New Teen Video Games 2021

Your teens are probably looking for the latest and the greatest games to be released all year long. This is where you can get a quick heads up about the titles they're keeping an eye on, especially with the release of the next-gen systems in 2020. These new and upcoming titles for PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC are the ones your teens will be dying to play. Check back each week, because we'll put the new releases and latest reviews at the top. And for younger kids who still want the hottest games, check out our list of New Kids' Video Games 2021.

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Jupiter Hell

age 17+

Brutal sci-fi strategic shooter is both fun and frustrating.

Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows (2021)
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The Ascent

age 18+

Mature, bloody cyberpunk shooter exciting, has quirky flaws.

Platforms: Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S (2021)
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Last Stop

age 14+

Cinematic adventure has strong story, odd technical flaws.

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Blightbound

age 16+

Party-based dungeon crawl falls short due to broken gamplay.

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Chernobylite

age 16+

Survival horror set in a real-life radioactive wasteland.

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The Forgotten City

age 13+

Mystery adventure game is haunting, unique, beautiful.

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The Sims 4: Cottage Living

age 13+

Farm-focused expansion has welcome sustainable living theme.

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Samurai Warriors 5

age 13+

Series gets new coat of paint but same formulaic gameplay.

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The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles

age 13+

Courtroom hijinks are guilty of a fun time.

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows (2021)
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The Silver Case 2425

age 17+

Violent, hard-to-follow whodunit is best left unsolved.

Platforms: Nintendo Switch (2021)
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Disgaea 6

age 13+

Streamlined systems make hard-core strategy tale grind-free.

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 (2021)
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Doki Doki Literature Club Plus!

age 16+

Disturbing high school love story is never what it seems.

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Sniper Elite VR

age 17+

VR World War II shooter fails to hit its target.

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Blaston

age 13+

Virtual duels eclipsed by bad matchmaking, weak campaign.

Platforms: Oculus Quest (2020)
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Iron Harvest: Operation Eagle

age 15+

Violent strategy expansion strengthens alt-history universe.

Platforms: Windows (2021)
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Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2

age 18+

Mature, violent sniper simulation hits its target.

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Scarlet Nexus

age 13+

Surreal sci-fi anime slowly grows into powerful action game.

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Dungeons & Dragons: Dark Alliance

age 14+

Action tale is focused squarely on bloody fantasy combat.

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Dying Light Platinum Edition

age 18+

Overpriced bundle of violent zombie killing cult classic.

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Wasteland 3: The Battle of Steeltown

age 18+

Fun, challenging, mature expansion is a hit for series vets.

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One (2021)
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