Sometimes it’s useful to take a step back and look at what’s coming up next. Whether you want to plan your budget or just scan what to look forward to, we’re here to help.
We recently rounded up a big list of our most anticipated video games, tabletop games, movies, comics and TV shows releasing this fall, and put them together with a handy filtering tool to help you find what you want.
(We even included some things coming before fall technically begins, so if you’re looking for something to vent about in the comments you know where to start.)
Check out the list below — you can click on as many of the tabs as you like to narrow down the order further and further, and find what’s best for you.
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Best known for merging action and narrative, Ninja Theory now tackles mental health.
The blockbuster community shooter has a lot riding on its shoulders for Activision.
Nintendo brings Mario to Switch and sends him on a trip around the world.
Square Enix fulfills its PSVR commitment with a fishing game.
Another curious adventure from the makers of Gone Home.
For loyalists, the only football game in town.
Gorgeous combat from a small group of developers.
The narrative drama gets perhaps even more dramatic.
Konami still makes console games every now and then.
More deep action role-playing from one of the best teams doing it.
Try out EA's new control scheme.
Chun-Li is supposed to look better in the final version.
2K's game has kept a stronghold on NBA games in recent years, and we don't see that changing this year.
One of the most authentic franchises around.
Xbox One's great indie hope is finally a thing you'll be able to buy.
EA's series looks to continue to be a smash hit.
One of the best strategy games returns for a second shot.
If you want something to look pretty on Xbox One X, look no further.
The underdog suprised players last time around. Will the sequel do the same?
Dive back into your deepest fears from Tango Gameworks and Bethesda.
The cool kids are back for a second role-playing game.
The 19th WWE game!
Ubisoft heads to Egypt this time around.
Machine Games' latest looks bold and strange in a way few big budget games are these days.
Going back to the series' roots.
Microsoft's big Xbox One X launch game (which also works on all Xbox Ones).
No longer just a VR game, this follow-up nods back at the days of classic character platformers.
The 23rd Need for Speed game!
Legos: Not just for couches and Batmen.
So pretty. Like really, really pretty.
Nintendo lets a new studio tackle 2D Metroid.
Aiming to prove VR games don't have to be short experiences.
Create your own Sonic? Might be weird enough to work.
A retro throwback, from some of the franchise's biggest fans.
Nintendo's RPG is back with a whole bunch of Bowser.
We left most DLC off this list, but this is Zelda ...
What happens when the team behind Metro goes VR.
Sony's long-running racer adds VR support.
One of the cutest PSVR games.
One of last year's best games goes VR.
The latest stop in Skyrim's platform tour.
A psychologial horror prequel to adventure game Until Dawn.
Help a bird find its way home.
A co-op VR modern day shooter from the studio behind Until Dawn.
Use your headphones and mic to stay alive.
We haven't seen Highwire's debut in awhile, but we still have high hopes.
A violent co-op sidescrolling brawler.
A futuristic sport built for VR.
Playful toy destruction in VR.
The DC star will appear on multiple DC issues for a week.
Get a peek at the future of the DC Universe.
A case too frightening for Batman.
Dungeons & Dragons' most legendary encounter, the Tomb of Horrors, is becoming its own adventure module.
The critically acclaimed narrative board game from designers Rob Daviau and Matt Leacock is getting a second season.
A co-op survival game based on the award-winning Robinson Crusoe; Adventures on the Cursed Island.
Fans can create their own Star Trek crew with the newest RPG from Modiphius, based on a refined 2d20 rules system.
The solid strategy game is getting its first expansion, with a host of new heroes from Rogue One.
The venerable Warhammer 40,000 miniatures game kicks off its 8th edition with a new, lower price of entry that includes some great minis and scenery to get you started.
Currently the only one of GMT’s well-regarded counter-insurgency games in-print, and also one of the the best.
A tile-laying game based on the hit cartoon show, absolutely dripping with fan service and exceptional art.
This cult classic, living card game is recommended for those still getting over their SDCC hangovers or pining for the holiday slate of superhero movies.
Based on the classic Jules Verne novel, this reprint of the classic strategy game is a must for any fan of strategy games.
The ARK survival franchise takes a tower defense turn.
The cult classic comic becomes a classic style RPG.
Ubisoft and Nintendo's mash-up is so weird it just might work.
Musou makes the world go 'round.
The unlikely hero keeps on going and going.
Naughty Dog may be done with Nathan Drake, but not Uncharted.
The masters of 2D particle effects tackle platforming.
Nintendo's expansive role-playing franchise comes to Switch.
Dress up like Link! And take one of the industry's best games on the road.
A Saints Row spinoff that feels like a big action movie.
A remake of the original Yakuza game, 10 years later.
It's not flashy, but Sony's golf franchise has lasted longer than almost any other.
Arkane keeps pumping out the goods with its thinking players' shooters.
Another Wii U-to-Switch port that plays into the system's multiplayer tendencies.
Ubisoft continues to put its dance hit on every platform out there.
Pokemon's not on Switch yet, but the 3DS won't complain.
Microsoft's high-powered console looks great, but comes with a high price tag.
ABC and Marvel's new series based on a regal family from Atlantis.
An adaptation of Stephen King's acclaimed novel.
The sequel brings the British spies to America.
The sequel to Ridley Scott's 1982 classic.
Thor and Hulk team up to rescue Asgard.
An adaptation of Agatha Christie's beloved novel.
Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Cyborg, Aquaman and Flash team up for the first time.
Pixar's new movie about a young musician who ventures to the land of the dead.
The eighth movie in the main Star Wars franchise that sees Luke Skywalker team up with Rey.
A reimagining of Robin Williams' classic movie.
Netflix's first blockbuster movie about a dystopian, fantastical Los Angeles.
Seth MacFarlane's satirical take on Star Trek.
The fourth season of Fox's ongoing young Jim Gordon will see the introduction of new villains as Bruce Wayne starts to age.
ABC and Marvel's new series based on a regal family from Atlantis.
The Simpsons family is back for the show's 29th season!
The first season without Adam West, who voiced Quahog's famous mayor, is sure to be an emotional affair.
Fox's X-Men series about a family on the run from persecution will tackle major political issues occurring today.
Returning to the CW for a third season, Supergirl will take on new villains and meet up with some fresh heroes.
Following the events of Flashpoint, Barry Allen will have to figure out what's next.
Legends of Tomorrow's third season will see a new villain, Kuasa, enter the story.
Our favorite teens are back to explore their feelings — and explore the shady ongoings of their town.
Supernatural's best brothers Dean and Sam return for the series' 13th season.
Arrow is back for a sixth season, and with no new team members expected to be joining, it should be fun just catching up with your favorite characters.
Following the death of a close friend, BoJack Horseman is trying to figure out what's next and how to be a better person.
The newest series from David Simon, the creator behind The Wire, examines the birth of pornography in 1970's New York City.
After ending on a cliffhanger, the second part of Fear the Walking Dead's third season returns to answer some questions.
CBS' first streaming-only Star Trek series will introduce a new ship, crew and alien species.
Six years after Curb Your Enthusiasm went on an indefinate hiatus, Larry David is back for a ninth season.
It's time for an all out war as Rick and his army get ready to take on Negan and his men.
Following the show's fantastic first season, the kids of Hawkins are preparing to deal with the fallout of the Upside Down.
When you're a teeanger and you find out your parents are supervillains, the only form of rebellion is stopping them.
A collection of Warner Bros. animated DC films, including 30 films and five animated shorts.