I have a piece of great news for all the gamers out there! The year 2020 is going to be one of the most significant years for gaming in a decade. Some of the highly anticipated games include Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Final Fantasy 7 Remake, Cyberpunk 2077, and The Last Of Us 2. On top of that, PS5 and XBOX series X has confirmed an end of the year. As we know, games are tough to make, and creating a truly great game takes a lot of time. Just like the saying, good things come to those who wait, and gamers are in for a treat this year.
There are a variety of exciting indie releases to keep an eye out for in 2020, such as the time looping thriller of 12 minutes, the dungeon crawling lovefest Boyfriend Dungeon along with the touching cozy management sim Spiritfarer. There are a lot of new PC games to add to your wishlist on your favorite platforms of choice like Steam, Epic, Uplay or Origin.
Also, be prepared for between the forward-thinking VR titles, long-anticipated triple-A franchises, and a new animal crossing. So whatever your gaming passion may be, there’s plenty to look forward to and get excited about the future.
Here are some of the games you might want to look forward to!
Ori and the Will of the Wisps
Platform(s): PC, Xbox One
Release date: February 11, 2020
Hold your breath for Ori and the Will of the Wisps as it’s going to be the most captivating games of 2020 with gorgeous hand-painted backdrops. It tells an affecting story that takes us to the beautiful but treacherous world. It shows us new regions and creatures in the lush Nibel forest. We aren’t fully aware of the details, but it looks like Ori will be teaming up with a purple feathered owl whose species may have been wiped out by some calamity.
Final Fantasy VII
Release date: March 3, 2020
This game is the seventh entry in one of the most adored video games in the history of the industry. We have all been waiting for the remake for years, and finally, we get to experience it. We can expect slick modern visuals at E3 2015 in a Square Enix, which gives a glorious glimpse at Cloud Strife’s big comeback. You can expect a full game sized episodes with action-heavy real-time combat scenes. This game’s stunning graphics and a hybridized action RPG combat system will undoubtedly please both new and old fans.
Animal Crossing: New Horizons
Release date: March 20, 2020
People have dreamed of this new entry in the adorably gentle little life sim game. Now finally, Nintendo has answered our prayers as it announced a new adventure game Animal Crossing: New horizons. It also has made promises to make its way up to the Switch in 2020. The game’s setting looks amazing as it takes place in a deserted tropical island with crafting and heaps of customization. Countless new features are coming to the world of Animal Crossing, and we can’t wait to reunite with Tom Nook and Isabelle.
Resident Evil 3 Remake
Platform(s): PC, PS4, Xbox 1
Release date: April 3, 2020
It’s finally official! Capcom is soon releasing a remake of Resident Evil 3, and we will reunite again with Jill Valentine and Carlos Oliveria. As per the storyline, the return of 3 will again take us on another updated zombie-infested fright fest. We can’t wait for this new take in continuation of the 1999 franchise. And they have revealed a secret at a recent State of Play which announced that three would also include the multiplayer spin-off Project Resistance to boot. Now isn’t that cool!
The Last Of Us 2
Release date: May 29, 2020
Action-Adventure titles have won the heart of immense gamers since the last decade, and this game is no exception. And if you think that Joel’s adventure in the last game was heartbreaking, wait till you play this one. Naughty Dog’s award-winning action-adventure game earned a new sequel that looks even more harrowing than the series inaugural outings. Thus, this game will leave up to its expectation with survival game style combat with new character introduction and post-apocalyptic settings to explore. But don’t worry, some familiar face will guide you through the unexpected horrors.
Persona 5 Royal
Release date: March 31, 2020
Get ready for another round of Persona goodness. This new version in an enhanced edition with plenty of extra content. Royal introduces an entirely new semester system with a new area, new characters, and a new arc story. If you are an adventure game enthusiast, this may be the perfect choice for you. Beware, as the Phantom Thieves are bound to steal your heart.
Are you excited to play these games? Let us know which game you are looking forward to playing.