Video game releases: Street Fighter 30th Anniversary, Yoku's Island Express, Moonlighter


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  • Wednesday, 30 May 2018

Serve customers by day and sever monsters by night in Moonlighter. — AFP Relaxnews

Strong reviews greet Moonlighter, Yoku's Island Express and the Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection, while the Sega Genesis Classics collection gathers 53 games together, the acclaimed Owlboy gains a physical retail release on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch, and survival horror Agony sends players through a bubonic hellscape.

Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection
For PS4, Switch, XBO, PC
From May 29

A dozen entries in the iconic fighting game franchise reworked for contemporary computers and consoles, beginning with the humble Street Fighter and including online versus and training modes for SFII: Hyper Fighting, Super SF II: Turbo, SF Alpha 3 and SF III: 3rd Strike. Ultra Street Fighter IV was offered as a pre-order incentive so may be part of post-release plans.
streetfighter.com/street-fighter-30th-anniversary-collection

Yoku's Island Express
For PS4, Switch
From May 29

A jump'n'run adventure where the main character is pretty much a live pinball who gets around by bouncing off flippers, bumpers and other objects. At retail from June 19.
yokusislandexpress.com

Moonlighter
For PS4, Switch, PC, XBO, Mac, Linux
From May 29

Work two jobs as a family shopkeeper and, in secret, an adventurer delving deep into dungeons that are different every time.
moonlighterthegame.com

Sega Genesis Classics (aka Sega Mega Drive Classics)
For PS4, PC, XBO
From May 29

Some 53 games from Sega's extensive back catalogue, including Sonic The Hedgehog, Golden Axe, Altered Beast, Gunstar Heroes, ToeJam & Earl and Wonder Boy In Monster World.
genesisclassics.sega.com

Agony
For PS4, PC, XBO
From May 29
Gruesome and distinctive product of a successful Kickstarter campaign, this survival horror sends players into the depths of hell on a violent mission.
agonygame.com

Owlboy
For PS4, Switch
From May 29

Now arriving at retail for PS4 and Switch, this supremely well-received small studio game, in which an avian boy endeavors to save his home village from interfering pirates, takes inspiration by Super Mario Bros. 3 and The Legend Of Zelda: Link's Awakening.
owlboygame.com
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