Up-and-Coming: Video Games of October

Bradley Seebruch, News

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The 2016-2017 year is an exciting time for gamers. From FPS, to racing many of these new games are guaranteed to make you awe. With new experiences around the corner these are some of the games you may want to get your hands on.

Fifa 17:

As the new soccer season begins so do the Fifa sessions. The cover features Marco Reus a forward for the club Borussia Dortmund. This game has been long awaited as new features enter the fray. Upgraded play styles will captivate the user into creating their unique style of play. The game also features a new gamemode call The Journey; in which you play as Alex Hunter an aspiring soccer player from England. You play through his career and make choices in his life as you play. New additions to every team give players the chance to play as their favorite team with new players. Fifa is available for every current console except Nintendo products, and is out now.


Forza Horizon 3:

After 2 years of waiting Forza Horizon is coming out with its 3rd installment of the popular racing game. With new models of cars to choose from there are infinite possibilities of configurations to create. New and exciting challenges await new and old players. New in the series is the addition of off road vehicles such as dune buggies, and karts. The fast paced game allows your race around the country of Australia on a map described as “twice as big as the last map” by the creators. There is no doubt there will be a high demand for this high speed game. Forza Horizon is out now for Xbox One. 


Battlefield 1:

The long string of Battlefield games continues it picks up a new setting. We take a trip to World War 1 where you can play as a soldier on each side. This will add a new perspective into the game as it teaches its players how the soldiers actually fought in the war. All of the weapons were used in WW1, as well as the vehicles. The game also allows the players to break their environment, which can give them the upper hand.When the trailer dropped for this title most people were excited; this even sparked a criticism on Call Of Duty for not thinking of the idea first. This game will be new experience for players young and old because of the realistic playstyle. Battlefield 1 is available for PS4 and Xbox One, coming out October 21st.


Titanfall 2:

Titanfall 2 is back, so get your mechs ready because it’s going down. This first-person shooter is back and it has improved a lot since 2014. With new mechs to try out, many are thrilled to get ahold of the game. The games puts you in a team situations where you can call down mechs from the sky to defeat your enemies. Mechs can be hijacked by other pilots (players). The graphics have been greatly improved from the last game making it seem futuristic. Titanfall 2 is out October 28th on PS4 and Xbox One.


Other games coming out in October:

  • Mafia 3 (PS4, Xbox One) (October 7th)
  • Gears of War 4 (Xbox One) (October 11th)
  • WWE2K17 (All consoles but Nintendo) (October 11th)
  • Skylanders Imaginators (All consoles) (October 13th)


October will be full of new and exciting experiences for gamers.


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