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 Game Poster Image
Brutal sci-fi strategic shooter is both fun and frustrating.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
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The Ascent Game Poster Image
Mature, bloody cyberpunk shooter exciting, has quirky flaws.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
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Last Stop Game Poster Image
Cinematic adventure has strong story, odd technical flaws.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
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Blightbound Game Poster Image
Party-based dungeon crawl falls short due to broken gamplay.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
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Chernobylite Game Poster Image
Survival horror set in a real-life radioactive wasteland.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
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The Forgotten City Game Poster Image
Mystery adventure game is haunting, unique, beautiful.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
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The Sims 4: Cottage Living Game Poster Image
Farm-focused expansion has welcome sustainable living theme.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
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Samurai Warriors 5 Game Poster Image
Series gets new coat of paint but same formulaic gameplay.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
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The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles Game Poster Image
Courtroom hijinks are guilty of a fun time.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows
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The Silver Case 2425 Game Poster Image
Violent, hard-to-follow whodunit is best left unsolved.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
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Disgaea 6 Game Poster Image
Streamlined systems make hard-core strategy tale grind-free.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
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Doki Doki Literature Club Plus! Game Poster Image
Disturbing high school love story is never what it seems.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
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Sniper Elite VR Game Poster Image
VR World War II shooter fails to hit its target.
Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Quest, Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR
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Blaston Game Poster Image
Virtual duels eclipsed by bad matchmaking, weak campaign.
Platforms: Oculus Quest
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Iron Harvest: Operation Eagle Game Poster Image
Violent strategy expansion strengthens alt-history universe.
Platforms: Windows
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Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 Game Poster Image
Mature, violent sniper simulation hits its target.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
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Scarlet Nexus Game Poster Image
Surreal sci-fi anime slowly grows into powerful action game.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
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Dungeons & Dragons: Dark Alliance Game Poster Image
Action tale is focused squarely on bloody fantasy combat.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
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Dying Light Platinum Edition Game Poster Image
Overpriced bundle of violent zombie killing cult classic.
Platforms: Linux, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
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Wasteland 3: The Battle of Steeltown Game Poster Image
Fun, challenging, mature expansion is a hit for series vets.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
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Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade Game Poster Image
PS5 upgrade adds a loveable new character, more heartbreak.
Platforms: PlayStation 5
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The Elder Scrolls Online: Blackwood Game Poster Image
Violent expansion to online adventure adds new companions.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
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Ninja Gaiden: Master Collection Game Poster Image
Violent collection of ninja titles gets a minor upgrade.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
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Edge of Eternity Game Poster Image
Rich blend of sci-fi and fantasy in slightly flawed tale.
Platforms: Windows
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Chivalry II Game Poster Image
Violent online medieval combat is fun, frequently absurd.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
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Necromunda: Hired Gun Game Poster Image
Violent, revenge-focused shooter often misses its mark.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
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Siege Survival: Gloria Victis Game Poster Image
Urgency focus waters down repetitive, violent strategy game.
Platforms: Windows
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Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Storm Ground Game Poster Image
Turn-based strategy game glorifies medieval-style combat.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
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World of Demons Game Poster Image
Challenging, rewarding samurai game with scary imagery.
Platforms: Apple Arcade
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MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries -- Heroes of the Inner Sphere Game Poster Image
Sci-fi expansion brings violent robotic arsenal of fun.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
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Tainted Grail: Conquest Game Poster Image
Live, die, and repeat in grim fantasy-deck-building tale.
Platforms: Windows
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Solasta: Crown of the Magister Game Poster Image
Original adventure with D&D roots rolls a critical hit.
Platforms: Windows
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Mass Effect: Legendary Edition Game Poster Image
Fantastic sci-fi trilogy has blood, sex, adult themes.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
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Biomutant Game Poster Image
Flawed, absurd, and violent adventure is also deeply fun.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
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Pathfinder: Kingmaker - Enhanced Plus Edition Game Poster Image
Complex road to coronation in violent adventure tale.
Platforms: Windows
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Hood: Outlaws & Legends Game Poster Image
Bloody, medieval multiplayer entry puts fresh spin on genre.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
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Shin Megami Tensei III Nocturne HD Remaster Game Poster Image
Occult adventure touches on mature themes of good and evil.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows
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Famicom Detective Club: The Girl Who Stands Behind Game Poster Image
Intriguing murder mystery, but not without issues.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
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Famicom Detective Club: The Missing Heir Game Poster Image
Retro murder mystery is intriguing but tedious and obscure.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
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Demeo Game Poster Image
VR tabletop adventure is the next best thing to being there.
Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Quest, Oculus Rift
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Resident Evil Village Game Poster Image
Mature, gory survival horror scares up intensely good play.
Platforms: Google Stadia, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
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Legend of Keepers: Career of a Dungeon Manager Game Poster Image
Violent, bloody adventure proves being bad can be good fun.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, Windows
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Returnal Game Poster Image
Punishing sci-fi shooter rewards player perseverance.
Platforms: PlayStation 5
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Total War: Rome Remastered Game Poster Image
Violent, bloody remade classic solidly mixes both old, new.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
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Ashwalkers Game Poster Image
Survival tale with some violence targets critical thinking.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
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Shadow Man Remastered Game Poster Image
Violent supernatural remake feels awkward and outdated.
Platforms: Windows
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Zombieland VR: Headshot Fever Game Poster Image
Violent virtual reality zombie shooter is surprisingly fun.
Platforms: Oculus Quest
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Oddworld: Soulstorm Game Poster Image
Side-scroller provocative despite bugs, stiff controls.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows
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Disco Elysium: The Final Cut Game Poster Image
Story-driven tale loaded with mature themes, gray messages.
Platforms: Google Stadia, Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
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Star Wars: Republic Commando (2021 Remake) Game Poster Image
Squad-based shooter barely enhanced in re-released remake.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
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Outriders Game Poster Image
Violent, mature shooter/adventure is a fresh space tale.
Platforms: Google Stadia, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
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Monster Hunter Rise Game Poster Image
Combat-focused adventure "rises" as a must-have experience.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Windows
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It Takes Two Game Poster Image
Flawed story with mature themes has some fun co-op moments.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
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Evil Genius 2: World Domination Game Poster Image
Strategic sequel proves just how good is to be the bad guy.
Platforms: Windows
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Arkham Horror: Mother's Embrace Game Poster Image
Violent Lovecraftian mystery is fun but technically flawed.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
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Chronicle of Innsmouth: Mountains of Madness Game Poster Image
Retro Lovecraft adventure's scariest parts are its flaws.
Platforms: Windows
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Black Legend Game Poster Image
Turn-based strategy game has surprising violence, nudity.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
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Mundaun Game Poster Image
Hand-drawn horror adventure feels scribbled together.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
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Stubbs the Zombie in Rebel Without a Pulse Game Poster Image
Over-the-top gory zombie comedy is fun but shallow.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
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Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning Game Poster Image
Action tale rerelease has bloody violence, player choice.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
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Flow Weaver Game Poster Image
Magical VR escape room is a short but satisfying challenge.
Platforms: Oculus Quest, Oculus Rift
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Total War: Three Kingdoms - Fates Divided Game Poster Image
Violent strategy expansion is a diluted letdown for series.
Platforms: Windows
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Maquette Game Poster Image
Brilliant puzzler captures complex, mature relationships.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows
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Pumpkin Jack Game Poster Image
Fun platformer has cartoon violence, spooky style.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
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Persona 5 Strikers Game Poster Image
Spin-off takes the Thieves on a fun hack and slash sequel.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows
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Curse of the Dead Gods Game Poster Image
Violent, bloody dungeon crawling adventure breaks the mold.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
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Capcom Arcade Stadium Game Poster Image
Authentic arcade fun collection has range of mature content.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
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Fallen Legion: Revenants Game Poster Image
Story-focused tactical battler hampered by tech issues.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
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Little Nightmares II Game Poster Image
Atmospheric adventure sequel frights and delights.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
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The Nioh Collection Game Poster Image
Wickedly tough, bloody series gets anthology treatment.
Platforms: PlayStation 5
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Persona 5 Strikers Game Poster Image
Spin-off takes the Thieves on a fun hack and slash sequel.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows
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Werewolf: The Apocalypse -- Earthblood Game Poster Image
Supernatural action lands with a whimper, not a roar.
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Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy Game Poster Image
Alchemist returns with right formula for a perfect sequel.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows
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Gods Will Fall Game Poster Image
Success in battling gods in adventure left up to chance.
Platforms: Google Stadia, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
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Disjunction Game Poster Image
Difficulty spikes and repetitive play hamper cyberpunk tale.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
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The Medium Game Poster Image
Supernatural psychological horror storytelling at its best.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox Series X/S
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Hitman III Game Poster Image
Trilogy finale doubles down on deception and bloody murder.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
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Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game - Complete Edition Game Poster Image
Cult classic love letter to old-school beat-'em-ups returns.
Platforms: Google Stadia, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
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Super Meat Boy Forever Game Poster Image
Squishy hero returns with even more bloody, violent carnage.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
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