Every Big Game Coming Out This Winter

Art by Angelica Alzona
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

  • 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)

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DISCUSSION

spikespeigel
spikespeigel

Yo, where’s Persona 5's Valentine’s Day release? Oh, that’s right. My heart. My aching heart!

Guess I’m in for DQ VIII and Yakuza 0.