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Middle-Earth: Shadow of War, Assassin’s Creed Origins, and Super Mario Odyssey are October 2017’s best-selling games

A northeastern cold snap proves that Fall is all… as does the massive number of new releases that cracked The NPD Group’s list of best-selling games from October 2017. WB Games’s Middle-Earth: Shadow of War lead the way at #1, but it was closely followed by Assassin’s Creed Origins at #2, Super Mario Odyssey at #3, and South Park: The Fractured But Whole at #4.

Nintendo actually had a huge month, placing four titles in the Top 20 (The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (#15), Mario Kart 8 (#16), and Fire Emblem Warriors (#17) were the others), as well as owning the top two hardware platforms. However, is reporting that overall industry sales still dropped 11% versus October 2016 to $825 million:

With interest in the Switch and the Super NES Classic still sky-high, Nintendo hardware managed to account for two-thirds of the hardware sales generated. That being said, NPD noted that Sony’s PlayStation 4 is still the best-selling hardware platform year-to-date. Furthermore, in the accessories category, the black DualShock 4 wireless controller was both the best-selling accessory of October, and the best-selling accessory year-to-date.

The complete Top 20 from October 2017 can be found after the break. (more…)

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WWE 2K18, South Park: The Fractured But Whole, Rogue Trooper Redux, Dungeons 3 added to Xbox Store

A quartet of new games is now available to download through the Xbox Games Store for the Xbox One.

2K Games slams the competition with the launch of WWE 2K18, and it’ll be joined by Ubisoft’s South Park: The Fractured But Whole, Rebellion’s Rogue Trooper Redux, and Kalypso Media’s Dungeons 3.

You can learn more about all of today’s additions to the Xbox Games Store after the break. (more…)

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Gran Turismo Sport, WWE 2K18, Jackbox Party Pack 4, more added to PS Store

Get ready to go on a wild ride with friends of all stripes in this week’s PlayStation Store update.

To start things off, Sony will launch the first online-focused entry in the Gran Turismo franchise, Gran Turismo Sport. 2K Games will offer up their own knockdown-dragout clash for the PS4 this week with the release of WWE 2K18. However, for the true cutthroat competitor, there’s The Jackbox Party Pack 4, the latest party game compilation from Jackbox Games.

Two very different sets of friends round out the rest of the PlayStation Store update. The South Park gang will tackle superhero franchises in South Park: The Fractured But Whole, and Deck Nine will continue the story of Life Is Strange: Before the Storm in Episode 2: Brave New World.

You can learn more about this week’s additions to the PlayStation Store (including a handful of Vita games) after the break. (more…)

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New Retail Releases: WWE 2K18, Gran Turismo Sport, Fire Emblem Warriors, More

It’s impossible to say that a single genre is representative of “video games” in 2017, and this grab bag approach is n full display in this week’s new retail releases report.

2K Games will launch their latest wrestling sim, WWE 2K18, for the PC, PS4, and Xbox One. Sony will follow that up with their simulation, Gran Turismo Sport, an online-focused racer for the PS4.

However, Nintendo is taking the opposite tack and launching Fire Emblem Warriors, a swords-and-sorcery mashup of the franchise’s entire history for the Switch and New 3DS. The crazy kids from South Park will also march into stores this week in South Park: The Fractured But Whole for the PC, PS4, and Xbox One. And speaking of RPGs, Atlus will release Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond The Myth for the 3DS.

You can read all about the rest of this week’s new retail releases after the break. (more…)

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PC version of WWE 2K18 will launch on October 17… Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 gets an Inhumans trailer

2K Games has announced a release date for the PC version of WWE 2K18 and WB Games has uploaded a new trailer for Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2.

Learn more about both after the break. (more…)

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WayForward unwraps first trailer for The Mummy Demastered… Snoop Dogg presents WWE 2K18’s roster in his unique style

These two new trailers for WayForward’s The Mummy Demastered and 2K Games’s WWE 2K18 couldn’t be more different… but they’re also both pretty great in their own way.

See them for yourself after the break. (more…)

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2K announces a “Cena (Nuff) Edition” for WWE 2K18

Whether you love him or hate him, 2K Games has announced that a special Cena (Nuff) Edition of WWE 2K18 will celebrate the career of John Cena this Fall. Priced at $149.99, and limited to 30,000 copies worldwide, the Cena (Nuff) Edition will be available exclusively for the PS4 and Xbox One (apologizes to the Switch owners in the audience).

According to the publisher, the Cena (Nuff) Edition contains “an impressive collection of exclusive memorabilia and in-game content” for WWE fans:

WWE 2K18: Cena (Nuff) Edition Contents

  • WWE 2K18 Deluxe Edition, which includes the following items:
    • WWE 2K18 Season Pass: Details announced this Fall.
    • Playable WWE Legends and John Cena Rivals: Batista and Rob Van Dam.
    • Playable John Cena Characters: ECW One Night Stand (2006) and WrestleMania 26 (2010).
    • Kurt Angle Pack: Access to WWE “American Hero” (2001) and ECW “Wrestling Machine” (2006) playable characters.
    • Exclusive Premium Packaging: Includes a unique cover sleeve.
  • Exclusive Mattel John Cena / Cena Nuff Action Figure: Featuring Cena and Cena (Nuff) T-shirt options.
  • Fanatics Limited Edition Commemorative Plaque: With a piece of the ring mat from his 16th WWE Championship at Royal Rumble earlier this year, as well as a hand-signed photo from John Cena.
  • WWE SuperCard Limited Edition In-Game Cards: Featuring John Cena, Batista and Rob Van Dam, as well as a Cena (Nuff) card back.

The Cena (Nuff) Edition will also include Early Access to WWE 2K18, and fans who opt for the pricey collector’s edition (or the slightly cheaper Deluxe Edition) will be able to begin playing the wrestling simulation on October 13. Players who wish to purchase the Standard Edition will have to wait until October 17 to obtain their copy of the game.

You can get a closer look at WWE 2K18’s Cena (Nuff) Edition after the break. (more…)

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WWE 2K18 is officially coming to the Nintendo Switch this Fall

Coverboy Seth Rollins has confirmed that WWE 2K18 is also coming to the Nintendo Switch in the video embedded above. Nintendo fans who pre-order the game will receive Kurt Angle as a pre-order bonus, but as of right now, the Switch version of WWE 2K18 is officially scheduled for a “Fall 2017” release. That means it could launch alongside the PS4 and Xbox One version of the game on October 17, or it could be available sometime later.

For now, you can check out the announcement trailer embedded above.

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