Watch the PC Gaming Show: 2023 preview for free today to prep for your next sci-fi gaming year

Hey, space fans! If you're like me, then your passion for space exploration has found its way into your sci-fi gaming life and you're always on the look out for a new digital frontier to explore. Today, you can see what's coming next in space gaming and beyond in the PC Gaming Show: 2023 Preview, which you can watch live online for free. 

Our friends at PC Gamer, a sister publication to, will launch their PC Gaming Show: 2023 Preview event today, Nov. 17, at 1 p.m. EST (1800 GMT) and you can watch it live on Twitch and on YouTube. It will be simulcast on this page at start time and be hosted by Frankie Ward, who also hosts PC Gamer's summer PC Gaming Show. 

Like its name suggests, the PC Gaming Show: 2023 Preview will offer a look ahead of the hottest games set to launch next year. For space fans, one of the most anticipated games coming in 2023 will be Kerbal Space Program 2 from Private Division and it will make an appearance in today's event. 

"What we love about PC gaming is that so often the next big thing—'Stardew Valley,' 'Valheim,' 'Among Us'—completely catches players by surprise," PC Gamer Global Editor-in-Chief Evan Lahti said in a statement. "There are more PC games coming than any one of us can keep track of. We want this show to give PC gamers a digestible look at 2023's most interesting games."

Here's a look at some of the games PC Gamer will showcase in their event today: 

  •  Kerbal Space Program 2 (featuring an exclusive interview with Creative Director Nate Simpson);
  •  A new game from League of Geeks, creators of Armello and the recently announced reboot of Solium Infernum; 
  •  Shadows of Doubt; 
  •  The Great War: Western Front; 
  •  The Top 5 Most-Wanted Games of 2023, as selected by PC Gamer. 

The PC Gaming Show: 2023 Preview is the second annual event this year from PC Gamer after its summer PC Gaming Show and marks the first preview event for the magazine and news site. It will be presented in partnership with Intel and include support from  Starry Studio, Team Miaozi, Plaion, Ravenage, Fireshine Games, Frontier, SEGA, tinyBuild, Fatshark, Hashbane, Wired Productions, Top Hat Studios and Avalanche Studios Group. 

"As a gamer, I truly believe the PC is the best place to play – and Intel's product leadership has enabled the best gaming experiences of the year," Marcus Kennedy, General Manager of Gaming, Creator and Esports Segment at Intel. "We look forward to showcasing future memorable moments with this community during the PC Gaming Show."

You can watch the PC Gaming Show: 2023 Preview live at,,, or on Steam.

If you're looking for more sci-fi game ideas, check out our guides for the best space games, best time travel games and best space horror games to find one right for you. We even gave a guide on the best space VR games.

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Tariq Malik

Tariq is the Editor-in-Chief of and joined the team in 2001, first as an intern and staff writer, and later as an editor. He covers human spaceflight, exploration and space science, as well as skywatching and entertainment. He became's Managing Editor in 2009 and Editor-in-Chief in 2019. Before joining, Tariq was a staff reporter for The Los Angeles Times covering education and city beats in La Habra, Fullerton and Huntington Beach. In October 2022, Tariq received the Harry Kolcum Award for excellence in space reporting from the National Space Club Florida Committee. He is also an Eagle Scout (yes, he has the Space Exploration merit badge) and went to Space Camp four times as a kid and a fifth time as an adult. He has journalism degrees from the University of Southern California and New York University. You can find Tariq at and as the co-host to the This Week In Space podcast with space historian Rod Pyle on the TWiT network. To see his latest project, you can follow Tariq on Twitter @tariqjmalik.