September saw the release of stellar games such as GEARS 5, BORDERLANDS 3 and The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening. But, September is now done and dusted, and its October's turn to shower us with more quality games than our wallet can keep up. It wasn't easy but here's our recommended list of October games you should definitely keep an eye on:
A couple days ago, Nintendo released the long-awaited Mario Kart: Tour their latest game for the mobile platform. As a massive Nintendo fanboy since birth, it is admittedly a bit bizarre to see games from the big N on anything other than a Nintendo console but, with reports stating that Mario Kart Tour already managed 10.1 million downloads worldwide, clearly, they are onto something. With games in the Mario, Animal Crossing, Fire Emblem series and a new IP in the form Dragalia Lost are all already on mobile stores, it got us thinking...what other Nintendo games should come to mobile? Here's what we came up with:
First of all, let us all be honest...that latest Playstation State of Play didn't exactly blow the roof off. Fortunately, we did get as promised, another look at The Last Of Us 2 and it looks outstanding. It stole the show with a new trailer that shows us more brutal gameplay, confirming a major character's return and finally revealed when we can get our grubby little hands on it.
Kamina...is that you? PROMARE, the first feature-length film from the acclaimed studio TRIGGER, (creators of the hit series KILL la KILL and Little Witch Academia), and director Hiroyuki Imaishi (GURREN LAGANN, KILL la KILL), sees a world where thirty years have passed since the appearance of the Burnish, a race of flame-wielding mutant beings, who destroyed half of the world with fire. As with its main protagonist, this new Japanese Animated film shares a lot with TRIGGER's previous work but, does it stack up in quality? Here's the review roundup:
Like the sport it's based on, FIFA games are more of obsession rather than just another sports game for many especially here in Jamaica. All of the major European Leagues have already begun of course, so virtual footy is sliding in at its traditional late September release date. A new FIFA brings with it the same old question, 'How is this year's version different from last year's?' Well, Electronic Arts tackled that question head on with the reveal of the new streetball mode, Volta but, was this mode the only real significant change to make this year's game stand out from its predecessors? Here's the review roundup:
The Nintendo Switch burst onto the scene and into the homes of millions largely in part to the day one availability of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. The game was herald as a masterpiece and a giant step forward for the series by some fans while others found it lacking some of the unique gameplay designs (namely proper dungeons) that made Zelda games...ZELDA. Maybe this was what prompted Nintendo to revive the GameBoy classic The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening but, did it made the successful transition from the tiny green-tinted screens to colourful HD? Here's the the review roundup:
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