The Skirmisher is looking forward to playing lots of new games in 2021, and trying to forget some of the disappointments of last year. After all, this year has to be better, right? These are the five games that he is most looking forward to this year. And — happy New Year everyone!
Our editor takes over The Skirmisher column this week for his annual holiday gaming celebration article. The only problem is that, probably like most of you, he doesn’t feel much like celebrating the year 2020. Let’s see if we can lift our collective spirits anyway.
Peachy Keen Games and Whitethorn Digital are thrilled to announce the release of Calico, a village simulation game available now for $11.99 on Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Steam, and Epic Games Store. A PlayStation 4 edition is in the works as well. Calico is a day-in-the-life community sim game where you are given the important/adorable task of rebuilding the town’s cat café, and packing it with cute and cuddly creatures. Build up your café by filling it with delightful furniture, fun decorations and yummy pastries, to get it bustling with animals again! Calico is meant to make you feel all … Continue reading Calico Adventure Game Lets Players Run a Cat Cafe
CD PROJEKT RED has released the official Launch Trailer for Cyberpunk 2077 in anticipation of the game’s premiere. The trailer dives deep into the world and story of Cyberpunk 2077, and explores the bonds players will forge, the dangers they will face, and the lengths they will go to in order to build their legend as V, the game’s protagonist. Setting the stage for players to take control and begin their adventure in the megalopolis of Night City, the Launch Trailer is available to watch right now on Cyberpunk 2077’s YouTube channel. Cyberpunk 2077 releases December 10th, 2020, for PC, … Continue reading Cyberpunk 2077 Gets Launch Trailer
NACON and KT Racing are pleased to announce that a second free update is now available for WRC 9, the official video game of the FIA World Rally Championship. Available from today on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and the Epic Games Store for PC, this update will also be available on new-generation consoles at a later date. With WRC 9, the passionate developers of the French studio KT Racing have pulled out all the stops to once again meet the high expectations of rally fans looking for tougher challenges and heightened realism. With an enhanced career mode and many technical … Continue reading WRC 9 Racing Game Gets Free Content Update, New Cars
Gaijin Entertainment and Darkflow Software announce that Cuisine Royale has received a huge update that has turned the brutal online shooter into a new game. Players get two new Champions – a voodoo practitioner from Haiti and a child of nature from Korea, a huge new map “Island of Siberia” and the revamped progression and equipment system. The update brings a lot of new content and features, like motorboats, shooting from moving vehicles, flamethrowers and mortars. The changes are in fact so numerous that from now on the game will be changing its title and will be known from now … Continue reading Cuisine Royale Shooter Transforms into CRSED: F.O.A.D.
Peril on Gorgon is the first of two planned DLCs for last year’s Game of The Year winner, The Outer Worlds. The stupendous sci-fi RPG shooter is back with new missions, a darker story, more exploration and about eight to 10 hours of extended and exciting gameplay.
Red Dead Online – the vibrant, ever-evolving world where you can take on a range of unique roles and pursuits to blaze your own outlaw trail across the American frontier – will be available to purchase as a standalone game from the PlayStation Store, Microsoft Store, Rockstar Games Launcher, Epic Games Store and Steam on December 1st. For the first time, new players who do not already own Red Dead Redemption 2 can experience everything Red Dead Online has to offer, including access to all future content updates. Check our our review of Red Dead Redemption 2. Forge your own … Continue reading Red Dead Online To Be Offered as a Standalone Game
Godfall, a PlayStation 5 exclusive launch title, is now available for PC via the Epic Games Store, and on the PlayStation 5 in select markets, Gearbox Publishing announcing today. Developed by Counterplay Games, Godfall is a first-of-its-kind, looter-slasher, melee action-RPG. Godfall will be available globally for PlayStation 5 on Nov. 19. Godfall is set in Aperion, a land on the precipice of ruin, and you are the last of the Valorian knights, god-like warriors able to equip Valorplates, legendary armor sets that transform wielders into unstoppable masters of melee combat. Tear through foes as you climb through the elemental realms … Continue reading Godfall Lands on the PlayStation 5 and PC
Supergiant Games has done it again, giving gamers Hades, a game with an incredible art style, brilliant voice acting, stunning music and rock-solid gameplay that’s almost impossible to put down. This is even better than their previous hits like Bastion, Transistor and Pyre.