Welcome to our first week of releases for the year 2022! The Checkpoint team hope you all have had a stellar holiday period, and are ready for an exciting year ahead.
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.
The Kids We Were: Complete Edition
Platforms: PC, Switch
“The Kids We Were is an award-winning adventure game originally released worldwide for smartphones in February, 2020. Selected as one of the top 3 titles at the Google Play Indie Games Festival 2020, it has also won the avex Award, and been chosen for the Best Indies category of Google Play’s Best Games of 2020.
To celebrate the release of The Kids We Were on Nintendo Switch and Steam, we’ve added a bunch of brand-new content. If you want the full experience, look no further than this, the Complete Edition!
The Complete Edition includes the full story available in the app, in addition to a new bonus episode set after the events of the main game. There are also brand-new collection items to find!”
Monster Hunter Rise (Port)
“Rise to the challenge and join the hunt! In Monster Hunter Rise, the latest installment in the award-winning and top-selling Monster Hunter series, you’ll become a hunter, explore brand new maps and use a variety of weapons to take down fearsome monsters as part of an all-new storyline. The PC release also comes packed with a number of additional visual and performance enhancing optimizations.”
Sucker for Love: First Date
Genre: RPG / Simulation
“Obsessed with occult rituals, you have finally obtained the last thing you need to summon the eldritch horror that has been haunting your dreams; a strange, bright-pink Necronomicon. You perform the only ritual that doesn’t appear to be insane ramblings, and inadvertently summon Ln’eta, a cute cthulhu-like girl. She agrees to a kiss, on the condition that you perform a few rituals from the book for her first. Looking back at the Necronomicon… all of the other pages suddenly make sense?”
God of War (Port)
Genre: Action / Adventure / RPG
“His vengeance against the Gods of Olympus years behind him, Kratos now lives as a man in the realm of Norse Gods and monsters. It is in this harsh, unforgiving world that he must fight to survive… and teach his son to do the same.”
Aery – Dreamscape
Genre: Adventure / Simulation
Platforms: PC, XB1, PS4, Switch
“In Aery – Dreamscape you play as a bird-like spirit who can enter the minds of other people in order to explore their thoughts, their secrets, and their imagination.
Experience the feeling of flying, immerse into beautiful and atmospheric landscapes and enjoy the unique storytelling of the game while getting to know a lot of interesting people on the way.”
Rescue Party: Live!
Genre: Action / Simulation
“Play alone or with your friends in this cooperative adventure for 1 to 4 players. Make the right moves, and coordinate with your team to rescue people in danger. Have fun, and act fast! The success of your team depends on your choices. Save as many lives as possible in a frantic race against time!”
Genre: Action / Indie
Platforms: PC, XB1
“Operation Zeta is a space action game. The great battle codenamed ‘Operation Zeta’ has been lost. Your ship is in shambles and you have to act quickly to collect all of the parts and repair your ship before the warzone is completely destroyed by the enemies death laser. Play and unlock 13 playable characters each with their own unique set of skills and challenges. As well unlock new abilities and upgrades with credits you earn during each run. Each time you play the world is randomly generated with random quests to get your ship parts back. Made in our custom game engine built from the ground up!”
Rescue Party: Live!
Welcome to another fantastic year of gaming ahead of us for 2022! The engines are getting warmed up again as our first week of releases kicks off. One of the first new releases we are looking forward to is Rescue Party: Live! with it’s co-operative and fast paced playstyle sure to make for an entertaining night of gaming!
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!