6 Astonishing Games to Play This July

Ghost of Tsushima
Ghost of Tsushima

We know what you’re thinking – just how the heck is it July?! It’s a good question and one that we won’t even attempt to answer here. One thing we can tell you is that it’s going to be a scorcher, if not in terms of sun, then certainly in terms of hot video games. This month Sony continue their streak of beautiful first-party titles, while the Switch gets some much-needed love in the form of some ports and a brand-new exclusive title. Read on to get the scoop on all the astonishing games you can play this July.

The Wonderful 101 Remastered

Release date: 3 July
Play it on: PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch

The Wonderful 101 Remastered

You might remember The Wonderful 101 from its original release on the Nintendo Wii U. This experimental action-adventure from Platinum Games sees you squadding up with a team of up to 100 heroes to save the world from certain destruction.

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Marvel’s Iron Man VR

Release date: 3 July
Play it on: PlayStation 4

Iron Man VR

Who hasn’t fantasised about being Iron Man? Now you can bring that dream to virtual reality with Marvel’s Iron Man VR. Just make sure you don’t get on Jarvis’ bad side.

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Deadly Premonition 2: A Blessing in Disguise

Release date: 10 July
Play it on: Nintendo Switch

Deadly Premonition 2

Venture back into the bizarre world of Deadly Premonition with this long-awaited prequel… or is it a sequel? In fact, it’s actually both. Due to some time-travelling trickery, you’ll be able to jump back and forth in time to solve this unique murder mystery.

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Paper Mario: The Origami King

Release date: 17 July
Play it on: Nintendo Switch

Paper Mario

It’s been a while since we donned the cap of our favourite Italian plumber, so we can’t wait to jump into the weirdly wonderful world of Paper Mario: The Origami King. Join Mario and his new sidekick Olivia for an original take on the Paper Mario saga.

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Ghost of Tsushima

Release date: 17 July
Play it on: PlayStation 4

Ghost of Tsushima

Don your mask and sharpen your blade because Sucker Punch’s samurai epic Ghost of Tsushima is almost here. Explore a beautiful open world, engage in brutal combat, and pet adorable foxes in this highly-anticipated PS4 exclusive. Not sure which edition to get? Here’s every edition of Ghost of Tsushima explained.

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Skater XL

Release date: 28 July
Play it on: PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Skater XL

Skateboarding video games are back in a big way. This month you can bust some kickflips in new extreme sports title Skater XL.

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