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10 Upcoming Games To End 2021 With – Part 2

Finishing off the last quarter of the year STRONG. We’re ushering all the amazing games left for you to get in 2021. All the hottest games of September are here in our Part 1 list in case you missed it. And the rest of the year is here in Part 2.

The end of 2021 is filled with long-awaited delayed games from Metroid Dread, Age of Empires IV, Halo Infinite, Dying Light 2 and more. But that’s not all there is. We’ve also got a couple of hot indie titles such as Solar Ash, from the makers of Hyper Light Drifter. As well as the much-hyped Marvel’s Guardian’s of the Galaxy. It’s an amazing list of games that we can’t wait to get our hands on!

 

Metroid Dread by Mercury Steam

Release Date: 8th October 2021
Platforms: Nintendo Switch

The iconic Metroid series is getting a continuation after 19 years. Set after the events of Metroid Fusion (1986), you’ll play as bounty hunter Samus Aran as she faces a nefarious robotic enemy on the planet ZDR. New robotic enemies known as the E.M.M.I, which will hunt Samus down the minute they hear her moving. Use your new abilities like a Phantom Cloak that turns Samus invisible for a little while, you may just be able to evade them.

Hunt and be hunted as you make your way through a deadly world in Samus’ most intense adventure yet—in the long-awaited next entry in the 2D Metroid saga.

 

Back 4 Blood by Turtle Rock Studios

Release Date: 12th October 2021
Platforms: PlayStation 4|5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC – Steam

Back 4 Blood is the spiritual successor to Left 4 Dead series and if you haven’t played it before, it’s a lot of the same but different.

Developed by Turtle Rock Studios, creators of the Left 4 Dead series, comes a brand new multiplayer FPS zombie-killing game. You are at the center of a war against the Ridden. These once-human hosts of a deadly parasite have turned into terrifying creatures bent on devouring what remains of civilization. With humanity’s extinction on the line, it’s up to you and your friends to take the fight to the enemy, eradicate the Ridden, and reclaim the world.

Find out everything we know about Back 4 Blood in the full article here.

 

Battlefield 2042 by DICE

Release Date: 22nd October 2021
Platforms: PlayStation 4|5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC

Battlefield 2042 marks the return to the iconic all-out warfare of the franchise. Adapt and overcome dynamically-changing battlegrounds with the help of your squad and a cutting-edge arsenal. With support for 128 players, prepare for unprecedented scale on vast environments. Take on massive experiences, from updated multiplayer modes like Conquest and Breakthrough to the all-new Battlefield Hazard Zone.

Battlefields changing before your eyes. A cutting-edge arsenal at your disposal. The grand return of all-out warfare. Adapt and overcome in massive-scale player battles where dynamic storms, environmental hazards, total combat freedom, and Battlefield’s signature destruction spark a new breed of Only in Battlefield moments.

 

Solar Ash by Heart Machine

Release Date: 26th October 2021
Platforms: PlayStation 4|5, PC – Epic Games

Developed by the award winning creators of Hyper Light Drifter, Solar Ash is a journey through a surreal, vivid and highly stylized world filled with mystery, wild high-speed traversal, endearing characters, and massive enemy encounters.

Take on the role of Rei, a Voidrunner who will journey through a colorful, stylized world as she fights to save her planet from the Ultravoid. The developer promises fluid controls, with rail-grinding, grappling, and cloud surfing. Solar Ash is Heart Machine’s vision of the adventure platformer. The giant spaces, the feel of movement, the flow of combat, and the high stakes battles atop enormous beasts all come together to bring players something we think is incredibly unique, and more importantly, fun.

 

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy by Eidos-Montréal

Release Date: 28th October 2021
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC – Steam

Announced at Square Enix’s E3 2021, the Guardians of the Galaxy will be a narrative-driven, single-player, third-person action-adventure game that puts you in the jet boots of Peter Quill / Star-Lord. Varying a little bit from the movie, in this universe, Star-Lord started the Guardians to sell their services as heroes-for-hire and convinced Gamora, Drax, Rocket and Groot to join him along the way.

In this original Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy story, you’ll cross paths with powerful new beings and unique takes on iconic characters, all caught in a struggle for the galaxy’s fate. Somehow, but to no surprise you set off a chain of catastrophic events, leading to a wild ride through mind-blowing worlds inhabited by iconic and original Marvel characters. Turn up the all-star ‘80s mixtape and get ready to kick it. It’s time to show the universe what you’re made of.

 

Age of Empires IV by Relic Entertainment

Release Date: 28th October 2021
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC – Steam

One of the most beloved real-time strategy games returns to glory with Age of Empires IV, putting you at the centre of epic historical battles that shaped the world. This is a series that needs no introduction, it’s the OG real-time strategy game. Announced way back in 2017 we’re finally getting our hands on it 4 years later.

Featuring both familiar and innovative new ways to expand your empire in vast landscapes with stunning 4K visual fidelity, Age of Empires IV brings an evolved real-time strategy game to a new generation.

 

Far Cry 6 by Ubisoft

Release Date: 7th October 2021
Platforms: PlayStation 4|5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC

Far Cry 6‘s launch has been pushed back from May 2021 to October and hopefully, it’s worth the wait. If you’re a fan of the Far Cry series it’s likely that you’ll need to be in line for Far Cry 6. As Ubisoft will hardly deviate too much from its successful formula.

Set in the fictional country of Yara in the heart of the Caribbean, Yara is ruled under the brutal dictatorship of Antón Castillo. You play as Dani Rojas an escapee from the regime forces. He/she joins forces with Libertad, a group of guerrilla fighters, to liberate her home from Antón’s grip and corrupt regime.

 

Len’s Island by Flow Studio

Release Date: 5th November 2021
Platforms: PC – Steam

Len’s Island is a blend of peaceful building, farming and crafting, mixed with intense combat, dungeon battles and exploration.

You’re new to town, with only the tools in your backpack and a can-do attitude you build a new life for yourself on the beautiful island nearby. Unravel the dark secrets the island holds as you venture deeper into the caves to search for what past travellers have sought after.

Build the home of your dreams. Tend to your crops and reap a bountiful harvest. Meet the local townsfolk and of course explore the island, the caves and more.

 

Dying Light 2 Stay Human by Techland

Release Date: 7th December 2021
Platforms: PlayStation 4|5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC – Steam

Dying Light 2 has been delayed for more than a year but now the continuation to the series is finally coming out at the end of the year.

Over twenty years ago in Harran, we fought the virus—and lost. Now, we’re losing again. The City, one of the last large human settlements, is torn by conflict. Civilization has fallen back into the Dark Ages. And yet, we still have hope.

You are a wanderer with the power to change the fate of The City. But your exceptional abilities come at a price. Haunted by memories you cannot decipher, you set out to learn the truth… and find yourself in a combat zone. Hone your skills, as to defeat your enemies and make allies, you’ll need both fists and wits. Unravel the dark secrets behind the wielders of power, choose sides and decide your destiny. But wherever your actions take you, there’s one thing you can never forget—stay human.

 

Halo Infinite by 343 Industries

Release Date: 8th December 2021
Platforms: Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC

Halo Infinite is not only the most anticipated open-world game on this list but it’s probably the most anticipated game of 2021. Halo Infinite will be a spiritual reboot of Microsoft’s iconic Halo franchise from the ground up. This new Halo Infinite was supposed to be a launch title for the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S consoles, but it was delayed due to the Covid-19 pandemic and less than favourable feedback from fans after its gameplay reveal. 

When all hope is lost and humanity’s fate hangs in the balance, the Master Chief is ready to confront the most ruthless foe he’s ever faced. Begin anew and step inside the armour of humanity’s greatest hero to experience an epic adventure and finally explore the scale of the Halo ring itself.

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