Best 9 Video Games for Under the Tree

Best 9 Video Games for Under the Tree

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We can never have too many video games when we love consoles. For the gamers on your gift list, here are nine titles for all tastes that will make for hours of fun.

Call of Duty: Vanguard

  • Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox X Series & Xbox One
  • Release Date: November 5, 2021
  • Genre: First person shooter

Art du jeu Call of Duty: Vanguard

Call of Duty: Vanguard takes us back in the universe of World War II. Through the story, we follow the lives of Sgt. Arthur Kingsley, British 9th Parachute Battalion; Captain Wade Jackson, U.S. Scouting Squadron Six; Second Lieutenant Lucas Riggs, Australian 20th Battalion; and Lieutenant Polina Petrova, Soviet 138th Rifle Division. Their stories are based on real-life combatants. An explosive storyline, a dynamic true-to-the-genre multiplayer universe, and ever-evolving zombie mode, a Battle Royale; Call of Duty: Vanguard has it all! It will be a must-have for all gamers.

 

Forza Festival

  • Platform(s): PC, Xbox X Series & Xbox One
  • Release Date: November 9, 2021
  • Genre: Open world racing game

Art du jeu Forza Festival 5

The Forza Festival is back! And this time, it's moving to South America, more specifically: Mexico. Establishing itself as a must-attend event for all racing fans, developer Playground Games is offering one of the most beautiful Xbox X-Series graphic showcases to date. This version also promises to have best-of-yet when it comes to mapping size, environments diversification and activities. In addition, expect area-specific weather systems, more character creation options and, of course, more cars at your disposal to race around on the unique roads that Mexico offers.

 

Battlefield 2042

  • Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox X Series & Xbox One
  • Release Date: November 19, 2021
  • Genre: First person shooter

Art du jeu Battlefield 2042

The Battlefield series is finally back!

Leaving the universe of World War II behind for a time that's a little closer to our own, Battlefield 2042 will offer epic battles for 128 players when it launches later this year. Through game modes such as Conquest and Breakthrough, the developer promises to make each game as different as the next. With its distinction in vehicular combat, Battlefield 2042 brings its share of new features with game modes like Hazard Zone, Portal and more. Fans of the series know that the appeal lies in its vast, dynamic maps, ever-changing combat conditions and gameplay challenges. This forces players to constantly adapt to events such as sandstorms, rocket launches and tornadoes. Battlefield is back in full force for all first-person shooter fans.

 

Halo Infinite

  • Platform(s): PC, Xbox X Series & Xbox One
  • Release Date: December 8, 2021
  • Genre: First person shooter

Art du jeu Halo Infinite

After more than 6 years of absence on Microsoft's platforms, Halo is back in a big way with an opus: Halo Infinite. With the help of a new Artificial Intelligence nicknamed "The Weapon", Masterchief must understand what could have happened to Cortana* during the last game of the series. True to the History mode, the multiplayer offered by the developer will also be just as faithful to the style that the series has put in place for several years. Having developed this title on a new graphics engine and with more open gameplay concepts, 343 Industries promises us a very unique title for Halo fans.

*Cortana has been the hero's faithful companion since the very first game.

 

Metroid Dread

  • Platform(s): Nintendo Switch
  • Release Date: October 8, 2021
  • Genre: Action, Adventure

Art du jeu Metroid Dread

After receiving a transmission that indicates the presence of X-parasites, the Federation develops robots, E.M.M.I. They then send them to investigate and contain the invasion. After a short time, these robots are no longer responding to the Federation's communications. That's when Samus enters the story. You'll be tasked with shedding light on this mysterious planet while being hunted by powerful and nearly invincible machines. Acting as a conclusion to the original Samus story that began on the Nintendo NES, Metroid Dread is a must-have for adventure game fans!

 

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pearl

  • Platform(s): Nintendo Switch
  • Release date: November 19, 2021
  • Genre: Role Playing Game

Art du jeu Pokémon

Released in 2006 on the Nintendo DS platform, Pokémon Diamond and Pearl are making a comeback, but this time, on Nintendo Switch. This is intended to introduce the series to a new generation of trainers. Pokémon Diamond and Pokémon Pearl are set in the Sinnoh region. You'll explore the lands around Mount Coronet to discover its myths while striving, of course, to become the champion of the Pokémon League. A new graphic approach was inspired by the following: Pokémon - Let's Go game duo and the adorable Zelda: Link's Awakening remake for Switch and its unique and colourful character designs.

Can you catch them all?

 

Mario Party™

  • Platform(s): Nintendo Switch
  • Release Date: October 29, 2021
  • Genre: Party

Art du jeu Mario Party Superstars

Calling all superstars! The Mario Party™ series is back with 5 classic boards from previous games in the series. Keeping with the original formula that has made it so successful over the past few years, the goal of Mario Party is to race for the most stars in various mini-games. With over 100 mini-games, imported from the Nintendo 64 & Gamecube platforms, you will have the chance to help, collaborate or sabotage your opponents for your own success in order to be crowned the Super Star of the game board chosen at the beginning of the game. Laughter and fun will be the order of the day in Mario Party Superstars!

 

EA SPORTS NHL

  • Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox X Series & Xbox One
  • Release Date: October 15, 2021
  • Genre: Sports Game

Art du jeu NHL22

For the first time ever, experience EA SPORTS NHL on one of the industry's most powerful game engines, powered by Frostbite, bringing unparalleled visual detail to every shot, shoulder strike and skate on the ice. Bringing its share of new features, there is one that stands out from the rest and that is the Superstar X-Factors. This new upgrade brings an authentic feel to the skills and style of National Hockey League players. Want to be the fastest on the ice? Take McDavid! Want to be the best scorer in the league? Take Ovechkin. All the great players come to life in NHL 22.

 

Just Dance©

  • Platform(s): PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox X-Series & Xbox One
  • Release Date: November 4, 2021
  • Genre: Dance

Art du jeu Just Dance 2022

Just Dance® 2022, the ultimate dance game, is back with 40 hot new tracks. From Katy Perry to Justin Timberlake, we can personally guarantee that your night will be out-of-the-ordinary and filled with memorable moments. Looking for the perfect game to share with your friends and family? Just Dance 2022 is for you!

 

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