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Games of May 2013 – PC, PlayStation 3, Wii U, Xbox 360 and More!

Metro Last Light
Coming after a lighter release schedule in April, May 2013 continues the trend with even sparser games offerings.

Even with its relatively meager showings,the games in the month of May span most genres and gaming platforms. Alas PS Vita is the only plaform without any games getting released in this month.

There is still fair amount of variety at hand this month as May 2013 not only features download only games like Far Cry3: Blood Dragon, Fez and Call of Juarez: Gunslinger but is also home to highly anticipated games like Metro: Last Light, Fuse and Grid 2.

So without further ado, here are all the games being released in the month of May, broken down with respect Platforms, Release Date and Genre for each game as well as added brief description for anticipated releases.

Games of May 2013

For your ease, the games are segmented according to weeks of release. Though please note that the 1st week includes the first four days of the month. Furthermore, as is the case with all official timelines, the Release Dates mentioned are subject to change.

Games of May: Week #1 (1st to 11th May)

Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon

  • Platforms: PC, PS3 & Xbox 360
  • Release Date: 30th April 2013 (PSN; North America), 1st May 2013 (PSN; Europe) & 1st Mat 2013 (Win & XBLA)
  • Genre: FPS

Game Description: A standalone expansion for the critically acclaimed Far Cry 3, Blood Dragon features a setting which is quite different from the original game. In it players are given the reigns of eye-patched cyborg; Sergent Rex ‘Power’ Colt who has to wade through enemies in a post-apocalyptic world of the future.

Fez

  • Platforms: PC
  • Release Date: 1st May 2013
  • Genre: Puzzle/Platformer

Might & Magic Heroes VI

  • Platforms: PC
  • Release Date: 2nd May 2013
  • Genre: SRPG

Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director’s Cut

  • Platforms: WiiU
  • Release Date: 7th May 2013
  • Genre: Action RPG

Mario and Donkey Kong: Minis on the Move

  • Platforms: 3DS
  • Release Date: 9th May 2013
  • Genre: Platformer

Games of May: Week #2 (12th to 18th May)

Metro: Last Light

  • Platforms: PC, PS3 & Xbox 360
  • Release Date: 14th May 2013
  • Genre: FPS

Game Description:Formally known as Metro 2034, Last Light is a sequel to Metro 2033 and will feature first person shooting action coupled with survival horror elements. Boasting new technology, the game aims to set new graphical standard for the PC platform.

Mega Man 5

  • Platforms: 3DS
  • Release Date: 16th May 2013
  • Genre: Platformer

Games of May: Week #3 (19th to 25th May)

Fast & Furious: Showdown

  • Platforms: PC, PS3, WiiU & Xbox 360
  • Release Date: 21st May 2013
  • Genre: Racing

Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes

  • Platforms: WiiU
  • Release Date: 21st May 2013
  • Genre: Open World Adventure

Resident Evil: Revelations

  • Platforms: PC, PS3, WiiU & Xbox 360
  • Release Date: 21st May 2013 (North America), 23rd May 2013 (Japan & Australia) & 24th May 2013 (Europe)
  • Genre: Survival Horror

Game Description: Often called the true current gen Resident Evil game, Revelations was released on 3DS in 2012 to an almost unanimous critical acclaim. Now coming to the Home Consoles, Revelation deviates from the action packed nature of Resident Evil 5 and 6 and goes back to the roots of the franchise to deliver a contemporary survival horror gameplay.

Call of Juarez: Gunslinger

  • Platforms: PC, PS3 & Xbox 360
  • Release Date: 22nd May 2013
  • Genre: FPS

The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing

  • Platforms: PC & Xbox 360
  • Release Date: 22nd May 2013
  • Genre: Action RPG

Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D

  • Platforms: 3DS
  • Release Date: 24th May 2013 (North America & Europe) & 25th May 2013 (Australia)
  • Genre: Platformer

Game Description: Donkey Kong Country Returns was initially released on the Wii in 2010 and featured the duo of Donkey and Diddy Kong after 14years of hiatus of the DKC series. The critically acclaimed 2D adventure now turns portable as it makes its way to the 3DS this month.

Games of May: Week #4 (26th to 31st May)

Fuse

  • Platforms: PS3 & Xbox 360
  • Release Date: 28th May 2013 (North America) & 31st May 2013 (Europe)
  • Genre: Action

Game Description: Fuse is a new IP developed by the creators of Ratchet & Clank series as well as the Resistance franchise. The game is set in near future and will feature four player co-op action utilizing futuristic weapons, the likes of which have been seen in Insomniac’s past games.

Grid 2

  • Platforms: PC, PS3 & Xbox 360
  • Release Date: 28th May 2013 (North America) & 31st May 2013 (Europe)
  • Genre: Racing

Game Description: Sequel to the award winning racing game of 2008, Grid 2 will include “TrueFeel”system, which aims to achieve optimum balance between realism and gaming accessibility and will include real life tracks from U.A.E, France, United States and more.

Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Sages and Oracle of Seasons

  • Platforms: 3DS
  • Release Date: 30th May 2013 (North America & Europe)
  • Genre: Action RPG

Leisure Suit Larry: Reloaded

  • Platforms: Android, iOs, PC, PS3 & Xbox 360
  • Release Date: 31st May 2013 (North America)
  • Genre: Adventure

Painkiller: Hell & Damnation

  • Platforms: PS3 & Xbox 360
  • Release Date: 31st May 2013
  • Genre: FPS

Kinetic Void

  • Platforms: PC
  • Release Date: 31st May 2013
  • Genre: Space Action Sim

That is it, all the games that the month of May has to offer in the year of 2013. Have a wonderful time choosing, purchasing and gaming.