May 2015 Video Game Release Schedule: Monthly List Includes 'The Witcher 3', 'Project CARS', 'Wolfentstein: The Old Blood' & More

By Matthew Buzzi , Updated May 01, 2015 01:48 PM EDT
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A new month means yet more game releases, with plenty on tap for May. There's a healthy mix of brand new properties, sequels, and remakes coming this month, so let's dive in and see what's ahead.

May 2

Space Hulk (Wii U): The Warhammer title will be making its way to Nintendo's console early this month, bringing 12 missions and some co-op specific maps to the system. It's developed by Full Control, and is based on the tabletop game of the same name.

May 5

Ether One (PS4): This haunting, first-person puzzler tasks you with restoring the minds of the mentally ill by solving complex puzzles and sewing together the frayed strands of the patient's lives. It's one of the free PS Plus titles this month, if you're a subscriber.

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor GOTY Edition (Xbox One, PS4, PC): The award-winning action RPG is getting a Game of The Year Edition following its many accolades. It will include all the DLC released so far, meaning more skins, runes, missions, and more all packaged at no extra cost.

Shin Megami Tensei Devil Survivor 2: Record Breaker (3DS): The Japanese tactical RPG is on the way from Atlus this month, with fully voiced English dialogue and over 100 hours of gameplay.

Wolfenstein: The Old Blood (Xbox One, PS4, PC): Following Wolfenstein: The New Order's surprise acclaim last year, MachineGames and Bethesda are back with a stand-alone expansion, which will serve as a prequel to The New Order.

May 6

High Strangeness (Wii U, PC): The 12-bit, trans-dimensional adventure title will hit both Steam and Wii U this month.

Project CARS (Xbox One, PS4, PC): The crowd-funded, community-driven racing title is finally ready to arrive this month on current generation consoles. Prepare for some gorgeous visuals and realistic racing action. 

May 8

Ultratron (Xbox One): Ever want to get your brain implanted into an upgradeable droid and avenge the human race? Well, you're in luck--the Steam title from 2013 is hitting all consoles this month, starting with Xbox One.

May 12

Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster (PS4): As you may expect from the name, this packaged title is an HD remastering of the 2001 and 2003 PlayStation 2 titles, complete with some new story content.

Ultratron (PS4, PS3, Vita): The same title as the one above is launching on Sony's platforms a few days later.

May 14

Axiom Verge (PC): The hit Metroidvania game (which really ventures closer to simply being a Metroid title) is coming to PC after its PS4 and PS Via debut. You can read our review here.

Galactic Civilizations III (PC): The next iteration of Stardock's large-scale space series will launch from its beta state into full release, bringing 4X strategy to fans.

Not a Hero (PC): A side-scrolling pixel art shooter from Devolver Digital and OlliOlli developer Roll 7 is debuting its absurd world and fast-paced action on PC.

Ultratron (Wii U): Last but not least, Ultratron will hit Wii U on the 14th.

May 19

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (Xbox One, PS4, PC): The third entry in Geralt's grand trilogy, the much-anticipated Witcher 3 will finally arrive on all current gen platforms following several release date delays.

May 21

Swords & Soldiers II (Wii U): A sequel to the 2D side-scroller from 2009, Ronimo Games is bringing its Viking action to Wii U along with some new factions.

Technobabylon (PC): A brand new IP, Technobabylon is an intriguing, mysterious old-school adventure game with a strong cyberpunk setting.

May 22

Puzzle & Dragons Z / Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Edition (3DS): A two-for-one package that brings the puzzle-RPG hybrid to North America in both traditional format and a Super Mario Bros-themed version.

May 26

Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX (3DS): The DS family of systems are very well-suited to rhythm games, and SEGA is bringing you another entry in its vocal Hastsune Mike series.

Magicka 2 (PS4, PC): A sequel to the hit top-down RPG, which focuses on cooperative play and a whole bunch of spell-casting.

Ultra Street Fighter IV (PS4): Another updated version of the popular fourth title, this edition brings new characters and fighting mechanics to the game. Ultra Street Fighter IV is already available on PC, PS3, and Xbox 360.

May 29

Splatoon (Wii U): Nintendo's third-person ink shooter will arrive at the tail-end of the month, giving players a chance to have some colorful, family-friendly fun.

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