Updated: Jun 15
It is January 2023 and with the start of every new year comes the hope for fresh and fun game releases. In this blog we will cover the top 10 upcoming game releases that we are most excited for this year. Let's get pumped and ready for the games to come in 2023 and hope they live up to expectations with all the hype they have behind them. Let's start with #10 and make our way to our most anticipated release for 2023. #10 - Lord of the Rings: Return to Moria
Lord of the Rings: Return to Moria is an upcoming survival crafting game set in the world of J.R.R. Tolkien and follows a group of dwarves as they venture to reclaim their home in the Mines of Moria. For fans of survival games and the massive and engaging world of Tolkien should definitely keep an eye out for this release. The release window is marked as simply 2023 and we will be keeping an eye on any developments of a more concrete date.
#9 - Diablo 4
Diablo 4 is the highly anticipated next chapter in the fan-favorite action role-playing series by Blizzard. Diablo 4 was announced 4 years ago and fans have been waiting a long time for an worthy follow-up to Diablo 3 with the disappointment that was Diablo Immortal. This would be higher on the list but there are too many factors that make us a bit more hesitant with this release. Diablo 4 is set to release on June 2nd, 2023.
#8 - Hollow Knight: Silk Song
Hollow Knight: Silksong is the upcoming sequel to the award winning Metroidvania action adventure game. Hollow Knight is developed by one of the smaller studios on this list but is highly anticipated with its high caliber action and the success of the first game. Hollow Knight has a general release window of 2023 and hopefully there will be news of a more finite date soon.
#7 - Atomic Heart
Atomic Heart is a new original FPS role-playing game set in an alternate history. From what has been shown so far, Atomic Heart looks to be an action-packed shooter that resembles coveted games like the Bioshock series but also brings some fresh and new story and gameplay to the genre. Atomic Heart is set to release pretty soon with a February 21st release date!
#6 - Street Fighter 6
Street Fighter 6 is the highly anticipated next chapter in the legendary fighting game franchise. It has been awhile since a new Street Fighter game has release and with this being the follow-up to the divisive Street Fighter 5, fans have a lot of hopes for this game to reinvigorate the franchise. The release of Street Fighter 6 is set for June 2nd, 2023.
#5 - Star Wars Jedi: Survivor
Star Wars Jedi: Survivor is the follow-up to the very well-received Star Wars Jedi: The Fallen Order and continues the story of Jedi Cal Kestis. Fans of the famous sci-fi universe are patiently waiting this release and it isn't that far around the corner. Star Wars Jedi: Survivor is set to release March 17th, 2023.
#4 - The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is the extremely highly anticipated sequel to the switch hit Breath of the Wild. Legend of Zelda is renowned as one of the most recognizable video game series on the planet and Nintendo hopes to bring us another fantastic installment. The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is scheduled to release of May 12th, 2023.
#3 - Starfield
Starfield is the anticipated new space-action RPG from gaming legends Bethesda. Bethesda is known for their expansive open-world roleplaying games and we are excited to embark on this new space adventure. We only hope that we will get news about the next Elder Scrolls following this release. Starfield has a vague release window of 2023 and hopefully sooner rather than later.
#2 - Marvel's Spider-Man 2
Marvel's Spider-Man 2 swings in as a highly anticipated sequel to Insomniac Games' critically acclaimed Spider-Man games. The first 2 Spider-Man games by Insomniac reinvigorated the web slinger in gaming and fans are super excited for this release. Marvel's Spider-Man 2 has a release window of fall 2023 and we are waiting and ready to jump back into the shoes the friendly neighborhood Spider-Man.
#1 - Hogwarts Legacy
Hogwarts Legacy is the upcoming open-world RPG set in the wizarding world and we couldn't be more excited. This is the first game set in the world of Harry Potter that seems to be exactly what fans are looking for. With all the gameplay that has been shown and the depth and passion put into the game has us beyond excited for this release, hence the #1 spot. Hogwarts Legacy is right around the corner and scheduled February 10th, 2023.
Well there you have it, our top 10 anticipated game release for 2023. There are a bunch of other games that we are excited for that didn't make the top 10 and we hope that 2023 will be a great year for gaming.
If you have any comments on our list or have any upcoming games that you are excited for, comment below and let us know what you think!
Find recommended games and more on https://ml-publishing.itch.io/