Game Releases Of September 2013

September 4, 2013

This blog post collates together what games will be released this month for a cluster of different consoles. Which includes the likes of Killzone: Mercenary and GTA: V. 

This blog post will focus on AAA titles, there’s quite a few games being released this month, believe it or not. Carry on reading to find out which ones!

They are listed below with a small description and a trailer (or gameplay).

Diablo 3

Although launching in May last year, Blizzard has decided not to make a new Diablo and keep with the install base and port the game to PS3 and Xbox 360. It is also slated for a PS4 release, but being as the developers got their dev kits quite late, there’s no news whether it’ll be a launch title or not.

Age: 15+
Consoles: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Playstation 4
Release Date: September 3rd (NA & EU)

As of now there’s been no confirmation of an Xbox One version.

Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate

This is an enhanced version of DoA 5 and includes 5 new playable characters, as well as enhanced features taken from DoA 5 Plus

There is a total roaster of 29 characters, all DoA games are great so it may be worth picking it up for £25

Age: 16
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 (DoA 5 Plus is on Vita)
Release Date: EU= Already out – US= September 3rd

Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse HD Remake

This is the HD remake of the original Sega Genesis game, a 2.5D platformer bound to bring back heaps of nostalgie to the player. The remake’s staff actually involves makers of the original game. I may say it looks pretty cool:

Age: E  - Everyone
Platform: Playstation 3, Xbox 360, PC
Release Date: September 3rd PSN, September 4th XBLA & PC (Worldwide)

Rayman Legends

The sequel to Rayman Origins , and trivially it is the 5th main entry to the franchise. Originally being a Wii U exclusive but has since gone multiplatform to hit a wider audience, for those of you who have picked it up already, what’s your review?

Age: 10+
Platforms:PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360, Wii U, and PC
Release Date: EU = Already Out – US = September 3rd

One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2

Exclusively for Playstation platforms, published by Namco Bandai, is a successor to the first due to the first games success

Age: 12
Platforms: Playstation 3, PS Vita
Release Date: EU = Already out – US = September 3rd

Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs

This is the spiritual successor to Amnesia: The Dark Decent, this entrance to the series follows a new cast and also set in a different time period. I can’t wait to scare myself *insert word here*less playing it!

Age: 18
Platforms: PC, Mac OSX, Linux
Release Date: September 10th (EU & US)

Killzone: Mercenary

This is a game long in the waiting – well it seems like it anyway. The game, made by Guerrilla Cambridge is a top class game, judging by the Beta. And if you want an FPS that isn’t made in 6 months by a now defunct company, this is the way to go. I’m definitely picking it up, but next month because I spent this months paycheque on GTA V special edition (and a limited edition strategy guide)…… And I just bought a new TV which I went halfs with my brother for…… Aaaaand my iPod is being repaired which costs £75 to repair.

Last Friday of each month…. I’m waiting…

Age: 17+
Platforms: PS Vita
Release Date:  EU = September 4th  - September 6th UK – US = September 10th

Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix

With the announcement of Kingdom Hearts 3 in development, Square Enix will be launching an HD remaster of the original games, it will include Final Mix, Re: Chain of Memories and 358/2 days If you want something remotely ‘new’ on the Kingdom Hearts front, this is your best bet.

Age: 10+
Platforms: PlayStation 3
Release Date: EU = September 13th – US = September 10th

Puppeteer

This game made by SCE Japan Studio is exclusive to the PS3, and will support 3D viewing. The game looks like great fun and very pretty, if you are a platformer guy then this is your game.

Age: 12
Platforms: PlayStation 3
Release Date: EU = September 11th – US = September 10th

ARMA 3

This tactical shooter game is for PC only and launches later this month, the video below  shows one of the game developers giving commentary through the playthrough.

Age: 16
Platforms: PC
Release Date: September 12th (US & EU)

NHL 14

The most recent game in the franchise, this ice hockey simulator features a brand new engine for improved collision detection, if you want more information on the game look for the reviews next week.

Age: 12
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Release Date: EU = September 13th – US = September 10th



The Wonderful 101

This game, developed by the original creator of Devil May Cry, seems to be a shining light for the Wii U, being exclusive, you control a handful of superheroes to get past puzzles, and beat up enemies. The game looks like great fun with it’s cartoon style artwork.

Age: 12
Platforms: Wii U.
Release Date: EU = Already Out – US = September 15th.

Grand Theft Auto V

Unless you own a PC, you would’ve known there’s this game called GTA V, and it will be releasing very soon! I can’t wait, the special edition along with limited edition game is on pre-order, and if you’ve played any of the GTA games you’ll know they’re great fun. This one seems like it’s going to have a memorable experience.

Viewer discretion advised!

Age: 18+
Platforms: Playstation 3,  Xbox 360.
Release Date: September 17th Worldwide.

On an article I commented on, regarding the studios making exclusive content for Playstation, I questioned if the Rockstar logo counted for the exclusive hardware deal they are doing. I got this reply:

Moving on…

PES 2014

This is the latest addition to the PES franchise, and it uses the Fox Engine…. Long time readers you know how I like my engines!

The game has a wide array of features which look pretty cool, see a video of some of the new features here:

Age: 3
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 2, PSP, and PC.
Release Date: EU = September 19th – US = September 19th

Fifa 14

The infamous game that is bundled free for all European Day One edition pre-orderers, is being released this month, and is hitting pretty much every single platform possible.

Age: 3
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii, PSP, Android, iOS, PlayStation 2, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita, PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4
Release Date: EU = September 26th – US = September 24th

Next-gen versions will be released at launch with the consoles.

Scribblenauts Unmasked: A DC Comics Adventure

The awesome Scribblenauts series brings a smile to my face every time I play it on my sisters pink DS, and this new one looks just as fun!

Age: 10+
Platforms: Wii U, 3DS, PC
Release Date: US = September 24th. There has been no word on an EU release date yet.

Other titles being released:

Kickbeat                  = PS Vita, PS3 [Already Out]

Total War: Rome 2  = PC [Already Out]

Metro: Last Light     = Mac [10th]

Farming Simulator    = X360, PS3 [6th]

I Am Alive                 = PC [13th]

See more here.

It’s 1AM now and I’m going to play Assassins Creed 3 which I got with PS Plus for free :)

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