For the videogame fanatics, 2020 ended on a high note with the release of the PS5 and Xbox X. This could mean only one thing. 2021 would be bursting with promising new games to officially introduce the new generation of consoles. As such, here are the top 6 games to look forward to in 2021.
1. Hitman 3
Available on: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox X, Switch and Stadia
A breath-taking voyage into the world of stealth as an assassin. IO Interactive releases its most ambitious production yet. ‘Hitman 3’ takes us back to the steps of Agent 47 and the most elaborate methods to complete an objective. An action game that could well be considered a puzzle.
2. Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury
Available on: Switch
It was once one of the most celebrated games of the Nintendo era. It disappeared from the radars after an evil spell bestowed by Wii U. And now, it returns. ‘Super Mario 3D World’ makes a highly anticipated comeback to demonstrate all of its potential to those who ignored it. And with ‘Bowser’s Fury’, it provides yet another animated adventure, as if you needed any more…
3. Resident Evil Village
Available: PC, PS5, Xbox X
Release date: May 7th
Another 2021 belter. The return of first-person gameplay in ‘Resident Evil’. It worked admirably in ‘Resident Evil VII’ and here promises to be even more gloomy and inconceivable. It begs to get hooked on confronting werewolves to the classic zombie figure.
Available on: PC and PS5
Release date: May 21st
Microsoft recently decided to acquire Berthesda’s production and it’s not hard to understand why. With Arkane at the end of the world, it yields unbelievable potential. You would be crazy to look past it. A never-ending loop of trained assassins and the challenge of achieving your objective while your counterpart tries to complete his.
5. Halo Infinite
Available on: PC, Xbox One, Xbox X
Release date: 2nd half of 2021
While he didn’t start on the front foot, if there is any man capable to rising after any battle, it’s Master Chief. His purpose? Becoming the first true guardian of the Xbox’s new generation. To take on this landmark, he will have to learn to discover himself again.
6. Grand Turismo 7
Available on: PS5
It will be hard for Sony to match their catalogue of games for 2021. Nonetheless, ‘Gran Turismo 7’ for now appears as the star announcement for PS5. Yamauchi simulation fans will be eager to try out their most ambitious release yet. Its creator has already revealed that, like John Hammond, you will spare no expense.
Combining arcade, sports and first-person action games, 2021 promises to be as gripping as it is going to be entertaining. The new generation of consoles unlocks a plethora of innovative possibilities that we all can’t wait to try out.