Gamers Update Monthly

Releasing January 24th.

This is something new I am starting for the beginning of every month. I will bring you new tidbits on games that interest me most, free games of the month for Playstation Plus and Xbox Live Gold members, and games releasing for that month. And maybe once and awhile post fan art people have made.

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

No definitive release date as of yet, only rumors that it will release with the Switch, or won’t release with the Switch (will be glad when Nintendo announces the official date.) For now some official screenshots and a video from Nintendo (all pictures copyright of Nintendo)

 

Link battling a new type of mini-guardian in a shrine.

 

Concept art of new mini-guardian.

 

Concept art. A tribute to artwork found in the original The Legend of Zelda manual.

 

A better look at the trade post from The Game Awards trailer.

Nintendo Switch

As of now, the only definitive info we have is what was in the trailer released last October. However, next week on the 12th Nintendo will have a major press event for the console. Hopefully we will get the specs and what games will be available upon launch (Crossing my fingers that Breath of the Wild will be one of them.) I will write an article next Thursday after the conference.

Nintendo Switch commercial from October:

 

Uncharted 4: Lost Legacy

The first story DLC in the Uncharted series, Uncharted 4: Lost Legacy, will be released sometime this year (it was actually announced at The Game Awards 2016, but totally forgot to include that in my previous article). You’ll get to play Chloe Frazer, Nate Drake’s ex who first appeared in Uncharted 2. From the trailer she will be working with Nadine who was introduced in A Thief’s End. In all honestly I am hoping Chloe can fight her, because Nadine was a pain the ass in the main game (finally managed to get Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End and play it.)

Trailer for Uncharted: The Lost Legacy :

 

Playstaion Plus Free Games

Available 1/3-2/7

PS Vita: Azkend 2
PS3: Blazerush
PS4: This War of Mine: The Little Ones
PS Vita, PS3, PS4: The Swindle
PS Vita, PS4: Day of the Tentacle Remastered, Titan Souls

Trailer for Day of the Tentacle and This War of Mine (from official Playstation YouTube) :

 

A bit of info I just discovered. While there are four free games available for PS4 only two appeared under featured free games and the special PSPlus menu. I had to search for the other two. In this case The Swindle, and Titan Souls.

Xbox Live Gold Free Games

Xbox 360

The Cave 1/1-1/15
Rayman Origins 1/16-2/15

Xbox One

Outlast 12/16-1/15
World of Van Helsing: Deathtrap 1/1-1/31
Killer Instinct Season 2: Ultra Edition 1/16-2/15

Trailer for Xbox Live Gold Games of the Month (from official Xbox YouTube) :

 

Games Releasing This Month

January 5

Milkmaid of the Milky Way  Platforms: PC, Mac, iOS

January 6

Hopiko   Platforms: PC, Mac, Linux

January 9

Ladykiller in a Bind   Platforms: PC, Mac, Linux

January 10

Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Future Tone   Platforms: PS4

January 11

Criminal Girls: Invite Only   Platforms: PC

January 13

Pit People (Early Access)   Platforms: Xbox One, PC
Rise & Shine   Platforms: Xbox One, PC

January 17

Atelier Shallie Plus: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea   Platforms: PS Vita
Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star   Platforms: PS4, PS Vita

January 20

Gravity Rush 2   Platforms: PS4
Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King   Platforms: 3DS
Urban Empire   Platforms: PC

January 24

Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue   Platforms: PS4
Motoracer 4   Platforms: PS4, Xbox One
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard    Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC
Tales of Berseria   Platforms: PS4, PC
Yakuza 0   Platforms: PS4

January 25

Memoranda   Platforms: PC, Mac, Linux

January 26

The Wardrobe   Platforms: PC, Mac, Linux

January 30

Disgaea 2 PC
Double Dragon IV   Platforms: PS4, PC

January 31

Constructor HD  Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC
Digimon World: Next Order   Platforms: PS4
Divide   Platforms: PS4
Hitman: The Complete First Season   Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC

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