New Video Game Releases in Week 42 of October 16, 2023

Here’s the list of new video game releases in week 42 of October 16, 2023. The most popular video games released this week are: Super Mario Bros. Wonder, Marvel’s Spider-Man 2, Sonic Superstars, Hot Wheels Unleashed 2: Turbocharged, Hellboy: Web of Wyrd, The 7th Guest VR, World of Horror, Agatha Christie: Murder on the Orient Express, Diablo IV comes to Steam, and Cavern of Dreams.

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.

The new video game releases this week are:

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)
Sonic Superstars – Launch Trailer

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)
Hellboy Web of Wyrd – Launch Date Announcement Trailer

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)
Hot Wheels Unleashed 2: Turbocharged – Pre-order Trailer
The 7th Guest VR – Release Date Reveal Trailer
World of Horror – Official Release Date Trailer
Agatha Christie – Murder on the Orient Express – Gamescom Trailer

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)
Super Mario Bros. Wonder – Overview Trailer – Nintendo Switch
Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 – Launch Trailer

Saturday October 21, 2023 Game Releases

  • Nothing

Sunday October 22, 2023 Game Releases

  • Nothing

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.

PlayStation Plus Monthly Games – October 2023 – PS4 & PS5
Xbox Update October 2023 – 22 UNMISSABLE Games Coming Soon
Kirby & The Amazing Mirror – Game Boy Advance – Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack

What video games will you be playing this week? Any of these?