game news Hollow Night, Elden Ring… The six tallest video games to catch up this summer
Summer has begun and it’s almost time for vacation! Wouldn’t this be the perfect time to resume long games left aside for lack of time?
Persona 5 Royal
If you left school benches in a hurry to take advantage of the summer break, you might still happily return to school benches. Persona 5 Royal. An enriched and improved version of Persona 5, Royal expands the adventures of the Joker and the Phantoms by having you live an extra three months on the hero’s school calendar. With all the activities it offers, the game will keep you occupied for a hundred hours without any difficulty. In addition to the daily routine to be performed, it will be a question of organizing large-scale robberies, penetrating corrupt minds and provoking them. Complete program! Safe bet rated 18/20 in our columns: “After Persona 5 has managed to lure gamers wholly aficionados into J-RPGs and/or turn-based games, we can highly recommend what is definitely the ultimate experience of an exceptional game, and one of the last to be so great. 4In this regard, the latest news: The last three canon copies of the Persona license will arrive on Xbox through Game Pass, with a release planned for the end of the year.
Animal Crossing: New Horizons
It’s hard not to mention that Animal Crossing: New Horizons in this list. Containment has arrived just in time to offer players a great haven while staying at home. Vegetable growing, fishing, handicraft, cooking, decoration… The game has an extensive program to accomplish throughout the year. And this summer may be the perfect time to tackle the weeds you’ve neglected for so long. And if you think you’ve already experienced it, you still have the Happy Home Paradise DLC that permanently extends the life of the title. The add-on offers you the role of an interior designer and the development of a fun seaside resort.
If we didn’t have a release date for Silksong, it would always be nice to finish it. Hollow Night The first of the name to be ready for the future. The metroidvania quoted with a vengeance offers an excellent lifespan of close to thirty hours if you decide to do it in a straight line. The player can ride around a giant map that offers its share of varied and exotic scenes among the lush forests, cool caves and gloomy cities inhabited by crazy insects. A game rated 17/20 in our columns at the time: “If by no means Hollow Knight has reinvented the Metroidvania formula, it appears as the standard and culmination of the genre. They require focus, discipline, and rigor, and will easily keep you dazzled for a good thirty hours, in a world populated by insects that is as rich as it is intriguing.“
Notice to fans of indie games, east It was one of the biggest discoveries of the last year. If you missed it, now is the time to catch up. In this superb pixel art game developed by studio Pixpil and published by Chucklefish, you play as John, a miner, tasked with guiding a young girl through the city and its dangers. The duo soon come face-to-face with a strange substance that threatens their new friends and the world they have come to love. If the narrative is one of the pillars of the experience, there are many activities on the menu: open areas aid exploration including real dungeons, with puzzles and an ultimate boss. Definitely shorter than the J-RPG friends mentioned on this list, Eastward is still a good twenty hours long. Game rated 18/20 in our columns: “Eastward is a great adventure game that succeeds in almost everything you do, brilliantly managing the game over 20 hours to finish.“
With its challenging battles and many locations to explore, many didn’t have time to complete it yet. elden ring. Remember, with over 13 million copies sold in a single month since its February release, the game has far exceeded software expectations. Between discovering every corner of the Entre-Terre, exploring knowledge well hidden everywhere, mods, speedruns, and many more theories, the title was able to stay in the news and attract more audience. since when. A match we gave a score of 18/20: “With its new open-world dimension, Elden Ring brilliantly brings out the already highly potent FromSoftware studio formula and Souls offers an accessible and ambitious soulful sequel.“
For fans of 100% relaxing games, perhaps Spiritfarer is a safe bet. In this 2020 title, ThunderLotus poetically dwells on the theme of death. The player embodies a young smuggler, Stella, who must lead a whole group of lovable spirits to another world while ensuring that their last wishes are clearly fulfilled. So there is a whole administrative part that consists of building a small town consisting of course of individual rooms, but also of a beautiful kitchen, a sawmill and small farms. A relaxing program that can keep you busy for a good twenty hours.
Pokemon Legends: Arceus
With the open world proposal, Pokemon Legends: Arceus It was one of the most anticipated games of 2022. The action takes place in part in Rusti-Cité, a city with buildings very inspired by feudal Japan, which serves as the headquarters of the Galaxie Group. In addition to Alec, who we find as an adult and then in his teens, Les Neiges de Hisui allows us to meet Alec’s father, a carpenter who is afraid of Pokémon, and Zorua, the Pokémon Grudgenard. Game rated at release 16/20: “Pokémon Legends Arceus is a beautiful experience that will be able to satisfy both fans who are always looking for a change, as well as newcomers who are looking for a fun adventure in the open world.”