PS4: the 4 games coming in January 2023

Game news PS4: the 4 games coming in January 2023

2023 marks a new era for gaming and yes, your good old PlayStation 4 is still affected. The one that will celebrate the tenth candle this year (!) still has some under the hood, proof that there are many frankly enticing titles planned for this month of January! We’ve made a small selection for you, so take a look.


  • Kart Rider Drift
  • One Piece Odyssey
  • Spongebob: The Cosmic Shake
  • Season: A letter to the future

Kart Rider Drift

Breaking into the kart game market is something that many franchises have tried without really succeeding in seriously competing with Mario. However, some licenses have them under the hood and you can imagine that KartRider Drift has many arguments: not necessarily the best known in the West, the KartDriver brand, on the other hand, is very popular in Asia, especially in South Korea. Its first steps began in 2004 and gained enormous popularity, registering more than a quarter of the country’s population among its players. After several successful iterations, this new opus aims to attract the public to home consoles: so this is a completely free ultra-arcade racing game which, after some testing, will be officially launched in January. We will find it there several game modes, customizable drivers and karts, circuits with colorful themes… In itself, nothing very original, but everything you need is there to enjoy a watered down, dynamic and extremely accessible experience. The game is cross-play and enjoys a certain reputation thanks to the franchise, we can expect a lot of people from the launch. To watch carefully.

One Piece Odyssey

Here’s one, a game that will immediately offer its own serious fan-base! Piece Odyssey has something that all fans of the popular franchise are looking forward to for many reasons: it will tell the origins of the journey of Luffy and all his companions. In addition to its own plot, the game will offer a “memory world” that will allow you to relive important moments of the saga, showing cult arcs like the Water Seven. The accent is placed – as the title suggests – on adventure with a capital A with exploration, dialogues everywhere and, of course, good big battles. For once, the game will take the form of a J-RPG in the pure tradition of the genre, with multiple characters to control for turn-based combat. So we will juggle from one head to another to advance the story, some with unique abilities that are important to cross several levels: in other words, if the promise of Bandai Namco is fulfilled, we can have there’s a good banger for all fans of Eiichiro Oda’s manga, which accidentally came along its home stretch.

Pre-order One Piece Odyssey for €54.99 instead of €69.99 on PS4 at Amazon

Spongebob: The Cosmic Shake

SpongeBob and his friends are cult characters that shook the childhood of many people: the humor of the series is inimitable and certainly has not yet spread everywhere in pop culture – currently, including videos game. Here is The Cosmic Shake, a new game that should please both the young audience, but also those who enjoyed the remake of Battle for Bikini Bottom, which took place in 2020: the developers are really the same, the same as Purple Lamp Studios, and it’s clear from the trailers! So we find an adventure and platform game with some action elements, this time taking advantage of a slightly denser gameplay to establish a more modern, more solid adventure. Our sponge, Patrick and their friends will go through different dimensions and times, from knights to cowboys through prehistory or even pirates. Several levels and biomes are suggested; more than 30 crazy skins are promised, while the game promises to be faithful to the cartoon with the original dubbing actors (including French) and indeed a soundtrack consisting of 101 songs from the series. A nice little insert for the end of January.

  • Release date: January 31, 2023
  • Available at: computer Move over PS4 ONE

Pre-order SpongeBob SquarePants The Cosmic Shake for €39.99 on PS4 at Amazon

Season: A letter to the future

Lovers of poetry, dreamy travel and intoxicating nature, you’ve come to the right place! Season: A letter to the future is a very interesting independent game in which you play Estelle, a curious girl who lives in a village perched in the mountains… which does not know the seasons. Visibly envious of discovering the outdoors, our heroine rides her bike to explore the surroundings, where the end of an era ends an era: she has to understand why and how and she will take as many memories as possible around before the stop all. A little gloomy, but also very beautiful, this adventure signed by Scavengers is based on an artistic direction that will not leave anyone indifferent and announces a big trip with glowing colors and a deep that message. We really cross our fingers to be charmed as it should be when the game is released, at the very end of January.

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