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The Future Games Show is a more subtle program compared to the Summer Game Fest and the Xbox Showcase that come previously and after it. This year’s program was still a reward and, like the SGF, it appears to have an out of proportion representation of a single type of video game. At the SGF, it was sci-fi scary. At the Future Games Show, it was sim video games.
One of the very first video games exposed throughout the program was Alaskan Truck Simulator, which is basically simply what the title states. It was followed up with Brewmaster, a beer-brewing simulator; Autopsy Simulator; Airport Sim; Potion Permit, a wonderful medicine-making sim; F1 Manager 2022, and most likely a minimum of another I’m forgetting.
It was a different offering of sims, too. The majority of them are quite obvious, and a minimum of there’s long shot I’ll error one for the other (ahem, SGF). Potion Permit and Brewmaster had the most visual appeal, however Alaskan Truck Sim is a close runner-up.
The other video games in the display consist of things such as Bright Memory Infinite, which got a brand-new trailer that revealed ports for PS5 and Switch; Morbid Metal, a hack-n-slash roguelite starring sword-wielding robotics; Serial Cleaners, a stealth video game about tidying up mob hits; and the Steam release of Deadly Premonition 2.
The display likewise included an unique display particularly for video games from Ukrainian designers. The video games consist of titles such as Puzzles for Clef, a puzzle experience video game; Zero Losses, a creepy driving video game motivated by the Russo-Ukrainian War; and Farlanders, a turn-based nest sim set on Mars– hello appearance, another sim!
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