The biggest games of 2021

Get hyped for the year's most epic and exciting titles

2021 is shaping up to be an incredible year for gaming. Here are seven titles we can't wait to get stuck into...


PS4's most kickass hero finally gets the sequel she deserves. Forbidden West looks set to take Aloy on an epic road trip as the noble huntress searches for the source of a deadly plague. 

Available on: PS5


Master Chief may have missed the Xbox Series X's launch, but he's ready to make up for it in Halo's most ambitious campaign ever. More open than any entry before it, Infinite could restore the iconic series to greatness. 

Available on: Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S


This puzzling first-person shooter promises wild exploration of time loops and paranormal chaos. Considering it's from the team behind Dishonored 2, this could well be a classic. 

Available on: PC, PS5


The legendary survival horror series returns, and this time the spooky action has a touch of the gothic flair that made Resi 4 such a great. Oh, and werewolves? Count our tattered nerves in. 

Available on: PC, PS5, Xbox Series X/S


Insomniac is taking its out of this world action, larger-than-life weapons, and best-in-class movement mechanics, and pushing it all into the next generation. Own a PS5? You're sure to need the Lombax's latest adventure. 

Available on: PS5


This wizardry wonder takes place long before a certain Mr Potter ever picked up a wand. Set in the 1800s, this exciting action RPG follows a class of students at the legendary school as they use magic to battle all sorts of beasties. 

Available on: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S


While the legacy of the Arkham games looms large, this potentially heroic effort combines open-world elements and dynamic co-op. If the studio can nail the combat, this should do Bats proud. 

Available on: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S

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