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Game Releases 2023

Happy New Year to the Gaming.Buzz community!

2023 is here! With a new year, new game releases are approaching. From small games to AAA titles, every gamer will find games to look forward to this year.

Please keep in mind that release shedules are never set in stone and releases could be delayed at any time.

SEASON: A letter to the future (31st January)

“Leave home for the first time to collect memories before a mysterious cataclysm washes everything away. Ride, record, meet people, and unravel the strange world around you. Immerse yourself in the world of Season, a third-person atmospheric adventure bicycle road trip game.”

Tags: Mystery, Narrative, Exploration, Adventure

Developer: Scavengers Studio
Publisher: Scavengers Studio

Steam Link

Deliver Us Mars (2nd February)

“Deliver Us Mars is an atmospheric sci-fi adventure taking you on a suspense-fuelled, high-stakes mission to recover the ARK colony ships stolen by the mysterious Outward.”

Tags: Mars, Story Rich, Sci-fi, Singleplayer, Realistic

Developer: KeokeN Interactive
Publisher: Frontier Foundry

Steam Link

Horizon Call of the Mountain (22nd February (tbc))

“Conquer colossal peaks, overcome fearsome machines and uncover a hidden danger to the world of Horizon – as you answer the call of the mountain in an immersive new adventure for PlayStation VR2.”

Playstation VR2 exclusive.

Playstation Store Link

Blood Bowl 3 (23rd February)

“Brutal, crazy, tactical… this is BLOOD BOWL! The iconic death sport returns with the new video game of fantasy football faithfully using the latest board game rules and new content. Create your team, then crush, mulch and cheat your way to the top… leaving your opponents in the graveyard.”

Tags: Sports, Dark Fantasy, Board Game, Strategy

Developer: Cyanide Studio
Publisher: Nacon

Steam Link

Sons Of The Forest (February)

“Sent to find a missing billionaire on a remote island, you find yourself in a cannibal-infested hellscape. Craft, build, and struggle to survive, alone or with friends, in this terrifying new open-world survival horror simulator.”

Tags: Survival Horror, Multiplayer, Open World, Survival

Developer: Endnight Games Ltd
Publisher: Newnight

Steam Link

The Last Of Us – Part 1 (3rd March)

“Experience the emotional storytelling and unforgettable characters in The Last of Us™, winner of over 200 Game of the Year awards.”

Tags: Action, Adventure, Singleplayer, Story Rich

Developer: Naughty Dog LLC
Publisher: PlayStation PC LLC

Star Wars Jedi: Survivor (17th March)

“The story of Cal Kestis continues in STAR WARS Jedi: Survivor™, a galaxy-spanning, third-person, action-adventure game.”

Tags: Action, Adventure, Souls-like, Action-Adventure

Developer: Respawn
Publisher: Electronic Arts

Steam Link

Have a Nice Death (8th March)

“Have a Nice Death is a 2D action roguelike where you play as an overworked Death, whose employees have run rampant, completely throwing off the balance of souls – and his vacation plans. In order to restore order, you’ll have to grab your trusty scythe and show your employees who’s boss.”

Tags: Singleplayer, 2D, Action Roguelike, 2D Platformer

Developer: Magic Design Studios
Publisher: Gearbox Publishing

Resident Evil 4 Remake (24th March)

“Survival is just the beginning. Six years have passed since the biological disaster in Raccoon City. Leon S. Kennedy, one of the survivors, tracks the president’s kidnapped daughter to a secluded European village, where there is something terribly wrong with the locals.”

Tags: Action, Horror, Survival Horror, Survival, Dark

Developer: CAPCOM Co., Ltd.
Publisher: CAPCOM Co., Ltd.

Dead Island 2 (28th April)

“A deadly virus is spreading across Los Angeles, turning inhabitants into zombies. Bitten, infected, but more than just immune, uncover the truth behind the outbreak and discover who -or what- you are. Pre-purchase now and get the Memories of Banoi!”

Tags: Action, Horror, Multiplayer, Singleplayer

Developer: Deep Silver
Publisher: Deep Silver

Epic Store Link

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom (12th May)

“In this sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, the setting for Link’s adventure has been expanded to include the skies above the vast lands of Hyrule.”

Nintendo E-Shop Link

Diablo IV (6th June)

“Diablo® IV is the ultimate action RPG experience with endless evil to slaughter, countless abilities to master, nightmarish dungeons, and legendary loot. Embark on the campaign solo or with friends, meeting memorable characters through beautifully dark settings and a gripping story, or explore an expansive end game and shared world where players can meet in towns to trade, team up to battle world bosses, or descend into PVP zones to test their skills against other players – no lobbies necessary – with cross-play and cross-progression on all available platforms.”

Battle.net Link

Final Fantasy XVI (22nd June)

“An epic dark fantasy world where the fate of the land is decided by the mighty Eikons and the Dominants who wield them. This is the tale of Clive Rosfield, a warrior granted the title “First Shield of Rosaria” and sworn to protect his younger brother Joshua, the dominant of the Phoenix. Before long, Clive will be caught up in a great tragedy and swear revenge on the Dark Eikon Ifrit, a mysterious entity that brings calamity in its wake.”

Tags: Action, Role-Play

Developer: Square Enix LTD
Publisher: Square Enix LTD

Playstation Store Link

Hollow Knight: Silksong

“Discover a vast, haunted kingdom in Hollow Knight: Silksong! The sequel to the award winning action-adventure. Explore, fight and survive as you ascend to the peak of a land ruled by silk and song.”

Tags: Metroidvania, Great Soundtrack, 2D, Difficult

Developer: Team Cherry
Publisher: Team Cherry

Steam Link

Alan Wake 2

“Alan Wake 2 is a survival horror game with an intense atmosphere and a twisted, layered, psychological story – it is the long awaited sequel to Remedy Entertainment’s award-winning 2010 psychological thriller, Alan Wake, and 2021’s Alan Wake Remastered.”

Tags: Horror, Survival Horror, Atmospheric

Developer: Remedy Entertainment
Publisher: Epic Games Publishing

Epic Store Link

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