Game releases of the week: Crash 4, ‘Star Wars: Squadrons’ and more


Super Mario Bros. 35 and Spelunky 2 are also among the game releases of the week coming to PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC


Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time e Star Wars: Squadrons are among the highlights of the game releases of the week, which arrive for PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC.

Besides these, Super Mario Bros. 35 and another three titles arrive on the platforms between this Monday (28) and Sunday (4). In all, six games will be released this week.

Check out more details about the stories and gameplay of all the games that will be released this week below:

Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time (PS4 e Xbox One – 2 de outubro)

The new game is a direct continuation of Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped (1998), which is a favorite among fans of the original franchise trilogy.

Like its predecessors, Crash 4 is a 3D platform game, which alternates between a Crash / Coco back view and a Sonic-like 2D view.

In the scenarios, the character can destroy the boxes to get Wumpa Fruits while avoiding getting close to the ones that say TNT or Nitro. That is, the gameplay is very similar to that of the original trilogy.

Crash 4 scene, which is among the game releases of the week
‘Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time’ brings new type of mask

The main novelty in the game is the Quantum Masks. Each of the four masks brings unique skills that allow for creative solutions to platform challenges.

The fourth central game in the Crash Bandicoot franchise is developed by Toys for Bob, which is also responsible for the remastering of the classic trilogy. The distributor of the new game is Activision.

Star Wars: Squadrons (PS4, Xbox One e PC – 2 de outubro)

The new game in the Star Wars franchise, developed by EA, brings frantic battles between spaceships. In addition to reaching PS4, Xbox One and PC (via Origin, Steam and Epic Games Store), the game will have cross-play between platforms.

Star Wars: Squadrons bet on nostalgia for classic games in the franchise, such as Star Wars: Rogue Squadron. Developed by the studio Motive, the game puts players in the cockpits of the New Republic and the Galactic Empire. In the first person, you need to shoot down enemy ships and fulfill other objectives.

Scene from Star Wars: Squadrons, which is among the games releases of the week
‘Star Wars: Squadrons’ puts you inside the spaceships of the Republic and the Empire and is part of the game releases of the week

The game offers eight ships (four for the Republic and four for the Empire) and works with an energy distribution system. In this system, it is possible to keep everything level or to enhance the ship systems (shields, engines or weapons).

Super Mario Bros. 35 (Switch – October 1)

Now even Mario has a battle royale. This, in this case, supports matches with up to 35 players. The goal is basically to be the last Mario standing.

Nintendo announced the game during Nintendo Direct, an event held in early September. This edition was special because it paid homage to the first Mario game, released in 1985.

Super Mario Bros. 35 is an exclusive offer for Nintendo Switch Online service members and will be available between October 1, 2020 and March 31, 2021.

Spelunky 2 (PC – 29 de setembro)

Mossmouth’s new platform game is a direct sequel to the first, created by Derek Yu, and arrives for PC on Stream. Spelunky 2 brings Ana, who is the daughter of the explorer of the first game, and her friends.

The group embarks on a mission to discover the secrets of the immense (and dangerous) underground caves of the Moon. The game features challenging scenarios, fantastic creatures and hidden treasures.

Besides that, Spelunky 2 it has phases that are randomly generated and change layout when your character dies, destructible environments and “online caves”, which can be explored by up to four players.

Warsaw (PS4, Switch e Xbox One – a partir de 29 de setembro)

The RPG set in World War II arrives on PS4 this Tuesday (29), Nintendo Switch on Wednesday (1st) and Xbox One on Thursday (02).

The context of the game, developed by the Gaming Company and Pixelated Milk, is the Warsaw Uprising, which took place in Poland, against the Nazis, in 1944.

Warsaw takes the player to lead the Polish resistance, recruiting and managing fighters. In RPG, deaths are permanent and affect endurance.

Ys Origin (Switch – 1º de outubro)

The last of the game releases of the week was developed by Nihon Falcom, and arrives on Nintendo Switch in partnership with Limited Run Games.

The RPG story begins with a devastating demonic invasion, which causes twin goddesses to use their magic to take the inhabitants of the legendary Ys to heaven, where they will be safe.

Meanwhile, demons work to build the Demon Tower and reach the new human sanctuary. And the goddesses disappear. As Yunica Tovah, a powerful warrior, or Hugo Fact, a cunning wizard, the player must search for the goddesses in the Demon Tower to protect Ys.

Ys Origin offers three playable characters and three game modes (story, Time Attack and Arena Mode).

Did you enjoy the game releases of the week? Then take a look at this list of the best indie games of September too!


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