New Video Game Release Guide – October 2013

Welcome to the PDG October 2013 New Video Game Release Guide

By PDG Staff

 

 

 

 
Tuesday – October 1

 

NBA 2K14 (PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, iOS)

 

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NBA 2K14 marks the return of the world’s biggest and best NBA video game franchise. Following more than 38 Sports Game of the Year and “Best Of” mentions last year, 2K14 is set to rule the virtual hardwood once again. This year, 2K joins forces with the league’s most dominant force: LeBron James. With a soundtrack hand-picked by the King, refined controls featuring the new Pro Stick, the return of Crews, new Signature Skills, enhanced defense including blocked dunks, and more, NBA 2K14 will raise the bar yet again.

 

 

 

Tuesday – October 8

 

Beyond: Two Souls (PS3)

 

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From the makers of the award-winning Heavy Rain comes a unique, psychological action thriller. Featuring a brand-new game engine, a compelling, original story, and a top-notch Hollywood cast; BEYOND: Two Souls promises to be one of the most immersive experiences on the PlayStation®3 system. Live the life of Jodie Holmes, a young woman who possesses extraordinary powers through a psychic link to an invisible entity. Experience the most striking moments of Jodie’s life as your actions and decisions determine her fate. As she traverses the globe, Jodie will face incredible challenges against a backdrop of emotionally-charged events never before seen in a video game.

 

 

 

 

F1 2013 (PC, PS3, 360)

 

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Featuring all the cars, circuits and stars from the 2013 FIA Formula One World Championship, and including all the updated rules, tire changes and remodeled handling to authentically reflect the challenge and exhilaration of racing 2013’s stunning roster of Formula One cars. The videogame also gives you the chance to experience a range of classic content in a brand new game mode, Introduced by legendary broadcaster Murray Walker.

 

 

 

 

Friday – October 25

 

Batman: Arkham Origins (PC, PS3, X360, Wii U)

 

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Batman: Arkham Origins features an expanded Gotham City and introduces an original prequel storyline set several years before Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City. Taking place before the rise of Gotham City’s most dangerous criminals, villains and assassins, players will meet many important characters for the first time. The game showcases a young, raw, unrefined Batman as he faces a defining moment in his early career as a crime fighter that sets his path to becoming the Dark Knight. As the story unfolds, witness identities being formed and key relationships being forged.

 

 

 

 

Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate (Vita, 3DS)

 

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Batman: Arkham Origins features an expanded Gotham City and introduces an original prequel storyline set several years before Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City. Taking place before the rise of Gotham City’s most dangerous criminals, villains and assassins, players will meet many important characters for the first time. The game showcases a young, raw, unrefined Batman as he faces a defining moment in his early career as a crime fighter that sets his path to becoming the Dark Knight. As the story unfolds, witness identities being formed and key relationships being forged.

 

 

 

 

Tuesday – October 29

 

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag (PS3, X360, Wii U)

 

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It is 1715. Pirates rule the Caribbean and have established a lawless pirate republic. Among these outlaws is a fearsome young captain named Edward Kenway. His exploits earn the respect of pirate legends like Blackbeard, but draw him into an ancient war that may destroy everything the pirates have built.

 

*the PC version of Black Flag has been delayed to November 19th.

 

 

 

 

Battlefield 4 (PC, X360, PS3)

 

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Battlefield 4 is the genre-defining action blockbuster made from moments that blur the line between game and glory. Fueled by the next-generation power and fidelity of Frostbite 3, Battlefield 4 provides a visceral, dramatic experience unlike any other. Only in Battlefield will you blow the foundations of a dam or reduce an entire skyscraper to rubble. Only in Battlefield will you lead a naval assault from the back of a gun boat. Battlefield grants you the freedom to do more and be more while playing to your strengths and carving your own path to victory. In addition to its hallmark multiplayer, Battlefield 4 features an intense and dramatic character-driven campaign that starts with the evacuation of American VIPs from Shanghai and follows your squad’s struggle to find its way home. There is no comparison. Immerse yourself in the glorious chaos of all-out war, found only in Battlefield.

 

 

 

 

WWE 2K14 (PS3, X360)

 

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FINALLY. 2K’s lineup of premier sports simulation titles expands with the company’s first release in the flagship WWE videogame franchise, WWE 2K14. The most electrifying, authentic and comprehensive WWE video game experience to date arrives on October 29, 2013. Hulk Hogan vs. Andre the Giant. The Rock vs Stone Cold Steve Austin. John Cena vs. The Rock. Relive the greatest matches and moments from three decades of the greatest spectacle in all of entertainment. Play through more than 45 prolific matches in an unprecedented single-player campaign celebrating 30 years of WrestleMania. Complete objectives to unlock playable characters, additional gear, historical WWE footage, and bonus content on the road to immortality.

 

Compete with the single greatest WWE roster ever assembled, including WWE Legends and present-day Superstars and Divas, such as The Rock, John Cena, Hulk Hogan, Undertaker, “Macho Man” Randy Savage, Stone Cold Steve Austin, Shawn Michaels, Daniel Bryan, and CM Punk. WWE 2K14 features Predator Technology 3.0, Creation Suite and Universe Mode.

 

 

 

 

Thursday – October 31

 

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate HD (PSN, XBLA)

 

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Initially set 25 years after the events of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, Mirror of Fate will reveal the story of Gabriel’s ancestors, as they battle their own destiny in each era only to discover their true, shocking fate. Trevor Belmont, a knight of the Brotherhood of Light, sets out to avenge the death of his mother, at the hands of his own father, who has now returned from years of exile to take up residence in a mysterious castle. What was once Gabriel Belmont is now a powerful vampire called Dracula. Dracula has declared war upon the Brotherhood and thus the scene is set for a cataclysmic showdown between father and son!

 

 

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