The Games of January

Week of 1/1

MX vs ATV Supercross Encore 2017 (PS4/XB1): Rip, jump and scrub your way to victory with over 25 tracks in this vastly extended version! Only the encore edition features the brand new Rhythm Racing Mode, extra outdoor nationals tacks, and exclusive waypoint races in open world maps. The improved game engine brings remastered HD graphics and sound, smoother online gameplay, and updated riding physics for full control.

Week of 1/15

Fate/Extella – The Umbral Star (PS4/Vita):  A Variety of Fate Universes Collide – Not just Fate/EXTRA Servants, but characters from Fate/stay night, Fate/Apocrypha, Fate/Grand Order and other Fate continuities make their appearances here.  As the first action game in the Fate series, players will finally be able to control a Servant and perform various moves, including a powerful form change ability to transform Servants. Engage in intense battles on the ground or in mid-air to annihilate the enemy forces! Players can enjoy the action with the original Japanese voice-overs and English subtitles.

Dragon Quest VIII – Journey of the Cursed King (3DS): The classic PS2 RPG returns on the 3DS. Uncover the story of the Cursed King as you save the world from a twisted magician in this genre-defining role-playing game. Across the vast world you’ll wage turn-based battles against more than 250 monsters designed by famed artist Akira Toriyama. As you level up, upgrade your warriors’ skills to learn mighty attacks. Untold possibilities await.

Gravity Rush 2 (PS4): The sequel to one of the best PS Vita games is finally here! Another mind-bending adventure awaits gravity queen Kat as a new danger emerges to threaten the fabric of the universe itself. Still searching for clues behind the mystery of her origin, and with the powerful Raven at her side, Kat must master three unique gravity attack styles as she takes on enemies and massive bosses.

Week of 1/22

Tales of Berseria (PS4): Embark on a journey of self-discovery as you assume the role of Velvet, a young woman whose once kind demeanor has been replaced and overcome with a festering anger and hatred after a traumatic experience three years prior. Velvet will join a crew of pirates as they sail across the sea and visit the many islands that make up the sacred kingdom of Midgand in an all-new adventure developed by the celebrated team behind the “Tales” series. Veteran character designer Mutsumi Inomata has personally designed Velvet and famous Japanese animation studio, ufotable, returns to animate the game’s breathtaking cutscenes; delivering truly epic and emotional storytelling in their unique style.

Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue (PS4): Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue is a compilation that brings the popular Kingdom Hearts 3D [Dream Drop Distance] to the PS4 remastered in high definition. The signature action of the KINGDOM HEARTS series has evolved, allowing players to experience faster-paced battles and exploration at a blistering pace.

Yakuza 0 (PS4): The glitz, glamour, and unbridled decadence of the 80s are back in Yakuza 0. A prequel to the long-running series set in Japan’s criminal underworld, this entry introduces mainstay protagonist Kazuma Kiryu and series regular Goro Majima as they fight like hell through Tokyo and Osaka in their climb through the yakuza ranks. Along the way, players can interact with all the vices 1988’s Japan had to offer: from discos and hostess clubs to classic SEGA arcades, there are tons of distractions to pursue in the richly detailed, neon-lit world.

Resident Evil 7 biohazard (PS4/XB1): Set within a sinister plantation mansion in modern day rural America and taking place after the dramatic events of Resident Evil 6, players experience the terror directly from the first person perspective for the first time in the Resident Evil series. Embodying the iconic gameplay elements of exploration and tense atmosphere that first coined “survival horror” some twenty years ago, Resident Evil 7 biohazard delivers a disturbingly realistic experience that will define the next era in horror entertainment.

Week of 1/29

Digimon World – Next Order (PS4): The Digimon World series returns to the West with Digimon World: Next Order! An all-new adventure & story awaits!The Digital World is in despair. Machinedramons are running rampant and causing utter chaos… the Digital World needs your help! Explore and traverse the Digital World to solve a digi-mystery. Recruit faithful Digimon companions and meet friends along the way to help you on this epic journey. The Digital World is waiting for you…0r are you waiting for the Digital World?