Glossary

A Way Out

A Way Out

Release date: 2018 (03/31/2018)

Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Electronic Arts

A Way Out is an action-adventure game developed by Hazelight Studios and published by Electronic Arts under their EA Originals program. It is the second video game to be directed by Josef Fares after Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons. The game has no single-player option: it is only playable in either online or local split screen co-op between two players. The game was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on March 23, 2018, selling over a million copies in two weeks.

Alto's Odyssey

Release date: 2018

Genres: Endless runner, snowboarding

Publishers: Snowman

Alto's Odyssey is an endless runner and a snowboarding video game developed by Team Alto and published by Snowman. It was released in 2018 for iOS and Android. It is the sequel to Alto's Adventure (2015).

Ancestors Legacy

Ancestors Legacy

Release date: 2018

Genres: Real-time, Strategy

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, XBox One

Publishers: 1C Company

Ancestors Legacy is a real-time strategy video game developed by Polish studio Destructive Creations and published by 1C Company. It was released on Microsoft Windows on May 22, 2018, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on August 13, 2019, and Nintendo Switch on June 11, 2020.

AirMech

AirMech

Release date: 2018

Genres: Action, Arena, Combat, Multiplayer, Online

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, XBox 360, XBox One

Publishers: Carbon GamesUbisoft

AirMech is a free-to-play multiplayer online battle arena video game developed and published by Carbon Games for Microsoft Windows, with Android and VR version in the works. Originally released onto Steam's early access program in November 2012 as the game was fully released in March 2018 under the name AirMech Strike, and additionally released a version on the Xbox 360, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 under the name AirMech Arena.

Artifact

Artifact

Release date: 2018

Genres: Card

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Valve

Artifact is a digital collectible card game developed and published by Valve. It focuses on online player versus player battles across three boards called lanes, and is based upon the universe of Dota 2, a multiplayer online battle arena game also from Valve. Artifact was designed by Magic: The Gathering creator Richard Garfield. It was released for Microsoft Windows, macOS, and Linux in November 2018, with versions planned for Android and iOS. While Artifact's gameplay and drafting mechanics re…

Antinomy of Common Flowers

Release date: 2018

Genres: Action, Combat

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch

Publishers: Twilight FrontierTeam Shanghai Alice

Touhou Hyouibana ~ The Antinomy of Common Flowers (東方憑依華 ~ Antinomy of Common Flowers lit. Flowers of Possession), often abbreviated to AoCF, is a fighting video game developed by Twilight Frontier and published by Team Shanghai Alice exclusively for Microsoft Windows. It is the latest fighting title in the Touhou Project series, being a continuation of the extra story mode of Urban Legend in Limbo PlayStation 4 port, released in 2016. A PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch port was announced in Ma…

Avernum 3: Ruined World

Avernum 3: Ruined World

Release date: 2018

Genres: Adventure, Role-playing, Strategy

Publishers:

Avernum 3: Ruined World is a single-player role-playing video game developed by Spiderweb Software. It is the third game in the Avernum trilogy. The game was released for macOS and Windows in January 2018. A version for the iPad has been announced for release on April 18, 2018. Avernum 3 was released simultaneously on Steam, GOG.com, and the web site of Spiderweb Software.

Angry Birds Blast Island

Release date: 2018

Genres: Puzzle

Platforms: Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Rovio Entertainment

Angry Birds Blast Island is a free-to-play tile-matching puzzle video game that was soft-launched in select countries and regions on February 1, 2018 and is slated for wide release later this year. The game is a direct sequel to the original Angry Birds Blast! released in December 2016. The game is being developed by MYBO Games and is being published by Rovio Entertainment.

Angels of Death

Angels of Death

Release date: 2018

Genres: Horror

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Den Fami Nico Game Magazine

Angels of Death (殺戮の天使, Satsuriku no Tenshi, lit. "Angels of Slaughter") is a Japanese horror adventure game by Hoshikuzu KRNKRN (Makoto Sanada) for Microsoft Windows and Nintendo Switch. It was created using RPG Maker and was originally released as freeware via the Den Fami Nico Game Magazine website on August 14, 2015. It launched on Steam in Japanese, Chinese, Korean and English on December 19, 2016. A prequel titled Angels of Death Episode.Eddie (殺戮の天使 Episode.Eddie, Satsuriku no Tenshi Epis…

Asphalt 9: Legends

Release date: 2018

Genres: Racing

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Gameloft

Asphalt 9: Legends is a racing video game developed by Gameloft Barcelona and published by Gameloft. Released on July 25, 2018, it is the ninth main installment in the Asphalt series. In comparison to previous entries, there are several new and improved features, such as a prestigious car lineup, new control schemes, including the autopilot mode called Touch Drive, and race modes, and the reimplemented "shockwave nitro" from Asphalt 6: Adrenaline. The graphics are considered significantly improv…

Astro Bot Rescue Mission

Astro Bot Rescue Mission

Release date: 2018

Genres: Platform

Publishers: Sony Interactive Entertainment

Astro Bot Rescue Mission is a platform video game developed by SIE Japan Studio's ASOBI Team division and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment for the PlayStation 4's PlayStation VR headset. It stars a cast of robot characters introduced in The Playroom, where they appeared as robots that lived inside of the DualShock 4 controller. The player teams up with Captain Astro and goes on a quest to rescue his lost crew scattered across 5 worlds and 20 levels. In total, there are 212 Bots to res…

Attack on Titan 2

Attack on Titan 2

Release date: 2018

Genres: Action, Hack'n'slash

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Koei Tecmo

Attack on Titan 2 (Japanese: 進撃の巨人 2, Hepburn: Shingeki no Kyojin 2), known in PAL regions as A.O.T. 2, is an action hack and slash video game based on Hajime Isayama's manga series of the same name released for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows and Stadia.

Ashen

Ashen

Release date: 2018

Genres: Action, Role-playing

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, XBox One

Publishers: Annapurna Interactive

Ashen is an action role-playing game developed by New Zealand studio A44 and published by Annapurna Interactive. It is set in a low fantasy environment.

Antigraviator

Antigraviator

Release date: 2018

Genres: Racing

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Iceberg Interactive

Antigraviator is an anti-gravity racing video game developed by Cybernetic Walrus and published by Iceberg Interactive in 2018 for Windows PC.

Ark Park

Ark Park

Release date: 2018

Genres: Virtual reality

Platforms: PlayStation 4

Publishers:

Ark Park is a virtual reality spin-off game of Ark: Survival Evolved.

Assassin's Creed Odyssey

Assassin's Creed Odyssey

Release date: 2018

Genres: Action, Role-playing

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Ubisoft

Assassin's Creed Odyssey is an action role-playing video game developed by Ubisoft Quebec and published by Ubisoft. It is the eleventh major installment, and 21st overall, in the Assassin's Creed series and the successor to 2017's Assassin's Creed Origins. Set in the years 431–422 BCE, the plot tells a mythological history of the Peloponnesian War between Athens and Sparta. Players control a male or female mercenary (Ancient Greek: μίσθιος misthios) who fights on both sides of the conflict as th…

AO Tennis

Release date: 2018

Genres: Sports

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, XBox One, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Big Ant Studios

AO Tennis is a tennis video game developed and published by Big Ant Studios. AO Tennis was released for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Android and iOS on January 5, 2018. It is the first official licensed game of the Australian Open.It features a career mode where the player works to become world No. #1, starting by being world No. #1500.

Ash of Gods: Redemption

Ash of Gods: Redemption

Release date: 2018

Genres: Card, Novel, Role-playing, Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, Linux, XBox One, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: AurumDustBuka EntertainmentConsole release

Ash of Gods: Redemption is a dark fantasy tactical role-playing video game developed by AurumDust. Gameplay blends elements of the visual novel, roguelike, and computer card game elements. The game is written by Russian author Sergey Malitsky.

Alphabear 2

Release date: 2018

Genres: Puzzle

Platforms: Android, Apple IOS

Publishers:

Alphabear 2 is a word Scrabble-style video game that was released by Spry Fox in September 2018. It is the second edition of the game Alphabear, which itself draws on creative elements of one of their older releases, the 2010 game Panda Poet.

Agony

Agony

Release date: 2018

Genres: Horror, Survival

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: PlayWay

Agony is a 2018 dark fantasy survival horror video game developed by Madmind Studio and published by PlayWay. Players begin their journey as a tormented soul within the depths of Hell without any memories about his past. The special ability to control people on their path, and possess weak-minded demons, gives players the necessary measures to survive in the extreme conditions they are in. The game received generally unfavorable reviews.