Assassin’s Creed: Origins has players mastering a completely reinvented combat system while exploring colossal pyramids, gilded tombs, sprawling ancient cities, crocodile-infested rivers and the entirety of Egypt. It’s the best Assassin’s Creed game in years!
This week our Time Waster was a little under the weather, but he still managed to play a platformer called Dreamcharmer to complete his weekly duties.
Fight alongside a platoon in the 1st Infantry Division in Call of Duty: WWII. Relying on your squad for survival, you live the battles and endure tough combat using authentic weapons. Come and take a journey back to WWII for an epic war experience.
In book three, Bob learns that being a sentient spaceship really should be more fun. But after spreading out through space for almost a century, Bob and his clones just can’t stay out of trouble. An excellent title, if it heralds the end of the series, it will have gone out on a high note.
Nidhogg II is one of those rare games these days designed for competitive, local multiplayer. And if you are fortunate enough to gather a bunch of good friends together to play, then killing one another in spectacular ways can be quite fun.
The gameplay of Sonic Forces: Speed Battle has four players competing against each other to win reaches. These typically don’t even last a minute, which makes it great for on-the-go gaming. Come see how this one runs!
A Mortician’s Tale is a short, beautiful, and powerful game that will have you reassessing the way you think about death, and maybe even planning your funeral in the most death-positive way. This one is particularly poignant and enjoyable for thoughtful players.
Having already proven himself as a master of fantasy storytelling, Brandon Sanderson is back with the epic conclusion to the Stormlight series, the thousand-page-plus masterpiece that is Oathbringer. This is a must read for fantasy fiction fans.
One of the best games released yet for the Nintendo Switch, Super Mario Odyssey takes players on a journey thorough lots of different environments – and introduces many new and exciting game mechanics.
This week our Time Waster checks out a difficult platformer with a heavy focus on puzzles in the browser game Bound Below.