Shadow of the Tomb Raider While the rebooted Lara Croft series has already hit full steam, Eidos Montreal and Crystal Dynamics is gunning to put a close, at least on this chapter of the iconic spelunker’s adventures. Seeing her evolve throughout her perilous quests, hit the shadows once more as she, herself, attempts to put an end on the mysterious organization, Trinity. Whether or not she survives, we are yet to know, but sure enough there’ll be plenty of action and ancient relics in the looming Mayan Apocalypse. Set to release this September 14th. Assassin’s Creed Odyssey What with the Assassin’s Creed series ambling to make a return to their old splendour, what better histories to rediscover than that of the most seminal civilizations of our time.
Bringing more and more RPG elements into the usual action adventure, there will be many choices to make–the least of which being whether or not you want to play a boy or a girl. Travel back to the 5th century, and meet with the gods and icons of the famous Peloponnesian War. Coming this October 2nd. Forza Horizon 4 Probably the world’s premier racing game right now, Forza’s open world automotive festival is opening its doors to another jaw-dropping installment. Boasting a dynamic changing of the seasons, this fourth entry will show off the fictionalized and probably less gray locales of the British Isles.
Share the roads with other racers using the new shared world feature, and collect their up to 450 powerful and luxurious cars. A fresh and breathtaking new haven for enthusiasts, It’s set to release this Oct 2nd, 2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Activision’s upcoming CoD title may not come as a surprise to anyone, but this year they’ve promised to tweak their usual shooting formula. First off, they’ve opted out of the traditional single player campaign, choosing instead to put all their eggs in the trendy new Battle Royale basket. Their new game mode, Blackout, will provide with your much needed multiplayer dose, and it even comes with a unique health system never before seen in the series. It’s set to release this Oct 12th. Soulcalibur VI The Soulcaliber series hits their sixth installment, gathering another splendid lineup of today’s best videogame fighters. A long-spanning showcase of skills, weapons, and fighting styles, this title also marks their 20th year in the business, bringing in the big dogs like the Witcher’s Geralt of Rivia.
While he’s only a playable character in certain modes, Bandai Namco’s still got a lot in store as you uncover the “hidden truths” in the events of the 16th century. It’s set to release on Oct 19th 2018 BATTLEFIELD V From the 16th century, Battlefield V takes us to the heart of second world war’s heated battles. However, unlike their Call of Duty counterpart, V keeps the more traditional singleplayer campaign, aiming to perfect the experience in their short War Stories. On top of that, there’s also their multiplayer modes, Grand Operations and Combined Arms. Causing a weird stir in their announcement for their choice of woman protagonist, it’s set to release on October 19th. FALLOUT 76 Our home, the country roads of West Virginia, gets a post-apocalyptic makeover with Bethesda’s dive into massive multiplayer. Feeding into a growing clamor for Battle Royales, Fallout 76 feels like an appropriate yet still fully original response.
Using pretty much the same engine as Fallout 4, it’s understandably similiar. But, at it’s core it expands on the gameplay horizons, shoving you into a NPC-less world four times bigger and packed with equally hungry survivors. It’s coming out soon this Nov 14th Just Cause 4 A franchise built on freedom and chaos, Avalanche Studios is giving you a brand new taste of the apple of discord as you wreak more havoc in their destructible open world. Building a new engine from the ground up, this fourth installment is built on better foundations so expect the excitement to ramp up.
They’ll be more things to destroy with four fresh biomes, each a fitting canvas for your explosive delights. It’s set to release on Dec 4th 2018 Resident Evil 2 A remake of one of Capcom’s legendary Resident Evil titles, we’ve finally gotten a closer look at this beauty with their last presentation at E3. Built from the ground up using the latest RE Engine, Resident Evil 2 follows the story of Leon and Claire as they make their escape from the dreaded T-Virus and the many dangers of Raccoon City. Featuring, quite literally, an all-new perspective on a beloved classic with its over-the-shoulder gameplay, it’s set to release on Jan 25th 2019 Metro Exodus The Metro series moves to the open world sphere in this third installment. Back with their signature stealth and survival horror, Exodus places you in a radioactive Moscow, leaving you to fend off for yourself amidst the landscape of the nuclear winter. Explore the dangers of their dystopian world, complete with the perks of sandbox and Stalker-like open world. Finally getting an official release date, it’s set to release next year on February 22nd. Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 Exploring more of the possibilities opened up by their online only action RPG, Massive takes a calculated leap into sequel-dom with this second installment of their contagion commission.
Leaked last March, Ubisoft’s first look at the game brings us to the nation’s post apocalyptic Capital. There may have been talks of carrying over progress from the first game to the sequel, but none of it has been confirmed. Hopefully, they’ll do a better job than Bungie. Set to release on March 15th, 2019. Rage 2 If you’re still out looking for the definition of the word “insane” then this sequel to Bethesda’s open world shooter just might be the place to find it. Revelling in the riots of raucuous, ruffian raptures, Rage 2 sets itself apart from today’s Royale-crazed roster with its singular focus on their single-player campaign. Put yourself in the shoes of walker and bask in the revelry of his no-holds barred universe–all in buttery smooth 60fps of course. It’s set to release this Spring 2019 Devil May Cry V Aaaand another CAPCOM classic finds itself on our list, this time it’s a sequel to their critically acclaimed hack and slash series.
Following up on story of the original series and not Ninja Theory’s reboot, Devil May Cry V is a return to their roots, bringing back Spardan adventures we all knew and loved. A direct continuation of 4’s events, this title puts Nero at center stage as he causes more demon-slaying mayhem. Watching out for Dante and Vergil’s return, it’s set to release this Spring. GEARS 5 Looks like Halo’s getting a bit of competition as Microsoft’s flagship shooter, what with Gears slowly taking form as a fully-fledged franchise. Rolling out the red carpet for the grisly violence of the Gears of War series, Gears 5, as it likes to be known, is boasting a bevy of improvements in terms of visuals and gameplay. Another group of fans seem to have gotten confused about their choice of a girl leading the locust destruction, they’ll have to send their complaints elsewhere because it’s coming out sometime in 2019. SEKIRO: Shadows Die Twice Moving away from the Gothic darkness of their last two breakout successes, FromSoftware goes on a sort of homecoming with this newest title rooted in Japanese fantasy. Putting a ninja at the forefront, it’s definitely a far cry from the Soulsbourne series, shining a spotlight on new weapon choices and mobility.
But, despite the new setting, we’re hoping the devs remain true to their trademark difficulty and challenging bosses. Set to release in 2019. .
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