Glossary

NHL 21

Release date: 2020

Genres: Sports

Platforms: PlayStation 4, XBox One

Publishers: EA Sports

NHL 21 is an ice hockey simulation video game developed by EA Vancouver and published by EA Sports. It is the 30th installment in the NHL game series and was released for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles in October 2020.

Noita

Noita

Release date: 2020

Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Nolla Games

Noita is an action-adventure roguelite game in development by Nolla Games. Players control a witch that can create and cast spells in order to defeat enemies named after Finnish mythological creatures. The game takes place in a procedurally generated world where every pixel is physically simulated. It was released in early access for Microsoft Windows on 24 September 2019. Noita left early access as the 1.0 version was released on 15 October 2020.

NASCAR Heat 5

Release date: 2020

Genres: Racing

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, XBox One

Publishers: Motorsport Games

NASCAR Heat 5 is a racing video game simulating the 2020 NASCAR season. It was developed by 704Games and was published by Motorsport Games on July 10, 2020 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Microsoft Windows via Steam. Chase Elliott is the cover athlete for the standard edition, and Tony Stewart is the cover athlete for the Gold Edition.

No Straight Roads

Release date: 2020

Genres: Action, Adventure

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

Publishers: Sold Out

No Straight Roads is an action-adventure video game developed by Malaysian independent studio Metronomik and published by Sold Out Ltd. The focus is on an indie rock duo who battle an EDM empire to free Vinyl City from their control with the power of rock. The game combat involves listening to the music, knowing when enemies attack and when to strike. It was released worldwide on August 25, 2020 for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC via the Epic Games Store after three years o…

Ninjala

Release date: 2020

Genres: Action

Platforms: Nintendo Switch

Publishers: GungHo Online Entertainment

Ninjala is a free-to-play multiplayer action video game developed by SOLEIL and published by GungHo Online Entertainment. Unveiled at E3 2018, it was released on June 24, 2020 for the Nintendo Switch. The game received lukewarm reviews, with many praising the multiplayer, gameplay and art style, but criticized the story mode. The game was widely compared to Splatoon due to its style and gameplay.

Necrobarista

Necrobarista

Release date: 2020

Genres: Novel

Publishers:

Necrobarista is a 2020 visual novel game developed by Australian development studio Route 59. The player follows a cast of characters around a Melbourne back-alley coffeehouse staffed by necromancers, named the 'Terminal'. In the Terminal, the souls of the recently departed are given a final 24 hours to reside in the world alongside the living. The game was released on July 17, 2020 for macOS and iOS via Apple Arcade, and July 22, 2020 for Microsoft Windows. Necrobarista has upcoming ports for P…

Nickelodeon Kart Racers 2: Grand Prix

Release date: 2020

Genres: Racing

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

Publishers:

Nickelodeon Kart Racers 2: Grand Prix is a racing video game developed by Bamtang Games and published by GameMill Entertainment in North America and Maximum Games in Europe. A sequel to Nickelodeon Kart Racers, it was released on October 6, 2020 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch, while a Microsoft Windows version will be released on December 1, 2020.

Namcot Collection

Release date: 2020

Genres: Compilation

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

Publishers: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Namcot Collection is a 2020 video game compilation published by Bandai Namco Entertainment. It was originally released in Japan for the Nintendo Switch and then localized for international territories as two different collections, Namco Museum Archives Vol. 1 and Vol. 2, for the Switch, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Windows. Namcot Collection includes a wide array of video games published by Namco for the Family Computer and Nintendo Entertainment System, complete with save states, achievements, …

NBA 2K21

Release date: 2020

Genres: Sports

Publishers: 2K Sports

NBA 2K21 is a basketball simulation video game that was developed by Visual Concepts and published by 2K Sports, based on the National Basketball Association (NBA). It is the 22nd installment in the NBA 2K franchise and the successor to NBA 2K20. The game was released on September 4, 2020 for Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Stadia, and will later be released for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X and Series S. The PS4, Switch, Xbox One, and PC released to mixed or avera…

Nioh 2

Nioh 2

Release date: 2020

Genres: Action, Role-playing

Platforms: PlayStation 4

Publishers:

Nioh 2 (Japanese: 仁王2, Hepburn: Niō Tsū) is an action role-playing game developed by Team Ninja. A prequel to Nioh (2017), the game was released for the PlayStation 4 on March 13, 2020, where it was published by Koei Tecmo in Japan and Sony Interactive Entertainment worldwide.