The 10 Hottest Summer Games

Instead of spending your summer dashing between shaded spots, why not play some great new video games? Here are the 10 best games of this summer.

August 1st,  2018

1. “OnRush”

It’s a thrilling, multiplayer-only racing game.

Release Date: June 5

Platforms: Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC

2. “Jurassic World Evolution”

“Jurassic World Evolution” is “Sim City,” but with dinosaurs.

Release Date: June 12

Platforms: Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC

3. “Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion”

Frankly speaking, it looks pretty cool. Beware: You must own a copy of “Splatoon 2” already to play this expansion.

Release Date: June 13

Platforms: Nintendo Switch

4. “Mario Tennis Aces”

Nintendo’s latest game for the Switch, “Mario Tennis Aces,” is a delightful twist on classic video game tennis.

Release Date: June 22

Platforms: Nintendo Switch

5. “The Crew 2”

An open-world racing game with a focus on fun over realism.

Release Date: June 29

Platforms: Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC

6. “Octopath Traveler”

Is a pixel art-style role-playing game where you can play as one of eight different characters, each with their own ability.

Release Date: July 13

Platforms: Nintendo Switch

7. “Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker”

It is a spin-off of the Super Mario series which builds upon the isometric minigames starring Captain Toad from Super Mario 3D World.

Release Date: July 13

Platforms: Nintendo Switch

8. “No Man’s Sky”

“No Man’s Sky” arrives on the Xbox One this summer, alongside a brand new expansion dubbed, “NEXT.”

The expansion adds multiplayer to the game — by far the most requested feature since the game’s original launch on PlayStation 4 and PC.

Release Date: July 24

Platforms: Xbox One (content update arriving on PS4/PC the same day)

9. “Madden NFL 19”

Every year, another “Madden” game. 2018 is no different, with the latest entry in the football simulation series arriving this August.

Release Date: August 10

Platforms: Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC

10. “Destiny 2: Forsaken”

“Destiny 2” fans are getting a major expansion at the end of the summer.

Release Date: September 4

Platforms: Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC





For more awesome game check out the Business Insider’s original article here.