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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
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Super Mario Odyssey is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017
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Horizon Zero Dawn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017
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Assassin's Creed Origins is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017
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Mario kart 8 deluxe is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017
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Cuphead is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017
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Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017
PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
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Wolfenstein II: The New Coloss... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017
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Persona 5 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017
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South Park: The Fractured but ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017
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Uncharted: The Lost Legacy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017
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NieR: Automata is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017
PlayStation 4, PC, Xbox One
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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017
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Call of Duty: WWII is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017
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Fortnite is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017
seattlecalvin added Windows, macOS, Nintendo Switch
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Injustice 2 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017
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Metroid: Samus Returns is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017
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Destiny 2 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017
PC, Playstation 4, Xbox One
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Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017
PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
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Splatoon 2 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017
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Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017
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Sonic Mania is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017
Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
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Nioh is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017
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Mass Effect: Andromeda is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017
PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
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Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 25+ Best Video Games of 2017