Forza, Stardew Valley and Layton; something to keep you busy this weekend

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Getting the best games at the best of times is a rarity disguised blessing. Often times your favorite games are either not available on some particular console, or you are kind of out of budget to get them. And at times there aren’t any new games worth buying. However, whether you call it a stroke of luck or a silver lining, there comes a time when you get your long awaited games on the best deals and on your living room gaming consoles, or perhaps on your smartphone!

Not only are indie hits Stardew Valley and Axiom Verge debuting on the Nintendo Switch, but it’s a surprisingly great week for mobile platforms, too. For those longing to play Professor Layton, but could not afford the 3DS. The series’ latest is now on Android and iOS  and what’s exciting is it’s for half the cost of the 3DS game, too.

That cool looking Stranger Things RPG is on phones now too; in case you just can’t wait for season 2. With this I present you a list of must play games this weekend, offers that you would thoroughly enjoy, and gaming that you would never get over:

October 7-8, 2017 Releases:

Forza Motorsport 7 (Xbox One, Windows): Up for some real time racing? Enjoy the stunning graphics and hundreds of cars here at Forza. Published by Microsoft studios, Forza seeks to emulate the performance and handling characteristics of a large number of real-life productions, modified and racing cars. Can’t get those dayum cars in real life, try them out at Forza!

Stardew Valley (Nintendo Switch): This is an indie farming simulation role-playing video game developed by Eric “ConcernedApe” Barone and published by Chucklefish. Heavily inspired by Harvest Moon, the game connects to more personal level as the player takes the role of a character, tries to get away from the hustle of an office job and takes over their grandfather’s dilapidated farm in a place known as Stardew Valley. Enjoy farm life since now, you can play it anywhere.

Stranger Things: The Game (Android, iOS): Inspired by the Netflix hit, Stranger Things, this game has gotten people up on their heels.  Stranger Things: The Game, is a game developed by BonusXP, Inc. and released on iOS. Who knew a marketing tie-in for the hit Netflix show would be any good? Punch through baddies and ride those bikes in this SNES-style adventure.

Axiom Verge (Nintendo Switch): Axiom Verge is a side-scroller action-adventure game where the player controls Trace, a scientist who, after suffering a crippling injury, wakes up in an ancient and high-tech world. The game focuses on action and exploration, and features over 60 items and power-ups.  It’s not Metroid, but it’s good enough to earn a perfect score from our friends at Giant Bomb. And now you can have it on Switch.


Layton’s Mystery Journey: It’s a puzzle video game developed by Level-5 for Nintendo 3DS, iOS, and Android. Layton’s Mystery Journey follows Professor Hershel Layton’s daughter, Katrielle “Kat” Layton, who solves puzzles in her father’s place alongside her talking dog Sherl and her friends Emiliana Perfetti and Ernest Greeves. Nintendo’s renowned puzzle and mystery game is back with a new story, a new hero and a new platform; your phone.

A Hat in Time (Windows): Remember Nintendo 64 classics like Banjo-Kazooie, Ocarina of Time and Super Mario 64? That’s what A Hat in Time wants to be. The game follows the character of Hat Kid, a young girl that is capable of interstellar travel trying to get home. This Kickstarter darling has been in the works for two and a half years, and it’s finally out. On PC, at least.

Batman: The Enemy within Episode 2: Available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows, Android, iOS. In part 2 of this game’s latest episodic adventure, Batman is given an ultimatum: cooperate with Special Agent Waller or have his secret identity exposed.

Enjoy the weekend jam packed with these beauties and stay tuned for more!!


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