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Coming Up: The Games of September 2018

The AAA market may have cleared 2018 post-Red Dead Redemption 2‘s release, but don’t count the September game releases out just yet.

Heroes Will Rise

Showing initial promise, August turned into a rather sleepy month for new releases. While games like Dead Cells and Graveyard Keeper turned into Indie darlings, August seemed littered with ports like Monster Hunter World and Yakuza 0. That looks to be continuing until late October after Red Dead Redemption 2’s release. But that’s not to say there aren’t some darlings out this September.

Going live first is the latest entry in Square Enix’s venerable JRPG series, Dragon Quest XI. Discover the mystery that awaits a young man who holds the soul of an age-old hero, banished by his king and branded a traitor. You’ll assemble a rag-tag group of companions to help you in your quest to discover your past and fight the evils before you. Unravel your past in Dragon Quest XI on September 4th.

If you’d rather spend some time in the Crucible, the latest expansion for Destiny 2 may pique your interest. Destiny 2: Forsaken’s storyline foreshadows the rise of a new threat to the Guardians, As you hunt down Cayde’s killers across the solar system, you’ll stop at nothing to put eight escaped Barons to justice. Along with the new storyline, players will gain access to new gear, powers, and the all-new Gambit PVP mode to liven their time in the game. Destiny 2: Forsaken breaks out of containment September 4th.

Perhaps the most noteworthy release this September is Insomniac’s Spider Man. exclusive to Sony’s PS4. Promising a diverse cast of Spidey’s best villains, the web-slinger’s latest escapade looks to be as encompassing as Rocksteady’s ground-breaking Batman: Arkham City. With tons of collectibles to gather and a powerful story to drive players forward, this may just be the game Spiderman deserves. Spider-Man swings into stores on September 7th.

Looking for more releases?

Check Out All The Games Coming Out This September:

September 4

September 6

  • Gone Home (Switch)

September 7

September 11

September 14

September 18

September 20

September 21

September 25

September 27

September 28

  • FIFA 19 (PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Switch)

 

 

About Michael Allio

Mike Allio is a writer from the Greater San Francisco Bay Area in California. He's a passionate creative, and when he's not writing he loves playing video games. Some of his favorite series have darker tones to them - Dark Souls, Bloodborne, and Mass Effect are just a few of his favorites. Check him out on Twitch.tv/adaywalker, and follow his Twitter handle @TheMikeatNite to learn what he's up to.

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