Otaku Dome is going to name 10 multiplatform games we can’t wait to play that release between now and the remainder of 2014. This list is for multiplatform titles. Check out our list below this text:
NUMBER ONE: THE ELDER SCROLLS ONLINE
Ever since it’s initial reveal from Game Informer The Elder Scrolls Online has gotten a lot of hype. Set to include all areas in the Elder Scrolls franchise , the game will feature the ability to create custom characters and have unique abilities throughout the world. Confirmed /factionsraces include The Aldmeri Dominion (represented by an eagle), composed of Altmer (High elf), Bosmer (Wood elf), and Khajiit; the Daggerfall Covenant (represented by a lion), composed of Bretons, Redguards, and Orsimer (Orcs); and the Ebonheart Pact (represented by a dragon), composed of Nords, Dunmer (Dark elf) and Argonians. Unfotunately it looks like being Dragonborn may not be an option.
NUMBER TWO: MIRROR’S EDGE 2
Finally releasing itself from developmental hell, Mirror’s Edge 2 was formally revealed at E3 2013. The game once again puts players into the role of Faith, the beloved free-running heroine of the original game. EA has confirmed that not only will this game act as a sort of prequel/origin for Faith, but it will also be an open world action/adventure game.
NUMBER THREE: THE EVIL WITHIN
The creator of Resident Evil is looking to bring horror back to video games with his upcoming release of The Evil Within. You play Detective Sebastian Castellanos, who is looking to solve a mass murder, but is put into a world of danger he and his partners Joseph Oda and Julie “Kid” Kidman never expected.
NUMBER FOUR: KINGDOM HEARTS III
No this isn’t some strange world you’ve woken up from, a Kingdom Hearts game has been announced to release for another console other than a Sony branded one. With gameplay supposedly being modeled after Kingdom Hearts: Dream Drop Distance’s parkourish gameplay style it seems the title will also feature multiple enemies on screen at once judging from the original trailer. The game is being developed along side Final Fantasy XV.
NUMBER FIVE: FINAL FANTASY XV
Another development hell title that has been in development since 2006, the game was re-introduced for next-gen consoles at E3 2013. Recent gameplay footage shows that player character Noctis Lucis Caelum, the Prince of a mafia-like faction who has the ability to strike at lightning like speeds while also using his abilities to climb and perform other acts. The game is rumored for a 2014 release date.
NUMBER SIX: WATCH DOGS
Originally scheduled for a 2013 release, Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs has had a lot of gamers eyes on it. The game gives players the ability to “hack the system” as they progress in the story of an open-world that has a heavy emphasis on technology.
NUMBER SEVEN: DRAGON AGE: INQUISITION
Finally a new Dragon Age title is upon us, after rumors of a Dragon Age MMO failed to pull through, EA Games pulled a fast one and announced the third installment in the Dragon Age franchise; Dragon Age: Inquisition. The new game will feature a huge open-world and will re-introduce series favorite Morrigan as well as letting players choose the Qunari race for the very first time.
NUMBER EIGHT: DYING LIGHT
The team behind the cult Dead Island franchise is back at it with Dying Light, a new game that has been viewed as a combination of the aforementioned title and Mirror’s Edge due to its’ parkour gameplay style. Current plot details are unknown besides you being a group of survivors in a dangerous new world full of zombies and that the environment is even more deadly at night.
NUMBER NINE: METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN
The next sequel to the Metal Gear Solid franchise, you play as an older Solid Snake who awakes from a coma with one of his arms gone and forms a new mercenaries group know as the Diamond Dogs, the game will also be set nine years after the Ground Zeroes prequel.
NUMBER TEN: TOM CLANCY’S THE DIVISION
The online third-person shooter The Division has a lot of promise, initial gameplay revealed at E3 impressed. With Ubisoft promising unprecedented realism graphics wise and an interesting plot this Tom Clancy game seems like it may be a big hit come next year.
There you go the top 10 next-gen multiplatform games we can’t wait to get our hands on, sometime next week we will do an exclusives list on Playstation 4, following that will be our Xbox One and Wii U exclusives list.