Teen Video Games from 2018

When it comes to video games that came out in 2018, Red Dead Redemption 2 wins the title for biggest, buzziest release. But that's not the only game that had teens tied to an Xbox, PS4, Switch, or PC. This list of all the teen-targeted games that we reviewed in 2018 is full of memorable titles like Far Cry 5, Assassin's Creed Odyssey, and Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. Although these games are too intense for kids, mature gamers are sure to find some epic picks on this list. If your teen wants the latest and greatest, check out New Teen Video Games 2019.

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Red Dead Redemption 2

age 18+

Outstanding Western adventure has very mature themes.

Platforms: Google Stadia, PlayStation 4, Xbox One (2018)
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Labyrinth of Refrain: Coven of Dusk

age 17+

Mature, entertaining turn-based dungeon adventure.

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows (2018)
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Ashen

age 13+

Tough but optimistic fantasy tale with melee combat, blood.

Platforms: Windows, Xbox One (2018)
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Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden

age 14+

Violent post-apocalyptic tale challenges strategy skills.

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BattleTech: Flashpoint

age 13+

Grand scale violent bot warfare gets a grand upgrade.

Platforms: Mac, Windows (2018)
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Omen of Sorrow

age 13+

Fascinating fighting game with monstrous horror characters.

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One (2018)
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Override: Mech City Brawl

age 13+

Fun, flashy anime bot brawler with strategic fighting.

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One (2018)
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Darksiders III

age 14+

Violent action game cuts a path through the Apocalypse.

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One (2018)
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Earth Defense Force 5

age 15+

Cheesy B movie, bug-squishing action-packed fun.

Platforms: PlayStation 4 (2018)
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Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise

age 17+

Bloody, gory action brings mature graphic novel to life.

Platforms: PlayStation 4 (2018)
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Just Cause 4

age 18+

Over-the-top shooter has mindless violence, no consequences.

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One (2018)
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Fallout 76

age 18+

Buggy post-apocalyptic tale has loads of blood, gore.

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One (2018)
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Hitman 2

age 18+

Sneaky action game packs lots of mature violence, gore.

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One (2018)
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Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales

age 13+

Role-playing/card game hybrid has strong female characters.

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Warriors Orochi 4

age 13+

Fun fantasy brawler lets you fight thousands of enemies.

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Total War: Warhammer II - Curse of the Vampire Coast

age 15+

Undead pirates, sea warfare violently sail Warhammer seas.

Platforms: Windows (2018)
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The Exorcist: Legion VR

age 16+

VR scares have minor tech issues, will chill your spine.

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Battlefield V

age 17+

Epic, violent WWII shooter targets soldiers' emotional toll.

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One (2018)
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Castlevania Requiem: Symphony of the Night & Rondo of Blood

age 13+

Bundle of two bloodsucking action classics has few extras.

Platforms: PlayStation 4 (2018)
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Firewall Zero Hour

age 13+

Engaging, immersive VR tactical shooter with bloody combat.

Platforms: PlayStation VR (2018)
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