This Week In Games: The Ultimate Smash

It’s the week most of you have been waiting for. It’s Smash time. But for those that don’t own a Switch, or don’t care about Smash at all, there are some interesting titles you’ll want to keep an eye on.

The first that comes to mind is Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden, an XCOM-style adventure featuring a bunch of mutants (including a duck) made by PAYDAY‘s lead designer and former Hitman leads. The trailer is bonkers, check it out towards the end of this article.

Nostalgia fans will enjoy the launch of the PlayStation Classic – if you’re prepared to drop $149.95 – and anyone who needs an explosion or four in their life will have Just Cause 4 to appreciate. Hellblade also gets a retail release locally.

Here’s this week in games:

  • Just Cause 4 (PC, PS4, Xbox)
  • PlayStation Classic Console
  • Persona 3: Dancing in Moonlight (PS4, PSVR)
  • Persona 5: Dancing in Starlight (PS4, PSVR)
  • Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice (PS4, Xbox)
  • Tourist Bus Simulator (PC)
  • Override: Mech City Brawl (PC, PS4)
  • Stellaris: Megacorp (PC)
  • Strategic Command WWII: World at War (PC)
  • Atelier Rorona ~The Alchemist of Arland (PC, Switch)
  • Atelier Totori ~The Adventurer of Arland (PC, Switch)
  • Atelier Meruru ~The Apprentice of Arland (PC, Switch)
  • Rollercoaster Tycoon Adventures (Switch)
  • Sega Mega Drive Classics (Switch)
  • The Council: Complete Edition (PS4, Xbox)
  • PUBG (PS4)
  • Fortnite: Deep Freeze Bundle (PC)
  • Flying Aces – Navy Pilot Simulator (PC)
  • Welcome to Orochi Park (PC)
  • Aeon of Sands: The Trail (PC)
  • Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom (Switch)
  • Toki (Switch)
  • Carcassonne (Switch)
  • Johnny Turbo’s Arcade: Wizard Fire (Switch)
  • Beholder: Complete Edition (Switch)
  • Longstory (Switch)
  • Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales (PS4, Xbox)
  • Hello Neighbour (Switch)
  • Monica e a Guarda dos Coelhos (PC, Switch)
  • Gear.Club Unlimited 2 (Switch)

Now, the trailers. We’ll begin with some Mutant Year Zero. And Tourist Bus Simulator, because it’s the holiday season.

So, that’s the offering this week. Smash will be the standout for most, although Just Cause has always had a following and there’s the PlayStation Classic as an early, nostalgic Christmas gift. See anything you like?


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