This Week in Games: Oct 14 – 19

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Come down easy off your PAXAUS high this week with some great new gaming titles plus one recent indie title available for free this week for PC gamers! But before we get to the full list, here are your highlights:

On Wednesday pick up the updated classic Baldur’s Gate and Baldur’s Gate II Enhanced Editions for the Xbox One. This 1998 series set the tone for all D&D-like games that followed but you can go back to where it started (with a slight polish).

Do you love side-scrolling titles like Limbo or Another World? On Thursday you might be wanting to add Stela to your playlist. Developed by the Halo Infinite Co-Developer, SkyBox Labs you play as a young woman across an ancient crumbling world in its last days. Pick it up for Xbox One first (it’s also going to show up on the Apple Arcade in a few weeks).

And on Friday, this is going to be a weird one, remember Plants vs Zombies? Remember that casual game you played on your phone? Ok so, you might want to sit down for this. It’s now an Overwatch like FPS shooter out for PlayStation 4 this Friday and Xbox One on Saturday, and it actually looks pretty good.

Honourable Mention: And our honourable mention this week goes to a free game. Well not free but it’s free this week on the Epic Game Store. After the exclusive John Wick game last week, the Epic Games store want you to slide into their listing by offering Surviving Mars for free right now. What’s the catch you say? You need to install the new Epic Games launcher to install and play. So just like Steam, but not Steam.

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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14th
我们的国 (Steam)
Victoriana – Steampunk Text Adventure (Steam)
Rainbow Robin (Steam)
The Empire’s Crisis (Steam)
Himno – The Silent Melody (Steam)
YORG.io 3 (Steam)

15th
Children of Morta (PS4)
Crystar (PS4)
DayZ (PS4 Retail/XB1 Retail)
Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Complete Edition (Switch)
Harvest Life (PS4)
AI: The Somnium Files (PS4/Switch)
Cytus Alpha (Switch)
Mahjong Delux (Switch)
Horizon Chase Turbo (Switch)
Counter Terrorism – Minesweeper (Steam)
Golf98 (Steam)
The Quarry (Steam)
>Connect (Steam)
Vugluskr: Zombie Rampage (Steam)
Morok (Steam)
Detective Solitaire. Butler Story (Steam)
MAD Maze (Steam)
Tank Impact (Steam)
Blood Runner (Steam)
Gun Blaze (Steam)
Super Club Soccer (Steam)
Hexterio (Steam)
Crystal core (Steam)
Zombie valley (Steam)
EARTH DEFENSE FORCE: IRON RAIN (Steam)
叙事曲:难忘的回忆 / Ballade: with Memories (Steam)
Morels: The Hunt (Steam)
Daenerys doesn’t want Hentai (Steam)
Supesu 2 (Steam)
The Magician’s Research (Steam)
Spectro (Steam VR)
Epic Fun (Steam VR)
GALAXIUM (Steam)
OUTBUDDIES (Steam)

16th
Children of Morta (XB1)
Planescape: Torment – Enhanced Edition / Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition (XB1)
Baldur’s Gate and Baldur’s Gate II: Enhanced Editions (XB1)
The Fisherman – Fishing Planet (XB1)
Zombieland: Double Tap – Road Trip (XB1/Steam)
Overwatch Legendary Edition (Switch)
Northgard (Switch)
Rebel Inc: Escalation (Steam)
Wer weiß denn sowas? – Das 2. Spiel (Steam)
Jey’s Empire (Steam)
CHIKARA: Action Arcade Wrestling (Steam)
The Stars Between Us (Steam VR)
Smile To Fly (Steam)
Disco Elysium (Steam)
Active Neurons – Puzzle game (Steam)
GRANDIA HD Remaster (Steam)
Cryptofall: Investor simulator (Steam)
裁決者 -The White Butcher- (Steam)
Beetle Hunter (Steam)
SOUTHBOUND (Steam)
Sole (Steam)
Screensavers VR (Steam VR)
Dark Fairy Fantasy (Steam)
Knife Only (Steam)
Musasabi (Steam)
Lovely Heroines (Steam)
Haunted Gas Station (Steam)

17th
Monkey King: Hero is back (PS4/PC Retail/Steam)
The Fisherman – Fishing Planet (PS4)
Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes Complete Edition (PS4)
Just Ignore Them (XB1)
Sole (XB1)
Ping Redux (XB1)
Darksiders Warmastered Edition (Switch)
FlyCatcher (Steam VR)
PING REDUX (Steam)
The Legend of Crystal Valley (Steam)
Voyagers (Steam)
Little Red Riding Hood (Steam)
Git Gud or Get Rekt (Steam)
Lost Empire 2977 (Steam)
CityBattle | Virtual Earth (EU) (Steam)
Viking Chess: Hnefatafl (Steam)
Chernobylite (Steam)
CATGIRL LOVER 2 (Steam)
Centralia: Homecoming (Steam)
ShockRods (Steam)
Drunk ride (Steam)
Planet destroyer (Steam)
Freud Gate (Steam)
ZHED – Puzzle Game (Steam)
Incredible Dracula: Vargosi Returns (Steam)
King Of Firearms (Steam)
Dark Miasma (Steam)
Best Plumber (Steam)
TORINTO (Steam)
Autonauts (Steam)
Rising Hell (Steam)
Cat Lady (Steam)
Moo Moo Move

18th
Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville (PS4/PC Retail)
Sea Salt (XB1/Steam)
Felix the Reaper (XB1/Steam)
Stela (XB1)
The Jackbox Party Pack 6 (XB1/Steam)
Stranded Sails: Explorers of the Cursed Islands (XB1)
Kine (XB1)
Pax Ruthenia (Steam)
Disc Creatures (Steam)
Battle Planet – Judgement Day (Steam)
The Beast Inside (Steam)
The Fisherman – Fishing Planet (Steam)
Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes Complete Edition (Steam)
Stranded Sails – Explorers of the Cursed Islands (Steam)
Six Ages: Ride Like the Wind (Steam)
Little Big Workshop (Steam)
Two princesses (Steam)
King of Halloween (Steam)
Demon Pit (Steam)
Language Worm (Steam)
ef – the first tale. (All Ages) (Steam)
ef – the latter tale. (All Ages) (Steam)
Killjoy Hunter Yuuko (Steam)
Zunius (Steam)
Earthlingo (Steam)
Ice Age Scrat’s Nutty Adventure (Steam)
Paradox Escape Route (Steam)
Hooks And Shotguns (Steam)
Medieval – Embers of War (Steam)
Dungeon Chest (Steam)
Driven Out (Steam)
魔法使いハナビィ Hanaby the Witch (Steam)
Mutiny Island (Steam)

19th
Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville (XB1)
Pig Eat Ball (XB1)
Worbital (XB1)
Return of the Obra Dinn (XB1)
Driven Out (XB1)
Ice Age: Scrat’s Nutty Adventures (XB1)
Megaquarium (XB1)
Alliance Alive HD Remastered – Awakening Edition (PS4/Switch)
Apex Legends: Bloodhound Edition (PS4/XB1)
Apex Legends: Liveline Edition (PS4/XB1)
Digimon: Cyber Sleuth Complete Edition (Switch)
MITING SIMULATOR (Steam)
Anime Tanks Arena (Steam)
House Number 666 (Steam)
Elite Escape (Steam VR)
Pamp Quest (Steam)
MadCowBalls2 (Steam)
Find The Treasure (Steam)
Cyborg Killer Москва 2042 (Steam)
The Chronicles of Joseph of Egypt (Steam)
Sticky Paws (Steam)
Null Drifter (Steam)
TILTit (Steam)
1812: Napoleon Wars (Steam)
KnifeBoy (Steam)
The Dwarves of Glistenveld (Steam)
One Incident In A Small Town (Steam)
Martian Law (Steam)
ThreeStep (Steam)
Ghost Guns (Steam)
Figure Simulator War (Steam)
Biomagnet (Steam)
深海 DEEPSEA (Steam)
Tsukai Furushita Kotoba Ya Uta Wo MV (Steam VR)
Sageball (Steam)