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Over 40 Unreal Engine-powered games highlighted during recent summer events

Mike Wililams |
August 17, 2023
Summer is here, and with it comes a whole host of video gaming events including Summer Game Fest, Xbox Games Showcase, PlayStation Showcase, Nintendo Direct, and more. This collection of seasonal showcases gives developers and publishers the chance to show off all the games players can expect over the next year and beyond, and we are thrilled to highlight dozens of excellent games powered by Unreal Engine!

Check out some of the new game reveals below along with their official descriptions as well new trailers for previously announced games.

NEW GAME REVEALS

Chimera | Creepy Jar 

Explore a mysterious planet in an ever-changing open world torn by recurring cataclysms. Build a complex industrial system to extract resources, produce goods, and expand your base. Fight against hordes of alien monsters to defend your base and survive, alone or with friends.

 

Clockwork Revolution | inXile Entertainment • Xbox Game Studios

Embark on a grand adventure in the steampunk metropolis of Avalon, wielding an incredible invention that allows you to travel into the past and influence key events, altering the course of history.

 

Contractors Showdown | Caveman Studio

Contractors Showdown is a competitive battle royale FPS game set in the Contractors universe. Explore the uninhabited, rugged land that has remained ungoverned for decades. Survive, loot, upgrade, engage, and use your tactics against relentless enemies and dangers on the desolate island. Enter the combat solo or engage with allies to fight against all odds as a team.

 

Coreupt | Team Coreupt LLC • Freedom Games

Unleash your powers, choose your destiny, and fight! Jump into an over-the-top struggle for the fate of the universe—master insane combos, obliterate other players online, and top the leaderboards in this fast-paced fighting game.

 

En Garde! | Fireplace Games

En Garde!—the swashbuckler action game! Battle graceless guards and nefarious noblemen in fast-paced fights full of spectacle. Use the environment, your wit, and your blade to teach them all a lesson!

 

Fairgame$ | Haven Studios • PlayStation Studios

Welcome to Fairgame$; your chance to rob the rich and rebalance the scales. Fairgame$ is a competitive modern heist game where you team up to break into exotic locations and steal the cargo. The twist? You not only need to outsmart guards and security systems—you also compete against other teams. Crews that extract with the most loot and flair might just rise to the top of Fairgame$. Take it 'til you make it—who will you recruit first for your crew?

 

FINAL FANTASY VII REBIRTH | Square Enix

Get a first glimpse at the captivating story, thrilling gameplay, and expansive world of FINAL FANTASY VII REBIRTH, the highly anticipated new story in the critically acclaimed FINAL FANTASY VII remake project. In this standalone adventure, Cloud Strife and his friends have escaped the dystopian city of Midgar and embark on a new journey across the wide world of Gaia to pursue the vengeful swordsman, Sephiroth.

 

Five Nights at Freddy's: Help Wanted 2 | Steel Wool Studios • Scott Cawthon

Five Nights at Freddy’s: Help Wanted 2 is the PlayStation VR2 sequel to the terrifying VR experience that brought new life to the iconic horror franchise. Improving on the original title, Help Wanted 2 introduces several brand new minigames that bring you face to face with familiar characters and locations from the series’ past. But all is not as it seems in this new job… It’ll be up to you to brave through the horrors to figure out the truth.

 

Fortnite Wilds | Epic Games

The WILDS await in Fortnite Battle Royale Chapter 4 Season 3.

The center of the Island has collapsed, revealing a vast, hidden jungle with ancient secrets to discover. Ascend to canopies, ride raptors, and slide in the mud for speed and camouflage. Detect enemies with the Thermal DMR, skid on vines while firing the FlapJack Rifle, or transform opponents into spectators with the Cybertron Cannon.

With WILDS things have gotten a little... wild. Navigate around the map to discover new forms of life such as the Bomb Flower, Stink Flower, Slurp Plants, and more! Plus there’s plenty of exciting new POI’s to be found on your journey. But don't forget your weapons. Danger is ever-present and you may want to hold onto the Kinetic Boomerang or maybe even a Wildwasp Jar!

 

Frostpunk 2 | 11 bit studios

Frostpunk 2 is the sequel to the highly acclaimed, BAFTA-nominated society survival game. The age of steam has passed and now, oil leads the way as humanity’s newest salvation. However, with new threats on the horizon, the future of the city looks even grimmer than before.

 

Ghostrunner II | One More Level • 505 Games

Ghostrunner II is a hardcore FPP slasher set in a post-apocalyptic, cyberpunk world. Featuring everything fans loved about Ghostrunner plus incredible boss fights, new interactive story, thrilling motorbike levels, improved skills, and more cyber ninja action.

 

HOT WHEELS UNLEASHED 2 - Turbocharged | Milestone S.r.l.

The world’s raddest cars are back and taking the fun to the next level! Race over 130 vehicles with crazy new mechanics and even more vehicle types. Plus, build your tracks with stunning new environments and different game modes to have fun off and online!

 

Jusant | DON'T NOD

Jusant is a brand-new action-puzzle climbing game and a meditative journey to the top of a tall tower. Challenge yourself at your own pace, explore different paths, and unravel the secrets from a bygone civilization.

 

Kibu | Studio Inkyfox • Future Friends Games

From the creator of Omno, Kibu is a tranquil adventure in the heart of the wilderness. As a solitary monk, you must build a temple, brew delicious teas, and journey into the wilds seeking out ancient spirits. Carve out your own special corner of home in a beautiful, mysterious land.

 

Last Train Home | Ashborne Games • THQ Nordic

The Great War is over—the fight continues. Command a legion of soldiers, desperately trying to make their way home amidst the chaos of civil war. Lead them through the unforgiving wilderness onboard an armored train. Manage your crew and resources and try to survive.

 

Loftia | Qloud Games

Welcome to the floating sky island of Loftia, a new cozy MMO. Drawing inspiration from beloved cozy games like Stardew Valley and Animal Crossing, along with classic MMOs, we've crafted a new, solarpunk world where you can build your new home, and work together with others toward a brighter, more sustainable future.

 

Lushfoil Photography Sim | Matt Newell • Annapurna Interactive

A tranquil exploration and photography experience set across a vast selection of faithfully detailed landscapes.

 

Luto | Broken Bird Games • Selecta Play

Luto is a first-person psychological horror narrative experience where you play the role of an individual unable to leave his own home. Searching for a way to escape will lead you down a series of paths that will test your senses.

 

Mortal Kombat 1 | NetherRealm Studios • Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment

Discover a reborn Mortal Kombat Universe created by the Fire God Liu Kang. Mortal Kombat 1 ushers in a new era of the iconic franchise with a new fighting system, game modes, and fatalities!

 

PAYDAY 3 | Starbreeze Studios • Deep Silver

PAYDAY 3 is the explosive sequel to one of the most popular co-op shooters of the past decade. Step out of retirement back into the life of crime in the shoes of the Payday Gang, the envy of their peers and the nightmare of law-enforcement wherever they go.

 

Persona 3 Reload | ATLUS

Your story begins again. Memento Mori. Awaken the depths of your heart in Persona 3 Reload, the genre-defining RPG now reborn for modern consoles.

 

Phantom Blade Zero | S-GAME

Check out the world premiere of Phantom Blade Zero, a new Action RPG featuring deep and dark art style, fast paced combat, and a fictitious world blending Chinese martial arts and steampunk! Be the Dark Raider exiled by "the Order," embark on the path of vengeance, and uncover the darkest secrets of Wulin!

 

SAND LAND | ILCA, Inc. • Bandai Namco Entertainment

Dive into a desert world where both humans and demons suffer from an extreme water shortage. Play as and watch the Fiend Prince, Beelzebub, Sheriff Rao and demon Thief set off on an adventure in search of a Legendary Fountain hidden in the desert. In this action RPG, you become the main character as Beelzebub. Lead your company of heroic misfits and explore the legendary world of SAND LAND developed by the creator of Dragon Ball and Dr. Slump, Akira Toriyama.

 

Sea of Thieves: The Legend of Monkey Island | Rare • Xbox Game Studios

Split across three hilarious Tall Tales packed with secrets and side-quests, Sea of Thieves: The Legend of Monkey Island invites pirates to meet classic characters, in a new narrative that brings the iconic locations of Monkey Island to the Sea of Thieves. The adventure begins on Mêlée Island, where pirates can take in the sights, smells, and roguish splendor of the island as they seek to uncover why everyone suddenly seems to think quite highly of self-proclaimed mighty pirate, and known poodle pacifier, Guybrush Threepwood. Something's quite clearly wrong...

This love-letter to the classic adventure game series will be available to play alone or with a crew, with three Tall Tales being added over three months as free updates for all players.

 

Slender: The Arrival | Blue Isle Studios • Blue Isle Publishing

Slender: The Arrival, the spine-chilling horror game that has captivated millions of players, is about to become even more terrifyingly immersive. Brace yourselves for a huge update coming this October as we introduce a complete visual overhaul utilizing the latest and greatest technologies and Unreal Engine 5.2.

 

South of Midnight | Compulsion Games • Xbox Game Studios

South of Midnight is a new action-adventure from Compulsion Games. Explore the mythos and confront mysterious creatures of the Deep South in this modern folktale while learning to weave an ancient power to surmount obstacles and face the pain haunting your hometown.

 

Still Wakes The Deep | The Chinese Room • Secret Mode

1975. Disaster strikes the Beira D oil rig off the coast of Scotland. Navigate the collapsing rig to save your crew from an otherworldly horror on the edge of all logic and reality.

 

Sword of the Sea | Giant Squid

An atmospheric adventure with high speed movement inspired by skateboarding games. Surf over a surreal landscape of waves on your Hoversword and unveil a lost ocean teeming with life. From the visionary artist behind ABZÛ, The Pathless, and Journey, and featuring a beautiful score by Austin Wintory.

 

TerraTech Worlds | Payload Studios

TerraTech Worlds is an open-world, PvE survival game set on distant alien planets. Build, explore, and craft—solo or via online co-op—to harness the power of uncharted worlds. Discover untold wonders, conquer natural hazards, establish epic bases and battle enemies as you build your way to victory!

 

The First Descendant | NEXON Games • NEXON

The First Descendant is a third-person looter shooter powered by Unreal Engine 5. Become a Descendant. Fight for the survival of humanity. Descendants have unique abilities to tackle both solo and co-op missions. Up to four players use varied mechanics to defeat giant bosses.

 

The Talos Principle 2 | Croteam • Devolver Digital

The Talos Principle 2 is a thought-provoking first-person puzzle experience that greatly expands on the first game's philosophical themes and stunning environments with increasingly mind-bending challenges.

 

THRONE AND LIBERTY | NCSOFT • Amazon Games

Welcome to THRONE AND LIBERTY, a free-to-play MMORPG that takes place in the vast open world of Solisium. Explore a land full of depth and opportunity, scale expansive mountain ranges for new vantage points, scan the open skies, and traverse sprawling plains. Adapt your fight to survive and thrive through strategic decisions in PvP, PvE, or both as you encounter evolving battlefields impacted by weather, time of day, and other players. There is no single path to victory as you seek to defeat Kazar and claim the throne while keeping rival guilds at bay.

 

Throwback | Look On Media

Throwback is an action/arcade VR game packed with throwing-based stylish destruction and discovery. You play as the newest member of a defunct zine crew tasked with tracking down the missing founder. Journey through the radical retro future 90’s world where digital has taken over. Chuck zines at a wild and diverse fleet of drones, mailboxes, and weird baddies while racking up combos and upgrading your gear to fit your action style.

 

TOWERS OF AGHASBA | Dreamlit inc.

TOWERS OF AGHASBA, an open-world experience where players can build vast settlements and grow sprawling ecosystems on their fantasy island.

 

Under The Waves | Parallel Studio • Quantic Dream

Under the Waves is a narrative-driven adventure game about the engulfing power of grief. Set in the depths of the North Sea in the techno-futuristic 1970s, professional diver Stan is struggling to overcome a life-changing loss and embrace a new future. The isolation of the deep sea is a fitting manifestation of his state of mind, and as Stan retreads further into his self-imposed solitude, he starts to experience strange events far beneath the waves. He will eventually have to make a difficult choice... stay lost in the depths forever, or break free to the surface and to the rest of his life.

 

VAIL VR | AEXLAB

VAIL VR is a virtual reality multiplayer competitive shooter. Emphasizing tactical gunplay, high-caliber combat, and collaborative teamwork. Introducing the ultimate VR shooter experience.

 

Warhaven | NEXON

Warhaven is a free-to-play PVP medieval fantasy combat game for two teams of up to 16 players each. Choose your soldier, lead your squad into combat, and incarnate as a powerful Immortal to turn the tide of war!

 

We Kill Monsters | Glass Revolver • Annapurna Interactive

We Kill Monsters is a solo or co-op adventure set in a mysterious and massive pit. You are a Husk of Edinu, homunculi created to explore the depths and hunt Angels.
 

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