Video games are coming in thick and fast during September 2021, so we’ve compiled a list of the all the titles worth keeping an eye on.

Welcome to one of the busiest months in the video game calendar, where every company wants your hard earned money. The good news is that no matter your tastes, there’s actually a little something for everyone. Let’s get started…

Sonic Colours Ultimate (PS4, XBO, Switch, PC)

Release Date: Tuesday September 7

Let’s be frank, good Sonic games are a hard to come by these days, which makes Sonic Colours Ultimate a rare treat. Originally only released on Nintendo platforms, Ultimate revamps the 2010 original version of Colours but gives it a new coat of paint, a new game mode, refined controls and more.

If you’re nostalgic for the blue blur and need a solid excuse to return to your past, this looks set to be your best bet.

Sonic Colours Ultimate is available via Amazon.

Life is Strange True Colours (PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X/S, Switch, PC)

Release Date: Friday September 10

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The Life is Strange series is back with a brand new lead character. This time around the story focuses on Alex Chen who possesses the supernatural ability to experience, absorb and manipulate the strong emotions of others, which she sees as blazing, coloured auras.

Expect choice-driven drama that packs an emotional punch. The game’s soundtrack has also been produced by Australia’s own Angus and Julia Stone.

Life is Strange True Colours is available via Amazon.

 

WarioWare Get It Together (Switch)

Release Date: Friday September 10

Think you’ve seen all video games have to offer? You clearly haven’t played a WarioWare game – arguably Nintendo’s quirkiest, cult titles. In WarioWare Get It Together you will tackle over 200 incredibly brief microgames in quick succession. And we mean brief – some may take mere seconds to complte. That can range from squeezing toothpaste out of a tube or picking underarm hair from a male statue.

You just can’t make this stuff up, but expect plenty of laughs no matter whether you play alone or with a partner – a first for the series!

WarioWare Get It Together is available via Amazon

NBA 2K22 (PS5, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, XBO, Switch PC)

Release Date: Friday September 10

If you’re a fan of sportsball, the NBA 2K series is one of the best around, and NBA 2K22 is really hoping to be another slam dunk (sorry, not sorry).

This latest iteration is said to introduce a raft of new additions including rebuilt shot contest and blocking systems a new shot meter and an increased focus on the feel and control of dribbling. Oh, and as expected the whole package looks absolutely gorgeous. Sports lovers are bound to fall for this one.

NBA 2K22 is available via Amazon.

DEATHLOOP (PS5, PC)

Release Date: Tuesday September 14

Mark your calendars PS5 owners, because this is one of the biggest video games you’re bound to see hit the console during September 2021.

The elevator pitch is an appealing one: you take control of an assassin trapped in a time loop on an enigmatic island, doomed to repeat the same day for eternity. The only chance for escape is to break the loop by unearthing information and assassinating eight key targets before the day resets, all while dodging a fellow assassin who wants to see you dead first.

The whole game has a quirky Quentin Tarantino vibe and we are all about it, so you’ll definitely want to keep your eye on it. We predict amazing things.

DEATHLOOP is available via Amazon.

Lost Judgment (PS5, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, XBO)

Release Date: Friday September 24

A spin-off from the incredibly popular Yakuza series, Lost Judgment is the follow-up to 2018’s well-received Judgment. For those who missed the debut, you’re in the shoes of lawyer-turned-private eye Takayuki Yagami.

This time Yagami is thrown into a case after a man is accused of two crimes at the same time, so expect a healthy mix of crime-solving, action and maybe even some unexpected karaoke if you’re lucky.

The original game was a surprise gem, so if you have a penchent for solving crimes, maybe add this one to your list.

Lost Judgement is available via Amazon.

Hot Wheels Unleashed (PS5, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, XBO, Switch, PC)

Release Date: Thursday September 30

Remember those tiny cars you collected (and probably destroyed) as a kid? Well now they have their very own video game, and it actually looks pretty good!

Hot Wheels Unleashed seems to be making the most of its inspiration, with larger-than-life playgrounds to race in and the perfect amount of speed. As expected, there’s an absolute crapload of cars to race around as well, meaning you can search for one that fits your particular style.

That’s not even mentioning the inclusion of 2-player local split-screen which is a serious treat in modern gaming, and could lead to some pretty chaotic sessions with friends.

Hot Wheels Unleashed is available via Amazon.

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