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PC Gaming of December 9, 2019

19 Total Games Curated Out of 156 Games Releasing

Percentage of All PC Games Considered: 12.18%

The following titles are what we feel are the most noteworthy games releasing this week of December 9 - 15, 2019. The description for each title is either authored by the studio or its publisher.

Releasing Monday

GTFO EARLY ACCESS

GTFO is a hardcore 4 player cooperative first-person shooter, with a focus on team play and atmosphere. It features edge-of-your-seat suspense, team-based puzzle-solving and high-intensity combat.

DEVELOPER: 10 Chambers Collective
PUBLISHER: 10 Chambers Collective

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Releasing Tuesday

MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries

The year is 3015. Humanity has colonized thousands of systems across a vast region of space splintered by centuries of conflict. The battlefields of the future are dominated by MechWarriors, elite pilots of hulking machines of war known as BattleMechs. It is a lucrative time to be a mercenary.

DEVELOPER: Piranha Games
PUBLISHER: Piranha Games

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Dragon Quest Builders 2

DRAGON QUEST BUILDERS™ 2 is a block-building RPG set in a fantasy land threatened by an evil cult. Explore, battle, build and harvest in the charming single-player campaign or build big projects in the online sandbox mode for up to 4-players.

DEVELOPER: Square Enix, KOEI TECMO GAMES CO., LTD.
PUBLISHER: Square Enix

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Murder On The Island

Murder on the Island is a Visual Novel story, which takes place on a beautiful tropical island, where one of the 14 vacationers found murdered. Paul Parker, the owner of the island has only one week to find out what happened on the first night.

DEVELOPER: Forever Young Games
PUBLISHER: Forever Young Games

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AVICII Invector

Soar through vocal melodies, sweep each fade and attack every beat in 25 of AVICII’s biggest hits, in this enthralling futuristic rhythm-action experience – AVICII Invector.

DEVELOPER: Hello There Games
PUBLISHER: Wired Productions

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Shovel Knight Showdown

Enter a world of never-ending battle! Duel with up to 4 local challengers and scramble after gems, or take control of your favorite characters, many playable for the first time ever, in Story Mode. Master every move, explore a vast array of items and locales, and discover new revelations.

DEVELOPER: Yacht Club Games
PUBLISHER: Yacht Club Games

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Shovel Knight: King of Cards

Step into the gilded boots of King Knight in the biggest and most regal Shovel Knight game of them all! Leap, Shoulder Bash, gather new subjects, and strategize your way through this prequel in your quest to become King of Cards!

DEVELOPER: Yacht Club Games
PUBLISHER: Yacht Club Games

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Last Year

Team up with four other Classmates to survive against a sixth player controlling a dreadful, horrifying Fiend, in this evolution of multiplayer horror games inspired by classic horror stories.

DEVELOPER: Elastic Games
PUBLISHER: Elastic Games

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DLC: Jurassic World Evolution: Return To Jurassic Park

Following the events of the iconic 1993 film, you are invited to return to the island where it all started. Reclaim the park from the dinosaurs, rebuild beloved locations, and overcome brand new challenges guided by Dr. Alan Grant, Dr. Ellie Sattler, and Dr. Ian Malcolm in an original narrative voiced by the film cast. The pack features Jurassic Park-inspired attractions such as the Main Gates and Jurassic Park Tour, two new dinosaurs (the Compsognathus and Pteranodon), legacy skin variants, and much more. In addition, you can also replay all existing Jurassic World Evolution challenge and sandbox levels with a 1993-inspired overlay and inventory!

DEVELOPER: Frontier Developments

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Releasing Wednesday

Not For Broadcast: Prologue

Take control of the National Nightly News, as a radical government comes to power. In this immersive, high-pressure, propaganda sim, you control what the people see and determine what’s Not For Broadcast.

RELEASE DATE: Dec 11, 2019

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Transport Fever 2

The classic transport simulation genre has a new gold standard with Transport Fever 2. Discover a whole new world by navigating transport routes through land, water and air. May progress and prosperity find their way!

DEVELOPER: Urban Games
PUBLISHER: Good Shepherd Entertainment

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Vampire: The Masquerade - Coteries of New York

Coteries of New York presents the struggle for power between two vampiric factions: Camarilla and Anarchs among the iconic buildings and night lights of Big Apple. It's a single-player narrative experience, set in a rich, fully licensed, globally recognized universe of Vampire: The Masquerade 5th Edition.

DEVELOPER: Draw Distance
PUBLISHER: Draw Distance

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Releasing Thursday

Virgo Versus the Zodiac

Dethrone the Zodiacs, revive the Golden Age and purge the Heretics that swarm the galaxy as Virgo, the queen of Purity, in this unforgiving timed actions turn-based JRPG.

DEVELOPER: Moonana
PUBLISHER: Degica

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Winter Resort Simulator

Are you ready for the winter? Winter Resort simulator lets you operate detailed Doppelmayr cable cars and snow vehicles such as Pistenbully snowcats. Set in a realistic alpine landscape, you are responsible for managing your ski resort and keeping your guests happy.

DEVELOPER: HR Innoways
PUBLISHER: Aerosoft GmbH

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Budget Cuts 2: Mission Insolvency VR

Budget Cuts 2: Mission Insolvency is a stealth action game built for the total immersion that only heavily spatial VR experiences can bring, bound together with an epic story, spine-tingling tension and a delicious blend of violence, tongue-in-cheek humor, and tacos.

DEVELOPER: Neat Corporation, Fast Travel Games
PUBLISHER: Neat Corporation

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DLC: Total War: WARHAMMER II - The Shadow & The Blade

The Shadow & The Blade is the latest Legendary Lords Pack for Total War: WARHAMMER II. Introducing Malus Darkblade and Deathmaster Snikch both with their own objectives, mechanics, units and playstyle.

DEVELOPER: CREATIVE ASSEMBLY, Feral Interactive (Mac), Feral Interactive (Linux)
PUBLISHER: SEGA

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Releasing Friday

Dead End Job

Dead End Job sends you into a madcap, Ren & Stimpy-esque world to bust up ghosts. It’s a procedurally generated, couch co-op, twin-stick shooter that straps a vacuum pack to your back and puts a plasma blaster in your hand. For you, it’s just another day in the office.

DEVELOPER: Ant Workshop Ltd
PUBLISHER: Headup

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Lumberjack Simulator Early Access

Are you ready to put your forestry and logging skills to the test? In this simulator game, you navigate an open world, the vehicles and the trees in accordance with real-world physics. You can interact with the terrain, cruise around in the off-road trucks, and start putting some callouses on your palms.

DEVELOPER: Exponential Games Inc.
PUBLISHER: Exponential Games Inc.

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Expansion: Path of Exile: Conquerors of the Atlas

The War for the Atlas has ended. The Exiles who defeated The Elder have become a danger to Wraeclast. Zana has trapped them in the Atlas but their power is growing and will soon find a way back. Path of Exile's December 3.9.0 expansion contains new Atlas mechanics, five new endgame bosses, a new powerful class of support gem, a rework of bows, new items, the Metamorph challenge league and more!

DEVELOPER: Grinding Gear Games
PUBLISHER: Grinding Gear Games

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Straight from the Devs
Saturday, 07 December 2019 18:27
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