Nobody can deny that 2023 is going to be a good year for video game nerds. We’ve seen some absolutely incredible teasers and releases from as far back as mid-2022 – not to mention the inevitable mini-presentations doled out by the likes of Nintendo or Sony throughout the year.
From sites like BetFury Casino getting in on the crypto action to people using the coin to pay for games, the way we approach gaming has changed.
Let’s talk about some of the hottest 2023 titles and see what’s going to have gamers frothing at the mouth come launch day.
Marvel’s Spider-Man 2
When Insomniac Games released the original Spider-Man, it set the gaming world on fire. For the first time in the history of the character, we had a video game that accurately captured what it meant to be Spider-Man.
It was a groundbreaking game that had pioneering new technology that redefined the way we look at superhero titles, and comic book fans and video game fans alike hotly anticipate the new sequel for the game.
With the new game teasing the appearance of fan favourite character Venom and co-op play with Peter Parker and Miles Morales as a likely feature, fans of Yuri Lowenthal’s take on the iconic hero will be chomping at the bit to get their copy on launch day.
We’ve already seen what the PS5 can do for Spider-Man thanks to a remastered edition making full use of ray tracing technology, so there’s no doubt that the next big instalment for the web-slinger will be one to look out for.
The controversy surrounding JK Rowling aside, nobody can deny the iconic world of Harry Potter has captured the hearts and minds of adults and children alike.
Those kids who grew up watching the films are now adults passing the franchise to the next generation, and it’s the height of fashion to know your Hogwarts house (the writer is a Slytherin).
Hogwarts Legacy is an ambitious open-world game that was released on all major consoles in the first half of 2023.
It promises complete autonomy for the player as they get to explore the iconic castle in a way that’s never been done before.
The title is based on a period before the adventures of Harry, Ron and Hermione, and the player will be given free rein to choose their house, learn spells, and roam Hogwarts and its surrounding grounds at their discretion.
For longtime fans of the series, this will be either the immersive experience they’ve dreamed of or a bitter regret – expectations are high.
The Legend Of Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom
This upcoming Nintendo Switch game is easily our most anticipated game of 2023. We recently got a brief glimpse at the game during Nintendo’s most recent Nintendo Direct presentation and the game looked incredible.
It was revealed that the game is going to be released on the Nintendo Switch on May 12th, 2023. The game is a direct sequel to Breath Of The Wild and I think that all Nintendo fans are desperate to play it!
There have been rumours that this game might be released on Nintendo’s upcoming console, which people are calling the Switch 2. We still don’t know whether that’s going to be the case or not.
These are just a couple of the games releasing in 2023. There are other games that are hotly anticipated, like Monster Hunter Rise and the Dead Space remake, to name a few.
There are going to be plenty of titles to choose from, and it’ll be a good year for gamers everywhere – which titles will you pick?
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