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New Year, New Games: Every January 2024 Video Game Release You Need to Know

January might typically be a post-holiday gaming lull, but 2024 is bucking the trend. This month kicks off with a bang, offering a diverse selection of highly anticipated sequels, fresh IP, and intriguing indie gems. Whether you crave classic action-adventure, competitive fighting, quirky charm, or thought-provoking narratives, January has something for every gamer.

So, grab your controller (or mouse and keyboard) and get ready to dive into the exciting world of January’s releases:

Big Names, Big Excitement:

  • January 18th:
    • Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown: The legendary Prince returns in a vibrant open-world adventure filled with parkour acrobatics, thrilling combat, and ancient mysteries to unravel. (PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PC)
    • Turnip Boy Robs A Bank: Embrace the rootin’ tootin’ chaos as a rebellious radish pulls off the heist of the century in this charming puzzle-platformer. (Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Nintendo Switch, PC)
  • January 19th: The Last of Us Part 2 Remastered: Experience Ellie’s harrowing journey anew with stunning visuals and enhanced performance in this PS5 remaster of Naughty Dog’s award-winning masterpiece.
  • January 26th:
    • Tekken 8: The King of Iron Fist Tournament explodes onto the next generation with jaw-dropping visuals, an expanded roster of iconic fighters, and new mechanics pushing the boundaries of competitive combat. (PC, PS5, Xbox Series X/S)
    • Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth: The Yakuza universe gets a spin-off twist with this casino management sim. Build your own gambling empire, recruit shady allies, and climb the ladder of the underworld in this unique blend of strategy and Yakuza charm. (PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, PS5)

Indie Gems and Unique Experiences:

  • January 11th: Radiance: Unravel a captivating mystery in this atmospheric point-and-click adventure featuring hand-painted visuals and a haunting soundtrack. (PC)
  • January 17th: Atlas Wept: Explore a surreal, post-apocalyptic world filled with fragmented memories and philosophical ponderings in this evocative narrative adventure. (PC)
  • January 24th: Enshrouded: Embark on a perilous journey through a fog-ridden world filled with monstrous creatures and perilous environments in this atmospheric survival horror game. (PC)
  • January 30th: The Quinfall: Master the elements and manipulate the weather in this open-world adventure set in a vibrant, hand-painted world. (PC)

Also Read: Nintendo Switch 2: Release Date, Features, and Games for the Next Console


Beyond the Highlights:

Remember, this is just a taste of what January has to offer! Look out for other exciting releases like:

  • Fractured Veil: (Action RPG, January 18th, PC)
  • New Cycle: (Narrative Adventure, January 18th, PC)
  • Stargate Timekeepers: (Action Roguelike, January 23rd, PC)
  • Unforetold: Witchstone: (Visual Novel, January 25th, PC)

So, get ready to hit the ground running in 2024! January’s diverse gaming landscape promises something for everyone. Which titles are you most excited to play?

Disclaimer: Release dates are subject to change, so be sure to check with the developer or publisher for the latest information.

This article is just a starting point. Feel free to add more details about specific games, genres, or platforms, and explore any interesting trends or themes you notice in January’s releases. You can also personalize the article by offering your own recommendations or opinions on the upcoming games. Have fun and make it your own!

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