Now, the developers can patch the game and update it in response to customer feedback. And the used game market, operating out of brick-and-mortar stores, is now a shadow of what it once was. The flash sales and deep discounts in digital stores make shopping more convenient and less painful. And when you make the buying process easier, the customers spend more. In addition to the new-and-improved Playstation Plus, this month also features a new Mario sports title, an interactive horror experience, new DLC for current popular titles, and remastered compilations of established classics. Here is your monthly video game news roundup for June 2022. You build a space colony. Gather resources, grow infrastructure, and survive the alien creep that threatens to destroy it all.
It’s been evident for a while, but the new and improved Playstation Plus service confirms it: Sony ultimately bit the bullet, joined Microsoft, and fully committed to an online and subscription-based gaming strategy in June 2022. This is the game of the future, and it’s already here. We used to buy video games in the form of tangible discs. We owned our copies outright, which meant we could put them in and play them years later. However, we now play at the behest of publishing houses, who build up large servers and frequently demand an internet connection to obtain the entire experience.
Imagine SimCity, but instead of managing an entire city, you zero in on the trials and tribulations of a single high-rise, and the residents and vendors inside. You’re a sentient cube of meat on a quest to save your girlfriend, a sentient clump of bandages. It’s a difficult 2D platformer with a gross edge. This game is part race, part platformer, part puzzle. Find the quickest way through a level, filled with destroyable blocks that hinder your progress. The soft reboot of the God of War franchise swapped Ancient Greek mythology for Norse mythology. We named it one of our games of the year in 2018. It’s a Super Smash-style game, but with all your favorite Nickelodeon stars. Ren and Stimpy versus the Ninja Turtles? Garfield vs. Korra? It’s all possible. Lead a team of four ninjas, and take down other teams in competitive multiplayer gameplay.