New Games Guide | December 2016

As the year draws to a close, so do the game releases, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t some crackers coming up before Christmas.

Dead Rising 4

Release Date: December 6    Platform: Xbox One / PC


Frank West is back with a bang. A decade after we first saw him fight the zombie hordes of Willamette, he’s returned for some reason in Dead Rising 4. Set at Christmas, quite apt really, use exo suits, chainsaws and Christmas-related weaponry to see your way through all the biters the game can throw at you in typical, quirky Dead Rising style. Oh, and take selfies with zombies, since… 2016.

Buy Dead Rising 4 on Amazon.

The Last Guardian

Release Date: December 9    Platform: PS4


The follow-up to Shadow of the Colossus, that’s been 8 years in the making after numerous setbacks, is finally coming to your Playstation 4. The Last Guardian brings the tale of an unlikely partnership with the player and his griffin-like buddy, Trico, who must overcome crumbling ruins and a series of puzzles with each others help. He’s not your usual pet, but damn is he cute. Expect heartbreak at the end, probably.

Buy The Last Guardian on Amazon.

Stardew Valley

Release Date: December 14    Platform: Xbox One / PS4


One of the PC’s best-selling games for 2016 is coming to consoles before the year is out. Stardew Valley mixes an adorable farming life with fighting monsters, what more could you want? And the soundtrack, which is one of the greatest in gaming, will see you along your merry way as you build a life from scratch to getting married and discovering the mysteries Stardew Valley has to offer.

See you next year for more guides to great game releases!

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