Fall is always a crazy and busy time for entertainment. There are tons of new releases, from fall TV to movie awards season. That’s also in addition to all the new music announcements and highly anticipated book releases.
Well, it’s safe to say that we are mostly excited for the many upcoming films coming out soon. You’ll see a couple books, albums and more that we are anticipating in addition to all of the new movies. However, based on our wonderfully varied and informed opinions, here is a list of entertainment you should consider checking out for the rest of the year. Please keep in mind that what’s listed are not the only things we are excited to check out, but mainly ones that we are especially eager to watch, read, play or listen to this fall.
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (Now available)
I have been a fan of Metal Gear since the moment my friend insistently gave me the Essentials Collection in 2009 of Metal Gear Solid 1, 2 and 3. The story of Solid Snake, his “father” Big Boss, and the devastating weapon Metal Gear is one that spans decades with beautifully evolving gameplay, and a bizarre collection of characters and mind boggling plot twists that truthfully only make 100% sense to the series creator, Hideo Kojima. Now, with the official last entry in the series by the man who gamers jokingly refer to as a god, all loose ends will be seemingly tied once you’ve trecked through massive maps with a hundred of hours of content to play through. I’m so hyped for this game, I bought a copy of it before I even received my new PlayStation 4. I likely won’t need another game for a long time.
Still keeping me waiting, huh Amazon? – Evan Griffin
Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo (September 29)
This new series from Leigh Bardugo is set in the same world as Shadow and Bone. I’ve heard a ton of great things about Six of Crows, and I keep hearing them. It’s rare when I haven’t encountered one bad thing about a highly anticipated new book, but all of the early readers are loving Bardugo’s new book. The story follows criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker, who is offered a heist job for a very pretty price. Kaz forms a crew of outcasts and misfits and together they try to pull off this dangerous heist. – Gabrielle Bondi