Video game and comics week: Still Wakes the Deep and El Arte De Pepe González, other protagonists of the cultural field

No less than seven days have passed since our last date and we are here, ready again to take a roll call of the most relevant premieres in the film sector. interactive leisure. As usual, we have prepared a complete list of the video games that will be released between June 17 and 21 from 2024, for Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, nintendo switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, mobile devices and PC. Among the main names of the week is ‘Still Wakes the Deep‘, ‘flock‘, ‘Pax Dei‘ and ‘Five Nights at Freddy’s: Help Wanted 2‘.

Two productions also stand out that will add to the catalog of Steam on PC with the titles ‘Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora‘ and ‘Crime Boss: Rockay City‘, which until now were limited to some computer platforms. But since not everything is going to be video games, for the same price, we also bring together some of the most notable publications of the week in comic format. Will you join us to discover all these new features and more?

Video games of the week

It goes on sale on Monday, June 17th.Avatar: ‘Frontiers of Pandora‘ (Steam/PC); ‘flock‘ (Xbox One, Xbox Series S|X, PC); ‘El Dorado: The Golden City Builder‘(PC); and ‘Clothing Store Simulator‘(PC). Just a day later it premieres ‘Crime Boss: Rockay City‘ (Steam/PC); ‘#BLUD‘ (PS4, Xbox One, Switch and PC); ‘Still Wakes the Deep‘ (PS5, Xbox Series S|X and PC); ‘Pax Dei‘(PC); ‘Go Go Town!‘(PC); ‘Interregnum: False Prophet‘(PC); and ‘Chocolate Factory‘(PC). On Wednesday the 19th it will be the turn of ‘Sandwalkers‘(PC); ‘First Dwarf‘(PC); ‘Republic of Pirates‘(PC); ‘Murky Divers‘(PC); ‘Echo Generation: Midnight Edition‘(PC); ‘My Horse: Bonded Spirits‘(PC); and ‘Snow Plowing Simulator‘(PC). For Thursday the 20th the arrival of ‘Five Nights at Freddy’s: Help Wanted 2‘ (PS5); ‘Grand Prix Story‘ (Xbox One, Xbox Series S|X and PC); ‘ASKA‘(PC); ‘Tavern Talk‘(PC); ‘Hystera‘(PC); ‘Everafter Falls‘(PC); ‘Crab God‘(PC); and ‘City Transport Simulator: Tram‘(PC). Friday is reserved for the release of ‘Times & Galaxy‘ (PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S|X, Switch and PC); ‘Dystopika‘(PC); and ‘Pet Shop Simulator‘(PC).

Crime Boss: Rockay City – Released June 18, 2024

Platforms: PC/Steam

The shooting video game with most stellar cast of the moment celebrates its premiere in the Steam catalog, something that will produce an increase in the popularity of a format that also stands out for its mechanics and setting. Starring actor Michael Madsenthe production features several familiar faces from the 1990s, such as Kim Basinger, Damien Poitier, Michael Rookerthe rapper Vanilla Ice and even Chuck Norris. The cast is completed by the actors Danny Glover and Danny Trejo. The title is set in a fictional version of Florida known as Rockay City, full of neon colors and equipped with a very marked atmosphere. In terms of gameplay, ‘Crime Boss: Rockay City’ proposes a first-person shooting experience, in which the player can participate in a series of robberies, alone or with some friends.

Still Wakes the Deep – Released May 18, 2024

Platforms: PS5, Xbox Series S|X, PC, Game Pass

The horror experience created by the guys at The Chinese Room promises an elevated experience for all lovers of the genre that they handle best. Ready to discover some horrors that occurred during the 70s? “1975. Disaster struck the Beira D oil platform, off the coast of Scotland. Cross the remains of the platform to save your crew from a supernatural horror that defies all logic,” say its creators.

Five Nights at Freddy’s: Help Wanted 2 – Released June 20, 2024

Platforms: PS5

Although ‘Help Wanted 2’ was initially released for PlayStation VR2 In December 2023, this week we will witness the premiere on PS5 of another chapter of the famous horror series, which will move its players between shocks and disturbing atmospheres. The development team seems to have chosen maintain a continuous line with previous installments of the saga and continues to encourage its daring users to solve mini-games, explore the environments carefully and, how could it be otherwise, survive the attacks of the terrifying animatronic robots that will try to eliminate them. As a detail, note that the events take place between the plots of ‘Five Nights at Freddy’s: Security Breach’ and the downloadable content pack ‘Ruin’ of the same installment.

Paper releases

In the editorial panorama we open the week with the publication of ‘The Double Life of Max Fridman‘ by Vittorio Giardino. The Italian maestro responsible for the outstanding ‘Jonas Fink. An Interrupted Life’, returns with a comprehensive published by Norma Editorial that collects Fridman’s first two adventures and spices them up with a notable load of extra content. Immediately afterwards we let ourselves be captivated by the outstanding compendium offered by ‘The Art of Pepe Gonzalez‘, who from a very young age proved to be a true superstar in the world of comics. In ‘Marvel Omnibus: Impossible X-Force‘, the well-known and respected Rick Remender introduces the mutant assault force in a critically acclaimed stage epic.

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The Art of Pepe Gonzalez – Norma Editorial

A precocious and gifted artist, Pepe González was a true superstar in the world of comics from a very young age. Through the agency Selections Ilustradas and later at Norma Editorial, he drew comics and illustrations for half the world, including ‘Vampirella‘, a character that established him in the United States. This volume presents a very complete review of his career, with comic pages, graphic humor, sketches, portraits, texts and photographs. The result is a grand tribute to a superlative artist.

The Double Life of Max Fridman - Marvel Omnibus: Impossible X-Force
The Double Life of Max Fridman – Marvel Omnibus: Impossible X-ForceEditorial Standard – Panini Comics

The Double Life of Max Fridman – Editorial Standard

Officially, Max Fridman is the harmless director of a small company which trades in tobacco and operates from Geneva. Unofficially, he is an agent linked to ‘the Firm’, that is, to the French spy services, which forces him to participate in secret missions while crossing a Europe torn by totalitarianism and on the very brink of World War II. This volume brings together the first two albums that the Italian maestro Vittorio Giardin dedicated to Max Fridman, his most emblematic character. ‘Hungarian Rhapsody’ and ‘The Door to the East’ are two essential masterpieces to understand the evolution of the European comic strip of the 80s in its most adult register.

Marvel Omnibus: Impossible X-Force – Panini comics

Finally, Rick Remender introduces the mutant assault force in a stage highly valued by critics. Mental Butterfly, Archangel, Massacre and Fantomex agree to join Wolverine’s secret assassination squad, but their first mission, to find and kill the reincarnation of Apocalypse, has unforeseen consequences for all of them. The saga of the Dark Angel, the return to the Age of Apocalypse, the arrival of the Deathloks, the journey to Anotherworld and much more is collected in a work that explores the ethics behind the execution.