This week, starting February 18, one of the most anticipated games of 2019 from a developer that really just needs a win right now is set to demand your attention. Not looking for an online experience? Don’t worry, the indie scene has plenty of fun titles to catch your attention.
So let’s jump in and have a look at what’s coming out this week.
Almost There: The Platformer | 19/02/2019
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PC, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch
Developer: Bony Yousuf
Publisher: The Quantum Astrophysicists Guild
“Sprint between saw blades while dodging homing missiles. Duck under lasers while the floor crumbles beneath you. Almost There was designed specifically for fans of the hardcore platforming genre – you’ve been warned.” – [source]
STEINS;GATE ELITE | 19/02/2019
Genre: Interactive Novel
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4
Developer: MAGES. Inc.
Publisher: Spike Chunsoft Co., Ltd.
“STEINS;GATE ELITE follows a rag-tag band of tech-savvy young students who discover the means of changing the past via e-mail using a modified microwave.” – [source]
Bannermen | 21/02/2019
Developer: Pathos Interactive
Publisher: 2tainment GmbH
“Take on the role of a fallen lord on his journey back to become one of the mightiest in the realm. Make your banner strike fear into your opponents and challenge the multiplayer ladder in action packed skirmishes.” – [source]
Devil Engine | 21/02/2019
Genre: Bullet Hole
Platforms: PC, Nintendo Switch
Developer: Protoculture Games
Publisher: DANGEN Entertainment
“A last ditch effort to destroy what was once to be our savior. A final mission to eliminate a disastrous future. A single ship against Earth’s entire military. The Andraste is the only hope to defeat…the Devil Engine.” – [source]
Batalj | 21/12/2019
Developer: Fall Damage
Publisher: Fall Damage
“BATALJ is a fierce online turn-based action strategy game where you face other players in one vs one battles with your own custom-built squad. Skill and smart plays decides who comes out victorious.” – [source]
Anthem | 22/02/2019
Genre: Online RPG
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC
Publisher: Electronic Arts
“Join with up to three other players and assemble high-tech, hand-crafted, uniquely powerful suits of armor. Explore vast ruins, battle deadly enemies, and claim otherworldly artifacts. With every mission, you and your Javelin grow in power. Fight the dangers of an ever-changing world. Rise united to defeat evil. Triumph as one.” – [source]
Our top pick of the week?
Despite it’s demo debacles this big business debut of a new IP from Bioware has us hyped. The world is beautiful and the gameplay is just plain and simple fun.
If the team can nail the disconnect between narrative and gameplay that these online games often have then this will dominate.
What new titles are you most excited for this week? Be sure to let us know!