Comics and Novels Based Video Games Released in 2023

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From the day the word “Geek” was created to this day, fantasy, science fiction, and superhero comics and novels have, and will always have, a special place in this world. These products of pop culture have put forth content that fans have not only enjoyed in their original format, but also in various other formats like movies, TV shows, animation and video games. Talking about video games, it is certainly no news that comics and novels have been a big inspiration for many of the most beloved video games out there. From Spiderman, passing through Batman, to The Witcher, comics and novels have been important as far as inspiration for top games is concerned.

In a previous article, we looked at the top video games based on popular comics characters out there. These have come and fans have enjoyed them, but pop culture continues to grow and so many more video game projects based on comics and novels are bound to see the light of day.

In this light, therefore, the year 2023 is shaping up to be a great year for book fans, with a number of highly anticipated games based on their favorite characters and franchises set to release. Here are a few of the most anticipated comic book based video games coming in 2023:


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The sequel to the critically acclaimed 2018 game, Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 will see Peter Parker and Miles Morales team up to take on Venom and the Sinister Six. The game is being developed by Insomniac Games, and will be released for PlayStation 5.


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Set in the wizarding world of Harry Potter, Hogwarts Legacy is an open-world action RPG that will allow players to create their own witch or wizard and attend Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. The game is being developed by Avalanche Software, and will be released for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and PC.


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Another game that has gained popularity due to its association with recollections from the past and feelings of nostalgia. Resident Evil 4 Remake is a recreation of the video game Resident Evil 4 from 2005. The game is a survival horror title that Capcom created and released. The game will be released on March 24, 2023. The PlayStation 5, Windows, and Xbox X/S would all support it.


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Inspired by Stephen King’s character, David Lynch, this is a sequel to “Alan Wake” released in 2010. This remake will be released in 2023 on PS5, Windows, and Xbox X/S. It is a survival horror game created by Remedy Entertainment and published by Epic Games.


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This game is incredibly popular, and not just fans of DC or Superhero Comics. Even casual gamers are crazy about it. It is the first game in the “Batman: Arkham” series to have no Batman. This game series has received positive reviews from critics and players in general, which has generated attention. Currently available on PS4 and Xbox One, the game will be made available for the PS5, Xbox X/S, and Windows soon.

Games and comics/novels have always enjoyed a wonderful relationship over the years. A game like Spiderman on Playstation has been rated as one of the best products the video game industry has seen. There will be many more video games based on comics coming in the years ahead. However, as far as 2023 is concerned, these are just a few of the many comic book based video games to be released within the 2023 window. With so many great games to choose from, comic book fans, without a doubt, are sure to have a lot to look forward to this year.

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