The first quarter of 2019 saw the release of many big AAA titles, as well as some exciting new announcements. While BioWare’s Anthem was thoroughly disappointing, 4A’s Metro Exodus concluded Artyom’s story in a fitting way. A couple of cult classics also (no not Half-Life) had their sequels announced, Borderlands 3 and Vampire: Masquerade Bloodlines 2. In this post, we’ve compiled a list of games you ought to look forward to in the coming months, especially if you are a PC gamer:

A Plague Tale: Innocence                                                    

Release date: May 14

A Plague Tale: Innocence

Based in France, 1349, A Plague Tale: Innocence follows the story of a 15-year old girl named Amicia and her younger brother, Hugo as they try to survive in the brutal plague-ridden country. As they try to escape the Inquisition soldiers and an overwhelming swarm of rats, their bond strengthens and becomes their only hope for survival.

Rage 2                                                                                 

Release date: May 14

Rage 2

Rage 2 is an open-world first-person action game developed by two massive studios. You play as Walker, the last Ranger as he fights the Authority and their ruthless control over the wastelands. Rage 2 has a variety of vehicles to drive, enemies to kill and things to explode. Collect the tech and tools needed to upgrade your abilities and overthrow the Authority.

Those Who Remain                                                                  

Release date: 2019

Those Who Remain

The once peaceful town of Dormont has been trapped in darkness and the streets are crawling with dangerous creatures. Edward Turner, burdened by his past arrives in the town only to realize something very wrong is happening. His only ally is the light. Follow the light and try to save those who remain while escaping the darkness.

The Sinking City                                                                 

Release date: June 27

The Sinking City

Inspired by the universe of H.P. Lovecraft, The Sinking City is an open world adventure and investigation game that follows a private investigator on his mission to discover the mystery of the submerged city of Oakmont. It offers an open investigation system which allows players to solve cases in multiple ways. There are numerous endings depending on the choices you make through the course of the game.

DarQ                                                                                       

Release date: 2019

DarQ

DarQ offers players an interesting concept. Lloyd, a young boy whose lucid dream turns into a nightmare is forced to explore the deep dark areas of his subconscious. But, Lloyd learns to bend the laws of physics to his will in an attempt to solve challenging puzzles and escape the evil creatures created by his own mind. The gameplay is reminiscent of Little Nightmares.

Wolfenstein: Youngblood                                                    

Release date: July 26

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood is a spin-off of the Wolfenstein franchise that takes place after the events of Wolfenstein II. It is a co-op action adventure lead by BJ Blazckowicz’s twin daughters, Soph, and Jess Blazkowicz. Complete missions to unlock weapons, abilities, gadgets and improve your Nazi killing skills.

Borderlands 3                                                          

Release date: September 13

Borderlands 3

5 years after the release of Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, Gearbox Software has finally announced their next installment in the fan-favorite franchise, Borderlands 3. The game introduces 4 new Vault Hunters who aim to defeat the Calypso Twins. Unlock skills and abilities as you blast through the enemy strongholds using any of the 1 billion weapons in the game. That’s right! 1 billion weapons!

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order                                     

Release date: November 15

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is a third person single-player narrative which is being published by EA, the company that received a lot of flak for its previous Star Wars game, Battlefront II. But, Fallen Order promises to be different as it focuses on a campaign that takes place after the events of Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith. You play as a Jedi Padawan trying to rebuild the Jedi Order.

Valfaris                                                                                   

Release date: 2019

Valfaris

The fortress of Valfaris has been taken over by an arcane evil and is being consumed by darkness. Therion, a son of Valfaris, must fight the enemies and various bosses in this pixel art side-scroller shooter with Curt Victor Bryant’s metal playing in the background.

Doom Eternal                                                                         

Release date: 2019

Doom Eternal

Doom Eternal is the sequel to the 2016 Doom that won the hearts of all first-person shooter fans. The high-octane fast paced gameplay carries on to Doom Eternal as Doom Slayer destroys and dismembers all types of monsters in the new worlds. The upcoming sequel will also bring back Mick Gordon with his powerful soundtrack which was probably one of the best parts about the game.

Control                                                                                    

Release date: 2019

Control

Developed by the team behind Quantum Break, Control has similar time-bending gameplay elements where you play as Jesse Fadens, the Director of an agency with a lot of dark secrets. Jesse must use her supernatural abilities and the dynamic world around her to get to the bottom of things.

Shenmue III                                                                   

Release date: August 27

Shenmue III

Sequel to one of the most ambitious game franchises in history, Shenmue III continues the story of Ryo Hazuki as he tries to know the truth behind his father’s murder. It brings back the immersive gameplay of the first two games with a realistic fighting system, cinematic sequences, and an intriguing storyline.

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