Game news PS4: 4 games to watch in January 2023
2023 marks a new era for gaming, and yes, the good old PlayStation 4 still makes an impact. There’s still some under the hood, which will celebrate its tenth anniversary this year (!), as evidenced by the many downright adorable titles planned for this January! We have made a small selection for you, so take a look.
- Kart Rider Drift
- One Piece Odyssey
- SpongeBob: Cosmic Concussion
- Season: A Letter to the Future
Kart Rider Drift
Breaking into the card game market is something many franchises have attempted without ever being able to seriously compete with Mario. However, some licenses cover them, and can you imagine that KartRider Drift has many arguments: not necessarily the best known in the West, The KartDriver brand is very popular in Asia, especially in South Korea. Its first steps date back to 2004 and it has gained a terrible reputation, even registering more than a quarter of the country’s population among its players. After several successful iterations, this new opus intends to seduce the public on home consoles: so this is a totally free ultra-arcade racing game it will officially launch in January after several trials. We will find it there multiple game modes, customizable drivers and cards, colorful themed circuits… Nothing too original per se, but it has everything you need to enjoy a watered down, dynamic and super accessible experience. With the game being cross-play and enjoying a certain reputation thanks to the franchise, we can expect a lot of people from the start. To follow closely.
One Piece Odyssey
Here’s one game that will give you a serious fan base right away! Piece Odyssey has something that all fans of the popular franchise have been waiting for for many reasons: it will tell the origin of the journey of Luffy and all his companions. In addition to a story of its own, the game will introduce a “Memory World” that will allow you to relive key moments of the saga, showcasing religious arcs such as the Seven Waters. The emphasis is thus – as the title suggests – on adventure with a capital A, with exploration, dialogues everywhere and, of course, a good big fight. 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 be juggling head-to-head to advance in the story, some of which have unique abilities that are essential to pass certain levels: in short, if Bandai Namco’s promise is fulfilled, we can have a wonderful game for all fans of Eiichiro Oda. manga, comes to his house by accident.
Pre-order One Piece Odyssey on Amazon for €54.99 on PS4 instead of €69.99
SpongeBob: Cosmic Concussion
SpongeBob and his friends are cult characters that have touched many people’s childhoods: the humor of the series is, after all, inimitable, and of course, it has not finished spreading everywhere in popular culture, including video games. Here’s The Cosmic Shake, a new game that should please both younger audiences and those who enjoyed the 2020 remake of Battle for Bikini Bottom: the developers are indeed the same, Purple Lamp Studios, and it’s clear. shows in the trailers! So we get an adventure and platform game with some action elements, this time using a bit of intense gameplay to create a more modern, more solid adventure. Our sponge Patrick and their friends will go through different sizes and eras, from knights to cowboys. So many levels and biomes are offered; More than 30 crazy skins are also promised, while the game promises to stay true to the cartoon with original voice actors (including French) and a soundtrack of 101 songs from the series. A nice little addition for the end of January.
- Release date: January 31, 2023
- Available here: computer Transition PS4 ONE
Pre-order SpongeBob SquarePants The Cosmic Shake on PS4 for €39.99 on 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 indie game where you play Estelle, a curious young woman living in a village perched in the mountains… who doesn’t know the seasons. Visible envy to explore the outside, our hero gets on his bike to explore the surroundings where the end of a season marks the end of an era: he will have to understand why and how and capture as many memories of the surroundings as possible before everything stops. Signed with a little melancholy but also a lot of beauty, this Scavengers adventure will not leave anyone indifferent and is based on an art direction that declares a huge ride with sparkling colors and deep messages. We’re crossing our fingers that it’ll be as glamorous as it is when the game comes out at the very end of January.
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