In 2020, Animal Crossing: New Clothes Forest became a social phenomenon against the backdrop of nest-filled consumption. As new faces, Ghost of Tsushima and Sakunahime of Amaho were also hit. In the first column of this year, I would like to check out the expected works scheduled to be released in 2021. Will a new star appear? First of all, from 3 titles scheduled to be released until March.

The latest work of an orthodox RPG that follows the flow of Final Fantasy!

Harvest Moon Olive Town and The Land of Hope Scheduled to be released on February 25 / Nintendo Switch / Marvelous

Harvest Moon is a long-established slow-life game that has continued since the Sufami era. Now it has penetrated overseas. This is a completely new work since 3DS The Story of Seasons: Three Sato’s Important Friends. We will open up a vast forest with the keyword pioneering. The size of the ranch is the largest in the series! By the way, the derivative series fantasy RPG Rune Factory 5 is also scheduled to be released on May 20 after overcoming the turmoil of the collapse of the developer Neverland Company.

Bravely Default II Scheduled to be released on February 26 / Nintendo Switch / Square Enix Bravely Default was a smash hit in 2012 as an orthodox RPG that follows the flow of Final Fantasy. It will be the newest add the series. The stage and characters have been renewed from the previous series. On the continent of Exiland, where there are five nations, a new adventure of crystal-guided light warriors begins, including the young sailor Seth and the exiled princess Gloria. Nintendo Switch is getting a lot of attention because there are few new RPG games these days. -Monster Hunter Rise Scheduled to be released on March 26 / Nintendo Switch / Capcom Monster Hunter: World is a new Monster Hunter series that remembers the worldwide blockbuster. Monster Hunter Rise is a completely new work for Nintendo Switch. The wire action by the new element Kakerimushi that the hunter shoots from his hand is just like a ninja! A live-action movie version of Monster Hunter will be released on March 26, the same day as the game release date. From here, let’s take a look at two titles announced to be released this year and one smartphone app title.

Resident Evil Village Scheduled to be released in 2021 / PS5, Xbox Series, PC (STEAM) / Capcom A sequel to Resident Evil 7, which has returned to its origins and was highly acclaimed around the world. The aim is survival horror that no one has ever seen. Ethan, the main character of the previous work Will be involved in further fear. The image of the trailer’s white snowing village conveys the fear of freezing the spine.

Shin Megami Tensei V Scheduled to be released in 2021 / Nintendo Switch / Atlas This is the first new work in about 8 years of the Shin Megami Tensei series, which enthusiastically supports the unique world view. The details are not clear because only the trailer is open to the public, but due to the disturbing content that the Demon King descended on Tokyo Tower and the boy who should have been walking at Shinagawa Station noticed that he fell into the desert … A scenario that shocks the player is likely to develop.

Pokémon Unite Delivery date undecided / Nintendo Switch, smartphone / Pokémon Co., Ltd. and Tencent of China have teamed up to create a title that shocked the game world. The start of distribution is undecided, but in China, a closed beta test is scheduled to be conducted in January, and it is said that distribution will be concentrated in 2021. The genre MOBA (multiplayer online battle arena) that is pulling the popularity of e-sports overseas is likely to create a whirlwind. In addition, Gran Turismo 7 and Horizon: Forbidden West are the main works of PS5. Also, although it is delicate whether it will be released later this year, it will be a big topic if the sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and the new work Elden Ring from Software of SEKIRO are in time for the year-end sales season. so. I would also like to expect fresh indie titles such as Amaho no Sakunahime at the end of last year.