Board game news is light this month between Essen Spiel and PAX Unplugged. That said, there are still a few neat games worth giving a look.
Nintendo Switch Online users can pick up two wireless NES controllers for 50% off while supplies last until January 10.
Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove is getting two new games added to the lineup. Buy it now before the price increases to $39.99 on December 10.
Dreams is nearing the end of its early access period and, to celebrate, developer Media Molecule is hosting a new award show, The Impys.
Dead Cells developer Motion Twin announces the game's first paid DLC The Bad Seed, which features new biomes, enemies, weapons, and a boss.
Xbox Game Pass for Consoles adds several new titles this December including My Friend Pedro, The Division, PES 2020, Overcooked! 2, and more.
Out of nowhere, Starship Troopers is getting a new RTS from The Aristocrats. What an odd world we live in.
Hitman 2 has a new December roadmap that details all the Christmas-themed fun coming to the universe this month.
CrossCode is getting a brand-new Epilogue and more in next DLC. Plus, a bit of news about the upcoming console ports.
Tools Up! is a brand new co-op game from The Knights of Unity that features frenetic house-flipping and wacky action with your friends.
To the Moon 3: Imposter Factory is the next installment in the mind-bending time-loop murder mystery saga from Free Bird Games.
Games With Gold brings Jurassic World Evolution, Insane Robots, Toy Story 3, and Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate this December.
The Synthesis update for No Man's Sky adds tons of new "frequently-requested" features that are mostly focused around quality-of-life improvements.
Dota Underlords is adding a fast-paced new mode and five new heroes to the auto chess game with the newest Outlander update.
Rocket Pass 5 is the newest iteration of the popular battle pass for Psyonix's hit car soccer game Rocket League.
Apex Legends developer Respawn has announced big changes to progression rewards, leveling, and more.
Phoenix Point is out early next month and the developers at Snapshot have released a new trailer that provides a quick summary of the game's story.
Just Shapes and Beats is getting a Shovel Knight-filled infusion of new music and challenges. The update includes several remixes of classic tracks.
Boneworks developer Stress Level Zero shows off tons of jaw-dropping gameplay details in the latest showcase of what this VR title can do.
Fallout Shelter is getting a fancy-looking board game version in 2020 courtesy of mega-publisher Fantasy Flight.