People might be looking to the horizon with the Electronic Entertainment Expo this month, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t some great games that are almost here. Gamers Heroes takes a look at the here and now with the 5 best games of June 2021. Oh, and we won’t make you click through five pages to look at the entire list.
5 Best Games of June 2021
Guilty Gear -Strive-
Fighting game fans will be able to get ready to rock when Arc System Works’ Guilty Gear -Strive- comes out this month. The seventh mainline installment of the series, this title once again puts the spotlight on series mainstay Sol Badguy as he sets out to take on That Man, Asuka R. Kreutz.
The one-on-one fighting of this title features the samurai-like vampire Nagoriyuki and the special operations unit officer Giovanna alongside returning characters like Ky Kiske, May, and Axl Low. New mechanics, like the Wall Break mechanic, have also been included.
Guilty Gear -Strive- will come out for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and PC on June 11, 2021.
Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny
NIS America’s long-running Disgaea series will make its debut on the Nintendo Switch this month with the release of Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny. This trip through the Netherworld puts players in the shoes of the zombie Zed, who uses his Super Reincarnation ability to to strike back against the God of Destruction.
For those who have an affinity for grinding, this strategy RPG allows players to reach Level 99,999,999, and dish out more than 10,000,000,000,000,000 damage. No need to go at it alone though; an Auto-Battle System is joined by Demonic Intelligence to help automate things.
Disgaea 5: Defiance of Destiny will come out for the Nintendo Switch on June 29, 2021.
Mario Golf: Super Rush
Camelot and Nintendo are once again hitting the links with the upcoming release of Mario Golf: Super Rush this month. The Speed Golf mode of the allow allows players to take shots simultaneously and race to their ball after each swing. For those looking for a bit more depth, a Story Mode that has Mii characters earning experience points has also been included.
Mario Golf: Super Rush will come out for the Nintendo Switch on June 25, 2021.
Anime fans will be able to enlist in the Other Suppression Force (OSF) when Bandai Namco’s Scarlet Nexus hits store shelves in June. This action RPG tasks players with defending New Himuka from creatures known as the Others. To get the job done, they make use of psychokinetic abilities and can get help from others through brain links. Along the way, players can grow a skill tree through a “Brain Tree” map.
Scarlet Nexus will come out for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S/X, and PC on June 25, 2021.
Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
The evil Doctor Nefarious is up to no good once again in Insomniac Games and PlayStation Studios’ Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart. The Dimensionator wormhole device is on the fritz, and it’s up to Ratchet, Clank, and the newcomer Rivet to go out and save the day.
Gunplay and gadgets are still the name of the game, and players will be strafing and collecting bolts every step of the day. The power of the PlayStation 5 will allow for near instantaneous travel between different areas, and both 3D spatial audio and real-time ray tracing will help bring the game to life.
Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart will come out for the PlayStation 5 on June 11, 2021.