Sony and Microsoft, via their respective blogs, announced November’s free games for their premium users.
Nioh, a combo-filled action RPG from the makers of Ninja Gaiden, casts you as a samurai in mystical 17th century Japan. In our review we said, “Endless optimization and customization, engaging encounters, and unparalleled combat by yourself or with a friend make Nioh an excellent choice for your next dark action/RPG.” This arrives just in time for the Nioh 2 beta which runs from November 1 to 10. If the original piques your interest be sure to check out our Tokyo Game Show coverage on the upcoming sequel.
“An intense ride that makes you question your sanity,” this release is a scary treat for those craving more Halloween fun. Play as an investigative journalist uncovering nefarious cults in the Arizona desert.
Xbox Live Games With Gold
Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter
Play as the beloved Victorian detective, Sherlock Holmes, as he uncovers the disturbing past of his adoptive daughter.
Part side-scrolling shooter, part train simulator, Final Station is a unique take on the popular zombie apocalypse where you transport survivors seeking safety.
Joy Ride Turbo
This is “a solid arcade racing experience” for anyone looking for a kart racer on the Xbox.
Star Wars Jedi Star Fighter
Play as a Jedi pilot in this original Xbox classic as you explore the Karthakk System, decimate enemy ships, and unravel the Trade Federation’s evil machinations.
[Source: Xbox, Playstation Blog]