As any gamer will tell you, there’s nothing like spending your weekend sprawled out on the sofa, completely absorbed in a gaming marathon, and to help you get started, we’ve picked our top five games to get stuck into:
For football fans, the release of the latest edition of FIFA is almost as important as the first game of the season. With the latest squads, in play updates and improvements to the graphics, FIFA 17 will not disappoint, with game play becoming even more realistic that ever before. Watch out for penalties though, they have become much more difficult!
Release date: Available now
Console: PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
Pokémon Sun and Moon
Pokémon made an incredible mainstream comeback in the spring with the launch of Pokémon Go, and it seems they are cashing in on the success in its Christmas market. Known for their addictive gameplay, Pokemon games have captured the imaginations of children and adults for the best part of 20 years and Sun and Moon is likely to follow this trend. Despite improved multi player features and new challenges in store for players, the mission remains the same ‘Gotta catch ‘em all!’
Release date: 23 November
Console: Nintendo 3DS
Final Fantasy XV
Do you remember a time when the Final Fantasy series didn’t exist? Neither do we… This time round, fans have had to wait ten years for this version to come out, so expectations are pretty high. Set on the planet of Eos, players will have an expansive open world to explore with a range of new and exciting characters. As always, you’ll embark on an epic quest to overthrow an evil antagonist in his attempt to destroy the world!
Release date: 29th November
Console: PS4, Xbox One
Froza Horizon 3
Set in Australia, Forza Horizon returns with a map double the size of the previous game and 350 cars to choose from. To top it off, the games community manager Brian Ekberg has said that version three will introduce something that has never been done before on Forza, which has sent fans wild with excitement. We’re no more clued in than you about what to expect, but one thing is sure, Forza Horizon will not let fans down!
Release date: 27th November
Console: PS4, Xbox One
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
When it comes to gaming marathons, Call of Duty has been the go to game for almost ten years. The latest release sees the storyline fast forward into a sci-fi futuristic world, filled with space ships and space shootouts – Think early C.O.D. mixed with Halo, without the aliens. If you don’t fancy the sci-fi aspect of the game, don’t worry, Infinite Warfare comes as part of a bundle that includes a remastered version of the classic Modern Warefare, with 10 new maps included. So, with two games for the price of one, it’s time to get comfy on the sofa… It’s time for a gaming marathon!
Release date: 4th November
Console: PC, PS4, Xbox One
We know you’ll have a great time playing all of these games, but why not take your experience to a whole new level with one of our sofas with a console? With built in drinks holders and USB ports, you’ll never have to leave the sofa!