Games that will blow everyone away in 2018

Pre-planning is the name of the game in the entertainment industry. Take Marvel's film calendar, for example: it's jam-packed until 2020, and we'd be naïve to think that action-adventure titles, side-scrolling shooters, and open-world RPGs are immune from getting stamped with deadlines and release dates long before they're done cooking in the development oven. Though we've only just made a dent in 2017, next year is already sizzling with sensational new titles. Here are the games we suspect will be smash hits in 2018.