Another month has ended, bringing numerous games on multiple platforms into the hands of gamers. February delivered us with a possible game-of-the-year contender in the form of Hogwarts Legacy. The alternate soviet world of Atomic Heart released alongside a bunch of new experiences for the PSVR2. Now March is upon us, bringing another month of new releases, the remake of one of Capcom’s best Resident Evil games, and of course plenty of intriguing indie games. There are plenty of engaging games to look out for in March, we’ve picked out ten for your consideration.
Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty
Kicking off March is a new dark fantasy Three Kingdoms action RPG from Team NINJA, the developers of Nioh. In Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty, the land is overcome by chaos and destruction. The fate of the imperial dynasty is left in the hands of a nameless militia soldier. Defend the Three Kingdoms from demons this month on March 3rd for PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S.
Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty is a dramatic, action-packed story where you are constantly fighting for survival in a dark fantasy version of the Later Han Dynasty. Demons plague the Three Kingdoms, fight off deadly creatures and enemy soldiers using swordplay based on Chinese martial arts. Use various play styles with weapons and wizardly spells. Live by the sword and overwhelm opponents with a flurry of force in a series of intense and bloody battles. Using the power of the Five Phases, use elemental attacks like fire and ice to vanquish foes. Alongside this, use a variety of weapons from glaives to dual swords to slice and dice various demons. Summon Divine Beasts to aid you in battle, bring forth these beasts and perform feats of great power.
Do Not Feed The Monkeys 2099
Next up is the futuristic observation sim, Do Not Feed The Monkeys 2099. The sequel to indie gem Do Not Feed The Monkeys has arrived, bringing new shenanigans to observe but with a futuristic twist. Observe the monkeys behind cages from the comfort of your home on March 9th for PC.
Do you like power, money, breaking rules and Being part of an exclusive group? If the answer is yes then welcome to The Primate Observation Club! Live out all your heart’s desires as the newest member and if you are already in the Club, it’s time to move up the ladder. Watch the monkeys from secret cameras, take on side hustles to claim some extra cash, and manipulate lives as a divine being.
In 2099, alien knowledge has created great advancements in technology allowing corporations to sponsor planets. Earth is now a wasteland and humanity have spread all over the galaxy. Humans, robots, and aliens now live side by side. By using the MonkeyVision app, manage the hidden cameras and monitor cages. Learn more about each subject through observations and research using the internet and you may get the chance to interact with them. Once you’ve finished the game, new and exciting features such as a Fast Forwarding ability will be available. Who knows what other rewards await you?
Peaky Blinders: The King’s Ransom
Next is the first virtual reality game inspired by the epic gangster drama, Peaky Blinders. In Peaky Blinders: The King’s Ransom, come face to face with iconic characters, participate in shootouts, and uncover a plot that puts the whole country at stake. You can start your journey with the Peaky Blinders on March 9th for Meta Quest 2, PICO 4, and available for purchase on Steam.
Set in 1928, you play the role of a fugitive whose been fleeing the firing squad for over a decade. On the run, you turn to the infamous crime boss Tommy Shelby for help. This leads to becoming embroiled in the hunt for Winston Churchill’s Red Box, a briefcase containing all the identities of every British agent around the globe. As you’re drawn deeper into England’s criminal underworld, you find yourself at war once again. Enemy factions are closing in, and they all want the box: for power, for money, and the chance to bring the country to its knees.
Come face-to-face with iconic characters from the show such as Tommy Shelby (Cillian Murphy) and his hot-headed brother Arthur (Paul Anderson). Interact with intriguing new characters as you uncover allegiances and confront your enemies. Explore the gritty streets of 1920s Birmingham and London, and immerse yourself in iconic locations from the show, including The Garrison Tavern, Charlie’s Yard and the Shelbys’ Betting Shop. The world of Peaky Blinders is full of opportunity and risk. Take the fight to your enemies in thrilling, fast-paced shootouts where you’ll need to improvise to stay alive. Keep your wits about you as simmering tensions explode into intense action, defeat the odds and bring back the box!
Here’s a new release for anyone craving the multiplayer experience of the older Assassin’s Creed games. Decieve Inc has the world’s greatest spies locked in a tense multiplayer game of subterfuge. Play as multiple spies with their own classes to take home the objective, by any means necessary. The developers have announced an open beta starting March 10th before the release of Decieve Inc on March 21st. The game releases for PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X/S.
Welcome to Decieve Inc. a private corporation with a complete monopoly over the international espionage market. Play against rival spies in a game of cat and mouse. Use state-of-the-art spyware like the holographic watch, allowing you to disguise as guests, staff members or even security guards to gain access to restricted areas without arousing suspicion.
Find your play style with a roster of diverse agents each with their own unique weapon and skillset. Create loadouts using a plethora of highly versatile gadgets. Use gadgets like the Inflatable mat, holo-mimic and bulletproof umbrella, to assist with defeating enemy spies. Infiltrate sprawling locations filled with people to suspect, electronics to hack, restricted areas to trespass in and windows to jump from. How you get inside the vault and steal the objective is entirely up to you, take on all the rival spies who will stop at nothing to beat you to it. Only one spy can complete the mission…so hey no pressure.
Next up is the next entry into Ubisoft’s real-time city-building strategy series, Anno. Lead the industrial revolution in Anno 1800, discover new technologies, regions, and societies. Implement your own strategy, and build a new world to your design on March 16th for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S.
Experience one of the most exciting and fast-changing periods of all time. Prove your skills in the dawn of a new era by creating huge cities on lush continents, send out expeditions around the globe, and dominate opponents using diplomacy, trade, or warfare. Combining beloved features with innovative gameplay, Anno 1800 is the beginning of a new era for the Anno franchise as players leave their mark on a crucial moment in human history.
Anno 1800 includes a single-player campaign, sandbox mode, and an online mode to play PvP or co-op. In solo play, challenge yourself with a variety of different AI opponents or focus on building and beautifying your empire. Combining beloved features with innovative gameplay, Anno 1800 is the beginning of a new era for the Anno franchise as players leave their mark on a crucial moment in human history.
Return to the ring in the latest instalment of the popular wrestling franchise in WWE 2K23. With expanded features, gorgeous graphics, and a deep roster of WWE Superstars and Legends. Hop into the ring on March 17th for PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S.
For this year’s instalment of WWE, the fan-favourite action-packed Wargames makes its debut. Delivering heart-pounding 3v3 and 4v4 multiplayer mayhem inside two side-by-side rings, surrounded by a double-steel cage. Hit the ring with a deep roster of WWE Superstars and Legends including Roman Reigns, “American Nightmare” Cody Rhodes, Ronda Rousey, Brock Lesnar, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin and more!
In the 2K Showcase, play through John Cena’s key moments and toughest opponents from his 20-year WWE career. In a franchise first, play as each marquee opponent as you aim to take down Mr Hustle, Loyalty, and Respect. MyGM returns, allowing players to take the reins of weekly shows and compete against rival general managers for brand supremacy. MyGM now features more GMs to choose from, additional show options, multiple seasons, expanded match cards, and more match types for up to four players. WWE Universe Mode is the ultimate sandbox that puts you in charge of WWE, from Superstar rosters, feuds, champions, weekly shows, and more!
Have A Nice Death
Here’s a roguelike that is now leaving early access towards the end of March. Have A Nice Death is a 2D action roguelike where you play as an overworked Death. Explore an office-like underworld where Death’s employees have run rampant and completely thrown Death’s vacation plans off balance. Have A Nice Death releases on March 22nd for PC and Nintendo Switch.
In Have A Nice Death, fight off your employees to restore order in the workplace. Sharpen your skills (and scythe) through fast-paced hack n’ slash combat, utilizing over 30 unique weapons and spells you can find and upgrade to create devastating combinations. Discover and explore the darkly charming, procedurally-generated departments of Death Inc. Meet a diverse cast of memorable characters, like your affable pumpkin-headed assistant, Pump Quinn, who is always happy to spill the local gossip.
Due to being Death, death does not await you (unless you look at yourself in a mirror), use what you’ve experienced to overcome the numerous minions and bosses in each department of Death Incorporated until the balance is restored. Use performance reviews after every run to unlock interesting items and upgrades to help progress your journey. Taking more power for yourself is a controversial move in Death Incorporated’s company culture. For instance, adopting a Curse upgrade for yourself might result in the Labor Inspector granting your subordinates enhanced powers, or worse, raising the cost of koffee and other items that are vital to your work output. Nevertheless, Have A Nice Death is sprawling with surprises for the average undead office worker to enjoy…for all eternity.
Not For Broadcast
Our next pick is Tinybuild’s dark comedic game of televised chaos, Not For Broadcast. Take control of the world of British live broadcast television in an alternate version of the 1980s. Originally released for early access in 2020 and then released for PC in 2022, Not For Broadcast releases for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S on March 23rd.
In Not For Broadcast, become the editor for Channel One’s National Nightly News show. With no time to plan, your job is to make sure the show goes on, no matter how temperamental the newscasters or guests get. Choose the perfect camera angle, bleep out any swearing (or dangerous ideas), and make decisions that may or may not alter the course of history.
Alongside the console ports releasing, NotGames and TinyBuild will be releasing the new Live & Spooky DLC the same day. Return to the Channel One editing room for a new special broadcast featuring some ghostly content. There’s no such thing as ghosts, obviously. And definitely, no deep, dark secrets to be uncovered. Nevertheless, the show must go on, pick which rooms the crew investigates and use some impromptu effects to spice things up. What could possibly go wrong?
Resident Evil 4
One of the biggest releases of March is the highly anticipated remake of Resident Evil 4. Return to the classic adventure starring Leon S. Kennedy where the president’s daughter has been kidnapped. Relive the game that changed Resident Evil forever on March 24th for PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X/S.
In Resident Evil 4, six years have passed since the biological disaster in Raccoon City, Leon S. Kennedy now working for the government, is tasked with retrieving the president’s daughter from a secluded European village. As you search for the kidnapped daughter, discover the terrible secrets that are going on with the locals as you try to survive.
Featuring new revised third-person gameplay similar to the original game that takes inspiration from the remakes of Resident Evil 2&3. The remake will feature six different control schemes, including one that resembles the original game. Resident Evil 4 features modernized and improved visuals compared to the original, with a tenser atmosphere, improved character designs and enhanced backgrounds. Fan-favourite character The Merchant returns, supplying players with weapons and items to aid their journey. However this time he also will be giving players side quests to complete through the main story.
Crime Boss: Rocklay City
Finally to end off March, immerse yourself in a new tale of organized crime in Crime Boss: Rockay City. In this first-person shooter game, take to the streets in action-packed turf wars resembling gameplay similar to the Payday franchise. You can start your criminal enterprise on March 28th for PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X/S.
Rockay City is a thriving metropolis with excitement buzzing from the sandy bay to the towering skyscrapers. However, beyond the glamour, there is a fierce turf war raging on after the former crime boss met their demise. Now everyone is gunning for the seat, including Travis Baker (Michael Madsen), a man set on becoming the new king of Rockay City, one crime at a time.
Choose your crew based on their skills and expertise, and execute daring missions. Jump into the PVE co-op multiplayer and take on thrilling hits and heists with up to four players. Fail and you leave empty-handed, but succeed and you’ll find yourself richly rewarded. In the single-player campaign, play as Baker as he builds his empire with strategy, cunning and a lot of firepower. Take down other bosses while outrunning Sheriff Norris in an action-packed roguelike campaign that rewards and punishes in equal measure.