Now that it’s February, your New Year’s resolution to exercise more and video game less is a faint memory. What better way to break your resolutions than with these highly anticipated 2019 video games! Gaming technology evolves at rapid speeds, so it is essential to keep up with these cutting-edge games. Whether you’re a diehard Xbox, PlayStation, PC, or Nintendo Switch user, there’s something to look forward to for everyone. These five included below are the best among the thousands of new video games scheduled to release this year.
5. Luigi’s Mansion 3
Coming to Nintendo Switch’s later this year, Luigi’s Mansion 3 is the third installment in the Luigi’s Mansion series. The previous game released in the series, Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon, was released back in 2013. Fans have been on the edge of their seats waiting for the next installment for five years! Mario, Luigi’s brother who usually hogs the spotlight, has gone missing inside a spooky building. Luigi comes to the rescue battling ghosts and solving tricky puzzles in order to retrieve Mario. With a classic underdog saves the day storyline, this family-friendly game should be on the top of any Super Mario Bros fans.
4. New Pokémon Game
The latest installment in the Pokémon franchise is so new, it doesn’t even have an official name yet! Here’s what we know so far. It’s scheduled to release late 2019, meaning it’ll be on many gamer’s Christmas and Hanukkah lists this year. New Pokémon will be introduced. The new Pokémon game will only be available on the Nintendo Switch. It will be a “completely different game,” said by Tsunekazu Ishihara, the CEO of the Pokémon Company. What does that mean? We don’t know! But we cannot wait to find out. Let another journey with Pikachu begin!
3. Kingdom Hearts III
Luckily for you, Kingdom Hearts III was released on January 29th… so you can start playing now! Kingdom Hearts III is the 12th installment in the world-famous Kingdom Hearts Series. Riddled with your most beloved characters from Pixar and Disney, this action and fantasy game follows Sora, an adventurous young boy with magical powers, as he battles the Heartless, the villains of the Kingdom Heart universe. The protagonist’s sidekicks include fan favorites Donald Duck and Goofy. This game is available for both the Xbox One and PlayStation 4.
2. The Last of Us: Part II
The Last of Us is an immensely popular zombie franchise. Though The Last of Us: Part II is darker than the first three games on our list, it is a must-have game for any enthusiasts of the horror, survival genre. The story revolves around Ellie, a self-sufficient, mute young woman, as she tries to survive post-apocalyptic America. Encountering love, loss, and cults along the way, Ellie’s journey is not to be missed. The Last of Us: Part II will only be available on the PlayStation 4. This game has been in the works since 2014, so fans are excitedly awaiting its release. It is expected to drop early this year, but no specific date has been confirmed.
1. Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order
Finally, the most anticipated game of the year is Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order. Releasing just in time for the holidays, Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order is a pivotal game for any Star Wars fan. You will battle against the most infamous villain in pop culture: Darth Vader. This game implements third-person gameplay, and the story is set between episodes 3 and 4. The main character is named Cali, a Padawan (a Jedi apprentice) who is mentored by a female named Ceres. The last Star Wars game released was Star Wars Battlefront in 2015, so it’s due time for fans of the series to play a new adventure.
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