5 Top-Rated Video Games to Watch Out For in 2024

5 Top-Rated Video Games to Watch Out For in 2024


Thrilled to discover the next big things in gaming? Here is a sneak peek at some of the video games set to hit the scene this year

The gaming world had a rollercoaster of a year in 2023, with lots of different video games coming out. From Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 to The Lord of the Rings: Gollum, it was certainly a mixed bag for gamers. This year, it looks like it’s going to be just as thrilling. There’s talk of finally being able to play God of War: Rangnarok on PC and the potential release of Star Wars Outlaws. While we’re waiting for confirmation on those, here are some confirmed games we’re eager to see and play in 2024.

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Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown 

If you’re a fan of action-adventure games, then Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown is the one to watch. Created by Ubisoft, this game is a 2.5D side-scrolling adventure with a touch of Metroidvania style. It’s like a maze full of surprises, with hidden rooms and shortcuts, and you’ll need to crack some puzzles to move forward. This is the first big addition to the Prince of Persia series since 2010’s Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands. Get ready for its release on January 18, 2024 on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S.

Tekken 8

Without a doubt, a game not to be missed this year is one that could evoke nostalgia and define our childhood—Tekken 8. This latest installment unfolds the next chapter in the longest-running video game story, showcasing 32 redesigned, distinct fighters. Director Katsuhiro Harada emphasizes an aggressive gameplay style in Tekken 8, rewarding players for being proactive instead of defensive. Keep an eye out for the all-new ‘Heat’ gameplay system, which brings chip damage, extra moves, and even changes the characteristics of some characters’ moves, such as a potent guard break. Get ready for its release on January 26, 2024 on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, and Windows.

Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League

Crafted by Rocksteady Studios, the team behind the Batman Arkham series, Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League breaks barriers as a genre-defying third-person action shooter. Brace yourself for a unique gaming experience with an unconventional mission—to take down the Justice League. Drawing from DC Comics’ Suicide Squad, the game introduces four notorious supervillains—Captain Boomerang, Deadshot, Harley Quinn, and King Shark. Amanda Waller brings this unlikely team together to confront the alien invader Brainiac and stop the Justice League members under his influence. Save the date for its release on February 2, 2024 on PlayStation 5, Windows, and Xbox Series X/S.

Final Fantasy VII: Rebirth

Exciting news for Final Fantasy fans—get ready to dive into the world of Final Fantasy VII Rebirth, a creation of Square Enix. This much-anticipated game is set to make its debut on PlayStation 5 come February 29, 2024. As a follow-up to the 2020 Final Fantasy VII Remake, it marks the second chapter in a trilogy revamping the 1997 PlayStation classic. Take control of Cloud Strife, a former Shinra soldier turned eco-warrior, as he confronts the life-draining Shinra Corporation and the enigmatic soldier Sephiroth, believed to be gone.

Skull and Bones

And finally, don’t miss out on another thrilling action-adventure video game: Skull and Bones. Developed by Ubisoft Singapore and published by Ubisoft, this tactical action gem emerged in 2017. It whisks players into an open-world realm, observed from a third-person viewpoint. Captain a personalized pirate ship, choosing to sail the Indian Ocean alone for a solo campaign or team up with up to five other players for player-versus-player action in Disputed Waters. Get ready for the grand release in February 2024, playable on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, Amazon Luna, and Microsoft Windows.

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