Best Upcoming Games Releasing in May 2024

Best Upcoming Games Releasing in May 2024

By  Dan Matthews - 2nd May 2024

So many great things!

Best Upcoming Games Releasing in May 2024

It seems like May's madness isn't here just because that's the name of our latest sale but also because there are so many phenomenal games coming out! From AAAs and indies to remakes of beloved titles, here's the best releases you can look forward to this month in order of release date.

Gift — 8th of May

Gift — 8th of May

Developer: Toydium, Million Edge
Publisher: Toydium, Million Edge, Bushiroad Inc.
Genres: Side scroller, puzzle platformer

In Gift, players will find themselves waking up in a luxurious cruise ship... that is sinking. Try to find your way around the dying vessel while the world around you changes with every creak and groan of the ship! Meet seemingly familiar characters and unravel the mysterious narrative.

Little Kitty, Big City — 9th of May

Little Kitty, Big City — 9th of May

Developer: Double Dagger Studio
Publisher: Double Dagger Studio
Genres: Wholesome, exploration

It's hard to imagine anyone who wouldn't care for Little Kitty, Big City — a colourful, wholesome, and enticing exploration title where players will take on the role of a little kitten with a bigger personality than the city it's exploring! Explore the open world, make friends with animals, complete quests, customise your kitty, and be an overall adorable furball on the 9th of May.

Homeworld 3 — 13th of May

Homeworld 3 — 13th of May

Developer: Blackbird Interactive
Publisher: Gearbox Publishing
Genres: Strategy, sci-fi

Jump into the next entry to the award-winning sci-fi RTS franchise Homeworld with Homeworld 3! Take control of a fleet, fight in gorgeous environments, and unfold the story that expands through the entire galaxy!

Braid, Anniversary Edition — 14th of May 

Braid, Anniversary Edition — 14th of May 

Developer: Thekla, Inc.
Publisher: Thekla, Inc.
Genres: Puzzle platformer, 2D

Many might recognise Braid as one of the first indie titles to hit mainstream! And now, it's making its return through the Anniversary Edition, which brings with it an upgrade in graphics and even a commentary from the developer! 

Ghost of Tsushima — 16th of May

Ghost of Tsushima — 16th of May

Developer: Sucker Punch Productions, Nixxes Software
Publisher: PlayStation PC LLC
Genres: Open-world, third person

The next big hit is making its way from PlayStation to PC — Ghost of Tsushima! In this gorgeous title, we'll take on the role of the courageous samurai, Jin Sakai, as he attempts to defend his homeland from the invading Mongol army. Don't miss out on one of the most beloved games!

V Rising —17th of May

V Rising —17th of May

Developer: Stunlock Studios
Publisher: Stunlock Studios
Genres: Open-world, craft

V Rising has been around in Early Access on Steam for a while, and its gothic atmospheric gameplay is only getting better with its release! If you haven't learned about what's coming to the game when it comes out on the 17th of May, we suggest you read our blog post all about it!

Senua's Saga: Hellblade 2 — 21st of May

Senua's Saga: Hellblade 2 — 21st of May

Developer: Ninja Theory
Publisher: Xbox Game Studios
Genres: Story rich, cinematic

One of the hardest-hitting titles in recent years has no doubt been Senua's Sacrifice, so a lot of us are at the edge of our seats for the 21st of May when the sequel, Senua's Saga: Hellblade II, releases! Accompany Senua in yet another terrifying adventure, this time through the freezing lands of the Viking Iceland. 

Paper Trail — 21st of May

Paper Trail — 21st of May

Developer: Newfangled Games
Publisher: Newfangled Games
Genres: Puzzle, exploration

Check out the demo!

If you're looking for a game that is easy on the eyes, with a unique art style and nice colours while you exercise your brain through puzzles, you might just love Paper Trail! This upcoming top-down adventure is all about adventuring a world that folds like paper, and you'll need to solve clever puzzles to get to where you want to go!

Crown Wars: The Black Prince — 23rd of May 

Crown Wars: The Black Prince — 23rd of May 

Developer: Artefact Studio
Publisher: Nacon
Genres: Strategy, fantasy

In Crown Wars: The Black Prince, players will have to gear up and lead their arms straight into the shadows to fight off the forces of evil from the lands! Use strategies and tactics to beat opponents in turn-based combat, be wise about how you manage your land, and build your own legacy!

F1 24 — 31st of May 

F1 24 — 31st of May 

Developer: Codemasters
Publisher: Electronic Arts
GenresRacing

In F1 24, players will be able to experience what it feels like to make a career out of their driving skills in the 2024 FIA Formula One World Championship! This upcoming title by EA offers a Driver Career Mode, more authentic handling of the vehicles, bigger challenges, and even a whole Fan Zone to make you feel even more passionate to prove you're the best!

We're looking forward to a ton of these fantastic titles, so we hope we can bring any that went under your radar to your attention. Viva May!


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