Top 10 Video Games of 2021 So Far
It’s been an incredible year for video gamers in 2021, with some truly amazing games released to get stuck into. We’ve compiled a list of our top 10 favourites so far, so you can catch up on any games you’ve missed or find the next title to add to your collection.
- KOTOR II: The Sith Lords Platforms: PC, Xbox, Android
More than 15 years after its original release, Obsidian Entertainment’s KOTOR II: The Sith Lords lives up to its reputation as one of the greatest RPGs of all time. The game follows the story of its predecessor, the award-winning Knights of the Old Republic, but with a fresh perspective and novel additions. The game is full of great levels, puzzles, and story-telling.
- Ghost of Tsushima Platforms: PS4
Nothing beats a good samurai game, and Ghost of Tsushima is one of the best. Set in 13th century Japan, you take the role of a young samurai, Jin Sakai, and battle against invading Mongols. The game is incredibly immersive, with gorgeous graphical presentation, a mix of traditional and modern game mechanics, and some great voice acting.
- Cyberpunk 2077 Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox, Stadia
The long-awaited game from the developers of The Witcher 3, Cyberpunk 2077 is a sci-fi RPG set in the futuristic Night City. With amazing graphics and a plethora of customisation options, the game is a must-play for any fan of open-world RPGs.
- Persona 5 Royal Platforms: PS4
The original Persona 5 was a huge hit, and Persona 5 Royal is an improved version of the iconic game. With improved visuals, a new story arc, and plenty of additional content, this JRPG is a must-play for any fan of the series.
- Hades Platforms: PC, Nintendo Switch
Hades is an action roguelike filled with intense combat and unique characters. It’s a challenging game to master, but its rich story and wonderful art direction make it a must-play for fans of the genre.
- Resident Evil Village Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox, Xbox Series X/S
The eighth installment in the popular survival horror series, Resident Evil Village is a great sequel to its predecessor, Resident Evil 7. The game is filled with big surprises and thrilling gameplay, and it’s packed with eerie atmosphere and tons of atmosphere.
- Returnal Platforms: PS5
Returnal is a thrilling roguelike shooter from the developers of Resogun. The game has the player take the role of an astronaut who is stuck in a looping timeline, where every time they die they return to the beginning. With intense combat and an interesting story, it’s a must-play for anyone with a PlayStation 5.
- Outriders Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox, Xbox Series X/S
From the creators of Gears of War, Outriders is an intense sci-fi shooter set in an unique post-apocalyptic world. The game has an interesting story, with exciting combat and tight gunplay. And with its co-op mode, it’s perfect for playing with friends.
- Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury Platforms: Nintendo Switch
Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury for the Nintendo Switch remasters the classic Wii U game, with the addition of a unique new game mode. Sadly, the game doesn’t have online cooperative or competitive multiplayer, but the single-player game plays just as good as it did before.
- Genshin Impact Platforms: PC, Android, iOS, PS4
Genshin Impact is a stunning open-world action-RPG set in a world of gods and magic. It’s a huge game with plenty of quests, secrets, and characters to discover. Plus, it features some of the best visuals of any free-to-play game.
Thanks for checking out our Top 10 Video Games of 2021 So Far. Whether you’re a fan of RPGs, action-adventure, or shooters, there’s something here for everyone. Let us know in the comments which games made your top 10 list!