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Top Upcoming Most Hyped Game Releases of 2021

Despite the global pandemic, it will not be an exaggeration to say that the gaming enthusiasts were able to enjoy some brilliant games. The same trend seems to follow as 2021 offered some of the finest games in the first two months so far. This time, the topic of interest is the long list of games awaiting to make an introduction later this year. The launch of next-generation consoles, PS5 and Xbox Series X, brought alongside loads of engaging titles enough to keep the fans on their toes. Although the database gets update pretty much on a daily basis with new names, there are some prominent names that stand out within the gaming community after their launch date getting officially confirmed.

Whether you are a member of the PC master race or a dedicated console gamer, there are more than enough games coming this year on multiple platforms. There is something for everyone regardless of their preferred genre, whether it be intriguing RPGs, awe-inspiring indies, or bone-chilling horror titles. Here you will find a list of games coming sometime in 2021 that you should be looking out for.

Horizon Forbidden West

Release Platforms: PS5
Release Date: TBC 2021

If the previous year was a welcoming gift for PC gamers in the form of the PC port release of Horizon Zero Dawn, the year 2021 could not get any better with the announcement of its direct sequel Horizon Forbidden West. Once again, you shall be exploring the post-apocalyptic lands of San Francisco, with Alloy returning as the main character. There is no gameplay release as of yet, but the extensive trailer during Sony’s Future of Gaming event gave us an insight into what to expect. From the looks of it, there will be many new stunning landscapes to venture into, extending to the underwater sequences with brand new machine creatures. For now, the players will have to wait patiently to unravel the secrets until after an official launch date gets publicized.

Resident Evil 8: Village

Release Platforms: PC, Xbox Series X, PS5
Release Date: May 7, 2021

The award-winning Resident Evil franchise returns with the latest upcoming addition, Resident Evil Village, which will be the direct sequel to Resident Evil 7 Biohazard. The story follows the trials taking place a few years after the events of the prequel title, and Ethan finds himself in a predicament in a mysterious village looking for answers. The official trailer raised more questions than answers regarding Ethan’s foes and allies, with only a familiar face shown of none other than Chris Redfield. It is evident that he is responsible for Ethan’s current situation, but until May 7, only time will tell how the story unfolds from after that.

Far Cry 6

Release Platforms: PC, Xbox Series X, PS5, PS4, Xbox One
Release Date: TBC 2021

The trailer of Far Cry 6 came out nowhere the previous year, so far going as to mention the official launch date being in February. But it got delayed inevitably until further notice. For now, fans have to make do with the trailer, which portrays Yara, a fictional tropical paradise frozen in time. The players will be taking on the role of a local Yaran guerrilla fighter going by the name Dani Rojas. Your role is to decide the fate of the island by taking down the dictator Anton Castillo, who is hell-bent on restoring the nation to its former brilliance by the use of any means and power necessary.

Psychonauts 2

Release Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One
Release Date: TBC 2021

There is a high chance that the modern generation gamers do not even know that an original Psychonauts existed. It is a classic title that blends the elements of creativity and enjoyment brilliantly into its adventurous gameplay. Now, after more than a decade, the original cast, including Lili, Raz, and other elite Psychonauts members, make a comeback for another 3D platforming experience. The developers promise to deliver unique and whimsical mindscapes to explore that are bound to become eccentric and hilarious with the nature of the characters.

Psychonauts 2

Gotham Knights

Release Platforms: PC, Xbox Series X, PS5, PS4, Xbox One
Release Date: TBC 2021

The title appears to be a blend of Gotham City and Arkham Knights coming from a Batman game. But there will be no Batman as he got killed, and now the responsibility of maintaining peace within the city streets falls on the shoulders of the hero faction known as Gotham Knights. The game features four main characters – Red Hood, Batgirl, Robin, and Nightwing. The gameplay follows the theme of an open world action-adventure, which allows you to choose unique abilities and skill trees for your characters. The fact that many familiar faces from DC’s book of villains will be making a presence makes Gotham Knights all the more intriguing.

Ghostwire: Tokyo

Release Platforms: PC, PS5
Release Date: October 2021

Japanese folklore and legends tell us the story of countless mythical creatures and apparitions, but what if such entities start roaming the neon-lit streets of modern Tokyo? It is precisely the kind of supernatural yet promising content that Ghostwire: Tokyo has in store for its anticipated fans. The title shares the same production studio like that of classic survival horror The Evil Within. So, there is a lot that fans who share similar taste should expect from this upcoming title featuring conspiracies, paranormal entities, and the occult.

Solar Ash

Release Platforms: PC, PS5, PS4
Release Date: June 2021

The feeling of hopelessness that drives the soul to the verge of breaking apart while stuck in the space, Solar Ash portrays the struggles of players as they venture on an interstellar adventure amidst the rift in space called Ultravoid. As it swallows the surrounding worlds, the game offers a unique experience that depends on the actions and struggles between the characters, as they find comfort in their company and strive for something more of a positive outcome.