July 2020 is shaping up to be yet another killer month for video games. Plenty of new PlayStation 4 exclusives are coming out, while some franchises are hitting new systems for the first time. Here are the games that you can expect to see released this month.
Just in case you missed them, here are the June 2020 New Game Releases as well.
Trackmania is a series of racing games that have been released on Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft consoles over the years. Now, it's coming to PC on July 1. This series has made a name for itself by allowing players to create their own tracks to race on.
Infliction: Extended Cut is an updated version of Infliction with new endings, unlockable content, and puzzles. The game is already available on PS4, Xbox One, and PC. On July 2, you'll be able to pick up this interactive nightmare for the Nintendo Switch.
For the first time ever, you can see the world through the eyes of Marvel's Iron Man VR. This PlayStation VR exclusive is a shooter that involves flying around and shooting enemies out of the sky as Iron Man.
This remastered version of the once Wii U exclusive is already out digitally and physically in many regions. On July 3, it will have a physical release in Europe. The Wonderful 101: Remastered adds improved graphics and gameplay mechanics in this action-adventure where you control a horde of superheroes.
Catherine: Full Body is a remastered version of the PS3 and Xbox 360 game Catherine. Released on PS4 in fall 2019, it's coming to the Switch this month. In this game, you solve climbing puzzles and make choices for Vincent to ultimately decide his fate. The Full Body version contains a new love interest for the main character.
Not to be outdone, NASCAR Heat 5 is being released on the same day as F1® 2020. Featuring official cars, drivers and teams, the game lets you compete in three national series. It features an Xtreme Dirt Tour too.
This 2D action game is inspired by retro 16-bit Super Nintendo titles. CrossCode features puzzle mechanics, fast-paced combat, and a sci-fi story. It was released on PC in 2015 but is being ported to the Switch on July 9.
The sequel to Deadly Premonition: Origins is coming out for the Switch. Deadly Premonition 2: A Blessing in Disguise is set in the year 2005, and you play as an FBI agent who is investigating a series of murders in a little town in New Orleans. Can you solve the mystery and make it to the end of this adventure alive?
In F1® 2020, you're given the ability to create your very own F1® team. For the first time, you can also race alongside official drivers and teams. You can challenge people locally via split-screen as well. With over 22 circuits, it's sure to keep you busy.
Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris game features real-time, fast-paced battles. While fighting, you can seamlessly switch between sacred arts and sword skills. As with most SAO games, it features characters from the anime series.
Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town is a remastered version of Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town, which was released on the Game Boy Advance but was also remastered for PC, PS4, and Switch. In this life/farming simulator, you run a farm, make friends, and eventually get married.
Originally a PS4 exclusive from renowned video game creator Hideo Kojima, Death Stranding takes players on a one-of-a-kind journey to rebuild a shattered world. Your job is to carry remnants across a new world that's unlike anything you've ever seen. It's a genre-defying experience like no other, and now you can experience it on PC for the first time.
Starting July 16, you can purchase Hunting Simulator 2 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC to explore the forests and deserts of Colorado. With your dog by your side, you can hunt down 33 species of animals and choose from 160 pieces of gear and weapons to equip.
If you're looking for an action-arcade game, look no further than Radical Rabbit Stew. Being released on nearly every platform, it's a fast-paced and challenging game. Solve mind-bending puzzles and fight oversized bosses in a world that fans of 16-bit graphics will love.
Drake Hollow is a third-person, tower-defense game. In it, you can team up with your friends to build and defend villagers against deadly beasts. In Drake Hollow, gathering and exploring is just as important as fighting.
[Ghost of Tsushima] is a PlayStation exclusive by Sucker Punch that puts you in the role of a samurai as you defend Japan against the first Mongol invasion. You can be an honorable samurai or a ghost who takes down the Mongols from the shadows.
In the meantime, here are 10 Samurai games to play before the release of Ghost of Tsushima.
The latest Paper Mario role-playing game is coming to the Switch. In this adventure, Mario has to save Peach's castle from King Olly by battling foes and repairing the surrounding environment.
What do you get when you mix arcade action with a competitive tower defense? You get the humorous Rock of Ages series. Unlike previous games, you can even create your own levels.
Destroy All Humans! is an action-adventure open-world game. It was originally released in 2005 and has been remade with high-definition visuals and new features. Also called Destroy All Humans!: One Giant Step On Mankind, you play as an alien that has one goal: Destroy all humans.
Grounded is a survival game that allows you to play solo or cooperatively with up to four players. In this game, you're the size of an insect exploring your own backyard and all of the dangers that come with it.
Skater XL is a skateboarding game like no other. It gives you complete control with unparalleled responsiveness. The game will continue to receive new content in the coming months.
Now, check out some Tony Hawk Pro Skater music to get you pumped up for Skater XL's epic release.
The Nioh series is an epic Samurai story. The first of three planned DLC packs for Nioh 2 is launching on the PS4 at the end of the month. The first pack is called The Tengu’s Disciple. The remaining two packs will make it to the system over the next several months.
Now you can play Cat Quest I and Cat Quest II in this new Pawsome Pack, which hits both the Switch and PS4 at the end of July. The games offer top-down, action-RPG goodness. During the quests, you'll enjoy humorous writing that's full of cat puns.