7 amazing games to play this August

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games to play in august control

Are you ready for the amazing lineup of games coming your way this August?

There’s a lot of new arrivals to get excited about this month, like the mind-bending Control, spine-chilling Man of Medan, star-studded Madden NFL 20, and much, much more.

So without further ado, here are 7 games to keep you busy throughout August and beyond.

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Are you ready for the amazing lineup of games coming your way this August?

There’s a lot of new arrivals to get excited about this month, like the mind-bending Control, spine-chilling Man of Medan, star-studded Madden NFL 20, and much, much more.

So without further ado, here are 7 games to keep you busy throughout August and beyond.

1. Madden NFL 20

Arrives: 2 August

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How do you like to play Madden? Design a college quarterback and guide them to superstardom as they’re drafted by an NFL team in the Face of the Franchise career campaign, assemble the ultimate fantasy team in Ultimate Team mode, or make history as a player, coach, or owner in Franchise mode.

Pre-order Madden NFL 20 here

2. Age of Wonders: Planetfall

Arrives: 6 August

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The Star Union intergalactic government has fallen, and humanity has torn itself into six factions fighting for supremacy. You’re the commander of one of the factions, and it’s up to you to decide what happens next. Will you opt for diplomacy, spy on your enemies, or charge headlong into a brutal war over resources? Build up your faction’s military and technological power as you explore a procedurally-generated planet.

Pre-order Age of Wonders: Planetfall here

3. Assassin’s Creed: Origins + Odyssey

Arrives: 22 August

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Can’t choose between Assassin’s Creed: Origins and Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey? Get both full games at once in this two-in-one edition. Both games have enormous and beautiful open worlds to explore, each packed to bursting with danger, adventure, and secrets. You’ll be parkouring through pyramids and sailing the Mediterranean Sea like a professional Assassin in no time.

Pre-order Assassin’s Creed: Origins + Odyssey here

4. Hunt: Showdown

Arrives: 27 August

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If you haven’t come across the Early Access version of Hunt: Showdown already, expect a gritty, high-stakes bounty hunting adventure. You and your partner will be tracking down deadly monsters in the hopes of claiming bounties, but be careful… you’re not the only hunters out there looking to make money.

Pre-order Hunt: Showdown here

5. Control

Arrives: 27 August

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Your attempt to track down your missing brother takes an unexpected turn very early on in Control, when you abruptly and accidentally become the Director of the Federal Bureau of Control. Armed with the mysterious Service Weapon and a host of handy supernatural abilities, how long can you survive against the mind-bending, physics-altering threat posed by the Hiss?

Pre-order Control here

6. Astral Chain

Arrives: 30 August

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A massive global disaster has decimated the human population, but that’s the least of your worries – now the world is under attack again from otherworldly invaders hailing from the Astral Plane, an alternate dimension. As members of a special police task force, and wielding powerful weapons called Legions, you and your twin must battle for the future of humanity together.

Pre-order Astral Chain here

7. The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan

Arrives: 30 August

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The first story in the Dark Pictures series, Man of Medan sees you and your friends embarking on an idyllic boat trip that soon takes a sinister turn as you become trapped on a ghost ship. Venture in alone, team up with a friend online, or play side by side with up to four friends in Movie Night mode. Will you help your fellow shipmates survive, or sabotage their escape routes to save yourself?

Pre-order The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan here

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