8 biggest video games coming out in summer 2021

This summer is going to be exciting — and busy — for gamers.

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2021 has been a strange year for games so far. The video game release calendar has shuffled considerably over the last year, resulting in a slow five months thus far.


That’s changing starting this June. Game releases are heating up just in time for the summer and there’s a lot to look forward too already.


big summer games that should be on your radar

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart - June 11

Sony kicks off the summer with the latest Ratchet & Clank adventure, and it looks positively mind-bending.

Mario Golf: Super Rush - June 25

The Mario Golf franchise returns after eight years. It features motion controls and a chaotic new multiplayer mode where everyone golfs at the same time.

Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin - July 9

For players itching for more Monster Hunter after Rise, Wings of Ruin is a more traditional RPG set within the franchise’s universe.

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD - July 16

The Nintendo Wii classic is finally getting a remaster. The new Switch version modernizes its motion controls and buffs its graphics.

Kena: Bridge of Spirits - August 24

Speaking of Zelda, Kena is an action-adventure game with similar DNA. The indie release is coming to PlayStation this August and it looks downright gorgeous.

No More Heroes 3 - August 27

The No More Heroes franchise has always been one of the weirdest things available on Nintendo consoles. The third installment ups the ante by bringing aliens into the fold.

Life is Strange: True Colors - September 10

The latest installment of the supernatural Life is Strange series is about an empath who can feel other people’s emotions.

Deathloop - September 14

The latest game from Arkane Studios will cap off the summer season. It’s a first-person shooter version of Groundhogs Day. Consider us sold.


Check out our list of every PS5 exclusive coming in 2021.

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