EZA curates January games: What are you anticipating? What's worth checking out?

  • A thread for examining the new games of January! (Holy smokes ya'll, it's 2021!) Share your personal picks, interesting curios, and not quite there possibles...


    Did you discover some small game that not everyone knows about?
    Share that and let us know what it is about!

    Already know a thing or two that interests you?
    Make a list of your interests and/or possibles!

    Don't know what's so great about an upcoming game you keep hearing about?
    Ask here!

    Don't follow gaming news that closely and just want to passively see what BigGames™ people care about?
    This is the place!


    Thread concept:

    The basic idea is to list new games that you are interested in, as well as games you are potentially curious about or want to give wider attention to. You can briefly describe them or ask other people to help fill you in. The hope is that regular threads like these can act as a collective filter/discovery mechanism to help people decide what is worth checking out.

    "New games" means any new title that is being released or ported this month in any capacity (not "backlogs/what you are playing this month"). The angle here is sharing your anticipation and promoting game discovery (as opposed to sharing comments about a first playthrough in progress - that belongs elsewhere).


    • If you want a handy list that covers most of the major upcoming games of the month, here's a couple text lists of upcoming games:

    Feel free to post other lists or list videos of upcoming releases that you find useful.

    • Final request: If you are the first person to mention a game please provide (at minimum) a short sentence description. (If it is a very big AAA release though, then don't worry about it.) This is a good convention that makes the thread more useful as a discovery mechanism, and especially helps out anyone who doesn't follow the news as closely as you.

  • Hitman 3, baby! Coming January 20th. The last few Hitman games have been really fun to play, and I can't wait to experience more of IO Interactive's best in class level design.

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    Also, I probably won't get to play this since I don't have any capable Xbox devices, but I'm kinda excited to see how The Medium turns out. It's an horror game from Bloober Team, who made Layers of Fear, Observer and the Blair Witch game. There's a cool mechanic where you can switch between different dimensions in real time. It's coming in January 28th.

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  • @bam541 I’m on media blackout. Can’t wait!!

  • Scott Pilgrim is back, baby!!

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  • @jdincinerator Little Nightmares 2 is next month. February 11th.

  • @shoulderguy Sorry my mistake.

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    Cyber Shadow looks awesome!

    Hitman 3 and Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game are the other two on my watchlist.