New games are released almost every day, and in a whole year there can be quite an impressive number of projects that we would like to pass. 2017 was quite favorable for fans of the gaming industry and we got a lot of good games, which are quite capable of attracting the player with their plots and gameplay. Due to the abundance of projects, many players sometimes miss quite not bad games and in this compilation we decided to fix this problem.
This selection is already the third in a row, where we offer you to get acquainted with 10 good games of 2017. Note that this selection is aimed at those players who do not particularly follow the release of games and may sometimes miss quite interesting projects.
All of the games presented have their pros and cons. Some projects were subject to criticism, but they still continued others received good reviews from players, but for some reason were not well received by critics (well, on the contrary).
What Remains of Edith Finch
Despite the abundance of indie slag that appears on Steam regularly, sometimes there are quite not bad projects and this game is proof of that. The player will learn the sad history of the Finch family of which only one Edith Finch is still alive. Together with Edith, the player will go to different periods of time, starting from the 90s and ending with our days. For some reason, each member of the family Finch, tragically died and in the end only our heroine remained. The player will go through the skin of each family member and find out what happened to them. Beautiful graphics, quite a good plot and exciting gameplay. All this you will find in this game.
Mass Effect: Andromeda
Despite the fact that this game has received a lot of criticism for its clumsiness and lack of elaboration, this project still deserves due attention. In the fourth part of the Mass Effect series, the player will have to go to a distant galaxy called Andromeda, to find a new home for humanity. The main events unfold around the Pioneers, brother and sister, Scott and Sarah rider, for one of whom the player will have to play. The player is waiting for a lot of planets, different life forms, pumping the character, ship and weapons, as well as romantic relationship and multiple tasks. At the moment, the developers have fixed most of the problems associated with the game and it is completely playable.
Continuation of one of the most successful horror games in the last decade a time in which the player will once again have to relive the most terrible nightmares. The events of the game unfold in a deserted village somewhere in Arizona, where a journalist Blake Langermann went with his wife Lynn, investigating the murder of an unknown pregnant woman. A helicopter carrying journalists suddenly crashes not far from the mysterious village. After Blake regains consciousness, he sees that the pilot is crucified on a cross, and his wife is kidnapped by local residents from this moment, the game begins to develop. The player is waiting for dark locations, creepy monsters and the main goal-to survive.
Life is Strange: Before the Storm
An episodic adventure game in the genre of interactive cinema, about the difficult life of a teenage girl, one of the heroines of the last part, Chloe Price. The protagonist does not have supernatural abilities like the heroine of the last part, which could rewind time, but there is an ability in a conversation to incline the interlocutor in your side for your own benefit. Three main episodes will tell you a touching and sometimes shocking story, where the further development of events depends on the player's decision. The game was highly praised by players and critics alike she has received several awards.
Halo Wars 2
The continuation of the sensational real-time strategy released in 2008 was expected by many players, and finally, it happened. The player will have to meet an unknown date a threat that can destroy everything in its path. The game takes place in a place called "the Ark", where captain cutter and his team will face the Exiles, a harsh and powerful faction led by a tough and treacherous warlord named Atriox. Create a database, explore technology, equip your powerful army and go into full-scale battles against a powerful enemy.
The last refuge of humanity has fallen under the pressure of a new enemy. Guards unable to resist the elite army of the red Legion under the leadership of Dominus Gawl, and now the mysterious sphere called "wanderer" belongs to the enemy. After the defeat, the surviving Guardians lost all their equipment, now they will once again have to get a new Arsenal of weapons, gather all their forces into a fist and give them a new weapon. rebuff to the Red Legion. The player is waiting for an exciting multiplayer game with a lot of tasks, loot and interesting events.
ATOM RPG: Post-apocalyptic indie game
Domestic role-playing game about a post-apocalyptic world inspired by such legendary projects as: Fallout, Wasteland, Deus Ex, Baldur's Gate. At the end of the 1980s, the cold war still entered a hot phase, which led to a mutual exchange of nuclear strikes between the Soviet Union and the Western bloc. As a result of a short-lived nuclear war, most of the territory The Soviet Union has become a wasteland. The game takes place in the Soviet wastelands, where chaos reigns, lawlessness and the survival of the fittest. The player will plunge into a classic role-playing game, where you will have to pump your character, get equipment, have a conversation with a lot of NPCs, complete tasks, earn a reputation and much more. The special charm of the game betrays the Soviet environment, which is painfully familiar to many.
This game is made in the genre of Hack and slash and will send the player to brutal battles with the use of cold weapons weapons. The game takes place in a medieval setting, where the player participates in bloody battles between factions of Vikings, Knights, Samurai and Chinese Wu Lin. The game has a story company, but the basis is still multiplayer, where you alone or with friends knead other players. At the start of the game was terrible not to optimize and not balanced, but at the moment the developers have fixed some of the problems and reviews in Steam are very positive.
Heroes and villains of the DC Comics universe and not only, faced off in the hot battles in the popular fighting game Injustice 2. the Plot of the game continues the story of the last part. Batman and his supporters are trying to come together, while simultaneously fighting with the heroes who are trying to restore the Superman mode. But by fighting each other, both sides of the conflict are missing out on a new threat that can destroy all the earth. The player is given the opportunity to customize characters, change the style of combat and influence the further development of events. Beautiful and brutal battles in a single and multiplayer game, won many players and if you have not tried this fighting game yet, then the time has come.
Total War: WARHAMMER II
This global strategy will plunge the player into the world of Warhammer, inhabited by different races and creatures fighting among themselves for the right to possess all the lands. According to the story of the game, long ago, the high elves and wizards created a certain enchanted a vortex that was supposed to draw magic out of this world, sending chaos demons back to the underworld. But many years have passed and the vortex has begun to weaken, which means that powerful forces are soon ready to strike and each faction wants to use this event for their own purposes. Become the leader of one of them make alliances, make clever policies, build intrigues, gather an army, participate in the most interesting battles in real time and save the world from destruction.
Of course, some of the games were rumored in the gaming press and many had heard of them. I will hope that at least someone this selection will please them, and they found a good game for themselves. I'm sorry for my mistakes, if there are any.
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