The first NACON Connect 2023 aired yesterday, providing over a dozen announcements for new and upcoming games – including plenty of gameplay footage for those coming out this year. The showcase covered 16 games from a range of genres, including sports, racing, and action-adventure titles. We’ve listed them below with their respective trailers and any known release dates.
Clash: Artifacts of Chaos (out now)
PS4/PS5/Xbox One/Xbox Series/PC
When Pseudo crosses paths with the Boy, it sparks a journey that will see them square off against Gemini, Mistress of the Artifacts on an adventure that will take you across the full breadth of this weird world.
Ad Infinitum (September 2023)
Play a German soldier haunted by the horrors of the Great War. Terrible creatures, death traps, and insane mysteries mark your path through the battlefield. Overcome them to save your soul and tear the veil of more sinister truths.
Ravenswatch (PC Early-Access 06/04/2023, full release in 2024)
Ravenswatch is a top-down roguelite action game that combines intense real-time combat with deep gameplay and high replay value. Developed by the studio behind the widely acclaimed game Curse of the Dead Gods, Ravenswatch asks those who dare to confront the hordes of Nightmares, which are corrupting the world of Reverie.
Session: Skate Sim (16/03/2023 – out on other platforms already)
Session: Skate Sim arrives on Nintendo Switch with a significant amount of work spent on adapting the controls to ensure this version offers optimal in-game skating sensations. The first part of the game has also been redesigned to make the first steps on the board easier.
War Hospital (31/08/2023)
War Hospital is a story-driven management and survival game in which you need to make difficult moral choices. You take charge of a field hospital during the Great War and must treat the injured that arrive while managing the hospital’s staff and resources.
Gangs of Sherwood (NH Autumn 2023)
Fight the armies of the Sheriff of Nottingham and lead the rebellion, solo or in co-op with up to 4 players. Play as one of the Merry Men, combine your attacks, and free the people in this futuristic dystopia inspired by the legend of Robin Hood.
RoboCop: Rogue City (September 2023)
Welcome to Detroit; crime runs rampant as the city lies on the edge of ruin, people fighting for scraps as others live extravagant lives of luxury. Control of the Detroit Police Department is given to the Omni Consumer Products corporation in an attempt to restore order. You are that solution, RoboCop, a cyborg tasked with protecting the city. Let’s hope Teyon actually supports all platforms equally this time.
The Lord of the Rings: Gollum (2023)
PS4/PS5/Xbox One/Xbox Series/Nintendo Switch/PC
Discover Daedalic’s untold story following Gollum’s extraordinary adventure in search of his “Precious”. This original story will take you to several places across Middle-earth, where you’ll meet well-known characters from the books of J.R.R. Tolkien.
PS4/PS5/Xbox One/Xbox Series/PC
Twenty years ago, the supervillains won. Since then, they’ve created a dystopian city where developing superpowers is a crime. Nobody has managed to slow them down, until now. Capes is a turn-based superhero strategy game where you build a team of heroes and fight to take back the city.
If there’s anything you’re particularly looking forward to or something we’ve missed from the NACON Connect 2023 event, let us know in the comments below.