Most Anticipated Canadian Video Games Coming in 2024

Canada continues to assert its dominance in the gaming industry, presenting a stellar lineup of titles set to captivate audiences in 2024. From whimsical adventures to heart-pounding action, these games showcase the diversity and innovation of Canadian game developers. Here's a closer look at some of the most anticipated Canadian games.

1. Lil' Guardsman

Genre: Deduction, Narrative, Puzzle
Developer: Hilltop Studios
Release Date: 2024

Embark on an enchanting journey in Lil' Guardsman, where you step into the shoes of a 12-year-old suddenly entrusted with guarding the castle gate. Make decisions that impact the Fate of elves, goblins, and over 100 other characters. This delightful blend of deduction, narrative, and puzzles promises a unique and engaging experience, making Lil' Guardsman stand out in 2024.

Lil’ Guardsman on Steam
Imagine you’re a 12 year old, suddenly in charge of the guard shed at the castle gate, where you decide if elves, goblins and 100+ other characters should be admitted. It’s a wonderful combination of deduction, narrative and puzzle games.

2. Blue June

Genre: Adventure, Exploration, Puzzle, Stealth, Horror
Developer: Tiny Dodo
Release Date: TBA

Blue June invites players into a 2.5D story-driven adventure that seamlessly blends exploration, puzzle-solving, stealth, and horror. Assume the role of June, a prestigious Rose Hill Academy student, as you unravel the mysteries within her mind. With captivating visuals and a multifaceted gameplay experience, Blue June is poised to be a captivating addition to the gaming landscape.

Blue June on Steam
Blue June is a 2.5D story-driven adventure game with elements of exploration, puzzle solving, stealth and horror. Play as June, a student of the prestigious Rose Hill Academy, and uncover the truth that lies within her mind.

3. Pillow Champ

Genre: Fighting
Developer: Frosty Pop
Release Date: TBA

Challenge the world, one pillow at a time, in Pillow Champ, an irreverent 2.5D fighting game. Pillow Champ promises a unique and humorous take on the fighting game genre, featuring a range of single-player options, local multiplayer, and online multiplayer with rollback netcode. Get ready for a pillow-flinging showdown that will keep players entertained and engaged.

Pillow Champ on Steam
Challenge the world one pillow at a time in this irreverent 2.5D fighting game. Featuring a range of singleplayer options, local multiplayer, and online multiplayer with rollback netcode!

4. Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown

Genre: Action-Adventure, Platformer
Developer: Ubisoft
Release Date: January 18, 2024

The iconic Prince of Persia series returns triumphantly with The Lost Crown. Dash into a stylish and thrilling action-adventure platformer set in a mythological Persian world. Manipulate the boundaries of time and space as you navigate through a visually stunning environment. The Lost Crown is set to deliver a captivating experience that pays homage to the series' rich legacy.

Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown | Ubisoft (CA)
Play Sargon and evolve from sword-wielding prodigy to extraordinary legend!

5. Earthblade

Genre: Explore-Action Platformer
Developer: Extremely OK Games
Release Date: 2024

From the creators of Celeste comes Earthblade, an explore-action platformer that introduces players to Névoa, an enigmatic child of Fate returning to Earth. Immerse yourself in Earthblade's lush pixel art world, featuring seamless exploration, challenging combat, and many mysteries to uncover. With the pedigree of Extremely OK Games, Earthblade is poised to be a visually stunning and emotionally resonant experience.

Earthblade on Steam
You are Névoa, an enigmatic child of Fate returning at long last to Earth, in this explor-action platformer from the creators of Celeste. Earthblade’s lush pixel art world offers seamless exploration, challenging combat, and countless mysteries to pick apart.

As the gaming world eagerly awaits the release of these Canadian gems, the anticipation continues to grow. These titles showcase the creativity, innovation, and diversity of the Canadian gaming industry, promising a fantastic year for gamers around the globe. Watch for these games as they mark the gaming landscape in 2024!