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Deliver Us Mars joins this week’s upcoming games

Deliver Us Mars, Season: A Letter to the Future and more!

Good morning, everyone! I hope you’re having a great Monday so far. As we move into the new week, it’s time to look at some of the upcoming games you can look forward to. Whether you want to blast off into the cosmic Deliver Us Mars or enjoy an indie darling, there’s something new for you. So, without wasting anymore time, let’s look at all of this week’s upcoming games.

Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition (Jan. 31)

First up, we have Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition. This title, developed by Forgotten Empires, Tantalus Media and Wicked Witch and published by Xbox Game Studios, first launched for PC in 2019. The strategy title remasters the 1999 classic Age of Empires II.

The definitive edition features a completely redone multiplayer and the ability to adjust zoom. In addition, the game dramatically improves the intelligence of AI, as well. Now, you can play Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition on Xbox Series X/S and Xbox One tomorrow.

Inkulinati (Jan. 31)

Making its way into your home next is Inkulinati. Developed by Yaza Games and published by Daedalic Entertainment, this strategy game sees you play on the pages of medieval manuscripts. Players control humans, animals and mythical creatures to battle it out in turn-based combat.

In the game, you take on the role of Inkulinati, a being capable of using the magical Living Ink to bring illustrations to life. Throughout the title, you’ll command units to strategically slice, bludgeon and even fart opponents into submission. You can draw your way to victory in Inkulinati tomorrow when it hits Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC.

Season: A Letter to the Future (Jan. 31)

Then, developer and publisher Scavengers Studio brings you a colorful adventure with Season: A Letter to the Future. The game stars a young woman who journeys off from her isolated village as she explores the world on her bike. However, she soon discovers that the world is on the brink of catastrophe.

Throughout the game, she will collect memories of her experiences before everything falls apart. To do this, you’ll spend lots of time cycling to different locations and meeting the interesting inhabitants of the world. You can venture into Season: A Letter to the Future tomorrow when it comes to PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4 and PC.

SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake (Jan. 31)

Are you ready? I hope so because SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake swims out this week. Developed by Purple Lamp and published by THQ Nordic, this nautical adventure stars everyone’s favorite talking sea sponge. In the game, SpongeBob and Patrick encounter a mysterious fortune teller who hands them a container of Mermaid’s Tears, fabled to grant the wishes of those pure of heart.

However, SpongeBob and Patrick’s wishes ultimately threaten the fabric of space and time, and only they can save the world. Throughout the game, you’ll experience some exciting platforming action as you work to save Bikini Bottom and the fish who inhabit it. SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake launches tomorrow on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC.

Chef Life: A Restaurant Simulator (Feb. 2)

Have you ever wanted to own your own restaurant? If so, then Chef Life: A Restaurant Simulator is the game for you. Developed by Cyanide Studio and published by Nacon, this game is the ultimate simulator for food enthusiasts. In this title, you’ll create and manage your dream restaurant.

Throughout the game, you’ll need to manage menus, purchases, decorations, staff and equipment to keep your customers happy. However, the heart of the game comes from the detailed cooking simulations, which will ultimately make or break your restaurant’s success. Chef Life: A Restaurant Simulator comes out this Thursday for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC.

Deliver Us Mars (Feb. 2)

Deliver Us Mars is the sequel to the acclaimed story-driven sci-fi adventure Deliver Us the Moon. Developed by KeoKeN Interactive and published by Frontier Foundry, the new game takes the survival action to Mars. With a new protagonist and an adventure set 10 years after the original, this game promises an exciting experience filled with mind-bending puzzles and sci-fi exploration.

You play as Kathy Johanson, daughter of Isaac from Moon, who crash lands on Mars. Throughout the game, you’ll work to recover the ARKs in hopes of reviving the nearly dead Earth. Deliver Us Mars soars out to PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One and PC this Thursday.

Helvetii (Feb. 3)

Closing this week out, we have Helvetii. Developed by Team KwaKwa and published by Red Art Games, this character action game centers around Gallic Celtic Mythology. In the game, you’ll use gifts bestowed by primal deities to challenge the everchanging rot with three characters.

You’ll need to master your powers to succeed in combat within this stylistic 2D adventure. The gameplay also prioritizes controls that are easy to learn but hard to master. Helvetii launches for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and PC this Friday.

What upcoming games will you be playing this week?

Overall, this week has a lot of exciting new games coming out. Whether you want to jump into a sci-fi narrative with Deliver Us Mars or dive into the world of Gallic Celtic Mythology in Helvetii, there’s something for everyone. But which new game are you most excited for? As always, let us know what you think in the comments!

Sam Fronsman

A writer with a love for video games, both new and old. A collector of games, CDs and DVDs. Can sometimes be found behind a camera or playing guitar. The X-Men games for SEGA Genesis will always hold great memories.
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