Beating 2016’s legion of games is going to be a tough task for 2017, but we seem to be getting off to a good start this month.
Gravity Rush 2
Release Date: January 20 Platform: PS4
Forget everything you know about apple’s falling onto some dude’s head and take a look at PS4-exclusive Gravity Rush 2. Manipulate the laws of gravity to beat demons and use Kat and Raven’s gravity-bending powers to destroy the fully destructible environment around you to defeat any challenges that may come your way.
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Resident Evil VII: Biohazard
Release Date: January 24 Platform: Xbox One / PS4 / PC
A survival horror classic is back. As if people didn’t learn their lesson in the previous instalments, you take on the role of Ethan, a poor bloke whose wife is missing and his search leads him to a derelict mansion… So you can probably guess how well this is going to end. It’s the first in the series to be played with a first-person perspective, which will make it super “fun” (eep) to play in VR, using PSVR on the PS4.
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Release Date: January 24 Platform: PS4
The prequel to the Yakuza series is finally getting a worldwide release this month. The neon-lit world of 1980’s Tokyo is the perfect setting to beat the crap out of a bunch of thugs, throwing them into car doors and whatnot. Alternatively, you can sit back and relax in charge of your cabaret club, or go find some SEGA classics to play.
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Hitman: The Complete First Season
Release Date: January 31 Platform: Xbox One / PS4 / PC
If you’ve been waiting all year for the physical copy of the new Hitman, your wait has paid off. Not only is 2016’s Hitman the most authentic way to get your assassin on, but the variety of locations and ways to kill your enemies provide each player with a unique experience.
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