The Top Video Game Releases Coming in March 2024

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The Top Video Game Releases Coming in March 2024

2023 was one of the best years in gaming and 2024 is looking to follow suit. Nintendo is gearing up to release a new Princess Peach title; A new 2D Prince of Persia released in January; and the anticipated Final Fantasy Rebirth 7 Rebirth arrives in a few weeks. With such a strong start to the year, it only adds extra pressure for game developers to deliver as the year progresses. January and February has already cemented itself as a huge win for gamers and March is looking to be just as epic. Here are the top video game releases coming in March of 2024.

Ufouria: The Saga 2 (March 1)

Releasing for PC/PS5/Switch/Xbox Series X

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Kicking off the month, we have the release of Ufouria: The Saga 2. Developed by Sunsoft, this title is an exploration-based side scroller.

The levels change every time you play allowing for seemingly endless content and replayability. The game has been marketed as a remake but it’s actually a sequel to the original Ufouria: The Saga. This release will have familiar characters and stages from the original game rerendered in a new art style. Fans of the original will find themselves at home with Ufouria: The Saga 2.

The Thaumaturge (March 4)

Releasing for PC

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A few days after Ufouria, The Thaumaturge will be released on PC. The title is an isometric, narrative-driven RPG that takes pride in its unique approach to turn-based combat.

The game takes place in the year 1905 Warsaw. The setting is living under Imperial Russia and has a diverse cast of people from different backgrounds and ideologies. Make morally ambiguous choices, investigate, and strengthen your character in Fool’s Theory’s new release.

The Outlast Trials (March 5)

Releasing for PC/PS4/PS5/Xbox One/Xbox Series X

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These last few years have seen a huge uptick in games of the Horror Co-Op genre. With releases like Dead by Daylight, Phasmophobia, and Lethal Company.

On March 5, Outlast joins the fray with the new release in the franchise, The Outlaw Trials. The game is set during the Cold War. Human experiments are recruited to be tested on and brainwashed. The game can be played with friends or alone and you’re tasked with surviving the horrifying experiments.

Unicorn Overlord (March 8)

Releasing for PS4/PS5/Switch/Xbox Series X

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After their very successful 2019 release, 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim. Vanillaware has teamed up with Atlus to release a brand-new tactical fantasy RPG.

The title follows 16 main characters across a vibrant world. The player can assemble units and form any kind of party they want. They can command them into high-quality animated battles. Decisions you make throughout the game will affect the five nations of the world and over time you can cultivate a grand army with over 60 unique units.

WWE 2K24 (March 8)

Releasing for PC/PS4/PS5/Xbox One/Xbox Series X

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On the same day as Unicorn Overlord, the 24th installment of the long-running WWE 2K series releases as well.

The title will have a roster of 89 WWE Superstars and Legends with 12 of them being new to 2K24. The game will have multiple advancements including the “2K Showcase of the Immortals” celebrating 40 years of WrestleMania. Fans of the series will be able to enjoy new match types, new MyRise experiences, and much more on March 8th. After the generally favorable reception of WWE 2K23, this title is sure to wow fans once again.

Outcast – A New Beginning (March 15)

Releasing on PC/PS5/Xbox Series X

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It has been 20 years since the original Outcast paved the way for open-world gaming. This title is the long-awaited sequel developed by the original team behind the original.

Players will use a jet-pack to quickly traverse the world. You can build your own weapons to use in combat, and approach the non-linear story in whatever way they see fit. The team of Outcast takes great pride in what they accomplished in the original and is seeking to recapture that magic on March 15th.

Alone In The Dark (March 20)

Releasing on PC/PS5/Xbox Series X

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Alone In The Dark is one of the most influential games of the 1990s and on March 20th, it will be receiving a remake.

Marketed as a love letter to the original, this title takes place in the 1920’s south. The player can choose between two protagonists both voiced by Hollywood talent, Jodie Comer and David Harbour. The developer intends to return to the roots of survival horror with this atmospheric title. All to the backdrop of a beautiful yet chilling jazz soundtrack. Expect greatness with this release for it is even being written by praised horror writer, Mikael Hedberg, the writer of SOMA and Amnesia.

Horizon Forbidden West (March 21)

Releasing on PC

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Guerilla has proven that the Horizon franchise is here to stay with two phenomenal titles back to back.

On the 21st of March, the PlayStation exclusive makes its way to PC. The release will be the definitive Complete Edition which includes all of the game’s extra content. Also included in this re-release are all the added perks of gaming on PC. The title will even allow DualSense functionality for those who love the adaptive trigger and haptic feedback of the PS5 controller.

Dragon’s Dogma 2 (March 22)

Releasing on PC/PS5/Xbox Series X

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Dragon’s Dogma is finally getting a sequel in March.

Dragon’s Dogma 2 is a single-player, narrative RPG game that offers truly immersive fantasy. The game is marketed as a solo experience but it takes pride in the game’s artificial intelligence and the party members called Pawns that will help you on your adventure. While the game is an action-rpg it is also a puzzle game as the encounters present will challenge your creativity.

Princess Peach: Showtime! (March 22)

Releasing on Nintendo Switch

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The last Princess Peach game was in 2005, Prince Peach Showtime is bound to excite many fans of the character.

In this title, players will help Peach save the Sparkle Theater from Grape and the Sour Bunch. Peach will deploy multiple transformations and abilities to aid her on her journey. The game will also introduce new characters such as Stella, the helpful guardian of the Sparkle Theater.

Rise of the Ronin (March 22)

Releasing on PS5


Team Ninja is back with their new Rise Of Ronin release.

The game will take place in 1863 Japan and the player will be free to shape the story as they wish. There will be critical mission decisions that will shape the world through a rich multi-choice system. The developers praise their work on the title’s authentic world as the game takes place right at the end of the samurai era. Players can expect for this game to have fantastic combat as the developers are known for their work on Nioh and Ninja Gaiden.

South Park: Snow Day (March 26)

Releasing on PC/PS5/Switch/Xbox Series X

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South Park Digital Studios is back with another RPG with South Park: Snow Day!

This title is another iteration of the winning formula from the previous South Park titles. In this all-new co-op game, the player(s) play the new kid joining the original South Park gang on a snow day. A massive blizzard has thrown the town into chaos and school was canceled. You’ll battle your way through the snow-covered town and engage in debauchery expected from a South Park title.

Prison Architect 2 (March 26)

Releasing on PC/PS5/Xbox Series X

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Wrapping up the month alongside South Park is Prison Architect 2.

This game is more of the previous title in the series for fans of its prison management gameplay. The series makes the jump to 3D where players can build manage and control their prison in a new way. Establish infrastructure, engage with smart inmates, and determine the fate of your prison by making the right choices. This game will require strategy and planning to maintain a running institution. Fans of the original will enjoy this title just as much, guaranteed.

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