Summer Game Fest 2023 was an absolute whirlwind of excitement, as it unleashed a barrage of thrilling game announcements that left the gaming community buzzing with anticipation. From highly anticipated sequels to unexpected surprises, the event showcased the immense creativity and innovation within the gaming industry. Here we have bought you all the Exciting Game Announcements.
Summer Game Fest 2023: Exciting Game Announcements
Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown
Ubisoft has announced a new Prince of Persia game called “Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown” during the Summer Game Fest showcase. Developed by Ubisoft Montpellier, the game is a 2D action platformer featuring a Persian warrior named Sargon who embarks on a quest to find the missing Prince Ghassan in the cursed region of Mount Qaf. The game follows a Metroidvania structure and offers a large map with Persian mythology-inspired environments, including the Citadel of Knowledge and the Hyrcanian Forest.
Players will encounter challenges, puzzles, and combat encounters, while unlocking new time powers and completing side quests. The trailer showcased a boss battle with Jahandar the Manticore. The game’s soundtrack will be composed by Mentrix and Gareth Coker. “Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown” is scheduled for release on January 18, 2024, and will be available on Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S/X, PC, and Amazon Luna. More information will be revealed during the Ubisoft Forward event on June 11.
Mortal Kombat 1
During the Summer Game Fest 2023, fans were treated to an in-depth preview of Mortal Kombat 1, the highly anticipated next installment in the Mortal Kombat series. This game marks the beginning of a fresh Mortal Kombat universe, stemming from Liu Kang’s newfound godhood in Mortal Kombat 11. It appears that Liu Kang has crafted a brand new realm populated by familiar faces such as Raiden, Sub-Zero, Scorpion, Katana, and Jax.
Introducing a thrilling addition to the series, the game showcases the innovative Kameo function. This feature allows players to choose two characters from the extensive roster—a primary fighter and a Kameo fighter. They can then summon their chosen cameo character to unleash powerful special attacks. Of course, the franchise’s signature fatalities remain intact, offering gruesome and memorable finishing moves, although not all characters survived the intense trailer.
Fans won’t have to wait too long to experience the bone-crushing action themselves, as Mortal Kombat 1 is set to hit the shelves on September 19, 2023. Prepare yourself for an epic showdown in this new Mortal Kombat universe.
Exoprimal x Street Fighter 6 Collaboration
Prepare for an unexpected clash of worlds as Capcom unveils an exciting collaboration between Street Fighter and Exoprimal. So far, Capcom has confirmed two legendary Street Fighter characters making their grand entrance into Exoprimal. While the exact roster remains a mystery, there’s a good chance that more Street Fighter 6 characters will be joining the Exoprimal spectacle. As the collaboration’s autumn launch approaches, we can expect further announcements to satiate our curiosity.
Mark your calendars for July 14th when Exoprimal will unleash its awe-inspiring battles upon the gaming world. The game will be available on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and Game Pass. Brace yourself for an extraordinary collision between Street Fighter and killer dinosaurs in this one-of-a-kind gaming experience.
Following the surprising collaboration, the excitement continued to rise with the unveiling of the Witchfire trailer. This highly anticipated game is set to make its way into early access on September 20th, unleashing its dark and fantastical world upon eager players.
Witchfire, developed by The Astronauts, the studio behind the acclaimed game The Vanishing of Ethan Carter, promises an intense and atmospheric experience. Set in a haunting realm where magic and firearms intertwine, players will embark on a thrilling journey filled with supernatural encounters and treacherous adversaries.
Get ready to revitalize your love for the blue blur, because Sonic is back in action! But this time, he’s sporting a sleek and stylish 3D art style that will leave you awestruck. Prepare for a nostalgic journey as you race through classic-inspired stages with a modern twist in Sonic Superstars.
Sonic Superstars promises to deliver an adrenaline-fueled adventure, packed with updated mechanics and exhilarating new ways to play. You can look forward to enjoying thrilling four-player co-op, teaming up with friends for a truly electrifying experience. And that’s not all – brace yourself for an arsenal of exciting new abilities, such as the game-changing grapple hook, which will undoubtedly inject an extra dose of fun and versatility into your Sonic escapades.
Prepare to be transported to Fall 2023, where Sonic Superstars will make its grand entrance. So dust off your running shoes and get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey with Sonic and his friends, as they showcase their signature speed and embark on daring adventures that will leave you breathless.
Lies of P
Prepare to immerse yourself in the haunting and captivating world of Lies of P. This upcoming game, reminiscent of the challenging Soulsborne genre, invites players to embark on a dark and twisted journey alongside Pinocchio himself. Set in the plague-infested city of Krat, Lies of P presents a unique retelling of the Pinocchio tale in a steampunk-inspired setting. Mark your calendars for September 19, 2023, when Lies of P will be unleashed upon the gaming world.
Alan Wake II
Exciting news emerged from the Summer Game Fest 2023 as fans were treated to the first gameplay footage of Alan Wake 2, following a tantalizing glimpse at the PlayStation Showcase. Alan Wake 2 will introduce two playable characters, allowing players to seamlessly switch between them. The game’s narrative unfolds across two distinct worlds, offering a captivating and immersive experience.
Fans won’t have to wait too long to delve into the dark and mysterious world of Alan Wake 2, as the game is scheduled for release on October 17th. Prepare to immerse yourself in the twisted narrative on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, and PC.
Marvel’s Spider-Man 2
Get ready to swing back into action as Miles Morales and Peter Parker return in the highly anticipated Marvel’s Spider-Man 2. This thrilling sequel not only reunites two versions of the beloved hero but also introduces exciting new features that will leave fans exhilarated.
Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 promises an expansive experience with a map that is twice the size of its predecessor, Spider-Man (2018). Players will have the opportunity to explore a sprawling and immersive world as they swing through the vibrant streets of the city. But that’s not all—brace yourself for new challenges as the game introduces fresh villains, bringing epic battles and intense confrontations to the forefront.
A notable addition to the gameplay is the impact of Venom’s symbiote. This new mechanic promises to add a thrilling twist to the already exhilarating web-slinging adventures, allowing players to witness the powerful influence of the symbiote firsthand.
During the Summer Game Fest, fans were treated to a closer look at Marvel’s Spider-Man 2. The excitement continued to build as the release date was revealed. Mark your calendars for October 20, 2023, when this highly anticipated game will grace the PlayStation 5, offering an immersive and action-packed experience like never before.
Warhammer: Space Marine 2
Prepare for an epic return to the gritty universe of Warhammer 40,000 with the highly anticipated Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine II. Developed by Saber Interactive and published by Focus Entertainment, this third-person shooter hack-n-slash video game is set to deliver heart-pounding action and intense battles.
Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine II is set to make its mark on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X/S in winter of 2023. Fans can look forward to an adrenaline-fueled adventure, where they will wield powerful weapons, unleash devastating attacks, and embrace their inner warrior as they fight to survive in this hostile and dystopian landscape.
Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth
Cloud’s journey unfolds once again in Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth, the highly anticipated second installment of the Final Fantasy 7 Remake trilogy. Building upon the success of its predecessor, Rebirth delves deeper into the captivating world of Final Fantasy 7, captivating both new and longtime fans alike.
Taking place just after the party’s departure from Midgar, Rebirth invites players to explore the vast and enchanting world map, allowing them to revisit iconic locations from the original game. Get ready to embark on a nostalgic pilgrimage as you traverse through beloved places like Kalm, Junon, and Cosmo Canyon, each teeming with rich history and unforgettable characters.
While Square Enix remains tight-lipped about the exact release date, they did provide a glimmer of hope. Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth is set to grace the PlayStation 5 in the early months of 2024.