10 video games you must buy this Black Friday

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Black Friday week is here and chances are you are probably hanging onto every dime to save it for those games that you have been waiting for so patiently.

With the gaming sales in full swing already, I thought it would be the best time to share some of the best on sale at the moment and also share why you should spend your hard-earned money on them.


Mass Effect: Andromeda

  • R324 (Origin)
  • R471 (PS4)
  • R324 (Xbox One)

Now while Mass Effect was a bad game for R1000, it is not a bad game for R300 now is it? Since its controversial launch that was hounded with bugs, boring characters and let’s not forget the stiff facial animations, it has been fixed now as Bioware had a solid plan to work on the issues that we all hated the most.

Mass Effect: Andromeda might not be as epic as the original game, but it makes for a decent RPG across the Andromeda universe and takes you to some pretty cool places. It is also a decent game to keep you busy this holiday season and it is half the price. If you ask me, it was half the effort so the price should have been this low from the start.


Battlefield 1 Revolution

  • R474 (Origin)
  • R499 (PS4)
  • R599 (Xbox One)

Battlefield 1 is still the better game compared to Star Wars: Battlefront II so if you are looking for a multiplayer game on the cheap then this is the one. The Revolution edition of the game includes the Premium Pass automatically so if you pick this game up then you will have access to all the maps and content packs released up to now.

There are also local servers for the game (win) so we need as many new players in the game as possible to help populate these lag-free servers and make Battlefield 1 an awesome place to play.


Destiny 2

  • R759 (PC Raru)
  • R649 (PS4)
  • R749 (Xbox One)

Destiny 2 is about to receive its first expansion on 5 December so it could be a perfect time to jump into the game. Bungie re-built the Destiny level system and loot system to welcome new players so if you thought that the game would be complicated then think again. If anything, it is more noob friendly than veteran friendly.

The game is an awesome experience across all platforms with PC being the most gorgeous so if you are looking for something to play on say that new PC hardware you just spent thousands on for Black Friday, then this could be the game you have been waiting for.


Titan Quest Anniversary Edition

  • R43 (Steam)

R40 for one of the best top-down RPGs of the day is almost like it is Xmas. Titan Quest released back in 2006 and it was the game that filled the void all Diablo fans had after the series went on hiatus for almost 15 years. 10 years after the release, Titan Quest is getting a brand new expansion called Ragnarok.

This new expansion will see players explore uncharted lands of northern Europe where new enemies await and new powers and treasures are waiting to be found. Sounds pretty cool and considering the original game is so cheap, it could be the perfect time to pick both up.


Assassin’s Creed: Origins

  • R849 (Steam)
  • R699 (PS4)
  • R799 (Xbox One)

After Ubisoft took a two-year break after Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate, Origins is one of the best in the series and dare I say it even knocks Black Flag off the top spot of the list for me. The game follows Bayek as he tries to hunt down the Order of the Ancients, an evil group of people dead set on taking control of Egpyt.

Bayek is on a revenge mission after the death of his child but he has the whole of Egypt to explore as he tries to hunt the members of this group of people down. A map four times bigger than Black Flag, gorgeous 4K HDR visuals across platforms, and a deeper RPG system. Assassin’s Creed: Origins is not to be missed at these super-low prices.


GTA V

  • R359 (PS4)
  • R539 (Xbox One)
  • R799 (Steam)

There is no doubt that GTA V is one of the best games of this decade and it offers a fantastic single player campaign and a content-packed multiplayer experience that is hard to beat. Grab some friends, start a drug cartel, and just be awesome as you race around the city killing other players, or spend the day skydiving out a plane onto the beach.

That is the best part about GTA V is that you don’t need to have a plan to do something, you just take it as it comes as the game’s online mode is an entire experience by itself, one everyone should play at least once.


Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

  • R314 (PS4)

If you are a fan of the Uncharted series then you don’t want to miss The Lost Legacy.  Starring Nadine and Chloe as they explore the mountains of India, the game is one of the most visually-breathtaking experiences on the market.

Will full support for 4K and HDR, the game comes to life in every way. It is also a bite-sized game that could last around 15 hours so you don’t need to worry about investing a huge amount of time into it, rather just a few hundred rands.


Call of Duty: WWII

  • R849 (PS4)
  • R999 (Xbox One)
  • R799 (Steam)

Boots on the ground and mud on your gun. Two things we have not seen in a COD game for some time now and Call of Duty: WWII is a refreshing return to the roots of the series. With an action-packed single-player campaign, a traditional multiplayer experience, and a brand new Nazi Zombie mode, veteran COD fans will feel right at home in WWII.

It is about time that we took a step back from the jetpacks and laser beams, to be honest, and I can highly recommend Call of Duty: WWII for being true to what made the series great in the first place.


South Park: The Fractured But Whole

  • R649 (PS4)
  • R749 (Xbox One)
  • R849 (Steam)

The kids of South Park are up to no good again and this time they are pretending to take the roles of superheroes and villains. South Park: The Fractured But Whole is an RPG that is out of the ordinary due to it being South Park.

Expect all the crudeness from the series, and of course, all the hilarious DC versus Marvel jokes as the kids create two rival superhero groups and face off against each other.


The Evil Within 2

  • R449 (PS4)
  • R539 (Xbox One)
  • R799 (Steam)

I just picked this up and I have to say it is worth it. We seldom get a good horror game and The Evil Within 2 manages to deliver something unique and freaky at the same time.

The picks up right after the events of the first one where former detective Sebastian Castellanos as left the police department to uncover the truth about the organization known as Mobius. Oh, and his daughter is missing too so he sort of needs to find her while dealing with a possible mental breakdown and deadly monsters.


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