21. Uncharted: The Lost Legacy
Although it's hard to think of an Uncharted game as much of a gamble, Uncharted: The Lost Legacy acted as something of a departure for the action adventure series. Not only is the game more of an expansion than a full standalone release, but it moved away from the charisma of Nathan Drake, which more than did its part in propelling the franchise to stardom in the first place.
That said, Uncharted: The Lost Legacy is a great success. The duo of Chloe and Nadine offers up great chemistry, while the game's slightly larger maps gives a decent level of variety on the game's linear narrative structure. More than anything, it proves that there's still life in the Uncharted franchise yet.
20. Injustice 2
The original Injustice: Gods Among Us was a great concept well-executed: a brutal fighting game from the creators of Mortal Kombat starring characters from the DC Comics universe. Injustice 2 ups the ante with a great lineup of fighters and the same vicious combat as before, which proves more than enough to make the title the best fighting game of the year.
Something that's definitely helped matters is the steady increase in playable characters, to keep players interested across the months. After all, who can't find joy in sending Batman up against the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles?
19. The Evil Within 2
2017 proved to be another great year for horror games, and The Evil Within 2 is a fantastic example of that. The first game had plenty of fans but had something of a mixed reception, and thankfully the sequel is a vast improvement on the original.
The Evil Within 2 is a survival horror game brought to the modern day, with chilling set pieces and some of the most gruesome monsters and villains seen in this generation. Throw in a mind-bending story and it's easy to see why The Evil Within 2 has had such an impact.