Games of November 2013 – Playstaion 4, Xbox One, PC, PlayStation 3, Wii U, Xbox 360 and More!

By   /   Nov 3, 2013

The time that we have been waiting for is finally upon us. The eighth generation of gaming consoles is about to kick off and so is the next phase of the much heated rivalry between Microsoft and Sony.

With the release of brand new consoles comes the barrage of new games. Some like Killzone: Shadow Fall and Dead Rising 3 are console exclusives, then there are multiplatform titles like Assassins Creed IV, Battlefield 4 and FIFA 14 that are next-gen versions of recently released current-gen games.

However, November does not solely focus on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Games like the Ultimate Edition for Injustice and Young Justice come to all the current-gen consoles, including the PC.

Moreover, Nintendo debuts two of its most anticipated games in the form of Super Mario 3D World and Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds for Wii U and 3DS respectively.

So without further ado, here are all the games being released in November, broken down according to the Platforms, Release Date and Genre for each game as well as a brief description for anticipated releases.

Games of November 2013

For your ease, the games are segmented according to weeks of release. Though please note that the 1st week includes the first two days of the month.

Since the month of November is home to the grand occasion of two console releases, the release of PlayStation 4 and Xbox One as well as their 1st day release games will be categorized in their own respective segments.

Furthermore, as is the case with all official timelines, the Release Dates mentioned are subject to change.

Games of November: Week #1 (1st to 9th November)

Wii Fit U

  • Platforms: Wii U
  • Release Date: 1st November 2013 (North America & EU) & 2nd November 2013 (Australia)
  • Genre: Fitness

Call of Duty: Ghosts

  • Platforms: PS3, WiiU & Xbox360
  • Release Date: 5th November 2013
  • Genre: FPS

Game Description: The tenth main installment of the COD series and the 6th by the legendary development studio; Infinity Ward, Ghosts is a departure from the Modern Warfare and Black Ops story arcs.

Set in the near future, Ghosts takes place a decade from now where union of South American regions called “Federation” emerges as a super power and overthrows USA. Now it’s up to the elite U.S. Special Forces unit; Ghosts to protect the interests of their country.

Not only does COD Ghosts promise updated visuals but also destructible environments and slew of new mechanics for single and multiplayer.

Mario & Sonic at the Sochie 2014 Winter Olympic Games

  • Platforms: 3DS & Wii U
  • Release Date: 8th November 2013 (EU), 9th November (Australia) & 15th November 2013 (North America)
  • Genre: Sports

Games of November: Week #2 (10th to 16th November)

Injustice: gods Among Us: Ultimate Edition

  • Platforms: PC, PS3, PS Vita & Xbox 360
  • Release Date: 12th November 2013 (North America) & 29th November 2013 (EU)
  • Genre: Fighting

Rachet & Clank: Into the Nexus

  • Platforms: PS3
  • Release Date: 12th November 2013 (North America), 22nd November 2013 (EU) & 12th December (Japan)
  • Genre: Platformer

World of Warplanes

  • Platforms: PC
  • Release Date: 12th November 2013 (North America)& 13th November 2013 (EU)
  • Genre: MMO Flight Sim

Contrast

  • Platforms: PC, PS3 & Xbox 360
  • Release Date: 15th November 2013 (North America)& 29th November 2013 (EU)
  • Genre: Puzzle Platformer

X Rebirth

  • Platforms: PC
  • Release Date: 15th November 2013
  • Genre: Space Sim

Games of November: PlayStation 4 Release – 15th November (North America) & 29th November (EU)

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag

  • Genre: Action Adventure

Battlefield 4

  • Genre: FPS

Call of Duty: Ghosts

  • Genre: FPS

Contrast

  • Genre: Puzzle Platformer

Game Description: Contrast is a puzzle platformer with a unique noir art deco atmosphere. The game allows the players to move in 3D environment or become a silhouette to maneuver in 2D plane.

Players can also manipulate light sources to create shadow based platforms for 2D traversal.

Contrast also replaces DriveClub as the free PlayStation Plus game for the PlayStation 4 Launch.

DC Universe Online

  • Genre: MMO

FIFA 14

  • Genre: Sports

Just Dance 2014

  • Genre: Dance

Killzone: Shadow Fall

  • Genre: FPS

Game Description: Set 30 years after Killzone 3, where Helghan is left in ruins, Shadow Fall takes place in a cold war situation between Vektans and Helghast refugees in Vekta.

Shadow Fall promises a visual spectacle displaying the graphical prowess of the PS4. The game also feature new weapons as well as gameplay elements like use of hovering attack drones and zip line attacks.

Knack

  • Genre: Platformer

Game Description: Knack is an action adventure game whose gameplay is described by its director as “a little bit like Crash Bandicoot and Katamari Damacy, with a touch of God of War”

Players can control a creature, composed of various ancient relics, called knack, who can incorporate ice, metal and other substances into his body to gain powers that can help him against Goblins and other hindrances in his adventures.

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes

  • Genre: Adventure

Madden NFL 25

  • Genre: Sports

Minecraft

  • Genre: Sandbox

NBA 2K14

  • Genre: Sports

NBA Live 14

  • GenreSports

Need for Speed: Rivals

  • Genre: Racing

Resogun

  • Genre: Shoot ’em up

Game Description: From the makers of the spectacular Super Stardust series comes a new side scrolling shoot ‘em up franchise called; Resogun.

Though a similar dual stick shooter to Super Stardust series Resogun game is a return to side scrolling aspects of the old-school shoot ‘em ups while also featuring explosive soundtrack, breakneck pace and

Resogun is also part of the free instant game collection for PlayStation Plus for PS4 launch.

Skylanders: Swap Force

  • Genre: Platformer

Warframe

  • Genre: Third Person Shooter

War Thunder

  • Genre: MMO Flight Sim

Games of November: Week #3 (17th to 23rd November)

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag

  • Platforms: PC
  • Release Date: 19th November 2013 (North America)& 21st November 2013 (Australia) & 22th November 2013 (EU)
  • Genre: Action Adventure

Eve Online: Rubicon

  • Platforms: PC
  • Release Date: 19th November 2013
  • Genre: MMORPG

Need for Speed: Rivals

  • Platforms: PC, PS3 & Xbox 360
  • Release Date: 19th November 2013 (North America & EU)& 21st November 2013 (Australia)
  • Genre: Racing

Game Description: The newest entry into EA’s popular racing franchise, Need for Speed: Rivals returns to the formula of the Hot Pursuit series and introduces eleven upgradable gadgets that can be employed in the races.

Rivals also mixes in the car customization options from the Underground series and features Autolog system to enforce competition between friends trough thorough stat tracking, sharing, challenging and seamless transition between single and multiplayer.

Young Justice: Legacy

  • Platforms: 3DS, PC, PS3, Wii, Wii U & Xbox 360
  • Release Date: 19th November 2013 (North America)& 22nd November 2013 (EU)
  • Genre: Adventure

Super Mario 3D World

  • Platforms:Wii U
  • Release Date: 21st November 2013 (Japan), 22th November 2013 (North America) & 29nd November 2013 (EU)
  • Genre: Platformer

Game Description: Similar to the style of Super Mario 3D Land, 3D World allows players to take control of Mario, Luigi, Peach and Toad, each with their unique abilities.

Featuring up to four player play, 3D World brings in the flavor of New Super Mario Bros. series with returning power ups like the Tanooki suit, propeller blocks, Boomerang power as well as some that are unique to the game.

Mario Party: Island Tour

  • Platforms: 3DS
  • Release Date: 22nd November 2013 (North America)
  • Genre: Party

Tearaway

  • Platforms: PS Vita
  • Release Date: 22nd November 2013
  • Genre: Adventure

The Legend of Zelda: The Link Between Worlds

  • Platforms: 3DS
  • Release Date: 22nd November 2013 (North America & EU), 23rd November 2013 (Australia) & 26th December 2013 (Japan)
  • Genre: Action RPG

Game Description: A direct sequel to the legendary game A Link to the Past, The Link Between Worlds is set 8 generations after the events of the previous games.

As it is set in the same world as A Link to the Past, the new 3DS game features returning items and elements from the beloved SNES game.

The Link Between Worlds stars a Link that can enter into walls by becoming a drawing and utilize this skill to go through the cracks between the Light World and the Dark World.

Games of November: Xbox One Release – 22nd November (Tier 1 Countries)

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag

  • Genre: Action Adventure

Battlefield 4

  • Genre: FPS

Call of Duty: Ghosts

  • Genre: FPS

Crimson Dragon

  • Genre: Rail Shooter

Dead Rising 3

  • Genre: Survival Horror

Game Description: Sequel to Capcom’s popular survival horror franchise, Dead Rising 3 features a familiar feeling if having to contend with hoards of zombies in a variety of creative ways that only a Dead Rising game can offer.

This Xbox One exclusive not only brings the franchise to the next-gen, but also offers a much expanded crafting system and is housed in a world that is said to be larger than Dead Rising 1 and 2 combined.

FIFA 14

  • Genre: Sports

Fighter Within

  • Genre: Fighting

Game Description: A Kinect based fighting game that allows players to physically control their fighters and compete with their friends.

Featuring next-gen movement tracking and inclusion of real time depiction of wounds, sweat and facial impacts, Fighter Within aims to deliver an immersive experience that none of other fighters are able to provide.

Fortza Motorsport 5

  • Genre: Racing

Game Description: Microsoft’s premier car racing simulator returns as an Xbox Exclusive launch title.

In its fifth iteration, Fortza Motorsport promises to feature upwards of 180 cars from over 54 manufacturers and race courses from around the world, each designed with breathtaking next-gen visuals that showcase the graphical prowess of Xbox One.

The game will also be host to several new features such as the “Forta Vista” mode that is sure to make Fortza Motorsport 5 the premier racing simulator of the burgeoning next-gen era.

Just Dance 2014

  • Genre: Dance

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes

  • Genre: Adventure

Madden NFL 25

  • Genre: Sports

NBA 2K14

  • Genre: Sports

NBA Live 14

  • Genre: Sports

Need for Speed: Rivals

  • Racing

Peggle 2

  • Puzzle

Powerstar Golf

  • Genre: Sports

Ryse: Son of Rome

  • Genre: Action

Game Description: From the developers of acclaimed game series such as the Crysis, FarCry and Homefront comes a brand new action franchise called Ryse.

Set in the time of the Roman Empire, Ryse: Son of Rome features the blood soaked tale of Roman General named Marius Titus as he faces the struggles of early childhood and rises as a leader of the Roman Army.

The game features military combat tactics and also Kinect functionality for squad commands though speech and gesture control.

Skylanders: Swap Force

  • Genre: Platformer

Zoo Tycoon

  • Genre: Sim

Games of November: Week #4 (24th to 30th November)

Yes, the last week of November seems to be game free and a much needed source of relief for our wallets.

That is it, all the games that the month of November has to offer in the year of 2013. Enjoy the Next-Gen and have a wonderful time choosing, purchasing and gaming.

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