Coming Out — September 9

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Each week there are plenty of new games coming out, with so much going on it can hard to keep track of them all. Thankfully Checkpoint is here to sift through them all and bring you our highlights of the week. From two powerhouse sequels to a new contender in the RPG world.

So let’s jump in and have a look at what’s coming out this week.

Blasphemous | 10/09/2019

Genre: Side Scroller
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PC, PlayStation 4

“Blasphemous is a punishing action-platformer that combines the fast-paced, skilled combat of a hack-n-slash game with a deep and evocative narrative core, delivered through exploration of a huge universe comprised of non-linear levels. “ – [source]

Gears 5 | 10/09/2019

Genre: 3rd Person Shooter
Platforms: PC, Xbox One

“From one of gaming’s most acclaimed sagas, Gears is bigger than ever, with five thrilling modes and the deepest campaign yet. With all-out war descending, Kait Diaz breaks away to uncover her connection to the enemy and discovers the true danger to Sera – herself.” – [source]

Greedfall | 10/09/2019

Genre: Role Playing Game
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PC, Xbox One

“Engage in a core roleplaying experience, and forge the destiny of a new world seeping with magic, and filled with riches, lost secrets, and fantastic creatures. With diplomacy, deception and force, become part of a living, evolving world – influence its course and shape your story. “ – [source]

eFootball PES 2020 | 10/09/2019

Genre: Sport
Platforms: Xbox One, PC, PlayStation 4

“A completely revamped ML experience awaits — featuring a new interactive dialogue system, an overhauled menu design and a more realistic transfer market realized through improved data integration.” – [source]

Borderlands 3 | 13/09/2019

Genre: First Person Shooter
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PC, Xbox One

“The original shooter-looter returns, packing bazillions of guns and a mayhem-fueled adventure! Blast through new worlds and enemies as one of four new Vault Hunters. Play solo or with friends to take on insane enemies, score loads of loot and save your home from the most ruthless cult leaders in the galaxy.” – [source]

Daemon X Machina | 13/09/2019

Genre: Mech Action
Platforms: Nintendo Switch

“In this brand-new action game from Kenichiro Tsukuda (Armored Core) and mech designer Shoji Kawamori (Super Dimensional Fortress Macross), your environment is your ally. Collect and use Femto Energy on the field to boost your stats and create powerful mirages; or wield objects like cars and street signs as melee weapons and projectiles.” – [source]

NHL 20 | 13/09/2019

Genre: Sport
Platforms: Xbox One, PC, PlayStation 4

NHL 20 introduces the next major innovation in RPM Tech-powered gameplay with Signature Shots. Your favorite NHL stars now look and feel truly authentic with the trademark shooting-styles you recognize from the real world. Additionally, over 45 new contextual shot animations make shooting more lifelike as players use new tools to get the puck on net.” – [source]

Coming Out Top Pick

Borderlands 3
13/09/2019

Ya know what, I normally write something well thought out about why this game deserves this spot. But if I need to explain anymore than this picture of the new Siren, Amara, then you don’t deserve Borderlands 3. Don’t @ me!

What new titles are you most excited for this week? Be sure to let us know!

Don’t forget last week’s Coming Out to make sure you didn’t miss anything.