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'Most Anticipated Games of 2014' - Part 2

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2014 @ 3:50 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2014

Yesterday, we revealed the bottom half of the top 20, and today we announce what the WP staff considers to be the 10 most anticipated games for the upcoming year. Cue the drumroll, and head on over to our Most Anticipated Games of 2014 section for the final results!

'Most Anticipated Games of 2014' - Part 1

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2014 @ 6:00 p.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2014

After much deliberation, voting and tallying, we have finally completed our top 20, what we think will be some of the most promising games for the upcoming year. We're starting with titles ranked 11-20, so come back tomorrow for the top 10. Head on over to our Most Anticipated Games of 2014 section for the results!

20. 'Alien: Isolation' (PS4/PS3/XOne/X360/PC)

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2014 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2014

Alien: Isolation is a first-person survival horror experience that will focus on capturing the horror and tension evoked by Ridley Scott’s 1979 classic film.

19. 'Mario Kart 8' (WiiU)

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2014 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2014

Mario Kart 8 introduces new racing circuit designs and antigravity karts that has players driving upside-down. Players can enjoy the return of 12-player online competitive play, hang-gliders, underwater racing and motorbikes.

18. 'The Elder Scrolls Online' (PS4/XOne/PC)

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2014 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2014

The Elder Scrolls Online is the first Elder Scrolls game to allow gamers to explore the legendary Elder Scrolls world with others.

17. 'Dying Light' (PS4/PS3/XOne/X360/PC)

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2014 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2014

Dying Light is a first-person, action survival horror video game with a portentous day-night cycle set in a vast open world.

16. 'Hyrule Warriors' (WiiU)

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2014 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2014

As a collaboration between Nintendo and Tecmo-Koei, Hyrule Warriors features elements of both Zelda and Dynasty Warriors universes.

15. 'Quantum Break' (XOne)

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2014 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2014

Quantum Break blurs the line between gaming and TV by integrating drama and gameplay into one seamless, uniquely immersive experience.

14. 'TitanFall' (XOne/X360/PC)

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2014 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2014

Titanfall is an online game that combines fast-paced multiplayer action with the heroic set piece moments traditionally found in campaign mode.

13. 'South Park: The Stick of Truth' (PS3/X360/PC)

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2014 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2014

South Park: The Stick of Truth is an epic role-playing adventure that allows the user to befriend Stan, Kyle, Cartman and Kenny and explore the quiet little mountain town.

12. 'Super Smash Bros.' (3DS/WiiU)

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2014 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2014

Super Smash Bros. is unlike regular fighting games, instead of winning by depleting an opponent's life bar, Smash Bros players seek to knock opposing characters off the stage.

11. 'Star Citizen' (PC)

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2014 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2014

Star Citizen features high quality cutting-edge visuals and technology, a virtual world that is immersive and detailed, a sophisticated storyline that is wide in scope and visceral, heart-pounding space combat.

10. 'Destiny' (PS4/PS3/XOne/X360)

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2014 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2014

Destiny offers unprecedented variety of FPS gameplay, including story, cooperative and competitive multiplayer modes combined with public and social activities.

9. 'Dark Souls II' (PS3/X360/PC)

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2014 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2014

Dark Souls II continues a legacy of goading its passionate fan base with unrelenting challenge and suffering that are considered a hallmark of the series; while presenting new devilishly devised obstacles for players to overcome.

8. 'inFamous: Second Son' (PS4)

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2014 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2014

InFamous: Second Son is the latest installment in the super powered action franchise featuring an all-new protagonist, Delsin Rowe, with all new powers, and set in a new city.

7. 'Uncharted 4' (PS4)

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2014 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2014

At its PlayStation 4 launch event Sony revealed that Naughty Dog is working on the next installment in the uncharted action/adventure franchise.

6. 'Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes' (PS4/PS3/XOne/X360)

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2014 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2014

Metal Gear Solid Ground Zeroes is a stealth action game, the first open-world installment in the franchise, set following the events of Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker and featuring Big Boss as the protagonist.

5. 'Thief' (PS4/PS3/XOne/X360/PC)

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2014 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2014

Thief is a reinvention of a classic franchise that allows players to take on the role of Garrett, THE master thief. When the city that created and defines him is threatened, Garrett must step from the shadows and uncover the truth before his world is torn apart forever.

4. 'Bayonetta 2' (WiiU)

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2014 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2014

Bayonetta 2 is a stylish and cinematic action game where a witch with powers beyond the comprehension of mere mortals, faces off against countless angelic enemies, many reaching epic proportions, in a game of 100% pure, unadulterated all-out action.

3. 'The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt' (PS4/PS3/XOne/X360/PC)

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2014 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2014

Marking the final installment in the action RPG trilogy, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt combines decision-based storytelling flair with a living open world larger than any other in modern RPG history.

2. 'Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain' (PS4/PS3/XOne/X360)

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2014 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2014

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is the latest installment in the MGS franchise, powered by the new FOX engine.

1. 'Watch Dogs' (WiiU/PS4/PS3/XOne/X360/PC)

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2014 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2014

Watch Dogs is an open-world action-adventure in which players enter the dangerous world of Aiden Pearce, a new class of antihero whose ability to hack into any connected system could be his most powerful weapon.