New Games Released in June 2023: Street Fighter 6 and Final Fantasy XVI
|"Final Fantasy XVI" (Square Enix)|
The gaming world is buzzing with excitement as the month of June brings forth a lineup of highly anticipated games. Some of these games are developed by renowned publishers such as Capcom, Square Enix, and Blizzard Entertainment. In the sixth month of the year, we can expect the release of several games that are already familiar to gamers, as they are sequels to iconic series. Let's take a closer look at some of the games ready to be played in June.
1. Street Fighter 6
|"Street Fighter 6" (TechRadar) illustration|
We kick off the list with "Street Fighter 6," an intense fighting game developed by Capcom. This game is set to be released on June 1st, approximately seven years after the launch of "Street Fighter V."
"Street Fighter 6" introduces various changes, including the addition of a single-player story mode called "World Tour." In this story mode, gamers will create their own characters and explore different locations worldwide, such as Metro City in the United States. Players will encounter iconic characters like Ryu and Chun-Li, who will aid in honing their fighting skills. The "World Tour" mode also features a leveling system and an RPG-like skill tree. As players level up, they can enhance specific attributes such as punching power or kicking ability. In addition to the story mode, there are also "Battle Hub" and "Fighting Ground" modes for gamers who wish to challenge others in intense mechanics. "Street Fighter 6" will be available on PC through the Steam store, as well as on PS4, PS5, and Xbox Series X/S consoles. The game is priced at Rp 830,999 on Steam and PlayStation, while Xbox Series X/S users will need to spend Rp 898,470.
2. Amnesia: The Bunker
|"Amnesia: The Bunker" (Steam)|
After being delayed in May, the horror game "Amnesia: The Bunker" is finally set to launch on June 6th. "Amnesia: The Bunker" is the fourth installment in the "Amnesia" series. The game revolves around Henri Clément, a French soldier who is busy exploring an empty World War I bunker. Clément must find a way out of the bunker, uncover the mystery of the missing soldiers, and most importantly, survive the terror of the monsters. Unfortunately, players are only equipped with a revolver with a single bullet, a noisy dynamo flashlight, and limited supplies.
According to Frictional Games, the development team behind the game, the gameplay mechanics of "Amnesia: The Bunker" are dynamic. The monsters will react based on the player's actions, ensuring that each gaming session is unique. This horror game will be available on PC (Steam and Epic Games), PS4, Xbox One, as well as Xbox Series X/S. The price of the game is currently undisclosed. If you're eager to try it out, you can download the free demo of "Amnesia: The Bunker" on Steam through the provided link.
3. Diablo IV
|"Diablo IV" (Blizzard Entertainment)|
"Diablo IV" is the latest game developed by Blizzard Entertainment, set to be released one year after the launch of "Diablo Immortal" and "Overwatch 2." In terms of the storyline, this action RPG with a top-down perspective takes place 30 years after the events of "Diablo III: Reaper of Souls." The cult has successfully summoned the daughter of the "Lord of Hatred," Lilith.
Lilith becomes the main antagonist in "Diablo IV" as she seeks to establish her power in the world of Sanctuary. Therefore, players must thwart Lilith's attempts to dominate the world. Gamers will choose from five different classes, each with its unique abilities: Barbarian, Druid, Necromancer, Rogue, and Sorcerer. Once players select their class, they can explore the open world either solo or with up to four friends. Other players will also populate the Sanctuary outside of the player's party. Players can collaborate to conquer challenging "World Bosses" designed to be difficult to defeat by a single person. Additionally, gamers can engage in player-versus-player duels. The victor claims the defeated opponent's loot. "Diablo IV" will be available on PC (Battle.net store), PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S on June 6th. The game is priced at $69.99 USD (equivalent to Rp 1 million) on PC and Xbox, and Rp 1,050,000 on PlayStation.
4. Crash Team Rumble
|"Crash Team Rumble" (Activision)|
For those interested in a family-friendly game, "Crash Team Rumble" is worth considering. The latest entry in the "Crash Bandicoot" series offers competitive multiplayer gameplay with four-versus-four (4v4) matches. The objective is for both teams to collect the most Wumpa fruit by destroying various crates scattered throughout the game's maps. Players must also attack the opposing team to reduce their collected Wumpa fruit. In this competition, gamers can play as iconic characters from the platformer series, including Crash Bandicoot, Dr. Neo Cortex, and Coco Bandicoot. Each character has its own unique abilities, such as the agile Scorer and the defensive Blocker. There is also the Scorer class that facilitates the collection of "Relics," which can alter the course of the game. For example, the "Beach Ball" relic can easily destroy Wumpa fruit crates and knock back enemies. "Crash Team Rumble" will be available on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S on June 20th. The price is Rp 542,000 on PlayStation and $29.99 USD (equivalent to Rp 449,526) on Xbox consoles.
5. Final Fantasy XVI
|"Final Fantasy XVI" (Square Enix)|
"Final Fantasy XVI" is an action RPG developed by Square Enix Creative Business Unit III. The game revolves around Clive Rosfield, a 15-year-old warrior (First Shield) from the kingdom of Rosaria, Valisthea. Clive's mission is to protect his younger brother named Joshua, who possesses the ability to summon a monster named Eikon. The mission takes a tragic turn when the dark Eikon, Ifrit, destroys the magnificent kingdom of Rosaria. Devastated by this event, Clive embarks on a journey to find Ifrit and seek revenge. Along the way, Clive must battle formidable Eikon monsters. Emerging victorious from these deadly duels, Clive gains power and fighting techniques from the Eikons. Like typical RPG games, "Final Fantasy XVI" features a skill tree that allows players to access various new abilities. These abilities can be obtained by exchanging "Ability Points" earned through leveling up. "Final Fantasy XVI" is set to release on June 22nd exclusively on the PS5 console. The action RPG game can be purchased for Rp 1,029,000.
As June unfolds, gamers can look forward to immersing themselves in these captivating new releases. Whether it's the adrenaline-filled battles of "Street Fighter 6," the chilling horrors of "Amnesia: The Bunker," the epic adventures of "Diablo IV," the family-friendly competition of "Crash Team Rumble," or the enthralling world of "Final Fantasy XVI," there is something for every gaming enthusiast. Mark your calendars and get ready to embark on these exciting journeys!
Top Game Releases in June 2023: A Complete List
Are you a gaming enthusiast eagerly awaiting the latest releases? Look no further! We've compiled a comprehensive list of the games set to launch in June. Mark your calendars and get ready for an exciting month of gaming!
1. Skatebird (PS4, PS5) - 1 June
2. RACE: Rocket Arena Car Extreme (PC) - 1 June
3. Etrian Odyssey Origins Collection (PC, Nintendo Switch) - 1 June
4. Street Fighter 6 (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S) - 1 June
5. We Love Katamari REROLL+ Royal Reverie (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X/S, Nintendo Switch) - 2 June
6. The Elder Scrolls Online: Necrom (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S) - 5 June (PC), 20 June (PS, Xbox)
7. Loop8: Summer of Gods (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch) - 6 June
8. Diablo IV (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S) - 6 June
9. Amnesia: The Bunker (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S) - 6 June
10. Harmony: The Fall of Reverie (PC, PS5, Xbox Series X/S, Nintendo Switch) - 8 June (PC, Nintendo Switch), 22 June (PS, Xbox)
11. Greyhill Incident (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X/S) Layers of Fears (PC, PS5, Xbox Series X/S) - 15 June
12. Goodbye Volcano High (PC, PS4, PS5) - 15 June
13. Fall of Porcupine (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Nintendo Switch) - 15 June
14. Park Beyond (PC, PS5, Xbox Series X/S) - 16 June
15. Aliens: Dark Descent (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S) - 20 June
16. Crash Team Rumble (PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S) - 20 June
17. Final Fantasy XVI (PS5) - 22 June
18. Sonic Origins Plus (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Nintendo Switch)
19. Story of Seasons: A Wonderful Life (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X/S, Nintendo Switch) - 27 June
20. Paranormal Hunter (PC) - 29 June
21. AEW Fight Forever (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Nintendo Switch) - 29 June
22. Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch) - 30 June
23. Crime O'Clock (PC, Nintendo Switch) - 30 June
24. Ragnarok Begins (PC) - 30 June
25. Master Detective Archives: RAIN CODE (Nintendo Switch) - 30 June