Top Upcoming Medieval Games of 2017

Top upcoming medieval video games of 2017 for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

There’s plenty to love about the middle ages. From fantasy worlds, unique creatures, lore, magic, and of course melee weaponry, these are just some of the finishing touches when it comes to some fantastic medieval video games. As we move onto the upcoming year, we looked at a few of our most anticipated upcoming medieval based video games that are set to launch throughout 2017.

Take a look at our picks down below and let us know what video games you’re looking forward to playing most within 2017 by leaving a comment.


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Kingdom Come Deliverance

Developer: Warhorse Studios
Publisher: Warhorse Studios, Deep Silver
Platforms: PC, PS4, XB1
Release Date: TBA 2017

Developers Warhorse Studios is attempting to deliver a historically accurate and realistic video game set in the medieval Kingdom of Bohemia. Gamers may notice the period-accurate armor, clothing, combat techniques, and even real-world castle recreations.

In the video game’s campaign, the old king of Bohemia had passed with his heirs lacking the ability and power to secure the throne. Using this opportunity to take advantage and claim the rights, the old king’s brother takes control of Bohemia.

Players will be taking on the role of a blacksmith’s son whose family had been murdered by an invading army. With revenge burning in his heart, the son seeks out his family’s killer while also restoring the throne to the rightful heir.

 


For Honor

Developer: Ubisoft Montreal
Publisher: Ubisoft
Platforms: PC, PS4, XB1
Release Date: February 14, 2017

For Honor is an upcoming action hack-and-slash type video game. Within this For Honor world, factions of medieval knights, samurai, and Vikings meet up on a battlefield in one epic battle.

This being more of a fighting-based video game, there is a big emphasis on multiplayer where friends can jump online and battle in a series of modes such as brawls, skirmishes, and elimination type matches.


Vikings: Wolves of Midgard

Developer: Games Farm
Publisher: Kalypso Media Digital
Platforms: PC, PS4, XB1
Release Date: TBA 2017

Vikings: Wolves of Midgard is an upcoming action-RPG that will be taken place in the Shores of Midgard. Players will be taking on the role as the clan chief of the Ulfung, otherwise known as the Wolves of Midgard.

As the world becomes invaded by Jotan, you’re goal is to get rid of the undead creatures that only serve as a means of total world destruction. While featuring a single-player story mode, there is an online co-op allowing friends to work together.


Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

Developer: Ninja Theory
Publisher: Ninja Theory
Platform: PC PS4
Release Date: TBA 2017
Based around Norse mythology, players will focus on Senua. Suffering from psychotic manifestations of her own mind, Senu embarks on a great personal journey through what appears to be an underworld within her eyes.


Graveyard Keeper

Developer: Lazy Bear Games
Publisher: tinyBuild
Platform: PC
Release Date: TBA 2017
Graveyard Keeper is a bit of an oddity video game from the list. Within this title, players build and maintain their own graveyard. Scare nearby villagers, find means to cut costs, and hold witch-burning festivals. This may be the most thrilling graveyard experience you will ever have.


Mount & Blade 2: Bannerlord

Developer: TaleWorlds Entertainment
Publisher: TaleWorlds Entertainment
Platforms: PC
Release Date: TBA 2017

Taking place hundreds of years before Mount & Blade: Warband, players will witness the decline of the Calradian Empire and the formation of the Kingdoms. Playing out similar to the previous Mount & Blade: Warband, gamers will also find that there will be different vassals, armor, weapons, and architecture that was inspired from 600 to 1100 A.D.


Styx: Shards of Darkness

Developer: Cyanide
Publisher: Focus Home Interactive
Platform: PC PS4 Xbox One
Release Date: 14 March 2017
This is the third game set within the world of Of Orcs and Men and a sequel to Styx: Master of Shadows. With the title available for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, is it worth your hard-earned money? We recently covered this video game title in an episode of Before You Buy.


Eitr

Developer: Eneme Entertainment
Publisher: Devolver Digital
Platform: PC PS4 Linux
Release Date: TBA 2017
Another title that is based around Norse mythology, players will follow the story of the world tree, Yggdrasil. This is where our heroine comes into play. Taking on the game as a Shield Maiden, players are sent on a grand quest to restore the light to Yggdrasil and save the nine Norse worlds from an evil substance.


Northgard

Developer: Shiro Games
Publisher: Shiro Games
Platform: PC
Release Date: 22 February 2017
Years of exploration, a group of Vikings have discovered a new land that is filled with nothing but danger and riches. Players must explore this new land, conquer the shores, find riches, and of course, bring glory to their beloved clan.


Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Developer: Monolith Productions
Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Platform: PC, PS4, Xbox One
Release Date: 22 August 2017
Following the events of Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Middle-earth: Shadow of War continues the story of Talion. Still infused with the spirit of elf lord Celebrimbor, Talion sets out to force a new Ring of Power which may control the ability to avoid becoming a Dark Lord but instead make Talion a power king.


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