Many video games have come out so far in 2018 and developers have been putting out a ton of entertaining games. When the month of August rolls around we will see many more fun games being released throughout the month for video game fans. Some of the top games that have been released in 2018 so far are Sea Of Thieves, Far Cry 5, God Of War, and many other cool games. The month of August is definitely an exciting one for the video game world as there are many anticipated games to be released.
Here’s a look at the top 5 upcoming video games that are must-plays when they are released during August.
Publisher: Team 17 Digital Ltd
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Playstation 4, Xbox One, PC
Release Date: August 7th, 2018
Overcooked 2 is the sequel to Overcooked, which was released in 2016. Buddy up or go it alone as you cook up a storm, chopping, steaming and frying your way through dynamic and outright crazy levels. Now with online multiplayer for up to four chefs, there is no such thing as too many cooks, and the steaks have never been higher as you prepare to save the Onion Kingdom… Again. There is also a versus mode where you can play with up to 4 players or the arcade mode which can both be played offline or online. It’s recommended to buy this game on your Nintendo Switch since that is the console it will be the most fun on, but can also be played on PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4.
Monster Hunter: World
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC
Release Date: August 9th, 2018
Capcom’s newest installment of Monster Hunter brings the action-adventure game back to consoles after living on Nintendo’s handhelds in 2015 and 2016. As usual, players will be tasked with ferociously slaying beasts all while using the game’s comprehensive crafting system to create necessary healing items. Scavenging the world around you, particularly after defeating monsters, will be crucial to the game. This is the first game in the Capcom franchise’s history with complete drop-in functionality in an online co-op. The game first launched on January 26th, 2018 for the PS4 and Xbox One and has already become the best-selling game in the franchise’s history.
Madden NFL 19
Publisher: EA Sports
Platforms:PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC
Release Date: August 10th, 2018
Another year, another Madden video game. This year’s cover athlete for the game is the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver, Antonio Brown. Regardless of which edition of Madden 19 you purchase, you’ll be able to experience Real Player Motion Technology. This new animation system offers the most authentic digital football experience yet by greatly improving the quality of Madden‘s player animations. This new system apparently “unlocks next level responsiveness and player personality, players will experience more precision as they run, cut, catch and celebrate on the gridiron this season.” Franchise mode has added a few more tools to it as well as being able to choose your offensive and defensive schemes, “solo battles,” and expanded training tools.
World Of Warcraft: Battle Of Azeroth
Developer: Blizzard Entertainment
Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment
Release Date: August 14th, 2018
Battle for Azeroth is WoW’s next expansion after Legion, revealed the new expansion during the BlizzCon 2017 opening ceremony. WoW’s seventh expansion features Allied Races, the Heart of Azeroth, Island Expeditions, and Warfronts. Players level to 120 in the zones of Kul Tiras and Zandalar. As players predicted months ago, it’s an expansion set on the high seas full of trolls, pirates, and troll pirates. At the heart of this expansion is a renewed focus on the conflict that started it all: the monstrous Horde duking it out with the noble Alliance. The expansion will offer two new continents, several new races to unlock 10 new dungeons, and new activities like the real-time strategy inspired Warfronts, where 20 players will siege fortresses in a Warcraft 3-style campaign complete with base building, researching, and more.
Developer: White Rabbit LLC
Publisher: Adult Swim Games
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PC
Release Date: August 14th, 2018
Death’s Gambit is an Action-RPG where you explore a medieval alien planet filled with beasts, knights, and horrors. As an agent of Death, bound to his service, banish your fears and endure the struggle that lies at the heart of Leydia. Learn how to be precise with your combat, strategically plan your attacks and fight against scary creatures that reach to the skies. Use a plethora of weapons and abilities to journey on the unforgiving lands, rich with secrets and twisted characters that may help or hurt your journey. Find the source of immortality that plagues the land and unravel its eternal ties to the realm.