Summer 2017 Video Game Spotlight


Ah, summertime! What’s better than relaxing during the summer playing video games? This blog explores some of the most anticipated video games being released this summer.

Splatoon 2

Splatoon 2 for the Nintendo Switch is being released July 21, 2017. Splatoon 2 picks up where the last one left off. It is a third-person shooter game, but you shoot paint instead of bullets. In the game, your character can transform into a squid that slides through any painted surface and the matches are won based on which team can paint the most of the level their team’s color. It’s expected to be a big hit this summer.

Dirt 4

Dirt 4 for PS4, Xbox One, and PC is being released June 2017. For fans of off-road rally racing, the entire Dirt series is a great choice. Dirt 4 has a few new interesting twists such as a new route creation system, which allows the player to create their very own rally routes at a touch of a button. By choosing the time, location, length, weather, and complexity, the player can create an infinite number of courses to race.


ARMS is a fighting game for the Nintendo Switch set to be released in June 2017. ARMS is different from typical fighting games as up to four players can battle using various extendable arms to defeat their opponents in a three-dimensional arena. At the time of its announcement, some critics compared it to the boxing minigame in Wii Sports, yet there is much more to ARMS. It has received generally good reviews.

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy for PS4 is set to be released on August 22, 2017. It’s a new standalone adventure in the Uncharted series developed by Naughty Dog. It stars Chloe Frazer and Nadine Ross and is set in India. According to Naughty Dog, Uncharted: The Lost Legacy is their biggest story expansion to date.

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