action adventure – Great Mum Adventure http://greatmumadventure.com/ Sat, 26 Mar 2022 19:50:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://greatmumadventure.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/great.png action adventure – Great Mum Adventure http://greatmumadventure.com/ 32 32 Tunic review: A beautiful love letter to classic adventure games https://greatmumadventure.com/tunic-review-a-beautiful-love-letter-to-classic-adventure-games/ Wed, 16 Mar 2022 17:00:10 +0000 https://greatmumadventure.com/tunic-review-a-beautiful-love-letter-to-classic-adventure-games/ At some point video games stopped including instruction manuals and we were worse off. Not only could they fill in the story gaps that consoles like the Snes megaplayer and Sega weren’t able to provide, but they also contained unique artwork and tips on how to defeat enemies. If you’re too young to remember, then […]]]>

At some point video games stopped including instruction manuals and we were worse off.

Not only could they fill in the story gaps that consoles like the Snes megaplayer and Sega weren’t able to provide, but they also contained unique artwork and tips on how to defeat enemies. If you’re too young to remember, then Nintendo has a excellent library of what they looked like, to give you a better idea.

It is a somewhat extinct art now. As function moved beyond form, they became more of an added bonus as games became more than capable of providing this information on screen rather than on paper, before being phased out altogether.

But having a physical companion to help you on your adventure is something modern games lack. Being able to scribble the margins and stitch together notes about areas to come back to is part of what makes games like Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past and Super Metroid feel like great mysteries, despite their technical limitations, adding an extra layer of complexity outside the confines of a single cartridge.

If you are inclined to agree with this sentiment, then Tunic is the game for you.

How we tested

We played the PC version of Tunic for about 12 hours, which gave us time to complete the main storyline and explore some of the game’s many secrets.

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Rating: 9/10

  • Consoles: PC, Xbox Series X/S
  • Editor: Finji
  • Release date: March 16, 2022
  • Age class : 7+

Story

A young fox wakes up on a beach in a mysterious land. Disarmed and at the mercy of the hostile creatures that inhabit it, our hero must venture into this world, uncover its secrets and uncover its various treasures, some of which are locked away in hidden temples.

The various road signs that can be found in the immediate vicinity are in encrypted language, revealing very little. Occasionally one of these signs may show additional base text – such as “Hero’s Grave” – ​​but otherwise this world is a mystery and will remain so until the right pieces are put together.

It’s a simple premise that executes clearly, without revealing the full extent of its complexity, like a good magic trick. Once the secrets are revealed, it’s hard to imagine how they could have escaped your notice.

After waking up on a beach, it’s up to the player to decide where to go next

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Tunic gives nothing else as the player leaves their starting range. In true retro-RPG style, an in-game instruction booklet gives various clues and points of interest. The twist is that at the start of the game only a handful of these pages are available and more must be collected as the journey unfolds.

As each page is added to the book, what begins as indecipherable language slowly becomes comprehensible. The illustrations lovingly recreate the fictional world, with hand-drawn annotations hinting at other secrets such as the location of a hidden treasure chest or a quick note about a surprisingly powerful enemy ahead.

An in-game instruction booklet reveals more of the world through artwork as you collect its pages

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It’s not just a part of Tunic unique charm but also an integral part of how the game gradually reveals itself to the player. A page found early, describing a later dungeon in great detail, may not be of immediate interest, but will soon offer new information.

Something whose usefulness isn’t immediately obvious quickly becomes essential as its correct implementation is put into context with a simple half-page tutorial. Receiving these bits of information out of order also ensures there is room for discovery when re-entering older areas. It’s not until a page of content is discovered – halfway through the game – that what’s left to discover becomes apparent.

Gameplay

Even in Tunic exploration and combat, the mechanics are revealed little by little. The game starts out as a simple dungeon crawler to slowly grow into something much more elaborate.

The combat is deep and punishing despite its adorable presentation

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The fight starts out simple at first, with a stick used to fend off smaller enemies, before eventually finding a sword which, of course, is better than a stick, and so on. Enemies – even weak ones – can still provide a formidable challenge early on without the right gear, but they’re still possible to brutally force your way, even to a point where critical items could easily be missed.

A stamina meter also ensures enemies can be quickly dodged, but stamina depletion can make players more vulnerable, as can protective blocks. If the hero is defeated, a spirit marker is left behind. When hit, it can momentarily stun nearby enemies, allowing the player to dash and avoid damage.

While it might sound oddly familiar to other games following the action-RPG formula, Tunic still brings a lot of new ideas to the table. Enemy designs are varied enough that each area is a new challenge, but not so frequent that they feel like repeatedly hitting a brick wall.

Isometric level design hides the game’s many secrets

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Boss battles take the same approach, with a small but memorable gallery of rogues making each contest rewarding, with multiple solutions for each. Unlike the classic Zelda, the most recently acquired item isn’t necessarily the key to defeating every boss, and spending time finding the right combination of items before each fight makes everyone a test of ingenuity as well as reaction and skill.

The verdict: ‘Tunic’

Tunic is something really special. Above all else, it’s a clear love letter to old-school action-adventure games of the 80s and 90s. Beyond that, it’s an ingenious, brief, and at times difficult masterclass. about modern game design that feels so much greater than the sum of its parts.

Tunic can be completed in just 12 hours, but there are plenty of hidden secrets to uncover beyond that time. This is the type of Internet gaming forums that will flock to extract all the details. To say more would be to draw the curtain too far. You really have to experience it to appreciate it.

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Latest HALO TV Series Trailer Shows a Dangerous World https://greatmumadventure.com/latest-halo-tv-series-trailer-shows-a-dangerous-world/ Mon, 14 Mar 2022 23:47:11 +0000 https://greatmumadventure.com/latest-halo-tv-series-trailer-shows-a-dangerous-world/ Since its release in 2001, Halo caught the attention of gamers with its story of an interstellar war. The franchise has grown from the early days to include several titles, the last of which was released in December 2021. But now it’s time for Halo come to the screen in a different way like a […]]]>

Since its release in 2001, Halo caught the attention of gamers with its story of an interstellar war. The franchise has grown from the early days to include several titles, the last of which was released in December 2021. But now it’s time for Halo come to the screen in a different way like a TV series. Paramount+ is adapting the game’s world for television, and since they just premiered the first episode at South by Southwest (SXSW) on Monday, they’ve released a fresh new look. The last Halo The trailer for the TV series shows off more of this ambitious adaptation with action, emotion, and plenty of danger.

the Halo the synopsis states:

Dramatizing an epic 26th century conflict between humanity and an alien menace known as the Covenant, the Halo series will weave deeply drawn personal stories with action, adventure and a richly imagined vision of the future. . No one can save humanity alone, not even the Master Chief.

No one should have to save humanity alone. Who needs that kind of pressure? But if anyone could come close to the task, it’s Master Chief (Pablo Schreiber). The Spartan Soldier, also known as John-117, is Earth’s most advanced warrior. He’s been prepared for battle all his life, and at first glance, the Halo The television series will give him something to fight for.

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The story will no doubt feature departures from the video game. More specifically, the Halo The television series will show the face of Master Chief for the first time in franchise history. As a person who has no attachment to Halo games, it seems essential to show the humanity of the character in this intense war. However, The Mandalorian proved that it’s possible for a completely obscured character to carry a lot of emotional weight.

Natascha McElhone joins Schreiber on the show as Dr. Halsey. Jen Taylor describes Cortana, the most advanced AI in human history, and potentially the key to the survival of the human race.

Halo premieres on Paramount+ on March 24.

Amy Ratcliffe is the editor of Nerdist and the author of A Kid’s Guide to Fandom, available now. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

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8 NEW adventure games of 2022 https://greatmumadventure.com/8-new-adventure-games-of-2022/ Wed, 19 Jan 2022 20:28:20 +0000 https://greatmumadventure.com/8-new-adventure-games-of-2022/ Contents[Hide][Show] After a thrilling new adventure game? 2022 is filled with amazing video game releases this year. In this list, we’re going to highlight a few adventure games that we think you might want to check out this year. This is just a list of new games, so don’t pay too much attention to the […]]]>
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After a thrilling new adventure game? 2022 is filled with amazing video game releases this year. In this list, we’re going to highlight a few adventure games that we think you might want to check out this year. This is just a list of new games, so don’t pay too much attention to the rankings just yet. We won’t know how well these games will rank until they are officially released in the market. This list could therefore change radically by the end of 2022.

#8 Misplaced

  • Developer: BlueTwelve Studio
  • Publisher: Annapurna Interactive
  • Platform: PC, PS4, PS5
  • Release: 2022

Stray is a game that puts players in the role of being a cat. Set in a dystopian cyberpunk future, the world consists mostly of androids. Overall, the game is about a cat trying to get home to its family. However, you will need to navigate this world carefully. You’ll come across several different environmental puzzles to progress further in the game. Luckily, you’ll also get a companion drone to help you interact with various androids. As you progress through the game, you will slowly uncover a mystery in this world full of androids. The game was originally slated for release last year, but has since been pushed back to a 2022 launch window.

#7 Hazel Sky

  • Developer: Coffee Addict Studio
  • Publisher: Another Indie, Neon Doctrine
  • Platform: PC, PS4, XBO, NS
  • Release: 2022

Hazel Sky is an upcoming indie title that places players in the role of a young man sent to an abandoned island. It’s a tradition he must follow to show off his engineering skills. While on the island, you must explore the open world and find the parts needed to build a safe escape. However, although this is a traditional test for our protagonist, Shane, it is his fate in which the story will tell of the ambition of a young man who uncovers hidden truths.

#6 Chia

  • Developer: Awaceb
  • Publisher: Awaceb
  • Platform: PS4, PC, PS5
  • Release: 2022

Tchia puts players in control of a young girl as she explores her home island. There are secrets to uncover, NPCs to meet, and a grand journey for players to embark on when this game launches. What makes Tchia a bit unique is the fact that players can transform into more than 30 different animals and over a hundred different objects. Transforming into something like a dog, players will dig holes in the ground or fly high in the sky like a bird. At the moment, the game doesn’t yet have a launch date attached to the project, but hopefully we’ll get the chance to dive into this indie game before the end of 2022.

#5 Little Devil Inside

  • Developer: Neostream Interactive
  • Publisher: Neostream Interactive
  • Platform: PS4, PC, XBO, PS5, NS
  • Release: 2022

Little Devil Inside is an action-adventure game where we are immersed in an unusual world of the 19th century. Players step into the role of a swordsman who takes it upon himself to find all the paranormal and supernatural items scattered across the world. We know that this game emphasizes exploration, combat and survival elements. Visually, the game will likely grab your attention, and the combat is a bit of a hack and slash. For some, this might be a game to dive into for a few hours at the start of your campaign.

#4 Avatar: Pandora’s Frontiers

  • Developer: Massive Entertainment
  • Publisher: Ubisoft
  • Platform: PC, PS5, X/S
  • Release: 2022

The Avatar franchise is huge, and we’re getting an IP-based video game. This game is developed by Massive Entertainment, whose work you may know from The Division series. Not much information has been released regarding the premise of this game. So far we know that players will take on the role of the Na’vi as they are forced to cross the western border and push back the RDA which begins to threaten Pandora.

#3 Replaced

  • Developer: Sad Cat Studios
  • Publisher: Coatsink
  • Platform: X/S, XBO, PC
  • Release: 2022

Replaced is set in a futuristic alternate version of 1980s America. Players step into an AI that is unwittingly thrown into a human body in-game. Our AI protagonist fights an uphill battle in a world where the elite preys on the weak to get money and useful resources like their precious organs. The AI ​​protagonist adapts to his new human life where you fight crime and the greed filled society in the game. You will find that Replaced is set up as a pixel side-scrolling adventure, and the camera visuals definitely give a cinematic feel. Unfortunately, this title doesn’t have a specific release date yet, but we should be getting Replaced at some point later this year.

#2 A Plague Tale: Requiem

  • Developer: Asobo Studio
  • Publisher: Focus Entertainment
  • Platform: X/S, PC, NS, PS5
  • Release: 2022

A Plague Tale: Innocence was released in 2019, where players followed a young girl named Amicia with her younger brother Hugo. Set in 1348, the siblings find they are being hunted. You soon realize that Hugo’s blood is cursed and will allow players to control the Black Death by unleashing a flood of rats. But the game ends with our group still struggling to find a new home after their property is looted. While ridding the group that was initially tracking them, the siblings learn that they must find a cure for Hugo’s blood. Otherwise, the siblings may never have a peaceful life. With the sequel, A Plague Tale: Requiem, players will attempt to reach a mysterious island that may hold the key to curing Hugo and completely ridding the Black Death.

#1 The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2

  • Developer: Nintendo
  • Publisher: Nintendo
  • Platform: NS
  • Release: 2022

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was a huge hit and instantly became a franchise classic. Players received an exciting new adventure with a new open-world map to explore freely. Just like with previous installments, players will have a host of dungeons to clear, bosses to defeat, and puzzles to solve. However, it looks like Nintendo isn’t done with that Breath of the Wild setting that was just set. Nintendo revealed that a sequel is coming but hasn’t revealed what players can expect in this new version yet. We might see the world map change drastically, and it will be interesting to see some of the NPCs we’ve encountered along the way. There are plenty of unanswered questions, but we should get some info on what the Breath of the Wild sequel will entail over the next few months.

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How much does it cost to develop mobile game apps? https://greatmumadventure.com/how-much-does-it-cost-to-develop-mobile-game-apps/ Wed, 19 Jan 2022 14:23:47 +0000 https://greatmumadventure.com/how-much-does-it-cost-to-develop-mobile-game-apps/ If you are a video game company, the first thing that comes to mind is to create a mobile application. However, before starting the development of an application, it is important to know what factors contribute to pricing. You should also check how long it will take to develop an app. There are different mobile […]]]>

If you are a video game company, the first thing that comes to mind is to create a mobile application. However, before starting the development of an application, it is important to know what factors contribute to pricing. You should also check how long it will take to develop an app.

There are different mobile apps such as social media apps, business apps, games, and entertainment apps. The cost of developing the game application is charged according to the features of the game. It can be 3D or 2D graphics, multiplayer support, number of levels, etc.

It is also important to know that there are two types of games. The first is that the user downloads to their devices. The second is where they play through a browser (web-based). Depending on the type of game, its features and the target audience, game development costs vary. These factors ultimately help determine the final price. This article will discuss the difference a mobile app makes, the fees, and the factors to consider before developing a mobile app.

Does the mobile application platform make a difference?

One of the biggest decisions in app development is which mobile platform to choose. Android and iOS are the two most popular mobile platforms. If you are targeting a global audience, developing an app for Android and iOS can be a good decision. However, if your app is only for a specific country or region, you might want to focus on one platform.

Mobile Game Developer Pricing:

Mobile game developers charge based on their experience, type of project, and number of hours spent on your project. Developing an app for a simple game like solitaire can cost as little as $10/hr. However, developing more advanced games with multiplayer support and 3D graphics will cost upwards of $50/hr or even up to $100/hr.

The cost of developing a mobile game app ranges from $2,000 to $200,000. The final price largely depends on the features and complexity of the game, so it’s important that you plan your budget wisely and discuss all requirements in detail with your developer before you begin development.

Factors to consider before developing mobile games:

It is also important to consider the following factors when choosing mobile game development costs.

Platform:

Mobile games are available on Android and iOS. So you have to decide which platform will be the best for your mobile gaming application. For example, an adventure game will work well on both platforms, but a car racing game may be more suitable for iOS because it is more advanced than Android.

Compatibility:

It is important to know if your game will be compatible on all phones and tablets or not? Your developer can provide you with a list of devices your app will work on. If you want your game to be available for a specific set of devices, plan accordingly.

Number of levels:

A number of game levels play an important role in determining the cost of developing a mobile game application. The higher the number of levels, the longer it will take to build an entire game. its overall cost will therefore be higher. Also does it depend on what type of game you are developing like arcade games, puzzles etc. ? If you want to develop games with fewer levels, there will be no problem, but if you want a lot, it can greatly affect your budget.

Kind of game:

Different types of games have different target audiences and age groups. There are action-adventure and RPG (role-playing games), puzzle and adventure, etc. So, while choosing a genre for your mobile app, keep in mind the target audience and price range of your game.

Graphic:

The graphics and gameplay of a mobile game app directly affects its performance and popularity. But good quality 3D graphics cost more than 2D graphics. It is therefore important to have realistic expectations from your developer regarding the graphics of your mobile application based on which you can plan the development price of it.

Numbers of players:

More players means more requirements in terms of memory space, server usage, etc. to develop an application with multiplayer support, you need to discuss with your developer different aspects related to server hosting, processing power required, etc., depending on the type of game you are planning so that the budget estimate become easier.

Add-ons and additional features:

There are different add-ons and features in a game, such as in-app purchases, in-game currency, social media integration, etc. All of this affects the overall cost of developing your mobile game app. It is therefore important to discuss these options with your developer before finalizing the development schedule.

Support and updates:

Once you’ve developed your mobile gaming app, you’ll need to take care of its updates and troubleshoot any issues after it goes live. Developers can do this work, but companies usually have separate teams that deal with releasing new features and version updates, which means more costs for your company. So decide in advance whether you want free support or not and budget for it accordingly.

These are some of the major factors that should be considered while planning the budget for mobile game development. Once you have a comprehensive understanding of all of this, it becomes easier to estimate the cost of the whole project. But, in any case, if you still have any doubts or questions, do not hesitate to discuss it with your developer and get clarification on this matter.

Are there any pre-development costs?

When hiring a mobile app development company, keep in mind that they may charge you for pre-development work. Pre-development is when the company takes some time to investigate and learn about your business and the idea for the mobile app before starting the actual game development.

What about mobile game testing?

Testing is an important phase in the development of a mobile application. You should test your game on different devices and platforms to make sure it works flawlessly before releasing it to the public. This process can be expensive, so be sure to factor in the cost of testing when budgeting for your mobile gaming app.

When budgeting for a mobile gaming app, there are several factors to keep in mind. Development cost can vary greatly depending on the genre of the game, the graphics and animations involved, the number of levels, and whether or not multiplayer support is needed. Additionally, you will need to budget for post-development support and updates and test the game on different devices and platforms. By considering all these factors, you can get a better estimate of your mobile game app development cost.

Wrap:

Developing a mobile game app can be expensive, but it can also be very profitable. By understanding the various factors that affect development costs, you can budget accordingly and ensure your game is developed to the highest standards. Good luck with your next mobile game app!

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10 great obscure adventure games https://greatmumadventure.com/10-great-obscure-adventure-games/ Sat, 15 Jan 2022 04:00:00 +0000 https://greatmumadventure.com/10-great-obscure-adventure-games/ Adventure is one of the oldest and largest genres in video games, which includes any game that primarily focuses on telling a story by asking the player to explore and solve puzzles. Since these games are story-driven, the gameplay is often simply a tool to help the player immerse themselves in the story and progress […]]]>

Adventure is one of the oldest and largest genres in video games, which includes any game that primarily focuses on telling a story by asking the player to explore and solve puzzles. Since these games are story-driven, the gameplay is often simply a tool to help the player immerse themselves in the story and progress through the plot.

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With the breadth of this genre, there are plenty of adventure games that have been overlooked and lost in the sea of ​​new releases, but many of these obscure games have interesting aspects worth checking out.

1,000 heads among the trees


Show a photo to one of the townspeople in the obscure adventure game 1000 Heads Among The Trees

While there are plenty of great indie horror games on Itch.io, none of them are as mysterious and challenging as 2015’s experimental game, 1,000 heads among the trees. Based on the developer’s experience living in Cachiche, Peru, the player controls a photographer who explores a virtual recreation of this real-life desert town at night.

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In order to find the answers the player is looking for, the player will need to take pictures and show those pictures to the townspeople, who will all react differently. It quickly becomes clear that mysterious things are happening in the town. Although the main character is a tourist, this game teaches the player that there is no such thing as a passive observer.

off peak


A screenshot from the adventure game Off-peak.

One of the many cool free experiences available on Itch.io and Steam is off peak, which is a surreal exploration game that seems inspired by 90s 3D adventure games. In the future, the player gets stuck in a big train station and needs to find a ticket to be able to travel out of town.


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In this station, the player can encounter various strange characters, hidden rooms and intriguing secrets. Instead of being driven, the player can choose where they want to go and how they react to the world around them.

The shadow of memories


A screenshot from the game Shadow of Memories

Known as shadow of fate in North America, The shadow of memories is a mystery game originally released for the PS2 in 2001, but it was also later ported to Xbox, PC, and PSP. Set in the fictional German town of Lebensbaun, the player controls a 22-year-old man named Eike Kusch, who gains the ability to time travel.


After Eike is stabbed in the present by an unknown murder, a supernatural being known as Homunculus resurrects Eike and gives him a time travel device. Using this device, Eike travels back in time in an attempt to prevent his own murder. As he explores the different time periods, he encounters different characters and solves various puzzles that change the course of history. But, he eventually discovers that there is more to his journey than he originally thought.

Rain


A screenshot of the PS3 game Rain

Similar to previous eras, the seventh generation of video game consoles had their own aesthetic. In an attempt to look more futuristic and mature, colors were dull, textures looked oddly damp, and screens were filled with tons of different video effects to mask the fact that programming still needed more time to create 3D environments. realistic. Even though visuals from this era tend to be looked down upon, some games were able to use this style to their advantage, notably the PS3 game Rain.


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Original title lost in the rain, the game follows a young boy who tries to find a young girl in a big city inspired by Paris. The catch, however, is that the young boy, young girl, and weird enemies in the game are all invisible unless they’re standing in the rain.

The longest journey


Zoë Castillo with the wind blowing across her face

Developed by Norwegian studio Funcom, The longest journey is a series of adventure games that focus on two parallel universes and the protagonists who can travel between them. Our universe is called “Stark” and is dominated by science and technology, but there is also a parallel universe called “Arcadia”, which is dominated by magic and has a medieval setting.


The main protagonists must travel between the two worlds to help maintain the balance, while various antagonists attempt to upset it. While the first game follows a young woman named April Ryan and is a point-and-click game, the sequels focus more on Zoë Castillo and are third-person exploration games.

tex murphy


A screenshot from the 1998 game Tex Murphy: Overseer

From the 1989 game wicked streets, the tex murphy franchise is a series of detective games that had a total of six entries with the latest installment, Tesla Effect: A Tex Murphy Adventurereleased in 2014. Similar to other mystery games where the player can solve cases, the player controls the titular character, Tex Murphy, as he solves mysteries as a private investigator in a post-apocalyptic San Francisco .

The series combines the film noir aesthetic of well-known stories like The Maltese Falcon and The big sleep with cyberpunk decor. Besides the intriguing plot, the games are notable for being generally ahead of their time in terms of graphics, sound design, and gameplay elements.

Still life


A screenshot from the 2005 game Still Life

From the 2002 murder mystery game Post mortem, the Still life The trilogy follows several different characters as they attempt to solve gruesome murders. In Post mortem, the player controls former New York detective Gus McPherson as he accidentally stumbles upon another mystery in Paris.

The following, Still life, swings the player between Gus in 1920s Prague and his granddaughter Victoria, who is an FBI agent, in 2004 Chicago. They both attempt to track down a serial killer, and the two cases seem connected even though they occur several years apart. Then, Still life 2 continues this aspect of the gameplay by having the player switch between Victoria and a reporter named Paloma Hernandez as they uncover the truth about the previous game’s killer.

Flower, sun and rain


A screenshot of the DS version of the game Flower, Sun, and Rain

Freely connected to the 1999 PS1 game The silver case, the 2001 game Flower, sun and rain is one of the more obscure titles from famed video game creator Goichi Suda. While the original PS2 version remains one of many Japanese games that were never officially translated, the Nintendo DS port was released internationally. In this game, the player controls Sumio Mondo, who is a “seeker” or a person who makes a living by finding things that people have lost.

At the start of the game, Mondo has been hired by the manager of a hotel called “Flower, Sun, and Rain” on the Micronesian island of Lospass to defuse a bomb. But Mondo fails in this mission and finds himself in a groundhog day situation where he continues to relive that same day. While in this time loop, Mondo must use his skills to help local residents and eventually stop the bomb.

Calming


A screenshot from the game Anodyne 2: Return to Dust

Strongly inspired by The Legend of Zelda influential horror series and game Yume Nikki, the Calming the duology makes the player explore Zelda-like dungeons in a surreal world. Released in 2013, the original Calming is an action-adventure inspired by the 16-bit era where the player controls the protagonist named Young as he explores Young’s dream world, solving puzzles, defeating enemies and collecting cards.

In 2019, the sequel Anodyne 2: back to dust was released, which allows the player to explore PS1-style 3D environments as well as 16-bit dungeon sections. For this episode, the player controls a young woman named Nova, tasked with saving the island of New Theland from a substance known as Dust.


428: Shibuya Scramble


The character selection screen in 428: Shibuya Scramble

Originally released exclusively in Japan in 2008 for the Wii, but later released internationally in 2018 for the PS4 and PC, 428: Shibuya Scramble is a visual novel adventure game that combines text, live stills, and video footage. Set in Shibuya, Tokyo, the game follows five main characters who must each work together to solve a mystery in 10 hours. But the problem is that these characters each act separately without knowing each other.

While the main characters each follow their own side stories, their actions directly affect the other characters. This means the player will have to switch between characters and figure out how each choice will affect the others. Since each character has their own plot and choices, there are hundreds of different paths and 87 possible endings.

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]]> Best action/adventure games of 2021 https://greatmumadventure.com/best-action-adventure-games-of-2021/ Fri, 07 Jan 2022 08:00:00 +0000 https://greatmumadventure.com/best-action-adventure-games-of-2021/ It’s awards season time here on emagtrends, so we’re taking a look back at the best games of the past year. 2021 has seen an impressive number of action/adventure games, each of which takes us on unforgettable journeys. Voted for by our own editors and staff, these are the best action/adventure games of 2021 that […]]]>

It’s awards season time here on emagtrends, so we’re taking a look back at the best games of the past year. 2021 has seen an impressive number of action/adventure games, each of which takes us on unforgettable journeys. Voted for by our own editors and staff, these are the best action/adventure games of 2021 that offered the richest experiences of their kind.

Best action/adventure games of 2021

Honorable Mention: Scarlet Nexus

Editor-in-chief Giuseppe Nelva: When Scarlet Nexus was announced in 2020, it was different from many other games coming out of Japan. It was one of the first announced for next-gen (now current) consoles, and it was set to release alongside an anime series from the prestigious Studio Sunrise. It embodied Bandai Namco’s new intellectual property policies, so I had high expectations of it.

I was not disappointed while playing the game. While the story isn’t exactly shocking to those familiar with Japanese media (but it may shock others), it is told in a fresh and interesting way, and the gameplay is great fun, leaving plenty of room for creativity. It’s definitely one of the best games to come out of Japan in 2021, and I’d say it’s pretty underrated overall.

If you liked Persona 5, chances are Scarlet Nexus is right up your alley, and I don’t make the comparison lightly. Sure, it doesn’t play the same in many ways, but it’s based on a similar core that builds the game on the interaction between a group of friends. It’s basically a playable anime, and it’s fantastic in my book.

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New Indian (Hindi) Movies and Shows on Netflix: December 2021 https://greatmumadventure.com/new-indian-hindi-movies-and-shows-on-netflix-december-2021/ Sat, 01 Jan 2022 20:25:00 +0000 https://greatmumadventure.com/new-indian-hindi-movies-and-shows-on-netflix-december-2021/ Netflix wraps up 2021 on a high note, releasing two new Indian Original series and the Original Malayalam superhero film Minnal Murali, which got a high profile release on Christmas Eve. Here are all the new Indian movies and TV series added to Netflix in December 2021. Missed any of the previous Indian releases on […]]]>


Netflix wraps up 2021 on a high note, releasing two new Indian Original series and the Original Malayalam superhero film Minnal Murali, which got a high profile release on Christmas Eve. Here are all the new Indian movies and TV series added to Netflix in December 2021.

Missed any of the previous Indian releases on Netflix? Check out the November 2021 releases here. Looking ahead, we’ve compiled a great look at all of Netflix’s upcoming Indian Originals here.

N = Original Netflix


New Indian Movies on Netflix: December 2021

Sooryavanshi (2021)

Language: Hindi, English, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu
Duration: 143 minutes
Director: Rohit shetty
To throw: Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif, Abhimanyu Singh
Kind: Action | Added to Netflix: December 2

Akshay Kumar in the spotlight Sooryavanshi as the counterterrorism officer tasked with stopping the attack on a sleeper cell in Mumbai. This is the fourth film in the film “Cop Universe” from director Rohit Shetty. The first movie – Singham, with Ajay Devgn – is also on Netflix. While Sooryavanshi has several dialogue options besides the original Hindi sound, they must be chosen from the movie menu (unlike other Indian titles which have separate entries for each language).


Kurup (2021)

Language: Malayalam, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil and Telugu
Duration: 154 minutes
Director: Srinath Rajendran
To throw: Dulquer Salmaan, Indrajith, Sunny Wayne
Kind: Drama | Added to Netflix: December 14th

Based on a true story, Dulquer Salmaan plays the eponymous fugitive in a plot that embellishes a notorious case of murder and insurance fraud in Kerala in the 1980s. Originally filmed in Malayalam, Kurup has separate Netflix entries for its other four dialogue options.


Kadaseela Biriyani (2020)

Language: Tamil
Duration: 111 minutes
Director: Nishanth Kalidindi
To throw: Vijay Sethupathi, Vasanth Selvam, Vijay Ram
Kind: Drama | Added to Netflix: December 17th

Three brothers, two of whom are violent, one not, concoct a risky plan to avenge the murder of their father by a powerful landowner. Things go from bad to worse in this dark comedy where the brothers find themselves facing an enemy even crazier than them.


Minnal Murali (2021) N

Language: malayalam
Duration: 158 minutes
Director: Basil Joseph
To throw: Tovino Thomas, Femina George, Guru Somasundaram
Kind: Action, Adventure | Added to Netflix: December 24

A small town tailor’s plan to relocate to the United States is put on hold when he gains superpowers after being struck by lightning on Christmas Eve. But he is not the only one affected by this lightning, and the heroic tailor is soon forced to defend his village against a formidable enemy.


Govinda Govinda (2021)

Language: Kannada
Duration: 137 minutes
Director: Thilak
To throw: Roopesh Shetty, Bhavana, Sumanth Shailendra
Kind: Comedy, Thriller | Added to Netflix: December 26

As an aspiring filmmaker recounts his screenplay to a prominent actress, three students simulate their friend’s kidnapping in order to help her escape her bossy father. Then things get weird. Govinda Govinda is an official remake of the 2019 Telugu movie Broochvarevarura.


Kaaval (2021)

Language: malayalam
Duration: 146 minutes
Director: Nithin Renji Panic
To throw: Suresh Gopi, Renji Panicker, Rachel David
Kind: Action, Thriller | Added to Netflix: December 26

It has been years since old friends and business partners Thamban (Suresh Gopi) and Antony (Renji Panicker) fell out. But when the now disabled Antony’s family is threatened, he reaches out to his former ally, the only man he can trust to protect them.


New Indian series on Netflix: December 2021

Aranyak (2021) N

Language: Hindi
Seasons: 1
Episodes: 8
To throw: Raveena Tandon, Parambrata Chatterjee, Ashutosh Rana
Kind: Crime, Thriller | Added to Netflix: December 10

Officer Kasturi Dogra (Raveena Tandon) is about to leave on leave when a French tourist goes missing in the Himalayan foothills. Is the disappearance of the woman political or supernatural? This Scandinavian noir-style Indian crime drama has yet to be officially renewed, but it looks like a good fit for a second season.


Decoupled (2021) N

Language: English
Seasons: 1
Episodes: 8
To throw: Madhavan, Surveen Chawla
Kind: Comedy | Added to Netflix: December 17th

Married couple Arya and Shruthi – he a popular novelist and she a startup founder – announce their impending divorce at a party that reveals the absurdities of their high society lives. Decoupled is the second Netflix Original project from series creator Manu Joseph after his 2020 film Serious men.


Chhota Bhim (2021)

Language: Hindi
Seasons: 4
Episodes: 78
To throw: Vatsal Dubey, Julie Tejwani, Rupa Bhimani
Kind: Children, Animation | Added to Netflix: December 27

Season 14 of the Chhota Bhim The series finds the brave little superhero defending the villagers of Dholakpur from evil with the help of his loyal friends.


Which of the new Indian movies are you going to watch? Let us know in the comments below!


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11 best action-adventure games of 2021 https://greatmumadventure.com/11-best-action-adventure-games-of-2021/ Fri, 31 Dec 2021 17:44:34 +0000 https://greatmumadventure.com/11-best-action-adventure-games-of-2021/ 2022 looks like it’s going to be a year to remember for the game (barring massive delays, of course), but even though 2021 hasn’t had as many potentially exceptional massive releases as it looks the coming year is going to have, there was still no shortage of excellent games throughout the year. Here, we’re going […]]]>


2022 looks like it’s going to be a year to remember for the game (barring massive delays, of course), but even though 2021 hasn’t had as many potentially exceptional massive releases as it looks the coming year is going to have, there was still no shortage of excellent games throughout the year. Here, we’re going to take a look at some of our favorite action-adventure games from the last 12 months, before picking one out as the best of the bunch.

NOTE: The nominees and winner were decided by an internal vote organized by all GamingBolt staff.

NOMINEES:

MORE HEROES 3

No more heroes was big during the Wii years, and after a long hiatus, the series finally returned in 2020 with an all-new main entry in More heroes 3- and it was worth the wait. All the eccentricity and crazy genius you would expect to find in a game made by Suda51- More heroes 3 has all of this and more. This ambitious adventure sees Travis Touchdown at his best, as he weaves his way through an excellent villain cast. Although the game lacks a technical finish, it more than makes up for these shortcomings with consistent excellence and variety of gameplay.

THE DOOR OF DEATH

The door of death is in a way living proof that homage is not necessarily synonymous with outright imitation. The excellent indie action-adventure game – which follows a crow that reaps the souls of the living and a job gone awry – is like a new age spiritual successor to The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. It channels many of the same qualities and the same sense of adventure and discovery as this founding game. But he goes about it in his own way, from a set of totally different aesthetics and decorations, to a totally different set of mechanisms, including several inventive ones that he can claim as his own, and with an emphasis on tough fights. It has its struggles, but it still stands out as one of the best games of the year.

IT MUST BE TWO

It takes two

Whenever a game tries to stand out from what has become an increasingly saturated industry that, honestly, often lacks freshness and creativity, you need to sit down and take note. It takes two deserves credit not only for trying this, but for going all out, but most of all, he deserves credit for doing it as well as he does. Its story received countless applause, which is all, to say the least, well deserved, but what we want to highlight here is the excellent creativity the game exhibits in its mechanics throughout its execution, with each new level bringing with it a completely new and excellently crafted Mechanic Set. It’s not often that you see a game that would even attempt the kinds of things that It takes two attempts, and for that he deserves a ton of recognition – which luckily gets.

LOST JUDGMENT

Lost judgment

After a studio has created some sort of game set in the same universe more than a dozen times in 15 years, you would expect a sense of exhaustion and obsolescence to start to set in. You would expect players, at the very least, to be intimately familiar by now. with these kinds of games, would not find them so delicious. And yet, RGG Studio manages to impress continuously, originally with the Yakuza series, and now with the Judgement a spinoff set in the same universe, which continues the brawler roots of the original franchise. Lost judgment is delicious, with an incredible story, excellent characterization, a wealth of compelling and addicting content (from minigames to side stories), to astonishingly overdramatic yet richly compelling storytelling that never really gets old. Almost fifteen years after the original Yakuza, RGG Studio delivered one of the best entries of its line.

KENA: BRIDGE OF SPIRITS

Kena Spirit Bridge

In a gaming era where games are getting bigger and bigger by the day, as most of them these days tend to be too much big for their own good, we can’t help but be happy that games like Kena: Bridge of Spirits existence-driven, linear, and significantly smaller even than most of the games on this list. From its 10 to 15 hour battery life to its wide linear level design that never goes in the open world but always encourages exploration, it’s a game that understands that sometimes there is immense value in restraint. None of the things Kena made in its gameplay department to stand out as either unique or fresh, but thanks to that zoomed-in focus it is able to deliver solid mechanics that still work well with each other to deliver a solid action-adventure experience.

RESIDENT EVIL VILLAGE

resident evil village

Resident Evil Village is a carnival – that might sound like an odd description for this kind of game, but it is what it is. It is a carnival of different styles of horror, a carnival that celebrates the history of resident Evil. From Lady D’s castle, which is a classic D-style zone, to the horrific Beneviento house focused on psychological horror, of the emphasis on flashing back and exploring for which the series has always been known for the intense action sequences, Resident Evil Village exhibits a surprising amount of variety throughout its execution. What’s surprising, and what makes this game really work, is that it sticks landing with just about anything it tries out. The end result is a spectacular survival horror game that is one of the best deals of 2021.

PSYCHONAUTE 2

psychonauts 2

As the long-awaited sequel to an almost two-decade-old cult classic, the burden of waiting on Psychonauts 2 was huge. Most developers would have collapsed under that kind of pressure, but Double Fine isn’t most developers. Trust Psychonauts 2 the exhibits in his skin are second to none, and he does so not only in his incredible, ingeniously told story and endearing cast of bizarre and eccentric characters, but also with his gameplay. Upgrading everything from his platform and combat and level design by significant margins, he serves as a perfect sequel, but again, he shows restraint in doing so – never going far enough. with these improvements to make sense of what the game is meant to be. We had to wait quite a long time for Raz’s second adventure, but luckily it paid off.

TERROID METROID

Speaking of the immense burden of waiting- Terror Metroid had incredibly high expectations to live up to. It arrived 11 years after the last new mainline Metroid game (which wasn’t very good), it followed a number of disappointing derivative entries in the series. Success would have been next to impossible for any other game released under these circumstances, so the fact that Fear has seen such critical and commercial success as it should tell you everything you need to know about how insanely spectacular it is. Nintendo’s early franchises were on fire in the Switch era, and Metroid, well, finally had his time in the sun too.

FAR CRY 6

Unlike some gaming franchises (like a couple we talked about here), with Far cry, you always know exactly what you’re going to get. If all you’re looking for is more Far cry, look no further than Far cry 6. From its massive and diverse open world to its chaotic systemic combats and explorations, it’s the epitome of open world gameplay, which, thanks to clever new tweaks to customization and progression mechanics, has its own taste here to suit the mood. frame of the game and narrative premise perfectly. Too big for its own good? Maybe, but at least it’s packed with all the good things you’d expect to find in an open world. Game.

THE MARVEL GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY

guardians of the galaxy

As we’ve seen a number of times over the past few years, making an original game based on popular licensed property can be quite tricky. With Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy however, Eidos Montreal has proven to be quite up to the task. Rather than being suffocated by the shadow of the MCU’s adaptation of the source material, the game is successfully carving out its own identity. Excellent animations, performances, and scriptures bring these beloved characters to life in compelling ways, and watching them grow, change, and interact with each other remains a joy throughout the experience. It also helps that it’s also a game that doesn’t care about being unnecessarily massive or being an ongoing experience, as this focused approach helps it focus on what it’s good for.

RATCHET AND CLANK: RIFT APART

The stock of Insomniac has increased dramatically in recent years, mainly due to the Spider Man games, but Ratchet and Clank was the series that introduced the developer’s talents to a whole generation of gamers at the time – and Rift apart is an incredibly love letter to this fanbase. Going through hordes of enemies with increasingly ridiculous gadgets and weapons has always been at the heart of the series identity, and Rift apart leaves no stone unturned in this area. The narrowness of the design that it exhibits not only in combat but also in the level design and the platform through its many levels also helps it to stand up as a platform game. action accomplished, while the story, brought to life by an endearing cast of new and returning characters, pulls the whole experience together perfectly as well.

WINNER:

TERROID METROID

Action-adventure games are always a hotly contested and competitive category, and quite frankly this year has seen some great games in the genre. For Terror Metroid winning it in such a year is ultimately testament to how great it is. Despite the two decades that separate it from the last new game in the 2D saga of the series, it feels like no time has passed. Extremely confident, and bringing together the strengths and triumphs of the Metroid series of each previous entry, Terror Metroid succeeds pretty much across the board as a Metroidvania and as an action-adventure game, from movement to traversal, combat and bosses to world design. It’s extremely addicting, incredibly well paced, and it’s a game that inspires its players to always do better, while encouraging them to master its mechanics and break its own limits. Consistently inventive, exquisitely convincing and masterfully crafted, Terror Metroid is one of the best games in the series, one of Nintendo’s best games in the Switch era and GamingBolt’s action-adventure game for the year 2021.



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5 best action-adventure games to buy during the 2021 Steam winter sale https://greatmumadventure.com/5-best-action-adventure-games-to-buy-during-the-2021-steam-winter-sale/ Sun, 26 Dec 2021 08:00:00 +0000 https://greatmumadventure.com/5-best-action-adventure-games-to-buy-during-the-2021-steam-winter-sale/ It’s that time of year again when gamers around the world are showered with awesome discounts on some of their favorite games. The annual two-week winter sale has finally arrived on Steam, which will begin on December 22, 2021 and end on January 5, 2022. Various AAA titles, indie games, and other genres will be […]]]>


It’s that time of year again when gamers around the world are showered with awesome discounts on some of their favorite games. The annual two-week winter sale has finally arrived on Steam, which will begin on December 22, 2021 and end on January 5, 2022.

Various AAA titles, indie games, and other genres will be heavily reduced during this time. As a result, the Steam Winter Sale is the most suitable time to add more games to your library, with many games at historically low prices. It is recommended that users keep an eye on the GameDeals Reddit forum.

This article will discuss some of the best action-adventure games to buy during the current Steam 2021 Winter Sale.


Here are some of the best action-adventure games to add to your collection during the 2021 Steam Winter Sale

  • Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
  • Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider
  • Control
  • Horizon Zero Dawn

Let’s discuss the aforementioned gaming offerings in detail.


1) Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

  • Publisher: Electronic Arts
  • Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Stadia, Xbox One, Xbox Series X | S and Windows PC
  • Release Date: November 15, 2019
  • Price and Discount: Standard Edition for 813 or $ 14.79 (63% off), Deluxe Edition for 909 or $ 17.19 (65% off)

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is an action-adventure game produced by Respawn Entertainment. The game’s story is based on five years after the events of Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith, starring a Jedi Padawan becoming a target of the Galactic Empire and being hunted across the galaxy.

The Standard Edition is available for $ 813 or $ 14.79 (63% off) while the Deluxe Edition is available for $ 909 or $ 17.19 (65% off) on Steam.


2) Red Dead Redemption 2

  • Publisher: Rockstar Games
  • Platforms: PlayStation 4, Stadia, Xbox One and Windows PC
  • Release Date: December 5, 2019
  • Price and Discount: Standard Edition for 1,599 or $ 29.99 (50% off), others mentioned below

Red Dead Redemption 2 is considered one of the best action-adventure games of all time. Developed by Rockstar Studios, the game deals with the story of an outlaw facing the decline of the Old West and surviving among corrupt government forces.

The Standard Edition of the game is available for $ 1,599 or $ 29.99 (50% off), while the Ultimate Edition is available for $ 2,079 or $ 39.99 (60% off). The online-only mode of the game is available for 749 or $ 9.99 (50% off) on Steam.


3) Shadow of the Tomb Raider

  • Publisher: Square Enix
  • Platforms: PlayStation 4, Stadia, macOS, Linux, Xbox One and Windows PC
  • Release Date: September 14, 2018
  • Price and Discount: Definitive Edition for 723 or $ 13.05 (85% discount)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider is part of the category of single player action-adventure games, developed by Eidos-Montreal. The story follows on from 2015’s Rise of the Tomb Raider, but this time, Lara Croft explores the tropics of the Americas to the legendary town of Paititi.

The Definitive Edition of the game is available for $ 723 or $ 13.05 (85% off) on Steam.


4) Control

  • Publisher: 505 Games
  • Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Stadia, Nintendo Switch, Amazon Luna, Xbox One, Xbox Series X | S and Windows PC
  • Release Date: August 27, 2019
  • Price & Discount: Ultimate Edition for 899 or $ 11.99 (70% discount)

Control is one of those action-adventure games that defines ray tracing when released. The game tells the story of a secret US government agency breaking the laws of reality. The character shown in the game has super powers to go through difficult situations.

The Ultimate Edition of the game is available for $ 899 or $ 11.99 (70% off) on Steam.


5) Horizon Zero Dawn

  • Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • Platforms: PlayStation 4 and Windows PC
  • Release Date: February 28, 2017
  • Price and discount: 549 or $ 24.99 (50% discount)

Horizon Zero Dawn was originally released on PlayStation, but was later ported to PC on August 7, 2020. It is also considered to be one of the best action-adventure games of all time, where a young hunter survives in a world invaded by mechanical creatures. and other enemies.

The game is available for ₹ 549 or $ 24.99 (50% off) on Steam.


Other awesome games available for sale worth checking out

Aside from these games, there are a ton of other titles to choose from, to immerse yourself in and have a lifetime moment. Here are some other noteworthy mentions:

  • Origins of Assassin’s Creed
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
  • Watch dogs
  • Grand Theft Auto V

Edited by Rupak Kumar Jha


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5 Best Adventure Games of 2021 https://greatmumadventure.com/5-best-adventure-games-of-2021/ Sat, 25 Dec 2021 08:00:00 +0000 https://greatmumadventure.com/5-best-adventure-games-of-2021/ From Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy to Resident Evil Village, 2021 has seen the release of some amazing adventure games. They allow players to assume the role of the protagonist in an interactive story focused on exploration and/or puzzle solving. The genre’s focus on stories allows it to draw extensively from other narrative-based media, literature, […]]]>

From Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy to Resident Evil Village, 2021 has seen the release of some amazing adventure games. They allow players to assume the role of the protagonist in an interactive story focused on exploration and/or puzzle solving. The genre’s focus on stories allows it to draw extensively from other narrative-based media, literature, and film.

2021 may not have seen as many blockbuster releases as previous years, but there were certainly quite a few strong titles dotted around. With that said, let’s discuss some of the best adventure game titles of 2021.


Best Adventure Games Released in 2021

Adventure games are among the most acclaimed titles across all genres. From platformers to shooters with RPG elements, adventure games take players on a journey. We take a look at some of the best such titles released this year.

The best adventure games of 2021

  • Metroid Dread
  • Resident Evil Village
  • Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
  • Psychonauts 2
  • Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy

Metroid Dread

  • Developer/Publisher: Mercury Steam, Nintendo
  • Platform: Nintendo Switch
  • Release date: October 8, 2021

In many ways, Metroid Dread follows the success of Metroid Samus Returns and builds on the series’ 2D side-scrolling legacy. Developed by Mercury Steam, the game introduces stealth elements, with Samus avoiding EMMI robots in certain areas by hiding, reducing her noise, and using the ghost cape.


Resident Evil Village

  • Developer / Publisher: Capcom
  • Platform: Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Google Stadia, Microsoft Windows
  • Release date: May 1, 2021

Sequel to Resident Evil 7 Biohazard, Resident Evil Village continues the story of Ethan Winters. The title moves the series in a new direction that is sure to make fans nostalgic for past Resident Evil titles, especially Resident Evil 4. With both returning and new characters, this is a must-have title. .


Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart

  • Developer/Publisher: Insomniac Games, Sony
  • Platform: PlayStation 5
  • Release date: June 11, 2021

Arguably the best PlayStation exclusive of the year, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart not only delivers incredible gameplay, but also showcases the next-gen capabilities of the PlayStation 5 console. From advanced ray-tracing effects to seamless transitions between worlds using its fast SSD, the game’s incredible visual style and smooth gameplay make it one of the best releases of the year.


Psychonauts 2

  • Developer/Publisher: Double Fine, Xbox
  • Platform: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Microsoft Windows, macOS, Linux
  • Release date: August 25, 2021

The sequel to 2005’s Psychonauts might have kept fans waiting for over 15 years, but the wait was certainly worth it. Developed by Tim Schafer and Double Fine Studios, Psychonauts 2 feels like a continuation of the mind-bending psychological platforming adventure that continues the story without skipping a beat.


Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy

  • Developer/Publisher: Eidos Montreal, Square Enix
  • Platform: PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X and Series S, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Microsoft Windows
  • Release date: October 26, 2021

Before its release, everyone was skeptical of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy. Square Enix’s previous Marvel game, Marvel’s Avengers (2020), was anything but what fans wanted. Despite having one of the biggest IPs in entertainment history, the game has been criticized for its heavy use of microtransactions and grind-based gameplay. Thankfully, Marvel’s Guardian’s of the Galaxy takes a different route than its predecessor and delivers a memorable story-driven action-adventure experience.


Edited by Sandeep Banerjee

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