Daily 20-40 shovelware releases on steam. Waste of time to check upcoming games? This is why I decided to start a topic and share a list of notable upcoming games. This topic has 3 tables, promising upcoming games with "fix" release datums, very promising games without any datum and enjoyable games was released in last 1 month and had at least 60%+ review score.

Missing anything from the list? Contribute to it:-)

Last updates/added games: 14th January
Stronghold warlords was delayed, new release datum: 9th march
Outriders was delayed: new release datum: 1st April
Blue Fire, Everspace 2, Humankind, Henry Mosse and the Wormhole Conspiracy, Monstrum 2 all has now release datums so moved from 2nd to first table.
Games added to second table: Viking Vengeance, Fallout New Vegas The Frontier,

Last updates/added games: 19th January
Rustler has now a release datum and moved to first table: 18th February, as Early Access.
TOHU has now a release datum and moved to first table: 28th January, as Early Access.
Valheim has now a release datum and moved to first table: 2nd February, as Early Access.
Mad Games Tycoon 2 added to first table.
STASIS: BONE TOTEM,

Promising upcoming games with exact release datum, ordered based on their closest release datum:

Game Release Time and Genre Steam Price
Mad Games Tycoon 2 22th January 2021, Economy/managment sim 14.99$ / 14.99€
Fallout New Vegas The Frontier 18-24th January 2021, Fallout New Vegas Mod "Free", you need to own Fallout New Vegas Steam version available sometime next week, it is available on nexusmods since 15th
Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy 26th January 2021, JRPG 59.99$ / 59.99EUR
Encodya 26th January 2021, Cyberpunk Point&Click ?
Wonder Cat 27th January, 2021 Difficult? Platformer ?
The Medium 28th January 2021, Horror $49.99 / 41.99€ -10% during prepurchase
Sword of the Necromancer 28th January 2021, Roguelike Dungeon Crawler RPG ?
Disjunction 28th January 2021, Retro Cyberpunk Top-Down ~15$
TOHU 28th January, Hand Drawn Point&Click ?
Monstrum 2 28th January, Coop Survival 14.99€ / 17.99$
Valheim 2nd February 2021, Open world survival craft ?
Blue Fire 4th February 2021, 3+ Hack and Slash Platformer ?
Henry Mosse and the Wormhole Conspiracy 4th February, Scifi Cartoony Point and click ?
Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition 5th February 2021, Soulslike JRPG PC release 59.99$ / 59.99EUR
Little Nightmares II 11th February 2021, Horror 19.99€ / 19.99$
Lust from Beyond 11th February 2021, Horror ?
Rustler (Grand Theft Horse) 18th February 2021, TopDown Shooter ?
Scheming Through The Zombie Apocalypse Ep2: Caged 22th February 2021(not main focus of dev team so in an endless delay loop), point and click 4.99$ / 4.99€, just a guess, this is the price of first episode
Foregone 1st March 2021, Sidescroller Metroidvania 24.99€ / 29.99$ currently epic store exclusive
Stronghold: Warlords 9th March 2021, RTS 59.99$ / 59.99EUR
OUTRIDERS 1st April 2021, 1-3 Coop Looter Shooter ?
HUMANKIND 22nd April 2021, Strategy 59.99$ / 59.99€ -17% during prepurchase
NieR Replicant 23th April 2021, JRPG 59.99$ / 59.99EUR
Divisadero 6th May 2021, Crime-detective, narrative point and click? ?
HUNTDOWN 12th May 2021, Cyberpunk Side Scroller 19.99$ / 19.99€ currently epix exclusive
Back 4 Blood 22th June 2021, Coop FPS 59.99€ / 59.99$

Promising upcoming games without exact release datum, in alphabetical order:

Game Release Time Steam Price
3 Minutes to Midnight™ - A Comedy Graphic Adventure 2021, Comedy Point and click ?
A Tale of Paper 2021, puzzle platformer) ?
Afterlight 2021, puzzle adventure(platformer?) ?
Airhead 2021, puzzle platformer) ?
Alaloth: Champions of The Four Kingdoms 2021, CRPG ?
Alaskan Truck Simulator 2021, Driving Sim ?
ANNO: Mutationem 2021, Cyberpunk 2D platformer ?
Atomic Heart 20??, Horror FPS ?
The Artful Escape 2021, Story Rich Psychedelic Exploration ?
The Ascent 2021, Top-down Cyberpunk Action RPG ?
ASYLUM 20??, Horror ?
Backbone 2021, Detective Noir Point and click ?
BIOMUTANT 2021, RPG ?
Black Book 2021, RPG with card based battles ?
Black Skylands 2020, Top-down shooter ?
Brassheart 2021, Point and click ?
Buildings Have Feelings Too! 202X, City Managment ?
Bum Simulator 2021, SIM ?
Carnival Hunt Q3 2020, MP Survival Horror ?
Cartel Tycoon 2021, Economy Sim + City/base builder ?
Chinatown Detective Agency Early 2021, Cybernoir detective point and click ?
Circuit Superstars 2021, Retro Sport Racing ?
City Eye 2021, Monitoring Sim ?
Crowns and Pawns: Kingdom of Deceit 2021, Puzzle Point&Click ?
Classified Stories 2021, Detective Mystery Puzzle ?
Coffee Noir - Business Detective Game Q4 2020, Detective VN + Business simulator ?
Colony Ship: A Post-Earth Role Playing Game 2021, Turn Based Strategy ?
Conan Chop Chop 2020, Rogueelite Hack and Slash ?
Contraband Police Q1 2021, Automobile Sim ?
CountryBalls Heroes 2020, City Builder Turn Based Strategy ?
Cthulhu: Books of Ancients TBA, Horror ?
Cyanide & Happiness - Freakpocalypse 2020, Dark comedy Point&Click ?
Cyberpunk Bar Sim October, Sim ?
Dark Envoy 2021, Steampunk CRPG ?
The Darkest Tales 2021, Platformer ?
Darkside Detective : Season 2 2020, Point and click ?
Dead Static Drive 2020, Grand Theft Cthulhu ?
Death Trash 2021, CRPG ?
DEATHLOOP May 2021, FPS 59.99$ / 59.99€
Dice Legacy 2021, Dice Based City Survival-Builder ?
Distant Kingdoms 202?, City Builder ?
The Drifter 202X, Point&Click Thriller ?
Dolmen 2021, Soulslike ?
Don't Forget Me 2021, Cyberpunk Point and Click ?
Dream Engines: Nomad Cities 2021, City Builder Automaton Tower Defense ?
Duel Arms ????, Platformer, 2D Fighting ?
Dustborn 202X, Comcbookstyle Story driven action game ?
Dying Light 2 2021, Open World, SP-Coop Parkour-FPS ?
Eastward 202X, Pixel RPG ?
Eldest Souls 2021, Soulslike, Hack and Slash ?
Emily is Away <3 2020-21, Story game ?
Evil West 2021, Story Rich Action Game 39.99$ / 39.99€
Exodus: Rising 2021, Older graphic style RPG ?
Exo One 2021, Exploration ?
The Fabled Woods 2021, Walking Simulator Dark Thriller ?
fault - SILENCE THE PEDANT 202X, Visual Novel ?
Figment: Creed Valley 2021, Surreal Puzzle ?
Gamedec 2021, Cyberpunk Story Rich Isometric RPG ?
Genesis Noir 2021, Noir Adventure ?
Giants Uprising 2021, Hack and Slash ?
Gladiator Guild Manager 2021, Strategy-Managment, free prologue available on steam with 750+ 95% reviews ?
Gravewood High 2021, "infinitely replayable stealth horror" ?
Halo Infinite 2021, Open World FPS ?
The Hand of Merlin 2020, Turn-base Strategy RPG ?
Hell Architect 2020, "city" builder ?
Hermodr 202X, Old School FPS ?
Hitchhiker - A Mystery Game 2021, Mystery Adventure ?
Hollow Knight: Silksong 2021, ?
House Flipper City 2020, "Base Building" Simulation ?
HuniePop 2: Double Date 2021, Visual Novel/Match3 9.99$ / 9.99€
Hush Hush 2020, Visual Novel ?
Impostor Factory 2020, Story Rich Emotional RPG ?
Inkulinati 2021, Medieval Strategy ?
Junkyard Simulator 2020Q4, Sim/Management 19.99$ (just a guess based on the price of other similar sims published by same publisher)
Just Die Already 2020, MP old people mayhem sandbox ?
King's Bounty II 2021, Turn Based Strategy RPG ?
KROTRUVINK 2020, Surreal Puzzle ?
Lake 2021, Story Rich Comedy Walking Simulator ?
The Last Campfire 2021, Story rich Puzzle ?
The Last Crown: Blackenrock 202?, Point&Click Psychological Horror ?
Last Stop 2020, Supernatural Story Rich Exploration ?
Life on the hook 2020? Story Rich Walking Simulator ?
Lost in Sky: Violent Seed 2020, Sci-Fi 2D Action Platformer ?
Lunacy: Saint Rhodes 2020, Story Rich Mystery-Puzzle Horror ?
Make Your Kingdom Q4 2020, City Builder ?
Maneater ????, Underwater Survival Epic Exclusive atm
Manor Lords TBA, Medieval City Builder ?
Minute of Islands 2021, Surreal puzzle platformer ?
Monorail Stories 2021, Point and click ?
Monster Harvest 202?, Farming Sim + Creature Collector ?
Moon Village 2020? Sim ?
Mr.Pepper 2020, Base building resource+time managment ?
Mushrooms: Forest Walker 2020, Sim ?
Mutropolis 2020, Point and click ?
Nemezis: Mysterious Journey III 2021, Puzzle ?
New World Spring, 2021, MMO 39.99$ / 39.99EUR
Of Bird and Cage 2021 music-based action adventure ?
Omno 2021 March/April, Puzzle Platformer ?
Once Upon A Time In Roswell 2021, Detective Horror ?
Open Roads 2021, Annapurna Exploration ?
ORX TBA Tower Defense Card Game combo ?
Papetura 2021, Point&Click ?
Paradise Lost 2020, Nonlinear Exploration-walking sim ?
Paranoia: Happiness is Mandatory 2020?, CRPG ?
The Path of Calydra 2021, 3D Platformer ?
Potion Permit 2021, Farming Sim ?
Prehistoric Kingdom Q2 2021, Prehistoric Zoo Simulator ?
Priest Simulator 2021, Sim ?
Ragtag Crew 2020-21, Roguelite turn based strategy RPG ?
The Red Solstice 2: Survivors 2021, RTS- TopDown Shooter ?
The Riftbreaker 2021, Base Building Survival Tower Defense ?
Road 96 2021, story rich procedurally generated road trip ?
Scorn 2021? FPS ?
Season 2021, Story Rich Exploration/walking sim ?
Shadow Warrior 3 2021, FPS 59.99$ / 59.99EUR
Silent Night 2020, Puzzle-Mystery Horror ?
Siralim Ultimate 2021, Creature Collector Dungeon Crawler RPG 19.99$ / 19.99EUR
The Slormancer 2020, Pixel Dungeon Crawler RPG 15$ on full release in 2021, lower during eary access
SMALLAND 2021, Open World Survival Craft ?
Snowtopia: Ski Resort Tycoon 2021, Management Sim, Free Demo available ?
Spacebase Startopia 2021 Spring, Empire building SIM+RTS 49.99$ / 49.99EUR -10% during prepurchase
Spire of Sorcery 2021, Card Battler RPG ?
Starbase 2020? 30-40$
Starmancer 2021 Sci-fi Base Building ?
STASIS: BONE TOTEM 2022, survival Horror Point and Click ?
Strangeland 2021 Q1 Surreal Story Rich Point and Click ?
Stray 2021 Annapurna Cat adventure in a cyberpunk world ?
Subverse 202? Q1 Pron Mass Effect ?
Syberia: The World Before 2021 Point and click Puzzle ?
Tales of Tomorrow: Experiment 2020 Puzzle ?
Trans-Siberian Railway Simulator 2020-21 Train Sim ?
Trash Sailors 2021 Coop survival comedy ?
Twelve Minutes 2020 Story Rich Interactive Puzzle Thriller ?
Ultimate Fishing Simulator 2 2021 Fishing Sim ?
Ultra Strangeness 2020? Surreal Point&Click Puzzle ?
Undungeon 2021? ARPG ?
Undying 2021 Post apocalyptic story rich top down survival ?
Uragun 2020, top-down shooter ?
Vampire: The Masquerade® - Bloodlines™ 2 2021, Vampire Horror RPG 59.99$ / 59.99€
Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Storm Ground 2021, Turn Based Strategy 39.99$ / 39.99€ -15% during prepurchase
Watch Over Christmas 2020?, Cartoony Point and click ?
Whateverland 2021, Point&click ?
Where Cards Fall 2021, Puzzle ?
Viking Vengeance 2021, Rogue-lite Dungeon Crawler ARPG ?
The Wild Case 2020?, Mystery Point and click ?
Zoria: Age of Shattering 2021, CRPG ?

Already released in past 1 month and have at least 60%+ review score, ordered from oldest to the newest release:

Game Release Time Steam Price
Yaga 12th January 2021, Hack and Slash RPG 20.99€/24.99$-40% during first week currently epic store exclusive
EVERSPACE™ 2 18th January 2021, Looter Shooter Space Sim €37.99/$39.99/£31.99 (Early Access price, base price will go up upon leaving EA)
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Thanks, added to the list with steam store page and as it is currently under monopoly added the epix link too

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Yaga 12th January 2021, Hack and Slash RPG 19.99-24.99€/$ (epic store exclusive)

Shouldn't this link to Epic Store since it's exclusive?

Edit: Seems like game was released year ago and seems like I just missed that, it's coming to Steam now.

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More than a year ago, added epix link too.

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Yaga arrived to steam too, small update on topic, few games has now release datums.
Fallout New Vegas fans could get an interesting mod soon.

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added, thanks

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Gamedec looks really interesting !

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It is, indeed:-)

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