May was a solid month of new releases as gamers got to play Project Cars, Splatoon, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Wolfenstein: The Old Blood in addition to the PlayStation 4 version of Final Fantasy X/X-2 Remaster. While June may not be as exciting, there are still a few notable releases. Below you can find our list of the top ten upcoming videogame releases in the sixth month of 2015 that you might want to consider buying.
10. J-Stars Victory Vs+
J-Stars Victory Vs+ pits your favorite anime characters (such as Goku from Dragon Ball in addition to Luffy from One Piece) against each other. The western release also comes with an exclusive arcade mode along with enhanced graphics for the PlayStation 4 version. For anime fans, this 3D fighter should be a nice pickup.
You can preorder J-Stars Victory Vs+, which is coming out on the 30th of June with this link on Amazon.
9. Onechanbara Z2: Chaos
Onechanbara Z2: Chaos is an action game where you get to play as several bikini-clad samurais going up against zombies and other monsters. It is very violent as you can dismember body parts, causing large amounts of blood. If you are looking for something that don’t itself too seriously, you might want to give the upcoming game a chance.
Onechanbara Z2: Chaos, which is also coming out on June 30, can be preordered here.
8. Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy
Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy is from the same studio behind the underrated Demon Gaze. Unlike the fantasy setting of the spiritual predecessor, the upcoming game takes place in the near future. So you might want to check it out if you are a fan of dungeon crawlers and/or the somewhat unique setting.
You can reserve Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy, which is coming out on June 9, via this page.
7. Legend of Kay Anniversary
3D platformers are becoming pretty rare in current times. Fortunately, one of the more underrated games in the genre, Legend of Kay, is getting a remastered release for the PlayStation 4 and Wii U. Old and new fans can expect better graphics along with a revamped sound design. If you missed out on it the first time around, you should check out the Anniversary version (especially with the low price tag).
Legend of Kay Anniversary will be made available on the 30th of June. You can preorder it with this link.
6. BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Extend
One of the best fighting games of last-gen, BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma, has been enhanced for the current-gen. Extend adds new playable characters, modes and gameplay tweaks to an already great experience. Along with the PS4 and Xbox One, the fighter will also be released for the PS3, Vita and PC platforms.
You can order BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Extend, which has a release date set for June 30, here.
5. Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited
After a long delay, Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited is finally coming out for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. One positive from the extended wait is that the MMORPG no longer requires a monthly subscription to play. So you don’t have to pay anything aside from the initial cost of the game in order to dive deep into the world of the game.
The console versions of Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited will be launching on the 9th of June. Preorder it with this page.
4. Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition
Another remastered release to look forward to in June is Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition. Along with prettier graphics, fans will be able to play three new characters along with a previously exclusive PC mode where you get to fight more enemies on screen. All these additions make the Special Edition the definitive version of the excellent action game.
3. Final Fantasy XIV Heavensward
The popular Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn is getting its first expansion in Heavensward. The massive DLC will raise the level cap while introducing a new playable race and jobs. There is even an entirely new region, with plenty of quests, to explore. If you can’t get enough of the MMORPG, make sure to check out the upcoming expansion.
Heavensward is releasing on the 23rd of June as a standalone and part of a bundle with Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. Check out both with the following links: Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward and The Complete Experience: Final Fantasy XIV Online.
2. Heroes of the Storm
Blizzard will be jumping on the massively online battle arena genre with Heroes of the Storm. What makes this game unique when compared to the other games is the ability to play as characters from the Diablo, Starcraft and Warcraft series. Needless to say, Blizzard fans should check out the latest project from the acclaimed studio.
Heroes of the Storm is coming out on June 2. You can purchase a starter pack here.
1. Batman Arkham Knight
After multiple delays, Batman Arkham Knight is finally ready to launch. The final game in the saga promises to provide an explosive conclusion to popular series. If that wasn’t enough, fans will be able to drive around the Batmobile on the streets of Gotham City. Add in some new abilities and you have yourself what may end up being one of the best releases of 2015.
Batman Arkham Knight launches for the PS4, Xbox One and PC on the 23rd of June. You can preorder the sequel with this link.Aside from the above-mentioned games, the other notable releases for the sixth month of the year are Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth3: V Generation, Lego Jurassic Park, Lord of Magna: Maiden Heaven and Payday 2 Crimewave.
With E3 2015 also occurring in the same month, June is looking to be a very busy, and fun, month for gaming fans.