PS5: here are 3 games to absolutely buy in January
The year 2023 is off to a fast start for PlayStation gamers, with a month of January devoted to action-RPGs.
2023 is off to a strong start on PS4 and PS5
You know it as well as we do, the video game world never stops spinning. This is for both developers and players. Christmas is almost over – we hope you’ve got something to do under the Christmas tree, enjoyed the best PS4 games or had the pleasant surprise of discovering the PS5 – you’ve got to put the lid back on.
January kicks off 2023 in the best possible way for PlayStation gamers, with a focus on a genre that’s really hot right now: action-RPG. In 2022, it crowned both the best title and the best game of the year. Here we go again for a ride?
Our editorial staff took a look at the calendar for the first month of the year, and we were able to break it down three titles that deserve more than a glance. To start 2023 off on the right foot, follow the guide!
This is one of the most anticipated titles of 2022, here it finally arrived after the final whistle. Published by Square Enix, Abandoned is a open-world action-RPG offered as a console exclusive on the PlayStation 5. With gameplay that relies on magic – both in combat and in movement – the title looks like a UFO in the video game landscape. And that’s what we want!
The heroine of the game, Frey, will have a hundred spells at his disposal, and the game will happily push you to change them. But what really intrigues us are the movements in the open world, which are based on a parkour system. Offers dynamic character movements a sense of freedom rarely seen in a video game. Once fully mastered after a few hours of play, it allows you to travel the world with shining eyes.
Abandoned will be available on January 24 on PS5 and PC, and you can pre-order it now, with the possibility of receiving the following cosmetic bonuses:
- Cape The Eternal
- Necklace Set Symbols
- Easy varnish trigger
- Crafting kit for beginners
dead space (PS5)
Do you want shivers to run down your spine, controller in hand? In dead space, complete remake of the great survival horror released in 2008, will more than serve you well. If the general history of the title does not change one iota, because we see there Isaac Clarke, member of a technical team responsible for investigating the USG Ishimura, a spacecraft that no longer gives any sign of life.
Obviously, the journey turns into a nightmare, and TPS brings us the best shots of the genre: infestation of deformed creatures, protagonist isolated from his allies, environments plunged into darkness, jumpscares all the way… We sincerely wish you to have a strong heart, especially with the enhanced lighting effects for the occasion.
The game aims to take advantage of the technical capabilities of next-gen consoles, and therefore it will be offered without loading times, as a single shot sequence. Immersion in a horror game, honestly, what more could you ask for? The game will be available from January 27 on PS5but also on PC and Xbox Series X.
One Piece Odyssey (PS4 – PS5)
Perhaps the title of all fans is finally here One piece we are waiting Because, unfortunately, it must be said, the video game adaptations of best selling manga of all time (with more than 500 million copies sold) is more often in the yellow bin than properly stored on a shelf.
The franchise, which celebrated its 25th anniversary, is very hopeful One Piece Odysseywherein release is scheduled for January 13 on PS4 and PS5. It must be said that Eiichiro Oda himself was involved in the creation and writing of the title, which still represents a certain guarantee of seriousness.
The game comes in the form of a Turn-based RPG, where we follow the progress of Luffy and the Straw Hat crew through the most famous environments of the pirate universe. If the graphics are nothing remarkable for advanced consoles, the style while cel-shaded manages to transcribe the atmosphere of the anime well. A treat for fans.
To learn more about our impressions, you can read our game preview, which focuses on tactics and combat.
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