10 most anticipated games of 2019: diesel punk and post apocalypse
Suppose, at the beginning of the 20th century, caterpillars would appear, but walking combat vehicles, and the alignment of forces during the First World War was completely different. It is in such a world that the actions in the new Iron Harvest strategy will develop. An alternative story of the 1910−20s, a diesel punk and the amazing work of Jakub Rosalski as a graphic basis - the game promises to be very atmospheric.
The warring parties have real prototypes quite understandable by name: the Republic of Polania, Rusvet and the Saxon Empire have their own tactics, goals and a set of units. It is expected that at the end of 2019, owners of PCs, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One will be able to play it.
Post-apocalypse is still one of the most popular topics for creating a gaming universe, and each development team is trying to implement the original gameplay in such an environment. Id Software in mid-May will release the second part of the action Rage on all major platforms, including Nintendo Switch.
The game promises to be as crazy as possible, as the open world in it was created by people involved in Just Cause. “Acid” colors, black humor and an expected rating of at least “from 16 years old” is an almost perfect hit for an audience of 20+ who has not played enough, but no longer wants to bother on playgrounds with many restrictions.
No one knows what it will be, but everyone is very interested: the author of the project is the legendary Hideo Kojima. The trailer has a lot of mysticism, the world looks like a post-apocalyptic one, and the gameplay has been jokingly called the “courier simulator”. The game will be exclusive to the PlayStation 4, and we will find out what it is like in the second quarter of 2019.
Dead island 2
Post-apocalypse again, but this time with zombies - the second no less popular topic for setting up games. Sunny California is surrounded by the military and everyone who has remained inside has turned into game or hunters, and even constantly changing roles. Yesterday's majors of the older generation and representatives of the “golden youth”, who ran along the beach under the sun, now demonstrate their physical fitness in pursuit of still alive brains.
Unfortunately, the project has been in a state of “production hell" for quite some time. Development began in 2012 and has since been replaced by three development companies. However, there is optimistic information that the game will be released on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC by the end of the year.
Dying light 2
Taki again zombies, but this time everything is very serious. A gloomy action game with elements of strategy and role-playing tells about the life in the city of survivors. The protagonist has to constantly make a difficult choice, which affects not only his fate, but also the entire settlement. There are no good and bad ones - only factions, either trying to restore order, or living in their own rather peculiar conscience.
The exact release date in 2019 is still unknown, all major platforms, except portable consoles, are announced. The cooperative mode has been confirmed, fans of the first part expect many other innovations. However, only the universe connects the game with its predecessor, the actions of the second part develop in a completely different place.
Beyond good & evil 2
We argued for a long time about which trailer to put, but still we chose the one that will cause a maximum of questions and interest among the fans of the first part (us)
It’s not often that fans wait for a sequel to their favorite game without fear, but this is a different case. The creators of the original project are responsible for the development of the second part. Beyond Good & Evil is a game that has proved that the genre of "platforming" and console "action adventure" can be serious, close to a variety of different age audiences and very, very interesting.
Despite the name, the second part will tell about the events of the distant past and shed light on where did the gloomy corporations that crossed people and animals come from in order to more effectively conquer space, and how the protagonists of the first part met. We look forward to the end of 2019 on all popular consoles and PCs.
The Last of Us: Part 2
The zombie apocalypse. Again. But, like in any good work of art, the background does not have to be original - its task is to highlight the main conflict. Five years after the plot of the first part, the story is built around hatred and revenge, not love.
The gameplay has also changed, more emphasis is placed on stealth and avoiding conflicts. The intelligence and tactics of the opponents have been significantly revised, playing has become more interesting, more difficult, and the immersion effect is much stronger. Only the owners of the fourth PlayStation at the end of autumn will be able to check the evolution of the game series on themselves.
The elder scrolls online
Morrowind, Oblivion, and Skyrim. Online Honestly, this could be the end. Owners of PCs, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Mac will be able to fight, explore the world and get used to the character of the thought-out fantasy universe of “Ancient Scrolls” starting March 20, 2019. Oh yes, there will still be dragons, there will certainly be many.
If you are not familiar with these fictional worlds, you will not be bored anyway. The huge map of the game is divided into spheres of influence of the four main factions, and the political situation very much resembles the good old European Middle Ages - scandals, intrigues, feuds, each for itself, but it’s better to pretend that you support him in front of the overlord. The principle of the game, in general, is traditional for modern MMORPGs, adjusted for the role-playing mechanics of The Elder Scrolls: you choose a starting race, a faction, a style of play, do quests, you can fight, you can not fight (but why?).
The most concise description of this project will be: GTA V from the developers of the third "The Witcher" in the Blade Runner universe with the lights turned on at last. Video with the gameplay has not yet appeared on the network, so few details are known. However, “neo-noir”, neon style, cyberpunk and the open world of the game are almost a ready guarantee of popularity. Perhaps, unlike GTA-like projects, there will be many role-playing elements in Cyberpunk. The release date is unknown, only the promising “until the end of 2019”, the platforms are declared traditional for modern AAA games: PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
Mount & Blade 2: Bannerlord
If you do not pay attention to the names of fractions, races and geographical names, then we have an action with elements of a role-playing game, the plot events of which tell about the fall of the Roman Empire. The first part of the game was rather warmly received and gained considerable popularity, we expect the same from the continuation. The release date, unfortunately, has not been announced, but until the end of the year, owners of PCs and senior consoles will be able to play.
The gameplay immerses a lover of medieval surroundings in the thick of bloody and brutal realistic battles. Depending on the desire of the player and his luck, he can both help preserve the crumbling empire, and contribute to its final destruction and fragmentation.