The Game Awards 2018 is finally over and it brought quite a few surprises with it. Let’s recap the event and take a look at what went down this year at The Game Awards 2018.
Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: Black Order
A Switch exclusive title and sequel to Ultimate Alliance 2, this one as our heroes face off against the Black Order and a few other villains. Thanos with the full Infinity Gauntlet was shown at the end so maybe that’s either the final boss or will be the boss in the next game, who knows.
Far Cry New Dawn Revealed; Coming February 15th
New Dawn is the standalone sequel to one of Far Cry 5’s ending. Montana is a mess and power is all that matters. The game looks interesting and could be quite a fun game given it’s setting and the few weapons that we saw.
Supergiant’s New Game Hades Is In Early Access Now [GamingMonk Recommends]
A return to what they do best, Hades has you play as the son of Hades in their upcoming dungeon crawler. Death is common so prepare to walk out of the River Styx every time you keep dying. The game is currently in early access and is available on the Epic Games Store. We’re super excited about this one.
Anthem’s Story Trailer was Shown
We got a trailer that focused on the story and the world of Anthem. It looks interesting but given Bioware’s last showing with Mass Effect Andromeda, we’re being cautious about this game.
Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled Revealed
Crash Bandicoot Racing is coming to the PlayStation so if you were a fan of the older titles, this will certainly pique your interest. Or if you want a Kart Racer on your PlayStation 4.
The Outer Worlds Obisidian’s New Game was Shown [GamingMonk Recommends]
From the makers of the best Fallout Games comes this awesome looking RPG that looks zany and fun. After watching the gameplay video, We’re quite excited for this title
The Last Campfire a Hello Games Short [GamingMonk Recommends]
Two devs from Hello Games worked on this “Hello Games Short” which looks very promising. Seems to go for the interactive story route like Journey and Ori. We recommend you keep an eye out for this title even though Hello Games’ launch of No Man’s Sky wasn’t great.
Vikendi Winter Map in PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
The winter map that was leaked ages ago is now available on the PUBG PC experimental server for players to check out. It launches on December 19th for everyone.
Atlas Announced by Studio Wildcard; Releases December 13th on Steam
From the makers of Ark Evolved, comes Atlas. A game about pirates and dragons in a map that is 12,000 times the size of an ARK server. It will release next year for the Xbox One.
Ashen Is Out Now [GamingMonk Recommends]
This game is finally out on December 7th and we can wait to get our hands on it. We really recommend you check this game out. It’s also part of the Xbox Game Pass.
BioWare Teases Dragon Age 4
BioWare has teased the world with what is going to be Dragon Age 4. So, at least we now know it is happening.
A New Stranger Things Game Is Coming Soon
According to the creators of the show, the game follows the story of Season 3 and will have a few surprises of its own. The game will support co-op and will release on the Xbox One, PC and Switch.
Mortal Kombat 11 Announced; Releases April 23
Another Mortal Kombat game, Another CG Trailer set to some Hip-Hop. Watch Scorpion take on Raiden in what is a brutal fight that perfectly showcases the Brutality of the games.
Super Smash Bros. Will Have Joker from Persona 5 as DLC
So when this happened I kinda lost my mind until it was just a trailer to say Joker is in Smash. We’ve gotten Joker now and Reggie said that Smash Bros. Ultimate is the biggest crossover yet with everyone’s favourite characters but I have just one question. Waluigi When Reggie?
The Pathless Revealed [GamingMonk Recommends]
From the makers of Abzu comes this upcoming title. With hauntingly beautiful visuals and another mysterious world to explore, Giant Squid has gotten our attention.
Rocket League Gets McLaren 570S Car Pack DLC
Just a small trailer to showcase the fact that you can now drive the McLaren 570s in Rocket League and use it to dominate people.
Rage 2 Trailer Shown, Releases on May 14th [GamingMonk Recommends]
This game is going to be a bat-shit crazy fun if it’s anything like the trailer and if it can live up to the hype of the trailers, this game will be a lot of fun to play. Mad Max mixed with what seems like DOOM shooting and superpowers and abilities. Hell yeah, we’re excited for these.
Journey Coming to PC, Available on The Epic Games Store [GamingMonk Recommends]
A very unique title where your guide is also another player with whom you have no actual vocal or textual communication. It’s such an inspiring experience where you feel connected with someone who you don’t know at all. If you haven’t had the chance to play it, you should absolutely go ahead and play this title.
Psychonauts 2 Trailer [GamingMonk Recommends]
We got a Psychonauts 2 trailer and the hype is real. Psychonauts 1 was such a fun game with great characters, writing and gameplay and we really hope this can live up to the hype of that one. Plus, Psychonauts 2 has James Willems of Funhaus playing a Toilet which is going to be awesome and we can’t wait to witness that.
Sayonara Wild Hearts[GamingMonk Recommends]
“A Pop Album Video Game”. That’s how the game describes itself. It’s vibrant, it’s got a lot of dancing and it is hard to describe honestly. We really suggest you check out the trailer and then read the video description to get the gist of the game.
Devil May Cry 5 Trailer Shown; Xbox One Demo Out Now [GamingMonk Recommends]
A trailer that showcases each characters’ powers and moves and gives us some insight into what is happening the DMC world. If you’ve got an Xbox One, you should download the demo because it is time to kick some ass.
We were expecting the Avengers but instead, we got Scavengers. in a future where the world is cover in ice after a cataclysmic event, players must work together to ensure the survival of the human race by facing off against hostile inhabitants and opposing players.
Dauntless Announced for Consoles
Dauntless was announced for consoles and is currently available for PC players for free on the Epic Games Store. Dauntless is a co-op Action RPG title where you hunt Behemoths to improve your character’s skills and gear.
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