2018 has been one of the most exciting years for video-game releases in recent memory. In just 12 months, we saw the return of iconic AAA franchises, the birth of brand new, innovative IPs, and the indie scene launch genre-defining games on a near weekly basis. As this year comes to a close, it’s time to pay homage to the greatest gaming achievements of 2018
The holiday season may have wrapped up, but the gaming world is showing no signs of slowing down. On that note, Gamers Heroes takes a look at 5 games we’re looking forward to in January. Oh, and we won’t make you click through five pages to look at the entire list
There’s no denying that 2018 brought a number of high profile, AAA releases to the world of gaming. However, for every God of War and Red Dead Redemption 2, there were dozens more indie games crafted with passion and care that flew under the radar. These five titles might not have stolen the headlines that this year’s heavy hitters did, but they are well worth the time of any gamer
The exceedingly high expectations that fans put on upcoming releases can lead to massive sales and good word of mouth, but it can also lead to unrealistic goals. These five releases of 2018 were not the worst the year had to offer, but they all failed to live up to the hype that led up ..
The life of a bartender is filled with a number of colorful characters, each with their own preferences, backstory, and tastes. Spritewrench captures that spirit with their new “noir urban fantasy visual novel” Grimm & Tonic. Does the first episode go down easy, or does it leave a bad taste in your mouth?
The holiday season is almost here, and a few major releases are coming out before things get underway. On that note, Gamers Heroes takes a look at 5 games we’re looking forward to in December. Oh, and we won’t make you click through five pages to look at the entire list
Troglobytes Games looks to 80s action and horror flicks with their new run-and-gun roguelike HyperParasite. Everybody and their mom is out for blood in its dystopian world – should you put up a fight?
Arena-based shooters have been on the scene since the good ol’ days of Spacewar! in 1962. Tim Veletta’s TeleBlast shakes the space up by pitting friends (or enemies) against one another with bullets that can teleport players. Does it do enough to stand out in the space, or is it a relic of days gone by?
The Battle Royale genre is flooded with games hoping to become the next big thing. Chinese giants Tencent Games are the latest developer to throw down the gauntlet with the Western Early Access release of Ring of Elysium. Is this just another flash in the pan or is Ring of Elysium going to compete with the big boys of free-to-play battle royale’s?
Everything old is new again in LoneDev’s new racer Synthwave Dream ‘85. Featuring neon-drenched cityscapes, atmospheric beats, and a garage of rides that would make Knight Rider’s KITT proud, should you take a time machine to a simpler time?
The appropriately titled Wavedash Games, comprised of a number of developers that worked on the Super Smash Bros. Brawl mod “Project M,” has created their own platform fighter in the form of Icons: Combat Arena. Launching in Early Access, can these heroes smash like the best of them?
Everybody and their mom wants to capture the same magic Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros. brought to the table, but few manage to stand out from the rest of the herd. Early Melon has thrown their hat into the ring with their new free-for-all platform fighter Roof Rage. Does this Early Access brawler crib all the right notes from Mario’s escapades, or is it just another pretender?