A new month means one thing; brand new games! And, if you’re looking to add a plethora of new games to your PC libraries, Humble has your back.
For a small cost (up to £15.99 a month), you can download and keep up to 12 new games. And the better news is, you’ll be supporting some great charities whilst you’re at it!
Humble’s charity of choice for this month is; SpecialEffect. SpecialEffect helps bring gaming to everyone by, “transforming the lives of people with physical challenges right across the world”. This is done “through the innovative use of technology. SpecialEffect’s mission aims to “work to optimise inclusion, enjoyment and quality of life by helping people control video games to the best of their abilities for as long as they need [them]”. [c/o SpecialEffect]
See? Just by buying some great games, you can help make an impact. Speaking of games;
Maneater – check out our review to see what we thought about Maneater [Nintendo Switch edition]
Developed by: Tripwire Interactive
Usual RRP: £33.99
“Become a Maneater!
Play through a full narrative, story-based campaign narrated by Chris Parnell (Saturday Night Live, 30 Rock, Rick and Morty).
Feed on humans, consume nutrients and find rare shark loot to evolve past what nature intended.
Seven large regions including bayous of the gulf coast, resort beaches, industrial docks, the open ocean and more. Experience a living world with a full day/night cycle.
Unlock and equip various Evolutions that improve and enhance your shark as you progress through the campaign.
Hunter Parties and Bounty SystemHumble
The humans fight back! The battle against various types of hunters ranging from small skiff’s all the way up to the coast guard”.
Published by: Triternion
Developed by: Triternion
Usual RRP: £23.79
“MORDHAU is a medieval first & third person multiplayer slasher. Enter a hectic battlefield of up to 64 players as a mercenary in a fictional, but realistic world, where you will get to experience the brutal and satisfying melee combat that will have you always coming back for more.
– Massive battles From small-scale engagements to 64-player all-out war in modes such as Frontline and Battle Royale
– Cooperative & offline play: Fight waves of enemies alongside your friends in the cooperative Horde mode , or practice your skills offline against AI.
– Free-form melee and ranged combat: Gain complete control over your character and attacks and develop your unique style.
– In-depth character customisation: Sculpt your face, create your weapon from parts, and pick out individual pieces of armor to create the perfect warrior.
– Huge arsenal of weapons & equipment: Take on enemies with a greatsword, rain arrows from above, or even sit back and build fortifications.
– Fight anywhere: Experience cavalry charges, fight on ladders, and operate siege engines such as the catapult and ballista.
– Visceral and gory combat: Feel the impact of every blow, and send limbs flying as you wreak havoc upon your foes. (Blood & gore are optional)
– Believable fights: A game where fights look believable, MORDHAU strikes a balance between gameplay and realism”Humble
Endzone: A World Apart
Published by: Assemble Entertainment
Developed by: Gentlymad Studios
Usual RRP: £25.99
In 2021, a group of terrorists blew up nuclear power plants around the world and plunged the world into chaos. Only few were able to escape into underground facilities called ‘Endzones’.
150 years later, mankind returns to the surface – under your command!
In an extremely hostile environment full of radioactivity, contaminated rain and extreme climate change, you’ll have to prove your worth as a leader”.Humble
Beyond the Wire
Published by: Offworld Industries
Developed by: Redstone Interactive
Usual RRP: £27.79
“Beyond the Wire is a large-scale multiplayer first-person shooter immersing players in the frantic and bloody Western Front of the Great War. In battles with up to 100 real-world combatants, players will have to contend with large open maps and tight claustrophobic trenches. Utilising both period-appropriate guns and a more tactical close-quarters melee combat system, the action in Beyond the Wire is more comprehensive than anything seen in a WWI game to date.
A Unique Melee System: Melee combat adds one last brutal option to the arsenal of choices players have at their disposal. Our melee system includes directional input, and we will be adding even more weapon choice to this feature as development continues. All of this adds to the realistic portrayal of World War I combat.Humble
Massive Multiplayer Action: 100 players at a time face off in 50v50 tactical combat, with an emphasis on methodical bolt action rifle combat and the brutal scale of action soldiers faced on the front lines of the Great War”.
Published by: Daedalic Entertainment
Developed by: Alter Games
Usual RRP: £25.99
“As red army commander Alexey Zorin, you escape a Nazi prison camp. Gather a Partisan squad from soldiers left behind enemy lines and locals. Live with your squad all the way from small sabotage missions to attacks on the occupational forces’ authority.
Play a leading role in an operation initiated by Red Army staff quarters and conducted by all Partisan teams in the area: A strike on the German forces’ supply lines for the frontlines, with the goal of buying additional time for the defenders of Leningrad to prepare against the German attack”.Humble
The Survivalists – check out our review to see what we thought of The Survivalists [Xbox Series X]
Published by: Team17
Developed by: Team17
Usual RRP: £21.99
“The island is alive!
Your newfound home will change with day/night cycles as you explore and uncover its secrets. Hunt (or be hunted by!) animals for food and an array of mythical enemies, who aren’t necessarily pleased to see you. Get quests from a Mysterious Stranger or find them washed up on the shore. Prepare to trek into a procedurally generated wilderness, with a variety of biomes, for an adventure that’s unique to every player”.Humble
Lacuna – A Sci-Fi Noir Adventure
Developed by: DigiTales Entertainment
Usual RRP: £12.39
“‘Another cigarette tumbles into the abyss. The sun is slowly coming up, glistening in the sea of buildings below.
I look up at the stars one last time before they disappear. They don’t provide any guidance. They don’t give a f*ck.
I have to make this decision on my own, and very soon. Problem is, I don’t know how. I’ve never been able to figure out why I do what I do. Not really.
No more time to think. I have to go‘.
You are Neil Conrad, CDI agent. Awoken by the news of a murder, you rush into a case that will soon turn your life and the whole solar system upside down. Ask questions, collect evidence, and put the pieces together until the ugly truth reveals itself… or not”.Humble
8Doors: Arum’s Afterlife Adventure
Published by: Neowiz Games
Developed by: Rootless Studio
Usual RRP: £15.49
“8Doors is a story-driven Metroidvania-style action platformer heavily influenced by Korean folktales. Play as Arum, a brave girl that has voluntarily entered the realm of the afterlife in search of her father’s soul and help guide her through the ‘Eight Doors of Purgatory’ to solve the mysteries that lie deep within.
Defeat wretched wraiths blocking your way and rescue fugitive souls who are in need of your guidance”.Humble
Greak: Memories of Azure
Published by: Team17
Developed by: Navegante Entertainment
Usual RRP: £15.99
“Greak: Memories of Azur is a side scrolling single-player game with hand-drawn animations. You will take the role of three siblings; Greak, Adara, and Raydel to guide them through the lands of Azur. Alternate control between them and use their unique abilities to escape from the Urlag invasion.
Greak is the name of the main character, and the smallest brother of three. He belongs to a magical race called the Courines, which are currently under the attack of an enemy invasion from a faction called the Urlags.
This battle has been going on for a long time, and the Courines are starting to flee their own lands. Greak’s goal is to reunite with his brother (Raydel) and his sister (Adara) and then escape the lands of Azur by building an Airship piece by piece.
Throughout the game, you will find each sibling in different scenarios, and once you do, they will join the adventure and help you progress through the game”.Humble
Fling to the Finish
Published by: Daedalic Entertainment
Developed by: SplitSide Games
Usual RRP: £12.99
“In Fling to the Finish, teams of two players race through colorful, chaotic obstacle courses while tethered by a stretchy elastic rope.
When you and your friends first pick up the game, your rope will get tangled in practically everything you pass. But as you quickly improve your communication skills you’ll learn that the rope is your biggest asset.
Experienced players can use the rope to swing around perilous obstacles, and fling their partner up ledges before they fall to their doom. When partners master using their rope, they’re capable of acrobatic feats unachievable in any other platformer!
Teams can show off their skills by competing in online or local races with a bunch of other players!”Humble
Published by: The Irregular Corporation
Developed by: Fireart Games
Usual RRP: £11.99
“Experience a brand new adventure game set amongst a world of weird and wonderful fish planets.
Explore beautiful environments and solve intricate puzzles as a little girl, joined by her mechanical alter-ego, Cubus. Together they will discover the truth about themselves and the mysterious Sacred Engine that powers their world”.Humble
Published by: Semiwork Studios
Developed by: Semiwork Studios
Usual RRP: £11.39
“Voidigo is a chaotic and colourful rogue-lite shooter with a focus on dynamic boss fights. Equip one of the many ranged weapons and fight back the corruption. Or use one of the melee weapons if you prefer a more personal approach. Dodge attacks and stomp your enemies to gain the upper hand.
The many bosses of Voidigo will put up a good fight, relentlessly fueled by the void’s corruption. During the fight the boss might flee the area, leaving you to decide whether to hunt them, or gather your strength. But don’t linger too long or they will start hunting you”.Humble
And there you have it. 12 games from a host of different publishers, some you’ll know, some you’re yet to discover. And the best part is, you can get any [or even all] of these games for around £15!
Plus, you’ll be helping sponsor a worthwhile cause in a problematic time. Who says gaming doesn’t benefit anyone?