Brace yourselves for a real influx of new titles hitting the store shelves this week on Xbox One and Xbox 360. There are some big hitters, from different genres, to choose from for both consoles.
PES 2017 – 15th September – Xbox One & Xbox 360
Pro Evolution Soccer is back to try and reclaim its power within the football game genre. There’s been a massive focus on improving the gameplay, such as unpredictable ball movements, passing reliant on timing, and player ball control. Goalkeepers have been upgraded with new motions to ensure they are the most agile to date. A potential game-changer could come in the form of adaptive A.I. which can learn your playstyle. All this and the usual game modes could make for a top football release.
Where can I buy it? Amazon for £42.00 (One) and £32.00 (360)
Batman: The Telltale Series – 16th September – Xbox One & Xbox 360
Batman enthusiasts, prepare to be the Bat in the latest interactive story-driven adventure from Telltale Games. Juggle both sides of Bruce Wayne’s life to ensure you keep up appearances in the public eye before donning the Batsuit for the night-time antics. This disc offers access via the Season Pass to all five episodes of this dark new tale as and when they are separately released. Are you ready to find out how it feels to make choices with consequences as the Dark Knight?
Where can I buy it? Amazon for £25.00 (Both One & 360)
NBA 2K17 – 16th September – Xbox One & Xbox 360
The NBA 2K series is constantly evolving in trying to ensure their newest instalments are the most authentic offerings to date. Visually, the look of each arena will have improved lighting and games will feel even more like a live broadcast. Amongst the modes, there’s a heavy reliance on MyCAREER to deliver the meat of NBA 2K17 with a brand new story line involving Creed actor Michael B. Jordan. His character serves as a friend to your NBA career, helping you to make those all-important choices which have an impact on and off the court.
Where can I buy it? Amazon for £42.00 (One) and £29.99 (360)
BioShock: The Collection – 16th September – Xbox One
Prepare to revisit the cities of Rapture and Columbia in the ultimate collection of the BioShock franchise, remastered for the next generation of consoles. Not only does it include BioShock, BioShock 2 and BioShock Infinite full games, but also all the single player add-on content like “Minerva’s Den”, “Clash in the Clouds” and “Burial at Sea”. Experience the epic journeys of BioShock like never before.
Where can I buy it? Amazon for £33.99
ReCore – 16th September – Xbox One
The legendary creator Keiji Inafune has worked with the makers of Metroid Prime to produce a brand new action adventure. ReCore throws gamers into a world dominated by robots hell-bent on decimating the character you control, whom happens to be one of the last few humans remaining. With a band of friendlier robot companions by your side, it’s time to lead these unlikely heroes on an adventure through a mysterious and dynamic world, in order to save mankind.
Where can I buy it? Amazon for £28.00
NHL 17 – 16th September – Xbox One
Being the only official Hockey game on the block makes it an easy choice for fans of the sport, but EA aren’t resting on their laurels. Draft the ultimate fantasy team in the brand new NHL Draft Champions mode, where you need to choose the best players to build a balanced team to take forward and win the Draft Championship. For the first time ever you can also play for national pride in the World Cup of Hockey featuring all the official teams. EA SPORTS Hockey League gets new customisations and Hockey Ultimate Team is more exciting than ever. Enjoy all this, and much more, in NHL 17.
Where can I buy it? Amazon for £44.99
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