Game Releases for January 24th-30th

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Upcoming Game Releases for January 24th-30th (Releases subject to change):

Final Fantasy Explorers (3DS)
Final Fantasy Explorers is an action role-playing video game featuring single-player and multiplayer modes. The player starts the game on an island featuring various locations, but can access other areas beyond the island on foot. The main goal of the player is to collect crystals scattered across the world.

LEGO Avengers (PS4, PS3, XONE, WiiU, 3DS, PSVITA, PC)
Lego Marvel’s Avengers is an upcoming Lego action-adventure video game developed by TT Games and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo 3DS, Wii U, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and Microsoft Windows. It is a spin-off and the second installment of the Lego Marvel franchise and will follow the plots of both The Avengers and Avengers: Age of Ultron as well as Captain America: The First Avenger, Iron Man 3, Thor: The Dark World, and Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

                                                                      The Witness (PS4, PC)                                                                            Inspired by Myst, The Witness has the player explore an open world island filled with a number of natural and man-made structures. The player progresses by solving puzzles which are based on interactions with mazes presented on panels around the island. The rules and outcomes of solving the individual mazes are part of the puzzles that the player will have to come to learn themselves through both visual clues around the island and through audio logs that the player can find.

Nitroplus Blasterz: Heroines Infinite Duel (PS4)
Nitroplus Blasterz: Heroines Infinite Duel is a fighting game developed by Examu and published by Nitroplus. The game crosses over heroines from various visual novels and games released by Nitroplus, as well as those from manga and anime series that Nitroplus writers have been involved with.

The Witness (PS4, PC)
The Witness is an upcoming 3D puzzle video game created by Jonathan Blow. Inspired by Myst, The Witness has the player explore an open world island filled with a number of natural and man-made structures. The player progresses by solving puzzles which are based on interactions with mazes presented on panels around the island. The rules and outcomes of solving the individual mazes are part of the puzzles that the player will have to come to learn themselves through both visual clues around the island and through audio logs that the player can find.

This War of Mine: The Little Ones (PS4, XONE)
This War of Mine is a survival-themed strategy game where the player controls a group of civilian survivors in a makeshift shelter in a besieged, war-torn city. The main goal of the game is to survive the war with the tools and materials the player can gather with the characters they control. Most of the characters under the player’s control have no military background or any kind of survival experience, and will require constant intervention by the player in order to stay alive. It is the player’s responsibility to maintain their characters’ health, hunger and mood levels until the declaration of a ceasefire, which occurs after a randomized duration.

ROBLOX (XONE)
Roblox is a massively multiplayer online game created and marketed toward children and teenagers aged 8–18. In the game, players are able to create their own virtual world, in which they or other members may enter and socialize within the blocks of varying shapes, sizes, and colors.

AIPD – Artificial Intelligence Police Department (XONE, PC)
AIPD is a top-down co-op twin-stick shooter with a visual identity that is an homage to the 80s’ neon art styles, pioneered by games like Minestorm on the Vectrex console system or feature films like Tron. Blazing Badger aims for a unique gameplay experience, enabling the player to design her preferred game modes by combining game mechanic modules.

World’s Dawn (PC)
World’s Dawn is a colorful life and social sim set in a sleepy seaside village. Inspired by the Harvest Moon series, it features vibrant top-down graphics, a huge cast of quirky characters to meet and befriend, and 30+ hours of charming gameplay.

Rise of the Tomb Raider (PC)
Rise of the Tomb Raider is an action-adventure video game developed by Crystal Dynamics and published by Square Enix. It is the sequel to the 2013 video game Tomb Raider, which was itself, the second reboot to its series.

Sebastien Loeb Rally Evo (PC)
The game features input from nine-time World Rally Champion Sébastien Loeb, who had also won the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb and competed in the 2013 European Rallycross Championship season. Loeb had previously had some technical input with Gran Turismo 5, also appearing virtually as a mentor in that game’s rally mode. The game features around 300 km of tracks, with 8 different rallies, 5 rallycross tracks and the Pikes Peak track, as well as over 50 car models.

The Slaughter: Act One (PC)
The Slaughter is a noir style point and click adventure game set in Victorian London in the shadow of a string of serial killings.

Plantera (PC)

In Plantera you build your own garden and watch it grow with new plants, bushes trees and animals. As you play and expand your garden you will attract Helpers, round blue creatures that will help you with your harvesting tasks.

FullBlast (PC)
Blast your way through waves of alien invaders in this retro style shooter with modern visuals. Collect power ups, destroy the enemy ships and defeat the mega bosses in 12 action packed levels. On your own or with a friend in co-op mode.

Bombshell (PC)
Bombshell is an Action Role-Playing game in which bomb disposal technician turned mercenary for hire, Shelly “Bombshell” Harrison must strong-arm her way across 4 planets in an Unreal Engine-powered galactic adventure to rescue the president (and humanity) from an apocalyptic alien threat.

Defunct (PC)
Defunct is an indie adventure game with a focus on flow, speed and an engaging world. You are a broken robot that accidentally falls out of a giant cargo ship onto a post-human Earth, now inhabited by robots. You have to get back to your ship before it’s too late!

Take the Dream IX (PC)
What is love?
By the creators of Close Your Eyes. A classic love story. A stubborn woman named Gwen is off to save her girlfriend, Flora, from a strange depressed phantom known as ArKun. Now Gwen must go rescue Flora and reunite with her one true love. You can do it, admirable player, most certainly. After all, this is just a game.
It’s all just a game.

This game includes the following to some degree:
Voice Acting, Original Artwork, Original Music, Original Spritework, Default RPG Maker Assets, and Love

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