Top 10 video game releases of September 2019

See which of September 2019's game launches we are most looking forward to

Now that summer is over, we’re starting to see some big E3 titles finally hitting our shelves. Over the next few months in the run up to Christmas we will see more and more video games getting released to help us get through the long winter months. Keep reading to find out our top ten video game picks for the month of September.

  1. 10

    Dead by Daylight

    Release: 24th September
    Platform: Switch

    Dead by Daylight is a multiplayer 4v1 horror game where one player takes on the role of the savage killer, and the other four must attempt to escape and avoid being caught, tortured, and killed. Survivors play in third-person and have the advantage of better situational awareness. The killer plays in first-person and is more focused on their prey. Each killing ground is in a different environment, so survivors will constantly be in unfamiliar waters as they try to avoid the Killer at all costs.

  2. 9

    The Walking Dead: The Telltale Definitive Series

    Release: 10th September
    Platform: PlayStation 4, Xbox One

    Play the series that revolutionized storytelling in games with The Walking Dead: The Telltale Definitive Series. Containing all four Seasons, 400 Days DLC, and The Walking Dead: Michonne, you get to experience the full story of young survivor Clementine as she grows from scared little girl to capable survivor in the zombie infected apocalyptic world.

  3. 8

    AI: The Somnium Files

    Release: 20th September
    Platform: PlayStation 4, Switch

    From the mind of Kotaro Uchikoshi (Zero Escape series director), with character design by Yusuke Kozaki (NO MORE HEROES, Fire Emblem series), comes AI: The Somnium Files. This brand-new thrilling neo-noir adventure is a detective game set in a near-future Tokyo. Play as Special Agent Kaname Date who is on the case of a mysterious serial killer, investigating crime scenes as well as entering the subconscious minds of others as he desperately hunts for clues.

  4. 7

    Spyro Reignited Trilogy

    Release: 3rd September
    Platform: Switch

    After returning to home consoles late last year, Spyro the dragon is now making his way to the Nintendo Switch with remastered HD versions of the original three Spyro Games: Spyro the Dragon (1998), Spyro 2: Ripto's Rage! (1999) and Spyro: Year of the Dragon (2000).

    Explore expansive realms, re-encounter fiery personalities and relive the adventure in fully remastered glory as you soar through over 100 levels playing as Hunter, Sheila, Agent 9, and, of course, Spyro himself.

  5. 6

    Monster Hunter World: Iceborne

    Release: 6th September
    Platform: PlayStation 4, Xbox One

    Monster Hunter World: Iceborne is the highly anticipated massive expansion to Monster Hunter: World (2018) that rivals the gameplay volume of the base game and features a new icy setting, storyline, monsters, and gameplay options.

    The game’s all-new story whisks hunters away to the newly discovered chilly locale that, once fully explored, becomes the largest region in world so far. The new locale is home to several new and returning monsters ready to challenge hunters throughout their expeditions, and raises the stakes with the added higher difficulty of Master Rank. Iceborne continues the skill-based progression and robust crafting system of the base game, and expands that with several new gameplay features that broaden the player’s combat repertoire. All this leads to the ultimate hunter test against the mysterious new flagship monster, Velkhana.

  6. 5

    Daemon X Machina

    Release: 13th September
    Platform: Switch

    It was the greatest disaster in recorded history when the moon tore apart, turning the sky into a kaleidoscope of red light that illuminated all who watched from below. Survive this apocalyptic new age as a mercenary pilots powerful mechs in this brand-new action game. Defend the planet and defeat corrupted A.I. controlled robots using your arsenal, a fully customisable mechanised battle suit. Choose and equip a multitude of weapons, obtain more from downed enemy arsenals, and swap them on the fly to suit your playstyle.

  7. 4

    Borderlands 3

    Release: 13th September
    Platform: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC

    The original shooter-looter returns, packing bazillions of guns in an all-new mayhem-fueled adventure! Blast through new worlds and enemies as one of four brand new Vault Hunters, each with deep skill trees, abilities, and customisation. Play solo or join with friends to take on insane enemies, score loads of loot and save your home from the most ruthless cult leaders in the galaxy.

  8. 3

    Gears 5

    Release: 10th September
    Platform: Xbox One

    From one of gaming’s most acclaimed sagas, Gears 5 is finally here and is bigger than ever. Set after the events of Gears of War 4 (2016), play through five thrilling modes and experience the deepest campaign of the franchise to date. With Kait Diaz’s mental state seemingly deteriorating, join her as she goes on a journey to uncover herself, her past, and her connection to the enemy.

  9. 2

    The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening

    Release: 20th September
    Platform: Switch

    Link has washed ashore on a mysterious island with strange and colourful inhabitants. To escape the island, Link must collect magical instruments across the land and awaken the Wind Fish. Explore a reimagined Koholint Island that’s been rebuilt in a brand-new art style that will entice fans and newcomers alike. Battle enemies as you conquer numerous dungeons and uncover the hidden secrets of the island. Encounter Super Mario enemies like Goombas, Piranha Plants, and more, and interact with unique locals who help Link on his adventure.

  10. 1

    Catherine Full Body

    Release: 3rd September
    Platform: PlayStation 4

    The captivating tale of 2011’s award-winning Catherine returns in a remaster that is bigger and better than ever before. Improved visuals and gameplay, brand-new music, and enhanced multiplayer options are just some of the features that await.

    Explore brand-new branching story paths centering around the arrival of the mysterious amnesiac, Rin. Dozens of new cutscenes and animated cinematics have been added to delve even deeper into Vincent’s complicated present life, as well as his past. Catherine Full Body contains over twice as many puzzles as the original game, and if puzzles aren’t your thing, the new ‘Safety Mode’ gives players the option to activate ‘Auto-Play’ at any point during a puzzle, letting you sit back and enjoy the story.

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