Weekly Game Release Highlights, October 4-10

It's time to rock out with the return of Rock Band this week, but for those ready to jump into adventure instead, this is also the week for Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection. All that, plus Civilization: Beyond Earth - Rising Tide, Transformers, Van Helsing, and more.


Are you ready to rock? Because it's time to dust off those old plastic instruments for Rock Band 4, which is set to release tomorrow. But there's a time to rock and there's a time for action and this Friday marks the release of Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection on PS4. Civilization: Beyond Earth will get its first expansion with Rising Tide. The Incredible Adventrues of Van Helsing will get three adventures in one with its Final Cut. Chibi-Robo stars in his next handheld adventure with Chibi-Robo: Zip Lash. And finally, VR enthusiasts may want to look into Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes, a game Shacknews first looked at back at IndieCade last year and is now set to release on Steam this week. Check out the full list of releases below.


  • Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth - Rising Tide
  • Transformers: Devastation (download - $50)
  • Skyhill (download - $15)
  • The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing: Final Cut (download)
  • Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes (download)
  • Caffeine (download)
  • Read Only Memories (download)
  • Sayonara UmiharaKawase (download)
  • Devils & Demons (download)
  • March of Industry: Very Capitalist Factory Simulator Entertainments (download)
  • Hidden Objects Bundle 4 in 1 (download)
  • Ookibloks (download)
  • Sublevel Zero (download)
  • Kaiju Panic (download)
  • Normality (download)
  • WRC 5 FIA World Rally Championship (download)
  • This Book Is A Dungeon (download)
  • Slipstream 5000 (download)
  • Trap Them - Sniper Edition (download)
  • Nubs' Adventure (download)

PlayStation 4

  • Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection
  • Rock Band 4
  • Transformers: Devastation
  • Dragon Age: Inquisition Game of the Year Edition
  • Ride
  • Super Meat Boy (download)
  • Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance (download)
  • Saint Seiya: Soldiers' Souls (download)

Xbox One

  • Rock Band 4
  • Transformers: Devastation
  • Dragon Age: Inquisition Game of the Year Edition
  • Ride
  • Elite: Dangerous (download)
  • Teslapunk (download)
  • Afro Samurai (download)
  • Three Fourths Home: Extended Edition (download)

Xbox 360

  • Transformers: Devastation

PlayStation 3

  • Transformers: Devastation
  • Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax
  • Ride (download)
  • Saint Seiya: Soldiers' Souls (download)
  • Shooter Starfighter Sanvein (download - PSOne Classic)
  • Street Racquetball (download - PSOne Classic)

Wii U

  • None


  • Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax
  • Farming Simulator 16
  • Super Meat Boy (download)

Nintendo 3DS

  • Chibi-Robo! Zip Lash

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