If there’s one thing we all can agree on, 2020 was a monumental year for the gaming world. At the turn of the last decade, the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X were launched, with game releases announced before the entire console generation (hello Cyberpunk 2077), with billions of dollars in monthly sales.
At the end of the year and the beginning of the new year, Gamers Heroes looks back on the days when they gave everything from Materia to BFG9000. Narrowing it down to the best wasn’t easy, but we were finally able to list the five best games to release in 2020.
Gamer Heroes 2020 Game of the Year Winners are in no particular order …
FINAL FANTASY VII Remake
The long-awaited classic that defines the genre of PlayStation 1 libraries FINAL FANTASY VII Remake In response to fan expectations, and some. A story that is loved by many and appreciated by everyone (with a consistent fan base), this JRPG proves to be more than just a second take, a complete reimagination It worked as.
Cloud, Barrett, Tifa, and other members of the resistance group AVALANCHE have been given new life through the use of vibrant graphics, stunning animations, and industry-leading narration. Even combat systems that avoid the original turn-based mechanics and play more real-time matches work well with the proven Active Time Battle (ATB) system, combining hack and slash combat with a strategic twist.
If you would like to return to Midgar, please return.
A review of FINAL FANTASY VII Remake can be read here.
Ghost of Tsushima
Samurai Road is a well-known method in the world of video games and is full of jewels such as Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice and Bushido Blade.
Leave it to Sucker Punch to create the next big Kurosawa-style epic with the title Ghost of Tsushima.. Among what was considered the studio’s best release ever, the story of Hitoshi Sakai of Ghost of Tsushima and the fight against the invasion of Mongolia have captivated us from start to finish.
Its open world setup does not reinvent the wheel. Rather, it polishes the core elements of the genre to a glossy luster. Whether it’s taking over an outpost, discovering a shrine, collecting materials, or a side quest, Tsushima Island was an absolutely beautiful place to explore. Complementing this quest is a superior combat system that emphasizes perfect timing, parry, and a stance that adds danger and intensity to the samurai duel.
Ghost of Tsushima is a true love letter to fans of this genre and one of the best open world games ever.
You can read the Ghost of Tsushima review here.
Assassin’s Creed Valhara
The Assassin’s Creed series is well known in its vast world. Entries like Assassin’s Creed Odyssey feature a detailed environment that cleverly captures the times gone by.
However, the release Assassin’s Creed Valhara Meets the high standards set by its predecessor. This incredible journey tells a complex story that combines the vast world of Norse mythology with ancient English myths and legends to create a vibrant and breathing world. Its world construction is at the top of its class, and its settings give the player the power of play. Even something raw, like raiding with your Raven clan, turns out to be incredibly fun and rewarding.
Simply put, Assassin’s Creed Valhara is the best story the franchise has ever told and one of the best RPGs of its generation.
A review of Assassin’s Creed Valhara can be read here.
Genshin Impact It may be an inspiration for the sleeves, but it was also a surprise hit this year.
MiHoYo adopts and implements the formula Nintendo created in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild in 2017. Both feature environmental puzzles and shrines, and there are countless other discoveries. However, Genshin Impact transforms the situation by taking advantage of team-based combat with quick, fluid, and engaging elements after more than 100 hours of play. Exploration is always rewarding and encourages players to make their own journeys.
Between these things and their free entry points, action RPG enthusiasts have nothing to lose by adding this title to their rotation.
You can see the review of Genshin Impact here.
Ori and the Will of the Wisps
Over the past few years, the gods have blessed us with the grace of Metroidvania-style titles-Hollow Knight, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, Dead Cells fascinate us when exploring catacombs, castles, and cells. Continued to do.
Release of Moon Studios Ori and the Will of the Wisps It keeps the trend going, while somehow embracing the artistic value of video games. The warm story of this title offered a heartwarming adventure full of charm and personality. It is where the famous Ori fought all possibilities to find Kuu and bring the light back to the forest.
Side-scrolling gameplay incorporates physics and depth techniques to maintain pace and create a vibrant breathing world in two-dimensional space. Puzzles, platforms, and battles all merge to create a truly heartfelt title.
A review of Ori and Will of the Wisps can be read here.
These five titles were shining brightly in 2020, but with the release of dozens of high-quality games covering almost every genre, even more dark horses jumped under the radar.
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