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5 Best Upcoming Games of 2018 (October Updated)

2018 is more than half over, and that means the year 2019 will be here soon before you recognize that.

From January to September, many awesome games were launched, such as Fallout 76, and Red Dead Redemption 2; however, still a large number of new games are on the waiting list like Assassin’s Creed Odyssey.

Which titles you are looking forward to?

Before the year 2019 comes, Pikoland Guide decided to give a list of new games released on October that you should keep an eye.

Let’s have a look now:

1. Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise

Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise

Have you watched or at least heard about Fist of the North Star (Hokuto no Ken), a classic manga as well as anime?

Now thanks to Sega, players can enjoy this epic manga-based action-adventure game from the third-person perspective. Featuring the similar gameplay mechanics and systems as Yakuza series, you will participate in many fascinating combats once setting foot to the game. In addition, there are a variety of mini games you should give a try.

Platform: PS4
Release date: October 2, 2018

2. Mega Man 11

Mega Man 11

Who doesn’t know Mega Man?

Mega Man series is never old – the legendary Blue Bomber has been involved in many fights and battles for over 30 years. Now get ready for a new entry: Mega Man 11; this is a mixture of what’s classic and new. For the very first time since the original NES version, the game delivers a fully 2.5D look for a charming aesthetic.

As a huge enthusiast, you will feel familiar with the gameplay of this platforming shooter – the protagonist has the new ability of absorbing extra firepower from defeated bosses.

Mega Man 11 is considered as one of top 5 best PC games of 2018.

Platform: PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC
Release date: October 2, 2018

3. Assassin’s Creed Odyssey

Assassin's Creed Odyssey

If you are not satisfied enough with the first game, then let’s savor Assassin’s Creed Odyssey – the sequel taking place at Ancient Greece circa 431 BC.

You can choose the protagonist between Kassandra (the female) and Alexios (the female). This time, the story in Odyssey happens right after you’re cast out of Sparta as a child. The game’s creators focus more on RPG elements, adding collectible gear and dialogue options in all the cut-scenes.

During the battle, players have ample combat abilities to choose from; moreover, depending on your choices, the ending will also be different.

Guess what?

You now can enjoy the massive 150-versus-150 battle in conquest skirmishes with the naval exploration and warfare modes.

Platform: PS4, Xbox One, PC
Release date: October 5, 2018

4. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4

Treyarch is already successful in making us exciting with the release of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. You will soon be able to play this game next month.

In this installment, you will be thrown into near-future warfare rife with heavy ordinance and intense shootouts; nevertheless, no more jetpack jump or wall-running this time. Also, you will no longer find the single-player story campaign. In return, Black Ops 4 comes with a feature Blackout (a battle royale mode).

Greatly, your favorite characters and abilities in Black Ops 3 will come back in the multiplayer mode, plus an army of old and new soldiers. Meanwhile, the zombie mode invites you to fascinating adventures with AI-controlled bots.

Platform: PS4, Xbox One, PC
Release date: October 12, 2018

5. Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!

Pokemon: Let's Go, Pikachu

Though this game will be launched exactly in mid-November, the awesome teaser already makes me excited.

Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu is an upcoming JRPG developed under Game Freak. You are tool familiar with the Pokemon anime, right? This video game franchise is actually the remake for Pokemon Yellow, the 1998 release.

Many gamers claim that it will soon make in the list of best JRPGs of all time.

Once starting, players must cope with different missions including capturing Pokemon, purchasing items, battling other trainers, defeating gym leaders, and exploring the world. Keep in mind this game features only 151 original Pokemon as it is the remake of the 1998 version.

Platforms: Nintendo Switch

Release: November 16, 2018

That’s quite a few video games that I’m really looking forward to playing.

Of course the year 2019 will come with many more games. Thus, alongside this list, Pikoland Guide will also update upcoming releases…please stay tuned.

What upcoming games are you expecting at the end of 2018?

Let me know in the comment section!

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