January 2017 Video Games Recap: Check Which Games You Missed!


The year 2017 is off to a good start for video games.

January saw the release of of survival horror pioneer Resident Evil with its Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, a "return to form" title that was met with positive reviews.

The Nintendo Switch was also unveiled to the public, showcasing its technical specs and the list of games coming during its launch.

For gamers who delayed gratification by not buying the games on the get-go, or those gamers who held on until they read the reviews, here are the games that you might have missed.

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard (PS4, Xbox One, PC)

Capcom shocked - and scared - the gaming world when it first announced a Resident Evil game played in first-person POV. But this only added to the survival horror's claustrophobic atmosphere. The game's new characters, scary monsters, and psychological elements were well-received by critics and fans, citing the game's return to its horror roots. Play it on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.

Gravity Rush 2 (PS4)

This is the sequel to hit PS Vita game. Gravity Rush 2 features a literal gravity-defying gameplay, as you can send your gravity-controlling heroine flying across an amazingly crafted world in a fast-paced combat action. Exclusive only for PlayStation 4.

Tales of Berseria (PS4, PC)

Fans of the beloved Tales series can add Tales of Berseria to their collection. The international version released on Jan. 20 as the first Tales series to come out on Playstation 4. Experience the classic Tales gameplay, loveable characters, and engaging story line on your PS4 and PC.

Yakuza 0 (PS4)

The long-running Yakuza series finally launched its anticipated open-world game, Yakuza 0, last Jan. 24. The game features hardcore action, an engaging story line, and wacky Japanese humor that defined the series. Roam the streets of Japan and get your Yakuza fix exclusively on your PS4.

Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King (3DS)

Dragon Quest fans can replay Dragon Quest VIII in this enhanced port to Nintendo 3DS. Still featuring artwork by Dragon Ball creator Akira Toriyama, the game pits you as the nameless Hero in an epic journey to find the cure for the eponymous cursed king.

For other games, check the list:

Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Future Tone (PS4)
Road Redemption (PS4, Xbox One)
2064: Read Only Memories (PS4)
Gravity Rush 2 (PS4)
Urban Empire (PC)
Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King (3DS)
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue (PS4)
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard (PS4, Xbox One, PC)
Tales of Berseria (PS4, PC)
Yakuza 0 (PS4)
Disgaea 2 (PC)
Double Dragon IV (PS4, PC)
Constructor HD (PS4, Xbox One, PC)
Divide (PS4)
Hitman: The Complete First Season (PS4, Xbox One, PC)
Digimon World: Next Order (PS4)

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