Top 10 Games to Play This Year

17 June 2020 12:00 Games TOP

While other sectors of the economy may fluctuate, the video game market only continues to grow. Every year, large and small developers alike announce the release of numerous highly anticipated games. With this huge variety to choose from, how to decide which games to play?

In this article, we have compiled the top 10 games to play this year.

Top 10 Games to Play This Year

1. Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Yes, you can now enjoy an Animal Crossing game in 2020!. Animal crossing is a must-play game this year. You’ve probably already seen your social media feeds inundated with ACNH content. This agriculture and relationship cultivation game will keep you engaged for hundreds of hours, and it serves as excellent inspiration for new holidays, like National Gamers Day.

Gamers who loved previous Animal Crossing titles will find that familiar formula in New Horizons. However, This game does not only bank on nostalgia, Animal Crossing New Horizons also uses the latest technology and visuals to offer a new and exciting experience.

Features:

  • It was released on March 20th.
  • Available on Nintendo Switch

2. The Last of Us Part II

Over the last decade, The Last of Us has made a name for itself. It has been widely lauded as having changed the landscape of the gaming industry. If you are a fan of this amazing video game, I’ve got good news for you: you can now enjoy part II of this absolute beauty.

The Last of Us Part II seems similar to the first game, being a brutal meditation on violence and dark. Now, you have an older Ellie, facing the dangers of the world. Naughty Dog has to overcome a lot of challenging tasks and offer several brand-new adventures to gamers.

Features:

  • It will release on June 19th, 2020
  • Available on PS4

3. Doom Eternal

Even older first-person shooter series continue to enthrall audiences. Doom eternal arrived in March, with faster, meaner, and nastier levels, bringing even scarier demons straight from Hell.

Moreover, it offers the ability to do mid-air dashes and more furious combats. The biggest features of Doom Eternal is its speed, intensity of play, more sophisticated weapons, as well as just how fun it is to murder demons.

Features:

  • It was released on March 20th, 2020
  • Available on PS4 and Xbox One

4. Final Fantasy VII Remake 

We all have waited for years for the remake of Final Fantasy, which makes it one of the most cherished video games of this year. We all are familiar with its previous installments, characters, and setting and have played it dozens of times.

There is one thing for sure: this big battle between a hardy band of eco-terrorists and giant evils will surely take you to a nostalgic trip. Thus, it should be included in your list of games to play this year.

Features:

  • It was released on March 3rd, 2020
  • Available on PS4

5. Half-Life: Alyx

Many people are still in awe of the fact that we got a new Half-Life game in 2020. Undoubtedly if it offers one of the best video gaming experiences with its ambitious storytelling and use of VR.

This sequel was released 13 years after the last Half-Life, and it was worth the wait for such a masterpiece. Half-Life: Alyx is set between the first and second game. It’s a fascinating blend of classic Half-Life games with the latest VR mechanics to give the game a totally new feeling, without losing what makes Half-Life special.

Features:

  • It was released on March 23rd, 2020
  • Available on PC

6. Control

Another epic game you should not miss this year is Control. Control is the game that has successfully returned the studio as one of the most creative force creators. Control is set in the Oldest House, and is based around the struggle to fight against the evilest enemies. 

The game depicts the struggle of remedy and its use of live-action, its amazing ability to choose the right song, and its love for science fiction and paranormal makes it a joy to play.

Features:

  • It was released on August 27th, 2019
  • Available on multiplayer like Xbox, PS4. PC

7. Ghost of Tsushima

This PlayStation masterpiece will surely blow your mind. This is an entirely new experience in the world of video gaming.

 With its environment, music, combat mechanics, and visuals,  this game has the power to be one of the hits of 2020.

Features:

  • It will release on June 26th, 2020
  • Available on PS4

8. Dragon Ball Z Kakarot

The arrival of the Dragon Ball Z Kakarot inevitably skews the way we perceive Dragon Ball Z and brings a new life to the game. It ushers in a new era of the Dragon Ball series. The most exciting thing about the game is its connection to the manga and anime characters.

Not only will you have a chance to go on new quests and missions, but you will also be able to become a part of some iconic battles. One of the best reasons to buy this game is its vast and lavish battles. 

Features:

  • It was released on January 17th, 2020
  • Available on PS4, PC and Xbox

9. Minecraft Dungeons

Have you ever wanted a Minecraft game with a dungeon crawler theme? If your answer is no, then this game will be a  surprise for all of you. Get ready for an amazing and mind-blowing passion project from the Minecraft team.

This game is hits a sweet spot somewhere between LEGO Star Wars and Diablo. It will surely hook you for hours.

Features:

  • It will release on May 26th, 2020
  • Available on Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One and PC
  • Multiplayer game with up to four players

10. Cyberpunk 2077

The last game we have on our list is Cyberpunk 2077. This is one of the most highly anticipated releases of the year. Developed by the team behind The Witcher 3, Cyberpunk 2077 features a more profound, bigger, and intense sci-fi RPG experience.

There is no doubt that Cyberpunk 2077 is worth paying attention to.

Features:

  • It was released on April 16th, 2020
  • Available on Xbox, PC and Google Station

Final Words

There are dozens of amazing games to play this year. This is our top 10 games to play this year. Choose one from this list and you’re certain to have a fun experience!

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