Sniper Elite 5 and Kao the Kangaroo are the highlights of the week’s releases. The new chapter in the sniper saga Karl Fairburne and the return of Kao the Kangaroo, mascot of platform games in the 2000s, arrive alongside other games on the market. Among them is the mobile game of the series Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds, the collection of classics Pac-Man Museum and the space challenges of Hardspace: Shipbreaker. Check everything about the week’s releases below, such as date, price, and the platforms they’re available on.
In Sniper Elite 5, players face off against Nazi forces once again with sniper Karl Fairburne – Photo: Disclosure/Steam
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Sniper Karl Fairburne is back in a new adventure off the coast of Brittany where he will join forces with the French Resistance against the Nazi threat during World War II. Players will be able to explore large levels, with new mobility options, while trying to take down important targets with their sniper rifle.
Karl Fairburne is back in the new game of the series, even more violent than the previous one — Photo: Reproduction/Steam
The series’ iconic X-ray destruction camera also returns with more detail on enemy damage and will also be present for stealth attacks and machine gun fire. The campaign can be played in online co-op, and the game also features competitive modes for up to 16 players, as well as an option to invade another user’s campaign. It’s worth mentioning that the game will also have crossplay enabled.
Sniper Elite 5 is available on PlayStation 5 (PS5) and PlayStation 4 (PS4) for R$ 299.90. For Xbox series X, Xbox series S and Xbox One and for PC via Epic Games Store, the game costs R$ 222.45. in the digital store Steam, the game will be released for R$139.99. The game will also be included in Xbox Game Pass at no additional cost to subscribers.
The kangaroo mascot with boxing gloves Kao wins a new game this week which acts as a reboot for its franchise. After Kao’s sister goes missing, he embarks on a journey to find her, unravel what happened to his father, and learn more about himself in the process. The game rescues the classic style of Dreamcast-era 3D platformers with an emphasis on exploration and combat. Kao must use his magic gloves with elemental powers to face the master fighters, taken by a dark power. The game will be available for R$ 149.99 on nintendo switch and on PC in digital stores Steam and Epic Games Store.
Kao the Kangaroo is a reboot of the classic Dreamcast platformer with new looks and gameplay — Photo: Playback/Microsoft Store
Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds –May 25 –PC, Et, iOS
Netmarble’s new MMORPG is set in the acclaimed world of the Ni no Kuni franchise, originally created by Level 5 in partnership with Japanese animation studio Studio Ghibli. The story follows the footsteps of a gamer, who enters the world of Ni no Kuni believing it to be a virtual reality game. However, he soon discovers that everything is real and will have to restore the Nameless Kingdom to save both worlds.
Users will be able to choose from five classes: Swordsman, Witch, Rogue, Engineer, and Destroyer, each with their own customizable abilities and skins. The entire adventure displays the franchise’s traditional visual style. Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds is now available for free on mobile android and iPhone (iOS), in addition to PC, with crossplay between platforms.
Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds brings the charismatic world of the franchise into a new MMORPG — Photo: Reproduction/Google Play
The classic “Come-Come” wins a complete collection for current consoles with 14 titles from the mascot of bandai namco . In addition to including leaderboards and achievements for games, the collection also includes a customizable arcade that the player can decorate with items earned from in-game quests. The full games list includes: Pac manGreat Pac manPac & Pal, Pac-Land, Pac-Mania, Pac-Attack, Pac-in-Time, Pac man Arcade arrangement ver. eCS ver., Pac man Championship Edition, Pac Motos, Pac’n Roll Remix, Pac man Battle Royale and Pacman 256. The title will be available at launch via Xbox Game Pass no additional charges.
In Pac-Man Museum+, players can remember the mascot’s classic games and create their own arcade — Photo: Disclosure / Bandai Namco
Hardspace: Shipbreaker – May 24 – PC
Available for a few years in the early access service of the digital store Steam, Hardspace: Shipbreaker will finally be released as a zero-gravity simulation experience. In the game, players are launched into space by a company called Lynx Corp to pay off a debt and will have to rescue valuable parts from broken ships.
An already difficult task becomes even more dangerous when the user must be careful not to cut fuel lines or breach pressure chambers or risk losing more than money. Hardspace: Shipbreaker is available on the digital store Steam for R$119.90.
Hardspace: Shipbreaker is a challenging game where users must collect valuable parts from broken ships in weightlessness — Photo: Reproduction/Steam