Take a look at the below list of Top 10 Best Upcoming Video Games In The World in 2017. In this day and age, video games are more exciting and innovative than ever. From the introduction of the Nintendo Wii in 2007, to there now being Virtual Reality headsets available in 2016, gaming has come along way and continues to be an avenue of an enjoyment for people of all ages and genders. But what’s next for 2017? With the 2016 E3 conference announcing a ton of new and exciting video games that are due for release in 2017, this isn’t such a difficult question to answer. Read on for the ten of the best upcoming games of 2017 below:
List of Top 10 Best Upcoming Video Games In 2017
10. South Park: The Fractured But Whole
After the critical success of South Park’s 2014 video game release of ‘The Stick Of Truth’, there’s no doubt that the next game to come from the South Park crew will be cruder and more ridiculous than ever. The game has far more many levels and customisation options than the previous game, and will even allow you to manipulate time and space while in battle. If you’re a die hard fan of the TV show, then you’ll be glad to know that the game was completely voiced and written by South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone. Not just that, but the gameplay is also set to be even longer,and even open a new world for your character to play in. South Park: The Fractured But Whole, will be available to play on PS4, X Box, and PC from early 2017. Pre order options are currently available.
9. Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue
If you’re a fan of The Kingdom Hearts franchise, then you’ll be happy to hear that Square Enix (the developers of the game), will be releasing a remastered version of the complete Kingdom Hearts series. There is also set to be a limited edition version of the game also up for release, which will include a pin of Sora and Mickey Mouse, as well as come in classic limited edition packaging for the occasion! The game will include two brand new chapters called Kingdom Hearts X Back Cover and Kingdom Hearts 0.2: Birth By Sleep – A Fragmentary Passage. As well as this, the episode Kingdom Hearts Dream Drop Distance will be remastered and included in the package. The game will be available for PlayStation 4 and will be released in Japan first, then will be released to the rest of the world shortly after.
8. Sea of Thieves
Scheduled to be released on X box and Microsoft Windows Ten, Sea Of Thieves, is a brand new pirate themed adventure game. The game allows you to be the pirate you have always wanted to be, and set sail on a quest to find the most treasure. The game also has a multiplayer option, which allows you to have friends go on the quest alongside you, with the option to set your own goals and roles. The game has an endless amount of game play and gives you the opportunity to be faced a wide array of fun challenges and tasks. The game was announced at the E3 gaming conference, and has since been praised for its scenic graphics and distinctive art style.
7. Gran Turismo Sport
The thirteenth game to come from the Gran Turismo series, Gran Turismo Sport is an action packed racing game that will not only be available to play through Sony’s Virtual Reality head set, but will also be the first game of the franchise to be released for PlayStation 4. The game will include three modes called ‘Sports Mode’, ‘Campaign Mode’, and ‘Arcade Mode’, and will also include online championships, where you will be able to compete against players from all over the world. Like the other games to come from Gran Turismo, you will still have the option to customise your own car, as well as choose whether you want to play in night or day mode. Developers of the new game boast that it will be the first racing car game to allow players to ‘create their legacy’, and enjoy a realistic racing car experience.
6. Crackdown 3
With the amount of third person shooting games about, Crackdown stands out from the rest, so it is no surprise that the the third instalment of the game will be coming to X-Box and Micro Soft in 2017. Crackdown 3, will be more destructive and chaotic as ever as you fight crime as an Agent Of Justice. The multiplayer game will continue on from the previous story line presented in Crackdown 2, and will enable you to play with players from all over the world, as well as with just friends and family. The game was initially announced at the 2014 E3 conference for 2017 release, but game play is yet to be released, and not a lot is known about who the enemies for the game will be. More information is set to be released soon. This is one of the Top 10 Best Upcoming Video Games in 2017.
Nioh is an historical fantasy game and is set to be released in 2017 on Play Station 4. The game is unique in that it will be educational and include real life historical figures such as Hattori Hanzō as characters. From multiplayer to single player, the game will leave you with lots to do.The game has been in development since 2013. The alpha demo for the highly anticipated game was released in 2016, and has since then garnered a lot of excitement, with there even being a whole subreddit dedicated to the upcoming game.
If you are fed up of the stereotypical vampires that have flooded our media and video games this past five years, then Vampyr will be a breath of fresh air for you. The action role playing game will tell the story of a doctor coping with the fact that he is now a vampire. The game will allow you to play as Jonathan Reid, the vampire doctor, and help him to quench his first of killing innocent people, set ad mist the 1918 flu epidemic in London. The game has already gained positive praise from news outlets such as The Guardian, who hail the game as an ‘intriguing game about horror and social balance’. Vampyr will be available to play on X-Box, Microsoft Windows and Play station 4.
3. For Honor
Announced at the 2015 Electronic Entertainment Expo, For Honor is certainly the long awaited action game everyone has been talking about. The action game will be set in Medieval times, and allow players to fight in battles as soldiers, knights and samurai masters. You will be able to enter one of four factions, and fight for the legacy of your class. There is also a multiplayer mode, which enables you to play against four people in Dominion mode, and against two players in Brawl mode. The game is currently being developed by Ubisoft, but is due to be released in February of 2017, and will be available to play on Play Station 4, X-Box One and Microsoft Windows.
2. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
The nineteenth game to come out from the critically acclaimed Zelda series, any fan of Zelda will be happy to know that Zelda : Breath of the Wild will be coming to your Nintendo Wii U soon. Taking place in an open world environment, unlike the rest of the Zelda games, Breath Of The Wild lets you explore the game at your own pace, and explore the new world with everyone’s favourite protagonist Link. The game will tell the story of Link’s quest to defeat the Calamity Ganon, and help restore peace into the world. The demo for the game was released in 016, premiering at the E3 conference, and has gained a positive reception from fans and critics alike. The exact release date for the game is yet to be announced.
1. Resident Evil 7: Biohazard
It’s no surprise that Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is the most anticipated upcoming game of 2017. The survival horror game, will be seventh game to come out from the Resident Evil series, and will follow new character Ethan and his search for his wife. The game will give you more access to a wide array of weapons including chainsaws and pistols, in your plight to destroy mutant creatures and save Ethan’s wife. The game will be available to play on Microsoft Windows, X-Box One, PlayStation 4, as well as through Play station’s Virtual Reality headsets. The game will be released in the January of 2017 in Europe, America and Japan.
Now you’ve seen all the best upcoming video games that will be released in 2017, you now have something to look forward to. Which game are you most excited about?