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The Games Of September

The Games Of September

Posted by Aaron on 27th Aug 2019

Week of 9/1

Spyro Reignited Trilogy (Switch): 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 SpyroTM Reignited Trilogy game collection. Rekindle the fire with remastered versions of the original three games, Spyro the DragonTM, SpyroTM 2 Ripto's Rage! and SpyroTM 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.

Catherine - Full Body Edition (PS4): The tantalizing tale of Catherine returns with all new dilemmas and puzzles in Catherine: Full Body. As the lines blur between nightmare and reality, freedom and commitment, what will become of Vincent Brooks? Your choices and the moral consequences that follow will determine his fate. Catherine: Full Body features a number of brand-new cutscenes, animated cinematics, and entirely new branching story paths. Launch Edition includes limited edition metal case.

NBA 2K20 (PS4/XB1/Switch): Take your skills to the next level with the most realistic player control ever, featuring an upgraded motion engine with signature styles, advanced shooting controls, a new dribble size-up system, refined off-ball collisions, and a new read & react defensive game. Up-and-coming visionary Sheldon Candis directs the most visually stunning MyCAREER cinematic experience to date. A star-studded cast including Idris Elba, Rosario Dawson, and NBA all-stars past and present bring the journey to life in a completely new and immersive way. For the first time, all 12 WNBA teams and over 140 players are in the game and ready to run in Play Now and Season modes. Complete with gameplay animations, play styles, and visuals built exclusively for the women’s game. Dynamic, broadcast-quality gameplay presentation featuring the deepest roster of talent in sports videogame history, led by Kevin Harlan, Ernie Johnson, and many more. It’s an audio experience unlike any other, with over 60,000 new lines of dialogue, all-new studio shows and game intros, MyPLAYER interviews, records and milestone coverage, and over 2,000 arena specific crowd reactions and sounds.

Monster Hunter World - Iceborne (PS4/XB1): This massive expansion adds loads of new monsters, gear and abilities to Monster Hunter: World. Picking up where the base game left off, your hunter investigates a new polar region, kicking off a brand-new story set in Hoarfrost Reach. From this frigid staging ground, you'll encounter all-new creatures, forge amazing new weapons and armor, and tackle thrilling quests that offer some of the most challenging encounters yet. Face these quests alone, or play online with other hunters for epic multiplayer quests - then use monster materials to create even more powerful gear!

Week of 9/8

Sudden Strike 4 Complete Collection (PS4/XB1): The Sudden Strike 4: Complete Collection offers fans the ultimate World War II strategy experience, containing the main Sudden Strike 4 game plus all five previously released DLCs: Battle of Kursk, Road to Dunkirk, Finland -Winter Storm, Africa - Desert War and The Pacific War. This Complete Collection sends you off on 11 extensive campaigns, with over 45 missions and more than 200 different units, set amongst the battlefields of World War II.

Greedfall (PS4/XB1): Explore uncharted new lands as you set foot on a remote island seeping with magic, and filled with riches, lost secrets, and fantastic creatures. Forge this new world's destiny, as you befriend or betray companions and entire factions. With diplomacy, deception and force, become part of a living, evolving world - influence its course and shape your story. Engage in a core roleplaying experience: Achieve quests and complete objectives in a multitude of different ways - through combat, diplomacy, deception, or stealth. Complete freedom in character progression: Play as a male or female, customize your appearance, and freely choose your abilities, spells and skills. Delve into a mysterious world of magic: Begin a grand journey and uncover ancient secrets protected by supernatural beings, manifestations of the island's earthly magic.

Gears of War 5 (XB1): From one of gaming's most acclaimed sagas, Gears is bigger than ever, with five thrilling modes and the deepest campaign yet. With all-out war descending, Kait Diaz breaks away to uncover her connection to the enemy and discovers the true danger to Sera - herself. From one of the most acclaimed game franchises in history, Gears 5 delivers an epic campaign and brutal action across five thrilling modes. Escape: A new, aggressive, high-stakes co-op mode featuring a three-player suicide squad that must work together to take out enemy hives from within. Versus: May the best team win! With 10+ other game types plus new and classic maps. Versus rewards every competitive style, from casual to pro. Horde: Endure 50 waves of ever-tougher enemies using new hero abilities, building defenses, collecting power, leveling up your skills and working as a team. Map Builder: Create custom Escape hive maps and experiences to share with and challenge your friends.

NHL 20 (PS4/XB1): In EA SPORTS NHL 20, your favorite NHL stars now look and feel more authentic with new Signature Shots and over 45 new shot types that make every attack a threat. A new broadcast package celebrates your biggest plays as you take on all-new game modes, including the new winner-take-all Eliminator mode where you play solo or team up with friends to take down the competition.

Daemon X Machina (Switch): Defend Earth and defeat corrupted A.I.-controlled robots on an aray of missions using your Arsenal, a customizable mechanized battle suit. Choose and equip your Arsenal with a multitude of weapons, obtain more from downed enemy Arsenals, and swap them on the fly to suit your strategy in the face of ever-changing threats that may bring the end of the world. They say it was the greatest disaster in recorded history... The moon tore apart, turning the sky into a kaleidoscope of red light that illuminated all who watched from below. Survive this apocalyptic new age when the self-evolving weapons called "Immortals" have turned on their creators and waged war on humanity.

Star Was Pinball (Switch): This brand new game will have the entire collection of our 19 Star Wars tables spanning all eras of the saga and takes full advantage of the unique properties of the console like HD Rumble and vertical orientation. The Star Wars Pinball collection will offer unique gameplay modes only available in this edition. Take up arms in a community-wide Galactic Struggle, to contribute points to the light or dark side. In Career mode join the ranks of the Jedi or Sith and advance through 50 Career Ranks. Simply playing any table unlocks special Force Power bonuses that can be applied toward bigger scores to maximize your true potential, Padawan.

NASCAR Heat 4 (PS4/XB1): NASCAR Heat 4 is the official game of NASCAR, featuring the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series, NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series and fan-favorite, Xtreme Dirt Tour. Career mode enhancements, updated visuals and new engine audio immerses players in the race. The new track map and unlockable paint schemes, combined with new AI controls, and drafting features gives players a more authentic feel for the action. Compete across 38 tracks against the 150+ official NASCAR teams and drivers as you race for the championship! Pre-order for exclusive access to the night version of Martinsville Speedway! Biggest improvement in graphics and sound in nearly a decade. Track Map, Unlockable Paint Schemes, Control Options, Enhanced Career Mode. Team up and draft with other drivers. Seize the moment and break from the pack when the time is right!

Borderlands 3 (PS4/XB1): The original shooter-looter returns, packing bazillions of guns and an all-new mayhem-fueled adventure! Blast through new worlds and enemies as one of four brand new Vault Hunters - the ultimate treasure-seeking badasses of the Borderlands, each with deep skill trees, abilities and customization. Play solo or join with friends to take on insane enemies, score loads of loot and save your home from the most ruthless cult leaders in the galaxy. Stop the fanatical Calypso Twins from uniting the bandit clans and claiming the galaxy’s ultimate power. Only you, a thrill-seeking Vault Hunter, have the arsenal and allies to take them down. Become one of four extraordinary Vault Hunters, each with unique abilities, playstyles, deep skill trees, and tons of personalization options. All Vault Hunters are capable of awesome mayhem alone, but together they are unstoppable. With bazillions of guns and gadgets, every fight is an opportunity to score new gear. Firearms with self-propelling bullet shields? Check. Rifles that spawn fire-spewing volcanoes? Obviously. Guns that grow legs and chase down enemies while hurling verbal insults? Yeah, got that too. Discover new worlds beyond Pandora, each featuring unique environments to explore and enemies to destroy. Tear through hostile deserts, battle your way across war-torn cityscapes, navigate deadly bayous and more! Play with anyone at any time online or in split-screen co-op, regardless of your level or mission progress. Take down enemies and challenges as a team, but reap rewards that are yours alone – no one misses out on loot.

Week of 9/15

Pool Nation (PS4): Pool Nation is the ultimate Pool Simulator for PlayStation4. Prepare yourself for pixel perfect physics, photo-realistic graphics and super detailed visuals in this truly immersive representation of the sport. Play live matches seamlessly online, compete in Leagues, share, challenge and enrol in the Pool Nation Cup, explore our unique rule set customisation tool and re-discover this much-loved sport. Pool Nation flawlessly blends reality with the impossible, resulting in the finest example of digital pool you will ever play. The critically acclaimed Pool Nation with true-to-life Physics. Built in Unreal Engine, Pool Nation is not only visually stunning, but can also help improve your real life gamplay! 8 Ball UK Reds and Yellows, 8 Ball US, 9 Ball, 3 Ball, Golf, Rotation, Speed, Killer and more. Battle varying AI levels of difficulty in offline modes including the Tour, Endurance and Versus.

Ni No Kuni - Wrath of the White Witch Remastered (PS4/Switch): Journey back to the other world in Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch. LEVEL-5's classic tale returns better than ever. Join Oliver as he embarks on an adventure through a world inhabited by new friends and ferocious foes alike in the hopes of bringing back his mother after a tragic incident. With a copy of the Wizard's Companion in his hand and his trusty friend Drippy by his side, he will travel across this rich fantasy world to tame familiars, take on enemies, and overcome the countless challenges that stand between him and his mother's salvation.

The Legend of Zelda - Link's Awakening (Switch): Explore a reimagined Koholint Island in one of the most beloved games in the Legend of Zelda series. Link has washed ashore on a mysterious island with strange and colorful inhabitants. To escape the island, Link must collect magical instruments across the land and awaken the Wind Fish. Explore a reimagined Koholint Island that's been faithfully rebuilt in a brand-new art style that will entice fans and newcomers alike. Battle enemies as you conquer numerous dungeons and uncover the hidden secrets of the island. Encounter Super Mario enemies like Goombas, Piranha Plants, and more, and interact with unique locals who help Link on his adventure. As you clear dungeons throughout the main story, earn dungeon rooms (Chambers), then arrange them into custom layouts in the all-new Chamber Dungeon. Place your dungeon entrance, Nightmare room, and everything in between as you try to fulfill objectives and play through a new dungeon. Tap compatible amiibo figures to earn more Chambers and find additional Chambers throughout the game in updated mini-games, such as the river rapids, trendy game, and fishing.

Week of 9/22

Harvest Moon - Mad Dash (PS4/Switch): Go solo or take along a few friends in this fast-paced farming frenzy! Harvest, fish, milk, and more as you fulfil orders to complete each level! Things may start out easy, but you’ll hit the beach, the farm, and even the Underworld as you progress through the game! Have you ever tried to grow crops with molten lava falling on them?! That and other obstacles await you as you and your friends try to clear all the levels to restore the broken lighthouse! Fast-paced action means quick decisions are key! Couch Co-Op madness requires communication to succeed! Take on farm, beach, Underworld, and Skyworld levels! Use Harvest Sprite Powers to unlock special support skills!

Root Letter - Last Answer (PS4/Switch): The return of the best-selling interactive mystery visual novel! Follow in the footsteps of Aya Fumino, a school penfriend allegedly involved in a tragic murder 15 years ago. Explore the prefecture of Shimane, uncover clues, and use the letters you wrote to each other to track down her childhood friends for questioning. But perhaps these friends, now adults living a peaceful life, will not be eager to let their painful memories resurface… Solve a 15 year-old mystery - Many years have passed since the last correspondence with your pen friend Aya Fumino. While those memories have been long left behind, a confession of murder revealed in her last letter has resurfaced. It is now up to you to uncover the truth behind her disappearance. An interactive visual novel - Navigate your way around Aya’s hometown, search for clues in the environment, and confront her former friends that have now reached adulthood. Use the items and evidence at your disposal to make them confess! A new way to enjoy the story - Turn on the live-action mode from the title screen at any time while playing to see Shimane's locations and residents come to life. The complete experience - In addition to several gameplay improvements, Root Letter: Last Answer adds brand new epilogues that conclude Aya Fumino’s story. A story with different outcomes - Your replies to Aya’s letters will have lasting consequences, and impact your relationship. Choose your answers carefully and shape a story with up to five different endings.

Super Street The Game (PS4): Super Street: The Game is the official arcade racing game for Super Street™, the world’s number one in automotive tuning culture. Start from the bottom with nothing but scrap as you build your dream ride part by part and use it to tear up asphalt in a wealth of different game modes and environments. Experience intense action-packed classic arcade racing pushing your car to the limit. Customize your ultimate street racer using tons of authentic car parts and unleash it on the streets, leaving behind a trail of spectacular and detailed destruction. Super Street: The Game delivers street racing as it should be.

Killer Queen Black (Switch): Killer Queen Black is an intense multiplayer action/strategy platformer for up to eight players. Hop on the snail, hoard berries, or wipe out the enemy's queen to claim victory. Fly solo, or team up with three of your friends as you race to complete one of three possible victory conditions. Killer Queen Black, a new take on the arcade eSport phenomenon Killer Queen, has been rebuilt from the ground up and optimized for console.



Contra Rouge Corps (PS4/XB1/Switch): CONTRA ROGUE CORPS is an over the top run and gun game with fast paced ultra-violent combat. Offering both single and multiplayer options, CONTRA ROGUE CORPS is an incredible gameplay experience alone or with your friends.




The Surge 2 (PS4/XB1): On the way to Jericho City, your plane is shot down by a mysterious storm and crash-lands in the outskirts. You wake up weeks later in a derelict detention facility inside the city. Armor-clad soldiers enforce Martial Law, robots are on a rampage, and a dark, expanding nanostorm looms over the cityscape...



Dragon Quest XI S - Echoes of Elusive Definitive Edition (Switch): The critically acclaimed RPG comes to the Nintendo SwitchTM system, filled with memorable characters, an enchanting story and classic RPG gameplay. An enhanced version of the original game, DRAGON QUEST(R) XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive Edition features the same sprawling content, but with newly added character-specific stories, the ability to change between Japanese and English VO, the option for fully orchestrated field and battle tunes, and the ability to change between HD and retro-inspired 16-bit visuals. DRAGON QUEST XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive Edition launches for Nintendo Switch on this fall.

Code Vein (PS4/XB1): In the not too distant future, a mysterious disaster has brought collapse to the world as we know it. Towering skyscrapers,once symbols of prosperity, are now lifeless graves of humanity's past pierced by the Thorns of Judgment. At the center of thedestruction lies a hidden society of Revenants called Vein. This fi nal stronghold is where the remaining few fi ght to survive,blessed with Gifts of power in exchange for their memories and a thirst for blood. Give into the bloodlust fully and risk becomingone of the Lost, fi endish ghouls devoid of any remaining humanity. Wandering aimlessly in search of blood, the Lost will stop atnothing to satisfy their hunger. Team up and embark on a journey to the ends of hell to unlock your past and escape your livingnightmare in CODE VEIN. Featuring a story-driven connected dungeon experience, dive into the world of CODE VEIN. Create your own character and choose your partner as you venture out into a world of destruction, overrun by the Lost. Use your combined strength to coordinate your approach and defend each other from surprise attacks or overpowered enemies using your Blood Veil and various weapons. Change the feel of the game depending on which partner you choose, each with their own combat style and background story.

FIFA 20 (PS4/XB1/Switch): Powered by Frostbite, EA SPORTS™ FIFA 20 for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC brings two sides of The World’s Game to life - the prestige of the professional stage and an all-new authentic street football experience in EA SPORTS VOLTA. FIFA 20 innovates across the game, FOOTBALL INTELLIGENCE unlocks an unprecedented platform for gameplay realism, FIFA Ultimate Team™ offers more ways to build your dream squad, and EA SPORTS VOLTA returns the game to the street, with an authentic form of small-sided football. Express your style with an entirely new gameplay system, grounded in football realism. Inspired by the authentic small-sided form of football played in streets, cages, and futsal courts across the world; VOLTA gameplay offers new tools to immerse you in the flow of the street, including simplified flicks and skill moves, new flair animations, and even the option to use the wall as a teammate. VOLTA Football allows for countless ways to customize and personalize your player; from clothing, hairstyle and tattoos, to in-game celebratory emotes. Create your male or female player and showcase them across the various game modes in VOLTA Football. Show off your style in VOLTA Football by equipping your players with the latest vanity items ranging from shirts, shoes,and sweaters to different tattoos and hairstyles. Unlock more vanity items as your progress through VOLTA by completing in-game challenges.