What’s that knocking at the door? Oh, it’s The Game Awards 2023, and they've just emptied an entire truck’s worth of trailers onto your doorstep! Stop flailing, silly, you can’t drown in world premieres. Allow us to lend a hand by helping organize the full list of trailers and announcements from The Game Awards 2023. If you missed the show or just want to catch up on everything new, here’s the rundown from last night.
The Game Awards 2023: All trailers and announcements
The Game Awards 2023 included loads of announcements including free God of War Ragnarok DLC, The Finals hotdropping, FF16 DLC, and many new reveals. There were also some award winners, which you can read over here! We’ve tried our best to include everything we can below. And if you want to enjoy these new and upcoming games to their fullest? You already know to head over to the HyperX store to grab yourself a gaming headset.
TGA2023 was so overflowing with announcements that some couldn’t wait until the show itself. In the pre-show we got announcements for a remake of Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, Pony Island 2: Panda Circus, Rise of the Golden Idol, Usual June, Harmonium The Musical, Windblown, Thrasher, World of Goo 2, and another look at Metaphor ReFantazio. Phew! We’re exhausted and the show hasn’t even begun.
Opening the proper show was a sci-fi action-adventure starring Matthew McConaughey called Exodus. Humans are losing a war against aliens called Celestials, until a new discovery gives them hope.
God of War Ragnarok: Valhalla
In a nice surprise, Ragnarok is getting a free DLC chunk on December 12. Valhalla promises to blend God of War's combat with the roguelite genre. It’ll come to both PS4 and PS5.
Coming from the team behind Untitled Goose Game, Big Walk is a co-op “walker-talker” about exploring and solving puzzles together. It’s designed to use a proximity voice chat system, forcing players to communicate in different ways.
Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown
A new story trailer for Ubisoft’s upcoming metroidvania Prince of Persia game was shown off, with news that a demo is on the way January 11th.
Senua’s Saga: Hellblade 2
Ninja Theory’s sequel is still on the way. The new trailer confirmed a 2024 release date and that the game will be available day one on Xbox Game Pass.
Former Tango Gameworks developer Ikumi Nakamura returned to The Game Awards this year to show of an announcement trailer for her new game, Kemuri.
No Rest for the Wicked
Ori and the Blind Forest developers Moon Studios are working on an top-down fantasy action-RPG featuring lots of unpleasant monsters to tangle with.
Sega’s Power Surge
A big surprise of the night came as Sega announced development of five games in classic series: Jet Set Radio, Golden Axe, Crazy Taxi, Shinobi, and Streets of Rage were all shown off in a short montage, with more apparently on the way.
Dragon Ball: Sparking! Zero
There’s a new Dragon Ball game in which Vegeta and Goku can batter one another coming to PC, PS5, and Xbox Series X/S.
The Casting of Frank Stone
Dead by Daylight developer Behaviour has partnered with Supermassive Games (The Dark Pictures) to work on a new single-player horror game called The Casting of Frank Stone.
Visions of Mana
A bright and bountiful fantasy world awaits in a new RPG from Square Enix. It’s the first Mana game in more than 15 years, and it’s coming out next year on PC, PlayStation, and Xbox Series X/S.
Rise of the Ronin
PlayStation exclusive Rise of the Ronin is has been steadily progressing it seems, with a new trailer confirming it’ll come to PS5 on March 22, 2024.
It wouldn’t be The Game Awards without an appearance from Hideo Kojima. The enigmatic dev appeared alongside Jordan Peele to show off their upcoming horror project OD. The trailer showed off several actors repeating lines and screaming, though there’s little information on what the game is so far. OD is currently listed as Xbox exclusive.
Jurassic Park Survival
The classic park of the first film will play host to a single-player action-adventure game. Lone protagonist Maya must attempt to survive on the island of Nublar, seemingly after the events of the movie.
Fortnite Rocket Racing
Epic merges two of its brands with a new Rocket-League-inspired racing update to Fortnite, which is out now.
Black Myth Wukong
The upcoming action-RPG inspired by Journey to the West now has a release date. It’s due to release August 20, 2024.
Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League
Yes, we’d forgotten about this one too. But it’s still coming, due to arrive on February 2, 2024.
Warframe: Whispers in the Wall
Warframe’s next update arrives very soon indeed. Whispers in the Wall launches December 13 on all platforms and brings a huge wave of new content to the online co-op shooter.
Banishers: Ghosts of New Eden
Don’t Nod’s next action-RPG got a release date. Track down spirits as a hunter-ghost pair when the game launches on February 13, 2024.
Tales of Kenzera: Zau
A new EA Originals game called Tales of Kenzera: Zau was shown off next. It looks like a challenging 2D platformer which will tackle the topic of grief.
Lost Records: Bloom & Rage
The creators of Life is Strange are working on a new narrative story which follows four women reckoning with an otherworldly event which occurred nearly 30 years earlier in their lives.
The First Berserker: Khazan
An new “hardcore” action-RPG, The First Berserker: Khazan will see you play former hero general sent into exile and hounded by the imperial forces you once served. Great for those who like perfectly timed parries.
Final Fantasy 7: Rebirth
Those waiting for FF7: Rebirth news were treated to a short trailer paired with a song performance from the game. Were those feathers floating around Aerith at the end, there?
Honkai: Star Rail
We got another trailer for miHoYo's Honkai: Star Rail next, showing off more characters and environments.
Another new announcement came in a CGI trailer for a game called Last Sentinel. It's being developed by ex-Rockstar and Electronic Arts developers now at Lightspeed. The trailer shows a woman arriving on a motorbike to take out several cyborgs threatening a girl and other people in a dark city.
Skull and Bones
Ubisoft’s multiplayer pirates game is still coming, honest. Its release date is now February 16, 2024. A closed beta will run December 15-18.
Arkane Lyon is working on a video game for the vampire-hunting vampire blade. No gameplay just yet.
The First Descendent
Nexon games showed off a CG trailer for a sci-fi looter-shooter game called the First Descendent. It showed several people in tight spacesuits swinging around larger alien machine monsters.
GTFO: The Final Chapter
Challenging co-op horror shooter has one last update for its players. It unlocks all previous story content so players can enjoy the full run of the game’s offerings whenever they’d like.
Den of Wolves
GTFO’s developer 10 Chambers also announced its next project, a sci-fi heist game builds upon the mechanics of Payday and its sequel.
Next up was a look at an extraction shooter from former developers of The Division. Exoborne is set in a post-apocalyptic future and will feature extreme weather events.
There was time for a brief trailer for Palia, a cozy farming and life sim already available on PC but making the jump to Switch on December 14.
Light No Fire
No Man’s Sky developer Hello Games has another ambitious project in the works. Light No Fire is a multiplayer fantasy game which promises a seamless, procedurally generated planet that players share. The trailer shows off various biomes, wildlife, player species, and dragon riding.
A number of seasoned RTS developers at Frost Giant Studios showed off Stormgate. It looks quite StarCrafty and promises a campaign, co-op, online competitive play, and custom games.
Final Fantasy 16: Echoes of the Fallen and The Rising Tide
Final Fantasy fans got a double dip as Square Enix showed off Final Fantasy 16’s Echoes of the Fallen DLC (out now) and The Rising Tide DLC (spring 2024) in one trailer.
Hotly anticipated online FPS The Finals was one of the biggest surprised of the night. The money-grabbing competitive shooter surprise launched as part of the show. It’s available to download and give a go now on PC, PS5, and Xbox Series X/S.
Baldur’s Gate 3
What’s that, you want another surprise launch? Well here’s Baldur’s Gate 3 on Xbox. That means even more folks can now enjoy the show’s game of the year.
Our penultimate trailer was for a medieval open-world action-RPG game called Bellwright. In it you establish and manage your own village as you strive to become a worthy leader. It’s due to release Q1 2024.
Monster Hunter Wilds
And the final slot of the night went to Monster Hunter Wilds. The next Monster Hunter game looks crammed with wildlife and weather systems. It’s not out until 2025, with more set to be revealed in summer next year.
That’s all the trailers and reveals from The Game Awards 2023. What were your favorites? Head to the HyperX store to secure the ultimate gaming gear so you can enjoy all these excellent titles to come. Read the winners from The Game Awards 2023's actual awards here.