The 2018 PC opens with a fairly quiet month, but without giving up some weight titles such as Dragon Ball FighterZ and Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition , two unmissable outings for lovers of fighting games . On the front of the DLC we find Rise of the Tomb Kings and The Hidden Ones , respectively the new expansions of Total War Warhammer 2 and Assassin’s Creed Origins, but also focused on Lost Sphear, GNOG and InnerSpace. Below, all the PC releases scheduled for the month of January.

Light Tracer

Developer: Void Dimensions
Publisher: Oasis Games
Genre: Adventure / Platform
Scheduled Release Date: January 15
Platform: Steam
Recommended Price: Not Available

After PlayStation VR, Light Tracerprepares to arrive on Steam on January 15, also proposing to PC users its 3D platform / puzzle formula designed for virtual reality.


Players will be in charge of guiding a princess to the top of a tower, using motion controllers to free her way from enemies and obstacles encountered on the way. There will also be the possibility to grasp and rotate the scenario, in order to have a complete view on the various levels. With 8 chapters and a captivating artistic direction, the title is an adventure to watch for all owners of HTC Vive (currently the only viewer for which compatibility was guaranteed at launch).

Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition

Developer: Capcom
Publisher: Capcom
Genre: Fighters
Expected Release Date: January 16
Platform: Steam
Suggested Price: € 39.99 After

almost two years since its first appearance, Street Fighter V re-proposes itself in its final version with the Arcade. Edition, re-edition containing the basic game and all the additions included in the two Season Passes. Among the new features introduced with the extra content we report 12 unpublished fighters, 12 premium costumes, new graphic effects, new V-Triggers and various improvements to the user interface and menus. Also present are the Arcade modes, in which you can choose from six theme tracks with the classic chapters of the saga, and Battaglia Extra, a series of limited-time challenges with which to gain new exclusive costumes during 2018 (this mode will be available for all users of Street Fighter V via a free update).


Developer: PolyKnights Games
Publisher: Aspyr
Genre: Adventure
Expected Release Date: January 16
Platform: Steam
Recommended Price: Not Available

Think of InnerSpace as a flight game inspired by Journey and Abzu, where the beauty of the trip and the possibility of exploring a fascinating world will be above all. The adventure will be set in the reverse, a strange microcosm still inhabited by gods made up of planets in reverse. Flying through ancient skies and abandoned oceans, players will have to help an archaeologist recovering the last memories of the kingdom, preventing them from being lost forever. Exploration and curiosity will be the main ingredients of the gaming experience, for what promises to be a small production with great artistic potential.


Developer: Artifact 5
Publisher: Artifact 5
Genre: Adventure
Release Date: January 16
Platform: Steam
Suggested Price: 19.99 euros

Anamorphine is a narrative story in first person with introspective tones, a little ‘along the lines of Dear Esther . The player will find himself traveling in the memories of a man, revisiting his past through the crucial events that have defined the relationship with his wife. An experience with dreamlike and intimate contours that could be even more interesting with virtual reality, thanks to the guaranteed support for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. Since the identification with the protagonist will be one of the highlights of the adventure, the idea of ​​playing with a viewer is quite intriguing.

Full Metal Furies

Developer: Cellar Door Games
Publisher: Cellar Door Games
Genre: Action RPG
Release Date: January 18
Platform: Steam
Recommended Price: 19.99 euros

Full Metal Furies is the new independent game of Cellar Door Games, the same studio behind Rogue Legacy . We are talking about an Action RPG inspired by Castle Crasher, with a strong emphasis on co-op and diversification of the four available classes (tank, fighter, engineer and sniper). The adventure can be tackled alone, but the game will give its best in the cooperative up to four players (available both locally and online), where each member of the team will end up playing a key role during the fighting, in particular way during the boss fight. The title will be available on Steam in digital format starting January 18th.

Hidden Dragon Legend

Developer: MegaFun Games
Publisher: Oasis Games
Genre: Action
Scheduled Release Date: January 22
Platform: Steam
Recommended Price: Not Available

Hidden Dragon Legendis preparing to arrive on Steam on January 22, after four months from the initial debut on PlayStation 4. The game starts from quite interesting premises, presenting itself as a 2.5D action set in Imperial China, a real sliding adventure characterized by puzzle and platform stages in metroidvania style. A combat system not free from defects and a few too much edge in the technical implementation, however, end up partly to penalize the experience, but all in all the game remains worthy of attention for all lovers of the ancient Chinese imagination.

Lost Sphear

Developer: Tokyo RPG Factory
Publisher: Square Enix
Genre: JRPG
Release Date: January 23
Platform: Steam RRP
: 49.99 euros

Tokyo RPG Factory continues to pay tribute to Japanese RPGs with Lost Sphear, a new adventure that will see us struggling to save the world from its disappearance.


A fearsome force threatens to make reality disappear, but thanks to the powers of the young protagonist we will be able to recover the lost memories, so as to rebuild the surrounding world. Speaking of the game mechanics themselves, the developers have promised a more responsive combat system than I have seen in I Am Setsuna , with the aim of improving the overall rhythm of the battles. The appointment with the PC version is set for January 23 on Steam.


Developer: Joakim Sandberg
Publisher: Bifrost Entertainment
Genre: 2D Adventure
Scheduled Release Date: January 23
Platform: Steam
Recommended Price: Not Available

After seven years of troubled development, Iconoclastsprepares to debut on PC on January 23, with a horizontal scrolling experience seasoned by puzzles, fights and platform stages, all presented in a 16-bit graphic style. Set in a dying planet, the game will make us play the role of a very skilled heroine in duels and gunfights, intent on returning a new hope to the locals. The title will provide 10 different scenarios and 3 levels of difficulty selectable, promising among other things a neat storytelling and a good characterization of the characters that we will meet during the adventure.

Total War Warhammer 2: Rise of the Tomb Kings

Developer: Creative Assembly
Publisher: SEGA
Genre: RTS
Release Date: January 23
Platform: Steam
Suggested Price: 17.49 euro

Total War Warhammer 2 will expand on January 23 with Rise of the Tomb Kings,new DLC introducing the King of the Tombs, new structures, units and four new playable Legendary Lords (Settra l’Imperituro, Arkhan the Black, Khalida the Supreme Queen and Khatep the Great Leropante). The Kings of the Sepulchres present themselves as a race inspired by Ancient Egypt able to deploy unlimited skeletal units, in turn supported by stone structures such as the mighty Lerotitani and the Necrosfinges. This faction will be characterized by specific mechanics and can be used in the Occhio del Vortice and Imperi dei Mortali campaigns. The expansion will be purchased individually on Steam at a price of 17.49 euros.

Dragon Ball FighterZ

Developer: Arc System Works
Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment
Genre: 2D Fighting
Scheduled release date: January 26
Platform: Steam
Recommended retail price: 59,99 EUR

On paper, Dragon Ball FighterZ is a 2D fighting game that fans of the series by Akira Toriyama they had been waiting for a long time. Suffice it to say that at the helm of development is Arc System Works, a studio that has already demonstrated its value by working to such great exponents as Guilty Gear and BlazBlue . Specifically speaking about Dragon Ball FighterZ, players can expect a large roster of characters, a graphic compartment in perfect anime style, a spectacular visual impact and a combat system that is easy to learn but complex to master. In addition to the online multiplayer sector, a story mode will be included with the presence of Android 21 , a new fighter created under the supervision of Toriyama himself.


Developer: KO_OP
Publisher: Double Fine Presents
Genre: Puzzle Game
Expected Release Date: January
Platform: Steam
Recommended Price: 14.99 euros

At its debut on PlayStation 4, GNOG surprised everyone with its extravagant 3D puzzle concept , proposing a puzzle in which you had to explore the secret worlds hidden in the heads of some monsters. A rather curious and tantalizing mechanic in itself, made even more engaging thanks to virtual reality. Since the PC version will support both HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, Steam users will also have the opportunity to play GNOG with a viewer, remembering how the puzzle games can work beautifully in VR. Naturally, as it was on PS4, the title can be enjoyed perfectly even with a traditional monitor.

Assassin’s Creed Origins: The Hidden Ones

Developer: Ubisoft Montreal
Publisher: Ubisoft
Genre: Action / Adventure
Expected Release Date: January
Platform: Steam, Uplay
Recommended Price: Not Available

After Total War Warhammer 2, Assassin’s Creed Origins will also expand its gaming experience with The Hidden Ones, the first PC-driven DLC story driven by January 2018 (at the moment a specific publication day has not been provided). According to information disseminated by Ubisoft, the expansion will be placed a few years after Origins and will focus on the growth of the Brotherhood, with players who will have to deal with the hostile Roman forces in an unprecedented region. The content will also increase the level cap, allowing users to further develop their character during the adventure.