The Best of 2018 Video Games to Play for This Gaming Christmas

The festive season is almost here with us and gamers all worldwide better have their ‘A’ game in check because the line up for Christmas 2018 is guaranteed to keep you entertained and glued.

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To give you a clue, here’s a run-down of the best video games to play for Christmas 2018:

1 Red Dead Redemption 2

If you’ve always wanted to have an experience of the Wild West, then this game is for you. A prequel of the same title released in 2010, the game was met with universal praise. Get your copy and time travel back to 1899 where you get to be an outlaw and a member of a gang. It’s available on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

2 Fifa 19

This game is no doubt the holy grail for all football fans and this year’s addition to the FIFA series does not disappoint. Gamers will have the pleasure of participating in the UEFA Champions League for the first time. Not to mention getting to take part in the league of their choice. The game is available on Windows, PlayStation 3 & 4, Xbox 360 and One, as well as Nintendo Switch.

3 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

If you’ve been a huge fan of Super Smash Bros., then you are in luck for there is a new installment this year. What makes it worthwhile is that it will include every fighter featured in the franchise to date. Additionally, GameCube controllers will be supported, and the extra 8-players mode will be brought back. Nintendo Switch fans, better start saving up!

4 Super Mario Party

Nintendo Switch gamers have a reason to party this holiday: Super Mario Party! And better news for the purists is that this installment returns to the traditional game-play. Players can take part in the Party Mode or the Partner Party. What more can one ask for?

5 Pokemon Let’s Go

Pokemon game fans have a reason to smile this holiday reason: Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! And Let’s Go, Eevee! Paying homage to 1998’s Pokemon Yellow, these games are the first installment to this Pokemon RPG series and will have Pokemon Go influences and introduce the Poke Ball Plus, an optional controller.

6 Persona 3: Dancing in Moonlight & Persona 5: Dancing in Starlight

Dance fans of the Persona series have a reason to groove this season. With the release of these two games, players will get to interact with the cast of the respective past series as they dance to original and remixed music. Both games are available on PlayStation 4 and Vita.

7 Spider-Man 2018

For fans of this friendly neighborhood hero, this Christmas will find them interacting with him on their PlayStation 4s. Based on the character from Marvel Comics’ Spider-Man, the story, however, is not related to any material on him. The game was a smash hit and was received well critically. So how about you fight New York crime this season?

8 Life is Strange 2

If your life is just normal, it can get strange on your gaming console as you aid Sean and Daniel avoid getting caught by the police. The game also allows you to talk to other characters using dialogue trees. However, for mac-OS and Linux, they’ll have to wait for 2019.

9 Forza Horizon 4

Enough about action games. Let’s feature a racing game and what better game than Forza Horizon 4. Racers in this installment will go to historic Britain with their feet on the pedal. The game is available on Xbox One and PC.

10 Soulcalibur VI

How about taking the fight back to the 16th Century? Well, this game affords you that comfort. Following in the steps of former installments, players will get to use the Reversal Edge, a feature that allows them to defend themselves from an oncoming attack as well as strike back quickly. The game is available on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Windows.

This holiday season should be full of cheer for gamers everywhere with these and more titles to play with on their favorite consoles. More top 2018 games to play for this gaming Christmas here if our favorite game list for 2018 does not satisfy you.