While Nintendo is preparing for the arrival of its new console and that virtual reality should welcome a new generation of video games experience, the year 2017 looks very rich in the area of video games. Here are the works that should mark the coming months.
“Resident Evil VII”, the origins of horror
The year will begin under high tension with the highly anticipated seventh episode of the horrifying saga Resident Evil. Expected for January 24, on PS4 and Xbox One, the game of Capcom presents itself as a first-person experience. Playable in virtual reality on the PlayStation VR, it promises to be a real nightmare for survival enthusiasts.
“Nioh”, the katana of truth
It took twelve long years to finally play “Nioh”. Project launched, then abandoned, before being resurrected by Team Ninja at Tecmo-Koei. February 9 will mark the arrival of this title on PS4 which should delight the fans of “Dark Souls” and punitive experiences, this time in a medieval Japan populated with demons and samurai.
“For Honor”, the art of war
The Valentine looks warrior at Ubisoft , who will publish February 14 his first title of the year: “For Honor”. He also heir to the saga “Dark Souls”, the title projects us into the heart of epic battles where barbarians, knights and samurai confront each other. Self-control and strategy will be the key points to be victorious.
“Halo Wars 2”, the strategy of the strongest
Exclusive to the Xbox One and PC Windows 10, “Halo Wars 2” is the strategic counterpart of the Halo shooting games. The Spartans will resume service on February 21, in a game that looks promising for fans of the genre.
“Horizon: Zero Dawn”, the post-apocalyptic era 2.0
It is March 1st that the PS4 Sony will host its first big exclusive production of the year. “Horizon: Zero Dawn” introduces Aloy, a young woman as rash as Lara Croft , who will have to survive in a post-apocalyptic world where men have returned to the cave age, while machines have become formidable predators worthy of dinosaurs.
“The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild”
First big exclusive title to the Switch, “Zelda: Breath of the Wild” will accompany the launch of the new console Nintendo on March 3rd. Link is found in an open world that is gigantic, populated with treasures and adventures.
“Mass Effect Andromeda”, towards infinity and beyond
After developing a brilliant SF trilogy with Mass Effect, BioWare continues its “Star Wars” with a new opus subtitled Andromeda. The title, published by Electronic Arts, is expected for March 24 on PC, Xbox One and PS4. It will take us to the confines of the Andromeda galaxy in a space odyssey full of mysteries.
“Sea of Thieves”, the pirates of the Seven Seas
If the pirates have fascinated and inspired many novelists, why not choose to live like these old sea lions? “Sea of Thieves”, which is due to be released in the course of the year exclusively on Xbox One and PC. A game, worn by Microsoft , full of humor that invites to team up with other players. Going in search of treasures, loading guns, drinking rum and engaging in saber duels, nothing should be impossible for freshwater sailors once they have their hands in their hands.
“Red Dead Redemption 2,” for a handful of dollars
This is by far the most anticipated video game of the year. Red Dead Redemption 2 is an upcoming western action-adventure video game developed and published by Rockstar Games for release on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in Q2 2018. Few things have filtered on Rockstar’s new Western, but the success of the previous episode was such that the gamers are waiting for it.
“Super Mario Odyssey”, the surprise of the chef
Unveiled on January 13, the new Mario will be desired until the end of the year for the future owners of the Switch. This unusual adventure of the little mustached plumber promises to exploit a new concept with the possibility for Mario to use the powers of his cap which also own his own pair of eyes. This is fueling speculation about the possibility of using virtual reality or augmented reality. The answer should be revealed in the coming months, or even in E3 from 13 to 15 June.
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