New Games Roundup: September 2023

November 2, 2023  •  4 min read

From console games coming to iPhone, hooping in NBA 2K24 and epic fights in Mortal Kombat 1, there’s something for everyone this month. Check out our favorite new games and some of the awesome updates that came to existing games this month.

New Games This Month

iPhone 15 Pro Brings Console Games to Your Fingertips

We couldn’t make a games roundup this month without mentioning the huge news for gaming with iPhone 15. PC and console-exclusive games like Resident Evil 4, Death Stranding and Assasins Creed Mirage are coming directly to iPhone 15 Pro models with the awesome new A17 Pro chip. Check out our blog post here for more details.

Hello Kitty Island Adventure

Welcome to Big Adventures Park, where friendships are key and adventure is just around the corner! Join your supercute new friends in a gorgeous world teeming with adorable creatures, delicious food, and many mysteries to explore. Create your ultimate island paradise on Backbone with Apple Arcade.

Lies of P

You play as a puppet created by Geppetto who’s caught in a web of lies with unimaginable monsters and untrustworthy figures. Play this soulslike video game developed by Neowiz Games and Round8 Studio by adapting yourself to face untold horrors. Choose whether to confront predicaments with the truth or weave lies to overcome them on the journey to find yourself. Play it on Backbone now with Remote Play or on Xbox Cloud Gaming.

Gloomhaven Comes to Console

While it’s been available on PC for a while now, the title has just been released on console! Lead your band of mercenaries in the land of Gloomhaven, work with unsavory individuals, shape the fate of the region, fight your way through horrific places and get rich or die trying in this ruthless Tactical-RPG. Play it on Backbone now with Remote Play or GeForce Now.

Mortal Kombat 1

Crafted by NetherRealm Studios, the twelfth installment of the Mortal Kombat franchise is here. Mortal Kombat has long been synonymous with fighting games that both stun and terrify, offering bone-crunching moves and jaw-dropping fatalities. This edition is no exception, offering an entirely new fighting system, captivating game modes, and, of course, new fatalities. Check out our blog post here for more details.

NBA 2K24

In the latest installment of the iconic 2K franchise, you’ll blend hoop cultures past, present and future. Gone are the days when video game basketball was just a simulated experience. With the groundbreaking ProPLAY technology, NBA 2K24 translates NBA footage into gameplay, delivering a generational leap in authenticity. Learn more by checking out our blog post here.

Exciting Updates This Month

Diablo Immortal - Dark Rebirth

The latest Diablo Immortal update is here; there's much to unpack! The Cycle of Strife is getting significant changes, including an all-new 8v8 PvP mode, the Alley of Blood. The main story is getting a new dungeon, the Tristram Cathedral. Alongside the new additions, lowered gates and adjustments to Warband barriers give players access to even more content!

Hot Wheels™ Rift Rally - Ford Performance DLC

Earlier this week, Hot Wheels™ Rift Rally received its first DLC, the Ford Performance Pack. We’re excited to see iconic cars like the 2019 Ford GT, 1997 Ford Escort RS, 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429 Fastback and the 2022 Ford F-150 Raptor available to race! There are 28 customizable variants to choose from and we’re also getting two new limited-time Hot Wheels™ cars, the Time Ataxxi™ and Veloci-Racer™. ©2023 Mattel

Cyberpunk 2077 - Phantom Liberty

From a police overhaul to perk rework, Cyberpunk’s latest update has us wanting to jump back into Night City. Start your adventure in a world obsessed with power, glamor and body modification. You can customize your character’s cyberware, skillset and playstyle, and explore a vast city where the choices you make shape the story and the world around you. Watch the cinematic update trailer here.

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