The year 2016 was pretty good for games, seeing the release of great titles like NBA 2K17, Pokemon Sun/Moon, Street Fighter 5, Watch Dogs 2, The Last Guardian, Dark Souls 3, Final Fantasy 15, Battlefield 1, Overwatch, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, Doom, and Titanfall 2.
How will 2017’s crop of video games stack up against these? Only time will tell. Here’s a brief look into this year’s most anticipated games.
Initially announced in 2014 during Microsoft’s E3 press conference, not much has been heard about this game. However, it is expected to be released within the year. Many gamer’s are waiting if the game will deliver on its promise of a fully indestructible massive open world powered by cloud computing.
Detroit: Become Human
Anticipation is building up for Quantic Dream’s Detroit: Become Human. Gamer’s will play the role of an android and deal with prejudice and injustice.
Imagine a shooter game, except that it uses swords. Gamers pit themselves against one another using different medieval weapons and combat styles.
Gran Turismo Sport
For years, Gran Turismo has been recognized as the gold standard for car simulators. How will Gran Turismo Sport fare? In this latest iteration of the game, series creator Kazunori Yamauchi promises a massive upgrade of the game.
Guardians of the Galaxy
Telltale Games has racked up an impressive number of wins during the past year. As such, it is no surprise that gamers are heavily anticipating the release of Guardians of the Galaxy, another blockbuster title. Interestingly, the game is expected to be released at about the same time as the sequel of the movie.
Horizon: Zero Dawn
Horizon: Zero Dawn is expected to highlight the graphics and game-play performance of both the PS4 and PS4 Pro. Some pundits are even forecasting that the game is at par with the best PC games in terms of graphics.
If you loved the first title in the series, then Injustice 2 is a must-buy for you. In this latest version of the game, DC’s biggest heroes have been transformed into villains.
Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite
A Marvel vs. Capcom game without mutants? If that sounds interesting to you, you might want to pick up this title. The game is expected to have the same game-play like its predecessors with the addition of new Marvel heroes.
Persona 5 leads the pack of Japanese RPGs expected to be released this year. And fans are eagerly anticipating this latest version of Persona. Like the previous versions of the game, players must exhibit patience to make their character stronger.
Uncharted: The Lost Legacy
In this version of Uncharted, Chloe and Nadine take the reins from Nathan Drake. It is expected that this new game will take a darker turn compared to the past versions.
Resident Evil 7
While this latest entry into the Resident Evil franchise is seen to make a few notable changes, the game is expected to get back to its roots anchored upon horror.
What are your favorite video games to stay home and dig into?