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The Most Anticipated Video Games of 2019

As we near the end of the year, we can’t help but wonder what’s in store for 2019. Thanks to this year’s E3 event, gamers everywhere have been riding on the coattails of excitement surrounding new release products and technologies. While we all wait to receive confirmation on some of these upcoming products, information has been issued by industry companies through articles and videos providing us with a glimpse of what’s to come.

In this article, we’ll outline the most anticipated video games of 2019.

But first …

E3 Event in LA

Who is E3?

E3, or Electronic Entertainment Expo, has been around a LONG time. Don’t worry, though, if you haven’t heard of them before. They’re more recognized by industry professionals, and publishers thereof, than the average person.

What do they do? Since 1995, they’ve held large annual events here in the US to bring together 10s of thousands of interactive entertainment leaders in one place to reveal new products and technology advancements with the intent to gain public exposure for their brand. Only recently have they (again) allowed for any of the public to actually attend the conference. Passes are limited, when available, but if you think you might want access, you can learn more on E3’s website.

The Most Anticipated Games of 2019

This list is no small roster.

There are several highly anticipated games of 2019 including Kingdom Hearts III, Gears 5, and Days Gone.

Scroll down for info on the most anticipated games, and a listing of others set to launch in the upcoming year…

Kingdom Hearts 3

Anticipated Release Date: January

Platforms: Xbox One, PS4, PC

Gameplay: For those looking forward to the continuation of the series, gameplay will include characters and locations featured in Wreck-It-Ralph, Big Hero 6, Toy Story, Tangled, Monsters Inc, Frozen, and many more in this installment.

Gears 5

Anticipated Release Date: ? 2019

Platforms: Xbox One, PC

Gameplay: The main characters return in graphically upgraded environments on the search for information regarding Kait’s heritage. What is revealed that sends them on this search, and what will they learn?

Days Gone

Anticipated Release Date: April

Platforms: PS4

Gameplay: In this post-apocalyptic world, infected humans known as ‘Freakers’ are on the hunt… for you. They’re not zombies, but they want to eat you just the same. RUN.

Resident Evil 2

Anticipated Release Date: January

Platforms: Xbox One, PS4, PC

Gameplay: Rumored for months, the trailer’s debut made a presence at E3. It features original characters in a modern take on the classic zombie horror with intense new imagery. Explore, collect items, solve puzzles, engage in combat, and experience gore in a whole new light.

Zombie Research Facility Sign

Devil May Cry 5

Anticipated Release Date: March

Platforms: Xbox One, PS4, PC

Gameplay: Well, you can surf on rockets… right up to the demon hunter who sports a robot arm. Dante and Nero both return as characters with an unknown ‘Character 3’ coming into play. Followers of the series have big expectations after E3’s reveal, and the sequel is rumored not to disappoint.

Sekiro Shadows Die Twice

Anticipated Release Date: March

Platforms: Xbox One, PS4, PC

Gameplay: Explore 16th century Japan. Try not to die. Oh, and rumor has it that there’s a grappling hook involved. Hmmmm. Your character wants revenge, and is prepared to take it with the help of a prosthetic which you can accessorize and upgrade throughout the game.


Anticipated Release Date: February

Platforms: Xbox One, PS4, PC

Gameplay: This game will have you exploring a huge sci-fi universe in a super exosuit designed to arm and protect during shootouts, monsters and ‘Shaper Storms.’ Exterminate!

Metro Exodus

Anticipated Release Date: February

Platforms: Xbox One, PS4, PC

Gameplay: Just try to survive in this post-apocalyptic tundra. Scavenge the city ruins during winter in Russia with dynamic time and weather cycles. Keep your guard up! There are mutated and radioactive animals running about. 4A Games claims this to be their most ambitious project to date.

Trials Rising

Anticipated Release Date: February

Platforms: Xbox One, PS4, PC

Gameplay: Motorcycle stunt riding at its best. Customize your player and your ride. Enjoy landscapes across the globe solo or co-op both offline and online.

Rage 2

Anticipated Release Date: early 2019

Platforms: Xbox One, PS4, PC

Gameplay: A rogue asteroid has destroyed the Earth. Players will explore the aftermath in a post-apocalyptic world. Due to the length of time passed since the debut of Rage, Rage 2 will introduce new characters with cameos by previously familiar faces.

Sea of Solitude

Anticipated Release Date: early (?) 2019

Platforms: Xbox One, PS4, PC

Gameplay: Announced at E3 as a unique story of a character who in her loneliness and despair turns herself into a monster, and only monsters have the ability to change her back.


Anticipated Release Date: late 2019

Platforms: Xbox One, PC

Gameplay: Skateboarding with new and unique full controls and no scoring system. Crea-ture Studios delivers max creativity with authenticity and freedom of expression. Don’t forget your helmet and pads.

Phoenix Point

Anticipated Release Date: Mid 2019

Platforms: Xbox One, PC

Gameplay: Gather resources and strive to reclaim the Earth after an alien virus has mutated both humans and animals. Your character, the leader of the Phoenix Point secret organization, will bring tactical strategy to surviving the global apocalypse.

Let’s not forget to mention all of these upcoming titles …

Borderlands 3

Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers (3rd Expansion)

Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story + Bowser Jr’s Journey

Ori and the Will of the Wisps

World War Z

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Team Sonic Racing


Twin Mirror


The Division 2


In the Valley of Gods

Luigi’s Mansion 3


Psychonauts 2


Dead Or Alive 6

Generation Zero

The Surge 2

Wasteland 3

Crackdown 3

My Friend Pedro

Fire Emblem: Three Houses

The Wolf Among Us: Season 2


Jump Force

Total War: Three Kingdoms


These titles are merely out to tease us for the moment:

The Last of Us

Anticipated Release: 2020?

Platform: PS4

Info: Highly anticipated but still unknown as to whether it will make its debut in 2020. Under development, the story is rumored to pick up 5yrs after where it left off, with all the blood and gore one is expecting.

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

Anticipated Release: 2019 – 2020?

Platforms: Xbox One, PS4, PC

Info: Scarce. Not much more than rumors at the time of writing this article, so much more info to come as details emerge. Sounds like a solo player game in which the main character is on the run from the Clone army.

Dying Light 2

Anticipated Release: 2019?

Platforms: Xbox One, PS4, PC

Gameplay: Picks up 15 yrs after the first launched Dying Light (2015) and arguably the best zombie player experience. Dynamic play, in which your decisions will determine the game progress, makes for interesting choices to be made. Do you choose to help yourself, or the community?

Babylon’s Fall

Anticipated Release: 2019?

Platforms: PS4, PC

Info: A trailer did debut at E3, but pretty much only as a teaser, as no solid information on gameplay or release date was provided. Only time will tell what awaits here.


Anticipated Release: 2019?

Platforms: Xbox One, PS4, PC

Info: Your character is the Director of the Federal Bureau of Control, trying to uncover corrupt members within the Bureau with the assistance of telekinetic and supernatural abilities. Oh, and your pistol can change shapes.

Doom Eternal

Anticipated Release: 2019 – 2020?

Platforms: Xbox One, PS4, PC … and Switch?

Gameplay: In development with no set time frame yet, this will continue the series from 2016 in which demons have invaded the Earth. Stay tuned for upcoming details on this one.

Code Vein

Anticipated Release: late 2019?

Platforms: Xbox One, PS4, PC

Gameplay: In this monster ridden apocalyptic metro, you’ll discover something a little different than soldiers and zombies. You’ll be attacking enemies, and sucking blood anime style as you and your AI partner vampire your way through the wasteland.

Skull & Bones

Anticipated Release: 2019?

Platforms: Xbox One, PS4, PC

Gameplay: Assemble the ultimate pirate fleet by acquiring crew and ships throughout the game. Ships, as well as the Captain, are customizable to make your fleet as terrifying as your heart desires.

Daemon X Machina

Anticipated Release: 2019?

Platform: Switch

Info: Fast-paced action with impressive graphics… so we hear. An unexpected E3 debut, and we’re all waiting to hear more.

In the Valley of the Gods

Anticipated Release: 2019?

Platform: PC

Info: Coming to PC only, this adventure game is set in 1920’s Egypt. Your player partners in a treasure hunt, but bad blood in the pairing could lead to death rather than fortune.

Shenmue 3

Anticipated Release: 2019?

Platforms: PS4, PC

Info: This has been pushed back at least twice, so who’s to say if we’ll see it 2019, but the long awaited game release will pick up where it left off with Ryo Hazuki beginning his next journey through the mountains of China.

So there you have it. The long and evolving list of the most anticipated games of 2019!

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