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Rezrog

Rezrog

Release date: 2017 (05/31/2017)

Genres: Adventure, Role-playing

Publishers: Kasedo Games

Test your fighting spirit as you take your party of brave adventurers on an epic quest to restore peace to the lands of Rezrog in this table-top inspired, turn-based, dungeon crawler. Upgrade your skills & tactically exploit enemy weaknesses as you try to handle everything the dungeons will throw at you.

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard

Release date: 2017 (01/24/2017)

Genres: Horror, Survival

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, XBox One

Publishers: Capcom

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is a survival horror video game developed and published by Capcom, released in January 2017 for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 (also supports PlayStation VR headset), Xbox One and in May 2018 for the Nintendo Switch in Japan. The ninth major installment in the Resident Evil series, Resident Evil 7 diverges from the more action-oriented Resident Evil 5 and Resident Evil 6, returning to the franchise's survival horror roots, emphasizing exploration. The player controls…

Reigns: Her Majesty

Reigns: Her Majesty

Release date: 2017

Genres: Role-playing, Strategy, Simulation

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, Linux, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Devolver Digital

Reigns: Her Majesty is a strategy video game developed by Nerial and published by Devolver Digital. The game is a standalone sequel to 2016's Reigns. Set in a fictional renaissance world, it places the player in the role of a monarch who rules the queendom by accepting or rejecting suggestions from advisors. The game was released digitally for Android, iOS, Linux, macOS and Microsoft Windows in December 2017. Reigns: Her Majesty and its predecessor were released for Nintendo Switch, under the co…

Rugby League Live 4

Rugby League Live 4

Release date: 2017

Genres: Sports

Platforms: PlayStation 4, XBox One

Publishers: Tru Blu Entertainment

Rugby League Live 4 is a video game developed by Big Ant and published by Tru Blu, part of the Rugby League video game series. The game was released on 28 July 2017 for consoles in Australia and was announced in conjunction with the NRL. It is available on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC Steam, which was released on 13 September 2017. The game is available in Australia, New Zealand, the UK and the U.S., sporting different cover athletes similar to its predecessor, Rugby League Live 3, released in…

Rakuen

Rakuen

Release date: 2017

Genres: Adventure

Publishers: Laura Shigihara

Rakuen is a 2017 adventure video game, created by Laura Shigihara. It was built using the RPG Maker XP engine and released in May 2017. It is a sprite-based exploration game, in which text boxes serve as the primary conduit for communication. The name "Rakuen" is translated from Japanese as "paradise." The game is currently available for Mac OS X, Linux, and Windows. The game has an estimated run time of around 10-12 hours. It has also been noted that the game is completely free of combat.

Renai Bakumatsu Kareshi

Release date: 2017

Genres:

Platforms: Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: FuRyu

Renai Bakumatsu Kareshi (恋愛幕末カレシ〜時の彼方で花咲く恋〜, Renai Bakumatsu Kareshi: Toki no Kanata de Hanasaku Koi) is a Japanese otome game published by FuRyu. It was released in Japan on March 14, 2017 for Android and iOS devices. An anime television series adaptation by Studio Deen titled Bakumatsu premiered from October 5 to December 21, 2018. A second season titled Bakumatsu Crisis premiered from April 4 to June 20, 2019.

Re:Zero -Starting Life in Another World-

Release date: 2017

Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Platforms: PlayStation 4, PS Vita

Publishers: Shōsetsuka ni Narō

Re:Zero − Starting Life in Another World (Japanese: Re:ゼロから始める異世界生活, Hepburn: Ri:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu, lit. "Re:Starting Life From Zero in a Different World") is a Japanese light novel series written by Tappei Nagatsuki and illustrated by Shin'ichirō Ōtsuka. The story centres on Subaru Natsuki, a hikikomori who suddenly finds himself transported to another world on his way home from the convenience store. The series was initially serialized on the website Shōsetsuka ni Narō from 20…

Raid: World War II

Raid: World War II

Release date: 2017

Genres: First-person, Shooter, Strategy

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, XBox One

Publishers: Starbreeze Studios, 505 Games

Raid: World War II is a multiplayer first-person shooter video game that lets players team up as the Raid crew and fight through events of World War II. The game was developed by Lion Game Lion and was published by Starbreeze Studios for Microsoft Windows.

Redeemer

Redeemer

Release date: 2017

Genres: Beat'em-up, Shooter

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Good Shepherd Entertainment, |Buka Entertainment|Ravenscourt

Redeemer is a top-down shooter beat 'em up video game developed by Russian company Sobaka Studio and published by Good Shepherd Entertainment. The game was released for Microsoft Windows on August 1, 2017. An Enhanced Edition was released for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One on July 19, 2019. It will be released in Japan on March 5, 2020.

Rumu

Release date: 2017

Genres: Adventure

Publishers: Hammerfall Publishing

Rumu is an Australian adventure game developed by Robot House and published by Hammerfall Publishing on December 12, 2017 on Windows, macOS, and Linux.

Road Rage

Road Rage

Release date: 2017

Genres: Action, Combat, Racing

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, XBox One

Publishers: Maximum Games

Road Rage is a 2017 vehicular combat racing video game developed by Team 6 Studios and published by Maximum Games, released worldwide on November 14, 2017 for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The title was inspired by the famed Road Rash series of video games, which feature similar gameplay mechanics.

Redout

Redout

Release date: 2017

Genres: Racing

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, XBox One

Publishers: 34BigThings Nicalis, 505 Games

Redout is a futuristic racing video game developed and published by Italian studio 34BigThings, and co-published by Nicalis and 505 Games.It is inspired by racing games such as F-Zero, Wipeout, Rollcage, and POD as stated on the game page on Steam. The game was released on Microsoft Windows on September 2, 2016, while PlayStation 4 and Xbox One got a late August, 2017 release. The Nintendo Switch port was originally slated for a Spring 2017 release, but got delayed and was re-announced for a May…

Robo Recall

Robo Recall

Release date: 2017

Genres: First-person, Shooter

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Epic Games

Robo Recall is a virtual reality first-person shooter game developed and published by Epic Games for Oculus Rift and Oculus Quest platforms. The game was released for the Oculus Rift on March 1, 2017, and an Oculus Quest version titled Robo Recall: Unplugged' was released on May 21, 2019. Players that activate their Oculus Touch virtual reality controllers with its software are able to download the game for free.

Robbie Swifthand and the Orb of Mysteries

Release date: 2017

Genres: Platform

Publishers: Pixel Reign, East2west Games, Kiss Publishing

Robbie Swifthand and the Orb of Mysteries is a 2017 2D action puzzle-platform video game developed by Greek studio Pixel Reign. It was self-published as the successor to Robbie Swifthand, a 2008 freeware game designed by Pixel Reign's co-founder Nick Larin. In the game, the player controls Robbie Swifthand, a common thief, who wakes up inside a temple and is told by a spirit that he has to save humanity from a demonic presence. The gameplay is characterized by unique, psychology-based level desi…

Rangi

Release date: 2017

Genres: Adventure

Publishers: Digigo

Rangi is a single-player virtual reality adventure puzzle game designed by Moroccan indie studio Funsoft and published by Digigo. It is currently available on Samsung Gear VR, and will be released on Oculus Rift later in 2017. It also has a Greenlight campaign on Steam. Rangi is distinguished by its tribal art and music, mythology and folklore, and African-inspired landscapes. Several of the game developers are former members of Ubisoft Casablanca. The game was designed with Unity.

Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality

Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality

Release date: 2017

Genres: Simulation

Platforms: PlayStation 4

Publishers: Adult Swim Games

Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality is a virtual reality game compatible with HTC Vive, PlayStation VR and Oculus Rift developed by Owlchemy Labs and published by Adult Swim Games for Microsoft Windows on April 20, 2017. It is based on the American animated series Rick and Morty, whose series co-creator Justin Roiland aided in the development. A port for the PlayStation 4 was released on April 10, 2018.

Reflex Arena

Reflex Arena

Release date: 2017

Genres: First-person, Shooter

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Turbo Pixel Studios

Reflex Arena (colloquially known as Reflex) is a first-person shooter video game, developed by Turbo Pixel Studios and released onto Steam's Early Access program on 4 November 2014, and launched out of Early Access on 8 March 2017. It is an arena FPS that is heavily influenced by the Challenge ProMode Arena mod for Quake III Arena. Players must navigate arena-like levels and fight other players using a focused set of situational weapons. Reflex uses an engine built from scratch specifically for …

Ravenfield

Ravenfield

Release date: 2017

Genres: Shooter

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Linux

Publishers:

Ravenfield is a first-person shooter game developed by Swedish programmer Johan Hassel, who goes by the pseudonym SteelRaven7. It was released on 18 May 2017 as an early access title for Windows, macOS and Linux.

Rock of Ages II: Bigger & Boulder

Release date: 2017

Genres: Defense, Racing

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, XBox One

Publishers: Atlus USA, Sega

Rock of Ages 2: Bigger & Boulder is a tower defense racing video game developed by ACE Team and published by Atlus. The game is the sequel to the 2011 Rock of Ages, and was released in August 2017 for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. A Nintendo Switch port of the game released in May 2019.

Ruiner

Ruiner

Release date: 2017

Genres: Shooter

Platforms: Linux

Publishers: Devolver Digital

Ruiner is a cyberpunk top-down shooter video game developed by Reikon Games and published by Devolver Digital.