This time of years is always a busy time for technology and video games alike. Everyone is gearing up for the holiday season, waiting to buy things for themselves because you never know what someone might get you as a gift. And with video games generally being targeted towards a wide variety of ages, they can make easy Christmas gifts. This October, we have the most anticipated video games and their release dates.

October 3, 5, and 6

"Forza Motorsport 7" is set to release for Windows PC and Xbox One on October 3. This anticipated racing game has fans on their toes for its official release.

After all, racing games have always been popular among different age groups.

"Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen" is set to release on October 5. This game originally came out in 2012 for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, then in 2016 was released for PC. It's a cult classic, and you either love it or you hate it.

On October 6, "Layton's Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaire's Conspiracy" is coming out for the Nintendo 3DS. This is a manga-style, brain-teasing puzzle game. It was originally released on iOS and Android earlier this year and has charmed fans ever since.

"Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions" is set to release on October 6 a well. This is a reimagining of "Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga" that was released for the Gameboy Advance, which is now coming to the 3DS.

In "Bowser's Minions," the player plays as Captain Goomba and to save Bowser.

October 10, 13, and 17

"Middle-earth: Shadow of War" will be released on October 10 for the PlayStation 4, Windows PC and Xbox One. This game is supposed to feature more orcs, creatures, and skills, as well as a bigger map and story.

"The Evil Within 2" will be released on Friday the 13th.

This game is coming out for PlayStation 4, Windows PC and Xbox One. There are humanoid monsters, morgues, gruesome pictures, and severed limbs. A perfect horror game.

October 17 is the date set for two games, the first being "Gran Turismo Sport" for the PlayStation 4. "Gran Turismo 6" was released for the PlayStation 3, but this is the first game in the series to be released for the PlayStation 4.

Fans are also anticipating "South Park: Fractures But Whole" for PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. You can expect the same social commentary seen in the TV show. Even the difficulty settings revolve around the skin color of your character.

October 20, 24, and 27

The last week of October brings many anticipated games. On October 20, "Fire Emblem: Warriors" will be released for the 3DS and the Nintendo Switch. Featuring intense battles and characters that we've seen in previous games, fans are extremely excited for this new installment.

Steampunk fans with the Nintendo Switch can rejoice as well when "Syberia 3" comes out. The game will follow an American lawyer as she makes her way across Europe into the harsh Russian land of Syberia.

With only seven days left in October, "Destiny 2" will finally be released for PC. This game has been immensely hyped up already on other platforms, and PC players are excited to finally be able to play it on their favorite platform.

October closes with quite a few games, including "Assassin's Creed: Origins" for PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. This open-world game takes place in ancient Egypt, with the collector's edition costing $800. On the same three platforms, "Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus" will be released. What's this game about, you ask? One thing and one thing only. Killing the Nazis that have taken over America.

On a lighter note than killing Nazis, "Super Mario Odyssey" is set to come out for the Switch.

Players can enjoy this lighthearted game filled with memes while laughing at Mario's midlife crisis adventure. It's just the game we need to take our minds off of the fear that some of these games are sure to cause.