As we enter the year of the dragon according to the Chinese zodiac, we have a week full of new game releases to look forward to, although none of them are unfortunately dragon themed. This week's AAA release has a more caribbean theme and has been a long time coming. As for the remaining releases, we're looking at a dash of phobia, banishment, some insight, dwarves, colonisation and a dark town.Skull & Bones
/ This week's AAA release / Friday 16 February
Enter the perilous world of Skull and Bones, a co-op pirate open world action RPG experience, to become the most infamous pirate kingpin. Engage in thrilling naval battles, craft a variety of unique ships, forge unlikely alliances as you overcome the odds, and bring mayhem on the seas. Be part of an immersive world that introduces new challenges and features every season Lightphobe
/ Monday 12 February
Invulnerable in the night, the cunning and insidious inhabitants of darkness have come to wipe out all of humankind. Join forces to confront them. Lightphobe is a hardcore asymmetrical co-op shooter where those who work together win together. Banishers: Ghosts of New Eden
/ Tuesday 13 February
In New Eden, 1695, communities of settlers are plagued by a dreadful curse. As Banishers, step into their lives, investigate the source of evil, unravel chilling mysteries, explore diverse landscapes, and interact with unforgettable characters whose fate lies in your hands. Banishers: Ghosts of New Eden is an all-new title crafted by renowned studio DON'T NOD, known for their acclaimed titles such as Life is Strange and Vampyr. Islands of Insight
/ Tuesday 13 February
Welcome to Islands of Insight: a sublime shared-world puzzle game set in a fantasy realm of ancient wonders and natural beauty. Brimming with mysterious puzzles to solve, secrets to uncover, and vibrant landscapes to explore, this peaceful world of floating islands is the perfect place to unwind. Embark on a puzzle adventure of your choice, all at your own pace. Deep Rock Galactic: Survivor
/ Wednesday 14 February
Deep Rock Galactic: Survivor is a single player survivor-like auto-shooter. Wield the full arsenal of Deep Rock Galactic, take on hordes of lethal aliens, mine riches, and unlock powerful upgrades. It's one dwarf against all of Planet Hoxxes! Colonize
/ Thursday 15 February
Colonize is a combination of survival game and building strategy that takes place during the colonization period - the 17th century. It tells the story of a settlement in the New World and all the difficulties encountered by the early settlers. Recolit
/ Friday 16 February
Your spaceship crashes, and you find yourself in a dark town that looks just like any other, but that has something different about it. Its people go about their daily lives as if nothing was off, even though the sky above their heads is always black.
The Skull & Bones game made me laugh when they said you become the pirate 'kingpin'.