PlayStation Now's Games for August Include Nier: Automata

PlayStation Now's Games for August Include Nier: Automata

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Games discussed: , Ghostrunner, Undertale

PlayStation Now's August lineup has been revealed. 

On the PlayStation Blog, the games coming to PlayStation Now in August were announced. All three games will be available starting August 3rd. The first game is Nier: Automata. In this action-RPG, alien invaders attacked without warning, unleashing machine lifeforms. In order to fight back, the YoRHa squad was formed, a new breed of android infantry. Gamers will play as 2B and 9S as they battle to reclaim an overrun dystopia. Automata features high-speed combat that developer PlatinumGames is known for. Nier: Automata will be available on PlayStation Now until November 1st.

The second game coming to PlayStation Now this month is Ghostrunner. In Ghostrunner, players will wield a blade and perform amazing parkour feats as they battle their way up a megastructure city. Gamers will slice enemies with their monomolecular katana, dodge bullets with superhuman reflexes, and use a variety of specialized techniques to succeed. Players will have to use their superior mobility to survive as the game does feature one-hit one-kill mechanics. Combat is fast and intense in this nerve-ending dance with death. 

The final game that will be coming to PlayStation Now in August is Undertale. Undertale is a top-down adventure that has players control a human who falls underground into a world of monsters. They must find their way out or be trapped there forever. this RPG is full of strange and delightful characters for players to encounter. Violence is not always the only answer in Undertale. Every enemy can be defeated nonviolently. Players choose how they wish to play, and must make decisions that will shape their adventure. 

PlayStation Now allows gamers to stream hundreds of PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation 4 games on their consoles and PCs. Gamers can play as much as they want, save their progress, and continue playing on any device. There are also over 300 PlayStation 4 games that can be downloaded to consoles, and can be played in 4K resolution on the PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 Pro. 

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I have been playing video games for as long as I can remember. I am a huge fan of JRPGs, though I also enjoy fighters. I have been writing about video games for a few years now. If it has a great story, I am sure that I will dig it.