Part 3 of 4.

As January continues to properly get underway, welcome back to our efforts to highlight some formidable games all releasing on the Nintendo Switch. this month. Having already covered the likes of Lone Ruin, Chasing Static, Memorrha, and Wings of Bluestar, it’s time to showcase our third selection of four upcoming titles:

 

[Guide] 16 Games Releasing on Nintendo Switch this January (Part 3)

Persona 3 Portable (January 19, 2023)

Publisher: SEGA

Genre: Role-Playing

No. of Players: 1 (Single System)

File Size: 7.1 MB

Price: $19.99

 

Experience the iconic, critically acclaimed RPG that reinvented the Persona series, Persona 3 Portable, now newly remastered for modern platforms.

Shortly after transferring to Gekkoukan High School, the protagonist encounters the “”Dark Hour.”” Unfamiliar stillness swallows the city, people turn into eerie coffins, and otherworldly monsters called Shadows swarm. When they are attacked by one of these Shadows and all hope seemed lost, the power of the heart, their Persona is awakened.

With this newfound power, they pursue the truth of the Dark Hour and face the destiny that awaits them.

 

Key Features include:

  • Enjoy Persona 3 Portable now with newly remastered graphics, improved smoothness in gameplay, and quality of life features including difficulty selection and quick save functionality
  • Climb the looming tower of Tartarus, take down powerful Shadows, and investigate the mysteries of the Dark Hour
  • Live through a full school year packed with daily events as you forge precious bonds with unforgettable characters
  • Experience this dark, emotional journey through two distinct protagonists’ perspectives for twice the social possibilities
  • Choose between Japanese and English VO

Persona 4 Golden (January 19, 2022)

Publisher: SEGA

Genre: Role-Playing

No. of Players: 1 (Single System) | 1 (Online)

File Size: 9.1 GB

Price: $19.99

 

The world-renowned Persona 4 Golden promises unforgettable adventures, meaningful bonds, and heartwarming experiences shared together with friends.

They say your soulmate will appear if you stare into a television set on a rainy night…

This strange rumor slowly spreads through the rural town of Inaba, the protagonist’s new home, just as a chain of mysterious murders begin. As the protagonist and his teammates chase after the truth, they find themselves opening the door to another world.

 

Key Features include:

  • Explore otherworldly dungeons, take down monstrous Shadows, and confront the darker sides of one’s self as you inch closer to the truth behind the serial murder cases
  • Venture around the town of Inaba, partake in an eventful school year, meet kindred spirits, and forge invaluable bonds
  • New quality of life features including improved graphics and smoothness, difficulty selection and quick save functionality
  • Choose between Japanese and English VO

NeverAwake (January 19, 2023)

Publisher: Phoenixx

Genre: Action, Arcade

No. of Players: 1 (Single System)

File Size: 1.1 GB

Price: $24.99

 

“NeverAwake” has a unique worldview with its high quality hand-drawn graphics and beautiful animations. The enemies are not demons…but vegetables and dentists that the girl hates. Things and creatures that everyone has had a bad experience with at one time or another become monsters and attack the protagonist “Rem”.

With over 80 levels, dozens of bosses, and a unique gameplay system that allows players to retry many levels, NeverAwake is suitable for both beginner shooters and experts.

Combine a multitude of weapons and accessories to fight off the monsters in your nightmares.

The ending of this title will change depending on the player’s dedication. Please play and see what the girl sees at the end of the battle.

 

Features:

  • Kick the veggies, dentists, and other monsters out of the way and blow away the painful memories of your childhood!
  • A unique world view set in the “inside of a girl’s nightmare”
  • Beautiful hand-drawn graphics and animations
  • Unique game rules and high retryability
  • Fast-paced gameplay and powerful boss battles
  • More than 80 levels and dozens of tricky bosses
  • Numerous weapons and accessories, and builds that combine them
  • Great storytelling and multiple endings

A Space for the Unbound (January 19, 2023)

Publisher: Chorus Worldwide Games

Genre: Action, Adventure, Indie, Puzzle

No. of Players: 1 (Single System)

File Size: 2.7 GB

Price: $19.99

 

A slice-of-life adventure game with beautiful pixelart set in the late 90s rural Indonesia that tells a story about overcoming anxiety, depression, and the relationship between a boy and a girl with supernatural powers.

All details regarding the games above were true at the time we sourced them directly from Nintendo’s own website. If there are any changes between now and each game’s eventual release, we apologize in advance and we hope you have enjoyed the selected titles so far. For even more games, we hope you come back for the next instalment.

By Jack Longman

In 2015, when rumours of the NX and Zelda U were everywhere, my brother and I started Miketendo64 and we've been running it ever since. As the Editor-in-Chief, I have attended video gaming events in three different countries, been to preview events, and penned more than 4,000 articles to date, ranging from news, to features, reviews, interviews and guides. I love gaming and I love all things Nintendo. I also love Networking, so don't be afaid to reach out. Email: contact@miketendo64.com / jack.lo@miketendo64.com Website: https://miketendo64.com/ YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyVMO4QgcniAjhLxoyc9n8Q

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