There’s one thing that every gamer looks forward, and that is new game release, and the month of May is jam packed with titles that will keep you entertained for more than enough time. The games in this collection include the likes of highly-anticipated releases, ports, remakes and so much more. Check out some of the best titles that are coming out in May 2023 below.
Redfall is one of the most-hyped releases of 2023 with Arkane Studios of Deathloop fame as the developer. Redfall will release for the Xbox Series X/S and PC on May 2, 2023. Through the game, players will step foot in a town named Redfall, which is now overrun by a legion of vampires. Players can take on this legion solo or with friends as they explore the open-world and get a hang of the FPS combat.
Hogwarts Legacy has long been released for current gen consoles. But now, players on previous gen consoles will also be able to experience the magic, as Portkey Games and Avalanche Studios will be releasing a Hogwarts Legacy port for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on May 5. As many would already know, Hogwarts Legacy is a title where players get to experience the beloved magical universe, 300 years before the events of the books written by J.K. Rowling. The game has received rave reviews all around, and if you are a fan of the books or movies, then this is an experience that shouldn’t be missed out on.
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is easily the most anticipated release for the Nintendo Switch platform in 2023. It is the long-awaited sequel to Nintendo’s genre defining title, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and it comes out on May 12, 2023.
With Breath of the Wild, the developers gave players a taste of what’s possible with a Zelda title being made for the current generation Nintendo console and with the sequel, they are planning to take it up a notch, trying to provide players with possibilities and potential, which didn’t exist before.
LEGO 2K Drive
LEGO 2K Drive from the minds of 2K Studios is a heavily anticipated title as this franchise has never seen a game like this before. LEGO 2K Drive comes out for platforms like the PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, PC and Nintendo Switch on May 19, 2023.
Through the game, players will enter a new LEGO universe called Bricklandia, which is the home of the upcoming LEGO-themed racing adventure, where they can get their adrenaline fix.
Amnesia: The Bunker
Amnesia: The Bunker is the long-awaited sequel to the Amnesia series, developed by Frictional Games. The game comes out on May 23 for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One and PC.
Amnesia: The Bunker is a first-person horror title where players are stranded in a desolate World War 1 Bunker. Inside the bunker, players will struggle, and they’ll have to explore and be resourceful if they want to survive the game’s unforgiving and frightening threats.
The Lord of the Rings: Gollum
The Lord of the Rings: Gollum is a narrative-driven action/ adventure RPG title which comes from the developers at Daedalic Entertainment. The game releases on May 25, 2023, for the PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, PC and Nintendo Switch. T
he game brings you a story that would have otherwise gone untold. It allows players to experience the world and adventures through the eyes of the franchise-favorite character Gollum and understand what his influence has been over the Lord of the Rings universe, as players relive his journey in retrieving his “Precious”.
Hello Neighbour: Serach and Rescue PSVR 2
Hello Neighbour is one of the most popular series in the horror-puzzle genre where players work towards rescuing their friend from their scary and creepy neighbour.
In the latest instalment of the franchise, release players will experience the horrors of their neighbour’s house through a completely new medium, Virtual Reality. Hello Neighbour Search and Rescue will be coming out for the PlayStation 5 and PlayStation VR 2 on May 26, 2023.
Towards the very end of the month, we receive a remake for one of the biggest titles from the yesteryears of gaming. 1994’s System Shock has been remade from the ground up, bringing players current-gen visuals, new controls, a revamped interface and an experience that blends everything you love from the original title, including the original voice actor for SHODA. System Shock releases on May 30 for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, PC and Nintendo Switch.