While the week is also packed with the release of smaller games like Danger Zone, Decay: The Mare, and Shiny, "AAA" titles like The Evil Within 2 and Middle-earth: Shadow of War are generating the most hype. With that in mind, here are all the biggest games launching next week, from October 9 to October 13, 2017.

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy - Episode 4

Have you been following Telltale's Guardians of the Galaxy? Well, we're up to Episode 4 now. With the fate of the Eternity Forge decided, the Guardians are left more bitterly divided than ever. However, there are other problems to deal with, like escaping a dark and treacherous cavern before they all get eaten alive.

Marvel's Guardian of the Galaxy Episode 4 launches on October 10, 2017, priced at $4.99 per episode.

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War is the sequel to the critically-acclaimed Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. The game continues the original story of Talion and Celebrimbor, who must now go behind enemy lines to forge an army and turn all of Mordor against Sauron. Immerse yourself in the epic war for Middle-earth as you confront the Dark Lord Sauron and his Ringwraiths. We're aiming to have a review up next week to determine how aggressive those micro-payments are... so stay tuned.

Middle-earth: Shadow of War launches on October 10, 2017, starting at $59.99 for the base game.

RAID: World War II

Can't wait for Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus? Do you want to shoot Nazis? Well, we have a solution. RAID: World War II is an action-packed co-op shooter set during a time when the Nazis were winning, and hope was in short supply. You play as one of four prisoners of war who have been freed by Mrs. White, a British intelligence officer, who needs someone to take down Hitler and the Third Reich once and for all.

RAID: World War II launches on October 10, 2017, priced at $39.99.

The Evil Within 2

The Evil Within 2 aims to take the acclaimed franchise to a new level with its unique blend of psychological thrills and true survival horror. Sebastian Castellanos has lost everything, including his daughter, Lily. To save her, he's forced to partner with Mobius, the shadowy group responsible for the destruction of his former life.

The Evil Within 2 launches on October 13, 2017, priced at $59.99.

WWE 2K18: Digital Deluxe Edition

With the WWE 2K18: Digital Deluxe Edition, you can play the game a few days early! We all know this by now, but WWE 2K18 is the latest entry in the yearly wrestling franchise. According to the developers, this is the most realistic WWE video game experience with the aim of being even more intense through the addition of eight-man matches, a new grapple system, new weight detection, and thousands of new animations. The biggest addition has to be the changes to the rendering engine, so this is by far the best looking WWE game yet. If you love watching it, you may love playing it.

WWE 2K18: Digital Deluxe Edition launches on October 13, 2017, priced at $89.99.

That's it for next week. Those are the biggest games launching soon, and many of them seem like absolutely thrilling experiences. We'll have reviews of many of these titles like The Evil Within 2 and Middle-earth: Shadow of War so be sure to keep a lookout for them. Which games are you interested in? Let us know.

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