Hottest Video Game Releases: October 2021

With the holidays coming up, gaming developers have started releasing this year’s most awaited games like Far Cry 6 and Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy. Find yourselves lost in an immersive RPG on an island with ruthless murderers or even travel the empty-ness of space. 

Far Cry 6

 Developed and Published by Ubisoft on the 7th of October 2021, Far Cry 6 is an action-adventure first-person shooter game that takes place on a fictional Caribbean island called Yara which is ruled by a corrupt El Presidente Antón Castillo. Players control a man named Dani Rojas who is trying to destroy the Castillo empire, while the Presidente is training his own son to succeed him and take control of their regime. 

The game brings a lot of new weapons like backpack-rocket launchers and backpack-gas bombs while also allowing players to complete missions along with their friends while free-roam is also an option. You can fly planes, helicopters, drive cars, and even boats to explore various mini-islands. The game is available on all platforms including Stadia and Amazon’s Luna.


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Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Hinokami Chronicles

 Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Hinokami Chronicles is developed by Cyberconnect2 and will be released by Aniplex and Sega on all gaming platforms excluding Stadia and Amazon’s Luna on the 13th of October 2021. 

The game follows similar events that have taken place in the anime and the movie for Demon Slayer. The game follows the main protagonist Tanjiro Kamado and his journey to become a demon slayer while battling various demons sent by Muzan, the villain of the game. His sister was turned into a demon the same day his entire family was slaughtered and he intends to turn her back into a human.

Back 4 Blood 

 Back 4 Blood is a multiplayer first-person shooter game developed by Turtle Rock Studios and published by Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment on the 12th of October 2021. The game is said to be a spiritual sequel to famous game Left 4 Dead that was developed by Valve and has quite a similar gameplay experience. The game is available on all gaming platforms other than Amazon’s Luna and Stadia.  

The game takes place in a post apocalyptic world which was infested with a virus that was mostly alien in origin leaving the majority of the people infected and turning them into so-called zombies. In Back 4 Blood, a group of veterans who call themselves ‘Cleaners” fight and kill the infected.


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Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy   

 Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy is an action-adventure game developed by Eidos-Montreal and will be published by Square Enix on the 26th of october 2021. The game will be available on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation consoles, the Xbox series, and the Nintendo Switch but not on Stadia and Amazon’s Luna.

The game follows Peter quill also known as Star Lord along with his crew that’s consisting of Drax, Gamora, and Rocket Raccoon. Together they travel to different galaxies and fight against enemies trying to invade planets but always for a price. Until one mission gets a little derailed and the squad faces a threat that could cripple the universe.

Solar Ash 

 Solar Ash is an adventure-action game developed by Heart Machine and will be published by Annapurna Interactive on the 26th of October 2021. The game will only be available on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5. 

The game follows Rei, a voidrunner who is trapped within a Blackhole and is trying to save her planet. The game’s design is in neon colours with monsters and pathways being lit up, the gameplay focuses more on movement then fighting sequences with the main character having the ability to glide on top of any monster she faces while also being equipped with a sword to kill any monster. 

We have listed down our top five games of this month that we think you should definitely play, with Far Cry 6, Back 4 Blood and many more. We’ll be covering new releases of video games coming out each month by listing out our top 5 picks! Stay tuned!

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