With winter quickly approaching and COVID-19 still an issue impacting social calendars around the world, what better way to pass the winter months than with a good video game. Now I know next-gen consoles are almost here, but if you are like me and the millions of other gamers who were unable to secure a PS5 or Xbox Series X pre-order, you may be waiting a few months before you can get your hands on some next-gen goodness. So to hold you over, here are some of our favorite upcoming releases across Xbox, PS4, Nintendo Switch, and PC.
Cobra Kai: The Karate Kid Saga Continues
Release Date - October 27, 2020 - $39.99
Available on: Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PS4
Choose a side, master your moves, and embrace your destiny in an epic beat 'em up adventure inspired by the hit show. Take control of 8 playable characters with deep movesets, combos, progression, real-time character swaps, ultimate attacks, and much more! 34 years after the events of the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament, the rivalry of Daniel LaRusso and Johnny Lawrence continues. The fight is in your hands now!
Game Reveal Trailer:
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV
Release Date: October 27, 2020 to PS4; Coming 2021 for Nintendo Switch and PC
The long awaited finale to the epic engulfing a continent comes to a head in the final chapter of the Trails of Cold Steel saga! The Erebonian Empire is on the brink of all out war! Taking place shortly after the ending of Trails of Cold Steel III, the heroes of Class VII find themselves against the full force of the Empire in an attempt to stop its path of total domination. Further, the hero of the Erebonian Civil War and Class VII's instructor, Rean Schwarzer, has gone missing. Now, the students of Class VII, old and new, must unite with heroes from all over the continent to create the only chance the world has to be spared from total destruction.
Release Date - November 5th, 2020 - $19.99
Available on: Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PS4, PC (Steam)
Embark on a journey of light and darkness as Yui, a young girl thrown into extraordinary
circumstances. Travel between timelines, braving the post-apocalyptic present in hopes of
restoring the idyllic past. Bring down the Shadows who destroyed Yui’s home and stole the Sun
from the sky by mastering the Everlight, a mystical force granting her strange powers.
A time-traveling puzzle platformer? Does it get much better than this?
Assassins Creed: Valhalla
Release Date - November 10th, 2020
Available on: PC, Stadia, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, PS4
Build your own viking legend. Become Eivor, a mighty Viking raider and lead your clan from the harsh shores of Norway to a new home amid the lush farmlands of ninth-century England. Explore a beautiful, mysterious open world where you’ll face brutal enemies, raid fortresses, build your clan’s new settlement, and forge alliances to win glory and earn a place in Valhalla.
Release Date - November 19th, 2020 - $59.99
Available on: Xbox One, PS4, PC, Stadia
- Also playable on Next Gen
Let’s be honest, unless you’ve been living under a rock you already know about this game. Cyberpunk 2077 is an open-world, action-adventure story set in Night City, a megalopolis obsessed with power, glamour and body modification. You play as V, a mercenary outlaw going after a one-of-a-kind implant that is the key to immortality. Become a cyberpunk, an urban mercenary equipped with cybernetic enhancements and build your legend on the streets of Night City.
Trailer (Warning, a lot of F-Bombs)
Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity
Release Date - November 20, 2020 - $59.99
Available on: Nintendo Switch
Join the struggle that brought Hyrule to its knees. Learn more about Zelda, the four Champions, the King of Hyrule and more through dramatic cutscenes as they try to save the kingdom from Calamity. The Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity game is the only way to firsthand see what happened 100 years ago.
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