January is the first month on the calendar and it brings with it a number of new video games for 2023, both from major studios as well as indie developers.
There are many genres covered in the games, from action-adventure and immersive atmospheric exploration to adventure and adventure. PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC — the titles are available on all types of consoles and the computer.
With releases such as Spelunky 2, Rugby 22, Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection Pokémon Legends: Arceus. In fact, 2022 was a year of great video games.
Dynasty Warriors 9 Empires, Elden Ring, F1 22, FIFA 23, Overwatch 2, Saints Row, A Plague Tale: Requiem, Modern Warfare II – Call of Duty God of War Ragnarök These were the top hits of the year.
However, January 2023 isn’t as packed with great titles as it was 12 months ago. There is still plenty of great titles. Age of Empires II: Complete EditionIt appears to be the only legacy title that month has been praised. Although they seem promising, most of the other titles are completely new. Unbound Space Season: A letter to the future.
It is only the beginning of 2023 and some of the best games will be released in the coming months. These include Part I of The Last of Us, Hogwarts Legacy, Resident Evil 4 Remake, Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League, Final Fantasy XVI And the most awaited Street Fighter 6.
When Sony’s PlayStation VR2 (PS VR2) is released in 2023, things will look even more interesting the second month. On 22 February, the virtual reality gaming system (PS VR2) will be released. It will also include a free DLC for the 2021 game. Resident Evil Village.
Upcoming video Spiel Releases and their dates January 2023
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Vengeful Guardian: Moonrider
Date of release: 12 January
Platforms: Switch between PC and PS4, PS5, or PS4.
Do you remember those 16-bit videogames from two decades ago? Vengeful Guardian: Moonrider It is a throwback back to the retro age in gaming.
The action-packed side-scrolling game features Moonrider as a powerful super soldier who wants to end totalitarian rule. Moonrider, which looks like a ninja is interestingly the creation of the same forces that control the world.
The combat in the game is highly responsive and challenging. The game has eight stages and the visually stunning visuals are impressively designed to create the most immersive experience of pixel art games in the 16-bit era.
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Release date: 12 January
Platforms: Switching between PC and Switch
Lone Ruin This is a twin-stick shooter where the player’s character is controlled using two joysticks.
Developed by Cuddle Monster Games and published by Super Rare Originals, the game follows an unnamed explorer — the player character — who must find an ancient power in a ruined magical city.
The character will have to fight strange creatures in the city. It is situated on top of a magical fountain through which magic was gained by the past mages.
The objective is to discover the ancient power that led to the city’s destruction a millennium earlier and to rid it of corrupted magic.
Apart from the normal adventure mode, Lone Ruin For those who enjoy taking on waves, there is also a survival mode.
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Date of release: 13 January
Platforms: PS4, Xbox One. PS5, Xbox Series X/S.
Bandai Namco Entertainment published this book. One Piece Odyssey is that it has been created with the direct involvement of Eiichiro Oda — the author of the acclaimed manga series on which the game is based. Its visuals and gameplay blend the best of Japanese role-playing games (JRPG), with manga.
The 25th anniversary of the game is celebrated with this game One Piece.
Fans of the franchise will discover new characters and monsters in this game. It revolves around Captain Monkey D. Luffy (the main protagonist) and the Straw Hat Crew as they explore Grand Line, an ocean route.
The crew finds themselves on Waford Island, a mysterious and unexplored island. After a storm, they find themselves stranded there. They must find a way to get together, while also facing locals, natural forces, and enemies.
To deepen your connection with the game and its characters, side missions and battles can be incorporated into the main story.
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Date of release: 19 January
Platforms: Switch, Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S
The game takes place in rural Indonesia in 1990s. It’s a slice of life adventure. The story mirrors the daily lives of real people.
Unbound Space This is the story of Atma, a boy, and Raya, a girl. They are high school sweethearts who almost always stay together.
Raya and Atma face an existential crisis as a mysterious supernatural force threatens the world. They join forces to discover the secrets behind the supernatural force, and in the process learn more about their own personalities.
The plot of Unbound Space It explores the themes of anxiety and depression as well as playing with fantasical elements. It features stunning pixel art that adds depth and dimension to the environment.
Mojiken Studio, an Indonesian indie-game developer, developed the game. Unbound Space Published by Toge Productions & Chorus Worldwide
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Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 Portable
Release date: 19 January
Popularly known as Persona 3 POdertable or P3PThis game is part of the ongoing long-running Shin Megami Manga, anime, and other media franchises.
P3P Atlus, the game’s developer, originally launched it on PS2 in 2006. Later, the game was released on the PSP console. Both gamers and critics were positive about the original game.
The story of the videogame will remain the same for new consoles. It will also be available on January 2023.
The player character is a member a secret school club. She must save humanity from certain doom by channeling an inner power called Persona. Players can pick a female protagonist — a decision that affects the game’s dynamics and introduces new abilities among other gameplay effects.
Atlus had officially revealed the release date. P3P For PC and modern consoles, 8 October 2022 According to the company, Persona 4 Gold (P4GThe sequel to the franchise (titled ) will be available on modern platforms the same day.
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Date of release: 24 January
Platforms: PC, PS5
Square Enix published the book, which was developed by Luminous Productions. Forspoken This article is about Frey Holland, who lives in New York City.
Frey finds herself suddenly transported to Athia in the game. There she discovers that her magical abilities have been enhanced and that she can parkour better.
She finds out that the land was once beautiful. However, a phenomenon called The Break has corrupted it and all life on it. She is confronted by monstrous beasts as well as evil sorceresses called Tantas (formerly benevolent matriarchs).
Frey must use her newfound abilities to defeat enemies and return to NYC through the treacherous terrain.
The open-world game has stunning landscapes, with deep canyons, floating boulders and majestic walls — all of which are perfect for the display of Frey’s exceptional parkour skills.
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Age of Empires II: Complete Edition
Release date: 31 January
Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
The game is regarded by all as one the greatest of all games. Age of Empires II: Complete Edition The original release was on PC in 2019. The console version will offer the amazing game to all those who enjoy building empires with joysticks.
The game is essentially a high-resolution, remastered copy of the 1999 classic. Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings. The new version includes all previous expansions, The Conquerors, The African KingdomsAnd Rise of the Rajas — The last section focuses on South East Asia’s ancient kingdoms. Later expansions like Dawn of the Dukes India’s Dynasties These are also part Age of Empires II: Complete Edition.
The core gameplay of the strategy game is unchanged. The game allows players to choose their civilisation, and then use the resources to build armies and conquer enemies. Many historical figures have been featured in unique campaigns.
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Season: A letter to the future
Release date: 31 January
Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5
A trailer for The Game of Thrones Season: A letter to the future Scavengers Studio, a developer-publisher, shows a stunningly beautiful world that immediately gives Studio Ghibli vibes.
The colours and the third-person atmospheric adventure guarantee to draw players into the game’s environment. The game also tracks Estelle’s adventures as she rides a bicycle and records her observations to create a record for the future.
“Close your eyes, take a breath, and be carried away into this atmospheric adventure. Record memories, experience the story and witness the last breath of the season,” reads a tweet by the makers describing the game.
Although it seems like there’s a hint at imminent doom, Estelle is not able to explain why she feels so deeply for her isolated community. You can take sounds, pictures, and sketches anywhere you want. It’s almost as if she is recording everything before it all ends.
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