This Week in Games: Nov 5 – 10

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A Sierra classic, RPGs, a throwback to VHS board gaming, Barcoded killers and Nineteenth-century Russian folk songs are just some of the games you have to look forward to this week. But before we get to the full list, here are your highlights:

Fans of old-school VHS games like the Cryptkeeper will be interested in the Shapeshifting Detective out this Tuesday for PlayStation 4 & Steam and Wednesday on XBox One. Featuring over 1600 HD videoes the game puts you as the Shapeshifting Detective attempting to solve a murder and stop another with each playthrough changing the potential killer.

Already out for Steam the Action RPG Moonlighter is coming to PlayStation 4 and Switch this Friday. We previously called this Shopkeeper turned adventurer top-down action title when it came out on Steam but games like this is what the Switch was made for. If you have killed your SNES copy of Legend of Zelda from too many playthroughs and own a Switch then definitely get this one.

Friday is the return of our favourite bald-headed barcoded killer with Hitman 2 on XBox One, PlayStation 4 and PC Retail/Steam. While not out until the weekend, if you are excited for the next instalment of this next-gen refresh you might want to consider preordering before Friday to get immediate access to the first 2 expansions and the brand new first for this series – co-op play.

And lastly for Friday it’s Tetris, not the original but the updated Tetris Effect. Releasing on Friday this update to the classic game offers new game modes so you can clear not just 4 row but go for the decahexatrix which might be easier thanks to including a low latency VR mode (at least that is how the World Tetris Champion did it)

Honourable Mention: Our honourable mention this week goes to the return of the 80’s adventure game icon, Leisure Suit Larry. Our favourite loser returns on Steam this Thursday after a long hiatus one of the original Sierra franchises is getting an update to poke fun at the age of dating apps and paid DLC (don’t worry there is no DLC here). Now about that Space Quest update…

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


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5th
The Silver Crusade: Aoorha Axeman (Steam)
Backyard Brawl (Steam)
Be hate Free: Interactive (Steam)
Super Urban Wizard (Steam)
Lost in Vivo (Steam)
1/4平方米的星空-A Piece of Wish upon the Stars (Steam)
Trivia Clash: Adult Film Star Edition (Steam)
Buddinpals – Take One Home With You !! (Steam)
Burger Lord (Steam)
无敌荒野/Unbeatable wilderness (Steam)
Not My Day! (Steam)

6th
Carnival Games (XB1/PS4/Switch)
8 to Glory (XB1/PS4)
NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 (Switch)
Déraciné (PS4)
GRIP: Combat Racing (PS4)
Omen of Sorrow (PS4)
The Shapeshifting Detective (PS4/Steam)
Survival Hell (Steam)
卡哇伊女孩 ~ Kawaii Girls (づ。◕‿‿◕。)づ (Steam)
Idle Kingdom Builder (Steam)
Deported: Drain the Swamp (Steam)
30 days to survive (Steam)
Angry King (Steam)
Clad in Iron: Sakhalin 1904 (Steam)
Duck’s Inferno (Steam)
Nanoswarm (Steam)
DOKA 2 KISHKI EDITION (Steam)
Gravity Wars: Black Hole (Steam)
PUNK-EX 2093 (Steam)
Kamasutra Connect : Sexy Hentai Girls (Steam)
Stickman Maverick : Bad Boys Killer (Steam)
Colliderscope (Steam)
Nowhere Patrol (Steam)
Hentai Girl Betty (Steam)
Source :beginning (Steam)
VR Rome (Steam VR)
Galaxity Beta (Steam VR)
Eternal Space Battles (Steam)
Swords and Soldiers 2 Shawarmageddon (Steam)
VR Rome (Steam VR)
WayDown (Steam)
Tombeaux (Steam)

7th
Steel Rats (PS4)
GRIP: Combat Racing (XB1)
Ark: Survival Evolved – Extinction DLC (XB1)
The Shapeshifting Detective (XB1)
Brawlhalla (XB1)
World of Final Fantasy Maxima (XB1)
BombGears (Steam)
Transpose (Steam VR)
Control Freak (Steam)
VR Hero Sentry (Steam VR)
A Game About (Steam)
Color by Numbers – Christmas (Steam)
IScream (Steam)
Distress: A Choice-Driven Sci-Fi Adventure (Steam)
KAMASUTRA \ 爱经 (Steam)
Cars Arena (Steam)
OVERKILL’s The Walking Dead (Steam)
Fairyland: Fairylines (Steam)
Halloween Puzzles (Steam)
Kick The Anime Simulator (Steam)
Death Space (Steam)
Hentai Loli vs Pedobear (Steam)
Go to IT (Steam)
The Last Sphinx ARG (Steam)
Reborn In Wild City 迷城重生 (Steam)
梦缚 (Steam)
执行人 Executor (Steam)
Dungeons of Necromancers (Steam)
Puzzles for smart: Horses (Steam)
Squally (Steam)
Trap Labs (Steam)
HellSign (Steam)
TSIOQUE (Steam)
Sharknado VR: Eye of the Storm (Steam VR)

8th
Agents vs. Villain (XB1)
Jake and the Giant (Steam)
Spitkiss (Steam)
DERU – The Art of Cooperation (Steam)
Leisure Suit Larry – Wet Dreams Don’t Dry (Steam)
Stonetowers (Steam)
Russian roulette (Steam)
Blades of Worlds (Steam)
Drowning (Steam)
Medieval Battle: Europe (Steam)
SHELL (Steam)
The Forestale (Steam)
Vampire Bloody Star X (Steam)
异种战争少女 (Steam)
Centifeed (Steam)
We Must Praise Our Glorious Leader The Flumf (Steam)
Nonogram – Master’s Legacy (Steam)
Kynseed (Steam)
Guard of Wonderland (Steam)
Rage in Peace (Steam)
Survival Ball (Steam)

9th
Nintendo Switch Super Smash Bros. Limited Edition
Hitman 2 (XB1/PS4/PC)
Tetris Effect (PS4)
11-11: Memories Retold (PS4)
Doodle God: Crime City (XB1)
Ride 3 (XB1)
Moonlighter (PS4/Switch)
Bass Pro Shops: The Strike – Championship (Switch)
Cabela’s: The Hunt – Championship Edition (Switch)
Mutant Football League Dynasty Edition (XB1/PS4/Switch)
ARK Park (PS4)
Color by Numbers – Animals (Steam)
Dreamland Defender (Steam VR)
Varion (Steam)
Spoorky (Steam)
Korvux – Chapter 1 (Steam)
Accurate Segmentation 3 (Steam)
Nous (Steam)
Indian Summer (Steam)
TOK (Steam)
Code Brown (Steam)
Despotism 3k (Steam)
Egress (Steam)
Antox vs. Free Radicals (Steam)
Rampage Online (Steam)
One Hour One Life (Steam)
VICCP (Steam)
Tin Hearts (Steam VR)
EnHanced (Steam)
Russia Simulator (Steam)
Stick to the end (Steam)
Lonely shooter (Steam)
Super Darts VR (Steam VR)
Daedalic Complex (Steam)
Beat Blocks VR (Steam VR)
Offside (Steam)
Temporality (Steam)
Ponkle (Steam)
11-11 Memories Retold (Steam)
Life Game (Steam)
One Night 2: The Beyond (Steam)
Xenochamber (Steam)
Late’O’Clock (Steam)
Desktop Dynasties: Pro Football (Steam)
Ocean’s Treasures (Steam)
DJ Whip VR (Steam VR)

10th
Noir Chronicles: City of Crime (XB1)
MechaNika (XB1)
Chasm (XB1)
StickType (XB1)
Vengeful Rites (Steam VR)
The Sky Climber (Steam)
Zero Caliber VR (Steam VR)
Veccol (Steam)
Welcome to Princeland (Steam)
Temple Scramble (Steam)
Spook Inspectors Investigate Morleyville Mall (Steam)
Supply Chain Idle (Steam)
Strange Encounter (Steam)
National Girls (Steam)
Bunny Mahjo (Steam)
Cartoony Cars 2 (Steam)
Shoot ‘m Up (Steam)
Of Gods and Men: The Daybreak Empire (Steam)
ASTRAL (Steam)
Hexen Hegemony (Steam)
Salsa-Virtual (Steam VR)
ASCENT: Crash Landing (Steam)
Construct PRO (Steam)
Nice Shot! The Gun Golfing Game (Steam)
Last Stanza (Steam)
Gyro Buster (Steam)
Adventurer Guild (Steam)
Gym Simulator (Steam)
魔塔2018 (Steam)
You have a drunk friend (Steam)
宣夜 (Steam)
Yearning (Steam)
Breakout (Steam)
How About Spikes (Steam)
Space Survivors Shooter (Steam)
Insurgence – Chains of Renegade (Steam)
HOT GIRLS (Steam)
Hentai Puzzle Classic (Steam)
Time Splatter (Steam)
Evil Bank Manager (Steam)