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Hitting Stores

Say Hi to Samus: Hitting the Stores This Week

September 11, 2017, Author: VizualLeader

The dust has settled. Destiny 2 came out on consoles last week and had a monstrous week. More than one million people were playing Destiny and aside from some ill feelings about micro transactions, it was a pretty successful release. I’m currently writing out my thoughts on the game and you’ll see a Games I’m Playing article on it soon. But, it’s a new week and new games are still coming out. The big news this week is that there’s finally a new Metroid game!

Fans of the Metroid series have been waiting a long time for this and while I’m not one of those diehard fans I can feel their pain on the wait (I’m looking at you Kingdom Hearts 3). I wish I had some rich anecdote about how much I loved Samus as a kid and all that, buuuttt I don’t. Wait, I take that back. I did own Metroid Fusion on the Game Boy Advance. It was a fun game. Samus Returns is a remake of sorts of the 1991 Game Boy game Metroid II: Return of Samus. Fans have been waiting for a while so it’s good they finally have something new to play, if you own a 3DS.

If that doesn’t float your boat, there’s a new chapter in the Dishonored universe.

Death of the Outsider is a stand alone expansion and a quasi-sequel to Dishonored 2. I’m a terrible video game player, so I actually haven’t Dishonored 2, even though I bought the collector’s edition which came with a sick mask and a replica of the Emperor’s ring (which recently broke and has made me very, very sad.)

Sport lovers aren’t left out to dry this week either, with 4 new titles coming out this week. A game in actually really interested in is Divinity: Original Sin 2. I really enjoyed the first one so I might try to get the sequel, I have to talk to my financial advisor. Check out the rest of this week’s releases and let me know if you’re getting anything.

Monday, September 11

  • TTV2 — PC

Tuesday, September 12

  • NASCAR Heat 2 — PS4, Xbox One, PC
  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 — PS4, Xbox One, PS3, 360, PC
  • Rayman Legends: Definitive Edition — Switch
  • Manifest 99 — HTC Vive, Oculus Rift
  • Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana — PS4, PC, Vita

Thursday, September 14

  • Divinity: Original Sin 2 — PC
  • Baja: Edge of Control HD — Xbox One, PS4, PC
  • Hiveswap — PC, Mac, Linux

Friday, September 15

  • Dishonored: Death of the Outsider — PS4, Xbox One, PC
  • NBA Live 18 — PS4, Xbox One
  • NHL 18 — PS4, Xbox One
  • Metroid: Samus Returns — 3DS