The Drop: New PlayStation Games for 8/15/2017

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The Drop: New PlayStation Games for 8/15/2017

Matterfall launches on PS4 alongside the instant classic Undertale.

The veteran developers at Housemarque are no strangers to arcade action. Following in the footsteps of Super Stardust HD, Dead Nation, Resogun, and Nex Machina, Matterfall takes the stage as the next explosive twin-stick shooter to arrive on PlayStation.

Fusing classic 2D platforming with dizzying bullet hell mechanics, Matterfall will push players to the limit. Avoid a sea of lethal Red Matter while harnessing Blue Matter to turn the environment into an ally. Experiment with a variety of weapons and abilities to best master the moment-to-moment action, and hunt for the top of the leaderboards.

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 15, 2017
PS4 — Digital

3D MiniGolf

Master an entertaining match on more than 54 challenging holes, 18 of which faithfully modelled after official courses in the real world.

PS4 — Digital, Retail

Agents of Mayhem

Agents of Mayhem is the latest open-world, third-person action game from the creators of the Saints Row franchise! Run a no-holds barred operation against a shadowy super-villain organization known only as LEGION and their mysterious leader, the Morningstar.

PS4 — Digital

Cities: Skylines

Cities: Skylines puts you in charge of a growing city — design, build, and manage the city of your dreams, from public services to civic policies, and challenge yourself to grow from a simple town to a bustling metropolitan hub.

PS4 — Digital

Dark Mystery

Dark Mystery is a fun, challenging puzzle platformer with 35 exciting levels. Find true love in the adventure of Dark Mystery!

PS4 — Digital

Defenders of Ekron

Defenders of Ekron mixes the classic action of a shmup and the exploration of an adventure game, including dungeons and a sci-fi experience.

PS4 — Digital

Eliosi's Hunt

Inspired by classic actions games like Metal Slug and Crash Bandicoot, Eliosi’s Hunt delivers smooth gameplay, beautifully crafted graphics, and cutting-edge technology.

PS4 — Digital

Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing II

In the second part of the unfolding Van Helsing saga that could also be enjoyed independently, you can explore new corners of this unique world and experience the mix of old-school gothic and mad science, with more action, powerful foes, and plenty of stunning places to visit.

PS4 — Digital


Blast through explosive waves of contemporary arcade action in this rapid-fire twin stick shooter. As a hero-for-hire, survive high-intensity side-scrolling war zones in vertical cities overrun by mysterious “smart matter.”

PS4 — Digital

Nidhogg 2

The wurm has returned and it must feed! Shed your garments and paint the walls with the flesh of your enemies, for only one can be worthy of sacrifice.

PS4 — Digital

Night Trap

Night Trap tells the story of five teenage girls spending the weekend at the Martin home. As a member of the Special Control Attack Team, your job is to monitor the home and protect the girls using an intricate system of cameras and traps as it is being invaded by vampires.

PS4 — Digital


What would you do if your fears were hacked? The year is 2084. You are Daniel Lazarski, an elite neural detective known as an Observer, whose purpose is to hack and invade suspects’ minds.

PS VR — Digital

Paranormal Activity: Lost Soul

Engineered from conception for VR, The Lost Soul immerses you in a terrifying realistic environment with haunting atmosphere, and the need to survive. With very limited guidance, your free-movement enables you to discover the secrets that lie in this house of horror.

PS4 — Digital

Pillars of the Earth

Based on Ken Follett’s world-bestseller, The Pillars of the Earth retells the story of the village of Kingsbridge in a whole new way. Play as Jack, Aliena, and Philip and change the events of the book through exploration, decision-making and dialogues.

PS4 — Digital

Sonic Mania

Experience the ultimate celebration of past and future in Sonic Mania, an all-new 2D Sonic adventure running at a crisp 60 frames per second with stunning HD retro-style graphics.

PS4 — Digital, Retail

Sudden Strike 4

Sudden Strike is back! The beloved RTS series returns, this time with bigger battlefields, more units, better graphics, new scenarios, and legendary commanders.

PS4 — Digital

Tokyo 42

Tokyo 42 is a hyper-stylish isometric open-world shooter. Framed for a murder you didn’t commit, you’ll delve into a world of assassins, deadly corporate intrigue, and… tactical cats.

PS4, PS Vita — Digital


The PC classic Undertale comes to PS4! Explore a rich RPG world full of strange and delightful characters where violence isn’t the only answer. Dance with a slime, pet a dog, whisper your favorite secret to a knight… or ignore all of that and rain destruction upon your foes. The choices are yours — but are you determined enough to prevail?

PS4 — Digital, Retail (8/18)

Zero Escape: Zero Time Dilemma

Zero Escape: Zero Time Dilemma features diabolic new puzzles and fully animated story sections that push the boundaries of interactive storytelling! Newcomers and familiar faces round out a robust cast of characters while English and Japanese voice over options flesh out the narrative.

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  • The Chris Gethard Show- August 17 at 11/10c (truTV)
  • Episodes- August 20 at 10/9c (Showtime)
  • The Last Ship- August 20 at 9/8c (TNT)

The information above is subject to change without notice.

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