The Game Awards 2018 were presented at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on December 7, 2018. Not only were games awarded prizes here, but many publishers and developers took the opportunity to announce new games. We have gathered all important information for you.
Zwar was able to prevail at the award ceremony God of War against the favorite Red Red Redemption 2 at the prize for the game of the year, but this was degraded in view of the top-class announcements of partly new IPs and games rather to a minor matter. Here are the most important ones:
The Outer World
The Outer Worlds is a new science fiction single-player role-playing game from the first-person perspective, developed by Obsidian Entertainment and Private Division. In The Outer Worlds, you wake up on a lost colonist ship on its way to Halcyon, the furthest colony from Earth on the edge of the galaxy, and find yourself in the midst of a gigantic conspiracy that could lead to its destruction. As you explore the outermost regions of space and encounter various power-hungry factions, you’ll use the character you’ve developed to determine the course of the player-driven storyline. The Outer Worlds 2019 will be released for PC, Playstation 4 and Xbox One.
Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled
For its 20th anniversary, the legendary kart racing game Crash Team Racing is trumping with additional online competitions and more. Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled offers an authentic crash team racing experience, breathtaking HD remastering, an online multiplayer mode and more. On 21 June 2019 fans will be able to start their engines when Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 4 Pro, Nintendo Switch and the Xbox One.
Mortal Kombat 11
Dragon Age 4
BioWare has announced the next Dragon Age game with a short teaser. The working title is The Dread Wolf Rises. According to Executive Producer Mark Darrah the development is not very advanced yet, so you shouldn’t expect the game in the foreseeable future.
The Last Campfire
The developers of No Man’s Sky, Hello Games, announce The Last Campfire, a puzzle adventure game. A piece of campfire glow that has become alive looks for its way home. The release date is currently 2019, the game will be released at least for PC.
Ancestors: The Human Child Odyssey
Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey is an open world survival game from the pursuer’s perspective in which you advance your clan through exploration, expansion and development to reach the next generation – an exciting new adventure from the developers of Assassin’s Creed. Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey will be released sometime in 2019 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and the PC.
Far Cry: New Dawn
Ubisoft announced the latest installment of the award-winning Far Cry series at The Game Awards. Around seventeen years after a global nuclear catastrophe, Far Cry New Dawn takes players into a post-apocalyptic world. Far Cry New Dawn will be released on February 15, 2019 for PlayStation 4, the Xbox One as well as PC and PC. More info about the game can be found here.
And many more…
But these were by far not all announcements. For example, the developers of Bastion and Transistor, Supergiant Games, are working on the dungeon crawler Hades, which is already in Early Access Stadium and is available in the Epic Games Store. Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black is released exclusively for Nintendo Switch, The Abzu makers unveil their new game with The Pathless and….
… if you want to know more, have a look at the complete Game Awards 2018 here: