Best Games of 2023 You Simply Must Have
As the end of the year is nearing more and more, we would like to make a quick recap for some of the highlight Steam games that 2023 brought to the scene and give our suggestions for the list of Best Games of 2023 You Simply Must Have!
We know that our readers like different genres and game types so we are going to make sure to include a fine variety of titles that would cover both single player and multiplayer entries (in no specific order), as well as cover and shed some light on the major hits that got their official release during the year of 2023!
Are you ready to go through the list together with us? Let us not waste any time and begin right away!
Another one of our favorites is the action-adventure game by Avalanche Software - Hogwarts Legacy. Imagine having the opportunity to experience the magical world of the famous school for wizards a whole century before the events in the popular Harry Potter series of novels. You are able to create your very own character, join a house and learn a wide range of spells, enchantments, and skills.
Immerse yourself in this enchanting open-world RPG and find out about the hidden secrets and mysteries the walls of Hogwarts have to offer and delve deep in your own unique experience in order to establish your legacy. Tame beasts, battle against trolls, goblins and Dark wizards and discover many more interesting facts about magic.
Resident Evil 4
This next entry certainly does not need a long introduction as it has been a long-time fan favorite but this time it came with a modern look and gameplay that takes the immersion to the next level with a reimagined storyline as well as much more detailed graphical performance and experience.
Get in the shoes of agent. Leon S. Kennedy on his rescue mission for the kidnapping of the president’s daughter at a distant village located deep into the dark and forgotten regions of the European countryside. The events that awaiting you there would most certainly shock you once again with lots of chilling encounters and horrific moments.
Street Fighter 6
Next comes the latest game in the iconic Capcom series – Street Fighter 6! With up-to-date visuals, both familiar faces and new challengers on the fighting scene, this entry in the SF franchise introduced players to new and exciting modes, as well as the option to create your own fighter with a combination set of moves to make them have a more personal flare and style.
Experience the newest mechanics such as the Drive Gauge to properly exploit your strength and reach for the win with ease if you get the right timing and flow of the match. Dive deep in the World tour and Battle hub modes where you would be able to fight online against other players and grow your skills together.
Another very much awaited title is Starfield by Bethesda Game Studios that is set in a vast universe and offers players a rich space exploration experience that would deliver great levels of freedom, choices to make and a captivating journey across the galaxy full of mysteries and original concepts. You are able to customize your own character, type of occupation and role thus making everything more personal and fitting to your preferences, all while going through the open world and interacting with the rich variety of more than 1000 planets that the game has to offer.
Build your very own bases, upgrade your ship and equipment accordingly and you would be able to survive the many battles that await your arrival as you discover a lot of the included content.
Armored Cove VI Fires of Rubicon
Starting our list with one very long-awaited title from a popular brand that had been dormant for quite a bit, but definitely made a notable comeback this year we give to you: Armored Core VI Fires of Rubicon. With its intense battles, high-quality graphics and huge variety of weaponry, armors and devices to craft and pilot your very own mech that would go blazing through the various bases and facilities on a planet that has been thrown into a serious resource conflict.
One thing is certain you would enjoy each and every thrill as you go against some enormous boss challenges and complex settings that would keep your adrenaline rushing the whole time.
The Lord of the Fallen
Dive right into this quite bloody and gothic themed soulslike RPG with a set of parallel worlds that even though separate are quite well depicted as something directly from the deepest nightmare realms. Demon gods rule over these cruel places with a tight fist manner and only you could change that, if you dare to stand against them.
Discover the mysteries, powers and weapons necessary to overthrow the tyrannical beings off their thrones, or die trying. Forge your legacy alone or with your allies in multiplayer and get to the end of it, where eternal glory shall be granted to you and the realms might find some of the so very much desired peace at last!
Who would think that the battle for the future would involve dinosaurs, right? Well in this action-packed entry on the list you would get many battles facing a big variety of them paired with the other major feature of the game – piloting mighty battle armors called Exosuits, that all have a serious arsenal under the hood. What could be better than this?
In a beautifully crafted team-based game with a world full of digital innovations and roaring beasts coming from each side, you would hardly get a dull moment to rest and the plot would not let you take a break either. Join a squad of pilots that need to stop a potentially rogue AI on its mission to discover how many dinos are needed to destroy a futuristic society.
As darkness falls there is evil forces that need to be stopped in their tracks and it all depends on you to make sure it gets vanquished. Roam the world as any of the available character classes and clash with disgusting enemies in scary dungeons and gory crypts on your mission to rid this world of the demonic powers.
Blizzard has made sure to offer players a visually stunning new entry in the Diablo series that has a gripping gameplay and fascinating dynamics and we are certain you would love to slash and bash some monsters with the improved and refined formula that is enchanted in this title.
Star Wars Jedi: Survivor
The fascinating story of Cal Kestis goes on and this time it is even mightier and grander than before, with much more action, danger, and risks that the previous entry had to offer. Events take place 5 years after the previous game and the threats are both familiar and unknown and Cal needs to overcome the stakes if he wishes to stop the Empire from expanding and conquering the entire galaxy.
Your training has finished and you do get to experience new force skills, battle moves, gameplay mechanics and take a stand against the dark side of the Force as one of the few remaining Jedi out there. Explore new planets and reach for the unknown regions to acquire the necessary abilities, knowledge, and experience on your quest!
Ready to board the USG ISHIMURA and survive the horrors it has on-board? It was supposed to be a repairs mission for Isaac Clarke, but things got terribly wrong and now you are entrapped with some truly nightmarish creatures all around you.
Enjoy this expanded gameplay version with additional storyline moments, improved 3D environments, better audio presentation and overall graphical experience this deluxe edition of the popular classic title that is going to take players on a sci-fi adventure which would keep you stuck to the screen in awe and terror all at the same time.
Even though this early 2023 entry on the list had a bumpy release ride and a mixed bag of reviews we still think it is worthy of a mention and attention by players, especially for a few of its features such as the traversal system that focuses on parkour moves and beautifully crafted visual graphics with ray tracing support.
The plot of this action RPG revolves around Frey, a young woman that gets teleported from New York to the mystical and full of magic world - Athia. On your journey back home you should find ways to overcome the numerous obstacles and masterfully use your newly discovered magical powers in order to save the world of Athia and then get back to your previous life.
Mortal Kombat 1
One of the cornerstone hits this year came from Netherealm studios and it is of course the Mortal Kombat 1 release that so many fans were waiting for. With crisp visuals, a completely new timeline that shakes the sands of time anew, reshaping all of the realms and their respective hero champions, it is once again time for the tournament that balances it all together.
We are once again meeting iconic faces as they battle against each other in relentless matches for dominion over the realms. New features such as character assists and modes to explore the timeline lore in more detail allow players to expand further their MK experience and get a fresh new perspective on favorite fighters, as well as some impressive guest kameos! So, enjoy a bloody match with the signature MK flavor on the next-gen hardware!
Total War: Pharaoh
As the ruler of an empire you should be wise enough to know when to enter battle and how to manage your army against the invasion of your foes. Get to be the leader of Egypt in its peak times and let your legacy be lasting for centuries ahead. But be careful of the threats that emerge and make sure to have a strategy as those who attack your lands would not think twice if you make a mistake.
In this title the enemies are not your only concern but the dynamic battlegrounds could favor you or ruin your campaign if you are not prepared well. You would need to face the wrath of gods and establish yourself as the truly worthy leader among your nation and subordinates, so give your best or history may not allow you to be remembered.