November boasts strong game line-up

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With the multitude of video and computer games coming out this year, it can be easy for fans to fall behind sometimes. Here are our most anticipated games coming this November.

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

(Windows, PS3, PS4, X360, XBO), Nov. 4

A continuation in the mega-popular Call of Duty series places players in an organization pitted against global terrorists making grand attacks in a futuristic setting. The gameplay remains similar in this first-person shooter, with advancements being rechargeable ammo on some weapons, as well as the use of laser and energy-based weapons, in lieu with the futuristic setting.

Assasin’s Creed Unity

(Windows, PS4, XBO), Nov. 11

Another staple series of the past generation, this action-adventure game places us with Arno, an assassin in Paris amidst the French Revolution. Heavy emphasis has been placed on the co-op portion of the game, in which most story missions can be played with up to three other people.

Halo: Master Chief Collection

(XBO), Nov. 11

The ultimate compilation, this Xbox One game compiles all 4 main Halo games, along with access to Halo 5: Guardians beta, in an HD collection optimized for graphical quality. Halo 2, the oldest game in the series without a graphical update, was completely overhauled to ensure top quality, with the option as in Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary to switch back to the old version if desired. This game also includes all multiplayer maps and gameplay modes from the past games.

World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor

(Windows, OS X), Nov. 13

This expansion is the fifth to Blizzard Entertainment’s MMORPG World of Warcraft. New features included in the expansion is a level cap at 100, more dungeons and raids, internal improvements to PvP, as well as story missions on the alternate universe on the land of Draenor.

Dragon Age: Inquisition

(Windows, PS3, PS4, X360, XBO), Nov. 18

This action RPG by Bioware, is the third main-series title in the Dragon Age series. Changes to the formula include more customization for armor, revamped conversation systems and the greater significance of the player’s choices to the in-game storyline. This game is also more tactically focused than its predecessors.

 Far Cry 4

(Windows, PS3, PS4, X360, XBO), Nov. 18

This action-adventure game and first-person shooter places players in the eyes of protagonist Ajay Ghale, who finds himself upon returning home amongst a civil war involving a crazed, self-appointed ruler. More focus was allotted towards the co-op portion of the main story missions, allowing friends of the player to play cooperatively even if they do not own the game.

Pokemon Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire

(3-DS), Nov. 21

Both titles are remakes of the original Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire which was released on the Game Boy Advance in 2002. Both games have undergone major graphical overhauls, following closely in line with Game Freak’s 2013 Pokémon X and Y. To be included are new Mega Stones for Mega Evolution in the land of Hoenn, new Mega Evolutions including Sceptile and Swampert, as well as all the mechanical advancements that have been made to the Pokémon video game franchise as a whole since the original’s 2002 release.

Super Smash Bros.

(Wii-U), Nov. 21

This highly-anticipated, fighting title includes the ability to have up to eight players to battle simultaneously, improved high-definition graphics, as well as more power-ups, playable characters and battle stages. This game also boasts many new modes.