Due to the console shortage and the COVID-19 crisis, 2022 has been a somewhat silent year for the video game world. To catch up, 2023 promises to be grandiose with the release of many major titles, blockbusters and more confidential works. Get ready now for incredible adventures with our top 10 most anticipated 2023 video games.
With the new year beginning, it’s an opportunity to discover new video games that promise to offer us unique experiences. 2023 has several titles in store for us to watch that cater to all types of gamers.
New licenses, returns from the dead or remakes are the order of the day, offering a variety of games for all tastes. So, are you ready to discover the video games that will be trending in 2023? From simulation to action to strategy, here are our top 10 video games to watch for 2023.
Final Fantasy XVI
Release date : June 22, 2023
Platforms : playstation5
Since its introduction in 1987, Final Fantasy (FF) has been making us dream with its colorful characters and whimsical worlds. It is therefore with some impatience that the fans awaited the return of a numbered episode. Six years after the last installment, Square Enix has finally announced the launch of Final Fantasy XVI on playstation5. This new Medieval Fantasy RPG intends to hit hard.
Indeed, Final Fantasy XVI promises to be just as rich and detailed as its predecessors, with colorful characters, impressive sequences featuring summons, prolific universes and varied gameplay. In addition, the game will return to the sources and will offer a more classic heroic fantasy universe than the technological worlds and car rides of previous episodes. A little change of scenery that can only do us good.
Alan Wake 2
Release date : not communicated
Platforms : PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S and PC
With its first installment released in 2010, its remastered version in 2020, Alan Wake has established itself as one of the most remarkable video games. Now, more than 12 years later, the Remedy studio, behind the games Max Payne, Quantum Break and Control, is back with a sequel that video game enthusiasts are eagerly awaiting. This is a third-person action-adventure game which takes place in an open world containing puzzles to solve, supernatural creatures to fight and a plot rich in suspense.
This game inspired by television series such as Twin Peaks and The X-Files brings together all the ingredients that made the success of its predecessor. Namely an intense atmosphere, a complex and twisted psychological plot as well as a captivating narration and a story as gripping as it is well put together.
Hogwarts Legacy: Hogwarts Legacy
Release date : February 10, 2023
Platforms : PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S and nintendo-switch
Are you ready for an epic adventure in the wizarding world? Developed by Avalanche Software and published by Warner Bros, Hogwarts Legacy is a Open-world action-adventure RPG based on the universe created by JK Rowling in her bestselling Harry Potter novel series.
In a magical virtual world to discover, you play as a witch or wizard at Hogwarts, in the Victorian era, several years before Harry was born, who discovers a key to an ancient secret that threatens to tear the wizarding world apart.
Totally immersive, this game gives you the opportunity to live magical and exciting adventures by allowing you to take control of the action and be at the center of your own adventure. You can build your own character, discover new places and magical creatures, as well as learn spells and brew potions.
Hollow Knight: Silksong
Release date : not communicated
Platforms : PC, Nintendo Switch, Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5
Video games in 2023 promise to be even more innovative and entertaining than ever. One of the most anticipated games is the sequel to metroidvania Hollow Knight. an action-adventure game developed by Team Cherry studio.
Called Hollow Knight: Silksong, this 2023 edition features Hornet, a warrior princess who explores a land full of mysteries and enemies. She will have to face monstrous creatures and deal with various traps while discovering the secrets of this land.
Resident Evil 4
Release date : March 24, 2023
Platforms : PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S
First released in January 2005, resident Evil is a survival horror third-person shooter video game by Capcom. In this new remake of the original game, the player will take on the role of secret agent Leon Kennedy S, whose mission is to rescue the daughter of the President of the United States, held prisoner in an isolated village.
With its nervous gameplay, impressive graphics and captivating storyline, this remake of Resident Evil 4 promises to revolutionize the video game industry while reviving the sensations of the time.
Release date : June 6, 2023
Platforms : PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S
Blizzard Entertainment’s cult action-RPG fans eagerly await the release of Diablo IV. This promises to offer them a darker, more mature and above all more ambitious title.
Moreover, thanks to its open world structure, this novelty promises to be even bigger and darker than the previous installments and promises to be a real challenge for fans of hack and slash. Especially since Diablo 4 offers a rich and varied “endgame” with events and new features to keep players spellbound. Additionally, Diablo 4 features improved graphics, an even more immersive gameplay experience with a bigger and more varied world than ever before, and exciting new mechanics.
Assassin’s Creed Mirage
Release date : not communicated
Platforms : PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S and PC
Video game fans rejoice! Ubisoft will release a new version of its flagship game: Assassin’s Creed. Called Assassin’s Creed Mirage, this new opus in the mythical saga immerses us in a 9th century Baghdad. He will put us in the boots of Basim, a character we have already met in Valhalla.
In this action-adventure game, you will be able to enjoy the medieval universe and the action that made the saga famous: parkour and discreet assassinations. While enjoying a minimalist and unadorned decor since Mirage takes place in a single city. In any case, Mirage promises to be the biggest and most ambitious of the franchise.
Star Wars Jedi: Survivor
Release date : March 17, 2023
Platforms : Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5 and PC
Developed by EA, Star Wars Jedi: Survivor is set 5 years after Fallen Order. This 2023 video game puts us once again in the shoes of the young padawan apprentice Cal Kestis. He will have to face a new threat.
As usual, this 2023 game takes us to a journey through the galaxy, in search of the secrets of the Force. He also promises to be in line with his predecessor. Indeed, this new opus will offer players an adventure skillfully mixing different genres.
Also, it will emphasize a labyrinthine level design. New features such as the ability to use mounts or slow down time are also expected and make Fallen Order 2 one of the games of 2023 not to be missed under any circumstances.
Release date : January 27, 2023
Platforms : PC, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S
Video games of 2023 promise new experiences that push the boundaries of immersion and gameplay. One of the most anticipated games of this year is the remastered version of cult horror game Dead Space. A third-person shooter that promises to redefine the horror action-adventure genre. This game is developed by Motive Studios and published by Electronic Arts.
This version will be more immersive and terrifying than ever. Notably thanks to improved graphics, the use of the latest technology in virtual reality. In this case, the game is designed to be a long sequence shot with no loading times between areas. The goal is to offer the player the possibility of moving around without gravity inside the Ishimura ship. This makes the movement more natural and necessarily more immersive.
The developers also emphasized the narrative aspect of the game, giving it a new dimension. In this remake, you play as a space engineer. The latter must struggle to survive after being abandoned on a space station. This one is haunted by aliens and monsters.
Zelda Tears of the Kingdom
Release date : May 12, 2023
Platform : Nintendo Switch
Video games 2023 are looking very promising. Among the games that are systematically found in the rankings, we find Zelda Tears of the Kingdom. This long-awaited sequel to Breath of the Wild is a real challenge taken up by Nintendo.
Available only on Nintendo Switch, this new opus will include two open world levels. Namely a terrestrial world and a celestial world. In this game, you will have to help Link in his quest to save the kingdom of Hyrule from the forces of evil. In the skin of your character, you will be able to explore wonderful lands. You will also have the opportunity to fight evil monsters and discover hidden secrets. So get ready now for the adventure of a lifetime!