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Creaks, the latest game by Amanita Design, maker of Chunchel and Machinarium, is coming out July 22 on PS4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC. It’s a spooky-looking puzzle game reminiscent of a series of Edward Gorey illustrations brought to life, and it’s apparently been in development for eight years.

Jul 13
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The latest version of Microsoft Flight Simulator is launching on August 18 on PC. The standard edition, with 20 planes and 30 airports, will be part of Xbox Game Pass for PC. The $90 deluxe edition has 25 planes and 35 airports. The $120 premium deluxe edition has 30 planes and 40 airports. I have no planes or

Jun 11
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There’s a new Transformers game coming later this year called Transformers: Battlegrounds. Headed to Xbox One, PS4, Switch, and PC on October 23, the developer, Coatsink, is calling it a “tactical warfare” game where you customize your autobot squad and fight battles from “Central City to Cybertron.” 

Jun 9
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Do you like games about undead pegleg criminal penguins being heroic? Of course you do. That’s why you’re so excited about Prinny 1+2: Exploded and Reloaded coming to the Switch on October 13. It’s two Disgaea-adjacent PlayStation Portable games, now playable on a system that’s not dead, dood.

May 28
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At long last, Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered has a release date: August 27. The game is coming to PS4, Switch, and mobile, and will have cross-play. Fortunately, this time around you won’t need four Game Boy Advances to play co-op although someone will still need to carry that damn pot around.

May 26
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Properly dramatic soccer is coming to consoles and PC this summer. Bandai Namco’s Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions launches on PC, PlayStation 4, and Switch on August 28.

May 14
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Paradox Interactive has announced today that Crusader Kings III will be released on September 1, 2020. A new story trailer for the game was also released today. The highly anticipated game is the follow up to Crusader Kings II, released in 2012.

May 12
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Marvel’s Iron Man VR has a new release date and it’s coming out July 3. Originally set to come out in May, it was delayed last month along due to the ongoing covid-19 pandemic. Kotaku’s Stephen Totilo enjoyed the PSVR exclusive when he demoed it last year.

May 8
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The Switch’s bubblegum-looking arena fighter Ninjala has been delayed a month due to the ongoing covid-19 pandemic. Originally set to come out May 28 it will now arrive on June 25 leaving this month’s release schedule feeling even more barren aside from some new ports of old games.

May 5
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Perhaps you, like me, missed pixelated-action adventure game Arrest of a stone Buddha when it came to PC earlier this year. If so you’re in luck. The latest game from the maker of the fantastic beat ‘em up Friends of Ringo Ishikawa is coming to Switch on May 21.

Apr 28
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Sweary’s Deadly Premonition 2: A Blessing in Disguise launches on July 10 for the Nintendo Switch. Agent Francis York Morgan returns to track down a serial killer in the fictional town of Le Carré. The opening credits, seen in the video above, set the tone for surreal horror hijinks. Can’t wait.

Apr 20
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Like a ray of sunlight piercing the cloudy sky she comes, spreading joy to rhythm game loving Switch owners everwhere. Hatsune Miku Project Diva: Mega Mix for the Nintendo Switch launches on May 15 with 101 songs and more on the way. In case you could not tell, this news makes me incredibly happy. Soon I shall be back

Apr 17
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Beat up your friends when Streets of Rage 4 launches on April 30. Along with four-player co-op the game also features Battle Mode, where up to four players can hit and kick each other until only one remains. Check out this morning’s post on the PlayStation Blog for more details.

Apr 16
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The improbable remaster SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom – Rehydrated will see the light of day on June 23. The GameCube-era 3D platformer is headed to PS4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC, and will include not only new content cut from the original but a multiplayer horde mode of all things.

Apr 13
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Journey comes to Steam on June 11. Thatgamecompany’s serene exploration game first arrived on PC by way of the Epic Games Store last summer.

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