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Top 15 most anticipated video game releases 2023

  January 9, 2023
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We know for sure that you have started this year like previous ones. Surely you wrote a list of new goals and new purposes. But there is something else that you should consider; 2022 brought us some of the best video games to play, but incredible video games are coming in this 2023, and you should also write those on your wish list.

2023 promises to be one of the most incredible years for the gaming world. We will have a lot of releases in all kind of genres. Regardless of your console or device, you will definitely find many video games that are ideal for you.

In fact, this year will likely fly by, and you will have to stop doing other activities to spend time playing the best video games of 2023. So don’t feel bad if you don’t go out as much as you wanted, because this year you won’t have a free space on your agenda.

For this reason we wanted to compile a list of the most anticipated video games releases of 2023, so you can add them to your wish list.

1) One Piece Odyssey (January 13)

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2023 starts off strong thanks to the new One Piece franchise game, where we discover Luffy and the rest of his crew. It is a very interesting JRPG full of puzzles in an open world. Whether you are a fan or not, you will like it. There are interesting enemies, epic combats, and a story worth remembering.

Platforms: PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X|S and PC

2) Fire Emblem Engage (January 20)

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If you like tactical RPGs, you will love Fire Emblem Engage. It takes place on Elyos, a continent with four kingdoms. It is an exclusive video game of Nintendo Switch and one of its most popular sagas.

In the story, you will play as Alear, a member of a royal family of dragons revered as gods, who awakens from a millennial sleep with no memories of his past. Doesn’t that sound interesting?

Platforms: Nintendo Switch

3) Forspoken (January 24)

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Forspoken is an action role-playing video game where the main character and heroine is Frey Holland, a New Yorker who is transported to the world of Athia. She uses magical powers to survive in this world full of fantastic creatures and enemies. It was developed by the team responsible for Final Fantasy XV.

Platforms: PS5 and PC

4) Dead Space Remake (January 27)

January brings an exciting close with the remake of Dead Space, a benchmark among science fiction and horror video games. This remake will be much more fluid and immersive.

Apart from the effects, everything has been improved, starting with new textures and better shooting sequences. Also, the cutting of the limbs of the different creatures will be much more detailed.

Platforms: PS5, Xbox Series X|S and PC

5) Hogwarts Legacy (February 10)

After some delays, we will finally have the release of Hogwarts Legacy. It is undoubtedly one of the most anticipated video games of 2023.

Harry Potter fans should be very excited about this open-world game as it promises a lot.

You can create your character, learn spells, visit Hogsmeade and fight against dark wizards. Does it sound incredible, right?

Platforms: PS5, Xbox Series X|S and PC (PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch later)

6) Wanted: Dead (February 14)

Playing Wanted: Dead is the ideal plan for Valentine’s Day. It’s a mix of shooter and hack-and-slash video games. It has a lot of action inspired by Ninja Gaiden and Gears, with certain airs of Cyberpunk 2077.

In this story, the main character is Hannah Stone, a member of the Zombie Unit, an elite squad of the Hong Kong police.

Platforms: PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC

7) Atomic Heart (February 21)

Atomic Heart has been creating great expectations for some time. It is an adventure FPS and action role-playing video game in a post-apocalyptic open world.

In this video game, the Soviet Union prospered thanks to technology and the development of robots. We may live an experience similar to Bioshock. 

Platforms: PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC

8) Horizon Call of the Mountain (February 22)

Horizon is one of the most popular video game series on PlayStation, and Call of the Mountain has extra points for being more immersive, thanks to augmented virtual reality.

This story is entirely original and is set in the universe of Horizon: Zero Dawn and Horizon: Forbidden West. However, you will not play as Aloy, the protagonist of the previous games.

Platforms: PS5 (PSVR2)

9) The Day Before (March 1)

This 2023 video game will offer us the experience of living in a post-apocalyptic world with zombies. The sequences are very realistic, and the sound is impressive, so you can fully immerse yourself in the story.

The creators of The Day Before aim to create the best online survival video game, so we have high expectations of this.

Platforms: PS5, Xbox and PC

10) Star Wars Jedi: Survivor (March 17)

Star Wars Jedi: Survivor takes place five years after Fallen Order and revolves around Cal Kestis. If you are a fan of the stories that take place in a galaxy far, far away, you need to play this video game.

Our main character is now an accomplished Jedi and must face the terrible Galactic Empire once again. Are you excited yet?

Platforms: PS5, Xbox Series X|S and PC

11) Resident Evil 4 Remake (March 24)

Leon Kennedy returns with the new version of Resident Evil 4. This survival horror video game will offer a completely redesigned and modernized adventure. Of course, it will have changes as in the previous games. But it will maintain vital elements of the original.

Platforms: PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X|S and PC

12) The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom (May 12)

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is a Nintendo Switch exclusive video game. It is the sequel to the one released in 2017.

Zelda is one of the most popular open-world action-adventure games of all time. However, in this story, the player can go wherever they want, moving away from the usual linearity of the series.

We don’t know if it can beat The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, but it will surely be very good.

Platforms: Nintendo Switch

13) S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: The Heart of Chornobyl (1st semester 2023)

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 is an FPS and survival horror video game. It is the sequel to the now famous S.T.A.L.K.E.R: Shadow of Chernobyl. It is an excellent video game that immerses you in the universe of the Pripyat area, a city in Ukraine that was the victim of a nuclear accident in 1986.

Platforms: Xbox Series X|S and PC

14) Starfield (no date confirmed)

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Starfield is a role-playing game considered like Skyrim in space. It takes us to a futuristic universe in the further reaches of outer space, far from our planet Earth.

This sci-fi RPG has impatient gamers who were afraid of a possible delay in its launch date. But, the producers have denied the information and published it in its website’s support section.

Platforms: Xbox Series X|S and PC

15) Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League (May 26)

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If you are a fan of the DC Comics universe, you will have Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League. It is a third-person shooter game where you play as the most famous squad of villains. In addition to the single-player experience, this video game has an online co-op mode for up to four players.

Platforms: PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X|S and PC

Don’t miss any of the upcoming video games of 2023

Did you like the 15 most anticipated games of 2023? Let us know your thoughts about our selection and which one you want to play.

You have great options here! In short, 2023 will be an amazing year for gamers! But, if you didn’t have much time to play last year, we recommend you review the best PC games released in 2022.

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