New video games out this week
“Destiny 2.” Bungie’s big space combat game evolves further into a massively multiplayer online game with easier ways to hook up with other players for raids and strikes. In this one, players try to take down Ghaul, the bad guy leading the Red Legion and reclaim their homeworld. Rated T for Teen. $60-$250 in Standard, Digital Deluxe and Collector’s Editions for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One (Windows PC version out Oct. 24).
“Monster Hunter Stories.” A monster infected by Black Blight attacks a village, the adventure begins. This game introduced turn-based battles for the first time in the franchise and contains plenty of side guests and new areas to explore. Rated E-10+ for Everyone 10 and Older. $40, for Nintendo 3DS.
Also out this week: “LEGO Worlds” (Nintendo Switch), “Knack 2” (PS4), “Don’t Knock Twice” (PS4, Xbox One, PC), “Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth” (PS4, PlayStation Vita), “Songbringer” (PS4), “Riskers” (PC), “R.B.I. Baseball 17” (Switch), “Eight-Minute Empire” (PC), “SpaceMerc” (PC), “Epic Tavern” (PC), “Pyramaze: The Game” (PC), “Morphite” (PS4, Xbox One, Switch), “Gappo’s Legacy VR” (PC), “The Bridge” (Switch), “Archaica: The Path of Light” (PC), “Drive Girls” (PS Vita), “VR Dart Zone” (PC), “Guardian” (PC).
Here’s a video trailer for “Destiny 2”:
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