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PC Game Release Dates for October 2010

List of new video games due out for the PC in October 2010

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New releases for the month of October 2010. It includes a good number of noteworthy titles including Medal of Honor, Fallout New Vegas and a Left 4 Dead 2 DLC. As always, release dates are subject to change without notice

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NBA 2K11

Release Date: Oct 5, 2010
Genre: Sports
Theme: Basketball
Game Modes: Single player, muliplayer
Game Series: NBA 2K
NBA 2K11 features Michael Jordan on the cover and includes features and game modes that are specific to Michael Jordan. The new game mode called "Jordan Challenge" follows ten of his greatest career accomplishments. NBA 2K11 also includes the ability to play classic teams of the past as well as career, season and exhibition modes found in previous NBA 2K titles.
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Left 4 Dead 2: The Sacrifice

Release Date: Oct 5, 2010
Genre: Action, First Person Shooter
Theme: Survival Horror, Zombies
Rating: M for Mature
Game Modes: Muliplayer
Game Series: Left 4 Dead
Left 4 Dead: The Sacrifice is a DLC for both Left 4 Dead and Left for Dead 2. It is the prequel to The Passing DLC and is free for the PC. The DLC includes new achievements for both versions as well as additional content for Left 4 Dead 2; a port of No Mercy which allows you to play with Left 4 Dead survivors.
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Hearts of Iron II: Iron Cross

Release Date: Oct 7, 2010
Genre: Strategy
Theme: World War II
Game Modes: Single player, muliplayer
Game Series: Hearts of Iron
Iron Cross is an expansion to Hearts of Iron II that allows players to command one of 200 countries on a new map from the years 1933 - 1964. It includes 4000 new provinces, 6,000 new events, more than 800 technology advancements in tech trees, as well as new scenarios.

The Kings' Crusade

Release Date: Oct 8, 2010
Genre: Strategy
Theme: Historical
Game Modes: Single player, muliplayer
Game Series: The Kings' Crusade
Left Also know as Lionheart: King's Crusade, player command King Richard the Lionheart and his armies as he tries to take back the holy land from the great Saladin and his Saracan armies. The game actually contains two single player campaigns that allow you to control both crusader armies or Saracen armies. Game includes real time battles and a more traditional strategic management of your armies.

Medal of Honor

Release Date: Oct 12, 2010
Genre: Action, First Person Shooter
Theme: Modern Military
Rating: M for Mature
Game Modes: Single player, muliplayer
Game Series: Medal of Honor
Medal of Honor is a reboot of the first person shooter series of games that was originally set during World War II. In this version of Medal of Honor players will take on the role of a special forces operative as they fight their way through war torn Afghanistan. The game includes both a single player story campaign as well as competitive multiplayer modes.
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Borderlands Game of the Year Edition

Release Date: Oct 12, 2010
Genre: Action, First Person Shooter
Theme: Sci-Fi
Rating: M for Mature
Game Modes: Single player, muliplayer
Game Series: Borderlands
Borderlands Game of the Year Edition includes the original 2009 Borderlands game, and a voucher for all of the DLC packs that have been released. The 4 DLCs include "The Zombie Island of Dr. Ned", "Mad Moxxi's Underdome Riot", "The Secret Armory of General Knoxx", and "Claptrap's New Robot Revolution". In addition to the DLCs it also includes access to Duke Nukem Forever First Access Club which includes exclusive items for the upcoming Duke Nukem game.
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Painkiller Pandemonium

Release Date: Oct 14, 2010
Genre: Action, First Person Shooter
Theme: Sci-Fi
Rating: M for Mature
Game Modes: Single player, muliplayer
Game Series: Painkiller
Painkiller Pandemonium Edition is a combo pack for Painkiller that includes the original game as well as three expansion packs; Battle Out of Hell, Overdose, and Resurrection.
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Lost Planet 2

Release Date: Oct 15, 2010
Genre: Action, Third Person Shooter
Theme: Sci-Fi
Rating: M for Mature
Game Modes: Single player, muliplayer
Game Series: Lost Planet
Lost Planet 2 is the sequel to Lost Planet Extreme Conditions and is set on the same fictional planet. Set 10 years after the events of the first game, the snow has melted to reveal deserts and jungles. The game play includes many of the same features from the first game.
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Fallout New Vegas

Release Date: Oct 19, 2010
Genre: Action, Role Playing
Theme: Sci-Fi, Post-Apocalyptic
Rating: M for Mature
Game Modes: Single player, muliplayer
Game Series: Fallout
Fallout New Vegas is the fourth game in the Fallout series and the second developed by Obsidian Entertainment. It is set 3 years after the events of Fallout 3 and has players exploring the area around Las Vegas. The storyline for Fallout New Vegas is entirely new and is not a direct sequel to any of the other Fallout games that were set in Capital Wasteland (formerly Washington DC).
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ArcaniA Gothic 4

Release Date: Oct 19, 2010
Genre: Action Role Playing
Theme: Fantasy
Game Modes: Single player
Game Series: ArcaniA
ArcaniA Gothic 4 is the fourth title in the Gothic series of action role playing games. Players take on the role of a hero seeking revenge for the destruction of his village.
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Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II

Release Date: Oct 26, 2010
Genre: Action/Adventure, Third Person
Theme: Sci-Fi, Star Wars
Rating: T for Teen
Game Modes: Single player, muliplayer
Game Series: Star Wars: The Force Unleashed
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II is the second game in the Star Wars sub series, The Force Unleashed. In it players will control a clone of Starkiller, the secret apprentice to Darth Vader from the first game. Players will be equipped with various force powers and a lightsaber.
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