Our monthly recap is here! These are all of the cute, family-friendly games we’ve been covering which have release dates in October 2019. If you’re looking for a new game to play, look no further! Which of these games are you the most excited for?
TokoToko – October 3
TokoToko is an augmented reality game developed by indie studio Kalank and coming to iOS devices October 3rd, 2019. Help your adorable cat artist apprentice named Hako to save her friends, the Tokotokos, by drawing real-life pictures that will come alive in-game.
Concrete Genie – October 8
Help Ash bring life back to his dark, poisoned town with each stroke of his paintbrush, and help him take care of some toxic bullies at the same time when Concrete Genie releases on PS4 on October 8th, 2019.
Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair – October 8
Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair, is releasing on October 8th, 2019 on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC! Pre-order starting now and get 4 Tonics included in your digital or physical copies! Stop Capital B from enslaving an entire kingdom of bees with the help of Queen Phoebee and her Royal Beetallion.
Doraemon: Story of Seasons – October 11
Doraemon Story of Seasons is a crossover game that combines the best out the beloved farming sim Story of Seasons and the more adventure-driven Doraemon. Bandai Namco announced that Doraemon Story of Seasons will finally release in the west on Nintendo Switch and Steam for PC on October 11th, 2019!
Potion Paws – Mid-October 2019
Potions Paws is created by the developers of Garden Paws; Bitten Toast Games. It’s a shorter standalone game with a spooky theme that includes potion-crafting and dungeon-crawling. Potion Paws will be releasing on Steam sometime around Mid-October after its Kickstarter campaign.
Little Town Hero – October 17
We finally got the official title for Town; Little Town Hero! This strategic RPG is created by none other than GAME FREAK, the geniuses behind the classic Pokemon games. Little Town Hero will be releasing digitally on the Nintendo Switch on October 17th, 2019
A Hat in Time – October 18
This A Hat in Time is a very cute 3D adventure platformer featuring a little girl in a big top hat, known simply as “Hat Kid”. Nintendo confirmed that there will now be a Nintendo Switch physical release on October 18, 2019, with a new co-op mode!
Megaquarium – October 18
Megaquarium is a tycoon-style simulation game where you build and manage your very own public aquarium. The game is already available on Steam here, and will now be releasing digitally on October 18th, 2019 for Nintendo Switch, PS4, and Xbox One.
Destiny Connect – October 22
Destiny Connect: Tick-Tock Travelers is a beautiful game about a town called Clocknee, and a little girl named Sherry who is trying to save it. The release date for Destiny Connect: Tick-Tock Travelers is October 22nd, 2019, and will be available on Switch and PS4.
Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz – October 29
The last Super Monkey Ball title for console is being remade, and is titled Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD. It will feature many improvements over the original, including new levels and some amped up graphics. You will once again have to help Aiai recover the scattered pieces of the Golden Banana Bunch. The game will be releasing for PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and later for PC on October 29th, 2019.
Harvest Moon: Mad Dash
Harvest Moon: Mad Dash, a spin-off of the Harvest Moon series by Natsume, is essentially a fast-paced multiplayer and color-matching puzzle game. It has recently been announced that the game will be releasing on October 29th, 2019 for the PS4 and the Nintendo Switch. For more details about Harvest Moon: Mad Dash, go to our article here.
Luigi’s Mansion 3 – October 31
Luigi’s Mansion 3 is coming to the Nintendo Switch for Halloween on October 31st, 2019! This spooky ghost-catching game will feature ScareScraper, the new online multiplayer mode, and Gooigi companion for local co-op!
PINE – ‘October 2019’
Pine is an open-world action adventure game set in a simulated world in which humans never reached the top of the food chain. The developers of Pine, Twirlbound, have confirmed that the game will be releasing on Steam and the Nintendo eShop sometime in October 2019. Edit: October 10th, 2019 has been officially confirmed.
Cooking Mama: Cookstar – ‘October 2019’
Cooking Mama: Cookstar is coming to both PS4 and the Nintendo Switch in late October 2019 and will include a new Vegetarian Mode along with over 90 incredible new recipes for players to master. The menu ranges from classic Japanese recipes to the most delicious home cooking and the culinary soul comforts of today.
Stranded Sails: Explorers of the Cursed Islands – ‘October 2019’
Stranded Sails: Explorers of the Cursed Islands has a release date of October 2019. This open-world adventure and simulation game with pirates and treasure is developed by Lemonbomb Entertainment and published by rokapublish and Merge Games and will be available for PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and PS4. Edit: October 17th, 2019 has been officially confirmed.
Ice Age: Scrat’s Nutty Adventure – ‘October 2019’
Ice Age: Scrat’s Nutty Adventure is a 3D action adventure game that takes place in a prehistoric environment, obviously. The primary focus is avoiding all obstacles that one might encounter in said environment, such as blasting geysers and flowing lava. The game releases in October 2019, and will be available for Nintendo Switch, PC, PS4 and Xbox One.
DLC, Expansion Packs, and Other Releases
Wandersong Limited Physical Editions – October 11
Play as a silly bard and use music to interact with everything on a journey around the world in Wandersong! This critically-acclaimed platforming adventure gets a two-week open pre-order for PS4 and Switch starting Friday, October 11th, 2019 with Limited Run Games.
Sims 4 ‘Realm of Magic’ expansion pack – October 15
The divine arts are at your Sims’ fingertips. Use your penchant for sorcery to bring peace or mayhem to the neighborhood. The Realm of Magic game pack will be available on consoles starting October 15th, 2019! (PS4 and Xbox One).
If you missed our last release date round-up for September 2019, you can check it out here: Most Wholesome Game Releases in September!