After you finish last week’s games, you can start with even more short video games that you can complete and finish in a weekend. Be wary of some minor spoilers below.
sons of the forest
Release date: February 23, 2023
Developed by: Endnight Games
Publisher: Endnight Games
Time to beat: 10 hours (main story)
Sons of the Forest is a first-person open-world survival horror game. It is only available on PC. The game is a sequel to The Forest, which has very similar gameplay. Players take control of a person tasked with finding a missing billionaire. Your helicopter crashes en route to a remote island that was his last known whereabouts. Only you and another person named Kelvin survive the crash. Luckily, you end up on the island you originally headed for. However, it swarms with cannibals and other monstrous abominations. You must work with Kelvin to survive while finding the missing billionaire.
If you like survival games with building and the like then this short video game is perfect for you.
Far cry 3
Release date: December 4, 2012
Developed by: Ubisoft Montréal
Time to beat: 15.5 hours (main story)
Far Cry 3 is the oldest on this list, but one of the best, if not the best. It is available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Series X|S as well as PC. Players take control of Jason Brody, who is kidnapped after parachuting to an island infested with pirates. After escaping Vaas Montenegro, the pirate leader, Jason joins the islanders in their fight against the pirates. Players can choose between stealth or gunplay in their gameplay. Players can play Far Cry 3 over and over again, changing the way they play each time. This replayability, as well as the game’s amazing story, makes it a great short game to play and finish extensively over the weekend.
Release date: September 15, 2015
Developed by: Tobyfox
Time to beat: 6.5 hours (main story)
Undertale is a 2D RPG and possibly the most well-known game on this list. It is available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Series X|S, Nintendo Switch and PC. Players control a human trapped in an underground world full of monsters. You have to find a way out or be stuck there forever. The game has a unique combat system where players can choose to fight their enemies to gain XP, or trade their way out of fights and end them peacefully. This is a very story driven game with different endings. Although players can complete this short video game in a weekend, they may need another playthrough to experience everything the game has to offer.
Resident Evil 3 (2020)
Release Date: April 3, 2020
Developed by: Capcom, K2, M-Two, Redworks
Time to beat: 6 hours (main story)
Resident Evil 3 (2020) is a remake of the original 1999 release. It is available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and Series X|S, Nintendo Switch via cloud, Amazon Luna via cloud and PC. Players take control of Jill Valentine, one of the protagonists of the first game. Much like the Resident Evil 2 remake, this game changes the way the game is played while maintaining the game’s story. As Jull, you must find a way to stop the Umbrella Corporation’s heinous crimes. Not only that, but you’ll also have to fight Nemesis, a monster whose sole purpose is to hunt you down.
That’s all for the short video games you can play and finish over the weekend. Check out last week’s list to see if there are any games you might be interested in. For more gaming news from us, check out our gaming news articles.