October is an important month for the gaming industry since its very close to the holiday season, a time at which game developers register about seventy percent of their annual sales. Every year, during this month, Indian gamers witness the release of some of the most awaited titles of the year.
The last few weeks have proved to be an exciting season as several AAA games have launched across the globe. These titles have started making their way to Indian store shelves as the moment.
We expect game distributors and video game companies to bring out a string of offers, bundles and price cuts to their most important titles so as to make their offerings appealing during the holiday season.
Just ahead of Bakrid and Diwali, these new title launches should catch your attention.
Batman: Arkham Origins
Interested in learning about how the Batman saga began? Then Arkham Origins is just the game to play. It serves as a good prequel to the Arkham series of Batman games. As always, the game is based on the DC comics' Bruce Wane, the millionaire who takes up crime fighting in the guise of Batman in order to save his dying city from the clutches of evil.
You are the once-trusted bodyguard of the beloved Empress. Framed for gruesome murder and driven by absolute revenge, you become an infamous assassin, known only by the disturbing mask that has become your calling card. In a time of dire uncertainty, when the city is besieged by an evil plague and ruled by an oppressive rulers armed with neo-industrial technologies, dark forces lurk in the shadows ready to embrace you with abilities beyond those of any common man - but at what cost?
In today's hyper-connected world, Chicago has the country's most advanced computer system - one which controls almost every piece of city technology and holds key information on all of the city's residents. You play as Aiden Pearce, a brilliant hacker but also a former thug, whose criminal past lead to a violent family tragedy. Now on the hunt for those who hurt your family, you'll be able to monitor and hack all who surround you while manipulating the city's systems to stop traffic lights, turn off the electrical grid and more. Use the city of Chicago as your ultimate weapon and exact your own style of revenge.
Borderlands 2 is the action packed sequel to the incredibly successful Borderlands. This game is inspired by the events of the original game and continues the story with characters from the original game making appearances. The captivating storyline is littered with juvenile humor making this game fun to play alone or with friends. This version of the game is developed for the Xbox 360 gaming console by Gearbox Software and it is published by 2K Games. This first-person shooter game features various elements of role-playing games like character leveling up, upgrading weapons and character development along with the storyline.
Bio Shcok Infinite
The BioShock series took the world by storm when it first appeared in August 2007. Bioshock Infinite promises to exceed the expectations set by the first two parts and has even received early pre-release attention by winning several awards including Best of Show at the 2011 E3 Show. BioShock Infinite is not a direct sequel or prequel to the previous two BioShock games.