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Opinion Trailer GameSpot: Best Games of 2021 So Far

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We're only halfway through the year, and there are already so many amazing games!

Why wait till the end of 2021 to celebrate some of the year's best games? We're halfway through, and there are already some GOTY contenders. So here's a chance to get a look at some of our favorite games of 2021 so far, as chosen by the GameSpot staff.

00:22 - Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
00:44 - Guilty Gear Strive
01:49 - Little Nightmares II
02:38 - Resident Evil Village
03:03 - Knockout City
04:18 - Before Your Eyes
05:16 - Hitman 3
06:21 - Returnal
07:35 - Cris Tales
08:47 - Famicom Detective Club: The Missing Heir + The Girl Who Stands Behind
09:54 - Chicory: A Colorful Tale
11:06 - Persona 5 Strikers
12:44 - Nier Replicant ver.1.22474487139…
13:40 - Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury
14:48 - Monster Hunter Rise
15:50 - MLB The Show 21

Hitman, village and nightmares 2 my choices.
 

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Happy to see my top pick are there

RE Village
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Returnal
Rise
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I have zero interest in any games on that entire list.
Damn, Socks, no RE Village? Thats like the best game this year, like landslide best game this year thus far.

Top 5 favorite Resident Evil game of all time
Returnal - GOTY

Is it really that good? I feel this title will be a cult classic aka Folklore, 3D Dot Hero etc. Is it like Demon Souls good? Like retrying a bunch is part of the funz?

I feel like I really need to play it to really get what many of you are hyped about cause I think its hard to see and kind of is a play type of thing, like you need to feel the loop to get the funz lol
 
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Because it's trash. Pokemon Snap is better than most of the games on that list anyway, that's the real tragedy.

7 million copy's sold, overwhelming positive reviews. Straight up everybody praises it.
230k reviews.

Yet returnal is on it, 500k sold, 3000 reviews and 7.2 score.

Fucking laughable.

U can really see how these people don't play games on PC.
 
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7 million copy's sold, overwhelming positive reviews. Straight up everybody praises it.
230k reviews.

Your taste is trash.

6 million of those copies were sold because "my favorite streamer gets paid to play this game, maybe I can too!"
Have you tried it? The game looks, plays, and sounds like ass. Typical indie trash.
 
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6 million of those copies were sold because "my favorite streamer gets paid to play this game, maybe I can too!"
Have you tried it? The game looks, plays, and sounds like ass. Typical indie trash.

Yea i did, u clearly don't.






if you think valheim is trash, then straight up 99% of that list is trash also.

The fact that this outlet doesn't even look at valheim while its basically the most succesful ip on PC this year, says enough.

But its not unusual tho, they also forget to review they are billions until a year later of its release, yet another example of how laughable outdated those outlets are.
 
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7 million copy's sold, overwhelming positive reviews. Straight up everybody praises it.
230k reviews.

Yet returnal is on it, 500k sold, 3000 reviews and 7.2 score.

Fucking laughable.

U can really see how these people don't play games on PC.

Maybe, maybe not.

Now I'll be the first to say someone buying a game clearly means they like it, but just saying 7 million sold of some streamer, gen z, flavor of the month, twitch type game makes me wonder if those high sales are based no some twitter kidz type hype thing lol Look at fortnite, that shit got like 100 million users (likely more as I don't know the exact count)

Doesn't mean we all feel its GOTY, shit using that logic all mobile Facebook type shit games are the best cause they move massive units or something.

I'm sure someone loves that game and will never take away from that btw, but 7 million doesn't automatically = good, we've seen lots move even more that many of us feel are trash. So don't know if that game is the next best thing and I'm sleep or if its the next gen z hype thing that got sales based on dem tik tok kidz or something lol
 

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Damn, Socks, no RE Village? Thats like the best game this year, like landslide best game this year thus far.

Top 5 favorite Resident Evil game of all time


Is it really that good? I feel this title will be a cult classic aka Folklore, 3D Dot Hero etc. Is it like Demon Souls good? Like retrying a bunch is part of the funz?

I feel like I really need to play it to really get what many of you are hyped about cause I think its hard to see and kind of is a play type of thing, like you need to feel the loop to get the funz lol
Returnal requires 3 things for you to fall in love with it: you need to worship Quake (1996), Metroid Prime and Silent Hill 2. It blends them in the most esquisite way. It’s a UFO of quality we see once or twice in a decade.

But that’s my take and my taste.
 

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Returnal requires 3 things for you to fall in love with it: you need to worship Quake (1996), Metroid Prime and Silent Hill 2. It blends them in the most esquisite way. It’s a UFO of quality we see once or twice in a decade.

But that’s my take and my taste.

Love Quake, love Metroid, LOVE Silent Hill 2.

Yea I'll end up buying it when I get a hold of a PS5. I feel like it has that underground, cult, gem going for it that years from now we'll remember it for being so different.

I don't see tons of games being exactly like what you described in the future and I like to play something very different every now and then.

J Juza Is Nier Replicant just a remake of some other Nier? I like Drakenguard, but I'm no expert on that games timeline ie I'm not Danjin44 Danjin44 lol One day that remake is coming...
 
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Love Quake, love Metroid, LOVE Silent Hill 2.

Yea I'll end up buying it when I get a hold of a PS5. I feel like it has that underground, cult, gem going for it that years from now we'll remember it for being so different.

I don't see tons of games being exactly like what you described in the future and I like to play something very different every now and then.
Talk to me when you get the true ending and we’ll discuss the SH2 narrative comparisons. ❤️
 
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For me...



And so far Great Ace Attorney is my GOTY and still have these games to look forward in upcoming months.




J Juza I like Drakenguard, but I'm no expert on that games timeline ie I'm not Danjin44 Danjin44 lol One day that remake is coming...
I'm not sure, these days people are overly too sensitive, if they do try to remake it or even remaster it they have to change a lot of parts of the game's story which at that point I rather not have it.
 
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For me...



And so far Great Ace Attorney is my GOTY and still have these games to look forward in upcoming months.





I'm not sure, these days people are overly too sensitive, if they do they try to remake it or even remaster it they have to change a lot of parts of the game's story which at that point I rather not have it.
Too many unreleased games in there. NMH3 and Kena have high potential to be massive disappointments.
 

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Too many unreleased games in there. NMH3 and Kena have high potential to be massive disappointments.
In my post already explained that GAA is my GOTY so far and the game on them bottom are what I'm looking forward for rest of the year.

I'm 99% sure SMTV will my GOTY because same way some people grew up playing FF or DQ, I grew up playing SMT, it is THE JRPG for me.

Personally I'm looking forward to SMTV more than FF16.
 
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I'm not sure, these days people are overly too sensitive, if they do they try to remake it or even remaster it they have to change a lot of parts of the game's story which at that point I rather not have it.

I think if we get some HD remaster collection or something, I wouldn't be shocked if they didn't change anything in the story at all, thats more rare then even remakes themselves tbh, as in Resident Evil was remade and ignored Rebecca already knows about Zombies as Zero was in development at that time, then did a remaster......and continued to not correct that part lol and Resident Evil is a far more massive IP then those Drakenguard titles, so I feel if we get a collection in HD or something, chances are the story won't really much if at all.

So I don't know if the HAVE to do it as they can just do what they normally do with remasters and just keep as is and just graphically fix stuff, put in HD, frame rate etc.


I'm also surprised at your GOTY pick lol, I also like the Ace series, but I'm surprised thats your pick as you like lots of similar things and I felt it wasn't going to be Ace
 
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Maybe, maybe not.

Now I'll be the first to say someone buying a game clearly means they like it, but just saying 7 million sold of some streamer, gen z, flavor of the month, twitch type game makes me wonder if those high sales are based no some twitter kidz type hype thing lol Look at fortnite, that shit got like 100 million users (likely more as I don't know the exact count)

Doesn't mean we all feel its GOTY, shit using that logic all mobile Facebook type shit games are the best cause they move massive units or something.

I'm sure someone loves that game and will never take away from that btw, but 7 million doesn't automatically = good, we've seen lots move even more that many of us feel are trash. So don't know if that game is the next best thing and I'm sleep or if its the next gen z hype thing that got sales based on dem tik tok kidz or something lol

Men that's a lot of "i don't like anything" in order to validate a laughable opinion.

if u call 7 million people if it isn't 8 million by now just "someone",u honestly are delusional. Because i am not sure if any title on that list beats it besides maybe a select few.

And the but people probably bought it because of twitch ( where sony spends banks of cash on in order to advertise there games , which also result in there games hitting n1 spots contsantly when they come out by the way lol ), u do realize u can refund a game if you don't like it right? the first 2 hours of the game is basically what u can expect of the entire game just more of it. So how did they have so much sales then? if it was so shit?

Didn't thought that one out did you?

Rofl.
 
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Men that's a lot of "i don't like anything" in order to validate a laughable opinion.

if u call 7 million people if it isn't 8 million by now just "someone",u honestly are delusional. Because i am not sure if any title on that list beats it besides maybe a select few.

And the but people probably bought it because of twitch ( where sony spends banks of cash on in order to advertise there games , which also result in there games hitting n1 spots contsantly when they come out by the way lol ), u do realize u can refund a game if you don't like it right? the first 2 hours of the game is basically what u can expect of the entire game just more of it. So how did they have so much sales then? if it was so shit?

Didn't thought that one out did you?

Rofl.

? Relax bud.

I literally state that I'm not taking anything away from people who like the game. They bought it for a reason.

if u call 7 million people if it isn't 8 million by now just "someone",u honestly are delusional. Because non on that list sold anything.

? You taking that comment waaaaay too literal to argue man lol

I never once fucking dismiss 7 million bought the game. You made that whole post for nothing lol

Relax buddy, have fun with the game lol Not that serious...

amigastar amigastar Doom Eternal came out in 2020
 
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I think if we get some HD remaster collection or something, I wouldn't be shocked if they didn't change anything in the story at all, thats more rare then even remakes themselves tbh, as in Resident Evil was remade and ignored Rebecca already knows about Zombies as Zero was in development at that time, then did a remaster......and continued to not correct that part lol and Resident Evil is a far more massive IP then those Drakenguard titles, so I feel if we get a collection in HD or something, chances are the story won't really much if at all.

So I don't know if the HAVE to do it as they can just do what they normally do with remasters and just keep as is and just graphically fix stuff, put in HD, frame rate etc.


I'm also surprised at your GOTY pick lol, I also like the Ace series, but I'm surprised thats your pick as you like lots of similar things and I felt it wasn't going to be Ace
Personally I want to see remake/remaster for Drakengard 3. The original Drakengard’s gameplay did not age well at all, it needs huge overall change to its entire combat system but Drakengard 3 in other hand has pretty solid combat, better than NieR Gestalt but issue is that the game has terrible performance.
 
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Personally I want to see remake/remaster for Drakengard 3. The original Drakengard’s gameplay did not age well at all, it needs huge overall change to its entire combat system but Drakengard 3 in other hand has pretty solid combat, better than NieR Gestalt but issue is that the game has terrible performance.

True.

Then we'll see them split the baby like Sega did with Yakuza, as in remake the PS2 stuff, remaster the PS3 stuff.

So remake Drakengard 1 and 2, remaster 3