The Week in Games: Don't Bring A Sword To A Gunfight

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There’s a bunny head, swords, guns, and a lot of ducking. Furi is all about one-on-one dueling, and with bright colors everywhere. “It’s not trying to be realistic in its style or animations,” says its website. “It’s fast-paced and requires a lot of timing, reflex, and judgment.” Awesome.

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Several re-releases are out this week, including Hawken and Metal Slug Anthology. Then comes next week, when we get Ghostbusters, Monster Hunter Generations, Necropolis, and Song of the Deep, and I remind myself to be fiscally responsible and not buy four games in one week. Probably, maybe.

Tuesday, July 5

  • Rocket League Collector’s Edition — PS4, Xbox One, PC
  • Carmageddon: Max Damage — PS4, Xbox One
  • Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII — PS4, PC
  • Lost Sea — PC, PS4 Digital
  • The Brookhaven Experiment — PC VR
  • Banner Saga 2 — PS4 Digital (Xbox was released on July 1)
  • Energy Hook — PS4 Digital, PC, Mac
  • Furi — PS4 Digital, PC
  • Lumo — Vita (Already out on Xbox One, PC, Mac)
  • Metal Slug Anthology (PS2) — PS4 Digital

Wednesday, July 6

  • Deep Space Dash — PC

Friday, July 8

  • Hawken — PC, PS4 Digital

Coming Soon

Tuesday, July 12

  • Song of the Deep — PC, PS4, Xbox One
  • Resident Evil 5 HD — Xbox One, PS4
  • Ghostbusters — PC, Xbox One, PS4
  • 7th Dragon III Code: VFD — 3DS
  • Assault Suit Leynos — PS4 Digital, PC
  • Mobile Suit Gundam Gundam Extreme VS-Force — Vita
  • Tumblestone — PC, Mac
  • Necropolis: A Diabolical Dungeon Delve — PC, Mac
  • Videoball — PC, Mac, PS4, Xbox One

Thursday, July 14

  • Infinium Strike — PS4, Xbox One, PC, Mac
  • Domain Defense — PC, Mac

Friday, July 15

  • Monster Hunter Generations — 3DS
  • MX vs ATV Supercross Encore — Xbox One
  • Muv-Luv — PC, Xbox 360
  • RimWorld — PC, Mac

What else is coming out soon? Planning to play something on Steam or mobile? Tell us about it in the comments.

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Weekend editor who writes about games two days per week, makes them the other five.

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I implore you to check out Furi! It’s a cross between hack n’ slash and shmup. Essentially just a gauntlet of boss battles, rather than with normal levels.

It features character designs from Takashi Okazaki, the creator of Afro Samurai and music from Carpenter Brut and The Toxic Avenger, amongst others.

They’re currently even thinking about a Limited Run-Games Physical Version. And I’ve heard there’s even Japanese voice acting!

Here’s a Trailer; (And the best part, it’s free with PS+)