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New video games: July 11-17:

Happy Monday everyone! It’s the start of a new week, which means we have some exciting new games to look forward to. Whether you like action-adventure games, puzzle games or JRPGs, there’s a new game release just for you. So, let’s waste no more time diving into this week’s new video game releases!

garden story (July 12)

To start, we have garden story. Developed by Picogram and published by Rose City Games, this Zelda-like action game sees you take on the role of a grape named Concord. As keeper of the grove, it’s Concord’s job to root out the rot and rebuild your home islands.

While the game features dungeons to explore and bosses to conquer, it also features a cheerful and laid-back aesthetic. With tons of unique characters to interact with and a dynamic world that you help build with the building mechanics, you’ll have loads of fun playing this cute title. Whereas garden story Originally launched last year for Nintendo Switch and PC, Xbox Series X/S and Xbox One gamers can begin their adventure tomorrow.

Time on Frog Island (July 12)

Jumping in your house next is the new game Time on Frog Island. Developed by Half Past Yellow and published by Merge Games, this charming adventure game puts you in the shoes of a sailor stranded on an island populated by frogs. Your goal in the game is to help the sailor collect all the parts needed to rebuild his ship to leave the island.

Although the frog citizens of the island are friendly, they also speak a foreign language unknown to the sailor. Therefore, players will need to navigate the dynamic landscape and solve puzzles to find unique items to barter. You can jump in Time on Frog Island tomorrow for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC.

Loopmancer (July 13)

Developer and publisher eBrain Studio presents its new action game Loopmancer Wednesday. The cyberpunk-themed roguelite follows the story of detective Xiang Zixu. After dying on a mission to follow up on a crime boss, Zixu wakes up in his apartment the morning of the incident.

The game’s story focuses on finding the cause of the time loop Zixu is stuck in. Throughout the game, Zixu will retain memories of his past lives to help solve the mystery. Loopmancer launches July 13 for PC.

escape academy (July 14th)

Although escape academy had a previous release date set for June 28, Coin Crew Games delayed the game’s launch until this Thursday, making it eligible to reappear in this week’s article on new video game releases. This puzzle game places you and a friend in an escape room simulation. Playing the role of a student at a school dedicated to teaching escape artists the ropes, you’ll have to put your wits together with your ally to solve a series of thrilling puzzles.

Additionally, the game’s co-op mode highlights a split-screen experience for both local and online multiplayer. Although players stare adamantly at the screen for most games, solving puzzles together is essential in this one. escape academy erupts July 14 on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, and PC.

Eyes in the Dark: The Strange Story of Victoria Bloom (July 14th)

If you like stylistic platformers with a gothic aesthetic, you won’t want to miss the new game Eyes in the Dark: The Strange Story of Victoria Bloom. Developed by Under the Stairs and published by Gearbox Publishing, this twin-stick platformer features striking black and white art design and tight gameplay. Armed with a simple flashlight and a slingshot, Victoria Bloom must traverse Bloom Manor while fighting the darkness.

Throughout the game, players will need to navigate dark hallways and find batteries to maintain the flashlight. Additionally, players will also face a variety of enemies using dual-stick controls to launch projectiles with the slingshot. Eyes in the Dark: The Strange Story of Victoria Bloom launches July 14 for PC.

Rune Factory 5 (July 15th)

Rune Factory 5 is a JRPG that continues the series’ tradition of emphasizing discovery and mystery to create satisfying progression. Developed by Hakama and published by XSEED Games, this fun new role-playing game launches you into the town of Rigbarth with no memory of your arrival. From there, you’ll take a job as a ranger and investigate mysterious locations for clues and answers.

Apart from the main action-RPG gameplay, the game also features farming mechanics and relationship building mechanics to provide a rich and comprehensive experience. Helping townspeople can earn you love, farming can earn you money to upgrade your items, and clearing dungeons earns you XP while advancing the plot. Although the game first arrived in March on Nintendo Switch, PC gamers can begin their adventure on July 15.

What new video game releases will you be playing this week?

All in all, we have plenty of exciting new games to look forward to this week. But what new video game release are you most looking forward to? As always, share your thoughts with us in the comments below!