Games to Watch Out For This October

Ghost Recon Breakpoint

Are you made of money? You’re going to wish you are by the end of October.

Following on from August and September, which were also packed full of new releases, October has yet more games for us to fawn over. Whether you own a PS4, Xbox One, Switch or PC there’s something for you. The only problem will be finding time to play everything.

So without further ado, here are the games to watch out for this October.

1

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint

Release date: 4th October
Formats: PS4, Xbox One and PC

Whether you like playing alone or with others, Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint is sure to offer yet more Ubisoft open world goodness. We’ll have a review soon, but if you took part in the beta you know what to expect.

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2 Ghostbusters The Video Game Remastered

Ghostbusters: The Videogame Remastered

Release date: 4th October
Formats: PS4, Xbox One, Switch and PC

One of the best Ghostbusters games ever made has had the remaster treatment. If you’ve never played Ghostbusters: The Video Game before you should definitely check it out. Though its budget price means fans might want to pick it up for a second time.

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3

Indivisible

Release date: 8th October
Formats: PS4, Xbox One and PC

Out on 8th October, Indivisible combines platforming with traditional RPG elements. If you like games that look great and provide a challenge, keep it on your radar. We’ll have a review close to launch.

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4

Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair

Release date: 8th October
Formats: PS4, Xbox One, Switch and PC

Hitting us with yet more retro-inspired action, Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair aims to tickle our taste for nostalgia while bombarding us with colour. We’re up for it. Are you?

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5 John Wick Hex

John Wick Hex

Release date: 8th October
Formats: PC

John Wick is cool, so it’s not surprising that John Wick Hex looks cool, too. It comes out on PC this month, so keep an eye out for our review.

6 Concrete Genie (1)

Concrete Genie

Release date: 8th October
Formats: PS4

Light up the town of Denska with Living Paint in Concrete Genie. It seems very unique, and also has a VR mode for those of you who have a PSVR headset.

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7

Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince

Release date: 8th October
Formats: PS4, Xbox One, Switch and PC

The fourth game in the Trine series hopes to puzzle and excite players once again. We’ll have a review for Trine 4 close to launch.

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8 GRID 3 (1)

GRID

Release date: 11th October
Formats: PS4, Xbox One and PC

We’ve played a bit of GRID and it seems very good indeed. You’re probably going to want to buy it if you like racing games.

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9

Overwatch

Release date: 15th October
Formats: Switch

Play Overwatch anywhere, anytime on Switch. This is going to be big, isn’t it?

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10

The Witcher 3

Release date: 15th October
Formats: Switch

We still can’t quite believe it’s happening, but this month The Witcher 3 launches on Switch. Perhaps we’ll finally see everything it has to offer thanks to being able to play it anywhere? We previewed it this summer, and it seems it’s worth getting excited about, too.

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11 Travis Strikes Again 2

Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes

Release date: 17th October
Formats: PS4 and PC

Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes breaks free of its Switch shackles. If you like over-the-top arcade action, you’d be wise to give this a go.

12

Plants vs Zombies: Battle for Neighborville

Release date: 18th October
Formats: PS4, Xbox One and PC

If you missed out on its early access period, you’ll be able to play Plants vs Zombies: Battle for Neighborville from the 18th October.

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13

WWE 2K20

Release date: 22nd October
Formats: PS4, Xbox One, Switch and PC

If you like wrestling you’re going to pick up WWE 2K20 no matter what, aren’t you? Just what will it be like with less of an input from Yuke’s? We’re eager to find out.

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14 MediEvil

MediEvil

Release date: 25th October
Formats: PS4

Reprise the role Sir Daniel Fortesque in MediEvil. Remade for PS4, it’s sure to win over a legion of new fans while also tickling the funny bones of those who played the original all those years ago.

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15

The Outer Worlds

Release date: 25th October
Formats: PS4, Xbox One and PC

The Outer Worlds looks like it’ll please those who are craving a new Fallout. If you’re planning on playing it on PC or Xbox One, remember that it will be included in Xbox Game Pass.

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16 Call of Duty Modern Warfare

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

Release date: 25th October
Formats: PS4, Xbox One and PC

Exclusive content issues aside, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare has us very excited. Though it’s mainly because it has a single-player campaign again. Yay!

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17

Super Monkey Ball Banana Blitz HD

Release date: 29th October
Formats: PS4, Xbox One and Switch

We’ve loved Super Monkey Ball games in the past, so we’re looking forward to rolling AiAi and his friends around once again.

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18

Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King

Release date: 29th October
Formats: PS4, Xbox One, Switch and PC

If you have fond memories of playing the Aladdin or Lion King games when you were a kid, be prepared to have them revitalised (or shattered) thanks to this collection.

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19

Afterparty

Release date: 29th October
Formats: Xbox One and PC

From the developer of Oxenfree, Afterparty is an adventure game like no other. Get drunk to change your personality and try to find a way out of hell. And do it without having to spend an additional penny if you have Xbox Game Pass.

20

Luigi’s Mansion 3

Release date: 31st October
Formats: Switch

Luigi gets to steal the limelight again in Luigi’s Mansion 3. Suck up spirits on your own or get a friend to help you as you try to get yourself out of a pickle set up by King Boo.

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