If you’ve been fixated on upcoming triple-A titles like Dishonored 2, Watch Dogs 2, Civilization VI and Battlefield 1, a few amazing games may have slipped under your radar.
From independently-developed Kickstarter hits to gritty multiplayer survival experiences, these are a few games you may not have known were releasing this year.
Divinity: Original Sin 2
Divinity: Original Sin 2 is a sequel to the criticially-acclaimed Divinity: Original Sin, and is also being funded through Kickstarter.
Developed by Larian Studios, Original Sin 2 will preserve the refined RPG mechanics of the first game while adding exciting multiplayer features and an intriguing storyline.
Mount and Blade II: Bannerlord
Mount and Blade II: Bannerlord is the much-anticipated upcoming installment of the Mount and Blade franchise.
Featuring an addictive mix of role-playing and real-time-strategy gameplay, Mount and Blade II: Bannerlord allows you to experience medieval fantasy warfare from the perspective of a lord.
Players will recruit a band of soldiers, form an army, negotiate with lords and kings, and conquer land in the pursuit of wealth or personal glory.
Tryanny is an upcoming classic role-playing game created by Obsidian Entertainment, the same development team behind games such as Pillars of Eternity, Arcanum, Planescape: Torment, and Baldur’s Gate.
Featuring a world full of conflict and moral ambiguity, Tyranny promises a classic role-playing experience complete with an interesting story and a striking art style.
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Cossacks 3 is the long-awaited third game in the Cossacks series, and is being developed by the folks behind the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. trilogy.
The Cossacks games are a unique take on the RTS genre, featuring fast-paced gunpowder era combat and thousands of individual units.
Escape From Tarkov
Escape from Tarkov is a gritty multiplayer survival game which mixes the best features of The Division and DayZ.
The game’s graphics are strikingly realistic, and it includes an exhaustively complex weapon customisation system.