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)
Call of Duty: Ghosts
Platforms: PS3, WiiU & Xbox360
Release Date: 5th November 2013
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)
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)
Rachet & Clank: Into the Nexus
Release Date: 12th November 2013 (North America), 22nd November 2013 (EU) & 12th December (Japan)
World of Warplanes
Release Date: 12th November 2013 (North America)& 13th November 2013 (EU)
Genre: MMO Flight Sim
Platforms: PC, PS3 & Xbox 360
Release Date: 15th November 2013 (North America)& 29th November 2013 (EU)
Genre: Puzzle Platformer
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
Call of Duty: Ghosts
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
Just Dance 2014
Killzone: Shadow Fall
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.
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
Madden NFL 25
NBA Live 14
Need for Speed: Rivals
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
Omar has been a hardcore gamer since the 80s, so you know he's going to act all superior and snobbish when you meet him. He's a fan of Stealth, Action and Fighting games, which hints at his innate bipolarity.