The Most Anticipated PlayStation Games of 2023
As we move into 2023, gamers are eagerly anticipating the release of some of the biggest and most highly-anticipated games coming to the PlayStation platform. From long-awaited sequels to brand new titles from some of the industry’s most renowned developers, there is something for everyone to look forward to. Whether you’re a fan of action-packed adventure games, open-world epics, or gripping story-driven experiences, the lineup of upcoming PlayStation games for 2023 is sure to have something that will pique your interest. In this article, we will take a look at some of the the most anticipated playStation games of 2023 that are set to take the gaming world by storm.
The Most Anticipated PlayStation Games of 2023
This game expected to release on 31 January 2023. With its captivating visuals reminiscent of Studio Ghibli, Season is a game that immerses players in a world of exploration and discovery. Players take on the role of a young woman who, after living in a secluded community, is now able to venture out and capture the beauty of the world through photographs and create new memories. However, the player must hurry as a looming cataclysm threatens to destroy the world. Despite the looming danger, players will find that the game’s last season is a breathtaking and enjoyable experience.
Hogwarts Legacy, a prequel to the Harry Potter books set in the 1800s at the renowned Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, is an open-world RPG that takes players on an adventure in the beloved Harry Potter universe. The game was added to the list of upcoming PlayStation 5 games for 2023 after a delay. According to Adrian Ropp, head of Avalanche, the next-gen console will allow players to fully immerse themselves in the game, experiencing the terror of Inferi bearing down on them, or feeling the ground shake as they are surrounded by an angry herd of centaurs. Hogwarts Legacy is hoped to be release on 10 February 2023.
Wild Hearts is a new hunting game developed by Omega Force, the studio behind the Dynasty Warriors series, as part of a partnership with EA. This game is EA’s attempt to compete with the popular Monster Hunter franchise. Players will team up with two friends, equip themselves and venture into the wilderness to battle against formidable creatures. The game is visually impressive and looks to be a great new addition to the hunting genre. It is hoped that Wild Hearts will be released on February 16, 2023.
Like a Dragon – Ishin
The cult classic Ryū ga Gotoku Ishin! is finally getting a Western release and will be called Like a Dragon – Ishin. The game, which was originally launched in 2014 for the PS3 and PS4, is a spin-off of the popular Yakuza series set in the samurai era instead of modern-day Japan. Sega is building the title from the ground up to take full advantage of the PS5 technology, which is essential for the game to run smoothly. Fans of the series can look forward to playing the game in early 2023 and it looks like a great addition to the Yakuza series. It may release on 22 February 2014
Mundfish is bringing its highly-anticipated sci-fi horror game, Atomic Heart, to next-gen consoles. The game has generated significant buzz among horror fans with its grotesque monsters, unique alien weapons, and intriguing story. Though the game has not frequently been seen, every glimpse that is revealed leaves the audience in shock and intrigue. Being an ambitious project for a smaller studio, Atomic Heart looks promising and fans of the genre are excited to see how it performs on PS5. It is releasing on 21 February.
Horizon: Call of the Mountain
On February 22nd, Sony will be releasing its new-gen virtual reality headset, PSVR 2, and Horizon: Call of the Mountain is poised to be the game that showcases the full capabilities of the device. With stunning graphics and immersive combat, players will have a chance to experience the game in an entirely new perspective and get a sense of the true scale of the robotic dinosaurs in the game. It is a game that will demonstrate the potential and promise of the PSVR 2.
Resident Evil 4 Remake
The highly-anticipated Resident Evil 4 Remake has been given a release date and it’s set to be a re imagining of the original game, rather than a direct copy. Capcom, the developer, has stated that they will be modernizing the graphics, updating the controls to a modern standard while still maintaining the essence of the original direction of the game. Fans of the series can expect a stunning and terrifying experience with the Resident Evil 4 Remake. It will be releasing on 24 March.
Assassin’s Creed Mirage
Assassin’s Creed Mirage is returning the series to its origins. After the last five years of exploring large open worlds and incorporating more complex action-RPG elements, the idea of a more focused adventure is quite appealing. Mirage is a tribute to the adventures of Altair and Ezio, it will focus on the concepts that once made Assassin’s Creed so popular: parkour, stealth and assassinations.
Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora
Ubisoft’s Avatar title, Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora, is finally set to release in 2023. The game is a standalone story that is different from the movies. Players will take on the role of a Na’vi, exploring the Western Frontier, an unseen part of Pandora. The game is a first-person, action-adventure in which players must use their surroundings to survive against the RDA forces.
Marvel’s Spider-Man 2
At the September 2021 PlayStation event, Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 was announced as a PS5 exclusive set to release in 2023. The sequel will continue the story of both Peter Parker and Miles Morales and will feature Venom as the main villain. Sony and Insomniac have also stated that the game will include new suits, abilities, and a more personal storyline for the player.
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