Games We’re Looking Forward to Play!

With the promising amount of action-packed and exciting games released this year, game titles slated to be released in the coming months and in the future are sure to keep us going!

Unfortunately, we can’t list all the games we’re looking forward to play.

Some of us are still going through our catalogues of unfinished titles, but here are some of the games we are looking to play at datascope!

Payday 3 – Ash (Sales, Marketing & Analytics Consultant)

Games We’re Looking Forward to Play!

Payday 3 is an upcoming co-op, first-person shooter action game by Starbreeze studios and published by Koch Media. It is the successor to Payday 2. Payday 3 is set for a 2023 release for PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox series X/S.

Haunted Chocolatier, Witchbrook, Pokemon Scarlet and Violet – Ayesha (Art & animation Consultant)

Games We’re Looking Forward to Play!

Haunted Chocolatier is the next game from the creator of Stardew Valley. You will play as a chocolatier living in a haunted castle, having to gather rare ingredients, use them in various chocolate recipes, which you then sell in your chocolate shop. It does not currently have a release date and developer ConcernedApe notes that ” it will be a while before this game is done.”

Witchbrook is currently in development by Chucklefish. In this game, you can experience the thrills and pitfalls of school-life, forge your own identity as a witch-in-training on the road to graduation.

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet are the first open-world RPGs in the pokemon series. This will be released on November 18, 2022, exclusively for Nintendo switch.

Forspoken – Lily (Art & Animation Consultant)

Forspoken is an upcoming action, role-playing game developed by Luminous productions and published by Square Enix. It is set to be released on January 24th, 2023, for PlayStation 5 and PC. It follows the journey of Frey, a young New Yorker transported to the beautiful and cruel land of Athia. Frey must use her newfound magical abilities in search of her way home to traverse stunning landscapes and battle monstrous creatures.

Stray – Natalie (Director, Head of Design & Production) 

Stray is a third-person cat adventure game developed by BlueTwelve Studio. The player controls a stray cat who sets out to return to the surface by traversing a walled city populated by robots, machines, and mutant bacteria. It was released on July 19th, 2022, for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and PC.

Starfield – Mahyar (Head of Sales & Marketing)

Starfield is an upcoming action, role-playing game developed by Bethesda Game Studios – the award-winning creators of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and Fallout 4. In this game, you can create any character you and want and explore on an epic journey to answer humanity’s greatest mystery. It is set to be released for Xbox series X/S and PC in 2023.

Hogwarts Legacy – Lorna (Learning & Development Manager)

Games We’re Looking Forward to Play!

Hogwarts Legacy is an upcoming, immersive, open-world action RPG set in the world first introduced in the Harry Potter Books and developed by Avalanche Software. Set in the 1800s, your character is a student who holds the key to an ancient secret that threatens to tear the wizarding world apart. It will be available on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S and PC.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 – Joseph (Programming Consultant)

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is a direct sequel to the 2019 reboot, developed by Infinity Ward. It is set to release on October 28th, 2022, for Xbox series X/S and Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and PC.

Overwatch 2, A Plague Tale: Requiem, God of War Ragnarok – Anna (Programming Consultant)

Games We’re Looking Forward to Play!

Overwatch 2 is an upcoming first-person shooter, developed by Blizzard Entertainment. It is the sequel to the 2016 hero shooter, Overwatch. Overwatch 2 is set to have a shared environment for player-vs-player modes, while introducing persistent cooperative modes. The game is scheduled to be released on October 4th, 2022, for PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X/S.

Games We’re Looking Forward to Play!

A Plague Tale: Requiem is a narrative-driven, action-adventure survival horror stealth video game in development by Asobo Studio. It is the sequel to A Plague Tale: Innocence and continues the story of Amicia and Hugo, struggling to survive in a world ravaged by the Black Death. The game is scheduled to release on October 18, 2022, for PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X/S.

Games We’re Looking Forward to Play!

God of War Ragnarok is the sequel to God of War (2018) and the final entry in the series’ saga. It is an action-adventure game developed by Santa Monica Studios and scheduled to be released on November 9, 2022, for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5.

Fable Reboot by Playground – Aklas (Design & Production Consultant)

Games We’re Looking Forward to Play!

The Fable reboot, officially called ‘Fable” is in development and it’s one of the most highly anticipated upcoming Xbox exclusives. Microsoft announced the game back in 2020, it is in production for the Xbox series X/S and PC with Forza Horizon Developer Playground Games.

With more games announced for consoles and PC gamers in the coming months, these are just some of the games we’re looking forward to play!