Hello January! Start the year fresh with this round up of the first titles coming your way this year!
Monster Hunter: World
Battle gigantic monsters in epic locales
Platform: PS4, Xbox One / Style: RPG / Release: 26.01.18
As a hunter, you’ll take on quests to hunt monsters in a variety of habitats.
Take down these monsters and receive materials that you can use to create stronger weapons and armor in order to hunt even more dangerous monsters.
In Monster Hunter: World, the latest installment in the series, you can enjoy the ultimate hunting experience, using everything at your disposal to hunt monsters in a new world teeming with surprises and excitement.
Island Flight Simulator
Come fly the friendly skies and prove yourself!
Platform: Switch / Style: Simulation / Release: 15.01.18
Touch down in the tropics and transport freight between twelve exotic islands in more than a hundred exciting missions. On each of those twelve islands new missions will be waiting for you. Up and coming freight pilots such as yourself can choose from many different jobs including both lucrative and risky missions. Each island comes with its own airstrip for players to start from and land on. They also act as a hub for getting new transport jobs. Stopovers are possible at three basic airfields, where you can also park your planes in your three personal hangars and refuel them. To complete missions as good as possible you can chose from three different planes with different characteristics you can boost using upgrades for speed, sturdiness or fuel capacity. And thanks to the game’s open-ended gameplay, the fun just never stops!
3D Mini Golf
Tee off on Nintendo Switch!
Platform: Switch / Style: Sports / Release: 15.01.18
Experience virtual minigolf and master an entertaining match on over 50 challenging courses, 18 of which have been faithfully modelled after official courses in the real world.
Three scenarios are waiting for the discerning minigolf enthusiast: a lovely green park, a camping site in the mountains and a dreamy sandy beach. Create your own profile to keep track of your statistics. Thanks to the integrated medal system you collect virtual rewards for your best matches. Try improving your own records in Challenge and Tournament mode or face off against your friends in Hot-Seat-Multiplayer mode. Enjoy exciting matches with 2-4 players.
Street Fighter V Arcade Edition
Platform: PS4 / Style: Fighting / Release: 16.01.18
The legendary fighting franchise returns with STREET FIGHTER® V! Stunning visuals depict the next generation of World Warriors in unprecedented detail, while exciting and accessible battle mechanics deliver endless fighting fun that both beginners and veterans can enjoy. Challenge your friends online, or compete for fame and glory on the Capcom Pro Tour. The path to greatness begins here: RISE UP!
Digimon Story Cybersleuth: Hackers Memory
Platform: PS4 / Style: RPG / Release: 19.01.18
Digi-Destined! Jump into the world of #Digimon with this brand new trailer for Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth – Hacker’s Memory detailing everything from main characters to Digimon battles and training! Plus, get a peek into the mysteries that you’ll uncover about the Digital World!
Platform: PS4, Switch / Style: RPG / Release: 23.01.18
From the studio behind I Am Setsuna comes an adventure in a new world where an ominous power threatens the fabric of reality itself. Experience a reimagined turnbased battle system and harness the mighty Vulcosuit armors to turn the tide of battle in this JPRG! Follow Kanata and his friends: Lumina, Locke, Van, Sherra and Obaro as they set out to restore the Lost with the power of Memory!
Discover who you are before it’s too late
Platform: PSVR / Style: Horror / Release: 23.01.18
With deep immersion that places YOU in the game, you take on the role of an amnesiac inpatient who must find out who you are and why you are in the Sanatorium. With a branching narrative, and different endings; every choice you make can drastically affect the way the game plays out.
Dragon Ball FighterZ
True Power Knows No Limit!
Platform: PS4, Xbox One / Style: RPG / Release: 26.01.18
After the success of the Xenoverse Series, it’s time to introduce a new classic 2D Dragon Ball fighting game for this generation’s console. DRAGON BALL FighterZ is born from what makes the DRAGON BALL series so loved and famous: endless spectacular fights with its all-powerful fighters.
Partnering with Arc System Works, DRAGON BALL FighterZ maximizes high end Anime graphics and brings easy to learn but difficult to master fighting gameplay to audiences worldwide.
Platform: PS4, Xbox One / Style: Strategy / Release: 26.01.18
United States, 1830 and ‘The New World’ industry is booming. Outthink and outmaneuver your competitors to establish the most powerful rail empire in all of North America.
The Binding of Issac Afterbirth+
Platform: PS4 / Style: Indie / Release: 26.01.18
The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth is the massively updated expansion to 2014’s roguelike of the year, The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth. Following Isaac one more time on his journey players will find bizarre treasures that change Isaac’s form giving him super human abilities and enabling him to fight off droves of mysterious creatures, discover secrets and fight his way to safety.
Dissidia Final Fantasy NT
Platform: PS4 / Style: RPG / Release: 30.01.18
Square Enix presents DISSIDIA FINAL FANTASY NT in partnership with Team Ninja from KOEI TECMO GAMES, a new and refreshing team-based brawler experience!
Combining seamless gameplay, FINAL FANTASY characters and breathtaking worlds from the past 30 years of the franchise, DISSIDIA FINAL FANTASY NT welcomes all gamers to the online battle arena with a completely new style of competitive gaming.
Battle Chasers: Nightwar
Platform: Switch / Style: RPG / Release: 26.01.18
“Battle Chasers: Nightwar" is an RPG inspired by the great console classics, giving players the opportunity to explore deep dungeons and prove themselves in turn-based, classic JRPG style battles. The game also features a thoughtful story that focuses on exploring the world.
Buy Now: Ireland
Pokémon Crystal Version
Return to Johto in Pokémon Crystal Version on Nintendo 3DS family systems.
Platform: 3DS / Style: RPG / Release: 26.01.18
When it debuted on the Game Boy Color, Pokémon Crystal Version introduced many new and exciting elements to the Pokémon franchise. An expanded version of Pokémon Gold Version and Pokémon Silver Version, it was the first Pokémon game to allow players to choose between a male or female playable character, as well as being the first game to introduce animations during Pokémon battles. In this version of Pokémon Crystal Version, you will also have the chance to encounter the mythical Pokémon Celebi in an event after completing the game. In the original version of Pokémon Crystal Version, Celebi could only be obtained by using a special accessory.
Buy Now: Ireland
Nintendo 2DS XL Pikachu Edition Console
A new member of the Nintendo 3DS family
New Nintendo 2DS XL plays all Nintendo 3DS games in 2D. With a large 4.88 inch screen, and weighing in at around 260 grams, it’s a new kind of Nintendo 2DS. More control options New Nintendo 2DS XL includes a C Stick and ZL/ZR Buttons, giving expanded control options in compatible games. The C Stick allows for sensitive controls depending on how hard you press. amiibo support Near-field communication (NFC) is built into the lower screen. If you touch an amiibo (sold separately) against it while enjoying compatible software, you can read and write data on the amiibo and enhance your games in surprising new ways!