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Most Anticipated Games of 2023

We look ahead to the most exciting titles that will hopefully arrive this year

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As we enter the third year of the current console generation, things are starting to get exciting. While various factors and a huge existing userbase has prompted many publishers to still support the last-gen players, things are slowly starting to change as more and more next-gen exclusives are popping up. With 2023 underway, we once again polled our staff to find out what games everyone is most excited about. The result is the list below - the 14 Most Anticipated Games of 2023, listed here in alphabetical order.

Assassin's Creed Mirage

Assassin's Creed Mirage takes place in ninth-century Baghdad and centers on the coming-of-age story of Basim Ibn Is'haq, the Hidden One introduced in Assassin's Creed Valhalla. He is a cunning street thief with nightmarish visions seeking answers and justice. As Basim explores Baghdad, he'll be able to get contracts and upgrades from a network of Hidden One bureaus throughout the city, collect clues on his targets, and take them down with swift assassinations.

When: TBD 2023
Where: pc Xbox one Xbox series x|s ps4 ps5

Atomic Heart

In Atomic Heart, the unstoppable course of technology along with secret experiments have brought rise to mutant creatures, terrifying machines and superpowered robots—all suddenly rebelling against their creators. Only you can stop them and find out what lies behind the idealized world. Using the combat abilities granted by your experimental power glove, your arsenal of blades and cutting-edge weaponry, fight for your life in explosive and frenetic encounters.

When: February 21, 2023
Where: pc Xbox one Xbox series x|s ps4 ps5

Baldur's Gate 3

From the creators of Divinity: Original Sin 2 comes a new RPG, set in the world of Dungeons and Dragons. Mysterious abilities are awakening inside you, drawn from a Mind Flayer parasite planted in your brain. Resist, and turn darkness against itself. Or embrace corruption, and become ultimate evil. Gather your party, and return to the Forgotten Realms in a tale of fellowship and betrayal, sacrifice and survival, and the lure of absolute power.

When: TBD 2023
Where: pc

Diablo IV

Diablo IV will take players back to the world of Sanctuary which has been overrun with demons. They will take on Lilith, the daughter of Mephisto, the Lord of Hatred. Sanctuary is a seamless open world shared by other players. Classes in the game include The Barbarian, The Sorceress, The Druid and more.

When: June 6, 2023
Where: pc Xbox one Xbox series x|s ps4 ps5

Final Fantasy XVI

Final Fantasy XVI’s adventure takes place in a land called Valisthea, which is studded with colossal mountains of glittering crystal called Mothercrystals. Countless wars have been fought over the Mothercrystals all around the land, leading to the rise of nations. Ongoing skirmishes have forged an uneasy peace between these nations, but with the emergence of the ruinous Blight, that fragile peace is starting to deteriorate.

When: June 22, 2023
Where: ps5

Hades II

As the immortal Princess of the Underworld, you’ll explore a bigger, deeper mythic world, vanquishing the forces of the Titan of Time with the full might of Olympus behind you, in a story that continually unfolds through your every setback and accomplishment.

When: TBD 2023
Where: pc

Marvel's Spider-Man 2

Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 is the next game in franchise. Developed by Insomniac Games in collaboration with Marvel Games and PlayStation for the PS5 console. Intihar and Smith will return as creative director and game director, respectively. Lowenthal and Jeter reprise their roles as Peter Parker and Miles Morales, with Tony Todd voicing the character Venom.

When: TBD 2023
Where: ps5


REPLACED is a 2.5D sci-fi retro-futuristic action platformer where you play as R.E.A.C.H - an artificial intelligence trapped in a human body against its own will. REPLACED combines cinematic platformer, pixel art, and free-flow action combat with a dystopian story set in an alternative 1980’s.

When: TBD 2023
Where: pc Xbox one Xbox series x|s

Resident Evil 4 (2023)

Resident Evil 4 (2023) is a remake of the 2005 game Resident Evil 4. The game is being developed to achieve high quality for a survival horror suitable for 2023, while preserving the essence of the original game. 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.

When: March 24, 2023
Where: pc Xbox series x|s ps5

Sea of Stars

Sea of Stars is an upcoming turn-based RPG. A prequel story set in The Messenger’s universe, it tells the story of two Children of the Solstice who will combine the powers of the sun and moon to perform Eclipse Magic, the only force capable of fending off the monstrous creations of the evil alchemist known as The Fleshmancer.

When: TBD 2023
Where: pc ps5 nintendo switch

Slime Rancher 2

Players will continue the adventures of Beatrix LeBeau as she journeys across the Slime Sea to Rainbow Island, a land brimming with ancient mysteries, and bursting with wiggly, new slimes to wrangle. As Beatrix attempts to unravel the island’s secrets and uncover its true purpose, she’ll build, ranch, and farm within a beautiful conservatory, whose sparkling glass walls give her full view of the prismatic paradise she now calls home.

When: TBD 2023
Where: pc Xbox series x|s

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl

Welcome to The Zone — an area of exclusion around the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. Full of radiation, mutants and anomalies, it keeps drawing adventurers from beyond the perimeter. Take over a role of the lone stalker and explore an open world in a radioactive zone with a variety of environments that reveal post-apocalyptic atmosphere from different angles. Make your way through the Zone to define your destiny as you choose your paths within a branching story.

When: TBD 2023
Where: pc Xbox series x|s


The year is 2330. Humanity has ventured beyond our solar system, settling new planets, and living as a spacefaring people. From humble beginnings as a space miner, you will join Constellation – the last group of space explorers seeking rare artifacts throughout the galaxy – and navigate the vast expanse of the Settled Systems.

When: TBD 2023
Where: pc Xbox series x|s

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom will take players up into the skies and an expanded world that goes beyond that. It is a sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Breath of the Wild director, Hidemaro Fujibayashi, and Zelda producer, Eiji Aonuma, are reprising their roles.

When: May 12, 2023
Where: nintendo switch


Let's look back at how our predictions turned out in 2022 on the next page...

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