Game news 6 independent games of the week not to be missed (PC, Switch, PS5, PS4)
As every week, we offer you an overview of the news that will come in the next seven days on the side of the india sphere.
Map of Shark
A card game that has its roots in 18th century Europe, Card Shark has the peculiarity of inviting you to cheat to reach the table of the French king. To achieve this, you will need to use the real techniques developed by Count Saint-Germain in his “Wordless Memoirs”. It’s up to you how to properly handle cards and minigames to unlock new places, generate more earnings and reach your goal. Honestly compelling experience during our preview: “In addition to its very good qualities: its writing, artistic direction, or the concept itself (which makes the player an expert on cheating in 18th-century France), Card Shark – after our four hours of playing – seems to have succeeded in an even crazier way.“
- Date of issue: 02.06.2022 / PC, Switch
A terrifying visual novel, CORPSE FACTORY takes place in Tokyo, where rumors spread about a strange place that allows you to sign up for someone’s death with a simple photograph. Corpse Girl actually allows you to place a picture of a person online. Once this image is submitted, the site promises to die within a few days. And then, as if by chance, assassinations are multiplying in the city. Panic is spreading through the city, future victims of Corpse Girl will even receive a photo of her own corpse along with a predicted date. The player’s task is then to thwart death and this terrifying ritual.
- Date of issue: 01.06.2022 / PC, Switch
An adventure / sea exploration game that will inevitably recall the Playdead experience, Silt offers you to immerse yourself in 2D settings. Our diver seems to be able to transpose his consciousness into other living beings in order to get out of different situations. On his own, he will have to bridge the gap in search of forgotten mysteries. The hero walks through underwater ruins and ancient fallen mechanical structures and discovers the local fauna, creatures that have evolved in very strange ways. Some of them are likely to be very hostile.
- Date of issue: 01.06.2022 / PC
Ashina: The Red Witch
Ashina: The Red Witch, launched on Kickstarter, is a pixelart adventure that invites you along the way to Ash on a journey through the afterlife. In a world of ghosts full of strange creatures, the heroine must find her way home and, above all, save her sister. “powers that areIn terms of gameplay, it should basically be about solving puzzles using surrounding objects and watching the dialogues to move the story forward. In this context, it should be noted that the game will not be available in French when released. You are offered a free prologue on the platform Steam.
- Release date: 06.04.2022 / PC
The 2D action / platform game Souldiers asks you to fight for your freedom in a fantastic and colorful universe. It depicts the souls of fallen warriors forced to follow the Valkyrie, which arrives out of nowhere. You will be asked to choose between three classes: warrior, archer or mage. Each has different abilities and gameplay, plus a dedicated skill tree. The player explores vast environments, solves puzzles and fights opponents in intense battles. The preview of the title was quite attractive: “After a few hours at Souldiers, it’s hard not to be thrilled with this action platform developed by Retro Forge. Almost everything is flawless.“
- Release Date: 02/06/2022 / PC, Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series
A tower defense and dungeon-crawler composed of RPG elements, Dwerve draws you into the skin of a young dwarf handyman. The protagonist’s task is to travel to the underground ruins and uncover turrets, traps and other lost technologies to repel the evil witch Vandra and her minions. The latter have a plan to conquer the land on the surface. The underground kingdom is also full of secrets and puzzles that you can solve. It will be possible to upgrade towers and parts: each tree has its own branch of improvements. Eventually, you will need to show a strategy for thwarting the bosses in front of you.
- Date of issue: 31.05.2022 / PC