A bevy of games across various genres were announced at E3 recently and finding your next favourite from the hundred’s of games can be a little tough. So here are the 10 upcoming games you should be excited about.
10. Forza Motorsport 7
The latest entry in Forza Motorsport series follows it’s predecessor with it’s gorgeous visuals and true to life physics. It’s car catalogue is bigger than ever with now more than 700 cars and 200 different car configurations. The 30 different locations present in the game have a dynamic weather system which changes throughout the race. It’s also the first Forza game featuring trucks.
Release Date: 3 October 2017
9. A Way Out
A Way Out is a unique game in the sense that it uses a co-op between two players, either multiplayer or local split screen. The game features two protagonists Leo and Vincent, two prisoners who must break from prison and hide from authorities. This game requires the two players to work together to plan and execute. One interesting detail is that the story progress for the two character’s isn’t synced, one player can be in action while the other might be watching a cut scene.
Release Date: Early 2018
8. Destiny 2
The sequel to the FPS shooter Destiny adds up to it’s predecessor with new elements with the exception of the game being online only. It incorporates MMO and role-playing elements together.
Release Date: 6 September 2017
7. Need for Speed: Payback
The Need for Speed series is back with Payback featuring whole new revamped style of racing with now being able to do car heists. The story revolves 3 characters attempting to take down an underground cartel.
Release Date: 10 November 2017
6. God of War
The self-titled reboot to the God of Series follows a wise and old Kratos who now acts as a mentor to his son. The series contains the same hack and slash formula as the previous titles with updated graphics and physics.
Release Date: Early 2018
5. Days Gone
There may be enough zombie post-apocalyptic games out but this one looks special. The game’s protagonist St. John is a bounty who spends his life on the road. It is set 2 years after a worldwide epidemic turning millions into mindless creatures called ‘Freakers’.
Release Date: 2018
4. Call of Duty: World War II
Call of Duty looks to return to its former glory with its throwback to the World War II. The game as stated is set during the World War II time period and features various new updates to both single player and multiplayer modes. The plot of the campaign is mainly focused on the fight of the allied forces with Germany.
Release Date: 3 November 2017
3. Assassin’s Creed Origins
This time we go to Egypt in what will be a prequel to series. The gameplay features a lot of the changes where the player completes quests in a linear manner to progress. Outside of quests players can freely roam the open world on foot, horseback, camel-back or boat.
Release Date: 27 October 2017
2. Far Cry 5
Set in the fictional Hope County, Montana, the antagonist Joseph Seed has risen to prominence in the region. You take on the role of a sheriffs deputy who is sent to arrest Joseph and end his cult.
Release Date: 27 February 2018
1.The Last of Us Part II
The sequel to one of the best games of all time is just upon the horizon. Not much is known about the game except that it features an older Joe and Ellie.
Release Date: To Be Revealed