All game releases for September 2018.
August was a rather busy month for game releases and it seems like some of that momentum is carrying over into September. As we gear up for Autumn, there are a lot of titles to look forward to. We’ll take a look at all the game releases for September 2018. But as usual, let’s take a look at some of the highlights first:
PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch | Planet Alpha ApS | 4th September 2018 | Link
Beautiful 2.5D adventure game, set in an alien world, where the player has the ability control day and night. Spearheaded by Adrian Lazar (IO Interactive, Full Control), the game combines platforming, exploration, puzzles and stealth.
PS4 | Insomniac Games | 7th September 2018 | Link
One of this year’s most anticipated titles and first licensed game to be developed by Insomniac. From what we’ve seen, the third-person action-adventure features a rather spectacular combat system, web slinging, crafting, quick time events and even stealth elements. Interestingly, the game will also tell a new story that’s not tied to any existing comic book, film or video game.
Shadow of the Tomb Raider
PC, PS4, Xbox One | Eidos Montréal | 14th September 2018 | Link
The third instalment of the current reboot of the Tomb Raider franchise. Set two months are Rise of the Tomb Raider, protagonist Lara Croft attempts to save the world after she sets off a Mayan apocalypse during an archaeological expedition in South America. The third-person action-adventure looks to feature familiar gameplay to it’s predecessors, but will have revised swimming controls, difficulty tailoring and more tombs to explore.
Star Control: Origins
PC | Stardock Entertainment | 20th September 2018 | Link
First Star Control game for over a decade. Described as a space adventure RPG game that will allow players to explore a procedurally generated galaxy. Visit planets, meet alien races and engage in ship-to ship combat. Interestingly, the game will feature a story editor which allows players to create their own story and dialogue for aliens.
Valkyria Chronicles 4
PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch | Sega CS3 | 25th September 2018 | Link
We finally get a new instalment of the rather unique turn-based tactical RPG for this generation. Valkyria Chronicles 4 was released in Japan earlier this year and now the rest of the world will get to experience it this month. New additions include a new Soldier class that can fire mortar rounds and the Brave System, which is used to aid incapacitated allies.
Life is Strange 2: Episode 1
PC, PS4, Xbox One | Dontnod Entertainment | 27th September 2018 | Link
The third instalment of the popular episodic adventure game, (Before the Storm being the second instalment). Players take control of new character Sean Diaz, who is on the run from the police with his younger brother Daniel, after a supernatural incident. Decisions that players take from the free demo The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit will carry over into Life is Strange 2. The first of 5 episodes of Life is Strange 2 will release this month.
Nothing above interests you? Looking for more? Here are the rest of the game releases for September 2018:
- Dragon Quest XI (PC, PS4)
- God Wars: The Complete Legend (Switch)
- Super Street: The Game (PC, PS4, Xbox One)
- Gone Home (Switch)
- Immortal Unchained (PC, PS4, Xbox One)
- NASCAR Heat 3 (PC, PS4, Xbox One)
- NBA Live 19 (PS4, Xbox One)
- SNK Heroines: Tage Team Frenzy (PS4, Switch)
- Yo-kai Watch Blasters: Red Cap Corp and White Dog Squad (3DS)
- Boundless (PS4)
- Dakar 18 (PC, PS4, Xbox One)
- NBA 2K19 (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch)
- Frozen Synapse 2 (PC)
- Black Cover: Quartet Knights (PC, PS4)
- NHL 19 (PS4, Xbox One)
- The Bard’s Tale IV: Barrow’s Deep (PC)
- Insurgency: Sandstorm (PC)
- Labyrinth of Refrain: Coven of Dusk (PC, PS4, Switch)
- Mutant Football League: Dynasty Edition (Switch)
- Scribblenauts Mega Pack (PS4, Xbox One, Switch)
- Undertale (Switch)
- CrossCode (PC)
- Steins;Gate 8-bit (Switch)
- Steins;Gate Elite (PS4, PSVita, Switch)
- Steins;Gate Linear Bounded Phenogram (PS4)
- Broken Sword 5: The Serpent’s Curse (Switch)
- Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna – The Golden Country (Switch)
- Metal Max Xeno (PS4)
- Pathfinder: Kingmaker (PC)
- Punch Line (PC, PS4, PSVita)
- The Walking Dead: The Final Season – Episode 2: Suffer the Children (PC, PS4, Xbox One)
- Dies irae: Amantes amentes (Switch)
- Super Neptunia RPG (PS4, Switch)
- The World Ends with You: Final Remix (Switch)
- Deliver Us to the Moon: Fortuna (PC)
- Dragon Ball FighterZ (Switch)
- FIFA 19 (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PS3, Xbox 360)
And that’s it for game releases for September 2018.
What games are you looking forward to for September 2018?