The best games of 2021 – article

The year is over and it’s time to summarize the most significant games of the past 12 months. We have again prepared an overall ranking of Sector editors, where we have selected the 20 best titles of the year. They mix both big games and smaller games.

20. Hitman 3 – PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series XS, PS4, PS5 –  recenzia

Number 47 ended its current trilogy, and Hitman 3 offered a final collection of quality missions that showed a wide range of approaches. The authors also interestingly closed the story of the series by linking to the original games.

19. Shin Megami Tensei V – Switch – review

Shin Megami Tensei V is a dense JRPG that takes the series further and uses familiar elements for another unforgettable experience. Set aside 50-60 hours of time, it will be an effort, but if you are a fan of this style, it will be worth it.

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18. The Riftbreaker – PC, Xbox Series X, PS5 – recenzia

The long-awaited action tower defense game The Riftbreaker was also placed, which offered a very good mix of action and strategy with quality visuals and modern functions.

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17. The Medium – PC, Xbox Series X, PS5 – recenzia

Horror from Bloober brought an interesting theme and also an interesting gameplay between two realities, or a cross through them. The story did not lag behind and the depiction of the environment was high quality and unconventional.

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16. Guilty Gear -Strive- PC, PS4, PS5 – Review

Not many fighters have been born this year, but Guilty Gear Strive has actually scored. Although 2D, it offers a quality fighting style, unique characters and very good combos. The title is the most ambitious work of the series, which can be an ideal gateway to crazy anime and metal style fights for many.

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15. The Ascent – PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series XS – recenzia

This year also saw the interesting The Ascent, which combined cyberpunk and Diablo style of playability, while there was also cooperation and physics and the overall visuals.

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14. Psychonauts 2 – PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series XS, PS4, PS5 – recenzia

If you want a great story jumping thing in a strange world, then definitely don’t miss Psychonauts 2. It’s all unconventional, but that’s why it’s unique. You get to a school of spies with psychic powers, which has another big problem, and so do you.

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13. Persona 5 Strikers – PC, PS4 – review

If you like Persona games and specifically action JRPGs, be sure not to miss the Strikers spin-off. Although the game moves the series into another action RPG subgenre, it still brings quality, breadth and depth.

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12. Alan Wake Remastered  – PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series XS, PS4, PS5 – recenzia

Alan Wake has returned this year, not in a sequel, but in a slightly improved visual, but now also on new platforms, as he has finally arrived on Playstation consoles. He once again offered his unique mix of darkness, action and horror with a quality script.

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11. Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy – PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series XS, PS4, PS5 – recenzia

The Guardians of the Galaxy have returned in their own action game and offered a unique experience that only they can. Strange sci-fi worlds, entertaining dialogues, great music and intense action are exactly what you expect from the game and what you get.

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10. Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury – Switch – review

The classic Super Mario 3D World returned to Switch and came expanded with new content, namely Bowser’s Fury expansion. It again brought quality fun gameplay for everyone, from young to old, in expansion and quite different.

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9. Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart – PS5 – Review

The unique pair of Insimniac Ratchet and Clank returned this year purely in a next-gen form to show how the new generation can move the jumpers forward. It offered dimensional transitions, ray tracing and a diversity of environments.

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8. Far Cry 6 – PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series XS, PS4, PS5 – recenzia

Far Cry returned last year and this time drew players to a Cuba-inspired island where the dictator had to be destroyed. It was not easy, as the dictator had an army, but the players finally managed to do it with their home-made weapons and modified cars.

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7. Mass Effect: Legendary Edition – PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series XS, PS4, PS5 – recenzia

Last year, the remasters flocked and one also received the Mass Effect trilogy, which was reissued in a legendary edition and showed its quality gameplay and unique story. Maybe the ending wasn’t entirely perfect, but the additional scenes closed it anyway.

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6. Age of Empires IV – PC – Review

Realtime strategies last year pulled very well Age of Empire IV, which revives this classic series. He returned to the Middle Ages, offering good gameplay and ample options. Maybe not all of AOE2, but still a nice offer with a focus on strength.

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5. Deathloop – PC, PS5 – review

Slightly unconventional, but thanks to that interesting fps with time lapse and stealth mechanics from Dishonored scored and offered something different than other action games.

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4. Halo Infinite – PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series XS – recenzia

Halo surprisingly last year with its postponement and now it surprised with its quality, where it combined a very good campaign associated with the open world and quality free 2 play multiplayer. Infinite pushed the Halo brand forward very well and literally revived it.

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3. It Takes Two – PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series XS, PS4, PS5 – recenzia

A unique collaboration from Joseph Fares, author of A Way Out, brought it to third place and offered an unconventional combination of marital problems and simple but fun gameplay.

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2. Resident Evil: Village – PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series XS, PS4, PS5 – recenzia

In second place was a new and high-quality sequel to the Resident Evil series, which this time introduced players to vampires and monsters. At the same time, it offered a very well-balanced portion of horror and action, while there was also a story.

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1. Forza Horizon 5 – PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series XS – recenzia

The new Forza Horizon 5 came in first place, this time introducing players to Mexico and offering a lot of cars, a lot of options and if you like fun on wheels, be sure not to miss the game. Plus, if you have little content, you already know how to create your own tracks and, of course, expansions and more cars will gradually come.


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We can also divide it into categories in which it looks like this:

Exclusive titles:

PC – Age of Empires IV
Microsoft – Forza Horizon 5
Sony – Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
Nintendo – Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury
Mobil – League of Legends: Wild Rift
VR –  Lone Echo 2

Categories:

Graphics – Forza Horizon 5
DLC / Expanzia – Shadow Tactics: Blades of Shogun – Aiko’s Choice
Hra pre splitscreen – It Takes Two
Indie hra  – Little Nightmares II
Remaster/Remake – Mass Effect Legendary Edition

Game styles:

Action fps – Deathloop
Action Adventure – Resident Evil Village
Action RPG – Mass Effect: Legendary Edition
Strategy – Age of Empires IV
Jumping – It Takes Two
RPG – Solasta: Crown of the Magister
JRPG –Shin Megami Tensei V
Racing – Forza Horizon 5
Adventúra – Life is Strange: True Colors
Multiplayer – Halo Infinite
MMO – Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker
Bojovka – Guilty Gear Strive
Management Manager – Football Manager 2022
Šport – Riders Republic
Simulátor – Microsoft Flight Simulator (Xbox)
Slovak game – Urtuk: The Desolation


And the worst things?

The biggest disappointment – GTA The Trilogy
The worst trend – publishing unfinished games … more and more

If you think you would choose better, we will soon start voting for the game of the year according to you, which will show what you like.


Source: Sector.sk by www.sector.sk.

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