Top Games Releasing This Week

This week sees Ubisoft’s Watch_Dogs series return with a new installment, a trio of Lucas Arts remasters make their way to Xbox One and just in time for Halloween the latest chapter of the Dark Pictures Anthology will be released.

Below is a sampling of whats to come this week, for a more extensive list be sure to check out metacritic.com

Carto (October 27th)
Adventure

Platform: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC
Developer: Sunhead Games
Publisher: Humble Games



Carto is a charming adventure game wrapped around a unique, world-altering puzzle mechanic. Use this power to explore mysterious lands, help a quirky cast of characters, and guide Carto on her journey back to her family.

Ghostrunner (October 27th)
Platformer

Platform: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC
Developer: One More Level
Publisher: All In! Games

Ghostrunner offers a unique single-player experience: fast-paced, violent combat, and an original setting that blends science fiction with post-apocalyptic themes. It tells the story of a world that has already ended and its inhabitants who fight to survive.

Cobra Kai: The Karate Kid Saga Continues (October 27th)
Beat ‘Em Up

Platform: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch
Developer: Flux Game Studio
Publisher: GameMill Entertainment, Maximum Games

Thirty-four years after the events of the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament, the rivalry of Daniel LaRusso and Johnny Lawrence continues. The fight is in your hands now! Choose a side, master your moves, and embrace your destiny in an epic beat ’em up adventure inspired by the hit show.

Watch_Dogs: Legion (October 29th)
Action

Platform: PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, Stadia, PC
Developer: Ubisoft Toronto
Publisher: Ubisoft

It is time to take back London, corrupt opportunists have taken over and it’s up to you to build a resistance to give the city back to the people. With an entire population of potential recruits and the city’s technology at your fingertips, you’ll need to hack, infiltrate, and fight your way to liberate London. Welcome to the Resistance.

Day of the Tentacle Remastered (October 29th)
Point-and-Click, Adventure

Platform: Xbox One
Developer: Double Fine Productions
Publisher: Double Fine Productions

Dr. Fred’s mutated purple tentacle is about to take over the world, and only you can stop him! Originally released by LucasArts in 1993 as a sequel to Ron Gilbert’s ground breaking Maniac Mansion, Day of the Tentacle is a mind-bending, time travel, cartoon puzzle adventure game in which three unlikely friends work together to prevent an evil mutated purple tentacle from taking over the world!

Full Throttle Remastered (October 29th)
Point-and-Click, Adventure

Platform: Xbox One
Developer: Double Fine Productions
Publisher: Double Fine Productions

Originally released by LucasArts in 1995, Full Throttle is a classic graphic adventure game from industry legend Tim Schafer, telling the story of Ben Throttle; butt-kicking leader of biker gang the Polecats, who gets caught up in a tale of Motorcycles, Mayhem, and Murder.

Grim Fandango Remastered (October 29th)
Point-and-Click, Adventure

Platform: Xbox One
Developer: Double Fine Productions
Publisher: Double Fine Productions

Something’s rotten in the land of the dead, and you’re being played for a sucker. Meet Manny Calavera, travel agent at the Department of Death. Help Manny untangle himself from a conspiracy that threatens his very salvation. One of the most acclaimed adventure games of all time is now back, better than ever.

The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope (October 30th)
Horror, Adventure

Platform: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC
Developer: Supermassive Games
Publisher: Bandai Namco

Trapped and isolated in the abandoned town of Little Hope, 4 college students and their teacher must escape the nightmarish apparitions that relentlessly pursue them through an impenetrable fog.