Omar writes: Video game droughts can seem pretty boring, but they're actually a great way to catch up on your backlog. This most recent one has been an enriching time.
Dreams is out Twinfinite. That's more than a game... it's a platform.
I'm sure there's more but isn't The Last of Us 2 coming soon? Then there's the Ghost of Tsushima.
Depending on interests and platform but Watch Dogs 3 is out very soon then for me that kicks off a flurry of releases, RE 3 Remake, Persona, FF7 etc plus there was Kakarot, Walking Dead VR and WC 3 refund edition all released so far this year.
Just on PS4 alone you have Dreams, Nioh 2, Final Fantasy 7 Remake, MLB 2020, and The Last of Us Part 2 all releasing before June. Then Ghost of Tsushima out later in the year. Xbox has Ori and the Will of the Whisps coming soon. Switch has Animal Crossing coming pretty soon.
@xTonyMontana Watch Dogs was delayed and will also get a PS5/XBSX release, so it may be a Fall release.
@Wicked Xbox has Halo Infinite at the end if the year. But I don't have an idea on how well received it's going to be expecially since it's 343 that's making it.
And Doom Eternal. And Nioh 2. And Resi 3. And Cyberpunk... My wallet is going to bleed. ;_;
Switch and Xbox are always on a drought. Playstation always has big line up of games every year.
Playstation had a quiet enough 2019 for exclusives though. There were still a couple but nothing like the onslaught this year
Compared to what? I love the fact that Sony might only release 3 AAA exclusive titles in a year and they get tied into the “its been quiet”.. yet Microsoft goes 9+ years without making one single new AAA ip and mums the word.
Aww man you dont need to start me on Microsoft, but I spent most of 2019 clearing the backlog. 2018 was much bigger and 2020 looks to be an incredible year altogether.
Besides the three Yakuza games Amazon just dropped off and my kids demanding Dreams for their day off on Monday.
I can't understand people complaining about too many games. If I find a game that I like I won't play anything else, Who cares if Breath of the Wild 2 just came out, I'll play it later (or not).
I guess the fear that we'll die before we ever get a chance to play all the games we want. I know it's something that plays on my mind when I look at my backlog.
I honsetly don't mind if there aren't that many relases now. I got so many games in my backlog that i want to play and when a new game comes out I want to play I just buy that too than another comes and another.
Agreed and same here. Im not sure if theres a such thing as caught up anymore...
The last few years my backlog has gotten away from me, I had a look at the release calendar and there's a few decent games in the next few months. I'm happy to have time to catch up now, there's alot I haven't played or bought yet.
Lack of major game releases? Sure. Lack of game releases in general? No. Plenty of smaller games come out each month. Hell, each week.
This has pretty much been par for the video games industry in the recent past though? There's typically only 2 or 3 major releases within the first quarter of the year. This is why the late December to early April window is the best time to clear out that ungodly backlog.
I thought this was an xbox one article, when its xbox that's lacking its never a big deal, when its sony the world is ending and a million doom and gloom articles will be posted.
This weekend I bought Dreams,SFV:Championship add on & Darksiders Genesis. This Tuesday I'll pick up the Vanquish/Bayonetta remaster.
Erm, there’s a drought of games? The OP sounds like an ‘editor’ I once knew. There is no shortage of games, just a shortage of games you’re willing to try out.
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