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Fall video games: 'Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare,' 'Battlefield 1,' more new titles

The video game world’s end-of-the-year push rapidly is approaching, with tons of new titles set for release in time for the holidays.

Here’s a look at some of the biggest games slated to release the rest of the year. (PlayStation 4 and Xbox One have been abbreviated below.)

'BioShock: The Collection' (Sept. 13)

Playable on: PS4, XB1, PC The three last-gen
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Playable on: PS4, XB1, PC

The three last-gen "BioShock" games in one package, all receiving a visual makeover. The tense, solo first-person shooter (FPS) was among the best of the last 10 years.

'ReCore' (Sept. 13)

Playable on: XB1, PC This brand-new, action-platformer franchise
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Playable on: XB1, PC

This brand-new, action-platformer franchise comes from some of the minds behind the "Metroid Prime" and "Mega Man" series with a female protagonist.

'Paper Mario: Color Splash' (Oct. 7)

Playable on: Nintendo Wii U One of the
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Playable on: Nintendo Wii U

One of the final games during this console's life cycle returns mascot Mario to his role-playing game (RPG) franchise, the first on home consoles since 2007.

'Mafia III' (Oct. 7)

Playable on: PS4, XB1, PC, Mac The open
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Playable on: PS4, XB1, PC, Mac

The open world, organized crime franchise moves forward in time from its predecessor to the late 1960s and is set in a New Orleans doppelgänger.

'Gears of War 4' (Oct. 11)

Playable on: XB1, PC Microsoft's third-person shooter series
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Playable on: XB1, PC

Microsoft's third-person shooter series celebrates its 10th anniversary by shifting the focus from protagonist Marcus Fenix to son J.D. as junior battles a new threat.

'Sid Meier’s Civilization VI' (Oct. 21)

Playable on: PC, Mac, Linux The standard-bearer in
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Playable on: PC, Mac, Linux

The standard-bearer in turn-based, strategy gameplay returns for its silver anniversary. Several systems are overhauled from its predecessor, which was released in 2010.

'Battlefield 1' (Oct. 21)

Playable on: PS4, XB1, PC The FPS franchise
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Playable on: PS4, XB1, PC

The FPS franchise returns to its World War roots, this time going back to the Great War. Tanks, biplanes, zeppelins and even horses all are in the mix.

'The Last Guardian' (Oct. 25)

Playable on: PS4 Fans of
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Playable on: PS4

Fans of "Shadow of the Colossus" should keep an eye on this spiritual successor from director Fumito Ueda about a boy and his giant winged dog-beast.

'Titanfall 2' (Oct. 28)

Playable on: PS4, XB1, PC The original multiplayer
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Playable on: PS4, XB1, PC

The original multiplayer FPS skipped PS4, but this one hits both major consoles and introduces a solo campaign, an element missing from the series' debut.

'The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition' (Oct. 28)

Playable on: PS4, XB1
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Playable on: PS4, XB1

"Skyrim" was all the rage when it hit in 2011, and this remastered version polishes the visuals, packages in all the DLC and adds mod support to the fantasy realm.

'Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare' (Nov. 4)

Playable on: PS4, XB1, PC The latest entry
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Playable on: PS4, XB1, PC

The latest entry in the uber-popular military FPS franchise known for its multiplayer component takes the battle to the next frontier with new zero-gravity space combat.

'Dishonored 2' (Nov. 11)

Playable on: PS4, XB1, PC The sequel to
Photo Credit: Bethesda Softworks

Playable on: PS4, XB1, PC

The sequel to one of 2012's finest doubles down on its first-person stealth gameplay with two playable characters, more supernatural powers and an expanded steampunk world.

'Watch Dogs 2' (Nov. 15)

Playable on: PS4, XB1, PC A follow-up to
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Playable on: PS4, XB1, PC

A follow-up to 2014's hacking-themed sandbox game shifts from Chicago to San Francisco. With the new setting and hero come additional gadgets for added combat and stealth capabilities.

'Pokemon Sun and Moon' (Nov. 18)

Playable on: Nintendo 3DS
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Playable on: Nintendo 3DS

"Pokemon Go" has been all the rage, but the beloved RPG franchise returns to 3DS with even more monsters to catch and a new, powerful Z-Move for use in battle.

'Final Fantasy XV' (Nov. 29)

Playable on: PS4, XB1 The long-running RPG series
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Playable on: PS4, XB1

The long-running RPG series returns to single-player gameplay for the first time since 2010. "FFXV" ditches turn-based combat in favor of more Western-style, open battles.

'South Park: The Fractured But Whole' (Dec. 6)

Playable on: PS4, XB1, PC The follow-up to
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Playable on: PS4, XB1, PC

The follow-up to 2014's "Stick of Truth" follows the foul-mouthed kids on another RPG adventure, this time with tactical battles and superhero shenanigans.

'Dead Rising 4' (Dec. 6)

Playable on: XB1, PC The open-world zombie basher
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Playable on: XB1, PC

The open-world zombie basher returns to where it all began. Plus, a few of the first series entries will be rereleased for current-gen consoles Sept. 13.

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