The Pathless is the exploration and escape game I need in 2021

Staff selection

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In addition to our 2021 Major Game Awards, every member of the PC Gamer team has focused on the games they love this year. For the rest of this month, we will release the new employee draft and our main awards.

Technically speaking, The Pathless came out at the end of 2020. But it will not be available on Steam until November 2021. Although I have no objection to the Epic Store exclusive product, I will use it as my personal choice for one year because it is so good.

The Pathless is the story of a hunter who is summoned to a mysterious island realm to free the children of ancient gods from the enslavement of the mighty Godslayer, who made them go against their own nature and shattered the realm they once protected. This is an open fantasy world composed of forests, plains, and tundra. In comparison, the hunter is very small. But she can quickly traverse vast spaces by shooting floating targets with her bow, and each hit will provide a short, superimposed burst of speed. The hunter’s traveling companion eagle can also take her to high places and long distances.