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Top Open World Games In The Past Decade and The New Ones To Look Forward To

Video games have expanded and improved greatly since their inception. Graphics are more realistic, gameplay is smoother, and your in-game surroundings are more lifelike. Processors are also a lot faster, and there’s usually very little lag time or glitches. There are more types of games to play and many different ways to play. You can play your favorite video games on your home computer, portable video game system, or on your tablet or smartphone.

One popular form of video games is the open world genre. Open-world games allow players to go on missions and conquests in a virtual world. You may hear them referred to as “free roam” or “sandbox” games. They are popular because they give players a lot of freedom. Players can accept challenges, missions, quests, collect items and other objectives whenever they want to. They can do as little or as much as they want to. They aren’t locked into a set number of objectives or boss battles like linear games tend to have.

Here’s a brief look at some of the best open world games of the past decade and a preview of some upcoming open world games to check out:

Well-known open world games

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  1. Minecraft

Minecraft is one of the most popular video games of the 21st century. There are virtually no limits as to what you can create. People have constructed landscapes, statues, and even entire cities. There are some objectives that you can achieve if you want to, but most players spend their time exploring and building.

  1. L.A. Noire

While this game’s environment isn’t quite as open as other open world games, it’s still a very impressive offering to explore. You can drive around neighborhoods in your choice of dozens of classic cars and apprehend criminals on your way. One of the best detective games that you can play.

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  1. Borderlands 2

If you enjoy classic first-person shooter games with a lot of tongue-in-cheek humor, then Borderlands 2 is a game you should be playing. There are a lot of fun side quests that you can do in addition to the main missions. Its high-energy gameplay and variety make it one of the more entertaining open-world games around.

  1. Red Dead Redemption 2

One of the most popular games of 2018 also offers one of the largest open world territories to be explored. It gives game players an honest look and feel of what “roughing it” in the Old West was really like. There are plenty of quests that you can immerse yourself in for hours, days, weeks or months.

Upcoming open world games

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  1. Tom Clancy’s The Division 2

Based on the story by the late fiction author, the sequel takes place a year after the original game. Players can complete missions as they explore the wide open spaces and fend off attacks in a time of crisis. There are plenty of challenges that test the player’s memory and reflexes.

  1. Far Cry New Dawn

Dedicated followers of this franchise have been waiting to see what happened since the last game’s ending. This game, set almost two decades after Far Cry 5, gives eager games new areas to explore and enjoy. Even if you’re not familiar with this series, it should be another fun open-world game.

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  1. Anthem

This game has suffered a few delays but looks like it should be ready for release this year. It’s an interesting science fiction role-playing game where players can explore a new planet and fend off attacks from monsters. The developers have been working to make co-operative gameplay an important element of this release.

  1. Dying Light 2

Fans of zombie movies, TV shows, graphic novels or video games have a new alternative with this sequel. Players will have a wide open area to travel in but must be prepared to fight zombies in order to leave the city. Gamers can choose different paths, with different actions and consequences that occur depending on those actions.

These are just some of the many popular and upcoming open-world games to choose from. Many of them are available for home computers or video game systems. Prices vary depending on the product and manufacturer. Open world games has become an exciting way for players to spend their free time. It gives them cities, states or even other planets to explore. They can interact with other game characters and other players. The possibilities of what you can see and do are almost unlimited in some cases. It’s all part of a bigger, better and more enjoyable gaming experience.

Top 10 Video Games for 2019


Gamers are exciting about video games announced to be released in 2019. Some of the creators still didn’t announce a release date for games like The Last of Us Part 2, Cyberpunk 2077, Ghosts of Tsushima, Halo Infinite, etc. so the following list is focused on video games with a confirmed release date. Here are the best 10 video games you should definitely play in 2019.

1. Anthem

22nd of February
PS4 / XBO / PC

One of the most talked about games, The Anthem is going to be released on the 22nd of February 2019. The BioWare studio is developing the Anthem this time, and gamers are expecting more than from any previous BioWare’s game. The new sci-fi Destiny-like video game is bringing many new features and improvements with this multiplayer experience.

2. Crackdown 3

22nd of February
Reagent Games / Sumo Digital / Ruffian Games / Cloudgine

Crackdown 3 is going to be released next February, for XBO and PC consoles. After eight years break from the previous version, the Crackdown 3 is expected to give nothing less than experience players had with Crackdown 1 and 2.

3. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe

11th of January

Creators of the New Super Mario Bros did really a great stuff and incredible design for Nintendo Switch. New Super Mario Bros is definitely a great experience, and with many new features, it is nothing less than expected. Even though you might be a bigger fan of Super Mario 3D World, New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe will blow your mind for sure.

4. Gears 5

To be announced

Coalition’s new video game, Gears 5, is a great fallow to the previous part. Many improvements are made comparing to the Gears 4, and the story in the game is more intimate and personal. The game is about a band of soldiers who has a task to complete the mission of redemption and revenge.
Gears 5 will definitely be a turning point for Xbox franchise.

5. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

To be announced

The release date of new video game Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, is still not specified, although it is confirmed the game will show up in 2019 definitely. Creators of the Titan fall are working on this project, so the expectations are very high with a good reason. It was announced that the release date of the Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order will be in between of the Star Wars Episode III and IV

6. The Division 2

15th of March
Massive Entertainment / Red Storm Entertainment / MORE

The first version of Division came out with huge expectations and hopes, but the great impression disappeared because of the lack of updates and design failures. Developers had in mind all the mistakes from Division 2 and focused on player’s suggestions while making story driven and much bigger video game.

7. Control

To be announced
Remedy Entertainment
PS4 / XBO / PC

Control is an interesting and unusual video game, based on the psychological action and supernatural elements. Remedy Entertainment is a well-known developer who puts a lot of the personality in every project the company is involved. It is one of the best and most exciting companies in the gaming industry. So far, we have seen something from the new Control coming up in 2019, and there are no doubts the game will be nothing less then we expected. It might have happened that the Remedy Entertainment goes beyond their creative boundaries with this game.

8. Team Sonic Racing

2nd of May
Sumo Digital
PS4 / XBO / PC

A new Team Sonic Racing is bringing several updates comparing to the last version. The rival feature is greater than ever, teams have ultimate abilities, the multiplayer mode is one of the many options, and new mechanics are there to give you amazing gaming experience. Gamers might thing the Team Sonic Racing is just another replacement for the Mario Kart, but with many added elements, Sonic Racing will give you a great feeling as well.

9. Days Gone

26th of April 26
SIE Bend Studio

Days Gone is still one of the PlayStation’s 4 promising experience. Even though the game was supposed to be released in 2018, developers decided to postpone it since the failure in several Sony events in the past. Many delays in the game made gamers suspicions about the true quality of the game. Will the game bring true open-world post-apocalyptic experience in April next year?

10. Metro Exodus

22nd of February
4A Games

Gamers are more than excited about the new Metro Exodus release date in 2019. The first version of this popular game, Metro, is still one of the most clever games of all the time. Amazing atmosphere and design of the game give true first-person experience to the player and people just can’t get enough of it. We don’t expect nothing less from the Metro Exodus.