Glossary

Hades

Release date: 2020

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Publishers: Supergiant Games

Hades is a roguelike action role-playing video game developed and published by Supergiant Games. The game was released for Microsoft Windows, macOS, and Nintendo Switch on September 17, 2020, which followed an early access release in December 2018. Players control Zagreus, the son of Hades, as he attempts to escape from Underworld to reach Mount Olympus, at times aided by gifts bestowed on him from the other Olympians. Each run challenges the player through a random series of rooms populated wit…

Hypnosis Mic: Division Rap Battle

Release date: 2020

Genres: Japanese hip hop

Platforms: Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Kodansha

Hypnosis Mic: Division Rap Battle (Japanese: ヒプノシスマイク-Division Rap Battle-, Hepburn: Hipunoshisu Maiku: Division Rap Battle) is a Japanese multimedia project by King Records under their Evil Line Records label. The characters were designed by Idea Factory under their Otomate label, with Yuichiro Momose as the main scenario writer. The project features eighteen voice actors and is centered on rap battles, with fans voting for their preferred team. The CDs have ranked high on mainstream music char…

Hypercharge: Unboxed

Hypercharge: Unboxed

Release date: 2020

Genres: Strategy

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Digital Cybercherries

Hypercharge: Unboxed (stylized as HYPERCHARGE: Unboxed) is a cooperative first-person shooter video game, developed by British indie studio Digital Cybercherries, and released for Microsoft Windows and Nintendo Switch in 2020 and is also planned to release on Xbox One and PlayStation 4. A Spiritual Successor To Army Men. The game takes place in familiar locations such as bedrooms, garages, bathrooms, hallways and toy stores. Each player assumes the role of an action figure, who must defend parts…

Hellpoint

Hellpoint

Release date: 2020

Genres: Action, Role-playing

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

Publishers: tinyBuild

Hellpoint is an action role-playing game developed by Cradle Games and published by tinyBuild, released on July 30, 2020. The player takes on the role of a nameless humanoid stranded on derelict space station Irid Novo, and must battle vicious creatures in order to solve the mystery behind the events that happened there. Irid Novo orbits around a massive black hole; the station's position in relation to the black hole affects the strength of enemies.

Helltaker

Release date: 2020

Genres: Adult, Adventure, Puzzle, Simulation

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Łukasz Piskorz

Helltaker is a freeware indie puzzle-adventure game with dating sim elements designed by Polish developer Łukasz Piskorz, also known as vanripper. It was released in May 2020 for Microsoft Windows, macOS, and Linux, and is described as "a short game about sharply dressed demon girls."

Half-Life: Alyx

Release date: 2020

Genres: First-person, Shooter

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Valve

Half-Life: Alyx is a 2020 virtual reality (VR) first-person shooter developed and published by Valve. Between the events of Half-Life (1998) and Half-Life 2 (2004), players control Alyx Vance on a mission to seize a superweapon belonging to the alien Combine. Players use VR to interact with the environment and fight enemies, using "gravity gloves" to manipulate objects, similarly to the gravity gun from Half-Life 2. Traditional Half-Life elements return, such as physics puzzles, combat, explorat…

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity

Release date: 2020

Genres: Hack'n'slash

Platforms: Nintendo Switch

Publishers:

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity is an upcoming hack-and-slash game for the Nintendo Switch developed by Omega Force, published by Koei Tecmo in Japan and by Nintendo worldwide. It is the sequel to Hyrule Warriors (2014), a crossover between Koei's Dynasty Warriors series and Nintendo's Legend of Zelda series. The story is set before The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (2017). Age of Calamity is set for release on November 20, 2020.

Hyper Scape

Release date: 2020

Genres: Action, Combat, First-person, Shooter

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Ubisoft

Hyper Scape is a free-to-play first-person shooter battle royale game developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The game is notable for its integration with video game live streamers which allows viewers on Twitch to affect the outcome of a match. The open beta for Microsoft Windows was released on July 12, 2020. The game was released on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on August 11, 2020. The game will also see a re…