Biggest Games to Release in August: Saints, Sinners and Spider-Man

August is almost here, and if you’re looking for some new games to play on Xbox, PlayStation, Switch, and PC, there are some exciting titles on the horizon. Easily the biggest title in a matter of weeks is Saints Row, a reimagining of the popular open-world franchise that takes the gangland sandbox back to its roots, when the absurdity factor in the game’s final count dropped to 11.

on top of that, delightfully charming and little For more looking forward to the disturbing Cult of Lambs, web-slinging on PC when Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered arrives, a roguelike golf game (yes), and a retro compilation of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ greatest hits that’s totally It’s bodacious, man. We’ve compiled the full list below, and highlighted some of the other games that will be making headlines in August, from the Alien Invasion remake to a weird cat that wants to terrorize your neat system of stuff.

Two Point Campus (August 9)

Two Point Campus
Two Point Campus

Welcome to Academia! After the success of Two Point Hospital, Two Point Studio is moving towards higher education for its next round of simulated strategy.

You will be tasked with setting up a university that can drive out bright minds from its hallowed halls and earn a few bucks in the process to keep the establishment running. There will be many challenges to overcome, but with the right faculties and unique strategies, you will be able to create an institution that shapes minds and wins hearts with its quirky curriculum.

Cult of the Lamb (August 11)

cult of lamb
cult of lamb

It’s cute, it oozes charm from every pixel, and you can tarnish your immortal soul by playing as a lamb who must start a cult to pay off life debts to the underworld. With that motivation in the game, get ready to grab resources, gather a devoted following of believers, and use them to help rid the world of the false Lamb Gods. Great fun, it’s coming to PC and consoles this month.

Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered (August 12)

Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered
Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered

Sony is slowly rolling out its console-exclusive games to PC, and for its next port, it’s bringing in Insomniac’s excellent Marvel’s Spider-Man to play. Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered, originally released on PS5, lets PC players Host of new graphical optionsSupport for all great DLC, and DualSense controllers.

Rollerdrome (August 16)


Part indie rollerskating game and part bloodsport, Rollerdrome combines a timeless lust for athletic violence with stunts to create a deadly experience. OlliOlli developer Roll7 is at the helm of this title, which presents a dark and dystopian world in which athletes fight to the death in the titular game.

Cursed for Golf (August 18)

damned for golf
damned for golf

Set in Golf Purgatory where golf is far more devilish than leisure, Cursed to Golf is a side-scrolling roguelike with colorful scenery and challenging levels. If you do not end each hole with a par, you are sent back to the beginning. With four biomes, branching paths, over 70 dungeons to conquer, and unique power-ups, Cursed To Golf aims to keep you on the course for the long haul. Cursed for Golf will launch on console and PC. You can try it now, thanks to the free demo on Steam.

Saints Row (August 23)

Saints Row
Saints Row

Don’t expect to fend off an alien invasion in this Saints Row game, as developer Volition is sticking to the streets for a new romp starring a crew in purple. the saints are back, and the opportunities to create chaos, defraud insurance companies and establish a criminal empire are greater than ever. By focusing on uncontrollable violence, dark characters, and a wealth of customization options, the new Saints Row is shaping up to be a nostalgic blast from the past with some modern conveniences for good measure.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowbanga Collection (August 30)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Cowbanga Collection
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Cowbanga Collection

If the excellent Shredder’s Revenge teen martial arts doesn’t satisfy your appetite for reptiles, then The Cowbanga Collection should put an end to those longings, Compiling 13 TMNT games across multiple platforms, the Cowbanga Collection also adds in online games for select titles, sharp visuals when you’re trapped in that terrifying underwater level from the NES TMNT game, and lots of archival material. Rewind features for.

A Little to Left (August date TBC)

little leftist
little leftist

Now that cats are (rightfully) gaming royalty, it’s time to introduce viewers to a more mischievous feline who wields the power that rearranges the chaos in A Little to Left. The game’s basic hook is that it’s all about setting things right or left — neatly arranging items while a cat swoops in to make a mundane task a little more exciting.

August 2022 video game release

  • Mortuary Assistant (PC) – 2 August
  • Frogan (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Switch) – August 2
  • South of the Circle (PC, PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Switch) – August 3
  • Camp Canyonwood – (Steam Early Access on PC) – August 4th
  • Platform (PC) – August 4th
  • Hard West 2 (PC) – August 4
  • Turbo Golf Racing (Steam Early Access on PC, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S Game Preview) – August 4th
  • Retreat to Anon (PC) – August 5th
  • The Farthest Frontier – (Steam Early Access on PC) – August 9th
  • Two Point Campus (PC, PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Switch) – August 9
  • Lost in Play (PC, Switch) – August 10
  • Pulling No Punch (PC) – August 10
  • Rumbleverse (PC, PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One) – August 11
  • Arcade Paradise (PC, PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One) – August 11
  • Cult of the Lamb (PC, PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One) – August 11
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered (PC) – August 12th
  • Fashion Police Squad (PC) – Aug 15
  • Rollerdrome (PC, PS5, PS4) – August 16
  • Way of the Hunter (PC, PS5, Xbox Series X|S) – August 16
  • Blossom Tales 2: The Minotaur Prince (PC, Switch) – August 16
  • Robo Revenge Squad (Xbox One, Switch) – August 17
  • Thymesia (PC, PS5, Xbox Series X|S) – August 18
  • Cursed for Golf (PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Switch) – August 18
  • RPG Time: The Legend of Right (PS4, Switch, PC) – Aug 18/September 13 [PC]
  • Madden NFL 23 (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S) – August 20
  • Midnight Fight Express (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch) – August 23
  • Saints Row (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S) – August 23
  • I Was A Teenage Exocolonist (PC, PS4, PS5) – August 25
  • Pac-Man World Re-Pack (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Switch) – August 26
  • Soul Hackers 2 (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S) – August 26
  • Destroy All Humans 2 – Reprobed (PC, PS5, Xbox Series X|S) – August 30
  • F1 Manager 2022 (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S) – August 30
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowbanga Collection (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X | S, Switch) – August 30
  • Tinykin (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Switch) – August 30
  • orx (pc) – 30 august
  • Tilt: Slorf’s Pilgrimage – Steam Early Access (PC) – August 30
  • Dusk Diver 2 (PS4, PS5, Switch) – August 31
  • Scythe (PC) – August 31
  • A Little to Left (PC, Switch) – August TBC

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