What’s Geeky in November 2023?

The only socially acceptable way to dress up as an adult outside of a Con has now come and gone, which means that not only is it time to get ready to eat way too much turkey, but it is time for the beginning of the Holiday Season’s geeky releases. Woohoo!

And there’s a bunch of stuff coming your way, too. From a return of the Doctor/Donna, to a new League of Legends game, and even a new book by Jim Butcher, there’s something for everyone to feast on.

Let’s dive right in, shall we?


November 2nd 

All the Light We Cannot See, limited series

All the Light We Cannot See, limited series by Netflix.


Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Anthony Doerr, this sweeping limited series adaptation follows blind French teen Marie-Laure and young German officer Werner as they fight for the survival of all they hold dear during the Second World War.

November 3rd 

Quiz Lady

Hulu's new series Quiz Lady.


Strait-laced and brilliant CPA Anne finds herself teaming up with her estranged wild-child older sister Jenny when their mother is kidnapped by bookies for lack of payment on her gambling debts. The fastest way to make the most money is for Anne to win at her favorite quiz show. With Sandra Oh and Awkwafina in the lead, this one is sure to be excellent.


Fingernails a new series on Apple TV.

Apple TV+

Anna (Jessie Buckley) and Ryan (Jeremy Allan White) have been scientifically proven to be in love. So why does Anna feel kinda meh? To find out, she takes a job at the institute that developed the love technology and meets Amir (Riz Ahmed), for whom she feels decidedly not meh.

Invincible, season 2

Invincible season two a superhero series on Amazon Prime.

Amazon Prime

How will Mark fare in a post-Omni-Man world? Will he rise to the occasion as a true hero? Or become just like his father? We’ve got old friends and new enemies (voiced by a dizzying array of top-tier actors), but never fear, we haven’t seen the last of J.K. Simmons’ incomparable Omni-Man.

November 4th 

Attack on Titan The Final Season, part 4

The final season of Attack on Titan airing this November.

Adult Swim, Crunchyroll

The final part of the final season is finally here. It’s been 10 years and too many plot twists to count, but Eren Jaeger’s quest for answers and revenge will conclude this year.

November 7th 

Love Virtually

Love Virtually is a movie about experiencing love thorough technology.

In Theaters

In a not-too-distant future where the metaverse is common and ubiquitous, four couples experience the trials and laughs of dating, staying married, breaking up, and having affairs all through the magic of technology.

November 8th 

Cyberbunker: The Criminal Underworld

Cyberbunker is a film about hackers on the dark web releasing on Netflix.


A German film about a group of high-powered hackers running the nastiest corners of the Dark Web from a Cold War-era bunker in a quiet tourist town.

November 10th 

For All Mankind, season 4

For All Mankind is new science fiction series where the Soviets won the Space Race.

Apple TV+

In this epic alternate history, where the Soviets won the Space Race and humans reached Mars by 1995, the stakes are raised once more. When an expedition to Mars comes across an asteroid containing more iridium than has been harvested in all of history, will profit win out over morals?


Share is a science fiction thriller premiering in theatres.

In Theaters

The plot details of this sci-fi thriller are being kept closely guarded, but we know that it’s the first feature film to be filmed from one fixed camera angle and that it stars Melvin Gregg (American Vandal) and Bradley Whitford (Get Out, Cabin in the Woods). 

November 14th 

A Murder at the End of the World, limited series

A new Hulu miniseries taking a new look at a classic.


An exclusive and secluded retreat? Check. An intrepid amateur sleuth? Check. Clive Owen as a mysterious billionaire? Check. A new twist on a classic whodunit promises blood in the snow and murder on the menu.


Can psychic powers overcome an unusual depression? Find out in Wintertide.

In Theaters

Beth is a volunteer with the neighborhood watch in a sleepy northern town that has recently been hit by a wave of psychotic depression that forces them into a numb, zombie-like state. Will her newly discovered psychic powers be enough to get her through the long winter?

November 17th 

Monarch: Legacy of Monsters, season 1

An Apple TV series where we see the world deal with Kaiju.

Apple TV+

After the revelation to the world that Godzilla and the other monsters really exist, the two siblings explore their family connection to the secretive organization known as Monarch. The plot spans three generations and the cast boasts two generations of Russell: Kurt and Wyatt.

Scott Pilgrim Takes Off, season 1

Scott Pilgram gets an animated series developed by the original artist.


Based on the acclaimed graphic novel series, this new animated adaptation is co-developed by the original artist and writer, Bryan Lee O’Malley, and boasts the full cast of the iconic 2010 live-action adaptation reprising their roles.


Biosphere a comedy about the last two men on Earth.

Vudu, Prime, Apple TV+

This sci-fi comedy stars Sterling K. Brown (This is Us) and Mark Duplass as the last two men on Earth. Make that the last two humans. Duplass co-wrote this new look at survival and adaptability.

The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

The history of the famous Hunger Games films and books in a new series.

In Theaters

The history of Suzanne Collins’ classic dystopian world gets a close-up in this story from the world of The Hunger Games. A young Coriolanus Snow is forced to come face-to-face with the realities of the games and the nature of the country he will one day lead—and lose. 

November 22nd 


Disney's new film about when wishing on a star doesn't turn out quite like you expected.

In Theaters

This newest Disney feature film sees young Asha making a wish upon a star. But when the star grants her wish a little too literally, Asha will have to contend with an angry king and her pet goat given the ability to talk. The goat is played by Alan Tudyk (Firefly) which is reason enough for me to see it.

November 25th 

Dr. Who 60th Anniversary Special

One more episode of Dr. Who airing on Disney Plus.

Disney +

The greatest pair in the longest-running sci-fi TV show ever is back! For one night only, David Tennant’s Doctor and Catherine Tate’s Donna are reunited and up to their old tricks (saving the Earth, mostly). After that, it’ll be time for Ncuti Gatwa to take the TARDIS console and sail off into the stars, and for the adventures of the 15th Doctor to begin.

Video Games

November 1st 

Alien Hominid Invasion 

A co-op game where you play as adorable aliens.

Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, Switch, PC

Invade Earth alongside a mothership of adorable alien friends in this action roguelike. Play with three friends in co-op and adjust difficulty levels individually. Complete randomly generated missions to level up and mutate your little guy to cause maximum destruction.

Song of Nunu: A League of Legends Story 

A single player game where we get to experience the life of Nunu and Wllump from Riot's League of Legends.

PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC

This story-rich single-player adventure follows young boy Nunu and his best friend, a yeti named Willump, as they search for Nunu’s missing mother. Since this is League of Legends, you’ll also see some familiar faces in Lissandra, Braum, Ornn, and Volibear. Whether you’re new to LoL or a veteran, this delightful game screams fun.

November 2nd 


Plateup a cooking adventure game.

PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, Switch

This classic cooking adventure comes complete with permanent roguelite progression. Create the next big food franchise with endless options for you to explore. Go fast-food or gourmet, curate your art collection or go bare bones, go high-tech or classic, but mostly, just have fun.

RoboCop: Rogue City 

Experience Robocop firsthand in this new game.

PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, Switch, PC

36 years after the cyborg copper first blasted his way into our hearts via the big screen, he’s back in a brand-new adventure for the portable screen. There are several really cool aspects to this game, but I have to admit, as a fan of the original movie, that by far the coolest is that the original actor (Peter Weller) is back to lend his voice!

Star Ocean: The Second Story R 

A new Star Ocean game where you get to pick either protagonist this time.

PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Switch, PC

The classic JRPG series is back and this time you can choose to play as Claude or Rena, and yes, this choice will have consequences. Explore the science fantasy setting in the innovative 2.5D style (3D graphics and 2D pixel characters) and experience the fast-paced, real-time battles that Star Ocean is known for.  

The Smurfs 2: The Prisoner of the Green Stone 

The second of the Smurfs game.

PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC

This newest adventure in the Cursed Land sees a crack team of four Smurfs (Handy, Brainy, Dimwitty, and Smurfstorm) determined to collect the fragments of a stone that threatens to make the Cursed Land live up to its name. Unexpected allies (Gargamel?) and new adventures await.

The Talos Principle II 

A science fiction series full of puzzles, The Talos Principle II .

PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PC

The fascinating philosophical science fiction series finally has a new entry. In a move common with big puzzlers like this one, little of the plot has been revealed. At least I can report the tagline: what’s past is prologue. What does that mean? Guess we’ll have to play to find out.

Thirsty Suitors 

Battle your exes as Jala in Thirsty Suitors.

PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC

Help Jala prepare for her sister’s wedding by battling her exes, tangling with local skate punks, and trying to impress her parents with traditional South Asian cooking. Heal the wounds of the past with turn-based battles in this colorful adventure.

November 6th

The Invincible 

Enter the novels of S. Lem in this new sci-fi game.

PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PC

Enter the world of renowned sci-fi author S. Lem in this adaptation of one of his most celebrated novels. You play Yasna, an astrobiologist who has lost most of her crewmates on the unexplored planet Regis III. While searching for the missing, Yasna will come across strange machines and even stranger creatures. Your decisions lead her to her fate, but what will that fate be?

November 9th

Like A Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name 

Play as a former Yakuza member in Like A Dragon.

PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC

Kazuma Kiryu, the legendary yakuza of the original Like A Dragon (formally Yakuza), faked his death and abandoned his name in order to protect his family. Now someone is trying to force him out of hiding. Fights and parties await in this newest entry in a classic series.

November 10th

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III 

The next entry to the Call of Duty series.

PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC

A direct sequel to the wildly popular COD:MWII, this newest entry in over a decade finds Captain Price and Task Force 141 fighting zombies and their old nemesis, Makarov. There are guns and knives, helicopters and bombs, as well as boats and parachutes. What more could Modern Warfare ask for?

The Day Before 

The Day Before, a survival game where you get to purchase and hunt for your own resources.

PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PC

The post-apocalyptic survival game genre is heating up with this new game from Fntastic. Purchase houses and cars, hunt infected, work odd jobs at the survivor’s colony, and even attack other survivors for their stuff in the lush world of this new game.

November 15th


Teardown is a sandbox where you can cause as much chaos and destruction as you like.

PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S

This delightful heist game offers 40 different missions as well as a sandbox to create your own levels. And did I mention that every level is fully destructible? Destroy as much of the voxel environment as you want, but make sure you don’t get caught in the middle of your heist!

The Last Faith 

The Last Faith is a dark fantasy side-scroller game releasing in November.

PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC

Soulslike and Metroidvania collide in this new 2D pixel-style gothic world. You play as Eryk, an amnesiac with a big sword and bigger questions. You’ll need to use all of your bloodiest moves to figure out Eryk’s story and kill the dark monsters in your way. 

November 16th

Flashback 2 

The second Flashback game where you now much save your friend Conrad.

PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC

It’s been 31 years since Conrad B. Hart and his AI pal A.I.S.H.A. first introduced us to the Galactic Bureau of Investigation. Now, we join them again as they search for Conrad’s friend Ian amidst an invasion by the alien Morphs. There’s plenty of action in this new game by the original Flashback’s creator, Paul Cuisset.

November 17th

Naruto X Boruto Ultimate Ninja Storm Connections 

Play through more of Naruto and Sasuke's rivalry in Naruto X Boruto Ultimate Ninja Storm Connections.

PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch

Fast-paced ninja battles are a given with a Naruto game, but now we’ve got Naruto and Sasuke’s rivalry recut as well as a whole new story for Boruto. When Naruto is at its best, the fight combos are endless (with over 130 playable characters, this game looks promising) and the stories are classic. We’ll see if Naruto X Boruto lives up to the legacy.

Persona 5 Tactica 

Persona Fives characters take on a new battle in Persona 5 Tactica.

PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC

The Phantom Thieves of Hearts are back, but they’re not in Tokyo anymore. Our favorite band of magical high school vigilantes take on the tyrannical Legionnaires in a mysterious realm fighting for freedom. But can they trust the rebels? And how will they get home? 


November 7th

The Olympian Affair by Jim Butcher—book 2 of Cinder Spires, Epic Fantasy, Sci-Fi

November 14th 

Dark Heir by C.S. Pacat—book 2 of Dark Rise, YA, Fantasy Romance

November 21st

Warrior of the Wind by Suyi Davies Okungbowa—book 2 of The Nameless Republic, Fantasy, African

November 28th

Shards of Glass by Michelle Sagara—Action Adventure, Epic Fantasy

That’s November

That’s November, folks!

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