5 Best Online Games of 2018
Playing is one of the most enjoying activities in life. Everyone enjoys a good game, and everyone must have played at least one game in their life. May it be a card game, board game, physical sport, or video game.
Online games are quite a hit in today’s generation. Gaming technology shows no sign of slowing down and is sure to remain popular among kids and adults into the future.
There are different kinds of online games that you can play. There are online games that can be played in consoles, computers and there are even ones that you can play in your smart phone. Gamers really do have a lot of options to choose from. Which is why we have compiled for you the best online games of this year. Here are the best online games of 2018:
Fortnite is an online video game that was first released in 2017 and was developed by Epic Games. There 2 games modes that include Fortnite: Save The World and Fortnite: Battle Royale. Fortnite: Save The World Mode us a cooperative shooter survival game mode that can be played by up to 4 players to fight zombie-like creatures and defend objects with fortification they can build. On the other hand, Fortnite: Battle Royale is a free-to-play battle royale game where up to 100 players can shoot at each other to determine the last man standing. Both of these games had a successful launch in 2017 and continues to be popular through 2018. These game modes can be played on multiple platforms.
2. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds or more commonly called as PUBG is an online multiplayer battle royale game. It was developed and published by PUBG Corporation which is a subsidiary of South Korean video game company Bluehole. The plot of the game is that a hundred players parachute from the sky and land on an island. In the island they scavenge for weapons and equipment to kill other players and strive to survive. Safe areas of the game decrease overtime to direct players to tighter areas to engage them in killing each other. The last man standing wins the round.
Overwatch is a video game developed and published by Blizzard entertainment. It was released on May 24, 2016 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows. It is a team-based multiplayer first-person shooter game. Overwatch features different game modes. Its main idea is for squad-based combat between two opposing teams with six players each. Players can choose from pre-made hero characters among three class types.
4. Dota 2
Dota 2 is a development from the previous game Defense of the Ancients or Dota. Dota was a community created mod for Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos and The Frozen throne where from Blizzard Entertainment. The gameplay of Dota 2 is between two teams of five players. These players can choose from a character known as a “hero”. The teams occupy a specific area from the map which they need to defend. In order to win the game, players must fight with each team to destroy a large structure from the enemies’ base which is called the “Ancient”. Dota 2 is a very popular game with competitions having conducted annually with millions of cash prizes.
5. League of Legends
League of Legends or more commonly called as LoL is a multiplayer online battle arena video game developed by Riot Games. The game can be played in Windows and macOS. League of Legends is inspired by earlier developed games such as Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne mod, Defense of the Ancients. In League of Legends, a player controls a “champion” with unique and powerful abilities. Players must face an opposing team of player or computer-controlled champions. The goal of the game is to destroy the opposing team’s “nexus”, a structure that ca be found in the enemy team’s base. There are multiple game modes that can be played in League of Legends. Annual competitions are also conducted for League of Legends with the winners bagging huge sums of money also reaching millions.