The Best Video Games Released In 2017

Video game rankings for video games that had a release in the year 2017, ranked from best to worst. This includes games that had a release. All scores are calcuated by gamer's ratings, post reactions, and more. You can affect these rankings by joining and rating video games.

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Arena Of Valor game
99.5
16.4

Arena Of Valor

  • RealTimeStrategy
  • RolePlaying

Star Citizen game
92.2
42

Star Citizen

  • Shooter
  • RolePlaying

From the mind of Chris Roberts, acclaimed creator of Wing Commander and Freelancer, comes STAR CITIZEN. 100 crowd funded, Star Citizen aims to create a living, breathing science fiction universe with unparalleled immersion… and you’re invited to follow every step of development!

Splatoon 2 game
93.7
43.6

Splatoon 2

  • Arena
  • Shooter

For the first time, take Turf War battles on-the-go with the Nintendo Switch system, and use any of the console's portable play styles for intense local multiplayer* action. Even team up for new 4-player co-op fun in Salmon Run! Two years have passed since the original Splatoon game was released, and...

Fortnite game
90
40

Fortnite $19.99 $11.99

  • BattleRoyale
  • Shooter
  • building
  • Chinese

Fortnite is the living, action building game from the developer formerly known as Epic MegaGames. You and your friends will lead a group of Heroes to reclaim and rebuild a homeland that has been left empty by mysterious darkness only known as "the Storm". Band together online to build extravagant...

Destiny 2 game
77.6
27.6

Destiny 2

  • FirstPerson
  • mmo
  • Shooter
  • looter

It is the sequel to 2014's Destiny and its subsequent expansions. Like the original, activities in Destiny 2 are divided among player versus environment and player versus player game types. New activities have an emphasis on exploration of the planets and interactions with non-player characters on the...

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 game
98.8
48.3

Xenoblade Chronicles 2

  • japanese
  • JRPG
  • Xenoseries
  • Post
  • RolePlaying

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is an upcoming role-playing video game being developed by Monolith Soft and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Switch video game console. While it is a sequel to Xenoblade Chronicles, it features a new world and cast of characters. The game takes place in an endless ocean of...

Dragon Ball Fighterz game
94.6
27.5

Dragon Ball Fighterz $59.99 $8.99

  • Action
  • Fighting
  • Action
  • Fighting
  • Action
  • Fighting

A 3-on-3, 2.5D Dragon Ball fighting game developed by Arc System Works.

Super Mario Odyssey game
97.1
47

Super Mario Odyssey

Join Mario on a massive, globe-trotting 3D adventure and use his incredible new abilities to collect Moons so you can power up your airship, the Odyssey, and rescue Princess Peach from Bowser's wedding plans! This sandbox-style 3D Mario adventure—the first since 1996's beloved Super Mario 64 and...

Arms game
94.5
44.3

Arms

Choose a fighting champion from around the world, equip your own combination of extendable arms, and then use a mix of button presses and quick hand motions to really take the fight to your opponent. Throw punches and guide them midflight to hit agile fighters, avoid incoming attacks with dashes, or...

Rocket League game
97.8
47.8

Rocket League

  • Sports
  • vehicle
  • automobile

Soccer meets driving once again in the long-awaited, physics-based sequel to the beloved arena classic, Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars!Described as "soccer, but with rocket-powered cars", Rocket League has up to eight players assigned to one of two teams, using rocket-engine...

Stardew Valley game
98.3
48.3

Stardew Valley $14.99 $11.99

  • farming
  • Casual
  • OpenWorld
  • Simulation
  • building
  • RolePlaying

Stardew Valley is an open-ended country-life RPG! You’ve inherited your grandfather’s old farm plot in Stardew Valley. Armed with hand-me-down tools and a few coins, you set out to begin your new life. Can you learn to live off the land and turn these overgrown fields into a thriving home?...

Sonic Mania game
95.1
42.7

Sonic Mania $19.99 $9.99

  • adventure
  • Platform
  • adventure
  • Platform

2D Sonic is back in an all-new adventure! Play as Sonic, Tails, & Knuckles as you race through all-new Zones and fully re-imagined classics, each filled with exciting surprises and powerful bosses. Harness Sonic's new Drop Dash, Tails' flight, and Knuckles' climbing abilities to overcome the evil...

Tekken 7 game
93.6
43.4

Tekken 7 $99.99 $14.99

The game is the ninth installment in the Tekken series, and the first to make use of the Unreal Engine. The first, Rage Art, allows the player to execute critical attacks that deal roughly 30% damage depending on the character once their health bar is critical, in exchange for inactivating the normal...

Kingdom Come Deliverance game
90.6
40.6

Kingdom Come Deliverance $29.99 $5.99

It is set in the medieval Kingdom of Bohemia, an Imperial State of the Holy Roman Empire, with a focus on historically accurate content. The story takes place during a war in Bohemia in 1403, in the times of King Wenceslaus IV. On the orders of Hungarian king Sigismund, half-brother of Wenceslaus, Cuman...

Dragon Ball XENOVERSE 2 game
94.6
44.6

Dragon Ball XENOVERSE 2 $14.99 $7.49

  • Action
  • Fighting
  • Action
  • Fighting
  • Action
  • Fighting

DRAGON BALL XENOVERSE 2 builds upon the highly popular DRAGON BALL XENOVERSE with enhanced graphics that will further immerse players into the largest and most detailed Dragon Ball world ever developed. DRAGON BALL XENOVERSE 2 will deliver a new hub city and the most character customization choices...

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 game
59.8
9.6

Star Wars: Battlefront 2

  • Shooter

Become a hero in Star Wars Battlefront II. Experience rich and living Star Wars multiplayer battlegrounds across prequels, original trilogy, and the new era. Customize and upgrade iconic characters such as Yoda or Darth Maul, starfighters, or troopers. Plus, play an emotionally-gripping single player...

Battlefield 1 game
82.1
32

Battlefield 1 $39.99 $5.99

  • Shooter

Despite its name, it is the fourteenth installment in the Battlefield franchise, the first main entry in the series since Battlefield 4 , and the first World War I video game published by Electronic Arts since Wings of Glory in 1994. The game is set in the period of World War I, and is inspired by historical...

Nier: Automata game
80.2
29.5

Nier: Automata

  • Action
  • robots
  • fun
  • OpenWorld
  • Scifi

The game is set in the same universe as Nier, a spin-off of the Drakengard series. The goal was to make a new Nier game true to the spirit of the original, while creating better action gameplay. While stated to be a high-action game, the developers have said that it will likely retain the role-playing...

Cave Story game
97.8
46.4

Cave Story

Arguably the most well-known indie game of all time, Cave Story features a completely original storyline wrapped with personality, mystery and hours of fast-paced fun. Cave Story is an action-adventure game from the critically acclaimed independent designer, Daisuke Amaya--or Pixel to his fans. Overflowing...

Guild Wars 2: Path Of Fire game
96.1
46.1

Guild Wars 2: Path Of Fire

It was made available for pre-purchase on August 1, 2017.

The Surge game
97.8
41.7

The Surge $14.99 $1.94

  • adventure
  • RolePlaying

A catastrophic event has knocked you out during the first day on the job… you wake up equipped with a heavy-grade exoskeleton, in a destroyed section of the complex. Robots gone haywire, insane augmented co-workers and rogue AI - everything wants you dead. Defy deadly enemies and huge bosses...

Ys VIII Lacrimosa Of DANA game
63
13

Ys VIII Lacrimosa Of DANA $39.99 $13.99

  • exploration
  • Action
  • RolePlaying

Yooka Laylee game
86.8
25.9

Yooka Laylee

Yooka-Laylee is a throw back to classic 90s collectathon games like Donkey Kong 64 and Banjoo Kazooie. The developer has a lot of talent from the original Rareware Team who worked on those games working on this game. It also was crowdfunded extremely quickly.