My dear ones, for months I said that this second semester would be incredible, full of absolutely wonderful games and, as you can see, I wasn’t exaggerating. It turns out that the tenth month of 2023 promises to be the strongest this year, and again, I assure you I’m not exaggerating in the slightest. Doubt? So check out the main releases of October.
Assassin’s Creed Mirage – October 5
We start the month with a return to the origins of a franchise loved by many. Assassin’s Creed Mirage arrives on the 5th and will bring back the gameplay more focused on parkour and stealth that the first titles in the saga had, leaving the RPG elements a little aside. Taking place in Baghdad in the 9th century, we follow the thief Basim Ibn Ishaq who will leave his life of crime to join the Assassin Brotherhood. It is worth mentioning that this is not Basim’s first appearance in the franchise, as he appears in an expansion pack of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla in a plot that takes place decades after the events of Mirage. The game will be available for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X and S.
Detective Pikachu Returns – October 6
24 hours later we have the return of the deep-voiced Pikachu. Detective Pikachu Returns is a new adventure and investigation game in which the player, in the role of Tim Goodman, must solve mysteries and discover the origin of his partner, a Pikachu with the voice of the Bible narrator. Oh, and it will feature Pokémon from new generations, introduced after 2018, which was when its predecessor was launched. Detective Pikachu Returns will be exclusive to Nintendo Switch.
Forza Motorsport – October 10
Speed lovers, on the 10th we have news for you. Forza Motorsport is the eighth game in Microsoft’s racing simulator franchise, a reboot of the series. It will feature more than 500 vehicles, 100 of which are new, 800 improvements, real-time ray tracing, tire wear, weather dynamics and several incredible visual effects, even better than those present in Forza Horizon 5. It will be available for PC and Xbox Series X and S, and can be played by Xbox Game Pass subscribers on day one.
Sonic Superstars – 17 de outubro
The following week, the new adventure of the most beloved blue hedgehog in gaming arrives. Sonic Superstars will be released on the 17th and will follow the same path as the franchise’s classic titles, bringing 3D graphics to 2D gameplay and introducing new maps, powers, options and play styles. Now, the main highlight of Superstar is its local multiplayer for up to 4 people in a drop in and drop out style, that is, players will be able to enter and leave the match at any time, without disturbing the progress of the phase or the performance of their players. colleagues. It will be available for PC, PS4, PS5, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and Xbox Series X and S.
Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 – October 20
Going into the 20th, we have two web heads for the price of one. Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 will put the player in command of Peter Parker and Miles Morales alternately to tell a new and electrifying story involving villains such as Kraven the Hunter and the Venom symbiosis. Speaking of gameplay, the two protagonists will have their own special and unique abilities, there are more than 65 outfits available, New York City has been expanded and it will feature 3 graphical modes, all of which support ray-tracing and variable refresh rate. . Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 will be released exclusively for the PS5.
Super Mario Bros. Wonder – October 20
On the same day, we have an exclusive from the red side of the force. Super Mario Bros. Wonder is the new 2D adventure from the most beloved mustachioed man in video games, being the first in this style since New Super Mario Bros. U, from WiiU. The title will feature 8 playable characters and support for local multiplayer for up to 4 players. It will bring new powers, such as the already famous elephant, and emblems, which give players passive or active abilities. This game also marks the end of Charles Maretinet’s work as the voice of Mario and other characters, as he is not involved in the title. Super Mario Bros. Wonder will be available for the Nintendo Switch.
Metal Gear Solid Master Collection Vol. 1 – 24 de outubro
On the 24th there will be a perfect collection for those who like spy games. Metal Gear Solid Master Collection Vol. 1 will bring 7 titles from the classic Konami franchise along with lots of complementary content, making it a treat for fans. Among them, we have Metal Gear 1 e 2in addition to the trilogy Metal Gear Solidwhich won the hearts of many gamers in the late 90s and early 2000s. The collection will be available for PC, PS4, PS5, Nintendo Switch and Xbox Series X and S.
Alan Wake 2 – October 27
And closing the month with a flourish, we have one of the main horror games of the year. Alan Wake 2 takes place 13 years after the events of the first game, with Alan trying to escape from a dark dimension while an FBI investigator, Saga Anderson, arrives in the city of Bright Lake to investigate several sickening murders. Just like the aforementioned Marvel’s Spider-Man 2, the plot will be told from the perspective of the two characters, each of which will have a different atmosphere: while the Saga part will be a more classic survivor horror, with investigation mechanics, Alan’s part promises to be completely terrifying. The game will also feature several live action cutscenes, just like Remedy’s previous game, Control. Alan Wake 2 will be available on October 27th for PC, PS5 and Xbox Series X and S.
- Warhammer 40,000: Darktide (Xbox Series X/S) – October 4
- Honkai: Star Rail (PS5) – October 11
- Lords of the Fallen (PC, PS5, Xbox Series X/S) – 13 de outubro
- Wizard with a Gun (PC, Xbox Series X/S, PS5, Switch) – 17 de outubro
- Slender: The Arrival (PS5, Xbox Series X|S) – October 18
- Endless Dungeon (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Switch) – 19 de outubro
- Just Dance 2024 (Switch, PS5, Xbox Series X/S) – 23 de outubro
- Cities: Skylines 2 (PC, PS5, Xbox Series X/S) – 24 de outubro
- Vertigo 2 (PSVR 2) – October 24
- The Lord of the Rings: Return to Moria (PC, PS5) – October 24
- Ghostrunner 2 (PC, PS5, Xbox Series X/S) – 26 de outubro
- UFC 5 (PS5, Xbox Series X/S) – October 27
So, what are you going to play during the month of October? Tell us on Voxel’s social media!