We’re coming to the time of year when most of the big game releases happen and it’s easy to get lost in the choice of what title to buy for the gamer in your life. Whilst the blockbuster games that get released at this time of year are often great, they are not for everyone. That’s where Skybound Games come in.
Skybound Games have pulled together a unique collection of excellent games that offer a bit more than your standard AAA affair. They have games for all ages but importantly each title offers much more than just gameplay. Titles such as Disco Elysium are groundbreaking in their own right and take the player on an emotional journey. All of the games Skybound have pulled together offer something a bit different whether it be a great story, a stunning setting or new types of gameplay.
Check out the titles on offer below:
Disco Elysium – The Final Cut is a ground-breaking role-playing game that flipped the entire genre sideways, like a punch to the proverbial gut. You’re a detective with a unique skill system at your disposal and a whole city to carve your path across. Interrogate unforgettable characters, crack murders, or take bribes. Become a hero or an absolute disaster of a human being. This generously praised narrative title arrives on consoles, allowing so many more players to fall in love with its divisive, gritty and unflinching approach to storytelling. The Collector’s Edition features a premium unfolding box that houses a wealth of cognitive artefacts.
Spiritfarer is a cosy indie management sim about dying where players take the role of Stella, ferry master to the deceased, as she befriends and cares for spirits on their way to the afterlife. The game has been nominated in multiple categories across The Game Awards 2020, the 2021 BAFTA Game Awards, the 24th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards, the Hugo and Nebula Awards, and is a multi-category winner at the Canadian Game Awards.
Ori: The Collection
Ori The Collection brings two award-winning games, Ori and the Blind Forest Definitive Edition and Ori and the Will of the Wisps, onto one cartridge for the first time. This must-play collection tells the complete tale of Ori, a young orphan destined for heroics, through a visually stunning action-platformer crafted by Moon Studios. Experience the hand-painted artwork, meticulously animated character performance, and a fully orchestrated score across two critically acclaimed games.
Ori The Collection comes with exclusive items: a set of art cards and digital soundtracks from both games.
The Big Con
Hustle your way across ‘90s America as a runaway teen con artist. Choose how to make your scratch as you don disguises, pick pockets, and rip people off in this comedic crime-filled adventure. Experience the totally rad ’90s in all its plaid and payphone glory!
Rainbow Billy: The Curse of the Leviathan is a creature capture, adventure RPG in 2.5D inspired by modern cartoons in which you must save whimsical creatures by bringing back colour to the world you once knew!
Explore a fantastical universe where you and your friends must unite in order to find your true colours!
Before Your Eyes
Embark on an emotional first-person narrative adventure where you control the story—and affect its outcomes—with your real-life blinks. With this innovative technique you will fully immerse yourself in a world of memories, both joyous and heartbreaking, as your whole life flashes before your eyes.
To check out everything Skybound have to offer, head over to the official website.