Our Anticipated Games For January 2012

By Metallman in New Releases
Friday, January 6, 2012 at 2:00 pm


Hey there. January 2012. Yup, it's a new year, a new month, and a new set of games that scheduled to be released this month. 2011 was full of awesome games and I can only hope that 2012 will follow suit and produce some more reat games. January's lineup is not too shabby. An old favorite is brought back and and well-known series are releasing new chapters. Let's take a look:

NFL Blitz - Jan. 4th

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NFL BLITZ!!! The flaming football players are back! With the success of the NBA Jam reboot, NFL Blitz has now available for download on XBLA and PSN. Power ups and 1st and 30 are the norm in this intense filled NFL game. Do not expect to use your high football intellect on this one. This is NOT Madden. Every play will probably be a pass play or you WILL get sacked! It was always fun to chuck it down field and in this game, if you ave an indecisive QB, you will get sacked! We'll looking at you, Tebow!

Neverdead - Jan 31st

​This newcomer is interesting. Bryce is confronted by the demon king, Astaroth, and has his life shattered. His wife is murdered and he is forced to "live" forever. A different take on immortality, that's for sure. Bryce doesn't give a damn about life and finds solace in his job, a demon slayer. Because the dude is "immortal," you can detach your limbs and use them to scout an area or demolish things. It's pretty odd, but definitely up my alley. This third-person shooter has some promise. We'll see how well it gets out of the gate.

Soulcalibur V - Jan 31st

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​The battle for the Soul Swords continue! This action pack fighting game has stunning visuals and a wide range of characters to choose from. Each with their own unique weapon and skill sets. A great addition to this game is the appearance of Ezio, of Assassin's Creed fame. In Assassins Invasion mode, Ezio faces off against the cast of Soulcalibur for supremacy. Even If you haven't picked up any of the Soulcalibur games before, you definitely should think about picking this one up.

Final Fantasy XIII-2 - Jan 31st

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​T​he story of Serah, Lightning, and Cocoon continue with the latest Final Fantasy installment. This one promises a more diverse path and battle system like no other. While FXIII had some shortfalls, FFXIII-2 plans on rectifying them and enhancing the game play experience. You will play as Serah, Lightning's sister, as she ventures through time and space to search for Lightning and save the world. If you haven't seen the game trailer, no worries. I got it for you right here. I personally can't wait until my reserved copy is in my hands.

So what game are you looking forward to snatching up this month?  Later!

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