As the gaming industry leaves the summer drought and enters into the lucrative pre-Christmas boom, there is a whole slew of new games available for fans of all platforms. With so many big releases available, how can you choose?

September 4th

God Wars: The Complete Legend (Nintendo Switch)

A complete edition on the NISA RPG God Wars: The Complete Legend comes to Nintendo Switch on September 4th. Originally out on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita as God Wars: Future PastGod Wars: The Complete Legend is an extended version of the game.

Destiny 2 – Forsaken (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows)

The latest DLC for Destiny 2 titled Forsaken comes to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Microsoft Windows on September 4th. This new DLC contains 8 new Barons and 2 new destinations to explore.

Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner MARS (PlayStation VR, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift)

17 years after its initial release on PlayStation 2, the latest edition, Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner MARS comes to PlayStation VR, HTC Vive and Oculus Rift on September 4th. This is a VR remake of the popular Hideo Kojima shooter.

 

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (Xbox One)

One of the biggest game releases of last year PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds comes out of Early Access on consoles for the first time on Xbox One on September 4th. It is also slated to release on PlayStation 4 later this year.

Slime Rancher (PlayStation 4)

Successfully releasing on PC and Xbox One last year, Slime Rancher comes to PlayStation 4 on September 4th. This indie game is a kind of farming simulator where you wrangle slimes instead of animals.

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age (PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

Reported to release on Nintendo Switch later next year, Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age releases on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on  September 4th. While bearing the XI numerical it is stated to be its own stand-alone experience.

September 7th

Marvel’s Spider-Man (PlayStation 4)

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One of PlayStation’s most anticipated titles

A PlayStation 4 exclusive, Marvel’s Spider-Man releases on September 7th. One of the biggest PlayStation releases of the year, this was one of the 4 games that headlined Sony’s E3 press conference.

SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy (PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch)

A new NISA online fighting game SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy comes out on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch on September 7th. This new battler contains all the classic female heroines from SNK’s extensive backlog of games.

Immortal Unchained (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows)

Hardcore action RPG Immortal Unchained comes to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Microsoft Windows on September 7th. This is a third person action shooter which takes place in a sci-fi universe.

Yo-kai Watch Blasters: Red Cat Corps/ White Dog Squad (Nintendo 3DS)

Two versions of the latest Yo-kai Watch game comes to Nintendo 3DS on September 7th in Yo-kai Watch Blasters: Red Cat Corps and Yo-kai Watch Blasters: White Dog Squad. This is a spin-off from the series featuring the Blasters mini-game from Yo-kai Watch 2.

NBA Live 19 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

One of two NBA games coming out in September, NBA Live 19 comes to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on September 7th. In this NBA title, you create your own character and play in either the league or on the streets.

September 11th

NBA 2K19 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch)

The second basketball game coming out this September, NBA 2K19 comes to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows and Nintendo Switch on September 11th. This game is coming to more platforms and features an open world neighborhood.

September 12th

Construction Simulator 2 US – Console Edition (PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

Construction Simulator 2 US – Console Edition comes to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on September 12th. This latest simulator game features over 40 different kinds of construction vehicles.

September 14th

Shadow of the Tomb Raider (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows)

The last installment in the Tomb Raider reboot trilogy, Shadow of the Tomb Raider comes to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Microsoft Windows on September 14th. In this final installment, we will finally find out how Lara Croft became the Tomb Raider.

NHL 19 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

Hockey fans rejoice, NHL 19 comes to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on September 14th. Includes 200 hockey legends, even including Wayne Gretzky.

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 – Torna: The Golden Country (Nintendo Switch)

The first DLC content for Xenoblade Chronicles 2, titled Torna: The Golden Country, comes to Nintendo Switch on September 14th. This will be available for download as extra content or as its own stand-alone retail package.

Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 03: Vehicle Kit (Nintendo Switch)

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The third Labo Toy Con

The third set of Nintendo cardboard toys and software Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 03: Vehicle Kit comes to Nintendo Switch on September 14th. It will include build your own kits for a car, a submarine, and a plane.

September 18th

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

The complete edition of Mutant Football League called Mutant Football League: Dynasty Edition will come to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch on September 18th. This edition includes a single player experience.

The Bard’s Tale IV: Barrows Deep (Linux, Mac Os, Microsoft Windows)

The Bard’s Tale IV: Barrows Deep comes to Linux, Mac Os, and Microsoft Windows on September 18th. It is also set to release on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One later this year.

Transference (Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation VR)

Developed by Spectrevision and Ubisoft, psychological thriller Transference comes to PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PlayStation VR on September 18th. You will able to play this in VR or on your TV.

Insurgency: Sandstorm (Microsoft Windows)

An all-new FPS comes to Microsoft Windows on September 18th, called Insurgency: Sandstorm. It will come to both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One early next year. Linux and Mac releases are also expected at some point, but no date has been announced.

Labyrinth of Refrain: Coven of Dusk (PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch)

A new NISA game Labyrinth of Refrain: Coven of Dusk comes to PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows and Nintendo Switch on September 18th. This is an RPG, strategy title.

September 21st

Broken Sword 5: The Serpent’s Curse (Nintendo Switch)

Since its initial release back on PC in 2014, Broken Sword 5: The Serpent’s Curse comes to Nintendo Switch on September 21st. This is the 7th port of the Revolution Software adventure game since its initial release.

The Banner Saga Trilogy (Nintendo Switch)

Exclusively on Nintendo Switch, The Banner Saga Trilogy comes out on September 21st. This is the first time that all three games of The Banner Saga RPGs have been released together in one complete package.

September 25th

The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series – The Final Season: Episode 2 – Suffer The Children (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch)

The second episode of Clementine’s final story The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series – The Final Season: Episode 2 – Suffer The Children comes out on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows and Nintendo Switch on September 25th. This is the fourth season of her story.

Valkyria Chronicles 4 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch)

The long awaited sequel Valkyria Chronicles 4 comes to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows and Nintendo Switch on September 25th. This is a tactical turn-based RPG  from SEGA.

Punch Line (PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Microsoft Windows)

From the creators of the critically acclaimed Zero Escape series Punch Line comes to PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita and Microsoft Windows on September 25th. You play a ghost in a world where you must prevent a boy from seeing underwear at all costs.

Metal Max Xeno (PlayStation 4)

The long-awaited sequel to the Metal Max games, Metal Max Xeno comes to PlayStation 4 on September 25th. Released in Japan earlier this year the action RPG is published by NISA.

September 27th

Life is Strange 2: Episode 1 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows)

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The latest Life is Strange

The start of a new season of Life is Strange begins on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on September 17th. The aptly named Life is Strange 2 stars two new protagonists who are brothers.

September 28th

Dragon Ball FighterZ (Nintendo Switch)

After its huge success on other platforms, Dragon Ball FighterZ comes to Nintendo Switch on September 28th. The Switch version will not add any exclusive content.

FIFA 19 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch)

The latest from the FIFA series, FIFA 19 comes to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows and Nintendo Switch on September 28th. It includes an all-new standalone UEFA Champions League mode.

Moonlighter (Nintendo Switch)

Released on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in May of this year, indie stand out Moonlighter comes to Nintendo Switch on September 28th. In this Roguelite, you balance dungeon crawling with weapon shop management.


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.