As we all know, the year is about to end, and there are a lot of things to look forward to after we’ve all experienced a long, tough year. And as gamers, one thing that will always excite you at the end of a year is what to expect from developers in the coming year. To save you the stress of finding and whet your appetite, we will take you through 10 Upcoming PC Games in 2021.
You don’t want to miss this. And guess what? Most of these games are also designed to fit into the next generation console of gaming,
# 1: Resident Evil Village
This is another 2021 Upcoming survival horror PC games. It is going to be the 10th installment in the Resident Evil franchise. It is not a remake of any previous installment but rather a new chapter entry.
The goal is to move on to normalcy after the events of Resident Evil 7. The background story takes us a few years after the events of Resident Evil 7. Now Ethan is settled, and nearly all is back to normal.
But Chris Redfield comes around and shortens the lifespan of this normalcy by disrupting Ethan’s life. Now Ethan is forced to look from him at a desolate village to find out the problem.
Not much is known yet, but we have gathered that it is going to be a first-person game with gameplay mechanics similar to that of its predecessor.
# 2: Psychonauts 2
This sequel should have been launched a couple of years back, but it was impossible to do so due to a lack of funds. Through various means like crowd-funding and some investment drive, the developers raised about $4 million to kick start its development.
This second installment will be a third-person platform game following the original events and the events from the recently released, Psychonauts in the Rhombus Ruin, a VR title.
As the player, you control Raz, a fresh graduate of Psychonaut with potent psychic abilities. So you get to read the minds of NPCs and use the ‘psi-powers’ for telekinesis, pyrokinesis, and levitation.
It promises to be great PC games.
# 3: Humankind
Developed by Amplitude Studios, this is a 4X kind video game similar to the civilization series. Your job as a player is reshaping humanity from the Neolithic era and modify until you get a new age or modern-day era. You will direct civilization through six major eras of human civilization by developing cities, control the military, etc.
It’s not going to be just that alone as there would be some combat and discoveries that will help your mission will be made while playing.
It is going to be published by Sega and is expected to drop sometime in 2021.
# 4: Little Nightmares 2
Announced last year by the developers’ Tarsier Studios at Gamescom online event, this will be a sequel to the original Little Nightmares game. It’s set to be introduced on February 11, 2021.
Little was known about what to expect in this new game until the Gamescom 2020 online event.
This game is a fascinating combination of adventure platformers, puzzles, and the horror genre of video games for newbies.
This new installment will have a new arena and feature two main characters; Mono and Six.
In the trailer, we see new enemies that are even scarier than the ones in its predecessor. Scariest been the school teacher whose heads creak when she turns. Others include the Addams Family-style hand that wanders across the floor towards players, the headless body that wriggles towards Mono and Six, etc.
The developers have mixed tension and horror to make your heart race. I can’t wait to play this game.
# 5: Shadow Warrior 3
According to the developer, Pawel Kowalewski, this is Shadow Warrior 3 is coming with a lot of upgrades and more backstory.
Like previous installments, it is going to be a first-person shooter game with the main protagonist being Lo Wang.
Lo Wang, the player, will be given many weapons ranging from different firearms to a Katana for close combat.
This new installment will feature upgrades like a more linear and a more streamlined system than previous ones.
The backstory is such that Lo Wang and his sidekick Orochi Zila are on a mission to defeat an ancient dragon they mistakenly awakened. It is set in Neo Feudal, Japan.
This game was announced in July 2020 and is expected to be out in 2021.
# 6: Icarus
If you have previously played DayZ, then you should know that this is going to be another masterpiece because it is being developed by Dean Hall and Rocketwerkz, the same guys that made DayZ.
Icarus is a multiplayer co-op survival game coming with several cool features.
The latest trailer shows a bit with the chopping of trees, shooting bows, and building fortresses on an almost empty alien planet.
Not much is known yet, but this new survival game will be different in that it has a ticking clock that will keep you on your feet while playing.
# 7: Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2
Arguably The Masquerade-Bloodlines original is one of the best RPGs of all time. And after over 17 years of the original release, a second installment is coming with a big bang.
You don’t wish to miss out on this new masterpiece from Hardsuit Labs.
This game is packed with vampires, dark alleys, and a lot of characters. This game keeps you on your toes for hours.
The back story is such that you, as the player, were born during an act of revolution by vampires. Your birth triggers a war for Seattle’s blood trade.
To know what happened, you have to enter uneasy alliances with powers that control the city.
Hardsuit Labs has been dropping teasers all the time to whet our appetite for this upcoming game. It should be out sometime in 2021.
# 8: Kerbal Space Program 2
From what we gathered, the Kerbal Space Program 2 will have the off online multiplayer feature. However, it will not be much different from its predecessor but easier to play with and with a whole new, more friendly interface.
With these, you get to do all the previous things you’ve always done better; all the flying of rockets, getting them in orbit, successfully landing on the Mun, building space stations, planetary colonies, and leaving the solar system as a whole.
# 9: EverSpace 2
EverSpace 2 is coming to give you a new experience of the Everspace timeline.
This second installment will have you play as a wanted clone pilot, learning life-lessons from your many companions. It is coming with an emotionally-charged, sci-fi RPG story with main and side missions.
EverSpace 2 is coming as extremely open-world PC games that give you the freedom to explore, trade, and craft as you so wish.
It features a deep space world with beautifully refines, tunable controls, comic-style flashbacks, 3D cutscenes, and fast-paced space battles.
The coolest part is that whatever scenario you find yourself in this game or whatever play-style you love, there is always a module, skill, or weapon to help you with that.
# 10: Outlaws and Legends
The next-generation console is this great game, an intriguing multiplayer heist PC games in a medieval setting.
The back story is a retelling of the Legend of Robin Hood, where players will have a gang of four. Your job is to break into government strongholds and steal treasures.
It will be a PvPvE game; players fight with rival players and tackle computer-controlled enemies.
As a player, you will have to work with your gang members, who are players too, to fight off the opposing side that will try to steal treasures before you get to them, and at the same time, you have to avoid the guards.
The developers attempt to make it as realistic as possible as every action or inaction will have consequences. It is likely to be released sometime in 2021.
Honorary mentions that it could be worth your time include:
- Rainbow Six Quarantine
- Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course
- Immortals Fenyx Rising
- New World
- System Shock 3
- The Elder Scrolls 6
( 10 Upcoming PC Games List Created By Gaming Pushpins)