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5 Best Games of September 2021

As kids hit the books and pumpkin spiced stuff makes its triumphant return, the world of gaming will see a bounty of new titles hitting this month. On that note, here are our 5 best games of September 2021. Oh, and we won’t make you click through five pages to look at the entire list.

5 Best Games of September 2021

WarioWare: Get It Together!

Antihero Wario and his minigame shenanigans return with the release of Nintendo’s WarioWare: Get It Together! this month. A microworld of microgames awaits – with more than 200 in all. There’s a twist though; players will be able to control Wario and his friends in each of the minigames this time around. Whether one chooses to play as Wario or Ashley, two-player cooperative play will be available for those who want to bring a friend along.

WarioWare: Get It Together! will come out for the Nintendo Switch on September 10, 2021.

Tales of Arise

The seventeenth main entry in the Tales series, the world of Bandai Namco’s Tales of Arise will make its debut. This action RPG tells of a land that is divided between the medieval world of Dahna and the advanced world of Rena. Players will take control of Alphen and Shionne as they travel together to change each of their fates and create a new future.

For longtime fans of the series, the Linear Motion Battle System will make its return. However, there will be a newfound focus on evading and countering. The new “Boost Strike” system, which has multiple party members doing attacks together, will also make its appearance.

Tales of Arise will come out for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC on September 10, 2021.

Lost Judgment

Detective Takayuki Yagami is on the beat once again with the release of Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio and SEGA’s Lost Judgment. A criminal accused of both sexual harassment and murder, and it’s up to him to uncover the truth behind the matter.

Players will once again return to Kamurocho, which is joined by the city of Isezaki Ijincho. Takayuki Yagami’s also got some new moves up his sleeve – he can now utilize the Snake style in combat for counter attacks against armed enemies.

Lost Judgment will come out for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S on September 24, 2021.

Diablo II: Resurrected

Evil will be resurrected with the release of Blizzard Entertainment’s Diablo II: Resurrected this month. A remaster of Diablo II and its expansion Lord of Destruction, this action RPG will update its graphics and network functions. Cutscenes have been remastered, and support for 4K graphics resolution and 7.1 Dolby Surround sound has also been included. Gameplay-wise, quality of life improvements like the Shared Stash and automatic gold pickup have also been added.

Diablo II: Resurrected will come out for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and PC on September 23, 2021.


Players will be thrown into a time loop with the release of Arkane Studios and Bethesda Softworks’ Deathloop. After finding himself on the island of Blackreef, the assassin Colt is tasked with taking out eight different targets before the clock strikes 12.

To get the job done, Colt can utilize stealth, parkour, attack skills, gadgets, and powers. Colt also retains the memories of each loop, allowing him to get the edge on the competition.

Deathloop will come out for the PlayStation 5 and PC on September 14, 2021.

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