Summer Game Fest 2023: Every Announcement & Release Date You Must Know

Summer Game Fest 2023

Last night, Summer Game Fest 2023 was bombastic for all the gamers out there. Big developers made major announcements, and new gameplay trailers were revealed.

The two-hour live show was fully packed, even the legend Nicolas Cage also made a surprise appearance.

Nicolas Cage appears at Summer Game Fest to promote his Dead by Daylight  appearance - Niche Gamer
Source: Niche Gamer

From Prince of Persia to Marvel’s Spiderman, everything that was presented captured everyone’s attention. Some of the announcements surely disappointed the fans which will also be discussed in this piece.

Summer Game Fest 2023: Announcements & Releases

Summer Game Fest 2023 wrapped up the event officially with exclusive announcements and a trailer release.

Summer Game Fest 2023: Xbox Games Revealed and Shown - Xbox Wire
Source: Xbox Wire

During the most anticipated showcase, new titles and in-depth looks at previously announced games were revealed, sufficiently hyping us up for the next year and beyond.

Gamers got to see the first look at Prince of Persia, Mortal Kombat 1 new gaming mechanics, the rebirth of Final Fantasy 7, and much more.

Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown

Let’s start with Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown from Ubisoft which will be released on 18th January 2024.

Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown, a 2D Metroidvania, Announced at Summer  Game Fest - IGN
Source: IGN

The authentic Prince of Persia fans out there was purely disappointed with the reveal of the game because the character didn’t look like Prince. It was the Prince of Wakanda rather than Persia. People were hoping for the nostalgic vibe, but the trailer destroyed every hope.

Mortal Kombat 1 New Mechanics

The next up is none other than the classic Mortal Kombat 1 reboot developed by NetherRealm, which will be released on 19th September.

Mortal Kombat 1 - Release Date, Gameplay, Kameo Fighters, And Everything We  Know - GameSpot
Source: Game Spot

Talking about the new mechanics, the Kameo function, allows players to select two characters from the roster–a primary fighter and a Kameo fighter–and summon them in the cameo to execute special attacks.

2D Sonic Superstars

Guess whose back? Sonic Superstars in the most nostalgic form ever, let the gamers relive their childhood moments. This time the developers tried to change things a little bit, you can choose between Sonic, Knuckles, Tails, and Amy as they race through classic-feeling stages with updated mechanics and fun new ways to play.

Sonic Superstars announced for PS5, Xbox Series, PS4, Xbox One, Switch, and  PC - Gematsu
Source: Gametsu

It will also be a play co-op, so you can add three more players and enjoy the ride.  Sonic is one of the classic games of all time. If you own vintage games or consoles then don’t throw it just sell them on the best online sites.

Lies of P

Lies of P | Xbox
Source: XBOX

Next up is the Lies of P, one of a kind souls type game that captured everyone’s attention with its combat techniques and visuals. The game follows Pinocchio as he navigates the plague-ridden city of Krat.

Lies of P is scheduled to release on September 19, 2023.

Alan Wake II

After years of waiting, Alan Wake is back, and this time they have returned with the sequel Alan Wake II. Alan Wake II is the Remedy’s first survival horror title, the whole gameplay was released during the Summer Game Fest which highlighted Resident Evil style as well.

Pre-Purchase & Pre-Order Alan Wake 2 - Epic Games Store
Source: EPIC Games

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The game introduced a new character Saga Anderson as she explores an abandoned general store and stumbles across a supernatural entity in a deer mask. It takes several bullets to knock down.

As per the director, “Sam Lake, the upcoming game will follow both Alan and Saga, with each character receiving about 50% of the game’s playtime. Alan Wake II will release on October 17, 2023.”

Marvel’s Spider-Man 2

Summer Game Fest 2023 gave a big surprise to all the gamers out there by revealing more gameplay of Marvel’s Spider-Man 2. In the Sony showcase, we all have witnessed Insomanic’s crazy sequel that hooked Spider-man fans out there.

During SGF showcase gave us a closer look at Marvel’s Spider-Man 2, a peek at the game’s impressive-looking box art, and a release date as well. Spider-Man 2 will hit PlayStation 5 on October 20, 2023.

Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth

Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth
Source: Game Spot

The journey continues with the rebirth of Final Fantasy 7, it’s the second entry in the Final Fantasy 7 Remake Trilogy.

The story is set just after the party leaves Midgar, Rebirth will see the party explore the world map. And visit iconic locations from the original game, such as Kalm, Junon, and Cosmo Canyon.

But Square Enix is not quite ready to announce the release date of the game. Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth will head to PS5.

Talking about the PS5, best gaming console is one of the heated topics in the gaming world.

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