Rune Factory, back to a nugget … Steam releases not to be missed this week

Game News Rune Factory, back to a nugget … Steam releases not to be missed this week

A new week has begun and that has new games to discover. And one of the best platforms to make it clear is Steam. Every 53 minutes, a game is released on Valve’s platform. Suffice it to say that a little adjustment is needed. This is why we are once again offering you a selection of Steam releases to watch especially this week.

Frog Island weather

There is a small remote island that not everyone knows about … or almost. It’s by a bad coincidence that you get into trust. On a stormy day, it is actually in this strange place that your boat is stranded. Your goal is of course to rebuild it and to do this you will need to sell the frogs that live on this island. Exploration, solving puzzles, helping each other, fishing, cooking, farming and learning new skills … Many things are possible on this sandbox-type island with glittering colors and the look of a cute little story. Frog Island time opens its doors to you this week.

  • Release date: 07/12/2022

Monument Valley: Panoramic Edition

Monument Valley is one of the little nuggets in mobile gaming. Released in 2014 on iOS and Android, this ode to escape particularly appealed to us, getting a very good 17 out of 20. Eight years ago, PC gamers were also able to discover this dream -like adventure as beautiful as the mysterious. With riddles and other puzzles based on optical illusion, it’s a spiritual quest with the silent princess Ida offered to you in Monument Valley. This Panoramic Edition includes all the chapters, additions and DLC to the title. Note that Monument Valley 2 also offers one on PC on the same date.

  • Release date: 07/12/2022

XEL

Need a little more action? That’s good because the next title is a 3D action-adventure game. You play as Reid, a young hero with amnesia who finds himself in the strange world of XEL. Like any protagonist in this genre, he will seek answers to understand where he is from and what his connection to the world is. To do this, you need to arm and conquer the dungeons, each more dangerous than the next. In the middle of two seconds of the fight, your brain will be put to the test. Discovering the science-fiction world of XEL (its surroundings, its nature, its secrets, etc.) is not easy to see.

  • Release date: 07/12/2022

Super UFO Fighter

Do you know the UFO catcher? These claw machines that allow you to get nice rewards are a real Japanese institution and a must for any self -respecting tourist. But the developers of VV-LABO offer us here a diversion that is interesting to say the least. Super UFO Fighter is a mix between an action game, a UFO catcher and UFO fights (proper UFO in English). Facing another player or the computer, you need to get as many items as possible and drop them on your base. But of course, it’s not easy because your opponent can attack you so you slow down and get the most points.

  • Release date: 07/13/2022

Rune Factory 5

Following the release of the Nintendo Switch in March, the youngest Rune Factory license will come to the PC. As a reminder, the license mixes RPG elements with simulation of life, farming and breeding. Awarded to a niche of players, Rune Factory was also designed as a spin-off of Story of Seasons. This Rune Factory 5 will take you to the border town of Rigbarth, where you, as a SEED sentinel, must maintain peace and balance. Keep in mind that the Nintendo Switch version got a score of 68 on Metacritic. Although satisfying, the title turned out to be disappointing for many players, especially after a long wait.

  • Release date: 07/13/2022
  • Price: € 50.99 until July 13 (otherwise € 59.99)

Loopmancer

Promoted by gamescom 2021, Loopmancer is a futuristic game that takes us to the famous streets of Dragon City in 2046. A tragic event has just happened: a famous journalist has disappeared. As a detective, Xiang Zixu (our protagonist) has to lead the investigation. And the least we can say is that the latter is not easy. In the course of this reporter, many fights await you. You have to show strong and good reflexes if you want to overcome the seven horizontal scrolling levels offered in the game.Note that Loopmancer is a roguelite. Death can be normal and you have to go through each level multiple times, always with small differences.

  • Release date: 07/14/2022

Eyes of Darkness

Tired of color games? Do you miss the days of good old black and white movies? Eyes in the Dark could be for you. This 2D platformer is actually completely black and white. You play as young Victoria Bloom who goes to the family mansion to find her grandfather Victor. But when he entered the residence, no one was there and darkness seemed to take control. Using your flashlight, your slingshot and other small weapons, you must clean up by destroying the monsters that have taken over the mansion. To have a chance to save your grandfather, you also need to be smart about combining different things. Attention, it is better not to be afraid of the dark!

  • Release date: 07/14/2022
  • Price: € 14.99

Immortal Tactics: War of the Eternals

We end up with a game that doesn’t speak to everyone, but is likely to delight owners of strategy games looking to find an old-fashioned experience. Immortal Tactics: War of the Eternals isn’t really new, and even this week it will be released for the first time. But despite the more retro pixel art, Immortal Tactics offers a certain innovation, by combining elements of roguelite and, most of all, a new way of thinking about the game. turn -based strategy. With redesigned action stages, the Kenisoft Game Studio title is looking to stand out. A method that will interest fans of the genre.

  • Release date: 07/15/2022

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