Christmas is around the corner and we have reached the end of this rollercoaster year. This year has been no less than a fabulous and adventurous video game with several new plots and unexpected twists and turns. All eyes are now set on what’s 2021 bringing us. Well we can’t predict the future but however we can give you glimpses of what to expect in the gaming arena.
Browse through our curated list of popular games for 2021 below to update your wishlist.
1. Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga
Platforms – Xbox series X, Xbox One, PS4, PS5, Windows and Switch
The sixth release in IT Game series, The Skywalker Saga promises more fun and frolic. Players can start to play from any of the 9 episodes, which is a new feature. Each episode includes 5 missions. Players can revisit planets and move from side quest to side quest without losing their progress. The saga offers 45 levels which is bound to keep players entertained for hours without a single dull moment.
Platforms – Microsoft Windows, Google Stadia and Macintosh
We all aspire to be remembered for something, don’t we? This is the central idea behind the Humankind game. Created by Sega developer Amplitude Studious, the game lets you etch a legacy on various civilizations and era. This 4X game focusses on allowing players to decide on what they want to be remembered by letting them design their own civilization from a multitude of possibilities.
3. Vampire: The Masquerade Bloodlines 2
Platforms – Xbox One,Xbox Series X and Series S, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5
Action, horror and all things vampire – the core ingredients used to create the Masquerade Bloodlines 2. The plot revolves around a newbie vampire who tries to uncover the truth about the vampire society of Seattle. The central character sets out to catch the real perpetuator of vampire crimes. And on his journey he meets different vampire clans who display unique skills and abilities. Every vampire book you read or movies you have watched tries to come up with a unique spin on the Vampire narrative. This new release also attempts to do the same whilst keeping the players attention till the very end.
4. Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Earthblood
Platform – PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and Windows
Werewolf the Apocalypse series are based on a werewolf protagonist who is keeping an eye on environmental issues. The character, Cahal, fights against the materialistic and spiritually corrupted corporations who are about to harm and destroy nature. Cahal is an environmentalist who is also a werewolf which makes him much cooler and interesting. The new version has 3 gameplay modes – the Homid human form, Lupus wolf form and Crinos the war form. Each form offers players unique skills and you can transform into any form whenever and wherever required.
5. Halo Infinite
Platforms – Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and Windows
This is a military Sci-fi series. It has been identified as one of the highest grossing series. So what is new about this new series you ask? Well for starters you will have a complete access to a map which you can use to navigate. You can choose your missions using the map. Master chief will also be given access to tools such as shields and grappling hooks; all of which were featured in Halo 3. Not much has been released about Halo infinite. However, this happens to be one of the most anticipated games of 2021.
6. Dying light 2
Platforms – Xbox One, PS4, and Microsoft Windows.
Did you know that zombies are trending now? But players are down ramming them down. Which is why Dying Light 2 has come up with an interesting zombie series. So what makes it different than any other zombie game? The storyline of course. The protagonist needs to make some serious decisions which will determine the future of the last human settlement. You are Aiden Caldwell, an infected survivor. You will need to make use of your extraordinary skills to get across the city. Like the previous versions the game can be played with 4 players. Upgraded movement mechanics, great graphics, wider world to explore and more horror is what awaits you.
7. Hitman 3
Platforms – Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, PS5, Stadia and Windows
Agent 47 is back again with this third instalment. Hitman has had fans all over the world and the fan following has continued to grow over the years. This shooter is expected to be back on the streets in January next year. Hitman cannot tolerate criminals and he will take all around the world to assassinate criminals. The new version takes you to exotic and breathtakingly beautiful locations of England and Dubai. The new instalment allows players to make use of maps and progresses from previous instalment and sync them with the new version. Developers say the new Hitman will be challenging and even darker than the previous versions.
8. Resident Evil Village
Platforms – Xbox Series X/S, PS5 and Windows
Did you know that the first Resident evil was released in 1996? That is a long time in gaming years. Similar to the movie franchise the game version is also quite popular. The 10 th release is almost here. The latest instalment is a continuation of the previous one set apart by a few years. The story revolves around the Resident Evil character Ethan. Although much is still known about the new release we have no doubt that it will offer a jaw-dropping experience.
9. Gotham Knights
Sorry to disappoint you but this upcoming batman game will not be featuring your favorite batman. The game is set in the period post batman’s demise. His four allies are not seeking revenge but watching over the city to keep the crimes at bay in Gotham city. Instead of rushing to save the day players can experience the feel of patrolling the city at night busting small and large criminals. You will get the option to switch characters amongst Robin, Bat girl, Night wing or Red Hood. This RPG version offers kick-ass gears and awesome weapons. This year we saw the postponement of several video game releases. But not to worry because the upcoming year promises a multitude of fantastic games for all platforms. Whether you want to feel the chills or build empires, game developers have got them all covered.