Best Upcoming Games 2021

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Best Upcoming Games 2021
Bhaviya Koul
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The Internet is flooding with multiple games that are scheduled to be released in the year 2021. If you wish to play the best latest games, you are at the best place. 

The world of digital games is ever-increasing and it is important that you are up-to date with the best that is offered and forthcoming.

Some of the best Upcoming Games in 2021 are:

  1. Crash Bandicoot: On the Run!
  2. Call of Duty: Warzone
  3. Touchgrind Scooter
  4. Tomb Raider Reloaded
  5. Dauntless
  6. Diablo Immortal
  7. Spyjinx
  8. The Witcher: Monster Slayer
  9. Night in the Woods
  10. LEGO Star Wars Battles
  11. The Medium
  12. Humankind
  13. NIOH 2
  14. Roller Champions
  15. Hood: Outlaws and Legends

The trends keep changing so does the world of digital game apps. To make things easier for you we have made for you this list of upcoming games. 

Best Upcoming Games 2021

You can play all these upcoming games on Android, iOS, and PC.

1. Crash Bandicoot: On the Run!

Upcoming Games for Android
Source: YouTube

Crash Bandicoot: On the Run is coming to your mobile android devices in the year 2021. You can go on various battle runs to win the game. You can run, slide and jump in the game. The developers say that the app will be renewed and will take care of all your gaming needs. 

You can go to secret locations and find more quests to work on. The game makes you run across Wumpa Island in a high-speed battle wherein you have to save the multiverse from the character of Dr. Neo Cortex. Throughout the game, you have to run collecting crates on the way and bump into your favorite characters. The more points you earn the most likely you are to win in the game. 

You can customize your character and play with your favorite characters. You can go on running in the game and get multiple bonuses. On beating iconic characters you can win advanced rewards for yourself. The app will also have a leaderboard so that you can track your progress. You can play with online multiplayer and build for yourself a great team. You can pre-register for the game online.

2. Call of Duty: Warzone

Upcoming Games for Android
Source: YouTube

With the popularity of games like PUBG, Fortnite, and Among Us, Call of Duty has been revived. The game already has a PC version and the developers have now received requests to make it available for a mobile version. The developers have now started working on the game to make it available for you. 

The app is expected to get a wider range of audiences and users due to the legal dispute that Fortnite faced with Google. The absence of the app from the Play Store just makes it easier for Call of Duty to re-launch itself and leave a mark. Call of Duty: Warzone is a game that will be available free of cost. It is a battle royale game with microtransactions that makes the game more interesting.

The game will be very similar to the other battle royale game except for the in-app purchases. These in-app purchases are the mode of income for the app. The app is most expected to have better graphics and in-app experiences that make the app more interesting to play. The detailed review can only be uploaded once the game is available for download.

3. Touchgrind Scooter

Upcoming Games for Android
Source: TouchArcade

This digital game is all ready to debut in the first half of 2021. It will be the sequel to the Touchgrind BMX series. Illusion Labs the game developer has shown confidence in the app and has made the details of the app out so that the consumers can prepare for what is coming next. While playing you need some tricks and stunts to move forward and eventually win the game.

The app will be available free of cost with certain in-app purchases that will let you uncover different secret locations and additional customizations. The scooter is the hero of the game and all the quests have to be completed while riding on it.

The fans of the Touchgrind series are exceptionally excited for this sequel of the app. There are a lot of new levels to play and an ample number of tricks to master in this version of the game. The app has also received a lot of pre-registrations and is sure to make a mark when launched on the Google Play Store.

4. Tomb Raider Reloaded

Upcoming Games for Android
Source: YouTube

The Square Enix developer took to their Twitter handle to share the news of the release of the new and updated Tomb Raider Reloaded. The app developer has called it a free-to-play action arcade game and this has excited all the action- video game players.  

Consisting of classic characters and a different art style, this app is somewhat similar to the other games in the series and that came as good news for all the lovers of the preexisting game series. It is a single-player video game that will make your android device more fun.

The game is expected to be a little like Temple of Osiris and Guardian of Light. Both these game apps come with action and light puzzling embedded together in an arcadey way to amuse the players and keep them hooked.

5. Dauntless

Dauntless is a co-op action game that is already available for PC and gaming consoles. After receiving multiple demands, the app developers have decided to make the app available for android users. The app is expected to be the same in features as that of its PC version, however, the complete deduction can only be drawn after the app is released in full for android users.

The app will be available free-of-cost but will require you to have a constant internet connection. It is a multi-player game so you can team with up various players to defeat the powerful enemy characters in the game. As you move forward in the game, you will have to defeat more players to create a victory part. 

You can customize the appearance of your slayer and equip it with the equipment that will help you with the win. You can change their appearance as per your mood and choose from hundreds of character cards, emotes, and armor pieces. After every monster you kill, you receive crafting materials that further help you win. 

6. Diablo Immortal

upcoming games for iOS
Source: YouTube

Diablo Immortal is one of the most popular action RPG series. It is widely loved by people and so it’s mobile application adaptation is something that the fans are waiting for. The popularity of the game can be measured by the fact that this game has a lot of imitators. The competitor applications have however not been able to reach the level of the original Diablo Immortal action RPG.   

The game will be a touch screen controlled action game for all the users. The iOS version does not have a fixed release date yet and so has been placed on the list to be released soon though it is expected to be released somewhere in 2021. During the Chinajoy gaming convention, BlizzPlanet released the game trailer showing the viewers how the app will be equipped with new UI and added features.

7. Spyjinx

upcoming games for iPhone and iPad
Source: IGN SEA

Spyjinx is one of the most anticipated digital games. This game is an amalgamation of a lot of digital game characteristics letting the players enjoy to the maximum. It has the setting of a secret world. You can take part in heists, use crazy gadgets, and move forward in the game. The developer of the game, Epic Games, has called it a unique combination of RPG character development, action-strategy and multiplayer game.

This is an action-adventure game that is spy based. It can also be called an agent-themed game. In the game, you can build your hideout- unknown to anyone else in the game, build your characters in the way you seem necessary while simultaneously competing in an online-multiplayer format. More details of the app are awaited, but the theme and graphics of the game are enough to attract an audience base. The ultimate goal of the game is for you to become the spymaster.

8. The Witcher: Monster Slayer

upcoming games for iPhone and iPad
Source: CD Projeckt Red

This app will be a combination of a world of books and games. The game comes with a backstory, making it even more interesting for the players. It takes the player on a journey of land presented in the novels of Sapkowski and that of the world expressed in the Witcher’s trilogy by CD Projekt. The game tells us the story of the adventures of Geralt of Rivia. The gamer in this has to take on the character of the Witcher who travels through complex places in the game. 

The chapter progression takes place as the witcher goes on meeting enemies and conquering over them. You as a gamer will encounter not just the enemies but also some NPCs and salesmen who will help you move on in the game and discover undiscovered, hidden places, and move on to further chapters of the game. The witcher: Monster Slayer is said to be inspired by the very famous game Pokemon Go. This updated game will have more characters than the ones already existing in the other Witcher games. The app will have a three-dimensional graphic design and that has made the gamers more intrigued.

9. Night in the Woods

upcoming games for iOS
Source: Wikipedia

Night in the Woods is a game that will take you in a different dimension altogether. This app has been developed by an independent developer, Infinite Ammo. The development team is headed by Alec Holowka. The main focus of the game is said to be on the plot, explorations, and the characters in the play. The game already exists for the players of PC and other gaming consoles who have loved the game so much that the developer was forced to work on a mobile version of the game that is expected to be released sometime in the year 2021.

This is an arcade adventure game that is set in a fictional small mining town of Possum Springs. The gamer takes on the role of Mae, a cat with special abilities who meets multiple characters on the way. If you are someone who loves a game with a storyline and powerful characters, Night in the Woods is sure to attract you. Mae goes to her town only to find it completely changed and then with the help of other characters and her special abilities tries to unsolve the mystery of change. 

Though the characters are all animals, the developers believe that the gamers can also find a glimpse of human life in it. They wish for the gamer to learn important lessons through the course of the game and uncover secrets about human life. The gamers who play this game on their PC or gaming consoles are looking forward to the mobile version of it.

10. LEGO Star Wars Battles

upcoming games for iOS
Source: YouTube

This game is expected to be one of the best games that are scheduled to be released in 2021. It is a combination of the famous Star Wars series setting and that of the brand of Lego. The game is played multiplayer that attracts the gamers by providing them with an opportunity of leading the group of heroes and villains from the Star Wars Saga. 

The game will be strictly based on a classic tower defense strategy. You will have to build a squad using the Star Wars characters and then defeat the opponent’s team by destroying their fortifications. You can use any number of strategies that you wish to defeat your opponent. You can only move forward by taking over new pieces of the board and by building your towers. Further details of the game are awaited.

 11. The Medium

Upcoming Games: Medium
Source: YouTube

The Medium is a psychological horror game that is set to release this year. The game has been developed by Bloober Team and will be made available for Microsoft Windows to be released by the end of January 2021.

The game will be played in a third person, named Marianne. It will be a single-player game and so you can’t play the game in online multiplayer. The game thumbnail and logo is another factor that has attracted the people and made them sure of the psychological horror theme of the game. 

The character of the game can travel into a different medium, that of the spirit realm. In the game, you can inhibit both the worlds and that will make the game more interesting for it will help in the puzzle-solving in the game. Spirit wells present at various places in the game will help Marianne recharge her psychological power and move forward in the game. 

12. HumanKind

Upcoming Games: Humankind
Source: Steam

A game that takes the world of gaming into another dimension. It is a 4X video game that is scheduled to be released in April 2021. The Developer of the game is Amplitude Studios and will be published by Sega. Microsoft Windows will get the first look at this video game and will further revolutionize the world of gaming. 

This game is highly comparable to the Civilization series. In Humankind, the players take forward their civilization through six eras beginning with the Nomadic age. It is up to you to help your civilization move forward. You can control the military, develop cities, making the civilization expand and their civilization interacts with the others. Your actions decide what way your civilization will go on. 

One of the major features of the game will be that you have the option of playing as anyone civilization depending on their known histories. The bonuses and penalties will be recorded as and how you develop your civilization. The game will have more than a million civilizations to choose from. How many points you’ll get depends on how you will develop the chosen civilization.

13. NIOH 2

Upcoming Games: NIOH 2
Source: GodisaGeek

NIOH 2 is an Action Role-playing game (RPG). The player takes on the character they wish to take on. It is a Japanese game and a lot of characters are inspired by them. NIOH -1 is a game that has been available for the PlayStation for quite some time now. This NIOH 2: Complete Edition version of the game will especially be released for Microsoft windows with pre-existing features and a completely downloadable game. 

The player takes on the character nicknamed Hide, a half yokai. The player can create its character having a yokai spirit. You can use a variety of weapons and learn new skills as you move on in the game. Completely controlled by Artificial intelligence, the game lets you go to a location called “Benevolent Graves” where you can ask for help from other players in the game. They can assist you during combat and lead you to victory.

This app pre-existing for Playstation already has a fan-base and so its move to the PC is expected to be huge and get many downloads. The game also gives you a three-player cooperative mode of multiplayer gaming. 

14. Roller Champions

Upcoming Games: Roller Champions
Source: Variety

A free-to-play multiplayer game, Roller Champions is set to attract an audience with its release in 2021. The game has been developed by Ubisoft Montreal. It is played from a third-person perspective wherein two teams of players compete against each other. The goal of the game is for any team to score five points within seven minutes.

For any team to win the game you will have to throw the ball into a goal. Gain possession of the ball, skate at least one lap at such a pace that you are not interrupted by any member of the opponent’s team. You can then pass the ball to other team members and they’ll do the other laps in the game. The more laps your team does, the more points you get. However, it is important to note that as soon as you are interrupted by any member of the opponent’s team, you lose points. 

The more matches you win, the more likely you are to compete in matches having a large crowd. You can customize your avatar, gears available and also create unique fan outfits using different cosmetic items available in the game. 

15. Hood: Outlaws and Legends

Upcoming Games: Hood
Source: Steam

Hood: Outlaws and Legends is a violent game. It is set in a medieval world that allows the player to interact with the surroundings. This game developed by Sumo Digital is one of the most anticipated releases for 2021. The players have to go through a heist and steal some precious jewels. It is a multiplayer game.

Two teams of players compete with each other to steal the jewels. The one team that can pull off the heist wins the game. Along with defeating the other team, you will also have to dodge the AI-controlled guards stationed outside the heist location and also multiple other locations in the game. The guards will use all their powers to stop and fail you in your mission. 

We hope that this list of the best upcoming games in 2021 has developed some excitement in you.

Feature Image Credits: Forbes

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