The first quarter of 2019 has been so far exciting for gamers with various game releases that marked the start of the New Year. Apart from Pokemon Generation games, games like Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe, Kingdom Hearts III, Resident Evil 2, Anthem, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, etc have already gained popularity among gaming enthusiasts while anticipation of upcoming new game launches has kept them on their toes. Here we have compiled a list of few recently launched games that are thrilling, indulging as well as worth trying by every game lover out there.
· Resident Evil 2
Resident Evil 2 is a game developed and launched by Capcom. It’s a horror survival game where players are allowed to control characters of a policeman named Leon S. Kennedy and a college student named Claire Redfield while they try to escape alive from a place called Raccoon City as they witness a zombie apocalypse. This game is a remake of Resident Evil 2 that was released in 1998. The original version of the game uses fixed camera views and angles with tank controls while the new version comes with ‘over-the-shoulder’ third-person shooter view that is similar to Resident Evil 4. Amazing graphics with enthralling storyline makes this game fun, entertaining and intriguing all at once. This game is available for Microsoft Windows, Xbox One and Play Station 4.
· Kingdom Hearts III
Kingdom Hearts III is a role-playing action game that is developed and released by Square Enix for Xbox One and PlayStation 4. It is the 12th installment in the series Kingdom Hearts and serves as a final conclusion for the ‘Dark Seeker saga’ that begins with the original version. After events of Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance, protagonist Sora sets out along with Goofy, Donald Duck, Riku, and King Mickey on an adventure to search the missing seven guardians of the light while simultaneously trying to stop Xehanort’s attempt to have second Keyblade war. This game managed to sell more than 5 million copies in its first week of its release.
· Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is the action-adventure type of a game that is created by FromSoftware and published worldwide by Activision. In this game, you play the character of Sengoku who is period shinobi also known as ‘Wolf’, who struggles to avenge attack and kidnapping of his lord by a samurai. Unlike other Software games, this game showcases stealthy components along with a lot of mobility. This game is suitable for Microsoft Windows, Xbox One and PlayStation 4.
Anthem is a multi-player role-playing online action game developed by Bioware and is released by Electronic Arts. Set on the background of the mysterious unknown planet, players take the role of brave and heroic adventurers known as Freelancers who wear powerful exosuits in order to save humanity from various threats. This game was praised for its visuals, fight controls, and combat techniques and criticized for shallow and repetitive experience along with the poor storyline. Like others, this game too is accessible for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4.
· Far Cry: New Dawn
Far Cry: New Dawn is an action-adventure shooting game where the first-person shooter operates in open surroundings. Here the player can roam freely on foot or utilize various vehicles to move about. This game is brought to us by Ubisoft Montreal and published and launched by Ubisoft. The game is based in the fictional place Hope County in Montana and utilizes reimagined Far Cry 5’s map version. The nuclear war in the previous series has altered the landscape making new explorable areas accessible for players. Far Cry: New Dawn can be played on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Microsoft Windows alike.
These are the most popular and famous games of the first few months of 2019. Although some of them received mixed reviews from critics, gaming enthusiasts from all over the world have taken immense pleasure and liking towards them. With interesting storylines and plots, eye-catching graphics, engaging moves, weapons and techniques, absorbing imagery and elating background scores, these online video games have made their way into the minds of people.