With games like Resident Evil 7, For Honor, and Horizon: Zero Dawn 2017 kicked off with a great start. It rarely happens that a year started with such a great lineup still has more good stuff to offer in its second quarter. It is almost the end of the first quarter so we decided to create a list of top 5 upcoming games of Q2 2017.
- Persona 5
- Injustice 2
- Tekken 7
- Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy
Platform: PS4, PS3
Release date: April 4, 2017
Persona 5 is the sixth installment in the Persona series, which is part of the larger Megami Tensei franchise. It is a role-playing video game developed by Atlus and after being in development for nearly a decade the game is finally launching on PS3 and PS4 platforms.
The story takes place in Tokyo and follows the life of High School students. During the course of a school year, the students are awaken to their Persona powers to become masked vigilantes dubbed the “Phantom Thieves of Hearts”, and explore the supernatural Palace realm to steal ill intent from the hearts of adults.
The game has been already launched in Japan on September 15, 2016, the worldwide release scheduled on April 4, 2017.
Platform: PS4, Xbox One, PC
Release date: May 5, 2017
Prey is an upcoming first-person shooter video game developed by Arkane Studios and published by Bethesda. It is a re-imagined version of the original Prey developed by Human Head Studios back in 2006.
The story follows the character named Morgan Yu, a human aboard a space station with numerous shadowy hostile aliens. To survive, the player has to collect and use weapons and resources aboard the station to fight against the aliens. Prey is releasing on May 5, 2017, for PS4, Xbox One, and PC platforms.
Platform: PS4, Xbox One, Android, iOS
Release date: May 16, 2017
Injustice 2 is an upcoming fighting game being developed by NetherRealm Studios and published by Warner Bros. It is a successor to the original Injustice: Gods Among Us video game launched back in 2013.
You will be playing as numerous DC characters including Batman, Superman, other heroes, and villains. Injustice 2 introduces a new Gear System which uses RGP like mechanism and offers character-specific costume pieces and equipment with status-altering effects. Injustice 2 is releasing on May 16, 2017, for PS4, Xbox One, Android, and iOS platforms.
Platform: PS4, Xbox One, PC
Release date: June 2, 2017
After being in the Japanese market for past 2 years Tekken 7 is finally getting a worldwide release date. It is the ninth installment in the Tekken series and the first one to make use of the Unreal Engine.
Tekken 7 is the 1-on-1 battle style fighting video game developed and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment. The game introduces two new mechanisms Rage Art and Power Crush. Rage Art allows the player to perform critical attacks while the Power Crush lets the player continue their attacks even while being hit by the enemy. Tekken 7 is releasing worldwide on June 2, 2017, for PS4, Xbox One, and PC platforms.
Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy
Release date: June 30, 2017
We don’t think this game needs any introduction. After being in rumors for years, Crash is finally making its comeback as a remake to the original game franchise. Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy is releasing on June 30, 2017, for PlayStation 4.
Stay tuned for the updates.
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