Monday, January 6, 2020

Most Anticipated Games of 2020

Most Anticipated Games of 2020
2019 was quite a year for the gaming industry! With the launch of next-gen consoles, 2020 is already shaping up to be much bigger. Continue scrolling for our list on the biggest games which have been confirmed for 2020 release.

Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot

Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot

Release Date: January 17| Platform(s): PS4, Xbox One, PC
Dragon Ball Z/: Kakarot is the first major release of 2020. It maintains the combat system from previous 3D Dragon Ball games whiles incorporating action-RPG, character levels, sidequests and more elements.

Darksiders Genesis

Darksiders Genesis

Release Date: February 14| Platform(s): PS4, Xbox One,Switch, PC, Stadia
The new installation would introduce a new top-down perspective. However, fans should still expect its  "intense combat, exploration, puzzle-solving, epic boss battles and serpent holes from heaven to hell." The game would also feature two-player co-op, each player taking control of one of the two Horsemen of Apocalypse, War or Strife.

Marvel's Iron Man VR

Marvel's Iron Man VR


Release Date: February 28| Platform(s): PS4(PSVR)
Players would don the PlayStation VR headset alongside PlayStation Move controllers to participate in aerial combat and chase sequences as Iron Man.

Final Fantasy VII Remake

Final Fantasy VII Remake

Release Date: March 3 | Platform(s): PS4
Final Fantasy VII Remake is a remake of the 1997 PlayStation game. Five years after its E3 2015 reveal, it will be released on March 3. The game would offer a deeper exploration into the Midgar portion of the original. 

Nioh 2

Nioh 2

Release Date: March 13 | Platform(s): PS4
Nioh 2 is a sequel to the Team Ninja's excellent action-RPG released in 2017. Players would explore the violent Sengoku-era Japan and the deadly Dark Realm as a half-human, half-supernatural warrior.

Bleeding Edge

Bleeding Edge

Release Date: March 24 | Platform(s): Xbox One, PC
Bleeding Edge is a fast-paced 4v4 multiplayer game where every playable character possesses a unique set of abilities. A closed beta for the competitive multiplayer game will begin on February 14. 

Half-Life: Alyx

Half-Life: Alyx

Release Date: March 2020 | Platform(s): All PC based VR Headsets
Half-Life: Alyx is a full-length VR first-person shooter set between the first two installments of the series. It is the first new Half-Life game in 12 years. Players would control Alyx Vance as she and her father fight the alien combine.

Resident Evil 3: Remake

Resident Evil 3: Remake

Release Date: April 3 | Platform(s): PS4, Xbox One, PC
The game's announcement came as a surprise, but makes sense; as the Resident Evil 2 remake sold extremely well. The game would feature Jill Valentine, Carlos Oliveira among others.

Cyberpunk 2077

Cyberpunk 2077

Release Date: April 16 | Platform(s): PS4, Xbox One, PC, Stadia
CD Projekt Red, creators of the Witcher 3, will release Cyberpunk 2077, probably the most hyped game of 2020.  Players will control V, a mercenary outlaw in an open-world, an action-adventure story set in a futuristic city called Night City.

Minecraft Dungeons

Release Date: April 2020 | Platform(s): PS4, Xbox One, PC, Switch
Minecraft Dungeons is a spinoff of the widely popular series. It is set in the same world as previous installments but would introduce a new engine, mechanics, items, and story. The game would also feature a drop-in multiplayer for up to four players.

Marvel's Avengers


Release Date: May 15 | Platform(s): PS4, Xbox One, PC, Switch
This game would mark the first time since 2005, Crystal Dynamics has developed a video game outside the Tomb Raider franchise. It would feature offline single-player mode or online with up to four players during certain aspects of the game. Playable characters would include Hulk, Captain America, Iron Man, Black Widow, Thor, and Kamala Khan.

The Last of Us Part II


The Last of Us Part II

Release Date: May 29 | Platform(s): PS4
After 7 long years, Naughty Dog is releasing the sequel to its massive success, The Last of Us. The game would take place after the events of the first. However, unlike the first game, you would play as Ellie in across what Naughty Dog calls "by far" its biggest game yet.

Dying Light 2

 Dying Light 2

Release Date: Spring 2020 | Platform(s): PS4, Xbox One, PC
The game is a sequel to 2015's Dying Light. More than double the parkour moves have been added since the first game. The sequel also introduces increased consequences for player decisions. 

Ghost of Tsushima


Release Date: Summer 2020 | Platform(s): PS4
You would play as a Samurai Warrior in 1274 Tsushima. According to Sony, this would be "the biggest game Sucker Punch has ever made my a wide margin".

Halo Infinite


Release Date: Holiday 2020 | Platform(s): Xbox Series X, Xbox One, PC
The next installment in the franchise would launch holiday, 2020 with Project Scarlett. Xbox One and PC versions will also be released. 343’s Bonnie Ross said Infinite is a “spiritual reboot” for the beloved franchise.

Godfall

Godfall

Release Date:  2020 | Platform(s): PS5, PC
Godfall was announced for PS5 and PC during The Game Awards 2019.  The game is described as a "looter-slasher". It supports single-player and up to three players "drop-in drop-out" co-op mode.

Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga


Release Date:  2020 | Platform(s): PS4,Xbox One, Switch, PC
It will be the sixth and most ambitious entry in the  TT Games' Lego Star Wars series of video games and the sequel to Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens. It features levels from all Star Wars Skywalker saga series of films. Playable characters include Luke, Rey, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Finn, BB-8, Darth Vader, Emperor Palpatine, Kylo Ren, and more.

Microsoft Flight Simulator


Release Date:  2020 | Platform(s): Xbox One, PC
Flight Simulator is the eleventh entry in the Microsoft Flight Simulator series. It will simulate the entire Earth using data from Bing Maps in 4K. It is shaping up to be one of 2020s most breathtaking games.

 Here is a list of other games confirmed for release 2020 and beyond:
  • Ori and the Will of the Wisps
  • Doom Eternal
  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  • Roller Champions
  • Disintegration
  • Vampire: The Masquerade — Bloodlines 2
  • Outriders
  • Bravely Default 2
  • Crossfire X
  • Deadly Premonition 2: A Blessing in Disguise
  • Psychonauts 2
  • System Shock Remastered
  • Watch Dogs Legion

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