1. NBA 2k17
Released on Sept. 16 on all gaming platforms, NBA 2K17 has fallen far from disappointing gamers.
The game has a drastic improvement in graphics compared to last years NBA 2K16.
Players have been set to look more realistic in today’s world with more fluid gameplay and in addition, updated roster and freshly-drafted rookies have been added
NBA 2K17 has three different release options.
Paul George is on the cover is the standard edition while the Legend edition and Legend Gold Edition has the newly retired Kobe Bryant on the cover.
Prices of the game range from $59.99 to $99.99 if you want the Legend Gold Edition.
The newest installment of the 2K series has scoring 8.1 out of 10 according to IGN.
2. FIFA 17
Released on Sept. 27 on all gaming platforms, FIFA17 is the newest installment of the EA Sports “FIFA“ series that has been around since it’s first release in 1993.
FIFA 17’s headline feature is “The Journey” which is very similar to career modes in games such as the NBA 2K series with the “My Player” game mode.
“The Journey” chronicles a story about a prodigious young talent attempting to make a name for himself in the Premier League.
With also having an improvement in graphics and sharing the same game developer as NBA2k17, EA Sports FIFA is also far from disappointing gamers and the relating soccer community.
Having the standard version costing $59.99 and The Deluxe Edition retailing at $79.99 the game has gamers ranting and raving scoring an overall 8.4 out of 10 on IGN.
3. Forza Horizon 3
Released on Sept. 27 Forza Horizon 3 has a large sum of improvements for Xbox One users.
The storied “Forza” franchise has been around since 2005 with the release of the original game “Forza Motorsports”
Along with a new list of vehicles to use, the newest version of the game allows users to customize “everything.”
Gamers are given the ability to hire and/or fire their friends as crew members.
On top of that, users have the opportunity to discover over 300 new vehicles expanding the list of customizable options.
You’re able to drive through vast deserts, wild rainforests and the sandy beaches of Australia’s Gold Coast according to IGN.
The game has an overall “Good” score according to IGN scoring 7.7 out of 10.
4. Gears of War 4
Although it hasn’t been released yet gamers are patiently awaiting the fourth installment. The popular franchise game is set to release on Oct. 11 for Xbox One.
Having a new generation of soldiers in the game Gears of War 4 is set to be another blockbuster worthy third- person shooter video game.
The graphics are improved and powered by Unreal Engine 4. Unreal Engine 4 technology powers hundreds of games as well as real-time 3D films and training simulations.
The game is quite brutal being rated M for Mature gamers. Having a unique approach with melee attacks when it comes to using a chainsaw.
The hype of Gears of War 4 may allow Microsoft Studios to redeem themselves for the past flops.
By Paris Ellis @PARISELLIS92
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