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Weekly Rewind: July 24, 2021

Welcome to the Nano Gaming News Weekly Rewind for July 24, 2021 where we cover gaming news stories and events that we missed out on covering over this past week.

Several new titles hit the market last week such as the early access interactive nature sim Natural Instincts or time traveling JRPG Cris Tales that landed on PC and consoles. More games are coming on the horizon such as Chernobylite landing on PC on July 28 and then on consoles in September. Another title, Bus Simulator 21, will also be driving onto PC and consoles in September that features 10 world famous bus brands.

Before gamers can get to those September game releases they will need go through August which also brings its own games. In mid-August, the puzzle adventure set on a space station game Faraday Protocol will land on PC. Until then players can take a look at some of the more recent game releases like hacker detective game Song of Farca or the tactical RPG The Protagonist: EX-1.

Bus Simulator 21 – Brands Showcase Trailer | astragon Entertainment

Bus Simulator 21 Sees an Early September Release Date

Publisher astragon Entertainment and developer stillalive studios are driving straight towards their September 2021 release date for Bus Simulator 21. The game features 10 world-famous brands that includes: Mercedes-Benz, Volvo, Scania, BYD, Alexander Dennis, Blue Bird, Grande West, Setra, IVECO BUS and MAN.

There are officially 30 licensed bus models with some of them viewable in the Brands Showcase Trailer for Bus Simulator 21. Two huge maps, one for North America and the other for Europe, give players lots of room to roam in these buses in the improved open world approach for the game. A co-op multiplayer mode will be available.

Bus Simulator will be released on Windows PC through Humble Bundle or Steam and on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One with backward compatibility support for next-generation consoles on September 7, 2021. For more information about Bus Simulator 21 visit the game’s website at

Faraday Protocol – Official Release Date Trailer | Deck13

Faraday Protocol Aims for Mid-August Release Date

Deck13 Spotlight and developer Red Koi Box are taking players on an interstellar puzzle adventure in Faraday Protocol when the game launches in mid-August. Set aboard a mysterious space station players will explore what happened on it and the mysterious AI inhabiting the place.

The games story puts players in the role of interstellar archaeologist Raug Zeekon who is on a quest to explore the mysterious space station OPIS. Using the Bia-Tool, an alien utility, players will absorb certain forms of energy and redistribute them to activate and manipulate machinery on the space station to learn what happened to this place and what role the enigmatic AI IRIS played.

Faraday Protocol will release on August 12, 2021 on Windows PC through Steam. For more information about Faraday Protocol visit the game’s website at

Chernobylite – Console Release Date Trailer | All in! Games

Chernobylite Console Editions Set September Release Date

All in! Games and indie Polish developer The Farm 51 have came together along with Perp Games to bring the sci-fi survival horror RPG Chernobylite to PlayStation 4 in both digital and physical editions and the Xbox One in digital format on September 7, 2021. The PC version of the currently available in early access game fully launches on July 28, 2021.

The console editions will release on their respective storefronts for $29.99 USD. PlayStation 4 players can opt to purchase a physical edition which will feature a physical map of the Exclusion Zone, digital postcards, a digital artbook ‘The Art of Chernobylite’, and much more.

With the PC launch right around the corner, we’re thrilled to reveal that we’ve locked in Chernobylite’s console release for this September. Working on our first simultaneous physical release together with Perp Games has been a great experience so far and a huge milestone for All in! Games. We are confident that Chernobylite will be one of the most exciting indie games of 2021 and intend to continue to give it our full support.

Piotr Żygadło, CEO at All in! Games

Chernobylite is available in early access through Humble BundleSteam and GOG on PC for $29.99 USD. Those who purchase the game during early access, as previous announced by the developer The Farm 51, will also receive all future post-launch DLCs for free. For more information about Chernobylite follow @ChernobylGame on Twitter or visit the game’s website at

Thank you for reading the July 24, 2021 Edition of the Nano Gaming News Weekly Rewind. Be sure to check back next Saturday for a brand new edition of Nano Gaming News Weekly Rewind and until then, keep on gaming.

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