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10 Unmissable Video Games Set To Be Released In January 2024


With the new year comes new offerings for fans of various genres

While the usual gradual pace of video game releases is underway, there are notable titles in the pipeline for the Nintendo Switch, PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S. Notably, a visually striking PlayStation game is receiving further enhancements, a well-established fighting game series is staging a comeback, and Pokémon are armed and resolute.

Explore the standout video game releases for January 2024 below. Specifically, discover the top 10 most captivating video game launches this month. Keep in mind that this is not an all-encompassing compilation but rather a thoughtfully selected list intended to spotlight noteworthy releases deserving of your attention.

Here are 10 of the games coming in 2024:

Tekken 8 (Release Date: January 26 via PC, PS5, and Xbox Series X|S):

TEKKEN 8 continues the tragic saga of the Mishima bloodline and its world-shaking father-and-son grudge matches. After defeating his father, Heihachi Mishima, Kazuya continues his conquest for global domination, using the forces of G Corporation to wage war on the world. Jin is forced to face his fate head-on as he is reunited with his long-lost mother and seeks to stop his father Kazuya’s reign of terror.

The Last Of Us Part 2 Remastered (Release Date: January 19 via PS5):

The Last of Us Part 2 Remastered – No Return Roguelike Mode Screenshots. The premise of No Return is simple: you pick a character with a unique starting loadout and work your way through a branching tree of randomized fights, earning resources to buy items, upgrade your skills, and improve your weapons along the way.

The Prince Of Persia: The Lost Crown (Release Date: January 18 via Nintendo Switch, PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S):

Enter a mythological Persia-inspired world in the grip of a corrupting curse. Boasting a striking, stylish new aesthetic, this thrilling action adventure introduces a brand new Prince. As sword-wielding prodigy Sargon you’ll combine acrobatic combat with extraordinary Time Powers and super abilities to navigate diverse biomes filled with time-corrupted enemies and mythological beasts. It’s time to write a new legend.

Like A Dragon: Infinite Wealth (Release Date: January 26 via PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S):

Two larger-than-life heroes, Ichiban Kasuga and Kazuma Kiryu are brought together by the hand of fate, or perhaps something more sinister… Live it up in Japan and explore all that Hawaii has to offer in an RPG adventure so big it spans the Pacific.

The Cub (January 19 via Nintendo Switch, PC, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S):

Challenging platform parkour inspired by classic SEGA games of the 90s – The Jungle Book, Aladdin, Lion King – but with modern twists and ideas. Platform parkour through the remains of humanity. Outwit evolved wildlife and dangerous hybrid flora. Crack environmental puzzles that keep you guessing. And stay one step ahead of the wicked humans who pursuing you in a twisted apocalyptic safari hunt.

Graven (January 23 for Nintendo Switch, PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S):

Action, mystery, and a chance for redemption await you in the gritty action first-person puzzler GRAVEN. Explore a dark fantasy world as a wrongly convicted man of faith. Battle the horrors of humanity, the wilds, and beyond using the environment, magic, and armaments. A faithful priest of the Orthogonal order, exiled unto death for a crime in defense of another, you live again in a small boat, adrift in a swamp. A stranger ferries you to solid ground and bestows upon you vague instructions, along with a mysterious staff and book. Go forth, pious priest, alleviate suffering, uncover deceptions, and smash the eldritch perversions encroaching upon reality itself.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Trilogy (Release Date: January 25 via Nintendo Switch, PC, PS4, and Xbox One):

First released in 2001, the Ace Attorney series gave birth to the Courtroom Battle genre of text adventure games. Phoenix Wright passes the torch on to Apollo Justice in this collection of three games, which traces Apollo’s growth as a lawyer as he navigates the Dark Age of the Law. Beautiful HD graphics and special bonuses galore makes this the definitive version to play!

Momodora: Moonlit Farewell (Release Date: January 11, 2024 via PC):

Momodora: Moonlit Farewell is the latest installment in the Momodora series and takes place five years after the events of Momodora III. Join Momo, the High Priestess of the village of Koho, as she embarks on a divine mission to save her people from imminent destruction at the hands of the demon hordes summoned by a malevolent bellringer.

BlazBlue: Entropy Effect (Release Date: January 31 via PC):

BlazBlue: Entropy Effect is a new game that is part of the popular BlazBlue series. It is an action rogue-lite game developed and published by 91Act with the authorization of Arc System Works, a renowned Japanese action game developer and publisher. The Early Access version of the game was released on Steam on August 16, 2023, and it has been updated frequently, which adding two new characters in September and November. The game has received an ‘Overwhelmingly Positive’ rating in the past month. The full version of the game is set to be released on January 31, 2024.

Palworld (Release Date: January 2024 via PC (Early Access):

Palworld is a game about living a slow life with mysterious creatures “Pals” or throwing yourself into life-and-death battles with poachers. You can make Pals fight, breed, help with farming, or work in factories. You can also sell them off or even slaughter them to eat! That, however, is forbidden by law.