Pokdepicks 5 Awesome Games to Look Out for in October 2019
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
The 16th instalment of the popular Activision
shooter series, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is a first-person shooter and a
soft reboot of the Modern Warfare subseries. While not much still known about
the game’s primary storyline, the game is set to take place in a realistic and
modern setting featuring the return of Captain Price.
However, this version of Captain Price will be completely
different from past iterations due to the soft reboot. Gamers will control
Metropolitan Police Sergeant and former British Army Officer Kyle Garrick for
the first half of the campaign. The game then shifts to Alex, a CIA officer, in
the second half of the campaign.
Fun fact, this iteration of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is
the first game in the franchise to fully support cross-platform multiplayer.
This means that you can play with people even if they’re on different
platforms. Moreover, post-launch content will be free for all gamers as
Activision has removed their Season Pass offering for this game.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare will be coming to the
PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on 25th October 2019.
Call of Duty Mobile
Developed by Tencent Games, Call of Duty Mobile is an online
multiplayer first-person shooter game. It also marks the first major entry of
the series into the world of mobile gaming. The game will be very similar in
concept to previous Call of Duty games, where you simply fight against enemies
alone or in teams using a vast array of military weaponry.
Interestingly, the game will feature maps and other game
elements from previous Call of Duty games to provide a wholesome gaming
experience on smartphone. This includes the game’s own iteration of the
Blackout battle royale game mode. The game itself will be free to play but
there are microtransactions and a battle pass available for gamers to purchase.
Fun fact, Call of Duty Mobile was made available in July
2019 for beta testing purposes. At the time, it had a similar look and feel to
Call of Duty games in the PS3 era. It also focused on competitive multiplayer
matches in modes like Search-and-Destroy, Team Deathmatch and free for all.
Things may change drastically in the final release but it’s definitely one to
look out for regardless.
Call of Duty Mobile will be coming to Android and iOS
devices on 1st October 2019.
The 7th instalment in the WWE 2K series, WWE 2K20
is a professional wrestling game by 2K Sports and Visual Concepts Studio. In
this entry, the 2K Showcase mode will revolve around the Four Horsewomen of WWE
during the infamous Women’s Revolution era; Bayley, Charlotte Flair, Sasha
Banks and Becky Lynch.
The 2K Towers mode which was first introduced in WWE 2K19
will make its return. The biggest highlight of the mode is the journey of Roman
Reigns from his early days as part of The Shield to his days as the WWE
Universal Champion. For the first time in the franchise, WWE 2K20 will feature
a female MyCareer story alongside its male story, each with their own unique
Fun fact, the WWE 2K series has generally been seen as the
work of Japanese game development studio Yuke’s. WWE 2K20 marks the beginning
of a new era as Yuke’s officially parted ways earlier this year. The move was
made mainly due to recent entries being stale and unable to provide a fresh new
experience, which is a common complaint among gamers.
WWE 2K20 will be coming to the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and
PC on 22nd October 2019.
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel 3
The long-awaited sequel in Nihon Falcom’s popular game
series, The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel 3 is a role-playing game
with a traditional turn-based battle system. The game takes place one and a
half years after the events of Trails of Cold Steel II. The story revolves around
protagonist Rean Schwarzer, his students, and the rest of his military school
friends from the prior two entries.
The game will explore
a number of unresolved mysteries including the origins of Rean’s birth, and what
others have been up to since the events of the prior games. The game also
features appearances from Tita and Agate, characters from Trails in the Sky, a
previous story arc within the Trails series, as well as Tio and Randy,
characters from Trails from Zero and Trails to Azure.
Fun fact, while the series itself has concluded for the
Japanese audience, the game is still far from over for the English-speaking
crowd. This was due to localization issues rather than poor sales figures. In
fact, Nihon Falcom President Toshihiro Kondo said the process is very
time-consuming as there’s over 2.4 million Japanese texts that require
translations for this entry alone.
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel 3 will be coming
exclusively to the PlayStation 4 on 22nd October 2019.
Luigi’s Mansion 3
The mature spin-off of the Mario series, Luigi’s Mansion 3
is an action-adventure game with open-ended level structures. Luigi, along with
Mario, Princess Peach, a group of Toads, and his pet Polterpup go on vacation
after receiving an invitation to the luxurious Last Resort hotel. However, the
dream vacation is simply a plot by King Boo to capture Mario and his friends.
Luigi is tasked with exploring a large hotel, with each
floor based around a different theme featuring a variety of atmospheres and
mechanics. There is also a multiplayer component called ScareScraper that will
allow for up to eight players to play together either locally or online. With
the help of Professor E. Gadd and the new Poltergust G-00, Luigi must conquer
his fears and save his friends.
Fun fact, Luigi’s Mansion 3 did away with the mansion
setting and moved to a hotel setting instead in order to make three-dimensional
exploration possible. Game Producer Kensuke Tanabe wanted players to be able to
visualize how the hotel was set up. Despite that, the team also deliberately
made choices in the settings to make it as unexpected and un-hotel-like as
Luigi’s Mansion 3 will be coming exclusively to the Nintendo
Switch on 31st October 2019.
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