March Humble Monthly… Unboxing?!

Its that time of the month again, where we take a long at the Humble Monthly Monthly Bundle and see what gaming goodies it has in store. Let’s just dive in!

1. Warhammer: Vermintide 2- Collector’s Edition.

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Image source: Warhammer: Vermintide 2‘s Steam store page.

The first game in the bundle is actually one that’s been sitting on my Steam Wishlist for quite sometime, which is a bonus! Warhammer: Vermintide 2 is, perhaps unsurprisingly the sequel to Warhammer: Vermintide. In the game, you play one of the heroes of the Old World, who are all that stand against the forces of Chaos. Its sort of like Left 4 Dead but set in the Warhammer universe. I really enjoyed the first game, but felt that there were certain things about it that could be improved one, including character progression. I can’t wait to dive into Vermintide 2 to see what the developer’s have managed to add and as an added bonus, this is the Collector’s edition, which means extra content!

Price on Steam: £31.99 (UK)/ $44.99 (US).

 

2. Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Despair.

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Image source: Earth Defense 4.1’s Steam store page.

The next game is one of the revealed games for March, Earth Defense Force 4.1. This game is a third-person shooter, in which you play an EDF soldier tasked with protecting Earth from giant alien creatures. Taking a look at the reviews on Steam, it seems that this is a well received game, as long as you don’t take it seriously. There appears to also be a lot of content for it, with more than 80 missions to play through. It looks like it could be a lot of insane fun and that is always something that will persuade me to play a game!

Price on Steam: £15.49 (UK)/ $19.99 (US).

 

3. Cultist Simulator.

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Image source: Cultist Simulator’s Steam store page.

Moving away from the action games, the next game is a card game with a Lovecraftian theme, Cultist Simulator. In Cultist Simulator, you pursue unholy mysteries set in the world of the 1920’s. You’ll be founding a cult, diving into the arcane and outmanoeuvring the authorities. If you’ve ever wondered what it was like to be one of Cthulhu’s followers, this game will probably give you an insight. Also, this is from the creator of Sunless Sea, which means that the game’s atmosphere will be oozing creepiness. Definitely a must play for me!

Price on Steam: £14.99 (UK)/ $19.99 (US).

 

4. Tower Unite.

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Image source: Tower Unite’s Steam store page.

The next game is a bit different to the others. Tower Unite is more of a collection of games that you play online with either your friends or other players from the game. The games included are: min golf, a zombie survival shooter and fantasy themed action game. There is also a casino themed area and the ability to create your own apartment. It seems that Tower Unite is similar to the MMO, Second Life but is more focused on playing mini games. I thin this game would only be fun for me, if I was playing with a group of my friends; still, it is in Early Access, so things may still change.

Price on Steam: £10.99 (UK)/ $14.99 (US).

 

5. Late Shift.

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Image source: Late Shift’s Steam store page.

The fifth game in this bundle is Late Shift an FMV, in which you control the choices of Matt, a mathematics student, who gets entangled in a heist in  London. Apparently every choice has a consequence, which will contribute to one of seven endings- definitely plenty of replayability! I’ve rarely seen a FMV game in a Humble Monthly bundle, so I’m excited to give this one a go.

Price on Steam: £9.99 (UK)/ $12.99 (US).

 

6. Paradigm.

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Image source: Paradigm’s Steam store page.

The next game is rather… odd. Paradigm is a point and click adventure, in which you play as mutant who must save the world when his past catches up with him. Based off of the trailer, I can see that the game has a sense of humour but I’m a little concerned that its trying to be a little too funny and wacky. However, I do enjoy point and click adventure games, so I’ll probably give Paradigm a go one day.

Price on Steam: £10.99 (UK)/ $14.99 (US).

 

7. Fight’N Rage.

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Image source: Fight’N Rage’s Steam store page.

We’re shifting game genres again with the seventh game! Fight’N Rage is a side-scrolling beat ’em up game. There is a choice of three characters to play with, including a minotaur looking creature. The fact that there is local multiplayer/co-op is probably one the biggest selling points for me, as these sort of beat ’em ups are what I used to play with one of my friends. I’ll be playing Figh’N Rage at some point, even if its just for the nostalgia.

Price on Steam: £14.99 (UK)/ $19.99 (US).

 

8. Slipstream.

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Image source: Slipstream’s Steam store page.

Keeping with the 90’s nostalgia, we have Slipstream, a racing inspired by older racing games. I’m not really a fan of racing games, even back when I was playing those sort of game on  the Sega Megadrive as kid, so unfortunately Slipstream isn’t my sort of game. However, it does have a local multiplayer option so I may have to give my brother or sister a game, just for that Sega Megadrive nostalgia.

Price on Steam: £7.19 (UK)/ $9.99 (US).

 

9. Humble Original: 20 Minute Metropolis.

OK, so this might be one of the few Humble Original games that I might play! For anyone who doesn’t know, in every monthly bundle, Humble Bundle gets a unique game made for the bundle. These tend to be quite small but… unusual games. Normally, they’re a little bit too weird for me, surprisingly I know.  This month’s Original game is all about building a functioning city in twenty minutes, which sounds challenging but fun.

 

And that was the March bundle! Overall, this was great bundle, as I don’t own any of these games and most of the games, I’ll at least try. The stand out games for me were Vermintide 2Cultist Simulator and Late Shift.

What games caught your eye? Let me know in the comments below!

Next month’s revealed games are: NorthgardMutant Year Zero: Road To Eden and  Absolver. If you buy the April bundle now, you can unlock these three games straight away. If you don’t want to buy the bundle, don’t worry, come back here next month where I’ll be revealing all the games in the bundle.

See you then!

 

 

 

10 thoughts on “March Humble Monthly… Unboxing?!

    1. That’s a shame about Late Shift. I’ll probably still give it a go but thank you for the warning!
      It seems that a few people are interested in Cultist Simulator, I guess there’s a Lovecraftian cultist in all of us!

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      1. Late Shift certainly isn’t bad, I just noticed the slight stutters is all. I played it on console so it may well be better on PC.

        I think Cultist Simulator has a really interesting style to it. It looks really quite different to any other Lovecraftian game so it catches a fair bit of attention.

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  1. I haven’t brought a Humble Bundle Monthly in a long time. I check every month to see if the shown games are for me and they never are or I already own most of the games. I don’t see the value in it for myself, but it’s awesome that you got a game that was on your Steam wishlist. Vermintide 2 is a good game btw. My wife and I sunk over 50 hours in that game before we put it down 🙂

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    1. That’s fair enough, I know a couple of people who have dropped Humble Bundle Monthly because the shown games aren’t what they are looking/ already own.
      I’m glad to hear that you had a good time with Vermintide 2. Have you got any advice for someone new to the game?

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      1. To be fair I haven’t played Vermintide 2 in a long time. I can give you some basic advice though!

        Start playing on the lowest difficulty until you get some decent gear. This game goes by gear score so trying to do a difficulty that you don’t meet the requirements for is the quickest way to die in this game. It’s okay to play with the A.I teammates on lower difficulties, but they quickly become useless on higher ones. Real people are required if you plan on putting a lot of time into this game.

        That’s really about it. I’m not going to tell you what class to choose or what build to use because that’s best figured out for yourself. I personally like the Sienna’s Pyromancer class and I know how to build a good one of those, but I recommend ignoring advice like that until you find something that works for YOU.

        I hope you enjoy Vermintide 2 :).

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