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New Game Releases: November 10th-16th, 2016


With an Assassin’s Creed anthology and sequels in the Dishonored and Watch Dogs franchises, November is trotting out a number of heavy hitters. Customary for this time of the Holiday shopping season, the simultaneous release of so many triple-A titles means that some games won’t earn the undivided attention of the gaming public. As such, at some of this month’s competitors, are bound to become January’s clearance-bin fodder. You have to wonder if this kind of risky, blockbuster-seeking approach is the best bet for publishers.

Header image: Root Letter, PlayStation 4 and PS Vita

PlayStation 4
Assassin’s Creed: The Ezio Collection (retail and PSN, $49.99)
Dishonored 2 (retail and PSN, $59.99)
Dishonored 2 – Premium Collector’s Edition (retail, $99.99)
Root Letter (retail and PSN, $59.99)
Watch Dogs 2 (retail and PSN, $59.99)
Watch Dogs 2 Deluxe Edition (retail and PSN, $69.99)
Watch Dogs 2 Gold Edition (retail and PSN, $99.99)

Wii U
Dungeon Hearts DX (eShop, $9.99)
Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles (eShop, $19.99)
Rhythm Heaven Fever (eShop, $19.99)
Steamworld Collection (retail, $29.99)

Xbox One
Assassin’s Creed: The Ezio Collection (retail and XGS, $49.99)
Dishonored 2 (retail and XGS, $59.99)
Dishonored 2 – Premium Collector’s Edition (retail, $99.99)
Overcooked (retail, $19.99)
Watch Dogs 2 (retail and XGS, $59.99)
Watch Dogs 2 Deluxe Edition (retail and XGS, $69.99)
Watch Dogs 2 Gold Edition (retail and XGS, $99.99)

Dangerous Road (eShop, $2.99)
Kutar Apple(eShop, $0.99)
Kutar Burger Factory (eShop, $0.99)
Kutar Concert Staff (eShop, $0.99)
Kutar End Credits (eShop, $0.99)
Kutar Jump Rope (eShop, $0.99)
Kutar Magic Ball (eShop, $0.99)
Kutar Powder Factory (eShop, $0.99)
Kutar Quiz (eShop, $0.99)
Kutar Ski Lift (eShop, $0.99)
Kutar Tube Rider (eShop, $0.99)
Mega Man X3 (eShop, $7.99)
Shoot the Ball ($1.49)

PS Vita
Root Letter (retail and PSN, $39.99)

CAFE 0 ~The Sleeping Beast~ ($TBA)
Countdown ($TBA)
Dishonored 2 ($59.99)
Ittle Dew 2 ($TBA)
Lost Grimoires: Stolen Kingdom ($5.99)
Motorsport Manager ($34.99)
Natural – Beyond Nature – ($TBA)
Orbit – Playing with Gravity ($8.49)
Stellar Stars ($TBA)
Tyranny ($44.99)
Watch Dogs 2 ($59.99)
Why is the Princess in a Magic Forest?! ($TBA)
World on Tanks Blitz (free to play)

Robert’s Pick: Sure, not giving the nod to Watch Dogs 2 or Dishonored 2 might seem a little strange, but with the launch issues that plagued the original Watch Dogs and Dishonored 2’s purported framerate woes, I’m going to adopt a wait-and-see approach on both. Instead, I’ll be  playing it safe by opting for Root Letter (or √Letter)- the inaugural release in the Kadokawa Game Mystery series. Already receiving glowing reviews in the EU, the visual novel tasks players with uncovering the disappearance of Aya, a schoolgirl who went missing after receiving an enigmatic letter.


About Robert Allen

With over 35 years of gaming experience, Robert 'DesertEagle' Allen is Tech-Gaming's resident worrier/warrior who spends his days teaching at three colleges and his nights devoted to JRPGs.


  1. First I’ve heard about the Dishonored 2 framerate issues. Source?

    • I saw a number of people on Reddit saying the same thing as well as some streamers.

      Too bad Bethesda is being douchey about review copies. Giving the game to streamers but holding on to reviewers seems sketchy.

  2. What’s with all the “Kutar” games?

  3. I’m hoping there’s a black friday deal on Assassin’s Creed: The Ezio Collection.

  4. The first Wash Dogs was disappointing. Not what UBI showed at E3.

  5. Any one know what’s the best price for Dishonored 2 on PC?

  6. Root Letter for me this week. Are you going to review it?

  7. I’ll be getting Watch Dogs 2 this week. I loved the first oe. Ran great on my PC.