The Game Rant Guide: May 2014 Edition

Published 1 year ago by , Updated May 7th, 2014 at 4:34 pm,

GR Monthly Game Guide May

With a fair amount of 2014 already behind us, it’s time to step into Summer and look ahead to big events like E3 and Comic Con, and hardware like the Oculus Rift DK2. Until then, developers continue to pump out current and next-gen titles alike. Let’s take a look at what’s coming in the month of May!

Kicking off the month is Tesla Effect: A Tex Murphy Adventure for PC and Mac, the latest installment in Chris Jones’ epic indie detective series which spans over two decades. Shortly thereafter, Capybara’s reality-bending arcade title Super Time Force blasts onto Xbox One consoles and Xbox Live Arcade on May 14th. Next up is Wolfenstein: The New Order on the 20th for a slew of current and next-gen systems, and the first game in the series to be developed by someone other than Id Software. Closing out the month of May is Ubisoft’s much anticipated Watch Dogs, available on the 27th for several major systems.

May 2014 Release List

(Note: Based Off North American Release Dates; All Information Is Subject To Change)

Week of May 1st, 2014

Week of May 6th, 2014

  • MLB 14: The Show (PS4; May 6th)
  • Tesla Effect: A Tex Murphy Adventure (Windows, Mac; May 7th)
  • Bound By Flame (PS4, PS3, Xbox 360, Windows; May 9th)

Week of May 13th, 2014

Week of May 20th, 2014

  • Drakengard 3 (PS3; May 20th)
  • Mugen Souls Z (PS3; May 20th)
  • Transistor (PS4, Windows; May 20th)
  • Wolfenstein: The New Order (PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Windows; May 20th)
  • Killer Is Dead: Nightmare Edition (Windows; May 23rd)

Week of May 27th, 2014

  • Tropico 5 (Windows; May 27th)
  • Watch Dogs (PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Windows; May 27th)
  • Mario Kart 8 (Wii U; May 30th)

Between indie hits and big-name series additions, it seems May will have a lot to keep gamers of all kinds busy until bigger news arrives! Ranters, what are you waiting to jump into this month? Let us know in the comments section below! As for me, Ubisoft has had me sold on Watch Dogs since its announcement nearly two full years ago. Here’s hoping the result is worth the hype!

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TAGS: BattleBlock Theatre, Borderlands 2, Dynasty Warriors, Kirby: Triple Deluxe, Mario Golf: World Tour, Mario Kart 8, Peggle 2, Transistor, Watch Dogs, Wolfenstein: The New Order

  • cidgrad

    Already paid for Mariokart & looking forward to playing that with my kids. Thinking about trading in some old 3DS games to help fund a Mario Golf purchase.

    Intrigued by Drakenguard but I’d never heard of that series until a month or so ago. Going to wait and see what people think of that before buying it.

    Same with Watch Dogs. It’s been so hyped I have a bad feeling about it. Even if it turns out really good, I’ll be waiting for a price drop on PC before buying. I have enough other stuff to keep me busy until then.

    Very curious about Wolfenstein. Wondering if that will be something special or just another FPS with multiplayer mode tacked on.

    Not interested in anything else on the list.

    • G

      Wolfenstein is single player only.

  • G

    I have preordered MLB 14:The Show for PS4 and preordered Wolfenstein: The New Order and Watch Dogs for PC. So its going to be a busy month for me. Not to mention I have a huge backlog of games. Still playing BF4, Titanfall and Reaper of Souls.

  • Brandon

    Um, Wolfenstein in 2009 was not developed by id Software. This is not the first Wolfenstein game to not be developed by id Software.