Meta Gamer Monthly May 2017

Releases August 22


Some good games coming out this month, Prey, Injustice 2, Rime, Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator 2 and Friday the 13th the game. Expect a detailed article on the Friday the 13th later this month, as well as details on Diablo III: Rise of the Necromancer featuring the return of the fan favorite Necromancer class.




Star Wars Battlefront II

EA released a trailer and info for their next Star Wars game. Battlefront II will have space battles unlike the first game.

Official Game Site: Star Wars Battle Front II



Players: Single Player, Multiplayer up to 40
ESRB Rating: RP*
Price: TBA
Release Date:November 2017
Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One




Nintendo 2DS XL

Nintendo is releasing a new portable system. It will be basically the same as the 3DS XL minus the 3D feature, which will make it cheaper. And unlike the 2DS it will be a clam shell like the 3DS and previous DS models.

Official Site:



Price: MSRP $149.99
Release Date: July 13th in Japan, July 28th in the U.S.




Guilty Gear Xrd: Revelator 2

The anime fighting game gets an update later this month with two new characters, Answer and Baiken. Players who own Guilty Gear Xrd: Revelator will be able to upgrade at a discounted price.



Players: 1-2 Players
ESRB Rating: RP*
Price: MSRP $39.99
Release Date: May 26
Platforms: PS3, PS4


Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

The standalone follow up to Uncharted 4 now has a release date. Featuring Chloe Frazer (an old flame of Nate Drake, who appeared in 2 and 3) and Nadine (a mercenary who first appears in 4) comes out this August.



Players: Single Player
ESRB Rating: RP*
Price: MSRP $39.99
Release Date: August 22
Platforms: PS4


PlayStation Plus Free Games




  • Blood Night
  • Port Royale 3: Pirates and Merchants

PS4, PS Vita

  • Laser Disco Defenders
  • Type:Rider


  • Abzu
  • Tales From the Borderlands




Xbox Live Gold Free Games



Xbox One

  • Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams Director’s Cut – May 1-31
  • Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris – May 16 – June 15

Xbone One & Xbox 360

  • Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2 – May 1-15
  • Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga – May 16-31


Games Releasing This Month


May 5

  • Prey (PC, PS4, Xbox One)



May 9

  • Birthdays: The Beginning (PC, PS4)
  • Strafe (PC, PS4)

May 11

  • Minecraft: Switch Edition (Switch)

May 16

  • Farpoint (PSVR)
  • Injustice 2 (Android, iOS, PS4, Xbox One)
  • The Surge (PC, PS4, Xbox One)



May 19

  • Endless Space 2 (PC)
  • Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia (3DS)
  • Skylar & Plux: Adventure on Clover Island (PC, PS4, Xbox One)

May 23

  • Darksiders Warmastered Edition (Wii U)
  • Disgaea 5 Complete (Switch)
  • Impact Winter (PC)
  • Mirage: Arcane Warfare (PC)
  • Samurai Warriors: Spirit of Sanada (PC, PS4)
  • Steel Division: Normandy 44 (PC)
  • Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception (PS4, PS Vita)

May 26

  • Friday The 13th (PC, PS4, Xbox One)
  • Get Even (PC, PS4, Xbox One)
  • Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2 (PS3, PS4)
  • Rime (PC, PS4, Xbox One)
  • Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers (Switch)




May 30

  • Don’t Starve Mega Pack (PS4, Xbox One)
  • Star Trek: Bridge Crew (PSVR, Rift, Vive)


*ESRB Ratings
E – Everyone
T – Teen
M – Mature
RP – Rating Pending


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