The video game industry has become a large industry in recent years. Millions are spent on the development of video games. Undoubtedly, 2023 will be a year in which we’ll see big video game productions as well as indie games.
Among our top five games releases in the January 2023 list are new installments and remakes of famous franchises. We tried to make a useful compilation in this article for those who would like to enjoy a little introduction to these new upcoming titles.
One Piece Odyssey – January 13
One Piece Odyssey is the upcoming role-playing game that puts players in the role of Luffy, who has been looking for his crew members, sets off on a grand adventure. In the game, he is joined by Zoro, Adio, and Lim in an adventure revolving around the Straw Hats. The game’s plot is about a group of pirates, the Straw Hats, who are shipwrecked on a mysterious island.
It’s a turn-based RPG with side stories and some interesting features. One of the unique features is the “dramatic scene system,” which lets players experience the most unexpected scenarios.
One Piece Odyssey is slated to be released on January 13, 2023, for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X and Series S, and PCs on Steam. Although the release date has been pushed back several times, the title will likely hit store shelves on the announced date this time.
Vengeful Guardian: Moonrider – January 12
A new entry in the side-scrolling action game genre is in the works. Described as a “strategy action game,” Vengeful Guardian: Moonrider is due to hit the scene in the near future.
The game takes place in a post-apocalyptic world. It has a variety of minigames and is being made by a group of people who love old video games. It’s one of the more polished titles of this year and is already slated to hit the shelves in January.
Persona 4 Golden – January 19
Persona 4 Golden is an enhanced version of the popular JRPG, Persona 4. The Golden Version was originally released for the PlayStation Vita in 2012 and for Windows in 2020.
If you’re a fan of the Persona series, then you’ll definitely want to check out this updated version of the game. It features several enhancements and convenience features that make it more accessible to players. As a result, the game has garnered favorable reviews from fans. Despite its lighthearted feel, Persona 4 Golden will also appeal to those who want to explore more of their darker side.
Persona 4 Golden will be released on January 19, 2023, for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Switch, and PC via the Microsoft Store, according to a tweet from Atlus.
Monster Hunter Rise – January 20
Monster Hunter: Rise is the latest entry in the long-running series. This new game takes the traditional Monster Hunter formula and gives players a whole host of new features, monsters, and maps to explore.
Monster Hunter: Rise will have a pile of good features like a multiplayer mode, a rampage mode, lots of new weapons to use, dozens of beasts to hunt, and a large number of missions, including those in the Hub, Rampage, and Anomaly Investigations.
Monster Hunter: Rise was released for PCs before and will come out on January 20, 2023, for the Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5. It will feature a high resolution of 4K and 60 frames per second. As an added bonus, the game will come with 3D audio.
Dead Space Remake – January 27
If you loved the original Dead Space game, you will love this remake. It features an upgraded graphics engine, a new zero-g effect, and more.
The remake was made by Motive Studio, which is part of EA, and the studio has previously worked on Assassin’s Creed Origins and Assassin’s Creed Black Flag.
Despite the changes, the game will still follow the same basic plot. Isaac Clarke, an engineer on the USG Ishimura, finds himself in the middle of a Necromorph outbreak. He must stop them with the help of the Plasma Cutter.
Previously, the Dead Space Remake was slated for a 2022 release. But, as of late, the title is being pushed back for polish. The team has announced January 27, 2023, as the final release date. The remake will be available on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X and Series S, and Microsoft Windows on Steam.