Our exhaustive list of just about every new game coming to PC in 2017
Our guide to the new games of 2017 is broken down by genre, and we’ve updated it with the most recent release date info we have, from promising indie games to the biggest PC series. Of course, with dozens of games hitting Steam every day, we can’t hit everything. But this list of new PC games are the ones we think you should keep an eye on. For the surprise releases, check out our weekly guide to five new Steam games you probably missed this week. There’s even more goodness in there that you won’t find on this massive list.
Release date: October 27, 2017
It’s a game about shooting Nazis, of course. Some people say there are too many games about shooting Nazis, but we say: nope. This sequel to the 2014 reboot sees BJ Blazkowicz taking the fight to the United States, and will feature more ludicrous, unrealistic weaponry compared to its predecessor. MachineGames doesn’t seem to be departing from the relatively linear, narrative focused template it established with The New Order, but the studio has also proven it doesn’t really need to.
Wolfenstein® II: The New Colossus™ is the highly anticipated sequel to the critically acclaimed, Wolfenstein®: The New Order™ developed by the award-winning studio MachineGames. An exhilarating adventure brought to life by the industry-leading id Tech® 6, Wolfenstein® II sends players to Nazi-controlled America on a mission to recruit the boldest resistance leaders left. Fight the Nazis in iconic American locations, equip an arsenal of badass guns, and unleash new abilities to blast your way through legions of Nazi soldiers in this definitive first-person shooter. America, 1961. The Nazis maintain their stranglehold on the world. You are BJ Blazkowicz, aka “Terror-Billy,” member of the Resistance, scourge of the Nazi empire, and humanity’s last hope for liberty. Only you have the guts, guns, and gumption to return stateside, kill every Nazi in sight, and spark the second American Revolution.
An open secret for months, E3 2017 finally confirmed that Assassin’s Creed is headed to Egypt. It also looks to be making the biggest changes to the series formula since it started. There’s an RPG-style skill tree, Far Cry-style time and nature systems at work, and a lot more. Ubisoft has (rather symbolically) done away with the icon-strewn mini map. Oh, and you have an eagle companion—a very promising feature for eagle enthusiasts worldwide.
Ancient Egypt, a land of majesty and intrigue, is disappearing in a ruthless fight for power. Unveil dark secrets and forgotten myths as you go back to the one founding moment: The Origins of the Assassin’s Brotherhood.
A COUNTRY TO DISCOVER
Sail down the Nile, uncover the mysteries of the pyramids or fight your way against dangerous ancient factions and wild beasts as you explore this gigantic and unpredictable land.
A NEW STORY EVERY TIME YOU PLAY
Engage into multiple quests and gripping stories as you cross paths with strong and memorable characters, from the wealthiest high-born to the most desperate outcasts.
Experience a completely new way to fight. Loot and use dozens of weapons with different characteristics and rarities. Explore deep progression mechanics and challenge your skills against unique and powerful bosses.
A sequel to the surprisingly good 2014 orc slayer Shadow of Mordor that so far looks to be seriously expanding on the Nemesis system with a huge variety of stories and personalities for enemies and allies, with a new strategy layer on top of the open world combat and adventuring. The environments look a bit more colourful and diverse this time (thanks to no longer being set exclusively in Mordor).
Go behind enemy lines to forge your army, conquer Fortresses and dominate Mordor from within. Experience how the award winning Nemesis System creates unique personal stories with every enemy and follower, and confront the full power of the Dark Lord Sauron and his Ringwraiths in this epic new story of Middle-earth.
In Middle-earth™: Shadow of War™, nothing will be forgotten.