Looking for a list of May 2023 games? Well, we’ve got you covered!
Despite all the delays and controversies, 2023 is quickly becoming a phenomenal year for games. If you missed last month’s games to look out for be sure to check it out here. Now, let’s take a quick peek at the most anticipated games releasing in May 2023!
Age of Wonders 4 (PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, PC) – May 2
Age of Wonders 4 is a 4x strategy game set in a fantasy realm. The long-running franchise’s signature gameplay blends 4X strategy and turn-based tactical combat. Control a faction that grows and changes as you expand your empire with each turn.
Redfall (Xbox Series X|S, PC) – May 2
Redfall is an open-world, co-op FPS from Arkane Austin. The studio is best known for immersive-sim titles such as Prey and the Dishonored series. Slay alone or squad up with up to 4 player co-op and face off against the vampires holding the island hostage. Redfall brings the studio’s signature gameplay to this story-driven action shooter.
Ravenlock (Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC) – May 4
Ravenlok’s life takes a turn for the unexpected when she stumbles through a magical mirror into a troubled kingdom. Explore fantastical realms, meet mad characters, and defeat dark monsters to end the Caterpillar Queen’s reign of terror. Your destiny awaits in an action-packed, coming-of-age adventure.
Ravenlock is also available day one on Xbox Game Pass.
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom (Switch) – May 12
By far, the biggest game set to launch in the month of May 2023. In the sequel to the Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, you’ll decide your own path through the sprawling landscapes of Hyrule and the mysterious islands floating in the vast skies above. Can you harness the power of Link’s new abilities to fight back against the malevolent forces that threaten the kingdom?
Lego 2K Drive (PlayStation 4/5, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, Switch, PC) – May 19
Lego 2K Drive takes players to Bricklandia, the home of a massive open-world LEGO driving adventure. Race anywhere, play with anyone, build your dream rides and defeat a cast of wild racing rivals for the coveted Sky Trophy!
The Lord of the Rings: Gollum (PlayStation 4/5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC) – May 25
Fans of Lord of the Rings should circle May 25 on their calendars. Experience the untold story in The Lord of the Rings: Gollum, a story-driven action adventure where our twisted protagonist is on a quest to regain the only thing precious to him.
Torn by his fractured psyche, players will have to manage both Sméagol and Gollum on a journey that will take him across famous locales, revealing more about his time as a slave below the Dark Tower and his stay with the Elves of Mirkwood, as he interacts with iconic characters from the books.
Check out our exclusive Pax East 2023 coverage of The Lord of the Rings: Gollum right here.
Company of Heroes 3 (PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, PC) – May 30
The highly anticipated third installment in the beloved strategy franchise, Company of Heroes 3, is officially out now on PC on Steam. The console versions are slated to release at the end of May.
System Shock (PC) – May 30
System Shock is a fully-fledged remake of the groundbreaking original from 1994. The game combines the cult gameplay with all-new modern visuals, updated controls, an overhauled interface, and all-new sounds and music. The remake even has the original voice actor of SHODAN, one of gaming’s most iconic villains. Witness the rebirth of one of the greatest and most influential games ever created.