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Roundup: The PC Gaming Show: Most Wanted showed off their most anticipated titles, along with several new announcements

The PC Gaming Show is always a great way to see new details on new and upcoming games, and the latest was no different. While there wasn’t necessarily a lot of new info on some games, like Grand Theft Auto VI or Elden Ring’s Shadow of the Erdtree DLC, we saw a lot of awesome footage from games like Homeworld 3 and Gray Zone Warfare. Check out the list PC Gamer calls their “Most Wanted” below, along with the other great announcements. Thank you and credit to PC Gamer for curating this list.

LONDON/NEW YORK – November 30, 2023 – The PC Gaming Show: Most Wanted Powered by Intel took place today and counted down the 25 most exciting unreleased PC games, as voted for by more than 70 panellists from across the gaming world. You can re-watch the show now on TwitchYouTube and China’s Bilibili platform and wishlist the games on Steam.

The PC Gaming Show: Most Wanted 25 are:

#25: Still Wakes The Deep

Still Wakes the Deep Interview | PC Gaming Show: Most Wanted 2023

The Chinese Room | Release date TBA

A spooky oil-rig psychological horror game that has announced that it’s working with composer Jason Graves, known for work on a number of games including Dead Space and the Dark Pictures Anthology.

#24: Sword of the Sea

Giant Squid | Release date TBA

From the studio behind ABZÛ and The Pathless. An atmospheric adventure with high speed movement inspired by skateboarding games.

#23: Holstin

Holstin Trailer | PC Gaming Show: Most Wanted 2023

Sonka | Release date TBA

A psychological survival horror game set in an eerie, isolated ’90s Polish town consumed by an ominous presence.

#22: Persona 3 Reload

Persona 3 Reloaded - Developer Message & Trailer | PC Gaming Show: Most Wanted 2023

Atlus | February 2, 2024

Persona 3 Reload is a captivating reimagining of the genre-defining RPG, reborn for the modern era with cutting-edge graphics and gameplay.

#21: Harold Halibut

Harold Halibut Trailer | PC Gaming Show: Most Wanted 2023

Slow Bros. | Early 2024

Harold Halibut is a handmade narrative game about friendship and life on a city-sized spaceship submerged in an alien ocean. Its intricacy is evocative of Wes Anderson’s films.

#20: Star Wars Outlaws

Ubisoft & Massive Entertainment | 2024

There’s something romantic about riding a speeder across a big open map, which is exactly what Ubisoft is promising in this upcoming Star Wars adventure.

#19: Skate Story

Sam Eng | 2024

Ollie, kickflip, and grind your way through the ash and smoke of the Underworld as you take on a seemingly impossible quest. Skate fast to destroy demons and save other tortured souls on your journey from a fragile beginner to a hardened skater.

#18: MENACE

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Overhype Studios | 2024

The developers of Battle Brothers are going sci-fi and we can’t deny that we’re in the mood for mechs. Each operation in Menace is going to be procedurally generated, which only has us more psyched about what surprises we’ll get in its tactical battles.

#17: Avowed

Obsidian Entertainment | Release date TBA

Announced years ago, we’re still hotly anticipating Obsidian’s new fantasy RPG. It’s returning to the world of Pillars of Eternity, but this time in a full action RPG. It would be impossible not to anticipate the next game from the studio that just won’t stop experimenting.

#16: Dragon’s Dogma 2

Capcom | March 21, 2024

Dragon’s Dogma 2 is a single player, narrative driven action-RPG that challenges the players to choose their own experience – from the appearance of their Arisen, their vocation, their party, how to approach different situations and more.

#15: Frostpunk 2

Frostpunk 2 - Teaser Trailer | PC Gaming Show: Most Wanted 2023

11 Bit Studios | 2024

Discover a city-survival game set 30 years after an apocalyptic blizzard ravaged Earth, transforming our world into a harsh, icy wasteland. In Frostpunk 2, you must face a new deadly threat that appears on the horizon – human nature and its unsatiated thirst for power.

#14: Gloomwood

Gloomwood - Teaser Trailer | PC Gaming Show: Most Wanted 2023

Dillon Rogers, David Szymanski | Early Access

Currently in early access, in Gloomwood you are trapped in a dark, Victorian city consumed by an ancient curse, you must plan your survival and daring escape using nothing but stealth, an arsenal of eccentric weapons, and your wit.

#13: Grand Theft Auto 6

Rockstar | Release date TBA

There’s a lot to look forward to in Rockstar’s next crime spree if it is indeed returning to Vice City as rumored. We should be learning the first official details in early December.

#12: TEKKEN 8

Bandai Namco | Jan 25, 2024

Fighting games are warming to PC more than ever before and that’s made Tekken 8 one of our most-anticipated upcoming releases.

#11: Hollow Knight: Silksong

Team Cherry | Release date TBA

Discover a vast, haunted kingdom in Hollow Knight: Silksong. The sequel to the award winning action-adventure. Explore, fight and survive as you ascend to the peak of a land ruled by silk and song.

#10: Marathon

Bungie | Release date TBA

Bungie is bringing back Marathon and it’s going to be a PvP-focused extraction shooter. We’ve only seen a teaser trailer so far, but seeing Bungie return to this old series is enough to get psyched about.

#9: Path of Exile 2

Path of Exile 2 Interview | PC Gaming Show: Most Wanted 2023

Grinding Gear Games | Release date TBA

Path of Exile 2 is a next generation Action RPG created by Grinding Gear Games. Set years after the original Path of Exile, you will return to the dark world of Wraeclast and seek to end the corruption that is spreading. The show featured an exclusive interview with developer Grinding Gear Games.

#8: Homeworld 3

Homeworld 3 Interview | PC Gaming Show: Most Wanted 2023

Blackbird Interactive | February 2024

Assume control and battle through fleet combat in dazzling, fully 3D space while the story unfolds on a galactic scale. The show featured an exclusive interview with Homeworld 3 developer Blackbird Interactive.

#7: Haunted Chocolatier

ConcernedApe | Release date TBA

Seven years later, Stardew Valley still dominates the cozy farm sim space. Eric Barone’s next game is already one of our most anticipated.

#6: Pacific Drive

Pacific Drive - Release Date Trailer | PC Gaming Show: Most Wanted 2023

Ironwood Studios | February 22, 2024

Survive the anomaly-filled Olympic Exclusion Zone with a car as your only lifeline. Scavenge resources from abandoned research sites, load up your trusty station wagon, and drive like hell to make it through alive.

#5: HELLDIVERS 2

Arrowhead Game Studios | February 28, 2024

Enlist in the Helldivers and join the fight for freedom across a hostile galaxy in this fast, frantic, and ferocious third-person shooter.

#4: Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth

Like A Dragon: Infinite Wealth - Story Preview | PC Gaming Show: Most Wanted 2023

Rya Ga Gotoku Studio | January 25, 2024

Two larger-than-life heroes, Ichiban Kasuga and Kazuma Kiryu are brought together by the hand of fate, or perhaps something more sinister… Live it up in Japan and explore all that Hawaii has to offer in this RPG adventure.

#3: Hades II

Supergiant Games | Release date TBA

Supergiant Games never misses but it also never does sequels. Until now, that is. For its first double-feature, the developers of Bastion and Transistor are following up their charismatic Greek god roguelike with a sequel featuring another protagonist.

#2: Elden Ring, Shadow of the Erdtree

FromSoftware | Release date TBA

It may be just a DLC, but any new piece of Elden Ring is more than “just a DLC.” Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree qualifies as the second most-anticipated game right now.

#1: S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl

Stalker 2: Heart of Chornobyl - Developer Message & Trailer | PC Gaming Show: Most Wanted 2023

The very first PC Gamer Most Wanted game is S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl. According to the panel of over 70 experts, this is the one. The upcoming survival horror FPS from GSC Game World is the follow up to a classic PC experience that fans have been waiting to play for over a decade. The show features an exclusive message from GSC Game World’s CEO Evgeniy Grygorovych.

The PC Gaming Show: Most Wanted was voted for by more than 70 ‘Council Members’ from across the gaming world. The industry luminaries, journalists and content creators included Brian Fargo (inXile Entertainment), Jessica Klyne (Blackbird Interactive), Brianna Lei (Butterfly Soup), Sid Meier (Civilization series), Neil Newbon (Astarion in Baldur’s Gate 3), Brenda Romero (Romero Games), Tim Schafer (Double Fine Productions), Steven Spohn (Director of AbleGamers) and Tanya X. Short (Kitfox Games).

The 120-minute show also featured new trailers, announcements, and behind the scenes visits to studios around the world, including:

  • The return of Dwarf Fortress’ roguelike Adventure mode
  • An exclusive interview with promising upcoming CRPG Unforetold: Witchstone
  • New content from Mortal Crux
  • Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 revealed their third playable clan
  • A new trailer for ‘psycho-horror RPG streaming sim’ darkwebSTREAMER
  • Brand new trailer for Penny’s Big Breakaway
  • New gameplay footage for isometric cyberpunk DataJack 2020
  • A new trailer from military sandbox shooter Gray Zone Warfare
  • New footage from psychedelic metroidvania, ULTROS
  • An exclusive interview with Leslie Benzies and Adam Whiting from EVERYWHERE developer Build a Rocket Boy

PC Gaming Show: Most Wanted is created in partnership with Intel. With Intel® Core™ processors and Intel® Arc™ graphics, experience premium gaming, creating and streaming with the most anticipated titles of the year.

The event is also supported by Alienware, PC Game Pass, Gearbox Publishing, Private Division, Grinding Gear Games, League of Geeks, Spearhead Games, Butterscotch Shenanigans, Behaviour Interactive, MY.GAMES, PQube, Remote Control, Critical Reflex, Thunderful, Kepler Interactive, Freedom Games, Gameforge, Nacon and Old Skull Games.

For more information, please visit pcgamingshow.com and x.com/pcgamer.

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