Games Out This Week, Starring Metro: Last Light

Ten is a good number when it comes to new releases in any week, but in May this amount of releases is a god send. We’d even go as far as to call this time of pre-E3 period a wasteland of broken promises and hastily released shovel-ware usually, but this week that label isn’t really accurate at all.

Metro: Last Light's campaign has echoes of Half Life 2 mixed with Stalker.

Metro: Last Light’s campaign has echoes of Half Life 2 mixed with Stalker.

On the physical release front we have Metro: Last Light leading the way boasting the kind of intense first-person narrative you rarely get in the blockbuster obsessed modern games industry, and we also have for you a host of digital releases, including two new Tower Defense mash-ups – Sanctum 2 and Anomaly 2 – which are certainly worth your time.

All of this week’s biggest releases are listed below and to find out more about them, including detailed pricing breakdowns and retailer links, just click on the name of the game you’re interested in.

Tuesday, 14th May

  • Dust 514 (PS3)
  • Super Mario Bros 2 (Wii U)
  • Super Ghouls ‘n Ghosts (Wii U)

Wednesday, 15th May

Thursday, 16th May

  • The Starship Damrey (3DS)
  • Mega Man V (3DS)

Friday, 17th May

Apparently Pokemon talk in the Mystery Dungeon spin-off series.

Apparently Pokemon talk in the Mystery Dungeon spin-off series.

Those with keen eyes will notice that there aren’t any Xbox Live or PlayStation Network games on this list, and that’s because we don’t have any information from Microsoft or Sony about what’s heading to their respective platform-exclusive networks in Europe yet When that changes, as it inevitably does, we’ll update this article post-haste.

Unfortunately Nintendo still doesn’t allow potential buyers to peruse their online store via internet browsers, so for the time being we don’t have any price comparisons available for digital-only WiiU and 3DS titles.

Here’s a trailer of Metro: Last Light to show you why we think it’s the standout release of the week: