Ahead of its release next month, scope out the opening cinematic of Dreams Uncorporated and Modus Games’ Cris Tales.
Making its debut during GameSpot’s Play For All E3 showcase, the trailer below serves as a showcase of the enemies Crisbell and her party will face off against in their time-hopping adventure.
Cris Tales – Opening Movie – Nintendo Switch
Cris Tales serves as an indie love letter to classic JRPGs that throws choices and consequences into the mix. Whatever one decides to do as they slip between time periods, they’ll have to deal with the real-time course of events as they progress through more than 20 hours of gameplay. Strategic turn-based combat has also been included.
The game will come out on July 20 for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam.
The second major Early Access content update for ROCKFISH Games’ Everspace 2, Zharkov: The Vortex will come to the game at the end of July.
The latest gameplay teaser trailer, which can be seen below, provides a glimpse of the third star system. This area will lead deeper into the mystery of a powerful alien race known as the Ancients, along with shady business done by the Grady & Brunt mining operation. New weapon types, natural hazards, and a new planetary location are also shown briefly.
EVERSPACE 2 Zharkov: The Vortex Teaser Trailer
Everspace 2 will continue Adam Roslin’s story, allowing players to experience his emotional journey from an immortal clone space pilot to an individual character. This open-world action RPG currently features over 25 hours of gameplay, and features all core mechanics of the targeted final version.
The full release of the game will come out in Summer of 2022.
Take a deep dive into the world of NIS America’s Phantom Brave: The Hermuda Triangle Remastered with the latest trailer for Prinny Presents NIS Classics Volume 1.
This title follows the story of Marona, who lives on Phantom Isle in the oceanic world of Ivoire with the phantom Ash. Her “Chartreuse Gale” ability allows her to see and interact with phantoms, binding their souls to objects to grant them a temporary body. Battles in this tactical RPG take place on an isometric board, with different objects granting different stat bonuses.
Originally released in 2004 for the PlayStation 2, Phantom Brave: The Hermuda Triangle is based on the PlayStation Portable version of the game. All content from previous releases will be included.
Featuring stealth and combat features, take a first look at the gameplay of Lince Works’ Aragami 2 with the latest trailer for the game.
In this title, the Aragami will use the shadows to hide and use the environment to evade direct combat. In the ‘Mysterious assignment’ mission, players will use a range of skills to contact an anonymous informant that got in touch with the Aragami clan to provide key information.
You can see it for yourself below:
Aragami 2 – Gameplay Sneak Peek
You can also see a complete walkthrough of one of its missions below:
Aragami 2 – Extended Gameplay
Aragami 2 will feature a full campaign with support for up to three players in co-op. Players will also be able to craft their weapons and armors and upgrade your elite warrior with abilities and shadow powers.
The game will come out for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC on September 17, 2021. Note that Game Pass members can now pre-download the game through the Xbox Game Pass library.
The loot n shoot world of Bohemia Interactive’s Mini DayZ 2 is now available on Android and iOS devices.
This hardcore multiplayer zombie survival F2P game will give players the chance to explore a 2D sprite world that pays host to old-school pixel art. Its world features a ivilization has collapsed and the end times are here. Its throwback look will be paired with modern shooter-looter and base-building mechanics.
Featuring thousands of maps that have been scattered in 28 raid locations and 16 different biomes, each area will feature its own terrain and hidden treasures. Along the way, players will find junk and loot to craft other supplies and weapons. New zombie skins and buildings, new special attacks, and the Screamer Zombie have all been included.
Learn more with the release trailer below:
Mini DayZ 2 Release Trailer
You can learn more with the official website here.
The Arma 3 Creator DLC: CSLA Iron Curtain from Bohemia Interactive and CSLA Studio is now available.
This DLC takes players back to the Cold War era of the 1980s. It shows a world where life in Czechoslovakia and its border with the Federal Republic of Germany could have been if an armed conflict ever happened between the West and East.
New to this DLC is the original landlocked map “Gabreta,” which pays host to forests, mountains, valleys, a railway network, and military outposts. Also included are three factions, 35 weapons (including variants), 52 vehicles (including variants), and 19 scenarios.
Note that CSLA Studio has published a ‘compatibility data pack for non-owners’ that enables those that do not have this DLC to still play on multiplayer servers that use its content.
Learn more with the trailer below:
Arma 3 Creator DLC: CSLA Iron Curtain Trailer
The DLC is available on Steam for $12.99. Early adopters can get themselves 10% off its first week of its release. All those who would like to learn more can also find the official website for the game here.
The psychological horror of Bloober Team’s The Medium will make its way to the PlayStation 5 on September 3.
Originally released for the Xbox Series X|S and PC earlier this year (you can read our review here), The Medium has players assuming the role of the medium Marianne, who has been gifted a number of psychic abilities. She sets out to explore both the real and spirit world – separately and simultaneously – to uncover a dark mystery.
Learn more with the reveal trailer below:
The Medium – PlayStation 5 Reveal Trailer
A physical version of the game will also be released on the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S, and PC. The Medium: Two Worlds Special Launch Edition will also be released the same day in select territories, which includes an exclusive Steelbook, the original soundtrack, and a 32 page hardcover artbook.
On the final day of E3 2021, Nintendo of America finished strong with their Nintendo Direct. Featuring approximately 40 minutes of coverage on the hottest Nintendo Switch releases, catch up on the highlights with our recap post – no multi-page clickthrough required.
The Biggest Announcements from the E3 2021 Nintendo Direct
Sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Set to release in 2022, players will be able to return to Hyrule (and the skies above) in the sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.
A brand new 2D Metroid experience, the debut trailer for Metroid Dread had Samus fighting against robots that are immune to her energy blasts. The game will come out on October 8.
FATAL FRAME: Maiden of Black Water
Originally released for the Wii U, FATAL FRAME: Maiden of Black Water has players navigating areas filled with hostile ghosts, which can be fought with the Camera Obscura. The game will come out in 2021.
Kazuya Coming to Super Smash Bros Ultimate
In a crossover with Bandai Namco’s Tekken series, Kazuya Mishima will make his way to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.
Life Is Strange Remastered Collection and Life Is Strange: True Colors
The world of Life is Strange and Life is Strange 2 will come to the Nintendo Switch later this year as part of the Life is Strange Collection. Life is Strange: True Colors will also come to the system on September 10.
Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania
More than 300 recreated stages from the original three Super Monkey Ball games will make their return with the release of Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania. The title will come to the Nintendo Switch on October 5.
Mario Party Superstars
Featuring five boards from the Nintendo 64 Mario Party era and more than 100 minigames from the series catalog, Mario Party Superstars will come out for the Nintendo Switch on October 29. The title will also include online play.
WarioWare: Get It Together!
Players will be able to control Wario and his crew in either solo or two-player co-op when WarioWare: Get It Together! comes out on September 10.
Shin Megami Tensei V
The world of Atlus West’s Shin Megami Tensei V will make its way to the Nintendo Switch on November 12. The first gameplay footage of the game was released during today’s Nintendo Direct.
A collection of four Danganronpa games, Danganronpa Decadence will feature the Danganronpa trilogy and the new Danganronpa S: Ultimate Summer Camp. The titles will launch later this year.
Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp
Rebuilt from the ground-up, Advance Wars and Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising will make their return in Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp. The collection will come out for the Nintendo Switch on December 3.
The worlds of miHoYo’s Honkai Impact 3rd and Genshin Impact will have a crossover event this summer.
Crossover fighter Fischl will serve as the first real archer in Honkai Impact 3rd. She specializes in weakspot aiming, which can be done before firing. Models, animations, and special effects of Oz have also been upgraded to give Fischl a more unique charm and a bigger presence.
Keqing will also appear in the crossover story as the guide. She will be fully controlled in specific story battles, along with supporting players in the story. Note that the crossover outfit for Theresa will be obtainable in-game.
To get players acquainted with this crossover, a behind-the-scenes video has also been released. The video, which can be seen below, sheds light on its backstory, production challenges, and the final presentation.
v4.9 Honkai Impact 3rd x Genshin Impact Crossover Update Preview Video
This crossover will be featured in version 4.9 on the PC, Android, and iOS devices.
A number of bonuses and Rewards await players of any Role or Role Rank this week in Rockstar Games’ Red Dead Online.
Those who have all five Roles at Rank 20 can get themselves an Offer for 50% off any Established or Distinguished Role Item, along with a Reward for 5,000 Character XP. In addition, all those that gain five Role Ranks across any one of Red Dead Online’s Roles can get themselves 2,000 Character XP and an Offer for 30% off any Established or Distinguished Role Item. Meanwhile, those with a Role below Rank 10 can get an Offer for 30% off any Novice or Promising Role Item.
For those looking to hit it big, take advantage of Double RDO$ and Role XP on all Role Free Roam Events, which include Day of Reckoning, Manhunt, Salvage, Condor Egg, Trade Route, and Wild Animal Tagging. Players will also be able to get Double Role XP on all Moonshine Sales and all Trader Sell Missions.
All Traders that log in this week can get two Rewards for 25 Trader Goods, while all Moonshiners that log in this week can get five Rewards for Mash Refills.
Discount-wise, take advantage of 40% off all Trader Wagons, Tonic Crafting Pamphlets at Fences, Work Horses, and the Wilderness Camp from Harriet Davenport. This is on top of 30% off all Pants, Skirts, and Boots in the Catalogue. Players will also be able to take advantage of all Moonshine Shack relocation fees being waived through June 21.
Finally, all those that connect their accounts to Prime Gaming by July 5 will receive a Reward for a free Emote, along Offers for 30% off the Bar Expansion and a Novice or Promising Moonshiner Item.