In a situation of Covid and lockdown, video games turned out to be one of the favorite activities to enjoy with some added free time. Many new and old players picked up a controller to explore whole new worlds that have taken a whole new look with all the advancements in video game technology. Read on to learn the top 10 video games of 2021.
10. Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2
Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 offers one of the best and nostalgic skateboarding game experiences out there that’s also packed with the technological advancements for modern consoles and audiences. Playing this game sends you back to long-forgotten muscle memory, the hunger for high scores, and the itch to jump on a skateboard. You can play this game on PlayStation, Xbox, and PC.
9. Fall Guys
This game is a perfect combo of mini-games like Mario Party and battle royale games like PlayerUnknown’s Battleground (PUBG) and Fortnite. It has the same formula “lose and you’re out”. The game offers a pretty simple yet interesting multiplayer experience which is loved by many gamers during the pandemic. Although the graphics are quite cartoonish, it keeps you hooked in almost every aspect. The game is available on PlayStation and PC only.
8. Ori and the Will of the Wisps
Ori and the Will of the Wisps is the most anticipated sequel of the year following Moon Studios’ Ori and the Blind Forest. It offers all the features and aspects of its predecessor, but with a bigger, more colorful, and more complex world. In the game, a baby owl adopts and raises Ori and a host of other adorable characters. The real game starts when Ori and the baby bird are separated. After that, the player traverses through the landscape and solves a series of puzzles. You can play this game on Nintendo Switch, Xbox, and PC.
7. Microsoft Flight Simulator
Microsoft’s Flight Simulator series has been undoubtedly the best virtual piloting experience for nearly 40 years, inspiring many players to become a real-world pilot. The latest addition in the famous series by Microsoft includes true-to-life flight physics, downright gorgeous graphics, and the most realistic facsimile of planet Earth. Microsoft Flight simulator is available on PC for now. However, you’ll soon get this game on Xbox as well.
6. Call of Duty: Warzone
Call of Duty is at the heart of all video games. The Call of Duty: Warzone is a battle royale version of the Call of Duty series just like PUBG and Fortnite. It keeps the Call of Duty nostalgia with plenty of new advancements. The developers of this top-notch game announced map changes, and new ways to play this intense, addictive game. You can play it on PlayStation, Xbox, and PC.
5. Animal Crossing: New Horizons
Animal Crossing: New Horizons is one of the latest additions to Nintendo’s life simulator franchise. In this game, you’re dropped on an island where you set out to construct a community filled with your own designs and populated with animals you invite. You can have fun with New Horizon’s huge community of players while you’re building items for your home. The game is only available on Nintendo Switch.
4. Last of Us Part II
The post-apocalyptic The Last of Us Part II takes place five years after the original The Last of Us game. Ellie is all grown up in this sequel but struggling with the consequences of a decision made by her father figure Joel in the first game. The game has everything you want to have in a video game including a great story, realistic graphics, and realistic game play. It’s available on PlayStation.
3. Among Us
Among Us is one of the most played games in recent months. The game has a unique concept that can be enjoyed by any audience. In this game, you’re tasked with identifying the impostor on your starship. Some players, called crewmates, do maintenance and repair work on the ship while the impostor quietly disrupts and kills the crewmates. In each round, a meeting is called to discuss who might be an impostor. The crewmates then vote to throw them into the cold vacuum of space to determine the winner. The game is available on all major platforms such as IOS, Android, and PC.
This is one of the most played games in recent years. Fortnite is a battle royale game, packed with a lot of features that keep you addicted to the game. Players enjoy get regular updates that continually make this game better with every day. You can play this game on every major platform.
1. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
Even after three years, the game is still loved and played by millions of people around the globe. PUBG developers regularly release new features, maps, and more to keep this game on the top. This battle royale game is available on all the major platforms.
This was our list of Top 10 Video Games. The gaming industry is booming every day and gamers were the only ones who didn’t get bored in the quarantine.