2. What new innovative features set the newest video games apart from those released in 2020?
Top 10 Newest Video Games to Look Out For In 2021
Each year brings with it a slew of new and improved video games that both casual and serious gamers alike can enjoy. 2021 is no exception! Here is a non-exhaustive list of the top 10 newest video games to keep an eye out for this year.
1. Horizon Forbidden West
The sequel to Horizon Zero Dawn, this highly anticipated PlayStation-exclusive game will be released this year. Set in a post-post-apocalyptic time, the game follows Aloy as she sets off to explore the Forbidden West. This open-world, action-adventure game promises to expand on Horizon Zero Dawn’s already expansive universe and to build on its story in exciting ways.
2. Far Cry 6
The highly-anticipated Far Cry 6 is another game to look out for this year. Taking place in a “tropical paradise”, you will play as a local Dani Rojas as he fights against Yara’s brutal dictator, Antón Castillo, played by Breaking Bad’s Giancarlo Esposito. With its immersive story, strategic combat, and unpredictable antagonists, this installment is sure to be an adventure worth playing!
Yet another highly-anticipated game, Deathloop is an action-packed first-person shooter set on a mysterious island as two assassins with opposing objectives attempt to break through an “eternal time loop.” Choose between the two playable characters and explore an island packed with deadly traps and other players who are also stuck in the time loop. Who will come out on top?
4. Mass Effect: Legendary Edition
If you’re a fan of the Mass Effect trilogy, then you’ll be excited for this one. Remastered graphics, updated controls, and expanded content make this critically-acclaimed anthology even better as you explore the new and improved remastered versions of the classic Mass Effect titles.
5. Kena: Bridge of Spirits
Kena: Bridge of Spirits will be released in April 2021, and promises to be an enchanting experience with its story-driven action-adventure gameplay and stunning visuals. You will play as Kena, a young Spirit Guide, as she embarks on a quest to explore a mysterious forest and save a decaying village.
6. Resident Evil Village
For horror game fanatics, Resident Evil Village is something to watch out for! Building on the storyline of Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, this installment will take you to a castle where you take the role of Ethan Winters as he searches for his kidnapped daughter and attempts to uncover the terrifying secrets of the horrifying village.
7. Nier Replicant
Nier Replicant is a remastered version of the classic Nier title for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. This third-person hack-and-slash game follows the adventures of a brother who is trying to save his sister from an unknown illness. Play through unique and exciting environments while fighting off monsters and uncovering the story of this post-apocalyptic world.
8. Battlefield 2042
Battlefield 2042 is the newest installment of the Battlefield franchise, and promises to revolutionize the way gamers experience the game. Set in an advanced dystopia, you will lead a squad of four into the war-torn world and fight for victory across massive maps. With a wide range of weapons and gears, Battlefield 2042 provides a large-scale battlefield experience like never before.
9. Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart
Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart is an upcoming PlayStation 5 exclusive game, and will follow the beloved duo as they explore an interdimensional world and uncover its secrets. With new weapons, an electrifying story, and breathtaking visuals, this game looks to be something special.
Stray is an upcoming game from the developers of the critically-acclaimed Astro Bot Rescue Mission. This game follows a host of other cats in a futuristic city as they navigate their way through its many confined spaces in an effort to find a way home. With incredibly detailed visuals and ingenious puzzles, Stray is an game that no hardcore gamer should miss out on!
Whether you’re a dedicated gamer or simply enjoy casual gaming, the gaming year of 2021 offers a wonderful range of games that any fan of video games can enjoy. Did we miss something? Let us know in the comments!