17 New Games in 2018 For PC and Console ‘Coz Fortnite is Too Mainstream

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Join us as we list out pc and console games we’re looking forward to playing in 2018. We’re covering games from PC to Mac, Nintendo Switch to the PS4, so you’re bound to find something you like in our list of 17 new games we want to play in 2018.

Kirby Battle Royale

Kirby Battle Royale
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Kirby’s new installation was developed by HAL Laboratory and published by Nintendo. It is brawler game that allows single to multiple gameplays in all 10 game modes.

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Release Date: January 2018 (North America)

Street Fighter V

Like its predecessors, Street Fighter V features a 2D side-scrolling fighting gameplay. Its developers, Capcom and Dimps, introduced V-Gauge which builds 3 different techniques as the player attacks — V-Triggers, V-Skills, and V-Reversals. 18 new characters have been added to the original 16 roster since the game’s first release in 2016.

Platform: Playstation 4, Arcade, Microsoft Windows

Release Date: January 2018 (Arcade Edition)

Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth: Hacker’s Memory

Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth: Hacker’s Memory
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Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth is a role playing game, the role being Keisuke Amazawa, a Digimon Tamer. It permits multiple player mode through selection from “companion” characters. The goal of this game made by Media.Vision and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment is to resolve the main character’s stolen identity.

Platform: Playstation 4, Playstation Vita

Release Date: January 2018

Dragon Ball FighterZ

Dragon Ball FighterZ
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Arc System Works adds another installment in this all-time favorite anime fight game. This time players can select 3 characters from the 24 in the lineup for one game and switch or call for help during. This triples the challenge during fights as the game only finishes when all 3 characters of the opponent are defeated.

Platform: Xbox One, Playstation 4, Microsoft Windows

Release Date: January 2018

Detective Pikachu

Pikachu’s unique voice comes alive once again in this adventure game from Creatures and Nintendo. Together with the most loved Pokemon, players will be going around Ryme City as Tim Goodman to spot clues and solve mysteries.

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Release Date: March 2018

The Inpatient

The Inpatient
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Supermassive Games and Sony Interactive Entertainment brought the prequel of the movie Until Dawn to life in this virtual reality game. The setting is the Santorium. Players take the role of a patient with amnesia trying to figure the reason for his stay in the facility. The plot varies depending on the choices and actions made by the player.

Platform: Playstation VR

Release Date: January 2018

Runner3

Runner3, like its predecessors, Runner2 and Runner, has rhythm as its core in its gameplay. Running (of course), sliding, jumping, evading challenges, and collecting bonuses have been taken to the next level. Different kinds of retro challenges have been thrown in within each level with Gildan Coins as the goods to be collected.

Platform: Mac, Windows, Nintendo Switch, Steam; Playstation 4, Xbox One (to follow)

Release Date: May 22, 2018

Dark Souls (Remastered)

The 2018 remastered version of Dark Souls improves all the selling points of the game for a better action game experience. Graphics have been raised up to 1080p. The arena now allows 6 players in online matches. Button configuration has been created.

Platform: PC, Playstation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch

Release Date: May 25, 2018

LEGO The Incredibles

LEGO The Incredibles is a project in the hands of developers, Traveller’s Tales. It is an action-adventure game based on Disney-Pixar animated movies. Players can select characters from the Incredibles family and play with the iconic super abilities of each.

Platform: Nintendo Switch, Windows, Playstation 4, Xbox One

Release Date: June 15, 2018 (North America), July 13, 2018 (Europe)

Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr

Warhammer 40,000 introduces its first role playing action game with Inquisitor Martyr. The game sets in the 41st millenium of Caligari with mutants, heretics, daemons, and xenos as villains. The goal is to save and protect the sector from evil as a power Inquisitor or secret super agent.

Platform: Xbox One, Playstation 4, Windows

Release Date: June 5, 2018

Sonic Mania

Sonic Mania game
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The classic 2D Sonic The Hedgehog adventure is back with new gimmicks and enhanced all-time favorites. Sonic Mania welcomes the newest tricks in the series — Knuckle’s climbing abilities, Tail’s flight, and Drop Dash.

Platform: Nintendo Switch, Playstation 4, Xbox One

Release Date: July 17, 2018

Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy

Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy
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Crash is back to dance, run, and spin once again. And, all 3 of his installments — Crash Bandicoot, Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back, and Crash Bandicoot: Warped — are making a return in enhanced graphics.

Platform: Windows, Playstation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch

Release Date: June 29, 2018

The Banner Saga 3

The Banner Saga 3
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The last installment in The Banner Saga highlights the Viking community. It is another RPG (role playing game) that challenges the player’s tactical skills in a turn-based environment.

Platform:Windows, Playstation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Mac

Release Date: July 24, 2018

World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth

World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth
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Battle for Azeroth is the 7th expansion in the World of Warcraft series. This new game in the series picks up from where the previous expansion, Legion, left off. It tasks the 2 factions, Kul Tiras and Zandalar, to recruit new allies to win the war.

Platform: Mac, Windows

Release Date: August 14, 2018

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider new games
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Following Rise of the Tomb Raider, archaeologist Lara Croft sets off to save the world from a Mayan apocalypse. Apart from existing skills like hunting and solving riddles, this new third person action-adventure game introduces new abilities to the protagonist including holding breath underwater and rappelling.

Platform: Windows, Xbox One, Playstation 4, Steam

Release Date: September 14, 2018

Spyro Reignited Trilogy

The charming dragon, Spyro, is back. All thanks to Toys for Bob and Activision. Just like the Crash Bandicoot trilogy, Spyro the Dragon compilation — Spyro the Dragon, Ripto’s Rage, and Year of the Dragon — makes a comeback remastered and all.

Platform: Playstation 4, Xbox One

Release Date: September 21, 2018

New Gundam Breaker

This action anime game is back with Gunpla customization features and 3v3 co-op mode. Gundam fans will enjoy New Gundam Breaker’s new break, build, and battle concept.

Platform: Playstation 4

Release Date: June 22, 2018

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