Whether you're still waiting to get your hands on the new PlayStation 5 console or using the old one, PlayStation makers have released a list of the most anticipated games of 2021 to help players decide which new game to try. Here's the list of games they're most looking forward to:
Deathloop is an upcoming action-adventure game developed by Arkane Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks.
The game is set on the mysterious island of Blackreef, where players will experience the main story as Colt who is hunting down assassins to break the time-loop that has trapped the Island in an endless cycle.
“Deathloop seems like a game that has an original concept and gameplay, very well tailored artistic direction and fast-paced action. On top of that it’s made by a french studio,” says Cyrille Imbert, Executive Producer, Dotemu – Streets of Rage 4.
The game is to be scheduled to be released for PlayStation 5 and Windows on May 21, 2021.
The next God of War
The next God of War #PS5— PS5 Only (@PS5only) February 13, 2021
"I can’t wait to see how the characters grow and how they build on the amazing foundation of the first game with the power of PS5.”
– Brian Horton, Creative Director, Insomniac Games
The next God of War is an action-adventure game franchise created by David Jaffe at Sony's Santa Monica Studio. The game is about a man living outside the shadow of the gods, Kratos the main character in the game along with his son Atreus needs to adapt to unfamiliar lands and fight to fulfill personal quests.
The is a sequel to the 2018 PlayStation 4 ‘God of War’ title and the game is likely to resume from the journey of Kratos and his son, following the events of that game.
“It’s not an easy task to reinvent a beloved franchise like God of War, and the 2018 game exceeded expectations, delivering a personal story about father and son, a stunning world, and incredible mechanics. I can’t wait to see how the characters grow and how they build on the amazing foundation of the first game with the power of PS5,” says Brian Horton, Creative Director, Insomniac Games – Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morale.
Gran Turismo 7
I just need Gran Turismo 7 release date and I’m good on the year! pic.twitter.com/nmZDgcNSBA— Jaydub (@JayDubcity16) February 11, 2021
Gran Turismo 7 is a racing video game that was announced on June 11, 2020, at the PlayStation 5 reveal event.
“Racing games are always the easiest way for players to feel the true capabilities of next-generation gaming. I’m extremely excited to see what next-generation experiences this title will offer. Hurry up and release it already,” says Hideaki Itsuno, Director, Capcom – Devil May Cry 5: Special Edition.
Horizon Forbidden West
I literally think of Horizon Forbidden West every single day. I can’t wait. pic.twitter.com/lLkMH36xtf— Kate (@kaytanaa) February 9, 2021
Horizon Forbidden West is developed by Guerrilla Games and published by Sony. Players explore distant lands, fight against machines, and encounter astonishing new tribes, form alliances, and reunite with old friends as you return to the far-future, post-apocalyptic world of Horizon.
The game is set to be released in 2021 for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5. It is the sequel to Horizon Zero Dawn.
“I loved Horizon Zero Dawn and I can’t wait to see how the teams at Guerrilla evolve such a masterpiece,” says Shaun Escayg, Creative Director, Crystal Dynamics – Marvel’s Avengers
Kena: Bridge of Spirits
Kena: Bridge of Spirits is an action-adventure game developed and published by Ember La. As Kena, players travel to an abandoned village in search of the sacred mountain shrine.
Players build their team of companions by collecting Rot, which helps gain abilities and change the environment.
The game is expected to release in March 2021.
Little Devil Inside
Little Devil Inside is an action-packed video game developed and published by Neostream Interactive. The game tells a story about 5126 Kickstarter backers who want to survive in a mysterious world.
“I really love the concept of a 19th-century explorer hunting down monsters with an old professor alongside. Great art style with what looks like wonderful worlds to explore. Can’t wait to see what adventures that story will take us on. After playing so much Demon’s Souls and continually being bested in 2020, I’m looking forward to 2021 when I will explore beautiful worlds that aren’t always trying to kill me,” says Gavin Moore, Creative Director, SIE Worldwide Studios – Demon’s Soul.
Neostream launched a Kickstarter for the Little Devil Inside back in 2015, and the game is finally ready to be launched in July 2021.
Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is a shooter platform game developed by Insomniac Games and published by Sony for the PlayStation 5.
“There are so many great games to look forward to in 2021. One that I can’t wait to explore together with my son is Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart. I love the unique and gorgeous world they created. We’re currently replaying the latest Ratchet game while we wait for the next one to come out,” says Angie Smets, Studio Director, Guerrilla.
The game is scheduled to release on June 11th, 2021.
We're really getting a new COD, Battlefield, and Halo in the same year. 🔥 pic.twitter.com/nNKzrOHGTX— Okami (@Okami13_) February 10, 2021
Elden Ring is a dark-fantasy role-playing game created by FromSoftware and BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment. The game allows players to design and take charge of their own unique character.
Resident Evil Village
Main Hall Theme - Resident Evil Village (2021) pic.twitter.com/Mj4N9xwSG1— Daily Resident Evil Music (@BiohazardOST) February 13, 2021
Resident Evil Village is an upcoming survival-horror game developed and published by Capcom. Players fight against outbreaks of zombies and other monsters. The game will be the tenth installment in the Resident Evil series and is also the sequel to Resident Evil 7: Biohazard.
The game is expected to release in January 2021.