2017 is spicing up to be an awesome year for gaming. Just check out these upcoming console titles:
1. Horizon Zero Dawn
Release Date: 02/28/2017
Hyped since its reveal in 2015’s E3 conference, Horizon Zero Dawn is a new action adventure RPG developed by award-winning creator of the Killzone series, Guerrilla Games. Roam the beautiful dystopian future ruled by robot dinosaurs and creatures as Aloy, a young woman shunned by her own tribe since birth. Navigate rich vibrant landscapes, discover ruins by past civilizations and combat huge predators and rival tribes with weapons crafted by you.
2. Injustice 2
Release Date: 2017
Brought to you by Mortal Kombat X developer NetherRealm Studios, the highly anticipated sequel to 2013’s Injustice: Gods Among Us is coming to the Playstation 4 and Xbox One. It retains numerous gameplay elements from the original including environment interaction, stage transitions, clashes, and character traits. The roster will include both new and returning heroes and villains and according to Warner Bros. Interactive, it will be the “biggest DC roster ever offered in a fighting game.”
3. Spiderman (Working Title)
Release Date: TBA
Here’s another PS4 exclusive featuring your friendly neighbourhood Spiderman brought to you by Ratchet & Clank developers, Insomniac Games. Will this be the new Spidey game to dethrone the fan favourite Spider-Man 2? Many seem to think so. It boasts acrobatic stunts, parkour moves, and web-slinging action the superhero is famous for. Marvel teamed up with Insomniac to bring old and new fans an all-new authentic Spiderman story, one you’ve never encountered on the silver screen.
4. Days Gone
Release Date: 2017
Ever miss The Last of Us? You know, the multi-awarded survival horror hit by Uncharted franchise developer Naughty Dog? Then brace yourselves for an intense adventure by SIE Bend Studios that will leave you holding your breath every time you play. In Days Gone, you are Deacon St. John, a bounty hunter trying to survive in a world plagued by a global pandemic. Outsmart and outrun different enemies like Drifters, militia, and Freakers – mindless but dangerous feral creatures.
5. Red Dead Redemption 2
Release Date: Fall 2017
When famed GTA franchise developer, Rockstar Games teased fans on Twitter a photo of the Rockstar logo with a red background, everyone lost it. Then everyone boarded the hype train when the trailer was revealed 2 days after. Not much has been disclosed by the developer, but rumors say that it’s going to feature a bigger open West-world than the original Red Dead and it’s going to contain more than one playable character like GTA V.