Sit back and discover our best picks of action games that will have you thanking us later.
1. Injustic 2
Injustice 2 is a fighting video game developed by NetherRealm Studios and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. Injustice 2′s storyline is focused on Batman with his group of cohorts attempting to reestablish humanity after the fall of Superman’s faction 5 years ago.
The main net of villains “The Society” are the group creating the havoc on now battle torn Earth. Injustice 2 retains numerous gameplay mechanics from Injustice: Gods Among Us, but provides additional features like the “Gear System”, which is based upon character loot dropping.
Injustice 2 should be on your radar as it provides hours of mashing and action packed gameplay.
2. Resident Evil 7
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is a survival horror video game developed and published by Capcom. In this installment you play as Ethan Winters as he searches for his wife in a deserted plantation occupied by the sinister Baker family.
Resident Evil VII turned out to be a hit of the winter. Resident Evil V was also a notable release but the sixth installment was a complete disaster. Resident Evil VII brought forth a complementary approach to the series while staying tried and true to it’s core fan base providing unrelenting horror at every turn.
3. Nier: Automata
Nier: Automata, is a Japanese sequel to it’s original that went under the radar. It’s in action based role playing game with a anime type sci fi setting.
Developed by Square Enix (Final Fantasy) and Platinum Games for the PS4, you take the role of combat androids in a open world environment. Set 300 years into the future where you eliminate occupied Earth of rebel robots.
It provides fast paced gameplay similar to Devil May Cry and Vanquish and is not to be missed in 2017 on your list of must have games.
4. Horizon Zero Dawn
Horizon: Zero Dawn is a action role playing game developed by Guerrilla Games. In Horizon you play as Aloy a hunter and archer who roams a land ruled by robotic creatures known as “machines.”
The post-apocalyptic action game combines old world meets the distant future in a cohesive presentation that keeps you addicted to unraveling the story. You can set traps, shoot arrows, create explosives to dispatch your adversaries in a variety of ways.
Horizon provides a captivating world that keeps you submerged in it’s tantalizing ecosystem.
Prey, is a first-person shooter developed by Arkane Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks. You play as Morgan Yu exploring a space station infested with aggressive alien life forms.
I know it sounds typical but there is more to meet the eye with Prey. As the story is unraveled you will discover what happened aboard the Talos I space station, through audio recordings and emails you pick up along the way.
The exploration and character development is enough to keep you intrigued with Prey.
6. Tekken 7
The long awaited Tekken 7 is a fighting game developed by Bandai Namco Entertainment. In a long series of Tekken productions, Tekken 7 is the ninth installment in the Tekken series.
Tekken 7 is a 1-on-1 combat fighting game based on the death of Azazel by Jin Kazuma in Tekken 6, the conflict between Mishima Zaibatsu and G Corporation conglomerates continue.
The first in the series to use the Unreal Engine, Tekken 7 has made additions to fighting mechanics by providing “Rage Art” which is a critical attack and “Power Crush” which is combo intensive while being impacted by your opponent or not.
The customization and combat system is enough to keep any new player to the series or die-hard fan glued to the screen.