This is a list of best video game events that have taken place or are about to take place in 2019. Several new video game series have been launched this year and some older ones have continued, including Ace Combat, Age of Wonders, Battletoads, Bloodstained, Borderlands, Bubsy, Call of Duty, Contra, Crackdown, Crash Bandicoot, Dead or Alive, Devil May Cry, Digimon, Dr. Mario, Far Cry, Final Fantasy, Fire Emblem, Gears of War, God Eater, Kingdom Hearts, Luigi's Mansion, Mario & Sonic, Marvel: Ultimate Alliance, MediEvil, Subway, Mortal Kombat, No More Heroes, Ori, Pokemon, Psychonauts, Rage, Resident Evil, Science Adventure, Shenmue, Sonic the Hedgehog, Star Wars, Super Mario, Super Meat Boy, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon, Tom Clancy's The Division, Total War, Trials, Umihara Kawase, Wolfenstein, and Yoshi.
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is an action-adventure video game developed by From Software and distributed by Activision. The game was released on March 22, 2019 on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Microsoft Windows platforms. The game follows a shinobi from the Sengoku Period, known as the Wolf, who tries to take revenge on a clan of samurai who attacked and kidnapped their master. Sekiro development began in late 2015, following the completion of the Bloodborne DLC, The Old Hunters. The game was revealed through a short trailer during the 2017 Game Awards event, featuring the motto Shadows Die Twice. Subsequently, its official title, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice was announced at Microsoft's press conference at E3 2018. The game is directed by Hidetaka Miyazaki from From Software studio, known mainly for being the creators of the Souls saga and Blood borne, and was published by Activision. The game's release date was announced during Gamescom 2018, for March 22, 2019 on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Microsoft Windows platforms. The collector's edition of the video game includes a metal box, a figure of the protagonist, an art book, a map of the game world, a download code for the soundtrack and three tokens that replicate the money used in the game.
Call of Duty: Mobile is a free first-person shooter video game developed by Tencent Games and published by Activision for the Android and iOS platforms. The game was released as a beta in certain countries in July 2019, and was officially released on October 1, 2019. For European and American countries, this game will be launched by Activision, for Asian countries will be supported by Garena, and China itself is brought by Tencent Games. Call of Duty: Mobile is only available in online multiplayer mode. There is no definite information on whether there will be plans to add a campaign mode like in most Call of Duty games. Call of Duty: Mobile receives generally positive questions according to the Metacritic reviewers aggregator. Call of Duty: Mobile was also nominated for "Song/Score - Mobile Video Game" at the Hollywood Music in Media Awards.
Beat Saber is a video game pace of Virtual Reality developed by indie studio Beat Games (formerly called Hyperbolic Magnetism), based in Czech Republic, for Microsoft Windows and PlayStation 4. In the game players must make cuts with a kind of lightsabers to hit blocks to the rhythm of the music. Players are transported to a virtual environment where they will have two swords, in the form of lightsabers, to cut virtual blocks that approach the player following the rhythm of the music. The player uses the virtual reality headset along with the position sensors and virtual reality controllers to interact with the menus and the environment during the game. On December 31, 2018 it was announced that the same day the song POP/STARS by the group K/DA would be available as a playable level for free for all platforms.
Disco Elysium is a computer role-playing game developed and released by Estonian studio ZA/UM for Microsoft Windows in 2019. For 2020, versions for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One are planned. At Disco Elysium, the player controls an alcoholic cop investigating the murder in the fictional city of Revashol. The developers were inspired by classic Infinity Engine games and board role-playing games. The game received extremely high marks from critics; special praise was given to the narrative and dialogues. She has also been awarded several prestigious awards from various organizations and publications, including as the best game of 2019.
Control is a game of action-adventure and third - person shooter developed by Remedy Entertainment and published by 505 Games. It was released on August 27, 2019 on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One platforms. The game takes place in the building The Oldest House, headquarters of the Federal Bureau of Control, a government agency in New York that is responsible for studying anomalous objects. The building is in constant transformation. Jesse Faden, a woman with a mysterious past, is promoted as the agency's new director after the former director's death and the agency being overrun by an otherworldly threat called the Hiss. Her new position brings with it new skills like telepathy, which will help her defend herself against the Hiss. Jesse is alone on the battlefield, but receives help from the outside by another character that communicates.
Death Stranding is an open-world exploration and action video game developed by Kojima Productions and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment for PlayStation 4 and by 505 Games for Microsoft Windows. Its director is Hideo Kojima and it is the first game of his company after the end of his contract with Konami in 2015. Actor Norman Reedusplays the main character. Its launch took place on November 8, 2019 for the PlayStation 4 console, while its premiere in Windows is scheduled for June 2, 2020.
Divinity: Original Sin II (Divinity: Original Sin 2) - Party role-playing video game, sequel to the Divinity: Original Sin, with a single user and multiplayer game modes, developed by Larian Studios on funds received from donations from a Kickstarter. At the beginning of the game, for your character you need to choose one of 5 races (human, elf, undead, lizard, and gnome). Next, you need to choose the character of the character. The choice of race and character will affect the gameplay (dialogs with many NPCs), as well as the relationships with satellites that will be in your group. It is possible to choose a ready-made character (one of the satellites). The game begins with the ship on which the main character is sailing to the Fort of Joy drowning due to the attack of the Nether fangs, who smelled magic.
Red Dead Redemption 2 is a western action-adventure video game, in an open world and in first and third person perspective, with components for a single player and multiplayer. It was developed by Rockstar Studios. It is the prequel to Red Dead Redemption and the third game in the Red Dead saga. Its release date was October 26, 2018 on consoles PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. It was released on Microsoft Windows on November 5, 2019, and will later be on Google Stadia. On October 20, 2016 the first trailer was published showing cinematics of the game, but without teaching anything regarding the game system.
Resident Evil 2 — whose original title is Biohazard 2 is a Japanese video game belonging to the survival horror genre, developed by the Capcom company, the video game is one new version of the game 1998 of the same name, the game was announced by Capcom in 2015, but its release was confirmed at the press conference of Sony in the E3 2018, for the month of January 2019. The video game achieved critical acclaim for its presentation, gameplay and fidelity to the original, as well as wide public acceptance, making it one of the fastest-selling Capcom video games during its launch. The reunion of the survivors is interrupted when they discover that William is still alive, now mutated into an unrecognizable gigantic mass. Depending on the scenario, Leon/Claire fights the monster. Leon and Claire work together to uncouple the train carriage occupied by William, leaving him to perish in the laboratory explosion. Later, Sherry asks if Leon and Claire are in a relationship, which they deny, confessing that they only met last night. After being roughly shunned by a passing biker, the three survivors drive off together toward dawn.
Monster Hunter: World is a video game belonging to the role - playing and actiongenre, developed and published by the Capcom Company, being the sixth main title of the Monster Hunter video game franchise. The game was announced at the Sony conferenceat E3 2017. Its worldwide release occurred on January 26, 2018 on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles, while its release date for Microsoft Windows was on 9 August 2018. The game features much larger scenarios, smooth transitions between zones on the map, and an online co-op mode for up to four players. It will also allow players from around the world to play together, being the first in the series with these features.
Tetris Effect is a puzzle video game developed by the Japanese studio Resonair and published by Enhance, Inc. The game was announced immediately before Electronic Entertainment Expo 2018, and was released on PlayStation 4, including optional support for PlayStation VR on 9 November 2018, and with support for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, released on July 23, 2019. Tetris gameplay still applies, where players try to place tetrominos on a playing field to clear entire lines, incorporating themes and music across thirty different scenarios with the game tied to the beat of the music. According to Mizuguchi, the objective of the game was "to amplify and enhance that same magical sensation in which you cannot get it out of your head, and not only the falling shapes, but all the visual elements, the sounds, the music". A "Zone" mechanic allows players to place multiple blocks at the same time that they can potentially clear more than sixteen lines at once, nicknamed a decahexatris the game will include a meta-game leveling system for the player that will lead to new challenges as they progress.
Dungeon fighter Online (Arad Senki/Arado Senki) is a South Korean Nexonin subsidiary Neoplen developed and published by the scrollable direction of the page containing the role-playing fighting game elements. The game was released in South Korea in August 2005. The English version opened in 2009, but the North American servers closed on June 13, 2013. In June 2012, the game had 3 million simultaneous players in China. The game has 400 million registered players. In 2016, the game generated $1.2 billion for its publishers. As of May 2019, there are 16 selectable characters. You can change jobs to a secondary job at level 15 or higher. When including the second job, there are 59 variations of characters. In addition, there is an awakening system. Awakening is possible at level 50 or higher, and secondary awakening which is higher than awakening at level 75 or higher is possible. The level cap has now increased to 95. New professions and characters will be added in future updates.
King of Glory, also translated to the international market as Honor of Kings and Strike of Kings, is an Online Battle Arena Multiplayer Video Game (MOBA) Posted by Tencent Games. As of July 2017, the game was reported to have over 80 million daily active players and 200 million monthly active players. It is the most profitable (highest grossing) game in the world and the most popular free download application on the planet. In September 2017, Nintendo announced an alliance with Tencent to bring the game to the Nintendo Switch, due to the game's huge popularity. In September 2017, Nintendo announced an agreement with Tencent to bring King of Glory to the Nintendo Switch. As the console still is not sold in China at this time, analysts anticipate that to support this agreement, Nintendo launched the console in China in 2019.
Arena of Valor (AOV) was formerly known as Strike of Kings (Europe), Honor of Kings (China), Penta Storm (South Korea), Legendary Showdown (Taiwan), Lien Quan (Vietnam), Mobile Arena (Indonesia), Realm of Valor (Thailand), which carries a different name in each of its marketing areas and then adjusts the global market to Arena of Valor, is an online mobile gaming device manifold battle arena online multiplayer (MOBA) released by Tencent Games. In July 2017, it was reported that this game has more than 80 million active players every day and 100 million active players who have played it. This is the most profitable game in the world (best selling) and is the most popular free download application. In September 2017, Nintendo announced a partnership with Tencent to bring Arena of Valor to the Nintendo Switch, due to the extraordinary popularity of the game. Entering the end of 2017, Google Play named Garena AOV as the most popular game in 2017 (for Indonesian servers).