August is shaping up to be a great month for gamers! With a number of highly anticipated games releasing, there’s something for everyone. For fans of action-adventure games, horror games, and classic RPGs, there is a lot!
August is packed with some other games than the ones just listed here and we are excited to bring you the list with the most anticipated games releasing in August 2023 and see what’s on the horizon!
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre is an upcoming asymmetrical multiplayer horror game developed by Sumo, Nottingham and published by Gun Interactive. It is based on the cult classic horror film franchise of the same name. The game is set in 1974, and players can choose to play as either a survivor or one of the members of the Sawyer family, including Leatherface.
The survivors must work together to escape from the Sawyer family’s farmhouse, while the killers must hunt them down and kill them. The game features a variety of weapons and abilities for both survivors and killers, as well as a variety of maps to explore. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre is shaping up to be a must-play for fans of the horror genre. With its faithful to the source material gameplay and asymmetrical multiplayer, the game is sure to provide hours of scare and suspense.
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre is scheduled to be released on August 18, 2023, for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S. The game will also be available on Xbox Game Pass on day one.
Atlas Fallen is an upcoming action role-playing game developed by Deck13 Interactive and published by Focus Entertainment. In Atlas Fallen, players take on the role of a hero who must rise against the tyrannical Sun God Thelos. Thelos has drained the planet of its life force, leaving a barren wasteland of sand.
Players must use their skills and abilities to explore this dangerous world, battle the Wraiths (divine creatures that have been corrupted by Thelos), and find a way to defeat the Sun God. Players can explore a vast and varied world, including deserts, forests, and ruins, battling a variety of enemies, including Wraiths, human enemies, and bosses.
Character customization: Players can customize their character’s appearance, skills, and abilities.
Given the track record of Focus Entertainment, we can expect the game to be good. From what we have seen so far, it can be a good game.
Atlas Fallen, is set to be released for Windows, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X and Series S on August 10, 2023.
Everspace 2 (PS and Xbox)
Everspace was a roguelike space shooter developed by Rockfish Games. The game was released in 2017, and it was a critical and commercial success. Everspace featured a fast-paced combat system, a procedurally generated galaxy, and a story-driven campaign.
Everspace 2 builds on the foundation of its predecessor, but it also introduces a number of new features and improvements. One of the biggest improvements in Everspace 2 is the sense of speed. The game is much faster-paced than Everspace, and it feels more like a traditional space shooter. The combat is also more challenging, and players will need to use their skills and reflexes to survive.
The game world is much larger than Everspace, and there are more planets, moons, and asteroids to explore. Players can also find new ships, weapons, and modules to improve their chances of survival.
The story in Everspace 2 is also more complex and engaging than the story in Everspace. Players will learn more about the history of the Demilitarized Zone of Cluster 34, and they will have to make difficult choices that will affect the outcome of the game.
Blasphemous 2 is the sequel to the critically acclaimed 2D action-platformer Blasphemous. The game is developed by The Game Kitchen and published by Team17. In Blasphemous 2, players take on the role of The Penitent One once again. The Penitent One has awoken in a strange new land, and displaced from his final resting place, he is thrust back into the endless cycle of life, death, and resurrection.
With no other option than to explore this perilous new world and uncover its long-forgotten secrets, The Penitent One must face new challenges and foes as he seeks to end the cycle once and for all.
The combat system in Blasphemous 2 has been completely overhauled. The new system is more fluid and responsive, and it allows players to chain together combos more easily. You will also have multiple weapons instead of just one in the previous game.
Blasphemous 2 is scheduled to be released on August 24, 2023, for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, and Microsoft Windows.
WrestleQuest is an upcoming role-playing video game developed by Mega Cat Studios and published by Skybound Games. The game is a crossover between professional wrestling and role-playing games and features a pixel art style inspired by classic wrestling video games.
In WrestleQuest, players create their own wrestlers and embark on a journey to become the greatest wrestler in the world. Along the way, they will train with legendary wrestlers, explore different worlds, and battle opponents in classic wrestling matches. The game also features a turn-based combat system, where players can choose from a variety of wrestling moves to defeat their opponents.
It will have a turn-based combat system with a variety of wrestling moves. You get the chance to train with legendary wrestlers and explore different worlds based on real-life wrestling careers.
WrestleQuest is a unique and exciting game that combines the best of professional wrestling and role-playing games. It is sure to appeal to fans of both genres and is a must-have for any wrestling fan.
WrestleQuest is scheduled to be released on August 8, 2023 for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC. The game is available for pre-order now.
Daymare 1994: Sandcastle
It is a third-person survival horror game developed by Invader Studios and published by Destructive Creations. It is a prequel to the 2019 game Daymare: 1998 and takes place in the same universe.
The game stars Dalila Reyes, a former government spy who is now working for a special unit called H.A.D.E.S. (Hexacore Advanced Division for Extraction and Search). She is sent to investigate a mysterious outbreak at a military research facility called Sandcastle.
The game features a similar gameplay style to Daymare: 1998, with players exploring a large, interconnected environment and solving puzzles to progress. However, Sandcastle also introduces some new features, such as a crafting system and a more refined combat system.
The game is set in a dark and atmospheric world, and the developers have said that they were inspired by classic survival horror games such as Resident Evil and Silent Hill. The game also features a number of disturbing and horrific creatures, which will no doubt keep players on edge.
Daymare 1994: Sandcastle will be released on August 30, 2023, for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and PC.
RIDE 5 is a motorcycle racing video game developed and published by Milestone. It is the fifth installment in the RIDE series. If you want something that is Forza Motorsport but for bikes, here’s your game.
The game features over 200 motorcycles from over 30 manufacturers, including Ducati, Harley-Davidson, and Aprilia. Players can race on over 35 tracks, including real-world locations such as the Nürburgring and the Circuit of the Americas.
RIDE 5 introduces several new features, including a new career mode, a track editor, and a livery editor. The career mode is more in-depth than previous games in the series, and allows players to create their own rider and progress through the ranks of motorcycle racing.
The track editor allows players to create their own custom tracks, and the livery editor allows players to customize the appearance of their motorcycles. RIDE 5 seems to be a great motorcycle racing game that is a visually stunning game with a great variety of content.
Ride 5 will be released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S on August 24, 2023.
Immortals of Aveum
Immortals of Aveum is an upcoming first-person magic shooter game developed by Ascendant Studios and published by Electronic Arts. The game is set to be released for Windows, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X/S on August 22, 2023.
The developers here have some good games under their belt like Dead Space and Call of Duty. Many developers working on this game have worked on Borderlands, and Bioshock and the game is being dubbed Call of Duty with magic.
In Immortals of Aveum, players take control of Jak, a Triarch Magnus who is thrust into the midst of the Everwar. The Everwar is a conflict between the three colors of magic: Aether, Chaos, and Order. Jak must use his mastery of all three colors of magic to defeat the tyrant, Sandrakk, and save Aveum from destruction.
The game features a fast-paced, action-packed combat system that allows players to use a variety of spells and abilities to defeat their enemies. Players can also explore the world of Aveum, which is a vast and beautiful fantasy world.
The game is set to be released for Windows, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X/S on August 22, 2023.
Baldur’s Gate 3
Baldur’s Gate 3 is a role-playing video game developed and published by Larian Studios. It is the sequel to the 2002 game Baldur’s Gate II: Shadows of Amn and the third main game in the Baldur’s Gate series.
The game is set in the Forgotten Realms, a campaign setting of Dungeons & Dragons. Players create a party of up to four adventurers and explore the world of Faerûn, where they must battle monsters, solve puzzles, and complete quests.
Baldur’s Gate 3 is a turn-based, party-based role-playing game. Players control their characters in real-time, but combat is resolved in turns. The game features a variety of classes and races to choose from, and players can customize their characters’ appearance and abilities.
Baldur’s Gate 3 was released in early access for Microsoft Windows, macOS, and Stadia on October 6, 2020. The full release of the game is scheduled for August 3, 2023.
Armored Core 6: Fires of Rubicon
It is a mecha-based vehicular combat game developed by FromSoftware and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment. The first entry in the Armored Core series since Armored Core: Verdict Day was released back in 2013.
What we thought was a forgotten franchise, is coming back with a bang! The game is set on a distant planet, Rubicon 3. There, humanity found a new energy source that could dramatically increase its technological capabilities, dubbed “Coral”. However, this substance instead caused a cataclysmic event known as “The Fires of Ibis”, engulfing the planet and the surrounding star system in flames. After its rediscovery a half-century later, humanity once again attempts to gain control over this mysterious resource.
In Armored Core 6, players create their own mecha and customize it with a wide variety of parts and weapons. They then take on missions in a variety of environments, including cities, deserts, and forests. The game features a fast-paced, action-packed combat system that allows players to use a variety of weapons and abilities to defeat their enemies.
Armored Core 6 is a spiritual successor to the Armored Core series, and it features many of the same gameplay elements that fans of the series have come to love. However, the game also introduces some new features, such as a more open-ended mission structure and a new customization system.
Armored Core 6 will be released for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S on August 25, 2023.
This is the list of popular games launching in August, in case you missed you can also see which popular games were launched in July