What are the most anticipated Unreal-powered games of 2020

Dec 31, 2019 at 09:37 am by Press Release

Most anticipated Unreal-powered games of 2020

With dozens of Unreal Engine-powered games set to launch, 2020 is primed to be a big year for UE developers across the world. As you may have seen on Unreal's most recent livestream, the company created a video that celebrates anticipated Unreal Engine titles, which you can view below: 


For a more in-depth look at the Unreal Engine-powered games you should expect to see in 2020 and beyond, check out the following list. 


Backbone | EggNut

Backbone is a noir-inspired detective adventure. As raccoon private eye Howard Lotor, you will sniff out clues, collect evidence, interrogate witnesses, and explore a beautiful pixel-art version of dystopian Vancouver, BC.

Blazing Sails: Pirate Battle Royale | GET UP GAMES/Iceberg Interactive

Fight for survival in Blazing Sails, a pirate battle royale game! Create your own unique pirate and ship. Band together with other players to command your mighty vessel! Navigate land and sea for loot, resources, unique weapons, and ship upgrades. Sink every other ship to win the skirmish!


Bleeding Edge | Ninja Theory/Xbox Game Studios

From the studio behind DmC: Devil May Cry and Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice comes Bleeding Edge, a fast and frenetic 4v4 team brawler where every fighter comes mechanically enhanced for mayhem!


Boundary | The Scalpels

Set in the near future, Boundary is a first-person shooter in which players fight for survival in zero-gravity space. In this first title from the SIE China Hero Project, players can customize weapons, ammunition, and perks in order to gain the upper hand against their opponents.


Chivalry 2 | Torn Banner Studios/Tripwire Interactive

Chivalry 2 is a multiplayer first-person slasher inspired by epic medieval movie battles. Players are thrust into the action of every iconic moment of the era: from the thunder of cavalry charges, to storms of flaming arrows, sprawling castle sieges, and more.


Comanche | Nukklear Digital Minds/THQ Nordic

Comanche is a team-based multiplayer helicopter shooter set in the near future. Choose from an array of Comanche and drone configurations, and utilize their strengths to your tactical advantage. Experience a new era of thrilling dog-fights and stealthy drone close-quarters action. Hone your skills and compete with other pilots in ranked matches.


CrossfireX | Smilegate & Remedy Entertainment/Xbox Game Studios 

CrossfireX delivers an intense first-person shooter experience where players are immersed in a sprawling global conflict between the world’s two most formidable private military factions. Choose your side and complete objective-based missions across a variety of classic and innovative modes featuring tightly crafted gameplay and cinematic visuals.


Dead Static Drive | Fanclub

Dead Static Drive is a horror-survival adventure. You're on the road. The world begins to fall apart in front of you. Your friendships will make every bit of difference as order collapses and the people you meet fight for their own survival. Sneak, scavenge, fight, befriend, barricade, and bunker-in or steal a car and drive off into the sunset. There's no escape; there's only what you choose to do with the little time that's left.


Destroy All Humans | Black Forest Games/THQ Nordic 

The cult-classic returns! Terrorize the people of 1950s Earth in the role of the evil alien Crypto-137. Harvest DNA and bring down the US government in the remake of the legendary alien-invasion action adventure. Annihilate puny humans using an assortment of alien weaponry and psychic abilities. Reduce their cities to rubble with your flying saucer!


Disintegration | V1 Interactive/Private Division

Pilot a heavily armed Gravcycle in Disintegration, a new sci-fi first-person shooter unlike any other. Command your troops on the ground as you battle through a thrilling single-player campaign, and compete in frenetic PVP multiplayer against other pilots and their crews. 


Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot | CyberConnect2/BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment  

Relive the story of Goku in Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot! Beyond the epic battles, experience life in the Dragon Ball Z world as you fight, fish, eat, and train. Explore new areas and adventures as you advance through the story and form powerful bonds with other heroes from the Dragon Ball Z universe.


Drake Hollow | The Molasses Flood

Introducing Drake Hollow, the next game from The Molasses Flood, developers of The Flame in the Flood. Explore a blighted world with your friends. Gather supplies, battle savage creatures, and build villages to protect the local innocent vegetable folks known as Drakes.


Dungeons and Dragons: Dark Alliance | Tuque Games/Wizards Of The Coast

Slay together in the spiritual successor to Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance from Wizards of the Coast and Tuque Games, and enjoy co-op hack and slash gameplay as some of D&D's most iconic heroes.


Endling | Herobeat Studios/Handy Games

As the last mother fox, keep your cubs alive and reach the only place on Earth where humans cannot harm them.


Everwild | Rare/Xbox Game Studios

Rare introduces new IP Everwild. Unique and unforgettable experiences await in a natural and magical world.


Final Fantasy VII Remake | Square Enix

A spectacular reimagining of one of the most visionary games ever, Final Fantasy VII Remake rebuilds and expands the legendary RPG.


The Forgotten City | Modern Storyteller/Dear Villagers

Trapped in a precarious utopia where if one person sins, everyone dies, 26 ancient Romans cling to life. Drawn 2,000 years into the past, you’ll relive their final day in an endless loop, changing its course with each secret you uncover and decision you make. The fate of the city is in your hands.


Gamedec | Anshar Studios

Gamedec is an adaptive cyberpunk RPG. As a private detective, it’s your job to solve crimes inside virtual worlds. Who will you become in the XXII century?


Ghostrunner | One More Level/All in! Games

Ghostrunner is an action video game developed by One More Level studio and published by All in! Games. The high mobility, one-hit-one-kill, and bullet-time mechanics are the bases of the gameplay, which focuses on fast-paced, high-adrenaline combat. The game is set in a unique world that’s a grim blend of cyberpunk and post-apocalyptic genres.


Godfall | Counterplay Games/Gearbox Software

The first-ever footage of a PlayStation 5 game was recently unveiled, and it’s built with Unreal. PS5 launch title Godfall is a third-person fantasy looter-slasher focused on melee combat from publisher Gearbox and developer Counterplay Games, who are made up of team members with credits on Ratchet & Clank, God of War, Destiny 2, and Horizon Zero Dawn. Godfall is also coming to the Epic Games Store.


Grounded | Obsidian Entertainment/Xbox Game Studios

The world is a vast, beautiful, and dangerous place, especially when you have been shrunken to the size of an ant. Explore, build, and survive together in this first-person, multiplayer, survival-adventure from the studio that made The Outer Worlds. Can you thrive alongside the hordes of giant insects, fighting to endure the hardships of the backyard?


Guilty Gear Strive | Arc System Works

Heaven or hell! Let’s rock! Having recently celebrated its 20th anniversary, the revolutionary fighting game series Guilty Gear returns in 2020!


Industries Of Titan | Brace Yourself Games

Create a sprawling industrial city. Compete with the other Great Houses of Titan for resources, territory, and power. Overcome challenges with ships, technology, influence, or the sheer productive power of your factories. Stake your claim to the Industries of Titan in this innovative sim/strategy game!


Journey to the Savage Planet | Typhoon Studios/505 Games

Journey to the Savage Planet is an upbeat co-op adventure game set in a bright and colorful alien world filled with weird and wonderful creatures.


King's Bounty II | 1C Entertainment

The King's Bounty turn-based tactics series returns with King’s Bounty II! In addition to the tactical depth fans expect from its combat, immerse yourself in the fantasy world of Antara with a whole new, non-linear narrative and deep RPG mechanics that give weight to your every decision.


Little Nightmares II | Tarsier Studios/BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment

Return to the world of charming horror that has terrified over one million fans. Face a completely new set of distorted enemies as Mono, and learn how to be as courageous as a child. 


Maneater | Tripwire Interactive

Fight to survive as a baby bull shark in this upcoming single-player action RPG. Torn from your mother’s belly, grow in power as you explore a wide range of underwater environments, from swamps and rivers to beachside resorts and the deep blue sea. Your only tools are your wits, your jaws, and the uncanny ability to evolve as you feed. Eat, explore, and evolve into the ultimate killing machine in Maneater!


Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond | Respawn Entertainment/Oculus

Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond brings the historic battlefields of World War II back to the forefront for an epic AAA experience like no other. You’ll play as an Allied agent of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), tasked with infiltrating, outgunning, and outsmarting the Nazi war machine. 


Minecraft: Dungeons | Mojang/Xbox Game Studios

Fight your way through an all-new action-adventure game, inspired by classic dungeon crawlers and set in the Minecraft universe! 


No More Heroes III | Grasshopper Manufacture/MARVELOUS!

Travis Touchdown returns to Santa Destroy after a ten-year absence in No More Heroes III. There he finds a huge artificial island metropolis floating in the sea, and a mysterious flying object hovering high above. Who really is the deadly killer Travis must face off against this time and what is the “Onireal Engine?”


No Straight Roads | Metronomik/Sold-Out Software

Take back Vinyl City ...with rock! Embark on a music-based action-adventure as indie rock band members Mayday & Zuke and lead a musical revolution against EDM empire No Straight Roads.


Omno | Jonas Manke/StudioInkyfox   

A single-player journey of discovery through an ancient world of wonders. Full of puzzles, secrets and obstacles to overcome, where the power of a lost civilisation will carry you through forests, deserts, tundras, and even to the clouds.


Orcs Must Die! 3 | Robot Entertainment

Orcs Must Die! 3 ushers orc-slaying mayhem to a previously unimaginable scale. All new War Scenarios pit players and their friends against the largest orc armies ever assembled. Mountable War Machines give players the essential firepower to heave, carbonize, and disarticulate the abominable intruders. Orcs Must Die! 3 is the long-awaited successor to the award-winning series.


Outriders | People Can Fly/Square Enix

Square Enix and People Can Fly present Outriders; a one-to-three player, drop-in-drop-out co-op shooter set in an original, dark, and desperate sci-fi universe.


Predator: Hunting Grounds | Illfonic/Sony Interactive Entertainment

Predator: Hunting Grounds is an immersive asymmetrical shooter set in remote areas around the world, where the Predator stalks the most challenging prey. Play as a member of an elite fireteam and complete paramilitary operations before the Predator finds you. Or, play as the legendary Predator to hunt the most worthy prey, choosing from your vast array of deadly alien tech to collect your trophies, one by one.

Project A | Riot Games

Project A is a precise tactical shooter with a lethal cast of characters, set on a near-future Earth. In Project A, abilities create unique opportunities for your gunplay to shine.

Psychonauts 2 | Double Fine/Xbox Game Studios

Razputin Aquato, trained acrobat and powerful young psychic, has realized his life-long dream of joining the international psychic espionage organization known as the Psychonauts!


Raji: An Ancient Epic | Nodding Heads Games/Super.com

Raji: An Ancient Epic is an action adventure game set in ancient India. Raji, a young girl, is chosen by the gods to stand against the demonic invasion of the human realm. Her destiny is to rescue her younger brother and face the demon lord Mahabalasura.


Remothered: Broken Porcelain | Stormind Games/Modus Games, Darril Arts

Remothered: Broken Porcelain brings an abundance of welcome changes to the series, introducing new gameplay and storytelling elements that breathe new life into the characters of the mysterious Ashmann Inn!


Rock of Ages 3: Make & Break | ACE Team & Giant Monkey Robot/Modus Games

Rock of Ages 3: Make & Break is competitive tower defense and arcade action rolled up with ACE Team's quirky, Monty Python-esque humor to form one giant, creative game for the ages.


Rogue Company | First Watch Games/Hi-Rez Studios

Rogue Company is a top-secret syndicate of elite mercenaries around the globe. To most of the world, the elusive mercenaries are a rumor at best. However, to those in the know, Rogue Company operatives are indispensable to solving the world’s deadliest and most challenging missions. As a Rogue Company mercenary, players will grab their weapon of choice and dive into iconic locations to compete online in various PVP game modes.


Senua's Saga: Hellblade II | Ninja Theory/Xbox Game Studios

Continuing the story of Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, Ninja Theory is building a sequel to one of 2017’s most critically-acclaimed games, and they’ve confirmed it’s coming to Xbox Series X. 


Scavengers | Midwinter Entertainment

In a not-so-distant future, a cataclysmic event has led to a new ice age, and a vast, frozen wasteland awaits exploration. The best chance of overcoming the challenges of this post-apocalyptic world is by working together. Faced with extreme weather and limited resources, hostile inhabitants and opposing players must team up to complete objectives, improve their gear, and ensure the survival of the human race.


Solar Warden | Polar Zenith 

Solar Warden is a space shooter/real-time strategy hybrid that allows you to command the Solar Warden space fleet from a real-time strategy overlay, or you can choose to assume immediate control of any of your fleet directly and combat the Silicoid menace up close!


Spongebob Squarepants: Battle for Bikini Bottom – Rehydrated | Purple Lamp/THQ Nordic

Are you ready, kids? The cult classic is back, faithfully remade in Spongetastic splendor! Play as SpongeBob, Patrick, and Sandy, and show the evil Plankton that crime pays even less than Mr. Krabs. 


S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 | GSC Game World

Developed by GSC Game World, S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 draws upon the original S.T.A.L.K.E.R. games and will feature a unique atmosphere.


Starport Delta | Cloudfire Studios

Starport Delta is a space-station builder where players must balance resources, station maintenance, and resident requirements. Juggle the needs of your expanding population and deal with whatever space throws your way.


Stormdivers | Housemarque 

Stormdivers is a third-person multiplayer centric shooter. It features chaotic battles and volatile explosions amidst a recurring nano-storm that swallows the beautiful and lush island surroundings.


System Shock | Nightdive Studios

System Shock is a complete remake of the genre defining classic from 1994 built by a team of industry veterans.


Tales of Arise | BANDAI NAMCO

Challenge the fate that binds you! Experience the next evolution in the "Tales of" series with a rich story featuring a new cast of characters, updated combat, and classic "Tales of" gameplay.


Tell Me Why | DONTNOD Entertainment

Tell Me Why is the latest narrative adventure game from DONTNOD Entertainment, the studio behind the beloved franchise, Life is Strange. In this intimate thriller, twins Tyler and Alyson use their special bond to unravel the mysteries of their loving but troubled childhood. Set in beautiful small-town in Alaska, Tell Me Why features true-to-life characters, mature themes, and gripping choices.


The Suicide of Rachel Foster | ONE-O-ONE GAMES

Coming back to the family hotel after years, a strong-willed woman finds herself trapped with the ghosts from her past and an old cellular telephone as the only way to unveil a terrible truth.


The Walking Dead Onslaught | Survios

Fight your fears head-on in The Walking Dead Onslaught, the official VR game from AMC’s The Walking Dead. Experience an all-new exclusive TWD story, defend yourself with real-motion melee and ranged combat, and confront both the horrors and humanity of the apocalypse.


The Walking Dead: Saint & Sinners | Skydance Interactive

Saints & Sinners is a game unlike any other in The Walking Dead universe. Every challenge you face and decision you make is driven by you. Fight the undead, scavenge through the flooded ruins of New Orleans, and face gut-wrenching choices for you and the other survivors. 


The Waylanders | Gato Studio

The Waylanders is a classic party-based RPG featuring some of the top-talents who brought well-known titles within the genre like the Dragon Age, Mass Effect, and the Pillars of Eternity sagas.


Torchlight Frontiers | Echtra Games/Perfect World Entertainment

Torchlight Frontiers combines the heart of the beloved Torchlight series with a shared, persistent, and dynamically generated world. In true Torchlight style, players will team up with friends and devoted pets to hack and slash their way through a vibrant world, discover ancient ruins of lost civilizations, and brave dungeons filled with dangerous creatures, deadly bosses, and of course, loads of loot!


Trials of Mana | Square Enix

Trials of Mana is the 3D remake of the hit Japanese classic RPG released in 1995 as Seiken Densetsu 3. Experience the beloved adventure fully modernized with quality graphics, an upgraded battle system, character voices, a remastered soundtrack, extra conversation interludes, and more!


Way to the Woods | Anthony Tan/Team17 Digital Limited

A deer and fawn must embark on a journey through an abandoned world of the unknown to get home. A third-person adventure game solo developed by Anthony Tan, featuring music from Aivi & Surasshu, composers for the show Steven Universe. Unravel the mystery of Cat Town, evade a hounding pack of wolves, and find your light to explore a world filled with the relics of the old gods: humanity.


Werewolf: The Apocalypse - Earthblood | Cyanide/Bigben Interactive 

Werewolf: The Apocalypse - Earthblood is a new RPG set in White Wolf’s World of Darkness universe.


Witchfire | The Astronauts

Witchfire is a dark fantasy first-person shooter set in an alternative world in which witches are real and very dangerous.


Within the Cosmos | debdev

Within the Cosmos is a single-player first-person sci-fi RPG. You awaken from cryogenic sleep, and shortly after, you and your crew get attacked by an unknown enemy. As you explore multiple planets to try to find answers, your choices and actions will determine how the story unfolds.



Wolf Among Us 2 | Telltale Games

The Big Bad Wolf is back. The game you have all been waiting for, The Wolf Among Us 2, is under development now!

By Jimmy Thang, UnrealEngine.com

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