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Playing multiplayer games over local area network (LAN) is a somewhat forgotten form of multiplayer, which had its heyday in the 1990s when Internet cafes were extremely popular. In LAN, players don't need to connect via the Internet, because their computers or consoles are directly connected to each other (wirelessly or with the use of network cables). This form of multiplayer is usually chosen by people who get together in one place (called LAN parties).

Animal Crossing: New Horizons
Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Simulation 20 March 2020

Animal Crossing is the next installment of the hit simulation series from Nintendo, which allows the player to try life in a fairytale village inhabited by anthropomorphic animals.

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Divinity: Original Sin II - Definitive Edition
Divinity: Original Sin II - Definitive Edition

RPG 05 September 2019

A direct sequel to Divinity: Original Sin and another installment in the popular RPG series launched in 2002 by the Belgian developer, Larian Studios. The story takes place once more in the fantasy land of Rivellon and presents events that occur between the first and second game in the franchise. This time around, we assume the role of a sorcerer, who uses the forbidden powers of the Source and is constantly pursued by the Order. We can determine the race and origin of our character, both of which influence the attitude of the encountered NPCs towards him or her to a large extent. The gameplay mechanics do not deviate significantly from the previous game in the series, although the developers did introduce a few novelties, such as a modified combat system, new element combinations as well as Source Powers. Contrary to its predecessor and other titles of the franchise, the production has a clearly darker atmosphere.

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Dying Light: Platinum Edition
Dying Light: Platinum Edition

Action 19 October 2021

An first-person perspective survival horror game, created by the Polish developer Techland, known for Dead Island and the Call of Juarez series, among others. The player assumes the role of a character who is trying to survive in a zombie-infested metropolis. The sandbox gameplay of Dying Light is divided into two phases. During the day, the game puts main focus on exploration and acquisition of raw materials and weapons, while at night players must face hordes of the living dead. The creators wanted to put the accent on two gameplay elements: thrilling combat with a variety of weapons (including crafted ones), and dynamic movement throughout the city, enabling the players to overcome terrain obstacles using parkour. In addition to a single-player campaign, Dying Light also offers a four-person cooperation mode via the Internet.

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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond
Pokemon Brilliant Diamond

RPG 19 November 2021

A remake of the game Pokemon Diamond, developed by ILCA studio. In Pokemon Brilliant Diamond we travel through the land of Sinnoh as a Pokemon trainer (or trainer) climbing the career ladder. Compared to the original, the title stands out mainly due to the thoroughly refreshed graphics.

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Sid Meier's Civilization VI
Sid Meier's Civilization VI

Strategy 16 November 2018

The sixth installment of the legendary series of turn-based strategy games that allow us to control a selected civilization throughout several thousand years of its history. It was traditionally developed by Firaxis Games led by Sid Meier, the franchise’s creator, himself. Gameplay-wise, Civilization VI combines together the well-proven solutions of its predecessors but also introduces several revolutionary changes. The most important one is the city development. Metropolises can now span across more than one field and consist of four kinds of districts: industrial, scientific, trading, and military. The technology development system was also modified, so that every invention offers an additional mini-quest that provides a useful bonus. Significant changes were also introduced in diplomacy, and the combat mechanics now somewhat mitigate the restrictions introduced by the fifth installment of the series. The game traditionally features an extensive and fully configurable multiplayer mode.

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Mario Party Superstars
Mario Party Superstars

Party 29 October 2021

The 12th big installment of the cycle of social arcade game compilations published by Nintendo. In Mario Party Superstars we get five iconic boards known from the earlier parts of the series, where we can compete in a hundred different mini-games.

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Pokemon Shining Pearl
Pokemon Shining Pearl

RPG 19 November 2021

Pokemon Pearl remake, developed by ILCA studio. In Pokemon Shining Pearl we travel through the land of Sinnoh as Pokemon trainer. Compared to the original, the game stands out mainly due to the completely refreshed graphics.

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Astral Chain
Astral Chain

Action 30 August 2019

Astral Chain is an action adventure game in which we lead a policeman defending the futuristic city against the invasion of monsters. The game focuses on arcade combat, during which our character helps a robot obedient to his orders.

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons - Happy Home Paradise
Animal Crossing: New Horizons - Happy Home Paradise

Simulation 05 November 2021

The first paid DLC for Animal Crossing New Horizons. In Happy Home Paradise we arrange the interiors of houses and modify their external appearance and surroundings to suit the tastes of the guests who live there. The add-on debuted with the free 2.0 update.

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Dragon Ball: Xenoverse 2
Dragon Ball: Xenoverse 2

Fighting 22 September 2017

Another installment in the 3D fighting game series by Bandai Namco Entertainment, based on the extremely popular manga by Akira Toriyama. Dragon Ball: Xenoverse 2 utilizes the same formulas as its predecessor by combining the elements of all the series of the DB anime (Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball GT and Dragon Ball Super), as well as those from the movies. The game features a multitude of familiar characters and an option to create your own custom character; you can choose their gender, appearance and powers. Dragon Ball: Xenoverse 2 focuses on battles taking place in 3D arenas, during which you use a range of unique attacks and powers derived from the original manga and anime series. The game utilizes the cel-shading technology, just like its first installment, and features the original anime voice actors, but thanks to the capabilities of the new generation devices, the visual and sound layer are much better.

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Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order
Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order

RPG 19 July 2019

Next installment in the series of action RPG games, set in the world of Marvel's superheroes. This time players will face Thanos and his Black Order. A talented Team Ninja (Nioh, Ninja Gaiden) is responsible for development of this title.

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Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum 'n' Fun!
Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum 'n' Fun!

Arcade 02 November 2018

A funny music game, in which the players are attempting to press buttons or shake the controller according to the rhythm of the music. The game is a remastered version of a title released in 2004 on PlayStation 2.

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Mushroom Wars 2
Mushroom Wars 2

Strategy 05 July 2018

A sequel to a humorous real-time strategy, Mushroom Wars, that came out in 2009 for PC and mobile platforms. The action of Mushroom Wars 2 takes us to a fantasy universe where four factions of small creatures that live in mushroom-like homes constantly war with each other. The player’s task, as the general of a “mushroom” army, is to eliminate the enemy as quickly as possible by taking over strategic points on the map. There are four different races to choose from, all supported by heroes with unique special abilities. As befits a real-time strategy game, we have to build a village, recruit an army, enhance our weapons, and take over enemy buildings. Battles are very fast-paced and usually last no longer than 5-10 minutes. The title offers four single player campaigns, a skirmish mode, and a multiplayer mode that supports e-sport features. Mushroom Wars 2 features graphics that are similar, although more detailed, to its predecessors.

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Saints Row: The Third
Saints Row: The Third

Action 10 May 2019

The third installment in the series of action games developed by THQ, combining mechanics known from the Grand Theft Auto franchise with absurd sense of humor. The main protagonist is the same character as in the previous Saints Row games. Together with a group of gangsters he tries to preserve the position of the Saints gang. However, a completely new force is trying to take over Steelport – an international syndicate, called Dawn, that specializes in extortion and racketeering. To make things even worse, many local gangs such as The Deckers and Luchadores are cooperating with the syndicate. The strong criminal element present in the city is being opposed by the STAG group, financed by the government. The game offers many varied missions that focus mostly on rivalry between the aforementioned factions. The game can be played alone or in cooperation mode. In comparison to the previous installments in the series, the developers went even further when it comes to the unique humor, implementing numerous funny costumes, weapons, and vehicles.

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Doom 3
Doom 3

Action 26 July 2019

The third installment of the legendary FPS series by id Software which set new standards in the genre’s development back in the mid-90s. The action takes place in a secret research facility of the UAC corporation on Mars, where the protagonist, an ex-marine whom we control, begins his service. Shortly thereafter, strange things begin to happen: the lab comes under attack, the communications with the HQ are severed, and the people we encounter turn into bloodthirsty monsters. It turns out that a space-time portal was opened as a result of an experiment, which led to a demon incursion that we have to repel. Compared to its predecessors from the past decade, Doom 3 offers not only fast-paced and incredibly bloody action but also quite extensive plot as well as a number of horror elements. The game also features high-quality graphics.

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Among Us
Among Us

Strategy 15 December 2020

Among Us is an unusual online game in which we try to prepare a spaceship for the journey together with other players. We are disturbed by saboteurs hidden in a group. The game was developed by Innersloth studio.

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Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course
Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course

Arcade June 2022

Official add-on to one of the best accepted independent games of 2017. The expansion introduces new levels, bosses and the third playable character, Miss Chalice.

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Super Kirby Clash
Super Kirby Clash

Action 04 September 2019

Action game with RPG elements, designed for multiplayer fun. In Super Kirby Clash, up to four players face powerful bosses as they progress, gaining the resources needed to manufacture and upgrade equipment and advance to new levels.

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Rain World
Rain World

Arcade 13 December 2018

A hybrid of a platform and a survival game. The title was developed by two people – Joar Lisberg Jakobsson was the lead programmer and the author of the idea of the game while the music was composed by James Primate. The game takes place in a hostile post-industrial realm filled with complicated machinery. The environment is constantly plagued by downpours and the animals that live in it are forced to hide from the rain in a hibernated state. The main protagonist is Slugcat – a creature that is similar to a cat. It is tasked with gathering enough food to survive the forced resting time. What’s interesting, the ecosystem is filled both with creatures smaller than Slugcat and ones that are much larger. This makes the protagonist the hunter and the prey at the same time. The gameplay concentrates on visiting atmospheric locations, avoiding confrontation with larger predators and avoiding traps and other dangers. Luckily, the unusual protagonist isn’t completely defenseless – he can use a spear that allows him to kill or stun other creatures. Rain World can be played alone or in cooperation mode. Low-key colors and simple graphics fit the grim atmosphere of the game.

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Dynasty Warriors 9: Empires
Dynasty Warriors 9: Empires

Action 15 February 2022

Dynasty Warriors 9: Empires allows you to wage wars for control over ancient China. The player both gives orders to troops and stands alone to fight against thousands of enemies. There is also a strategic layer where we move armies and conduct diplomacy.

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Super Bomberman R
Super Bomberman R

Arcade 03 March 2017

Super Bomberman R is another game in the popular Bomberman series and a launch title for the Nintendo Switch, developed by Konami. The game has 3D visuals, but we observe the action from the classic top-down perspective. We play as the titular Bomberman, and our job is to eliminate enemies we encounter on various maps with the bombs at our disposal. Even though the gameplay mechanics are not that complex, a more tactical approach is needed when entering new levels. Taking advantage of the environment of each level is the key to success. For example, we can place our opponent in a trap without any exit. Super Bomberman R offers two game modes: Story, for one or two players, or Battle, a local or online multiplayer for up to eight players.

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Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit
Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit

Racing 16 October 2020

Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit is an original racing game using augmented reality technology, in which we drive a real toy car. The game was developed by Nintendo.

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Aliisha: The Oblivion of the Twin Goddesses
Aliisha: The Oblivion of the Twin Goddesses

Adventure May 2022

An adventure game in which we play as two sisters plundering an abandoned temple. In Aliisha: The Oblivion of the Twin Goddesses the gameplay differs, depending on which of the characters we control. Game allows to play solo or in cooperative mode.

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Super Dragon Ball Heroes: World Mission
Super Dragon Ball Heroes: World Mission

Puzzle 05 April 2019

Digital card game using heroes known from manga and anime Dragon Ball by Akira Toriyama. The production has a spectacular graphic design made with the use of cell shading technique. Bandai Namco Entertainment is responsible for its creation.

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