Every year we look forward to new things, and this year is no exception, so here is a list of the top 10 most anticipated video games of 2023 that all gamers should be keeping their eyes on.
10/10 Hogwarts Legacy
We begin with a game that every Harry Potter fan is eager to play as we wait for its release, which is approaching quickly with more and more gameplay being revealed, and excitement for the game growing. This eagerly anticipated game seems to measure up to everyone’s expectations with creators and gamers around the world who already have access to the game saying it’s really what they thought it would be simply great.
Hogwarts Legacy release date: 10 February 2023.
9/10 Test Drive Unlimited Solar Crown
In 2011, Test Drive Unlimited 2 was one of the most thrilling and enjoyable racing games to play. It combined arcade racing with some realism, had two enormous open-world areas, and offered an amazing number of vehicles, ranging from supercars to ordinary road cars.
This game certainly had a lot to offer and everyone has been waiting for a game just like it for a long time, and it’s finally coming out this year, with many players eager to get their hands on it this game it has a lot to live up to. It’s more thrilling since we don’t know what to expect from the devs because they have been highly secretive and we’ve had much to no gameplay.
Test Drive Unlimited Solar Crown release date: 2023.
8/10 S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl
This first-person shooter survival horror game has been a series since 2007 with its first game S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl. Since then, they have released continuations every year until 2009, making it 3 games after which they made us wait until 2023 to experience the S.T.A.L.K.E.R gameplay again.
The series has a huge fan base, playing something that has been around for years with many still enjoying the old games with outdated graphics and mechanics. This new title looks very promising and many gamers are looking forward to trying it out.
S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl release date: 2023.
7/10 The Day Before
The Day Before is a game that everyone has been looking at with its realistic gameplay in what looks like a large and vast city in a zombie apocalypse world. This game is an actual survival game that you will be able to enjoy with friends as it will offer multiplayer gameplay.
The game appears to offer plenty to do and a really satisfying challenge for all gamers, with Day-Z having been out for years as one of the more popular titles that have managed to stay relevant. This game could be something big and people are starting to notice that as we get closer to the release date.
The Day Before release date: 10 November 2023.
6/10 STAR WARS Jedi: Survivor
The sequel to Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, a game that surprised everyone when released in 2019. Many players are eagerly anticipating the game’s continuation because of the sequel’s great story, enjoyable gameplay, and visually stunning graphics.
Even though EA is notorious for disappointing, many are excited to see what this new game has to offer given how well the first instalment did. With its release this year, many people can’t wait to step back into the Star Wars universe once more, as the gameplay and trailers showcase something that seems highly exciting and enjoyable.
STAR WARS Jedi: Survivor release date: 17 March 2023.
Starfield is an upcoming action role-playing game that will take you to the stars. With such a positive track record from Bethesda, people are excited to see what Starfield has to offer. If you’re a true gamer, you’ve probably heard of the games Skyrim and Fallout, which have been around for a while and never fail to impress. Bethesda, the developer of numerous unforgettable experiences and insanely popular titles has now unveiled a brand-new game.
There aren’t many single-player space story games, so Starfield will be a great addition to the market. Judging from the gameplay and screenshots, you can immerse yourself in a graphically stunning game with plenty to do like the other Bethesda titles.
Starfield release date: 2023.
4/10 ARK 2
This is the second chapter of the wildly successful Ark Survival series. This survival game is immersive and in-depth with both single and multiplayer it can provide hundreds or even thousands of hours of fun and gameplay. It is set in a world where dinosaurs are not extinct and contain huge maps to select from with a very in-depth skill tree and crafting system that lets your creativity fly.
With likely more content, new maps, dinos, and crafting, this game will undoubtedly stand out this year, much like the original game did when it was first released as it has continued to be relevant and played by many people to even this day. There isn’t really much to say it features Vin Diesel riding a dinosaur and seems to be an improved version of the earlier game something to look forward to for the ark fans.
ARK 2 release date: 2023.
3/10 Dead Island 2
Dead Island 2 we are finally getting the second instalment of this amazing zombie survival game after 12 years of waiting it has arrived and will be released later this year. Dead Island lacks adequate character development, compelling environments, and even perfect dialogue. However, the island’s charm and natural beauty, together with the straightforward but appealing gameplay and some co-op fun, make for a remarkably decent 30-hour experience.
With plenty of experience under their belt, the second instalment of this game can’t really be one of the best zombie survival games of this year. That being said, with many players looking forward to bringing back some of their childhood nostalgia, this game has definitely earned a spot on the list and has a lot of potential to be great.
Dead Island 2 release date: 21 April 2023.
2/10 Sons Of The Forest
Sons of the Forest is from the creators of the extremely famous The Forest survival game. It included really inventive crafting, a lovely landscape, and intriguing plot twists. With the opportunity to complete the story at your own pace and the chance to play the entire game with a friend, this game really demonstrated what a survival horror game should be.
With fresh new ideas, updated graphics, and improved gameplay, this new instalment significantly improves upon the concepts of the prior game making it something you should definitely look forward to.
Sons Of The Forest release date: 23 February 2023.
1/10 The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom
Because it is the follow-up to the phenomenal Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, this game is something that a lot of gamers are eager to play. Unfortunately, it is only available on Nintendo platforms, but it is still definitely worth your time if you have the money or opportunity to play this game.
The game provides an amazing experience for players of all ages, with incredibly engaging gameplay that can be enjoyed for numerous hours. The setting and music are so satisfying and really give you a sense of accomplishment as you battle your way through the story and defeat bosses. The story is really enjoyable and engaging, and with so many games in the series, it really makes you feel involved as if you’re a part of something that has been going on for so long.
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom release date: 12 May 2023.