Niche Release Recap – January 2020

With the holidays behind us, it is time to look ahead towards the first game releases of 2020.

While the frequency of new titles is a bit on the slim side (as to be expected for the time of year), there is still a few noteworthy games to get excited about.

Here are the major releases of January 2020:

January 8th:

  • Regions of Ruin– Xbox One

January 9th:

  • Monster Hunter World: Iceborne– Windows PC
  • AO Tennis 2– Windows PC

January 14th:

  • Orangeblood– Windows PC
  • Atelier Dusk Trilogy Deluxe Pack– Windows PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4

January 15th:

  • Lightmatter– Windows PC

January 16th:

  • Yakuza: Like A Dragon– PlayStation 4 (Japan)
  • Super Crush KO– Windows PC, Nintendo Switch
  • The Alliance Alive HD Remastered– Windows PC
  • To the Moon– Nintendo Switch

January 17th:

  • Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot– Windows PC, PlayStation 4
  • Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore– Nintendo Switch

January 21st:

  • Temtem– Windows PC
  • Moons of Madness– PlayStation 4, Xbox One
  • Psikyo Shooting Stars Alpha– Nintendo Switch
  • Mega Man Zero/ZX Legacy Collection– Nintendo Switch

January 23rd:

  • The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners– Windows PC
  • Rugby 20– Windows PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
  • Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition– Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
  • Kingdom Hearts 3: ReMind– PlayStation 4

January 24th:

  • Commandos 2 HD Remaster– Windows PC
  • Praetorians HD Remaster– Windows PC

January 27th:

  • STONE– Xbox One

January 28th:

  • Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire– PlayStation 4, Xbox One
  • Journey to the Savage Planet– Windows PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One (US, EU version January 31st)
  • Warcraft III: Reforged– Windows PC
  • DCL: The Game– Windows PC

January 30th:

  • Through the Darkest of Times– Windows PC

Release Date TBA:

  • Coffee Talk– Windows PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
  • Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath HD– Nintendo Switch
  • Darwin Project– Windows PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
  • Wizardry: Labyrinth of Lost Souls– Windows PC
  • Sisters Royale– Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4

Which of these games will you be buying? Tell us in the comments below.

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Frank Streva


Niche Gamer’s resident indie expert. Digs through the Steam new releases so you don’t have to. Massive fan of miniature and board games as well.

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