Superhero Hype’s Best Amazon Game Deals for Oct 10

Families need to play together, and game suggestions are at hand. Be they video, board, or based on same, our guide wants to aid your fun time. In this ongoing series, Superhero Hype takes a look at some of the better deals has running as of publication time. We look to find highly rated sci-fi and fantasy games both obvious and not, that come highly recommended. (And ideally are cheap or discounted, of course.) Please note that all deals are subject to change or sell out at any time based on supply and demand. Here are the deals for Oct 10.

Hello Neighbor – PlayStation 4


What’s your paranoid next-door neighbor hiding in his basement? Is he a killer, a kidnapper, a real monster, or something more innocuous that your mind might be blowing out of proportion? Sneak around his house to find out, but make sure he never sees you!

Star Wars: Squadrons – PlayStation 4


Join the Republic or the Empire for five-on-five Star Wars space battles. Can you maintain the victory won on Endor, or does avenging Palpatine in a TIE fighter sound like more fun? Choose and customize your vehicle, and may the Force — light side or dark — be with you.

Risk of Rain 2 – Nintendo Switch


“Play solo, or team up with up to four friends to fight through hordes of monsters, unlock new loot, and find a way to escape the planet.” Kill aliens and find the teleporters to get to the next level and ultimately, offworld.

Celeste – Nintendo Switch [Digital Code]


Numerous expensive, special-edition versions of Celeste abound. Save money — a lot of it — by going with the digital code. Simply jump, air-dash, and climb through a massive mountain full of secrets, where death awaits at every turn. The 2D platforming requires no special skills to learn, but the journey will be a tough one to master.

Dead Cells – Action Game of The Year – Nintendo Switch


The game that describes itself as “tough but fair” — see if you agree! Take control of a failed alchemic experiment on a mysterious, ever-changing island. Unlock weapons, spells, and special abilities to master this world’s 2D combat.

Hyper Light Drifter – Special Edition – Nintendo Switch [Digital Code]


Travel through a vast and dangerous world to find a cure for a deadly illness. And no, it’s not the modern United States, but somewhere a good deal more escapist. Fans compare Hyper Light Drifter to classic Zelda games, so if that kind of linkage sounds fun, go for it.

Astro Bot Rescue Mission Playstation VR


Jump, punch and use your body to maneuver through VR environments as Astro, the robot captain of a spaceship searching for his crew across five worlds. He’s pretty darn cute, but will need crazy skills to survive 26 levels.

Nier, Automata Game of The Yorha Edition – PlayStation 4


If Blade Runner‘s Replicants fought the Matrix, who would win? In a world governed by machines, the human resistance sends in androids to do battle. “Switch between using melee and ranged attacks in battle against hordes of enemies and challenging bosses across a variety of open field maps.” Play is designed to be accessible to all skill levels, and this version of the game includes all DLC and bonus content.

The Messenger – PC


Visit Paris’ Louvre museum during four different time periods in order to find four cursed objects before an evil cult does. Trips to go look at old things take on a whole new level of excitement when the goal becomes preventing Armageddon.

Frostpunk: Console Edition – Xbox One


A new Ice Age has struck the world in a parallel 19th century, and it’s not the fun kind with Ray Romano and Denis Leary. Take charge of a steampunk society in a world where heat means life, and see what kind of difficult choices need to be made to keep things running.

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