There’s currently a massive heat wave sweeping through the United States. And that’s a great reason to stay inside, crank up the air conditioning, and play some new video games before the summer comes to a close.

The highlights for this month’s releases include an indie game starring a possessed lamb, a revival of an open world crime franchise, a continuation of an iconic sports series, and a comprehensive collection of every old school TMNT game. And the free games this month are some real gems, too; Playstation Plus alone includes two titles that made our Top 10 Video Games of 2020.

Here is your video game news roundup for August 2022.