All You Need to Know from the PC Gaming Show – E32018

PC Gaming

Welcome to this year’s PC Gaming Show Conference coverage for We will go over the lengthy list of about 30 games that were shown with details for most, web links to these games, and release dates where possible. Join me as we explore these new and upcoming games for PC.

Here is our list of what we know for each game.

Satisfactory by Coffee Stain Studios

This is an open world first-person shooter where you have to build giant automated factories from resources you find around the world. You are an engineer from Earth and you get to explore the world map. The world map is 30 square kilometres. You can find out more details about the game on the official site.

Satisfactory is an FPS open-world factory building sim. You play as an engineer on an alien planet as part of the ‘Save The Day’ program – a program whose goal is to construct a massive machine for a mysterious purpose. Conquer nature, build multi-story factories, and automate to satisfaction!

Neo Cab

Cartoon art style, you are a human driving people around in a cab. Stay on the road, stay on the search to avoid becoming something other than human.  Check out the official site!

Mavericks Proving Grounds – Automaton games.

Here we have a battle royale like none you have seen so far. This one has 1000 people in the game at any one time. Will you survive?

You can sign up for beta on the official site.

The Forgotten City

FPS, portal that allows you to go into the past. You have to set the errors that were made correct and save the future in the past. “The Many shall suffer for the sins of the one.” This game was originally a mod for Skyrim and now it is its own game. Coming out in 2019.

Star Control: Origins – Stardock

Open Universe Action RPG, explore thousands of planets jumping canyons and fighting alien life forms, Space battles. Story is funny and creative with some darkness. Infinite universe simulated at all times. Life is still reacting around you. Will have modding available. Multiplayer available with ship to ship combat. Fleet Battles. Local MP on same machine, or online ranked.  Sept 20 2018 launch date.

Hunt: Showdown

Crytek – Vintage weapons, hand crossbow, throwing knives, hunting rifles, creatures and zombie type creatures all over in the swamps. Check out the official site.

Archangel: Hellfire – Skydance Interactive

This game is a VR player vs player game with mechs. There are multiple mechs and lots of weapons to bring the pain in this game. With all new destructible maps bring the pain to your opponents. This game releases July 17, 2018 on Steam, PlayStation VR, and Oculus Rift.

The Sinking City – Frogwares Games

Open world 3rd person action investigation game. No handholding for the game, you have to investigate what you need to do. Finding hints and clues and suspects to interrogate, “finding the clues will help you understand what’s going on.” Lovecraftian mystery at its finest, including the sanity mechanic.

Warframe – Sacrifice Launch Trailer

The new expansion with full cinematic story will be released in June 2018 for all to play. Find it here at also link your Warframe account and twitch account for exclusive in-game items.

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Sega’s games Shenmue, Shenmue 2, Shining Resonance Refrain, Yakuza Kiwami, Yakuza Zero, and Valkyria Chronicles 4 will be out on PC.
Killing Floor 2

Introducing The Summer Sideshow and Treacherous Skies, new experiences for players to have fun with. Releasing June 12, 2018. Official site –

Maneater – Blindside Games

Play as the shark, open-world action RPG. “As we like to call it sharkpg” single-player campaign. You will be able to take control of the shark and go hunting this time.

Bravery Network Online

Available right now. On steam with 20% discount.

Jurassic World Evolution

Out June 12, 2018 – Park Builder for all those dinosaur lovers out there, featuring Jeff Goldblum voiceovers. Check out the official site.

Insomniac – Open World VR Game Stormland

You play as a robot character in this virtual reality world. You can heal yourself as you go by attaching new pieces directly to your robot body. Releasing on Oculus Rift.

Oculus Studios and Insomniac Games are teaming up to deliver what may prove to be the biggest, most expansive virtual reality game yet. The new title, announced today and called Stormland, is an open-world game that puts players physically in the body of an android whose day-to-day existence involves gardening on a remote alien planet. After the arrival of a hostile threat, you set out to repair and augment your body, find fellow androids, and fight militaristic enemy droids

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Rawfury – Night Call

Set in Paris and you are a cabby.


Sable is a coming-of-age tale of discovery through exploration across a strikingly rendered open world desert. Go on a deeply personal journey across an alien planet while learning its history and discovering Sable’s place in the world. Coming 2019 to PC and console. This is Sable. Created by Gregorios Kythreotis and Daniel Fineberg from a studio they’ve founded called Shedworks. Original soundtrack (including the song for the trailer) composed by experimental pop artist Michelle Zauner of Japanese Breakfast. Narrative crafted by the talented Meg Jayanth. Sound design from Independent Games Festival award-winning audio designer Martin Kvale. Animation by brilliant newcomer Micah Holland.

Star Citizen – Space MMORPG Exploration Game. Alpha 3.2 coming soon

Genesis Alpha One

Team 17 – Randomly Generated Universe, DNA taken from aliens can be spliced with crew to make new forms. Alien Abilities, First Person Shooter. 09/04/2018

A look at hybrid roguelike shooter/base-builder Genesis Alpha One from Team17, out this September.

 Don’t Starve Hamlet

Coming December 2018

Hey everybody. We’re not quite where we want to be with Hamlet yet so we’re moving out the date to December 2018. We’re sorry for the delay, it’s just taking us a bit longer than we anticipated to fill out as much content as we are aiming for. We know people have been very patiently waiting for more news; so for now, enjoy a fun gameplay trailer we made to give you a taste of what we’ve got in store for you in Don’t Starve: Hamlet.

Just Cause 4

Apex Engine – Unrivaled Draw Distance, Improved HDR Lighting, Interactive weather systems, physics based aerodynamics models, increase fidelity of destruction,
Deserts, Rain Forests, lots of different biomes.

The Walking Dead – Overkill

Fight for survival, Think, Live, Releases November 6 2018 for North and South America, November 8 for the rest of the world.

The Walking Dead – The final season, Telltale Games

New this year, Combat will have unscripted combat. Orbital camera for different angles. The story – Clementine has been on the road for a while with AJ, Clem discovers a school with no adults and wants to make it home. Challenges will be had. August 14th, 2018 release date available for preorder.


This is rogue-like with magic and a procedurally-generated world. It also features beautiful sprite-based graphics with a retro feel to it.

Noita is a magical action roguelite set in a world where every pixel is physically simulated. Fight, explore, melt, burn, freeze and evaporate your way through the procedurally generated world using spells you’ve created yourself.

Two point Hospital

Designing and building your own hospital, Curing people, Improve, Research, diagnosing illnesses and training staff. Keep your hospital clean and kill those monobrow infestations. Different regions to build your hospitals in. Release date in the fall.

Realm Royale

Free to Play on Steam – gives you a new way to play in a fantasy realm. Available for free right now.

Enter a fantasy world of ancient technology in Paladins, a team-based shooter with strategy elements and deep character customization. Through a unique card system, players can amplify and augment a character’s core set of abilities to play exactly how they want to play.

Ooblets coming to PC and Xbox One

A creature collecting game with some farming too.

We’re showing off what we’ve been working on in Ooblets over the past year in this brand new trailer!

Anno 1880

Strategy game – sandbox game – freedom to explore the world and build huge cities – 19th century cities where you need to build and maintain large cities.

Rapture Rejects

You don’t get called to heaven and have to survive in the leftover world. for alpha signups.

Rapture Rejects is a dark comedy Battle Royale game based on the Cyanide & Happiness webcomics.

100 players drop into a world that only one can survive in. Scavenge for resources and fight off enemies until there is only one person left. That person gets to go to heaven.

Rapture Rejects is a top down isometric last man standing game set in the apocalyptic cyanide & happiness universe.

When God leaves the worst of us tofight for ourselves, all that’s left to do is to kill each other.

Scavenge for weapons and kill every other person on Earth, to impress the almighty enough to let you intoHeaven

Hitman 2

Agent 47 is back and he is ready for killing, November 13 2018
Hitman comes to Miami with a big open world with a race as part of the story. Huge Crowds, crowd mechanic where you can dip into the crowd, Sniper Briefcase is back. Weapons include a fish and frying pan. Elusive Targets. November 13, 2018, preorder gets game mode sniper assassin.

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Long time game enthusiast and writer. I have beta tested a lot of Mmorpg's since I was thirteen including Star Wars Galaxies, Lord of the Rings Online, and Star Wars The Old Republic. Currently attending The Art Institute of Pittsburgh for a degree in Game Art and Technology.

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