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Numerous video games released in October

Barbara Armstrong (‘25)/ Eastside Art Director

October 2023 was filled with more than just fall festivities. All types of video games were steadily released, from Super Mario Brothers to Detective Pikachu Returns.

Hellboy Web of Wyrd
Hellboy Web of Wyrd is an action-filled video game inspired by Mike Mignola’s Hellboy comics. Created from a partnership between Mignola and Dark Horse Comics, Hellboy Web of Wyrd is a roguelike action-adventure story that follows Hellboy as he investigates the disappearance of a member of the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense (B.P.R.D.). This game was released on October 18.

Detective Pikachu Returns
Another anticipated adventure game released last month was Detective Pikachu Returns, which follows Tim Goodman and his partner as they attempt to solve mysteries. The game, which is a sequel to 2016’s Detective Pikachu, came out October 6 on Nintendo Switch.

Forza Motorsport
Forza Motorsport is a racing simulation video game, giving players the experience of driving high-tech luxury vehicles. Developed by Turn 10 Studios and published by Xbox Game Studios, the game uses real racing techniques, features new AI technology (such as in the use of AI opponent drivers), and allows players to select from over 500 cars. This game came out October 10.

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Assassin’s Creed Mirage
Assassin’s Creed Mirage, an action-adventure game, takes place in Baghdad 861, and the city feels alive with merchants, townsfolk, guards, palaces, and more. The game’s creator is a company called Ubisoft and the composer is Brendan Angelides. It is the thirteenth major installment in the Assassin’s Creed series, and it came out on October 12.

Super Mario Bros
The Super Mario series is another popular video game series with a new installment. Released October 20, Nintendo’s Super Mario Bros. Wonder invites players to join Mario and friends as they visit the colorful Flower Kingdom, near the Mushroom Kingdom. In the game, the villain King Bowser has transformed into a flying castle and is causing chaos across their peaceful land — it is up to the players to save everyone.

Sonic Superstars
Like Ubisoft and Nintendo, Japanese video game company Sega released a new edition of its iconic Sonic the Hedgehog game, called Sonic Superstars, on October 17. Players can play as many different characters as they travel across the Northstar Islands to defeat the villain Dr. Eggman and save humanity.

Spider-Man 2
Based on Marvel’s acclaimed Spider-Man movie franchise, the game Spider-Man 2 came out on October 20 and is an action game where players can switch between two Spider-Men, Peter Parker and Miles Morales, and work with their friends to save New York City and defeat new villains. The game is based on the Spiderman movies.

Ghostrunner 2
Ghostrunner 2 came out October 26 and was created by One More Level. The game is a hardcore sequel set in a post-apocalyptic, cyberpunk world. It is filled with action and an AI cult who has infiltrated the last refuge of humanity.

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Shayna Oppen
Shayna Oppen, Eastside Culture Editor
Shayna Oppen is a senior and one of the Print Culture Editors for Eastside. She loves being part of many extracurriculars and is the manager for the varsity girls soccer team. She enjoys hanging with her friends and her dogs and is looking forward to an amazing year.

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