5. Gears of War 4 – The fourth main installment of the Gears of War franchise is set to release on October 11, 2016. This third person shooter is developed by The Coalition and published by Microsoft Studios for Xbox One.
4. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare – This game is set to release on November 4, 2016. It is the 13th primary installment of the series. This new Call of Duty game will be playable on Microsoft Windows, PS4 and Xbox One. This first person shooter game will be set in space. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare was developed by Infinity Ward and published by Activision.
3. Zelda for Wii U– This iconic Nintendo game’s release date is not set in stone yet. The game could be released in 2017, but Nintendo may publish it near Christmas of this year. Nintendo has pushed the date back and will hopefully be presenting the game on not only the Wii U platform, but also the anticipated Nintendo NX console. This is the 19th installment in the Zelda franchise. It is also the first original Zelda game to be released in high-definition resolution. Hopefully this Zelda game will impress its fans, seeing that it has been in production since 2013!
2. Final Fantasy 15 – We’ve come a long way in the Final Fantasy Series. The release date for Final Fantasy 15 is September 30, 2016. This is role playing game (RPG) that will be playable on the PS4 and Xbox One platforms. By providing a darker game play atmosphere, Final Fantasy 15 sets itself apart from its predecessors.
1. Persona 5 – This game is chronologically the 6th installment in the series. Persona 5 is part of Megami Tensei franchise, and the release date for America is set for sometime in February 2017. Japan will be releasing it September of 2016. Persona 5 will be a PS3 and PS4 exclusive game.
Honorable Mention: Kingdom Hearts 3 – The release date for Kingdom Hearts 3 is set for sometime in 2016. This RPG is published by Square Enix and will be playable on the PS4 and Xbox One . This is the 11th installment in the series and it is the final chapter in the Dark Seeker Saga.
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