What to play in January 2021 Yesterday at 22:08 | Review | Computer and mobile games
The most interesting releases of January 2021.
Hitman 3 – January 20 (PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One / Series, PlayStation 4/5)
Hitman III is a stealth-action computer game published on January 20, 2021. The plot tells us about the ruthless Agent 47, who fulfills contracts around the world. The player will have to carefully plan and think over their actions. Each level has many opportunities to complete the mission. After successfully passing the level, Agent 47 gains exp and improves the skills of his mastery. In addition to the main storyline, the player can go through additional tests.
Hitman III added a camera that can hack into electronic devices. Also, the game has six new locations. They are very diverse and must be researched to eliminate the target.
The Medium – January 28 (PC, Xbox Series)
The psychological horror game will be released on January 28, 2021. The main character Marianne can move between the earthly world and the realm of spirits. The player sees the murder of a child, and he goes to a desolate hotel-boarding house, where bloodshed took place many years ago. Amateurs will have to solve various puzzles using the connection of two realities. In the spirit world, the player can leave their body to explore locations.
The Medium can be divided into two worlds: material and afterlife. Each of them plays a different musical accompaniment. Therefore, the developers recommend using headphones.
Fallout: New Vegas – The Frontier – January 15 (PC)
The Frontier is a new mod for Fallout: New Vegas. The game takes place in Portland, Oregon, during the war between the Legion and the NCR. The main character will have to unravel the secrets of Portland. For convenience, the player can use controlled cars to move around a large area.
The game has three main quest chains. Also, in Fallout: New Vegas – The Frontier, more than 150 new types of weapons, items and armor have been added. In addition, the mod has a weather change with new effects.
Redout: Space Assault – January 22 (PC)
The shooter with action elements was released on January 22, 2021. The game begins in 2395, when humanity must leave the Earth. The main character needs to take control of an orbital super-reconnaissance fighter, fight in duels with enemy ships, infiltrate alien mother ships, blow them up and so on.
The visual component of Redout: Space Assault refers to the style of space fiction. The game has such game modes as: single player, multiplayer and co-op. We are waiting for an extensive single-player campaign, as well as competitive multiplayer, where we will have to confront the pilots of enemy ships, receiving various awards for victory.
Encodya – January 26 (PC)
Encodya is an Action-Adventure Game published by Chaosmonger Studio on January 26, 2021. The game is set in Neo Berlin 2026. Tina is a nine-year-old orphan who lives on a rooftop with her clumsy robotic bodyguard named SAM-53. One day, she finds out that her father wants to complete his plan and save the world. Tina and SAM must deal with strange robots and humanoid creatures. Therefore, amateurs will have to solve puzzles and enter into exciting dialogues with the rest of the characters.
The game contains: more than 34 characters with which the girl has to fight, more than 150 places to explore, exciting video scenes, beautiful graphics and sound.
Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy – January 26 (PC, Switch, PS 4/5)
Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy is an adventure game released on January 26, 2021. The plot of the game tells about Rise and her task to investigate a strange rainbow stone. Therefore, she leaves the island and goes to Ashra am Bird. Exciting adventures await her, during which she will have to unravel the secrets of the ruins of the capital. But, one day, Risa will meet an amazing creature that will change her life.
In the new part of the game, amateurs will be able to swim under water, squeeze through narrow caves, climb walls over plants, use magic ropes and more. Also, in Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy, the battles have become more intense and exciting. You can safely switch between characters and choose the skills that the player will need in certain situations.
Gods Will Fall – January 29 (PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One / Series, PlayStation 4)
Gods Will Fall is an action game that will be released on January 29, 2021. The storyline tells about the ruthless rule of the gods over people. The main character gathers a detachment of belligerent people to escape from the cruel grasp of the gods. Amateurs will have to go through terrible tests and fight against terrifying entities that live in the power of the angry gods.
The player needs to fight three infernal kingdoms of the gods. After each victory, the main character is given trophies and awards.
Here is a selection of intriguing PC games from January 2021. If you have not played these games yet, I advise you to watch something and play!