The big holiday season is almost upon us and publishers are bringing out the big guns. Not only do we have a whole host of ports and remasters on offer this month but a couple of very long awaited sequels have been thrown into the mix for good measure. Take a look and see if there’s anything you have to pick up.

October 2nd

The Surge – The Good, The Bad and The Augmented (Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

The latest DLC pack for The Surge titled The Good, The Bad and The Augmented releases on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on October 2nd. This is a Western-themed DLC adventure.

Mega Man 11 (Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch)

Eight years after the last release in the series Mega Man 11 comes to Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch on October 2nd. Bringing Mega Man back to its roots in a 2D side-scrolling action platformer, adding new weapons and a new double gear system.

Astro Bot: Rescue Mission (PlayStation VR)

From Japan Studios comes Astro Bot: Rescue Mission coming exclusively to PlayStation VR on October 2nd. This is an action, adventure platformer.

 

Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise (PlayStation 4)

Developed by the team behind the Yakuza series Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise releases on October 2nd for PlayStation 4. This is a Yakuza style RPG set in the world from the Fist of the North Star series of manga.

Forza Horizon 4 (Microsoft Windows, Xbox One)

One of the highlights at Microsoft’s E3 conference this year Forza Horizon 4 comes to Microsoft Windows and Xbox One on October 2nd. The latest in the Forza series of racing games, this time it is set in The UK with changeable seasons.

October 5th

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey (Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

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Believe it or not, this is the eleventh game in the main series

In keeping with Ubisoft’s tradition of releasing a new Assassin’s Creed game almost every year, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey comes to Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on October 5th. This time the series is set in Greece.

Super Mario Party (Nintendo Switch)

Still overwhelmingly popular in Japan, the latest Mario Party game Super Mario Party comes to Nintendo Switch on October 5th. Nintendo claims that this time they have completely changed up the formula adding more skill to what has been historically a mostly luck based game.

October 8th

WWE 2K19 (Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

The latest in WWE wrestling games WWE 2K19 comes to Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on October 8th. It will feature real wrestlers from WWE and NXT, including AJ Styles.

October 9th

Disgaea 1 Complete (PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch)

Following the success of the release of Disgaea 5 CompleteDisgaea 1 Complete will come to life on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch on October 9th. This is a high definition remake of the highly popular 2003 RPG.

Space Hulk: Tactics (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows)

Carrying on in the Space Hulk series, Space Hulk: Tactics comes to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Microsoft Windows. It features two main campaigns where you can play as either Genestealers or Space Marines.

October 11th

The Missing: J.J. Macfield and the Island of Memory (Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch)

The latest game from Hidetaka Swery, The Missing: J.J. Macfield and the Island of Memory will come to Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch on October 11th. In this, the titular J.J. sacrifices great injuries to her body to find her missing friend.

Child of Light: Ultimate Edition (Nintendo Switch)

Originally coming out 4 years ago to critical acclaim, Child of Light: Ultimate Edition comes to Nintendo Switch on October 11th. In this 2D RPG, everyone speaks in rhyme.

Kursk (Microsoft Windows, Mac OS)

Expected to come out on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One sometime next year, Kursk first arrives on Microsoft Windows and Mac OS on October 11th. It focuses on a disaster where a Russian submarine exploded under the Barents Sea.

October 12th

The World Ends with You: Final Remix (Nintendo Switch)

Another port to Nintendo Switch, this time of an RPG first released 11 years ago, The World Ends with You: Final Remix comes out on October 12th. This version of the game boasts a sizable new scenario to play through.

Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII (Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

Four years after the release of its predecessor Black Ops III, Call of Duty Black Ops IIII comes to Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on October 12th. Multiplayer focused, it has a zombie and a Battle Royale mode.

Luigi’s Mansion (Nintendo 3DS)

Another remake of a classic Nintendo IP this time for Nintendo 3DS, Luigi’s Mansion comes out on October 12th. This has been optimized for 3DS utilizing the bottom touch screen.

October 16th

Starlink: Battle for Atlas (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch)

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One of the big showings from Ubisoft’s E3 line up this year.

Another one of the big games showcased at E3 this year Starlink: Battle for Atlas comes to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch on October 16th. Here you build your own starship and take part in space combat.

LEGO DC Super-Villains (Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch)

The latest in the highly successful LEGO series of games LEGO DC Super-Villains comes to Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch on October 16th. This features classic DC villains such as the Joker and Harley Quinn.

Valkyria Chronicles Remastered (Nintendo Switch)

Following the success of the release of Valkyria Chronicles 4 in March of this year, the remastering of the original Valkyria Chronicles Remastered comes to Nintendo Switch on October 16th. I was also released back in May for PlayStation 4.

NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 (Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch)

The latest in the NBA Playgrounds franchise NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 comes to Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch on October 16th. This entry takes on a more arcade style of gameplay to the basketball series.

October 19th

Soul Calibur VI (Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

Thirteen years after the last release in the series the long-awaited Soul Calibur VI releases on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on October 19th. This is a weapons-based fighting game.

Dark Souls Remastered (Nintendo Switch)

While this remastering came to Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One back in May, Dark Souls Remastered comes to Nintendo Switch on October 19th. While releases were supposed to be simultaneous, troubles with the port saw several months of delay.

Dark Souls Trilogy (PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

Along with the release of the original remaster on Nintendo Switch, you can now buy all three titles in the Dark Souls Trilogy released for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on October 19th. This trilogy includes the remastering of the first title as well as the original versions of the second and third titles.

October 23rd

ThroneBreaker: The Witcher Tales (Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

The first of two Witcher based games coming out on this day, ThroneBreaker: The Witcher Tales comes to Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on October 23rd. This is a whole new single-player RPG story based in the Witcher universe.

Windjammers (Nintendo Switch)

Coming out on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita last year, the remake of classic Windjammers comes to Nintendo Switch on October 23rd. This is a fast-paced Frisbee throwing game.

Just Dance 2019 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Nintendo Switch, Wii, Wii U)

Still going strong Just Dance 2019 will come out on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Nintendo Switch, Wii and Wii U on October 23rd. Here you match the beat to popular pop songs.

Gwent: The Witcher Card Game (Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

The second Witcher based game to come out on October 23rd Gwent: The Witcher Card Game comes to Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Following a successful beta, this card game finally sees its full release.

October 26th

Red Dead Redemption 2 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

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Possibly the most highly anticipated game of the year

One of the most highly anticipated releases of the year Red Dead Redemption 2 comes to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Microsoft Windows on October 26th. Rockstar has crafted an all new prequel story to the original shooter that came out eight yeras ago. The multiplayer will be launching at a later time.

October 30th

Call of Cthulhu: The Official Game (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows)

Set in the 1920s murder mystery Call of Cthulhu: The Official Game comes to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Microsoft Windows on October 30th. You play as Edward Pierce a private investigator, investigating a mysterious death on a small island.

Mutant Football League: Dynasty Edition (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch)

The spiritual successor to Mutant League Football, Mutant Football League: Dynasty Edition comes to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch on October 10th. This contains all new Dynasty mode.

Yomawari: The Long Night Collection (Nintendo Switch)

While both of these titles have seen their individual releases on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita previously Yomawari: The Long Night Collection sees both games released together for Nintendo Switch on October 30th. This atmospheric horror game sees its release just in time for Halloween.

What do you think you will be buying this October?


Georgina Young

Contributor

British girl, currently in Japan. Surviving on a diet of retro games. Worshiping the god that is the Sega Megadrive. I like Nintendo.