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Scanner Sombre

Scanner Sombre

Release date: 2017

Genres: Adventure

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Introversion Software

Scanner Sombre is a cave exploration video game developed by Introversion Software.

Slime Rancher

Slime Rancher

Release date: 2017

Genres: Life, Simulation

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Monomi Park

Slime Rancher is a first person life simulation adventure video game developed and published by American indie studio Monomi Park. The game was released as an early access title in January 2016, with an official release on Windows, macOS, Linux and Xbox One on August 1, 2017. A PlayStation 4 version was released on August 21, 2018.

Strafe

Strafe

Release date: 2017

Genres: First-person, Shooter

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple OSX

Publishers: Devolver Digital

Strafe (stylized as STRAFE) is a first-person shooter video game developed by Pixel Titans and published by Devolver Digital. The game is an homage to 1990s first-person shooter video games, such as Doom and Quake, advertised as to have "bleeding edge graphics and gameplay", citing the year 1996. It was released worldwide on May 9, 2017.

SINoALICE

SINoALICE

Release date: 2017

Genres: Role-playing

Platforms: Android, Apple IOS

Publishers:

SINoALICE is a role-playing video game developed by Pokelabo for Android and iOS. The game is directed by Yoko Taro, better known for his work in the NieR and Drakengard series. The game was released in Japan by Square Enix in June 2017, and worldwide by Pokelabo in July 2020.

Solstice Chronicles: MIA

Solstice Chronicles: MIA

Release date: 2017

Genres: Role-playing, Shooter, Strategy

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers:

Solstice Chronicles: MIA is an isometric sci-fi shooter video game, developed by Ironward and published by Nkidu Games inc. for Microsoft Windows. The game was released on July 26, 2017 on Steam. It is a spinoff of the previous game The Red Solstice. It is a twin-stick shooter, inspired by games such as Alien Shooter.The story is described "In a dead colony, a corporate marine is left far behind enemy lines. With an unlikely help of an insurgent drone, he faces the battle for survival against an…

Sudden Strike 4

Sudden Strike 4

Release date: 2017

Genres: Real-time

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Kalypso Media

Sudden Strike 4 is a real-time tactics video game set in the World War II. It is the fifth game in the Sudden Strike series and the fourth standalone release. It is the first game developed by Kite Games, a collaboration of industry veteran game developers. Originally, it was scheduled to be released for PC and PlayStation 4 on June 27, 2017; but was delayed until August 11, 2017 and August 15, 2017 for PC and PlayStation 4, respectively.

Something Something Soup Something

Release date: 2017

Genres: Point and click

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Linux

Publishers:

Something Something Soup Something is a free browser video game (also released on Microsoft Windows, MacOS, and Linux) and "interactive thought experiment" developed by Stefano Gualeni and his team at the Institute of Digital Games. It was released in late 2017. In the game, the player must decide whether or not things are, in their opinion, soup.

StarCrawlers

StarCrawlers

Release date: 2017

Genres: Role-playing

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Apple OSX

Publishers: Juggernaut Games

StarCrawlers is a dungeon crawler and role-playing game that was released for Windows, macOS, and SteamOS on 24 May 2017. It was the first game produced by Juggernaut Games, which funded it using a Kickstarter. It is set in a sci-fi universe with cyberpunk elements, and features a mixture of pre-built and procedurally generated content. The game aims to revitalise dungeon-crawlers as a genre, billing itself as a "modern take on a classic cRPG dungeon crawler", and is available on Steam or GOG.

Songbringer

Songbringer

Release date: 2017

Genres: Action, Role-playing

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, Linux, XBox One, Apple IOS

Publishers: Wizard Fu GamesDouble Eleven

Songbringer is an action role-playing game developed by Wizard Fu Games.

SteamWorld Dig 2

SteamWorld Dig 2

Release date: 2017

Genres: Action, Adventure, Platform

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, Linux, Nintendo 3DS, PS Vita, XBox One

Publishers:

SteamWorld Dig 2 is a 2D platform action-adventure video game developed and published by Image & Form. It is the fourth installment in the SteamWorld series of games and the direct sequel to 2013's SteamWorld Dig. It was released on 21 September 2017 for Nintendo Switch in the Nintendo eShop, on Steam for Microsoft Windows, macOS, and Linux, on the PlayStation Store for PlayStation 4, and PlayStation Vita, on the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo 3DS, and Stadia.Publisher Rising Star Games released ph…

Super Hydorah

Super Hydorah

Release date: 2017

Genres: Side-scrolling shoot 'em up

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PS Vita, XBox One, Apple IOS

Publishers: Abylight Studios

Super Hydorah is a 2017 independent side-scrolling shoot 'em up video game developed by Locomalito and published by Abylight Studios. The game was released for Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation Vita on September 20, 2017, and later ported to iOS on May 17, 2018 and Nintendo Switch on November 15, 2018. The game is an expanded and enhanced version of the developer's previous freeware game Hydorah. The game follows the Delta Lance, a lone space fighter, as its pilot fight…

Star Wars Battlefront II

Star Wars Battlefront II

Release date: 2017

Genres: First-person, Shooter, Third-person

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2

Publishers: Electronic Arts

Star Wars Battlefront II is a 2017 action shooter video game based on the Star Wars franchise. It is the fourth main installment of the Star Wars: Battlefront series, and a sequel to the 2015 reboot of the series. It was developed by EA DICE, in collaboration with Criterion Games and Motive Studios, and published by Electronic Arts. The game was released worldwide on November 17, 2017 for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows. It features both single-player and multiplayer game mode…

Steel Division: Normandy 44

Steel Division: Normandy 44

Release date: 2017

Genres: Real-time, Strategy

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Paradox Interactive

Steel Division: Normandy 44 is a real-time strategy video game developed by Eugen Systems and published by Paradox Interactive, set in World War II.

Sengoku Night Blood

Release date: 2017

Genres:

Platforms: Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Marvelous Entertainment

Sengoku Night Blood (戦刻ナイトブラッド, Sengoku Naito Buraddo) is a Japanese free-to-play otome game, developed as a collaboration between Marvelous Entertainment, Kadokawa, and Idea Factory's Otomate. It was released in Japan on May 29, 2017 for Android and iOS devices. A 12-episode anime television series adaptation by Typhoon Graphics aired between October 3 and December 26, 2017. A Nintendo Switch port of the game was planned but it was cancelled. On October 24, 2019, it was announced that the game…

School Girl/Zombie Hunter

School Girl/Zombie Hunter

Release date: 2017

Genres: Shooter, Third-person

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows

Publishers:

SG/ZH School Girl/Zombie Hunter is a shooting video game. The game has been released in Japan on 12 January 2017 It has been described as a "Zombie Panic shooting Action" ("ゾンビパニック・シューティングアクション") and it is considered within the Onechanbara videogames series: the setting is, in fact, the same universe. However, differently from the Onechanbara's games, the game is set in a private institute attacked by zombies while five young girls students have to fight for their survival.

Star Trek: Bridge Crew

Star Trek: Bridge Crew

Release date: 2017

Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Ubisoft

Star Trek: Bridge Crew is a virtual reality action-adventure video game developed by Red Storm Entertainment and published by Ubisoft for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Oculus Quest.

Soldam: Drop, Connect, Erase

Soldam: Drop, Connect, Erase

Release date: 2017

Genres: Action, Arcade, Puzzle

Platforms: Nintendo Switch

Publishers: City Connection, Dispatch Games

Soldam: Drop, Connect, Erase, known as Soldam: Bloom Declaration (そるだむ 開花宣言) in Japan, is a puzzle video game based on Jaleco's Game Boy game.

Super Robot Wars V

Super Robot Wars V

Release date: 2017

Genres: Role-playing, Strategy

Platforms: PlayStation 4

Publishers: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Super Robot Wars V (スーパーロボット大戦V, Sūpā Robotto Taisen V) is a tactical role-playing game developed by B.B. Studio and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita. Released as part of Super Robot Wars' 25th anniversary, it is the eighth standalone entry to the series since Super Robot Wars NEO, with the game's continued focus on the massive crossover between different mecha anime series released in Japan. It is released in Asia on February 23, 2017. A Nintend…

Sonic Runners Adventure

Release date: 2017

Genres: Platform

Platforms: Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Gameloft

Sonic Runners Adventure is an endless runner platform game published by Gameloft for Android and Java-based mobile phones. As part of the Sonic the Hedgehog series, the game serves as a sequel to 2015's Sonic Runners. The game was first released in select regions on June 10, 2017, and was released to the rest of the world on August 9, 2017. It received generally positive reviews from critics, who praised its presentation, gameplay and level design, although its amount of ads and technical proble…

Star Fox 2

Star Fox 2

Release date: 2017

Genres: Shooter

Publishers: Nintendo

Star Fox 2 is a multidirectional shooter developed by Nintendo and Argonaut Software for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES). It is the sequel to Star Fox (1993) and, like its predecessor, pushed the graphical capabilities of the SNES with Argonaut's Super FX technology. Star Fox 2 continues the battle against Emperor Andross, who seeks to conquer the Lylat system. It introduces semi-real-time gameplay, new ship types, new Star Fox team members, and a more advanced 3D game engine. It …