All notable game releases for January 2019.
It’s a new year, and along with it comes a plethora of new games to look forward to. January isn’t usually a busy period for game releases as it comes just after the holidays. However, there’s actually quite a lot of releases to look forward to this year. So let’s get right to it. Here are all the notable game releases for January 2019. We’ll take a look at the highlights first:
My Time at Portia
PC | Pathea Games | 15th January, 2019 | Link
After a year in Steam Early Access, My Time at Portia will fully release this month, (and will also release on Epic Games Store). Simulation RPG where you start a new life in the town of Portia, in a post-apocalyptic setting. Coming to consoles in spring 2019.
Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown
PS4, Xbox One | Bandai Namco Studios | 18th January, 2019 | Link
The latest entry in the combat flight simulator. Originally set to be released back in 2017, Ace Combat 7 will finally be released on consoles this month. A PC release will follow 2 weeks later (for some reason). The game will feature special missions in VR, which will be exclusive to the PSVR for one year.
Slay the Spire
PC | Mega Crit Games | 23rd January, 2019 | Link
Rougelike card game Slay the Spire will fully release on Steam this month, after being in Early Access since November 2017. Coming to the Nintendo Switch later this year.
PC, Xbox One, Switch | Magic Design Studios | 23rd January, 2019 | Link
Action-adventure platformer from a new studio made of former Ubisoft employees, (that would explain the resemblance to Rayman Legends). Unruly Heroes features platforming, combat, and puzzles. The game will also have a PvP mode in addition to the story campaign.
Battlefleet Gothic: Armada 2
PC | Tindalos Interactive | 24th January, 2019 | Link
Sequel to the real-time strategy adaptation of the Games Workshop’s tabletop game. Portraying epic space battles in the Warhammer 40,000 universe. Featuring all 12 factions from tabletop game, and 3 campaigns.
Resident Evil 2
PC, PS4, Xbox One | Capcom | 25th January, 2019 | Link
Highly anticipated remake of the 1998 survival horror classic. The remake will use an “over-the-shoulder” third person perspective similar to Resident Evil 4. A demo of the remake is now available to play on all platforms for free until the 31st January. So you can try before you buy.
Kingdom Hearts III
PS4, Xbox One | Square Enix | 29th January, 2019 | Link
Long awaited sequel to Kingdom Hearts II, (and the final chapter in the Dark Seeker saga). Sora returns as the game’s protagonist, and is joined by Donald Duck, Goofy, Mickey Mouse, and Riku. The game will feature many other Disney characters, both new and returning.
That’s the highlights, let’s take a look at the rest of the releases:
- Medieval Kingdom Wars (PC)
- Extreme Boxing (Switch)
- Fireflies (PC)
- Aftercharge (PC, Xbox One)
- Catherine – Classic (PC)
- Double Cross (PC, Switch)
- Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story + Bowser Jr.’s Journey (3DS)
- New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe (Switch)
- Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch)
- Rift Keeper (PC)
- Onimusha: Warlords (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch)
- The Walking Dead: The Final Season – Episode 3: Broken Toys (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch)
- Vane (PS4)
- Feudal Alloy (PC, Switch)
- Meeple Station (PC)
- She and the Light Bearer (PC)
- Yakuza 4 (PS4)
- YIIK: A Postmodern RPG (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch)
- Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes (Switch)
- A Fisherman’s Tale (PC)
- AT SUNDOWN: Shots in the Dark (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch)
- Chaos;Child (PC)
- The Hong Kong Massacre (PC)
- The Raven Remastered (Switch)
- At the Gates (PC)
- –KLAUS– (PC)
- Life is Strange 2 – Episode 2: Rules (PC, PS4, Xbox One)
- My Memory of Us (Switch)
- Air Conflicts: Double Pack (Switch)
- Genesis Alpha One (PC, PS4, Xbox One)
- Penguin Wars (PS4)
- Planetside Arena (PC)
- Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy (Switch)
- Mage’s Initiation: Reign of the Elements (PC)
- Robotics;Notes DaSH (PS4, Switch)
- Robotics;Notes Elite HD (PS4, Switch)
- Sunless Skies (PC)
And that’s all the notable game releases for January 2019. As usual, we’ll update the list as more release dates get confirmed throughout the month, so be sure to check back.
What games are you looking forward to this month?