Top 50 upcoming games of 2018

Top 50 upcoming games of 2018
Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown

Developer: Project Aces
Publisher: Bandai Namco Games
Platform: Windows, Xbox ONE, PS4
Release: 2018
Discover the glory of being an elite fighter pilot. Become an Ace pilot by taking down enemies through tactical dogfighting, while experiencing the exhilaration of flying freely in a fully immersive world.

Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/ace-combat-7-skies-unknown
Top 50 upcoming games of 2018
Agony

Developer: Madmind Studio
Publisher: PlayWay S.A
Platform: Windows, Xbox One, PS4
Release: Mar 30 2018
Agony is a first-person survival horror game currently in development.
Players will begin their journey as tormented soul within the depths of hell without any memories about his past. By exploring hostile environment and interacting with the other weary souls of the hellscape, the hero will soon understand that there is only one way to escape from Hell, and it will require a meeting of the mystical Red Goddess.

Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/agony--1
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Anthem
Developer: BioWare
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Platform: Windows, Xbox One, PS4
Release: Q3 2018

Anthem is a shared-world action RPG, where players can delve into a vast landscape teeming with amazing technology and forgotten treasures. This is a world where Freelancers are called upon to defeat savage beasts, ruthless marauders, and forces plotting to conquer humanity.

Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/anthem
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A Way Out
Developer: Hazelight Studios
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Platform: Windows, Xbox One, PS4
Release: Mar 23 2018

What begins as a thrilling escape quickly turns into an emotional adventure unlike anything seen & played before. A Way Out is a two-player experience. Each player controls one of the main characters, working together to escape the prison and continue beyond into each character’s lives.

Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/a-way-out
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Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night

Developer: ArtPlay, DICO
Publisher: 505 Games
Platform: Windows, Xbox One, PS4
Release: Q1 2018

You are Miriam, an orphan scarred by an alchemist curse which slowly crystallizes your skin. You must battle your way through a demon-filled castle summoned by Gebel, your old friend whose body has become more crystal than flesh.

Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/bloodstained-ritual-of-the-night
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Call of Cthulhu

Developer: Cyanide Studio
Publisher: Focus home Interactive
Platform: Windows, Xbox One, PS4
Release: TBA 2018

On a mission to find the truth behind the death of an acclaimed artist and her family on a backwater island, the player will soon uncover a more disturbing truth as the Great Dreamer, Cthulhu, prepares its awakening…

Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/call-of-cthulhu-the-official-video-game
Top 50 upcoming games of 2018
Code Vein

Developer: Bandai Namco Studios
Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment
Platform: Windows, Xbox One, PS4
Release: TBA 2018

At the center of the destruction lies a hidden society of Revenants called Vein. This final stronghold is where the remaining few fight to survive, blessed with Gifts of power in exchange for their memories and a thirst for blood. Give into the bloodlust fully and risk becoming one of the Lost, fiendish ghouls devoid of any remaining humanity.

Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/code-vein
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Crackdown 3
Developer: Reagent Games
Publisher: Microsoft Studios
Platform: Windows, Xbox-ONE
Release: Q2-2018

Crackdown 3 has seen a few delays and hiccups, but we’re hoping to finally be able to destroy environments to our hearts content later this year. If you enjoy causing havoc and explode everything in online multiplayer, this is probably a game for you.

Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/crackdown-3
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Darksiders 3

Developer: Gunfire Games
Publisher: THQ Nordic
Platform: Windows, Xbox One, PS4
Release: 2018

Return to an apocalyptic Earth in Darksiders III, a hack-n-slash Action Adventure where players assume the role of FURY in her quest to hunt down and dispose of the Seven Deadly Sins. The most enigmatic of the Four Horsemen, FURY must bring balance to the forces that now ravage Earth.

Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/darksiders-iii
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Dauntless

Developer: Phoenix Labs
Publisher: Phoenix Labs
Platform: Windows
Release: 2018

Dauntless takes place in a fantasy setting, where a cataclysmic event has torn the world apart, releasing monster-like Behemoths that prey on the surviving humans. Players take on the role of Slayers to take down Behemoths, collecting loot that they used to craft and upgrade weapons and equipment as to take down larger and more powerful Behemoths.
Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/dauntless
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Days Gone

Developer: SIE Bend Studio
Publisher: SIE
Platform: PS4
Release: 2018

At its core, Days Gone is about survivors and what makes them human: desperation, loss, madness, betrayal, friendship, brotherhood, regret, love – and hope. It’s about how even when confronted with such enormous tragedy they find a reason to live. Hope never dies.

Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/days-gone
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Detroit: Become Human

Developer: Quantic Dreams
Publisher: SIE
Platform: PS4
Release: Q2 2018

Detroit: Become Human is an neo-noir thriller. The plot revolves around three androids: Kara, who escapes the factory she was made in to explore her newfound sentience; Connor, whose job it is to hunt down deviant androids like Kara; and Markus, who devotes himself to releasing the androids from servitude.

Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/detroit-become-human--1
Top 50 upcoming games of 2018
Donut County

Developer: Ben Esposito
Publisher: Annapurna Interactive
Platform: PS4, Windows, Mac, IOS
Release: 2018

Donut County is a physics adventure game where you control a hole in the ground. Every time you swallow something, the hole grows a little bit bigger.

Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/donut-county
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Dragon Ball Fighter Z

Developer: Arc System Works
Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment
Platform: PS4, Xbox-ONE, Windows
Release: Jan 26 2018

The Dragon Ball Franchise isn’t a newcomer to the fighting genre, to say the least, but with famous developer Arc System Works (BlazBlue, GuiltyGear), this might just be the closest thing to playing the actual anime.

Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/dragon-ball-fighterz
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Dreams

Developer: Media Molecule
Publisher: SCEI
Platform: PS4
Release:TBA 2018

Media Molecule has proven they know how to provide their community with the right tools and support when it comes to building worlds. Which is important, since Dreams looks the part for an amazing sandbox for all the creative minds out there.

Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/dreams
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Dynasty Warriors 9

Developer: Omega Force
Publisher: KOEI
Platform: PS4, Xbox One, Windows
Release: Feb 8 2018 (Japan), Feb 13 (EU/NA)

Dynasty Warriors 9 is a hack and slash game with stealth elements. The title will revamp the gameplay of the series with the introduction of the open world environment. A traversable map of China will be implemented which the player can freely roam on foot, horseback or boat, though the game will focus on livable environments such as cities and towns as well as places where large battles take place.
Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/dynasty-warriors-9
Countdown: https://www.igdb.com/games/dynasty-warriors-9/countdown
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Extinction

Developer: Iron Galaxy Studios
Publisher: Maximum Games
Platform: PS4, Xbox-ONE, Windows
Release: Mar 31 2018

Towering enemies and massive fights will keep us busy in 2018. Extinction’s fast pace gameplay, enchanting world and epic encounters are all looking very promising indeed!

Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/extinction
Top 50 upcoming games of 2018
Fe

Developer: Zoink Games
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Platform: PS4, Xbox-ONE, Windows, Switch
Release: 2018

Fe is a personal narrative about our relationship with nature – a wordless experience that captures our connection with the world around us.

Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/fe
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Final Fantasy 7 Remake

Developer: Square Enix
Publisher: Square Enix
Platform: PS4
Release: EP1 2018

Final Fantasy VII Remake, which retells the story of the original game, follows Cloud Strife, a former Shinra soldier who joins the AVALANCHE eco-terrorist group as a mercenary to fight against the Shinra corporation, who have been draining the planet’s life energy, only to become involved in something much bigger.

Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/final-fantasy-vii-remake
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Fry Cry 5

Developer: Ubisoft Montreal
Publisher: Ubisoft Entertainment
Platform: PS4, Xbox-ONE, Windows
Release: Mar 27 2018

Set in a fictional Southern American state, the newest entry in the famous open world action series pits you against deranged cultists and private militia.

Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/far-cry-5
Countdown: https://www.igdb.com/games/far-cry-5/countdown
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God Of War

Developer: SCE Santa Monica
Publisher: SIE
Platform: PS4
Release: TBA 2018

Kratos is making a come back, and while he is probably as angry as ever fatherhood is now an integral part of his life (and gameplay!). His son joins in the frenzy of this action-RPG set in the northern mythology.

Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/god-of-war--1
Top 50 upcoming games of 2018
Guacamelee 2

Developer: Drinkbox Studios
Publisher: Drinkbox Studios
Platform: PS4
Release: TBA 2018

Seven years after defeating Carlos Calaca, Juan Aguacate is forced to don his luchador mask again to face a new threat – this time to the very fabric of space and time. Punch your way through a whole new Metroid-vania style world and try to save the Mexiverse!

Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/guacamelee-2
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Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Developer: Warhorse Studio
Publisher: Deep Silver
Platform: PS4, Xbox-ONE, Windows
Release: Feb 13 2018

Dungeons, NO dragons. Czech developer Warhorse Studio’s message is clear: don’t expect fantasy with Kingdom Come: Deliverance, but rather a brutal and realistic historical depiction of medieval Europe.

Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/kingdom-come-deliverance
Countdown: https://www.igdb.com/games/kingdom-come-deliverance/countdown
Top 50 upcoming games of 2018
Kingdom Hearts 3

Developer: Square Enix
Publisher: Square Enix
Platform: PS4, Xbox One
Release: 2018

Set after the events of Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance, returning protagonist Sora is joined by Donald Duck, Goofy, King Mickey and Riku in their search for the seven Guardians of Light and the “Key to Return Hearts” as they attempt to thwart Master Xehanort’s plan to bring about a second Keyblade War.

Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/kingdom-hearts-iii
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Knights and Bikes

Developer: Foam Sword Games
Publisher: Double Fine Productions
Platform: PS4, Windows, Mac
Release: 2018

Knights and Bikes is a co-op action adventure game set in a beautifully hand drawn 3D world. You play as our two heroines, Nessa and Demelza. Nessa is an orphan from the mainland, who has run away to the island searching for her past and her identity. Demelza is a video game-obsessed islander searching for the truth using clues from her favorite game.

Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/knights-and-bikes
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The Last Night

Developer: Odd Tales
Publisher: Raw Fury Games
Platform: PS4, Xbox One, Windows
Release: 2018

The Last Night immerses you in the everyday life of Charlie, a second-class citizen living in a city brimming with augmentation and citizens living a gamified existence — none of which Charlie can experience himself due to a childhood accident. Apathetic and disheartened by the seemingly pointless world around him, Charlie is presented with an opportunity to take matters into his own hands. But at what risk?

Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/the-last-night
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Lost Sphear

Developer: Tokyo RPG Factory
Publisher: Square Enix
Platform: PS4, Windows, Switch
Release: Jan 23 (NA/EU)

A young man, who suffered a phenomenon that he had never seen, faces an ominous power that threatens the fabric of reality. Awaken the power of Memory to restore what was lost! Muster different Memory and craft the world around you in a journey to save the world.

Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/lost-sphear
Countdown: https://www.igdb.com/games/lost-sphear/countdown
Top 50 upcoming games of 2018
Mega Man 11

Developer: Capcom
Publisher: Capcom
Platform: PS4, Xbox One, Windows, Switch
Release: Q4 2018

A freshly redesigned Mega Man takes on Dr. Wily’s berserk machines, defeating Robot Master bosses and taking their weapons, in an ever-evolving fight for justice with new and unique enemy designs.

Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/mega-man-11
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Metro Exodus

Developer: 4A Games
Publisher: Deep Silver
Platform: PS4, Xbox One, Windows
Release: TBA 2018

Explore the Russian wilderness across vast, non-linear levels and follow a thrilling story-line that spans an entire year through spring, summer and autumn to the depths of nuclear winter. Inspired by the novels of Dmitry Glukhovsky, Metro Exodus continues Artyom’s story in the greatest Metro adventure yet.

Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/metro-exodus
Top 50 upcoming games of 2018
Monster Hunter World

Developer: Capcom
Publisher: Capcom
Platform: PS4, Xbox-ONE, Windows
Release: Jan 26 2018 (Consoles), TBA (Windows)

The Monster Hunter series is big, enormous even depending where you look, and the upcoming 2018 entry is carrying its name with pride as it indeed sets to take on the (rest of the) world. Bigger, bolder and more accessible than ever before.

So bring on some friends and sharpen your swords, there’s big foes awaiting.

Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/monster-hunter-world
Countdown: https://www.igdb.com/games/monster-hunter-world/countdown
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Moss

Developer: Polyarc
Publisher: Polyarc
Platform: PS4,
Release: Feb 27 2018

Meet Quill, a young mouse with dreams of greatness beyond the confines of her quiet settlement. One day while exploring the woods, she finds a mysterious stone and an ancient magic is awakened. Dramatic events quickly unfold as a distant evil extends its reach. With her uncle now in grave danger, Quill must embark on an epic journey—and she needs you there by her side.

Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/moss
Top 50 upcoming games of 2018
Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom

Developer: Level-5
Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment
Platform: PS4, Windows
Release: Mar 23 2018

After being overthrown in a coup, the young king Evan sets out on an extraordinary quest to found a new kingdom, unite his world and protect its inhabitants from the dark forces that threaten them.
Join him on an unforgettable adventure which blurs the line between animated feature film and video game.

Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/ni-no-kuni-ii-revenant-kingdom--1
Countdown: https://www.igdb.com/games/ni-no-kuni-ii-revenant-kingdom--1/countdown
Top 50 upcoming games of 2018
Ooblets

Developer: Glumberland
Publisher: Double Fine Presents
Platform: Xbox One, Windows
Release: TBA 2018

Ooblets is a farming, town life, and creature collection game inspired by Pokémon, Harvest Moon, and Animal Crossing. Manage your farm, grow and train your ooblets, run a shop, explore strange lands, battle wild ooblets and other ooblet trainers, and unlock the mysteries of Oob.
Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/ooblets
Top 50 upcoming games of 2018
Project OCTOPATH TRAVELER

Developer: Square Enix
Publisher: Square Enix
Platform: Switch
Release: TBA 2018

Embark on a vast new role-playing adventure as one of eight travelers, all with their own origins, paths, and goals. Where to begin? Who to team up with? Where to go next? Only you can decide.
Each traveler can use a distinct Path Action, a specialized way of achieving objectives and interacting with people you encounter. The warrior can “challenge” people to a duel, whereas the dancer can “allure” others to follow her, even into battle!

Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/project-octopath-traveler
Top 50 upcoming games of 2018
Red Dead Redemption 2

Developer: Rockstar Studios
Publisher: Rockstar Games
Platform: PS4, Xbox-ONE
Release: Q2-2018

Since we’re not likely to see GTA VI for a long time, let’s focus our attention to Rockstar’s Wild West Epic instead. The original game was a stellar showcase of what art and cinematography within a game could achieve, safe to say fans and critics alike were pleased when the sequel was announced last year.

We’ll be able to saddle our horse, pack our gear and ride into the sunset around Q2 this year, hopefully.
Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/red-dead-redemption-2
Top 50 upcoming games of 2018
Scorn

Developer: Ebb Software
Publisher: Humble Bundle
Platform: Windows
Release: October 2018

Scorn is as mysterious as it is engrossing, and it does look pretty gross. With an organic design and aesthetics that would make H.R Giger or David Cronenberg blush, Scorn is a first person adventure set in a nightmarish world. Serbian developer Ebb Software is promising one hell of a ride for Horror fans, watch out this one is our top 50 upcoming games this year.

The game is divided in 2 parts, the first of which Part 1 of 2: Dasein releases in October.

Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/scorn
Top 50 upcoming games of 2018
Sea of Thieves

Developer: Rare
Publisher: Microsoft Studios
Platform: Xbox-ONE, Windows
Release: Mar 20 2018

Ahoy! Rare’s new upcomin’ swashbucklin’ coop game looks immensely fun !
Wit’ an art style t’ set it apart from th’ competition, get ready t’ brin’ yer crew together ‘n set on an adventure on th’ high seas.
Pirate speech be optional, yarr.

Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/sea-of-thieves
Countdown: https://www.igdb.com/games/sea-of-thieves/countdown
Top 50 upcoming games of 2018
Shadow of the Colossus

Developer: Bluepoint Games
Publisher: SIE
Platform: PS4
Release: Feb 6 2018

Shadow of the Colossus is a majestic journey through ancient lands to seek out and destroy gigantic mythical beasts. With your trusty horse at your side, explore the spacious lands and unearth each Colossi. Armed with your wits, a sword and a bow, use cunning and strategy to topple each behemoth.

Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/shadow-of-the-colossus--1
Top 50 upcoming games of 2018
Shenmue III

Developer: Ys Net
Publisher: Deep Silver
Platform: PS4, Windows
Release: TBA 2018

In 1987, following the events of Shenmue II, teenage martial artist Ryo Hazuki has journeyed from Yokosuka, Japan to the mountains of Guilin, China in search of his father’s killer, Lan Di. There he met Ling Shenhua, a mysterious girl who previously appeared in his dreams. After learning the legend of her village which foretells a united path between them, Ryo and Shenhua embark on a new journey which reveals their shared destiny. Lan Di returns, with a new antagonist, Niao Sun.

Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/shenmue-iii
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Skull & Bones

Developer: Ubisoft Singapore
Publisher: Ubisoft
Platform: PS4, Xbox One, Windows
Release: Q3/Q4 2018

Enter the Golden Age of Piracy as you sail through rich merchant trade routes. Embody an insatiable pirate captain, dive into the battle for the ruling of the Indian Ocean and become the most feared pirate, alone or with your gang of up to 5 players.

Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/skull-and-bones
Top 50 upcoming games of 2018
Soul Calibur VI

Developer: Project Soul
Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment
Platform: PS4, Xbox One, Windows
Release: TBA 2018

SoulCalibur VI represents the latest entry in the premier weapons-based, head-to-head fighting series and continues the epic struggle of warriors searching for the legendary Soul Swords. Taking place in the 16th century, revisit the events of the original SOULCALIBUR to uncover hidden truths.

Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/soulcalibur-vi
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Spider-Man

Developer: Insomniac Games
Publisher: SIE
Platform: PS4
Release: TBA 2018

This isn’t the Spider-Man you’ve met or ever seen before. This is an experienced Peter Parker who’s more masterful at fighting big crime in New York City. At the same time, he’s struggling to balance his chaotic personal life and career while the fate of millions of New Yorkers rest upon his shoulders.

Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/spider-man--2
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Starlink: Battle for Atlas

Developer: Ubisoft Toronto
Publisher: Ubisoft
Platform: PS4, Xbox One, Switch
Release: Q3 2018

You choose your pilot, hull, wings and weapons, combine them to build a custom starship and lock it into place atop your game controller. As you pilot your way to a nearby planet within the Atlas Star System, you sense you’re not alone. Suddenly, three enemy ships emerge from a nearby astreroid field and it becomes very clear you are not welcome. You make a lightning-fast decision, swap out your wings and weapons on the fly and re-engage, as another epic battle begins to save the galaxy from Grax and the Forgotten Legion.

Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/starlink-battle-for-atlas
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Surviving Mars
Developer: Haemimont Games
Publisher: Paradox interactive
Platform: Xbox One, PS4, Windows, Mac
Release: TBA 2018
Welcome Home! The time has come to stake your claim on the Red Planet and build the first functioning human colonies on Mars! All you need are supplies, oxygen, decades of training, experience with sandstorms, and a can-do attitude to discover the purpose of those weird black cubes that appeared out of nowhere. With a bit of sprucing up, this place is going to be awesome!

Trailer & more info:https://www.igdb.com/games/surviving-mars
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System Shock Remastered

Developer: Night Dive Studios
Publisher: Night Dive Studios
Platform: Xbox One, PS4, Windows
Release: Q2 2018
After 22 years, cyberpunk cult classic System Shock is getting an update. A “reimagined” version of the 1994 Windows PC game is in the works at Night Dive Studios for PC and Xbox One, and it’s a project that company founder Stephen Kick says he can hardly believe is really happening.

Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/system-shock-remastered
Top 50 upcoming games of 2018
Yakuza 6: The Song of Life

Developer: Sega
Publisher: Sega
Platform: PS4
Release: Mar 20 2018

As Kazuma Kiryu returns to the criminal underworld after Haruka’s revelation of Kiryu as the former chairman and Yakuza head. Haruka had hoped to retire from the life of being an idol and return to Asagao Orphanage. When one of the patriarchs of a rising Tojo clan sets fire to Little Asia and hospitalizes Haruka, Kiryu is forced to fight one last time to protect the Tojo clan he knows as rivals seek to reform the clan in a bloody fashion.

Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/yakuza-6-the-song-of-life
Top 50 upcoming games of 2018
We Happy Few

Developer: Compulsion Games
Publisher: Gearbox Publishing
Platform: PS4, Xbox One, Windows
Release: Apr 13 2018 (PS4, Xbox One)

Will get a full release in 2018! We Happy Few is the tale of a plucky bunch of moderately terrible people trying to escape from a lifetime of cheerful denial. Set in a drug-fuelled, retrofuturistic city in an alternative 1960s England, you’ll have to blend in with its other inhabitants, who don’t take kindly to people who don’t abide by their not-so-normal rules.

Trailer & more info: https://www.igdb.com/games/we-happy-few