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On The Shelf: Top 5 Games out this Week!

As we near the end of April, We’ve already had some pretty big gaming releases. But can we expect more this week?

Please see below for my TOP 5 games out this week, this week was the hardest to choose due to so many releases.

Let’s see my picks below.

The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series – A New Frontier: Episode 4
Release Date: A
pril 25, 2017
Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One, iOS, Android

Episode four of the blockbuster franchise The Walking Dead by Telltale Games comes out this week. The episode titled ‘Thicker than water’ will see players carry on the story of Javier who will have to decide the shape and nature of your family, Also with a herd of Walkers moving closer to Richmond, the pressure is on. You’ll have to decide is blood thicker than water. Only one episode remains after this release.

What Remains of Edith Finch
Release Date: A
pril 25, 2017
Platforms: PC, PS4

Developed by video game studio Giant Sparrow, the developers behind Bafta award-winning game The Unfinished Swan comes What Remains of Edith Finch, The game follows a cursed family in Washington State. The game is made up of a collection of short stories, in each of these stories you will have the chance to experience the life of a different family member. Dating from 1900’s to the present day. You will play as Edith Finch as she explores the history of her family, and ultimately try to figure out why she is the remaining Finch alive.

Outlast II
Release Date: A
pril 25, 2017
Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One

Outlast II is a sequel to 2013 breakout game Outlast. In this Action-Horror game, you will play as Blake Langermann, a cameraman working with your wife, Lynn. You’re following a trail of clues that started with the seemingly impossible murder of a pregnant woman known only as Jane Doe. The investigation leads you miles into the Arizona desert, to a darkness so deep that no one could shed light upon it. This game is not for the faint-hearted.

Sniper Ghost Warrior 3
Release Date: A
pril 25, 2017
Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One

Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 is the third installment in the Sniper Ghost Warrior franchise developed by CI games. The game centers on conflict between Russia and the United States, You’ll take on the role of an American sniper who is sent to Georgia. Go behind enemy lines and eliminate key targets in this unforgiving open world game.

Little Nightmares
Release Date: A
pril 28, 2017
Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One

Developed by Tarsier Studios comes this Puzzle-Platformer game which puts you in the role of a nine-year-old girl named Six, who is trapped in The Maw, The Maw is a vast, surreal, underwater resort inhabited by corrupted souls looking for their next meal. Can you escape the jaws of Maw?

The game has been well received by critics and has a rating of 82 on review website Metacritic.

My Top Pick – My top pick this week is Little Nightmares, this unique, scary, yet wonderful experience could be yours for only $19.99. Bargain.

Jonathan Lack
Jonathan started playing video games in the late 90’s, his first console was the PlayStation One. His favorite games include Mass Effect, Batman: Arkham Knight, The Last of Us, and Horizon: Zero Dawn.

When he’s not talking about video games, he’s playing them.

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