Top 10 hottest games
Heads up as we give you a rundown of the hottest games releases and those blockbusters coming soon to consoles, PCs and handhelds.
1. Disney Infinity
Out now on Wii, Wii U, Xbox 360, PS3, PC
Disney Infinity is a gaming toybox, filled with beloved franchises including Pirates of the Caribbean, The Incredibles and Cars.
By placing collectible characters, power discs and landmark pieces on the Disney Infinity Base you unlock adventures in the game, plus the ability to combine characters in unique adventures of your own.
2. Grand Theft Auto V
Out 17 September on Xbox 360, PS3
The epic crime sandbox is back, this time following not one but three underworld hoodlums as they take on a series of dangerous heists in the city of Los Santos.
Switching between retired bank robber Michael, ex-army nut job Trevor and ambitious young repo man Franklin, players get to explore the largest and most diverse GTA world yet.
3. FIFA 14
Out 27 September on Xbox 360, PS3
EA Sports’ annual revamp of the world’s biggest football sim introduces a totally new ball physics engine that makes for more fluid and expressive play.
It brings a refreshed shooting mechanic, a precision control method for tighter turns, and increased teammate intelligence, too. And, of course, there’s all the latest squad details and player stats.
4. Skylanders SWAP Force
Out 18 October on PS3, Xbox 360, WII U, Wii, 3DS
Massively successful “Toys To Life” phenomenon, Skylanders, is raising its game again with SWAP Force.
It introduces 16 new characters, each of which has swappable top and bottom halves. This let’s players mix and match to create over 250 hybrid characters with unique blends of abilities to enjoy in the game world.
5. Batman Arkham Origins
Out 25 October on PC, PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U, 3DS
This prequel to Arkham Asylum and Arkham City is set during Batman’s earliest days as the Caped Crusader.
It’s your job to help him battle assassins on Christmas Eve – from The Penguin and The Joker to new characters like Black Mask, Anarky and Alberto Falcone. Luckily you have lots of gadgets, including a claw for grabbing baddies or making a hasty escape.
6. Battlefield 4
Out 31 October on PC, PS3, XBox 360
The latest hi-tech military shooter delivers a whole new level of destructibility.
During 64-player online matches, whole buildings can collapse if damaged enough, so maps constantly change as the action hots up. Commander Mode returns, too, allowing experienced players to direct their forces for a more strategic experience.
7. Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag
Out 1 November, PC, PS3, XBox 360, Wii U
The stealth series takes to the high seas for a swashbuckling turn around the Caribbean during the golden age of piracy.
The hero is sword-swirling privateer, Edward Kenway, who battles real-life buccaneers like Blackbeard and Charles Vane, while discovering more about pirating history. Expect huge naval battles and the chance to explore over 50 unique ports, islands and cities.
8. Call of Duty: Ghosts
Out 5 November on PC, PS3, XBox 360
Ten years after the US has been devastated by a surprise attack, Ghosts follows an elite spec-ops unit as it fights back.
The updated graphics engine focuses on immersion via the amazingly realistic game world and the believable way characters interact with it. You even get a trusty canine companion too, capable of sniffing out threats.
9. Lego Marvel Superheroes
Out 14 November on PC, PS3, X360, Wii U, 3DS
It’s a block party as Marvel gets the inspired Lego videogame treatment. Players will be able to unlock over 100 superheroes and villains in an original story that sees Nick Fury call on the likes of Spider-Man, Iron Man, Wolverine, Captain America, the Hulk, and Thor, to take on Loki and Galactacus, Devourer of Worlds! Excitement is building…
Out 21 November on PC, PS3, XBox 360, Wii U
Set in Chicago, amazing action game Watch_Dogs sees you play as Aiden Pearce – a skilled hacker who’s out to avenge his family following a violent tragedy. As well as being street smart you have the entire power of the city’s Central Operating System (CtOS) at your disposal – enabling you to call all kinds of hardware to monitor and attack your prey from security cameras to transport systems.
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