War is coming to the world of Xbox this week, with armies of Orcs, trolls, and the worst of the bunch, Nazis, all featuring in the games due for release. So, prepare for battle and let’s take a look at what new games are ‘In Stores This Week’ for Xbox One and Xbox 360.
Middle-earth: Shadow of War – 10th October – Xbox One
Return to the open world RPG action of Middle-earth for the sequel, Shadow of War, which sees returning protagonist Talion tasked with building an army and forging a new Ring of Power in an attempt to stop Sauron once and for all. Approach the creatures, beasts and monsters in your path stealthily, or just go for it with a large variety of lethal moves. This time there are new regions, bigger environments and a shed load of Orc tribes, each with their own cultural differences. Even the Nemesis System has evolved to incorporate everything the world has to offer and that includes the new Followers, who bring fresh tales of loyalty, betrayal and revenge. Are you going to put an end to that bloody Dark Lord Sauron?
Where can I buy it? Amazon for £41.99
RAID World War II – 13th October – Xbox One
Gather your comrades for a four player co-op shooter to try and halt the Nazi war machine when hope is almost gone. ‘Mrs White’, a secret agent, frees four prisoners of war during a raid on a Gestapo jail to aid in taking down Hitler and his Third Reich. With four different classes to choose from – Recon, Assault, Insurgent, or Demolitions – and each possessing a powerful buff for their team and a skill tree to allow for a variety of play styles, you’ll have to decide what suits best when you’re stealing from and assassination the Nazis. It’s time to RAID the ultimate evil and reclaim freedom for all!
Where can I buy it? Amazon for £29.99
The Evil Within 2 – 13th October – Xbox One
The psychological thrills of survival horror The Evil Within is back for another outing, with Detective Sebastian Castellanos entering a world of nightmares to save his daughter, Lily. Taking control of Sebastian, you must partner up with the shadowy organisation Mobius and descend into the world of Union; a place where horrifying threats lurk around every corner. Do you face these sadistic enemies with guns blazing, just run away as fast as possible, or simply use the shadows to launch more calculated attacks? Choose wisely and keep your wits about you in this incredibly tense survival horror.
Where can I buy it? Amazon for £39.99
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