Zelda

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2017 is set to be a big year for the video games industry, with new consoles from Nintendo (NASDAQOTH:NTDOY) and Microsoft hitting the market and the continuing evolution of virtual reality platforms generating plenty of excitement. This year will also play host to a packed lineup of triple-A software releases that will be competing for consumers' attention and dollars.

Click through the following presentation for a look at the 11 biggest video games set to hit retail in 2017. Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI), Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA), Sony (NYSE:SNE), Take-Two Interactive (NASDAQ:TTWO), and Nintendo all have titles on this list.

Teresa Kersten is an employee of LinkedIn and is a member of The Motley Fool's Board of Directors. LinkedIn is owned by Microsoft. Keith Noonan owns shares of Activision Blizzard and Take-Two Interactive. The Motley Fool owns shares of and recommends Activision Blizzard and Take-Two Interactive. The Motley Fool recommends Electronic Arts. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.