Don't miss these new game trailers in our recap of last week featuring rally racer WRC 8, big gunned Gears 5, and retro beat 'em up River City Girls as well as cat puzzler Inbento, RPG Little Town Hero and old age reminiscence Before I Forget.
WRC8 Launch Trailer
Out now for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC
Simulation and accessibility in one package, the latest and best WRC car-rallying game from French studio Kylotonn, which took over the series with WRC 5. Released to a selection of strong review scores, with PlayStation Lifestyle, Eurogamer, Spaziogames and Game Revolution among those most well impressed at how close to Dirt Rally 2.0 the franchise has become.
River City Girls
Out now for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC
The boys from classic beat 'em up River City Ransom have gone and got themselves in a spot of bother, and it's up to their girlfriends to rescue them. Cue a retro-style martial arts mission to wade through gangs of enemies, even recruiting some to your side.
Gears 5 Launch Trailer
Chainsaw guns are back! This new Gears Of War game shortens its title but expands on a thumping, action-oriented vision that includes a graphical overhaul, a bigger campaign, a larger and more open world to traverse, and both new and improved game modes. Released to a very strong reception, available as part of the Xbox Game Pass subscription scheme or as a separate purchase. The trailer features a cover of Fleetwood Mac's The Chain as sung by Evanescence's Amy Lee.
Out now on iOS and Android
Move cubes of rice, vegetables, fish and meat to match the recipe book's pattern over the course of 100+ levels, unrolling a cute story about cats and parenthood.
Little Town Hero
Out Oct 16 for Nintendo Switch
Made by the Pokémon franchise studio with a soundtrack from Undertale developer Toby Fox, this adventure does have fantastical Pokémon-style creatures – but they're giant-size and not all that friendly, so it's time to find out why they're bothering the town and solve the mystery once and for all.
Before I Forget
Coming soon to Mac and PC
A game about what it's like to live with dementia. Interact with objects that trigger specific memories, piece together fading and jumbled recollections, and gradually come to understand the mystery, love, and story of Sunita's life. – AFP Relaxnews