The end of October brought with it some huge titles like Halo 5: Guardians, Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, and several other big games. And it’s only getting better in November. Honestly, with the number of blockbuster titles releasing, it’s fair to say November 2015 is kind of a big deal.
With major titles like Fallout 4, Need for Speed and even Call of Duty: Black Ops making giant returns, this month is sure to be full of releases that you won’t want to miss. There’s sure to be plenty available for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation, so without further delay lets jump into ‘Games of November’.
Developers: Ubisoft Blue Byte Mainz | Publishers: Ubisoft | Released Date: November 3, 2015
Even though Anno 2205 closed beta was cancelled, Ubisoft has reported for a sure release on November 3, 2015. Anno 2205 is the latest entry in the increasingly good city-building series with real time strategy elements.
Anno 2205 is the sixth installment in the franchise, and similar to its previous versions of the game, players can set up colonies on moon and earth. Well the storyline is quite futuristic, players have to take on the role of a leader from a corporation and must compete against other corporations in developing future technologies.
Beginning of the game, players are asked to build different metropolises on Earth. Population increases when more buildings are built, and players are tasked to satisfy and fulfill the needs of their citizens. Besides building houses, players must also produce goods and to build infrastructures like robot production facilities to maintain economy. These buildings can be relocated or moved around by players. Well this game will all together explore your creative and homely skills.
Since the beta version of the game was closed, players who pre-ordered the game will receive in game bonuses instead. Game is scheduled for a release on November 3, 2015 for Windows PC.
Need For Speed
Developers: Ghost Games | Publishers: Electronic Arts | Release Date: November 3(NA), November 5(EU) 2015
Whoa! The Need for Speed is the twenty-first major installment in the long running Need for Speed series. This latest Need For Speed follows in the footsteps of the first Fast and Furious film by exploring the white-knuckled world of illegal street racing. Sounds Interesting, Right? Well the game completely will not be a novel approach for the series. New avenues for Need For Speed’s arcade gamers but nuanced style of racing will be something worth notable.
The very first build of Need For Speed was revealed at EA’s press conference at E3 on June 2015. In the alpha build a part of the story, followed by the customization of a Subaru BRZ which visualized the new and improved customization system. The game will have 5 different camera angles, five different gameplay types and five overlapping storylines.
Need For Speed is obviously the ‘must try’ game in November, and racing genre lovers, you can’t really skip this game. Jaw dropping visuals, pumping audio, and highly customizable handling like never before. Get ready to drive your car through Ventura Bay, ‘World is populated by friends to race with and leaderboards to top’. Need For Speed will be released on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on November 3(NA) 2015 and on November 5(EU). PC gamers have to wait till Q1/Q2 of 2016.
Call Of Duty: Black Ops III
Developers: Treyarch Studios | Publishers: Activision | Released Date: November 6, 2015
Earlier this year Treyarch was confirmed as the Developer for the third installment in the series of Call of Duty: Black Ops. Treyarch also created the popular Zombies mode, which will likely be featured in Black Ops III. The beta version of Call of Duty: Black Ops III was played by millions and was announced as the biggest ever beta on the PlayStation 4 platform.
Dark, gritty future where a new breed of Black Ops soldier emerges and the lines are blurred between our own humanity and the cutting-edge military robotics that define the future of Combat.
Treyarch elevates the Call of Duty social gaming experience by delivering a campaign with the ability to play cooperatively with up to four players online, using the same battle-tested network infrastructure and social systems that supports its world-class Multiplayer and Zombies game modes. A new momentum-based chained-movement system, allowing players to fluidly move through the environment with finesse, using a multitude of combinations, all while maintaining complete control over your weapon at all times.
There are a total of 12 maps, plus the NUK3TOWN bonus map. Four DLC map packs are planned for 2016, but unlike previously, they are PlayStation exclusives for 30 days before being available on other platforms. Releasing on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on November 6, 2015. A feature-limited version that only supports multiplayer modes will be released on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
Developers: Bethesda Game Studios | Publishers: Bethesda Softworks | Released Date: November 10, 2015
At E3, 2015, Bethesda Studios, the award-winning creators of Fallout 3, Elder Scrolls and Skyrim showcased Fallout 4. Fallout 4 is an apocalyptic role-playing game. Set in Boston Massachusetts after 200 years of a Nuclear War.
The gameplay looks similar to that of its prequels i.e Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas. Additional features include a camera that can switch from first person to third person and the ability to roam anywhere on the gameplay. The most exhilarating feature of Fallout 4 is Pip-Boy. Pip-Boy, a computerized wristwatch, allows the player to access a menu with statistics, maps, data, and items. Players can find game cartridges, which can be played on the Pip-Boy. In addition, Power Armor has been redesigned like a vehicle than an equipable suit of armor.
The next big thing around Fallout 4 is the ‘ability to customize’ weapons, buildings, and characters. Enemies such as mole rats, raiders, super-mutants, deathclaws, and feral ghouls will return to Fallout 4, along with companion Dogmeat, who is incapable of dying. ‘Every second is a fight for survival, and every choice is yours. Only you can rebuild and determine the fate of the Wasteland.‘
The 5th major installment in the Fallout series will be released worldwide on November 10, 2015 for PC, PS4 and Xbox One.
Star Wars Battlefront
Developers: EA Digital Illusions CE | Publishers: Electronic Arts | Release Date: November 17(NA), November 20(EU) 2015
The most awaited third major release in the Star Wars Battlefront franchise even though the game is not forming any sequel to the previous games, but rather its a reboot. At E3 2015 depicting the Walker Assault mode on Hoth from perspectives of both the Rebel Alliance and the Galactic empire using various weapons, items and vehicles such as the AT-AT walker, Snowspeeders and TIE Fighters ending with playable characters Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader engaging in battle.
Players can switch at any time, similar to the previous games. Players traverse planets from the Star Wars universe, such as Endor, Hoth, Tatooine and the newly introduced planet of Sullust. Play as your favorite Star Wars character such as Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker, Boba Fett, Leia Organa etc etc. Game’s weapons, characters, gear and abilities are quite easily customizable. The game includes cooperative missions which can be played offline but does not have a campaign mode.
Earlier in October 2015, EA announced the price of Star Wars: Battlefront. It is scheduled for release for PC, PS4 and Xbox One in November. Don’t miss your favorite characters in the game!
Assassin’s Creed Syndicate
Developers: Ubisoft Quebec | Publishers: Ubisoft | Release Date: November 19, 2015
Assassin’s Creed Syndicate is the 9th installment in the series of Assassin’s Creed. The story begins in London 1868 during the industrial Revolution. Incredible age of invention, growing population and growing job opportunities transforms life of people with technologies. Still the evil Templar Order persists who establishes a powerful order, slavery has been taken to a new level. Lower class people unite to take down the Templar. Meanwhile the story follows Jacob and his twin sister Evie Frye from resistant group who plan to take down Templar and save the city from the evil rule.
For the first time in Assassin’s Creed series player can switch between players i.e player can either be a male protagonist who is an expert in close combat or play as a female protagonist who is a strong in stealth and an intelligent Assassin player ever had. The game has necessary improvements in stealth and combat with continual improvements, new travelling systems and refined combat and stealth mechanics.
Each character in the game has different set of skill tree and thus a different play style. It is assumed that the majority of the game will be played by Jacob though each mission will be attributed and designated to only one of the twins. The game in London has more restrictions over open weaponry and therefore most of the game has to be carried through fistfights. In addition the game has rope launcher which could attach through building so that player can travel easily. Side missions and quests involve kidnapping enemies for ransom then put them inside horse carriages and take them to a drop-off points.
Assassin’s Creed Syndicate will be similar to Unity but in a faster pace. Gamers can take control over the Templar and establish Great Britain’s fiercest gang on November 19, 2015 on PC since Game’s PS4 and Xbox One version were already released on October 23rd and is bagging quite good results round the world.
Drive, fight, build, Seize your glory and get your hands on your favorite games and make this month a special one. Since its November, keep yourself busy with these cool upcoming games of November and support for a cause i.e Movember. ‘No Shave November‘ which means no shaving for next 30 days, keep your razors in your drawers, and do participate in Gaming Central’s No Shave November Contest.
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