Gaming

Game Releases – December 2015

Can’t believe we are in December already. This year has certainly flown by.

Some good games to wrap up 2015. Here are my top picks.

Chivalry: Medieval Warfare (PC, Xbox One, PS4)

This is surprisingly a good breath of fresh air. Unlike most multiplayer games where you are shooting your enemy from a distance, this game for most part has you involved in brutal armed hand to hand combat. Learning how to block and using the right type of attack is key to winning here. It doesn’t hurt to stay with a group either. Chivalry: Medieval Warfare pits players (10 vs 10) against each other in various game modes, from standard deathwatch, to a Battlefield type rush mode. I still need to invest more time into this game but early signs are very good. My only gripe at launch is the Ultimate Edition doesn’t work on the Xbox One as it should as you can’t access any of the extra DLC you’ve bought.

Chivalry

 
Rainbow Six: Siege (PC, Xbox One, PS4)

Personally I haven’t picked this up yet because I’ve got so many multiplayer only games at the moment I simply don’t have time for any more but for all reports this is a good modernisation of the classic last gen games. One point to be aware of though – there is no single player campaign this time around. If you are happy to play lots of Terrorist Hunt and the other multiplayer modes then from what I’ve been told there is a lot of fun to be had.

Rainbow Six Siege

Just Cause 3 (PC, Xbox One, PS4)

Amazingly fun and huge explosions galore are reportedly in the latest adventures of Rico. Some technical issues aside (long loading times) this game has been getting good reviews and Just Cause fans are loving it. The map is meant to be huge this time around so expect a lot more ridiculous fights and explosions.

Just Cause 3
So that wraps up my December highlights. Over the next few weeks Night Owl and I will be picking out some of the best games of the year in case you missed them.

Full list for December:

Bigfest (Vita) – December 1
Chivalry: Medieval Warfare (Xbox One, PS4) – December 1
The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing (Xbox One) – December 1
Just Cause 3 (Xbox One, PS4, PC) – December 1
Rainbow Six: Siege (Xbox One, PS4, PC) – December 1
Valhalla Hills (PC) – December 2
Dariusburst Chronicle Saviours (PC) – December 3
Dementium: The Ward (3DS) – December 3
Dragon Quest Heroes (PC) – December 3
Pokémon Picross (3DS) – December 3
Xenoblade Chronicles X (Wii U) – December 4
Zombie Vikings (PC)  – December 7
Earth Defense Force 2: Invaders from Planet Space (Vita) – December 8
Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Despair (PS4) – December 8
Guns, Gore, & Cannoli (PS4) – December 8
The Mean Greens: Plastic Warfare (PC) – December 8
Starwhal (Xbox One) – December 9
Among the Sleep (PS4) – December 10
Cosmic League (PC) – December 10
Fast Racing Neo (Wii U) – December 10
Steamworld Heist (3DS) – December 10
Devil’s Third (Wii U) – December 11
King’s Quest Episode 2: Rubble Without a Cause (Xbox One, 360, PS4, PS3, PC) – December 15
The Legends of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel (PS3, Vita) – December 22

Full list courtesy of Game Informer Magazine.

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