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The Games Of November

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Week of 11/1

Diablo 3 Eternal Edition (Switch): The Diablo III: Eternal Collection is an unparalleled action role-playing experience and contains Diablo III, the Reaper of Souls expansion set, and the Necromancer class together in one definitive volume. Rise as one of humanity's last defenders - Crusader, Barbarian, Witch Doctor, Demon Hunter, Monk, Wizard, or Necromancer - and level up with devastating powers and legendary loot. Lay waste to legions of evil throughout all five acts of the Diablo III storyline, or explore the open world in Adventure Mode to hunt bounties on the elder evils that lurk throughout the mortal realms. Take part in seasonal events and earn exclusive rewards including armor sets, companion pets, and other fiendishly cool goodies.

Week of 11/4

Deracine (PSVR): Déraciné is a brand new story adventure created by the renowned Bloodborne developer, FromSoftware, available exclusively on PSVR. As a spirit in a secluded boarding school, the player must prove its existence and build a unique bond with the students as the world is uncovered through discovery and exploration. As the mystery of the story unfolds, the spirit must travel in time to change the fate of the pupils.


Grip Combat Racing (PS4/Switch): Grip Combat Racing is a high octane, hardcore combat racer, packing ferocious speed and armed to the teeth with heavy weapons. Evolved from the age of street racing, the world of Grip Combat Racing is brutal and cut-throat to the core. To win the race is never enough, greatness comes from the journey and the trail of merciless destruction you unleash upon your rivals along the way. Scale walls, ceilings and anything else you can get your tires on to... as you master tantalizing tracks, tricks and perform mind-blowing stunts to race your way across the cosmos.


World Of Final Fantasy Maxima (XB1): Embark on an adventure unlike any before with WORLD OF FINAL FANTASY MAXIMA. Its charming and stylized visuals are for both the young and the young at heart! Players will collect, raise, and battle iconic monsters by stacking them to form adorable yet strategic monster towers. The memorable legends of FINAL FANTASY come to life in this imaginative, colorful world as an epic story fit for the smallest of heroes unfolds. Two siblings journey to a mysterious land to rediscover their lost memories. In this peculiar place where stacking things on one's head is perfectly normal, the young monster tamers will encounter new friends and familiar FINAL FANTASY heroes as they learn the truth about their pasts. 

Carnival Games (PS4/XB1/Switch): Carnival Games brings the party back for the entire family! Carnival Games offers fun for everyone and can be played alone or with up to three others. Hit home runs, pile the highest stack of cakes, and take your horse to the finish line. 20 total mini-games will have you and your friends stepping right up to win again and again! Play games, win tickets, and trade them in for new outfits for your carnival guest characters. Dress them up to match your style or be as wild as you can with wacky headgear, shirts and bottoms.


Atari Flashback Classics (Switch): Flashback Classics for Switch includes 150 games including classics like Adventure, Asteroids, Centipede, Millipede, and Star Raiders. Classic Atari and Arcade titles. Remastered and bundled on one game cartridge for Nintendo Switch. Recreating the legendary retro experience for today's consoles. Definitive modern editions of these classic games, packed with history and powered by the latest technologies.M Network and Atari 5200 games made available to today's gamers for the first time. Historical classics remastered and rendered beautifully in HD. Online Leaderboards, trophies, local and online multiplayer.


Tetris Effect (PS4): Tetris Like You've Never Seen It, or Heard It, or Felt It Before. Tetris Effect amplifies the magical feeling of total immersion by surrounding you with fantastic, fully three-dimensional worlds that react and evolve based on how you play. Music, backgrounds, sounds, special effects - everything, down to the Tetris pieces themselves, pulse, dance, shimmer, and explode in perfect sync with how you're playing, making for a game you'll want to experience over and over for days, weeks, and months. The core of the game is still Tetris - one of the most popular puzzle games of all time - but like you've never seen it, or heard it, or felt it before. Whether in full HD on a standard display with a PlayStation4 system, or in razor-sharp 4K resolution with a PlayStation4 Pro system, or in fully-immersive 3D via the optional PlayStationVR support, Tetris Effect's gorgeous imagery, evocative sounds, and engaging gameplay add up to an unforgettable experience.

Bass Pro Shops The Strike - Championship Edition (Switch): Bass Pro Shops: The Strike - Championship Edition combines authentic environments based on real lakes, engaging gameplay with accurate fish and lure behaviors that creates an immersive fishing adventure. Players can enjoy 3 different game-play modes including Quick Fish, Career and Bass Pro Shops Invitational Tournament, or compete with friends in mini games like boat races and casting challenges. Players cast, jig, set the hook, and fight as if a real fish were on the other end of the line. The game takes players to some of North America's most famous fishing hot spots and features eleven types of game fish including Largemouth, Smallmouth, Catfish, and Striped Bass as well as Northern Pike and Muskie. In addition, realistic lake bottom topography, advanced graphics, and authentic fishing gear from the Bass Pro Shops stores, all combine to offer virtual anglers the most comprehensive fishing game experience to-date.

NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 (Switch): NBA arcade action is back with NBA 2K Playgrounds 2! The sequel to the original smash hit takes street balling to the next level with a massive roster of current and retired NBA players, improved online matchmaking with dedicated servers, four-player online matches, three-point contests, new playgrounds, custom matches, and more! Pick your team, get ready to jam, and Ball Without Limits!



Moonlighter (PS4/Switch): During an archaeological excavation - a set of Gates were discovered. People quickly realized that these ancient passages lead to different realms and dimensions. Rynoka, a small commercial village, was found near the excavation site - providing brave and reckless adventurers with treasures beyond measure. Moonlighter is an Action RPG with rogue-lite elements that demonstrates two sides of the coin - revealing everyday routines of Will, an adventurous shopkeeper that secretly dreams of becoming a hero.

Week of 11/11

Hitman 2 (PS4/XB1): Make the world your weapon. Become Agent 47 and dismantle the elusive Shadow Client's militia. Think deadly as you travel the globe to take down your targets in 6 new sandbox environments, improvise each assassination, and explore the franchise's most advanced installment to date. All-new weapons and wilder opportunities let you improvise and execute the most kinetic kills yet. Track your targets across 6 exotic locations with perfected gameplay, living sandboxes, and more ways to take down your targets. For the first time in franchise history, play with your friends using all-new modes like co-op Sniper Assassin.

Trailblazers (PS4/Switch): Trailblazers is a fresh new co-operative racing title with an innovative on-track game mechanic: paint the track, boost on your color and work as a team to win! Take control of high-speed racers in unique 3v3 team races across a series of colorful circuits. Paint the track as you race, capturing key areas to dynamically change the racing line, then boost on your team's color to dominate the race!


My Riding Stables - Life With Horses (PS4/Switch): The Riding Stables at Mill Creek are mere ruins, but you are about to change that: stables, riding hall and guesthouse are being renovated and guests will happily pay for their stay. Make your dreams come true on the stud farm near the old mill: renovate your own riding school, look after your horses and tend the cute little foals. As well as wonderful rides, working in the stables and caring for the horses, you'll have plenty of other exciting things to do! Large estate with stables, riding arena, guest house, treatment centre, meadow and challenging routes to ride. Breed cute little foals (over 100 possible combinations), train them on the lunge and then sell them to horse lovers. Pamper your horses with curry combs, massages, showers and by cleaning their hooves. Demonstrate your riding skills on challenging cross-country rides. Gallop at full speed and handle the fabulous jumps on 9 riding courses and in the open. Exciting horse races through stunning countryside. Comprehensive business section with the aim of running the best stud farm in the world.

Just Deal With It (PS4): Just Deal With It! on PS4 with PlayLink delivers a whole new twist on five classic card games. Play Poker, Blackjack, Crazy Eights, Rummy and Hearts locally or on-line. Team up with friends and family, launch attacks, sabotage the competition, and go all in for the win, in this joyous card game party! Play five classic card games on mobile devices and your PS4 with PlayLink; Poker, Blackjack, Crazy Eights, Rummy and Hearts. Team up and take down the competition or be cunning and take it all for yourself. Play with 2 - 10 players, in the same room or on-line. Team missions deliver a new layer to these classic games, collaborate with the rest of the team to complete missions within games. Launch sabotage attacks on the enemy, from freezing them in ice, drowning them in goo and shrouding their hand in smoke and watch them scrabble to rub, tap or blow on their device to get back into the game. Be the best, climb the leaderboards, and win the Big Huge Crown of Victory!

The Golf Club 2019 (PS4/XB1): Do you have what it takes to win the FedExCup on the PGA TOUR? Compete in the all-new officially licensed PGA TOUR Career mode. Play on famous courses like TPC Boston, TPC Sawgrass and more. Show off your skills as you take part in PGA TOUR events such as the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, the John Deere Classic and the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Take on Career Rivals throughout the season for that extra challenge and promise of reward. The Golf Club 2019 Featuring the PGA TOUR is the sequel to the highly rated The Golf Club 2 and comes with a whole host of new and improved content and features across all aspects of the game, from a restructured Career mode experience, sponsors who challenge you and set you goals for a chance to earn rewards from licensed brand Under Armour. An improved character editor, new and improved online and solo societies, new game modes such as Skins and ALT-SHOT as well as much, much more!

Spyro Reignited Trilogy (PS4/XB1): Spyro's back and he's all scaled up! The original roast master is back! Same sick burns, same smoldering attitude, now all scaled up in stunning HD. Spyro is bringing the heat like never before in the Spyro Reignited Trilogy game collection. Rekindle the fire with the original three games, Spyro the Dragon, Spyro 2 Ripto's Rage! and Spyro Year of the Dragon. Explore the expansive realms, re-encounter the fiery personalities and relive the adventure in fully remastered glory. Because when there's a realm that needs saving, there's only one dragon to call.


Wordhunters (PS4): Dive into a whole new world of competitive word games with your guide, Amy the Aviator. Fly around the globe to different cities, win rounds and claim letters from each location while blocking your opponents. 15 party word games suitable for the whole family! Take off to 20 global destinations from London to Tokyo and beyond! Play in front of famous landmarks including the Eiffel Tower, Sydney Opera House, and Empire State building! Drop-in / drop-out multiplayer for 2-6 Wordhunters! Easily change language within the game and practice your foreign vocabulary in French, Italian, German, and Spanish!

Fortnite - Deep Freeze (PS4/XB1/Switch): The Fortnite: Deep Freeze Bundle will include the Fortnite Battle Royale game, and premium content, including the Frostbite Outfit, Cold Front Glider, Chill-Axe Pickaxe, Freezing Point Back Bling, and 1,000 V-Bucks, which can be used to purchase in-game items, such as outfits and the Premium Battle Pass. In Fortnite Battle Royale, players squad up and compete to be the last one standing in 100-player PvP, where they'll build cover, battle opponents, and survive the longest to earn their victory.


SNK 40th Anniversary Collection (Switch): 2018 marks the 40th anniversary of legendary studio SNK! To celebrate this extraordinary milestone, a variety of classic arcade games from SNK's golden age are coming back together in one anthology on Nintendo Switch. SNK 40th ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION is packed full of retro games and a treasure trove of features! Take a piece of SNK history with you wherever you go on Nintendo Switch. Choose from over a dozen titles and experience an intense blast from the past! The convenience and improvements of modern gaming are all in the collection! Rewind and save at any time while you're playing, enjoy updated graphics at 1080p resolution, and experience redesigned control schemes for a modern feel! An extensive history of SNK and its games await in the Museum Mode. Explore the legacy of one of Japan's leading developers with high definition artwork and original promotional assets!

Fallout 76 (PS4/XB1): Bethesda Game Studios, the award-winning creators of Skyrim and Fallout 4, welcome you to Fallout 76, the online prequel where every surviving human is a real person. Work together, or not, to survive. Under the threat of nuclear annihilation, you'll experience the largest, most dynamic world ever created in the legendary Fallout universe. Reclamation Day, 2102. Twenty-five years after the bombs fall, you and your fellow Vault Dwellers - chosen from the nation's best and brightest - emerge into post-nuclear America. Play solo or join together as you explore, quest, build, and triumph against the wasteland's greatest threats.

Omen Of Sorrow (PS4): Omen of Sorrow is a four-button fighting game inspired by classical horror, fantasy and iconic myths and legends. Players can find themselves battling in various dangerous and gloomy places, such as a raging forest fire or a sinister castle. Omen of Sorrow also features 12 legendary characters, such as the half-angel Gabriel and the strong but unlucky hunchback Quasimodo. All characters are connected by an intricate storyline full of internal struggles, spite and malice. Battle with 12 iconic characters and strategize with over 250 special moves. Flirt with danger in dismal stages, inspired by age-old European legends. Endure 36 grueling battles in Singleplayer, or beat up friends in local Versus. Fight in Custom Rule Matches and fluent Online Ranked Matches. Unlock special rewards by conquering arcade Mode and survival Modes. Master your fighting skills in Tutorial mode and in the fully featured Training Room.

Sid Meier's Civilization VI (Switch): Whether it's at home, on the road, or wherever else you play, make your mark on history with Sid Meier's Civilization VI on Nintendo Switch. Explore the world, advance your culture, wage war, and make peace as you compete against history's most renowned leaders to build an empire that will stand the test of time. Originally created by legendary game designer Sid Meier, Civilization is a turn-based strategy game in which you attempt to build an empire to stand the test of time. Explore a new land, research technology, conquer your enemies, and go head-to-head with history's most renowned leaders as you attempt to build the greatest civilization the world has ever known. And now on Nintendo Switch, the quest to victory in Civilization VI can take place wherever, whenever. Civilization VI for Nintendo Switch includes the latest game updates and improvements and four pieces of additional content which adds four new civilizations, leaders, and scenarios.

Pokemon - Let's Go Pikachu/Evee (Switch): Take your Pokémon journey to the Kanto region with your energetic partner, Pikachu, to become a top Pokémon Trainer as you battle other trainers. Use a throwing motion to catch Pokémon in the wild with either one Joy-Con controller or Poké Ball Plus accessory, which will light up, vibrate, and make sounds to bring your adventure to life. Share your adventure with family or friends in 2-player action using a second Joy-Con or Poké Ball Plus (sold separately). You can even connect to the Pokémon GO app* using a compatible smartphone to bring over Pokémon originally discovered in the Kanto region! Explore the diverse and vibrant region of Kanto! True-to-size wild Pokémon roam around in the game, so catch them like a real Pokémon Trainer by using motion, timing, and a well-placed Poké Ball. Go on a stroll with your favorite Pokémon in your Poké Ball Plus! Connect your game directly to Pokémon GO* to receive Kanto region Pokémon.

Week of 11/18

ATV Drift & Tricks Definitive Edition (PS4/XB1/Switch): DRIFT, TRICKS & FUN!! ATV Drift & Tricks is the QUAD game for you! Now with MOTORBIKES to add to the challenge! Playable solo or in multiplayer with 9 wild game modes in total: Season mode, Championship, Time Trial, Quick Race, Hot Lap, King of the Road, Golden Helmet, Last One Standing and Hunter. Do a series of races on your own or in split-screen with friends. Want more extraordinary challenges? Start an online multiplayer race with 10 participants to see who controls their off-road vehicle the best. Varied tracks in extreme landscapes. Race through deserts, forests, mountains, lakes, rivers, Oases and more. Crazy stunts & drifts to the max. Jump high into the air each time you do a stunt, then come back down to the ground and rack up the drifts. Your tires will pay the price, and so will your opponents! Choose ATVs, motorbikes, or both! Participate in races mixing ATVs and motorbikes at the same time!

Farming Simulator 19 (PS4/XB1): Farming Simulator 19 takes the biggest step forward yet with a complete overhaul of the graphics engine, new activities and crops, and the franchise's most extensive vehicle roster ever! You'll take control of machines faithfully recreated from all the leading brands in the industry, including for the first time ever, John Deere, the largest agriculture machinery company in the world! Additionally, drive vehicles by Case IH, New Holland, Challenger, Fendt, Massey Ferguson, Valtra, Krone, Deutz-Fahr and many more. Farming Simulator 19 will feature new American and European environments in which to develop and expand your farm and will introduce many exciting new farming activities and crops, such as cotton and oat! Tend to your livestock of pigs, cows, sheep, and chickens, or ride your horses for the first time, letting you explore in a brand-new way the vast land around your farm.

Gungrave - Loaded Coffin Edition VR (PSVR): The beloved action series returns after a 14-year slumber! GUNGRAVE VR thrusts players into the chaotic world of South City, where they'll have to master different play styles to take down enemies. Free-moving third-person shooter levels pit Grave against mobile enemies and tough-as-nails bosses, and stationary first-person levels bring an arcade shooter flair as players fight off wave after wave of pursuing bad guys. With shooting attacks, melee strikes using Grave's iconic coffin, special Demolition barrages, and Reaper Time where action is slowed down, GUNGRAVE VR is a complete GUNGRAVE action experience in virtual reality.

Battlefield 2 (PS4/XB1): Enter mankind's greatest conflict with Battlefield V as the series goes back to its roots in a never-before-seen portrayal of World War 2. Take on physical, all-out multiplayer with your squad in modes like the vast Grand Operations and the cooperative Combined Arms, or witness human drama set against global combat in the single player War Stories. As you fight in epic, unexpected locations across the globe, enjoy the richest and most immersive Battlefield yet.

Flashback (PS4/Switch): The year is 2142. Stripped of all memory, the young scientist Conrad B. Hart awakens on Titan, a colonized moon of Saturn. With enemies and kidnappers on his heels, Conrad must defend himself against the dangers of this new world, all the while unravelling an insidious extra-terrestrial plot that threatens the planet. On its 25th anniversary, rediscover FLASHBACK, consistently ranked among the best 100 games of all time! One of the first games to use motion capture technology for more realistic animations, with backgrounds that were entirely hand-drawn, the 1993 science fiction classic now includes a Modern mode as well as Classic mode!

Moto Racer 4 (Switch): In a world dominated by freestyling and risk-taking, impose your riding style throughout the world. Intimidate your opponents and win your races! Moto Racer 4 is a single racing game offering an Asphalt and Dirt mode. The fastest bikes will be your best allies in shaping the rider you are. Master drifts, wheelies, swerves and many other techniques to achieve this goal. Customize your bike to suit your personal tastes and improve it to progress through the fantastic environments of Moto Racer 4. From the United States to the Himalayas via the desert, Moto Racer 4 will give you first-hand experience of breathtakingly hazardous circuits. Obstacles and fierce opponents will get in your way to try and stop you. Use the various circuit backgrounds and landscapes to highlight your riding talents.

Week of 11/25

Spintires Mudrunner - American Wilds (Switch): The Ultimate Off-Road Experience! Spintires: MudRunner - American Wilds is the ultimate version of the indie hit Spintires: MudRunner, including all DLC already released, as well as the upcoming American Wilds expansion that will push your gameplay experience even further! Put yourself in the driver's seat and take powerful all-terrain vehicles across extreme landscapes with only a map and compass as guides. In Spintires: MudRunner - American Wilds Edition, drive more than 30 powerful all-terrain vehicles, and equip them with 60 add-ons to suit your mission! Complete your objectives and deliveries across 10 unique sandbox maps and 11 challenge maps set in the untamed landscapes of Siberia and for the first time in MudRunner, Northern USA!

Ride 3 (PS4/XB1): RIDE 3 is the ultimate motorbike game for bike enthusiasts: realistic, adrenaline-packed, and featuring over 230 bikes dedicated to racing fans. Maintaining the identity of the popular RIDE series, RIDE 3 brings all-new features and elements to the game to create an unmatched motorbiking experience. From GPs and Supermoto tracks to country and city circuits, RIDE 3 has it all. Ride in the most iconic places around the world, whether competing in road circuits, drag races, or any of the many categories included in the game. Thanks to the new customization possibilities, you will be able to modify your beloved bike both on a mechanical and aesthetic level, with the brand-new livery editor. Discover maximum freedom of choice with the new volume-based career mode and go deeper into the single-player story while unlocking new challenges.

ARK Survival Evolved (Switch): Prepare for the ultimate dinosaur-themed adventure - now you can take your tribe anywhere, at home or on the go! Stranded on a mysterious prehistoric island, you must explore its vast biomes as you begin to hunt, harvest, craft tools, grow crops and build shelters to survive. Use cunning and skill to kill, tame, breed, and even ride Dinosaurs and other primitive beasts living on "The ARK." Advance your technology from primitive stone tools to T-Rex-mounted laser cannons, as you group up with thousands of players online or enjoy a solo Jurassic experience. Enjoy the new Single Player Settings mode in ARK, which speeds up earning XP, crafting, taming dinos and more. The overall difficulty of the game is also altered for solo players, and with these new settings, setting out for a single-player adventure in the world of ARK is a smoother and more enjoyable experience for players who prefer to go it alone!

Darksiders 3 (PS4/XB1): Return to an apocalyptic Earth in Darksiders III, a hack-n-slash Action Adventure where players assume the role of FURY in her quest to hunt down and dispose of the Seven Deadly Sins. The most unpredictable and enigmatic of the Four Horsemen, FURY must succeed where many have failed - to bring balance to the forces that now ravage Earth. Darksiders III is the long-anticipated, third chapter in the critically-acclaimed Darksiders franchise.

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