The Best Video Games for 2021

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2020 mostly confined everyone indoors, and no one had a say in that matter. The things you can do from your home are pretty limited and will soon seem tiring. But one thing people have enjoyed indoors for decades is playing video games. Video games are no longer the domain of a particular group of individuals. They are loved and played by all kinds of people from all over the world.

Due to the massive number of games available for everyone, you won’t easily get tired of playing games. When you are bored with one or need a change of scenery, you can quickly move on to another. There are also so many ways in which you could play these games. People love playing on their phones, their laptops, consoles, websites, and especially their VR headsets.

2021 is going to be an excellent year for video game lovers with numerous new games, sequels, and even updates to your favorite games. Let us look at a few games you could be playing in 2021.



Deathloop is an action-adventure game and will be released in June 2021. Arkane Studios developed it, and you can play it on PlayStation 5 or Microsoft Windows. The game can be played in both single-player and multiplayer modes. In Deathloop, you will get to play as an assassin with several targets in a seemingly endless cycle. A friend can join and play as a rival assassin.

Gotham Knights

Gotham Knights

The game Gotham Knights were developed by WB Games Montreal and are expected to release in 2021. This game can be played in both single-player and multiplayer modes. It will be available on multiple platforms including PlayStation 4 and 5, Xbox Series X, S and One, and Microsoft Windows. Unlike what one might assume, the game does not feature Batman. It is up to the other superheroes to protect Gotham after Batman’s death. You will get to play characters such as Batgirl, Red Hood, and Nightwind. The Joker is also expected to make an appearance. Since the Batcave got destroyed, these heroes operate by using the Belfry as a base.


Prominence Poker

Pipework Studio developed Prominence Poker in 2016. 505 games published this game that gives you the experience of underground gambling against various factions. You can get this poker game on PlayStation 4, Xbox 1, and Microsoft Windows.

The game is set in a city run by gangsters called Prominence. You enter as a tourist and play your way up the hierarchies in the city. You come to the notice of the kingpin called The Mayor whom you will face in the final match.

Hogwarts Legacy

Hogwarts Legacy

This much-awaited action role-playing game developed by Avalanche Software will release in 2021. It is based on the world-renowned Harry Potter series and can be played on PlayStation 4 and 5, Xbox Series X, S and One, and Microsoft Windows. You will get to play as a student at Hogwarts and enjoy the classes, learn spells, encounter magical creatures, etc. This open-world RPG played in the much familiar magical universe will be set in the 1800s.


The Last of Us Part II

The first installment in the Last of Us series that was released in 2013 was an enormous hit. Naughty Dog developed the second part of the series and released it in 2020 after keeping fans on the edges of their seats. This action-adventure game is set in a dystopian world filled with zombies and the remaining humans living in tight-knit settlements.

In the Last of Us Part II, you play as two different characters called Ellie and Abby alternatively. These characters’ paths cross in the movie, and you also get to play the characters’ younger selves in the past.

It can be played on PlayStation 4.


Ghostwire: Tokyo

Tango Gameworks developed this action-adventure game which will be released in 2021. It will be available on platforms such as PlayStation 5 and Microsoft Windows. Tango Gameworks had also released the hit horror video game series The Evil Within.

In Ghostwire: Tokyo, you are introduced to a city devoid of humans but filled with strange spirits. The objective of the game is for you to find out what happened and to battle these monsters. There is a severe horror element to the game as is evident from glimpses in the trailer, but it is not a typical horror game. The character is also expected to have magical powers.

Unlike in a usual action game where the players will be wielding guns and other weapons, Ghostwire makes use of intricate hand gestures.

Summing Up

2021 is going to be an excellent year for you to explore games that you are yet to play and the games that haven’t released yet. Numerous action-adventure games can keep you enchanted with their plotlines and character details. If you are a horror fan, there are several games such as Resident Evil and Amnesia for you. Set up your PC or console and get gaming!

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