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Every video game out in January 2019 – Remakes, sequels and el presidente

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No, your face is an entire seven days late with this feature LEAVE ME ALONE MOM! Ahem, anyway… It ain’t just a new month, but a whole new year! The cycle begins anew, the hype for forthcoming games is currently at a far more stable level as AAA hibernation sets in and the road to E3 has yet to begin. In other words, January is a bit of a quiet month for video games. Or is it?

As usual though, Capcom is spearheading a push towards early dominance as the Japanese developer prepares to resurrect one of their creepiest franchises yet again with a HDelicious remake of Resident Evil 2. They’re going to have some sizable competition this year however, as Square Enix is finally unleashing the third chapter in the Kingdom Hearts franchise, a series with a storyline so convoluted that it comes with an entire crate of painkillers to swallow so that your head doesn’t explode from being exposed to too much exposition.

Amidst the heavyweights, there’re also a few other gems waiting to be played. Here’s the full line-up for January 2019:

January 3

Fitness Boxing
  • Pang Adventures (Nintendo Switch)
  • Fitness Boxing (Nintendo Switch)

January 7

  • Pikuniku (PC, Nintendo Switch)

January 10

  • Double Cross (PC, Nintendo Switch)
  • Aftercharge (PC, Xbox One)

January 11

New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe
  • Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch)
  • Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story + Bowser Jr’s Journey (Nintendo 3DS)
  • New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe (Nintendo Switch)

January 12

Bright Memory – Episode 1
  • Bright Memory Episode 1 (Steam Early Access on PC)

January 15

Onimusha Warlords
  • Onimusha: Warlords (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch)
  • Smash Hit Plunder (PS VR)
  • Vane (PS4)
  • Smoke and Sacrifice (PS4, Xbox One)

January 17

Hell Warders
  • Hell Warders (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch)
  • Octahedron (Switch)
  • Dying: Reborn Nintendo Switch Edition (Nintendo Switch)
  • Feudal Alloy (PC, Nintendo Switch)
  • YIIK: A Post-Modern RPG (PC, PS4, Nintendo Switch)

January 18

Travis Strikes Again No More Heroes
  • Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown (PS4, PSVR, Xbox One)
  • Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes (Nintendo Switch)
  • Senran Kagura Burst Re:Newal (PS4, PC)

January 22

  • A Fisherman’s Tale (Rift, Vive, PlayStation VR)
  • Sonar Beat (PC, Android, iOS)

January 23

Slay the Spire
  • At the Gates (PC)
  • Slay the Spire – full release (PC)

January 24

Battlefleet Gothic Armada 2
  • Battlefleet Gothic: Armada 2 (PC)
  • Life is Strange 2 – Episode 2: Rules (PC, PS4, Xbox One)

January 25

Resident Evil 2 Remake
  • Resident Evil 2 Remake (PC, PS4, Xbox One)

January 29

Kingdom Hearts 3
  • Genesis: Alpha One (PC, PS4, Xbox One)
  • Kingdom Hearts 3 (PS4, Xbox One)
  • Planetside Arena (PC)

January 31

Fission Superstar X
  • Fission Superstar X (PC, Xbox One)
  • Sunless Skies (PC)

January TBC

Tropico 6
  • Tropico 6 (PC)
  • Lightseekers (PC)
  • Breach – Steam Early Access (PC)
  • Warhammer Quest 2: The End Times (PC)
  • PUBG’s Vikendi map (PS4, Xbox One)

Don’t forget, there’s also a demo out for anyone who pre-ordered Anthem, later this month. Which is great for those of us who never got into the alpha, unlike some other people who did and decided to gloat about it. Bastards.

Last Updated: January 7, 2019


  1. No January games for me. Not after all the games I bought for my son over Dec…


  2. Magoo

    January 7, 2019 at 13:09

    Very few games considering January is the longest 3 months of the year.


  3. CrAiGiSh

    January 7, 2019 at 13:30

    I’m still praying that we see a potential KH3 on PC.

    IT’S 2019, I’M ALLOWED TO HOPE … 😛


  4. Dutch Matrix

    January 7, 2019 at 13:38

    I hope Resident Evil 2 is better than Resident Evil the last one. Money well wasted. I should rather have gotten well wasted with that cash.
    Wasted on Dunked Wings, that is.


  5. Admiral Chief

    January 7, 2019 at 13:56

    I got BattleTech in January


  6. For the Emperor!

    January 7, 2019 at 14:54

    Hope to see reviews on Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown and Battlefleet Gothic: Armada 2


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