Welcome boys and ghouls to this weeks horror filled releases. For those of you in the Halloween spirit there is plenty to sate your appetite for taking on another form, from pirates to interstellar rebels to good old shoot ‘em ups and a retro game given new life on today's consoles. So grab some treats and get ready for some tricks.
Coming out this week
Angry Birds: Star Wars (Xbox 360, PS3, Vita, PC, Wii, Wii U, 3DS)
In a galaxy far, far away...or your nearest game store. Get ready to immerse yourself in the most recent addition to the Angry Birds series. Now you can launch till your hearts content or at least to the twenty new levels remastered for the consoles. Enjoy cooperative and multiplayer game play while wielding a lightsaber or using the Force. Coming to a rebel base near you on October 29th.
Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag (Xbox 360, PS3)
Arrr, if it be booty yer after look no further matey’s. Coming in from the seven seas be Cap’n Edward Kenway and his fearsome crew on the mighty Jackdaw. Sail the Caribbean seas lootin’ and plunder’n and striking fear in all them landlubbers. So what say ye wog, are ye ready for the life of a pirate, if ye be October 29 be the day to sign up and ship out.
Battlefield 4 (Xbox 360, PS3, PC)
Featuring a larger world and better gameplay, Battlefield 4 offers players an immersive world where you can jump in any vehicle; aerial, aquatic or land based to dish out a can of good ol whoop...well you know. Giving the gamer the ability to change the world around them with interactive environments that change based on your actions. Be ready for the carnage on October 29th.
Pac-man and the Ghostly Adventures (PS3, XBOX 360, Wii U)
If you were hoping for a new game based on the animated series of Pac-Man and Ghostly Adventures, well look no further. This game has all the adventure and excitement from the show now in your control. Take the lead as Pac-man and his friend as you try and free your world from the ghostly and other baddies. Releasing Oct. 29th
Sonic Lost Worlds (Wii U, 3DS)
Coming exclusively to the Nintendo systems, Sonic Lost Worlds boasts new levels,new powers and new adventures. In this installment of the Sonic series you will go and do things never thought of before. Dashing into stores Oct. 29th.
Honorable Mentions (Xbox 360, PS3, PC)
For you budget minded gamers there are a few multipacks coming out that may be of interest. First up, 2K Power Pack Collection, featuring three games: Darkness 2, Bioshock 2 and Mafia 2 (Xbox 360, PS3). Also from 2K, Definitive Strategy Collection featuring: XCOM: Enemy Unknown and Civilization V (PC), also World of Warcraft Battlechest featuring WoW, WoW: Burning Crusade Expansion Pack, WoW: Wrath of the LIch King Expansion Pack, WoW: Cataclysm Expansion Pack and first month of play (PC). All releasing on Oct. 29th.