What are our favorite games of 2019 (so far)?
2018 was a big year for the video game market, and 2019 promises to be even bigger, with the industry expected to generate more than $90 billion by the year 2020. Games today boast realistic graphics, out of this world characters and multiplayer communications. There are so many games available in various genres, but the following games are our favorites coming into 2019.
Compared often to powerhouse video game Fortnite, Apex Legends was just released on February 4th on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. It has already made quite the splash since its debut. Featuring a Battle Royale mode, it’s a free-for-all setup in which the last shooter standing is the victor. Users love the multiplayer aspect in this first-person shooter game and it is ranked as the best across the board by enthusiasts. The game is on Origin and free to play. As of this writing, its popularity continues to rise.
Until Apex Legends came into our lives, it seemed that no game could challenge Fortnite as the most popular game in the world. With hundreds of millions of players worldwide, Fortnite is still leading the pack of first-person shooter games.
For the few who still don’t know the game, available on Epic Games’ website, players are dropped into a location and can play as either solo operators or in groups of up to four players to see who will survive the ultimate test throughout the battle. Revisions to the game include more selections on aquatic skins and more dance moves for a more entertaining experience overall. Plus, gamers can construct walls and other types of structures while in play and create fortifications and personal battlegrounds for more streamlined tactics during the game.
Easy to understand, slightly addictive, and immense fun, blackjack is a casino game that involves both strategy and luck. Unlike the other games on our list, this game started out in the offline world where players play against the casino dealer and only then made the transition to the online world where it is now available in Winstar Online Blackjack section and other online casinos. Although all the other games on our list are exciting, the thrill of blackjack is of another kind, the betting kind.
Dota 2 is quite the addictive multiplayer game available on Steam. Since it is free to play, you don’t have to have any money in order to throw yourself into the virtual battle. The setup is simple: two teams with five players on each side converge on one map to battle it out to defend their base. Whichever team razes the other’s base first is declared the winner. Gamers must use all their resolve and configure the best tactics in order to come out on top. This game boasts non-stop action and is a favorite worldwide.
Resident Evil 2
The wait is over for the remake of this 1998 popular game. Leon S. Kennedy and Claire Redfield attempt to survive an outbreak of zombies in fictional Raccoon City. Since its release on January 25th of this year, gamers across several platforms have been enjoying this action-packed continuation of the series. It boasts gorgeous graphics and a storyline that is as intense as it is extensive.
Kingdom Hearts 3
Toy Story is a juggernaut of a film series. It now moves over to video games with Kingdom Hearts 3, which was recently released on January 29th for PlayStation and Xbox One gaming consoles. The game involves Disney characters all thrown together in the mix in a world that is similar to a version of Final Fantasy. Players will play as Sora, who is the main character of this release. He joins Woody, Buzz, Rex, and the rest of the gang from Toy Story.
League Of Legends
Since 2009 League of Legends has only gotten better and more streamlined with each successive release. Players can enjoy the game for free using a limited heroes list through the ‘Champions’ setting. Alternatively, players can purchase heroes with real money or IP. Users love this game because of the multiplayer experience. It is almost impossible to find a gamer that is not familiar with this popular release.