2018 was a somewhat weaker year for the horror genre in video gaming, but 2019 is looking a lot stronger, with a number of very promising horror games on the horizon.
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds on PlayStation 4 provides solid gameplay for Battle Royale aficionados, but lacks the polish needed to give it the edge against competitors.
Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee streamline some of the franchise’s more annoying elements, but the games are too easy and the co-op implementation is weak.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is an absurdly content-rich fighting game experience with a massive roster of fighters and a slew of entertaining match types.
Spyro: Reignited Trilogy is a faithful recreation of the classic PS1-era Spyro games with fun platforming and vibrant game worlds, though some aspects haven’t aged well.
Fallout 76 attempts to take the series into the world of always online multiplayer, but it may have left too much of the original franchise trademarks behind.
2018 offered a variety of gameplay experiences with a decided focus on marrying strong narratives with engaging gameplay, but only 10 games could make our list.
2018 was a banner year for virtual reality hardware like PlayStation VR and Oculus Rift, seeing the launch of some of the most critically-acclaimed VR games to date.
The annual charity speedrunning event, Awesome Games Done Quick 2019, officially starts today, and those interested in tuning in can watch it live right here.
A new tease seems to indicate that there will be an announcement in January 2019 regarding a potential sequel to Sega and Creative Assembly’s Alien: Isolation.