As January rolls on, it brings us new adventures, extra content material for some huge titles, and the possibility to revisit some earlier releases. The Pokemon-inspired MMO Temtem is stuffed with creatures to gather, whereas The Strolling Useless: Saints & Sinners is stuffed with zombies to gun down. You may also leap again into Kingdom Hearts Three with the Re:Thoughts growth. Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath HD is getting an up to date Nintendo Change port, whereas the dystopia journey sport Mosaic makes its console debut.
Temtem — January 21
Obtainable on: PC
At first look, you may suppose Temtem is said to Pokemon Sword & Protect. Effectively, the Pokemon collection is developer Crema’s chief inspiration. However there are some key variations: mainly, Temtem is an MMO. Meaning you may discover the archipelago, catch creatures, and throw down in 2v2 battles with mates. These battles contain a elemental strengths and weaknesses, sure, however Temtems also can synergize for deeper methods.
Kingdom Hearts III – Re:Thoughts — January 23
Obtainable on: PS4
Re:Thoughts brings extra of what you like about Kingdom Hearts to the newest sport, with extra boss fights, story content material, and two new Keyblades for Sora to wield: Oblivion and Oathkeeper. It focuses on his seek for Kairi within the Keyblade Graveyard, however Kairi herself can be playable. Re:Thoughts additionally brings again Last Fantasy favorites like Aerith, Yuffie, and Leon.
Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath HD — January 23
Obtainable on: Change
The Oddworld collection is, properly, odd. The titular stranger wields a crossbow that fires tiny creatures as ammo, letting you’re taking down enemies with distinctive results. This Nintendo Change port permits you to try this with new gyro controls. The Stranger himself is a bounty hunter who can leap and climb across the surroundings, and there is loads of platforming available right here too.
Mosaic — January 23
Obtainable on: PS4, Xbox One, Change
Mosaic is ready in a dreadful world: a sprawling, miserable metropolis with lifeless individuals simply going via their day by day routines. The sport duties you with breaking out of this dystopia, occurring a journey to beat your city isolationism. That sounds summary, I do know, however no less than there is a enjoyable saxophone participant within the trailer.
The Strolling Useless: Saints & Sinners — January 23
Obtainable on: PC
What’s an episode of New Releases with out a digital actuality sport? Saints and Sinners is ready in a flooded New Orleans, the place you will must scavenge for provides, make powerful selections, and meet with numerous factions if you wish to survive. There’s additionally a secret hidden within the metropolis that simply may put a cease to this complete zombie plague factor too.
There’s nonetheless one other batch of sizzling January video games within the oven. Subsequent week, New Releases will chunk into Journey to the Savage Planet and the long-awaited last episode of Kentucky Route Zero.