Top 8 Upcoming Games to Pre-Order Now!
2015 is almost coming to a close and the year has already seen the release of some pretty amazing console games that were highly anticipated such as Batman: Arkham Knight, Mortal Kombat X, Metal Gear Solid V, and many more. But the year isn’t over and there are a few more expected in the next few months and in the first quarter of 2016. We’ve decided to list out some of them for all you gaming nerds out there that you may want to pre-order right away.
Call of Duty: Black Ops III
We can never get tired of Call of Duty, can we? The Black Ops segment of the franchise introduced a science fiction turn in Black Ops II that features a future warfare setting with robots and futuristic technology with a separate zombie story line as well. Black Ops III, much like its predecessor, will be set in a “dark, twisted future”. On April 26th 2015, the first teaser for the game was released and it was also revealed that the zombie mode will return. The game is set to release on November 6th on Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One. However, pre-orders for Black Ops III are yet to begin.
Halo 5: Guardians
Another popular first-person shooter franchise, Halo, is set to release its newest game on October 27th. Halo 5: Guardians is a sequel to Halo 4. The game will be released for the Xbox One and Producer Josh Holmes stated that the game’s engine employs a “new progressive resolution system that allows us to dynamically scale the resolution at which we render the game” to guarantee it maintains a frame rate of 60 FPS.
Some of you Halo fans may also be interested to know that a Halo television series is being produced by Steven Speilberg and is set to air along with the release of Halo 5: Guardians. The game will also see returning fan-favorite Nathan Fillion as Edward Buck from Halo 3: ODST. You can spot him in the opening scene below.
Another post-apocalyptic game, the popular Fallout franchise will come out with its fifth installment, Fallout 4 for PC, PlayStation, and Xbox One on November 10, 2015. Fallout 4 will be an open-world, first-or third-person role-playing game. And with its non-linear gameplay, players can roam about as they please.
The game takes place 200 years after a war over resources that ended in a nuclear holocaust in 2077. The protagonist emerges 200 years later from an underground bunker known as the Vault 111.
Star Wars Battlefront
The Star Wars hype is getting bigger and louder as we lead up to the release of The Force Awakens. EA Dice is all set to release Star Wars Battlefront on November 17 on Xbox One, and PlayStation 4, with no news yet for Windows.
Players will traverse planets from Star Wars that include Hoth, Tatooine, and Endor. Players will get to choose to control either the Rebel Alliance soldiers or the Imperial Stormtrooper. And the most exciting news comes in the form of playable characters that include Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker and Bobba Fett, as well as non-playable characters like R2-D2 and C3PO. Time to embrace your inner Jedi or Dark Side.
Assassin’s Creed Syndicate
The ninth installment to the Assassin’s Creed franchise, the game will take place in 1868 Industrial London where twins Jacob and Evie, who serve as the new protagonists, arrive to find it controlled by Templars. The story will see famous figures such as Charles Dickens and Charles Darwin aiding the twins crusade against the Templars. Assassin’s Creed Syndicate will release on October 23 for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The trailer shows Jacob as the leader of the ‘Rooks’ out to take down the Templar establishment in London.
Tom Clancy’s: The Division
The Tom Clancy series is back with The Division. This third-person shooter game is set in mid-crisis New York where the player will have to investigate the source of a virus. The game features a dynamic, time based weather system that will allow players to use it to their advantage. The game is scheduled to release on the 31st of December for PC, PS4, and Xbox One.
Uncharted 4: Nathan Drake Collection
When it comes to Uncharted 4 : A Thief’s End, Perhaps no game (except for Arkham Knight) has been as highly anticipated as this one. Popular adventurer Nathan Drake will be back with long-time friend and fan-favorite, Victor Sullivan for Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End and it is all set to blow you away.
The game is set three years after the events of Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception and will see Nathan. now retired and settled with wife Elena Fisher, back in globe-trotting action to help his older brother Sam. The game was set to release this year but has now been pushed to March 2016. Pre-orders will begin soon so PlayStation 4 gamers may want save up for it. If you haven’t played the previous Uncharted games yet, you can find Nathan Drake Collection for PlayStation 4 on pre-order.
Another year, another FIFA game. But we’re not complaining. This will be the 23rd game in the FIFA series and will be available on the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Android and iOS. This years game will introduce female footballers for the first time. The 12 women’s national teams are Australia, Canada, Brazil, England, China, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Spain, Sweden, and the United States. Watch cover boy Messi do his thing along with some of your favorite players in the trailer below.