Art by Angelica Alzona

Winter. The season where we cut open tauntauns in order to keep warm. And where we bundle up with a blanket, some cocoa, and games. Here’s a list of the numerous games coming out during these snowy times.

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This piece originally appeared 12/21/16. We’ve updated it with new release dates, including information about the Nintendo Switch.

January 10

  • Runbow Pocket | 3DS | Platformer
  • Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Future Tone | PS4 | Rhythm

January 17

  • Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star | PS4, Vita| Action

January 20

  • Gravity Rush 2 | PS4 | Action
  • Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King | 3DS | RPG

January 24

  • Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue | PS4 | Action RPG
  • Tales of Berseria | PS4, PC | RPG
  • Resident Evil 7: Biohazard | PS4, Xbox One, PC | Survival Horror
  • Yakuza 0 | PS4 | Action-Adventure

January 31

  • Hitman: The Complete First Season | PC, Xbox One, PS4 | Stealth
  • Digimon World: Next Order | PS4 | RPG

February 2

  • Fire Emblem: Heroes | Mobile | Tactics, Role-playing

February 3

  • Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 Road to Boruto | PS4, Xbox One, PC | Fighting
  • Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World | WiiU, 3DS | Platformer

February 7

  • Nioh | PS4 | Action RPG
  • Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book | PC | RPG
  • Nights of Azure | PC | RPG

February 14

  • For Honor | PS4, Xbox One, PC | Hack and Slash
  • Sniper Elite 4 | PS4, Xbox One, PC | Shooter

February 21

  • Halo Wars 2 | Xbox One, PC | Real Time Strategy
  • LEGO Worlds | PS4, Xbox One, PC | Sandbox
  • Berserk and the Band of the Hawk | PS4, Vita, PC | Action
  • Night in the Woods | PS4, PC, Mac | Platformer/Narrative

February 23

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  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided ‘A Criminal Past’ DLC | PS4, Xbox One, PC | Stealth

February 28

  • Horizon Zero Dawn | PS4 | Action RPG
  • Torment: Tides of Numenera | PS4, Xbox One, PC | RPG

March 3

  • Nintendo Switch
  • Skylanders Imaginators | Switch | toys-to-life, 3D platformer
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild |Switch | Action Adventure
  • Super Bomberman R |Switch | Maze
  • 1-2-Switch | Switch | Compilation
  • Just Dance 2017 | Switch | Rhythm
  • Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth + | Switch | Roguelike
  • I Am Setsuna | Switch | JRPG
  • World of Goo | Switch | Puzzle
  • Little Inferno | Switch | Puzzle
  • Human Resource Machine | Switch | Puzzle

March 7

  • NieR: Automata | PS4, PC | Action RPG
  • Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands | PS4, Xbox One, PC | Shooter

March 14

  • Danganronpa 1-2 Reload | PS4 | Visual Novel
  • Star Trek Bridge Crew VR| PS4, PC | Simulation [delayed to May 30]
  • Styx: Shards of Darkness | PS4, Xbox One, PC | Stealth

March 21

  • Mass Effect: Andromeda | PS4, Xbox One, PC | Action, RPG (North American release; worldwide March 23)