With 2019 halfway over, there have been many hits and misses in the video game market. From dazzlers like Resident Evil 2 to the confusing yet somewhat enjoyable mobile game Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, gamers have experienced a lot. And that’s just the first half of 2019. There’s a bunch more content coming out in the latter half. Here are the games coming out in 2019 to look forward to. These games on this list are ones with confirmed release dates, so you won’t be finding Luigi’s Mansion 3 or Shantae 5.
- July 26
Nintendo is back at it again with another entry in the tactical RPG series. Fire Emblem: Three Houses follows your player character as you become a teacher for the Officer’s Academy. Choose between three houses with students of differing abilities in each. Lead your students to victory in both education and battle. Your choices decide the fate of the world.
Taking place 19 years after Wolfenstein ?: The New Colossus, follow BJ Blazkowicz’s twin daughters as they set out to find their missing father in Nazi-occupied Paris. You and your friend can team up together as each of the sisters, wielding new weapons and power armor abilities to beat up some Nazis and find your dad.
- August 22
- PlayStation 4, Switch, PC
Watchers guide the Lost souls and protect the Living World and the Beyond. They are tasked with cutting the bonds that bind the Lost to the world and allow them to move on. Play as Kagachi, one such Watcher who considers it his duty to help souls move on. But his encounter with a mysterious girl upends his ideals and entwines him with blood and death.
- September 10
- Xbox One, PC
The fifth main installment in the Gears of War franchise, the world is in its final days. Humanity’s enemies have come together to wipe out the remaining survivors. Play as Kait and journey to discover the Locust’s origin and save the rest of humanity. Play by yourself or with friends in local split-screen or online co-op.
- September 13
- PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Stadia, PC
Mayhem has returned. The Children of the Vault, a deranged cult, is spreading like poison over the land. Team up with friends as four new Vault Hunters to fight and take down the Calypso Twins, Troy and Tyreen. Meet new and old friends in your quest to prevent them from claiming the Vaults for themselves.
- October 25
- PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC
The next installment in the long running Call of Duty franchise, this serves as a soft reboot of the “Modern Warfare” series. Taking place in contemporary time, follow Sergeant Kyle Garrick and CIA agent Alex for the campaign. And online-multiplayer is back and ready for more action.
- November 8
- PlayStation 4
Hideo Kojima’s new pride and joy, Norman Reedus of The Walking Dead fame stars as Sam Bridges. Play as Sam as he navigates through an apocalyptic world where civilization has collapsed. The plot is still being kept under lock-and-key, so expect to be surprised when playing it.
- November 15
Similar to previous entries in the franchise, players can choose between two different yet similar experiences. Based on European architecture and culture, the region of Galar features brand new Pokémon for you to catch. With new legendary Pokémon and the ability to see the beloved creatures out in the wild, this latest installment challenges you to be the very best like no one ever was.
- November 15
- PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC
For those who aren’t going to be spending their time battling Pokémon, on the same day Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is being released. EA’s new third-person Star Wars adventure puts you in the role as one of the last Jedi around. Escape death and finish your training before taking on the Empire.
- November 19
- PlayStation 4, PC
Continuing where the franchise left off over 18 years ago, travel to China to help Ryo Hazuki discover the truth about his father’s murder. Ryo and Ling Shenhua, a girl who appeared in his dreams, team up to find out about their shared destiny. I highly recommend that you play the first two games before picking this up.
- November 22
- PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, Stadia, PC
The direct sequel to DOOM, return as the DOOM Slayer as you hack and shoot through dimensions to beat back the power of Hell. Earth has been overrun by a demonic invasion, so fight new and old demons as you discover the Slayer’s origins and his continuing mission.