As the gaming industry continues to evolve, 2023 is shaping up to be an exciting year for PC gamers, with a number of highly anticipated games set to release. From action-packed adventures to survival horror games, there’s something for everyone. Here’s an overview of some of the most anticipated PC games of 2023.
Forspoken / 24 Jan, 2023
Forspoken is an open world action role-playing game developed by Luminous Productions and published by Square Enix. The game follows the story of a young woman named Frey Holland, who is transported from New York City to a magical world called Athia. The game promises fast-paced combat, magical abilities, and an open-world environment to explore.
Dead Space Remake / 27 Jan, 2023
Dead Space remake is a Third-person survival horror game developed by Motive Studio and published by Electronic Arts. The game is set in the future, where humanity has discovered an alien artifact called the Marker, which is believed to hold immense power. Players take on the role of Isaac Clarke, an engineer who is sent to investigate a distress signal from a mining ship that has been overrun by monstrous creatures called Necromorphs, which have been created by the Marker.
Hogwarts Legacy / 11 Feb, 2023
Hogwarts Legacy is an action role-playing game developed by Avalanche Software and published by Warner Bros. The game is set in the late 1800s, before the events of the Harry Potter series, and allows players to create their own character who attends Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Players will be able to explore Hogwarts and its surrounding areas, cast spells, attend classes, and interact with other students and characters from the Harry Potter universe.
Returnal / 15 Feb, 2023
Returnal is a third-person shooter video game developed by Housemarque and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment. The game follows the story of Selene, an astronaut who crash-lands on an alien planet and finds herself trapped in a time loop, reliving the same day over and over again. Players control Selene as she navigates through the hostile, ever-changing environment of the planet, battling extraterrestrial creatures and uncovering the mystery of her situation.
Atomic Heart / 21 Feb, 2023
Atomic Heart is a first-person shooter developed by Mundfish and published by Focus Entertainment and 4Divinity. The game is set in an alternate version of the Soviet Union in which technology has advanced beyond recognition, and players take on the role of a KGB agent tasked with investigating a secret facility that has gone dark. Players will be able to upgrade their abilities and weapons, explore a vast open world filled with secrets and hidden areas, and battle a variety of terrifying enemies, including robots, mutants, and other strange creatures.
Sons Of The Forest / 24 Feb, 2023
Sons of the Forest is a survival video game developed by Endnight Games and published by Newnight. It is the sequel to the 2018 video game The Forest, where you are sent to the remote island to find a missing billionaire, you find yourself in a cannibal-infested hellscape. Craft, build, and struggle to survive, alone or with friends, in this terrifying new open-world survival horror simulator.
Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty / 3 Mar, 2023
Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty is an action role-playing video game developed by Team Ninja and published by Koei Tecmo. The game set in the 184 AD, the land is overcome by chaos and destruction. The imperial dynasty that prospered for many years is now about to collapse. Players fight off deadly creatures and enemy soldiers using swordplay based on the Chinese martial arts, attempting to overcome the odds by awakening the true power from within.
Resident Evil 4 Remake / 24 Mar, 2023
Resident Evil 4 remake is a 2023 survival horror game developed and published by Capcom. It is a remake of the 2005 game Resident Evil 4. Six years have passed since the biological disaster in Raccoon City. Leon S. Kennedy, one of the survivors, tracks the president’s kidnapped daughter to a secluded European village, where there is something terribly wrong with the locals.
The Last of Us Part I / 28 Mar, 2023
The Last of Us Part I is a 2022 action-adventure game developed by Naughty Dog and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment. A remake of the 2013 game The Last of Us, it features revised gameplay, including enhanced combat and exploration. Players use weapons such as pistols, rifles, and crafted explosives as well as melee attacks with chokeholds, bats, and metal pipes to defend themselves from the infected and other human survivors.
Dead Island 2 / 21 Apr, 2023
Dead Island 2 is an action role-playing game developed by Dambuster Studios and published by Deep Silver. It is a sequel to the 2011 video game Dead Island, The game is set about 17 years after the events of Dead Island and Dead Island: Riptide. Dead Island 2 differentiates itself from its predecessors by taking place in the cities of Los Angeles and San Francisco, which have been quarantined due to the zombie outbreak.
Star Wars Jedi: Survivor / 28 Apr, 2023
Star Wars Jedi: Survivor is an action-adventure game developed by Respawn Entertainment and published by Electronic Arts. Picking up five years after the events of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order (2019). Pushed to the edges of the galaxy by the Empire, Cal will find himself surrounded by threats new and familiar. As one of the last surviving Jedi Knights, Cal is driven to make a stand during the galaxy’s darkest times.
Redfall / 2 May, 2023
Redfall is a first-person open world cooperative shooter game developed by Arkane Austin and published by Bethesda Softworks.
The game set in the fictional town of Redfall, Colorado, which is under siege by a cult of vampires. Players can choose from four different characters, each with their own unique abilities, to fight the vampires and save the town.
Redfall is a solid cooperative shooter game with well-designed characters and an open world to explore. However, the game’s repetitive gameplay and lack of innovation may be off-putting to some players.
Showgunners / 2 May, 2023
Showgunners is a turn-based tactics video game developed by Artificer and published by Good Shepherd Entertainment.
The game is set in a dystopian future where corporations rule and reality TV shows are the most popular form of entertainment. Players take on the role of Scarlett Martillo, a contestant on the brutal game show Showgunners. In order to win, Scarlett must navigate dangerous urban arenas filled with lethal traps and face off against hordes of heavily-armed psychopaths.
Showgunners is a solid turn-based tactics game with a unique premise and challenging gameplay. However, the game’s short length and lack of variety in terms of gameplay modes may be off-putting to some players.
Miasma Chronicles / 23 May, 2023
Miasma Chronicles is a tactical role-playing video game developed by The Bearded Ladies and published by 505 Games.
The game is set in a post-apocalyptic United States where a mysterious and deadly force known as the Miasma has ravaged the land. The player controls a group of survivors who must travel across the country in search of a cure for the Miasma.
Miasma Chronicles is a solid tactical role-playing game with challenging gameplay, a well-written story, and a unique setting. However, the game’s slow pacing and lack of variety in terms of gameplay modes may be off-putting to some players.
The Lord of the Rings: Gollum / 26 May, 2023
The Lord of the Rings: Gollum is an action-adventure stealth video game developed by Daedalic Entertainment and published by Nacon. It is based on the fictional character Gollum from J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings.
The game takes place in parallel with the events of The Fellowship of the Ring, and follows Gollum as he tries to reclaim his lost ring, the One Ring, from the Dark Lord Sauron. Gollum must use his stealth and cunning to avoid enemies and traps, and to solve puzzles in order to progress.
The Lord of the Rings: Gollum is a solid stealth video game with a unique premise and setting. However, the game’s linear level design, repetitive gameplay, and lack of innovation may be off-putting to some players.
- The Lord of the Rings: Gollum - Trailer
- The Lord of the Rings: Gollum – Review
- The Lord of the Rings: Gollum – Gameplay
Amnesia: The Bunker / 6 June, 2023
Amnesia: The Bunker is a first-person survival horror video game developed and published by Frictional Games.
The game is set in a World War I bunker, and follows the player as they try to escape from a mysterious monster while also trying to find a way out of the bunker itself. The player has access to a variety of different tools and weapons, but they are also limited in their resources and must be careful not to waste them.
If you are a fan of survival horror games, then you should definitely check out Amnesia: The Bunker. It is a well-made game with a unique setting, a memorable monster, and a dark and atmospheric atmosphere.
Jagged Alliance 3 / 14 July, 2023
Jagged Alliance 3 is a turn-based tactics video game developed by Haemimont Games and published by THQ Nordic.
The game is set in the fictional country of Grand Chien, which has been plunged into chaos by a paramilitary force known as the Legion. The player takes on the role of a mercenary leader who is tasked with liberating Grand Chien and restoring order to the country.
If you are a fan of turn-based tactics games, then you should definitely check out Jagged Alliance 3. It is a well-made game with a lot to offer fans of the genre.
Remnant II / 26 July, 2023
Remnant II is a third-person action role-playing video game developed by Gunfire Games and published by Gearbox Publishing.
The game is set in a post-apocalyptic world where humanity is on the brink of extinction. The player takes on the role of a survivor who must travel through different worlds and fight against deadly creatures and god-like bosses in order to save humanity.
Remnant II is a solid action role-playing game with challenging gameplay, cooperative multiplayer, and procedurally generated worlds.
Baldur’s Gate 3 / 3 August, 2023
Baldur’s Gate 3 is a turn-based role-playing video game developed and published by Larian Studios. The game remained in early access until its full release on Windows on August 3, 2023.
The game is set in the Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Realms campaign setting. Players can choose from a variety of different races and classes to create their characters. You controls a group of adventurers who are captured by the Mind Flayers and infected with a parasite that gives them magical powers. You must find a way to remove the parasite before it turns them into a Mind Flayer themselves.
Baldur’s Gate 3 has received positive reviews from critics. They have praised the game’s story, its characters, its combat, and its cooperative multiplayer.
Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon / 25 August, 2023
Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon is a third-person mecha action video game developed by FromSoftware and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment.
The game takes place on the remote planet Rubicon 3, where a mysterious new substance was discovered. This substance, known as Rubicon, was expected to dramatically advance humanity’s technological and communication capabilities. However, it instead caused a catastrophe that submerged the planet and surrounding stars in flames and storms, forming a Burning Star System.
Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon is a solid mecha action game with fast-paced combat, robust mech customization options, and stunning visuals.
- Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon - Trailer
- Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon – Review
- Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon – Gameplay
Starfield / 6 September, 2023
Starfield is a first-person action role-playing game developed by Bethesda Game Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks.
The game is set in the Settled Systems, a region of space with over 1,000 planets, moons, and space stations. The player takes on the role of a space explorer who can create their own character, choose their own ship, and explore the galaxy at their own pace.
If you are a fan of open-world RPGs, space exploration games, or Bethesda games in general, then you should definitely check out Starfield. It is shaping up to be one of the biggest and best games of 2023.
Lies of P / 19 September, 2023
Lies of P is a soulslike action role-playing video game developed by Neowiz Games and Round8 Studio, and published by Neowiz Games.
The game is set in the fictional city of Krat, which is inspired by the Belle Epoque era in Europe. It is a dark and atmospheric world that is plagued by madness and bloodlust. The city is also home to a variety of different puppets, which are used for a variety of purposes, both menial and dangerous.
If you are a fan of soulslike games, action role-playing games, or dark fantasy stories, then you should definitely check out Lies of P. It is a well-made game with a lot to offer fans of the genre.
Mortal Kombat 1 / 19 September, 2023
Mortal Kombat 1 is a fighting game developed by NetherRealm Studios and published by Warner Bros.
The game is set in Earthrealm, a realm among many in the Mortal Kombat universe. Shang Tsung, the sorcerer who represents Outworld, has been hosting a tournament called Mortal Kombat for centuries. The game features a variety of different gameplay modes, including a single-player story mode, a multiplayer mode, and a training mode.
Mortal Kombat 1 is a solid fighting game with a lot to offer fans of the genre. It is a well-made game with stunning visuals, engaging gameplay, and a compelling story mode.
Lords of the Fallen / 13 October, 2023
Lords of the Fallen is a dark fantasy action role-playing game developed by Hexworks and published by CI Games. It is a sequel to the 2014 game Lords of the Fallen.
The game is set in the world of Avarice, which is ruled by the demon god Adyr. The player takes on the role of a Dark Crusader, a warrior who is tasked with defeating Adyr and freeing the world from his tyranny.
Lords of the Fallen is a great option for fans of Dark Souls who are looking for a new challenge. It is a well-made game with challenging gameplay, a dark and atmospheric world, and well-designed bosses.
Alan Wake 2 / 27 October, 2023
Alan Wake 2 is a survival horror game developed by Remedy Entertainment and published by Epic Games Publishing.
The game is set in Bright Falls, Washington, a fictional town in the American Northwest. The town was first introduced in the original Alan Wake game, and it serves as a central location in both games.
If you are a fan of horror games, then you should definitely check out Alan Wake 2. It is a well-crafted game with a dark and atmospheric setting that is sure to deliver a chilling and unforgettable experience.
These are just a few of the many exciting PC games set to release in 2023. With so many great games on the horizon, it’s sure to be a fantastic year for PC gaming.