Playing the same old games through and through can be boring for many people. Gamers love a challenge, and any time a gamer finishes a game, the next step is to get a new game to continue the challenge. Getting new games is a very exhilarating experience. If you are a gamer looking for a new thrill for the new year, here are 10 video games you should be looking for.

1.- Resident Evil 4

Suffice it to say that Resident Evil is one of the revolutionary games in the horror genre. This third-person shooter/survival game has been in the market since 1996, with numerous releases. Seeing how the original Resident Evil 4, made in 2005, had an excellent storyline with impeccable graphics and SFX for that time, you can imagine how extraordinary the remake of the 2005 edition with modern gaming technology could be. If you are excited about this release, you will find it at OffGamers on March 24, 2023.

2.- S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart Chornobyl

The games under the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series have been exceptional. From the storyline to the graphics and detail, the games have been quite the thrill for those into first-person shooter games. The long-awaited S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl, which was to be released in 2022, has been pushed to some time in 2023 to allow for the completion of production following the Russian-Ukrainian military conflict.

The game was initially intended solely for the Microsoft ecosystem, including Xbox and Windows PC. However, following leaks as part of disclosure in Epic Games v. Apple, it is possible to have releases for other gaming platforms.

3.- The Day Before

Survival games are always exciting for seasoned gamers. The Day Before, which releases on March 1, 2023, is one such title that exposes the players to a post-viral outbreak US, where the player has to navigate through flesh-eating maniacs, threats, and other survivors to restore a sense of normalcy to the infected world. This new open-world game will be released on PS5, XBOX Series, and PC. However, communication is still pending on whether there shall be any releases for PS4 and XBOX One.

4.- Starfield

For a company that has, time and again, made exceptional game worlds with immersive landscapes and detailed characters, Bethesda Game Studios has surprised its fans yet again with the new Starfield game. The game is scheduled for release in the first few months of 2023 and features a new galactic world where players can navigate through different planets and stars to create a new adventure. The game is scheduled for release only on Xbox Series X and Series S and Microsoft Windows following the purchase of Bethesda by Microsoft.

5.- Hogwarts Legacy

From the world of Harry, Ron, and Hermoine, comes a new game to be released on February 10, 2023. Set in the early 1800s, Hogwarts Legacy is an open-world single-player RPG where the gamer can define the course of magical history and traverse the magical world. The game is set to be released on PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X and Series S, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows meaning you can enjoy it on whichever platforms you have. Keep your eyes out for it.

6.- Skull and Bones

Skull and Bones is a new release from Ubisoft, which has historically made the iconic Assassin’s Creed franchise. This new release is structured around a pirate’s life, canvassing the high seas and doing what only pirates do best. The player takes the role of the captain of a pirate ship in the seas, looking for adventures and treasure. The game will be released on March 9, 2023, on various platforms, including PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X and Series S, Google Stadia, Microsoft Windows, and Amazon Luna.

7.- EA Sports FC

Previously released under the FIFA brand name, EA Sports have continually made exceptional soccer games for sports gaming enthusiasts. Following the split between FIFA and EA Sports, the 2023 release is dubbed EA Sports FC and is scheduled for release on all platforms on September 29, 2023, as is customary. Look at this new game in the new year.

8.- NBA 2K23

Another sporting game scheduled for release in 2023 is the NBA 2K23. The 24th edition of the game is set to be released on September 16, 2023, and features new challenges, career options, and 1V1 games for you to try out. The new edition has exceptional graphics, which is quite something, considering that 2K Sports have never disappointed. You can expect the new release on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X and Series S, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Apple Arcade, and Microsoft Windows.

9.- Street Fighter 6

Another game from Capcom scheduled for release in 2023 is Street Fighter 6. The new addition to the Street Fighter franchise offers new fun gaming options for enthusiasts of the arcade fighting setup. Additionally, the game is scheduled for release on PlayStation, XBOX, and Windows PC, thus not leaving any platform out. You can expect the game in early June.

10.- Forspoken

The last game on the list is Forspoken, scheduled for release on January 24, 2023. This game, which features the journey of Frey in the mythical land of Athia, also encompasses the use of magical abilities. While the main character tries to use her newly found magical abilities to transport herself back to New York, she realizes she must now save Athia. Unfortunately, the game is only on PlayStation 5 and Microsoft Windows.

Wrapping Up

It seems that 2023 is quite the year for gaming enthusiasts. You can preorder any of the releases above and be one of the first people in the world to try them out. Happy Gaming in 2023!