Looking for some fun this August? Check out our family-friendly video game release calendar! We’ve got all the best games for kids of all ages. Whether you’re into action, adventure, or puzzle games, we’ve got something for everyone. So get ready to have some fun!

Family-Friendly Video Game Calendar

South of the Circle 

PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC

August 3

South of the Circle is an upcoming adventure game, set in Antarctica in the year 1911, and follows the story of explorer Simon Collier as he seeks to uncover the secrets of a lost expedition. South of the Circle is a point-and-click adventure game, which means that players will be able to interact with the environment and solve puzzles in order to progress.

Turbo Golf Racing 

Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, PC

August 4

Turbo Golf Racing returns players to the familiar and frantic format of multiplayer arcade golf. This time, however, the fairways are covered with obstacles and Kart Racer power-ups and players will have to use their wits and clubs to make it to the green in one piece. With a variety of game modes, including a story-driven campaign, Turbo Golf Racing promises hours of fun for golf fans and newcomers alike.

Two Point Campus

 PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC

August 9

Two Point Campus is the latest game from Two Point Studios, and it’s a campus building simulator that lets you build the school of your dreams. The game is set in the fictional town of Two Point, and you’ll be able to build and manage your own campus, complete with dorms, classrooms, and other buildings. You’ll also be able to hire staff, recruit students, and decorate your campus to make it look just the way you want.

Lost in Play

Switch, PC

August 10

In Lost in Play, gamers take on the role of a young girl named Maya who finds herself transported to a strange world where she must use her wits to find her way home. The game is set in a colorful and vibrant world, and it’s up to the player to help Maya navigate through its many puzzles and challenges. Lost in Play looks to be a unique and enjoyable gaming experience. Definitely worth keeping an eye on!


PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC

August 11

Rumbleverse is a multiplayer arena brawler that pits up to four players against each other in fast-paced battles. Choose from a diverse roster of characters, each with their own unique abilities and playstyles. Then duke it out in a variety of arenas, ranging from medieval castles to futuristic cityscapes. With its accessible yet deep gameplay, Rumbleverse is perfect for both casual and competitive gamers.

Marvel’s Spider-Man


August 12 

The original Spider-Man on PS4 was our Game of the Year. This is a PC port with all sorts of graphical bells and whistles. If you haven’t played the original release and have a PC powerful enough to take advantage of the update, then this is a must-own.

Blossom Tales 2: The Minotaur Prince

Switch, PC

August 16

Blossom Tales 2: The Minotaur Prince is a charming sequel to the original Blossom Tales. In this game, you play as Lily, a young knight who sets out on a quest to save her kingdom from the evil Minotaur Prince. The game is full of cute characters and lively scenery, and the gameplay is simple and fun. We were big fans of the original, so this is high on our lists right now.

Cursed to Golf 

PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC

August 18

In Cursed to Golf, players take on the role of a cursed golfer who is stuck in a never-ending loop of golfing torment. Along the way, players will encounter various power-ups and items that can help them overcome the curse. Cursed to Golf is a fun and challenging game that is perfect for any fan of golf or platforming games.

RPG Time: The Legend of Wright 


August 18

RPG time is a very cool action RPG that combines all sorts of different art styles. I’ve written a handful of descriptions and none of them do it justice. So… here is a video to show you what it looks like.

Madden NFL 23 

PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC

August 19

Madden NFL 23 is the latest installment in the long-running football video game franchise. As with previous games in the series, Madden NFL 23 lets players take control of their favorite teams and compete against friends or AI opponents. One of the biggest improvements has come to the Face of the Franchise mode. Instead of being a rookie, you play as a 5th-year veteran. This is a significant change, but a welcome one as your player is higher ranked and the context for your activities changes since you’re established in the league. Additionally, Madden NFL 23 features a number of improvements to gameplay and visual graphics, making it the most immersive football gaming experience yet. Whether you’re a diehard fan of the series or just getting into it, Madden NFL 23 is sure to please.

Pac-Man World Re-Pac 

PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC

August 26

Who doesn’t love Pac-Man? The original arcade game was released in 1980 and quickly became a global phenomenon. Over the years, there have been many different Pac-Man games released, but none quite like Pac-Man World Re-Pac. This new game is a full remake of the original Pac-Man World, and it’s coming to PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC on August 26.

So what’s new in Pac-Man World Re-Pac? For starters, the game has been completely modernized with HD graphics and 60fps gameplay. The controls have also been updated so that you can play with either a controller or keyboard and mouse. In addition, there are now four difficulty levels to choose from, making the game accessible to players of all skill levels. And of course, no Pac-Man game would be complete without ghosts! In this new version of the game, you’ll be able to choose from four different ghost characters, each with their own unique abilities.

Destroy All Humans 2: Reprobed 

PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, PC

August 30

The wait is finally over! “Destroy All Humans 2: Reprobed” will be released on August 30th for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, and PC. The game picks up where the first one left off, with Crypto 126 crash-landing on Earth and having to rebuild his ship. However, this time around there are new challenges to face, including an all-new enemy faction. In addition, the game will feature updated graphics and gameplay mechanics, making it the ultimate “Destroy All Humans 2” experience. So mark your calendars and get ready to blast some humans!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowabunga Collection 

PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC)

August 30

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are back and they’re looking better than ever in their new 4K remaster, The Cowabunga Collection. This collection includes all four of the classic TMNT games, updated for current-gen consoles with better graphics, faster performance, and all-new features. You’ll be able to team up with your friends in local co-op or online multiplayer, and there’s even a new mode called “Turtle Power” that allows you to play as one of the Turtles’ friends or foes. Whether you’re a long-time fan of the franchise or just getting into it, The Cowabunga Collection is a must-have. So grab your pizza and get ready to shell out some serious ninja action!


PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC

August 30

Tinykin is an adorably animated Pikmin-like puzzle game. You play as a scientist named Milo who finds himself in a massive house that has been frozen in time. You explore the house and collect Tinykin (Pikmin-like critters) that have different powers to help solve puzzles.

What do you think? Sound off in the comments and let us know your That’s it for our video game release calendar! We hope you find something that your family can enjoy. Which is your favorite? Sound off in the comments and let us know your thoughts! And don’t forget to check out our other posts for more great gaming content.

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By Stephen Duetzmann

Editor in Chief Founder/EiC EngagedFamilyGaming.com Blogger, Podcaster, Video Host RE: games that families can play together. Editor@engagedfamilygaming.com

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