9 games you’ve got to play in May

The sun is starting to sneak out and we’re just one month away from E3, but don’t let that distract from the great games that are coming out in May!

Whether it’s sci-fi shocker Detroit: Become Human, zombie shooter State of Decay 2, or the platforming perfection of Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, there’s something for everyone this month! What will you be picking up first?

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

On: Nintendo Switch

Donkey Kong’s Switch debut has you leaping from island to island to save DK’s home from an unnatural freeze. This charming 2D platformer is a must for fans of Super Mario Odyssey, as you swim, slide, and stomp your way through the frosty jungles!

Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire

On: PC

This old-school RPG sequel will deliver more grand quests and fantastic storytelling, as players return to the world of Eora. What makes this stand out is that decisions you made in the original Pillars of Eternity will carry over to this one!

Conan Exiles

On: PS4, Xbox One

This huge open-world game tasks you with surviving in a brutal land that’s based on the Conan The Barbarian universe. Whether you’re fighting against mythical monsters who want to munch on you or just making sure you don’t starve to death, we can’t wait to become an Exile!

Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition

On: Nintendo Switch

Return to Hyrule on Switch with this colourful brawler! This Zelda spin-off puts the focus on action, as Link hacks and slashes his way through the angry mobs who have disrupted the peaceful Hyrule. This Switch version also includes every bit of DLC for Hyrule Warriors!

Hitman: Definitive Edition

On: PS4, Xbox One

Relive Agent 47’s first season of murderous merriment with this brilliant bundle. You get everything that has been released for Hitman so far, as well as other extras like a new outfit pack! Here’s hoping the Kane and Lynch outfit doesn’t make 47 stand out…

State of Decay 2

On: Xbox One

The zombie apocalypse has begun! Have you got what it takes to survive and thrive in it? This open-world gem has you taking on the shambling undead, while building a community in its unforgiving world. Four player online co-op means you’ll have a little more help this time too!

Dark Souls: Remastered

On: PS4, Xbox One

Return to Lordran in this stunning remaster of the original Dark Souls. Whether you’re taking on Gwyn for the 1st or 101st time, this remains a captivating and addictive adventure. Just don’t forget to Praise The Sun!

Detroit: Become Human

On: PS4

This near-future sci-fi drama focuses on three androids: Kara, Markus, and Connor. Each have their own story and you’re guiding them through it, making decisions that will have huge consequences as you progress.

SEGA Mega Drive Classics

On: PS4, Xbox One

Relieve some of SEGA’s greatest games in this cracking collection! With over 50 classics, including Sonic The Hedgehog, Streets of Rage, and Altered Beast, this is the ultimate package for retro gaming fans!