This Week in Games: Oct 1 – 6

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This week destroy friendships with the latest Mario Party, Mega Man returns plus go back to your Assassin roots and kick people off cliffs yelling THIS. IS. SPARTA. But before we get to the full list, here are your highlights:

Starting your week with platforming awesomeness is Mega Man 11. Not just limited to Nintendo you can pick up the latest instalment on both the XBox One (with Enhanced support) or the PlayStation 4. Still retaining that platformer style the graphics have been upgraded with new 3D character models which really give a new look to a familiar title when you get it on Tuesday (or Wednesday via Steam).

Also on Tuesday the biggest title this week comes to PlayStation 4 and XBox One (with the Steam release later in the week on Friday) with the next chapter in the Assassin’s Creed franchise – Odyssey. Move from Ancient Eygpt to Ancient Greek as you get to choose your antagonist to play through with from the start in either Alexios or Kassandra. Following the new level and skill system of AC: Origins if you haven’t returned to the AC world in a while this is a good place to do it.

Do you have too many friends? On Friday you can fix that with the friendship-destroying Nintendo favourite out for the first time on the Switch, Super Mario Party. Taking advantage of the new control and playstyles that the Switch offers with new play modes supporting up to 2 Nintendo Switch systems the more “board game” style new addition has 80 mini-games for your soon to be bitter rivalries.

Honourable Mention: Our honourable mention this week goes out for PSVR owners who may have enjoyed the free Robot Rescue title will be happy to know the best demo is now a full-fledged game. Titled Astro Bot Rescue Mission VR and coming out on Wednesday we are looking forward to a little more 3rd person VR platforming to show off that VR is not just for FPS games and experiences.

If you bought any of these on the release day, tell us how it went! Also, as always did we miss anything? Something you are looking forward to more than anything else? Tell us in the comments


Full List

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1st
Candle: The Power of the Flame (PS4)
巴伦西亚传说:索菲亚的重生 Valencia Saga:Sophia’s rebirth (Steam)
Dice Warrior (Steam)
Drunkn Bar Fight on Halloween (Steam VR)
GonzoVR (Steam VR)
LoveChoice (Steam)
美丽新世界i Brave New World i (Steam)
神社的百合香 ~ Floral Aroma in the Shrine (Steam)
RED: Lucid Nightmare (Steam)
Desolate Sands (Steam)
Operation Lone Wolf (Steam)
Medical verdict (Steam)

2nd
Mega Man 11 (PS4/XB1)
Assassins Creed Odyssey (PS4/XB1)
Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise (PS4)
Forza Horizon 4 (XB1)
BARDO (Steam VR)
The Blue Zula VR Concert Series (Steam VR)
Became The Hunted (Steam)
Ah, Love! (Steam)
Solar Fighters (Steam)
Food Drive (Steam)
Hunting on Myths (Steam)
Wormster Dash (Steam)
Swap Swap (Steam)
ReThink 2 (Steam)
Feed the Pets (Steam)
Run’N’Get (Steam)
Super Furi Puzzles (Steam)
HikeJam (Steam)
Awkward Date Hero (Steam)
Expedia Cenote VR (Steam VR)
Love Hentai: Sexy Body (Steam)
Silence Notes (Steam)
Rocket Rush (Steam)
To Burn in Memory (Anniversary Edition) (Steam)
BattleCry: World At War (Steam)
Helpless Zombies (Steam)
Blind Souls (Steam)
Visage (Steam)
Useless Box (Steam)
Visage (Steam)
Big Day (Steam)
Kingpin Royale (Steam)
CityBattle | Virtual Earth (Steam)
Valthirian Arc: Hero School Story (Steam)

3rd
Candle: The Power of the Flame (Switch)
Astro Bot Rescue Mission VR (PS4)
Mega Man 11 (Steam)
Pixel Royale (Steam)
Sudoku Killer (Steam)
Twilight Path (Steam VR)
Wonderland Trails (Steam)
Chronon (Steam)
Beach Pong (Steam)
Astronaut: The Moon Eclipse (Steam)
Giraffe Town (Steam)
Steel Dungeon 钢铁地牢 (Steam)
INSECT HAZARD (Steam)
OCTOPTICOM (Steam)
王者英雄 The Great Hero (Steam)
Epic Game Theory (Steam)

4th
Total War Warhammer: Dark Gods Edition (PC Retail)
Gnomes Garden (XB1)
The Maestros (Steam)
Industry Giant (Steam)
Ace Meerkats (Steam)
Killing random dudes online (Steam)
RHEM II SE: The Cave (Steam)
Nimbatus – The Space Drone Constructor (Steam)
Blast the Past (Steam VR)
PROTEST (Steam)
The Life of One Dog (Steam)
Beat Hazard 2 (Steam)
Beat Hazard 2 (Steam)
Blood ‘n Bikinis (Steam)
Flat Trip (Steam)
NeoCandy (Steam)
Zero Killed (Steam VR)
ROLL! (Steam)
Dwarf Swordsman (Steam)
Girl with a big SWORD (Steam)
Generation Streets (Steam)
Snake VR (Steam VR)
Galactic Lander (Steam)
Witching Tower VR (Steam VR)
The Midnight Sanctuary (Steam)
Match Point (Steam)
Master of Mutations (Steam)
Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics (Steam)

5th
Friday the 13th Ultimate Slasher Edtion (XB1/PS4)
Metal Max Xeno (PS4)
WWE 2K19 Deluxe Edition (PS4/XB1)
Nintendo Switch Fornite Limited Edition Neon
Super Mario Party (Switch)
Pixels Guide to Staying Dead (Steam)
Assassin’s Creed® Odyssey (Steam)
Egg Teacher VR (Steam VR)
MOMO.EXE 2 (Steam)
Death Race (Steam VR)
Cube Defender 2000 (Steam)
Superior Wizards (Steam)
Slime Quest (Steam)
BLOCKPOST (Steam)
Proton Ball (Steam VR)
海底寻宝 (Steam VR)
Poltergeist Treasure (Steam)
Girl Rugby Dash (Steam)
Little World Of Creatures (Steam)
Shooting Chicken Insanity Chickens (Steam)
Crypto Crisis (Steam)
The Lift (Steam)
Great Hero’s Beard (Steam)
Tennis Story (Steam)
It’s A Racing Game (Steam)
Super Zombie Arcade (Steam VR)
Wheelbarrow Warrior (Steam)

6th
Armored Freedom (XB1)
Speedway Challenge Career (Steam)
Franchise Hockey Manager 5 (Steam)
Colette’s Sugar Madness (Steam)
Hardway Party (Steam)
Color Guardian (Steam)
aMAZE Halloween (Steam)
Accurate Segmentation 2 (Steam)
Hentai 2+2=4 (Steam)
Achievement Dummy (Steam)
HotHead (Steam)
Grottesco Absurdus (Steam)
morphe (Steam)
Project Skylab 2 (Steam)
Bum Simulator (Steam)
BOLSOMITO 2K18 (Steam)
天风之光 ~ Touhou Fan of Destiny (Steam)
MiniTracks (Steam VR)
Pantheon (Steam)
HentaiMineSweeper (Steam)
Forest Plague (Steam)
Can You find it? (Steam)
Make Route (Steam)