The new week has started and as always, it’s bringing tons of new PC games to Steam. Keeping an overview is almost impossible – that’s why we have selected for you which new games are really worth a look.
This week’s highlight is of course the real-time strategy game Stronghold Warlords – but our list also includes curious titles such as a realistic fireworks simulator or a game in which you watch pirated B-movies on VHS. Come here the most important PC releases from March 8th to 12th. Have fun browsing!
Warlords is the best stronghold in years – but that doesn’t mean much anymore
Release: March 9, 2021 | Store: Steam, Humble, GOG | Genre: Real-time strategy
What’s the matter? Most Stronghold fans are likely to have viewed Stronghold Warlords with mixed feelings. On the one hand, this is the continuation of one of the best real-time strategy series of all time. On the other hand, the old glory of this series has faded over the years due to bugged games with unwanted new mechanics and outdated technology. And now there is also a drastic change of setting with Warlords: It goes to medieval Asia.
Once again we are served the unique mix of building game and real-time strategy in which we build a castle in order to then defend it against advancing troops. And the economic system and the new negotiations with the warlords also offer some fodder for strategists.
Who is it for? Of course, if Stronghold veterans want to take another turn, they have to decide for themselves – especially if they are more into Crusades than Medieval Asia. You can read why it could be worthwhile and how Stronghold Warlords really plays in our GameStar test:
more on the subject
Stronghold Warlords in the test: better than feared, worse than hoped
Bloodroots – First scenes from the brutal western action game
Release: March 12, 2021 (Steam) | Store: Steam, Epic | Genre: Hack & Slay
What’s the matter? Bloodroots is a bit like Hotline Miami – extremely fast, extremely brutal and really crazy. In the Wild West you cut your way through enemy crowds from an isoperspective, armed with squirrels, carrots and … sometimes real weapons.
The cool thing about Bloodroots are the absurd combos and chain reactions that you trigger to send your opponents across the Jordan. We balance on an explosion barrel in an enemy mass, jump off and waddle one of them with our squirrel in the face before we jump out of the danger zone.
Who is it for? Bloodroots was previously available in the Epic Store and on console – on Metacritic it achieved an average rating of 76 and most testers recommend Schnetzelspaß – at least if you have a high level of frustration tolerance, which is urgently needed for such tough hack & slays.
More exciting PC releases of the week
From Monday, March 8th, 2021
- Dracula VS The Ninja On The Moon: Here you are trying to watch a bad horror movie entirely on a pirated VHS by playing around on your television.
- The Immortal: An isometric 2D action role-playing game in which you fight, do magic and puzzles through 50 dungeon chambers.
From Tuesday, March 9th, 2021
Stronghold Warlords: In the latest series part of the strategy game, you end up in medieval Asia, where you build castles again and defend them against enemies.
Forza Horizon 4: In the Open World of Forza Horizon 4 you drive your races through Great Britain – now also in the Steam Store.
From Wednesday, March 10, 2021
- Blind Drive: Thriller with a lot of black humor, in which you have to drive a car blindfolded – and only rely on your hearing in front of the screen.
- Fireworks Simulator: Realistic: There’s what’s on it here – a realistic fireworks simulator with numerous locations and types of fireworks.
From Thursday, March 11th, 2021
From Friday, March 12th, 2021
Bloodroots: Extremely fast hack & slay in isoperspective and in a western setting with abstruse chain reactions.
- Pascal’s Wagner: Definitive Edition: The Souls role-playing game was originally released for smartphones and impressed with its extremely good graphics and depth of game. The Definitive Edition for PC is now available on Steam.
Even more new games
Since March has only just begun, it is of course worth taking a look at the whole month. We have put the release dates for the next few weeks into a video that you can watch here:
New Games in March – Preview for PC and Consoles
You can also find the most exciting news on the consoles at GamePro. The colleagues present you the Releases for Playstation, Xbox and Co. in front.