Get ready for an epic gaming extravaganza in July 2023 as we delve into the top 15 best upcoming games of July for PS5, PC, Xbox, PS4, and Switch. From intense action and captivating narratives to immersive worlds and thrilling adventures, there’s something for every gamer.
1. Immortals of Aveum
Coming from a team of veterans who previously worked on Dead Space and Call of Duty games, Immortals of Avium is a remarkable achievement. It not only signifies the team’s debut as a tiny yet skilled group, but it also serves as evidence of their depth of knowledge regarding the gaming sector. Immortals of Avium takes on the genre of first-person magic shooters, reminiscent of classic Heritage games. This highly anticipated title will be an exclusive for Next Generation consoles. Just a few hours ago, during the Summer Game Festival, gamers were treated to a mind-blowing display of the game through a full, unreal in-game footage and the release date has been set for July 20.
2. Remnant 2
Number two on our list is the highly anticipated sequel, Remnant 2. Following the success of the horror hit, Remnant From the Ashes, this game is likely familiar to most of you. For those who missed it at the Game Awards last year, Remnant is a series of third-person, Souls-like horror shooting games. It shares similarities with the recent release, Evil List, but leans more towards shorter-range combat rather than melee action. Additionally, Remnant 2 introduces an open-world setting, adding a new layer of exploration to the gameplay. Remnant 2 will be available on all consoles, and Switch, starting from July 25th.
At number three, we have Exoprimal, accompanied by an exciting new trailer. This game, developed by Capcom, is a dinosaur survival co-op multiplayer at its heart. The main objective is to complete specific missions while encountering dinosaurs throughout the game world. Exoprimal embraces the essence of a survival game, reminiscent of the beloved Dino Crisis franchise. It takes place online, featuring intense 5 vs 5 matches. Furthermore, the game is set approximately 20 years into the future, where our planet has experienced a dinosaur crisis. Excitingly, Exoprimal will be available on PCs and both current and next-generation consoles on July 14.
4. The Expanse : A Telltale Series Episode 1
The Expanse which was first shown a little over a year ago, has become one of the most significant TV-to-gaming crossovers. With the release of gameplay footage last month, we now have an intriguing development in the gaming business. Telltale is not only participating in its development, but they have also collaborated with Deck Nine, the skilled developers behind the critically renowned Life is Strange games. This combined effort produced The Expanse, an adventure game that serves as a prologue to the TV series. It will be releasing on July 27th.
5. Jagged Alliance 3
Next up on the list, we have Jagged Alliance 3, a highly anticipated release by THQ Nordic. This game made waves during the Game Awards last year, marking it as one of the biggest updates of the event. The Jagged Alliance series, which more than 25 years, has always been known for its strategic gameplay. It combines elements of tactics, turn-based RPG, and strategy, similar to games like Warhammer: The Tactics. In Jagged Alliance 3, players take the role of mercenaries, making crucial choices to shape the outcome of their missions. Jagged Alliance 3 is set to release exclusively for PCs on July 14th.
6. ED-0: Zombie Uprising
D3, the game’s publishers, have recently published a new trailer for Zombie Uprising. Zombie Uprising has been in development as a survival roguelike action shooter. The game will now be available on July 13th for PCs and the upcoming console generation. Interestingly, Ed-0 Zombie Uprising has already been released through Early Access for a year. Remember the 2D platformer Shyron? The principle of Zero Zombie Uprising is identical, but it is presented in a different scenario with 3D graphics and updated inventory management techniques.
7. Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
The Clank franchise recently marked its 20th anniversary, and fans were elated when a solid release date of July 26th was announced for the game. This highly anticipated title will be available on PCs, and the developers have even showcased Nvidia support, including features like ray tracing, to enhance the gaming experience for PC players. Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is a third-person shooter game that combines physics-based gameplay. The game can now be pre-ordered on PC for an exciting $60.
8. The Legend of Heroes: Trails into Reverie
NIS America has recently unveiled a new trailer for The Legend of Heroes: Trails into Reverie, offering a glimpse of the game’s characters and new areas within its expansive world. The trailer confirms that the game will be launching on PC, Switch, and PlayStation consoles on July 7th2023. As a Japanese JRPG, The Legend of Heroes: Trails into Reverie is a truly original title that initially debuted in 2020. It follows the captivating storylines of Trails from Zero, Trails to Azure, and Trails of Cold Steel, forming a rich and interconnected narrative universe.
As an exciting exclusive release, the roguelike action game Synapse is making its way to PlayStation VR2, PlayStation 5, and PC VR on July 7th of this year. Synapse offers an immersive action-packed experience, blending elements of shooting and physics-based simulation. Inspired by games like Superhot, it introduces more realistic graphics, mind-blowing gunplay, and shooting mechanics. The game also boasts an exceptional soundtrack that enhances the overall gameplay experience. Synapse is releasing on July 4th, 2023.
10. Oxenfree II: Lost Signals
At number 10 on our list, we have the highly anticipated sequel to the indie sensation, Oxenfree II: Lost Signals is coming to PCs and consoles on July 12th. Titled Ogden Free: Lost Signals, this sequel continues the captivating story of the first game. Players will step into the shoes of Riley, who returns to her hometown due to disruptions caused by a mysterious magnetic force. It becomes clear that something sinister is happening outside the city in a place called The Village, where an attempt to open a portal is underway. With such an intriguing premise, Ogden Free: Lost Signals promises to deliver an exciting and immersive experience, Coming on July 12th 2023.
11. Nombunaga’s Ambition: Awakening
Nobunaga’s Ambition: Awakening, an original Japanese port that was released last year, its long-awaited debut in English. This exciting news brings joy to fans as the game will be available for both PCs and PlayStation 4 consoles. To add to the excitement, a new trailer has been released, showcasing new war tactics and castle support features. Nobunaga’s Ambition: Awakening is a real-time strategy game that has been engrossing players for almost four years from its initial release on the Atari.
12. Turbo Overkill
Turbo Overkill, the action-packed vintage shooter, comes in at number 12 on our list. This outrageous game will be available on all major platforms on July 18th, delivering excitement to a wide audience. To heighten the excitement, a thrilling new teaser was recently presented at the Summer Game Festival. It’s an absolute delight to watch, especially if you like brutal first-person shooters. Turbo Overkill blends aspects from classic games such as Doom, which has intensive gunplay, Shadow Warriors, which focuses on melee action, and cyberpunk themes, all presented in vintage style.
13. F1 Manager 2023
Racing fans will be able to get their hands on the highly awaited F1 Manager 2023, the second fully licenced Formula One management game, on July 31st. In this game, players can take control of any team and enter the thrilling world of Formula One. F1 Manager 2023 is mostly a racing simulation game, but it also includes a new feature called the scenario-based mode. In this mode, players can choose a team and experience the entire adventure of a Formula One race, from start to end. This includes race strategy, driver selection, team repairs, and anything else in between.
14. Double Dragon Gaiden: Rise of the Dragons
The highly awaited game, Double Dragon Gaiden: Rise of the Dragons, will now be released on July 27th for Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation consoles, and Xbox platforms across both generations. The Double Dragon series functions as a sort of remake, providing an exciting co-op beat experience reminiscent of the original games. In their aim to deliver a classic Double Dragon-style fighting, players may expect tag team duos of warriors combined with roguelike features. Double Dragon Gaiden: Rise of the Dragons hopes to fascinate fans and bring a fresh twist on the beloved brand with the addition of more characters, better graphics, and a slew of interesting features.
15. Broken Roads
Last but not least, we have Broken Roads, a narrative-driven RPG from the same developers as the PC title First Class Trouble. Broken Roads blends aspects of exploration, strategy, and turn-based warfare, all while providing players with significant philosophical choices. Broken roads aims to immerse players in a compelling story set in a unique Australian post-apocalyptic scenario. An announcement trailer has been produced to give you a taste of what’s to come, displaying the game’s interesting environment. Broken Roads is currently available for demo on Steam, generating anticipation for its full release, which is slated to come in about a month.
I hope you enjoyed the list of top 15 upcoming games of July 2023. Leave a comment with your most anticipated game name.