Top 20 Most Anticipated PS4 Games Coming This May

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PS4 users will be treated to over 20 new games this May.  Farpoint, Guardians of The Galaxy: The Telltale Series and Injustice 2 are a few i'm most excited for.  

May 2: Marvel's Guardians of The Galaxy: The Telltale Series


A brand new story of the universe’s unlikeliest heroes: Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax, Rocket, and Groot. Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series is a five-part episodic series. Players take on multiple roles within the ragtag band of heroes, and take the pilot's seat in directing their escapades around the universe. - MetaCritic

May 2: Portal Knights


Portal Knights drops you into a world with dozens of randomly generated environments, and each has their own unique enemies to fight, treasures to collect, and resources to mine. - Playstation

May 2: GNOG


GNOG is a 3D puzzle game set in a tactile world of toys and secrets. Point, click, grab, poke, spin, pull, and play with uniquely charming monster heads, and explore the hidden worlds inside them from your couch, or face-to-face in stunning PlayStation VR. - MetaCritic

May 2nd: Nioh ‘Dragon of the North’


"Nioh" Dragon of the North PS4 DLC will bring in new weapon types, scenarios, characters, guardian spirits, Yokai, and Stages. Koei Tecmo reveals the description of The Dragon of the North as 'venture deep into Japan's embattled Northern provinces'. - Droid Report

May 5: Prey


You awaken aboard Talos I, a space station orbiting the moon in the year 2032. You are the key subject in an experiment meant to change humanity forever – but things have gone terribly wrong. The space station has been overrun by hostile aliens and you are now being hunted.  - MetaCritic

May 9th: Birthdays The Beginning 

Rock, Paper, Shotgun

A garden game in which players create cube-shaped worlds that give rise to diverse and unique lifeforms. Shape the geography and alter the temperature of each world to create the conditions for life and witness the birth of an entire ecosystem! - Steam 

May 16th: Akiba's Beat


Akiba's Beat is a modern-day satirical spin on a classic Japanese RPG formula. Set in a true-to-life recreation of Tokyo's Akihabara ward ("Akiba" for short), players will take control of a party of characters led by protagonist Asahi Tachibana as they seek to rid the town of anything out of sync with reality. - Gamestop

May 16th: The Surge


Set in a heavily dystopian future as Earth nears the end of its life, those who remain in the overpopulated cities must work to survive as social programs become saturated by an ageing population and increasing environmental diseases. - MetaCritic

May 16: Farpoint


A PlayStation VR exclusive, Farpoint is an unnerving space adventure set on a hostile alien world. After crash landing you must fight to survive as you explore and uncover the planet’s secrets. - MetaCritic

May 16: Don't Starve: Mega Pack


Set out on your own for a classic game of uncompromising wilderness survival in singleplayer Don’t Starve (complete with desert islands and roving giants!), or gather up to six friends and pop into Don’t Starve: Together for an all-new experience with unique items, character skins, resource variants and more! - Playstation

May 16: INJUSTICE 2 

INJUSTICE 2 allows you to equip every iconic character with unique and powerful gear earned throughout the game. Experience an unprecedented level of control over how your favorite characters look, how they fight, and how they develop across a huge variety of game modes. This is your super Hero. Your Journey. Your Injustice. - MetaCritic

May 23: Summon Night 6: Lost Borders​


The game takes place in the world of Fillujah, a world where all people have their own flying companion creature. The core three characters of the cast, Raj, Amu, and Ist, are all original characters, though the game plot involves them meeting up with suddenly-appearing strangers, who actually make up of character from prior Summon Night entries. - Wikipedia

May 23: Samurai Warriors: Spirit of Sanada


An epic story that delves deeply into the life of Yukimura Sanada. From his early days of watching his father Masayuki and determining his goals to his heroic end at the Siege of Ōsaka, the entire life of Yukimura Sanada is fully depicted. As the dramatic story unfolds, Yukimura and company will grow and mature, and their appearances will change as well. - 

May 26: RiME

The story of a boy who must use his wits and ingenuity to survive - and ultimately escape from - a mysterious island and a terrible curse. - MetaCritic

May 26: Guilty Gear Xrd: Rev 2


The award-winning classic returns with new characters, extra story modes, additional stages and gameplay rebalances to make it an essential fighter for gamers of all types. - Gamasutra

May 30: Star Trek: Bridge Crew


Developed specifically for VR, Star Trek: Bridge Crew is the only game to offer a true-to-life level of immersion in the Star Trek universe, where- as officers of the Federation- every action and decision you make together will determine the fate of your ship and crew. - MetaCritic

May 30: Redout


Redout is a tribute to the old racing monsters such as F-Zero, WipeOut, Rollcage, and POD. It is designed to be an uncompromising, fast, tough and satisfying driving experience, soaked in that vertigo that stands at the core of the arcade racing genre. - MetaCritic

May 31: Sonic Mania

Sonic Retro

Sonic Mania brings fans back into the 2D world of platform games with nostalgic pixel-style art and core classic gameplay by reimagining iconic Zones and Acts from Sonic The Hedgehog, Sonic The Hedgehog 2, Sonic CD and Sonic The Hedgehog 3 and Knuckles. - Playstation

May 31: Dark Rose Valkyrie


1929 - It was the year of the outbreak. In masses, normal people were transforming into inhuman creatures called Chimeras. The cause: a mysterious virus brought to earth by a meteorite, known as the Black Garnet, which crashed there long ago. - MetaCritic


Experience SUPERBEAT: XONiC, the new music game sensation that's bound to have you on the edge of your seat! Enjoy the stunning visuals and effects as you play your way through over 50 unique songs and unlock tons of hidden rewards and items! - MetaCritic

There you have it.  20 of the top games coming to PS4 in May. Which ones are on your list?  

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