Black Friday 2021 on Steam

Black Friday 2021 on Steam

Black Friday is just around the corner and it is known that at this time of the year the video game platforms significantly reduce the prices of their products. In this article, we are going to review the best games that have been released in 2021 and are worth a look!

What is the Black Friday 2021 date?

In 2021, Black Friday will take place on November 26th in the USA. 

When is the Black Friday Steam sale?

If you enjoy video games on your PC, then you should have a look at the Steam sale from November 24th to 30th, 2021.

What are some good Black Friday games on Steam?

Disco Elysium: The Final Cut

Disco Elysium - The Final Cut for PC is a role-playing game (RPG) that was initially released in 2019 but The Final Cut - an expanded and reworked edition of the game - came to consoles and as a free PC update in 2021. It was developed by ZA/UM and it is set in a fictional post-war world during "The Fifties", that still recovers from a conflict between the communist revolution and the invasion of the capitalist alliance. In this critically acclaimed masterpiece, you play an investigator who wakes up only to find he lost all his memories. Disco Elysium focuses on dialogue and skills and is full of beautiful art.

Chicory: A colorful tale

Chicory: A colorful tale is an adventure RPG that came out on June 10th, 2021. In this game, the story is set in the world of Picnic, where one day all colors suddenly disappear and spreading darkness starts to cover everything. To save this world, you play a dog called Pizza, and thanks to the Brush, you have to fight this darkness and bring the colors back. In this heartwarming tale, players have also to use the Brush to solve multiple environmental puzzles.

Psychonauts 2

Released on August 25th, 2021, Psychonauts 2 is a 3D platform-adventure game developed by Double Fine (and published by Xbox Game Studios). In this sequel to Psychonauts (2005), you play Raz who is a young acrobat with psychic abilities such as telekinesis, pyrokinesis, and levitation. Raz - Razputin "Raz" Aquato - has to find out the person behind the kidnapping of the leader of the Psychonauts from the first installment. To do so, the player uses theirs "Psi-Powers" and enters the mindscapes of different characters. 

Hitman: 3

Hitman 3 concludes the World of Assassination trilogy. Agent 47 returns with a set of new gameplay features, such as the camera tool, better interactions (and even with your target), as well as the possibility to import locations and configurations from the previous installments. The famous stealth game was released on January 20th, 2021, and was developed by IO Interactive. 

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Deathloop

Deathloop was released on September 14th, 2021, and was developed by the French video game developer Arkane Studios, famous for Dishonored and Prey. In this first-person shooter (FPS), you play an assassin called Colt and you use stealth and attack skills gameplay mechanics. Your mission is to take down eight targets before midnight - and oh, yes, you are stuck in a time loop. This means that if you get killed before achieving your goal, the loop will restart

Nioh 2: The complete edition

Initially released in 2020, the PC version of the game - called Nioh 2: The complete edition - came out on February 5th, 2021. In this action RPG, you play Hide who is half-yokai. Players have control over their appearances, gender, and skill tree points. The story takes place in Japan in the 1500s, and this installment is both a prequel and a sequel to the first game. You fight different yokai, and you also get to use different yokai abilities yourself. If you are a fan of the Dark Souls series, then you will definitely enjoy Nioh 2 as it has similar but deeper gameplay!

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy was developed by Eidos-Montréal and published by Square Enix. This third-person action-adventure game was released on October 26th, 2021, and allows players to control Star-Lord (Peter Quill) and command other characters during combats.  If you are a fan of the movies and the comic book series, then you will absolutely enjoy following Star-Lord's adventures as he and the rest of the team try to capture a monster... Before everything turns into a series of unfortunate events!

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FarCry 6

Far Cry 6 is an action-adventure first-person shooter (FPS) game that came out on October 7th, 2021. Developed by Ubisoft, the story takes place in an open-world, on a Cuban-inspired fictional island. Incorporating some RPG mechanics, you play Dani Rojas who fights the regime of dictator Antón Castillo. If you like gear customization, close combats, and controlling land vehicles (to quote just a few), you will love Far Cry 6 and its graphics!

NieR Replicant Ver.1.22

Released on April 23rd, 2021, NieR Replicant Ver. 1.22... is a remake of the famous NieR Replicant, a prequel to the 2017 NieR: Automata. Developed by Square Enix and Toylogic Inc. this action RPG follows the story of a young man in a remote village that tries to find a cure for his sister's illness called the Black Scrawl. He teams up with a talking tome, Grimoire Weiss, and so the journey begins. 

Back 4 Blood

An online multiplayer first-person shooter (FPS), Back 4 Blood was developed by Turtle Rock Studios and released on October 12th, 2021. Although its gameplay is similar to the one of Left 4 Dead, Back 4 Blood is not its sequel but rather its spiritual successor. In this cooperative FPS, you can manage your health, damage, and stamina. This will help you, a Cleaner, to fight the Ridden -  people who have mutated into zombies due to an alien virus.

Warning

Always take into account the recommended minimum age of the video game before you buy it. There are games that could possibly be too graphic or scary for children and young people. The objective of the gaming world is always to have a good time and to have fun.