Well, 2022 was certainly an interesting year in gaming. We saw some seriously impressive releases, including God of War: Ragnarok, Elden Ring, and Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2. 2023 looks to be no different, and we’ve got a list of the most highly-anticipated video games coming out in the near year.
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- Most Highly Anticipated Action/Adventure Games of 2023
- Most Highly Anticipated First-Person Shooters of 2023
- Most Highly Anticipated RPGs of 2023
- Most Highly Anticipated Strategy Games of 2023
- Most Highly Anticipated Fighting Games of 2023
Most Highly Anticipated Action/Adventure Games of 2023
Action/adventure games cover a wide range of different titles. Anything from third-person shooters to survival horror–many titles can fall under this umbrella.
Here are the most highly anticipated games in the adventure genre coming up in 2023:
- The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom: May 12, 2023
- Dead Space Remake: January 27, 2023
- Hollow Knight: Silksong: 2023, Exact date TBD
- Hogwarts Legacy: February 10, 2023
- Alan Wake 2: 2023, Exact date TBD
- Dead Island 2: April 28, 2023
- Skull and Bones: March 9, 2023
- Wild Hearts: February 16, 2023
- System Shock: March 2023
- Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League: 2023, Exact date TBD
Most Highly Anticipated First-Person Shooters of 2023
FPS games are classic. Ever since the first first-person shooters like DOOM, this style of game has been a fan favorite.
Here are a few of the FPS games we’re really looking forward to in the new year:
- S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl: December 2023
- ARK 2: 2023, Exact date TBD
- Warhammer 40,000: Boltgun: 2023, Exact date TBD
- Redfall: 2023, Exact date TBD
- Tom Clancy’s The Division: Heartland: 2023, Exact date TBD
- Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine 2: 2023, Exact date TBD
- Exoprimal: 2023, Exact date TBD
Most Highly Anticipated RPGs of 2023
RPGs concentrate on the story and are slower than the co-op and multiplayer FPS games we listed above. More for the thoughtful gamer, there are a ton of amazing ARPGs and JRPGs coming out in 2023.
Here are a few to look into:
- Diablo IV: June 6, 2023
- Final Fantasy XVI: June 22, 2023
- One Piece Odyssey: January 12, 2023
- Superfuse: January 31, 2023
- Baldur’s Gate 3: October 6, 2020
- Fire Emblem Engage: January 20, 2023
- Lies of P: 2023, Exact date TBD
- Forspoken: January 24, 2023
- Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty: March 3, 2023
Most Highly Anticipated Strategy Games of 2023
Strategy games are in a category of their own. Methodical and thoughtful, strategy games can be fast-paced depending on what you’re playing.
Here are the strategy games we’re most looking forward to:
- Company of Heroes 3: February 23, 2023
- Kerbal Space Program 2: February 24, 2023
- Homeworld 3: Q1 or Q2 of 2023
- Stormgate: 2023, Exact date TBD
- Manor Lords: 2023, Exact date TBD
- Aliens: Dark Descent: 2023, Exact date TBD
Most Highly Anticipated Fighting Games of 2023
While there aren’t a ton of huge fighting game releases in 2023, the ones that are coming out are really exciting. Riot Games, the same company responsible for League of Legends, are developing Project L.
Here are some amazing fighting titles coming in 2023:
What games are you looking forward to most in 2023?
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