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The most anticipated video games of 2020 (and their release date)

If you still have some 2019 games left, hurry up to finish them soon because in 2020 not only will the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X consoles arrive, but many irresistible titles. From long-term franchises, including some that we have not seen in more than a decade, to completely original games, we tell you what are the most anticipated video games of 2020 of the main studios. From now we suggest you start saving, for your wallet does not suffer when they go on sale.

February

Dreams (PS4 – February 14)

Capture of Dreams, one of the most anticipated video games of 2020

Media Molecule helped revolutionize user-created content in console games with its series LittleBigPlanetbut the study is taking things much further with Dreams Available from 2019 on early access but with the official launch on February 14, Dreams It allows you to create almost any type of game you want, including first-person shooting games, platforms, narrative adventures and racing games. The campaign itself was even designed on a PS4 using the DualShock 4 controller, and the creations we have already seen are amazing.

March

Ori and the Will of the Wisps (Xbox One, PC – March 11)

capture of the video game Ori and the Will of the Wisps

Sequel to one of the most acclaimed Xbox One games, Ori and the Will of the Wisps It was announced an eternity ago, but we prefer Moon Studios to take the time it takes to create a compelling Metroidvania game to launch something in a hurry. As in the first game, the user plays as the starting character and the areas are explored using new skills, later returning to unlock previously hidden sections. The magnificent art style of the game is now even more detailed.

Nioh 2 (PS4 – March 13)

video game capture Nioh 2

The first Nioh It was a surprise for how well I managed to take the From Software formula and turn it into an elegant action game. In some ways, even super to the series Souls with their creative bosses but Nioh 2 You cannot afford to lower expectations. As you fight the Yokai mortuary and improve your skills, you can become the ultimate killing machine of the Sengoku era and temporarily become a Yokai again to deal devastating blows.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch – March 20)

capture of the Animal Crossing: New Horizons video game

It's not about Mario, Zelda or Pokmon, but there are very few Nintendo franchises that get players excited as much as Animal crossing. In his first game on Switch, in Animal Crossing: New HorizonsThe series moves to a holiday setting where your character has free to customize an island at will. It still contains all the classic elements of Animal crossing, but even more variety of activities and more options for multiplayer. The famous characters in the game like Tom Nook have never looked better, and we are looking forward to deeply indebting ourselves after buying a house.

Eternal Doom (Xbox One, PS4, PC – March 20)

capture of the video game Doom Eternal

Who could have thought that the series Doom Will it still be relevant in 2020? After the excellent reboot of 2016, Id Software didn't have much more to prove in a sequel, but Eternal Doom It's not just more of the same. Doom Slayer now has blades built into his suit to kill demons more efficiently, he can shoot himself from a special BFG can and has a grab hook to move at lightning speed. As in Doom II, much of the game takes place on Earth and, once you have completed the campaign, you can try the asymmetric multiplayer mode that confronts Doom Slayer with multiple demons in a fight to the death.

Half-Life: Alyx (PC VR – March date undetermined)

Half-Life: Alyx video game capture

Half-Life 3? Not quite, but Half-Life: Alyx, exclusive to Valve's virtual reality, is the first new game in the series in more than a decade. Located between the original and Half-Life 2, is an action game with first-person RV with some of the most impressive images we have ever seen in a virtual reality helmet. That fidelity means that you need a beastly computer to get the most out of it, but having the opportunity to unravel the last chapter of Valve's mysterious series of shooting games is too tempting to let it pass. Start buying new components now and your PC may be ready for launch!

April

Resident Evil 3 (Xbox One, PS4, PC – April 3)

screenshot of the Resident Evil 3 video game

After the success of the new version of Resident Evil 2 In 2019, Capcom continues with a new full version of Resident Evil 3 in 2020. The game will be a completely updated version of Jill Valentine's classic action and horror game, with the villain Nmesis returning to scare you every time you think about taking a break. In addition to remakealso include Resident Evil: Resistance, an asymmetric multiplayer game that allows a player to unleash hordes of enemies and catch human survivors.

Final Fantasy VII Remake (PS4 – April 10)

screenshot of the Final Fantasy VII Remake video game

The name is a bit inappropriate because in reality it is only the first part of an episode release, but Final Fantasy VII Remake It will be officially launched in March, and it looks not insignificant. With the same story as the original PlayStation game but with a completely new combat system that blurs the line between the action and the role-playing game similar to Kingdom Hearts, Final Fantasy VII Remake It seems that both newcomers and fans of the series like both, as long as we do not end up waiting several more years for the complete game is over.

Gears Tactics (PC – April 28)

screenshot of the Gears Tactics video game

Following the steps of the strategy game Halo Wars Gears of War take the leap of shooting in third person with Gears Tactics. Launched first on PC, although getting to Xbox One later, Gears Tactics It is a strategy game similar to XCOM which takes place in turn-based combat and tells the beginning of the Lobster War. It's not the same Gears of War that you know, but it seems to be an intelligent and attractive turn of the franchise and has a 40-hour campaign without microtransactions. Also available for free for those who have an Xbox Game Pass for PC.

May

Marvel?s Iron Man VR (PS4 – May 15)

Marvel's Iron Man VR video game capture

Marvel?s Iron Man VR, the first of the two 2020 video games that will allow you to play as the legendary Iron Man superhero, is the only one that will allow you to be Iron Man. The first-person virtual reality game puts you in his famous suit, with two PlayStation Move controls that allow you to fly through the air and use their unique gadgets and skills. You can completely improve your armor and also learn more about Tony Stark as a person, instead of knowing him only in his facet of technology mogul and Earth defender.

The Last of Us: Part II (PS4 – May 29)

Screenshot of The Last of Us: Part II, one of the most anticipated video games of 2020

Naughty Dog took his time to develop The Last of Us: Part II, but given the high standards he set for himself with the original game, it is understandable. The sequel is carried out by an Ellie several years older, who joins the father figure of Joel in a post-apocalyptic world, still on the verge of collapse of infected humans. It seems to be even darker than the first game and we can see a more tragic game for the heroes … if you can call them at this point.

Marvels Avengers (Xbox One, PS4, PC, Stadia – September 4)

Screenshot of Marvels Avengers, one of the most anticipated video games of 2020

We promised that there will be another Iron Man game in 2020 and this one comes courtesy of Crystal Dynamics and Square Enix. The action and adventure game, which stars the Avengers, which includes Iron Man, Captain America, Hulk, Black Widow, Thor and more, takes place after a tragic event that led to the dissolution of the organization. However, new threat forces them to reactivate. Alongside the traditional content, there will be an element of live service and cooperative play.

Cyberpunk 2077 (Xbox One, PS4, PC, Stadia – September 17)

Screenshot of Cyberpunk 2077, one of the most anticipated video games of 2020

CD Projekt Red is best known for its game triloga Witcher, but is venturing into a completely new territory with Cyberpunk 2077. Amazing? We'll see! This adaptation of the Cyberpunk board role game changes to a first-person perspective and throws us into an impressive futuristic world, loaded with missions and story options to complete. In its favor, it has a digitized Keanu Reeves, but even without John Wick himself, we are sure that we will invest hours in this game.