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Games to Watch Out For This January 2024

Games to Watch Out For this January

Happy New Year, everyone! Not only do we have a brand new month upon us, but we have a brand new year too. Whatever 2024 has in store for you, we hope it’s a good one, filled with happiness, health and – of course – lots of good games.

January’s off to a flying start, and there are already some great games on the horizon. Normally a quiet month for releases, January 2024 has some exciting games lined up for us, kicking off 2024 in style. As always, this list isn’t an exhaustive list of everything out in January: instead, it’s our picks of the games we’re most looking forward to.

Stay tuned throughout the month for further coverage on these titles – and happy gaming!

War Hospital

War Hospital
  • 11th January
  • PS5, Xbox Series X/S and PC

War Hospital isn’t going to be for everyone, but if you like your simulation strategy games to be realistic and gritty, this may well be one worth checking out. It’s an RTS set during World War I, but rather than leading bands of soldiers, your role sees you in charge of medics tasked with nursing troops back to health.

Bulletstorm VR

Bulletstorm VR
  • 18th January
  • PSVR 2, Meta Quest and PC VR

Fancy getting lairy with bullets in virtual reality? Of course you do! The VR version of the classic Bulletstorm is coming on the 18th January, and so if you happen to own a VR headset, you might well want to add this to your library. We loved the ‘flat’ version, and so we’re anticipating the VR adaptation to be exhilarating.

Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown

Prince of Persia The Lost Crown
  • 18th January
  • PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Switch and PC

While we’re waiting for Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time remake, there’s a brand new Prince of Persia game for us to enjoy. The Lost Crown is a side-scrolling action-adventure game set in the mythical setting of Mount Qaf. Gain new abilities as you play, becoming stronger as you go.

The Last of Us Part II Remastered

The Last of Us Part II Remastered
  • 19th January
  • PS5

The Last of Us Part II was one of our favourite games of the last generation. Few games have had such an emotional impact on us, and while you might argue it doesn’t need a remaster – it still looks great – we’re not going to complain about having an opportunity to experience it all over again. Not only have the visuals been improved, it features new content including a roguelike mode and a number of ‘Lost Levels’. If you already own the original, you can upgrade for a nominal fee.

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Trilogy

Apollo Justice Ace Attorney Trilogy
  • 25th January
  • PS4, Xbox One, Switch and PC

While we’d have loved a brand new Ace Attorney game, we’ll settle for this remastered trilogy of three of the originals. It bundles up three DS/3DS games: Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney, Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies, and Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Spirit of Justice. Considering they were originally handheld, Capcom has done a stand-up job of cleaning them up for modern consoles. In our preview last month, we called this an “essential purchase for Phoenix Wright fans“.

Tekken 8

Tekken 8
  • 26th January
  • PS5, Xbox Series X/S and PC

January is an exciting month for fighting game fans: Tekken 8 is finally getting released. We’ve been looking forward to this one for a while, what with Bandai Namco teasing trailers and new characters throughout much of 2023. It’s been almost seven years since the release of Tekken 7, and we’re excited to see what the latest iteration will bring.

Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth

Like a Dragon Infinite Wealth
  • 26th January
  • PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S and PC

It’s a good time to be a Yakuza/Like a Dragon fan. It’s only been two months since Like a Dragon: The Man Who Erased His Name released, and already we have another one to look forward to. Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth is more of the main event, however, bringing protagonists Ichiban Kasuga and Kazuma Kiryu together and mixing up their unique fighting styles. You’ll also find yourself exploring areas outside of Japan, too, with some of the story taking place in Hawaii. We can’t wait.


Have we missed anything releasing in January that you think should be on our radar? Drop us a line and let us know!

Editor in chief // Kim's been into video games since playing Dizzy on her brother's Commodore 64 as a nipper. She'll give just about anything a go, but she's got a particular soft spot for indie adventures. If she's not gaming, she'll be building Lego, reading a thriller, watching something spooky or... asleep. She does love to sleep.