The release of games like Spider-Man, Super Mario Party, and Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII, which raked in millions of dollars globally, made 2018 an impressionable year for the video game industry. With a number of popular titles already released and some in the works, 2019 might just be the game changer for the industry.

Most video games this year will be instalments from existing franchises and heart bingo offers great benefits to gamers.

 Some of the video games we look forward to in 2019 include Ace Combat, Age of Wonders, Animal Crossing, Resident Evil 2, Pokémon Dead or Alive, Star Wars, Super Mario, ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove and lots more.

Here is a release guide for video games that will blow your mind in 2019.

1. Kingdom Hearts 3

  • Release Date: January 29
  • Platform(s): PlayStation 4, Xbox One

The game is the 12th instalment of the Kingdom heart series which follows the Kingdom Heart 2. Kingdom Hearts 3 sees an inclusion of numerous characters from Disney, including Woody from Toy Story.

2. Resident Evil 2 Remake

  • Release date: January 25
  • Platform: PS4, Xbox One, PC

21 years after the release of its original, Resident Evil 2 Remake is the best in the franchise. The game was received with praise for its great presentation, graphics, gameplay and plain evil.

3. Metro Exodus

  • Release date: February 22
  • Platform: PS4, Xbox One, PC

Metro Exodus is a first-person shooter game and the third series of Metro video game franchise. The game is set in the year 2036, after the apocalypse, and will include new features like an environment that changes along with the season and a new weather system.

4. Crackdown 3

  • Release date: February 15 2019
  • Platforms: Xbox One and PC

After numerous delay, Crackdown 3 will be released this month. This game maintains the core gameplay of Crackdown 2 and Crackdown, and features new organisations controlling the city which players will have to take down. Other features include a new system such as Gangs Bite Back and a multiplayer mode called Wrecking Zone.

5. Dead or Alive 6 

  • Release date: March 1
  • Platform: Xbox One, PC, PS4

Dead or Alive 6 will focus less on scantily-clad ladies. New features will include slow motion moments, bruises and sweats effect on the characters. The game will also feature a new gaming system that makes it accessible to new players.

6. ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove

  • Release date: March 1
  • Platform: PC, X box one, Mac, Lin, Switch, PS4,

The game will feature some of the basic gameplay of the original ToeJam & Earl and some aspects of the sequel, ToeJam & Earl in Panic on Funkotron.

7. Devil May Cry 5

  • Release date: March 8
  • Platform: PS4, PC, X box

Devil May Cry 5 is the 5th instalment of Devil May Cry series. The game will see the return of Dante and Nero, and a newcomer called V. Each playable character will have their own unique combat skills – Dante’s swords and guns, Nero’s prosthetic arm, and V’s familiars.