The Godfather of the MetroidVania genre returns, as Koji Igarashi, DICO, Art Play, and WayForward Technologies come together to deliver a spiritual successor four years in the making: Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night. A hugely successful Kickstarter campaign, followed by some turbulent years of missed deadlines and miscommunication put the future of the game in question. Does the long-awaited Bloodstained deliver on the hype and expectations?
You’d be hard pressed to find a studio more qualified to tackle a fresh and innovative take on the RTS genre, as Petroglyph hopes to combine the depth and success of the Command & Conquer franchise with a new survival spin on the tried and tested strategy formula. Does Conan Unconquered thrive as a survival RTS, or are we facing yet another disappointing release in 2019?
Sonic and co. return in a brand new addition to the long-running racing franchise with the release of Team Sonic Racing. Mixing the fast and chaotic nature of karting games with an exciting new take on team-based gameplay and strategy, this title hopes to redefine the depth of the genre. Is this title worth lacing up those red and white Power Sneakers, or should this be one watched from the sidelines?
Bethesda lets players step into a post-apocalyptic world of chaos and mutants with their sequel to the 2011 first-person shooter, Rage 2. Boasting a bigger game world, and featuring more carnage, more chaos, and more weapons, this one is set up to be a sequel worth getting excited about – but does it hit the mark?
Developed by Saber Interactive and published by Focus Home Interactive, World War Z is a co-op based third-person shooter set in the fictional setting of the book and movie of the same name. Does it do justice to the dark and gritty world of Brooks’ universe, or is this just another mindless zombie shooter?
The Dragon Ball universe returns in exciting fashion with a fresh take on the popular IP, infusing the characters and events of the Dragon Ball franchise with an action orientated card combat and battle system. A brave break from the norm promises plenty of flashy fanfare for veterans of the series but does it do enough to entice newer players into the world of Dragon Ball?
Ubisoft and Massive Entertainment’s looter shooter returns with the release of Tom Clancy’s The Division 2. Hoping to build on a legacy of rewarding combat, immersive environments and varied end-game, The Division 2 launches in a more hostile environment for the genre, but does it have the pedigree to pull it off anyway?
From the creative talents behind Hyperdimension Neptunia comes a darker foray into the world of the JRPG with the visual novel-styled, turn-based action RPG, Death End re;Quest. A spiraling story of advanced technology, the cult, and an increasingly dangerous AI entity delivered alongside a package of promising turn-based combat, does Death End re;Quest live up to Compile Heart’s pedigree for the JRPG space?
Project Aces and BANDAI Namco hope to soar to new limits with the release of Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown, the high-octane aerial dog fighting and bombing franchise that has spanned nearly 25 years. Promising better visuals, fluid gameplay, multiplayer support, and VR action built in, does Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown do enough to reinvigorate a stagnating genre? Read our review and find out!
Rico Rodriguez makes a return in Avalanche Studios’ chaotic third-person shooter franchise Just Cause with the release of Just Cause 4. Boasting more control, chaos, and power than ever before, Just Cause 4 combines the destruction of Mother Nature’s most fearsome forces with the lust for greed and control. Will Rico’s latest foray into the physics sandbox prove one step too far, or is this the best Just Cause yet?
The Walking Dead continues to struggle for representation in the video game space, but Payday 2 developers Overkill hope to change that with the PC release of Overkill’s The Walking Dead. Featuring a number of elements similar to Payday, does it do Robert Kirkman’s famous writings justice?
Jerky, gloves, sticks…it appears there’s gaming paraphernalia for just about everything nowadays. However, if one item in particular stands above others in its useful application, it’s the ol’ favorite, the chair. For our EWin Racing Calling Series Gaming Chair review, we won’t go into the long and fabled history of chairs and, well, sitting on chairs, but we will tell you whether this $259 product is a worthwhile investment