The online presentation of Summer Game Fest took place on June 8. This show has almost become a full-fledged replacement for the canceled E3. This year it announced new games and showed gameplay trailers of the most anticipated projects of 2023. About the most important of them – in this article.
Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown
There was an announcement new part of the Prince of Persia series. She has nothing to do with it sand trilogy, nor to game in 2008. Before us lies an action platform game, made in the style of a colorful cartoon. In the video you can see the local acrobatics, combat system and boss fights. The release is already January 18, 2024.
That “prince” you’ve been waiting for all these years?
Mortal Kombat 1
In the gameplay trailer new Mortal Kombat we got to see familiar characters – Liu Kang, Raiden, Mileena, Kitana and many others. They fight each other, perform x-ray attacks and arrange bloody fatalities. Judging by the video, the combat system has changed, but only slightly. The game will be released on September 19. More details in a separate article.
Path of exile 2
The conference included a trailer for the shareware Path of Exile 2, which could become a serious competitor Diablo 4. In terms of gameplay and atmosphere, the projects are really similar – we have dark games in the hack & slash genre. New details are promised on July 28. The release date has not yet been announced.
Thanks to the gameplay trailer Witchfire we got an idea about the future project of The Astronauts, the authors Painkiller and Bullet storm. It’s an old-school dark fantasy first-person shooter where you take down enemies with guns and magic. The game will be released exclusively on the Epic Game Store on September 20.
Crossfire: Sierra Squad
Multiplayer team a shooter designed for virtual reality goggles Steam VR and PlayStation VR2. Maybe these devices will give you a new gaming experience. The release date is August this year.
Sequel to the third-person hardcore action game sometimes referred to as “Dark Souls with guns. In the sequel, we are waiting for more locations, weapons and bosses. If desired, it can be passed in a co-op. The game will be released on July 25.
Sonic Superstars, the new blue hedgehog game from SEGA, was announced at Summer Game Fest. Before us is a classic bright platform game in which the main character accelerates to incredible speed. It will not do without new mechanics – in the spirit of the ability to create clones of your character. Release this fall.
A game based on the manga Sand Land by Akira Toriyama has been announced. We are waiting for an adventure in desert locations, with off-road racing and gunfights. The style of the project is reminiscent of Borderlands. The release date is still unknown.
Throne and freedom
New MMORPG from Amazon and NCSoft, Publisher Lineage 2. Instead of full-fledged gameplay, we were shown a staged CGI video. At the moment there is no information when the game will go on sale.
A fun multiplayer game where you can arrange battles between cute toys. They have their own physical model, which will not be easy to deal with. An excellent choice for noisy parties. Release September 20.
Crash Team Rumble
A multiplayer game that proposes to organize fights between two teams in arenas. All characters are from the series Crash Bandicoot. The project will be released on June 20.
Yes, Your Grace: Snowfall
Continuation Yes Your Grace, a pixel art game where we manage our own kingdom. The sequel promises to be better, more varied and more beautiful. The release will take place no earlier than 2024.
Lies of P
Show the trailer Lies of P, a creative reinvention of Carlo Collodi’s classic novel The Adventures of Pinnochio. This is a soulful steampunk and Victorian styled game inspired by The Order: 1886. The Lies of P demo is now available on all major platforms. The release date is September 19.
In the trailer for the multiplayer action role-playing game Warhaven, we were introduced to the game’s combat system. She reminds me at the same time Chivalry 2 nd For honor. At the same time, the project evokes external associations remake of Demon’s Souls. Meeting with Warhaven is available for free on Steam from June 19 to June 26. The exact release date has not yet been announced.
Alan Wake 2
Gameplay Trailer Alan Wake 2 brought to mind the unique mechanics of monster battles games of 2010. Remember that to beat them you need to combine the light of a lantern and shots from a pistol. The new Remedy project will be out on October 17 of this year.
Warhammer 40,000: Space Marines 2
developers the second part of Space Marine continues to publish gameplay videos with the participation of the Space Marine Titus and hordes of aggressive tyrants. The game looks like a high-quality third-person shooter in the brutal style of Warhammer 40,000. At the Summer Game Fest, they announced the possibility of a cooperative passage. The release will take place in the winter of 2023.
John Carpenter’s Poison Command
The announcement of a co-operative first-person shooter with masses of zombies called Toxic Commando took place. Active participation in its development is John Carpenter (John Carpenter), director of the films “Something” (The Thing) and the very first “Halloween” (Halloween). The game feels like Left 4 dead. Release date set for 2024.
Baldur’s Gate 3
New video Baldur’s Gate 3 was dedicated to the work of actor Jason Isaacs, best known for his role as Lucius Malfoy in the Harry Potter films. The game is in Early Access and will be released on August 31.
Marvel’s Spider Man 2
in the trailer the second “Spider-Man” showed the gameplay for Venom. Besides unique techniques, we didn’t see any major differences from playing as Peter Parker. Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 will be released exclusively for PlayStation 5 on October 20 this year.
A multiplayer action game in which we have to tame different fantastic animals. The gameplay and appearance of the monsters are reminiscent of the series pokemon. However, inside Palworld, you not only collect your menagerie, but also shoot enemies. The game will be released in January 2024.
The Lord of the Rings: Return to Moria
Survival, which is dedicated to the return of the gnomes to the devastated Moria. The game is cartoonish, but gloomy at the same time. If you look at it, associations with dungeons out Valheim. The release will take place this fall.
Under the waves
The action of this game will unfold underwater. The protagonist is a diver who undertakes a particularly difficult task and tries to cope with a personal tragedy along the way. The project will be released on August 23.
Farm simulator, in terms of gameplay and style, it resembles Stardew Valley. The emphasis in the game is shifted to interaction with other players via the network. The release will take place on September 8.
King Arthur: Legends Rise
Shareware role-playing game with turn-based combat, created in the Arthurian setting. The project will be released on mobile devices and PC. The release date has not yet been announced.
A colorful MMORPG that looks World of Warcraft and the Arcane cartoon (Arcane), and in terms of gameplay – Warframe. The game will be released in early access this summer.
The game combines elements of hack’n’slash and strategy. In Lysfanga, you must rewind time and create an army of your own clones. Release date not announced.
Final Fantasy 7: Ever Crisis
Remake video shown Final Fantasy 7 for mobile phones. The game will retell the events of the original prequels Crisis core and For Crisis, shooter Lamentation of Cerberus and the cartoon “Adventskinderen” (Advent children). New episodes will be released every month. The game itself is free, but loot boxes are announced for real money. The release date is still unknown.
Banishers: Ghosts of New Eden
Developers of Don’t Nod, authors of the first two life is strange Vampire and Remember Me showed a trailer of a new project. It turned out to be action Banishers: Ghosts of New Eden, in which we will actively use firearms and magic. The action takes place in an alternate seventeenth century and the main character will be a ghost hunter. The release is planned for the end of 2023.
Like a Dragon Gaiden: the man who erased his name
SEGA has announced a new game in the series Yakuza. She turned out Like a Dragon Gaiden: the man who erased his name. We get to hear Kazuma Kiryu’s story, the action will unfold in between the sixth part of the main series and the first like a dragon. Judging by the trailer, the gameplay of the project differs little from the first parts of Yakuza. The release date is November 9.
Immortals of Aveum
In the gameplay trailer Immortals of Aveum we saw how different magic works in a first person shooter. We have associations with the old school Hexen and heretic. The release will take place on July 20.
Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth
Rebirth – part two remake of Final Fantasy 7 of the planned three. At the Summer Game Fest, a three-minute gameplay trailer showing a demonstration of the battle system and scenes featuring familiar characters was shown. The game will be released exclusively for PlayStation 5 in early 2024.
Did Summer Game Fest 2023 live up to your expectations?
Source: VG Times
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