Summer Games Fest 2024 - 35 brand new games announced

16 June 2024, 18:54 / by Tom Schwiha
Summer Games Fest 2024 - 35 brand new games announced

The Summer Games Fest 2024 was a real highlight for gamers worldwide. Not only were many new details revealed about well-known titles, but also 35 brand new games were announced. Here is a detailed overview of the most exciting new releases.

The Thing Remastered

The Thing Remastered is an impressive project by Night Dive Studios, who have already shown their capabilities with System Shock 2. This remaster of the 2002 survival horror game, serving as a sequel to the 1982 film, already looks promising. While we haven't seen any in-game footage yet, the material shown so far is raising high expectations.

Eric's Holm: The Stolen Dream

Eric's Holm: The Stolen Dream is a top-down stealth game set in the 20th century. Developed by Riverend Games, a studio founded by former developers of Battlefield and Mirror's Edge, this game offers a unique atmosphere and exciting gameplay mechanics. There is no release date yet, but the initial impressions are promising.

Wuchang: Fallen Feathers

Wuchang: Fallen Feathers is a Soulslike action RPG set in the Ming Dynasty. With stunning environments and fast-paced combat, this game seems to offer a dark and thrilling experience. It is scheduled for release in 2025 on PS5, Xbox, and PC.

Winter Burrow

Winter Burrow tells the story of a mouse that must rebuild a home during a harsh winter. The game shares some aspects with Stardew Valley but offers its own unique atmosphere and gameplay mechanics. The release is planned for early 2025.

Blumhouse Games

Blumhouse Games surprised with several announcements. Particularly outstanding was Fear the Spotlight, a horror game with retro PS1 graphics. Other interesting titles include Grave Seasons, a farming simulator, and The Simulation, a mystery game about a murder where the only piece of evidence is a game left behind by the developer.

Age of Mythology Retold

Age of Mythology Retold is a remastered version of the popular spin-off from Age of Empires. With new 3D polygon graphics and enhanced effects, this game looks fantastic. The release is scheduled for September 4th.

Astro Bot

Astro Bot returns, this time as a full-fledged platform game. Building on the success of Astro's Playroom, this game will further expand on the fun mechanics and nostalgic elements. The release is planned for September 5th on PS5.


Behemoth by Skydance Games is a VR game reminiscent of Skyrim, but with larger monsters and bloody battles. The game is being developed for PSVR2, with no release date announced yet.

Ballad of Antara

Ballad of Antara is an action RPG by Tipswork Studio set in a fantasy world. The game offers impressive graphics and dynamic combat. The release is planned for 2025 on PS5.

Dynasty Warriors Origins

Dynasty Warriors Origins brings the series back to its roots. This game promises massive battles and character customization. The release is planned for next year.

New World: Aeternum

New World: Aeternum is an expansion for the New World MMO. With new content and cross-platform support, this add-on aims to reignite player interest.

Lego Horizon Adventures

Lego Horizon Adventures is a surprising crossover title that brings the world of Horizon into the Lego universe. The game is set to release later this year for Nintendo Switch and other platforms.

Lorn Vale

Lorn Vale is a post-apocalyptic RPG where you start as a naked pixel character and fight your way through an open world. Emphasizing combat and survival, the game will be available in Early Access next year.


Nikoderiko is a 2D platformer reminiscent of classics like Jak and Daxter. It combines 2D and 3D gameplay elements, promising an exciting adventure. The release date is yet to be announced.


Possessors is a fast-paced 2D action sidescroller from the creators of Hyper Light Drifter and Solar Ash. Set during an interdimensional catastrophe, the game offers stunning aesthetics.

Super Monkey Ball Banana Rumble

Super Monkey Ball: Banana Rumble brings Axel from Crazy Taxi as a DLC character into the game. The game is set to release in the fall of 2024 for Nintendo Switch.


Wanderstop is a narrative, cozy game from the creators of The Stanley Parable and The Beginner's Guide. You play as an arena fighter who must manage a T-shirt shop to be able to return to the arena.


Cairn is a realistic climbing game from the developers of Fury and Haven. The game focuses on climbing mechanics and exploring the environment.

Ghost Keeper

Ghost Keeper is a management simulation game for haunted houses set in the Victorian era. You must manage ghosts and monsters and defend against ghost hunters.

Phantom Line

Phantom Line is a cooperative horror shooter by Antistatic Studios, offering a dark, fiery aesthetic and interdimensional travel.

Sumerian Six

Sumerian Six is a stealth game set during World War II. You lead a team of scientists fighting against Nazis and solving arcane mysteries.

Sid Meier's Civilization 7

Sid Meier's Civilization 7 is making a comeback, promising extensive city-building elements and strategic depth. The game is set to be released in 2025.


Polyaris is a single-player ski survival game set in a post-apocalyptic frozen world. The game offers a moody atmosphere and exploration elements.

Harry Potter: Quidditch Champions

Harry Potter: Quidditch Champions brings back the beloved Quidditch game. With colorful, cartoonish graphics, it strongly resembles the old Quidditch game. The release is scheduled for September 3rd.

Hotel Galactic

Hotel Galactic is a crafting and management simulator inspired by the works of Studio Ghibli. The game is being funded through Kickstarter and does not have a set release date yet.


Tenjutsu is a top-down action game where you play as a renegade Yakuza. Developed by Deep KN Games and published by Devolver Digital, the game promises fast-paced action and exciting combat.

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Rita's Rewind

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Rita's Rewind is an arcade game in the style of the Ninja Turtles. The game features both 2D and 3D gameplay segments, as well as Megazord battles.

Copa City

Copa City is a football tycoon game where you not only manage the team, but also the stadium and the fans. The game offers complex management mechanics.

Life is Strange: Double Exposure

Life is Strange: Double Exposure brings back Max, who switches between two realities to prevent the murder of her best friend. The game is set to be released on October 29 for Xbox and PC.


Fragpunk is a 5v5 hero shooter with a unique aesthetic reminiscent of 90s trading cards. The game is scheduled for release next year on PC and Xbox.

Gears of War: E-Day

Gears of War: E-Day is a prequel set 14 years before the original game, showcasing the beginning of the Locust's attack on humanity.


Mixtape is an adventure game that tells the nostalgic memories of a teenager through music. The game heavily relies on atmosphere and soundtrack.


Adamfall is a post-apocalyptic survival game developed by indie developers with their own engine. The game is set to be released next year for Xbox and PC.

Clair Obscur: Expedition 33

Clair Obscur: Expedition 33 tells the story of an expedition tasked with stopping a mysterious painter whose artworks kill people every year. The game is set to be released in 2025 for Xbox.

Doom: The Dark Ages

Doom: The Dark Ages transports the Doom universe to the medieval times, offering a blend of medieval and demonic aesthetics. The game is set to be released in 2025 for Xbox, PlayStation, and PC.

That was an overview of the 35 new games announced at the Summer Games Fest 2024. It will be exciting to see how these titles develop and what further information will be revealed in the coming months. Stay tuned for more updates and detailed reports on these and other upcoming games.

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