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Valiant Hearts: The Great War

Valiant Hearts: The Great War

Release date: 2014

Genres: Adventure, Puzzle

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, XBox 360, PlayStation 3, XBox One, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Ubisoft

Valiant Hearts: The Great War is a 2014 puzzle adventure game developed by Ubisoft Montpellier and published by Ubisoft. The game was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One in June 2014. Set during World War I, the game follows four characters who help a young German soldier find his love in a story about survival, sacrifice and friendship. Players solve puzzles by interacting with various objects and people. The characters are accompanied by a dog na…

Volgarr the Viking

Volgarr the Viking

Release date: 2013

Genres: Action, Platform

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, Linux, Apple OSX, Wii U, PS Vita, XBox One

Publishers: Adult Swim Games, Crazy Viking Studios

Volgarr the Viking (stylized as Völgarr the Viking) is an action platformer video game developed by Crazy Viking Studios. Inspired by side-scrolling platform games from the 1980s like Rastan and Ghosts 'n Goblins, the game is a modern interpretation of the genre, while retaining both the graphical style and the difficulty level of the earlier titles. After a successful Kickstarter campaign to crowd-fund the production of the game, Volgarr the Viking was published on Steam by Adult Swim Games in …

Vitamin Connection

Release date: 2020

Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: Nintendo Switch

Publishers: WayForward

Vitamin Connection is a 2020 action-adventure game developed and published by WayForward, exclusively for the Nintendo Switch. It was released on February 20, 2020, to positive critical reception. Limited Run Games distributed limited physical versions of the title.

Vigor

Release date: 2019

Genres: Survival

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, XBox One

Publishers: Bohemia Interactive

Vigor is a free-to-play online looter shooter game by Bohemia Interactive originally developed for the Xbox One. As of July 2020, it is also available on the Nintendo Switch. Initially released as an early access title in August 2018, the game fully released on August 19, 2019. The game is currently scheduled to release on the PlayStation 4 on 25 November 2020 and the PlayStation 5 during the 2020 holiday season.

Velocity 2X

Velocity 2X

Release date: 2014

Genres: Puzzle

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, Linux, Apple OSX, PS Vita, XBox One

Publishers: Metacritic

Velocity 2X is a shoot 'em up video game developed and published by FuturLab for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita. The developers signed with Sony to create titles for the Vita in 2012, as a result of success of the first game.

V-Rally 4

Release date: 2018

Genres: Racing

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, XBox One

Publishers: Bigben Interactive

V-Rally 4 is a racing video game developed by Kylotonn and published by Bigben Interactive for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows and Nintendo Switch in 2018. The developer had previously worked on the official 2017 WRC game.

Valkyria Chronicles 4

Release date: 2018

Genres: Role-playing, Strategy

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, XBox One

Publishers: Sega

Valkyria Chronicles 4 is a tactical role-playing game developed and published by Sega, with assistance from Media.Vision. It is the fourth main game in the Valkyria Chronicles series. It was released in Japan for the PlayStation 4 in March 2018, and worldwide, in addition for the Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and Microsoft Windows, in September 2018.

Victor Vran

Victor Vran

Release date: 2015

Genres: Action, Role-playing

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, Linux, Apple OSX, XBox One

Publishers: EuroVideo MedienWired Productions

Victor Vran is an action role-playing video game developed by the Bulgarian independent development studio Haemimont Games. Victor Vran is published on Steam by EuroVideo Medien. It entered Steam Early Access in February 2015 and the final version was released in July 2015. The setting of the game resembles Gothic-fantasy fairy tale where both magic and science have a place in the world. The title exited early access on July 24, 2015. An updated port titled Victor Vran: Overkill Edition was rele…

Vroom in the Night Sky

Vroom in the Night Sky

Release date: 2017

Genres: Action

Platforms: Nintendo Switch

Publishers: Poisoft

Vroom in the night sky is an action game developed and published by Poisoft and released on March 3, 2017 in Europe and Japan, and on April 5, 2017 in North America for the Nintendo Switch. It received universally negative reviews from critics, becoming one of the worst reviewed games for the platform and considered a "rushed launch title".

VVVVVV

VVVVVV

Release date: 2010

Genres: Platform

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, Linux, Nintendo 3DS, Apple OSX, Commodore 64, PS Vita, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Nicalis

VVVVVV is a 2010 puzzle-platform video game created by Terry Cavanagh. In the game, the player controls Captain Viridian, who must rescue their spacecrew after a teleporter malfunction caused them to be separated in Dimension VVVVVV. The gameplay is characterized by the inability of the player to jump, instead opting on controlling the direction of gravity, causing the player to fall upwards or downwards. The game consists of more than 400 individual rooms, and also supports the creation of use…

Voez

Voez

Release date: 2016

Genres: Music

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers:

Voez (stylized as VOEZ) is a rhythm game developed by Rayark, initially released in May 2016 for iOS devices, while an Android version of the game was released one week later in June 2016. In February 2017, it was announced that the game would be released on the Nintendo Switch by Japanese game publisher Flyhigh Works, and was released in March 2017 worldwide.

Vampire: The Masquerade – Shadows of New York

Release date: 2020

Genres: Novel

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, Linux, XBox One

Publishers: Draw Distance

Vampire: The Masquerade – Shadows of New York is a visual novel video game developed by the Polish studio Draw Distance, and released on September 10, 2020 as a stand-alone expansion to their 2019 game Coteries of New York. It is based on the tabletop role-playing game Vampire: The Masquerade, and follows Julia of the vampire clan Lasombra, who investigates the death of the Anarch movement's local leader. Throughout the game, the player makes decisions that cause the narrative to branch.

Void Bastards

Release date: 2019

Genres: First-person, Shooter

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, XBox One

Publishers: Humble Bundle

Void Bastards is a science-fiction first-person shooter and roguelike video game developed by Australian studio Blue Manchu and published by Humble Bundle. It was released on May 28, 2019, for Microsoft Windows and Xbox One. Ports of the game for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 were released on May 7, 2020. The game revolves around surviving in the dangerous Sargasso Nebula by boarding and salvaging materials from spaceships. It received mostly positive reviews from critics, who praised its co…