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Awesome Games To Play This Summer 2017

July 13, 2017

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Looking for the perfect something to share with someone over the summer? It's been a great year for entertainment so far with some fantastic movies and games coming out. Here's a quick look at the games we've reviewed so far in 2017!

Video Games Reviews of 2017

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The Best Games to Play this Summer

This has been a killer summer to sit down with some big games, here are my top recommendations for the best games to play while trying to beat the heat. These games are sure to keep you busy until it's time to head back to school.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

"Mario Kart 8 Deluxe takes the best and makes it better. The original's awesome collection of courses, characters, and customization are only enhanced by Smart Steering and the welcomed return of Battle Mode. If you're a Switch owner you'd be doing yourself a disservice by ignoring the new gold standard in kart racers, Nintendo or otherwise."

Battle Mode's return immediately fixes the biggest mistake of the Wii U release.Battle Mode's return immediately fixes the biggest mistake of the Wii U release.Courtesy of Nintendo

 

LEGO City Undercover

"If anyone asks me which LEGO game to play I'm going to recommend LEGO CITY Undercover every time. This doesn't just feel like a reskin of the licensed LEGO games but a real evolution of TT Games' talents. Now I just hope we get another one to follow this rerelease of a 4-year-old game."

Totally not even San Fransisco.Totally not even San Fransisco.

 

Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy

"The bar has been raised for what a remake/remaster can be. Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy is the most well-made remaster I've ever played, by including the challenge and mistakes of the original this is truly the best way to enjoy the best outings of Crash. If you're looking a family-friendly, albeit fairly challenging, video game than you couldn't do much better than this."

Crash feels the same as he did 20 years ago.Crash feels the same as he did 20 years ago.Courtesy of PlayStation

 

Horizon Zero Dawn

"I love Horizon Zero Dawn. It's probably the best RPG I've ever played, as crazily hyperbolic that sounds. When I play games like Skyim, Fallout, or The Witcher, I love the freedom and depth of the world but the gameplay often holds them back with boring combat and dated controls. Horizon bucks the trend that an RPG will control poorly and injects life into the genre."

A Tallneck is Horizon's take on Far Cry's towers.A Tallneck is Horizon's take on Far Cry's towers.Courtesy of PlayStation

 

Have Your Say!

What have you played this summer? Which games above have you gotten your hands on? Share your thoughts in the comments!