Heavyshelf Select is a series of articles that curates and chooses games based on their quality in art style, gameplay, depth, innovations in gaming mechanics, and even value. September has a decent variety in games ranging from real-time strategy, turn-based strategy, sports, roguelike co-op, and action-adventure.
Iron Harvest | September 1
Iron Harvest is a Real Time Strategy game set in an alternate history after the Great War in 1920+. Take control of Dieselpunk Mechs of varying sizes and devastation in singleplayer, co-op campaigns, skirmishes, and competitive multiplayer. Instead of having to scramble to see who can click faster Iron Harvest gives you time to develop a strategy with a wide range of tactics. The game features dozens of different units, destructible environments, basebuilding, and 3 different factions to choose from.
Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2 | September 4
The legend is back in this long-awaited remaster of the cult phenomenon that is Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater. Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2 will be a complete HD remaster that brings back the entire roster, much of the original music, new music, Create-a-Park, and Create-a-Skater, and Multiplayer modes.
Star Renegades | September 8
Star Renegades is a challenging Rogue-lite RPG where you can fight with interrupts, counters, and combos in a fast paced, tactical turn-based timeline system. Featuring beautifully fluid gameplay and artwork set across procedurally generated dungeons pitting you against unique, procedullary generated Adversaries that evolve as you fight.
Unrailed | September 23
Unrailed is a co-op rogue-like multiplayer game where you build a railway track across endless procedurally generated worlds. It’ll take teamwork to keep your train from derailing. A variety of obstacles and inhabitants can get in your way while your gathering resources to lay down track for the railway. If your train gets derailed you have to start over at the very beginning.
Mafia Definitive Edition | September 25
Mafia Definitive Edition is more of a top to bottom remake than it is an HD remaster. Live the life of a gangster during the prohibition era as you play as Tommy Angelo, a cab driver turned mafiaso, living in the city of Lost Heaven. Completely updated gameplay mechanics with better shooting, driving, updated facial animations, new dialogue, as well as a rerecording of the original score that will have you fully immersed into living a life of organized crime.