A glimpse of what’s coming later this year, notable standouts include Red Dead Redemption 2, Far Cry 5 Metal Gear Survive, Monster Hunter: World, The Last of Us Part 2 and more. With so many games to keep track of, we’ve compiled 10 of the biggest games coming in 2018.
Red Dead Redemption 2 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
The epic cowboy sequel is certainly one of 2018’s most anticipated titles, Developed by the creators of Grand Theft Auto V and Red Dead Redemption, Red Dead Redemption 2 is an epic tale of life in America’s unforgiving heartland. A prequel to the 2010 title Red Dead Redemption it will be the third entry in the Red Dead series. The game’s vast and atmospheric world will also provide the foundation for a brand new online multiplayer experience. Red Dead Redemption is expected to sell around 20 million
Far Cry 5 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows)
Freely explore Hope County’s rivers, lands, and skies with the largest customizable weapon and vehicle roster ever in a Far Cry game. You are the hero of the story in a thrilling world that hits back with every punch, and where the places you discover and the locals you ally with will shape your story in ways you’ll never see coming. Far Cry comes to America in the latest installment of the award-winning franchise on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.
Metal Gear Survive (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows)
Metal Gear Survive is a survival action game in an alternative universe. In a struggle to survive, and understand this new environment, players engage in both a Single Play and connected CO-OP Play. In the battle for survival scavenged materials must be wrought into usable items, gear and weapons if you are to have any hope of making it home.
Monster Hunter: World (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows)
The sixth primary title in their Monster Hunter franchise. The latest entry in the critically acclaimed action RPG series, Monster Hunter: World introduces a living, breathing ecosystem in which players take on the role of a hunter that seeks and slays ferocious beasts in heart-pounding battles. Venture on quests alone or with up to three other hunters in a newly designed online drop-in multiplayer system which allows cross-region cooperative play between Japan and the West, uniting the global player base for the first time ever.
The Last of Us Part 2 (PlayStation 4)
From the developers at Naughty Dog comes the sequel to one of the most critically acclaimed games of the generation. Information surrounding the story is scarce at the moment but it has been confirmed the plot will follow Ellie from the first game. However, in this iteration, she will be older and “angrier”. This means The Last of Us Part 2 will be a sequel, taking place in the same post-apocalyptic world as its predecessor. Naughty Dog has also confirmed the game will be centred around hate.
Dragon Ball FighterZ (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows)
Dragon Ball FighterZ is an upcoming 2.5D fighting game developed by Arc System Works and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment, Born from what makes the Dragon Ball series so loved and famous: endless spectacular fights with its all-powerful fighters. Based on the Dragon Ball franchise for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Microsoft Windows. The game maximizes high end Anime graphics and brings easy to learn but difficult to master fighting gameplay.
Dynasty Warriors 9 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows)
Dynasty Warriors 9 is an upcoming hack and slash video game in development by Omega Force and to be published by Koei Tecmo. In Dynasty Warriors 9, players will explore China as it existed when feudal warlords vied for dominance over the land – the waning days of the Han dynasty and emergence of the Three Kingdoms era. Setting out to complete various objectives, players will utilise an unprecedented world map to navigate and traverse a variety of different landscapes ranging from vast plains to snow-covered peaks presented with dynamic day/night and weather cycles.
Darksiders III (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows)
Darksiders III is the long-anticipated
, third chapter in the critically-acclaimed Darksiders franchise. The upcoming action-adventure video game is being developed by Gunfire Games and will be published by THQ Nordic. Return to an apocalyptic Earth in Darksiders III, a hack-n-slash Action Adventure where players assume the role of FURY in her quest to hunt down and dispose of the Seven Deadly Sins. The most unpredictable and enigmatic of the Four Horsemen, FURY must succeed where many have failed – to bring balance to the forces that now ravage Earth.
Shadow of the Colossus (PlayStation 4)
Experience one of the most highly acclaimed video games of all time. Remastered for Playstation 4. Experience a majestic journey through ancient lands, on a quest to bring a girl back to life. The only way to save her is to slay sixteen Colossi. Explore expansive landscapes and seek out each gigantic beast in its own natural habitat. Armed with only a sword, a bow, each Colossus presents a unique challenge to test your wits, determination, and skill. 12 years on, is this boss battle classic still a great game?
Shenmue 3 (PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows)
Shenmue III is an upcoming action-adventure game developed by Neilo and Ys Net and published by Deep Silver, scheduled for release in the second half of 2018. The martial arts epic, a sequel to two of the most loved adventures of all time, was Kickstarted in record time but so far we have only seen one teaser. Nevertheless, the arrival of Shenmue 3 will be a fine day; we all have Lan Di’s butt to kick.
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