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These are all the best trailers and new games revealed at The Game Awards 2018

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The Game Awards isn’t just an awesome awards show, it’s also home to a lot of new game reveals and announcements. The Game Awards 2018 featured a great lineup of games on display, memorable musical performances, never-before-seen trailers, and newly announced games. If you missed out on any of the action, we’re here to catch you up on all of the best moments.

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‘Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: Black Order’ for Switch

MARVEL ULTIMATE ALLIANCE 3: The Black Order - Announcement Trailer (Nintendo Switch™)

One of the biggest surprises of the night came early in the show. Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 is in development at Team Ninja exclusively for the Nintendo Switch. The trailer showed off Spider-Man, Wolverine, and many other Marvel heroes, including the Guardians of the Galaxy crew. Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 arrives on Nintendo Switch in 2019. The last game in the series came out way back in 2009, so this revival certainly is a bit of a shocker.

‘Rocket League’ McLaren car pack

Rocket League® - McLaren 570S Car Pack Trailer

Rocket League‘s latest DLC is a McLaren car pack, and it’s available now!

‘Far Cry New Dawn’

Far Cry New Dawn: Official World Premiere Gameplay Trailer | Ubisoft [NA]

Teased before the show started, Far Cry New Dawn is the next major entry in the franchise. Set in the aftermath of nuclear warfare, Far Cry New Dawn is set in Hope County, the setting of Far Cry 5. Based on the trailer, it looks very much like a Far Cry game. Far Cry New Dawn launches on February 15 on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.


Hades - Early Access Trailer

The next game from Supergiant Games, the studio behind Bastion, Transistor, and Pyre, is called Hades. Set in Ancient Greece, it has a predictably gorgeous art style. Hades plays from an isometric perspective and appears to be an action RPG similar to Transistor. Hades is available in early access right now on the Epic Games store.


Scavengers: Announcement Trailer - Game Awards 2018

New studio Midwinter Entertainment showed off the first trailer for Scavengers, a multiplayer survival shooter. The trailer showed a group of space rangers crash landing on Earth, which seems to be largely abandoned. Midwinter will host beta tests for Scavengers in 2019.

‘Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled’

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled - Reveal Trailer | PS4

As expected, Activision revealed a remastered version of CTR: Crash Team Racing. Subtitled Nitro Fueled, the remastered version will include all of the original content, as well as online multiplayer. Crash Team Racing is currently only expected to launch on PS4.

‘The Outer Worlds’

The Outer Worlds – Official Announcement Trailer

A brand new game from Obsidian, The Outer Worlds has a Borderlands-feel to it. The Outer Worlds is a first-person, single-player shooter set on a distant planet in the future. Based on the trailer, we can tell it’s an open world game that doesn’t take itself too seriously. The Outer Worlds launches in 2019.

‘The Last Campfire’

The Last Campfire

From Hello Games, the studio behind No Man’s Sky, The Last Campfire stars a bunch of adorable little creatures doing … well, we’re not quite sure what. They mainly just walk around. But gosh darn is it adorable.

‘PUBG’ new winter map

PUBG - Vikendi Snow Map CG Announcement Trailer

PUBG is getting a new map, Vikendi, and it’s available now on PC! The winter-themed map is out now on the PUBG test servers on PC and will arrive in January on PS4 and Xbox One.


ASHEN | Gamescom 2018 Gameplay

Aurora44’s Dark Souls-style action RPG Ashen is getting a stealth release. It’s available now on both Xbox One and PC.

‘The Dread Wolf Rises’

The Dread Wolf Rises Reveal Trailer - Game Awards 2018 (New Bioware Game)

BioWare teased the fourth Dragon Age game, The Dread Wolf Rises. The trailer didn’t tell us much about the game but we like the name, though.

‘The Pathless’

The Pathless Reveal Trailer - Game Awards 2018

From the creators of Abzu comes The Pathless, an adventure game with a colorful art style and beautiful music. The heroine can run really fast, similar to Mirror’s Edge, and travels with a bird companion.

‘Mortal Kombat 11’

Mortal Kombat 11 – Official Announce Trailer

NetherRealm announced Mortal Kombat 11 with a gruesome teaser trailer. A full reveal event is planned for January 17. Mortal Kombat 11 launches April 23 on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.

‘Psychonauts 2’

Psychonauts 2 // Official First Trailer

The first trailer for Psychonauts 2, the sequel to the 2005 cult classic about a camp for kids with mind powers, debuted during The Game Awards. Check it out above.

‘Fortnite’ The Block introduced

Fortnite The Block Reveal Trailer - Game Awards 2018

Epic Games announced a new Fortnite map feature called “The Block,” which will feature user-created content from Creative Mode. That’s right, your content could appear on the battle royale map. Start creating some cool stuff!

‘Rage 2’ release date revealed

Rage 2 - Open World Trailer | PS4

A new trailer for Rage 2 debuted during The Game Awards, along with a release date. Rage 2 launches May 14, 2019, and yes, it still looks like it’ll play a whole lot like Doom.

Joker from Persona is coming to ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’

Super Smash Bros X Persona 5 Joker Reveal Trailer - Game Awards 2018

Joker from Persona 5 is coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as DLC. Yes, you read that right.

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