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Here are the most anticipated video game releases of Q2

Discover here the most anticipated games of the second quarter, such as Ratchet & Clank or Resident Evil Village.

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If the period of the first quarter was rather calm in terms of video game releases, the second half promises to be a little busier. After the exits ofOddworld Soulstorm and D’Outriders at the beginning of April, we unveil here the most anticipated games by the editorial staff until the end of the second quarter which ends at the end of June.

New Pokémon Snap

Released April 30 on Nintendo Switch.

The new version of the game released almost 20 years ago for Nintendo 64 will soon be released on Nintendo Switch. In New Pokémon Snap your goal will be to observe many pokémon in their natural environment and to take pictures of them. In addition, a strange phenomenon called Lumina will affect some wild pokemon and your goal will be to investigate the source of this strange flicker.

Pre-order New Pokémon Snap at € 44.99

Returnal

Released April 30 on PS5.

In this game, which is one of the PS5 exclusives announced for the launch of the console, you play as a certain Selene who must try to escape from a strange planet that changes every time she dies. It’s a rogue-like game that aims to focus on reflection and exploration. The story also takes an important part in the immersion of the game and this is what makes us very eager to play it.

Pre-order Returnal at € 62.99

Resident Evil Village

Released May 7 for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series, and Stadia.

We told you a lot about it on the Journal du Geek, and that’s because we can’t wait for Resident Evil Village. Between its many teasers and its two open demos, which we were able to test, Capcom was able to make the launch of the game a real event. In this eighth installment of the franchise, you still play as Ethan Winters who goes in search of his daughter. His road leads him to a strange village overlooked by a castle sheltering monsters in all forms. Both mysterious and terrifying, the game draws us like a magnet.

Pre-order Resident Evil Village at € 49.99

Mass Effect Legendary Edition

Released May 14 for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series.

Bioware’s iconic adventure returns in a completely remastered edition featuring all three of the franchise. With a facelift in 4K and 60 fps, Mass Effect promises to immerse us even more intensely in Shepard’s skin. In addition, the Legendary Edition gives you even more possibilities for character customization. Side story, the framework remains the same and it will always be necessary to be careful with its choices because they will have consequences.

Pre-order Mass Effect Legendary Edition at € 69.99

Miitopia

Released May 21 for Nintendo Switch.

In Miitopia, the story reinvents itself thanks to your personal touch, which gives you a truly unique adventure! Every Mii can play a character in this wacky adventure, even your mom or grandfather. In addition to providing entertaining gameplay, combat and character relationships are a very important part of Miitopia. You will even have the option of having a horse to help you defeat your enemies! What could be better if it’s your brother who plays the big bad in the story?

Pre-order Miitopia at € 39.99

Biomutant

Released May 25 for PC, PS4, and Xbox One.

Biomutant is an open world RPG game mixing a bit of all styles, from martial arts to science fiction to fantasy. It’s a super energizing game that seems to offer dynamic and fluid combat, while immersing you in a colorful world at will. On top of that, the main protagonist is both charismatic and too cute, enough to convince us for good.

Pre-order Biomutant at € 44.99

Final Fantasy VII Intergrade

Released June 10 on PS5.

This next-gen remaster of the famous and beloved FF7 is eagerly awaited by fans. Intergrade offers an additional episode to the story, dubbed the Yuffie episode, a story of not repaying a game for a simple facelift in 4K. In addition, the performance mode will allow you to favor the fluidity of the image with 60 fps. Finally, after an improvement in visual quality, Intergrade offers you a photo mode to save your best moments of the game reworked at your convenience.

Pre-order Final Fantasy 7 Intergrade at € 62.99

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart

Released June 11 on PS5.

The famous duo formed by Ratchet and Clank returns in a brand new opus after a last game and a film released in 2016. This time, they will have to find a way to beat Doctor Nefarious while operating from two different dimensions. We are already wondering how the two heroes will do to get by being separated, their union being their strength.

Pre-order Ratchet & Clank at € 69.99

Mario Golf Super Rush

Released June 25 on Nintendo Switch.

This is not the first time that Nintendo has featured Mario in a sports game. With Mario Golf’s last opus released in 2014, we can’t wait to find our favorite plumber on the green. With a story mode and a speed golf mode, as well as a multiplayer mode, the game seems complete enough for who wants to have a good time. Note that the controls by buttons as well as by movements will be available for the game for more immersion.

Pre-order Mario Golf Super Rush for € 44.99

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

Released June 29 on Nintendo Switch.

This is the first installment of the franchise after 6 years of absence. In this title you will play as Zed, a zombie whose goal is to defeat the terrible Death-tructor. With its very Japanese aesthetic, the game promises colorful characters and scenes. As far as we are concerned, it is above all Zed’s playfulness and the dynamism of the gameplay that makes us want to play it even more. After rumors of a release on PS4, it has been confirmed that for now the title will only be released on Switch.

Pre-order Disgaea 6 at € 59.99

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