Upcoming games of August 2019 that are sure to tickle your fancy

Be bound and take control when these games hit the shelves this month!

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August 2019 is here! And while it may not seem like a packed month for video game releases, there are still a couple of upcoming titles that will probably pique your interest. So without further ado, here are the biggest games to look forward to this month:

Oninaki (PC, PS4, Switch) – August 22

By Tokyo RPG Factory and published by Square Enix, Oninaki will try to play with your emotions when you play as a “watcher,” a being who guides the earthbound souls called the “lost” to cross over to the afterlife. This new action-RPG let’s you experience a fast-paced real time battle, all while promising an emotional journey for the soul.


Control (PC, PS4, XBO) – August 27

From the guys that brought us Quantum Break and Alan Wake comes Control. Float, fling, and fight your way as Jesse Faden, a psychic special agent who infiltrates a facility on her quest to find her brother and uncover what the Federal Bureau of Control hides in the shadows.


Astral Chain (Switch) – August 30

We saw Astral Chain in E3 2019, we definitely got excited to play this game! Restore order by controlling two characters at once, and fight the invasion of monsters with your chained living weapon called Legion. Featuring character designs by the mangaka Masakazu Katsura, directed by Platinum Games’ Takahisa Taura, and supervised by Hideke Kamiya,this is one title that you don’t want to miss this month.

Aside from these three titles, more games are coming your way this month. Check out all the upcoming releases here:

  • Dry Drowning (PC) – August 2
  • Madden NFL 20 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – August 2
  • Age of Wonders: Planetfall (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – August 6
  • Metal Wolf Chaos XD (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – August 6
  • Zeus Begins (PC) – August 16
  • RAD (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch) – August 20
  • Remnant: From the Ashes (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – August 20
  • Life Is Strange 2 – Episode 4 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – August 22
  • Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey (PC) – August 27
  • The Bard’s Tale 4: Director’s Cut (PS4, Xbox One) – August 27
  • Taste of Power (PC) – August 27
  • World of Warcraft Classic (PC) – August 27
  • Wreckfest (PS4, Xbox One) – August 27
  • Headspun (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch) – August 28
  • Astral Chain (Switch) – August 30
  • Blair Witch (PC, Xbox One) – August 30
  • The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – August 30