5 delightful games to play this December

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December is here at last, but there’s still a lot to look forward to before the end of the year (and that’s not even counting Christmas).

So while you’re impatiently counting down the number of sleeps left until the 25th, check out a selection of the fabulous games headed our way this December.

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December is here at last, but there’s still a lot to look forward to before the end of the year (and that’s not even counting Christmas).

So while you’re impatiently counting down the number of sleeps left until the 25th, check out a selection of the fabulous games headed our way this December.

Life is Strange 2

Play it on: PS4, Xbox One
Out on: 3 December

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The final chapter of Sean and Daniel’s journey is here at last, and so is a collection of all the chapters together in one. Guide and protect your little brother as he learns to control his newly discovered supernatural powers, but make sure you keep a box of tissues to hand – like all the Life is Strange games, it’s an emotional rollercoaster throughout.

Shop Life is Strange 2 here

Assassin’s Creed: The Rebel Collection

Play it on: Nintendo Switch
Out on: 6 December

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If you can’t pick just one Assassin’s Creed game to play on Switch, then how about two? Engage in epic pirate battles and sing sea shanties in Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, then continue your sailing adventures as you seek out vengeance in Assassin’s Creed Rogue.

Shop Assassin’s Creed: The Rebel Collection here

Gang Beasts

Play it on: PS4, Xbox One
Out on: 6 December

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Slug your (former) best friend in their gelatinous avatar’s face as you battle your way through a multitude of slapstick party games. Is it silly? Absolutely. Will grudges be held and childhood friendships destroyed? Count on it.

Shop Gang Beasts here

Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove

Play it on: Nintendo Switch
Out on: 10 December

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Grab your shovel, brave knight, and get ready to take on the evil Enchantress! The full Shovel Knight game, including all its campaigns, is here on Switch in physical form. That means you’ll be getting Shovel of Hope, Plague of Shadows, King of Cards, and even the standalone game Specter of Torment.

Shop Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove here

New Super Lucky’s Tale

Play it on: Nintendo Switch
Out on: 13 December

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The physical Switch edition is finally here! Take the form of high-spirited fox Lucky and embark on a quest to protect the magical Book of Ages from the villainous sorcerer Jinx. And watch out for Jinx’s equally nefarious children, known collectively as the Kitty Litter…

Shop New Super Lucky’s Tale here

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