20 Most Anticipated Video Games Of 2024

Which are you most looking forward to??

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Nintendo / Sega / Square-Enix / Supergiant / Capcom / Team Cherry

To paraphrase Sir Alex Ferguson: "2023, bloody hell!"

In terms of sheer quality, 2023 has to rank as one of the greatest years in the history of video games. (Any year that included the likes of Baldur's Gate 3, Alan Wake 2 or Tears of the Kingdom would be viewed as one to remember, but the fact all three were released in the span of six months is astonishing).

Given the deluge of quality titles that flooded the gaming landscape in the past twelve months, you'd be forgiven for not even thinking about what's to come in the year ahead. Yet for those who have already tired of 2023's offerings (or, more likely, have already abandoned all hope of ever clearing their backlog), 2024 looks set to deliver another banner year for the medium.

Alongside the inevitable - but highly welcome - continuation of popular franchises, 2024 also promises to see the long-awaited return of dormant legends, some unlikely sequels and a whole host of talented developers breathing life into brand new worlds for us to explore.

And with the preamble out of the way, please give a royal welcome to our first entrant...

20. Prince Of Persia: The Lost Crown

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Ubisoft Entertainment

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series X and Series S, Xbox One, PC, Amazon Luna

As cinema's wisest monkey once (almost) said, "The Prince has returned".

After a thirteen year absence, one of gaming's oldest franchises is returning to make sure the new year starts with a bang. January 18th will see the Prince of Persia receiving its first new title since 2010's Forgotten Sands, and from the looks of things Ubisoft are keen to make up for lost time.

Previews for the Lost Crown have been largely positive, with the shift to the Metroidvania genre having worked in the game's favour. Combat - which has long been the series' bane - is genuinely entertaining this time round, and the promised 20-25 hour runtime should offer plenty of opportunities to indulge in the silky smooth platforming challenges that define the PoP games.

Yet while The Lost Crown looks like a worthy addition to the Metroidvania canon, it can't quite surpass the hype for the next entrant...


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