The best games to be released in 2020 (part 3)

Resident Evil 3

(3 April, PS4, Xbox One, PC)

With the critical and commercial success of the superb Resident Evil 2 remake, it had been only a matter of your time before its follow-up received an equivalent treatment. That it’s coming so soon is both a pleasing surprise and demonstration of Capcom’s confidence.

Cyberpunk 2077

(16 April, PS4, Xbox One, PC, Stadia)

Arguably 2020’s most anticipated computer game, Cyberpunk 2077 is CD Projekt Red’s next project after The Witcher, casting you as an augmented mercenary within the dystopian Night City. Every glimpse of this sprawling sci-fi RPG has wowed the crowds thus far and, with the added bonus of Keanu Reeves living in your head, is about to measure up to the sky-high expectations.

Marvel’s Avengers

(15 May, PS4, Xbox One, PC, Stadia)

Those mourning the top of the Avengers time in Marvel’s Cinematic Universe could find solace in Crystal Dynamics muscular, comic-book inspired adventure. there’s still some confusion over whether the single-player campaign -where our ostracized heroes reband to require on a supervillain threat- or persistent online co-op is about to be the most draw, but expect lavishness and super-powered combat either way.

Wasteland 3

(19 May, PS4, Xbox One, PC)

Brian Fargo and inXile brought post-apocalyptic 1988 classic Wasteland back to life in 2015, revisiting the scorched Earth and tactical combat that helped define a genre including the first Fallout. This point it takes place within the freezing wastelands of Colorado, while an asynchronous multiplayer allows you to team with a lover albeit you’re playing at different times within the day.

Nioh 2

(24 May, PS4)

Team Ninja’s stab at the Dark Souls formula has been widely lauded together of the few to hit the mark with its measured challenge, superb samurai combat and thick atmosphere. Nioh 2 may be a sequel set in 16th century Japan, where you craft your own character able to take an kusarigama to hostile yokai.