Total Nerd The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017  

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Gamers of Ranker, we're ranking the best video games of 2017. From open world exploration games to survival horror games, this list of the most popular 2017 video games features a variety of genres. With the release of Nintendo Switch, this year saw many must play console games, like Super Mario Odyssey and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild as well as great PS4, Xbox One, and PC games. What is the best video game of the year? 

While we can all agree Star Wars Battlefront II is the worst game of 2017, there are many valuable contenders for the best game this year. In addition to the critically acclaimed Nintendo Switch games, Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, Horizon Zero Dawn, and NieR: Automata have been praised by gaming fans and critics. Other good 2017 games include Persona 5, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, and Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus.

Don't forget about the best indie games of 2017, like the run and gun game Cuphead, first-person narrative adventure What Remains of Edith Finch, sci-fi exploration game Tacoma, and the crowdfunded Night in the Woods.

Vote up the best video games of 2017 and be sure to add any new underrated games missing from the list. 

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017

2
638 304
Super Mario Odyssey is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017

3
758 408
Horizon Zero Dawn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017

4
611 407
Assassin's Creed Origins is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017

5
227 142
Mario kart 8 deluxe is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017

6
392 324
Cuphead is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017

7
373 327
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017
PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

8
358 321
Wolfenstein II: The New Coloss... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017

9
301 266
Persona 5 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017

10
316 288
Uncharted: The Lost Legacy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017

11
353 335
South Park: The Fractured but ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017

12
265 253
NieR: Automata is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017
PlayStation 4, PC, Xbox One

13
363 380
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017

14
433 477
Call of Duty: WWII is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017

15
199 194
Fortnite is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017
seattlecalvin added Windows, macOS, Nintendo Switch

16
268 293
Injustice 2 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017

17
196 222
Metroid: Samus Returns is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017

18
316 454
Destiny 2 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017
PC, Playstation 4, Xbox One

19
169 245
Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017
PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

20
165 250
Splatoon 2 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017

21
154 245
Nioh is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017

22
136 216
Sonic Mania is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017
Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

23
141 231
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017

24
217 397
Mass Effect: Andromeda is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017
PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

25
130 253
Prey is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017