In this article, I shared the Top 18 Upcoming Zelda Like Games of 2023 and 2024 for PS5, Xbox Series X, PS4, PCs, Nintendo Switch and Xbox Series S. From the visually stunning Fera: The Sundered Tribes by Soulle, reminiscent of Souls-like games, to the mysterious We Kill Monsters drawing inspiration from gaming giants, and the enchanting Kristala with a dark Gothic theme, this list introduces you to the most anticipated games set to grace PCs and consoles in the year 2024.
1. Fera: The Sundered Tribes
From the talented developers at Soulle, the creators of the acclaimed Star Renegade, comes another visually stunning venture titled Fera: The Sundered Tribes. Fera: The Sundeered Tribes is an upcoming action RPG, set in an open world reminiscent of Souls-like games, promises a blend of Phoenix Rising and Monster Hunter elements with a unique twist on monster design. Anticipated to hit PCs and next-generation consoles in 2024, Fera: The Sundered Tribes game is generating excitement among fans of the genre.
Introduced almost half a year ago, Europa is an action-adventure open-world game that has lingered in the shadows of larger reveals. Published by a well-known indie game publisher, Europa draws comparisons to Baldo and Breath of the Wild, featuring a captivating blend of design elements from Studio Ghibli. While the release date is not yet confirmed, rumors suggest it might grace PCs by the end of 2024.
3. Song of Nunu: A League of Legends Story
Recently announced, Song of Nunu: A League of Legends Story is the latest addition to Riot Games’ crossover repertoire. Described as a single-player story adventure, this League of Legends spin-off offers an immersive narrative set in a fresh world within the franchise. Already available on multiple platforms, including PCs and the Nintendo Switch (review), Song Of Nunu has received glowing reviews for its engaging narrative, earning a 10/10 rating on platforms like Steam.
4. Monolith: Requiem of the Ancients
Taking the fourth spot is Monolith: Requiem of the Ancients, an action RPG or third-person action-adventure promising a journey across a mystical world under the threat of evil. Scheduled for release on PCs and both generations of consoles Xbox Series X (review), including the Nintendo Switch, in the first quarter of 2024, Monolith aims to provide an enthralling experience to gamers seeking a fantastical adventure.
5. We Kill Monsters
With a mysterious reveal a few months back, We Kill Monsters has emerged as an intriguing hero game. Drawing inspiration from titles like Horizon, Death Stranding, Shadow of Colossus, and Genshin Impact, We kill Monsters game showcases impressive visuals and gameplay. However, details about its release date remain elusive, leaving fans eager for more information about this promising debut from the developers.
6. Duel Corp
Hailing from a new developer in the gaming scene, Duel Corp is an action RPG featuring 3D Pixel Art and Souls-like combat. Promising a unique approach to combat with both single-player and co-op multiplayer modes, Duel Corp game is currently available through a demo on Steam, with a full release expected by the end of 2023.
Currently sitting on Kickstarter and already surpassing its funding goals, Kristala is a fantasy action RPG with a dark Gothic theme. Boasting challenging combat, parkour exploration, and a compelling narrative, Kristala stands out as a passion project developed by a fully woman-owned studio. Expected to hit PCs, the Nintendo Switch, and other consoles in August next year, this game offers a unique gaming experience reminiscent of titles like Elden Ring.
8. Dungeons of Hinterberg
First announced during the PC Gaming Show earlier in the year, Dungeons of Hinterberg is the debut work of its developers. A modern-day adventure and fantasy game, it immerses players in the role of an adventurer or adventurous hitchhiker. With artistic themes inspired by the Australian Alps, Dungeons of Hinterberg features third-person combat and promises a world full of wonders waiting to be discovered.
9. Biwar: Legend of Dragon Slayer
After almost two years of silence, Biwar: Legend of Dragon Slayer has resurfaced as an action-adventure puzzle game. Players will utilize superpowers like telekinesis to solve puzzles, and a free playable demo is currently available on Steam. With a full release scheduled for early 2024 on PCs, Biwar promises a captivating gaming experience blending action and puzzle-solving elements.
10. Ronin Trail
Set to release around August next year after nearly a year of anticipation, Ronin Trail takes the tenth spot on our list. Ronin Trail is an open-world adventure game, currently available through a demo for over a week, draws inspiration from The Devil Inside. Ronin Trail’s unique storyline, fully funded through Kickstarter, has successfully met seven of its goals with two more to achieve.
Already available on PCs through Early Access for over a month, Saleblazers is our eleventh pick. Saleblazers is an open-world survival shopkeeping simulation RPG supports 1 to 8 players. Players face challenges against Cowboys, Samurai, and demons while building and managing their cozy shops. For those seeking cooperative action, resource management, and a touch of comedy, Saleblazers comes highly recommended. The full game is expected to release soon.
12. Spirit of the North 2
Built with Unreal Engine 5, Spirit of the North 2 takes the twelfth spot on our list. A sequel to the interactive adventure game, this installment retains the same formula with enhanced graphical changes, a larger scale, and a deeper story. Players traverse Icelandic landscapes, and the sequel is slated for release on PCs and next-generation consoles in 2024.
13. Mist Slayer
Our thirteenth pick, Mist Slayer, is currently available on Steam through a demo, with the full version priced at $20. Mist Slayer is an action rogue-like features a time-traveling protagonist armed with unique weapons and skills. Players fight against diverse enemies in parallel universes, collecting power-ups and exploring the world. Mist Slayer supports both solo and multiplayer modes, offering an offline gaming experience.
14. Kloa – Child of the Forest
At number fourteen, Kloa – Child of the Forest is only $5,000 short of reaching its Kickstarter campaign goals. Promising a December release on PCs and the Nintendo Switch (review), Kloa – Child of the Forest is an adventure-action hybrid is set in a colorful world inspired by The Legend of Zelda and Studio Ghibli. With handcrafted pixel art reminiscent of retro classics, Kloa is anticipated to launch fully in 2024.
15. Last Moon
Making its debut as the first work of its developers, Last Moon is a Metroidvania action-adventure RPG. Boasting smooth gameplay and pixel art with a cartoony aesthetic, Last Moon is on the horizon for a PC release soon.
16. Creature Keeper
Two years ago, at number sixteen, Creature Keeper entered the scene. This monster-taming game allows players to fight alongside creatures they’ve befriended in a story-focused adventure, blending elements of farming, crafting, and life simulation. With cute pixel art and classic RPG vibes, Creature Keeper is set to launch on PC, Nintendo Switch, and other platforms in 2024.
17. Mina the Hollower
Mina the Hollower emerging from Yacht Club Games about the same day last year, Mina the Hollower secured funding through Kickstarter for its adventure game. Described as an action-adventure with classic gameplay and an 8-bit aesthetic reminiscent of Game Boy Color games, Mina the Hollower is expected to release early next year (2024) for PC, Switch, and Xbox and PlayStation.
18. Angeline Era
Last but not least, and also the second work of its developers, we have Angeline Era at number eighteen. Angeline Era is a fast-paced action RPG, drawing inspiration from the nostalgia of the PlayStation One era, features boss fights and an epic adventure. With a unique auto-attack action mechanic, controlling character movements is key in this visually stunning game set to hit PC in 2024.