‘The Drop’ – Games out on PlayStation (27th – 31st July)

It used to be a weekly ritual for me to head over to the official PlayStation Blog and see what games we can expect to see next week on Sony’s platforms. However, ever since the Blog was shifted from NA to EU (in regards to who is running it), they’ve lost interest in actually telling the gamers what’s coming out and providing any info about said titles – which is a shame and annoying as it was the only official source which KNEW what was coming.

Despite reaching out to the editor, posting on twitter, and messaging on the Blog itself, we’ve had no response as to why ‘The Drop’ has vanished and if it’s ever coming back. So, I thought I’d step in this week and see if we can possibly help some people by listing the games we’ve ‘read’ are out this week. As we don’t have the ‘official feed’ – unlike the Blog writers do – we’re combining various sources and hoping the information is correct (some of it may not be).

Here is the very long list (with images and some trailers) for the games which are supposedly coming to PS4 and PSVR this week.

**Click any of the images to go to the trailer I’ve found for the game on YouTube**


28th July
The Drop - Cubers Arena
Cubers: Arena

CUBERS: Arena, is an electrifying arena brawler/ twin-stick slasher game. Play as Baller, a slave fighting his way through an array of gladiators to reclaim his freedom. Play solo or in a local Co-Op and fight waves of enemies using a variety of weapons, armoury, and skills.


The Drop - Demon's Tilt
Demon’s Tilt

TURBO CHARGED PINBALL RETURNS! Now with bigger sprites, more baddies, more secrets & MORE BULLETS! Demon’s Tilt pushes the limits of the Video Pinball genre with SHMUP & Hack N’ Slash elements.

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The Drop - Destroy All Humans
Destroy All Humans

The cult-classic returns! Terrorize the people of 1950’s Earth in the role of the evil alien Crypto-137. Harvest their DNA and bring down the US government in the faithful remake of the legendary alien invasion action adventure.


The Drop - Escape Game: Fort Boyard
Escape Game: Fort Boyard

You will need all your endurance and dexterity to escape an old fort lost in the sea by passing all its obstacles and beating the trial. Team up with your friends or family, gather all the clues and keys to solve the final enigma.


The Drop - Headsnatchers
Headsnatchers

Hold onto your head with Headsnatchers, a stupidly hectic up-to-4-player local and online multiplayer party-game where you snatch your friends’ heads to come out victorious. Because, let’s face it, you’ll do anything to win.


The Drop - Lost Wing
Lost Wing

Pilot a super fast ship through brutal environments, and try to top the leaderboards! Featuring numerous challenges, ships, enemies and traps, Lost Wing is a shot of pure unadulterated adrenaline.

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The Drop - Maid of Sker
Maid of Sker

Maid of Sker is a first-person survival horror, set in a remote hotel with a gory and macabre history from British folklore. Brave the nightmares of the Quiet Ones. Do not panic…don’t even breathe!


The Drop - Othercide
Othercide

As Humanity’s last hope, lead your army to combat in an intricate dance of spectacular actions and counters, using an original Dynamic Timeline System, and face fearsome bosses in epic battles.


The Drop - Pistol Whip
Pistol Whip

Pistol Whip is an unstoppable VR action-rhythm FPS. Journey through a cinematic bullet hell powered by a breakneck soundtrack to become the ultimate action hero legend.


The Drop - Samurai Showdown: NeoGeo Collection
Samurai Showdown: NeoGeo Collection

Samurai Shodown NeoGeo Collection is an upcoming game collection developed by Digital Eclipse that will include all the six titles from the Samurai Shodown series originally released on Neo Geo arcade/console platform.


The Drop - Skater XL
Skater XL

Skater XL is the evolution of skateboarding games and moves the genre towards expressive, physics-based gameplay. Players will experience unparalleled board control and responsiveness while they skate legendary real-world skate spots.

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29th July
The Drop - Nicole
Nicole

Nicole is thrilled that she managed to get into her first choice school and is looking forward to experiencing college life there. However, as soon as she moves into the university dorms, she finds out that there’s been a series of mysterious disappearances going on around the campus!


30th July
The Drop - Buried Stars
Buried Stars

Buried Stars is a survival adventure game developed by Studio LARGO of LINE Games. The story begins when the stage of a survival audition program suddenly collapses and buries the participating pop stars and a number of staff members


The Drop - Hellpoint
Hellpoint

Hellpoint is an intense action RPG taking place on Irid Novo, a derelict space station soaked in an intoxicating dark sci fi atmosphere. Fight dreadful creatures, face the Cosmic Gods and unravel their twisted story.


The Drop - Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme Vs. Maxi Boost ON
Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme Vs. Maxi Boost ON

MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM EXTREME VS. MAXIBOOST ON is a port of the 2016 arcade version of Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme VS. Maxiboost. It is 2-on-2 team battle action game where you control mobile suits from many Gundam titles!

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The Drop - Nowhere Prophet
Nowhere Prophet

Nowhere Prophet is a unique single-player card game. Travel across randomly generated maps and lead your followers in deep tactical combat. Discover new cards and build your deck as you explore this strange, broken world.


31st July
The Drop - Cat Quest + Cat Quest II: Pawsome Pack
Cat Quest + Cat Quest II: Pawsome Pack

Cat Quest and Cat Quest II in a one convenient package


The Drop - Fairy Tail
Fairy Tail

Based on the fantasy adventure comic about Natsu, a Dragon Slayer of the rowdy Fairy Tail magician guild and his unique group of friends battling against no less unique and memorable enemies. Fairy Tail was published in Kodansha’s Weekly Shonen Magazine, selling over 60 million copies worldwide.


The Drop - Family Mysteries: Poisonous Promises
Family Mysteries: Poisonous Promises

Entertaining plunge into the world of debauched elites, alluring women and corrupted cops, where power is the ultimate currency. This is a thrilling introduction to the brand new Hidden Object Game series in the tradition of best police dramas.


The Drop - Naught
Naught

Test your skills, take control of the environment, and guide Naught through a dark underground world full of mystery. A platform videogame with a unique control that will immerse you in deep labyrinths in search of the light.

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As I said above, some of these games may not release this week, and there will be ones I’ve missed – but this is all the info I can find with the limited resources to hand. I’m hoping that the PSN Blog pulls themselves together and starts publishing ‘The Drop’ every Friday like they used to. Until then, if you find this helpful please let me know on Twitter or in the comments below and I’ll try to comprise an article like this on Friday/Saturday each week.

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