12 New Video Games You Can Play this Month (June 2017)

Article by George Norman (Cybersecurity Editor)

on 01 Jun 2017

Warm weather, tons of sunlight, the perfect conditions to go outside and… Wait? Did I say go outside? No, no, no! You’re better off staying inside and playing a video game. Like any of the new titles that are going to be released this month.

Before I go on and list the 12 new video games that are scheduled to be released in June 2017, I have to quickly remind you about the 17 games that were released in May. Now that I got that out of the way, let’s get started!

1. Tekken 7
  • Game type – fighting game.
  • Release date – June 2 for PC, Xbox one, and PS4.
  • Price – $50 for the Standard Edition, $75 for the Deluxe Edition on Steam. Check the system requirements before you buy it.
  • About – Discover the epic conclusion of the long-time clan warfare between members of the Mishima family. Powered by Unreal Engine 4, the legendary fighting game franchise fights back with stunning story-driven cinematic battles and intense duels that can be enjoyed with friends and rivals.

Learn more about Tekken 7.

2. Dark Rose Valkyrie
  • Game type – Japanese role-playing game.
  • Release date – June 6 in North America, June 9 in Europe for PS4.
  • Price – starting at $60 for the Standard Edition. Available for purcahe on Iffy’s online store.
  • About – In a state of national emergency, Japan became a closed nation in an attempt to stave off the Chimera Virus. A covert military agency known as ACID was established to combat the remaining Chimera in the country. Time passes. ACID establishes a special unit known as Special Force Valkyrie in order to eradicate the Chimera that threaten humanity to this day.

Learn more about Dark Rose Valkyrie.

3. Wipeout Omega Collection
  • Game type – futuristic anti-gravity racing video game.
  • Release date – June 6 for PS4 and PS4 Pro.
  • Price – $40 on the PlayStation Store.
  • About – WipEout Omega Collection brings together all the content from WipEout HD, WipEout HD Fury and WipEout 2048, enhanced for PS4 and PS4 Pro.

Learn more about Wipeout Omega Collection.

4. Farming Simulator 18
  • Game type – farming simulation video game.
  • Release date – June 6 for Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita, iOS, and Android.
  • About – Become a modern farmer in Farming Simulator 18! Plant, harvest, and trade in crops, including for the first time sunflowers. Diversify your activity with animal husbandry and forestry. Develop and expand your very own farm… wherever you go!

Learn more about Farming Simulator.

5. Superbeat: Xonic
  • Game type – rhythm game.
  • Release date – June 6 in North America and June 9 in Europe for PS4, June 7 for Xbox One.
  • Price – $40 on the PlayStation Store and Microsoft Store.
  • About – Experience SUPERBEAT: XONiC, the new music game sensation that's bound to have you on the edge of your seat! Enjoy the stunning visuals and effects as you play your way through over 50 unique songs and unlock tons of hidden rewards and items! Perform and perfect awesome combos and show the world you’re the best by climbing the Ranking system!

Learn more about Superbeat: Xonic.

6. The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind
  • Game type – expansion pack for The Elder Scrolls Online, a massively multiplayer online role-playing (MMORPG) video game.
  • Release date – June 6 for PC, Xbox One, and PS4.
  • Price – starting at $40 for the Morrowind Upgrade (requires the base game) and $60 for the Standard Edition. Available for purchase on the official ESO website and Steam.
  • About – Return to Morrowind in this new chapter of the award-winning online role-playing series, The Elder Scrolls Online. Morrowind is on the verge of destruction, and it's up to you to save it from a deadly Daedric threat. Embark on a dangerous journey through legendary locales, from volcanic ashlands to mushroom-filled forests.

Learn more about ESO Morrowind.

7. Dirt 4
  • Game type – rally racing video game.
  • Release date – June 9 for PC, Xbox One, and PS4.
  • Price – $60 or €55 on Steam.
  • About – Motorsport by its very nature is dangerous. DiRT 4 is all about embracing that danger. It’s about the thrill, exhilaration and adrenaline that is absolutely vital to off-road racing. And more than that, it’s about loving that feeling. It’s about pushing flat out next to a sheer cliff drop. Going for the gap that’s slightly too small. Seeing how much air you can get in a truck. They call it ‘being fearless’.

Learn more about Dirt 4.

  • Game type – fighting game.
  • Release date – June 16 for the Nintendo Switch.
  • Price – $60.
  • About – Choose a fighting champion from around the world, equip your own combination of extendable arms, and then use a mix of button presses and quick hand motions to really take the fight to your opponent. Throw punches and guide them midflight to hit agile fighters, avoid incoming attacks with dashes, or trampoline high into the air to rain down fists from above.

Learn more about ARMS here and here.

9. God Wars: Future Past
  • Game type – tactical role-playing game.
  • Release date – June 16 in Europe, June 20 in North America for PS Vita and PS4.
  • About – GOD WARS Future Past is a tactical RPG that explores the untold history of Japan through folklore and tactical combat. Gamers will experience the traditional stories of Japan’s origin through the lens of three warring nations, with a massive expanse of tactical options to develop their strategies from including a myriad of character classes and equipment within innovative and challenging stages.

Learn more about God Wars: Future Past.

10. Nex Machina
  • Game type – shoot 'em up video game.
  • Release date – June 20 for PC and PS4.
  • Price – $20. Get the game from Steam and the PlayStation Store.
  • About – Humans have become so dependent on technology that they cannot avert their eyes from portable devices anymore. Around them, machines have reached consciousness and surpassed human intelligence tenfold. No reasons to be servants now – robots are clearly the superior lifeform. And to make their point, they start eradicating all human life…

Learn more about Nex Machina.

11. Get Even
  • Game type – first-person perspective (FPP) thriller video game.
  • Release date – June 23 for PC, Xbox One, and PS4. Originally scheduled for a May release.
  • Price – $30 on Steam and Microsoft Store.
  • About – As Cole Black, you’re in an old abandoned asylum with only your memories. Or whose memories are they? You have to save the girl. Focus on the details. She has a bomb. Wait, what? Get ready and explore the surrealistic and unconventional world of Get Even. What is real? Don’t make assumptions. Don’t even think. Just focus and breathe. You’re so close now…and the master is on his way.

Learn more about Get Even.

12. Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy
  • Game type – platformer video game.
  • Release date – June 30 for PS4.
  • Price – $40 on the PlayStation Store.
  • About – The fully-remastered N. Sane Trilogy features the three Crash games that started it all: Crash Bandicoot, Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back and Crash Bandicoot: Warped.

Learn more about Crash Bandicoot.

In related news…

Xbox Game Pass, the new $10-per-month digital gaming subscription service that offers unlimited access to more than 100 Xbox One and Backward Compatible Xbox 360 games, is available for all users as of June 1. Anyone who has an Xbox Live account can enjoy a 14-day free trial.

"Our commitment to an exciting catalog goes well beyond launch – each month, Xbox Game Pass will add a new set of games to the catalog so there is always something new to play across a diversity of experiences, genres, ratings and more. For gamers, this means endless play of full-fidelity gaming experiences without having to worry about streaming, bandwidth or connectivity issues," explained Parimal Deshpande, Director, Xbox Product Marketing.

Learn more about Xbox Game Pass.

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