The year is coming to it’s end and this year was a great one in the aspects of video gaming. This year we have seen some of the biggest games launch happening all around. This was not just a year, when we have seen the video games launching. This year new consoles–Xbox One and PS4–were launched, bringing more excitement than ever. That was all about the past and you know what, the future is going to be more brighter with the upcoming action based video games in 2014. So, today we have done our homework on the upcoming action based video games of 2014 and mind you, we are talking about only-action based games in here. So, are you ready to meet the games of 2014? Let’s Go!
1. Tomb Raider 2
Lara Croft and it’s goodness. Yes, this year we have witnessed one of the beautiful and thrilling Lara Croft Game ever that was the Tomb Raider 2013 which was launched earlier this year and got a great response from many players. So, SquareEnix is planning to launch a sequel to this game and we are calling it as Tomb Raider 2. Well, last time we have seen Lara getting separated with her friends and she had fought her way to finally leave the island. This time. we can see the Lady in lead getting suffered a lot.
At this current moment, we just know that the sequel is under development and it is going to be an action based video game of 2014 which can bring more success to company.
Titanfall is one of the most anticipated games of 2014. This game has been in the pipeline for a long time and finally, we are going to see this game in the shelves in 2014. This game has been developed by Respawn Entertainment and is published by EA. It is an upcoming first-person shooter game which is surely bring a lot of thrill along with it. It is going to be an exclusive for Xbox One and Xbox 360.
It is a full action-packed game as in this there is definitely a mad fight, but those fighters are wrapped in iron having high performing new guns. In this action game, the characters can run on the wall, hijack and can extend the life too.
Also, if you know, it won over 60 awards at E3, 2013 and it means a lot to EA. These fighters are called Titans and we are surely going to witness some good stuff in the next year. Titanfall will be available on March, 11th. So, mark this day as you do not want to miss this game.
Thief–One of the most anticipated game of four year is finally arriving in 2014. Well, we have firstly heard about this game in 2009 as Thief 4, but never saw this one coming out. Surely there were problems, but Square Enix has managed to get rid off those and this game is back on track.
Thief is a stealth video game which is developed by Eidos Montreal and if you have heard about cult class Thief series, then, you would be glad to know that it is reboot to them. Well, this time Garett is the lead character acting as the Thief . He come in a city named–‘The City’–and found the people in plague. There was a complete dominance going on for the survival of life. So, he has to steal and it is a stealth video game. So, you have to be very sharp. In this game, you are provided with the stealth killing weapons like Bows and many more which you will reveal in the game itself.
Thief was announced in March, 2013 and this game is going to be available for PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. It is going to be available on February, 25th in North America followed by Europe and others as well in 2014. So, stay tuned for this action-packed game.
4. Watch Dogs
In 2013, we have witnessed many games which seemed to launch in that year, but some circumstances lead to delay. Well, this game from Ubisoft is quite a popular one and is getting delayed as we have reported. It is actually an open-world action adventure game which is carrying a whole lot of thrill and suspense stuff along with it.
In Watch Dogs, you are going to meet a character named Aiden Pearce, a highly skilled hacker,who can hack the electronic devices present all around the city.Well, in here Aiden is going to look after the city, as, who is trying out those computers on which we really depend upon. This is also a beautiful game and according to the reports, Ubisoft is also planning a Watch Dogs film on the cards.
Watch Dogs is going to be released in the second quarter of 2014. This game will be available for PC, PS3, PS4. Xbox 360, Wii U and Xbox One. We have already seen this game being delayed and we do not want to see anymore delay to the game, hope that is same to you as well.
5. Infamous: Second Son
Infamous: Second Son, which is stylized as inFamous: Second Son is coming very soon. It is an another addition to a good game series developed for PlayStations. Well, the Infamous 2 was quite an epic which brought out a great result and seeing that, the Infamous: Second Son has been developed.
This game is developed by Sucker Punch Productions and is published by Sony Computer Entertainment, thus, keeping it as a PlayStation exclusive. Well, this game is going to come to PS4 only. It is going to be just like the previous times, Delsin and his weapons. It is an open-world action adventure game. He is is still going to use the chain wrapped around his wrist to melee the enemies, still there are many improvements. Now, you do not need to climb up the ledge, Delsin is smart enough to do it by himself.
Infamous: Second Son means a great thing as the last one in the series was launched seven years ago. In this game, he will witness an accident and later on, he wish to give his help to police. So, he will be stopped by oppressive DUP. In the mean while he will get additional powers and with the help of his elder brother, in police, he will manage and sort out the things. This game is going to be released on March 21,2014.
6. The Order: 1886
Are you ready to go back in history? Well, if the answer is yes, then this game is meant for you. The Order: 1886 is also an action based anticipated game of 2014. That is why it has made this list and is good enough, we think. This game is developed by Ready At Dawn and Sony Santa Monica and is published by Sony Computer Entertainment.
The Order: 1886 made it’s first cut over at E3, 2013. This game is based on an alternate history, surrounded by the knights who give the order. The order was to fight against the half bred monsters, who are a combination of animal and man. In the game, you will find your countrymen(in-game) fearing these half breeds and thus, it will provoke a war.
There is a lot we expect from The Order: 1886 and we do think, it will be a successful one too. So, keep your eyes on the calendar as this game will be released in the third quarter of next year and it will be a PS4 exclusive.
Destiny–A game which made it’s debut over at E3, 2013 and has excited everyone there. Well, it is an upcoming action-role playing first person shooter game which is developed by Bungie and is published by Activision. It is a sci-fi game from the creators of Halo.
This is a game which depends on you. Bungie has left it you, to select the character, customize it, make it look according to you and much more. Well, you have to fight the enemies over at moon and you are surely getting a variety of high-end weapons which you may have seen in some of the Halo games. Well, it is a multiplayer game and thus it brings MMO element along with it.
Destiny is going to be available on September 9, 2014. Though, Bungie is going to release a Beta of this game in the summers. Also, this game is going to be available for PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.
8. Mad Max
Mad Max is an upcoming apocalyptic vehicular combat video game set in an open world environment. This game is developed by Avalanche Studios and is published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. This game also made it’s debut at E3, 2013. This is a game based on the Mad Max film series.
Mad Max is a dangerous melee fighter and mostly uses his shotgun to kill an obstacle coming his way. Well, the game is all about searching a lost vehicle in a barren desert. It is kind of a dark game, when you are all alone surrounded by enemies. So, it will be quite interesting to see this game. Though, if you have watched the film, then, you should have some idea about this game.
Mad Max is going to be released in 2014 and at this very moment, the exact release date of this game is not revealed yet. It is going to be available for PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.
9. Dark Souls 2
Dark Souls 2 is the most anticipated game of 2014, according to our pint of view. This game was announced in 2013 and is the sequel to the Dark Souls which was released a few years back. The game being developed by From Software and published by Namco Bondal Games is expecting it to do well.
Dark Souls 2 is based on a cursed character who is trying to find a cure for their agony. Well, you will find the game interesting and relevant only, if you played the Dark Souls. This game is linked to the previous story of Demons Souls and you should play that first,if not played, then give it a go. It is one of the most anticipated game of 2014. This game is going to be available on March 11,2014 and will be available for PC, PS3 and Xbox One.
The developers say that they have not introduced an easy mode in this game and has made it a challenge to the players fr compilation of this game.
10. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
After Dark Souls 2, for us, the second most anticipated game is–The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. It is a full action-packed game which is developed by CD Projekt RED and is published by Warner Bros. Interactive element. Well, this is the third part in this series and we are all excited about this game.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is a story based on Geralt of Rivia. Well, this is going to be a serious game, though, the last part didn’t do so well, but we are expecting some goods from this one. This game is going to be released in the second quarter of 2014 and it will be available for PC, Xbox One and PS4. It will not be available in a few countries, but many countries will get it. So, stay tuned for this game as well.
11. The Division
When we talk about next year’s gaming, we surely think about Tom Clancy’s The Division. Well, analysts say that is going to be the game of next year. It is a game which a 2014 player would have expected and will not let you down by any means. Well, this is an another Ubisoft game which has already released fantastic games this year and will launch some more in 2014. There is already an issue with the company and that issue is delay. Most of it’s games are facing delay, though, The Division has not, but still we are praying it to get on the shelves in time.
The Division is inspired by Operation Dark Winter and Directive 51. Well, it is an interesting game. Within it, you will find U.S. getting collapsed due to a disease which spreads on Black Friday. You are a member of “Strategic Homeland Division, called “The Division” for short, will fight against the situations. Well, it all depends on you, your friends and AI to save the remaining of ‘The States’.
The Division is going to be released in the fourth quarter of 2014 and we hope to see this game of time. It will be released for PC, Xbox One and PS4.
So, these are all the games that we think are going to be the best action video games of 2014. These games will be available only for PC, Xbox and PS as suggested by the title. Well, the end is not here. There are many more games like–The Amazing Spiderman 2, Wolfestein 3D, Walking Dead, The Evil Within and many more which we will surely try in 2014. Also, if you have anyother game in mind, do share with us by leaving a comment below.So, that is all for now, do stay tuned while we are collecting more info.
All the games mentioned above are picked by our editors and are considered best action games of 2014. There may be some other best games left, but in future, if found worthy, we will surely update this post with them.