“Gods are in the midst of an existential crisis”, the craziest and most bizarre game of 2023!

If you love out-of-the-ordinary experiences, then you know that 2022 has been very generous in this regard! Between Inscryption, The Stanley Parable, or Pentiment, there was a lot to do with… well, imagine not being passed over next year. So this is the crazy alien games of 2023.

The legendary shattered island of Ambrosia

When the creators of Röki decided to tackle Greek mythology, it gives Legend wreckAn amazing adventure game You’ll be a friend of the gods. Because yes, they are currently going through an identity crisis, you should take the time to find them, discuss them with them, and recreate the bond that unites them. To do this, in the skin of the “novice wanderer” Alex, you can rely on the radar signal of Ambrosidex … In addition to new knowledge, you will be instructed to find secrets and solve puzzles. The Polygon Treehouse team proclaims quality writing and a “touching story” from the outset. The least we can say is that the proposal does not lack originality with the gods promising to be genuinely funny.

  • Exit date: Early 2023
  • Platform(s): the computer (at this moment)


It was announced during Xbox & Bethesda Showcase 2022, you may remember Ravenlock, which will be available from launch on Game Pass. It is an action role-playing game that also draws its inspiration from tales. We embody Ravenlok, who finds himself immersed in a strange world after passing through the mirror. A dark world riven by corruption. We were promised everything we can expect from this genre: exploration, challenge, bosses, levels to beat, quests. Above all, what we remember is that A very special visual style based on “3D pixel art”The atmosphere is unhealthy, but rather beautiful! In general, we can get a very good surprise.

  • Exit date: Early 2023
  • Platform(s): PC, One, Xbox Series (Game Pass included)

Atomic heart

The following game is well known, but it is impossible not to include it in this selection! Atomic heartDoes this mean anything to you? It is an open-world first-person shooter game developed by Mundfish studio. in the program: Soviet robots with a completely crossed out design Who will not give you any gifts … “Secret Experiments have bred mutants, giant machines and super-powerful robots in the shadows” We can learn on Steam. “You are the only one who can stop them.” To help you out, you have a gauntlet of power and an arsenal of weapons, for Bioshock-like gameplay. In Atomic Heart, every battle feels like a source of surprise, magic, and challenge. I can’t wait to see what you can do.

  • Exit date: February 21, 2023
  • Platform(s): PC, PS4, PS5, One, Xbox Series (Game Pass included)

Skate story

In video games, you embody a demon, as we know it. But Skate Demonit seems to us to be the first … and yet it is the (strange) concept he proposed Skate story, solo developed by Sam Eng | Published by Devolver Digital. The description on Steam couldn’t be clearer: “You are a demon made of glass and languish in the underworld. Evil gave you a skateboard and a simple mission, ride to the moon and swallow it to be free.” Along the way, you’ll meet other tormented souls, but above all, perfect your board of directors from the ground up. As can be seen in the trailer, the figure physics are at the height of realism – arguably as good as in session. Then there is this amazing art direction. In short, a UFO.

  • Exit date: 2023
  • Platform(s): the computer (at this moment)

Thirty suitors

Apparently though Thirty suitors It looks like a colorful and narrative game like any other, it is in fact a real electric battery. Because yes, the Outerloop project, edited by Annapurna, mixes three genres that would – ordinarily – have nothing to do together: Fighting, skating and cooking ! You read that right… According to the Steam page, it’s “a game about culture, relationships, family pressures, and self-expression” where you play as Gala, a young woman. During the fighting stages vs. stages, you will thus have to fight against “bad guys, suitors and exes”. As for skateboarding, it seems to be about exploration with challenges, puzzles, and other baddies. Finally, on the kitchen side, there’s talk of “impressing your mom and fixing up your relationship” as part of the “Action Packed Clips”. Obviously, it remains to be seen how these three genres will mix.

  • Exit date: 2023-2024
  • Platform(s): PC, PS4, PS5, One, Xbox Series, Switch

Blocky Square

Very quickly reminded of “RPG Time The Legend of Wright”, The Blake Square It is based on a simple yet very attractive concept: storybook characters (Layos | his friends) who become aware of the existence of another world, off the back cover. Basically, the 2D stages on the pages give way to 3D exploration, right in the kid’s room! In all of this, the hero will have to fight against the fearsome Ragecuite and give his story a “happy ending” … plus Absolutely irresistible visual style, The Plucky Squire seems to offer quite diverse stages with boxing, shooting, and shooting. Yes, everything feels like a breath of fresh air.

  • Exit date: 2023
  • Platform(s): PC, PS5, Xbox Series, Switch

The little devil is inside

We end up with a project we’ve been hearing about for a long time and can’t wait for it to happen: The little devil is inside. Remember, at the end of 2021 on the PlayStation side, we had the right to a great series of gameplay, and then nothing. As a reminder, the program is presented as a mixture of action, adventure, survival and RPG. In the latest trailer, we can see fantasy creatures (such as kraken, skeletons) and a An adventure that promises to be rather originalbetween traveling by train, breaking with fire, galleys in the snow … To this day it is still difficult to understand what we have to do, but one thing is certain: we want more!

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