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Monthly Wrap-Up: June

Written by: Mary Joaquin


Welcome to the Monthly Wrap-Up!

Every month, we recap the news covered in our Weekly Round-Up. Here’s what you might have missed this June:

June 1 - Ubisoft partnered with Zero Latency VR to launch Far Cry VR: Dive into Insanity.

June 2 - Techland Gamers & Goodies launched a community hub for the Dying Light games.

June 3 - Games for Change announced the finalists of its 18th annual Awards event.

June 4 - Panic released more information about their handheld Playdate.


June 5 - Nicklas “Nifflas” Nygren and Triple Topping released Ynglet.

June 6 - Zakarya “XBlyzes” Hail ragequit during a Grandmasters Hearthstone tournament.

June 7 - Suncrash released new gameplay footage of Dream Engines: Nomad Cities.

June 8 - HitGrab partnered with SickKids for “The Clan Unites” initiative.

June 9 - Aiya Games launched the Kickstarter for Cyjin.

June 10 - King Arthur: Knight’s Tale got a new Early Access patch.

June 11 - Black Tabby Games released Episode 2 of Scarlet Hollow on Steam and Itch.


June 12 - Death’s Gambit: Afterlife will be coming to Nintendo Switch with new content.

June 13 - Lakeburg Legacies was announced for PC.

June 14 - Dejima Games announced Firegirl during Guerilla Collective.

June 15 - Ziggurat Interactive announced Bloodrayne Betrayal: Fresh Bites for Summer 2021.

June 16 - Rogue Spirit will be coming to Steam Early Access on August 25.

June 17 - Stellaris: Console Edition got a fourth expansion pass.

June 18 - Adventure4Life Studios announced the Kickstarter campaign for Plot of the Druid.


June 19 - Double Fine senior producer Kevin Johnson took pride in Psychonauts 2’s “no crunch” development.

June 20 - Sea of Thieves: A Pirate’s Life, the game’s ambitious—and free—update will include one of the most famous movie pirates in pop culture.

June 21 - Sacrifice Your Friends will be released on Xbox old- and new-gen and Switch later this year.

June 22 - Tripwire Interactive launched its free update for Killing Floor 2 with Interstellar Insanity.

June 23 - Digerati confirmed the release date of Guild of Darksteel for Switch and PC.

June 24 - Speedruns got a bounty on its heads with the launch of Game Ventures, a crowdfunding platform for video game challenge contests.

June 25 - Players skipped the roles of judge and jury to become executioner with the launch of Sentenced VR.


June 26 - Seox will be coming to Granblue Fantasy: Versus on July 12.

June 27 - Team Fortress 2’s patch release made way for a new concurrent players record a week after.

June 28 - Clover Bite’s GRIME will be coming to PC and Stadia on Aug 2.

June 29 - thatgamecompany launchedSky: Children of the Light on Switch.

June 30 - Players will need to use—and keep—their wits with the announcement of The Tartarus Key.




  • Lakeburg Legacies on PC

  • Dejima Games' Firegirl

  • Plot of the Druid Kickstarter

  • The Tartarus Key


  • Techland Gamers & Goodies Dying Light community hub

  • Ynglet

  • Cyjin Kickstarter

  • New Early Access patch for King Arthur: Knight's Tale

  • Scarlet Hollow Episode 2

  • Stellaris: Console Edition's fourth expansion pass

  • Killing Floor 2's Interstellar Insanity

  • Game Ventures - a platform for video game contests

  • Sentenced VR

  • Sky: Children of the Light on Switch

Upcoming Releases

  • Death's Gambit: Afterlife

  • Bloodrayne Betrayal: Fresh Bites in Summer 2021

  • Rogue Spirit on August 25

  • Sacrifice Your Friends coming late this year

  • Guild of Darksteel on July 15