You ready? I’m ready!! 2017 had a causality or two already when it comes to games, *cough* Scalebound *cough*, but if January is any indicator to the rest of the year in games then we’re gonna have a good year!
Rise & Shine (PC/Xbox One/PS4/Switch) – out now (Switch Version available after launch)
Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star (PS4/Vita) – out now
The Flame in the Flood (PC/PS4) – out now
*One of my favs* Gravity Rush 2 – out now
The Turing Test (PS4) – Jan 23
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard – (PC/PS4/PSVR/Xbox One) – Jan 24
Yakuza 0 (PS4) – Jan 24
Rocketbirds 2: Evolution (PC) – Jan 26
Double Dragon 4 – (PS4/PC) Jan 29/30
Hitman: The Complete First Season (PC/PS4/Xbox One) – Jan 31
Fire Emblem Heroes (Android) – Feb 2
Ni-oh (PS4) – Feb 7 NA, Feb 8 EU/UK – *Last Chance Demo out now*
For Honor (PC/PS4/Xbox One) – Feb 14 *closed beta Jan 26-29*
Sniper Elite 4 (PC/PS4/Xbox One) – Feb 14
Halo Wars 2 (PC/Xbox One) – Feb 21
Night in the Woods (PC/PS4) – Feb 21
Horizon Zero Dawn (PS4) – Feb 28 US/March 1 EU, UK
How to Survive 2 (PS4/Xbox One) – Feb (sry couldn’t find a date)
MARCH & BEYOND
There’s so much more stuff coming but I’d remiss not to add one of the most anticipated launches ever: the Nintendo Switch. Dropping March 3. Below is all the Switch titles we know are launching with the portable, er, console.
Just Dance 2017 (Switch) – March 3
Super Bomberman R (Switch) – March 3
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Wii U/Switch) – March 3
1-2 Switch (Switch) – March 3
I am Setsuna (Switch) – March
Has-Been Heroes (Switch) – March
Snipperclips (Switch) – March
Besides all the games launching for this console, we still have Mass Effect: Andromeda, Danganronpa 1&2 Reload, Tekken 7, Ghost Recon: Wildlands, Outlast 2, South Park: The Fractured But Whole, Friday the 13th: The Game, Injustice 2(with incoming beta), STRAFE, The Church In The Darkness, Call of Cthulhu, Yooka-Laylee, Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition (w/Duke Nukem) and PERSONA 5!!
And last but not least…
Microsoft is bringing some heat to this holiday season with a Xbox One configuration for whatever your pockets desire: the OG Xbox One, the 4K-equipped Xbox One S and its TRUE 4K, 6 TFLOPs supposed PS4 Pro Killer, Project Scorpio. 2 Consoles in one year? I hope your pockets can take it!