New Releases – October 2017


October is pretty chock full of new releases. Top mention goes to A Hat in Time. Partially because I helped back it on Kickstarter and mostly because it looks soooo adorable. I can’t say I’ve played a proper platformer in quite some time – hopefully I’m not too terrible at them to enjoy its timely hats and mustachioed villains.

 

We returned to Middle-earth, with Shadow of War picking up right where Shadow of Mordor left off (or was it where the DLC left off? I can’t remember) It’s a little unfortunate that most of the attention the game has garnered has been to with its rather nasty penchant for microtransactions. The original game was good, but by the end there was a define feeling of having done enough – I wonder what the sequel adds to keep it fresh.

Destiny 2 comes to PC at last. The beta was fun and while it remains debatable if I can juggle both it and FFXIV remains to be seen. To it’s credit, it manages to look pretty gorgeous at 4k 60pfs and still retains the brilliant solid gameplay of the original.

Mario is also back this month and he’s switched (see what I did there?) to the real world, in Mario Odyssey. Sounds gimmicky – but knowing Nintendo, it’s likely to be exactly the right gimmick to get people buying.

This month also has Gran Turismo Sport, Assassin’s Creed Oranges and Wolfenstein: The New Colossus. Surely enough to satisfy anyone!

Full October Release List

October 03rd

  • Battle Chasers: Nightwar (PC/PS4/XBone/Switch)
  • Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen (PS4/XBone)
  • theHunter: Call of the Wild (PS4/XBone)
  • Forza Motorsport 7 (PC/XBone)

October 05th

  • A Hat in Time (PC/PS4/XBone)

October 06th

  • Radial-G: Racing Revolved (PS4)
  • Raiden V: Director’s Cut (PS4)
  • Syndrome (PS4)
  • The LEGO NINJAGO Movie Video Game (PS4/XBone/Switch)
  • JYDGE (XBone)
  • Culdcept Revolt (3DS)
  • Layton’s Mystery Journey (3DS)
  • Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga (3DS)

October 10th

  • Middle-earth: Shadow of War (PC/PS4/XBone)

October 13th

  • Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns (3DS)
  • Chaos;Child (PS4/Vita)
  • Circuit Breakers (PS4)
  • Cyberdimension Neptunia: 4 Goddesses Online (PS4)
  • Don’t Knock Twice (PS4)
  • Dungeons 3 (PC/PS4/XBone)
  • Friday the 13th: The Game (PS4/XBone)
  • Raid: World War II (PS4/XBone)
  • The Evil Within 2 (PC/PS4/XBone)
  • Touhou Kobuto V: Burst Battle (PS4/Switch/Vita)
  • WWE 2K18 (PS4/XBone)

October 17th

  • Elex (PC/PS4/XBone)
  • No Heroes Allowed! VR (PS4)
  • Rogue Trooper Redux (PS4/XBone)
  • South Park: The Fractured But Whole (PC/PS4/XBone)
  • WWE 2K18 (PS4/XBone/Switch)
  • NBA 2K18 (Switch)

October 18th

  • Gran Turismo Sport (PS4)

October 20th

  • Axiom Verge (Vita)
  • Fire Emblem Warriors (Switch/3DS)
  • Real Farm Sim (PC/PS4/XBone)
  • The Inner World: The Last Wind Monk (PC/PS4/XBone)

October 24th

  • Destiny 2 (PC)
  • Road Rage (PC/PS4/XBone)

October 25th

  • Super Mario Odyssey (Switch)
  • AER (PC/PS4)
  • Hidden Agenda (PS4)
  • Knowledge is Power (PS4)

October 27th

  • Assassin’s Creed Origins (PS4/XBone)
  • Batman: The Enemy Within (PS4/XBone)
  • Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 (Switch)
  • Just Dance 2018 (PS4/PS3/XBone/X360/Switch/WiiU)
  • Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon (PS4/Switch)
  • Outcast: Second Contact (PS4)
  • Quar: Battle for Gate 18 (PS4)
  • Rugby 18 (PS4)
  • We Sing Pop! (PS4)
  • Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus (PC/PS4/XBone)
  • Yomawari: Midnight Shadows (PS4/Vita)

October 31st

  • Deer Hunter: Reloaded (PS4/XBone)
  • Rapala Fishing Pro Series (PS4/XBone)
  • Spintires: Mudrunner (PC/PS4)
  • Monopoly for Nintendo (Switch)
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