Hello, and welcome to another GamesBeat weekly roundup! This time, we played some of the most anticipated games for the rest year: Middle-earth: Shadow of War (which has you killing things in an open-world Mordor) and Assassin’s Creed: Origins (which has you killing things in an open-world ancient Egypt). Also, Neill Blomkamp plans to make sci-fi short films with Unity, and the indie farming simulator Stardew Valley arrived on the Switch.

Enjoy, and have a great weekend!

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Above: Eleague is back.

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Above: Golf Story incorporates a lot of familiar JRPG elements, but you solve every problem by hitting a ball with a club.

Image Credit: Sidebar Games

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