Last year was a great year for video gaming and games like Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild can be considered one of the best games to come out of 2017. There were so many great games released in 2017 that video gamers could still be trying to get through all of them. So it is going to be quite a task for developers to come up with even better games in 2018.
Monster Hunter is set to release a new title and is very popular in Japan, but has not done particularly well in the US. The new release Monster Hunter World is a game that friends can play together, much like online bingo, and it will not disappoint. The game is set in a fantasy world and players are in search of the New World. This New World is a wilderness where monsters roam and scientists find new discoveries.
Kingdom Come: Deliverance
A new release from Warhorse Studios is Kingdom Come: Deliverance and can be played on Windows, PS4 and Xbox One. It is an action role playing video game. The game takes place in the dark ages in the Roman Empire during the 15th century and players will be playing in an open world environment. The game includes mercenary raids and precious silver mines. Revenge and the pursuit of justice are a big part of the game as the quest continues to make sure the rightful King of Bohemia finds his way back on the throne.
Sea of Thieves
Sea of Thieves is a popular pirate themed video game and is an action packed adventure multiplayer game. The game can be played across various platforms, Windows PC’s and Xbox One consoles. The game takes place on a pirate ship and players take on different roles aboard the ship. Players go on various quests, locate loot and enter into battles on the high seas. It is a cooperative game which means players will encounter one another throughout the game as they sail. The game is a Rare development and is due for release 20 March 2018.
Based on Marvel Comics, the very popular superhero, Spider-Man is due for release this year. Developed by Insomniac Games this game is for PS4 players. This is an original Spider-Man story and is not based on any of the comics or films. It is an action video game which is set in New York and is played in the third person. The player can use all of Spider-Man’s abilities. Spider-Man does not disappoint as he fights against the bad guys to save the good guys.
Metal Gear: Survive
Metal Gear: Survive is a development of Konami and has been released for Microsoft Windows, PS4 and Xbox One. The game is set between the time periods between Metal Gear’s Ground Zero and The Phantom Pain. The game has been met with mixed reviews but has received positive feedback with regard to its sense of progression and the multiplayer co-op.
Another anticipated 2018 release is the sci-fi role playing game, Griftlands. The main objective of the game is to make lots of money in a world filled with pirates and mercenaries. There are a host of characters each one with their own quests as well as a world with other non-players. The game uses a strategy known as turn-based and each player takes a turn in playing which is different from real time strategy games where the players play at the same time.