Coming Out in gaming this week — December 06, 2021

Posted on December 6, 2021

Each week there are plenty of new games coming out. Although with so much going on it can be hard to keep track of them all. Thankfully Checkpoint is here to sift through them all and bring you our highlights of the week.

So let’s jump in and have a look at what’s coming out in gaming this week.

Heavenly Bodies

Date: 07/12/2021
Action / Adventure / Simulation
Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5

“Wrangle the hands and arms of a 1970s space cosmonaut and push, pull and twist your way through an increasingly precarious range of physically simulated stellar scenarios, where without gravity, nothing is still, nothing is secure, and nothing is simple.”

White Shadows

Date: 07/12/2021
 Action / Adventure
Platforms: PC, PS5, Xbox Series X

“The wolves are watching! Venture through a captivating but brutal dystopia where our young adventurer Ravengirl will travel through this huge city’s brightest highs and delve to its darkest depths on her perilous journey of discovery and finding her destiny where hope seems in short supply.”

Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker

Date: 07/12/2021
Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5

“Prepare for Endwalker, the highly-anticipated fourth expansion pack for FINAL FANTASY XIV Online.

Experience the climax of the Hydaelyn and Zodiark story, and encounter an even greater calamity than ever before as you travel to the far reaches of Hydaelyn and even to the moon.

Journey to the very stars above and join over 22 million players worldwide!”

Halo Infinite

Date: 08/12/2021
Platforms: PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X

“When all hope is lost and humanity’s fate hangs in the balance, the Master Chief is ready to confront the most ruthless foe he’s ever faced. Step inside the armor of humanity’s greatest hero to experience an epic adventure and explore the massive scale of the Halo ring. To experience the campaign, purchase Halo Infinite (Campaign).”

Monster Rancher 1 & 2 DX

Date: 09/12/2021
Simulation / RPG
Platforms: PC, Switch

“Enjoy “Monster Rancher” and “Monster Rancher 2” to the fullest!
20 years since their release, the legendary monster training games “Monster Rancher” and “Monster Rancher 2”
are bringing back the exciting days of growing, training, and competing with your unique monsters!
Will you grow your strongest monsters by doting on them or by developing an intense training regime? Find your own style among endless possibilities!”

Demon Gaze EXTRA

Date: 09/12/2021
Platforms: PS4, Switch

“An enhanced version of dungeon-crawler Demon Gaze. Among the new features are improved graphics and production, as well as updated controls and the possibility of new content that takes place after the conclusion of the main story.”


Date: 09/12/2021
Adventure / RPG
Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Switch

“Wytchwood is a crafting adventure game set in an expressive land of gothic fables and fairytales. As the mysterious old witch of the woods, you will explore a strange countryside, collect magical ingredients, brew sorcerous enchantments, and pass your twisted judgement upon a capricious cast of characters and creatures.
After all, how will they ever learn if you don’t teach them the moral of the story?”

Syberia: The World Before

Date: 10/12/2021
Adventure / Puzzle
Platforms: PC

Vaghen, 1937: Dana Roze is a 17-year-old girl, who is beginning a brilliant career as a pianist. However, shadows begin to appear over her future as the fascist threat of the Brown Shadow hangs over Europe, at the dawn of the Second World War.

Taiga, 2004: Kate Walker survives as best she can in the salt mine where she has been imprisoned, when a tragic event propels her into a new adventure in search of her identity.”

Syberia: The World Before

Visuals like these are a rare sight for point and click adventures. I believe this title may breath new life into an old genre, along with its interesting story to tell. Although it is not the only game to be excited about this week, it’s certainly one of the more unique ones!

Be sure to check out last week’s Coming Out to see what you may have missed!

What new titles coming out are you most excited for this week? Let us know!