There are a ton of exciting games heading our way in the coming months, but if we had to pick our 5 most anticipated, here are the titles that have got our fingers itching:
Mega Man X Legacy Collection
Release date: 24 July 2018
Old-school fans will be ecstatic to know that Mega Man will be enjoying a return with Mega Man 11 this year, but for those who need a catch-up on the franchise, Mega Man X Legacy Collection 1 & 2 will give you a comprehensive anthology of the series’ best games.
Release date: 7 September 2018
New York’s infamous wall-crawler is getting a new game from Insomniac Games (known for the Ratchet and Clank franchise) and it looks to be open-world superhero nirvana. The slick combat system, sprawling explorable environment, and massive set-piece boss fights will make Spider-Man a serious contender for undisputed superhero game champion when it hits the PS4 in a couple of months.
Soul Calibur VI
Release date: 19 October 2018
The weapon-based fighting franchise, Soul Calibur, returns this year too, and brings with it many fan-favourite characters, new battlegrounds, and some refined combat and gameplay tweaks that established players have been waiting way too long for!
Red Dead Redemption 2
Release date: 26 October 2018
It’s been 8 years since the original Red Dead Redemption came out on Xbox 360 and PS3 all the way back in 2010 – but diehard fans can rest easy knowing that the sequel is on its way. Expect more open-world Wild West immersion, a deeply-engaging story, and some gunslinging action that’ll all combine for a guaranteed hit.
Kingdom Hearts 3
Release date: 29 January 2019
The Final Fantasy/Disney mash-up franchise that is Kingdom Hearts sees its third primary entry arriving in January 2019, which looks to be the biggest and most ambitious game yet. This time around, the world’s of Toy Story, Frozen, and Monsters Inc. have all been added to the already expansive Disney universe roster.
Will you be picking up a new game or console deal this week?