The Steam Summer Sale 2017 has been active for a few days now and there’s a metric tonne of great gaming titles on offer. Our staff trawled through the extensive list and handpicked what we’d like to purchase to help make your decision making easier.
I’m looking at Some of the weirder stuff I’ve seen but not gotten around to. Games like Pony Island and To The Moon”
Pony Island doesn’t feature any horsing around though, the game is a suspense filled puzzle game in disguise. Players are in limbo, trapped in a malevolent and malfunctioning arcade machine devised by the devil himself. You can check out the game’s trailer below:
To The Moon is a story about two doctors traversing backwards through a dying patient’s memory to grant him his last wish. The game has been described as a “work of art” and a “masterpiece” by numerous users and has an “Overwhelmingly Positive” steam user review rating.
The older FPS games need no introduction since they’ve been around for years now. Dead Cells however is an intriguing early access title that combines multiple genres into one beautiful rogue-lite package. While it’s only discounted by 15% right now, it’s still definitely worth picking up.
You’ll explore a sprawling, ever-changing castle… assuming you’re able to fight your way past its keepers in 2D souls-lite combat. No checkpoints. Kill, die, learn, repeat.”
I bought papers please and am looking at getting the Souls series games because my life isn’t hard enough already.”
Papers Please is a dystopian video game about an immigration officer tasked with accepting or rejecting people from a neighbouring country. The game makes players face moral dilemmas as they make hard decisions that impact the world around them.
Firewatch is a first-person adventure game following the life of a park ranger in the mysterious Wyoming wildnerness. A story-rich narrative featuring conversations between the player’s character and their radio companion is the driving force behind this title.
The Flame in the Flood is a rogue-lite survival game with a gorgeous graphical style and excellent soundtrack to boot. Players will have to journey down a procedurally generated backwater, brave the elements, scavenge supplies, craft food and traps, outwit wildlife, and try to stay afloat.
Orwell, quite simply is a game about the invasion of privacy and the use of information by the state loosely based on George Orwell’s “1984”. Players will investigate the lives of citizens to find those responsible for a series of terror attacks. However, everything is not as it seems and the information from the internet, personal communications and private files that you supply to the security forces will have drastic consequences.
What are you picking up from the Steam Summer Sale 2017 ? Let us know in the comments section below and also if we should be looking at anything else in particular.