Let’s start 2017 with a bang! Get to know five of the popular game releases this January. From the most-awaited “Resident Evil: Biohazard” to the political city builder game “Urban Empire,” let’s check out these exciting new games to play and enjoy.
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard
Capcom’s Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is the upcoming survival horror game and is the eleventh installment in the Resident Evil series. It features a new protagonist named Ethan. Unlike the previous main characters, he will have few combat skills and must rely on evasion. Its story will revolve on Ethan’s journey as he searches for his missing wife, a journey that will eventually lead him to a derelict plantation mansion owned by the Baker family.
Rise & Shine
Rise & Shine combines the exciting elements of arcade shooting and puzzle-solving game. It is an indie game developed by Super Mega Team and published by Adult Swim Games for Microsoft Windows gaming PC. The game introduces the protagonist named Rise who lives in Gamearth, a world filled with classic video game characters. Stuck in a war against the Space Grunts, Shine must do his best to stay alive and save his planet.
Described by Rock Paper Shotgun as a “fascinating political city builder,” the Urban Empire allows its players to take control of a mayoral dynasty and lead its people through 200 years of history. You start in the year 1820’s, throughout the years, you must establish your own city and survive the political struggles and any world-changing events.
The perfect game for classic lovers of 2D point and click game, Memoranda follows the story of a young lady that is slowly forgetting things, even her own name. But is she really losing her memory or is there something strange happening in their quiet little town? That’s the question players will be asking themselves. The game is developed Bit Byterz and is said to be inspired by Haruki Murakami short stories.
Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories will soon be released by the end of this month. It follows the story of Adell as he races to return the Princess of the Netherworld back home to break the curse on his world and defeat the Overlord. It features a tactical RPG, made famous by Nintendo games. Disgaea 2 is developed by Nippon Ichi Software, Inc. and is published by NIS America, Inc.
All of these games are soon to be released this month, so if you’re interested, go and check them out!
Memoranda really sounds interesting.
Looking back, I didn’t actually pick up any. Resident Evil was my most likely but the hype around that game seems to have died.