Every Big Video Game Coming Out This Summer

Illustration: Sam Woolley
Illustration: Sam Woolley

Summer is here, which means it’s time for going to the beach, taking a road trip—or hunkering down next to the air conditioner playing video games. We got a ton of awesome games over the spring; now let’s see what summer has in store.

June 24.

Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE | Wii U | JRPG

Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games | Wii U | Sports

June 28.

The Division Underground DLC | Xbox One, PC [PS4 August 2] | Open World Shooter

LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens | PS3, PS4, Vita, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Wii U, 3DS, PC | Action Adventure


Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness | PS4 | JRPG

Zero Escape: Zero Time Dilemma | 3DS, Vita, PC [June 29]| Adventure

The Technomancer | Xbox One, PS4, PC | Sci-fi RPG

June 29.

Inside | Xbox 1, PC [July 7] | Puzzle Platformer

June 30.

BoxBoxBoy! | 3DS | Puzzle Platformer

July 12.

Videoball | Xbox One, PS4, PC | Multiplayer Sports

Necropolis | PC [Xbox One and PS4 later in the summer] | Procedural Dungeon Crawler

7th Dragon III Code: VFD| 3DS | RPG

Song of the Deep | Xbox One, PS4, PC | Metroidvania

Ghostbusters | Xbox One, PS4, PC | Action Adventure

July 15.

Monster Hunter Generations | 3DS | Action RPG

July 19.

I Am Setsuna | PS4, PC | JRPG

July 26.

We Happy Few | PC (early access)| Survival Game

Batman: Return to Arkham | Xbox One, PS4 | Action Adventure, Remaster [Delayed]

Shiren the Wanderer: The Tower of Fortune and the Dice of Fate | Vita | Roguelike


August 2.

Abzu | PS4, PC | Exploration

Batman (Telltale) | PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360 | Episodic, Point-and-Click

August 9.

No Man’s Sky | PS4, PC | Exploration

Brut@al | PS4 | Dungeon Crawler

August 16.

Bound | PS4 | Platformer

Grow Up | Xbox One, PS4, PC | Exploration

August 19.

Metroid Prime: Federation Force | 3DS | Co-op FPS

Style Savvy: Fashion Forward | 3DS | Fashion Simulation

August 23.

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided | Xbox One, PS4, PC | Stealth FPS

Madden 17 | Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS4, PS3 | Sports

The King of Fighters XIV | PS4 | Fighting

August 30.

World of Warcraft: Legion | PC | MMO Expansion

Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X | PS4, Vita | Rhythm Action

The Final Station | PS4, Xbox One, PC | Train Simulator, Shooter

Attack on Titan: Wings of Freedom | Ps4, PS3, Vita, Xbox One, PC | Action

Corpse Party: Back to School Edition | 3DS | JRPG

September 6.

XCOM 2 |PS4, Xbox One | Turn-based Tactics Delayed to September 27

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel 2 | Vita, PS3 | JRPG

September 13.

ReCore | Xbox One, Windows 10 | Action Adventure

Bioshock: The Collection | PS4, Xbox One, PC | FPS

September 16.

Dragon Quest 7 | 3DS | JRPG

September 20.

Destiny: Rise of Iron | Xbox One, PS4 | Multiplayer FPS

NBA2K17 | Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS4, PS3, PC | Sports

Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse | 3DS | RPG

We’ll periodically update this list as more games get release dates.


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Ahem. The Technomancer. June 28th.

...which I am unreasonably excited about because No Man’s Sky got delayed.