Multiplayer creature-collecting Pokémon homage Temtem continues to rule the roost on Steam and elsewhere, while Desktop Goose gobbles up downloads on Itch.io.
Released on Jan 21 into an Early Access program period of intensive, public development, the US$34.99 (RM143.75) Temtem enters its second week as Steam's top-selling game by revenue.
The team at Spain's Crema Games has been issuing patches, server-strengthening fixes and improvements in the time since, enabling more players to get into the game.
Support for French and Japanese languages has been added to a game already provided in English, Spanish, German, Korean and Simplified Chinese.
While Temtem remains in first place on both Steam and its publisher's site, Humble, alien world adventure Journey To A Savage Planet vaulted to the top of the Epic Game Store.
Debuting as an Epic exclusive on PC, the game overtook Borderlands 3 to become the site's bestseller – for now – offering an offworld populated with cute but necessarily expendable life forms to explore, solo or with a friend.
Similarly, the GOG storefront's current bestseller, Synthetik, also accommodates two-player action for those that want it.
It's accrued a ton of positive reviews on Steam, where it debuted in 2018, using an overhead, pixelated view, plenty of screen-shake, a challenging (but satisfying) weapon system and randomised level layouts.
Finally, free download Desktop Goose picked up a following on Itch.io, landing on top of the site's New & Popular, Best Selling and overall Top Games charts.
Waddling along in the wake of 2019's mischievous Untitled Goose Game, it's based on a similar concept.
Here, though, instead of controlling the naughty avian, players are harassed by it.
The goose pads all over their actual computer desktop screen, leaving muddy footprints, stealing the mouse pointer, introducing its favourite memes and interfering with gaming sessions.
"As of (Feb 2) we were well past half a million downloads," its developer remarked via Twitter. "TikTok users are no joke. We're approaching 1mil," he continued, teasing a new feature whereby Twitch chat users can control the Goose.
PC download charts for February 3, 2020
2. Grand Theft Auto V
3. Red Dead Redemption 2
4. Monster Hunter World: Iceborne
5. Red Dead Redemption 2
*Steam chart based on revenue rather than units.
Epic Game Store (epicgames.com/store)
1. Journey to the Savage Planet
2. Borderlands 3
3. World War Z
4. Detroit: Become Human
1. Temtem (Steam)
2. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (Battle.net)
3. Code Vein: Digital Deluxe (Steam)
4. Monster Hunter World: Iceborne (Steam)
5. Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem (Steam)
1. Synthetik: Legion Rising
2. Cyberpunk 2077
3. Grim Dawn
4. Blade Runner
5. A Plague Tale: Innocence
Itch.io Top Games (itch.io/games)
1. Desktop Goose
2. True Nightmares
3. Alisa – The Awakening demo
5. Monster Girl Maker
– AFP Relaxnews
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