Over the past decade, the gaming industry has enjoyed unprecedented growth and popularity, especially with the increasing number of mobile gaming apps.
Console and PC Gamers Not to Be Left Behind
Mobile-gaming apps have become quite popular over the past few years, with games like Call of Duty, Pokemon Go, Fortnite, Minecraft, and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, to name a few.
These games have become so popular that it would come as no surprise if you see these games and others like them appear on your social media newsfeed and pay-per-click services.
But just because mobile games are all the rage these days doesn’t mean that console and PC gamers will be left behind. In fact, the gaming world is greatly anticipating the worldwide release of Sony’s PlayStation 5 and Microsoft’s Xbox Series X.
If you’re a big fan of video games, then you must be looking forward to some awesome releases in 2021.
7 of the Most Anticipated Video Games of 2021
1. Hitman 3
Developer: IO Interactive
Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Playstation 4, Playstation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Nintendo Switch, and Google Stadia
Yes!!! Our favorite assassin, Agent 47, is back in the saddle in the third and final episode of the World of Assassination Trilogy.
IO Interactive gave fans a heads up that Agent 47’s contracts will be taking him to different parts of the world, including England, Dubai, and a lot more.
The best thing about this release is that players can actually sync their maps and progress from previous Hitman releases.
2. Warhammer 40,000: Darktide
Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S
We’ll be honest: we have no idea what the game is about. Really.
But, if you’ve been around for quite some time, then you probably already know about Warhammer 40K’s solid reputation. The franchise has built quite a tremendous following in the gaming industry and has so far never failed to deliver the goods. This is why many fanboys and fangirls are dying of anticipation for the release of this game.
3. Vampire the Masquerade – Bloodlines 2
Developer: Hardsuit Labs, Inc.
Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Playstation 4, Playstation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S
15 years. 15 long years. That’s how much time fans of the original Vampire the Masquerade game have clamored for a sequel to the 2004 masterpiece. And their patience is about to pay off pretty soon.
So if you still haven’t played the original game, you still have plenty of time to get ahold of one and finish it before the sequel comes out. Trust us. It will blow you out of your mind.
4. Resident Evil Village
Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Playstation 5, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S
This game no longer needs any introduction. Just the mere mention of the title Resident Evil is enough to get hardcore gamers and fans giddy with anticipation for the next one in the series.
We don’t know about you, but after the successful remakes of the second and third installments of this horror series, we’re literally on the edge of our seats to see what Capcom has in store for all of us.
5. Kerbal Space Program 2
Developer: Intercept Games
Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Playstation 4, and Xbox One
When the first Kerbal Space Program game came out, it was met with an overwhelming response from gamers that it quickly became a fan favorite that has established a pretty solid loyal fan base.
While most folks didn’t really think a space flight simulation game would hit it big, now everyone, especially the loyal fans, is raring to get their hands on the sequel.
6. Halo Infinite
Developer: 343 Industries
Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S
Many hardcore Halo fans have been eagerly anticipating the next installment to Master Chief’s saga late in 2020. Unfortunately, with all the chaos going on, its release has been pushed to 2021.
While 343 Industries is keeping mum about the game’s plot, they’re assuring us that this will be a great continuation of the series’ storyline and will be, in their words, “much more human” compared to its predecessors.
7. Far Cry 6
Developer: Ubisoft Toronto
Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Playstation 4, Playstation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Amazon Luna, and Google Stadia
With Ubisoft’s overwhelming success with Far Cry 5, it was inevitable that we will get another installment to this widely beloved fan-favorite franchise.
Far Cry 6, an FPS game, is set in a fictional Caribbean Island where you will take on the role of a guerilla fighter who’s out to overthrow “El Presidente” Anton Castillo’s dictatorial regime.
Indeed, there’s a lot to look forward to in 2021. The gaming industry has never looked brighter.