A Very There are tons of video games coming out every month, even during slow months like July. If you have given the game release calendar a thwap With the old broom, some huge AAA-level games would likely fall to the ground like an anvil. They’ll spawn a cloud that will fuel the arrival of smaller games – potentially great games, even from developers you may have heard of and new indie creators. Like, some that might actually belong on your GOTY list.
We don’t want these games to die out (and you probably want to know about them, right?), so each month we’re launching some notable games you should know about. Stay tuned at the end of every month for our next batch of video game deep cuts.
disney illusion island
It’s hard to consider anything Disney-related to be a deep part of the game nowadays, but disney illusion island Definitely revives. It is a 2D side scrolling platformer that can be played alone or locally with up to three other people. The game features a gorgeous animated style, bringing to life traditional characters like Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy.
If you enjoy games like ramen legendsThe Mario 2D title, and other platformers, looks like it’ll be worth checking out when it launches exclusively on Nintendo Switch on July 28.
Oxenfree 2: Lost Signal
direct sequel to bull freeAn indie hit from early 2016, which has just been launched. Oxenfree 2: Lost Signal is set five years after its predecessor, and feels bigger and more mysterious than before, while retaining its distinctive graphical and narrative style that is recognizable from the jump.
I’m especially interested in trying out its radio frequency tuning mechanic, which, unlike real FM and AM radio waves, can alter the environment to help you solve puzzles. ridiculous? A little, but it looks very clever. Oxenfree 2: Lost Signal Now available on multiple platforms including PlayStation, Switch, PC, Mac. Lastly, it’s available on iOS and Android via a Netflix ad-free subscription (Netflix owns the game’s developer, Night School Studios).
Formerly Stuck as Google Stadia Exclusive, Now-Defunct Cloud Game Streaming Service ‘Tequila Works’ gilt Now available on wide consoles including PlayStation, Xbox and PC.
Although it borrows themes from games intended for mature audiences, gilt Looks like it’s more suited for kids Alan Wake And last of us, while still letting you creep around with a flashlight, avoid monsters, and get stealth kills. However, I don’t want to sell it for less; gilt Looks so scary! If you’re looking for a scary adventure, this might be worth a look.
viewfinder One of those puzzle games whose footage is almost immediately adorable to watch, let alone play. It’s a game where you move through the environment by solving puzzles, but the solution is always the same: to line up a picture in exactly the right way. Sometimes, a photo has to be placed in an obvious place to fill in the blank. Most of the time, you’ll need to get creative, rotating photos to create paths where paths don’t exist.
If you like meditation puzzle games, including modern classics like superliminal And Witnesscheck out viewfinder On July 18 for PlayStation 5 and PC.
In most cooking video games, you more or less know what you’re doing. Venba Presenting something different. It’s definitely a cooking game, but it also delves very deeply into a specific culture. The story focuses on a family that migrated from Tamil Nadu to Canada in the 80s. In some parts of the game, you take on the role of a mother trying to revive lost family recipes to give her husband and son a taste of home country. Branching dialogue adds more soul here than your average cooking game.
Venba Coming to PlayStation 5, Xbox Switch and PC on July 31st.
The Expanse: A Telltale Series
Telltale Games is back in a big way. Its first major project since being revived is based on a game SpreadThe popular space drama show from Amazon Prime Video, which itself is based on the book series by James SA Corey.
fans of Telltale Games’ greatest hits, including the walking dead, stories from the borderlands, and others have a lot to get excited about. If you’ve seen the trailer above, you can probably tell that the studio’s game and graphics engines have been vastly improved to make it look more realistic and atmospheric.
If it’s anything like the studio’s past work, expect an engrossing, decision-based story that you won’t forget. The Expanse: A Telltale Series Available July 27 on PlayStation, Xbox and PC.
Double Dragon Gaiden: Rise of the Dragons
Classic Beat-Em-Up double Dragon The franchise is back with a brand new entry, Double Dragon Gaiden: Rise of the Dragon, It is being made in part by Arc System Works, which also launched the original version in the late 1980s. Developers Secret Base and Modus are bringing it to life.
Obviously, a lot has changed since the 80s in terms of game design. Gaiden: Rise of the Dragon that sounds like. Thus, it has more depth in its visuals as well as gameplay. You earn cash by fighting enemies and mini-bosses with which you can upgrade your character’s fighting abilities. It looks to be a good time!
mr run and jump
Protect your eyes, but also take a close look in this new neon filled game mr run and jump, It’s a fully baked version of the 2021 homebrew title that was made in the style of Atari 2600 games, and ironically Atari is publishing it with developer Graphite Labs.
As the name implies, you do a lot of running and jumping through levels that look like my worst levels super mario maker Nightmares come alive. Although its neon style won’t appeal to everyone, the high contrast visuals will make running fast in the game a lot smoother than in Mario games. The title is launching on July 25 for all modern platforms including PlayStation, Xbox, Switch and PC.