A lot of fun new game releases in this 3rd October 2023 week. Remember, often a new game will have a demo / prologue available for you to try before you buy.
Monday October 16, 2023 Game Release
- Cloudpunk (Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
- Kingdom Eighties: Summer of Greed (Switch, PS5, Xbox Series X, iOS, Android)
- Overpass 2 (PS5, Xbox Series X)
- SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake (PS5, Xbox Series X)
Tuesday October 17, 2023 Game Releases
- A Boy and His Blob: Retro Collection (Switch, PS4, PS5) — Includes: All versions of A Boy and His Blob: Trouble on Blobolonia (NES) & The Rescue of Princess Blobette (Game Boy) with new save states, music player, aesthetic options and filters.
- ACRES – Steam Early Access (PC)
- Cyber Knights: Flashpoint – Steam Early Access (PC, Linux)
- Death or Glory (PC) — Note: Free-to-play on Steam.
- Diablo IV (PC; Steam)
- Legendary Creatures 2 (PC)
- Mobile Suit Gundam U.C. Engage (iOS, Android)
- Skull Island: Rise of Kong (PC, Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
- Sonic Superstars (PC, Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
- The Caligula Effect 2 (PS5) — Note: American release. European release on Friday.
- Vlad Circus: Descent Into Madness (PC, Xbox Series X)
- Wizard with a Gun (PC, Switch, PS5, Xbox Series X)
Wednesday October 18, 2023 Game Releases
- Alaskan Road Truckers (PC)
- Dreadhunter – Steam Early Access (PC)
- Gungrave G.O.R.E Ultimate Enhanced Edition (Switch)
- Hellboy: Web of Wyrd (PC, Mac, Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X) — Note: It captures Mike Mignola’s art style from the comics perfectly. Hellboy is voiced by the late great Lance Reddick.
- Hidden Cats in London (Switch, Xbox Series X)
- Kona II: Brume (PC, Linux, Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
- Love Is All Around (PC, Mac, Linux)
- Makoto Wakaido’s Case Files Deluxe Trilogy (PC, Mac, Switch)
- Pandemic Train (PC)
- Sea of Survivors (PC)
- Slender: The Arrival (PS5, Xbox Series X)
Thursday October 19, 2023 Game Releases
- Agatha Christie: Murder on the Orient Express (PC, Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
- AirportSim (PC, Xbox Series X)
- Bish Bash Bots (Switch, PS4, PS5)
- Cavern of Dreams (PC) — Note: N64-style 3D platformer.
- Endless Dungeon (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
- Euro Truck Simulator 2 – West Balkans DLC (PC, Mac, Linux)
- Folk Hero (PC, Mac)
- Forgive Me Father 2 – Steam Early Access (PC)
- Gangs of Sherwood (PC, PS5, Xbox Series X)
- Gargoyles Remastered (PC, Switch, PS4, Xbox One)
- Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed – Ecto Edition (Switch)
- Hexarchy (PC, Mac)
- Hot Wheels Unleashed 2: Turbocharged (PC, Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
- Inescapable: No Rules, No Rescue (PC, Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
- Laika: Aged Through Blood (PC)
- Mail Time (Switch, PS4, PS5)
- Passpartout 2: The Lost Artist (Switch)
- Spirit of the Island (Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
- Sushi Ben (Quest 2, Quest 3)
- The 7th Guest VR (PC, PS5, Quest 2)
- The Gap (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
- The Jackbox Party Pack 10 DLC (PC, Mac, Linux, Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X)
- Warhammer 40,000: Warpforge: The Card Game (PC, Mac) — Note: Free game.
- Witchy Life Story (Switch)
- World of Horror (PC, Switch, PS4, PS5)
Friday October 20, 2023 Game Releases
- Fears to Fathom – Ironbark Lookout (PC)
- Garden Buddies (Switch)
- Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 (PS5)
- Pool Blitz (Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
- Silent Rain (PC)
- Slay the Princess (PC, Mac, Linux)
- Super Mario Bros. Wonder (Switch)
- Tennis On-Court (PS5)
- TrinityS (PC, PS4, PS5)
- Warm Snow (Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
Saturday October 21, 2023 Game Releases
Sunday October 22, 2023 Game Releases
Free Games in October 2023
- Epic Games Store: Q.U.B.E. Ultimate Bundle (QUBE 1 & 2), Blazing Sails, [from 19th] The Evil Within, Eternal Threads.
- Xbox Game Pass: [3rd] The Lamplighters League, Gotham Knights, Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy, Sea of Thieves: The Legend of Monkey Island – The Lair of LeChuck [4th] Warhammer 40,000: Darktide, [10th] Forza Motorsport (2023), [12th] From Space, [17th] Like A Dragon: Ishin!, [31st] Jusant.
- Xbox Game Pass Core (formerly Games with Gold): Among Us, Astroneer, Celeste, Dead Cells, Descenders, Dishonored 2, DOOM Eternal – Standard Edition, Fable Anniversary, Fallout 4, Fallout 76, Firewatch, Forza Horizon 4 – Standard Edition, Gang Beasts, Gears 5 – Game of the Year Edition, Golf with your Friends, Grounded, Halo 5: Guardians, Halo Wars 2, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, Human Fall Flat, INSIDE, LIMBO, Ori & the Will of the Wisps, Overcooked! 2, Payday 2: Crimewave Edition, Powerwash Simulator, Psychonauts 2, Slay the Spire, Spiritfarer: Farewell Edition, Stardew Valley, State of Decay 2: Juggernaut Edition, Superliminal, The Elder Scrolls Online, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge, Unpacking, Vampire Survivors. [36 games, will be updated 2-3 times a year]
- PlayStation Plus Essential: The Callisto Protocol, Farming Simulator 22, Weird West (all on PS4 & PS5).
- PlayStation Plus Extra and Premium: Gotham Knights (PS5, PS4), The Dark Pictures Anthology: House of Ashes (PS5, PS4), Disco Elysium: The Final Cut (PS5, PS4), FAR: Changing Tides (PS5, PS4), Gungrave G.O.R.E. (PS5), Elite Dangerous (PS4), Dead Island Definitive Collection (PS4), Alien: Isolation (PS4), Outlast 2 (PS4), Eldest Souls (PS5, PS4), Roki (PS5).
- PlayStation Plus Premium’s PlayStation Classics: Tekken 6 (PSP Classic), SoulCalibur: Broken Destiny (PSP Classic), Ape Escape Academy (PSP Classic), IQ Final (PS1 Classic).
- Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack: Unannounced.
- Future Nintendo Switch Online games: 1080* Snowboarding (N64), Mario Party 3 (N64), F-Zero: Maximum Velocity (GBA), Golden Sun (GBA).
- Amazon Prime Gaming: Unsolved Case: Murderous Script – CE, Hundred Days, Dexter Stardust: Adventures in Outer Space, Shotgun King: The Final Checkmate, Absolute Tactics: Daughters of Mercy, Ozymandias: Bronze Age Empire Sim + Football Manager 2023, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II, Summertime Madness, In Sound Mind, Foretales, Driftland: The Magic Revival, Quake 4, Blade Assault, Farming Simulator 19, PAYDAY 2 + Gage Mod Courier Pack, Lunar Axe, Wytchwood, Nairi: Tower of Shirin, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed – Ultimate Sith Edition, Shovel Knight Showdown, Cook Serve Delicious 3?!, Once Upon a Jester, Roguebook, Gems of Destiny: Homeless Dwarf, and more SNK retro games from prior months.
- Good Old Games: Yu Crossing Animals.
- Steam: Soldiers Lost Forever (1914-1918), Just Froggin’, Inkesis, The Dungeon Of Naheulbeuk: The Amulet Of Chaos, Lavalamp, Temtem: Showdown, Soccer Kids Alpha, Galactic Grinder, Aohri’s Uprising, Dust and Aliens, Open Mod, BloodDome Classic, Snotty’s Sewer, Raw Nerve, Spiritle, Apeiron.
Note: You need to claim each weekly/monthly game in order to add it to your game system’s account before it disappears.