2017 has arguably been one of the most amazing years in terms of gaming! The amount of gems that we got this year are immeasurable with the likes of Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Horizon: Zero Dawn breaking on to the scene. We countdown now to the top 10 best games of 2017. Here are our picks.
#10 – PlayerUnknowns Battleground
The Battle Royale themed shooter took the world by storm. No one could have predicted the phenomenal success that PUBG has had this year.The game is simple and easy to play and that is where its greatest appeal lies.
Being one of the best RPGs of the year, Nier: Automata perfectly combines artistic vision and intriguing gameplay into a great package. The 35-hour journey is truly an amazing experience that you spend with 2B.
#9 – Assassin’s Creed Origins
Ubisoft returned with a new entry in the long running franchise after taking an extra year, and it seems to have done wonders as the game is a far better offering than it’s predeccesors.
#8 – Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
Ninja Theory put out an action-adventure masterpiece this year that is a must-play for everyone. Hellblade’s true appeal came from a kind of protagonist never before seen in gaming. The game brilliantly wove a story arc with the protagonists mental illness and made it into an absolutely compelling story.
#7 – Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus
Wolfenstein II defied expectations and delivered what it was supposed to. An all out smash mouth gaming experience which is second to none.
#6 – Horizon: Zero Dawn
Horizon Zero Dawn was Guerilla’s brave new venture which rightly won it a number of plaudits. The story follows Aloy as she searches for answers in a post apocalyptic world.
#5 – Divinity: Original Sin 2
Perhaps one of the most underrated game of the year.
Divinity: Original Sin 2 pushes the boundaries of isometric RPGs and is arguably one of the best in it’s genre.
#4 – Nioh
The game just doesn’t get the credit it deserves. Combining history with fantasy with a rich combat system . Nioh is perhaps one of the most underrated PS4 title to be released in 2017.
#3 – Super Mario Odyssey
Nintendo never disappoint when it comes to Mario, and Odyssey wasn’t an exception. It’s an amazingly fun, heart-wrenching emotional rollercoaster that makes the player realize how significant the entire series is to the gaming world and makes you understand the effectiveness of storytelling and game play in games. It is a system-seller.
#2 – Persona 5
An art style and soundtrack that are second to none, Person 5 is the definition of a perfect JRPG. The gameplay and story take the entire series to a different height and hopefully a beautiful new direction for any more entries in the series.
#1 – Legend Of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Nintendo’s flagship title for the Switch. The game is just pure fun. with an engaging story and content which can keep you occupied for hours and hours. The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild is rightfully at the top of the charts of the 10 best games of 2017.
These were our 10 best games of 2017. Let us know your opinions by commenting in the comments section below.