As we move into the latter half of 2024, the gaming landscape is set to deliver a slew of highly anticipated titles across various genres. Here’s a detailed look at some of the most exciting games to keep an eye on:

The Legend of Heroes: Trails Through Daybreak

“The Legend of Heroes: Trails Through Daybreak” is an action RPG that places players in the role of Van Arkride, a versatile spriggan who handles diverse tasks from detective work to bounty hunting. The game features a dynamic combat system where character movement during turns adds a fresh twist to the classic turn-based strategy. Expect an immersive story, vibrant locales, and intricate character interactions, all enhanced by a new alignment system that influences gameplay outcomes. Quality-of-life improvements like portable Orbment stations make exploration and grinding more convenient.


Darkest Dungeon 2

Building on the gothic, roguelike foundation of its predecessor, “Darkest Dungeon 2” introduces new mechanics focused on the journey rather than the destination. Enhanced graphics, new characters, and deeper strategic gameplay maintain the dark, challenging atmosphere that fans love. Each decision becomes critical to survival, delving even further into the psychological stress of adventuring.


Black Myth: Wukong

Inspired by the classic Chinese tale “Journey to the West,” “Black Myth: Wukong” is an action RPG that stands out with stunning visuals and fluid combat mechanics. Players take on the role of the Monkey King, battling mythical creatures in a richly detailed world. The game combines traditional Chinese art styles with modern design, offering a unique cultural experience.


Visions of Mana

The latest installment in the beloved Mana series, “Visions of Mana,” elevates the series’ signature action RPG gameplay with enhanced graphics, an engaging storyline, and revamped combat systems. This game blends nostalgic elements with modern enhancements, providing a fresh experience for both new players and longtime fans.


Star Wars: Outlaws

Set in the expansive Star Wars universe, “Star Wars: Outlaws” allows players to dive into the underworld, taking on roles as outlaws and rogues. Featuring an open-world experience with both space and ground combat, the game promises intricate storylines that adapt to player choices and a rich narrative that expands the Star Wars lore.


STALKER 2: Heart of Chernobyl

Returning players to the eerie, irradiated zone around Chernobyl, “STALKER 2: Heart of Chernobyl” offers an immersive post-apocalyptic experience with survival horror elements. The game boasts a detailed open world, dynamic weather, and day-night cycles, contributing to a gripping and atmospheric adventure.


Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine 2

In “Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine 2,” players continue the story of Captain Titus as he battles against the forces of Chaos and other threats. Expect intense third-person action, massive battles, and a narrative deeply rooted in the grimdark universe of Warhammer 40,000.


The Legend of Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom



Silent Hill 2 Remake

“Silent Hill 2 Remake” brings the classic psychological horror game to a new generation with updated graphics, improved controls, and enhanced audio design. Fans of the original can expect the same haunting atmosphere and gripping story, with modern touches to enhance the experience.


Lollipop Chainsaw Remake

Reviving the cult classic hack-and-slash game, “Lollipop Chainsaw Remake” allows players to control Juliet, a cheerleader with a chainsaw, as she fights hordes of zombies. The remake promises modernized visuals and smoother gameplay mechanics while retaining the quirky charm of the original.


Dragon Ball Sparking Zero

“Dragon Ball Sparking Zero” offers the high-flying, fast-paced action that fans of the Dragon Ball series expect. With enhanced graphics and an expansive roster of characters, the game aims to deliver the ultimate Dragon Ball fighting experience, complete with spectacular battles and iconic moves.


Mario and Luigi: Brothership

I absolutely adore the Mario and Luigi series, I have been a firm believer that this series has outshone the Paper Mario series at every single turn – so you can bet your ass I was so hyped with this one


Assassin’s Creed: Shadows

“Assassin’s Creed: Shadows” takes the series to a new historical setting with a renewed focus on stealth and exploration. The game promises a rich narrative, expansive open-world environments, and refined parkour mechanics, offering a deep and engaging assassin experience.

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These titles represent just a glimpse of the exciting games set to release in the latter half of 2024. Each game brings unique features and experiences, making it an exhilarating time for gamers across all platforms. Be sure to check out the trailers for a closer look at each title.