This week we’ve got a host of games coming our way, but there is one contender that’s ready to rip the spine out of the competition – it is, of course, Mortal Kombat X, while Grand Theft Auto V finally makes its way to our PCs.
Mortal Kombat X
(Xbox One, PS4, Xbox 360, PS3, PC)
Earthrealm’s greatest fighters returns this week, and to say we’re excited is an understatement. We’ve seen a lot of cool things from NetherRealm regarding Mortal Kombat X, including Brutalities and Quitalities.
We’ll see the return of some key Mortal Kombat kombatants, like Raiden, Reptile and Princess Kitana, and the game will also have a couple of horror icons, Jason and Predator. Count us in!
Grand Theft Auto V
It’s undeniable that Grand Theft Auto 5 is one of the greatest games of the last generation of consoles, and now that great game is ready to invade PC gamers this week.
Undoubtedly, that means we’ll see some badass mods and community creations that we wouldn’t otherwise see. Even if you played through GTA 5 upon its original release, the PC port will be worth it for the mods alone.
It’s the latest in goat simulation technology and this time round, Goat Simulator is bringing next-gen goat simulation to Xbox fans.
Players will have to take on the world as a goat, racking up points as they aim to destroy the world around them, while using the goat’s tongue to drag people and objects to their demise.
Explore the ancient ruins of your forefathers in this tough indie title.
Taking on titans, each with their own savage attacks and hidden weakness, is the aim of the game with players tasked with fining and exploit their faults to slay and consume the primeval power that lies within them.
This indie title may have cute graphics, but don’t be fooled – it’s seriously tough.
PS Vita owners are set to get their hands on indie puzzler Bloxiq this week, which promises to ‘challenge your brain from all directions’.
Manipulate rows or columns of blocks by sliding them around a 3D level to connect four in any direction over 100 unique levels in 7 different worlds.
Levels can be solved through critical thinking and will include Locked Cubes, Move Cubes, Bombs, MultiCubes and more.
Locks prevent you from sliding a row or column, Bombs count down and explode causing you to fail, and MultiCube have hidden cubes inside them.
(PC, Linux, Mac)
Telepath Tactics is a turn-based strategy RPG is set in a steampunk universe and features heaps of pixel art, destructible battlefields, environmental hazards you can shove enemies into, the ability to build bridges and barricades, and a Final Fantasy Tactics – Disgaea ruleset.
Users have the choice of Playing through the single player campaign, challenging matches in 2-to-6 player local multiplayer, or using the map editor to build their own battles and campaigns.
Titan Souls looks to be a mix between Dark Souls and Shadow of the Colossus and hits PS4, PC and PlayStation Vita this month.
What game are you most excited about playing this week? Let us know in the comments section below: