Along with Hades 2, here are 8 simple games that will hook you in 2023!

Game News Along with Hades 2, here are 8 simple games that will hook you in 2023!

Between Cult of the Lamb / Rogue Legacy 2, 2022 gave us a fairly quality rogue-lite. But it is time to look to the future. So, what games with randomly generated levels does this new year have in store for us? You’ll find that there really is a lot to do after Hades 2!

Hades 2 (Early Access)

Hades is an incredible 2020 rogue-lite from Supergiant Games (Bastion, Transistor) that needs no introduction. Imagine our surprise during the recent Games Awards with the announcement of Hades 2… Yes, it’s the first time a studio has offered a direct sequel to one of its titles! Forget Zagreus, here is his sister Melinoe, but above all the princess of the underworld. The hero will have to face Chronos, the titan of time, to escape from the “Underworld”. Supergiant on Steam immediately talks about a project based on a “bigger and deeper” world with a story that continues as setbacks unfold. Overall: we trust the team to make a game at least as good as its predecessor.

  • Release date: 2023
  • Platforms: computer

Hyper Light Breaker (Early Access)

Another big project to follow in 2023: Hyper Light Breaker, the new baby from Heart Machine studio (Solar Ash and Hyper Light Drifter). This time, the team takes an unusual action for a seemingly promising result. Dubbed Overgrowth, it’s all about exploring 3D worlds and battling hordes of opponents – either alone or in co-op. As you run: you will discover new structures and new weapons, as well as secrets related to Overgrowth. On the gameplay side, it looks like we’re headed for something more dynamic “dash, hoverboard, glider and more”. Finally, there is also mention of a colony that will grow during the adventure with the arrival of new characters.

  • Release date: 2023
  • Platforms: computer

Happy Death (Full Version)

Like Hades 2 and Hyper Light Breaker, the next game will be the main focus of 2023. Have you heard about Have a Nice Death, the new project from the creators of Unruly Heroes? The initial output is already overwhelming enough. “You embody Death on the brink of exhaustion has to send its employees off properly” we can learn from the Steam page. So here’s the idea: explore’s premises and pacify the submissive workers, including the bosses. After each failure, you are entitled to an evaluation interview that will allow you to unlock new items and upgrades! Oh, and there are “30 unique weapons and spells” available as part of early access. In short, it promises 1.0 with excellent DA as well.

  • Release date: March 22, 2023
  • Platforms: PC, switch

Synced from the planet

Although this other game presents itself as a “robber-robber”, we will still tell you about it in this selection. Synchronized, this can ring. This is basically the app that was introduced at Gamescom a few years ago… It’s changed quite a bit since then! Today a A third-person shooter with builds to create, weapons to unlock, all on ever-changing maps. Several core modes such as PvP and PvE will be offered at launch. For our part, we were able to test the latter during a preview and were thrilled. The idea is to cooperate with other players to shoot robotic creatures in a game that constantly increases in difficulty with upgrades to unlock. Yes, it looks very good.

  • Release date: 2023-2024
  • Platforms: computer

Darkest Dungeon 2 (Full Version)

Fans of rogue-lite turn-based games are often familiar with Darkest Dungeon, which dates back to 2016. Its sequel, Darkest Dungeon 2, uses the same principle: a group of adventurers are cursed and must do whatever it takes to survive their adventure. But sometimes the danger comes from within. “Your heroes will form friendly or hostile relationships along the way, which can save you a fight or be fatal to your expedition,” we learn on Steam! preventing them from cracking in the face of their disastrous fate. In addition, it is also possible to “experience the tragic origin of each hero”. ?

  • Release date: 2nd quarter of 2023
  • Platforms: computer

Endless Dungeon

By decision, they are more versatile French than Amplitude. After 4X Humankind, they’re back with Endless Dungeon (not to be confused with their other game, Dungeon of the Endless). Here we are in front of an action-strategy game rogue-lite… The idea is to reach the exit of randomly generated dungeons while protecting the crystal. Of course, it’s better if you avoid dying in the meantime, but if the precious artifact is broken, you can’t unlock the last door. This is where a certain “tower defense” aspect comes into play. You will have to attack the enemies that attack you and defend your loot. Therefore, everything requires – before opening each room – to properly prepare your towers | traps. There are also several heroes with different abilities.

  • Release date: 2023
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, One, Xbox Series, Switch

Ravenswatch (Early Access)

After the very enjoyable Curse of the Dead Gods, Passtech Games is back Ravenswatch, an extraordinary action game that can be played both solo and cooperatively (up to 4 players). One thing to note is that everything happens in one place a universe where fairy tales are mixed legends. “From The 3 Little Pigs to Nordic myths, including the Arabian Nights, the most famous tales are revisited in dark fantasy style,” we can read on Steam. The main concept promises different heroes as we saw in the first trailer. Overall, the idea is to find your own play style, upgrade your characters as the game progresses, and above all, reach the final chapter. In short: it has everything you need to offer a very powerful experience.

  • Release date: 2023
  • Platforms: computer

Witchfire (Early Access)

In the family “studio goes in a completely different direction after its first game” comes The Astronauts with Witchfire. Yes, it’s the same team that gave us Ethan Carter’s highly addictive Vanishing a few years back! Here’s a rogue-lite first-person shooter: “Desperate for a chance to win the deadly war against witches, the Church turns willing fishermen into witch hunters,” you can read on the game’s Epic Games page… Concept:Take on a bunch of demons with multiple weapons and magical powers, all in a game with “stunning” graphics – achieved through photogrammetry. In short, it’s super cool, drives well, and is really motivating.

  • Release date: 2023
  • Platforms: computer

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