The Steam British Academy Sales is here and Steam users have a chance to get some great games at a decent discount. There aren’t much deals in this sale sinceonly the BAFTA finalists make the cut in this sale, but they include some of the best games released recently. So here are the top 5 buys from the ongoing sales :-
What Remains of Edith Finch is a collection of strange tales about a family in Washington state.As Edith, you’ll explore the colossal Finch house, searching for stories as she explores her family history and tries to figure out why she’s the last one in her family left alive. Each story you find lets you experience the life of a new family member on the day of their death, with stories ranging from the distant past to the present day.The gameplay and tone of the stories are as varied as the Finches themselves. The only constants are that each is played from a first-person perspective and that each story ends with that family member’s death. Ultimately, it’s a game about what it feels like to be humbled and astonished by the vast and unknowable world around us.
Cuphead is a classic run and gun action game heavily focused on boss battles. Inspired by cartoons of the 1930s, the visuals and audio are painstakingly created with the same techniques of the era, i.e. traditional hand drawn cel animation, watercolor backgrounds, and original jazz recordings. It’s a pretty challenging platformer and worth a buy for people looking for a game with stellar art style and rewarding gameplay.
You can read our review of Cuphead here.
For people looking for a story-rich game, with incredible sound design, but are ready to sacrifice a bit on gameplay, Hellblade : Senua’s Sacrifice is undoubtedly the best choice. The game revolves around the titular Senua’s journey across the Underworld. Boasting stellar graphics and phenomenal sound design by the use of Binaural Audio, Hellblade Senua’ Sacrifice is a well worth buy for a 8 hour long journey to remember. The game is available at a discounted rate of Rs. 546.
You can read our review of Hellblade:Senua’s Sacrifice here.
Available at 50% discount, Machine Games’ much anticipated sequel to the critically acclaimed Wolfenstein: The New Order, is definitely worth buying. A fantastic single player First Person Shooter, boasting a rich narrative, Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus is a worthy sequel to Wolfenstein: The New Order. The game’s events takes place during the American Revolution, and, revolves around BJ Blazkowicz, aka Terror Billy’s journey to liberalize the world of Nazis.
Forge your own path in Hollow Knight! An epic action adventure through a vast ruined kingdom of insects and heroes. Explore twisting caverns, battle tainted creatures and befriend bizarre bugs, all in a classic, hand-drawn 2D style. Probably one of the best metroidvanias of this generation (apart from Ori and the Blind forest), Hollow Knight is indeed worth a buy for people looking for a game with a good art-style, challenging gameplay, and stellar soundtrack.