Gods in the midst of an existential crisis, the craziest and weirdest games of 2023!

Game news Gods in the midst of an existential crisis, the craziest and weirdest games of 2023!

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If you like unusual experiences, you know that 2022 is quite generous in this regard! Between Inscryption, The Stanley Parable or Pentiment, there’s plenty to do… Well, imagine next year won’t be far behind. So, the crazy-weird games of 2023.

Shipwrecked Ambrosia Island

When Rocky’s creators decided to wrestle with Greek mythology, it pays off Mithreckedan amazing adventure-narrative game you must make friends with the gods. Yes, they are going through an identity crisis right now, and you need to take the time to find them, talk to them, and rebuild the bond that binds them together. To do this, in the skin of the “beginner traveler” Alex, you can rely on the radar signal of Ambrosidex… In addition to new knowledge, you will be directed to find secrets, solve puzzles. The Polygon Treehouse team proclaims quality writing and a “moving story” from the start. At least we can say that the proposal lacks originality with the gods promising to be really funny.

  • Release date: Early 2023
  • Platforms: computer (for the moment)


It was announced during the Xbox & Bethesda Showcase 2022, remember Ravenlock, will be available on Game Pass. It’s also an action-RPG inspired by fairy tales. After passing through the mirror, we embody Ravenlok, who is plunged into a strange world. A dark world destroyed by corruption. We are promised everything we can expect from the genre: exploration, challenges, bosses, levels to win, guests. This is what we remember first and foremost Special visual style based on “3D pixel art”., the atmosphere is unhealthy, but kind of cute! All in all, we could very well surprise.

  • Release date: Early 2023
  • Platforms: PC, One, Xbox Series (Includes Match Ticket)

Atomic Heart

The next game is pretty well known, but it’s impossible not to include it in this selection! Atomic Heart, does that ring a bell? It is an open world first person shooter game developed by Mundfish studio. In the program: Soviet robots with a completely cross design who aren’t going to give you any gifts… “Secret experiments have created mutant creatures, giant machines and super-powered robots in the shadows” we can learn on Steam. “You’re the only one stopping them.” To help you out, you have a power hand and an arsenal of weapons for gameplay reminiscent of Bioshock. Every battle in Atomic Heart seems to be a source of surprise, fascination and challenge. I can’t wait to see what he can do.

  • Release date: February 21, 2023
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, One, Xbox Series (Includes Match Ticket)

skate story

Embody a demon in video games, we know. But skateboard demon, we think it’s a first… Again, this is a (weird) concept suggested by Skate Story, developed solo by Sam Eng | Published by Devolver Digital. The description on Steam couldn’t be clearer: “You are a genie made of glass and you suffer in the Underworld. Evil gave you a skateboard and a simple task, get on the moon and swallow it to be free.” You’ll encounter other tormented souls along the way, but above all, manage your board from A to Z. As seen in the trailer, the figure physics look at the pinnacle of realism – arguably as good as Session’s. Then there’s this amazing art direction. In short, UFO.

  • Release date: 2023
  • Platforms: computer (for the moment)

Thirty Suitors

On the surface, Thirsty Suitors looks as colorful and narrative as any other game, but in fact it is a real battery of electricity. Because yes, the Annapurna-edited Outerloop project combines three normally unrelated genres: fighting, skating and cooking ! You read that right… According to the Steam page, it’s a “game about culture, relationships, family pressures, and self-expression” where you play as a young woman named Jala. Against battle phases, so you’ll have to fight “punks, pretenders, and oldies.” When it comes to skateboarding, it’s about challenges, secrets, and exploration with other punks. Finally, on the kitchen counter side, there’s talk of “impressing your mom and fixing your relationship” as part of “action-packed segments.” Obviously, it remains to be seen how these three genres will mix.

  • Release date: 2023-2024
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, One, Xbox Series, Switch

Plucky Square

Very quickly reminiscent of a certain “RPG Time The Legend of Wright”, The Plucky Squire is based on a simple but very attractive concept: the characters in the storybook (Laïus | his friends) realize that another world exists beyond the back. cap. Basically, the 2D stages on the pages lead to 3D exploration in the nursery! In all of this, the hero will have to fight the dreaded Ragecuite and find a “happy ending” to his story… In addition absolutely irresistible visual style, The Plucky Squire offers quite a variety of stages with boxing, shoot’em up, archery. Yes, it all sounds like a breath of fresh air.

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

The Little Devil Within

We end with a project that we’ve been hearing about for a long time and can’t wait to see happen: The Little Devil Within. Remember, at the end of 2021 we had the right to a nice game sequence on the PlayStation side, then nothing. Recall that the program is presented as a mixture of action, adventure, survival, RPG. In the latest trailer, we see imaginary creatures (like the kraken, skeletons) and a an adventure that promises to be quite originaltrain journeys, fire breaks, galleries in the snow … It’s still complicated to understand what we have to do so far, but one thing is certain: we want more!

  • Release date: 2023?
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5 (for the moment)

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