Games to Watch Out for This December

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So December’s already started, and we’re a bit behind – but that’s because we’ve got Cyberpunk on our mind.

Yes, December is finally the month of Cyberpunk 2077. It’s mere days away from releasing, and we couldn’t be more excited. But that’s not the only game to release this December. If Night City doesn’t appeal to you, don’t worry: there are other new titles you can be enjoying this festive season.

Without further ado, these are the games to watch out for this December. Merry Christmas, everyone!

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Immortals Fenyx Rising

Immortals Fenyx Rising 1 (1)

Release date: 3rd December
Formats: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Switch, Stadia

The latest game from Ubisoft is sort-of an amalgamation of the Assassin’s Creed formula and Breath of the Wild. It sounds strange, but trust us, it works. A beautifully stylised world filled with plenty to see and do, Immortals Fenyx Rising casts you as the titular Fenyx on an epic quest to save the gods. Filled with puzzles, fights and adventure, there’s a lot to love here. Read our review to find out more.

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PHOGS!

phogs

Release date: 3rd December
Formats: PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch

A platform puzzle game designed to be played in co-op, PHOGS! casts you as… a two-headed dog. Two players each control one half of the dog and must work together through a series of wonderfully designed levels to solve puzzles and overcome obstacles. You can play by yourself if you want to, but this is definitely more fun with a friend. Read our review to find out more.

Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythmic Adventure Pack

Taiko no Tatsujin

Release date: 3rd December
Formats: Switch

Why have one new game when you can have two? Bundling up Taiko no Tatsujin Rhythmic Adventure 1 and 2, the Adventure Pack brings these two RPGs to the west for the first time. It combines the addictive fun of Taiko no Tatsujin rhythm play with  a classic RPG. Make your way through the world, levelling up your characters and finding new equipment – and when it comes to fighting your foes, you’ll do so in a rhythm battle. Look out for our review soon.

Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition

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

The excellent Dragon Quest XI is back in its definitive form, and it’s now available on Xbox for the first time. This version features extra content in the form of new scenarios, an orchestral soundtrack and a 2D mode. If you’re yet to play it, now’s certainly the time. It’s included on Game Pass too, so if you’ve got an Xbox, jump on it.

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Puyo Puyo Tetris 2

Release date: 8th December
Formats: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S and Switch

The amalgamation between Puyo Puyo and Tetris is back, and it’s better than ever. Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 is a gorgeously-presented puzzle game that expertly combines Puyo and Tetris in unusual and clever ways. Whichever of the puzzle games you prefer, you’ll find plenty to enjoy here. There’s a solid story mode to work through along with multiplayer modes, quick play and more. Read our preview to find out more.

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Monster Sanctuary

Monster Sanctuary

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

Monster Sanctuary is an adorable Metroidvania RPG with monster-catching elements. Like a side-scrolling Pokémon game, if you will. As a new tamer, it’s your job to capture monsters, train with them and level them up to become a formidable fighting force. It’s been available on PC in Early Access for a while, but it’s finally getting a full release. We’ll have a review early next week.

Call of the Sea

Call of the Sea

Release date: 8th December
Formats: PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S

A first person adventure game oozing with mystery and charm, Call of the Sea takes you back in time to the 1930s. Norah’s husband has gone missing on an expedition in the South Pacific, and she’s taken it upon herself to go look for him. So you’ll find yourself washed ashore on a beautiful but strange island. Puzzles and intrigue await you, and it promises to be a gripping adventure. We’ll have a review early next week. This one will be available on Game Pass, too.

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Temtem

Release date: 8th December
Formats: PS5

Another game seemingly inspired by Pokémon, Temtem is a massively multiplayer 3D adventure that has players collecting creatures. With them, you’ll train and battle against other players, all the while exploring a rich and beautiful world. It’s been out in Early Access on PC since January this year, and it’ll soon be available on PS5 in Early Access too.

Cyberpunk 2077

Cyberpunk 2077

Release date: 10th December
Formats: PC, PS4 and Xbox One

The one we’ve all been waiting for is finally almost here. CD Projekt Red’s latest epic RPG is just around the corner, taking players on a neon-filled journey through Night City. With so much to see, so much to do, and KEANU REEVES, we’re incredibly excited to get stuck in.

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MXGP 2020

mxgp 2020

Release date: 16th December
Formats: PC, PS4 and Xbox One

This year’s instalment of The Official Motocross Videogame promises to be thrilling and adrenaline-fuelled. For the bike racers amongst us, you can look forward to racing in the 2020 MXGP and MX2 categories. Through training, you can improve your riding, and take in the stunning scenery of the playground area set in the Norwegian fjords. There’s plenty of racing options, from single-player to online too, and more customisation options than ever.

Override 2: Super Mech League

Override 2: Super Mech League

Release date: 22nd December
Formats: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S and Switch

The sequel to 2018’s enjoyable Override is coming, letting you brawl it out in control of a giant robot once again. Expect all-new giant mechs to control as you climb the ranks, learn new moves and make your way through a sizeable career mode. You can even take the action online and fight against your friends to find out who’s the mech master.