It’s a brand new year and a new month, which means that new January games will be hitting our platforms in the next coming weeks. January might be a quiet month in terms of releases, but we really do not mind as we are all probably broke anyway. Here are the games of January.
LEGO Marvel Avengers – PS4, Xbox One, PC, 3DS, Xbox 360, PS3
Avengers Assemble! The best-selling LEGO Marvel video game franchise returns with a brand new action-packed, Super Hero adventure. LEGO Marvel’s Avengers features characters and storylines from the critically acclaimed film Marvel’s The Avengers and the smash hit sequel Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron, as well as playable content based on additional Marvel Studios blockbusters. This includes Marvel’s Captain America: The First Avenger, Iron Man 3, Thor: The Dark World and Captain America: The Winter Soldier.
Releasing: 29 January 2016
Life Is Strange Limited Edition – PS4, PC, Xbox One
Life is Strange is a five-part episodic game that sets out to revolutionise story-based choice and consequence games by allowing the player to rewind time and affect the past, present and future. You are Max, a photography senior who saves her old friend Chloe by discovering she can rewind time. The pair soon find themselves exposed to the darker side of Arcadia Bay as they uncover the disturbing truth behind the sudden disappearance of a fellow student.
Releasing: 19 January 2015
Amplitude – PS4, PS3
Amplitude features over 20 songs composed for an optimal beatmatching experience by Harmonix with contributions from Freezepop, Danny B, Jim Guthrie, and more. Many of the developers from the original game are actively working on the reboot. The new Amplitude will be treated like a classic, sci-fi concept album. There is a narrative that runs through the game and surfaces in many ways through the visuals, music and song lyrics.
Releasing: 5 January 2016
Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: India – PS4, PC, Xbox One
Be thrown into the tension between the Empire and the private armies of the British-owned East India Company in 1841. When a Master Templar arrives with a mysterious item that used to belong to the Assassin Order, Arbaaz Mir must discover why the Templar has come, steal back the item and protect his friends and his lover.
Releasing: 12 January 2016
Resident Evil Origins Collection – PS4, Xbox One, PC, Xbox 360, PS3
This remastered version takes the fear-inducing atmosphere from the original 2002 release and transforms it with stunning new HD visuals, improved sound, widescreen support and an optional modernised control system and more.
Both series fans and newcomers alike can experience the story of what really happened before the iconic mansion incident that was the catalyst for the entire Resident Evil saga.
Releasing: 22 January 2016
Mario and Luigi Paper Jam Bros – 3DS
Paper Mario jumps out of a book and into the bizarre adventures of Mario and Luigi, resulting in hilarious, and dangerous, hijinks! Become the superstar team of Mario, Luigi and Paper Mario to take on quests, take down enemies, and untangle these two unique universes in this playful new entry in the Mario and Luigi series.
Releasing: 22 January 2016
The Witness – PS4
Explore an enchanting new world from the creator of indie hit, Braid. With hundreds of puzzles to solve, each success opens up more brain-teasing mystery for you to overcome on an island full of surprises. What secrets hide within the depths of The Witness?
Releasing: 26 January 2016