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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.

 

TL;DR


Announcements

  • Lakeburg Legacies on PC

  • Dejima Games' Firegirl

  • Plot of the Druid Kickstarter

  • The Tartarus Key


Launches

  • 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