New Games Coming Out This Week: October 2, 2023

New Games: October 2, 2023

Each week, NextPlay brings you the newest games hitting digital stores and storefronts. While we can’t include every game released, we strive to highlight the ones that have caught our interest. So without further ado, let’s have a look at a selection of new games coming out this week!

Bilkins’ Folly

Release Date: October 2 | Developer: Webbysoft | Publisher: Armor Games Studios
: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, PC, Nintendo Switch

Percy’s on a quest to find his missing relatives, and he needs your help! Join him and his beloved dog Drayton as they adventure through a series of unusual islands, solve puzzles to uncover valuable treasure, and bring to light the foreboding family secret buried beneath it all.

High on Life: High on Knife (DLC)

Release Date: October 3 | Developer: Squanch Games | Publisher: Squanch Games
: Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, PC, Xbox Series X|S

High on Knife is set two years after the ending of the main game, where you and your talking weapons go on an adventure because Knifey received a package from home.


Release Date: October 3 | Developer: Ebb Software | Publisher: Kepler Interactive
: PlayStation 5 (already available on PC and Xbox Series X|S)

Scorn is an atmospheric first person horror adventure game set in a nightmarish universe of odd forms and somber tapestry. It is designed around an idea of “being thrown into the world”. Isolated and lost inside this dream-like world you will explore different interconnected regions in a non-linear fashion. The unsettling environment is a character itself. Every location contains its own theme (story), puzzles and characters that are integral in creating a cohesive lived in world. Throughout the game you will open up new areas, acquire different skill sets, weapons, various items and try to comprehend the sights presented to you.

Silent Hope

Release Date: October 3 | Developer: Marvelous | Publisher: XSEED Games
: PC, Nintendo Switch

Explore, fight, and produce items to grow stronger as seven distinct heroes in this silent world. Guided by the Princess, you’ll delve into the Abyss and learn the mysteries of the King and his now-ruined kingdom. In a world without words, what hope is there for humanity?

The Lamplighters League

Release Date: October 3 | Developer: Harebrained Schemes | Publisher: Paradox Interactive
: PC, Xbox Series X|S

Sneak, steal, and shoot your way through a world of pulp adventure in The Lamplighters League! Globetrot across a variety of exciting locales around the world and outwit your enemies in strategic turn-based combat – and, if you play your cards right, you might just save the world.

A Tiny Sticker Tale

Release Date: October 4 | Developer: Ogre Pixel | Publisher: Ogre Pixel
: Linux, Mac, PC, Nintendo Switch

Take stuff from the world as stickers and place them anywhere to get different reactions and perform different actions!

This Bed We Made

Release Date: October 4 | Developer: Lowbirth Games | Publisher: Lowbirth Games
: PC

This Bed We Made is a third-person mystery game in which you play as a maid in a 1950s hotel and snoop around strangers’ rooms to uncover their deadly secrets. Discover what links the clients together in this tale of love, heartbreak and murder!

[I] Doesn’t Exist

Release Date: October 5 | Developer: Lual Games Kig | Publisher: Lual Games Kig
: PC, Mac, Linux

Classic Zork meets Existential Crisis. A modern text adventure that explores themes of control, isolation and mental health while levelling up the genre with beautiful pixel art and AI.

Assassin’s Creed Mirage

Release Date: October 5 | Developer: Ubisoft Bordeaux | Publisher: Ubisoft Entertainment
: Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, PC, Xbox Series X|S

In Assassin’s Creed Mirage, you are Basim, a cunning street thief with nightmarish visions, seeking answers and justice. After an act of deadly retribution, Basim flees Baghdad and joins an ancient organization – The Hidden Ones. As he learns their mysterious rituals and powerful tenets, he will hone his unique abilities, discover his true nature, and come to understand a new Creed – one that will change his fate in ways he never could have imagined.

Asterix & Obelix: Heroes

Release Date: October 5 | Developer: Gamexcite | Publisher: Nacon
: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, PC

Original gameplay combining deck building and turn-based combat. 24 heroes from the comic series available for you in this original adventure. To foil Caesar’s plans, upgrade your deck and make the right tactical decisions!

Bang-On Balls: Chronicles

Release Date: October 5 | Developer: Exit Plan Games | Publisher: Untold Tales
: Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC, Nintendo Switch

A quirky, absolutely content-packed, destructible open-world sandbox adventure with combat, platforming, character customization, and collect-a-thon scavenger hunt experience. Play solo, 2-player split screen, or online co-op for up to 4 players. No paid cosmetic DLC nonsense.

Knight vs Giant: The Broken Excalibur

Release Date: October 5 | Developer: Gambir Studio | Publisher: PQube
: PC, Nintendo Switch

Engage in combat against gigantic monsters terrorising the Kingdom of Camelot and defeat them with your Broken Excalibur in this roguelite action adventure with RPG elements.

The Bloodline

Release Date: October 5 | Developer: Shieldbearer Studios | Publisher: HOOK
: PC

An open, freeform Adventure RPG that lets you play your way. Reforge bonds between kingdoms, explore the wilds, craft and plan adventures and wield mighty weapons or magic as you prepare for what is to come…

Borderlands 3: Ultimate Edition

Release Date: October 6 | Developer: Gearbox Software | Publisher: 2K Games
: Nintendo Switch (already available on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Mac, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S)

Borderlands 3 Ultimate Edition is the quintessential Borderlands 3 experience, featuring the award-winning base game plus all six content add-ons and the full collection of bonus cosmetic packs! Blast through multiple worlds as one of four Vault Hunters – the ultimate treasure-seeking badasses of the Borderlands, each with deep skill trees, abilities, and customization. Play solo or join with friends to take on deranged enemies, score loads of loot, and save your home from the most ruthless cult leaders in the galaxy.

Detective Pikachu Returns

Release Date: October 6 | Developer: Creatures Inc. | Publisher: Nintendo
: Nintendo Switch

Unravel a series of mysteries across Ryme City with a tough-talking, coffee-loving Pikachu who calls himself a great detective. This Pikachu may have a self-assured attitude and talk like a middle-aged man, but he somehow manages to keep his lovable charm. Together with his partner Tim Goodman, this great detective duo cracks several cases with the help of the many Pokémon and people who live in Ryme City.

Horizon Forbidden West: Complete Edition

Release Date: October 6 | Developer: Guerrilla Games | Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment
: PlayStation 5

In this complete collection with Horizon Forbidden West and Horizon Forbidden West: Burning Shores DLC, take on more awe-inspiring machines, meet new tribes, and travel to the treacherous archipelago of Los Angeles!

NHL 24

Release Date: October 6 | Developer: EA Vancouver | Publisher: Electronic Arts
: Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S

All new gameplay features that dial up the pressure, physicality, and control of authentic on-ice action in NHL 24.

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