, Xbox Serie X|S, PC

8/27

  • No More Heroes 3 – Switch
  • Tormented Souls – PS5
  • American Fugitive (retail box) – PS4, Switch

8/31

  • Forgotten City – PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S
  • King’s Bounty II – Switch

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