Most Anticipated Games of 2018
Our annual list of games to keep on your radar
2017 was a great year for video games, and particularly Nintendo who launched the succesful Nintedo Switch and a handful of great exclusives along with it. Sony continued to offer its support for the PS4 Pro, as Microsoft launched their repsonce with the powerful Xbox One X. As the battlefield lines are now drawn for the year ahead, the staff of NGN voted for their most intriguing selections of 2018, and our top 12 are listed below in alphabetical order.
A Way Out
A Way Out is a co-op only game uniquely tailored for two players to work together no matter the situation. Through a compelling narrative, Leo and Vincent will embark on an emotional adventure, where they will live some memorable action moments that they will face together including car chases, stealth passages, melee fights, shootouts and many more.
When: March 23, 2018
Detroit: Become Human
Detroit: Become Human is a neo-noir existential thriller, set in a near future where androids look, speak, and move like human beings, and operate in society at every level from manufacturers to teachers. Shape an ambitious branching narrative, making choices that will not only determine your own fate, but that of the entire city. Players will discover what it means to be human from the perspective of an outsider – see the world of man though the eyes of a machine.
When: TBD 2018
Far Cry 5
As the new junior deputy of fictional Hope County, Montana, players will find that their arrival accelerates a years-long silent coup by a fanatical doomsday cult, the Project at Eden's Gate, igniting a violent takeover of the county. Caught off guard and drawn into a power struggle, players must disrupt the carefully laid plans of the Project at Eden’s Gate and fan the fires of resistance to help liberate the Hope County community and themselves.
When: March 27, 2018
God of War
His vengeance against the gods of Olympus far behind him, Kratos now lives as a man in the lands of Norse Gods and monsters. It is in this harsh, unforgiving world that he must fight to survive, and teach his son to do the same. As mentor and protector to Atreus, a son determined to earn his respect, he is forced to deal with and control the rage that has long defined him while out in a very dangerous world with his son.
When: April 20, 2018
Kingdom Come: Deliverance
Kingdom Come: Deliverance is a story-driven open-world RPG that immerses you in an adventure in the Holy Roman Empire. Avenge your parents' death as you battle invading forces, go on game-changing quests, and make influential choices. Explore castles, deep forests, villages and other realistic settings in medieval Bohemia.
When: February 13, 2018
Kirby Star Allies
Kirby is back — and he's on the Nintendo Switch console in HD. But this time, he's not alone. Recruit enemies by hitting them with hearts and gather helpers for a party of up to four characters. On top of that, you can join with up to three friends for a different kind of team-up action.
When: February 13, 2018