Video games: The most anticipated releases in 2023; attention fans of Harry Potter and One Piece

2023 is full of video game releases that “gamers” are waiting forincluding titles that connect with film and television hits such as “Avatar” either “one piece”, and new installments of mythical sagas such as “Diablo”, “Street Fighter” or “Final Fantasy”.

In the program Pontoon at MVSour technology experts share the best recommendations and tricks from the world of ‘gaming’, like this list that we present below.

Assassin’s Creed Mirage

The franchise of Assassin’s Creed returns to take us to the Islamic Golden Age in all its splendor. Set in 9th century Baghdad, this installment promises us a journey through an open world with the essence of the first games in the saga.

And it is that “Assassin’s Creed Mirage” promises to return to the gameplay of the origins, dispensing a little with the RPG elements to give prominence to stealth, action and platforms as an essential part of the mechanics.

It will be available on PC and on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X / S consoles; although the exact release date is yet to be announced.

Avatar: Frontiers Of Pandora

It has been more than 10 years that we have had to wait to enjoy the second installment of “Avatar” in the cinema. James Cameron has triumphed in style with “Avatar: The Way of Water”, which has raised 500 million dollars in its first weekend.

To continue enjoying Pandora, we are on ‘long tablecloths’: You won’t have to wait that long, because in 2023 the video game “Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora” will arrivein which the action and adventure will allow us to explore the planet of the Na’vi from the blue skin of one of them, touring an open world worthy of a movie.

The exact release date is not yet known.but it can be enjoyed on consoles PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X / S and on PC.

Dead Island 2

Zombies definitely never go out of style. And if not, tell all that public that has been devastated after the shocking ending of “The Walking Dead.” Fortunately, there are other ways to enjoy the walking dead.

And it is that the saga “Dead Island” finally continues with its second installment, “Dead Island 2”, that fans have been waiting for so long. Set in Los Angeles, it will make us situate ourselves after a zombie apocalypse.

The videogame It will go on sale on April 28. and you can enjoy it on PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X / S.

The “Dead Island” saga finally continues with its second installment. Credit: EFE

final fantasy

If there is a game in the “Final Fantasy” franchise that is the flagship of the saga, that is the “Final Fantasy VII” from 1997. So much so, that many eagerly awaited the “remake” that was released in 2020. .

Now, Square Enix proposes “Final Fantasy VII Rebirth”, a continuation of the story that hooked so many players, about which not much is known yet and that will be available in 2023 and at first it seems that it will be exclusively for PlayStation 5, although the date has yet to be announced.

“Final Fantasy VII Rebirth” is the continuation of the story that hooked so many players, about which not much is known yet and which will be available in 2023. Credit: EFE

Horizon Call Of The Mountain

That Aloy, the protagonist of the “Horizon” games, is one of the heroines of the moment is already popular knowledge: she has even been on the cover of Vogue, breaking stereotypes and canons and captivating players with the history of each video game.

Now, we will have it back in “Horizon: Call of the Mountain”a title that arrives soon, on February 22, for Play 5 and to enjoy it with Sony’s virtual reality on PlayStation VR2.

“Horizon: Call of the Mountain” arrives on February 22, for Play 5 and to enjoy it with Sony’s virtual reality on PlayStation VR2. Credit: EFE

Hogwarts Legacy

Despite all the controversies surrounding JK Rowling and her controversial statements about the LGTBI community, Harry Potter continues to be one of the most acclaimed works and with the most fans.

In fact, there are many who want to continue enjoying the magical world through the most anticipated video game in the wizarding boy franchise, which is none other than “Hogwarts Legacy” whose release is scheduled for the beginning of the year, on February 10.

In this open-world role-playing game, players will be able to visit the College of Witchcraft and Wizardry most famous of all time just a century before the events of Harry’s story.

It can be played in PC, PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, and Switch.

The Legend Of Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom

Zelda is another of those video game sagas whose world, Hyrule, as well as its setting and characters (especially Link and Zelda) have marked a lot of players. Deliveries like “The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time” or “The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild” are already considered cult games.

It is the latter that finally receives a sequel that is set to be the best-seller for Nintendo in 2023. (since Zelda is an exclusive franchise for Japanese consoles). This is “The Legend of Zelda: Tears of The Kingdom”, which will go on sale on May 11.

“The Legend of Zelda: Tears of The Kingdom” will go on sale on May 11. Credit: EFE

One Piece Odyssey

The manganime “One Piece” has several records to its credit, such as 500 million copies sold worldwide, being the comic with the most chapters published by the same author (Eiichiro Oda).

If the latest film in the franchise, “One Piece Film Red”, has been a success, it has even had the presence of a famous Spanish-speaking youtuber dubbing the songs in Spain (Miree Music), and a well-known musical actress in Latin America (Aitza Terán), it is not surprising what is coming in 2023.

And it is that as soon as the year begins, On January 13, the role-playing video game “One Piece Odyssey” will be released for PC, PS5, PS4 and Xbox Series X / S, that commemorates the 25 years of the saga allowing you to enjoy the most famous pirates of the seven seas like never before.

Street Fighter 6

If there is a saga of fighting video games that is mythical among all the classics, that is it. “Street Fighter”whose first game revolutionized arcades and which has emblematic fighters like Ryu, Ken or Chun Li.

And, in the run-up to the summer of 2023, On June 2, “Street Fighter 6” will finally be releasedan installment that promises to end the war between button mashers and skilled players by offering different game modes and available for PC and PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X / S consoles.

Bonus: The Lord Of The Rings: Gollum

Although this was going to be a list of 10 of the many and highly anticipated games for 2023, it was impossible not to add this proposal whose exact release date is still a mystery, but which promises to be one of the most interesting video games of the year.

It’s about “The Lord of The Rings: Gollum”a game for PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X / S that will allow us to explore Middle-earth from a new perspective: that of the eyes of Gollum himself.

These are just some of the exciting games that are coming this year, but There are many more: the relaunch of “Resident Evil 4”, or titles like “Wild Hearts”, “The Wolf Among Us 2”, “Star Wars Jedi: Survivor”, “Metal Slug Tactics” “Starfield”, “Kirby’s Return to Dream Land Deluxe” , “Sea of ​​Stars”, “Pikmin 4”, “Marvel’s Spiderman 2”, “Forspoken”, “Dead Space” or “Redfall” are others that will arrive stomping.

Stay on top of the video game of the next year 2023 in the program Pontoon at MVS Monday through Friday at 12:00 p.m. on 102.5 FM.