Upcoming Games: January 2018

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Upcoming Games: January 2018

Aubrie Lawrence, Junior Website Editor

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Happy New Year Spud buds! With the beginning of the new year, game designers are rushing to get their newest games out there. So, if you are willing to give up on your new year’s resolution of going to the gym, then take a look at a few of the games coming out this January.

The Inpatient – January 23

Discover what happened 60 years prior to the events of the award winning game Until Dawn. Play as a amnesiac inpatient who must find out who they are and why they are a patient in the Blackwood Sanatorium. Using Virtual Reality, you must navigate your way through the sanatorium, communicating to non-playable characters through voice recognition. You must decide the fate of each character and those decisions are what make the game. Beware, the people that stand in front of you may not always be your friend.

Console-  PlayStation 4

Publisher- Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe

Developer- Supermassive Games

Genre- Survival horror

Monster Hunter: World – January 26

In Monster Hunter: World, enjoy the ultimate hunting experience. Playing as a hunter, you can take on quests to hunt a variety of  monsters from different habitats. The more monsters you kill, the more you level up, and the more weapons and armor you have at your disposal to become the most vicious hunter alive.

Console-  PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows

Publisher- Capcom

Developer- Capcom

Genre- Action role-playing game

Dragon Ball FighterZ – January 26

Battle in spectacular fights against your favorite Dragon Ball Z characters. While the game looks easy to master, each technique is uniquely difficult to learn, allowing players to truly master the essence of street fighting.  Experience aerial combos, destructible stages, and famous scenes from the Dragon Ball Z anime that have been processed to look even better than what they looked like on screen.

Console-  PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows

Publisher- Bandai Namco Entertainment

Developer- Arc System Works

Genre- Fighting game

As we ring in 2018, let’s not forget the great games of the past year. Let your year be filled with enjoying games that make you appreciate all the hard work that each game designer had to do. So, while you try desperately to stick to your resolutions, pick up one of these new games as a little treat.

Other Games Coming Out in January

The Escapists 2  (Nintendo Switch) – Jan 11

Lost Sphear  (PC, Switch, PS4) – Jan 23

Railway Empire  (PC) – Jan 26

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