Best New Games, July 2018: Top 5 Upcoming Video Games

The year of 2018 has been a good one for video game fans as there have been many good games released so far and many more highly anticipated games to come. Some games that have been released already are Far Cry 5, Sea Of Thieves, God Of War, and many other games. In the month of July, there are some more fun and entertaining looking games being released.
Here’s our look at the top five must-play upcoming video games that are being released during the month of July.


Red Faction Guerilla Re-Mars-Tered

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3b10POrNXw

Developer: THQ Nordic
Publisher: THQ Nordic
Platforms: PC, Playstation 4, and Xbox One
Release Date: July 3rd, 2018
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This game is a remake of the 2009 version called Red Faction Guerilla. This third-person shooter features fully reworked graphics, improved shadow rendering, improved lighting, and reworked shaders. This game lets you play as Alec Mason as he takes part in a revolt against the oppressive Earth Defense Force on Mars. You are put in a large world full of destructible environments that can give players a tactical advantage during combat. You are able to set up ambushes by blowing holes in the walls or floors. You can also play this game with friends and they have a number of multiplayer modes. THQ Nordic said that anyone who owns the 2009 copy of Red Faction Guerilla on Steam will automatically be able to download this game when it comes out on July 3rd.


Octopath Traveler

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jCaXSxYrrWM

Developer: Square Enix
Publisher: Nintendo
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
Release Date: July 13th, 2018
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A new highly anticipated role-playing game that is exclusive to the Nintendo Switch from Square Enix is called Octopath Traveler. This game is a pixel art-style-role-playing game that allows you to choose one character from a choice of eight characters. Each of these characters has their own special abilities and have their own story when choosing to play as them. These different abilities allow you to complete challenges in a variety of different ways. If you are looking to play the game at all beforehand to see if you are interested, the Nintendo Switch eShop is offering a demo that you can download to get a sneak peek.


Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9mNWNYelWq0

Developer: Nintendo EAD Tokyo
Publisher: Nintendo
Platforms: Nintendo Switch and 3DS
Release Date: July 13th, 2018
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This game was originally released on the Wii U and was one of the most successful games on the console. Nintendo has decided to return the game for their new platform the Nintendo Switch. The objective of the game is to play as your favorite mushroom headed character, Toad, to track treasures across many trap-filled maps. You will be looking to avoid smoldering volcanoes, hazardous steam engines, haunted houses, and even new course traps from another Nintendo recent release Super Mario Odessey. You can also make the game seem more realistic by using the touch-controlled game camera to make things look 3D. Once far enough in the game, you can also unlock Toadette as a playable character for your journey.


Sonic Mania Plus 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ATRBrixJNY

Developer: PagodaWest Games
Publisher: Sega
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Playstation 4, Xbox One, PC
Release Date: July 17th, 2018
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This game is an enhanced version of Sonic Mania that was released in 2017 and was considered by many to be one of the best platform games of 2017. This game will give you the classic Sonic experience with its great graphics and they have brought back different zones for players to enter from previous Sonic games. The game will include a new Encore Mode, which will allow for players to explore each of the game’s acts. The plus version will also include two new playable characters, Mighty the Armadillo and Ray the Flying Squirrel. These two characters first appeared in a Sonic game back in 1993 and have not been in many other games since. In addition to the two new characters, you will now be able to play this game with up to four players.


Mega Man X Collection 1 And Mega Man X Collection 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Usis7p46Vxs

Developer: Capcom
Publisher: Capcom
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Playstation 4, Xbox One, PC
Release Date: July 24th, 2018
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As part of celebrating Mega Man’s 30th-anniversary Capcom will be releasing all eight Mega Man X games onto two different discs. The first disc will contain Mega Man X 1-4 and the second disc will have Mega Man X 5-8. There is also going to be a new X Challenge mode, which pits players against the boss characters of the past eight games. The bosses will team up to try to take down the players. You can choose to play with CRT filters and optional smoothing if you prefer that rather than playing in the original resolution. The game also comes with full soundtracks included for all four games on both discs. There is also new soundtracks made specifically for the game. There’s also a Museum Mode that features vintage Mega Man X trailers.

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