April ended up being a pretty solid month of releases for gaming fans. In addition to the anticipated launch of Mortal Kombat X, gamers were also to get their hands on some great ports such as Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin Edition, State of Decay: Year One Survival Edition, Xenoblade Chronicles 3D and the PC version of Grand Theft Auto V. With that said, the month of May is looking even more promising. Below, you can find our list of the top five videogames coming out this month that you may want to buy.
5. Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster (PS4)
While Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster has already been available for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita for some time, the PlayStation 4 version is shaping up to be the ultimate version of the collection. In addition to the improved visuals (including the more detailed character models), the upcoming version will also give fans the option to switch between the original and remixed soundtracks in Final Fantasy X. So, if you haven’t already, the PS4 remastered release is definitely worth getting for fans of JRPGs.
Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster will be released for the PlayStation 4 on the 12th of May. Preorder the collection with this page on Amazon.
4. Wolfenstein: The Old Blood
Wolfenstein: The New Order ended up being one of the biggest surprises of 2014 with its focus on a compelling story in addition to great gunplay. A year later, MachineGames will be releasing the first major expansion, which is broken up into two parts: “Rudi Jäger and the Den of Wolves” and “The Dark Secrets of Helga Von Schabbs.” If you want to find out what happen before the events of The New Order, The Old Blood DLC is a must-play.
Wolfenstein: The Old Blood will be a standalone release when it comes out on May 5 as you won’t need a copy of Wolfenstein: The New Order. You can reserve the upcoming expansion here.
3. Project CARS
One of the better known crowd-funded games, Project CARS will finally be coming out later this month after numerous delays. Gamers can expect a massive racing simulator with dozens of racing tracks and vehicles. Slightly Mad Studios is also planning plenty of post-launch support with monthly DLC releases in addition to eventually adding compatibility with the Project Morpheus and Oculus Rift virtual reality headsets.
You can preorder Project CARS, which is being released on May 12, with this link.
Nintendo is banking heavily on their latest intellectual property, Splatoon, and with good reason as the upcoming game offers its own unique twists to third-person shooters. In addition to defeating enemies, players can also use their weapons to paint the environments in order to gain some advantages over the competition. The game will support up to eight players (four versus four) online. With post launch support already being planned, Splatoon should keep Wii U fans busy for a long time.
Splatoon is launching on May 29. You can preorder the latest Nintendo IP with this page.
1. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
One of the most anticipated games of this year, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt expands upon the foundations set by the two prequels to create an epic open-world role-playing experience that promises to provide meaningful side quests in addition to compelling choices that will change the world around you. In total, gamers can expect to spend 50 hours completing the main quest in addition to another 50 hours more to finish all the side objectives. With the addition of multiple endings to boot, the third Witcher game should easily last you for months on end.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt launches on the 19th of May. You can preorder the latest RPG from CD Projekt Red with this link.As you can see above, the month of May has a little something for all types of gamers.