The Drop: New PlayStation Games for 8/8/2017

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The Drop: New PlayStation Games for 8/8/2017

Hellblade and LawBreakers lead a strong lineup for next week.

Explore the depths of pain and madness in Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, launching August 8 on PS4.

Developed by Ninja Theory (Heavenly Sword, DmC: Devil May Cry), Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice follows a tormented celtic warrior on a twisted vision quest to rescue the soul of her lover. Hellblade fuses myth and madness together to pave Senua’s brutal journey, created in collaboration with neuroscientists and people living with psychosis.

Also leading the lineup next week is LawBreakers, the gravity-defying competitive shooter from renowned game designer Cliff Bleszinski. Fight in omnidirectional arenas using 18 characters and battle for supremacy.

For a full list of new games coming to PlayStation next week, read on. And enjoy The Drop!

The Drop

New Releases: Week of August 8, 2017
PS4 — Digital

Armello Deluxe Bundle

Armello is a grand swashbuckling adventure that combines three styles of play: the deep tactics of card games, the rich strategy of tabletop board games, and a character role-playing system. Get all major Armello DLC in one place and at a special discount with the Deluxe Bundle!

PS4 — Digital

Batman: The Telltale Series

Both Bruce Wayne and Batman will be forced into precarious new roles. The Riddler has returned to terrorize Gotham City, but his gruesome puzzles merely foreshadow an even greater crisis. With the arrival of a ruthless federal agent and the return of a still nascent Joker, Batman must navigate uneasy alliances while Bruce Wayne undertakes a perilous series of deceptions.

PS4 — Digital


When the crew of the spaceship Endera is sucked into a black hole, it seems like the end. Fortunately, the ship crashes on Entity — an unidentified object resembling a planet. After the crash, the first member to wake up is the guy who makes coffee for the crew — you!

PS4 — Digital

Comet Crash 2

Building on the award-winning original, Comet Crash 2 is a strategy gamer’s dream with intuitive real-time action combined with tons of depth. The endless variety of gameplay plus online and offline multiplayer battles and co-op delivers a thrilling time whether you are solo or with friends.

PS4 — Digital

Graceful Explosion Machine

Skillfully pilot the Graceful Explosion Machine, a fighter ship armed with a ludicrously overpowered quad-weapon array! Lost in deep space, you’ll shoot, dash, and combo your way through jewel-hued alien worlds, fighting crystalline enemies to find a way home.

PS4 — Digital


From the makers of Heavenly Sword, Enslaved: Odyssey to the West, and DmC: Devil May Cry, comes a warrior’s brutal journey into myth and madness. Created in collaboration with neuroscientists and people who experience psychosis, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice will pull you deep into the melancholic fury of Senua’s shattered mind.

PS4 — Digital


Icey is a 2D side-scrolling action +meta game. As you follow the narrator’s omnipresent voice, you will see through Icey’s eyes and learn the truth about her world.

PS4 — Digital


Bring your skills and get ready to deliver death from every angle as you compete in unprecedented gravity-defying-combat in LawBreakers, the new first-person shooter from legendary game designer Cliff Bleszinski and team.

PS4 — Digital


Masquerada is a single-player tactical RPG adventure where real-time combat can be paused for tactics with Venetian-styled masks that grant deadly magic.

PS4 — Digital, Retail

Mega Man Legacy Collection 2

The Blue Bomber is back in this second collection of classic Capcom titles! Featuring faithful reproductions of Mega Man 7, 8, 9, and 10, this collection is bursting with additional content, from time trials and remix challenges to a music player and an extensive gallery of rare illustrations.

PS4 — Digital

Neon Drive

Neon Drive is a slick retro-futuristic obstacle-dodging game that will make your brain melt. You’ve been warned.

PS VR — Digital

Neptune Flux

Neptune Flux is a story-driven, open world adventure game set in a sci-fi ocean full of mystery and haunting beauty. Discover supernatural wreck sites, ancient artifacts, and dark secrets.

PS4 — Digital

Sine Mora EX

Sine Mora is a side-scrolling shoot ’em up that provides a unique challenge, where time is the ultimate factor. Mixing classic shooter sensibilities with contemporary presentation, Sine Mora is a gorgeous shooter offering both a Story Mode that weaves an over-the-top tale and an Arcade Mode that provides deep, satisfying gameplay to challenge fans of the genre.

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  • Hard Knocks- August 8 at 10/9c (HBO)
  • You Can Do Better- August 8 at 10:30/9:30c (truTV)

The information above is subject to change without notice.

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  • Looking forward to Hellblade and Icey :)

  • Looking forward to playing Hellblade, ICEY, Neptune Flux and Graceful Explosion Machine. Still thinking about whether or not to pick up the Limited Run copy of Lawbreakers.


  • Wish we had a handheld machine to play icey on.

  • How come no reviews for hellblade so far gets me scared that it will not be as good as we all thought. Loved ninja theorys other games.

    Icey also looks like fun love back and slash games.

  • Hopefully that will become a reality in the next few years, when PS4 tech becomes small enough, and efficient enough for a mobile form factor.

    I dream of a future where we have a PlayStation Phone similar to the Vita, with access to our entire PS4 library.

  • The only one I’m getting is Mega man legacy collection 2 got it pre ordered at amazon

  • Would it be possible for you guys to include dlc on these? Had no idea Pinball Arcade had a new season pass up for a while now =\

    • They used to publish a post of everything being released each week, including DLC and pricing info. It prompted a lot more purchases from me!

  • Heck yeah, Senua’s can’t wait.. I like this lineup.

  • Hellblade sounds like Darkest Dungeon psychologically only the player experiences what your followers did.
    Very interested to delve into Hellblade. I am just hoping it is satisfying to the end. Length is minor next to overall satisfaction.

  • Got Hellblade and Lawbreakers pre-ordered and I can’t freakin’ WAIT for August 8th! PS is killin’ it!

  • Hellblade being released as a Digital Only is a big mistake and limits the games sales potential. We still live in an era of physical media where collectors like to display with pride their game collections. Won’t be picking this up unless it’s released at retail on a Bluray disc if Sonys gonna force my hand I may pony up at $9.99 or I’ll just wait a year for it to be a free PlayStation Plus game I suppose but still, digital only? Come on, not a game this big. Watch game room collections on YouTube, they wouldn’t exist without physical media.

    • Digital cuts out the middle man, and just like music it’s only a matter of time man. Just accept it.

    • The guys says it’s only a matter of time like music but music is still be released on CDs and there’s a resurgence on vinyl.

  • I’d advise people not to fall for hype and wait for reviews of Hellblade. They are so frightened of bad reviews that the review embargo doesn’t release until the game is released. That demonstrates that they have no confidence in their product. So why should you?

    That and understand that all of Ninja Theory’s past games were the kind of games people talked about but didn’t really enjoy. Heavenly Sword, Enslaved: Odyssey to the West, and DmC: Devil May Cry were all ok games, but they weren’t close to being great. Enslaved could have been a real classic, but they turned into a like 3D Pacman which ruined the immersion. Heavenly Sword was decent but still very flawed. DmC was a reboot that failed to reignite the franchise. Maybe the fourth time for them will be the charm.

  • But what about Gang Beats

  • Thank you for continuing to support indie games. Many of us love them. Going to pick up Graceful Explosion Machine and Sine Mora Ex.

    G. E. M. has a platinum and it has received positive reception on an inferior device when it was released in April.

  • Don’t sleep on the _ICEY_ game it’s a gem one of my favorite 2D hack and slash game and it’s quite an easy platinum! Don’t sleep on that gem of a game!

  • Are Europe getting ICEY? I’m really looking forward to it but no info at all on when or if it’s coming out.

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