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The DioField Chronicle joins this week’s upcoming games

The DioField Chronicle, Gundam Evolution and more!

Happy Monday, everyone! As we get ready to kick off the new week, it’s time to look at some more upcoming games. Whether you want to enjoy a new indie darling or jump into Square Enix’s latest RTS The DioField Chronicle, there’s something for you. So, without any further adieu, let’s jump into all the new games coming out this week.

Jack Move (Sept. 20)

First up, we have Jack Move. This title, developed by So Romantic and published by HypeTrain Digital, offers addictive turn-based gameplay within a gritty cyberpunk world. Players take on the role of Noa, a vigilante hacker who gets thrust into a world of murder, kidnapping and dark research after her father goes missing.

Throughout Noa’s journey, she’ll get the help of her best friend and tactical planner Ryder, as well as her Martini drinking uncle and ex-corporate spy Guin Blakely. The game also features a deep turn-based battle system that allows you to customize your Cyber Deck software mid-battle to switch roles. Although PC players got to experience it first, players on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch can get their hands on it tomorrow.

Gundam Evolution (Sept. 21)

Blasting its way into your home next is Gundam Evolution. Developed and published by Bandai Namco, this competitive multiplayer shootout offers a variety of Gundams from the hit anime series. The game will also feature three different competitive modes: Point Capture, Domination and Destruction.

In Gundam Evolution, cooperation and strategy is key to claiming victory in the game’s fast-paced 6v6 team battles. In addition, the game will receive continuous updates, so players can experience new maps, units, customization items and even game modes. On September 21, PC gamers can get a jump start in Gundam Evolution before it hits consoles in November.

No Place For Bravery (Sept. 22)

Then, developer Glitch Factory and publisher Ysbyrd Games bring you a charming RPG in No Place For Bravery. The game puts players in the role of Thorn, an aging fighter traversing a brutal landscape. As you work your way through the unforgiving world, you’ll have to take on a series of challenging foes in order to find your daughter.

The game’s style features a top-down perspective marked by gorgeous pixel graphics. Additionally, the difficult combat and even equally difficult moral decisions players will make set this title up to have a heavy, long-lasting impact on players. You can start your journey in No Place For Bravery on September 22 for Nintendo Switch and PC.

Slime Rancher 2 (Sept. 22)

If you’re looking for a cute, stylish simulation game, you won’t want to miss Slime Rancher 2. Developed and published by Monomi Park, the game puts you in the role of Beatrix LeBeau as you work to catch slimes on the Far, Far Range. In the game, you’ll explore colorful islands as traverse the tropical landscapes on your quest for slime.

The original Slime Rancher launched in 2017 to favorable reviews. Critics loved its cute art style and fun core mechanics that make for a highly charming experience. You can jump into Slime Rancher 2 on September 22 for Xbox Series X/S and PC.

The DioField Chronicle (Sept. 22)

The DioField Chronicle is a real-time strategy game that thrusts players into a fantastical war between multiple opposing forces battling for power within the Kingdom of Alletain on DioField Island. Developed by Lancarse and published by Square Enix, players take on the role of Andrias Rhondarson, one of the four heads of the Blue Foxes, an elite band of mercenaries looking to capitalize on the chaos.

The game offers a deep and immersive narrative, combined with real-time tactical battles. Featuring a unique “diorama” style with a unique visual look and expertly crafted strategical gameplay, strategy fans won’t want to miss this title. The DioField Chronicle storms out for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC on September 22.

Shovel Knight Dig (Sept. 23)

Closing this week out, we have Shovel Knight Dig. Nitrome and Yacht Club Games bring us the thrilling next chapter in the Shovel Knight saga. In the new game, Shovel Knight gets thrust back into action after Drill Knight busts into his campsite to steal his loot.

On your adventure, you’ll need to jump, slash and dig your way down to uncover the mystery. In addition, you’ll meet new friends and foes, explore strange lands and outfit yourself to keep the entire land from collapsing underfoot. You can unearth Shovel Knight Dig when it hits Nintendo Switch, PC and iOS devices on September 23.

What upcoming games will you be playing this week?

All in all, this week brings us a ton of new games to be excited about. Whether you want to test your battle skills in a new RTS with The DioField Chronicle or simply enjoy a charming stylistic indie game, there’s something for you. But which new release are you most excited for? As always, share your thoughts with us in the comments!

Sam Fronsman

A writer with a love for video games, both new and old. A collector of games, CDs and DVDs. Can sometimes be found behind a camera or playing guitar. The X-Men games for SEGA Genesis will always hold great memories.
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