Shacknews Top 10 Games of the Year 2017

Find out which game took the top spot at Shacknews in this amazing year for video games.


2017 was an amazing year for video games. So much so that Shacknews has been celebrating the Year of the Games: 2017 for the past week. Well, it is time for the main event. Here are Shacknews Top 10 Games of 2017. 

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10. Cuphead

Winner of Shacknews Best Xbox One Game of 2017 and Shacknews Best Art Style of 2017 awards.

9. Divinity: Original Sin II

Winner of Shacknews Best PC Game of 2017 and Shacknews Best RPG of 2017 awards.

8. Resident Evil 7

Winner of Shacknews Best Horror Game of 2017 award.

7. Horizon Zero Dawn

Horizon Zero Dawn was a breath of fresh air for PS4 fans in 2017. Great graphics and gameplay defined this open world game.

6. Persona 5

Winner of Shacknews Best PS4 Game of 2017 award.

5. Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus

Winner Shacknews Best Narrative of 2017 and Shacknews Best FPS Game of 2017 awards.

4. Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice

Winner of Shacknews Best Indie Game of 2017 and Shacknews Best Sound Design of 2017 awards.

3. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

Winner of Shacknews Best Trendsetter of 2017 and Shacknews Best Story (Non-Narrative) Game of 2017 awards.

2. Super Mario Odyssey

Winner of Shacknews Best Platformer of 2017 and Shacknews Best Nintendo Switch Exclusive of 2017 awards. 

1. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Our Shacknews Game of the Year 2017 also won the award for Shacknews Best Open World Game of 2017.

Be sure to keep up with the rest of The Shacknews Awards as we celebrate the Year of the Games: 2017.

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