This Week in Games: Feb 26 – Mar 2

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The next chapter in a FF Remake Trilogy, return to a classic Star Wars FPS, Learn world history through Cricket and It Takes Two developers remasters their first big title – yep it is a lot of history this week in gaming. But before we get to the full list, here are your highlights:

Starting with the big title for the week with Final Fantasy VII: Rebirth coming to the PlayStation on Wednesday. If you are a diehard FF fan you are probably already waiting for this but if not this is the second in a planned trilogy coming from the FF VII Remake that was released in 2020. The latest title continues with you controlling Cloud Strike in a title that offers more real-time exploration and combat to give a more open-ended overworld in comparison to the more linear city in Rebirth.

Almost one for an honourable mention with one of the earliest FPS being remastered and coming to Xbox, Nintendo Switch and via Steam this Thursday (with PlayStation presumably not far behind). Building on the legacy of games like Wolfenstein and Doom this was the first Star Wars FPS and the dawn of the Jedi Knight series.

Finally brush up on your world history on Saturday through the only lens that matters – Cricket. Coming from Devolver Digital and a developer out of Cape Town (not Australia, we know the gall) this tells the story of world events from the Dinosaurs to the Space Race through circket and ragdoll physics. Get it on the Nintendo Switch and via Steam. on Saturday.

Honourable Mention: And our honourable mention this week goes to some great coop and we are not talking about Helldivers 2 with Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons remake coming to Xbox, PlayStation and Steam this Thursday. While most will know the developer from It Takes Two this was the first game that really made it happen as you guide two brothers in 2 player coop.

If you bought any of these on the release day, tell us how it went! Also, as always did we miss anything? Something you are looking forward to more than anything else? Tell us in the comments


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26th
Pocket Fishing (Nintendo Switch)
Beat the Beats VR (PSVR)
Devil’s Island (Epic Store)
Going Upstream (Steam)
Crystal Chip Collector: Hidden Gem (Steam)
Axon Hero (Steam)
Simploe Tasks (Steam)
Dragon Kings (Steam)
Cats and Seek: Cats Hidden at Dino Park (Steam)
INKIDOKI AND PHOENIX (Steam)
FunPlay School (Steam)
Lord Clicker (Steam)
100 Robo Cats (Steam)
Decimate Drive (Steam)
Gearbits: Gear Angels (Steam)
Sinistrium (Steam)
Technocide (Steam)

27th
Devil’s Island (Epic Store)
Shiren the Wanderer: The Mystery Dungeon of Serpentcoil Island (Nintendo Switch)
Hike Adventures (Nintendo Switch)
Sandstorm Strike Force (Nintendo Switch)
Gleylancer and Gynoug: Classic Shmups Pack (Nintendo Switch)
Dead End City (PlayStation)
RYBot (Steam)
Scribble (Steam)
Starlight and the Silver Key (Steam)
1387: MMO Strategy (Steam)
Gods Against Machines (Steam)
There’s No Dinosaurs (Steam)
Pull Stay (Steam)
Zeta Leporis RTS (Steam)
Bunker’s Shadow (Steam)
100 Dino Cats (Steam)
Charrua Soccer – Mirror Edition (Steam)
Rock Star Life Simulator (Steam)
Ultra Foodmess 2 (Steam)
Boons & Burdens (Steam)
Sakura Isekai Adventure (Steam)
Luna’s Light (Steam)
SEARCH ALL – TOOLS (Steam)
SEARCH ALL – LOLLIPOPS (Steam)
Over the Net (Steam)
William and Sly (Steam)
Spellstrife (Steam)
Metal Voyager (Steam)
Dark Elf Historia (Steam)
Primitive Society Simulator (Steam)
Color Your Heart Out (Steam)
Sword Princess Sistina (Steam)
Piczle Cross: Story of Seasons (Steam)
Egg RTX (Steam)
Curse Errant (Steam)
Run Pizza Run (Steam)
SLIPPY THE FROG 🐸💦 (Steam)
Tales of Sintra: The Dark Vortex (Steam VR)
Command Adventures: Starship (Steam)
Alone in the crowd (Steam)
GURAGURA ODEN (Steam)
Let’s Roll (Steam)
Light Box (Steam)
ATTA -Spot the Oddities in the Strange Hotel- (Steam)

28th
Bio Inc. Redemption (Xbox Series X|S)
Trudograd (Xbox)
FINAL FANTASY VII REBIRTH (PlayStation)
Piczle Cross: Story of Seasons (Nintendo Switch)
Dead End City (Nintendo Switch)
Spear Master (Nintendo Switch)
World War II Shooting Simulator (Nintendo Switch)
Next Sweetstop (Steam)
Code Zodiac (Steam)
Builders of Greece (Steam)
Terror At Oakheart (Steam)
Now Open! Horror House (Steam)
The Witch Veils: The Mansion (Steam)
Dicefolk (Steam)
SEARCH ALL – SNAKES (Steam)
Shashingo: Learn Japanese with Photography (Steam)
The Game Awards (Steam)
Aqua Fry (Steam) – Free
Spiderbro 2 (Steam)
Spellarium 2 (Steam)
Broken Lands Village (Steam)
Special Force Legion of Monsters (Steam) – Free
Fist Food (Steam)
环行旅舍 (Steam) – Free
WhichWayOut? (Steam)
NeverGoingHome (Steam)
Grand Soul Saga (Steam)
Crowborne (Steam)
Secret Archives (Steam)
Nekokami: Internship (Steam) – Free
Paintball – the puzzle game (Steam)
Ukraine War 2022 (Steam)

29th
Broadsword: Warlord Edition (Xbox)
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons Remake (Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation, Steam)
Cook, Serve, Delicious! (Xbox)
Dead End City (Xbox Series X|S)
Star Wars: Dark Forces Remaster (Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, Steam)
Pecaminosa – A Deadly Hand (Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch)
The Mobius Machine (PlayStation)
Time Trap: Hidden Objects (Nintendo Switch)
We Need to Go Deeper (Nintendo Switch)
Of the Red, the Light, and the Ayakashi Tsuzuri (Nintendo Switch, Steam)
Heavenly Bodies (Nintendo Switch)
Another Bar Game (Nintendo Switch)
XELAN FORCE (Nintendo Switch)
Cavern of Dreams (Nintendo Switch)
Anglerfish (Nintendo Switch)
Looking Up I See Only A Ceiling (Nintendo Switch)
The Lost Ashford Ring (Nintendo Switch)
Echo Of The Horizon (Epic Store)
Deverse World (Epic Store)
DNA: Episode 3 (Steam)
Rock and Roots (Steam) – VR Only
Zombies!!! Board Game (Steam)
Minami Lane (Steam)
废柴队友 Stupid Teammates (Steam)
Kurofune: Descobrimentos Portugueses (Steam) – Free
Cats Love Boxes (Steam)
Heroes & Redemption (Steam)
Furry Myth 🦁 (Steam)
Thyria (Steam)
Hyperfield (Steam)
On The Wind’s Breath (Steam)
Hidden Boxes (Steam)
Brain Hotel: Remodeled (Steam)
JUMP de PON (Steam) – Free
The Paradixion: Laboratory (Steam)
Astral Party (Steam) – Free
Meta-Ghost: Prologue (Steam) – Free
The Crack (壳中之物) (Steam) – Free
Ufouria: The Saga 2 (Steam)
The Corridors (Steam)
DudeGo (Steam)
Little Devils (Steam)
Raige (Steam)
Nonograms (Steam) – Free
Living in Spring (Steam)
Magic Seeker: a mimic’s odyssey – chapter 1 (Steam)
The Idle (Steam)
Amazing Weekend – Search and Relax Collector’s Edition (Steam)
Shoot & Sow (Steam)
DIRECT CONTACT (Steam)

1st
Tamarak Trail (Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch, Steam)
Welcome to ParadiZe (Xbox)
PopSlinger (Xbox Series X|S)
Match Village (Xbox)
Eldgear (Xbox Series X|S)
Ufouria: The Saga 2 (PlayStation)
Return of Red Riding Hood Enhanced Edition (PlayStation)
PICROSS S+ (Nintendo Switch)
Freddi Fish and the Case of the Missing Kelp Seeds (Nintendo Switch)
Ufouria 2: The Saga (Nintendo Switch)
Expediditions: A Mud Runner Game (Nintendo Switch)
Escape Game The Old Folk House (Nintendo Switch)
OLLLO (Nintendo Switch)
A Void Hope (Nintendo Switch, Steam)
Take It Racing 2 (Nintendo Switch)
One More Dungeon 2 (Nintendo Switch)
Cape’s Escape Game 7th Room (Nintendo Switch)
Helicopter Simulator: RESCUE SIM (Nintendo Switch)
Desktop BaseBall 2 (Nintendo Switch)
Virus Rush (Nintendo Switch)
Geometric Sniper – Blood in Paris (Epic Store)
Floppa: The Dark Forest (Epic Store)
Glowpop (Steam)
I commissioned some cats 11 (Steam)
I commissioned some cats 0 (Steam) – Free
Multiplayer Platform Golf (Steam)
The Demon’s Exorcism (Steam)
Doodle TD 2 (Steam)
KERIBATO! (Steam)
Hidden Winter Cats (Steam) – Free
Hitori Kakurenbo Online (Steam)
Robin Hood – Sherwood Builders (Steam)
Matching Meadows (Steam)
Ad Infernum (Steam)
Fantastic Fist (Steam)
HEARTSHOT (Steam) – VR Only
Type King (Steam)
RUINED (Steam)
Rain Runner (Steam)
Journey of the Forgotten (Steam)
SpaceKraft! (Steam)
The Cable Guy (Steam)
Taka Taka (Steam)
Champion Shift (Steam)
The Collar (Steam)
Math Dash (Steam)
Mission Twentynine (Steam)
PlunderPiece (Steam)
Parry Nightmare (Steam)
Captain Velvet Meteor: The Jump+ Dimensions (Steam)
Nyctophobia: Fear the Dark (Steam)
StarsAway (Steam)
Acid Planet: Prologue (Steam) – Free
AstroForge: Space Pirates (Steam)
The Warehouse (Steam)
Aurorae (Steam)
AfterTheCloud (Steam)
InOutPath (Steam)
Lover (Steam)
HER TREES: THE PUZZLE HOUSE (Steam)
Summonsters (Steam)
Puzzle – LINES AND KNOTS 2 (Steam)
Bloomyth (Steam)
Snow Cone Serenade (Steam) – Free
The Mouse Game (Steam)
Slot Advanture (Steam)
Dino Park (Steam)
Main Deity Space (Steam)
Legend Of Apophyxis (Steam)
Mazemerizzz (Steam)
Ghost In The Mirror (Steam)
The Mobius Machine (Steam)
Trappist (Steam)
Dungeon Chamber (Steam) – Free
Street Fighting Simulator (Steam)
Of Murder and Moonshine (Steam)
Demolish & Build 3 Prologue (Steam) – Free

2nd
Captain Velvet Meteor: The Jump+ Dimensions (Xbox)
Dynacat (Xbox Series X|S)
The Mobius Machine (Xbox Series X|S)
Ufouria: The Saga 2 (Xbox Series X|S)
M.A.D. Cows (Xbox Series X|S)
One More Dungeon 2 (Xbox Series X|S, Steam)
Frontier Pilot Simulator (Xbox Series X|S)
Colorful Boi (Xbox Play Anywhere)
Cricket Through the Ages (Nintendo Switch, Steam)
Buggy Race – Racing Master (Nintendo Switch)
Pool Together 2 (Nintendo Switch)
Gravityscape DX (Nintendo Switch)
Utter Takedown (Steam)
Void Gore (Steam)
Spirit Summoner (Steam)
Pixel Fixel (Steam) – Free
Russian Soul Simulator (Steam)
Rise and Fall: Bronze Age (Steam)
Intra (Steam)
Paragon Slots (Steam)
佣兵小队自走棋 Mercenary Squad Auto Chess (Steam)
Biomeinoes (Steam)
Assassins Unleashed: The Apocalypse (Steam)
SUNSET SURVIVAL STATION (Steam)
Cul-De-Sac (Steam)
The Brew Barons (Steam)
GUARDS! (Steam)
Cyber Noir Stories: The Trunk (Steam)
NodeLord (Steam)
Cellfish (Steam)
Bolt’N’Punch (Steam) – Free
Mixture (Steam) – VR Only
Stress Ball (Steam)
Exit: A Biodelic Adventure (Steam)
Guano (Steam) – Free
Toward the Moon (Steam)
Silent (Steam)
Space Mergers (Steam)
Behind the Beyond: Ulti (Steam)
Field of Honor (Steam)
Project Unknown (Steam)
Parts Unknown 2024 (Steam) – Free
Tank Fight (Steam)
Ice Fighter (Steam)
In a Detective’s Mind (Steam)
Brushwood Saga (Steam)
Slime Siege (Steam)
The Secret of Varonis (Steam)
Final Dash (Steam) – Free
Chrono Recorder (Steam) – Free
Akari and the Abyss (Steam)
Survival In Snow (Steam)

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