Game news 8 Surprising Video Game Features You Probably Missed
Published on 14.08.2022 at 11:40
It’s hard to find time to make all the games on our wish list. And what’s worse, today we invite you to add these few good recent games that you may have missed due to lack of visibility. Good luck !
Legend of Tianding
Released in November 2021 and available for both PC and Switch, The Legend of Tianding is set on the streets of Taipei at the beginning of the 20th century, in an era when video games were still little portrayed. In this side-scrolling game, you play as Liao Tianding, a Taipei legend and avenger hotly sought after by the Japanese colonial authorities. Your goal: to restore justice and help the poorest. The game takes on the aesthetic of a traditional Chinese comic, and the rendering is frankly beautiful. In the adventure, you will have to combine lightning-fast kung fu skills against a lot of bad guys, and you will also be able to explore the Dadaocheng area as it was in 1900.
Expanded: Tales of the Camellia
Unfolded: Camellia Tales is a game about the 1948 Jeju massacre. You will follow the journey of little Herman, a boy who lived through the most tragic moments in history. It’s about meeting the islanders and talking to your family, friends, and the survivors hiding in the cave. Here we have a simple game that is enjoyable to watch thanks to its excellent art direction and dynamic writing, despite the sometimes overly laborious mechanics and slight inconsistencies. The game is also useful in that it allows you to discover the historical part of South Korea.
If on a winter night four travelers
Published last year by Laura Hunt and Thomas Moehring to critical acclaim, If On A Winter’s Night, Four Travelers is a completely free point-and-click game (found on Steam or itch.io) whose title refers to to the Italo novel. Calvino “If a traveler on a winter night.” The game follows the journey of four characters as they develop in the late 1920s. In his luxurious hotel room, Carlo eagerly awaits the arrival of his secret lover, Patrick. The recently widowed Lady Winterbourne receives letters to her mansion from new claimants to her fortune. Dr. Jordan Samuels, constantly belittled by his colleagues, finds refuge in the occult sciences. Finally, Layla, tired of the routine, goes against the orders of her superiors.
Wasteland Golf Club
Golf Club: Wasteland is a pure and frankly beautiful game in which earthlings fled the devastated earth to settle on Mars. However, a few lucky survivors return to earth to hit some balls and chained birds. Wasteland Golf Club relies heavily on its atmosphere and fantastic soundtrack. An experience with our score of 16/20: “Golf Club: Wasteland can be considered a smart getaway of sorts, a very relaxing experience filled with a special post-apocalyptic atmosphere and efficient minimalist gameplay.”
Overboard! investigation game in which you are the culprit. After throwing your husband overboard, you must blame someone else or find other opportunities in a limited time. Developed by the creators of 80 Days and Heaven’s Vault, the game encourages you to be cunning and put your moods aside so you’ll never be exposed. To do this, you will have to make the right choice, follow the habits of everyone, cover your tracks and get close to the right people. A fun game, perfect for short sessions.
Dark Side Detective: Groping in the Dark
The Darkside Detective: A Fumble in the Dark is an investigative game set in Twin Lakes, America’s 34th haunted city. Inspector McQueen must solve 6 cases and put his life in danger to unravel the terrible mysteries that haunt the city. This new adventure, which follows the first episode full of humor, will take you to exciting places, from the carnival to the nursing home, where it will always be a matter of reflecting and defeating the Dark Side.
Wytchwood, developed and published by Alientrap (Gunhead), is a game that puts skill at the center of a fantasy adventure. You play as an old witch who lives in a rural forest. The heroine has a habit of exploring the forest, collecting a whole bunch of magical ingredients between “poisonous mushrooms, newt eyes and bottled fear” and creating evil spells. She also reserves the right to judge the many inhabitants and bizarre creatures inspired by classic fairy tales. This is an opportunity to impose your own moral on the story. You will also sometimes have to use your logic to solve a few puzzles in the forest.
Still in the spirit of “witchcraft”, Potion Craft is an alchemy simulator released in September 2021 with a very charming art direction. The game developed by niceplay games provides you with all the necessary tools and ingredients so you can brew your little potions freely. In your personal store, you will be responsible for experimenting, developing new recipes, and generating multiple leads. So every day new visitors will come in search of a solution to their problem. And your creations will always have consequences for them. Therefore, care must be taken to master the techniques of alchemy. Ingredients can be bought from Traveling Traders. Finally, note that it will always be wise to establish a few friendships with famous people.