5 Hot New Games You Need To Know
11 May 2016
Gamers, prepare your game face and warm those fingers for the ultimate year ahead with these 5 hot new titles coming your way.
NBA 2K17 (CTC)
Release Date: Friday, 16 September 2016.
After the colossal success of NBA 2K16, comes this highly anticipated next chapter in the hit NBA 2K franchise where the "legends live on". The same day as the last game of his 20-year career, NBA superstar and all-time favourite, Kobe Bryant, was confirmed a featured NBA 2K17 Legend. And now, you can play as him! With a list of legendary players, true-to-life graphics and an enhanced gameplay like never before, it'll be hard to decipher whether you're playing on your couch or sweating it out on the court.
Available on PS4, Xbox One, PS3 and Xbox 360.
Horizon: Zero Dawn (CTC)
Release Date: Wednesday, 01 March 2017.
Immerse yourself within a luxuriant post-apocalyptic world as outcast and hunter, Aloy, a girl who comes from nowhere, believed to be a curse. As Aloy, you will battle through the darkness in a fight to claim your identity, and unlock the very mysteries you've wanted answers to for so long. Exclusively designed for PS4 by the same creators of the highly esteemed Killzone franchise, Guerrilla Games, Horizon: Zero Dawn boasts cutting-edge open world tech where nature and machines collide, promising an overall unique and fast-paced action role-playing game you haven't experienced until now.
Available on PS4.
LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens (PG)
Release Date: Wednesday, 29 June 2016.
May the force be with you as you revel in the greatness of this next instalment in the leading LEGO videogame franchise. In true LEGO view, now you can re-experience the blockbuster film at an even higher capacity with exclusive playable content and all the heroic characters, vehicles and locations including fan favourites Han Solo, Chewbacca, BB-8, Starkiller Base and the glorious Millennium Falcon. And with the improved and advanced "Multi-Builds" system and new Blaster Battles, LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens enables you to select from several building options as you manipulate your environments for an astounding high-speed flight action gameplay.
Available on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo 3DS, PC, Wii U, PS Vita, PS3 and Xbox 360.
Watch_Dogs 2 - San Francisco Edition (CTC)
Release Date: Tuesday, 15 November 2016.
You are Marcus Holloway, one of the greatest hackers of all time wrongfully accused of ctOS 2.0's invasive crime prediction algorithm and now, you unite with secret hacker group Deadsec, to prove your innocence beyond doubt as you defeat the very debauch organisation who corruptly use technology to silently rule and oppress the citizens of San Francisco Bay. From renowned game developer, Ubisoft Entertainment, comes this remarkable open world, action-packed gameplay set during the tech revolution. Your greatest weapon? Hacking. Utilise hacking to control the city's infrastructure, every connected device and personal database, command vehicles including security robots and drones, execute mass hacking, embrace an all-new multiplayer experience and more. You will make history. You will power the hack of the century, end this evil and rightfully return freedom back to the citizens.
Available on PS4, Xbox One and PC.
World of Warcraft: Legion Collector's Edition (M)
Release Date: Tuesday, 30 August 2016.
Every WoW player's dream is made a reality in the latest role playing sensation World of Warcraft: Legion Collector's Edition, as all-new features and abundant content powerfully reconstruct you into Azeroth's elite front as you seek allies in a grand battle with the shadow. Relish an enhanced transmogrification system, a new PvP progression system and advanced social features. The irresistible epic Legion Collector's Edition includes 'World of Warcraft - Illidari Felstalker Mount and Nibbles Pet', 'Heroes of the Storm - Felstalker Mount', 'StarCraft II - Fel Protoss Portraits', 'Diablo III - Wings of the Betrayer', Level 100 character boost and more.
Available on PC.
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