Best Games 2017

With E3 2017 now wrapping up, there are plenty of amazing games on the horizon across PC, PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch, meaning you have plenty to look forward to.

Nevertheless, following hours and hours of gameplay, TrustedReviews has put together a list of our top ten favourite multi-platform games that you can play right now. Naturally, as new games launch and fresh in-office debates kick off, this list will adapt. For now, however, the titles featured here are the ones we feel are the best of the best.

With Xbox One X set to launch this year, bringing with it a number of games that will be ‘Enhanced with One X’, and PS4 Pro still getting into the swing of things, it’s likely that we’ll see new games appear that blow us away. Keep checking back to discover the must-have titles to expand your gaming library!

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Dishonored 2

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Dishonored 2 is Arkane’s finest work to date and offers an amazing, expansive experience.

Arkane aims to deliver a game in the vein of old-school experiences such as Doom, where nothing is linear and the game world is a playground with myriad solutions to any problem – and it pulls this off spectacularly.

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Performing superbly on Xbox One, PS4 and PC, this is a must-buy for all who are fans of creative puzzle-solving and stealthy action.

Read the full Dishonored 2 review

Overwatch

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Blizzard doesn’t make bad games. In fact, it makes consistently brilliant games, and Overwatch is one such example of that.

The team’s first stab at the FPS genre has become a huge hit – even a year on from its launch, people eagerly await new skins to unlock for their favourite heroes. It’s proved a smash with the eSports crowd to boot, making longevity for the game unquestionable.

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Blizzard does a great job of remaining committed to the title too, with regular updates and fresh content to keep players invested in the addictive gameplay and brilliantly balanced action. The developer also does well to welcome new players, offering a smoother learning curve than other shooters.

Yet to play Overwatch? What are you waiting for!?

Read the full Overwatch review

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CD Projekt Red has created a technical and creative masterpiece in the Wild Hunt.

This is a game that offers compelling stories in almost every quest. Whether in the main story or the briefest of side missions, Geralt’s story is simply one you cannot miss.

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A deep and engaging RPG that will intrigue all players, knowledge of the previous two entries is beneficial but not essential, since the developer does a great job of crafting a standalone narrative for new players.

Also, Wild Hunt manages to include an incredibly addictive mini-game in the form of Gwent, which has since spawned its own dedicated free-to-play game.

Read the full The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt review

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Although technically launching on the previous generation of consoles, Grand Theft Auto V didn’t fully come into its own until it became available on the PS4, Xbox One and the PC.

GTA V tells a brilliantly madcap tale while following three bonkers lead characters; the player is able to switch control across all three on-the-fly at any time during the story.

Rockstar’s recreation of Los Angeles is the ultimate playground for troublemakers, giving you the freedom to do pretty much anything you want – including hijacking planes, tanks and automobiles.

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Players remain addicted to the game as a result of healthy content updates on GTA Online – although, bizarrely, there was no single-player expansion unlike previous entries.

Now that GTA V is four years old, fans are desperately hoping for news of GTA 6. However, with Rockstar launching Red Dead Redemption 2 later this year, that feels like a pipe dream.

Read the full Grand Theft Auto V review

Rocket League

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Rocket League started as a title in Sony’s PlayStation Plus’ monthly lineup and quickly became a worldwide phenomenon.

Achieving millions of downloads and still going strong, the football-meets-racing car multi-player is as replayable now as it’s always been – and it’s so much fun to play.

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It’s crazy to think that even in 2017, with thousands upon thousands of games to play, there’s nothing quite like Rocket League on the market, which only adds to its appeal.

If you’ve yet to experience it, grab a few friends, kit out your cars and get playing, because it’s simply brilliant.

Minecraft

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Another game that seems to defy all explanation and expectation, Minecraft continues to take the world by storm and prove one of the most popular cultural feats in modern memory.

Arriving quietly as a PC early access title way back in 2009, it’s crazy to think about how successful it has become. While other franchises see yearly launches, Minecraft has remained a single entity and has continued to sell millions of copies on every platform out there.

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It’s hard to find anybody who hasn’t played – or at least heard of – Minecraft these days, showing the significant impact it has made.

Battlefield 1

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Eyebrows were raised when Dice announced it was returning to The Great War for its next entry in the Battlefield franchise, but the apprehension was short-lived, as Battlefield 1 is the best first-person shooter this generation has seen.

Providing incredibly epic multi-player set-pieces, the best single-player campaign since Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, and graphics (particularly on PC) that are simply breathtaking, this is an experience that has to be played. Plus, with a steady stream of expansion packs over this year, there’s even more of it to enjoy.

With Dice now turning its attention to the highly anticipated Star Wars: Battlefront II, there’s hardly time to breath before another amazing shooter enters the fray!

Read the full Battlefield 1 review

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Hideo Kojima parted ways with the Metal Gear Solid franchise and Konami in the only way he knew how: with a bang.

Metal Gear Solid V offers some of the most innovative and well-crafted open-world gameplay this generation has seen, with the ability to extract pretty much anything that isn’t nailed down to your home base, with true freedom to explore environments on foot or horseback. Developing Snake with new weapons and building an army was the best the series has seen.

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The story, in true Kojima style, proved a pretty confusing affair, and rushed to its unfinished conclusion. Nevertheless, that didn’t take away from what was a phenomenal experience.

Konami hasn’t killed off the MGS franchise, with Metal Gear Survive set to launch this year, and Kojima has partnered with Sony to work on an exciting new IP in the form of Death Stranding. But MGS fans simply must check out this swansong.

Read the full Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain review

FIFA 17

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EA continues to improve upon the FIFA series year upon year, and FIFA 17 proved the latest pinnacle of the franchise. With Konami developing its PES offerings drastically in recent years, it’s kept EA on its toes and helped both games to become even more innovative. This can be seen with the arrival of FIFA 17’s brilliant story mode: The Journey.

With EA set to reveal FIFA 18 at the upcoming E3 2017, we hope to see this mode evolved and the game once again take another giant leap forward. But for now, this is the best football game you can play.

Read the full FIFA 17 review

Project Cars

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Racing sims are a special breed. They’re fiendishly tricky to master, but so much fun when you get the hang of driving each car. Project Cars pours its passion for all things four-wheeled into every part of this game.

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Comfortably the best multi-platform racer on the market, sim fans will absolutely adore it.

With Slightly Mad Studios set to launch Project Cars 2 this year, now is a good time to start working on those lap times before we all take to the track in the sequel.

Also, you can enjoy the game in VR on PC for an even more immersive experience.

Read the full Project Cars review