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.


Dynasty Warriors: Godseekers

Developer: Omega Force
Publisher: Koei
Platforms: PS3, PS4, PS Vita
Release Date: February 1, 2017

Dynasty Warriors might be more known for their hack-and-slash type gameplay. However, there are spin-off titles that have adjusted their gameplay mechanics to resemble more tactical turn-based gameplay. This is the case with Dynasty Warriors: Godseekers, a title that acts as a spin-off to Dynasty Warriors 8: Empires.

Gamers will take part in a Romance of Three Kingdoms narrative as you scout for their army. As mentioned, this is a tactical role-playing video game. Players will maneuver their battle units in an isometric square grid as you face off against opposing groups. These various units will have their own attack and abilities that will require players to carefully plan out their plan of attack.


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.


Mordahu

Developer: Team Mordahu
Publisher: Team Mordahu
Platforms: PC
Release Date: TBA 2017

In development from a small team of independent developers than span across the world comes Mordahu. An upcoming fighting title set to release at some point in 2017 that is focused strictly for online multiplayer gameplay.

According to the development studio, Team Mordahu, the video game is described as a multiplayer medieval first-person fighting game with a strong emphasis on skill-based competitive play and customization.


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