The Division 2
Ubisoft’s sequel to “Tom Clancy’s The Division 2” has begun taking pre-orders ahead of its March 15th release and those who do so will get access to the closed beta along with a Capitol Defender Pack including two exclusive in-game items.
The sequel shifts its setting to a collapsing and fractured Washington, D.C. seven months later as the nation’s capital tries to rebuild. As per usual, the game will feature a wide variety of iconic landmarks and realistic environments.
Deep Silver has announced that the much anticipated “Shenmue 3” has finally settled on a release date of August 27th 2019 for PS4 and PC, check out the new trailer below. The game was first announced at E3 2015 alongside a crowdfunding campaign that went on to become the most successful video game Kickstarter in history. SEGA recently announced that Shenmue I and II are coming later this year for PS4, Xbox One, and PC.
The Sinking City
Fans of “Alan Wake” will love the look of this Lovecraftian horror game set in the once flourishing and now devastated and abandoned industrial seaside small city as protagonist Charles Winfield Reed explores his surroundings completed with tentacled monsters in the deep in what’s dubbed an expansion of the Cthulhu Mythos.
Players will get to investigate crime scenes, interrogate witnesses, and engage in some combat in the 30-40 hour game which launches on March 21st on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
FromSoftware, creators of “Bloodborne” and the “Dark Souls” series, bring their intense and challenging gameplay to late 1500s Sengoku Japan for their new title “Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice”. You are the ‘one-armed wolf’, a disfigured warrior rescued from the brink of death and bound to protect a young lord who is the descendant of an ancient bloodline. The game hits shelves on March 22nd 2019.
A Plague Tale: Innocence
Hordes of rats are the enemy in Asobo Studio’s new period game following a young woman and her brother in the 14th century French countryside. As the plague sweeps the countryside, the rats are devouring everything in their path, men and animals alike, to satisfy the endless hunger of their ever-increasing numbers. The game comes to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC in 2019.
Bethesda has released new gameplay trailers from “Doom Eternal” with an extended look at Phobos and the game series’ trademark gunplay including the new extendable Meat Hook mod for the Super Shotgun.
“Battle against re-imagined classic demons like the Pain Elemental and Arachnotron across locations like Earth, Phobos, and beyond in this follow-up to the 2016 reboot which hits Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One next year.
World War Z
The newest gameplay trailer for this new game adaptation of “World War Z” shows off the power of Saber Interactive’s Swarm Engine to bring life the hordes of fast-moving, fast-killing zombies. Dynamic swarm simulation, diverse zombie mechanics and an advanced gore system combine for the zombie shooter which releases on PC & console sometime in 2019.
The Surge 2
Developer Deck13 and Focus Home Interactive have released a pre-alpha gameplay trailer for sci-fi action RPG “The Surge 2” coming in in 2019 on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. The video focuses on an artificial, man-made forest located in the middle of a city ravaged by the events of the first game. Players take on mercenaries and park guardians in the title which adds larger and more ambitious levels alongside advanced dodging, directional parrying, and unique AI behaviors.
Devil May Cry 5
A March 8th 2019 release has been set for “Devil May Cry 5” for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Windows PC. The new game sees a demon tree take root in Red Grave City. As this hellish incursion starts to take over the city, a young demon hunter Nero, arrives with his partner Nico.
Ubisoft’s beloved and long-running motorbike platforming series “Trials” returns with the new entry “Trials Rising” to launch February 12th next year on Xbox One, PS4, PC, and Switch. The new game goes back to basics, with courses set around places like the Grand Canyon, the Eiffel Tower, and Mount Everest. The game also sports a brand-new Tandem Bike mode – in which two players can work together.
Some real-time ray tracing can be seen in the new trailer for “Control,” 505 Games and Remedy Entertainment’s upcoming action-adventure third-person shooter. Dive into a dark and brutalist-inspired world where daily reality has been corrupted by an otherworldly force. You are the new Director, and you must regain Control in the title which hits Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in 2019.
“Life is Strange” developer Dontnod Entertainment has released the announcement trailer for its new game “Twin Mirror” which will be released in three episodes starting sometime next year.
You play 33-year-old investigative journalist Samuel Hicks who returns home for a funeral and wakes up in his hotel room to a bloody scene and no memory of the night before. He decides to, through switching between the real world and his ‘Mind Palace’, investigate and encounters another man in his mind.
Dubbed an adventure first-person shooter which unfolds in an alternate universe during the high noon of the Soviet Union, “Atomic Heart” will be one of the earliest games to make use of the newly announced NVIDIA RTX real-time ray tracing game cards which can be seen put to good use in the new trailer ahead of the game’s release next year.
25 years after the debut of “The Settlers,” the legendary build-up strategy series returns with a reboot coming in Fall 2019 powered by the Snow Drop engine. In the game, the Settlers are forced to leave their homelands after a devastating earthquake of mysterious origins and set sail towards the unknown in the hopes of finding a new home. Additionally a remaster of all previous seven games will also be released later this year.
Ubisoft has announced that “Anno 1800” will be released on February 26th 2019 on Windows PC. The series’ new entry heads back in time to the 19th century, a time of industrialization, diplomacy and discovery. The new title also implements new innovative gameplay with the discovery of South America and the Expeditions feature.
Over ten years on since the last entry, the real-time tactical game “Desperados” returns with more knife-wielding, gunslinging bounty hunters in the wild west. Mimimi (“Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun) is developing the new title in which you command a band of desperados led by John Cooper as he hunts down a new nemesis. THQ Nordic has set a 2019 release for PS4, XB1 & PC.