Episode 24: Best Games Of Gamescom 2016

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Best Wii U & Best Overall Game) - First publicised back in 2013, Nintendo have now scheduled the action adventure game’s release for 2017. Exclusive to the Wii U and NX users, follow the journey of protagonist Link after he arises from a 100 year sleep and sets out on a quest to defeat Calamity Galon with the help of a mystery voice to save the land of Hyrule once and for all.
Scheduled release: 2017
Platform(s) Wii U, NX

For Honor (Best PS4 & PC Game) - Developed by Ubisoft and already declared best PS4 & PC Game, the combat game largely cantered around the “Art of Battle” is set for release in February 2017, allowing you to test your fighting skills amongst your friends as Vikings, Samurai and Knights!
Scheduled release: February 2017
Platform(s) Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Sea of Thieves (Best Xbox One & Multiplayer game) - Scheduled for 2017, this is a shared world adventure game. Largely focusing on the multiplayer experience. The current anonymity around the whole concept of the game adds to the overall allure and it was recently crowned Best Xbox One & Multiplayer game by at Gamescon. This looks to be a smash hit for fans come 2017.
Scheduled release: 2017
Platform(s) Microsoft Windows and Xbox One

Mario Party Star Rush (Best Mobile Game) - The legendary Mario Party series is back with its latest instalment labelled Star Rush. The instalment is trapped with a variety of minigames such as toad scramble and Balloon Bash and now comes with a positive gameplay twist in this series. The removal of a turn based gameplay system in favour of an ability to allow users to all move together, making this instalment much more portable friendly and great for all those who love multiplayer and Mario.
Scheduled release: October 7th 2016 (EU)
Platform(s) Nintendo 3ds

Little Nightmares (Best Indie Award) Scheduled for next year spring , Little Nightmares is game set in a childlike world cantered around a girl confronted with various daunting challenges in which she must work her way through. An epic and unique storyline and one that will get gamers all across the pond very excited.
Scheduled release: Spring 2017
Platform(s) Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Let's have a look at this week's game charts:

PS Title PS Title
20 MINECRAFT: STORY MODE 10 MINECRAFT: XBOX EDITION
19 POKEMON OMEGA RUBY 9 CALL OF DUTY: BLACK OPS III
18 EA SPORTS UFC 2 8 DOOM
17 STAR WARS BATTLEFRONT 7 FIFA 16
16 TOM CLANCY'S RAINBOW 6: SIEGE 6 ROCKET LEAGUE
15 MARIO & SONIC: RIO 2016 OLYMPIC GAMES 5 UNCHARTED 4: A THIEF'S END
14 FALLOUT 4 4 LEGO STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS
13 LEGO JURASSIC WORLD 3 OVERWATCH
12 LEGO MARVEL AVENGERS 2 GRAND THEFT AUTO V
11 TOM CLANCY'S THE DIVISION 1 NO MAN'S SKY

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Games played

  • FIFA 17 beta, Titanfall 2 Beta, Resident Evil 7 demo, Doom, Street Fighter V, Dash Quest & Guacamelee