By Matt Peckham
June 23, 2017

A few weeks ago the notion of a classic but modernized and fully realized Metroid game would have seemed chimerical. Yet here we are, just a few months shy of Metroid: Samus Returns, a reimagined version of the similarly titled 1991 Game Boy adventure.

The entire summer’s games lineup feels unusually robust, from Splatoon 2‘s eSports-angled, ink-splashed madness or Uncharted: The Lost Legacy‘s fortune-hunting antics, to Pyre‘s curious action-roleplaying inversions and Tacoma‘s evocative exploration-driven enticements.

Here’s a look at some of the biggest games for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, the Nintendo Switch and 3DS due over the next four months, from June 20 to September 22.

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