7 Games Released in 2nd Half of 2023 That You Can’t Miss

2023 has already seen some great releases occur in the first half of the year, such as the remake of Dead Space, Forspoken and the new Resident Evil 4. These titles will probably end up on numerous lists of the best games of the year. Still there are future releases you should know about and be ready to check these games out when they become available.


The year promises to be one of the best in recent video game history as it welcomes major exclusive releases for PlayStation 5 and Xbox S/X Series. For you not to get lost in all the news, here’s a list of most anticipated games 2023 still has to offer.


Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon

Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon is the new game by From Software that was announced at The Game Awards 2022. It promises to please fans of the series and introduce Armored Core to those who got acquainted with the Japanese company through Dark Souls and Bloodborne. A product of yet another partnership with Bandai Namco, the game has a considerable budget and is about to demonstrate all the expertise that the company has acquired in recent years with action games.

  • Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox S/X Series, and Microsoft Windows.
  • Release date: August 25.


Assassin’s Creed Mirage

The return of Assassin’s Creed is already quite near with Mirage, the new name in this franchise. The story is set in Baghdad, in the 9th century and will tell the story of Basim, a street thief who becomes Master of Assassins. Fans can rejoice as in Assassin’s Creed Mirage the franchise returns to its origins by focusing on parkour in an action-adventure game, similarly to the first games in the series.


  • Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox S/X Series and Microsoft Windows.
  • Release date: October 12.




Alan Wake II

Alan Wake 2 will be a survival horror with a tense atmosphere and intricate story. It is the long-awaited sequel to Remedy Entertainment’s 2010 award-winning psychological thriller and one of the highest rated games on the Xbox 360, in which the player controls writer Alan Wake as he tries to figure out what’s going on in the quiet town he lives in and how his nightmares are connected to reality. Alan Wake Remastered was previously released in 2020.

  • Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Xbox S/X Series and PlayStation 5.
  • Release date: October 17.


Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora

Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora is something to hype if you’re a fan of first-person action-adventure games. It is produced by Massive Entertainment – a Swedish studio of Ubisoft looking for a higher place on the list of major developers to match the famous name of the parent company. Worth noting that this game will be a result of ME’s collaboration with Lightstorm Entertainment and Disney. It takes place in the universe of the Avatar franchise. In this game, the player will embark on an adventure as a Na’vi exploring locations of the Western Frontier, a region never before seen in Pandora.


  • Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 5 and Xbox S/X Series.
  • Release date: December 7.



Eternights is an action and romance game, similar to the Persona series. It marries the elements of an action game – where the player has to save the world – with dating simulator mechanics. It will allow players to hang out with other characters in the game between missions to develop their relationships. The setting of the game demonstrates that something has turned humans into dangerous monsters, so the protagonist and his group of friends emerge as the ones capable of finding a cure.


  • Platforms: PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and Microsoft Windows.
  • Release date: sometime in 2023.




Blasphemous 2

Back in 2021, The Game Kitchen – developer company responsible for Blasphemous – announced a sequel to the hit indie with an expected release in 2023. Blasphemous is a 2D action platformer with hack-and-slash combat with metroidvania mechanics focused on exploration and good challenge.


  • Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox S/X Series, Nintendo Switch, and Microsoft Windows.
  • Release date: sometime in 2023.


Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes

The JRPG classic series returns in 2023 with a new installment – Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes. As one of the few franchises that retains the classic subgenre experience, the new game promises players a modern gameplay with the essence that fans love so much still intact. In this game, it will be possible to lead over 100 playable characters through a war-torn world.


  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, and Xbox S/X Series.
  • Release date: sometime in 2023.



These are the most promising games that will (or at least are supposed to) get throughout the remaining part of 2023. Some of those may fail suddenly, some will fight for top spots in lists of the best games of this year.


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