It has been known for a long time that the month of January is weak in terms of video game releases, since it is during the end of the year when companies take the opportunity to publish their games and be in time for Christmas shopping and thus have more sales.
However, for those gamers looking to start the year with new gaming experiences, January 2023 has some great, high-quality titles in store, with the start of the year seeing the return of games to next-gen consoles, as well as all-new adventures. .
One Piece Odyssey
Game based on the popular anime of ”one piece”, being a new turn-based RPG title. Although the franchise’s video games have never been well received, ”Odyssey” has a story written by Eiichiro Odaoriginal author of the manga, which will also take the opportunity to introduce new characters in the game.
Players will be able to control each of the members of the Straw Shadow Pirates with each of them having unique abilities, similar to those we see in the anime or manga. The story follows Luffy and his friends stranded on a mysterious island, where they will have to reclaim their lost abilities on a journey that will take them through their memories.
”One Piece Odyssey” will be released on January 13 for PlayStation 4, playstation 5Xbox Series X | S and PC.
It might also interest you: Find out which were the most played video games in 2022
Vengeful Guardian: Moon Rider
Title of an independent company that serves as a tribute to 16-bit action platforms such as ”Ninja Gaiden” or ”Shinobi”. Set in a world where humanity is oppressed, the game follows Moonrider, a cyborg ninja warrior who rebels against his purpose as a tool of an authoritarian state, ripping through enemies in a quest for revenge against his creators.
”Vengeful Guardian: Moonrider” will be released on January 12 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, nintendoswitch and PC.
Persona 3 Portable and Persona 4 Golden
For all the fans of the ”Persona” franchise who have wanted to play another of the titles on next-generation consoles, this January the ports of ”Persona 3 Portable” and ”Persona 4 Golden” will be released. The classic RPG titles of Atlus can be experienced with new high-resolution graphics, a quick save option, and other additions.
”Persona 3 Portable” and ”Persona 4 Golden” will arrive for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, PC, Xbox One and Xbox X|S, being available within the Xbox Game Pass service.
Fire Emblem Engage
”Fire Emblem Engage” is the latest installment in the popular turn-based tactical combat series. Set 1,000 years after the four kingdoms sealed the Fallen Dragon, the new game calls on the player to seal evil once more, this time as Alear, the Divine Dragon. Alear can summon main heroes from previous games, being able to have their abilities, weapons and appearance.
”Fire Emblem Engage” is coming to Nintendo Switch on January 20.
It might also interest you: Elden Ring and the best-selling games on Steam during 2022
New Square Enix game that was first announced in June 2020 along with the reveal of the PlayStation 5. Here we will control Frey Holland, a young woman from New York who is transported to the fantastic world of Athia, where she must use her powers magical characters to travel across the terrain and fight monsters.
The biggest draw of ”Forspoken” is Frey’s ”magic parkour” ability, which will allow players to move around the map with great ease, as well as have a host of various spells and abilities to play. combat, being a totally unique open world experience.
Dead Space Remake
”Dead Space” is back with a new version of Electronic Arts. Seemingly faithful to the original 2008 survival horror game, the remake follows Isaac Clarke, an engineer who responds to a distress signal from the USG Ishimura. The remake improves sections of the original title, with the zero gravity zones being more satisfying and with Isaac now having a voice.
The remake of ”Dead Space” will be released on PlayStation 5, Xbox X | S and PC on January 27.
Follow us on