Top 5 Games of October - Article

By Craig Snow, September 30, 2012
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Resident Evil 6
Release date: 2nd October



It's been a big year for Resident Evil fans. Two new games were released and the next mainline game, Resident Evil 6, was also announced. Those other titles have come and gone, now it's time for the main course. There were some great and genuinely dramatic moments in the E3 demo, we'll find out whether that applies to the rest of the game on October 2nd.

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New Little King's Story
Release date: 2nd October



When it released back in 2009, Little King's Story acquired the somewhat dubious honor of becoming one of the Wii's hidden gems. Now its sequel - New Little King's Story - is just around the corner and set to make its debut on the PS Vita. This is our wildcard pick for October.

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Dishonored
Release date: 9th October



Dishonored was one of the most praised titles at this year's E3. Nick, in his hands-on preview, described it as "Deus Ex meets BioShock" - pretty high praise indeed. Dishonored looks set to be one of, if not the best release of the month.

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Forza Horizon
Release date: 23rd October



The newest installment in the Xbox 360's premier exclusive racing franchise also releases in October. This isn't your usual Forza fare, however. New developers, Playground Games - consisting of former staff of Codemasters and Bizarre Creations - have been brought in to work alongside Turn 10 on this completely new, open world spin-off for the franchise.

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Assassin's Creed III
Release date: 30th October



Last, but certainly not least, we have Assassin's Creed III. Our runner-up for Game of the Show at this year's E3, It's already being tipped to win its fair share of Game of the Year Awards. We'll find out if Ubisoft's new direction for the series delivers on the hype it's generated at the end of October.

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