School is properly back in session and that means there’s bound to be some games that will be coming during the semester. What are you going to be looking out for?
Will it be…
October 8, Nintendo Switch
After nearly 20 years, mainline Metroid is back and it’s looking cleaner than ever. Jump, shoot, explore and survive as you’re in a completely new area with a completely new suit. What new horrors await another round of 2D explorative action? Hold onto your switches and be ready to feel dread on October 8.
Shin Megami Tensei V
November 8, Nintendo Switch
Enjoyed Persona 5 and the other titles ATLUS has put out recently? Interested in trying out the harder and more punishing series? Look no further than Shin Megami Tensei V, the next mainline title in the role-playing game franchise. Be ready to explore, fight and recruit demons as well as pave your own path as you make your own choices which will have impacts on the story as a whole. Pick your sides, make your choices and fight for your life. The world in ruin depends on you.
Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania
October 5, PS4/5, Xbox One/Series X/PC, Nintendo Switch
Arcade classics are coming back and so are AiAi and his friends. After being dormant for years, classic Super Monkey Ball action with a whole slew of SEGA characters like Sonic & Tails from Sonic the Hedgehog, Beat from Jet Set Radio, Kazuma Kiryu from Yakuza, and Morgana from Persona 5 are all here to play. Jump back into the ball rolling action by yourself or with friends come October 5!
Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl
November 19, Nintendo Switch
For many, the 4th generation of Pokemon was their first jump into the Pokemon franchise. Now it’s coming back in HD! Relive those moments of child-like wonder on the Nintendo Switch with improved graphics that recall back to those chubby little sprites. Catch your old team, play the mini-games, and return to simpler times come November 19.
Melty Blood Type Lumina
September 30, Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One, PC
Ever heard of Tsukihime? Ever heard of Melty Blood? Neither? That’s alright since this is a remake of an older fighting game. You won’t need any knowledge of the previous game to enjoy this title. Melty Blood Type Lumina is an anime fighting game with fast-paced gameplay and loads of mechanical depth. If you’re looking to throw yourself into a fighting game and grab a few friends to grind out some matches with, look into Melty Blood Type Lumina come September 30.
Far Cry 6
October 5, PC, PS4/5
Looking to do some shooting with a tinge of rebellion? Far Cry 6 is soon to hit store shelves with a grip on government and politics at the core of its narrative. Are you ready to walk alongside the rebellion or become it? Keep an eye out for Far Cry 6 come October 5.