DISHONORED: DEATH OF THE OUTSIDER
Fri 15 Sept
Ps4, Xbox One, Pc
Fan favourite character Billie Lurk returns to the Dishonored series to explore the dark underbelly of Karnaca in order to kill the Outsider. To do so, Billie must use her all-new powers and abilities to face off new and returning enemies. With brutal combat systems, deadly weapons, powerful gadgets and intricately designed levels, this game delivers the ultimate customisable assassination gameplay. Death of the Outsider is the perfect entry point for those new to the series, as it is a standalone adventure with no previous experience needed. However, for longtime fan, Death of the Outsider still manages to deliver a significant expansion to the Dishonored gameplay.
FRI 15 SEPT
PS3, PS4, XBOX 360, XBOX ONE, PC, NINTENDO SWITCH
NBA 2K18 is an upcoming basketball simulation game that allows gamers to play with real-life or customised NBA players and teams. Returning with MyGM (focused on realism) and MyLeague (offering more customisation options) game modes, You can choose to take your favourite team through a series of competitive modes or play as a single player in a compelling story. Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers stars as the cover athlete, with Shaquille O’Neal returning on the cover of the special addition game, which includes exciting physical and digital extras you won’t want to miss.
MARVEL VS. CAPCOM: INFINITE
Tue 19 Sept
Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite) is an upcoming fighting game0 in which, similar to previous instalments, players can control characters from both Marvel Comics and the Capcom universe to compete in tag-team battles. However, unlike previous games, Infinite will allow players to immediately switch between their team members at any point in the game to actually create their own assists. Fans will welcome the new controls as (Infinite) moves away from (Marvel vs. Capcom 3’s) three-attacks-pluslauncher button layout and instead has four attack buttons – light and heavy punches and kicks. As well as this, the game also has arcade, story, mission, collection, and training modes with the two-hour cinematic story mode serving as an introduction to the game’s fighting system for newer players.
Fri 29 Sept
PS3, PS4, PS4, PS4 PRO, XBOX 360, XBOX ONE, XBOX ONE X, PC, NINTENDO SWITCH
Early reviews have deemed the highly-anticipated FIFA 18 as ‘very impressive’. The new game will include sharper player movement and animation, with The Journey returning on most consoles for a second year running. The switch to ‘Icons’ instead of ‘Legends’, which include Pele, Diego Maradona, Lev Yashin and Thierry Henry, is one of the many new features to be included in the new game. Unfortunately not all features will be available on all consoles, notably Xbox 360 and Nintendo Switch, though we are excited to see how developers will adapt the game to newer consoles.