Disney Infinity 3.0 – August 30
The third installment in the franchise, the highlight of Disney Infinity 3.0 is Star Wars. The Starter Pack will include the game, Anakin Skywalker and Ahsoka Tano figurines, one web card, and the Disney Infinity base. Of course, there are a number of other figures and Starter Packs available for individual purchased at launch.
Are you an Xbox owner? Check out the list of games hitting Xbox One in August.
And if you're not sure which games to buy, check out our list of most anticipated titles for the month.
Dishonored: Definitive Edition – August 25
Another re-release of an older title, Dishonored: Definitive Edition is a remastered version of Arkane Studios’ hit first-person stealth-action title, featuring improved graphics and all of the previously released DLC. With Dishonored 2 officially confirmed, this provides gamers who have already upgraded a chance to experience the thrilling story of Corvo.
Madden NFL 16 – August 25
Another year, another Madden. But Madden NFL 16 is more than just a roster update, as EA looks to completely revamp the passing game, utilizing “all-new playmaking tools that highlight the battle for air supremacy.”
Until Dawn – August 25
Probably the most anticipated PlayStation exclusive, Until Dawn is a survival-horror game that seems better fit for an October release. For whatever reason though, it’s releasing in August, providing PlayStation 4 owners with early nightmares as a group of friends on a resort retreat find themselves hunted by a crazed serial killer. Until Dawn plays similar to Quantic Dream’s Heavy Rain, with your actions ultimately determining the outcome of the game.
One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 – August 25
Already release din Japan, One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3, as the name suggests, is the sequel to One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2, with similar gameplay that has seen slight improvements to the action.
Volume – August 18
From the developers of the award-winning Thomas Was Alone comes Volume, an indie stealth-based game that offers a modern take on the legend of Robin Hood.
Zombi – August 18
Originally released as a Wii U exclusive back in 2012 under the name “ZombiU”, Ubisoft is bringing its acclaimed first-person survival-horror game to current-gen systems. Optimized to make use of the “power of the latest generation of hardware,” Ubisoft promises Zombi will bring gamers “to a new level of horror.”
Toy Soldiers: War Chest – August 12
Toy Soldiers: War Chest brings your favorite childhood toys and action figures to life in a fast-paced mix of strategy defense and action.
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons – August 12
First released in August 2013, 505 Games is looking to bring their emotionally-charged puzzle-adventure game to PS4 with “a new generation update” and additional content in the form of a commented Director’s Walkthrough, Soundtrack, and Art Galleries.
August doesn’t just mark the beginning of football season (well, preseason). With Madden NFL 16, it marks the kickoff of what is typically the busiest time of year for video game releases. Summer may be winding down this month, but things are just heating up for the PlayStation 4. With titles like Until Dawn, Disney Infinity 3.0 and Dishonored: Definitive Edition, there’s plenty to get excited about this month.
Check out the games heading to PlayStation 4 in August.
Galak-Z: The Dimensional – August 4
Galak-Z: The Dimensional is a two-dimensional sci-fi shooter with randomly generated levels that are connected as an endless dungeon. The game puts you into the cockpit of a versatile spacecraft with a host of powerful weapons, including the ability to transform on the fly from a ship into a devastating mech.
Goat Simulator – August 11
Well, as the name suggests, you play as a Goat. However, this is much more of an adventure than a simulator, as the goal is to rack up points by performing acts of chaos and doing as much damage as possible around the open-world map… I don’t know, I guess there’s a market for this.